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559: Report on the Red River expedition of 1870 Printed by the order of the House of Commons: Reprint, with remarks on certain strictures published in England by an officer of the expeditionary force . 1871.
Dawson, Simon James (1820-1902.)
1820-1902. Civil engineer; appointed to survey the country west of Lake Superior, 1857; employed in the opening up of the Dawson Route, 1868; superintended transportation of troops in Red River expedition, 1870 (Wallace, Dictionary of Canadian biography).