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"Bute Inlet"

The Victoria Colonist, May 7, 1862

The "original" party who have been working at Bute Inlet have returned here. They completed about a mile of the trail and built ten bridges and two store houses. No snow had fallen at the Inlet since March 30th-- the date of their arrival; and there is neither snow on the ground nor ice in the river. The Euclutaus were at first rather troublesome, but finally allowed the party to work on being promised presents from the Victoria tyhee (Mr. Waddington). The Indians filled twenty canoes, and were fishing for oolachans. Six Chilcoaten Indians -- three from the rapids above the canon and three direct from Alexandria -- learning that there were whites at the head of the Inlet, came down to trade furs, but on obtaining information that the Euclutaus were there, they retreated immediately and could not be prevailed on to return. The weather was mild and beautiful during the stay of the party at the Inlet. The river was rising on Wednesday last, the day the party left.

Source: "Bute Inlet," Victoria Colonist, May 7, 1862.

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