Choquette, Alexandre
According to the despatch, Choquette was an experienced miner who discovered gold along the Stikine River. He originally mined in California but at the time of writing had been mining along the north coast of British Columbia for two years. Douglas mentions that a short narrative of Choquette can be found in the British Colonist paper on the January 10, 1862.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Choquette, Alexandre. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/choquette.html.

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