BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Fur trade and empire; George Simpson's journal; remarks connected with the fur trade in the course of a voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory 1824-1825; together with accompanying documents; edited, with and introduction Simpson, George, Sir, 1786 or 1787-1860


"Edited from the ms. in the H.B.C. Archives. Simpson's object was a thorough investigation of the western fur trade. The resultant re-organisation included the transfer of New Caledonia to the Columbia Department from the Northern Department of Rupert's Land. Appendices: A. pp. 175-344. Related documents [1822-1838]-B. pp. 345-360.- Extended notes."-- 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. 267

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