Nor' West Company
Nor' West Company Products
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Historical Documentation of Nor' West Company's Goods
Many of the items listed on our website have a documentation code as part of the listing. The documentation code may be either a (P), (G), (R) or (Q).
P = Proven Documentation
Items marked as "proven" are reproductions of items that are known to have been present and used in North American frontiers prior to the year 1840. The proof of such items include:
G - Good Documentation
For practical purposes items marked as being supported by good evidence are those which almost certainly were present and used in North America, but lack the absolute certainty of the "proven" category. The proof supporting such items include;
R - Reasonable Documentation
Items marked as being supported by reasonable evidence are those which probably were present but can not be supported by more reliable documentation. The proof supporting such items include;
Q = Questionable Documentation
Items marked as questionable are those which can not be supported by primary documents as described above, but which may nonetheless have been used in North American frontiers prior to 1840. Questionable evidence includes;