The Emigrant's Guide to Upper Canada

The Emigrant's Guide to Upper Canada

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1820 edition. Excerpt: ...the head of trees and medicinal herbs., ' In proceeding into the interior, persons who do not travel by the public conveyances, should be particularly careful in their inquiries, as they advance, respecting the possibilities before them, of procuring provisions; and when requisite, should attentively lay in a sufficient stock in time. SECT. XIII. General Difficulties in effecting a favorable Settlement, end prospective Advantages, if effected. The difficulties in effecting a favorable settlement, may be collected from the preceding sketches. But as it is a principal wish of the author, while he opens the road to Upper Canada, by diffusing the most simple and authentic information in his power respecting its real character (its advantages and disadvantages), to guard the poorer emigrant against those delusive expectations, which may precipitate him (as they have precipitated thousands and are still precipitating many) into disappointments and distresses, from which there is often no subsequent return; it is his object, under this head, to collect those difficulties into one view; and to offer them, with most earnest and affectionate caution, to every person of confined means, who purposes to remove to America. He says to America, for every caution offered on the subject of Canada, is still more essential, in relation to other parts of that vast continent; and he believes, equally or more so, in respect to every other region of the world. The first difficulty is that of removing from your native country. This is seldom appreciated at the time; but is often felt bitterly afterwards. It is a difficulty, to produce which, arise all those associations of reason and affection, which bind us to our native place wherever it be; which when removed...
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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236778073
  • 9781236778079