Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 23, No. 11

Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada Volume 23, No. 11

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...in the arrivals from Europe entering Canada at this port, the great competition among the steamship lines via New York being doubtless the cause of this. The arrivals here via Ogdensburgh may be tabulated as follow: From Europe............................................................... 342 From United States...................................................... 721 and Canadians returning...................................................._ 307 Total...................................................... 1,370 The above figures are only for those coming into this district, and not those bound for the Western States or Manitoba. I believe a large number also nnd their way in by Brockville, but I have no means of ascertaining their numbers. The ngures 'given by me, moreover, do not include settlers who have made entry at the Customs. The latter returns are sent to you direct from the Customs Department. I have the honour to be, Your humble servant, A. S. GERALD, Immigration Agent. The Honourable The Minister of Agriculture. SIR, I have the honour to report that I have looked carefully after all the immigrants who arrived in this section of the country during the past year, and have to the best of my ability given them all the assistance in my power towards answering enquiries made by them. I placed out on farms four boys, and obtained employment for four others in the slate quarries. I placed three lads with the asbestos works near here, and procured employment in the Kingsey paper mills for two others who arrived. The total number placed out by me, apart from those who came to places provided for them, was thirteen. I am, Sir, your obedient servant, E. MGGOVERN. The Honourable The Minister oi'...show more

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  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 227g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771702
  • 9781236771704