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1798 in Canada

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Events from the year 1798 in Canada.


Federal government



  • David Thompson travels to Mandan villages and charts headwaters of Mississippi River
  • A new fur trading company is formed to compete with the North West Company. Confusingly called the New North West Company, it is nicknamed the XY Company from the way it differentiates its bales from those of its competitor.
  • Indian chiefs, in Canada, claim from Vermont an equivalent of the greater part of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties. They get their expenses to-and-fro.



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