Black John 1817-1879 Born In Scotland Went To The Red River

Settlement as legal adviser to Adam Thom, recorder of Rupert's Land,

1839. Subsequently entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company and

rose to the position of chief trader. Went back to Scotland, 1852. Spent

some time in Australia, and returned to the Red River Settlement as

recorder of Rupert's Land, 1862. Appointed a delegate to Ottawa to

present the views of the settlers on the taking over of the country by

the Dominion government, 1870. Proceeded to Scotland, where he died.

Blachford Frederic Rogers Baron 1811-1889 Born In England Black John 1818-1882 Born In Scotland Emigrated To America With facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail