BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

The adventures of John Jewitt : only survivor of the crew of the ship Boston during a captivity of nearly three years among the Indians of Nootka Sound in Vancouver Island edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Brown, Ph. D., M. A., F. L. S. commander of the first Vancouver exploring expedition… Jewitt, John R. (John Rodgers), 1783-1821


"The introduction comprises a brief resume of the early history of Vancouver Island and an account of Brown's personal observations on a voyage in 1863, with notes on botany and the Indian population. Published after Brown's death, ref. Walbran. British Columbia coast names, p.68." -- 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. 146-147.

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