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Register entry 258 - James Harris

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Visited the Bell Farm on Oct 5, 1887 - Dr. James Harris was a veterinary surgeon with the Ottawa Field Battery. In 1882 he moved West and purchased a 1600 acre farm near Moosomin. In 1884 he experimented with grapes growing on his farm.

Harris visited the Bell Farm on Oct. 5, 1887 - the day of the Indian Head Agricultural Fair – in company with 11 other dairy farmers primarily from Eastern Canada.

SOURCES:

"Manitoba Daily Free Press": Dec 2, 1882

"Manitoba Daily Free Press": May 17, 1884

1st photo source: http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/collection/artifacts/II-64890.1 - McCord Museum

2nd photo source: http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/collection/artifacts/II-64888.1 - McCord Museum - horseback

RESEARCH BY:

Michelle Cabana, Saskatoon, Sask.