North-West Territories

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Creator MacDougall, William
Title North-West Territories
Identifier P000510
Subject Rebellions and Regimental Histories--Red River Rebellion
Prairie Provinces--Politics and government
Red River Rebellion, 1869-70
Rouge, Rébellion de la rivière, 1869-1870
Notes print Broadside: 44 lines.; Type-page, 19.1 x 16.2 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Signed: "Given under my hand and seal at arms at Red River in the said Territories, the second day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine, and in the thirty-third year of Her Majesty's reign. William Macdougall: By command, I.A.N. Provencher, Secretary." Text: "…I do hereby require and command that all and singular the public officers and functionaries holding office in Rupert's Land and the north-western Territory at the time of their admission into the union as aforesaid, excepting the public officer or functionary at the head of the administration of affairs, do continue in the execution of their several and respective offices, duties, places and employments until otherwise ordered by me…." This broadside was printed at Lower Fort Garry on a disused mission press by P.G. Laurie on December 8. For facsimile <i>see </i>Bruce Peel, <i>Early printing in the Red River Settlement 1859-1870 </i>, page 14. For French version <i>see </i>Peel <xref>511</xref>.
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