North West Company

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North West Company

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1779-1821

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Founded in 1779 in Montreal, the North West Company was in the fur-trading business in the Canadian (or British North American) North-West. In 1821, it merged with its main competitor, the Hudson's Bay Company.

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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