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1883 in Canada

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Events from the year 1883 in Canada.

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Historical Documents

Destitute Cree insist government live up to its treaty obligations [1]

Routing CPR line away from more fertile prairie land will hinder settlement [2]

Sandford Fleming's contributions to establishing standard time [3]

Mounties return stolen horses, but deny U.S. Army claim that Cree will wage war in Montana [4]

One cattle hand shoots another, then outraces Mounties to U.S. border [5]

References

  1. ^ Excerpt of letter from Bobtail, Ermine Skin, Samson and others, in John Douglas Belshaw, Canadian History: Post-Confederation (2016), pgs. 52-3. Accessed 19 October 2019 [opentextbc.ca]
  2. ^ "A Consequence of the Diversion of the C.P.R.," The (Toronto) Globe (March 3, 1883). Accessed 6 October 2019 [www.canadahistory.com]
  3. ^ Proceedings of the American Metrological [sic] Society; Vol. IV; May 1883, December, 1883 (1884), pgs. 6-8, 9-13, 27, 36, 101-7. Accessed 12 October 2019 [babel.hathitrust.org]
  4. ^ United States Department of State, Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States[...] (1883), pgs. 511-12. Accessed 6 October 2019 [digicoll.library.wisc.edu]
  5. ^ John Roderick Craig, Ranching with Lords and Commons[...] (1903), pgs. 97-101. Accessed 6 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]