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    • Unsettled Boundaries

    • Fraser Gold and the British-American Northwest
    • By: Robert E Ficken
    • Narrated by: Richard Peterson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Responding to reports of gold discoveries on the Fraser River, thousands of prospectors from California and other points on the Pacific coast crossed the 49th parallel to British territory in 1858. Most returned to San Francisco and Puget Sound later in the same year, blaming their failure to find wealth in the river canyons on uncooperative Hudson's Bay Company officials and the English government.

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