Narrative of the discoveries on the north coast of America, effected by the officers of the Hudson's Bay Company during the years 1836-39

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Creator Simpson, Thomas
Simpson, Alexander
Hooker, William Jackson (Sir)
Title Narrative of the discoveries on the north coast of America, effected by the officers of the Hudson's Bay Company during the years 1836-39
Identifier P000203
Subject Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Overland Journeys to the Arctic
Dease, Peter Warren
Hudson's Bay Company--Employees
Indians of North America
Indiens d'Amérique--Amérique du Nord
Prairie Provinces--Description and travel
Simpson, Thomas, 1808-1840
1839
Notes print xix, 419, [1] p., fold. maps, tables.; 23 cm.
Language English
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Contributor University of Alberta
Description Includes "Memoir of Thomas Simpson by his brother, Alexr. Simpson" and "List of the plants collected during the Arctic journey of Messrs. Simpson and Dease, by Sir W.J. Hooker." Also published, Toronto: Canadiana House, 1970 (xix, 419p. in 2 vols.). Chapter 1 contains a description of the Plains Natives; chapter 2 an overland journey in winter from Red River to Athabasca; and chapter 16 his return journey to the settlement. For another perspective <i>see </i>William Barr, editor, <i>From Barrow to Boothia: The Arctic journal of Chief Factor Peter Warren Dease, 1836-1839 </i>, Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002 (xi, 330p.).
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