Fonds PR-1655 - Fort Alexandria fonds

Lists of credits and articles wanted Outfit statement and invoice

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Fort Alexandria fonds

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PR-1655

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  • 1831-1861 (Creation)
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    Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Alexandria

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1 cm of textual records

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(1821-1881)

Administrative history

Fort Alexandria was established in 1821 on the west side of the Fraser River as a fur trade post and farm. It also served as a supply depot for the New Caledonia District. In April 1867, a new store was opened; however, by June of the same year, Quesnel had surpassed Fort Alexandria as the supply depot for the district. Fort Alexandria was subsequently reduced to a farm for supplying Quesnel and the region with produce. In 1881 the HBC relinquished its property at Fort Alexandria to private owners.

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The fonds consists of miscellaneous accounts and returns created at Fort Alexandria between 1831 and 1861.

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For associated records see the Hudson's Bay Company records at the Archives of Manitoba

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Archives code(s): A/C/20/Al2; A/B/20/Al2

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Accession number(s): PR-1655

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