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Voyageur contract for Baptiste Frisier of Maska

Contract between Baptiste Frisier of Maska and outfitter Archibald Norman McLeod, partner, for McTavish, McGillivrays & Co. The voyageurs receives an advance of 30 piastres, will receive 10 when leaving. Contract duration is three years. Includes rates, conditions and equipment of the post where he will winter. Position given as "wintering" milieu. Destination of posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada.

Voyageur contract for Andre Caille of LaPrairie

Contract between Andre Caille of LaPrairie and outfitter Archibald Norman McLeod, partner, for McTavish, McGillivrays & Co. The voyageurs receives an advance of 12 piastres, will receive 8 when leaving. Contract duration is three years. Payment is for 700 livres per annum. Position given as "wintering" milieu. Destination of posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada.

Voyageur contract for Tousaint Faille of LaPrairie

Contract between Tousaint Faille of LaPrairie and outfitter Archibald Norman McLeod, partner, for McTavish, McGillivrays & Co. The voyageur receives an advance of 15 piastres, will receive 8 when leaving. Contract duration is three years. Payment is for 700 livres per annum. Position given as "wintering" milieu. Destination of posts of the Northwest in Upper Canada.

Voyageur contract for Jean-Baptiste Chauvin

Contract between Jean-Baptiste Chauvin and the Montreal outfitter Joseph Trottier Desruisseaux. The contract outlines Chauvin's agreement to travel to Illinois country and trade among the Tamarois people for the winter 1732-33 for the payment of 150 livres of beaver fur and half of the profits of his trades.

Grant and Laframboise letter book loose leaves

File consists of manuscript leaves previously bound with MSG 432-4, a letter book of correspondence signed alternately William Grant, William Grant & Co., Grant & Laframboise, or C. Laframboise. Leaves are of laid paper written in a variety of hands. Addressees of letters include Augustin Choteau, Stanbridge & Tagg, Brickwood & Daniell, John Blackwood, and McTavish, Fraser, & Co. Some letters include goods (for example, types of furs) and calculations. Dates of letters range from August 1798 to March 1800.

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