1911 Royal North-west Mounted Police ‘reports & Other Papers’, Nwmp, Scarce
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1911 Royal North-west Mounted Police ‘reports & Other Papers’, Nwmp, Scarce:
Titled ‘Reports and Other Paper relating to the McPHERSON-DAWSON POLICE PATROL – WINTER 1910-11 – AND THE DEATH OF INSPECTOR FRANCIS J. FITZGERALD AND ALL MEMBERS OF THE PATROL.’ Reprinted 1919 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. An account of the ‘Lost Patrol’ an expedition led by Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, that also included Constables G.F. Kinney and R.O.H. Taylor and Special Constable Sam Carter, acting as guide. Setting out from Fort McPherson on December 21, 1910, for Dawson City, a trek of nearly 800 kilometers (500 miles). They were forced to turn back, unable to find their way through the mountains, for Fort McPherson in a desperate race against cold and starvation. Their bodies were all found within 50 km of Fort MacPherson.In good condition overall, with minor chipping at edges and handling marks throughout.
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