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Title Wiley and Putnam's Emigrant's Guide. Comprising Advice and Instruction in Every Stage of a Voyage to America; Such as Choice of a Ship; Provisions and Clothing for the Voyage; Hints During the Voyage; Custom-House Laws; What to de on Landing; Interesting Anecdotes, etc. Also, Information Which the Emigrant Needs on Arrival; Such as Choice of Lodging; Ways of Sharpers; How to Get Employment; Where to Look for Land; Steamboat, Canal, and Railroad Routes; Rates of Travel in All Directions; How to Preserve Health, etc. etc.
Date c.1844
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Wiley & Putnam
Reference 798.c.33
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A practical guidebook that includes guidance on choosing a ship, clothing and supplies for the voyage, rules on board and what to upon landing, as well as choosing lodgings, how to get employment and where to look for land, how to travel by boat and train and the routes and rates, and advice on health. Also includes a list of Emigrant Offices.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Onward Travel
Country (from) Great Britain, Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places London, England
Ports London, Liverpool, Bristol, England; Glasgow, Scotland; Dublin, Cork, Ireland
Nationality English; Scottish; Irish
Keywords journey, passage, costs, rations, supplies, land, agriculture, employment, travel, railroad, health and sickness
Language English
Copyright British Library