Salt Spring Island

British Colonist
August 23, 1865

We hear from Mr. Begg, who has just returned from the above settlement, that the crops on the Island are looking splendid -- at least 50 per cent better in quantity and quality than they were last year. Mr. Begg saw on one farm some wheat yielding 52 bushels to the acre.

Source: Salt Spring Island, British Colonist, August 23, 1865

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