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Title Immigration Correspondence, 1861-1864
Author Buchanan, Alexander Carlisle; McNaughton, Robert; Wagner, William; Hope, Henry; Donaldson, John A
Date 1861-1864
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2393, Folder 1
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Letters regarding advice and the progress of emigration from the north of Ireland, sailing bills, German emigration to Canada, legislation relating to Grosse Île quarantine station and its abolition, quarantine regulations, the appointment of emigration agents
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; Belgium; Ireland
Country (to) Canada; United States of America
Places Grosse Île, Quebec, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Ports Liverpool, Plymouth, England; Portland, Maine, United States; Londonderry, Ireland
Nationality English; Irish; German; Belgian; European
Ships Margaret Ann; Gipsey Queen; SS North American; SS Nova Scotian; SS Canadian; SS North Briton; SS Bohemian; SS Anglo Saxon
People Dixon, Thomas
Keywords shipping, Plymouth Line of American Packets, Montreal Ocean Mail Steamship Company, finance, legislation, quarantine, medical staff, emigration, agent
Language English; French
Copyright Library and Archives Canada