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Henry, Alexander 1765?-1814

Overview
Works: 43 works in 169 publications in 1 language and 2,130 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Diaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Legends  Maps  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E12, 917.1042
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New light on the early history of the greater Northwest : the manuscript journals of Alexander Henry, fur trader of the Northwest Company, and of David Thompson, official geographer and explorer of the same company, 1799-1814 ; exploration and adventure among the Indians on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri, and Columbia Rivers by Alexander Henry( Book )

54 editions published between 1897 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elliott Coues, one of America's greatest ornithologists, tracked down the journals of fur trader Alexander Henry (1765-1814 and geographer David Thompson (1770-1857), employees of the Northwest Company. Despite the deep prejudice evident in Henry's writing, Coues judged it a reliable account of his unscrupulous business dealings, and of the harsh realities he observed among many different First Nations peoples. Volume One covers the period from 1799-1808, when Henry travelled along the Red River and set up the Pembina River trading post. Volume Two covers 1808-1814, when Henry travelled in Saskatchewan and Alberta, across the Great Divide, and traded along the Columbia River. Coues accompanying notes draw heavily on Thompson's scientic records
The Oregon country under the Union Jack : a reference book of historical documents for scholars and historians by B. C Payette( Book )

4 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on the early history of the greater Northwest : the manuscript journals of Alexander Henry, fur trader of the Northwest Company and of David Thompson, official geographer of the same company 1799-1814 : exploration and adventure among the Indians on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri and Columbia rivers by Alexander Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 1897 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 2 of a 3 volume set. For individual volumes in the set see CIHM nos. 30487-30489
Travels and adventures in Canada by Alexander Henry( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Merchant-adventures like Henry and Peter Pond with their trading connections at Albany transferred their operations to Montreal in 1761 and created the North-West company
The journal of Alexander Henry the younger, 1799-1814 by Alexander Henry( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry's journal, covering adventures and experiences in the fur trade on the Red River, 1799-1801 by Alexander Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The journal of Alexander Henry the Younger, 1799-1814 by Alexander Henry( Book )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The long ago : facts of history by Chas. H Lee( Book )

2 editions published between 1898 and 1899 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The manuscript journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson 1799-1814 : exploration and adventure among the Indians on the Red, Saskatchewan, Missouri, and Columbia Rivers by Alexander Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on the early history of the Greater Northwest, Volume 2 and 3 : the manuscript journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson, 1799-1814 by Alexander Henry( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1890s Elliott Coues (1842-1899), one of America's greatest ornithologists, edited several exploration narratives about the American Northwest, including Lewis and Clark's Travels. Coues tracked down the manuscript journals of two of Lewis and Clark's contemporaries, fur trader Alexander Henry (1765-1814) and geographer David Thompson (1770-1857), employees of the Northwest Company. Coues' abridged and edited version of Henry's text, accompanied by notes that draw heavily on Thompson's scientific records, appeared in 1897 in three volumes. Despite the deep prejudice evident in Henry's writing, Coues judged it a reliable account of his unscrupulous business dealings, and of the harsh realities he observed among many different First Nations peoples. Volume 2 covers 1808-14, when Henry travelled in Saskatchewan and Alberta, crossed the Great Divide, and traded along the Columbia River. This volume also contains Coues' original Volume 3, a comprehensive index of people and places
Henry's journal : covering adventures and experiences in the fur trade on the Red River, 1799-1801 by Charles N Bell( Book )

2 editions published in 1888 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on the early history of the Greater Northwest, Volume 1 : the manuscript journals of Alexander Henry and of David Thompson, 1799-1814 by Alexander Henry( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the 1890s Elliott Coues (1842-1899), one of America's greatest ornithologists, edited several exploration narratives about the American Northwest, including Lewis and Clark's Travels. Coues tracked down the manuscript journals of two of Lewis and Clark's contemporaries, fur trader Alexander Henry (1765-1814) and geographer David Thompson (1770-1857), employees of the Northwest Company. Coues' abridged and edited version of Henry's text, accompanied by notes that draw heavily on Thompson's scientific records, appeared in 1897 in three volumes; in this reissue the index volume is included in Volume 2. Despite the deep prejudice evident in Henry's writing, Coues judged it a reliable account of his unscrupulous business dealings, and of the harsh realities he observed among many different First Nations peoples. Volume 1 covers the period from 1799 to 1808, when Henry travelled along the Red River and set up the Pembina River trading post
The long ago : facts of history from the writings of Captain Alexander Henry, Hon. Charles Cavileer, H.V. Arnold, Colonel C.A. Lounsberry and others by Chas. H Lee( Book )

1 edition published in 1898 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Map of the North-West Territory of the Province of Canada from actual survey during the years 1792 to 1812 by David Thompson( )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Map made for the North West Company in 1813 and 1814 and delivered to the Honorable William McGillivray then Agent. Embraces the Region lying between 45 and 60 degrees North Latitude and 84 and 124 degrees West Longitude, comprising the Surveys and Discoveries of 20 years namely: the Discovery and Survey of the Oregon Territory to the Pacific Ocean; the survey of the Athabasca Lake, Slave River, and Lake from which flows Mackenzies River to the Arctic Sea by Mr. Philip Turner; the Route of Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1792 down part of Frasers River; together with the Survey of this River to the Pacific Ocean by the late John Stewart of the North West Company."
The manuscript journals of A. Henry and of D. Thompson, 1799-1814 by Alexander Henry( Book )

1 edition published in 1897 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New light on the early history of the greater Northwest by Alexander Henry( Book )

2 editions published in 1897 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Continuation of Henry's journal, covering adventures and experiences in the fur trade on the Red River, 1799-1901 by Alexander Henry( Book )

1 edition published in 1889 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Henry, Alexander 1765?-1814 fur trader

Henry, Alexander 1765?-1814 the Younger

Henry, Alexander -1814

Henry, Alexander d. 1814

Henry, Alexander, fur trader, 1765?-1814

Henry, Alexander m. 1814

Henry, Alexander, the Younger, 1765?-1814

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