Eden Colvile

Eden Colvile

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eden Colvile was born in Langley, near Beckenham, Kent, England, son of Andrew Colvile and Mary Louisa Eden. His father was a merchant and member of the Hudson's Bay Company's Board of Governors. Colvile was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. After graduating from Cambridge in 1841, he travelled overseas to Lower Canada to manage the seigneury of Beauharnois for the North American Colonial Association of Ireland, of which his father was deputy governor. He served one year in the Legislative Assembly for Beauharnois in 1844. His relationship with the Hudson's Bay Company began in 1848 when he accompanied George Simpson to Rupert's Land, travelling as far as the Red River Settlement. After his return to England, he was soon appointed Governor of Rupert's Land, relieving Simpson of his obligations inlandshow more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134916005
  • 9786134916004