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Title The Emigrant's Guide in Ten Letters, Addressed to the Tax-Payers of England; Containing Information of Every Kind, Necessary to Persons Who Are About to Emigrate; Including Several Authentic and Most Interesting Letters From English Emigrants, Now in America, to Their Relations in England
Author Cobbett, William
Date 1829
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Mills, Jowett and Mills
Reference 798.h.14
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Letters from emigrants settled in the United States and Canada to the "tax payers of England", including details on who should emigrate and why, useful contacts to make, where in the United States to emigrate to and where to avoid, preparations for the journey including which ship to choose and what bring, precautions to take on board, how to seek employment or land upon arrival, and information about infrastructure.
Theme(s) 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; Australia
Places London, England; New South Wales, Tasmania, Australia; New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Prince Edward's Island, Canada
Nationality English
Keywords journey conditions, passage, land, employment, costs, rations, supplies, advice, danger, school, education, farming, trade, tradesmen, skilled migration
Language English
Copyright British Library