Olympia Oysters for sale! Here are some advertisements from November 22, 1865 published in the Vancouver Daily Post (based in Victoria). The Vancouver Daily Post was one of four daily newspapers covering the colony of Vancouver Island.
Olympia Oysters, In Every Form!
Piper & Alisky’s,
Government street, opposite the Theatre.
Special accomodation for families
Peter at the Occidental!
Having made arrangements with Captain Finch for
ALL THE OYSTERS
from Olympia, has now the pleasure of informing
The Public, The Trade, and Families,
That in addition to dispensing from the Stand
Fries, Roasts, Stews, etc., as usual,
he is prepared to furnish the
by the bag (100), gallon, quart, etc., to suit all customers, and on the most liberal terms.