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Sir Alexander Mackenzie's rock. End of the first journey across North America Bishop, Richart Preston, 1884-1954
"'A wise nation preserves its records, gathers up its muniments [sic], decorates the tombs of its illustrious dead, repairs its great structures & fosters national pride and love of country, by perpetual reference to the sacrifices & glories of the past' -- Joseph Howe, Canadian National Parks, Historic Sites" -- Front cover.
"Cover title : Sir Alexander Mackenzie's rock. End of the first journey across America. Publication date from the Canadian Catalogue. 'During the summer of 1923, the author, Captain R.P. Bishop, a trained surveyor, who was then in the service of the Land Department of the Government of British Columbia ... was instructed to make an effort to locate the rock': - Intro., p.7." -- Strathern, G. M. , & Edwards, M. H. (1970). Navigations, traffiques & discoveries, 1774-1848: A guide to publications relating to the area now British Columbia. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 22.
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