File A/B/20/V2.4A - Despatches from McLoughlin to Simpson

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Despatches from McLoughlin to Simpson

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  • 1844 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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Custodial history unknown. There is a typed note on the last page which states that this copy is made from a copy that was made from the original, presumably at the HBC in London.

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The file consists of a transcript copy of a letter from John McLoughlin to Sir George Simpson dated March 20, 1844. The letter takes the form of a report or despatches and includes some copies of letters and trading figures from 1843. The content of the report includes details about the murder of McLoughlin's son, trading relations with the Americans, men and equipment at the forts and other fort business.

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Archives code(s): M625

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