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Documents relating to the early history of Hudson Bay /
edited, with introduction and notes, by J. B. Tyrrell.
imprint
Toronto : Champlain Society, 1931.
description
1 online resource
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Book
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imprint
Toronto : Champlain Society, 1931.
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction: The struggle for York factory in Hudson Bay.--Journal of Father Silvy from Belle Isle to Port Nelson.--Letter from Father Marest, missionary of the Company of Jesus, to Father de Lamberville of the Company of Jesus, overseer of the missions of Canada.--Letters of La Potherie--describing the expedition to Fort Nelson on Hudson Bay in the extremity of America, the first French settlement in this vast region, the capture of Fort Nelson, the river St. Lawrence, and the government of Quebec, of Three Rivers, and of Montreal from 1534 to 1701, being the first volume of the History of North America by M. de Bacqueville de la Potherie.--The history of Hudson's Bay--containing an account of discovery and settlement, the progress of it, and the present state; of the Indians, trade, and everything else relating to it: being the last chapter of volume I of The British Empire in America, by John Oldmixon.
general note
"Five hundred and fifty copies of this volume have been printed. This copy is no. ."
Includes index.
Series note also on half-title.
The works of Silvy, Marest and Bacqueville de la Potherie are given in the original French and in English translation.
catalogue key
12240848
 
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2003. (Early encounters in North America). Available via World Wide Web.

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