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1) Hudson's Bay Company. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hudson s Bay Company, corporation chartered (1670) by Charles II of England for the purpose of trade and settlement in the Hudson Bay region of North America and...

2) Hudson Bay. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Hudson Bay, inland sea of North America, c.475,000 sq mi (1,230,000 sq km), c.850 mi (1,370 km) long and c.650 mi (1,050 km) wide, E central Canada. Hudson Bay and...

3) Simpson, Sir George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Bay Company in Canada (1821-56), b. Scotland. In 1820 he was sent by the Hudson's Bay Company to Canada, where he took charge of the important Athabaska fur district....

4) Rupert's Land. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rupert s Land, Canadian territory held (1670-1869) by the Hudson's Bay Company, named for Prince Rupert, first governor of the company. Under the charter granted...

5) North West Company. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North West Company, fur-trading organization in North America in the late 18th and early 19th cent.; it was composed of Montreal trading firms and fur traders. 1...

6) Fort Garry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Fort Garry, two trading posts of the Hudson's Bay Company, built on the present-day site of Winnipeg, Man., Canada, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers....

7) Kelsey, Henry. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English fur trader and explorer in Canada. He entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1684. He was sent (1689) inland to secure Native American trade and...

8) American Fur Company. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...American Fur Company, chartered by John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) in 1808 to compete with the great fur-trading companies in Canada-the North West Company and the Hudson's...

9) Douglas, Sir James. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir James, 1803-77, Canadian fur trader and colonial governor, b. British Guiana (now Guyana). As a young man, he went to Canada in the service of the North West...

10) Red River Settlement. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Red River Settlement, agricultural colony in present Manitoba, North Dakota, and Minnesota. It was the undertaking of Thomas Douglas, 5th earl of Selkirk. Wishing...

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