Canada, between the US and Empire, 1883-1904: in the papers of the Governor-General

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2 volumes in Canada, between the US and Empire, 1883-1904: in the papers of the Governor-General

Military Secretary, 1883-1885

Papers relating to the 4th Earl's service as Military Secretary to the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor-General of Canada, 1883 -5. His main preoccupations were with the raising of a voyageur force for service in Egypt, the employment of Canadian forces in the imperial service, and the rebellion of Louis...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  72634a
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial

Governor-General, 1899-1904

Papers relating to the 4th Earl's tenure of office as Governor-General of Canada, 1898-1904. These represent his official papers: private correspondence of this period (MSS.12391-7) is not reproduced in this collection. The Earl's primary concerns during this period consisted of reforming the militia into a formalised military force, resolving the...

  • Contributor:  National Library of Scotland
  • Reference:  72634b
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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