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Peter Fidler: Canada"s forgotten surveyor, 1769-1822

James Grierson MacGregor

Peter Fidler: Canada"s forgotten surveyor, 1769-1822

by James Grierson MacGregor

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Canadian
    • Subjects:
    • Fidler, Peter, 1769-1822.,
    • Northwest, Canadian -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Northwest, Canadian -- Surveys.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCanada"s forgotten surveyor.
      Statement[by] J. G. MacGregor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1060.7.F5 M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 265 p.
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5527350M
      LC Control Number67001305

      Welcome. Peter FIDLER was one of Canada's greatest surveyors and explorers. He was born on Aug in Bolsover, Derbyshire England. In he signed on as a labourer with the Hudson's Bay Company, beginning his career at York Factory on Hudson he began his training as a surveyor with Philip TURNOR. Around Peter married a Cree woman . Fidler has much to tell us of the Indian tribes, the effect of the coming of the white man, the rivalry between the Hudson's Bay and North-West companies, and the establishment of the Red River settlement in Excerpt from J.G. MacGregor's book, Peter Fidler, Canada's Forgotten Surveyor.

      FIDLER, PETER () Peter Fidler's service to the Hudson's Bay Company spanned the three most important periods of the fur trade. He was the last of the company's winterers; later he faced the cutthroat opposition of the North West Company in its richest fur region; and in the last years of his life he helped to organize and sustain the Red River colony. Buy a cheap copy of Peter Fidler: Canada's Forgotten book by James G. MacGregor. With sextant in hand, Peter Fidler travelled the length and breadth of western Canada in the late 's, laying the framework for all maps of the area. He was the Free shipping over $

      Peter Fidler Canada's Forgotten Surveyor, (Book): MacGregor, James Grierson: With sextant in hand, Peter Fidler travelled the length and breadth of western Canada in the late 's, laying the framework for all maps of the area. He was the first white man to reach the fabled Athabasca country and the first to establish trade contact with the Kootenay Indians in the Canadian . PETER FIDLER () AMELIA BIRD () (Last Updated: J ) Peter FIDLER was born in at Norway House, son of Mary MACKAGONNE and Peter FIDLER SR. of Bolsover ().** MORE ABOUT PETER FIDLER of BOLSOVER In when his father (Peter FIDLER SR) died at Fort Dauphin, Peter was only two years old. He was six .


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MacGregor is undoubtedly the best book I have found about Peter FIDLER. You will find many tidbits in my descendant narratives that are excerpts from this book. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK Peter Fidler, trader and surveyor, to by Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, Publication date Topics Fidler, Peter Publisher Ottawa, Royal Societys of Canada Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor University of TorontoPages:.

MacGregor, Peter Fidler: Canada ’ s forgotten surveyor, – (Toronto and Montreal, ).Peter Fidler (16 August – 17 December ) was a British surveyor, map-maker, fur trader and explorer who had a long career in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) in what later became was born in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England and died at Fort Dauphin in present-day married Mary Mackagonne, a Cree woman, and together Born: 16 AugustBolsover, Derbyshire, England.As the anniversary was approaching the decision was made to make available a few copies so that people would come to know the man Dr.

James Cousins called The Forgotten Geographer and Dr James MacGregor in his book called Canada's Forgotten Surveyor. (Listen to Dr. Cousins and Dr. MacGregor talk about Peter Fidler).