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Campbell, John Douglas Sutherland, 1845-1914 (9th Duke of Argyll and Governor General of Canada)



John Douglas Sutherland Campbell (1845-1914), 9th Duke of Argyll; Governor General of Canada

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From John Douglas Sutherland Campbell, Marquess of Lorne (later 9th Duke of Argyll), Governor-General of Canada, Government House, Ottowa, 9 Dec. 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782/I/32
Scope and Contents

Disturbances by 'communistic agitators' among railway workers has led the Canadian government to consider raising a permanent military force, to be led by British officers; suggests overall command should go to the general commanding the Dominion Militia, Sir Selby Smyth.

Dates: 9 Dec. 1878
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