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Journal

  • A/B/40/W89.1
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  • 18 Jul - 28 Oct 1823, 15 Apr - 17 Nov 1824
  • Part of John Work fonds

Journal contains the details of two events. The first event is John Work’s travels with Peter Ogden from the York Factory to the Spokane House. The second event describes his trading in the Columbia Valley. Both contain details about the condition...

Journal

Journal describes the transportation of cargo between Fort Vancouver and Fort George along the Columbia River. The entries include details about interactions with First Nations tribes and another group of people who Work identifies as Freemen.

Journal

Journal of a trading expedition made by the Interior Brigade from Fort Vancouver along the Columbia River and in the Northwest United States area under the command of Mr. McLeod.

Journal

Journal describes a trading expedition from Fort Vancouver to Colville. It includes details about trading and the interactions with First Nations tribes and another group of people who Work identifies as Freemen.

Journal

Journal contains details of Work's travels from Fort Colville to Fort Okanogan, including areas such as Fort Vancouver, Grand Rapid and Nez Perces. Journal also includes trading and interacting with the First Nations tribes.

Correspondence outward

File consists of letters written by John Work. Envelopes have wax seals with John Work's initials. All original letters were written to Edward Ermatinger in St Thomas, Upper Canada from Work while he was in Colvile (Colville), Flat Heads, Col...

Journal

Journal describes an expedition around the Snake River area. Includes meeting with many First Nations tribes identified by Work as Snake Indians, Flathead Indians, Blackfeet, and Cayuse Indians, he also mentions working with half-Indians. Journal ...

Journal

Journal describes the journey from Colville to Walla Walla, with stops in Fort Vancouver and the base of the Mount St. Helens and Mount Baker. Journal also describes the conditions of the travel and the trade interactions with the First Nations tr...

Journal

Journal contains the continuation of a Snake River expedition. It describes a hunting and trading expedition down Snake River, around some of the river's tributaries, and the return to Fort Nez Perces. The journal mentions encounters with Ame...

Journal (part 1)

Journal describes Work joining a Snake River Expedition from Fort Vancouver. The journal includes descriptions of the illnesses of Work's company. It also mentions trading, hunting, and interacting with First Nations tribes as well as Americans.

Journal (part 2)

  • A/B/40/W89.10 part 2
  • Item
  • 31 Oct 1831 - 27 Jul 1832
  • Part of John Work fonds

Journal contains the continuation of a Snake River expedition for trade and hunting. The journal mentions aggression and fights between the First Nations tribes that Work identifies as Blackfeet Indians and Flathead Indians. It also includes inter...

Journal

Journal describes the journey from Fort Vancouver to the Bonaventura Valley and the illnesses of many people in Work’s company. It also describes interacting, fighting, and trading with a variety of First Nations tribes. Journal describes how Work...

Book of sketch maps

Book of sketch maps of a journey from the junction of the Columbia and Okanogan rivers to Quesnel and north, April to May 1833. Includes: Bonaparte River; Fort Alexandria (Alexandria); Fort Kamloops; Fort Okanogan (near Brewster, Wash.); Lac La ...

Douglas, David, 1799-1834

Journal

Journal contains the continuation of Work’s travels in the Bonaventura Valley area. It describes the trip north from a Spanish Mission to Fort Vancouver along the Willamette Valley, and includes descriptions of the trading process at the Spanish ...

Journal

Journal contains Work's expedition aboard the steamer The Llama from Fort Vancouver to the northwest coast of British Columbia under command of Captain McNeil. It also contains descriptions of trading and the interacting with First Nations tr...

Journal

Journal describes the expedition from Fort Vancouver down the Willamette Valley to the Umpqua River. It also contains the records of trades and interactions with the First Nations tribes. Work identifies most of the First Nations tribes as Indian...

Notebook

Notebook contains a few entries from Work describing cargo and supplies.

Journal

Journal contains the continuation of the expedition on the steamer the Llama under the command of Captain McNeil around the Northwest coast of British Columbia. It describes how the expedition went around Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte I...

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