Tag: BC 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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Gassy Jack letter sells for $44,000 March 12th 2016

Gassy Jack Deighton talked but only a couple of letters from the founder of Gastown are known to exist. One of them went up for auction March 12 2016 and attracted a dozen bidders. When the smoke cleared, it had sold for an astounding $44,000.

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