Memoradum for Mr. Angus McKay, Clerk Saskatchewan District:
Document reading "Memorandum for Mr. Angus McKay, Clerk Saskatchewan District - 1) You will report yourself from day to day at the Chief Commissioner's Office, Winnipeg to receive orders 2) On arrival at Swift Current Creek you will receive all Furs brought to that point by Carts and ship them by rail to Winnipeg, consigned to the Officer in (Wm. Clarke) Charge Northern Department Office, Winnipeg, sending in letter of advice duplicate copy of Bill Lading 3) As instructed here you will accompany Goods to Swift Current Creek destined for Battleford and load up the carts that will meet you there, remembering that you will there be in a position to equalize the loads of each cart. It there is a surplus after loading the 175 carts engaged, you will re-engage on the same terms, the number of carts required to carry balance of goods to destination 4) Mr Peebles will supply a Team of Horses to convey Thresher for Battleford , Oats must accompany horses from Winnipeg for provender by the way as well as journey from Swift Current to Battleford. The Horses after having rendered the Thresher at Battleford, will be sent on to Prince Albert 5) You will only leave Swift Current after all the good have been dispatched to Battleford, on your arrival at Battleford you will receive from the Indian Agent there quadruplicate vouchers for all goods delivered as per list that will be handed to you before you leave here by Mr Peebles and bring these papers to Prince Albert handing same to me there and report in detail on the work performed by you 6) The proportion of goods forwarded via Swift Current and Battleford for Fort Pitt agency will be dealt with by me specially after my arrival in the district and before they will have reached Battleford. One hundred ($100.00) dollars has been handed to you for which you will keep here special detailed account of expenditure and hand same to me on your arrival at Prince Albert. S. Clarke [?] Winnipeg Man; Sept 11th 1883"
instructions (document genre)freightcompanies
McKay - Box 2 - Angus McKay - Folder 1 - Book 2
Univesity Library, University of Saskatchewan
1 physical item; 20 x 32.5 cm
Watermark reads: "W. Stradling [?]"