Selkirk settlement on the Red River
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Published by Author in [Victoria? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, -- Earl of, -- 1771-1820.,
  • Red River Settlement,
  • Manitoba -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Autographed by author.

Statementby Alex. H. Sutherland.
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18339800M

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The Founding of the Selkirk Settlement at Red River. In , after a tour of northern Scotland during “The Clearances”, lowlander Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl . Red River Settlement, (–36), colony in Canada on the banks of the Red River near the mouth of the Assiniboine River (in present-day Manitoba). The colony was founded in –12 by Thomas Douglas, 5th earl of Selkirk, a Scottish philanthropist, who obtained from the Hudson’s Bay Company a grant of , square miles (, square km) in the Red and Assiniboine river valleys. Get this from a library! The Selkirk settlers of Red River and their descendants, [Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert's Land.;] -- "The genealogical records of the Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert's Land were started following its formation in Membership was open to individuals who could show a direct descent from an. The NWC tried to discourage settlement with grim depictions of isolation in a barren wasteland threatened by hostile Indians. The NWC feared that a village of farmers would discourage trade in bison meat and hides. However, settlers slowly migrated to the .

  The Selkirk settlement and the settlers: a concise history of the Red River country from its discovery, including information extracted from original documents lately discovered, and notes obtained from Selkirk settlement colonists by Bell, Charles N. (Charles Napier), Pages: Lord Selkirk’s Settlers. This chronology of the Selkirk Settlement and more detailed information provide a framework to assist teachers and their students to track the historic events that are marked by the celebration of the Bicentenary of the Selkirk Settlement in In addition, A Visit With The People of the Red River, A Young Person’s Guide and Resource Book by C. Barry McPherson. A new book on the early Red River Settlement will be published later this month by Winnipeg publisher Great Plains Publication. Entitled Red River Remembered: A Bicentennial Collection of Stories and Recipes, its author is Noni Campbell-Horner, a direct descendant of the Red River Settlers. The three enterprises Lord Selkirk undertook were a settlement on Prince Edward Island; another settlement in lands granted to him in the Red River area of central Canada west of Lake Superior; and in connection with this inland settlement, a fur-trading business to rival the Hudson Bay Company.5/5(3).

Red River Trails: Oxcart Routes Between St Paul and the Selkirk Settlement (Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.) [Rhoda Gilman, Carolyn Gilman, Deborah M. Stultz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Red River Trails: Oxcart Routes Between St Paul and the Selkirk Settlement (Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society.)Cited by: 4. It was the first to be signed in the region. Peguis declared on the Treaty that he, and his Band, would take possession of the land from Sugar Point (Selkirk) north to Lake Winnipeg. In , French missionary Father J.N Provencher arrived in the settlement accompanied by two other Catholic clerics and settled on the east side of Red River. At the time of the Selkirk settlement, all of the Red River Valley belonged to Great Britain. In , the United States and Great Britain signed a treaty which set the boundary line between Canada and the United States at the 49th parallel stretching from Lake of the Woods, Minnesota, to the Rocky Mountains. After the treaty was signed, many British citizens moved north of the 49 th parallel. The Selkirk Settlement on the Red River / by Alex H. Sutherland. FC S4 S98 The Selkirk settlement and the settlers: a concise history of the Red River country from its discovery, including information extracted from original documents lately discovered, and notes obtained from Selkirk settlement colonists / by Charles N. Bell.