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The flag of the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company.
|Governor's Flag, Hudson's Bay Company.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Description: The Hudson's Bay Company was a joint-stock company (a business where the company's capital is owned by its shareholders). Once a year the shareholders would hold a meeting (called a General Court) and elect a governor and a committee to organize fur sales, order goods they could trade, hire men, and arrange for shipping. The Company traded across a huge area of North America.|
|Date: 19th century|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum|