From the Diary of a Hudson's Bay Clerk in the Seventies (article).

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Database ID26215
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Libraries Special Collections
Fonds/CollectionMorton Manuscripts Collection
File/Item ReferenceMSS-C550-1-27-1e (Box 37)
Date of creation[192-?]
Physical description/extent1 folder; 5 pages of textual records
Number of images5
Historical noteReginald Beatty (b. 1854) was not only a clerk of the Hudson's Bay Company, but also the first settler in the Melfort district. The current city of Melfort was preceded by a small community known as the Stoney Creek Settlement, started by founding settler Beatty, a Hudson Bay Company employee who settled with his family in the new Northwest. He was employed with the HBC from 1872-1883. Beatty served at Shoal River, Fairford, Cumberland House, The Pas (several terms), Grand Rapids, Sturgeon River and Norway House.
Scope and contentThis chapter of Reginald Beatty's diary relates to travelling in The Pas, Manitoba area using dogsleds. Item found within folder 'Reginald Bird Beatty Papers.'
ContributerReginald Bird Beatty (author)
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
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Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesDiaries
Provenance Access PointMorton, A.S.
Other numbers/identificationSpecial Collections call no. MSS C550/1/27.1.
PlaceThe Pas, Manitoba, Canada
Treaty boundariesTreaty 5
Cultural regionSubarctic
NamesBeatty, Reginald Bird, 1854-1928 (HBC clerk)
Hudson's Bay Company
Transportation -- Dogsleds
Treaty -- Treaty 5
Date Range(s)1870-1879
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