BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The history of the Northern interior of British Columbia, formerly New Caledonia, 1660 to 1880. With map and illustrations Morice, A. G. (Adrien Gabriel), 1859-1938


"Presents details of fur-trading days, life at the Hudson's Bay trading posts, the story of the goldrushes, the work of missionaries (especially on the Babine and Skeena rivers), as well as information on Indian life.
Second edition: Toronto, 1904. Third edition: Toronto, 1905. xii, 368 p. English edition: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1906. At head of title of English and third editions: Primitive tribes and pioneer traders." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 167.

"Based on contemporary records and personal knowledge. The major portion concerns the pre-European and fur trade periods. Appendices: A. List of the Superintendents of New Caledonia from its origin to this day.- B. [On the Rev. Dr. Bryce's treatment of New Caledonian history, especially the Catholic Church]- C. Authorities quoted or consulted."-- 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. 208.

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