Documents Bearing On Montreal and Its Trade with the North-West. - Volume 1.

Database ID26189
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionMorton Manuscripts Collection
File/Item ReferenceMSS-C500-4-25-1 (Box 7)
Date of creation1763-1821
Physical description/extent1 book; Approx. 250 pages of textual records
Number of images1
Scope and contentBound volume of typed copies of selected documents pertaining to the fur trade, the originals of which are to be found in the Q-Series (correspondence between the Home Government and officials in Canada) and the B-Series (Haldimand Papers) in the National Archives of Canada. Volume 1 contains a descriptive index, prepared by Arthur S. Morton, to the material which has been copied here that covers both volumes as well as to material in other sources, which include the Annual Reports of the National Archives of Canada, the Champlain Society's "Documents Relating to the North West Company", L.R. Masson's "Les Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest", and the Ontario Historical Society's Simcoe Papers. The documents, most of which are correspondence between individuals, cover certain aspects of the 'Indian trade' and the North West Company, the Hudson Bay Company, and other trading companies, between 1763 and 1821.
Restrictions on accessThere are no restrictions on access.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesCorrespondence
Provenance Access PointMorton, A.S.
Treaty boundariesNo data
Cultural regionCanada -- National
NamesCarlton, Guy
Cocking, Matthew, 1743-1799 (HBC Factor)
Henry, Alexander
McGillivray, Simon
McTavish, Simon
Pond, Peter, ca. 1740-1807
SubjectFur Trade
Hudson's Bay Company
Government policy
North West Company
Date Range(s)1750-1775
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