History of Vancouver Island and the Northwest Coast : Victoria, British Columbia, 1878.

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Finlayson, Roderick, 1818-1892. History of Vancouver Island and the Northwest Coast : Victoria, British Columbia, 1878.

History of Vancouver Island and the Northwest Coast : Victoria, British Columbia, 1878.

Finlayson came out to Fort Vancouver in the Hudson's Bay Company's service in 1839. Describes the founding of Fort Durham or "Takow," and his service at that fort and at Fort Simpson. In June, 1843, began building Fort Camosun, later Victoria. Finlayson relates the history of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and the operations of the Hudson's Bay Company in the old Oregon country. In part a dictation, partly in Finlayson's own hand, with two letters to H.H. Bancroft, 1879-1880. Includes typed transcript.

Originals : 104 leaves ; 32 & 36 cm.Copies : partial microfilm reel (61 exposures) : negative (Rich. 107:17) and positive (Film P-C, reel 2)

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