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Title Emigration Correspondence, 1861-1864
Author Hutton, William; Wagner, William
Date 1861-1864
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2393, Folder 3
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Letters and reports regarding settling in Canada, including the attraction of agricultural land to immigrants, expenses of emigration agents, charges laid against officers of the emigration department and emigration reports.
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; Germany
Country (to) Canada
Places Berlin, Germany
Nationality English; German; European
People Closter, Christopher O; Buchanan, Alexander Carlisle
Keywords finance, agent, agriculture, employment, statistics, legislation , shipping
Language English; German; French
Copyright Library and Archives Canada