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great fur land or sketches of life in the Hudson"s Bay territory

H.M Robinson

great fur land or sketches of life in the Hudson"s Bay territory

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Published by Coles Publishing in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ouest canadien, L" -- Descriptions et voyages -- 1850-1900.,
  • Indiens de l"Amérique du Nord -- Canada,
  • Traite des fourrures -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    5

    Statementwith illus. by Charles Gasche.
    SeriesColes Canadiana Collection
    The Physical Object
    Pagination348 p. ;
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22211089M


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The Great Fur Land, or Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory (Classic Reprint) Paperback – April 5, by H. Robinson (Author) See all 33 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: H. Robinson. In he published "The Great Fur Land, or Sketches of Life in the Hudson’s Bay Territory" in which he narrates his time as a traveller in this fur trade zone.

This book presents a series of very lively sketches of life in the vast northern regions which were ruled over by the Hudson's Bay : Henry Martin Robinson. The Great Fur Land; Or, Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory Paperback – Aug by H M (Henry Martin) Robinson (Creator), Charles Illus Gasche (Creator) See all 35 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback.

The Great Fur Land; Or, Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory [Robinson H. (Henry Martin ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition).

The Great Fur Land: Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory Paperback – Febru by H M Robinson (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: H M Robinson.

The great fur land; or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory by Robinson, H. (Henry Martin), ; Gasche, Charles, ill; Van Rensselaer, John King. fmo sgn; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

fmo; Huntington Free Library. fmo. The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory by Robinson, H. (Henry Martin), ; Gasche, Charles, ill ; MacLean, John, Marginalia. The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory [microform] Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory [microform] by Robinson, H.

(Henry Martin), Publication date Topics Hudson's Bay Company, Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson, Fur trade, Indians of North America, Fourrures, Indiens PublisherPages:   The great fur land; or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory Item Preview.

The great fur land; or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory, Contributor Names Robinson, H. (Henry Martin), Great fur land Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay Territory: Responsibility: by H.M.

Robinson, with numerous illustrations from designs by Charles Gasche. Get this from a library. The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay Territory. [H M Robinson; C Gasche]. Get this from a library. The great fur land: or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay Territory.

[H M Robinson] -- Originally published in by G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York. An account of the traditional way of life and dealings with the Hudson's Bay Company. A journalist's account of life. Get this from a library. The great fur land or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory.

[H M Robinson; Charles Gasche]. Get this from a library. The great fur land or Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay Territory.

[H M Robinson; C Gasche; G.P. Putnam's Sons,]. Robinson, Henry Martin () [info]; Gasche, Charles (illustrator). The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are. The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory [electronic resource] /.

Hudson's Bay was named after explorer Henry Hudson who first sailed the bay in The first ships to sail under the company are the Eaglet and Nonsuch, which set sail on June 3, Inthe company is officially declared and given access to Rupert’s Land.

Named after Prince Rupert, it was an area of about 7 km² and included. Rupert's Land, or Prince Rupert's Land, was a territory in British North America comprising the Hudson Bay drainage basin, a territory in which a commercial monopoly was operated by the Hudson's Bay Company for years from to The area once known as Rupert's Land is now mainly a part of Canada, but a small portion is now in the United ical era: Age of Discovery.

Search our fur trade post maps to find the location of a Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade post. Please note that only Hudson’s Bay Company fur trade posts appear in these maps because the map is based on the fur trade posts originally included in the Archives’ “Section B” records.

InH. Robinson wrote in The Great Fur Land or Sketches of Life in the Hudson’s Bay Territory: “The cart may be described as a light box frame poised upon an axle connecting two strong wooden wheels. These are of more than the usual diameter and are enormously dished.

As seats in vehicles are a superfluous luxury. Hudson’s Bay Company, corporation that occupies a prominent place in both the economic and the political history of Canada.

