Gold Rush Endnotes

These are the endnotes for my series of fur trade gold rush posts, the first of which is found here: http://nancymargueriteanderson.com/gold-rush-one/

(1) Peter Skene Ogden to Donald Ross, March 6, 1849, Mss 0635, fo. ?, MF/A-032, British Columbia Archives [hereafter BCA]

(2) P.S. Ogden and James Douglas to Governor, Deputy Governor & Committee, October 1, 1848, B.223/b/38, fo. 58, Hudson’s Bay Company Archives [Hereafter HBCA]

(3) Alexander Caulfield Anderson to Governor George Simpson, April 17, 1850, D.5/28, fo. 296, HBCA

(4) P.S. Ogden to Archibald Barclay, April 1, 1851, B.223/b/39, fo. 76, HBCA

(5) A.C. Anderson to Governor Simpson, April 21, 1851, D.5/30, fo. 635, HBCA (6) Ibid, fo. 636

(7) F.W. Howay, British Columbia [Vancouver: S.J. Clarke, 1914] p. 2. The gold probably did not reach Fort Victoria, the Una was wrecked at Neah Bay on her way south and burned to the waterline by the Makah

(8) Paul Fraser to Governor Simpson, March 20, 1853, D.5/36, fo. 475, HBCA

(9) P.S. Ogden to Governor Simpson, May 30, 1853, B.223/b/41, fo. 12, HBCA

(10) Alexander Caulfield Anderson, “History of the Northwest Coast,” Mss 559, box 2, file 3, p. 153 (TS, B.A.McKelvie), BCA

(11) James Sinclair to D. W. Cowan, July 4, 1855, E/B/S16, fo. 2-3, BCA

(12) Dugald Mactavish to William Smith, June 30, 1855, B.223/b/41, HBCA

(13) Anderson, “History of the Northwest Coast,” p. 54-55

(14) J. Douglas to W. Smith, July 8, 1856, B.226/b/13, fo. 67, HBCA (15) Ibid. This gold find has been reported as occurring in 1852, but Donald McLean was not then at the Thompson’s River post

(16) J. Douglas to W. Smith, July 29, 1856, B.226/b/13, fo. 71, HBCA

(17) J. Douglas to W. Smith, September 20, 1856, B.226/b/12, fo. 79, HBCA

(18) J. Douglas to W. Smith, February 19, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo. 98, HBCA

(19) J. Douglas to W. Smith, June 27, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo 117, HBCA In fur trade parlance, “falls” was a rapid, rather than a waterfall

(20) J. Douglas to W. Smith, June 27, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo. 117, HBCA

(21) James A. Grahame to Governor Simpson, March 9, 1857, D.5/33, fo. 279, HBCA

(22) J.A. Grahame to Governor Simpson, March 25, 1857, B.223/b/41, fo. 130, HBCA (23) Ibid

(24) J. Douglas to Governor Simpson, July 17, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo. 119, HBCA

(25) George Blenkinsop’s report quoted in J. Douglas to W. Smith, July 20, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 3, HBCA (26) Ibid

(27) D. Mactavish to Governor Simpson, August 19, 1857, B.223/b/41, fo. 140, HBCA

(28) D. Mactavish to W. Smith, August 5, 1857, B.223/b/41, fo. 139, HBCA

(29) J. Douglas to W. Smith, July 20, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 3, HBCA

(30) J. Douglas to W. Smith, June 27, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo. 177, HBCA

(31) J. Douglas to Governor Simpson, July 17, 1857, B.226/b/13, fo 119, HBCA (32) Ibid

(33) Donald McLean to James Murray Yale, August 20, 1857, B.113/c/1, fo. 110, HBCA

(34) J. Douglas to W. Smith, September 1, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 6-7, HBCA

(35) J. Douglas to W. Smith, October 11, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 14, HBCA

(36) Ron Hatch et al, Kamloops: Trading Post to Tournament Capital (Kamloops: Thompsons Rivers History and Heritage Society, 2012) p. 37

(37) Instructions to Donald McLean quoted in J. Douglas to W. Smith, November 27, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 18, HBCA

(38) J. Douglas to W. Smith, December 28, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 26, HBCA

(39) J. Douglas to W. Smith, February 18, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 38, HBCA

(40) J. Douglas to W. Smith, February 18, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 38, HBCA (41) Ibid, fo. 39

(42) J. Douglas to W. Smith, November 27, 1857, B.226/b/15, fo. 18, HBCA

(43) J. Douglas to J.M. Yale, December 26, 1857, B.113/c/1, fo. 113-4, HBCA

(44) J. Douglas to Governor Simpson, January 4, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 28, HBCA

(45) J. Douglas to W. Smith, January 14, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 29, HBCA

(46) J. Douglas to W. Smith, February 18, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 38, HBCA

(47) J. Douglas to W. Smith, March 25, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 46, HBCA

(48) J. Douglas to W. Smith, April 19, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 50, HBCA. The Fort Hope road is the brigade trail from Hope to Tulameen

(49) J. Douglas to W. Smith, January 5, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 28, HBCA

(50) J. Douglas to Henry Labouchere, December 29, 1857, C/AA/10.1/3, p. 118, BCA

(51) D. Mactavish to Governor Simpson, February 8, 1858, D.5/46, fo. 131, HBCA

(52) J. Douglas to H. Labouchere, April 6, 1858, C/AA/10.1/3, p. 136, BCA

(53) J. Douglas to W. Smith, March 10, 1858, B.226/b/15, fo. 41, HBCA

(54) Alexander Caulfield Anderson, Handbook and Map to the Gold Region of Frazer’s and Thompsons’ River [San Francisco: J. J. LeCount, 1858] p. 2. The book was published sometime in or after May 1858.

(55) J. Douglas to H. Labouchere, May 8, 1858, C/AA/10.1/3, p. 140, BCA

I am not guaranteeing the accuracy of these endnotes until I have time to re-check them (which might not be in the immediate future).

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