Fonds 981.029.0001 - George Henry Richards Fonds

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George Henry Richards Fonds

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CA MMBC 981.029.0001

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  • 1859 (Creation)

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3 sheets.

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Richards, Captain George Henry

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Fonds consists of a photocopy of a letter from Captain George Henry Richards, HM Surveying Ship Plumper, Langley Fraser River to His excellency James Douglas Esq., Governor of British Columbia, dated 21 January 1859 regarding the necessity of lighthouses on the Race Islands and Fisgard rocks.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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  • English

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version. Canadian Council of Archives.


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2 March 2018

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