The Pathfinder

The Pathfinder

A.C. Anderson's Journeys in the West

Book - 2011
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"This is the story of an adventure-seeking Hudson’s Bay Company clerk whose explorations 15 years before the Fraser River gold rush helped pave the way for the creation of modern-day British Columbia"--Back cover.
Publisher: Victoria, [BC] :, Heritage House,, [2011]
ISBN: 9781926936826
Branch Call Number: 971.102 AND
Characteristics: 239 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles., maps, portraits ; 23 cm


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Jan 04, 2016

This is the biography of an adventure-seeking Hudson's Bay Company clerk, Alexander C. Anderson, whose explorations of southwestern British Columbia by canoe, horseback and on foot, 15 years before the Fraser River gold rush of 1858, helped to establish the routes to the gold fields and for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Later in life Anderson (1814-1884) was an Indian Reserve Commissioner and Inspector of Fisheries for the new Province of British Columbia.


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