A Journey to the Polar Sea

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BoD Books on Demand, 2010 - Travel - 414 pages
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Narrative of the British Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822 to the northern shore of Canada. Firstly released in 1824.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 1
6
TRANSACTIONS AT STROMNESS
7
ENTER DAVIS STRAITS
12
PERILOUS SITUATION ON THE SHORE OF RESOLUTION ISLAND
15
LAND ON THE COAST OF LABRADOR
18
ESQUIMAUX OF SAVAGE ISLANDS
19
YORK FACTORY
22
ARRIVAL OF DR RICHARDSON AND MR HOOD
138
CHAPTER 6
141
SOJOURNS WITH AN INDIAN PARTY
143
HIS JOURNEY TO CHIPEWYAN
159
CHAPTER 7
162
DIFFICULTIES OF THE VARIOUS NAVIGATIONS OF THE RIVERS AND LAKES AND OF THE PORTAGES
163
SLAVE LAKE AND FORT PROVIDENCE
166
SCARCITY OF PROVISIONS AND DISCONTENT OF THE CANADIAN VOYAGERS
178

PREPARATIONS FOR THE JOURNEY INTO THE INTERIOR
23
CHAPTER 2
27
CROSS SWAMPY LAKE
32
JACK RIVER
33
KNEE LAKE AND MAGNETIC ISLET
34
TROUT RIVER
35
WEEPINAPANNIS RIVER
36
WHITE FALL LAKE AND RIVER
37
ECHEMAMIS AND SEA RIVERS
38
PLAY GREEN LAKES
40
RIVER SASKATCHEWAN
42
CROSS CEDAR AND PINE ISLAND LAKES
43
CUMBERLAND HOUSE
45
CHAPTER 3
54
HIS ACCOUNT OF THE CREE INDIANS
55
CHAPTER 4
82
ARRIVAL AT CARLTON HOUSE
89
STONE INDIANS
92
VISIT TO A BUFFALO POUND
94
GOITRES
101
DEPARTURE FROM CARLTON HOUSE
102
ISLE A LA CROSSE
107
ARRIVAL AT FORT CHIPEWYAN
119
CHAPTER 5
121
PREPARATIONS FOR OUR JOURNEY TO THE NORTHWARD
126
DIFFICULTIES WITH REGARD TO THE INDIAN GUIDES REFUSAL TO PROCEED
181
VISIT OF OBSERVATION TO THE UPPER PART OF COPPERMINE RIVER
192
RETURN TO THE WINTER QUARTERS OF FORT ENTERPRISE
196
CHAPTER 8
198
MR BACKS NARRATIVE OF HIS JOURNEY TO CHIPEWYAN AND RETURN
225
CHAPTER 9
239
PREPARATIONS FOR THE JOURNEY TO THE NORTHWARD
246
CHAPTER 10
262
NAVIGATION OF THE COPPERMINE RIVER
269
VISIT TO THE COPPER MOUNTAIN
280
INTERVIEW WITH THE ESQUIMAUX
289
DEPARTURE OF THE INDIAN HUNTERS ARRANGEMENTS MADE WITH THEM FOR OUR RETURN
293
CHAPTER 11
298
OBSERVATIONS ON THE PROBABILITY OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE
318
CHAPTER 12
321
DIFFICULTY AND DELAY IN CROSSING COPPERMINE RIVER
346
EXTREME MISERY OF THE WHOLE PARTY
351
DESOLATE STATE OF FORT ENTERPRISE
358
DISTRESS SUFFERED AT THAT PLACE
359
MURDER OF MR HOOD DEATH OF SEVERAL OF THE CANADIANS
364
DR RICHARDSONS NARRATIVE
366
CONCLUSION OF DR RICHARDSONS NARRATIVE
376
MR BACKS NARRATIVE
388
CONCLUSION OF MR BACKS NARRATIVE
399
MR WENTZELS EXPLANATION
400

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