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Simpson's 1828 Journey to the Columbia
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Simpson's 1828 Journey to the Columbia

By SIMPSON, George; RICH, E. E. (ed.)

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1947. Cloth Bound. Very Good. The Publications of The Champlain Society. Hudson's Bay Company Series X. 550 copies printed. This copy not numbered. lii, 277, xv p. 25 cm. Red cloth hardcover with slight soiling to spine. Inside title: "Part of Dispatch From George Simpson Esqr Governor of Ruperts Land to the Governor & Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company London March 1, 1829. Continued and completed March 24, and June 5, 1829." Intro by W. Stewart Wallace. As Governor-in-Chief of Rupert's Land and administrator over the Northwest Territories and Columbia Department, Sir George Simpson oversaw the merging of the HBC and the North West Company in 1821, and sought to streamline the company by closing competing fur trade posts. He was instrumental in establishing Fort Vancouver on the Columbia River, the headquarters of HBC's Columbia District. Includes discussion of the China trade and the American boundary.

$100.00

Colin Robertson's Correspondence Book, September 1817 to September 1822
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Colin Robertson's Correspondence Book, September 1817 to September 1822

By RICH, E. E.; FLEMING, R. Harvey

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1939. Cloth Bound. Good. The Publications of The Champlain Society. Hudson's Bay Company Series II. 550 copies printed of which this is no. 238. cxxxi, 372, xiii p. 25 cm. Frontispiece with four silhouettes. Red cloth hardcover has slightly faded spine and minor soiling. Tissue guard over frontispiece detached.

$75.00

The Letters of John McLoughlin From Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee. Third Series, 1844-46
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The Letters of John McLoughlin From Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee. Third Series, 1844-46

By MCLOUGHLIN, John; RICH, E. E. (ed.)

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1944. Hardcover. Very good. The Publications of The Champlain Society. Hudson's Bay Company Series VII. 550 copies printed of which this is no. 338. xliii, 341, xv p. 25 cm. Two maps. Red cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Very minor soiling of cloth. Most pages uncut. Contains letters on general topics, McLoughlin's Willamette Falls claim, Oregon Provisional Government, McLoughlin's and the Hudson's Bay Company's relations with the Willamette settlers, protection of British interests in Oregon. Intro by W. Kaye Lamb.

$50.00

Copy-Book of Letters Outward &c Begins 29th May, 1680 Ends 5 July, 1687
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Copy-Book of Letters Outward &c Begins 29th May, 1680 Ends 5 July, 1687

By RICH, E. E.; JOHNSON, A. M.; TAYLOR, E. G. R. (eds.)

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good. The Publications of The Champlain Society. Hudson's Bay Company Series XI. 550 copies printed. This copy unnumbered. xli, 415, xv p. 25 cm. Five fold-out maps. Red cloth hardcover with faded spine. A little softening to spine ends. Correspondence of the Hudson's Bay Company in the 17th century.

$50.00

The Letters of John McLoughlin From Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee. Second Series, 1839-44
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The Letters of John McLoughlin From Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee. Second Series, 1839-44

By MCLOUGHLIN, John; RICH, E. E. (ed.)

Toronto: The Champlain Society, 1943. Hardcover. Very Good. The Publications of The Champlain Society. Hudson's Bay Company Series VI. 550 copies printed of which this is no. 338. xlix, 427, xv p. 25 cm. Two tipped-in b&w plates. Red cloth hardcover with gold lettering. Very minor soiling of cloth. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Contains letters on general topics, the Russian American Company, S. S. Beaver, and the murder of John McLoughlin Jr. Intro by W. Kaye Lamb.

$50.00