In a previous entry, the location given was S9001. However, this does not correspond with the information found in the accession file., Empty env. with same descr. in 1985-230, Described by the MSTRCAGE project., Described by the MSTRSLID project., The Red River Settlement developed at the forks of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers on land granted to Lord Selkirk by the Hudson's Bay Company in 1811. By 1869, the settlement was a vibrant community, with a free enterprise system and established judicial and civic institutions, centred on the retail stores, hotels, trading undertakings and saloons. The Métis were the dominant demographic group in the Settlement, comprising around 85 percent of the population, and held leadership positions in business, church and government.
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Slide no.: 0005
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(recto) 5.Bishop's Court, (the residence of the Bishop of Rupert's Land on the banks of Red River.
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(H.Y. Hind Expedition - 1857-58)