Place Published: [Ottawa]
Publisher: published by Maclean, Roger
Date Published: 1886
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. xii, -404 p. ; 23 cm. French text. frontispiece (folded colour map), 16 of 18 colour plates (some folded) : illustrations, maps, plans. Black cloth rebound cover with gilt type at bottom of spine. Library marks on title page of blue stamp and written numbers not affecting type and stamp on p.241 and paper repairs to title page, otherwise good condition.
Report of the Dept. of Militia and Defence upon the suppression of the rebellion in the north-west territories, and matters in connection therewith in 1885. Presented to the Parliament.
The 16 plates have been placed in different positions that the list of plates called from page [XVII] to p.32. A number of plates have 1/4 to 1/2 inch edge tears. Two plates at p.14 are upside down.
This book is lacking 2 plates;
• First plate called for, frontispiece "Map of part of the Dominion of Canada, illustrating the use of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the movement of troops to quell the North-West troubles in 1885"
• Last plate called for, XVII, "Facsimile of a Plan, showing the position of Canadian Forces at Clarke's Crossing, found among Riel's papers".
Report signed: C. Eug. Panet (p. ix-xii) signed: C. Eug. Panet, Colonel, Deputy of the Minister of Militia and Defence. Submitted to Sir Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice by Adolphe P. Caron, Minister of Militia and Defence
Report of the Deputy Minister ;
No. 1 Special report of the Major-General commanding [Sir Frederick D. Middleton] --
No. 2 Report of Major T. Charles Watson, Commanding Yorkton Company, on organization of Company and erection of stockade at Yorkton
No. 3 Report of the Director of Stores, Department of Militia and Defence [Lt.-Colonel J. Macpherson] No. 4 Preliminary report of the War Claims Commission [Lt.-Col. W.H. Jackson, Lt.-Col. E.A. Whitehead, Lt.-Col. W.H. Forrest, Maj. George Guy] (Reports of the Commission, Nos. 1 to 111 Alphabetical Index to names in these reports)
No. 5 Report of the Surgeon-General [D. Bergin].
Good. Item #8408