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E-01369 -- David W. Higgins
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David W. Higgins, former editor and chief of the Victoria Colonist, spent some time of his youth in the Gold Rush town of Yale. Higgins writes about his accounts in Yale during the time of the Fraser River Gold Rush in 1858, to the time of his departure from Yale in 1863. His book titled "Mystic Spring and Other Tales of Western Life" was released in 1904 and is no longer in print. Here are five stories from his book:

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Mrs. D.W. Higgins (Mary Jane Pidwell)

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