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us: Henry, Alexander, 1765?-1814



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    • us: Henry, Alexander, -1814
    • us: Henry, Alexander, fur trader, 1765?-1814
    • us: Henry, Alexander, the Younger, 1765?-1814
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    • found: The journal of Alexander Henry the Younger, 1799-1814, 1988: p. xi (Alexander Henry the Younger; fur trader); p. xx (b. 1765?, d. 22 Mar. 1814; grandson of Alexander Henry (d. 1744); nephew of Alexander Henry (the Elder, 1739-1824); cousin of Alexander Henry (1765?-1812 or 3)); p. xvi (journal published under title New light on the early history of the greater Northwest)
    • found: New light on the early history of the greater Northwest, 1897 t.p. (Alexander Henry, fur trader of the Northwest Company); p. vii (Alexander Henry the Younger; "author must not be confounded with that other Alexander Henry--the Elder ... [author of] Travels and adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories" who died April 14, 1824)
    • found: Dictionary of Canadian biography online, Oct. 22, 2007 (Alexander Henry the younger; fur trader, explorer, writer; drowned 22 May 1814 in Columbia R. off Fort George (Astoria, Or.); nephew of Alexander Henry the elder (also a fur trader), cousin of Alexander Henry (elder Alexander's 2nd son, also a fur trader); known for copious journal begun in 1799-- one of best early 19th century records of fur trade from Lake Superior to mouth of the Columbia R.; sections of journal published in adulterated New light on early hist. of greater NW)
    • found: OCLC, Oct. 22, 2007 (hdgs.: Henry, Alexander, 1765?-1814; Henry, Alexander, d. 1814; Henry, Alexander; Henry, Alexander, 1739-1824)
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