While researching on the Library and Archives Canada page,
I noticed a box at the bottom of the page - Transcribers needed!
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Library and Archives Canada'
Coltman's report investigated the battle between the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, 19th June 1816. It is an important resource for the study of fur-trade war and history of the Métis Nation.
There are some criteria for the transcription process, and LAC provides guidelines for maintaining continuity and fluidity across all of the transcriptions.
This is one of the easiest ways to transcribe online records that I have seen!There is no need to download the image, all of the transcribing can be done on the same page in a box to the right of the image. It has a 'chat box' feel, where you can enter free text in real time. It is also comforting to see a 'Needs Review' comment, which means that there will be double checking of the transcription for accuracy.
If you don't wish to transcribe, you can still read the document, page by page, thereby gaining an understanding of what happened at la Grenouillière 'Frog Plain'.
A small collection of resources for Background on Seven Oaks: