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BIBLIOGRAPHYNote-It is intended that this bibliography shall represent largely the items which have been cited or quoted rather than an exhaus- tive list of available source material. A large amount of printed and unprinted matter which has been consulted has consequently been omitted, as have also been numerous general histories and works of reference.
I. UNPRINTED(a) Documents in Public Collections Beckwith to Drummond, November 21, 1815. Public Archives of Canada, C. 621, p. 103. Campbell to Bathurst, Glasgow, February 24, 1815. Public Archives of Canada, Q. 135, p. 106. Proclamation, February 22, 1815, "British Provinces in North America," Public Archives of Canada, Q. 328, p. 143. Diary of John Thomson, Archives of Ontario. (b) Letters, Journals or Diaries in Private Possession Bell, William: "A History of the Christian Church in this Settle- ment" (Perth, Upper Canada). A large number of closely- written volumes upon this and related subjects are in the possession of the Rev. Mr. Bell's descendants. Gapper, Mary: Letters, 1828-1842. Written in diary form, a large number of letters descriptive of the Atlantic passage and of pioneer life in Upper Canada are in the possession of Mary Gapper's grand-daughter, Miss Kathleen O'Brien, Toronto, Canada. Smith, J. T.: "Journal in America." This manuscript volume is in the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit, Mich. Thomas, Francis: "Journal of a Voyage from London to Quebec, with an Account of the Shipwreck near Cape Ray, on the coast of Newfoundland." (1833). In the possession of his grandson, W. F. Thomas, Esq., Toronto, Canada.
II. PRINTED(a) Acts of Parliament Relating to Passenger Vessels The chief Acts regulating conditions of passage in the sailing- ship period are the following: Act of 1803, 43 Geo. 3, c. 56. Act of 1817, 56 Geo. 3, c. 83. Act of 1823, 4 Geo. 4, c. 83. Act of 1827, 7 and 8 Geo. 4, c. 116. Act of 1828, 9 Geo. 4, c. 21. Act of 1835-6, 5 and 6 Will. 4, c. 56. Act of 1842, 5 and 6 Victoria, c. 107. Act of 1847, 10 and 11 Victoria, c. 103. Act of 1849, 12 and 13 Victoria, c. 33. Act of 1852, 15 and 16 Victoria, c. 44. Act of 1853, 16 and 17 Victoria, c. 84. Act of 1855, 18 and 19 Victoria, c. 119. (b) Official British, Colonial and American Publications and Reports Those italicized appeared in print under the titles given. Circular issued from the Colonial Office, February, 1818. Circular issued from the Colonial Office, February 9, 1832. Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners' Annual Report, 1848. Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners' Annual Report, 1851. Emigration: Canada and Australia. 1838. Emigration. Papers Relative to Emigration to the British Provinces in North America. 1847. Emigration. Papers Relative to Emigration to the British Provinces in North America. 1848. Emigration. Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, Dated 7 May 1838. 1838. Emigration. Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, Dated 9 July 1839. 1839. Evidence before the Select Committee of the House of Lords on Colonisation from Ireland, 1847. Fifth General Report of the Colonial Land and Emigration Com- missioners. 1845. Hansard, 2nd Series, Volume 18, 1828, pp. 962 and 1212. Papers Relative to Emigration, 1847. Report from, and Minutes of Evidence taken before, the Select Committee on Emigration from the United Kingdom. 1826. Report of the Chief Emigration Agent at Quebec to the Governor- General, 1841. Report of the Commissioners of Emigration at New York, October 1st, 1847. Report of the Deer Island Hospital, Boston, for the week ending January 26th, 1848. Report of the Emigration Officer at St. Andrews, 1847. Report of the Highland Society of Scotland to a Parliamentary Committee, 1800-3. Report of the Inspector General of the Province of Canada for 1847. Report of the Parliamentary Committee on Emigration, 1844. Report of the Select Committee of the House of Lords on Col- onisation from Ireland. 1847. Report of the Affairs of British North America, by John George Lambton Durham. 1839. Reports and Correspondence Respecting Emigration to the Col- onies. 