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Ballads of the Pacific Northwest : its discovery and settlement Hood, Robert Allison, 1880-1958


"Contents in part: Cariboo days. - The rape of the boot. - Walter Moberly. - Cariboo Cameron's pledge. - Moriturus. - The camels on the Cariboo Road.
Poetry. 'The rape of the boot' describes an incident during Walter Moberly's exploration of the Fraser canyon. The reflections of the last of the Cariboo Road camels are given in 'Moriturus.' Both poems also appear in the author's Vignettes of Vancouver (1954), the latter poem under the title 'The last camel.'
Reprinted in 1947."-- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 201.

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