Call #: MSS C550/1/24.1
Author: Morton, Arthur Silver
Title: Forty years in the North-West. 15 April 1920.
Description: 339 pages. bound volume.
Notes: This manuscript contains chapters on the Hudson's Bay Company, missionaries, the extermination of the buffalo, transportation, the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Northwest Resistance of 1885, the election of representatives to the Northwest Council and Parliament, the establishment of the early press, early attempts at prohibition, the land boom, the church, the immigration of ethnic groups, the outbreak of World War I and biographical notes on a number of pioneers. As well, there a number of illustrations and photographs of key historic personalities.
Morton Manuscript Collection, Special Collections, University of Saskatchewan Libraries.
History: William J. Carter was a carpenter and long-time resident of Prince Albert.
Subject: Canada - Land titles
Canada - Emigration and immigration
Telegraph - Canada - 19th century
Transportation - Canada - 19th century
Métis settlements - Saskatchewan
Métis settlements - Alberta
Fur traders - Alberta
Railroads - Land grants - Canada
Canadian Pacific Railway
Canadian Northern Railway

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