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Correspondence between Sir Robert Borden and Sir Sam Hughes

This correspondence between Sir Robert Borden, Canada’s eighth prime minister, and Sir Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence during the First World War, concerns the resignation of Hughes. The challenge includes letters between Prime Minister Borden and Sir George Perley, Canada’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom during the war, which also discuss Hughes’s resignation. Feel the growing tensions between Borden and Hughes as you transcribe the candid letters that led to the resignation and its aftermath.

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