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BC Historical Books

The journal of John Work, a chief-trader of the Hudson's Bay Co. during his expedition from Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet of the Pacific Northwest, edited, and with an account of the fur trade in the Northwest, and life of Work Work, John, 1792-1861


"1,000 copies printed. Original mss. in B.C. Archives. Published from a transcript made in the Archives for Professor E.S. Meany. Contents: P.13. Preface.- PP[15]-53. [Phillips, P.C.] The fur trade in the northwest.- pp[551-6g. Life of John Work.- pp[721-176. The journal of John Work. 1831-1832.- Appendix. pp[177]-181. [Two letters of John Work]- P[183] Original letters of John Work to Edward Ermatinger [a list only]- PP[185]-190. A bibliography of the fur trade in the Northwest." -- Strathern, G. M., & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 326.

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