The Measure of a Man

As part of my research into John Larlee and his time at the Hudson’s Bay Company, I ordered some microfilm from the Manitoba Government Archives. The microfilm contained correspondence and you can learn a lot about a person from their own words, written or oral, and from what others say about them. I had discovered John’s life as a Couer …

Coureur de Bois

One of the burning questions about Dr. John Larlee has been his whereabouts before he showed up in Maugerville. We all knew he emigrated from France; we just weren’t sure when and where he first went when he got to North America. Then I found two tantalizing clues on the Internet: one in an old book and another on a …

The Book and a New Look

The Look After letting the website run on autopilot for way too long, I’ve decided it’s time for an upgrade and an “updo.” With this upgrade I’ve integrated WordPress with TNG, which makes updating non-genealogy pages a breeze as well as providing more flexibility and creative goodies. Because of the WordPress integration, I am asking all previous users to please …