1839. Reports, Returns, and other Papers, Presented to the Imperial Houses of Parliament of Great Britain and Ireland, Relating to Canada. (Printed in London, England, and covering the period 1803-1896. The 48 volumes contain a mass of Returns of Emigration, Weekly and Annual Reports, Reports of Emigration Commissioners and Select Committees, Reports of Immigration at Grosse Isle, colonization schemes, and legislation relative to emigration.) Second Report from the Select Committee on Emigration, Scot- land. 1841. Third Report upon Emigration from the United Kingdom. 1827. (c) Newspapers and Periodicals It has been considered worth while to particularize the items from the Illustrated London News and certain of the older Re- views and Journals. Albany Advertiser. Arnprior Chronicle. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, especially November, 1821, p. 450. Boston Journal. Boston Mail. Canadian Historical Review. Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, especially April 13, 1844, p. 228. Cobourg Star. Edinburgh Review, especially October, 1802, p. 61; June, 1818, p. 123; June, 1824, p. 315; December, 1826, p. 49; January, 1828, p. 205; and July, 1854, p. 236. Illustrated London News, especially the following: "Abolition of the Slave Trade," August 6, 1842. "The New American Line-ship Victoria," August 12, 1843. "Emigration to Sydney," April 13, 1844. "Emigrants on the Way to the Place of Embarkation," Decem- ber 21, 1844. "New Mode of Saving Lives from Shipwreck," May 2, 1846. "Loss of an Emigrant Ship and 240 Passengers," May 8, 1847. "Wreck of the Exmouth Emigrant-ship," May 29, 1847. "The Emigrant Ship Artemisia," August 12, 1848. "Burning of the Ocean Monarch Emigrant Ship," September 2, 1848. "Emigration-a Voyage to Australia," January 20, 1849. "Dreadful Wreck of an Emigrant Ship," March 10, 1849. "An Emigrant Ship Run Down," July 7, 1849. "Irish Evictions," October 20, 1849. "The Tide of Emigration to the United States and the British Colonies," July 6, 1850. "The Helena Slowman Steam-ship," July 20, 1850. "The Canterbury Association," September 7, 1850. "Wreck of the Edmund," December 7, 1850. "The Depopulation of Ireland," May 10, 1851. "The Ben Nevis Packet-Ship," September 4, 1852. "Emigration from the Isle of Skye," January 15, 1853. "The Sovereign of the Seas," July 16, 1853. "Ship Struck by a Whale," April 7, 1855. "Shipwreck of the Emigrant Barque John," May 19, 1855. "Liverpool and Australian Navigation Company's Clipper-ship Royal Charter," December 29, 1855. "Emigration from the North of Scotland," April 25, 1857. "Wreck of the Martin Luther Emigrant Ship," May 2, 1857. "The Great Eastern," May 30, 1857; June 13, 1857; Novem- ber 7, 1857; and many other issues covering the construction, launching, completion and maiden voyage of the vessel, up to June 23, 1860. "The Great Australia Clipper-Ship," December 29, 1860. Kingston Chronicle. Littell's Living Age, especially September 7, 1850, p. 492. London Morning Herald. London Morning Post. London Times. Montreal Courier. Montreal Transcript. Montreal Pilot. Miramichi Gleaner. Montreal Advertiser. Montreal Herald. New Orleans Price Current. New York Express. Niles' Weekly Register. Ontario Historical Society Papers and Records. Plymouth and Devonport Weekly Journal. Quarterly Review, especially January, 1819, p. 124; July, 1820, p. 373; July, 1823, p. 338; and March, 1828, p. 539. Quebec Chronicle. Quebec Gazette. Quebec Mercury. Queen's Quarterly. Scottish Historical Review. The Sunday at Home, especially 1880, p. 22; and 1882, p. 28. Thunder Bay Historical Society Papers and Records. Toronto Mail and Empire. Toronto (York) Upper Canada Gazette. Toronto Upper Canada Herald. Weekly Political Register (Cobbett's). (d) Diaries, Narratives, Collections of Letters, Emigrant Guidebooks, and other similar Primary Sources Abbott, J.: Philip Musgrave, or the Memoirs of a Church of England Missionary in the American Colonies. 1846. [Abbott, J.]: The Emigrant to North America. 1844. Abdy, E. S.: Journal of a Residence and Tour in the United States. 3 Volumes. 1835. Address of the Irish Emigrant Society of New York to the People of Ireland. 