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Davies/Scroggie collection of Canadian fur trade documents

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2357

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of printed contracts completed in manuscript between Canadian voyageurs and their outfitters (1801-1821) and other documents relating to the Canadian fur trade, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal documents (1724-1856). Outfitters include M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co., and the American Fur Company. Destinations include Michilimackinac, Grand Portage, Rainy Lake, Fort William, and "Posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada."

Dates

  • 1724-1856

Creator

Language of Materials

In French and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Davies/Scroggie Collection of Canadian Fur Trade Documents is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Grant Davies, 1999-2009.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/beinecke.voyageur

Overview

The collection consists of printed contracts completed in manuscript between Canadian voyageurs and their outfitters (1801-1821) and other documents relating to the Canadian fur trade, including correspondence, financial papers, and legal documents (1724-1856). Outfitters include M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co., and the American Fur Company. Destinations include Michilimackinac, Grand Portage, Rainy Lake, Fort William, and "Posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada."

1) Appendix: List of Voyageur Contracts (1999 Acquisition)

1.
OutfitterWilliam W. Matthews (agent for) American Fur Co.
VoyageurJos. Carpentier of Faubourg St. Antoine
Place & dateMontreal, 21 March 1818
Destination[Michilimackinac, but not stated]
Positionmilieu
Payment400 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturescross
Observations2 shirts in his outfit rather than the usual 4; received 6 piastres upon signing, another 4 when leaving
CommentsThis contract is for the American Fur Company (J.J. Astor's),with Matthews acting as agent
Lande typeGN18(h)
2.
OutfitterWilliam W. Matthews (agent for) American Fur Co.
VoyageurLouis Osier and Charles Wilburner of Beaucherville (Boucherville)
Place & dateMontreal, 21 March 1818
Destination[Michilimackinac, but not stated]
Positionmilieu
Payment500 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturestwo crosses
Observationsreceived 6 piastres upon signing, another 4 when leaving
CommentsThis contract is for the American Fur Company (J.J. Astor's), with Matthews acting as agent; highly unusual in that thecontract is for two voyageurs rather than two individual contracts
Lande typeGN18(h)
3.
OutfitterWilliam W. Matthews (agent for) American Fur Co.
VoyageurPierre Rocheleau of Côte des Neiges
Place & dateMontreal, 23 March 1818
Destination[Michilimackinac, but not stated]
Positionbowsman
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturescross
Observationswill have a 'carrot' of tobacco added to the usual equipment;received 10 piastres upon signing, another 15 when leaving
CommentsThis contract is for the American Fur Company (J.J. Astor's), with Matthews acting as agent
Lande typeGN18(h)
4.
OutfitterWilliam W. Matthews (agent for) American Fur Co.
VoyageurJoseph McFarlane of Lachine
Place & dateMontreal, 24 March 1818
Destination[Michilimackinac, but not stated]
Positionmilieu
Payment600 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturescross
Observationswill receive same outfit as he received on his previous trip; received 10 piastres upon signing, another 5 when leaving
CommentsThis contract is for the American Fur Company (J.J. Astor's), with Matthews acting as agent
Lande typeGN18(h)
5.
OutfitterDavid Mitchell Jr.
Voyageur Jacques Sené of Montreal
Place & date Montreal, 7 April 1806
DestinationMichilimackinac and Southern (U.S.) trading posts
Positionmilieu
Payment550 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Jacques Sené
Observationswill receive double the usual equipment; work as a mason, his trade, when so requested; receives 10 piastres on account and will receive another 4 piastres when leaving
CommentsDavid Mitchell, b. ca. 1750, d. 1832, fur-trader, was a member of the Beaver Club of Montreal
Lande type GN06(h)
6.
OutfitterForsyth, Richardson & Co.
VoyageurJean Tremblie (Tremblay) of St. Regis
Place & dateMontreal, 18 April 1806
DestinationMichilimackinac and posts depending upon Michilimackinac
Positionmilieu
Payment400 livres the first, 450 for the second year
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Jean Tremblie
Observationsreceived double the usual equipment, 1 piastre on account, will receive 4 piastres when leaving, and 11 piastres have to be paid to André Bourdeau (a debt) from his wages
CommentThis contract is for the Michilimackinac Company. After theamalgamation of the XY Company with the NWC late 1804, Forsyth, Richardson & Co. entered into the partnership of the Michilimackinac Co. In 1807 both partners were granted membership in the Beaver Club
Lande typeGN05(h)
7.
OutfitterJoseph Faniant
VoyageurAlexis Courchêne, resident of Chenail du Nord
Place & dateChenail du Nord, 5 July 1803
DestinationRainy Lake and Fort Kaministiguia
Positionbowsman
Payment142 livres
Length of contractreturn trip, without wintering
Signaturesmarks of Alexis Courchêne and of Joseph Faniant
Observationspayment made entirely in advance; will be responsible for reimbursing the money if he does not leave when required to do so
Commentson printed form of M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co., Faniant (Fainant, Fainante), agent of the NW Co. here hires a voyageur for his own services. Faniant is mentioned as a foreman in the trade as far back as 1783 with Waddin in the Peter Pond affair and later by Joseph Frobisher in a 1791 letter to Simon M'Tavish
Lande typeMF02
8.
OutfitterJoseph Faniant (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurFrançois Lagarde, of St-Ours
Place & dateBerthier, 6 January 1801
DestinationFort des Prairies (Red River)
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment750 livres the first year, afterwards the wages of the trading post where he will be
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of François Lagarde, signatures of [witnesses] Antoine-Amable Piet, Joseph C. Duvernay jr., and notary Maurice L.D. de Glandons
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment upon his departure, will carry four packs on the return trip, and receives 72 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by the voyageur, the notary andtwo witnesses
Lande typeMF99(h) (Canadian imprint before 1800)
9.
OutfitterJoseph Faniant (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Pillon (Pilon), of Dautrai
Place & dateBerthier, 22 January 1801
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionsecond in the brigade of Faniant
Paymentblanks not filled in [?]
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Pilon, signatures of [witnesses] Antoine-Amable Piet, and Joseph C. Duvernay jr.
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, andreceives 120 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is also signed by two witnesses; also thatit stipulates the voyageur will be part of Faniant's canoe (canot de maître?)
Lande typeMF99 (Canadian imprint before 1800)
10.
OutfitterLouis Belair for Jean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurCharles Belmard (Bellemare) of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateMasquinongé, 21 March 1801
