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Recruitment advertisement for North-West Mounted Police

Title

Recruitment advertisement for North-West Mounted Police

Subject

Canada
Policing
North-West Mounted Police

Description

This notice appeared as an advertisement in Halifax in 1873. In the advertisement, the government of Canada sought twenty young men for service in the North West Mounted Police. The men were required to be of good character, single, between the ages of 20 and 35, and capable of riding. The recruits would be required to serve a term of three years. Compensation included a grant of 160 acres of land, with right of choice.

Source

Glenbow Archives, File number: NA-2603-2

Date

October 2, 1873.

Rights

Public domain

Relation

Glenbow Archives, File number: NA-2603-2

Format

image file/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Glenbow Archives, File number: NA-2603-2

Original Format

Text

Files

na-2603-2.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Recruitment advertisement for North-West Mounted Police,” Exhibits, accessed December 3, 2021, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2641.