Call #: MSS C560/1/1.3
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: Scrapbook of clippings and documents. 1885 to 1975.
Description: 47 pages.
Notes: Includes three typescript biographies; of John Farquar Burnett, a veterinarian from Toronto who eventually became Superintendent in the North-West Mounted Police; of John Alexander McGibbon, a Montreal resident who enlisted in the North-West Mounted Police and was stationed at Prince Albert during the North-West Resistance of 1885; the third is of Captain John French who commanded "French's Scouts" during the Resistance. Also includes clippings on the negotiation of Indian treaties; the raising of a North-West Resistance monument in Toronto; an obituary of General Middleton; stories about the depletion of the buffalo herds; a map and an account of the battle of Batoche.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
Subject: Northwest Territories Papers - 1885 -
Riel, Louis
Northwest Rebellion, 1885 - History
Canada - Politics and government - 1880s
Batoche, Saskatchewan - History
Northwest Mounted Police - History
Canada - Indian Affairs - 1880s
Northwest Territories - Politics and government - 1880s
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan - History
Burnett, John Farquar - Biography
Plains Cree
McGibbon, John Alexander - Biography
French, John - Biography
Native people - Canada - Treaties

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