Distant Impressions

Featured Image: Unknown illustrator, editorial cartoon, “The Situation,” Montreal QC Canadian Illustrated News 1, 13 (29 January 1870), 193 [cover page], depicting Red River Settlement, dubbed “Miss Winnie Peg,” as perturbed at Canada’s bid for annexation.

“Latest From Red River. Affairs at Winnipeg–A Forced Loan to Start a Newspaper” Halifax NS Morning Chronicle (17 January 1870), 2, reprinted from the Toronto ON Globe.

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“Red River Emeute,” Sarnia ON Sarnia and Lambton Observer (21 January 1870), 2.

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“The Situation,” Canadian Illustrated News 1, 13 (29 January 1870), 194.

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“Hay Privilege In Manitoba,”Ottawa Times (15 April 1873), 3.

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Alexander McDonald and J.M. McGregor, advertisement, “Cheap Homes in Manitoba. Half Breed Scrip,” Seaforth ON Huron Expositor (9 February 1877), 5.

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