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Title Emigration Practically Considered; with Detailed Directions to Emigrants Proceeding to British North America, Particularly to the Canadas; in a Letter to the Right Hon. R. Wilmot Horton, M. P.
Author Buchanan, Alexander Carlisle
Date 1828
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Henry Colburn, London
Reference T.1244.(7.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Includes extracts from writings by Talleyrand and William Penn on colonies and plantations, the comparative state of labourers at home and in the colonies, information on the number of emigrants sent to Canada, costs and practical hints for emigrants.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) Canada; United States of America
Places Halifax, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, Canada; Ulster, Ireland
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality Scottish; Irish; English
People Wilmot Horton, R; Buchanan, James Clarke
Keywords emigration, labourer, journey conditions, emigrant, Passengers' Act, poverty, pauper, American War of Independence, agriculture, farming, legislation, government, settlement, finance, female emigration, pension, food
Language English
Copyright British Library