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

Military Secretary, 1883-1885

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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 Riel in the North-West in which he was personally involved. Also includes a published account of suppressing the North West Rebellion dating from 1886 and a detailed timeline of events that took place during the rebellion.

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Letters to the 4th Earl from the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, 1879-1911.

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  • Reference: 72634a-01
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Account of the events surrounding the execution of Louis Riel, 1885.

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  • Reference: 72634a-02
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Correspondence and papers relating to the voyageurs

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  • Reference: 72634a-03
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Correspondence relating to raising Canadian troops for imperial service.

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  • Reference: 72634a-04
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Correspondence and papers relating to the North-West Rebellion.

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  • Reference: 72634a-05
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Correspondence and papers relating to the Canadian Defence Commission

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  • Reference: 72634a-06
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Memorandum and correspondence concerning possible Fenian raids

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  • Reference: 72634a-07
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Miscellaneous papers and notes, 1883-1885.

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  • Reference: 72634a-08
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Telegram book, containing both business and private material

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  • Reference: 72634a-09
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Notebook containing material on military subjects, including militia and Mounted Police, (1884?).

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  • Reference: 72634a-10
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Notebook containing material on military subjects, including militia and the Mounted Police 1885-6

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  • Reference: 72634a-11
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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