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John Rowand, fur trader a story of the old Northwest by Iris Constance Sommerville Allan

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Published by W. J. Gage in Toronto .
Written in English


  • Rowand, John, 1789-1854 -- Juvenile fiction.

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Bibliography: p. 202-203.

Statement[by] Iris Allan.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A399 Jo
The Physical Object
Pagination205 p.
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5106833M
LC Control Number74179188

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It would be a shame if that were to happen with respect to the fur trade. It is a seminal part of who we are as a nation, and how we came to be.” ― Eric Jay Dolin, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America. McKENZIE, DONALD, fur trader and colonial administrator; b. 16 June near Inverness, Scotland, son of Alexander and Catherine Mackenzie; d. 20 Jan. in Mayville, N.Y.. At after receiving a good education, Donald McKenzie immigrated to the Canadas to follow his brothers Roderick*, Henry*, and James* into the fur trade. In March he became a clerk in the North West Company. The largest of the companies in the United States was John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company, M. Sandoz, The Beaver Men (); L. O. Saum, The Fur Trader and the Indian (); J. E. Sunder, The Fur Trade on the Upper Missouri – Fur Trade . Born in at Fort Edmonton, Johnny Grant experienced and wrote about many historical events in the Canada-US northwest, and died within sight of the same fort in Grant was not only a fur trader; he was instrumental in early ranching efforts in Montana and played a pivotal role in the Riel Resistance of Published in its entirety for the first time, Grant’s memoir—with a.

Click on Image to expand Coues, Elliott (Editor): The Manuscript Journals of Alexander Henry Fur Trader of the Northwest Company and of David Thompson Official Geographer and Explorer of the same Company Minneapolis, Minn.: Ross & Haines, Inc., Facsimile reprint of Both volumes of this two volume set are in fine condition bound in red cloth covered boards with bold gilt.   The true story behind “The Revenant” is even crazier than the movie which gave rise to a new class of fur trader: the mountain man. the New York-based John Jacob Astor—arguably the Author: Jenni Avins.   Chief Trader John Edward Harriott was Rowand’s right-hand man. He distinguished himself early on in the trade through dangerous and daunting assignments like the Bow River Expedition, the Columbia District, and the Peigan Post experiment, and his skill with aboriginal languages including that of the Blackfoot, said to be difficult to learn.   Sgned “John Rowand” John Junior was one of the first of a number of mixed-blood Clerks’ sons who were entering the Company service as officers and proving their worth as men born to the life of a fur trader. While Sir George may have preferred a college-educated Scot with a head for numbers, he nonetheless was gifted with a hardy.