BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

A journal of voyages and travels in the interiour of North America, between the 47th and 58th degrees of north latitude, extending from Montreal nearly to the Pacific Ocean, a distance of about 5,000 miles, including an account of the principal occurrences, during a residence of nineteen years, in different… Harmon, Daniel Williams, 1778-1843

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"Half-title: Harmon's journal. Errata slip pasted to the inner back cover in some copies. T .W. Field considered that the pious observations were interpolated by the editor, Daniel Haskel, but W.K. Lamb (no.246) has proved they were Harmon's own. Harmon was in New Caledonia from 1810 to 1819. Contents: pp[v]-xxiii. Preface by the editor [signed by Daniel Haskel] - pp[2S]-273. Journal.- pp[27S]-277. Character of the Canadian voyageurs.- pp[28I]-383. An account of the Indians living west of the Rocky Mountain.- pp[38S]-401. A specimen of the Cree or Knisteneux tongue.- pp[402]-403. Numerical terms of the Crees or Knisteneux.- pp.403-[412] A specimen of the Tacully or Carrier tongue.- p[413] The numerical terms of the Tacullies.- pp[415-432. A concise account of the principal animals which are found in the north western part of North America."-- 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. 125.

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