Port Nelson


Port Nelson
   Fort built by the Hudson's Bay Company, at mouth of Hayes River, west coast of Hudson Bay, 1669. Afterwards known as York Factory (q.v.). It was captured by the French under Iberville in 1694, and again in 1697.
   Index: F Captured by Iberville, 345; retaken by English, 347; again taken by Iberville.
   Bib.: Bryce, Hudson's Bay Company; Laut, Pathfinders of the West and Conquest of the Great North-West. See also Iberville.

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