Telephone Transcript Robinson Bartlett

9:40am July 16, 1917

TRANSCRIPT RANGER TELEPHONE LINE JOE LAKE SHELTER HOUSE ALGONQUIN PARK HEADQUARTERS.

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OFF HOOK

BARTLETT HERE.

IT’S ROBINSON. REPORTS ARE THOMSON’S BODY FOUND THIS MORNING.

WHERE?

CANOE LAKE. BY LITTLE WAP.

WHO FOUND IT?

A VISITOR AT THE STATTEN CABIN. ROWE AND DICKSON CONFIRMED. I GOT THE MESSAGE FROM CHARLIE SCRIM, A GUEST AT MOWAT LODGE. I HAVEN’T BEEN DOWN YET.

IN THE WATER?

YES SIR. THAT’S THE REPORT. BODY IN BAD SHAPE.

KEEP IT IN THE WATER. I’LL GET THE CORONER FROM NORTH BAY. SHOULD BE HERE BY EVENING. WE’LL NEED UNDERTAKERS TOO.

YES SIR.

KEEP THIS QUIET. [… UNINTELLIGIBLE… ] YOU GOT THAT?

YES SIR.

KEEP ME UPDATED.

YES SIR.

GOODBYE.

GOODBYE.

ON HOOK

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