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Title Colonization Circular, Part I, Canada, 1881 [Issued Separately] and Colonization Circular (Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa), 1881
Date 1881
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information HMSO
Reference B.S.7/70
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Colonisation Circular produced by the British Government to furnish emigrants with information about who should emigrate, where they should emigrate to and why, and how to obtain land, employment and labour in the colony. This includes statistics, descriptions of the land, geography and climate, agricultural advice, advantages of emigration and information about government assistance.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland
Country (to) Canada; Australia; New Zealand; South Africa
Places London, England; Montreal, Quebec, Ottawa, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward's Island, British Columbia, Manitoba, Canada; New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Australia; Cape of Good Hope, Natal, South Africa
Ports Liverpool, Bristol, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Dublin, Ireland; Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality English; Scottish; Irish
Keywords geography, topography, climate, resources, population, military, trade, communication, class, agriculture, livestock, land, education, infrastructure, land grant, wages, labour, fishing, railway, rates of passage, push factors, pull factors, supplies, costs, diet, lodging, minerals, gold, assisted emigration, assisted passage
Language English
Copyright British Library