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Letitia Hargrave and life in the fur trade

Barbara Angel

Letitia Hargrave and life in the fur trade

by Barbara Angel

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Published by Book Society of Canada in Agincourt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hargrave, Letitia, -- 1813-1854,
  • Fur traders" spouses -- Northwest, Canadian.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- Biography.,
  • Northwest, Canadian -- History.,
  • York Factory (Man.) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara & Michael Angel.
    SeriesWe built Canada
    ContributionsAngel, Michael, 1940-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18826298M

    MacLeod, The Letters of Lotitia Hargrave, MacLeod, The Letters of Letitia Hargrave, lvi. Barker, The McLoughlin Empire, For mentions of some of these surviving pieces see Leechman, Notes and Comments on Hudson's Bay Company Trading Posts, MS, section on furniture.   The fur trade through the eyes of First Nations woman, Metis woman, and a First Nations child. We did this screencast for our Social Studies Curriculm class at the University of Alberta. C3 would.

    In his book 'Hudson’s Bay; or, every-day life in the wilds of North America' was published. He went on to write more than 90 books, including books for children and young people like 'Snowflakes and sunbeams; or, the young fur traders'. Letitia MacTavish. Letitia MacTavish was born in Edinburgh, in John Peter Pruden, christened on 31 May at All Saints Parish Church in Edmonton, Middlesex, England, was an early pioneer of western Canada which at the time was known as Rupert's his many years of employment as a fur-trader with the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), he had extensive interactions with such First Nations as the Cree and Born: 31 May , Edmonton, Middlesex, England.

    More than any book, it captures the magic of childhood. The illustrations are perfect. I'm 52 and there's a good chance I came across this as a kid, but honestly I don't have a specific memory of this little fur family child who wanders into the forest and finds enchantment before coming home/5. The Canadian Historical Review. The Letters of Letitia Hargrave ed. by Margaret Arnett MacLeod (review) E. E. Rich Such fur-trade matters are, however, of secondaryimportancein 's letters to her family and friends. quarters,andweather,whichbuildsup into an intimateandconvincingpictureof life on the Bay, with its Author: E. E. Rich.


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Letitia Hargrave and life in the fur trade by Barbara Angel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Letitia Hargrave and life in the fur trade. [Barbara Angel; Michael Angel] -- A biography of the Scottish woman who married a trader from the Hudson's Bay Company and immigrated to Canada in Letitia Hargrave and life in the fur trade, Barbara & Michael Angel., Toronto Public Library.

MACTAVISH, LETITIA (Hargrave), letterwriter; b. in Edinburgh, eldest of nine children of Dugald Mactavish and Letitia Lockhart; m. 8 Jan. James Hargrave*; d. 18 Sept. in Sault Ste Marie, Upper Canada. Letitia Mactavish spent most of her early life at Kilchrist House, the family home near Campbeltown, Scotland, where, as daughter of the sheriff of Argyllshire.

The letters Letitia wrote to family and friends provide us with observations of daily life that differ from the typical post journals of that time which were written by men. Her correspondence is also recognized for its importance as being one of the earliest for pioneer women in the fur trade in Western Canada.

Letitia Hargrave nee MacTavish () was the daughter of Sheriff Dugald MacTavish and Letitia Lockhart. Inshe married James Hargrave, Chief Trader for the HBC, and left Scotland for York Factory. The letters Letitia wrote to family and friends provide us with observations of daily life that differ from the typical post journals of.

Irene Ternier Gordon -- Book Launch Monday Oct 23 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Travel Alcove. Launch of Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory. Many people know about the North American fur trade; some also know about the.

Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory. By Irene Ternier Gordon. Published by Ternier Gordon Publishing, Letitia MacTavish, granddaughter of the nineteenth chief of Clan MacTavish, met Hudson's Bay Company fur trader James Hargrave in Hargrave had arrived in the Highlands of Scotland to seek a wife.

Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory, based on the letters Letitia wrote to her family in Scotland, describes the life of Letitia and James Hargrave and their children at the remote HBC post of York Factory on Hudson Bay.

Print copies of all my books and an e-book (e-pub version) of Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory may be purchased through my website at http/ or by e-mailing me at [email protected] Montreal and the fur trade; Montreal social life ca.

It would be a shame if that were to happen with respect to the fur trade. It is a seminal part of who we are as a nation, and how we came to be.” ― Eric Jay Dolin, Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America.

Many Tender Ties chronicles the change in marriage trends among fur traders in Canada from Specifically, the story is how traders' preferences for wives shifted from native Indians, to half-native, half-European, and finally to fully European/5.

After Alexander Ross made his hazardous horse trading trip described in the last Blog he continued his career as a North West Company fur trader and explorer during the next eight years. Some time in he married an Okanogan woman named Sarah (Sally) Timentwa, and in she gave birth to the first of the couple’s 12 or 13 children.

Allen, W.G.P. (), A Trail through the Pembina Valley, Angel, Barbara and Michael (), Letitia Hargrave and Life in the Fur Trade, Agincourt, ON: The Book Society of Canada Limited, ISBN Dunn, James (), History of the Oregon Territory and British North-America Fur Trade, London: Edwards and Hughes Galbraith, John S.

(), "The Early. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI3N Letitia Hargrave and Life in the Fur Trade (We Built Canada) Angel, Barbara & Michae; The Fur Trade in Canada: An illustrated history (Lorimer Illustrated History) Payne.

* Letitia Hargrave: Mistress of York Factory Ternier Gordon Publishing, * The Laird of Fort William: William McGillivray and the North West Company Heritage House, Victoria, B.C., Cost for above -- $20 each for 1 to 4 copies, $15 each.

HARGRAVE, JOSEPH JAMES, fur trader, journalist, historian, and businessman; b. 1 April in York Factory (Man.), eldest son of Chief Trader James Hargrave* and Letitia Mactavish*; d. 22 Feb. in Edinburgh. Joseph James Hargrave was born into the upper class of fur trade society. During his early years his parents provided him with a moral and religious upbringing.

Eight pamphlets have been removed for cataloguing, classification and addition to the Rare Book Collection of the Archives & Special Collections. These pamphlets were mentioned either in the text of Letters of Letitia Hargrave or in the footnotes accompanying the text.

The items are as follows: Bryce, Mrs. George. Early Red River Culture. "James Hargrave left an economically depressed Scotland infound work as a North West Company wintering clerk, and went on to survive the company's merger with the rival Hudson's Bay Company and subsequent downsizing to spend most of his forty years in the fur trade at York Factory on the desolate shores of Hudson Bay in the service.

Letitia Hargrave and Life in the Fur Trade. We Built Canada. Agincourt: Book Society of Canada, Angus, Henry Forbes, Frederic William Howay, and W. Sage.

British Columbia and the United States the North Pacific Slope from Fur Trade to Aviation. Toronto: Ryerson Press, Anson, Bert. The Fur Traders in Northern Indiana File Size: KB. Hargrave might like the country, therefore Letitia would. And though her husband's promotion came too late for the happiness she had envisioned, she never faltered, but found courage to face this future too, chin up.

Whether these remarkable letters, seventy-two in number, add any­ thing new to what is already known about the fur trade must be. First published by Oxford University Press inExploration Literature is a groundbreaking collection of early writing inspired by the opening of a maps, notes, and thumbnail biographies of these early writers, Exploration Literature is an entry point for both the casual reader and the student of Canadian literature into the beginnings of a literate response to the .Few records survive about the less literate ranks of the fur trade service and there are only a few scraps of material (largely recorded by Letitia Hargrave) that throw light on the point of view of the women, at first, Indian women and, later, women of mixed ancestry, with whom the traders allied themselves.

Dr.For the Life of Laetitia Library Binding – October 1, by Merle Hodge (Author) › Visit Amazon's Merle Hodge Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life:4/4(2).