Item 13 - Letter from Alexander Henry to Simon McTavish, 24 January 1796

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Letter from Alexander Henry to Simon McTavish, 24 January 1796

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CA RBD MSG 431-13

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  • 24 January 1796 (Creation)
    Henry, Alexander, 1739-1824

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1 sheet ; 25.1 cm x 19.7 cm

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Alexander Henry, known as "the Elder" (to distinguish from his nephew also by the name of Alexander Henry), was one of the leading early fur traders following the British Conquest of New France and a founding member of the Beaver Club.

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Manuscript letter to McTavish signed A. Henry, dated 24 January 1796.

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