Bank of British Columbia - Banknotes
The Bank of British Columbia had branches in San Francisco, Portland, Oregon (est. 1866), Victoria, British Columbia (est. 1862) and New Westminster (est. 1862). In 1889 it established a branch in Seattle. In 1901 it merged with the Canadian Bank of Commerce. At the time of the merger it had branches in Vancouver (est. 1886), Victoria, Kamloops, Nanaimo, Nelson, New Westminster, Rossland, Sandon, San Francisco, Portland, and London.
There is still $48,797 in banknotes from the bank of British Columbia in $1, $5, $10, $20 and $50 denominations. The bills were issued from 1862 to 1894.
Bank of British Columbia banknotes of 1894
Here are examples of 5 and 20 dollars issued banknotes. Specimen 1894 Bank of British Columbia banknotes also exist.
Bank of British Columbia banknotes of 1879
These banknotes are dated June 1, 1879.
Bank of British Columbia banknotes of 1875
Banknotes from 1862 to 1875 ($1, $5, $20, $50 and $100) from The Bank of British Columbia are very rare. Here's the 1 dollar banknote from May 23, 1875.