Call #: MSS C555/2/14.11 no.91
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: Notes from old Cannington Manor. The story of an English settlement in Saskatchewan. 1925.
Description: 3 pages.
Notes: This article was printed in the Grain Growers Guide February 11, 1925.
John Hawkes' story focuses on Captain Edward Michell Pierce, the British army officer who was instrumental in establishing Cannington Manor. Hawkes describes the development of the settlement and the social and sporting events. Includes mention of the encounters with Sha-wa-kal-coosh, Chief White Bear's son, and the Indians during the 1885 Resistance.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
History: In the early 1930s Dr. A. S. Morton gathered information about Cannington Manor, the unique British colony located in south-east Saskatchewan. One of his contacts was Mrs. A. E. Hewlett who had a close relationship with the first settlers of Cannington Manor.
Subject: Cannington Manor Papers
Hewlett, A. E. Papers
Cannington Manor, Saskatchewan - History
Pierce, Edward Michell - Biography
Northwest Rebellion, 1885
Other Author: Hawkes, John

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