Outfits & Advances features five articles on various fur trade topics focusing on the American and Canadian fur trade in the northwest during the nineteenth century and features primary documentation on the Hudson's Bay Company, Northwest Company and American Fur Company and numerous pages of transcribed company records. Learn what type of goods and clothing voyageurs and company officers purchased with their wages, what type of trade goods were offered to the Natives and how they were packed for the journey inland, and how the Hudson's Bay and North West Companies fought each other for supremacy of the fur trade. Also includes a glossary of fur trade terms used throughout the book.Articles include:
Company-Made Goods of the Hudson's Bay Company.
Packing Goods for the Interior.
Employee Goods of the Hudson's Bay and North West Companies.
The Traveling Basket and Canteen in the Fur Trade.
The Pemmican War.
Soft cover, 47 pages, 10-1/2" x 8-1/4" format. By Ryan R. Gale.