Captain Simon Metcalfe and the Brig 'Eleanor'

F. W. Howay


"In the various attempts to piece together something of the life-stories of those whose names are so frequently mentioned in the records of the early days of the maritime fur trade, no attention appears to have been given to this interesting man and his vessel. These few notes covering a part of the years 1789-1794 are offered as a contribution to a connected and detailed investigation of his operations."

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