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Documents, Posters & Signs
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|H.B.C. Charter The Charter of the Hudson's Bay Company, 1670,
granted by Charles II of England and giving to the London-based company the fur monopoly and
government rights in all areas that drained into Hudson Bay.
|HBC Charter A reproduction of a C.W. Jefferys work on the
cover of a 1915 Hudson's Bay Company Calender, depicting the chartering of the HBC in 1670
in London, England as the "Company of Merchant Adventurers Trading into
|Confederation Medal-2 The reverse of the 1867 Confederation
Medal, with an allegory showing Britain giving the charter of Confederation to Ontario (with
sicle), Quebec (with paddle), Nova Scotia (with mining spade) and New Brunswick (with timber
|Constitution Act of 1982 A Canadian postage stamp
commemorating the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, included in the Constitution Act of
|Cree Syllabic The key to the Cree syllabic system, developed by
James Evans, Methodist missionary (1801-1846).
|Peel Public Schools Certificate of Honour of the County of Peel
Public Schools, Ontario, 1885.
|Letters & Addresses|
|Acadian Exiles A letter concerning the Acadian exiles, from
Lieutenant-Governor Belcher of Massachusetts in 1762, regarding the displaced people shipped
down the coasts.
|The Right of Search A portion of a letter reporting the clash
between the British warship, the Leopard and the American Chesapeake on the Atlantic,
|Earl of Dufferin The first page of an Address to the Earl of
Dufferin from the missionaries of the Church of England, August 25, 1874, welcoming the Earl
and Lady Dufferin to the Old Mohawk Church.
|Playing Card Money Playing card money, utilized in France from
1685-1686, and 169-1719. By Henry Beau (1863-1949).
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