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Papers relating to the 4th Earl of Minto's service as Military Secretary to the 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor-General of Canada., 1883-1886.

Identifier: MSS.12549-12555

Scope and Contents

The 4th Earl of Minto's main preoccupations were with the raising of a voyageur force for service in Egypt, the employment of Canadian forces in the imperial service, and the rebellion of Louis Riel in the North-West in which he was personally involved.


  • Creation: 1883-1886.

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7 Volumes

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Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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