BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Report of the Canadian Pacific Railway Royal Commission. Volume I. Evidence Canada. Canadian Pacific Railway Royal Commission


"Commissioners: George M. Clark, Samuel Keefer, Edward Miall. The commission was appointed 'to make enquiry into and concerning all facts connected with, and the conduct and prosecution of, the Canadian Pacific Railway from its inception ...' - p. 29. The report has information on surveys, location of the route, and on contracts. The introduction of 25 pages by N. Flood Davin gives a valuable review of events connected with overland communication to the Pacific." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 69-70.

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