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Copies of Extracts of Despatches relative to Emigration to the North American Colonies

FORTESCUE Chichester (1859.)

£180.00 

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(in continuations of Parliamentary Paper, No. 165 of Session 1858).Small folio. Twentieth century calf-backed boards. 28pp. H.M.S.O., 13 August,

"The emigration has been very healthy; the average mortality among the steerage emigrants from Europe has been a little more than the third of one per cent... The single females have been all readily disposed of, chiefly in Western Canada, in the Ottawa District, where their services are eagerly sought for by the farmers..."

Stock Code: 184173