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Title Emigration Publications, 1855-1861
Author Wagner, William; Evans, William; Vankoughnet, P M
Date Mar 1855 - 11 Feb 1861
Document Type Pamphlet; Report; Newspaper
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2394, Folder 3
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Immigration Branch Correspondence Returns, 1840-1853, 1864-1866, 1876. Publications, 1855-1861
Description Includes German pamphlets on settlement in Ottawa, information on homesteads and farming, a German newspaper for emigrants, statistics on employment and answers to circulars on immigration.
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
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) Canada
Places Ottawa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality German; European
Keywords settlement, accommodation, agriculture, farming, homestead, employment, labour
Language English; German
Copyright Library and Archives Canada