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Primary Sources

Records of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

National Archives of Canada (hereafter NAC), RG 18,
vol. 133, file 140, 1896–1897.

NAC, RG 18, vol. 139, file 442, parts 1 and 2, 1897.

NAC, RG 18, vol. 147, file 110, 1898.

NAC, RG 18, vol. 158, file 11, 1898-1900.

NAC, MG 30 C207, Microfilm Red A 1218, 1895-1900.

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