Hudson"s Bay Company, incorporated 2nd May 1670 a brief history. by Hudson"s Bay Company.

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LC ClassificationsFC"3207"H875
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Paginationx, 68 p. :
Number of Pages68
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Open LibraryOL19834496M
LC Control Number35-30047

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Hudson's Bay Company. Hudson's bay company. London [Hudson's bay Co.] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Hudson's Bay Company. OCLC Number: Notes: Maps on lining-papers. Description: x, 68 pages, 1 leaf including illustrations, frontispiece plates, portraits, facsimile, mounted color coat of arms 24 cm.

Presentation card reads: Hudsons Bay Company Presented by the Governor and Company Incorporated 2nd May 1670 book of England trading into Hudsons Bay to commemorate the th Anniversary of the grant of the Royal Charter.

-2nd May to J M Greig from J.A.H. Number of 0 to foot of card. BOOK ONE The Fur Trade and the Charter. 1: THE FUR TRADE AND THE NEW WORLD. 3: CHARTERED COMPANIES. 42 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. The History of the Hudson's Bay Company, Edwin Ernest Rich Snippet view - The History of the Hudson's Bay Company,Volume 1.

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An annotated bibliography by [ ]. The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay was incorporated on 2 Maywith a royal charter from King Charles II. The charter granted the company a monopoly over the region drained by all rivers and streams flowing into Hudson Bay in northern Canada.

The English would then use that toehold, and similar settlements across the Northeast, as bases for trade, and the Hudson’s Bay Company would be one of the most influential actors in the New World.

Even over years later, the company still exists, albeit in a very different form than what it was originally intended to s: England like their ideas and, increated the Hudson's Bay Company. The Hudson's Bay Company constructed several fortified trading posts, or "factories," on the western coast of Hudson Bay and James Bay.

The beaver pelts from these northern regions were of a very high quality, and the English company hoped to undermine the French fur-trade. The Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), chartered 2 Mayis the oldest incorporated joint-stock merchandising company in the English-speaking was a fur trading business for most of its history, a past that is entwined with the colonization Hudsons Bay Company British North America and the development of Canada.

The company now owns and operates nearly department stores in. The HBC has become a part of Canadian history. But it’s a story that predates Canada, the making of which is only one small telling. In other words, the history of the Hudson’s Bay Company is a global story for our global era.

*** In OctoberKing Charles II of England granted an audience to two men who had travelled a long way to see him. Hudson’s Bay Company, corporation that occupies a prominent place in both the economic and the political history of Canada.

It was incorporated in England on May 2,to seek a northwest passage to the Pacific, to occupy the lands adjacent to Hudson Bay, and to carry on commerce with those lands. Incorporated 2nd May There has always been questions whether or not the Hudson’s Bay Company had an outpost in Rosedale, or on the east shore of Henderson Bay.

California, where, in the Soliday Collection, are deposited journals, letter books and account books covering the Hudson’s Bay Company and Puget Sound Agricultural. King Charles II of England grants a permanent charter to the Hudson’s Bay Company, made up of the group of French explorers who opened the.

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Hudson's Bay Company, [E E Rich]. The Hudson’s Bay Company was officially incorporated on May 2, by royal charter granted by King Charles II with Prince Rupert named as its first governor.

The company had control of the entire area around Hudson’s Bay known as Rupert’s Land, spanning approximately million square miles. These could be reached from the north through Hudson Bay, instead of over land from New France (a French colony). The British sent a recon mission there inand the Hudson’s Bay Company was incorporated on May 2, Inthe Northwest Company was formed in Montreal and would engage in bitter competition with the HBC.

The 21st century finds Hbc well into its fourth century of retailing in Canada. The Hbc Family of Stores – the Bay, Zellers, Home Outfitters and – together provide more than two-thirds of the retail needs of Canadians.

Proof positive, if any were needed, of the aptness of Hbc’s proud claim: Canada’s Merchants Since Hudson’s Bay Company, chartered on May 2,is the oldest commercial corporation in North America and is one of the oldest in the world. In its early days, it was headquartered in London, England and controlled the fur trade throughout much of British-controlled North America for several centuries.

