The discovery of the Telon River : with apologies to Longfellow
Tyrrell, J. W. (James Williams), 1863-1945
4 p. on 1 folded sheet ; 21 x 14 cm
Item is a poem written by James W. Tyrrell following his exploring expedition of the Thelon River. The poem is a humorous tale told by 'Patrick the old explorer' to 'King Sifton' [Clifford Sifton, Minister of the Interior]. It is loosely based on Longfellow's poem entitled 'The discoverer of the North Cape'.
Title transcribed from item.
Item forms part of the series entitled 'Writings'.
"Ms. Coll. 310, Box 9, folder 29"
Sifton, Clifford, Sir, 1861-1929
Report on an exploratory survey between Great Slave lake and Hudson Bay districts of Mackenzie and Keewatin
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