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

Governor-General, 1899-1904

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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 Alaskan Boundary dispute alongside other diplomatic issues concerning the United States, and the development of cable and rail networks across Canada.

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Letters to the Hon. A.R.D. Elliot, 1862-1904

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  • Reference: 72634b-01
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Letters from Arthur F. Sladen, private secretary to the 4th Earl, 1904-09

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  • Reference: 72634b-02
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Ts. of a diary of the Countess of Minto relating to Canada and Japan, 1903

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  • Reference: 72634b-03
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Letterbooks on official matters, one with an index of correspondents, 1898-1904

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  • Reference: 72634b-04
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Correspondence with Queen Victoria and other royalty from other dominions, 1898-1905

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  • Reference: 72634b-05
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Letters from, replies to, and conversations with Sir Wilfried Laurier, 1898-1905

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  • Reference: 72634b-06
  • Keyword:  canadian british colonial
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Letters from Sir Richard William Scott and the 4th Earl, 1898-1905

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  • Reference: 72634b-07
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Letters from Sir Frederick William Borden and the 4th Earl, 1898-1907

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  • Reference: 72634b-08
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Letters from Joseph Chamberlain and the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne to the 4th Earl

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  • Reference: 72634b-09
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General official non-military correspondence of the 4th Earl relating to Canada, 1896-1904

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  • Reference: 72634b-10
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"Across Canada to the Klondyke", by Col. D. Streamer, a typescript account by Harry Graham.

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  • Reference: 72634b-11
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Correspondence and other papers connected with the 4th Earl's visit to the Yukon in 1900

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  • Reference: 72634b-12
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Letters of the 4th Earl Grey regarding Rhodesia, the U.S. and Newfoundland, 1900-1908.

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  • Reference: 72634b-13
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Letters to the 4th Earl from General Sir Edward Hutton and records regarding the General, 1898-1905

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  • Reference: 72634b-14
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Memorandum on events leading to Canadian participation in the South African War, c. 1902

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  • Reference: 72634b-15
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