Known Journals of John Work
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- (a.) York Valley to Spokane House, July 18-Oct. 28, 1823
(b.) Journal, Oct. 18 - Nov. 17, 1824
Columbia Valley Trading Expedition
- Journal, November 18 - December 30, 1824
A Voyage from Fort George to the Northward.
Deals with the McMillan Expedition, which explored the lower Frasier River.
- Journal, March 21 - May 14, 1825
During these months, Work was engaged in moving goods and equipment from
Fort George to Fort Vancouver.
- Journal, June 21, 1825 - June 12, 1826
Deals with Work's activities at Spokane House, the building of Fort
trading in the Flathead country.
- Journal, July 5 - Sept. 15, 1826
Work left Fort Vancouver with the New Caledonia brigade on July 4; was sent up
the Snake River on a horse-trading expedition; drove the horses thus secured to
Fort Colvile, and then made a brief trading expedition to the Flatheads.
- Journal, May 20 - Aug 15, 1828
Deals with a trip from Fort Colvile to Fort Vancouver.
- Journal, April 30 - May 31, 1830
The journal of Work's "difficult and troublesome journey" from Fort Colvile to Fort
Vancouver, with a band of horses.
- Journal, Aug 22, 1830 - April 20, 1831
- Journal, April 21 - July 20, 1831
Journals covering the Snake Country Expedition of 1830-31.
- Journal, August 18, 1831 - July 27, 1832
Journal of an expedition from Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet.
- Journal, Aug 17, 1832 - April 2, 1833
- Journal, April 3 - Oct 31, 1833
These journals cover the expedition to Sacramento.
- Journal, May 22 - July 10, 1834
Work's journey from Fort Vancouver to Umpqua River, and return.
- Journal, Dec 11, 1834 - June 30, 1835
- Journal, July 1 - Oct. 27, 1835
This is an account of Work's voyage northward from the Columbia River to Fort
Simpson and return on the brig Lama.
- Journal, May 13-26, 1851
A brief account of Work's canoe journey from Fort Simpson to the Queen Charlotte
Island to investigate the gold deposits that had just been discovered there.