Letters from Ruperts Land, 1826-1840: James Hargrave of the Hudsons Bay Company James Hargrave

ISBN: 9780773576445

Published: June 22nd 2014

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Letters from Ruperts Land, 1826-1840: James Hargrave of the Hudsons Bay Company  by  James Hargrave

Letters from Ruperts Land, 1826-1840: James Hargrave of the Hudsons Bay Company by James Hargrave
June 22nd 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 417 pages | ISBN: 9780773576445 | 3.28 Mb

A prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks. He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, asMoreA prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks. He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotlands west coast.

His letters document the experiences of a lowland Scottish family in North America, as well as happenings at the administrative centre of the Hudsons Bay Company fur trade. He expresses his views on religion, history, politics, and literature, describes his romantic attachments, and makes clear his attitudes towards the companys Native partners in the fur trade.



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