Beyond the river and the bay: some observations on the state of the Canadian Northwest in 1811 with a view to providing the intending settler with an intimate knowledge of that country
Based on an imaginary long-lost manuscript by Ian Alexander Bell Robertson invented by the author in order to integrate remarks by contemporary observers into the text. Gives a picture of the Northwest as it was immediately prior to the first white settlement and is based on sources that would have been available to the writer at that time.
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