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Title North America: Letters from Secretary of State, 1832-1833
Author Elliot, Sir Thomas Frederick
Date 6 Mar 1832 - 25 Apr 1833
Document Type Correspondence
Reference CO 385/6
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Emigration Entry Books
Description Letters relating to emigration from Great Britain to Canada and Australia. Various government acts relating to Canada and emigration are discussed, along with regulations for surgeons and medicine on board migrant ships, opportunities for employment in Canada and Australia, and the rights of migrants to buy land.
Series Description This series contains entry books of correspondence on emigration.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Journey Conditions; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada; Australia
Places Montreal, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Canada; Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; Liverpool, England
Ports Liverpool, England; Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality English; European
Ships Brutus; Esther; Lord Melville; City of Rochester
People Elliot, Sir Thomas Frederick
Keywords admiralty, agent, assisted emigration, emigrant, emigration society, emigration, emigration society, employment, family, finance, business, health and sickness, journey conditions, labour, land, land grant, land sale, surveying, money, medicine, medical treatment, medical staff, Protector of emigration, religion, road, societies, surgeon, surveying, tax, welfare, legislation, politics, administration, church
Language English
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