Category: British Columbia History

The Sydney Hodgkinson Find

Card scripts (or card tokens) from the H.B.C. Tradings Posts in Northern B.C. were collected by Sydney Hodgkinson and brought in to All Nations by his family.

Sydney Hodgkinson worked as an accountant with the Hudson’s Bay Company from 1908 to 1935.

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Marcus Smith 25 July 1860 letter to wife

Marcus Smith was an early Railway-Engineer in Canada and his letters relate the Railway life of a Chief Engineer. This is a 2 page letter written in 1860 Hamilton to his wife. Lot 23 in our auction February 16th Saturday #bchistory #railroadhistory

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Marcus Smith 1856 letter to wife

Marcus Smith was an early Railway-Engineer in Canada and his letters relate the Railway life of a Chief Engineer. This is a 12 page letter written in Ontario 1859 to his wife. Lot 26 in our auction February 9th Saturday #bchistory #railroadhistory

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