Report of a reconnaissance of the North-West provinces and Indian territories of the Dominion of Canada, and narrative of journey across the continent through Canadian territory to British Columbia and Vancouver Island

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Creator Robertson-Ross, Patrick
Title Report of a reconnaissance of the North-West provinces and Indian territories of the Dominion of Canada, and narrative of journey across the continent through Canadian territory to British Columbia and Vancouver Island
Identifier P000648
Subject Explorers, Surveyors and Travellers--Description and Travel--General
Maintiens Le Droit: Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Canada--Military history
Prairie Provinces--Description and travel
1872
Notes print 25 p., fold. map.; 22 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description Originally in <i>The Journal of the Royal United Service Institution </i>, vol.17, 1873, no.74. After a military tour of western Canada Robertson-Ross advocated establishment of military posts and units of mounted riflemen to preserve order, an idea which became the North West Mounted Police.
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