1 Derek Pethick, British Columbia Disasters (Langley, BC: Stagecoach Publishing, 1978), 12.
2 Daily British Colonist, 26 March, 2.
3 The terms vaccination and inoculation were and are often confused and used interchangeably. It is likely that it was inoculation that was the common technique used in the 1862-63 epidemic. See Byron Plant, "'The Most Dreadful Scourge of Which the Human Race is Subject': The 1862 Small Pox Epidemic and Aboriginal People in British Columbia" (Unpublished honours thesis, University of Victoria, April 2001), 41.