18-? Alexander, Sir James: Transatlantic Sketches. 2 Volumes. 1833. Alexander, Sir James: L'Acadie, or Seven Years' Explorations in British America. 2 Volumes. 1849. (The) American Traveller and Emigrant's Guide. 1817. Anderson, D.: Canada, or a View of the Importance of the British American Colonies. 1814. Arfwedson, C. D.: The United States and Canada in 1832, 1833 and 1834. 2 Volumes. 1834. Ashe, Thomas: Travels in America Performed in 1806. 3 Volumes. 1808. Atkinson, A. F.: The Present Condition of Upper Canada. 1849. Atlantic Crossing, 1835. The diary of James Hopkirk, edited by D. D. Calvin. (Queen's Quarterly, March, 1935.) Aylmer, Lady: Narrative of the Passage of the Pique across the Atlantic. 1837. Bannister, J. W.: Sketches of Plans for Settling in Upper Canada a Portion of the Unemployed Labourers of Great Britain and Ireland. 1821. Barclay, Charles: Letters from the Dorking Emigrants, who Went to Upper Canada in the Spring of 1832. 1833. Barclay-Allardice, R.: Agricultural Tour in the United States and Canada, with Miscellaneous Notices. 1842. [Beaufoy, -]: Travels through the United States and Canada. 1828. Bell, William: Hints to Emigrants. 1824. Bigsby, J. J.: The Shoe and Canoe, or Pictures of Travel in the Canadas. 2 Volumes. 1850. Bingley, William: Travels in North America from Modern Writ- ers. 1821. Birkbeck, Morris: Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of the Illinois. 1818. [Blane, W. N.]: An Excursion through the United States and Canada during 1822-23. 1824. Bonnycastle, Sir Richard: The Canadas in 1841. 2 Volumes. 1842. Bonnycastle, Sir Richard: Canada and the Canadians. 2 Vol- umes. 1846. Bonnycastle, Sir Richard: Canada as it Is, Was and May Be. 2 Volumes. 1852. Boswell, James: The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. 1785. Bouchette, J.: The British Dominions in North America. 2 Vol- umes. 1831. Boulton, H. J.: A Short Sketch of the Province of Upper Canada, for the Information of the Labouring Poor throughout England. 1826. Brown, James: New Brunswick as a Home for Emigrants. 1860. [Brown, James B.]: Views of Canada and the Colonists. 1844. Brown, Samuel R.: The Western Gazetteer; or Emigrant's Direc- tory. 1817. Brown, William: America: A Four Years' Residence in the United States and Canada. 1849. Brydone, James M.: Narrative of a Voyage of a Party of Emi- grants, Sent out from Sussex in 1834 by the Petworth Emigration Committee. 1834. Buchan, W. F.: Remarks on Emigration: More Particularly Ap- plicable to the Eastern Townships, Lower Canada. 183?. Buchanan, A. C.: Emigration Practically Considered; with De- tailed Directions for Emigrants Proceeding to British North America, Particularly to the Canadas. 1828. Buchanan, James: Project for the Formation of a Depot in Upper Canada, with a View to Receive the Whole Pauper Population of England. 1834. Butler, Samuel: The Emigrant's Hand-book of Facts Concern- ing Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Cape of Good Hope, etc. 1843. Butler, Sir William F.: The Great Lone Land. 1872. (19th edi- tion, 1924.) "(A) Cabin Passenger": The Ocean Plague: or a Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel. Embracing a Quarantine at Grosse Isle in 1847. With Notes Illustrative of the Ship- Pestilence of that Fatal Year. 1848. Calvin, D. D.: Atlantic Crossing, 1835. (In the Queen's Quar- terly, March, 1935.) Canada and the Western States. 1859. "(A) Canadian Settler": The Emigrant's Informant, or a Guide to Upper Canada. 1834. Carlisle, Earl of: Travels in America. 1851. Cattermole, William: Emigration. The Advantages of Emigra- tion to Canada. 1831. Chappell, Edward: Narrative of a Voyage to Hudson's Bay in His Majesty's Ship "Rosamond." 1817. Chevalier, Michel: Lettres sur l'Amerique du Nord. 2 Volumes. 1886. Chickering, J.: Immigration into the United States. 1848. Christie, A. J.: The Emigrant's Assistant. 1821. "(A) Citizen": Thoughts on Emigration, Education, etc., in a Letter Addressed to the Right Honourable Lord John Rus- sell, Prime Minister of England. 1847. "(A) Citizen of Edinburgh": Journal of an Excursion to the United States and Canada in the Year 1834: with Hints to Emigrants. 1835. Cobbett, William: The Emigrant's Guide, in Ten Letters Ad- dressed to Taxpayers of England, Containing Information Necessary to Persons about to Emigrate. 1829. Cobbett, William: Rural Rides. 2 Volumes. 1885. Coke, E. T.: A Subaltern's Furlough. 1833. Continuation of Letters from Sussex Emigrants in Upper Canada for 1833. 1834. Counsel for Emigrants, and Interesting Information from Nu- merous Sources. 1834. Dalton, William: Travels in the United States of America and Part of Upper Canada. 1821. Dartnell, G. R.: A Brief Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Transport "Premier." 1845. Daubeny, Charles: Journal of a Tour through the United States and Canada, Made during the Years 1837-38. 1843. Davis, Robert: The Canadian Farmer's Travels in the United States of America. 1837. De la Fosse, F. M. ("Roger Vardon"): English Bloods. 1930. De Roos, J. F. F.: Personal Narrative of Travels in 1826. 1827. Diary of a Voyage from London to Upper Canada, 1833. (Ontario Historical Society Papers and Records, Volume XXIII). Dickens, Charles: American Notes for General Circulation. 1842. Dixon, James: Personal Narrative of a Tour through a Part of the United States and Canada. 1849. Dobie, W. C.: Sailing Across the Atlantic 60 Years Ago. (Thunder Bay Historical Society Papers and Records, Volume V). "Doyle, Martin" (William Hickey): Hints on Emigration to Upper Canada. 1832. Dreadful Wreck of the Brig "St. Lawrence," from Quebec to New York, 1780. 1781. Duncan, John M.: Travels through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819. 2 Volumes. 1823. [Duncan, Mary Lundie]: America as I Found It. 1852. Duncumb, John: The British Emigrant's Advocate. 1837. [Dunlop, William] "A Backwoodsman": Statistical Sketches of Upper Canada. 1832. Emigration. Practical Advice to Emigrants. 1834. "(An) English Farmer": A Few Plain Directions for Persons Intending to Proceed as Settlers to His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada, in North America, Containing also a Short Sketch or Journal of the Author's Voyage across the Atlantic in June, 1819. 1820. Evans, Francis A.: The Emigrant's Director and Guide. 1833. "(An) Ex-Settler": Canada in the Years 1832, 1833 and 1834. 1835. (The) Extraordinary Black Book. 1831. Faux, W.: Memorable Days in America, Being a Journal of a Tour to the United States. 1823. Fearon, H. B.: Sketches of America. 1818. Fergusson, Adam: Practical Notes Made During a Tour. 1834. Ferrier, A. D.: Reminiscences of Canada and the Early Days of Fergus. 1866. (A) Few Plain Directions for Persons Intending to Proceed as Settlers to His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada. By an English Farmer. 1820. Fidler, Isaac: Observations on the Professions, Literature, Man- ners and Emigration in the United States and Canada. 1833. Finan, P.: Journal of a Voyage to Quebec in the Year 1825. 1828. Finch, J.: Travels in the United States and Canada. 1833. Fitzgerald, James: A Plan of Settlement & Colonization Adapted to All the British North American Provinces. 1850. [FitzGibbon, James]: A Few Observations on Canada and the Other Provinces of British North America. 1849. Fothergill, Charles: A Sketch of the Present State of Canada. 1822. Fowler, Thomas: The Journal of a Tour through British Amer- ica. 1832. Gannett, Ezra S.: The Arrival of the "Britannia." A Sermon Delivered in the Federal Street Meeting-House, in Boston, July 19, 1840. 1840. Geikie, John C.: George Stanley, or Life in the Woods. 1864. Gesner, A.: New Brunswick; with Notes for Emigrants. 1847. Godley, J. R.: Letters from North America. 2 Volumes. 1842. Gouger, Thomas: Emigration for the Relief of Parishes. 1833. Gourlay, Robert: A Statistical Account of Upper Canada. 3 Vol- umes. 1822. Gourlay, Robert: Emigration and Settlement on Wild Land. 1849. Grece, C. F.: Facts and Observations Respecting Canada and the United States of America. 1819. Green, Anson: The Life and Times of the Rev. Anson Green, D.D., 1877. Hale, Captain: Instructions to Emigrants. 1832. Hall, Basil: Travels in America in 1827 and 1828. 3 Volumes. 1829. Hall, Basil: Forty Etchings, from Sketches Made with the Camera Lucida in North America in 1827 and 1828. 