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Title Immigration Correspondence, 1865-1866
Author Wilcocks, James
Date 1865-1866
Document Type Correspondence
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2393, Folder 2
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Letters regarding the distribution of the 'Canada Farmer' at the Great Exhibition, the need for emigrants in Australia and other matters regarding colonial emigration, along with a letter in French requesting the supply of grain to several townships.
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; Australia
Ports Plymouth, England
Nationality English; European
People Buchanan, Alexander Carlisle
Keywords advice literature, farming, agriculture, emigration
Language English; French
Copyright Library and Archives Canada