DestinationNorthern posts
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Gagnon, signatures of Louis and Joseph Belair, as well as notary Maurice L. D. deGlandons
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives double the usual equipment; no money is given on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties as well as the notary
Lande typeMF00(h)
11.
OutfitterLouis Belair for Jean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Gagnon of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateMasquinongé, 21 March 1801
DestinationGrand Portage
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Gagnon, signatures of Louis and Joseph Belair, as well as notary Maurice L. D. deGlandons
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, and receives double the usual equipment and 72 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties as well as thenotary.
Lande typeMF00(h)
12.
OutfitterLouis Belair for Jean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJacques Roy, of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateMasquinongé, 21 March 1801
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, will receive an extra 200 livres if required toproceed to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jacques Roy, signatures of Louis and Joseph Belair, as well as notary Maurice L. D. deGlandons
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, and receives 240 livres on account
Commentunusual in that it is signed by both parties as well as the notary. Jean-Marie Boucher enjoyed a long and activelife in the fur trade and eventually established a house and store right outside the compound at Fort William where he wasrenowned for his ability to induce the voyageurs to part with their hard-earned funds and even extended credit to them. His house is a permanent part of any plan illustratingthe layout of Old Fort William. (Lande, p. 48).
Lande typeMF00
13.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurLouis LeClerc, cabinet maker, of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateRivière-du-Loup, 6 April 1801
DestinationNorthern posts, except Nipigon and Temiscaming
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturessignatures of Lesieur [witness?] and Ls. Le Claire
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip,receives double the usual equipment; and 144 livres onaccount
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by the voyageur, rather thanwith his mark. The man is also a tradesman, but thecontract makes no mention that he will be required to workin his trade at the posts
Lande typeMF00(h)
14.
OutfitterLouis Belair for Jean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurSamuel Wells of Masquinongé
Place & dateMasquinongé, 6 April 1801
DestinationNorthern posts
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Samuel Wells, signatures of Joseph and Louis Belair
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip,receives double the usual equipment; and 84 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties as well as thenotary
Lande typeMF00(h)
15.
OutfitterJohn Gregory of Berthier, agent (not John Gregory, partner for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurAndré Hallé, of Contrecoeur
Place & dateMontreal, 26 November 1801
DestinationNorthwest and dependencies, except Nipigon
Position"wintering" steersman
Payment1500 livres
Length of contractone year
SignaturesLouis Chaboillez, notary
Observationsthe voyageur will carry six packs on the return trip, receives double the usual equipment; 600 livres on accountand will receive another 200 livres on account the followingautumn (prior to departure). Voyageurs usually carried two packs of 90 pounds per trip; mention is made in the contract when the voyageur is willing to carry four packs of fur, butthis is the first contract where the voyageur agrees to carrysix packs (or 540 lbs!). His wages are also higher than thosefor any other voyageur contract we have ever seen.
Commentslisted with "outfit" for 1802, because outfits start in October of preceding year
Lande typeMF00(h)
16.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Papin, of St-Sulpice
Place & dateSt-Sulpice, 5 January 1802
DestinationFort des Prairies (Red River)
Position"wintering" milieu
Paymentthe rate old (experienced) winterers are paid at the post
Length of contractone year
Signaturessignatures of Baptiste Papin, and Louis Barbier and Baptist [sic] Ham [?] as witnesses
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives double the usual equipment; and 200 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by the voyageur
Lande typeMF01(h)
17.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurÉtienne Charron dit DuCharme, of St-Pierre [Sorel]
Place & dateBerthier, 20 January 1802
DestinationTemiscaming
Positionmilieu
Payment350 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Étienne Charron, signatures of Louis Barbier and Baptist [sic] Ham [?] as witnesses
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; and 120 livres on account
Comments
Lande typeMF00
18.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurAntoine La Pierre son of Pierre (La Pierre), of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateBerthier, 29 April 1802
DestinationNorthern posts
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment750 livres the first year, afterwards the rate of the post
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Antoine La Pierre
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives double the usual equipment; and 12 livres on account
Comments
Lande typeMF00(h)
19.
OutfitterAlexis Trempé (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurAugustin Roy, of Chatoyer
Place & dateBerthier, 29 January 1802
Destination"the Northern limits"
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment750 livres, and afterwards the rate of the post
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Augustin Roy, and signatures of Alexis Trempé, as well as Louis Barbier and Baptist [sic] Ham [?] as witnesses
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; and 24 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties. "Trempé isa foreman who is later mentioned in reference to the secondFranklin expedition. Peter Warren Dease, in letter of 13 May1825 to Robert McVicar writes telling of how he sent Trempé to Great Bear Lake to prepare for Franklin's arrival there." (Lande, p. 52).
Lande typeMF00(h)
20.
OutfitterFrederick Singer (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Charpentier, of Baie du Febvre
Place & dateBaie du Febvre, 24 May 1802
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionsecond
Payment400 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Charpentier, and signatures of Joseph Le maitre, witness, and Frederick Singer
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; and 200 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties.
Lande typeMF00
21.
OutfitterFrederick Singer (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Gauthier, of Baie du Febvre
Place & dateSt-François, 24 May 1802
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionmilieu
Payment400 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Gauthier, and signatures of Joseph Le maitre, as witness, as well as Frederick Singer
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; 96 livres on account, and willreceive another 154 livres at time of his departure
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties. "Singer recruited his men from Lormière and St-François which at that time, as today, was a predominantly Mohawk settlement." (Lande, p. 58).
