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The Selkirk Settlers; Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl Of Selkirk

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In the 18th century, Thomas Douglas, fifth Earl of Selkirk, became the unexpected support for displaced families who were evicted from their homes in Scotland during the period known as "The Highland Clearances." Through his determination and their courage, the evicted moved west to Manitoba taking refuge on the prairie.

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