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Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August 1816

Gaspard Adolphe Fauche

Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August 1816

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • North West Company.,
  • Seven Oaks (Winnipeg, Man.), Battle of, 1816.,
  • Red River Settlement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mr. Fauche ..
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 microfiche (8 fr.).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18976099M
    ISBN 100665572379

    A narrative of transactions in the Red River country from the commencement of the operations of the Earl of Selkirk, till the summer of the year with a map, exhibiting part of the route of the Canadian fur traders in the interior of North America, and comprising the scene of contest between Lord Selkirk and the North-West Company / by: M'Donell, Alexander. When he reached the shore of Lake Superior, west of where Fort William now stands, an old Indian guide, gave him a birch bark map, which showed all the streams and water courses from Lake Superior to Lake of the Woods, and on to Lake Winnipeg. This was when the "well-beloved" Louis XV. was King of France, and George II. A country so interesting the Hudson's Bay Company and two centuries of mapping, / by: Ruggles, Richard I., Published: (). Lake Superior (French: lac Supérieur; Ojibwa: ᑭᑦᒉᐁ-ᑲᒣᐁ), the largest of the Great Lakes of North America, is also the world's largest freshwater lake by surface area, and the third largest freshwater lake by volume. It is shared by the Canadian province of Ontario to the north, the U.S. state of Minnesota to the west, and Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to the south.

    John McLean (c. –) was a Scotsman who emigrated to British North America, where he became a fur-trapper, trader, explorer, grocer, banker, newspaperman, clerk, and travelled by foot and canoe from the Atlantic to the Pacific and back, becoming one of the chief traders of the Hudson's Bay is remembered as the first person of European descent to discover Born: c. , Isle of Mull, Scotland, UK.


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Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August 1816 by Gaspard Adolphe Fauche Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August [Gaspard Adolphe Fauche]. Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August / by Mr.

Fauche [London: s.n., ?]; 11 pages, 10 with full-text search Help View. Peel 88 Fauche, Gaspard Adolphe. Account of the transactions at Fort William, on Lake Superior, in August, [s.l.: s.n], ?. Physical description: 8 p.; 22 cm. Includes: Account of the transactions at Fort William on Lake Superior, in Augustby Mr.

Fauche--p. Abstract. Includes: Account of the transactions at Fort William on Lake Superior, in Augustby Mr. Fauche--p. From: X Jahresbericht der Geographischen Gesellschaft von Bern, Electronic of access: Internet Includes: Account of the transactions at Fort William on Lake Superior, in Augustby Mr.

Fauche--p. catalogue key. Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary. Ottawa: Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, Appended is an account by a fellow officer Fauche, "Account of the transactions at Fort William on Lake Superior, in Augustby Mr.

Fauche, late Lieutenant of the Regiment de Meuron, who accompanied the Earl of Selkirk to settle at the Red River colony in North America" (pages ). Fort William, on Lake Superior, was first established by Daniel Graysolon Du Luth inas a trading post under the name of Camenistiquoia, or Three Rivers, and was for some years the centre of the fur trade in the then extreme Northwest.

It than appears to have been deserted for a length of time, as La Noue rebuilt it in i.e. copy of McNab’s “Account of Arrests at Fort William, 17 August ” (17 August ) “I arrived at Fort William in Company with 12 Boats or Batteaus in which were two Captains and two Lieutenants with about men late of the Meuron Regiment.

The Earl in Montreal—Alarming news—Engages a body of Swiss—The De Meurons—Embark for the North-West—Kawtawabetay's story—Hears of Seven Oaks—Lake Superior—Lord Selkirk—A doughty Douglas—Seizes Fort William—Canoes upset and Nor'-Westers drowned—"A Banditti"—The Earl's blunder—A winter march—Fort Douglas recaptured—His Lordship soothes the settlers—An Indian.

Cannons and muskets roar as opposing forces clash during the “Battle” of Fort William, an exciting demonstration of 19th century battlefield strategies. Battle re-enactments Dramas and demonstrations Children's activities Free parking It's a fun day for the whole family, rain or shine.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Wallace, William Stewart. “Fort William of the Fur Trade.” Beaver (December ): White, Bruce M., "Give is a little Milk": the Social and Cultural Significance of Gift Giving in the Lake Superior Fur Trade.” In Thomas C.