It was incorporated in England on May 2,to seek a northwest passage to the Pacific, to occupy the lands adjacent to Hudson Bay, and to carry on commerce with those lands. York Factory was a settlement and Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) factory (trading post) located on the southwestern shore of Hudson Bay in northeastern Manitoba, Canada, at the mouth of the Hayes River, approximately kilometres ( mi) south-southeast of Factory was one of the first fur-trading posts established by the HBC, built in and used in that business for more than Location: Manitoba, Canada.

The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada, the United States and parts.

The Great Fur Land or Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory. 5th ed. New York: G. Putnam's Sons, Russell, Carl P. Firearms, Traps, & Tools of the Mountain Men.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Sampson, William R., ed. John McLoughlin's Business Correspondence, — Seattle and London: University of Washington Press in. By mid-century the HBC ruled an inland empire that stretched from Hudson Bay to the Pacific.

The Carlton Trail became a land route across the prairies. HBC land claims were transferred to Canada by the Rupert's Land Act From the North-West Mounted Police began to extend formal government into the area.

The fur trade routes grew. In the Book of Job, Lucifer challenged JEHOVAH and said that a man will give anything to save his life. In the case of the Hudson's Bay Company, they would give anything even sell their own souls for a BEAVER'S SKIN!!.

The American and French Revolutions were financed by Spanish silver and Hudson's Bay beaver skins. The Hudson's Bay Company (HBC; French: Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson) is a Canadian retail business group. A fur trading business for much of its existence, HBC now owns and operates retail stores in Canada and the United States.

The company sold most of its European operations by August and its remaining stores, in the Netherlands, were closed by the end of Founded: 2 May ; years ago, London, England. In the winter ofthe ardent explorer went cm three or four hundred miles, enduring great hardships, and in the, spring of succeeded in doing what his predecessors had tried in vain to accomplish, viz., established a Hudson’s Bay Company’s post on Dease Lake at the source of the wild mountain stream.

The great fur land, or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's Bay territory [microform] 5/ 5 The Blackfeet Indians [microform] / 5 The honorable Hudson Bay Company [microform] 5 / 55/5(3). The great fur land; or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory, Also available in digital form. Contributor: Gasche, Charles - Robinson, H.

(Henry Martin) Date: The Cree began trading with the Hudson's Bay Company in the s, exchanging fur pelts for goods at trading posts such as this one. (Photo: Library and Archives Canada / C) By Diana Gee-Silverman.

November 1, From trading pelts for axes to deals involving millions of dollars and jobs in exchange for land rights, the relationship. Exploration by Alexander Mackenzie (), Simon Fraser () and David Thompson () chart contours of the fur country in the Pacific Northwest and western Canada.

Dominated fur trade in Pacific Northwest,and began adaptation of company ways to the new environs. Merged with Hudson’s Bay Company, Hudson’s Bay. A chieftain accepting a gift of silver fox fur was seen as an act of reconciliation. The records of the Hudson's Bay Company indicate that 19–25% of fox skins traded in British Columbia in the years – were silver, as were 16% of those traded in Labrador.

[2]. The great fur land; or, Sketches of life in the Hudson's bay territory, Also available in digital form. Contributor: Robinson, H. (Henry Martin) - Gasche, Charles Date:   Fort Colvile, located near Kettle Falls, was established by the British Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in when it moved its upper Columbia Basin fur-trading operations to this new location from Spokane House (established in ).

The new post was christened Fort Colvile, after HBC official Andrew Colvile. The North American fur trade was an industry and activity related to the acquisition, trade, exchange, and sale of animal furs in North inal peoples in Canada and Native Americans in the United States of various regions traded among themselves in the pre–Columbian ans participated in the trade from the time of their arrival in the New World, extending the trade's.

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The year was a year of chaos unlike any other in Pacific Northwest history/5(7).The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal the establishment of a world fur market in the early modern period, furs of boreal, polar and cold temperate mammalian animals have been the most ically the trade stimulated the exploration and colonization of Siberia, northern North America, and the South Shetland and South Sandwich Islands.Search Log in Book Basket Book Basket.

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