File contains 1 document outlining the financial responsibilities of each partner of the North West Company from 1804 to 1813, the problems of bill exchanges in England during and after the War of 1812, and the financial disputes which occurred after the absorption of the NWC into the Hudson's Bay Company.
Typed transcripts of incoming and outgoing correspondence and one news paper article. Majority of the letters are on the topic of westward expansion/protection, Canadian confederation, interaction with and displacement of Indigenous groups, and life and politics in the mid 19th century. Correspondence with such figures as:
Elizabeth Reid (nee McGillivray)
J. G. Vansittart
R. W. Harwood
John Sandfield Macdonald
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