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In the wilds of the west coast Oxley, J. Macdonald (James Macdonald), 1855-1907


"An adventure story of the northwest fur trade in the 1840s written for boys. The boy hero, Rae Finlayson, is present at the founding of Fort Victoria, travels on the Beaver and spends a period at Sitka with the Russian American fur traders.
Reprinted in 1905."-- 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.231.

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