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Oregon indemnity. Claim of chief factors and chief traders of the Hudson's Bay Company, thereto, as partners, under the treaty of 1846 McLeod, Malcolm, 1821-1899


"Signed on P.56: Malcolm McLeod, Q.C. etc., Ex-Judge, Ottawa, Canada, August, 1892. Author's signed presentation copy, with additional manuscript notes, in B.C. Archives. Additional printed footnotes signed M. McL. pasted on pp.38 and 57. Argument by a lawyer, son, and administrator of the estate of John McLeod, a chief factor of the H.B.C., that the indemnity paid by the U.S. Government to the Company should belong to the chief traders and factors of 1846." -- Strathern, G. M. , & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 189.

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