Fort Chipewyan


Fort Chipewyan
   Built by North West Company, 1788, on southern shore of Lake Athabaska, near mouth of Athabaska River. Removed, 1820, by Hudson's Bay Company to north shore, where it still stands.
   Index: MS Built by Roderick Mackenzie, on Lake Athabaska, 24; its situation, 25; its famous library, 26; route to, from Grand Portage, 27; life at the fort, 28; Mackenzie sets forth from, on his journey to Arctic, 32; returns to, 50; McLeod builds new house, 50; Mackenzie winters there, 53; Turner winters there, and determines astronomical position, 57; Governor Simpson at, 1828, 236; William McGillivray in charge of, 236. D Mackenzie at, 53; his point of departure for Arctic journey, 53; and Pacific expedition, 53.
   Bib.: Mackenzie, History of Fur Trade in his Voyages; Masson, Bourgeois de la Compagnie du Nord-Ouest; Burpee, Search for the Western Sea; Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company; Willson, The Great Company; Laut, Conquest of the Great North-West.

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