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Title Private Letter Book of J. Denham Pinnock on Emigration Business [Volume 2]
Author Pinnock, James Denham
Date 14 Mar-26 Nov 1836
Document Type Correspondence
Reference CO 385/10
Library / Archive The National Archives
Collection Name War and Colonial Department and Colonial Office: Emigration Entry Books
Description Private letter book (volume 2) of J. Denham Pinnock, His Majesty's agent for Emigration. Letters here relate to financial and logistical organisation of emigrants migrating to the British colonies of Canada and Australia. Most letters are relative to British emigration to Quebec with many referring to sums paid for passage, various ships used to transport emigrants and shipping contracts. There is also information noted here relative to the systems of assigning bounties to particular classes of emigrants. At the end there is an index of the letters, noting to whom they were written, the date of their composition and a summary of their contents.
Series Description This series contains entry books of correspondence on emigration.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; Canada
Places Monk Sherborne, Basingstoke, Breamore, Portsmouth, Downton, Suffolk, England; New York, United States; Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Toronto, Canada
Ports Bristol, Plymouth, Yarmouth, England
Nationality English; European; Australian; Canadian
Ships Caroline; King William; Lavinia; Bromley; James and Ann; Louisa; Mayflower; New Brunswick; Newham; James Pattison; Louisa; SS Hartly; Andromache; Amelia; Duchess of Northumberland
People Smith, Reverend W; Buchanan, William; Holloway, R; Knight, Edward; Lynch, Lieutenant; Low, Lieutenant Robert; Osborne, George; Scott, Samuel; Walker, James; Arthur, Colonel George
Keywords colonisation, colony, passenger, assisted emigration, finance, family, children, women, unmarried, administration, female emigration, newspaper, passage money, regulations, administration, government, agent, bounty emigration, social class, accounts, surveying, pension, army, poor laws, legislation, Corn Laws, law, Chelsea Hospital
Language English
Document(s) linked to Private Letter Book of J. Denham Pinnock on Emigration Business. Commencing in February 1835 [Volume 1]
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