This blessed wilderness : Archibald McDonald's letters from the Columbia, 1822-44 (eBook, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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This blessed wilderness : Archibald McDonald's letters from the Columbia, 1822-44

Author: Archibald McDonald; Jean Murray Cole
Publisher: Vancouver : UBC Press, [2008], ©2001.
Series: The pioneers of British Columbia
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces 25 turbulent years (1821-46) in the Pacific Northwest's fur trade through the experiences of Archibald McDonald, a trader, cartographer and literate observer of his times.

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Genre/Form: Biographie (Descripteur de forme)
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
Named Person: Archibald McDonald
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Archibald McDonald; Jean Murray Cole
OCLC Number: 757514757
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 3 octobre 2008).
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: IllustrationsIntroductionPart 1: Fort George and Thompson River, 1822-28Part 2: Fort Langley, 1829-33Part 3: Fort Colvile, 1834-44Part 4: Envoi, 1845-49AppendixBibliographyIndex
Series Title: The pioneers of British Columbia
Responsibility: edited by Jean Murray Cole.

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This book will be a "must-read" for those interested in the Pacific fur trade during this period, but the letters are interesting in themselves, and the background and explanatory notes provided by Read more...

 
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