Douglas concludes treaties on Saanich peninsula

Douglas concludes treaties on the Saanich Peninsula under similar terms to those pursued previously. Douglas is an investor of a steam sawmill company in the area and decides to purchase the entire Saanich Country to solve his land ownership issues.

Harris, R. Cole. Making Native Space: Colonialism, Resistance, and Reserves in British Columbia. (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2002), 19.