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98: On the civilization of the Indians in British America . 1816?.
Selkirk, Thomas Douglas 5th earl (1771-1820.)
1771-1820. Purchased from HBC 45 million acres, and sent out the first colonists to Red River, 1811; disputes between colonists and NWC, 1814-1817; court battles between Selkirk and NWC concluded, with Selkirk the loser, 1818 (Bryce, History of Manitoba).