Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/B/OMS/C C1 O 72/1-8
TitleRev John West
Extent8 items
DescriptionYork Factory, 1822-1823.

/1-4 Letters 1822-23 including:
/2 Specimen of writing by 'Eskimo' [Inuit] guide to Captain Franklin's Northern Land expedition 1822;

/5 Journal: 10 Jun 1821- 24 Oct 1823 (62 pp.) includes: accounts of customs of Indian; also references to Swiss emigrants; notes of highest and lowest temperature for each month 1821-22 ( p. 32); address to governor and council of Hudson's Bay Company on need for education of Indian children 1823 (p. 49); and his reply (p. 59); visit to Fort Churchill and Eskimos Jul - Aug 1823;
/6 Copy of the report presented to Hudson's Bay Company for 15 Aug 1820 - Oct 1823;
/7 Letter from William Garnish, Red River, to West regarding cost of education of Indian children 1823;
/8 Extracts from minutes of Hudson's Bay Company's council at York Factory reference to education of children, with comments by West 1823
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