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CATERMOLE, William. Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance of Two Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' Institution, Ipswich. (Toronto : Coles Publishing Company, 1970). Pp (2),[i]-x,-208,(4). 8vo, orange card covers. A facsimile reprint of the original London : Simpkin and Marshall edition of 1831. Contents : 1. The Geographical Position of Canada - Its Climate, Soil, Production. 2. Description of the principal Towns, and various Improvements in York and the Home District. 3. Outline of the Canada Company, and the prospects it holds out to British Settlers. 4. Description of the principal Roads, Lakes, Canals in the route from Montreal to Sandwich - A Table of Population and Assessment, and list of the Members returned, corrected up to March 1831 - Agricultural Societies, &c. 5. Comparison between New York State and Upper Canada - Prices of land in each County - Value of Produce, Labour, Population according to the last Census - And also some of the principal Cities in the Union. 6. General advice to Emigrants - List of Prices of Wages - Description of persons most wanted in Upper Canada - The proper time to Emigrate - Most economical means pointed out to accomplish the Voyage, &c. 7. Conclusion - containing hints to the different Parishes with superabundant labourers. Extracts from the Reports made by select Committees of the Houseof Commons. Appendix: Statements of the Sales of Land by the Canada Compan y. Letters 'To the Editors of the Suffolk Chronicle and the Ipswich Journal, by the Author, with Answers by Various Correspondents. Lightly rubbed, else very good. 15.00
Title: Emigration : The Advantages of Emigration to Canada, being the substance ofTwo Letters, delivered at the Town-Hall, Colchester, and the Mechanics' In stitution, Ipswich.
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