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Re: Orcadians and the HBC

I don't have any proof but my grandmother (Lizzie St.Clair) told me that my
grandfather (Frank Hudson) was related to the Henry Hudson.  She told me
that a long time ago and I thought she's lost her mind till I was talking to
my uncle (Bobby Hudson) who said the same exact words...Judy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rory Sinclair" <rory.sinclair@rogers.com>
To: <sinclair@quarterman.org>
Sent: Sunday, December 01, 2002 1:28 PM
Subject: Orcadians and the HBC

> Orcadians were chosen not just because of being used to nasty weather, but
> because they were considered reliable.
> Reliability for the HBC in those days meant taking on a HBC post for 20
> years or so without  going home and without going crazy.  Many married
> aboriginals and had an "away" family which rarely went home with the

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

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