Columbia District

The Columbia District was a fur trading district in the Pacific Northwest region of British North America in the 19th century. It was explored by the North West Company between 1793 and 1811, and established as an operating fur district around 1810. The North West Company was absorbed into the Hudson's Bay Company in 1821, under which the Columbia District became known as the Columbia Department. The Oregon Treaty of 1846 marked the effective end of the Hudson's Bay Company's Columbia Department.

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James Sinclair (fur Trader)
... Canada, from the Red River Valley to the Columbia River valley ... Under the treaty, the boundary in the Columbia District had not been fixed under a policy of "joint occupation" of lands west of the continental divide ... HBC York Factory Express route over the Athabaska Pass and down the Columbia River to Fort Vancouver ...
Columbia River Geobox - New Waves of Explorers
... See also History of Oregon, History of British Columbia, History of Washington (U.S ... It is unknown whether they landed near the Columbia ... in 1679 and traded with the Clatsop if these were indeed the first Europeans to see the Columbia, they failed to send word home to Spain ...
Cascadia (independence Movement) - Historical Background - 19th Century - Columbia District
... The Columbia District and the related Oregon Country are precursors to Cascadia ... was employed as the "Chief Factor" (regional administrator) by the Hudson's Bay Company for the Columbia District, administered from Fort Vancouver ... British claims north of the Columbia River were ceded to the United States by the contentious Oregon Treaty of 1846 ...
York Boat
... Bay Company to carry furs and trade goods along inland waterways in Rupert's Land and the Columbia District ... A style of boat slightly different from the York boat was made specifically for use in the Columbia District and constructed on the Columbia River ... In the 1820s Joe McKay of the HBC described the Columbia District bateaux as "made from quarter-inch pine board, and are thirty-two feet long, and six and a half feet wide in midships, with both ends sharp ...
York Factory Express - Transport
... used to carry furs, trade goods along inland waterways in Rupert's Land and the Columbia District ... different from the York boat was made specifically for use in the Columbia District and constructed on the Columbia River ... Fur Company introduced the use of bateaux on the Columbia River, heavy boats made of split or sawn cedar ...

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