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Chronicles of Canada Volume 22 - Pioneers of the Pacific Coast: A Chronicle of Sea Rovers and Fur Hunters

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This, volume 22 of the Chronicles of Canada series, describes the exploration of the Canadian Pacific coast, British Columbia, and Alaska. It includes accounts of Bering, Cook, Vancouver, Mackenzie, Fraser, and Thompson.

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[Frontispiece: The descent of the Fraser River, 1808. From a colour drawing by C. W. Jefferys.]

PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC COAST

A Chronicle of Sea Rovers and Fur Hunters

BY

AGNES C. LAUT

TORONTO

GLASGOW, BROOK & COMPANY

1915

Copyright in all Countries subscribing to the Berne Convention

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CONTENTS

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I. THE VOYAGE OF THE 'GOLDEN HIND' . . . . . . . . 1 II. VITUS BERING ON THE PACIFIC . . . . . . . . . . 11 III. THE OUTLAW HUNTERS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 IV. COOK AND VANCOUVER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 V. 'ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, FROM CANADA, BY LAND' . . 71 VI. THE DESCENT OF THE FRASER RIVER . . . . . . . . 86 VII. THOMPSON AND THE ASTORIANS . . . . . . . . . . . 99 VIII. THE PASSING OF THE FUR LORDS . . . . . . . . . . 115 BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 132 INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135

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