Fonds PR-1671 - Hamilton Moffatt fonds

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Hamilton Moffatt fonds

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

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  • 1857-1867 (Creation)
    Moffatt, Hamilton

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1 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

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 custodial history of the records is uncertain. Files with an "M" number appear in the 1936 "M" series register (ADI0018), which is one of the earliest known inventories of private records in the custody of the Provincial Archives.

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The fonds consists of Hamilton Moffatt's letter book, pertaining to his activities at various forts including Fort Rupert, Fort Simpson and Fort Kamloops.

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

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Accession number(s): PR-1671

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