Lande typeMF00
22.
OutfitterFrederick Singer (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurLouis Senneville, of Baie du Febvre
Place & dateBaie du Febvre, 24 May 1802
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionmilieu
Payment400 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Senneville, and signatures of Joseph Le Maitre, witness, and Frederick Singer
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; 96 livres on account and willreceive 154 livres upon his departure
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties.
Lande typeMF00
23.
OutfitterFrederick Singer (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Laurance (Laurence), of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 25 May 1802
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionsteersman
Payment700 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Laurence, and signature of Frederick Singer
Observationsthe voyageur will carry four packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment; and 400 livres on account
Commentsunusual in that it is signed by both parties.
Lande typeMF00
24.
OutfitterRégis Lorange of Berthier (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurPierre Ganon (Gagnon) of Machiche
Place & dateMachiche, 25 December 1802
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Gagnon, signatures of Claude Laurangé [sic] and Pierre-Joseph Théroux
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 60 francs on account
Commentsunusual because signed by both parties. "The last summer at Grand Portage was in 1802. Since the historic depot was located in American territory about 20 miles south of the border on the shore of lake Superior, it was ultimately given up asAmerican territory following the dictates of Jay's Treaty of 1794. As a matter of fact, a few men and a clerk remained stationed there for several years thereafter but more as a point of dissuasion to the XY rivals than as a depot and point of entry to the portage." (Lande, p. 60)
Lande typeMF03 (not illustrated)
25.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurÉtienne Charron dit Ducharme of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 8 October 1803
DestinationGrand Portage
Positionsteersman
Payment700 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Étienne Charron
Observationsthe voyageur will carry 4 packs on the return trip, receives the usual equipment and 180 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered). It is also interesting to note that the voyageur was still sent to Grand Portage (see comment to entry above)
Lande typeMF00
26.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurLouis Godon (Godoin?) of Ste-Geneviève de Batiscan
Place & dateBerthier, 21 October 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionsteersman
Payment700 livres
Length of contractreturn trip during the year 1805, since he is already hired for the outfit of 1804
Signaturesmark of Louis Godon; signature of jaen mair bouché [sic]
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 200 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered). Unusual (for fairly obvious reasons) in that it bears the signature of Jean-Marie Boucher, the agent.
Lande typeMF02
27.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurCharles Chrétien of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateBerthier, 3 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres for the first year, afterwards the rate of the post where he will be
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmarks of Charles Chrétien and Jean Bruno, his tutor
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 24 livres on account; his tutor will receive 100 livres upon Chrétien's departure
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered). Unusual because this contract is for a minor, and that his tutor is to receive part of his wages
Lande typeMF03(h) (not illustrated)
28.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurFrançois Éno dit Canada of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 9 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionsecond steersman on the Great River, and bowsman inland
Payment600 livres (or 500, corrected in ink, but not clear from text)
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of François Éno
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 180 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
29.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurFrançois Charron dit Ducharme jr. of St-Pierre de Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 12 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of François Charron
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 15 piastres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
30.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Matte, Jr. of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 12 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment650 livres for the first year, second and third year the rate of the post
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph Matte
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment of a winterer and has received 48 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02(h)
31.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Sanssoussy (Sanssouci) of Ile Dupas
Place & dateBerthier, 20 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Position"bout de canot" (instead of the usual term, gouvernail, i.e. steersman)
Payment700 livres and if rates increase he will receive the difference
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Sanssouci
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 300 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered). See also entrybelow for contract of same date made out to his relative, Louis Sanssouci. Unusual in that it stipulates a possible increase of salary if conditions change.
Lande typeMF02
32.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurLouis Sanscousy (Sanssouci) of Ile Dupas
Place & dateBerthier, 20 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Sanssouci
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 100 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered).
Lande typeMF02
33.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurFrançois Dussault of Ile St-Ignace
Place & dateBerthier, 24 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionsecond on the Great River, and milieu inland
Payment500 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of François Dussault
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 150 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
34.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Latour of Ile St-Ignace
Place & dateBerthier, 24 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionsecond on the Great River, and milieu inland
Payment500 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Latour
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 150 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
35.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurPierre Vilandré son of Antoine, of parish of St-Esprit, Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 25 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Vilandré
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 150 livres on account, and will receive no more until his return
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
