KEITH TO SIMPSON, 25 APRIL, 1835,
re AGREEMENT WITH LAMPSON,
re NON-INTERFERENCE WITH LAMPSON'S TRADE AT ESQUIMAUX BAY.
HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S RECORDS. SIR GEORGE SIMPSON'S CORRESPONDENCE, NO. 1219
Extract from letter from James Keith to Governor Simpson, dated Lachine 25. April 1835.
. . . . . “ At the time of passing the agreement with Mr. Bullock for the transfer of the Kings Posts, another agreement was entered into with Mr. Lampson then proprietor of certain Trading Posts in Esquimaux Bay, by which we reciprocally engaged not to interfere with or molest the Trades carried on at the Kings Posts and at Esquimaux Bay, owned by each Concern respectively : this agreement however having ceased to be in force, since Lampsons transfer to Mr. Jones of the Posts in Esquimaux Bay I will have early communication with Mr. T. Cumming accordingly. . . . .”
ASSIGNMENT, 1865, OF SNOOK'S COVE POST BY CHARLES HUNT TO THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY, 19 APRIL.
HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY'S RECORDS.
Extract from Assignment of Property at Hamilton Inlet, Labrador. Chas.
Hunt to Hudson's Bay Company, 19th April 1865.
I, Charles Hunt, of the city of London and Labrador, Merchant, trading under the firm of Hunt & Henley, in consideration of four hundred pounds the receipt of which I do hereby acknowledge, Do hereby sell, assign and transfer to the Honorable the Hudson's Bay Company of London all my trading and fishing establishment at Snooks Cove in Hamilton Inlet on the said Coast of Labrador and all the Salmon and Sealing Posts and furring grounds held by me in said Hamilton Inlet and all buildings, boats and fishing tackle and other implements and appurtenances, upon or belonging to said establishment posts and hunting grounds To hold to the said Company their successors and assigns as on and from the thirtieth day of September One thousand eight hundred and sixty four.
Dated at London this nineteenth day of April One thousand eight hundred and sixty five.