Hudson's Bay Company deed copy books Help




Hudson's Bay Company deed copy books


Dates of Creation 




Physical Description 


1.75 m of textual records


Scope and Content 


Series consists of press copies of the deeds issued to the purchasers of HBC lands. The copies document land description, name and address of purchaser, purchase price and contract number. The records are arranged in chronological order and each volume in the series is name indexed. Contract numbers found in the deed books correspond to contract numbers found in the series Registers of Hudson's Bay Company land.


Restrictions on Access 


There are no restrictions on access to these records.


Terms For Use and Reproduction 


Researchers are responsible for observing copyright legislation. Permission may be required for any form of publication or exhibition where records are not in the public domain.


Custodial History 


The Archives Department of the Hudson's Bay Company was created in London in the 1920s. The Archives Department had custody of the records of this series until they were transferred on deposit to the Archives of Manitoba in 1974, according to the 1973 Agreement between the HBC and the Province of Manitoba. In 1994, the HBC donated the records to the Province to be maintained permanently by the Archives of Manitoba.


Title Notes 


Formerly titled: Deed copy books


Former Codes 




Entity or entities that created these records

These records were created by the following Hudson's Bay Company entity or entities. Click on the name of the entity for information about this entity and other records it created.

1893-1922 :

Land Department


How to proceed

Records may be consulted on microfilm. Original records are not available for viewing without special permission.

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