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Telegram book of the 4th Earl of Minto containing both business and private material, some in cipher., 1885.

Identifier: MS.12551

Scope and Contents

From the Sub-Series:

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: 1885.

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73 Leaves ; Oblong octavo.

Language of Materials

From the Fonds: Undetermined


73 folios.

Repository Details

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

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