Rebellion, 1885 - Biographical [P.G. Laurie]

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Database ID24493
InstitutionUniversity of Saskatchewan Archives
Fonds/CollectionJ.E. Murray fonds
File/Item ReferenceMG60_E-IV-A-3 (Vol. 58)
Date of creation[1907?]
Physical description/extent1 article; 2 pages of textual records
Number of images2
Historical notePatrick Gammie Laurie (b. 1833 - d. 1903) arrived in Fort Garry, MB in 1869 and took charge of the "Nor'Wester" newspaper, which reported on the Red River Resistance. In 1878 he left for Battleford, SK where he established the Herald. He remained there until his death in 1903. During the Rebellion of 1885 he alternated between military duties and the publication of his paper.
Scope and contentA typed transcription of a newspaper article (source unknown) of the biography of P.G. Laurie, publisher of the Saskatchewan Herald newspaper. Item found within folder 1 of file Rebellion, 1885.
Copyright holderPublic domain
Copyright expiry datePublic domain
Primary MediaTextual documents
Specific document typesArticles
Provenance Access PointMurray, Jean Elizabeth, 1901-1981
Other notesPages 1-2 only, pages missing.
Treaty boundariesTreaty 6
Cultural regionPlains
NamesLaurie, Patrick Gammie, 1833-1903 (Publisher)
SubjectNews and Reporting
Date Range(s)1880-1889
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