Mackenzie, Alexander, 1764-1820.
Alexander Mackenzie's voyage to the Pacific ocean in 1793.
Chicago, The Lakeside press, R.R. Donnelley & sons co., 1931
Alexander Mackenzie; Milo Milton Quaife
|注意：||With reproduction of original title page: Voyages from Montreal, on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans: in the years 1789 and 1793 with a preliminary account of the rise, progress, and present state of the fur trade. By Alexander Mackenzie, esq. London, Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies, Strand ; Cobbett and Morgan, Pall-Mall ; and W. Creech, at Edinburgh. By R. Noble, Old-Bailey.
"The exploration of 1793 is subtitled Journal of a second voyage, etc. Only this journal (comprising pages 121 to 397 inclusive, of the original edition) is reproduced in our present volume."--Historical introd.
|描述：||xl, 384 pages, 1 unnumbered folded plate : illustration, map ; 18 cm.|
|内容：||Historical introduction --
Reproduction of the original title page --
Dedication to the original edition --
Preface to the original edition --
Departure from Fort Chipewyan --
In winter quarters --
Up Peace River to the mountains --
The ascent to the Forks of the Peace --
Up the Parsnip River --
From the Parsnip to the Fraser --
Down to the Bad, or Fraser River --
The Fraser Route abandoned --
Overland across the mountains --
Down the Bella Coola River --
Arrival at the Pacific Ocean --
Homeward bound --
The great adventure concluded.
|丛书名：||Lakeside classics, v. 29.|
|责任：||by Alexander Mackenzie ; Historical introduction and footnotes by Milo Milton Quaife.|
Reproduction of Mackenzie's journals of expeditions from Lake Athabasca to the Arctic Ocean and from Fort Chipewyan to the Pacific Ocean, first published in 1801. Includes account of development of fur trade by the Northwest Company.