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Title: Billet Club

Date: ca. 1880s

Restraining devices such as this one were used by the North-West Mounted Police (NWMP) from the first years of operation. The billet club belonged to NWMP Sergeant Sam Hetherington who was stationed in Alberta and Manitoba.

Collection Area: Military and Mounted Police

Rights Holder: Collection of Glenbow Museum

Catalogue No: C-653

Image No: P0016867

Learn More:
This artifact can be used in conjunction with The North-West Mounted Police: Policing the West education guide from the online teacher's resource series 21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection.


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