Fonds PR-1681 - Fort Stikine fonds

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Fort Stikine fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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PR-1681

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  • 1846-1849 (Creation)
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    Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Stikine

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1 cm of textual records

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(1840-1849)

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Fort Stikine was located at the mouth of the Stikine River on Wrangell Island. Originally owned by the Russian-American Company, Fort Stikine was leased to the Hudson's Bay Company for ten years in 1839 and James Douglas received possession on June 1, 1840. The fort was closed in 1849 and trade was continued in the region by Hudson's Bay Company vessels based at Fort Victoria.

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The fonds consists of the journal of Fort Stikine, kept by George Blenkinsop. The volume has been microfilmed and is available on reel A00792(4).

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Conservation restriction: access to original record is restricted, use microfilm copy on A00792

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Archives code(s): A/B/20/St5

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