Simpson River
On modern maps, “the Simpson River” is marked as Babine River. On this 1864 map, both terms were used.
“Simpson River”, or Babine River, flows northwest from Fort Babine into the Skeena River. To reach Observatory Inlet, as per the route described in this despatch, the travelling party may have struck overland or portaged to either the Cranberry or Nass Rivers.
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Mentions of this place in the documents
The Colonial Despatches Team. Simpson River. 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/simpson_river.html.

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