BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The emigrant soldiers' gazette, and Cape Horn chronicle

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"The Gazette ran to 17 numbers. The original manuscript is preserved in the British Columbia Provincial Archives. Reprinted in 1907, with addenda, by Richard Wolfenden." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 23.

"Published originally on manuscript forms, kindly furnished by Captain W. D. Marsh, R. E., during the voyage, from Gravesend to Vancouver Island, of the detachment of Royal Engineers selected for service in British Columbia, between the 10th November, 1858, and the 12th April, 1859." -- Title page.

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