1829. Hall, Francis: Travels in Canada and the United States in 1816-17. 1818. Hancock, William: An Emigrant's Five Years in the Free States of America. 1860. Haw, William: Fifteen Years in Canada. 1850. Head, Sir Francis Bond: The Emigrant. 1846. Henry, George: The Emigrant's Guide, or Canada as it is. 1834. Heriot, George: Travels through the Canadas. 1807. [Hickey, William] ("Martin Doyle"): Hints on Emigration to Upper Canada. 1834. Hill, S. S.: The Emigrant's Introduction to the British American Colonies. 1837. Hodgson, Adam: Letters from North America, Written During a Tour in the United States and Canada. 2 Volumes. 1824. Hopkirk, James: Diary, 1835. Edited by D. D. Calvin in the Queen's Quarterly, March, 1935, under the title Atlantic Crossing, 1835. Howe, John: The Emigrant's New Guide. 1822. Howison, John: Sketches of Upper Canada. 1821. Hurd, S. P.: Information for the Use of Persons Emigrating to Upper Canada. 1822. Inches, James: Letters on Emigration to Canada: Addressed to the Very Rev. Principal Baird. 1836. Irvine, Alexander: An Inquiry into the Causes and Effects of Emigration from the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland. 1802. Jameson, Anna: Winter Studies and Summer Rambles in Canada. 3 Volumes. 1838. Johnson, Samuel: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. 1775. Johnston, F. W.: Notes on North America. 2 Volumes. 1851. Johnston, Thomas: Travels through Lower Canada. 1827. Johnstone, Walter: A Series of Letters, Descriptive of Prince Edward Island. 1822. Johnstone, Walter: Travels in Prince Edward Island in the Years 1820-21. 1823. Journal of a Wanderer. 1844. Kingston, W. H. G.: Western Wanderings, or a Pleasure Tour in the Canadas. 2 Volumes. 1856. Kohl, J. G.: Travels in Canada, and through the States of New York and Pennsylvania. 2 Volumes. 1861. Lambert, J.: Travels through Canada and the United States. 2 Volumes. 1809. Lamond, Robert: Narrative of the Rise and Progress of Emigra- tion from the Counties of Lanark and Renfrew to the New Settlements in Upper Canada. 1821. Langton, John: Early Days in Upper Canada; Letters of John Langton. 1926. Letters and Extracts of Letters from Settlers in Upper Canada. 1834. Letters from Canada. 1862. Letters from Emigrants Sent to Upper Canada by the Petworth Committee in 1832, 1833 and 1837. 1839 (?). Letters from Settlers in Huron District, C. W. 1842 (?). Letters from Settlers in Upper Canada. 1833. Letters from Sussex Emigrants Gone Out from the South Side of the Hills to Upper Canada. 1837. Levinge, Richard: Echoes from the Backwoods. 2 Volumes. 1846. Lewellin, J. L. Emigration. Prince Edward Island. A Brief but Faithful Account of This Fine Colony. 1833. [Linton, J. J. E.] Statements from Settlers on the Canada Com- pany Land in the Huron District. 1842 (?). [Linton, J. J. E.]: The Life of a Backwoodsman; or Particulars of the Emigrant's Situation in Settling on the Wild Land of Canada. 1843. Logan, James: Notes of a Journey through Canada. 1838. Lucas, Sir C. P.: Report on the Affairs of British North Amer- ica, by John George Lambton Durham. 3 Volumes. 1912 Lyell, Sir Charles: Travels in North America in the Years 1841-2. 2 Volumes. 1845. Lyon, Caleb: Narrative and Recollections of Van Dieman's Land. 1844. M'Donald, John: Narrative of a Voyage to Quebec and a Jour- ney from thence to New Lanark in Upper Canada. 1822. McGregor, John: British America. 2 Volumes. 1832. McKeevor, Thomas: A Voyage to Hudson's Bay during the Summer of 1812, Containing a Particular Account of the Icebergs and Other Phenomena which Present Themselves in Those Regions. 1819. Mackenzie, William Lyon: Sketches of Canada and the United States. 1833. MacLeod, General: "Memoirs of His Own Life" (1785), ap- pended to James Boswell's The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. 1785. McVicar, Robert: Letters on Emigration from the British Isles, and the Settlement of the Waste Lands in the Province of Canada. 1853. Malcolm, J. G.: An Inquiry into the Expediency of Emigration. 1828. Marryat, F.: Diary in America. 1839. Marsden, Joshua: The Narrative of a Mission, to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Somers Islands, with a Tour to Lake Ontario. 