Nanaimo Packet
The Nanaimo Packet was a schooner that was taken into custody on 30 May 1869, because its captain had illegally provided alcohol to a group of First Nations.1 Authorities would later confiscate the vessel and fine its captain $500.2
  • 1. G. P. V. Akrigg and H. B. Akrigg, British Columbia Chronicle, 1847-1871 (Victoria: Discovery Press, 1977), 374.
  • 2. Ibid., 375.
Mentions of this vessel in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Nanaimo Packet. 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/nanaimo_packet.html.

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