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Red River Expedition camp, 1870
Red River Expedition camp, 1870

James D. Dundas fonds

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M-9560-1 Dundas papers, pages 1 through 33. -- May 23-July 15, 1870. -- 6 letters. -- Consists of letters to his family (Annie and Robert), while enroute to Fort Garry. They were written from the S.S. Peruvian, Camp Thunder Bay, a camp northwest of Thunder Bay called [indecipherable]'s Corner, and a camp at The Dam Site. Scanned Document View now.
M-9560-2 Dundas papers, pages 34 through 66. -- August 7-October 7, 1870. -- 6 letters. -- Consists of letters to Annie, written from Rainy River near Fort Frances, Fort Alexander, Fort Garry, Grand Bonnet Portage on the Winnipeg River, on board the Algoma, and Montreal. Scanned Document View now.
M-9560-3 Dundas papers, pages 67 through 103. -- Beginning July 17, 1870. -- Consists of his journal / notebook of the expedition, including diary entries, map, distances, lists of portages and rapids, etc. Scanned Document View now.
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