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Title Emigrant Tracts 1-11
Author Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Date 1850
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Printed by Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Reference 4406.c.4.(1-18.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description The first of a two part bound volume of emigrant tracts produced by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. These tracts take the form of morality tales, letters advising groups such as young girls and unmarried men about how they should behave on board emigrant ships, and guides for families preparing to emigrate. These guides provide both religious and practical guidance, such as medical tracts.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) Australia; New Zealand
Places London, England
Nationality English; Australian
Keywords religion, Christianity, morality, morals, ethics, female emigration, dangers, Bible, teachings, behaviour, family emigration, separation, education, hygiene, health and sickness, literature, missionary, aborigine, race, racism, conversion, passage, young emigrants, medicine, disease, vaccination, journey conditions, remigration
Language English
Document(s) linked to Emigrant Tracts 12-18
Copyright British Library