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The company had control of the entire area around Hudson’s Bay, known as Rupert’s Land, spanning approximately million square miles.

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Inthe Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) was granted a charter by King Charles II, giving it a trading monopoly over the watershed of all rivers and streams flowing into Hudson Bay, an area known as "Rupert's Land" (named in honour of Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the king's cousin and the company's first governor).This covered an area of million km 2 ( million sq mi), over one-third the.

So, before you eye up one of those antique blankets on eBay or decide to go stripe spotting yourself, this is a fast Hudson’s Bay Company History (and a primer on the beginning of Canada). The Hudson’s Bay Company (aka HBC) was incorporated on 2 Mayafter 2 years of English exploration of the Hudson’s Bay.

Hudson Bay Company Incorporated The English were pleased with the results of the exploration and granted a Charter to the expedition company. The company eventually became the Hudson’s Bay Company, incorporated on May 2, Gillam and des Groseilliers set sail again for North America in the same month.

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Further Reading. Brown, Jennifer S. Strangers In Blood: fur trade families in Indian Country. Vancouver: UBC Press, Van Kirk, Sylvia.

Many Tender Ties: women in fur-trade society, – Winnipeg: Watson & Dywer, Hudson’s Bay Company Archives. The fur trade.

Hudson's Bay Company PDF Although a late arrival to the Oregon Country fur trade, for nearly two decades in the early nineteenth century the British Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) dominated the region’s social, economic, and political life while ensuring profit to its shareholders.

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English, On May 2nd,he signed the Royal Charter creating the Hudson's Bay Company. (The charter set out the rules and regulations that governed the company) Who is Thomas Douglas (Lord Selkirk) (Nationality, his relationship with HBC, initial and key historic role).

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This quarter-ounce silver coin honors the th anniversary of Canada's oldest company, the Hudson's Bay Company. Incorporated inthe HBC evolved along with the changing nation. Its trading posts became Canada's cities and towns and its fur-trading empire evolved into the modern retail behemoth of.

Bythe HBC share of the fur harvest was down to one-fifth that of the North West Company. The Hudson's Bay Company still had one great advantage: control of the ports at Hudson's Bay. The Hudson's Bay Company adopted the York boat as their main form of transport.

A York boat could carry four tons of cargo, about three times that of a. Sep 7, - The Hudson's Bay Company/Compagnie de la Baie d'Hudson. See more ideas about Hudson bay company, Hudson bay, Bay pins. Hudson’s Bay Company Incorporated 2nd May Author's Note on Sources On May 2,the charter granting Rupert's Land to the Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay, more commonly referred to as the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC.

Taking advantage of the current, an investment company known as the International Financial Society startled the business world in by purchasing control of the Hudson’s Bay Company. It reorganized the firm under a new set of officers, increased its capitalization, and offered stock to the public with promises of quick profits from the.

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The Company was chartered on May 2, That is how the Hudson’s Bay Company was established. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia, the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) is the oldest incorporated joint-stock merchandising company in the English-speaking world.

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It commemorates the company's rd Birthday (). The HBC was incorporated on the 2nd of May The atlas includes a Road Atlas and 6 colorful post cards of familiar sites across Canada. In which year was the Hudsons bay Company founded. May 2nd, Describe the territory that was granted to the HBC.

What was the name given to this region? Ruperts land (Northern Quebec and Ontario, all of Manitoba, most of Saskatchewan and southern Alberta, a position of the Northwest territories and Nunavut, parts of Minnesota and North.The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay was incorporated on May 2,with a royal charter from King Charles II.

The Hudson's Bay Company was most anxious to discover the mouth of the "Great River of the West" because they wanted to claim all of Oregon. Rigdon said in his book on the subject.HBC is a diversified retailer focused on driving the performance of high-quality stores and their omni-channel platforms and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

Founded inHBC is the oldest company in North America. HBC’s portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion.

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