Item 2012.11.3.2 - Reports of Western Union Telegraph Company Explorations in Western Canada

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Reports of Western Union Telegraph Company Explorations in Western Canada

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    Frank L. Major Pope

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    • 1865-1866 (Creation)

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    121 p.

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    Reports as follows: Number 2. Report of the Exploration from Quesnal to Lake Tatla, via Natla and Nakosla, by Major Frank L. Pope. 1865. Title page, map, and pages 1-36. (Pages 15-17: Indian tribes; pages 32-36: vocabulary of "Siccany" (Sekani) tribe, living n. w. of Lake Tatla.) Number 3. Report of the British Columbia and Stekine Exploring Expedition, by Major Frank L Pope. 1866. Title page and pages 1-42. (Pages 27-28: Indian tribes; pages 29-30, Trading with Indians.) Number 4. Report of the Lake Babine and Skeena River Exploration, by Captain James L. Butler. 1866. 19 pages. Number 5. Report of the Atnah & Northern Explorations, by Captain J. Trimble Rothrock. 1866. 10 pages. Number 6. Report of Provisions Expended by the Stekine Exploring party; and proposed plan of an exploration from the Stekine to the Youkon, by George Blenkinsop. 1866. 8 pages, including map.

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      National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Manuscript 1682.

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