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Moose Fort Journals 1783-85 by Edwin Ernest "E E"  Rich (1904-1979) editor - First - 1954 - from The Book Collector ABAA, ILAB (SKU: BOOKS007031)

Moose Fort Journals 1783-85

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Moose Fort Journals 1783-85

by Edwin Ernest "E E" Rich (1904-1979) editor

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xxx+392+iv pages with 3 fold out maps, appendixes and index. Royal octavo (9½" x 6½")issued in blue cloth with spine lettered in gilt. Edited by E.E. Rich, Assisted by A.M. Johnson. Introduction by G.P. de T. Glazebrook. Hudson Bay Record Society volume XVII. Number 1549 of a limited edition.

A fort was built near the mouth of the Moose River on James Bay North East Ontario, Canada, by Charles Bayly, governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, in the early 1670s. In the struggle between the English and French in Canada, the fort changed hands several times and shortly after 1696 was destroyed. In 1730 the company built a post close to the ruins of the original fort. This post has been in continuous operation to the present day. This is the first publication of the Record Society to deal specifically with affairs at the "Bottom of the Bay."

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
BOOKS007031
Title
Moose Fort Journals 1783-85
Author
Edwin Ernest "E E" Rich (1904-1979) editor
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very good to fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hudson Bay Record Society
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1954
Pages
xxx+392+iv pages with 3 fold out maps, appendixes and index
Size
Royal octavo
Keywords
CANADA HUDSON BAY COLONIAL AMERIA
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History;
Size
Royal octavo

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