EXTRACTS FROM MINUTES OF THE COMMITTEE OF THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY.
HUDSON BAY COMPANY'S RECORDS.
September 8, 1762.
“ The Governor acquainted the Committee that the occasion for calling them together at this juncture was to consider as a treaty of peace is entered upon ; whether it be not incumbent on them to claim the debt due to this Company from the French nation, which the Committee unanimously agreeing to,
Resolved that the Secretary do go up to the Earl of Egremont's office, and learn from Mr. Wood, his Lordship's deputy, the most certain means for some of the Committee to obtain a conference with his Lordship thereupon, and on matters relative to the Company's trade and settlements.”
October 20, 1762.
“ The Governor reported that Lord Egremont assured the Committee which waited on him that proper notice would be taken of the papers relating to the case, which were already in his office.”