According to Cope,
p 261, his pre-emption was transferred to W. H. Rowling.
poem "Huthlicaut's Weddin'," Emigrant Soldier's Gazette, No. 16
(march 12, 1859) describes Reid as a tailor.
Thomas Pearson Reid was a special
constable at New Westminster, May 1860; 1860-1861, chief constable in Douglas; 1862, Lillooet.