36.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurBenony Maurais of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 28 November 1803
DestinationNorthwestern posts except Nipigon
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres for the first year, rate of the post where he will be for the rest
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Benony Maurais
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment wintering milieus receive and 60 francs on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02(h)
37.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJoseph Évrard son of Jean-Baptiste of Ile Dupas
Place & dateBerthier, 29 November 1803
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Évrard
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and 60 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02
38.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Cadoret of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateBerthier, 3 December 1803
DestinationNorthern posts except Nipigon
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Cadoret
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment for winterers in the Northern posts and 96 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered).
Lande typeMF02(h)
39.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Déry of Maskinongé
Place & dateBerthier, 6 December 1803
DestinationNorthern posts except Nipigon, Fonds du Lac and les Rats
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturessigned Janbaptis Derie
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment and 100 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered). Signed by the voyageur
Lande typeMF02(h)
40.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurCharles Morin of Lormière
Place & dateBerthier, 6 December 1803
DestinationNorthern posts except Nipigon, Fonds du Lac and les Rats
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Charles Morin
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment of a winterer in the Northern posts and 60 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered).
Lande typeMF02(h)
41.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurAntoine Frappier of Saint-Cuthbert
Place & dateBerthier, 13 December 1803
DestinationAthabaska
Positionsteersman
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Antoine Frappier
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 100 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF03(h) (not illustrated)
42.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurBasile Durand of Ste-Élizabeth
Place & dateBerthier, 15 December 1803
DestinationNorthern posts except Nipigon
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Basile Durand
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment and 86 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF02(h)
43.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJérémie Bruno, son of the late Jean-Baptiste Bruno, of Maskinongé
Place & dateBerthier, 22 December 1803
DestinationNorthern posts except Nipigon
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Jérémie Bruno
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment and has received 90 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF03(h) (not illustrated)
44.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurCharles Dupuis of Maskinongé
Place & dateBerthier, 29 December 1803
DestinationLimits of the Northwest
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment900 livres, afterwards the rate of the post where he will be
Length of contractfour years
Signaturesmark of Charles Dupuis
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment of a winterer and has received 300 livres on account
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF03(h) (not illustrated)
45.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurPierre Bellanger (Bélanger) of Lanoraie
Place & dateBerthier, 4 January 1804
DestinationAthabaska
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres for the first year, the rate of the post where he will be the following year
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Pierre Bélanger
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual winterers' equipment and 300 livres on account
Comments
Lande typeMF00(h)
46.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Charbônô (Charbonneau) of Sainte-Elizabeth
Place & dateBerthier, 2 January 1804
DestinationRainy Lake
Positionmilieu
Payment450 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 342 livres on account the previous year but was prevented from traveling; will travel this year or return the money advanced
Commentsmarked "Expédon délivrée" (copy delivered)
Lande typeMF03 (not illustrated)
47.
OutfitterJean-Marie Boucher (agent) for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurMichel Branconnier sr. of Berthier
Place & dateBerthier, 31 January 1804
Destinationmake two voyages from Kaministiguia to Portage de la Montagne
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment800 livres for the first year, the rate of the post the following year
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Michel Branconnier
Observationsthe voyageur receives double the usual equipment and 30 livres on account
Comments
Lande typeMF00(h)
48.
OutfitterJohn Gregory of Berthier, agent (not the partner, as no. 17 for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurBazil (Basile) Laplante of Côte St-Vincent
Place & dateMontréal, 4 July 1806
DestinationLake Nipissing
Positionsteersman
Payment120 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Basile Laplante
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment and has received 6 piastres on account
Comments
Lande typeMF05
49.
OutfitterJohn Gregory of Berthier, agent (not the partner, as above, for M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co.
VoyageurCharles Primaux (Primeau) of St-Constant
Place & dateMontréal, 11 July 1806
DestinationPortage des Chats (Ottawa River)
Positionmilieu
Payment36 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Charles Primeau
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment, no advance
Comments
Lande typeMF05
50.
OutfitterM'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co.
VoyageurJean Noël St-Amand of Rivière à la Graisse
Place & dateMontréal, 23 January 1808
DestinationTemiskaming
Positionbowsman
Payment160 livres
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean Noël St-Amand
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual equipment, and an advance of 8 piastres
Commentsthe name of partner John Gregory is crossed out in the text, and the name of the partnership M'Tavish, Frobisher is changed in Ms. To M'Tavish, M'Gillivray
Lande typeMF06T
51.
OutfitterM'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co.
VoyageurFrançois Hypolite (Hippolyte) Dufau of Grand St-Esprit
Place & dateMontréal, 5 March 1808
DestinationMoose Fort
Positionnot stated, winterer
Payment600 livres per annum, if required to work in his trade as mason or carpenter, he will receive 750 per annum, but no breeches the second year
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of François Hippolyte Dufau
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual double equipment, a pair of cloth breeches per annum (except as stated above) and an advance of 10 piastres when leaving
Commentsthe name of partner John Gregory is crossed out in the text, and the name of the partnership M'Tavish, Frobisher is changed in Ms. To M'Tavish, M'Gillivray
Lande typeMF06T(h)

