Item 27 - Voyageur contract for Joseph La Treille dit La Lande of Cote St. Vincent St. Benoit

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Voyageur contract for Joseph La Treille dit La Lande of Cote St. Vincent St. Benoit

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CA RBD MSG 1108-27

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  • 7 March 1808 (Creation)
    Montréal (Québec)

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1 sheet ; 30 x 18.5 cm

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Contract between Joseph La Treille dit La Lande of Cote St. Vincent St. Benoit and outfitter McTavish, McGillivrays & Co. & John Ogilvy & Thomas Thain. The voyageur receives double the usual equipment each year, and 8 piastres on account. Contract duration is two years. Payment is for 550 livres per annum. Position given as "wintering" milieu. Destination of dependencies of Temiscaming or Fort Moose.

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Mark of Joseph La Treille dit La Lande.

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The name of partner John Gregory is crossed out in the text, and the name of partnership McTavish, Forbisher is changed to McTavish, McGillivray.

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Lande type MF06T(h).

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