Allan, George Traill
b. 1810(?)
Allan, born in Crieff, county Perth, Scotland, joined the HBC in 1830 as a clerk. In 1831 he was transferred to the Columbia district where he worked as a clerk until 1842. During the next five years he worked as one of the company's joint agents in Honolulu. Allan refused the position of HBC chief factor; he resigned in 1849 and worked as a commission merchant in Oregon until 1861.
  • 1. Hartwell Bowsfield, ed., Fort Victoria Letters 1846-1851 (Winnipeg: Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1979).
  • 2. E. E. Rich, ed., The Letters of John McLoughlin from Fort Vancouver to the Governor and Committee, Second Series, 1839-1844 (London: Champlain Society for the Hudson's Bay Record Society, 1941).
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