VICOTRIA, THE CHIEF TOWN OF VANCOUVER'S ISLAND
This place, a trading post of the Hudson's Bay Company,
bids fair, on account of its position with regard t othe gold
fields in British Columbiam speedily to become a large town.
Already the plans of noble streets have been laid out, and
the lots have been bought with avidity. Victoria is situated
on the southerly extremity of Vancouver's Island, It is nearly
opposite the mounth of Fraser River, which falls into the
Gulf of Georgiam separating Vancouver's Island from the mainland.
The Illustrated London News, September