2) Appendix: List of Voyageur Contracts (1999 Acquisition)

52.
OutfitterM'Tavish, M'Gillivrays & Co.
VoyageurRaymond Masta of Grand St-Esprit
Place & dateMontréal, 5 March 1808
DestinationAbitibi or Moose Fort
Positionnot stated, winterer
Payment500 livres per annum
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Raymond Masta
Observationsthe voyageur receives the usual double equipment, and an advance of 4 piastres
Commentsthe name of partner John Gregory is crossed out in the text, and the name of the partnership M'Tavish, Frobisher is changed in Ms. To M'Tavish, M'Gillivray
Lande typeMF06T(h)
53.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Chanard (Chouinard) of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateMontréal, 19 December 1811
DestinationPosts of the Northwest
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment600 livres for the first year, and the rates and conditions of the post for the others
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Louis Chouinard
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 10 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown. Equipment is detailed as above.
Lande typeMF11h
54.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurFrançois Lamirande of L'Assomption
Place & dateMontréal, 21 December 1811
DestinationPosts of the Northwest
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment600 livres for the first year, and the rates and conditions of the post for the others
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of François Lamirande
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres and another 10 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown. The winterer's equipment is described in the printed contract: a blanket of three points, another of two and a half points, six ells of cotton, one pair of mocassins and a (bead) collar. Thesewere used as trade goods for the personal profit of the voyageur.
Lande typeMF11h
55.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Bastien of Maskinongé
Place & dateMontréal, 27 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Position"bout" (i.e. steersman, used here instead of the word gouvernail)
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Bastien
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 25 piastres; will receive another 5 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
56.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAmable Bourguinon (Bourguignon) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 27 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Amable Bourguignon
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
57.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurXavier Russelle (?) Of St-Jacques Ruisseau Vache (?)
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Xavier Russelle
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
58.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Jean Belle (?) of Yamaska
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Jean Belle
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
59.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurDaniel Carpentier of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Daniel Carpentier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 12 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
60.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph Dagenay (Dagenais) of Ste-Rose
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Joseph Dagenais
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
61.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPierre Dumais of St-Benoit Grand Brûlé
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Dumais
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 15 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
62.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Étiez (Étier) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Étier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
63.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAndré Félix of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of André Félix
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
64.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Félix of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Félix
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
65.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAugustin Forsier (Forcier) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Augustin Forcier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
66.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAugustin Forcier of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Augustin Forcier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
67.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPierre Forsier (Forcier) of Yamaska
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Forcier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
68.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAndré Jallifour (Chalifoux) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of André Chalifoux
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 8 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
69.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurCharles Jallifour (Chalifoux) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Charles Chalifoux
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
70.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurGabriel Lalande of St-Benoit
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Gabriel Lalande
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 25 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
71.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAugustin Lambert of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Augustin Lambert
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 100 livres; will receive another 30 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
72.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMartin Lavallé (Lavallée) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Martin Lavallée
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
73.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJean Leveiller (Léveillé) of Yamaska
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean Léveillé
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
74.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Lussier of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Lussier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
75.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Ranger of St-Benoit
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Antoine Ranger
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
76.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Toineau of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Toineau
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
77.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Vandalle of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 28 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Antoine Vandalle
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 4 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
78.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPierre Bertrand of Veaudreuil (Vaudreuil)
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Bertrand
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive another 8 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
79.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurDenis Capelette (?) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Denis Capelette
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; and same amount when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
80.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Cornoyer (Cournoyer) of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Cournoyer
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 25 piastres and will receive another of 8 piastres when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11

