The French & British in the Old Northwest: A Biographical Guide to Archive and Manuscript Sources

Beers, Henry Putney

Published by Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1964
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Dust Jacket Condition: As New. iv, 297 pp, preface, I. The Records of the French Regime; II. the Records of Quebec on the French Regime; III. The Records of the British Regime; IV. The Records of Quebec and Ontario on the British Regime; V. Bibliographical Sources, index. First Edition, 1964. "This is the difinitive guide ot the archive and manuscript sources of the French and British officials and settlers, chiefly during the eighteenth century, in the North American Interior, or the Old Northwest: the Great Lakes, Quebec Province, Ontario, The Alleghenies, Western Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinoise, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Dakotas. As background to the extensive bibliography itself, the author has assembled an historical account of the military and civil governments of the Old Northwest under the French and British, and a description of the organization and activities of the ecclesiastical missions, trading companies, and other territorial institutions in the region. To amplify the record, he also presents a detailed survey of the papers, journals, diaries, records, and accounts of the public officials, traders, trappers, Indian agents, explorers, military officers, and missionaries that comprose the prime sources for any close historical study of the great struggle for possession and settlement of the North American interior." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan marble paper-covered boards with black lettering to spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 000034

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Title: The French & British in the Old Northwest: A...

Publisher: Wayne State University Press, Detroit

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: First Edition.

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