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The flag of the Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company.

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.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 19th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum
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