Roger Pocock Fonds > Series I. Personal Papers > 1.1 Scrapbooks > Pocock Scrapbook - 1885
Handwritten letter from Roger Pocock with a NWMP detachment [in the Prairies] to his mother in Ontario. His letter is very descriptive about what he is doing, his fellow officers, the barracks, and his thoughts about the current political situation in Europe and Great Britain, etc. He also discusses the Force's relationship with nearby townspeople (not good) and with Indians. Pocock talks about Indian unrest and the potential for war; he refers to the "scalp market". 5 pp.
Author: Pocock, Roger, 1865-1941
Date: 03 Feb. 1885
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