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Canada on the Pacific : being an account of a journey from Edmonton to the Pacific by the Peace River Valley; and of a winter voyage along the western coast of the dominion; with remarks on the physical features of the Pacific Railway route and notices of the Indian tribes of British Columbia Horetzky, Charles, 1838-1900


"The writer organized and conducted the overland expedition of Mr. Sandford Fleming, from Fort Garry to Edmonton, during the summer of 1872; and it was at the instance of that gentleman, who desired to exhaust the whole field of enquiry, before deciding upon a route for the Canada Pacific road, that the journey ... was undertaken." -- Preface.

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