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Journey through life : biography of Alexander Gillespie, 1880-1948 Gillespie, Alexander


"Cover title: Biography: Alexander Gillespie, 1880-1948. Fifty copies printed, private distribution only, cf. Canadiana, 1955. Contents: Journey through life [his memoirs to about 1920].- Long hike [description of a hike from Sooke Harbour to Cowichan Lake written in 1921].- Harrison Lake [diary of a trip]. The author was a surveyor who worked out of Victoria on various surveys, including the Alaskan boundary, northern B.C., Vancouver Island, and the Queen Charlotte Islands, and who farmed at East Sooke for a time."-- Edwards, M. H., Lort, J. C. R., & Carmichael, W. J. (1975). A bibliography of British Columbia: Years of growth, 1900-1950. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 119.

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