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Pacific Fur Company

Overview
Works: 89 works in 391 publications in 4 languages and 8,494 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Anecdotes  Personal narratives  Biography 
Classifications: F880, 917.8
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Astoria, or, Anecdotes of an enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains by Washington Irving( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Languages
English (256)

French (12)

Dutch (11)

German (9)

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Annals of Astoria : the headquarters log of the Pacific Fur Company on the Columbia River, 1811-1813