LORD DARTMOUTH TO THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY, 26th MAY, 1713.
HUDSON BAY COMPANY'S RECORD.
Whitehall, 26th May, 1713.
My Ld Dartmouths Letter to the Compa :
I have laid your Petition before the Queen who desirs Comeing to any resolution upon the Severall Particulars therein Contained till the Councell of Trade Report their Opinion wht is Most Proper to be done therein. In the meantime I am to Acquaint you that her Majesty would not Except of a Cession of the Country from the French King, because it belong'd of ancient Right to his Subjects as will appear by your Charter of which I am to Desire you to Send me an Authentiek Coppy however it was Necessary to Procure an Order from the french Court for the delivery of the Possession, A copy whereof you'l find Enclosed,
I am Gentlemen,
Your Most Humble Servant,
To The Hudson Bay Campa :