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EDMONTON TRADER:  THE STORY OF JOHN A. McDOUGALL., MacGregor, James G.

Author Name    MacGregor, James G.

Title   EDMONTON TRADER: THE STORY OF JOHN A. McDOUGALL.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good-

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1963

Seller ID   28780

262 pp, 9 1/4" H. Map endpapers, b&w photographs, maps, reproductions. "John A. McDougall left his Ontario home in 1873 to seek his fortune in the West, first as a fur trader on the Fort Carlton Trail, and then for some fifty years as a merchant in Edmonton (population forty when he first arrived there in 1879). During his lifetime he saw the Indians signing their lands over to the Crown; watched the hamlet of Edmonton by-passed by the railroad and later cut off for weeks by hostile Indians during the second Riel Rebellion. He experienced the Edmonton boom when the Klondike rush began and the decline resulting from the gradual abandonment of the overland route to the Yukon. A long hard climb to prosperity followed. (This book) throws new light on an important section of Canadian history and illustrates the magnitude of the changes that have taken place in the West in the past hundred years." Very light browning to spine and to edges of boards. Dust jacket has several edge tears archivally taped, a few small scuffs/rub marks, very light fading on spine/hinges, some light soiling on hinges, very small closed tear on front hinge.

John  A.  McDougall,  Assiniboine  River,  Athabasca,  Battle  River,  Batoche,  Battleford,  Bearverhills  Lake,  Chief  Big  Bear,  Brandon,  Calgary  Trail,  Carlton  Trail,  Cree  Indians,  Duck  Lake,  Edmonton,  Fort  Carlton,  Fort  Edmonton,  Fort  Ellice,  Fort  Benton,  Fort  Pitt,  Fort  Saskatchewan,  Colin  Fraser,  Frog  Lake,  Bishop  Grandin,  A.H.  Griesbach,  Malcolm  Groat,  James  Gullion,  Richard  Hardisty,  Hudson's  Bay  Company,  Humboldt,  W.D.  Jarvis,  Lac  La  Biche,  Lac  Ste  Anne,  Father  Lacombe,  Patrick  Gammie  Laurier,  Little  Saskatchewan  River,  Sir  John  A.  MacDonald,  Manitob,  Matt  McCauley,  James  McDonald,  Metis,  Mounted  Police,  North  West  Rebellion,  Dan  Noye,  Frank  Oliver,  Portage  La  Prairie,  Prince  Albert,  Railways,  Qu'appele,  Red  River,  Louis  Riel,  Sheriff  W.W.  Robertson,  Donald  Ross,  St.  Albert,  Dick  Secord,  Settlers,  John  Sinclair,  Donald  A.  Smith,  Steamboats,  Alex  Taylor,  Telegraph  Lines,  Indian  Treaties,  Victoria,  John  Walter,  Winnipeg,  Yukon  Parties.  Yukon. 

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