3) Appendix: List of Voyageur Contracts (1999 Acquisition)

81.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMartin Cornoyer (Cournoyer) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Martin Cournoyer
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
82.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Cornoyer (Cournoyer) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Cournoyer
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres
Commentsimprint: [Montréal] De l'Imprimerie de Brown. "From archivalsources and private collections, we note a flurry of contracting activity during the month of December 1811 and running over into January 1812. This activity was undoubtedly provoked by the visit of William McGillivray to New York in January of 1811 and the resultant formation of the South West Fur Company in copartnership with John Jacob Astor. The outbreak of the War of 1812 in June of 1812 would have rendered much of this activity meaningless as most of the voyageurs would have by then been enlisted in the famous Canadian Corps of Voyageurs. In effect, this outfit, as well as the outfits of 1813 and 1814, would never be." (Lande, p. 80).
Lande typeMF11
83.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurModeste Cornoyer (Cournoyer) of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsecond steersman
Payment300 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Danis
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
84.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPrisque (?) Cornoyer (Cournoyer) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Prisque Cournoyer
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
85.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Danis of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Danis
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive another 6 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
86.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Decoeure (?) of Rigaut (Rigaud)
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Louis Decoeure
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive another 8 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
87.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPierre Dorval of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pierre Dorval
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 8 piastres when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
88.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Giguère of Yamaska
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pétal Mandeville
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 30 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
89.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph Hue (?) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationPosts of the Northwest
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment600 livres for the first year, and the rates and conditions of the post for the others
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph Hue
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown. Equipment is detailed as above.
Lande typeMF11h
90.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLaurant (Laurent) Lambert of Maskinongé
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsteersman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Laurent Lambert
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive another 8 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
91.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Lesieur of Berthier
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationPosts of the Northwest
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment600 livres for the first year, and the rates and conditions of the post for the others
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Antoine Lesieur
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 12 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown. Equipment is detailed as above.
Lande typeMF11h
92.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPétal [?] Mandeville of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Pétal Mandeville
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 25 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
93.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Peltier (Pelletier) of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Michel Pelletier
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
94.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Pierre of Lanoraie
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Antoine Pierre
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
95.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Plante of Sorel
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Antoine Plante
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
96.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAndré Rocquebrune of Rivière à la Graisse
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionbowsman
Payment400 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of André Rocquebrune
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 30 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
97.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJean-Baptiste Roy of Lanoraie
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionmilieu
Payment250 livres, and additional 150 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of Jean-Baptiste Roy
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
98.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurFrançois Salois of Maska
Place & dateMontréal, 30 December 1811
DestinationFort William
Positionsecond steersman
Payment300 livres, and additional 200 if he travels to Rainy Lake
Length of contractreturn trip
Signaturesmark of François Salois
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive another 8 when leaving
Commentsimprint: De l'Imprimerie de Brown.
Lande typeMF11
99.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph La Noix (?) of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateMontréal, 18 December 1820
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph La Noix; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive 6 when leaving
Comments"The dating of type MF20 is facilitated by the fact that thephrase 'l'an mil huit cent vingt___' is employed ... we judgethis form to have been printed in the fall of 1820. Note thatthe list of named empowered partners is now headed by Williamand Simon McGillivray. The next partner, Archibald Norman McLeod, had by this time become firmly installed, since the tragic death in 1816 of Kenneth Mackenzie, as the Montrealhiring agent of the NWC." (Lande, p. 88).
Lande typeMF20h
100.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAugustin Bourdeau of LaPrairie
Place & dateMontréal, 19 December 1820
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Paymentthe rates, conditions and equipment of the post where he will winter
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Augustin Bourdeau; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 16 piastres; will receive 16 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
101.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Archambeault (Archambault) of L'Assomption
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Antoine Archambault; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 8 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
