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Title Voyages from Montreal on the river St. Laurence, through the continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the years 1789 and 1793: with a preliminary account of the rise, progress, and present state of the fur trade of that country: illustrated with maps
Author Mackenzie, Alexander (1764-1820)
Date 1801
Document Type Rare Book
Region Canada
Places Fort Chepawyan, Peace Point, Slave Lake, Lake Superior, St Lawrence river, Montreal, Grande Portage, Lake du Bois
Keywords Native Americans, fur trade, North-West Company, Algonquin, Nadowasi, Assiniboin, beaver, bears, deer, customs, Knisteneaux,clothing, religion, dances, language, family life, Chepewyan, Deguthee Denees, Esquimaux, Red Knife, wildlife, environment
Theme Borderlands; Native Americans
Publisher R. Noble, Old-Bailey
Place of Publication London
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "Mackenzie's narrative is of consummate importance in the Literature of Transcontinental Travel. It is the first account of an ocean to ocean crossing of the North American continent. Mackenzie's account of the fur trade is of almost equal interest."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 2630
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue