Red River. Joseph James Hargrave.
Red River
Red River

Red River

Montreal: John Lovell, 1871. First Edition. Hardcover. RED RIVER HARGRAVE, Joseph James Published by Printed for the Author by John Lovell, Montreal (1871) Printed for the Author by John Lovell, Montreal, 1871. Hardcover. First edition. Original brown bevel-edged cloth. (2), (xvi), (17)-506, (4) pp. A VG copy with some light staining to the front and rear boards and light marginal notes and lines in pencil. "A valuable history based on papers belonging to the author's father, an H.B.C. employee, and written under the eye of his uncle, William Mactavish, another old company servant." - Peel 328 Hargrave (1841-94) was born in York factory to a Hudson's Bay Company family and entered service himself in 1861, being stationed in the Red River area 1861-64 and then in Edmonton 1884-89. He was said to have retired with a fortune of half a million dollar. STIJ002. Very good. Item #120

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