Company of De Caën


Company of De Caën
   Organized by William de Caën and his nephew Emery, merchants of Rouen. Monopoly granted the company on usual terms as to settlement, missionaries, etc., 1621. Absorbed Champlain's Company, 1622, and the united Companies carried on trade until 1633.
   Index: Ch Organized, 130-132; rivalry with Company of Rouen, 133-137; amalgamation of two companies, 136-137.
   Bib.: Biggar, Early Trading Companies of New France; Parkman, Pioneers of France.

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