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Title Meyer, R. Correspondence
Author Meyer, Dr Rudolph; Hauswirth, Mr
Date Feb 1885 - Feb 1887
Document Type Correspondence; Report
Reference R194-63-4-E Volume 2396, Folder 1
Library / Archive Library and Archives Canada
Collection Name Department of Agriculture: Immigration
Description Correspondence regarding German and Swiss emigration to Canada. Includes information on financing emigration and homesteads, claims of settlers, conditions in the colony, names of intending emigrants to Manitoba and voyage contracts. Transcripts of German letters are included.
Series Description Correspondence, memoranda, questionnaires, completed questionnaires by emigrant farmers, reports and returns relating to quarantine, cholera, natural resources, the Marine and Emigrant Hospital, pamphlet literature, appointments and private immigration schemes.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Germany; Switzerland
Country (to) Canada
Places Manitoba, Canada; Chicago, Illinois, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Ports New York, United States
Nationality German; Swiss; American Indian; European
Keywords colonisation, colony, farming, livestock, settlement, legislation, assisted emigration, wages, employment, emigrant, homestead, finance, agriculture
Language English; German; French
Copyright Library and Archives Canada