Nootka Affair


Nootka Affair
   D Origin of the dispute, 26; history of, 26-35; Martinez claims Nootka by right of discovery, 28; Martinez seizes Iphigênie and North-West America, 28; held by Spaniards until 1795, 29; restored to British, 31; terms of treaty, 31-33, 36; act of restitution completed, 35; no actual occupation by Britain at end of eighteenth century, 62. Dr Dorchester's connection with the Nootka incident, 250, 259.
   Bib.: Bancroft, History of North-West Coast.

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