Fur Traders From New England The Boston Men In The North Pacific, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis, and James Gilchrist Swan


137 pages. Northwest Historical Series XVIII "The earliest accounts of the Northwest fur trade, prepared and edited by two top scholars in the field. They have gathered original narratives of the earliest stages of the fur trade: William Dane Phelps' "Solid Men of Boston," William Sturgis' "The Northwest Fur Trade," "William Sturgis on the American Vessels and the Maritime Fur Trade," and "Account of the Vessels Engaged in the Sea-Otter-Fur-Trade on the Northwest Coast from 1787 to 1809," compiled by William Tufts, Esq., from his own memoranda. These rare documents are brought together under one cover to reveal the inner-workings and alliances on which the early fur trade depended."

Title: Fur Traders From New England The Boston Men In The North Pacific, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis, and James Gilchrist Swan

Author Name: Busch, Briton C. Barry M. Gough, William Phelps, William Sturgis, James Swan

Categories: Fur Trade, Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company: 1997

ISBN Number: 0-87062-261-7

ISBN Number 13: 9780870622618

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 4503

Keywords: Fur trade, exploration, North Pacific Boston