Object 981.057.001 a,b

Handcuffs

Handcuffs

A pair of metal handcuffs owned by John Firth, a Hudson’s Bay Company manager at the Peel River post. In the late 1800s, John Firth was appointed as the first law enforcement officer in that region. He acted as a Justice of the Peace until the coming of the Royal North West Mounted Police to Fort McPherson in 1903.

Object Details
Accession No.981.057.001 a,b
MakerMarlin Firearms Company, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Culture
Region
LocationFort McPherson, Peel River
DateEarly 1900s