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Title Immigration Correspondence, 1859-1860
Author Duignan, J; Wagner, William; Dixon, Thomas; Buchanan, Alexander Carlisle; Closter, Christopher O; Vankoughnet, P M; Hawke, A B
Date 1859-1860
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2392, Folder 5
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Letters discussing the opportunities available for Norwegian emigrants in Canada, returns of emigrant arrivals in Quebec, emigrant agent expenses, reports of activities and appointments, numbers of emigrants per country and on the work of interpreters. Includes German immigration pamphlet 'Auszug aus den Consolidirten Statuten von Canada'.
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; Ireland; Norway; Germany; Sweden; Switzerland; Hungary; Italy; France; Belgium; Poland
Country (to) Canada
Places Quebec, Canada
Ports Londonderry, Limerick, Ireland; Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Plymouth, England
Nationality English; Irish; Scottish; Norwegian; German; Swedish; Swiss; Hungarian; Italian; French; Belgian; Polish; European
Ships William & Joseph
People Hope, Henry
Keywords colonisation, agent, employment, shipping, wages, emigration
Language English; German
Document(s) linked to Emigration Correspondence, 1859-1860
Copyright Library and Archives Canada