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Title Emigrants' Letters: Being Recent Communications from Settlers in the British Colonies. With a Map and Abstract of Wages and Prices
Date 1850
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Trelawney Saunders
Reference 10491.c.22
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A collection of letters from emigrants in Canada, Australia, the United States and New Zealand. These letters detail their experiences on board emigrant ships, their early impressions and descriptions of the colonies and their plans for settlement, as well as detailing their success and hardships.
Theme(s) Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain; Ireland; Germany; India; United States of America
Country (to) Australia; New Zealand; Canada; South Africa; Falkland Islands; United States of America
Places London, England; Sydney, New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Adelaide, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Cape of Good Hope, South Africa; California, United States
Ports Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia
Nationality English
Ships Whitby; Stebonheath; Agenoria; Sir George Seymour
Keywords wages, prices, journey conditions, surgeon, health and sickness, skilled migration, agriculture, livestock, nature, geography, resources, penal colony
Language English
Copyright British Library