Item FC 3213 L55 020.006 - 1841 (Aug) invoice from [Hudson’s Bay Company] to Smithurst

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1841 (Aug) invoice from [Hudson’s Bay Company] to Smithurst

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FC 3213 L55 020.006

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  • August 25, 1841 (Creation)

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One sheet of paper + integral address face

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(1670 - present day)

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Established by royal charter as an English fur trading company mandated to explore and exploit large parts of North America.

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Place: Lower Fort Garry

From: [Hudson’s Bay Company]

To: The Rev’d John Smithurst, Indian Settlement

Delivery: Local courier (probably HBC courier)

Details: 2 pp (additional accounting in hand of Smithurst) + integral address face

Notes: Invoice for purchases made at Lower Fort Garry, listing goods such as tea, sugar, soap, buttons, plates, saltpetre, kettles, knives, shot, etc. In red, items are assigned as purchased by Henry Budd, or “C.M.S.” (Church Missionary Society). The second page is an additional accounting of items purchased by Smithurst in September, showing amount paid and amount charged to C.M.S.

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Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of the University of Alberta Libraries.

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