Item FC 3212 K44 102.004 - 1850 Letter from Donald Ross to James Keith

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1850 Letter from Donald Ross to James Keith

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FC 3212 K44 102.004

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  • August 27, 1850 (Creation)

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Two sheets of paper with integral address leaf, with wax seals.

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(1798-1852)

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HBC Chief Factor. Namesake of Rossville near Norway House, MB.

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Handwritten letter from Donald Ross, Chief Factor of Norway House, to his friend James Keith in Aberdeen [Scotland]. James Keith was formerly the Chief Factor at Fort Chipewyan. In this letter, Ross writes about the poor mood he's suffered over the past year, laments the scarcity of furred animals, and predicts that gold will be the basis for the Hudson's Bay Company profits in the future. He expresses doubt that profits from coal will ever amount to much.

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