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The Hay River Chipewyans arrived along with our Beaver Indian chief & two or three others ...--all these Indians have paid their debts besides having Furs over and above to trade--For their industry & good behaviour the Br Indian & Chipewyan Chief (28) received each a cloathing, consisting of a Scarlet Laced Coat, a Com [common] Wool Hat & Cock Feather, a Com: Striped Cotton shirt, a Sm: Blk Silk Hdkf [handkerchief], & a PairGurrah [see footnote] Trousers." (29) In 1827, post traders were asked to census local populations.