To "My dear Dr Bell". He has added pen strokes beneath his signature representing a wolf paw. In full: Will you kindly look over this copy of yours & fill in one or two words that we could not quite make sure of. Pencil note (unknown hand) on verso: To Robert Bell/Canadian geologist. However, he broke with other scout leaders over two issues: the Boy Scouts' military style and their reluctance to incorporate younger boys ("Cub Scouts") into the organization, with the bear cub as symbol.
In 1915, Seton-Thompson formed a rival youth movement, the Woodcraft League, but of course Scouting later did adopt his cub scout idea. He was born Ernest Seton Thompson. When he learned that his Scottish ancestors, in hiding after the Battle of Culloden (1746) had adopted the English name of Thompson to hide themselves, he resolved to reassume the old family name. Out of deference to his mother, he wrote as Ernest Seton-Thompson until her death in 1897.
Thereafter, he adopted the name of Ernest T. He published many articles on geology and natural history.
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