Riel, Louis, Signature, English-French Dictionary

Title: Riel, Louis, Signature, English-French Dictionary
Creator: Louis Riel
Subject: Riel, Louis, Resistance, 1885
Description: The inside page of this English-French dictionary contains what may be Louis Riel’s signature. Inscribed on the page is “Louis Riel, Batoche 1882”. This document is part of the A.C.D. Pigott Collection, which was acquired by the Gabriel Dumont Institute in October 1991 by the Ted Pappas family of Vancouver, British Columbia. The collection includes: Louis Riel’s English-French dictionary, Lieutenant Colonel Pigott’s 1885 Resistance battlefield manuscript, and a number of artifacts taken off the battlefield including: an inscribed watch, a pipe, a bullet maker and a buffalo powder horn (both from the Métis trenches), a carved wooden container taken from Big Bear’s camp, a First Nations decorative bracelet and horsehair braiding, which may have been traded for food by somebody captured by the Boulton’s Scouts.
Publisher: Gabriel Dumont Institute
Date: 1882
Type: Image
Format: image/jpeg
Language: English
Date of Copyright: October 25, 2004
Coverage: Saskatchewan
GDI Media Location: DVD 2
GDI Media Filename: onloc_56.jpg

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