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Title Emigration. Letters From Sussex Emigrants, Who Sailed From Portsmouth, in April, 1832, on Board the Ships Lord Melville and Eveline, For Upper Canada
Date 1833
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information John Phillips
Reference 10470.c.32
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A collection of letters from members of the Petworth Party, a group sailing from Sussex to Canada. This volume includes information about what supplies are required for the journey, and several letters describing personal experiences of the passage and their initial impressions and plans upon arrival.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Journey Conditions; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places Petworth, Sussex, London, England; Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ports Portsmouth, England
Nationality English; French
Ships Lord Melville; Eveline
Keywords journey conditions, rations, supplies, health and sickness, settlement, labour, agriculture, building, family emigration
Additional Information Second edition.
Language English
Copyright British Library