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Title Emigration Correspondence, 1859-1860
Author Kirkwood, Alexander
Date 1859-1860
Document Type Correspondence
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2392, Folder 4
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Letters discussing maps and pamphlets for emigrants, including estimates of publishing costs, appointments within the emigration department and expenses. Also includes information on emigration to Canada from Sweden and Norway.
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; Sweden; Norway
Country (to) Canada
Places Quebec, Canada
Ports London, England; New York, United States
Nationality English; Swedish; Norwegian; European
People Hope, Henry
Keywords colonisation, land grant, land sale, agent, employment, finance, emigration
Language English
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Copyright Library and Archives Canada