Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 8, No. 1

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 8, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...and decency sake, app0int a conference, it would not turn to any account for us, and that they are determined not to give us satisfaction in any of the points we are to insist upon. 1720, May 4th. Pulteney to Secretary Craggs, from Paris: I have been here near six months, and have seen only one conference: I think there had been two conferences before 1 came. At the first the Commissions were read. and at the second Lord Stair and Mr. Bladon gave in a memorial about the limits of the Hudson's Bay Company to which no answer has been made. I never could expect much success from this Commission, since the French interests and ours are so directly opposite 1720, Aug 22nd. Pulteney to Mr. Delafaye from Paris: Marechal d'Estrees' negligence was the occasion that this and other matters of the Commission have not been settled; but as he is going to Brittany, he is to leave behind him '-several papers relating to these paper-. that the business of the Commission may be pursued in some other hands. Upon receipt of this paper, Mr. Pulteney was instructed by a letter from Mr. Delafaye, from Whitehall, lst Sept., 1720, to transact only with Commissaries having the like powers with his own from the most Christian King, the Lords Justices having commanded to pursue the interests of his Commission, and to decline entering into any negotiations with other Commissarics (France, No. 355). After this I do not find that the Coinmissaries met; but on a further search in the Colonial Series of Papers (America and West Indies, No. 539), I find that the Governor and Committee of the Hudson's Bay Company wrote to Secretary Sir Thomas Robinson, 19th Feb., 1755, enclosing their claim as to boundaries, togetherwitha demand of 108, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 354g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762169
  • 9781236762160