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My thanks are due here to the Right Honourable Lord Strathcona, G. C. M. G., Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company, for giving me access to the records of the Company whenever I needed them for historical purposes; to the Honourable Frank Oliver, Minister of the Interior, Canada, for the necessary papers and permits to facilitate scientific collection, and also to Clarence C. Chipman, Esq.
Such a lapse of time may have made my news grow stale, but it has also given the opportunity for the working up of specimens and scientific records.
While my chief object was to see the Caribou, and prove their continued abundance, I was prepared incidentally to gather natural-history material of all kinds, and to complete the shore line of the ambiguous lake called "Aylmer," as well as explore its sister, the better-known Clinton-Colden.
In 1907 I set out to journey by canoe down the Athabaska and adjoining waters to the sole remaining forest wilds-the far north-west of Canada-and the yet more desert Arctic Plains, where still, it was said, were to be seen the Caribou in their primitive condition.
As we made early supper I received for the twentieth time a lesson in photography.
The men of mixed blood jabbered in French, Cree, and Chipewyan chiefly, but when they wanted to swear, they felt the inadequacy of these mellifluous or lisping tongues, and fell back on virile Saxon, whose tang, projectivity, and wealth of vile epithet evidently supplied a long-felt want in the Great Lone Land of the Dog and Canoe.