A map exhibiting all the new discoveries in the interior parts of North America, [1820-1833?] / inscribed by permission to the honorable governor and company of adventurers of England trading into Hudsons Bay, in testimony of their liberal communications to their most obedient and very humble servan
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The Hudson's Bay Company began in 1670, and by the 1820s it had expanded to the Pacific Northwest. John McLoughlin served as the head of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia district. In this position, which McLoughlin held for twenty-one years, he oversaw the company's operations throughout the entire Pacific Northwest. Researching the role Dr. McLoughlin played in the history of the Hudson's Bay Company were Robert C. Clark and Burt B. Barker. Both were historians at the University of Oregon wh...
Aaron Arrowsmith, British cartographer, founded a mapmaking firm in London in the late 18th century. In 1791, the Hudson's Bay Company appointed Arrowsmith to prepare maps, and gave him access to the Company's archives and to information collected by the Company's traders in North America. Arrowsmith's first map of North America, published in 1795, charted large parts of Canada on a map for the first time. Arrowsmith's maps were regularly updated and, after his death in 1823, his sons Aaron Jr. ...