Friends, Foes, and Furs

9780773558748: Hardback
Release Date: 30th November 2019

4 maps

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 568

Series Rupert's Land Record Society Series

McGill-Queen's University Press

Friends, Foes, and Furs

George Nelson's Lake Winnipeg Journals, 1804–1822

The daily journals of a Canadian fur trader and clerk for the North West Company.
Hardback / £54.00
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George Nelson (1786–1859) was a clerk for the North West Company whose unusually detailed and personal writings provide a compelling portrait of the people engaged in the golden age of the Canadian fur trade. Friends, Foes, and Furs is a critical edition

Harry W. Duckworth is a retired professor of chemistry at the University of Manitoba and editor of The English River Book: A North West Company Journal and Account Book of 1786.