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image no.: 10257
contact sheet: A0320
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: A Man Is Standing With A Gun At The Site Of The "Reference Monument" Raised By David Thompson (British) On July 24 (Or 29), 1824, On The Most North Westerly Point Of Lake Of The Woods. The Surveyors Had Great Difficulty In Finding That Spot. This Site Was Designated By Treaty Of Ghent As Key To Boundary Between British North America (Canada) & The American States (Usa). The Site Was Endorsed By The Joint Boundary Commissioners On October 26, 1826. In The Formal Search By The Boundary Commission Of 1872, The Remnants Were Found In A Swamp On October 17, 1872 And The Famous Corner Was Commemorated As Shown Beside The Man. The Bushes At The Site Completely Surround And Tower Over The Man And The Monument Made Of Logs
subject(s): Boundary CommissionGunsMonumentsSurveying
date: 1872
 
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image no.: 16161
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: American Troops At Fort Pembina
subject(s): Boundary CommissionFortsMilitaryUniforms
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image no.: 16155
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Blacksmith Shop, Turtle Mountain
subject(s): BlacksmithsBoundary CommissionHousesShops
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image no.: 16147
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Boundary Commission At Camp, Pembina Mountains
subject(s): Boundary CommissionBuildingsCampsTents
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image no.: 66814
contact sheet: A2163
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: Boundary Commission Group: Gregory, Cones, Campbell, Bryan, Banys, Greene, Dolittle, Wilson, And Mcgillian Are Named
subject(s): AgricultureBoundary CommissionPersonalitiesSurveying
date: 1900c
 
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image no.: 16164
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Boundary Commission Surveyors At Work
subject(s): Boundary CommissionSurveyingTrees
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image no.: 8983
contact sheet: A0279
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Boundary Marker At Manitoba - Ontario Border
subject(s): Boundary CommissionMonuments
date: 1930c
 
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image no.: 12320
contact sheet: A0382
collection: Miscellaneous Collection
description: Boundary Marker No. 2 Between Usa And Canada.
subject(s): Boundary CommissionMonuments
date:
 
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image no.: 16154
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Bridge Over Whitemouth River
subject(s): Boundary CommissionBridgesRivers
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image no.: 19579
contact sheet: A0633
collection: Nora Hiam Collection
description: Col. Samuel Lawrence Bedson, Wearing Masonic Regalia (1842 -1891). Born In England, February 3, 1842. Married Twice; In 1873 To Jemima A. Murray, Daughter Of Chief Factor A.H. Murray, And They Had 4 Children; In 1890 To A Daughter Of Chief Factor Mctavish. Bedson Came To Canada As A Non-Commissioned Officer With The 16th Regiment. On The Regiment Being Recalled He Remained In Montreal. In 1870 He Came West With The Wolseley Expedition. When Wolseley Returned East Bedson Remained In Charge Of Prisoners At Lower Fort Garry. In May 1871, He Was Appointed Warden Of The Manitoba Penitentiary, Which Was Located At Lower Fort Garry Until 1876, And From That Date At Stony Mountain. In 1885 He Was In Charge Of The Transport Service For The North West Rebellion. He Was An Avid Sportsman. In February I891 He Went To Ottawa As An Adc To The Governor-General And To Serve On The Alaska Boundary Commission. He Died Suddenly In July 17, 1891, And Was Buried In The St. John'S Cathedral Cemetery
subject(s): Boundary CommissionCostumesJailsMilitaryPersonalities
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image no.: 16152
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Covered Wagon Train Winding Through Turtle Mountains
subject(s): Boundary CommissionWagons
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image no.: 16149
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Cutting Trees At Boundary Of Canada & Usa
subject(s): Boundary CommissionTrees
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image no.: 16148
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: La Roche Perce
subject(s): Boundary CommissionRocks
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image no.: 16151
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Large Group Of Royal Engineers, Boundary Commission
subject(s): Boundary CommissionMilitarySurveying
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image no.: 66799
contact sheet: A2162
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: Mapping The 49th Parallel Using About 80 Ox Carts Of The Boundary Commission; Seen Leaving The Long River Depot, West Of Fort Dufferin In 1873
subject(s): AgricultureBoundary CommissionCartsFreightingHorsesOxenPrairies
date: 1873
 
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image no.: 16160
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Members Of Boundary Commission At Wood Mountain Depot. A Man Shoes A Horse On Left Of Photo
subject(s): Boundary CommissionHorses
date:
 
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image no.: 66813
contact sheet: A2163
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: Personnel Of The British North American Boundary Commission 1873 -1874. During 1873 And 1874 An Anglo-American Commission Surveyed And Marked The Boundary Between Canada And The United States From Lake Of The Woods To The Rocky Mountains. The Trails And The Supply Depots Established By The Boundary Commission Were Used By The Nwmp On The First Part Of Their Trek Westward In The Summer Of 1874. Among The Personnel Shown Are: Captain D.R. Comeron (Seated 3rd From The Left) The British Commissioner; L.W. Herchmer (Standing 4th From The Left) The Commissions Commissionary Who Was Later Commissioner Of The Nwmp From 1886 - 1900; And G.M. Dawson (Standing 6th From The Left) Who In Spite Of A Physical Deformity Was To Become One Of Canada'S Outstanding Geologists And Explorers
subject(s): AgricultureBoundary CommissionExplorationPersonalitiesRCMPSurveying
date: 1900c
 
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image no.: 16150
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Sioux Indians At Turtle Mountains
subject(s): Boundary CommissionChildrenCostumesWomen
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image no.: 66815
contact sheet: A2163
collection: Gait Agricultural Collection
description: South Boundary Survey Group: Lt. Galway (Front Row, Left), Millman, And Borgan Are Identified
subject(s): AgricultureBoundary CommissionPersonalitiesSurveying
date: 1900c
 
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image no.: 16162
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Three Men On Beaver Dam Bridge
subject(s): Boundary CommissionBridges
date:
 
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image no.: 16159
contact sheet: A0505
collection: Dr. Francis Mathewson Collection
description: Usa Custom House In Deep Snow
subject(s): Boundary CommissionBuildingsHouses
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