Hudson Bay Company

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Beatrice Webb
BW 's father, Richard Potter , was a business entrepreneur. His financial interests were many and wide-ranging; his directorships included the Great Western Railway , the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada , and the Hudson Bay Company
Occupation R. M. Ballantyne
Initially RMB worked in Canada as an apprentice clerk for the Hudson Bay Company , but he soon found himself trading furs and managing trading posts. The letters he wrote to his mother during this...
Publishing Jane Marcet
Marcet received advice and encouragement in her project both from her husband and from one of his medical friends, Dr John Yelloy . Yelloy advised her to keep her style serious but accessible, and also...

Timeline

2 May 1670
Charles II signed the charter for the Hudson, or Hudson's, Bay Company , giving it trading rights in Rupert's Land.
13 July 1713
The Treaty of Utrecht ended the War of Spanish Succession, known in North America as Queen Anne's War.
6 June 1834
The sixth Earl of Selkirk agreed to return Assiniboia (now Saskatchewan) to the Hudson Bay Company for £15,000 of Company stock.
6 June 1834
The sixth Earl of Selkirk agreed to return Assiniboia (now Saskatchewan) to the Hudson Bay Company for £15,000 of Company stock.
18 March 1836
The Hudson Bay Company 's Beaver, the first steamer on the northern Pacific, arrived at Fort Vancouver.
30 May 1838
The Hudson Bay Company was granted a new charter for twenty-one years.
2 August 1858
The Imperial Act provided British Columbia, no longer under the jurisdiction of the Hudson Bay Company , with its own government.
19 November 1869
The Hudson Bay Company sold Rupert's Land, or the North West Territories (now Nunavut), to the Crown for £300,000, all except for one twentieth of the land, which it retained.