George Mitchell died In Testate. He was shot and killed by an unknown indigenous man. Mitchell was in a drunken state and was waving a gun around and so fearing for his safely the man shot and killed Mitchell. The justice system upheld his plea of self-defence.
Hart & Holden Store and the Burrage Stores Close.
Hudson Bay Company leased both the Hart & Holden Store and the Burrage Stores. A. G. Horne operates the two stores for the Hudson Bay Company until 1877.