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Title Seven Years in America: Advice to British Emigrants
Author Goodmane, W F
Date 1845
Document Type Printed Book
Reference 10410.d.37.(6.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Advice from a British emigrant on settling in Canada and the United States, comparing the two. Goodmane concludes that Canada is the colony that best suits the British emigrant, and gives advice on travel, finding lodgings, the climate, employment, infrastructure and agriculture.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America; Canada
Places London, England; New Brunswick, Prince Edwards Island. Nova Scotia, Cape Breton, Newfoundland, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Texas, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York City, United States
Nationality English
Keywords climate, resources, agriculture, advice, land, population, wages, labour, slavery, trades, newspapers, fishing, livestock, cost, emigration scheme
Language English
Copyright British Library