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Correspondence outward

The series consists of correspondence out from Fort Vancouver, 1846-1848, signed by Peter Skene Ogden and James Douglas. The records consist of originals, borrowed transcripts and transcript copies. Almost all of the letters are addressed to Dr....

Correspondence outward

The series consists of correspondence from James Douglas to other HBC officials, written between 1832 and 1849 while he was assigned to Fort Vancouver. The first part of the series consists of the original letters (1839 to 1848) while the second ...

Fort Vancouver : register of marriage licenses

The item consists of a record book kept by Chief Factor John McLoughlin in 1837 at Fort Vancouver for the purposes of recording marriage licences. Entry no. 1 records the marriage licence of James Douglas and Amelia Connolly, dated February 27, 1...

Letter book : correspondence outward

The item is a bound letter book containing copies of correspondence outward from the Hudson's Bay Company Fort Simpson between 1851 and 1855. The letters are written by William Henry McNeill, Chief Trader at Fort Simpson. Most of the corres...

Letter to I.W. Powell regarding reserves

Item consists of one letter (copy) written by James Douglas to Israel Wood Powell, Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Douglas' letter is in response to a letter from Powell (9 October 1874) inquiring whether, during Douglas' tenure a Gove...

Outward correspondence

The series consists of correspondence sent by Paul Fraser in 1852 and 1853 to a number of correspondents, including James Douglas, Eden Colville, and James Yale. Correspondence deals with Hudson's Bay Company and other business or travel ma...

Peter Ogden correspondence with James Douglas

The file consists of one letter written in 1860 by Peter Ogden to James Douglas, governor of British Columbia. Ogden requests payment of $102 as recompense for supplies and assistance provided to Major William Downie, who arrived at Stuart Lake in...

Register of land purchases from Indians

The series consists of a register of land purchases from Indigenous peoples on Southern Vancouver Island (near Fort Victoria), 1850-1852; record of agreements with Indigenous peoples at Fort Rupert, 1851, and Nanaimo, 1854. These conveyances or a...

Report from James Douglas to John McLoughlin

The item is a transcript copy of an 18 page report in the form of a letter written by James Douglas on October 1, 1840 on board the HBC steam vessel "Beaver". It is addressed to John McLouglin, Chief Factor of Fort Vancouver.The report ...