Fonds PR-1671 - Hamilton Moffatt fonds

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Hamilton Moffatt fonds

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  • 1857-1867 (Creation)
    Moffatt, Hamilton

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1 cm of textual records

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Hamilton Moffatt, 1832-1894, was a Hudson's Bay Company employee who worked at Fort Rupert, Fort Simpson, and Fort Kamloops.

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The fonds consists of Hamilton Moffatt's letterbook, pertaining to his activities at various forts including:
Fort Rupert 28 Mar. 1857 - 9 Jul. 1859; 8 Mar. 1862 - 26 May 1863
Fort Simpson 1859? - 9 Apr. 1861; 26 Oct. 1863 - 24 Oct. 1865
Fort Kamloops 30 Mar. 1866 - 13 May 1867

Transcripts have been made for the following:
Letter book Fort Rupert, Fort Simpson and Kamloops 1857-1867 A/B/20/R2A c. 1
Fort Rupert only A/B/20/R2A c. 2
Fort Simpson only A/C/20/Si2A

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Archives code(s): A/B/20/R2

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Accession number(s): M358

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