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

George Simpson to Governor and Committee in London

[20 June 1844]

...Mr. Chief Factor Ogden, now here on his way to Canada, on furlough, I am happy to say gives very favorable reports of the state in which he left New Caledonia...It has been determined to establish a new post in this district, at a place called Sluz-cuz, or rather to substitute one post for another, by withdrawing that of Chilcotins, from a belief that the position of the new post, about [illegible] miles in a N. Wly. direction from Chilcotins will be more productive. The trade of that part of this district has improved latterly by the abandonment of Fort McLoughlin, many of the furs which formerly found their way to the Coast, now remaining in the District, where they are traded at less cost.

Source: BCA, Manuscript, Fort Chilcotin MM/C43, George Simpson, Letter to Governor and Committee in London, June 20, 1844, 18.

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