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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionJ.H.E. (James Henry Edward) Secretan (1852-1926) was a civil engineer who worked as a surveyor with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He wrote several books, including To Klondyke and back : a journey down the Yukon from its source to its mouth; Out West; and Canada's great highway : from the first stroke to the last spike. He died in Ottawa in 1926.en_US
dc.description.abstractA copy of Canada’s Great Highway: from the first stake to the last spike by J.H.E. Secretan. The book is inscribed “To George Abbott. With love from the author ‘Sec’., Dec./24”. There are news clippings pasted in the front pages reporting the death of J.H.E. Secretan. At the end of the book, a news clipping about retired Canadian Pacific Railway Engineer Dugal (Duke) Mackenzie is included. There are five letters written by the author addressed to George that are pasted throughout the book, dated from March to May, 1925. The letters mostly concern Secretan’s health and financial problems.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 661
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dc.subjectCanadian Pacific Railway Company.en_US
dc.titleJ.H.E. Secretan Scrapbook, 1925-1926en_US

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