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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
2019
Multicultural
Dinner

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Staff of the Canada-US Boundary Commission: 1872-1874

Canada & Britain

 

 

 

Commissioner

Donald Roderick Cameron (1834-1921)

 

Royal Engineers

Samuel Anderson (1839-1881)

Chief Astronomer

Albany Featherstonhaugh (1840-?)

Assistant Astronomer

Arthur Cleatheroe Ward

Secretary

William James Galwey (1839-?)

Assistant Astronomer

Civilians

William Frederick King (?-1916)

Assistant Astronomer

William A. Ashe

Assistant Astronomer

George F. Burpee

Assistant Astronomer

George C. Coster

Assistant Astronomer

Lawrence William Herchmer (1840-1915)

Commissary

Thomas J. W. Burgess (?-1925)

Medical Officer

Thomas Millman (c1850-1921)

Assistant Medical Officer

William George Boswell

Veterinarian

George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901)

Geologist

A. G. Forrest

Surveyor

Alexander L. Russel

Surveyor

William Hallet

Chief Guide

Charles Sibbald (1845-1930)

 

Photographers

? McCammon

 

? Parsons

 

United States

James Edgar Bangs (?-1901)

Archibald Campbell (1813-1887)

Elliott Coues (1842-1899)

Francis Ulric Farquhar (c1838-1883)

Francis Vinton Greene (1850-1921)

James Fingal Gregory (1846-1897)

William Johnson Twining (1839-1882)

See also:

The Boundary Commission Trail and the North West Mounted Police: A Review of Site Development Progress by Graham MacDonald
Manitoba History, Number 19, Spring 1990

Life on the Boundary Commission (1872-74), Being Extracts from Letters of Charles Sibbald, Jr. 1873-74 by R. Leslie Taylor
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 33, 1976-77 Season

Dufferin: Then and Now
Manitoba History, Number 23, Spring 1992

Arc of the Medicine Line: Mapping the World's Longest Undefended Border Across the Western Plains by Tony Rees (Douglas & McIntyre, 2007).

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Fort Dufferin (Emerson)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Boundary Commission North West Mounted Police Historic Trail (RM of Stanley)

Sources:

This gallery was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Gallery revised: 4 January 2011

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