102.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurMichel Gill of St-François
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Paymentthe rates, conditions and equipment of the post where he will winter
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Michel Gill; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 12 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
103.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoachim Larivière of L'Assomption
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Paymentthe rates, conditions and equipment of the post where he will winter
Length of contracttwo years
Signaturesmark of Joachim Larivière; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
104.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph Larivière of L'Assomption
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph Larivière; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
105.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurBaptiste Renaud of L'Assomption
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Baptiste Renaud; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 6 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
106.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJean-Marie Rocquebrune of Vaudreuil
Place & dateMontréal, 9 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Jean-Marie Rocquebrune; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
107.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurGodfroy (Godefroy) Boyer of Ile Perrot
Place & dateMontréal, 10 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Godefroy Boyer; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive6 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
108.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAndré Dubois of Vaudreuil
Place & dateMontréal, 10 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of André Dubois; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive8 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
109.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Grégoire of St-Ours
Place & dateMontréal, 10 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" steersman
Payment1000 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Antoine Grégoire; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive10 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
110.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurIsidore Beauchamp of Montreal, tinsmith
Place & dateMontréal, 20 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Isidore Beauchamp; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 8 when leaving
Commentsas above. It is interesting to note that no special mention is made in the contract of the voyageur to work in his trade; a tinsmith would be a highly valued addition to any fur trading post. It is also surprising he was not paid additional wages.
Lande typeMF20h
111.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Lafranchise of Faubourg St-Antoine (Montreal), blacksmith
Place & dateMontréal, 20 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturessigned by Louis Lafranchis [sic]; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 10 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above. A blacksmith would be even more appreciated in a trading post.
Lande typeMF20h
112.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph Toin (Thouin) of L'Achigan
Place & dateMontréal, 22 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph Thouin; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 8 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
113.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPierre Lord of Rivière-du-Loup
Place & dateMontréal, 23 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu and labourer
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Pierre Lord; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres
Commentsas above. Would the additional mention of labourer (a term that would apply to nearly all voyageurs) imply that he was required to perform more than the usual tasks at the posts? If so, this is not stipulated in the contract.
Lande typeMF20h
114.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurJoseph Jannot (Jeannot) of La Rivière à la Graisse
Place & dateMontréal, 25 January 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Joseph Jeannot; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 8 piastres; will receive 8 when leaving
Commentsas above for regular wintering contracts.
Lande typeMF20h
115.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurPaul Vallé (Vallée) of Ste-Anne
Place & dateMontréal, 26 February 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" bowsman
Payment1200 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Paul Vallée; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 20 piastres; will receive 10 when leaving
Commentsas above.
Lande typeMF20h
116.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurAntoine Allard St-François
Place & dateMontréal, 12 March 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" steersman
Payment1200 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Antoine Allard; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 100 piastres; will receive 50 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
117.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurXavier Melouez (?) Of Faubourg des Recollets (Montreal)
Place & dateMontréal, 12 April 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmark of Xavier Melouez; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur receives an advance of 12 piastres; will receive 12 when leaving
Commentsas above
Lande typeMF20h
118.
OutfitterArchibald Norman McLeod, partner, for M'Tavish, M'Gillivrays& Co.
VoyageurLouis Chevrette of St-Cuthbert
Place & dateMontréal, 9 May 1821
DestinationPosts of the Northwest in Upper Canada
Position"wintering" milieu
Payment700 livres per annum
Length of contractthree years
Signaturesmarks of Louis Chevrette and Jos. Baudry; signed by A.N. MacLeod
Observationsthe voyageur recognizes having received an advance of 215 livres; will receive 8 when leaving
Commentsas above. In this contract Chevrette takes the place of Joseph Baudry, who was hired in December 1819, obviously didnot do the voyage, and whose contract is hereby cancelled.
Lande typeMF20h
119.
OutfitterParker, Gerrard, Ogilvy & Co.
VoyageurAntoine Denyeau (Daignault) of St. Phillippe
Place & dateMontreal, 30 April 1802
DestinationMichilimackinac and Southern (U.S.) Posts
Positionmilieu
Payment650 livres
Length of contractone year
Signaturesmark of Antoine Denyeau
Observationsreceived double the usual equipment and 50 livres on account
CommentsThis contract is for the XY Company
Lande typeGN02(h)
120.
OutfitterPierre de Rocheblave
VoyageurFrançois Richard of Faubourg St. Laurent
Place & dateMontreal, 8 January 1817
DestinationMichilimackinac, obliged to continue to Sault Ste-Marieand, if so requested, around the lakes
Positionsteersman
Payment250 livres
Length of contractreturn trip, without wintering
Signaturesnotary Beek (contemporary notarial copy)
Observationsreceived 10 piastres on account and will receive another12 piastres when leaving
CommentsPierre de Rastel de Rocheblave, 1764-1840, fur traderfounding member of the XY Company. Rocheblave was given responsibility for the Voyageurs' Fund along with ThomasThain. (The Voyageur Fund was the earliest pension fund inCanada).
Lande typeGN17

