Bill of Lading of Canoe



North West Company Bills of Lading

B6/1/1 North West Company Bills of Lading

Series B 6/1/1: Bills of Lading, 105 p., July 30, 1806 to July 31 1809 (original).

One bound volume containing the bills of lading for the canoes which were loaded at the Lac la Pluie Depot between July 30, 1806 and July 31, 1809. The volume originally contained 107 pages and 99 entries, two of which have been removed, and the last eight pages are blank. Each page is divided into four columns listing the Northwest Company mark, contents and quantity of pieces loaded into the canoe, the provisions, as well as the names and positions of the crew of the canoe.  The photo you see is just the first page of many.  To see more, contact our Curator today.