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Do u know where the words "the real McCoy or saying ... Is it the real McCoy ,it's the real McCoy" Came from by chance ,anyone?
And just a tid bit : James Douglas was born in Demerara, British Guiana, which is now Guyana, in 1803, the son of a Scottish merchant with commercial interests in sugar plantations, and a “free woman of colour.” In the records of the Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC), he is referred to as “a Scotch West Indian.” One biographer suggests that his mother “was probably a mulatto servant on his father’s plantation.”
At the age of 12, he was taken to Lanark, Scotland, for schooling. In 1819, at 16 years old, he was apprenticed to the North West Company, and became an employee of the Hudson’s Bay Company when the two great fur-trading companies merged in 1821.
James Douglas worked with HBC for about 20 years, rising to the top. He became Chief Factor for HBC at Fort Vancouver, Washington, in 1839, and later Governor of the Crown Colony of Vancouver Island, which was established in 1851 under the direction of the Colonial Office in London.
And like for this yr life to keep getting better learn more of ll things and start my biz back up just to start.... Oh n a better car lol
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