Fort Timiskaming and the fur trade by Elaine Allan Mitchell

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Timiskaming, Lake, Region,
  • Fort Timiskaming (Que.),
  • Timiskaming, Lake, Region.

Subjects:

  • Hudson"s Bay Company.,
  • Fur trade -- Timiskaming, Lake, Region.,
  • Timiskaming, Lake, Region -- History.,
  • Fort Timiskaming (Que.)

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementElaine Allan Mitchell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1054.T6 M57
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 306 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4905015M
ISBN 100802022340
LC Control Number76051782

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Learn about Author Central Cited by: 8. Book Info. Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade. Book Description: Mrs Mitchell traces the history of Fort Timiskaming and its subsidiary posts from the first French establishments in the s and 80s untilwhen the Hudson's Bay territories became part of the new Dominion of Canada.

eISBN:. The development of the fur trade in the Timiskaming district of northern Ontario has been largely overlooked until now, mainly because of the lack of records for the period before This gap has been partially filled by the discovery of private papers in the possession of the late Colonel Angus Cameron of Nairn, Scotland.

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[Elaine Allan Mitchell] -- History of the fur trade at this Quebec post. Fort Timiskaming and the fur trade. Toronto ; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Allan Mitchell. Witness to First Nations presence for more than six millennia and theater of the commercial rivalries between fur trade merchants during years, this old fur trade post marks the beginning of the history in this vast region.

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Built in by the Columbia Fur Company to serve the expanding fur trade in the American West, this square byfoot (43 by 43 m) fort served as an important rest and.

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McBeath seems to have had an interest in the Timiskaming posts as well. In all these ventures James Grant was apparently the wintering partner, although just how he divided his time is not clear. In he may have been at Cahokia (East St Louis, Ill.), but from until he wintered at Fort Timiskaming (near Ville-Marie, Que.).

Fort Témiscamingue was a trading post from the 17th century in Duhamel-Ouest, Quebec, near Ville-Marie, Canada, located on the fur trade route on the east shore of Lake Timiskaming.

The fort is a National Historic Site, operated as part of the national park system by Parks Canada, in partnership with the Timiskaming First Nation.

Books shelved as fur-trade: The Revenant by Michael Punke, Across the Wide Missouri by Bernard DeVoto, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the. Allan Mitchell’s Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade is the dominant historical work on the region, but as with many fur trade histories prior toMitchell’s book focuses mainly on the activities of elites in the fur trade.

In the case of Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade, Mitchell. The first book of Temiskaming Treasure Trails closes as two hundred years of wilderness fur trade surrender to tree chopping, church building, land ploughing settlers.

Go Here for List of Illustrations | Go Here for preview of the extensive Index. Five Fur Traders of the Northwest captures the day-to-day life of the fur trader durint the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Long out of print and difficult to obtain, this useful book contains the authentic journals of five fur traders. Peter Pond, a founding partner of. By Fort Témiscamingue had five permanent employees and about ten buildings that included a trading store, a barn, two houses, a blacksmith forge, a milk house, a supply depot and two winter houses.

Fort Témiscamingue continued to operate as a fur trading post until the area became settled and the timber industry eclipsed the fur trade. Elaine Allan Mitchell / Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade First Edition C $; or Best Offer; Shipping not specified; From United States; Books (17) Nonfiction (10) Textbooks, Education & Reference (3) Other Books (2) Antiquarian & Collectible (2) Music (1) Antiques (1) Show more.

Format. April 8, A very interesting book is Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade by Elaine Allan Mitchell. (See our James Bay web page).Chief Factor James Keith is mentioned in this book. Over the years, he was a major player at Moose Factory on James Bay, at Fort Timiskaming (also sp.

Temiskaming), Fort Coulonge and at Abitibi Lake. Books on the American Fur Trade and Mountain Men pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes, text and illustrated with maps The Ewing brothers of Fort Wayne, Indiana were important Indian Traders of the so-called "Middle Border" area during the Jacksonian period of westward expansion and Indian relocation.

This became a center for the fur trade route from Montreal to Hudson Bay, roughly located halfway between these two.

Both about 20 days of canoeing and portaging away. After the fall of New France inthe North West Company took over the fort and gained a virtual trade monopoly by the s.

Books. The Museum of the Fur Trade Museum Shop is the largest bookstore in the region, offering nearly 1, titles, including a wide selection of fur trade history, native culture and art, cooking, gardening, and exploration.

Fort Union and the Upper Missouri Fur Trade by Barton B. Barbour. At Yukon Books we carry a wide selection of books about the people and territory of Northern Canada. Our selection contains both fiction and non-fiction in new and out of print titles and the classic northern works by authors like Robert Service, Jack London and Pierre Berton.

We are among the top independent sellers of Canadian books on the Internet. The Oblates of Mary Immaculate were given charge in Father Laverlochere was the first of these zealous missionaries. They established a residence at Fort Temiskaming inbut removed to Ville Marie in Lumbering succeeded the fur trade and was followed by agriculture, the fertile shores of Lake Temiskaming rapidly attracting.

In the vanguard of the fur trade was a British business called the Hudson’s Bay Company. The HBC had an enormous reach, building trading posts throughout large swaths of North America. An equally important factor in the decline of fur trade was the advance of settlement, for the trade in wild furs could not flourish on a large scale near farms.

Finally, there was the depletion of the stock of beaver and other fur-bearing animals, hunted relentlessly for centuries; the square miles of beaver country were shrinking to acres. Fur Trade. More Cobalt Plaques. Here are the visitors' comments for this page.

> Posted Octo My husband and I travelled to Fort Timiskaming a few years ago and toured the museum and the grounds.

What an awesome landscape and to think that my ggreat grandfather lived and worked there for the HBC. They maintained several stations in the neighbourhood of Fort Timiskaming until the autumn of when the partnership dissolved and John was hired by the Hudson’s Bay Company.

(See, Elaine Allan Mitchell, Fort Timiskaming and the Fur Trade, University of Toronto Press; ; pp#). The Fort Témiscamingue-Obadjiwan National Historic Site of Canada illustrates the important role the fur trade once had in the Canadian economy.

It also testifies to the Franco-British rivalry for. While John George McTavish* built Fort St Andrews on Charlton Island in James Bay that summer, McDougall set up a post on what became known as the Fort George River (Grande Rivière, Que.), helped by one John Hester, evidently a native descendant of James Hester, HBC officer at Fort Albany (Ont.) in the s.

McDougall’s trade that winter.E.E. Rich has 16 books on Goodreads with 62 ratings. E.E. Rich’s most popular book is The Fur Trade and the Northwest to The – Fort Union Letter Book features dispatches from several prominent fur-trade figures.

This rare official record of outgoing correspondence reveals intriguing details about the day.

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