Fonds PR-1203 - Richard Blanshard fonds

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Richard Blanshard fonds

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PR-1203

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  • 1849-1851 (Creation)
    Creator
    Blanshard, Richard, 1817-1894

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6 cm of textual records

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Richard Blanshard was born in England. He was interested in colonial service and accepted the commission of Governor of Vancouver Island in 1849. His governorship did not last long as a rift between himself and James Douglas, chief factor for the Hudson's Bay Company in Victoria, forced him to resign in 1852. He spent the remainder of his life in England.

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The fonds consists of official papers, correspondence and a will.

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Archives code(s): MS-0611.

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Accession number(s): MS-0611

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