In the City of Vancouver Archives we found the manuscript below.  Written by Mrs. B.T. Rogers (born Mary Isabelle Angus) at age 85, she shares her memories of Vancouver when she visited as a sixteen year old girl.  She saw Vancouver not long before the Great Fire of June 1886, was a passenger on the first CPR train to arrive in Vancouver, and much more.

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Mrs. BT Rogers reminiscences – 1885-1886