Buckley, ed., Rendezvous: Selected Papers of the Fourth North American Fur Trade Conference, St Paul. Fort William was a city in Northern Ontario, located on the Kaministiquia River, at its entrance to Lake amalgamated with Port Arthur and the townships of Neebing and McIntyre to form the city of Thunder Bay in January Since then it has been the largest city in Northwestern city's Latin motto was A posse ad esse (From a Possibility to an Actuality) featured on its.

The Prairie Provinces to which was given the name of Fort William, in honor of one of the partners, William McGillivary. East was made easy by the use of a vessel on the route from Lake Erie to Sault Ste.

Marie, and of n schooner on Lake Superior, running between the St. Mary River and Fort William. The Red River country was occupied in. The Old Forts of Winnipeg, by Charles N.

Bell. MHS Transactions Series 2, No. 3 who was to arrive there at an early date,” he proceeded on his western journey. On the 22nd August, he was at Rainy Lake, and then went on to Fort St. Charles at the west end of the Lake of the Woods. and Fort William, Lake Superior. Fort Gibraltar.

The American Fur Company was organized by Austrian-born John Jacob Astor in The Company began trading at the Head of the Lakes in Init erected a new headquarters at present-day Fond du Lac, on the St.

Louis River. There, portages connected Lake Superior with Lake Vermillion to the north, and with the Mississippi to the south.

A.N. McLeod and George Feith of Fort William, North West Company, on Lake Superior, instructed Julian Tavurnur of Fort Wedderburn, Athabasca to bully and beat the employees of the British Hudson Bay Company. They promised a handsome reward. Others of interest who served the Commissions were David Thompson, who at age 46 started a new ten-year career as Surveyor Lieutenant George W.

Whistler, the father of the painter also a Surveyor; Major Joseph Delafield. United States Agent; and Dr. John J. Bigsby Secretary and Physician. Lass tells the story of the expeditions that set out each spring from to (Record Group 77) Overview of Records Locations Table of Contents Administrative History General Records of the Headquarters Office Letters sent and received, Correspondence relating to civil functions, Other records relating to civil functions Correspondence relating to military functions, Other.

Simpson was more adept at managing Bethune, but nevertheless was as unimpressed by him as Williams had been, judging him “a very poor creature, vain, self sufficient and trifling” in his character book.

In the summer of Bethune was appointed to Michipicoten (Michipicoten River, Ont.), in charge of the Lake Superior district, to. Lake Superior, our first glimpse of the mighty lake that will be our focus for the next 12 days.

Friday, October 2: Meals: L This morning, we go to Fort William which was an important fur trading post at the mouth of the Kaministiquia River. Established init had a. On May 8,at Grande Rapids, the Hudson Bay man, Colin Robertson, and his five boat loads of men became prisoners of war.

Robertson was considered a man of imagination- acid, partisan, full of silly boasting and egotism. General Cuthbert Grant () escorts the Robertson contingent to prison at Fort William, Lake Superior. The valiant pair, Radisson and Des Groseilliers, whose love of country suffered eclipse, perhaps, through their love of adventure, may have been the first of white men to reach the Karninistiquia (where the city of Fort William now stands), after which, turning northwards, they passed through the Lake Nipigon region.

The Canadian West; Its Discovery by the Sieur de La Verendrye. Its Development by the Fur-Trading Companies, Down to the Year [Georges Dugas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.

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Canada in The British Empire has vanquished Napoleon, but at what cost. England, completely drained, seeks other avenues of sustenance for its impoverished people. It is within this context that the Scottish Lord Selkirk sends settlers and former soldiers of the Meuron and de Watteville Author: Antoine De Courten.

In the case of Grand Portage, I am including dozens of sources not cited. This map has a sketch of Fort William, Ont., mistakenly captioned as being Grand Portage. Map is numbered SVand comes in four sections. John Johnson, "An Account of Lake Superior,"typescript.

John McDonell, "Some Account of the Red River," ca. Robert Land and his family were among the early settlers in the Head of the Lake (Hamilton) area. This article on the Land Family is also adapted from Issue #1 - of Wentworth Bygones.

