Information On Big Bend Routes: 0052.0027

INFORMATION CONCERNING BIG BENDWe would draw the especial attention of miners and others to the advertisement appearing elsewhere, affording all the requisite information as to distances and changes necessary for reaching the recently discovered rich placer diggings on the Columbia.  The Chamber of Commerce deserve the thanks of the community generally for their active and laudable efforts to disseminate the information calculated to induce immigration from California and the intervening territories.  Mr. W.H. Oliver, who leaves this morning on the Labouchere, will carry with him a large number of Government maps showing the exact distances and line of travel by both routes, so that miners may judge of the advantages of the Fraser river line from actual observation, and he will, moreover, have in his possession a number of posters and handbills which he will circulate in San Francisco, Sacramento, Marysville and elsewhere.  Besides this the Committee, we understand, will cause advertisements to be inserted in the principal California journals, with small lithographs of the route.  Mons. Deffis of this city has translated the notice into the French language for one of the French papers in San Francisco.

0052.0027: Information On Big Bend Routes

Credit is given to the Chambers of Commerce for gathering the correct information to produce maps of the route to Big Bend. Mr. W.H. Oliver sets out to distribute the information along with a French translated version for the French papers in San Francisco.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  February 15, 1866
Pages:  3
Publisher:  Victoria Daily Colonist
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0052)


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