Fort William


Fort William
   At mouth of Kaministiquia River, Lake Superior.
   Index: D Headquarters of North West Company, 59. MS Replaces Grand Portage, 13; named after William MacGillivray, 100; Selkirk at, with the De Meuron soldiers, 189.
   Bib.: Burpee, Search for the Western Sea; Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company.

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