Pacific Fur Company
Most widely held works about Pacific Fur Company
Most widely held works by Pacific Fur Company
Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving ( Book )
181 editions published between 1800 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
In 1810 John Jacob Astor sent two expeditions to the mouth of the Columbia River to establish a far flung trade empire based on furs. Three years later his plans were in ruins and his headquarters at Astoria with it's huge stock of valuable pelts were in the hands of the British and sold at a great loss to the North West Company. This daring venture was the real opening of the west. An important saga of the Western Fur Trade. John Jacob Astor, supplied Irving with many of the journals and other materials which he used in writing this history.
Saint Louis fur trade company ledgers, 1802-1871 (bulk 1822-1860) ( )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Account books of the American Fur Company and its Western Department, of its successor, Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company, and of several related St. Louis-based fur trade companies. They consist of a variety of financial records, including ledgers, journals, cash books, invoice registers, and inventories, as well as miscellaneous account and record books and two letterbooks.
American Fur Company Archives Astor, John Jacob,--1763-1848 Botany Canada Canada--Canadian Northwest Chinook jargon Chouteau, Charles P Chouteau family Commerce Diaries Discoveries in geography Early works Fernando--III,--King of Castile and Leon,--1199?-1252 Fiction Fur trade Glossaries, vocabularies, etc. History Hunt, Wilson Price,--1783?-1842 Indians of North America Juvenile works McDougall, Duncan,--d. 1818 Middle West Mississippi River Valley Missouri Missouri River Missouri River Valley Missouri--Saint Louis Northeastern States Ohio River Valley Oregon Oregon--Astoria Osage language Overland journeys to the Pacific Pacific Fur Company Pacific Northwest Pierre Chouteau Jr. & Company Ross, Alexander,--1783-1856 Sources Spain St. Louis Missouri Fur Company Stuart, Robert,--1785-1848 Tonquin (Ship) Travel United States United States--Columbia River Valley United States--Northwestern States United States--Oregon National Historic Trail Voyages to the Pacific coast West (U.S.)