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Title Handbook to Vancouver Island and British Columbia, With Map
Date 1862
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information F. Algar
Reference 10470.d.27.(8.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A description of Vancouver Island and British Columbia in response to interest from the British public after the discovery of large gold deposits. Includes a physical description of the land and of the advantages and disadvantages of the colony.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places London, England; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Nationality English
Keywords gold, gold fields, gold digging, resources, minerals, The Hudson Bay Co., geography, topography, climate, female emigration, agriculture, society, culture, routes
Language English
Copyright British Library