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James MacKay: A Man to Cherish 1761-1822 Helen Ogden Widener

James MacKay: A Man to Cherish 1761-1822

Helen Ogden Widener

Published September 28th 2004
ISBN : 9781418468484
Paperback
324 pages
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 About the Book 

James Mackay a man to cherish 1761-1822 is a Historical Narrative about a young boy who left his home in the far North of Scotland when he was about 15 or 16 years of age. The story of James Mackays life is told by his widow, Isabella Long Mackay,MoreJames Mackay a man to cherish 1761-1822 is a Historical Narrative about a young boy who left his home in the far North of Scotland when he was about 15 or 16 years of age. The story of James Mackays life is told by his widow, Isabella Long Mackay, to their grandson, John Barker during the summer of 1859. James was born in a long-house croft during the time Scotland was still reeling from the loss of its Sovereignty. He was a Canadian Fur Trader, Explorer and Map Maker. He was the Discoverer of the Yellowstone River. He was the Author of the Missouri River Map used by the Lewis and Clark Expedition.