letters of Letitia Hargrave by Letitia (Mactavish) Hargrave

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .

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Places:

  • York Factory (Man.),
  • Northwest, Canadian

Subjects:

  • Hargrave, Letitia (Mactavish) 1813-1854.,
  • Hargrave, Letitia Mactavish, 1813-1854 -- Correspondence.,
  • Hudson"s Bay Company.,
  • York Factory (Man.),
  • Northwest, Canadian -- History -- Sources.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statement[edited with introd. and notes by Margaret Arnett MacLeod]
SeriesChamplain Society publication, 28
ContributionsMacLeod, Margaret (Arnett) 1877- ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1060 .H38 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationcliv, 310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5683034M
LC Control Number69014502

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Letters, September to May Abstract | PDF ( KB) Appendix (Letters from James Hargrave to Letitia Mactavish and Dugald Mactavish, February to December 10). Genre/Form: History Sources Fuentes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hargrave, Letitia Mactavish, Letters of Letitia Hargrave.

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The Letters of Letitia Hargrave: (Champlain Society Publication)Cited by: 6. The Hargrave correspondence, / edited with introd. and notes by G.P. de T. Glazebrook. FC H The letters of Letitia Hargrave; [edited with introd. and notes by Margaret Arnett MacLeod].

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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. Courtship, sex scandals, childbirth; operations of the HBC, racial and religious tensions; medical care, crime and.

Buy The letters of Letitia Hargrave by Letitia Hargrave (Mactavish online at Alibris UK. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at. Shop now. Inthe family moved to Sault Ste, but, inLetitia died of cholera. It's not exactly clear from information available on the internet, but Letitia did write a diary, apparently while crossing the Atlantic on a visit to Scotland, and this is included in the book of letters.

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Rich. The correspondence of Letitia Mactavish can be found in the Hargrave papers at PAC, MG 19, A21, ser.1, Most of the letters have been published by the Champlain Society in Letters of Letitia Hargrave, intro. by M. MacLeod. MacLeod, Letters of Letitia Hargrave, 5.

Cowie, The Company of Adventurers, 6. For a direct statement to this effect by Narcissa Whitman in see Drury, First White Women, I, It was a common practice, however, to employ women, particularly Indian women from nearby villages, to clean the living quarters and fort yard on.

A prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks. He wrote to family and letters of Letitia Hargrave book settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotland's west coast.

His letters document. 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.

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Some New Books in Review The Letters of Letitia Hargrave (Champlain Society, Publications, vol. 28). Edited with Introduction and Notes by MARGARET ARNETT MACLEOD. (Toronto, The Champlain Society, cliv, p. Illustrations.) That afternoon of Augwhen Letitia Hargrave left the.

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Many people know about the North American fur trade; some also know about the important role that Aboriginal women played in that trade.

MacLeod, Letters of Letitia Hargrave, xlii. Infor example, Wilkes found a print depicting the capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution in the bedroom of a rough cabin at Champoeg belonging to William Johnson, a British subject.

A prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks. He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotland's west coast.

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.

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.

Includes letters of James Hargrave in appendix. Also published, New York: Greenwood Press, (cliv, p.). Gossip of the fur trade collected at York Factory; letters cover the period   Letters from Rupert's Land, James Hargrave of the Hudson's Bay Company - Ebook written by James Hargrave, Helen Ross.

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He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotland's west coast.

A prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks. He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotland's west : MQUP.

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His father was a nephew of Sir William Johnson, and first cousin of Sir John : January 1,Michilimackinac (present-day Michigan, United States). The Margaret Arnett MacLeod fonds includes photocopies of the letters of Letitia Hargrave, of her husband, James Hargrave, and of several of his colleagues in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company between the years and When they married inLetitia was They lived at York Factory from until Note that my Rivers of Stone begins at York Factory in She was one of the first English brides brought to Canada, and her gift is her letters, collected into a book in Letitia Hargrave was a shrewd observer.

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] A prodigious letter writer, Hargrave saved drafts of his business and personal correspondence in letterbooks.

He wrote to family and friends settled in Beauharnois County on the south shore of the St Lawrence and in the Tweed valley in Scotland, as well as to his future wife, Letitia Mactavish, and members of her fur-trading family in Argyllshire on Scotland's west : MQUP.

Fur trader, historian. The son of James Hargrave and Letitia Mactavish and nephew of William MacTavish, he was born at York Factory on 1 April Little “Beppo”—as he was affectionately known—was sent to school in Scotland at an early age, not returning to the West untilwhen he entered Hudson’s Bay Company service.

In he was private secretary to Governor William. The letters of John McLoughlin, from Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee ; third series, McLoughlin, John, ; The letters of Letitia Hargrave MacLeod, Margaret Arnett, Letters sent to her family in Scotland.

The logs of the conquest of Canada. 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 : 31 MayEdmonton, Middlesex, England.

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. Read 30 pages in Letitia Hargrave's Letters. Send query to Australian Times for indie book article. Prep for book club visit thisThursday for Years of Stone.

Finish reading Letters from Brackham Wood for book club. Participate in WIPpet on Weds and keep plugging away as sponsor for ROW   Day On the value of letters I cried when I landed here, at York Factory, This is my home; this my husband.

I shall write letters, and all will be well. We walked up the hill from the boat, leaving behind that wretched small room. smelling of sickness and the Author: Beth Camp. Rich source material for readers interested in migration literature, social history, religious studies, women's studies, and the history of the fur trade, the letters collected here make a significant addition to two earlier volumes - The Letters of Letitia Hargrave, and The Hargrave Correspondence Below is a map of York Factory 's (from HBCA-FC) found inside of published work "The Letters of Letitia Hargrave" As headquarters of the Hudson's Bay Company in Canada from to York Factory on the Hudson Bay was the main supply depot for the Hudson's Bay Company posts.

Book reviews: Hudson’s Bay Record Society 23 Book reviews: Champlain Society 24 Book binder’s brass block of Society’s seal 57 Letters of Letitia Hargrave, edited by Margaret Arnett MacLeod, Folders Introduction. Typescripts of various drafts. Ann Christie, the Countryborn wife of Scotsman Alexander Christie and the mother of Margaret Black.

Margaret McLeod () The Letters of Letitia Hargrave (Toronto: The Champlain Society), p. [41] McLeod, The Letters of Letitia Hargrave, p. Born in Scotland inAdam Thom arrived in the Red River colony in Cited by: 3.Letitia MacTavish.

Letitia MacTavish was born in Edinburgh, in She married James Hargrave, the Hudson's Bay Company's Chief Trader, and lived in York Factory for more than ten years. Her letters were saved by her family and made into a book. Letitia noticed tiny .

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