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Month: January 1864

The British North American Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864: A Hand-book of Statistical and General Information — Emigration

Click here to view the original document (PDF). THE BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN ALMANAC AND ANNUAL RECORD FOR THE YEAR 1864: A HAND-BOOK OF STATISTICAL AND GENERAL INFORMATION. EDITED BY JAMES KIRBY, M.A., B.C.L., ADVOCATE. VOL. I. Montreal: PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN LOVELL. EMIGRATION—CANADA. [Page 102] It was anticipated that the civil war in the United States would have greatly increased the Immigration into Canada. This expectation, however, has been but partially realized, the high rate of wages offered for laborers on railways and other works, and the inducements to… Read more The British North American Almanac and Annual Record for the Year 1864: A Hand-book of Statistical and General Information — Emigration