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Proclamation, 15 July 1817
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15 July 1817 (Creation)
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1 handwritten proclamation ; 40.0cm x 25.0cm.
1 handwritten transcript (part 1 of 2) ; 21.0cm x 27.5cm.
1 handwritten transcript (part 2 of 2) ; 21.0cm x 11.5cm.
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A call for obedience and restitution from agents of the North West Company at the forks of the Red River in light of recent land disputes with the Hudson's Bay Company. The Earl of Selkirk, acting under the charter of the Hudson's Bay Company, is positioned as the principal proprietor and land owner of the region in question.
The proclamation is signed by James Bird, governor N.D. [Northern Department?], and [Governor] Miles MacDonell of Assiniboia and addressed to Simon McGillivray per De Rocheblave.
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Formerly labelled as Item #35.