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David Thompson read widely; some of the titles mentioned in the journals and notebooks and the 'Travels' are displayed below:

Ballantyne, R.M. Hudson’s Bay; or, Every-day life in the wilds of North America during six years’ residence in the territories of the honourable Hudson’s Bay Company. Edinburgh: Blackwood, 1848.

Franklin, Sir John, 1786-1847. Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the years 1819, 20, 21 and 22. London: John Murray, 1823.

Franklin, Sir John, 1786-1847. Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea in the Years 1825, 1826 and 1827. London: John Murray, 1828.

Hunter, John Dunn, 1798-1827. Memoirs of a Captivity Among the Indians of North America, From Childhood to the Age of Nineteen. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824.

Keating, William H. Narrative of an Expedition to the Source of St. Peter’s River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods … Performed in the Year 1823. London: G.B. Whittaker, 1825.

McIntosh, John. The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus, and The Origin of the North American Indians. Toronto: Printed by W.J. Coates, 1836.

Parry, William Edward. Journal of a Voyage for theDiscovery of a North-west Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; performed in the years 1819-20 … London: J. Murray, 1821.

Simpson, George, Sir, 1786 or 7-1860. An Overland Journey Round the World During the Years 1841 and 1842. Philadelphia: Lea, 1847.

Stephens, John Lloyd, 1805-1852. Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas, and Yucatan. London: John Murray, 1842.


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