The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including That of the French Traders of North-Western Canada and of the North-West, Xy, and Astor Fur Companies (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Remarkable History of the Hudson's Bay Company: Including That of the French Traders of North-Western Canada and of the North-West, Xy, and Astor Fur Companies

For two full centuries the Hudson's Bay Company, under its original Charter, undertook financial enterprises of the greatest magnitude, promoted exploration and discovery, governed a vast domain in the northern part of the American Continent, and preserved to the British Empire the wide territory handed over to Canada in 1870. For nearly a generatihn since that time the veteran Company has carried on successful trade in competition with many rivals, and has Shown the vigour of youth.

The present History includes not only the record of the remarkable exploits of this well-known Company, but also the accounts of the daring French soldiers and explorers who disputed the claim of the Company in the seventeenth century, and in the eighteenth century actually surpassed the English adventurers in penetrating the vast interior of Rupert's Land.

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Language - English

Author(s) - George Bryce

Hardback

Published Date - August 22 2019

ISBN - 9781528053877

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 3.5 cm

Page Count - 592

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