Rare Fraser River Gold Rush (FRGR) Manuscript Diary, photo and US Silver Half Dollar Coin. "The Fraser Gold Rush was a seminal point in the history of British Columbia. It led Britain to declare the Colony of British Columbia, which was also known as the Mainland Colony, to assert British authority and governance over the territory, which had been unincorporated in the wake of the Oregon Treaty of 1846 NO FRGR MANUSCRIPT DIARY HAS EVER APPEARED ON THE MARKET. $45,000 USD
The Promise by Bill Gallaher. It was 1862 and the Cariboo Gold Rush was in full swing. Sophia Cameron, the Beauty of Barkerville, lay dying of typhoid when her husband, John Cariboo Cameron, made one last promise to his fading young wife. The Promise is a compelling story of a great love and an epic struggle to honour a dying wife's final request: to take her body home to eastern Canada.