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Sir James Douglas and British Columbia

Walter Noble Sage

Sir James Douglas and British Columbia

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Published by The University of Toronto press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

  • British Columbia
    • Subjects:
    • Douglas, James, 1803-1877.,
    • British Columbia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter N. Sage.
      SeriesUniversity of Toronto studies. History and economics. [vol. VI, no. 1]
      LC ClassificationsH31 .T6 vol. 6, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination398 p.
      Number of Pages398
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6757051M
      LC Control Number31010485

      Douglas is a locality in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, just southeast and outside of the boundary of White Rock, that is the Canadian side of the Peace Arch Border Crossing between British Columbia and Whatcom County, Washington in the United s is the location of the Peace Arch Provincial Park portion of the International Peace Arch Park, which it shares with Peace Arch State. Governor James Douglas was suddenly faced with having to exert British authority over a largely alien population. In order to normalize its jurisdiction, and undercut any Hudsons's Bay Company claims to the resource wealth of the mainland, the Crown colony of British Columbia was established August 2, Followed by: Post-Confederation era.

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