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Sir Alexander Mackenzie

Adrian Macdonald

Sir Alexander Mackenzie

by Adrian Macdonald

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Published by Ryerson Press in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mackenzie, Alexander, -- Sir, -- 1764-1820.,
  • Canada -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Adrian Macdonald.
    SeriesRyerson Canadian history readers
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18614114M

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Mackenzie returned to his homeland late in life to be knighted, marry, and live a more genteel life, leaving behind a Métis family in North America.

His celebrated book Voyages from Montreal remains an enduring classic of world travel by: 6. Well written and engrossing, Alexander Mackenzie's account of his travels across Canada is well balanced between exciting adventures and descriptive details of his Sir Alexander Mackenzie book.

The book makes for a quick and entertaining read, as Mackenzie describes that hardships of taking a canoe halfway across Canada (and marching the rest of the way) past Native American tribes, some of whom /5.

Mackenzie's journey to the Arctic Ocean and his arduous journey to the Pacific in predate the Lewis and Clark expedition. By the age Seeking the Northwest Passage and the fabled like to Russia, Japan, and Cathay, Alexander Mackenzie drove himself and his men relentlessly, by canoe and portage, across the uncharted rivers, valleys, and /5.

The journals of Alexander Mackenzie and his explorations of the Canadian Far North was of great interest to me. The book is well written and in a format understandable for anyone.

Good job Narrative Press for printing these great stories!/5(5). Mackenzie's journey to the Arctic Ocean and his arduous journey to the Pacific in predate the Lewis and Clark expedition. By the age of thirty-one, Alexander Mackenzie. by Mackenzie, Alexander Sir 1 edition - first published in Read Listen Voyages from Montreal, on the river St.

Laurence, through the continent of North America, to the frozen and Pacific oceans, in the years and Mackenzie returned to his homeland late in life to be knighted, marry, and live a more genteel life, leaving behind a Métis family in North America.

His celebrated book Voyages from Montreal remains an enduring classic of world travel literature/5(10). Sir Alexander Mackenzie, (born /64, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scot.—died March 11/12,near Dunkeld, Scot.), Scottish fur trader and explorer who traced the course of the 1,mile Mackenzie River in Canada.

Immigrating to North America, he entered () a Montreal trading firm, which amalgamated with the North West Company, a rival of the Hudson’s Bay. History Of The Mackenzies by Alexander Mackenzie Part 2 out of career, is recorded in the Red Book of Clan Ranald in the following terms: "Donald, the son of Angus that was killed at Inverness by Sir Kenneth Mackenzie's possession she is designated "Margaret Macdonald, daughter of Macdonald of Morar." There is thus an.

Sir Alexander Mackenzie (or MacKenzie, Scottish Gaelic: Alasdair MacCoinnich, – Ma ) was a Scottish explorer. Mackenzie was born in Stornoway on the isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. Inhis family moved to New York and then to Montreal in during the American Revolution.

In he worked for Finley and Parents: Isabelle Mackenzie, Kenneth Mackenzie. On 22 JulyAlexander Mackenzie wrote his name and the date on a rock along the Dean Channel, on the coast of British Columbia.

Originally written in vermillion and grease, the words were later inscribed by surveyors. Undaunted, Mackenzie planned a second expedition to the Pacific. First Man West: Alexander Mackenzie's Journal of His Voyage to the Pacific Coast of Canada in Alexander Mackenzie Out of Stock The Celtic Magazine, Vol.

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He takes the reader along with Mackenzie on his hazardous travels and voyages, using contemporary accounts to bring to life the problems and perils faced by the young Across the Continent reveals the international impact of Sir Alexander Mackenzie's expeditions and places him among the elite of New World explorers, illuminating his.

Alexander Mackenzie, III. of Applecross (marriage contract ). He has a sasine in and They had issue, an only son, Kenneth, who married his cousin Frances, daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Assynt and Conansbay, and died inwithout issue.

III. Hugh, who died young and unmarried. There is a sasine to him as third son in BC Historical Books Featured Collection Sir Alexander Mackenzie: explorer and fur-trader Wrong, Humphrey Hume, Alexander Mackenzie (), explorer and fur trader, was possibly the first white man to cross continental North America.

He traveled mostly by canoe, determining his longitude by observing the eclipses of the planet Jupiter’s satellites. Mackenzie also wrote books on Giuseppe Verdi () and Franz Liszt (). In his memoirs A Musician's Narrative (), he described "a lifetime spent, boy.

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Anytime, anywhere, across your devices. The Journals of Alexander MacKenzie: Voyages from Montreal, on the River St.

Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacif (Paperback or Softback) MacKenzie, Alexander Published by Stackpole Books 6/8/ ().The Journals of Alexander MacKenzie: Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, Through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years, and with a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present by Sir Alexander MacKenzie.

Starting at $Price Range: $ - $Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The journals and letters of Sir Alexander Mackenzie by Sir Alexander Mackenzie,Macmillan of Canada edition, in English.