We do not know his name: Klatsassin and the Chilcotin War

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McLean Journal

[4 October 1842]

...the news from that post is by no means favourable. The Indians of the Grand Lac stole one of the Cos. Horses, and one & all of them appear inclined to mischief. The keeping up such a paltry Establishment is in my humble opinion a dead loss to the HHB. Co. and risking the lives of people placed at it - who are little better than slaves to the Indians, being unable to keep them in check...

Source: BCA, Manuscript, Fort Chilcotin MM/C43, Donald McLean, Journal, October 4, 1842, 15.

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