Excerpts from the book Lunenburgh, or the Old Eastern District, by J. Pringle, Judge County Court, and published in Cornwall in   The earl at once changed his route, and made direct for Fort William, on the north shore of Lake Superior, the chief post of the North-west Company, which he seized with all its inmates on 13 Aug.

All the stores were appropriated and the chief inmates sent to Canada as prisoners, some being accidentally drowned by the way. WINNIPEG, MANITOBA ~~ (LSN) As Canadians prepare their tax returns, it’s fair to ask if we get good value for all the taxes we pay. We have a little extra time to ponder this, since the federal government has given Canadians another month to file tax returns as a result of the COVID pandemic, to June.

So do we get good value for our taxes. Probably not, for most people. Red River (Victoria, British Columbia: Trafford, ). _____. The Swiss Emigration to the Red River Settlement in and Its Subsequent Exodus to the United States (Victoria, Brit­ ish Columbia, ). Author Antoine de Courten is a retired Swiss Army Colonel and a descendant of Louis de Watteville () who in Full text of "Statement respecting the Earl of Selkirk's settlement upon the Red River, in North America [microform]: its destruction in andand the massacre of Governor Semple and his party: with observations upon a recent publication, entitled "A narrative of occurrences in the Indian countries," &c" See other formats.

SAYER started out in the Lake Superior area inFIDLER at York Factory in SAYER was the older of the two. The North West Company (NWC) was formed around and a fierce rivalry soon began between the HBC and the. NWC. The American Era. Map by Jack McMaster. The North West Company built forts on Lake Superior at Grand Portage, Fort William, Nipigon, the Pic River, the Michipicoten River, and Sault Ste.

Marie. But bywith competition taking too great a toll on both, the companies merged under the Hudson's Bay Company nates: 47°42′N 87°30′W / °N. Get this from a library. Sechs Jahre in Canada, aus dem Tagebuche und den Reiseerinnerungen des Lieutenants Friedrich von Graffenried.

[Friedrich von Graffenried; Gaspard Adolphe Fauche; Geographische Gesellschaft von Bern.]. Wawa Ontario Tuesday Sept 9 Prior travel habits are returning.

Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park opens at 8 AM. We parked the car in the lot and our time stamped parking receipt said AM. We were the first ones at the falls. Lucky move since the sky was mainly sunny until about AM.

There. Leask was required for employ as master of the Company's newly-built scooner, Whitefish (of about 40 tons) attached to the Company's Lake Superior District. He reached the Company's post at Sault Ste. Marie (between Lakes Superior and Huron) from Moose on 15 October and from there was to proceed to Fort William.

(H.B.C. Arch. B/b/ Aug at St. Louis, with the Ottawa,Etc., Septem on the Miami, with the Wyan; Septem at St. Mary's with the Wyandot, Etc., July 6, at L'Arbre Croche and Michilimackinac, with the Ottawa and Chippewa, Aug at Chicago, with the Ottawa; Aug at Prairie du Chien,with the Sioux.

Simon Sayer: Birth: John Sayer: Birth: in Vermillion Lake, (Indian settlement north of Eveleth) St. Louis County, MN. George Sayer: Birth: BET AND in Lac La Biche, MN. Death: 22 SEP in Belcourt, Manitoba. Sources. The Chippewas of Lake Superior.

Norman, OK. University of OK. FHL Book Cda. Blackbird, Andrew J. History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan. Ypsilanti, MI FHL Book Bh or FHL film Item; or Ottawa Chippewa.

Warren, William Whipple. History of the Ojibway Nation. FHL Book Oj3ww. An all day Celtic Music event at The Nevis Centre in Fort William, 12 pm - 12 ing:The Dangleberries Rock N Reel / Tweed / Journey NorthTartan Paint / Arthur Coates FriendsPlus special.

Transactions of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, Session of Quebec: Middleton and Dawson, Robertson, Colin. Colin Robertson's Correspondence Book, September to September Ed. E. E. Rich and R. Harvey Fleming. Toronto: The Champlain Society, Compra The Canadian West; Its Discovery by the Sieur de La Verendrye.

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