Northern Department fur invoice books Help




Northern Department fur invoice books


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


60 volumes


Scope and Content 


Series contains invoices of furs shipped by the Council of the Northern Department to the Governor and Committee via York Factory. The furs were consigned to the secretary of the Governer and Committee. The invoices list the number and types of furs per bale and are listed by district. The invoices also state the names of the ship and its master.


Restrictions on Access 


Some original records have been withdrawn. These records must be viewed on microfilm or through the listings database when digital copies are available.


Terms For Use and Reproduction 


Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.


Custodial History 


The Archives Department of the Hudson's Bay Company was created in London in the 1920s. The Archives Department had custody of the records until they were transferred on deposit to the Archives of Manitoba in 1974, according to the 1973 Agreement between the HBC and the Province of Manitoba. In 1994, the HBC donated the records to the Province to be maintained permanently by the Archives of Manitoba.


Availability of Other Formats 


The microfilm copies of pre-1870 records have been digitized and a link to PDF copies can be found in the listings database.




There are no fur invoice books classified as B.239/o/51 or B.239/o/57.


Former Codes 




Entity or entities that created these records

These records were created by the following Hudson's Bay Company entity or entities. Click on the name of the entity for information about this entity and other records it created.

1829-1885 :

Northern Department


How to proceed

Most original records may be consulted in the Archives Research Room. Consult the listings database for location codes, microfilm numbers and digitized images of some records in this series.

This material is available for microfilm loan.

View an online list of these records


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