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Frontier profit and loss [electronic resource] : the British army and the fur traders, 1760-1764 / Walter S. Dunn, Jr.

By: Dunn, Walter S. (Walter Scott), 1928-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions in American history: no. 180.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xi, 196 p.) : map.ISBN: 9780313388743 (electronic bk.); 0313388741 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Northwest, Old -- History -- To 1775 | Northwest, Old -- Economic conditions | Fur trade -- Northwest, Old -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Colonies -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- Northwest, Old -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Commercial policy -- History -- 18th century | Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Commerce | Business | History | Fourrures -- Commerce -- �Etats-Unis (Vieux Nord-Ouest) -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | �Etats-Unis (Vieux Nord-Ouest) -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 1775 | �Etats-Unis (Vieux Nord-Ouest) -- Conditions �economiques | Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Am�erique -- Commerce -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | Grande-Bretagne -- Forces arm�ees -- �Etats-Unis (Vieux Nord-Ouest) -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | Grande-Bretagne -- Politique commerciale -- Histoire -- 18e si�ecle | HISTORY -- State & Local | HISTORY -- State & Local -- General | Bonthandel | Frontier | KrijgsmachtGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Frontier profit and loss.DDC classification: 977/.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Introduction; 1. The Financial Framework; 2. The Regulation of the Fur Trade, 1760-1761; 3. Canada; 4. New York; 5. Pennsylvania; 6. Detroit; 7. Illinois; 8. Imperial Policy, 1762-1763; 9. New Imperial Policy, 1764; 10. Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index;
Summary: By 1760, with the alleviation of the French threat to the western frontier, colonial fur traders headed west to reap the bounty of trade with the local tribes. However, when dissatisfied French interests conspired to instigate a revolt, the resulting Pontiac Uprising would force the British to rethink colonial trade policy. The fur traders, who had considered the British government their ally in exploiting the west, now saw the British allying themselves with the French and local tribes to keep the colonists out of the region. The prominent merchants who suffered financially and received no co.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-187) and index.

By 1760, with the alleviation of the French threat to the western frontier, colonial fur traders headed west to reap the bounty of trade with the local tribes. However, when dissatisfied French interests conspired to instigate a revolt, the resulting Pontiac Uprising would force the British to rethink colonial trade policy. The fur traders, who had considered the British government their ally in exploiting the west, now saw the British allying themselves with the French and local tribes to keep the colonists out of the region. The prominent merchants who suffered financially and received no co.

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Preface; Introduction; 1. The Financial Framework; 2. The Regulation of the Fur Trade, 1760-1761; 3. Canada; 4. New York; 5. Pennsylvania; 6. Detroit; 7. Illinois; 8. Imperial Policy, 1762-1763; 9. New Imperial Policy, 1764; 10. Conclusion; Select Bibliography; Index;

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