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Notes of a journey from Toronto to British Columbia, viâ the Northern Pacific Railway (June to July 1884) : being letters to his sister and mother from Charles Westly Busk, C. E Busk, Charles Westly, 1852-1924


"Although the two letters are written from Victoria, only four pages describe Victoria and the lower mainland. To the author, Victoria 'looks like one of those mushroom cities in America would look like if from any cause the railway were to stop running for six months.' - p. 46." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 73-74.

"[For private circulation.]" -- Title page.

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