The Hudson's Bay Territories And Vancouver's Island; With An Exposition Of The Chartered Rights…

Paperback | February 8, 2012

byRobert Montgomery Martin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1849 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Copy of the Royal Charter for incorporating the Hudson''s Bay Company, granted by his Majesty King Charles the Second, in the 23nd year of his reign, A.D. 1670. Charles The Second, by the grace of God King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c, To All to whom these presents shall come greeting: Whereas our dear and entirely beloved Cousin, Prince Rupert, Count ralatine of the Rhine, Duke of Bavaria and Cumberland, &c.; Christopher Duke of Albemarle, William Earl of Craven, Henry Lord Arlington, Anthony Lord Ashley, Sir John Robinson, and Sir Robert Vyner, Knights and Baronets; Sir Peter Colleton, Baronet; Sir Edward Hungerford, Knight of the Bath; Sir Paul Neele, Knight; Sir Tohn Griffith and Sir Philip Carteret, Knights; James Hayes, John Kirke, Francis Millington, William Prettyman, John Fenn, Esquires; and John Portman, Citizen and Goldsmith of London; have, at their own great cost and charges, undertaken an expedition for Hudson''s Bay, in the north-west part of America, for the discovery of a new passage into the South Sea, and for the finding some trade for furs, minerals and other considerable commodities, and by such their undertaking have already made such discoveries as do encourage litem to proceed further in pursuance of their said design, by means whereof there may probably arise very great advantage to us and our kingdom: And Whereas the said Undertakers, for their further encouragement in the said design, have humbly besought us to incorporate them, and grant unto them and their successors the sole trade and commerce of all those seas, straits, bays, rivers, lakes, creeks, and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the entrance of the straits, commonly called Hudson''s Straits, toge...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1849 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX. Copy of the Royal Charter for incorporating the Hudson''s Bay Company, granted by his Majesty King Charles the Second,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217350771

ISBN - 13:9780217350778

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