Known Journals of John Work
- (a.) York Valley to Spokane House, July 18-Oct. 28, 1823
Journal, Oct. 18 - Nov. 17, 1824 Columbia Valley
- 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
Colville, and trading in the Flathead country.
- Journal, July 5 - Sept. 15, 1826
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
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
- Journal, May 22 - July 10, 1834
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
- 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.