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The 1999 Acquisition was processed in 2000, and the contents are listed at the file level in the Collection Contents section, with further details listed in the Appendix. Later acquisitions received a basic level of processing in 2013. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below, identified by a unique former call number and titled according to the date of acquisition.

Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from a description written by Alfred Van Peteghem, who collaborated on the book The Development of the Voyageur Contract (1686-1821) published by the Lawrence Lande Foundation for Canadian Historical Research in 1989. In Van Peteghem's descriptions, the outfitter, voyageur, place and date of contract, destination, position, payment, length of contract, and signatures present in each contract are summarized. Peteghem recorded any additions to the contract under the heading "Observations," and included additional research information or noted unusual features of the contracts under the heading "Comments." He also supplied a Lande type for each contract, as a means of correlating the printed form used in the contracts here to the printed forms described in The Development of the Voyageur Contract. The first two letters of the Lande type are a code for the outfitters' name: MF is used for printed forms carrying all incarnations of the M'Tavish, Frobisher & Co. GN is used to indicate that the contract is a generic form, with no company name printed at top. The last two digits reflect the year of printing of the contract. An "h" in parenthesis following the two digits indicates a wintering contract (or hyvernant), and an "h" not in parenthesis following the two digits indicates that the contract was specifically printed for winterers. There are two contracts printed before 1800: one by Joseph Faniant for Francois Lagarde, of St-Ours (number 8 in the appendix), and another also by Faniant for Joseph Pillon (Pilon), of Dautrai (number 9 in the appendix).

Former call numbers: Uncat MSS 259, Uncat MSS 260, Uncat MSS 631, Uncat MSS 840, Uncat MSS 931, Uncat MSS 995, Uncat MSS 1230, Uncat WA MS File Davies.
Title
Guide to the Davies/Scroggie Collection of Canadian Fur Trade Documents
Author
by Diana Smith and Lisa Conathan
Date
March 2000
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

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