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Title Cassell's Emigrants' Handbook: Being a Guide to the Various Fields of Emigration in All Parts of the Globe. With an Introductory Essay, on the Importance of Emigration, and the Danger to Which Emigrants are Exposed. To Which is Added, a Guide to the Gold Fields of Australia, With Copious Instruction, Government Regulations, etc., Accompanied by a Map of Australia, in Which the Gold Regions are Clearly Indicated
Date 1852
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information John Cassell, La Belle Sauvage Yard
Reference 10002.c.29
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A guide to emigrating worldwide, with advice on who should emigrate and why, information on fares, wages and popular trades in various states and countries, and details about the climate and local populations. This volume also describes legislation, with particular reference to emigrants ships, and gives advice for gold prospecting in Australia.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Canada; Australia; South Africa; new Zealand
Places New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Prince Edward's Island, Newfoundland, Quebec, Canada; Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, New York, United States; New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Australia
Ports Natal, South Africa
Nationality English
Keywords pull factors, danger, advice, gold, legislation, journey conditions, trade, skilled migration, guide, land, labour
Language English
Copyright British Library