George Simpson

George Simpson [1792–1860]

b. 1792
d. 1860

Sources of biographical information about Simpson:

Events in the Mount Robson region in which Simpson was involved:

  • 1824 Simpson recrossing Athabasca Pass
  • 1824 Simpson and Ross cross Athabasca Pass from west
  • 1826 Simpson orders use of YHP
Works pertinent to the Mount Robson region of which Simpson was author or co-author:

  • —   Fur trade and empire. George Simpson’s journal entitled Remarks connected with fur trade in consequence of a voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory 1824-25. Frederick Merk, editor. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1931. University of British Columbia Library
  • —   Peace River: A Canoe Voyage from Hudson’s Bay to Pacific, by the Late Sir George Simpson (Governor, Hon. Hudson’s Bay Company.) In 1828: Journal of the Late Chief Factor, Archibald McDonald (Hon. Hudson’s Bay Company), Who Accompanied Him; Edited, with Notes by Malcolm McLeod, Barrister, etc.. Ottawa: J. Durie & Son., 1872

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