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Title Emigration Correspondence, 1842-1855 [Folder 1]
Author Douglas, Dr; Blanchet, Dr Dumbrook, Dr; Montamis, H; Wilson, Thomas
Date 1842-1855
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2392, Folder 1
Library / Archive Libraries and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Includes financial reviews of the quarantine establishment at Grosse Île from 1832 onwards, reports on marine hospital conditions for emigrants at the quarantine station, a paper on the subject of German emigrants, confirmation of the appointment of Thomas Wilson as emigrant agent at Kingston and a series of questions for the emigrant farmer and copies of replies.
Series Description Records created and maintained by the Immigration Branch of the Department of Agriculture. As immigration and colonization became increasingly important to the new Dominion government, the high volume of information flowing into and required from the Minister's office overwhelmed the docket system of record-keeping.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Grosse Île, Quebec, Canada
Nationality English; German; French; Belgian; Scottish; European
Keywords quarantine, health and sickness, hospital, finance, sanitation, accommodation, emigration, children, epidemic, cholera, surgeon, politics, agent, farming, agriculture, livestock
Language English; French
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