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Documents relating to the early history of Hudson Bay / edited, with introduction and notes, by J.B. Tyrrell.

Publication:
Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1931.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 419 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series:
Publications of the Champlain Society ; 18
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Subjects:
Hudson Bay -- History.
Hudson Bay -- History -- Sources.
Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France) -- Sources.
Canada -- Description and travel.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Series note also on half-title.
"Five hundred and fifty copies of this volume have been printed. This copy is no. ."
The works of Silvy, Marest and Bacqueville de la Potherie are given in the original French and in English translation.
Includes index.
Contributor:
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957.
Silvy, Antoine, 1638-1711.
Marest, Gabriel, 1662-1714.
Bacqueville de La Potherie, M. de (Claude-Charles Le Roy), 1668-1738.
Oldmixon, Mr. (John), 1673-1742.
Other format:
Online version: Documents relating to the early history of Hudson Bay.
OCLC:
4293467