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).
Mentions of this person in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Allan, George Traill. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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