Tales of a Pioneer Journalist: From Gold Rush to Governement Street in 19th Century Victoria

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David Higgins, a muscular 24-year-old newspaperman from Halifax, via San Francisco, landed in Esquimalt in 1858 and trudged into Victoria amidst a horde of dreamers. After a stint in Yale on the front lines of the gold rush, he returned to Victoria as one of Amor de Cosmos' first employees at the British Colonist . His initial assignment was to cover a battle raging in Victoria's harbour between the Hydah and Stickeen peoples. He started his own Daily Chronicle , which he soon consolidated with the original de Cosmos ...

Tales of a Pioneer Journalist: From Gold Rush to Governement Street in 19th Century Victoria 1996, Heritage House Publishing Co. Ltd., [Surrey]

ISBN-13: 9781895811247

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