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Shadow and light : an autobiography with reminiscences of the last and present century Gibbs, Mifflin Wistar


"The author, an educated negro and an ardent civil rights worker, came to British Columbia in 1858 with a stock of goods for the Fraser River gold miners. He left Victoria in 1869 after achieving some prominence in local affairs. In five chapters (p. 59-106) he describes these years in British Columbia from 1858-1869." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 162.

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