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Title Emigrant Return of Sick, 1853-1865
Date Jan 1853 - May 1865
Document Type Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2394, Folder 2
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Immigration Branch Correspondence Returns, 1840-1853, 1864-1866, 1876. Publications, 1855-1861
Description Weekly return of sick in the quarantine hospital, Grosse Île showing diseases for men, women and children, discharges and deaths.
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
Places Grosse Île, Quebec, Canada
Keywords quarantine, health and sickness, hospital, accommodation, emigration, women, children, fever, syphilis, death, dysentery, venereal disease
Language English
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