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Order-in-Council, North-West Mounted Police Force – [Minister of] Justice, 27 August, 1873 / Décret, Police à cheval du Nord-Ouest – [ministre de la] Justice, 27 août 1873

Title

Order-in-Council, North-West Mounted Police Force – [Minister of] Justice, 27 August, 1873 / Décret, Police à cheval du Nord-Ouest – [ministre de la] Justice, 27 août 1873

Subject

Canada
history
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Description

This is a photograph of the first page of the Order-in-Council that recommended the establishment of the North-West Mounted Police (which would later become the RCMP). The recommendation was made by the Minister of Justice, and was approved two days after its submission.

Creator

Privy Council Office

Source

Library and Archives Canada

Date

August, 1873

Rights

Public Domain
Credit: Library and Archives Canada
Credit: Canada. Privy Council Office.

Format

image file/jpeg

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

Order in Council no. 1873-1134

Original Format

Text

Files

e002240147.jpg

Collection

Citation

Privy Council Office, “Order-in-Council, North-West Mounted Police Force – [Minister of] Justice, 27 August, 1873 / Décret, Police à cheval du Nord-Ouest – [ministre de la] Justice, 27 août 1873,” Exhibits, accessed October 15, 2021, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/2686.