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File contains a diary outlining the daily activities of Joseph Frobisher from January 1806 to November 1810. Most entries are extremely brief (no more than one line), but others go into more detail. Catalogues when he left and came back from business trips and where he ate dinner and with whom.


File contains 1 large ledger book outlining the inventory, holdings, and value of the estate of Joseph Frobisher.

  • Inventory pp. 1-26 (August 1810)
  • Account of estate sale pp. 26-35 (October 1810)
  • Debt claims pp. 36-94 (1810-1817)
  • Court proceedings pp. 107-146 (1814-1819)
  • Curator record of estate expenses pp. 156-183 (1810-1818)

Joseph Frobisher Collection

  • CA RBD MSG 433
  • Collection
  • 1787-1834

Frobisher's papers comprise a letterbook of the North-West Co. containing copies of letters written by Frobisher from April 1787 to October 1788, two original letters to Simon McTavish, 1796, and one from him, 1787, business and legal documents, largely concerning the estate of James McGill, 1810-1834, and a diary, 1806-1810, mostly a record of where he dined.

Frobisher, Joseph, 1748-1810


File contains 1 bound volume consisting of copies of correspondence written by Joseph Frobisher while he held an important role in the North West Co. from 15th April 1787 to 20th October 1788. All letters written from Montreal and sent to various business relations.