1827. Martineau, Harriet: Retrospect of Western Travel. 1838. Mathison, John: Counsel for Emigrants. 1835. Matthew, Patrick: Emigration Fields. 1839. (The) Mechanic and Labourer's Guide to America. 18-? Melish, John: Travels in the United States of America in the Years 1806 & 1807 and 1809, 1810 & 1811. 2 Volumes. 1812. Middleton,. E.: The Well-known North Atlantic. 192?. Montule, E.: A Voyage to North America, and the West Indies in 1817. 1821. Moodie, Susanna: Roughing It in the Bush. 1852. Mooney, Thomas: Nine Years in America . . . In a Series of Letters to His Cousin, Patrick Mooney, a Farmer in Ire- land. 1850. Moore, George: Journal of a Voyage across the Atlantic, with Notes on Canada and the United States; and Return to Great Britain, in 1844. 1845. Moorsom, W. S.: Letters from Nova Scotia. 1830. Morgan, J. C.: The Emigrant's Note Book and Guide. 1824. Mudie, Robert: The Emigrant's Pocket Companion. 1832. Murray, C. A.: Travels in North America. 1839. Murray, D. A. B.: Information for the Use of Emigrants. 1857. Murray, Hugh: Historical and Descriptive Account of British North America. 1839. Murray, John: The Emigrant and Traveller's Guide to and through Canada. 1835. Myers, J. C.: Sketches of a Tour. 1849. [Need, Thomas]: Six Years in the Bush. 1838. Neilson, Joseph: Observations upon Emigration to Upper Canada. 1837. Observations on the Report of the Emigration Committee of London. 1827. Observations upon the "Outline of a Plan of Emigration." 1823 (?). (The) Ocean Plague: or a Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel. By a Cabin Passenger. 1848. [Ogden, John C.]: A Tour through Upper and Lower Canada. 1799. "(An) Old Countryman": Friendly Advice to Emigrants from Europe, on their Arrival in Canada. 1834. Oliphant, Lawrence: Minnesota and the Far West. 1855. Oliver, Andrew: A View of Lower Canada. 1821. Outline of a Plan of Emigration to Upper Canada. 1822 (?). Palmer, John: Journal of Travels in the United States of North America. 1818. [Philips, George]: Travels in North America. 1824. Picken, Andrew: The Canadas, as they at Present Commend Themselves to the Enterprize of Emigrants, Colonists and Capitalists. 1832. Pickering, Joseph: Inquiries of an Emigrant. 1831. Playfair, Robert: Recollections of a Visit to the United States and the British Provinces in North America in the Years 1847, 1848 and 1849. 1856. Present State of the Canadas. 1833. Preston, T. R.: Three Years' Residence in Canada from 1837 to 1839. 2 Volumes. 1840. Pryor, Abraham: An Interesting Description of British America. 1819. Radcliff, T.: Authentic Letters from Upper Canada. 1833. Richardson, John: Eight Years in Canada. 1847. Riddell, Walter: Diary of a Voyage from Scotland to Canada in 1833. 1932. (Edited by W. R. Riddell). Robertson, Douglas S. (Ed.): An Englishman in America, 1785, being the Diary of Joseph Hadfield. 1933. Robertson, John Ross (Ed.): Diary of Mrs. John Graves Simcoe. 1911. Rochefoucauld-Liancourt, Duc de la: Travels through the United States of North America. 2 Volumes. 1799. Rolph, Thomas: A Brief Account of Upper Canada. 1836. Rolph, Thomas: Emigration and Colonization, Embodying the Results of a Mission to Great Britain and Ireland during the Years 1839, 1840, 1841 and 1842. 1844. [Rose, A. W. H.]: Canada in 1849: Pictures of Canadian Life, or the Emigrant Churchman. 2 Volumes. 1850. (Edited by the Rev. Henry Christmas). Schultz, Christian: Travels on an Inland Voyage through the States of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Ken- tucky and Tennessee. 2 Volumes. 1810. Scrope, G. J. P.: Extracts of Letters from Poor Persons who Emigrated Last Year to Canada and the United States. 1832. Selkirk, Earl of: Observations on the Present State of the High- lands of Scotland, with a View of the Causes and Probable Consequences of Emigration. 1805. Sellar, Gordon: The Narrative of Gordon Sellar, who Emigrated to Canada in 1825. 1915. Shaw, John: A Ramble through the United States and Canada. 1856. [Shirreff, Charles]: Thoughts on Emigration and on the Canadas as an Opening for it. 1831. Shirreff, Patrick: A Tour through North America. 1835. (A) Short Account of the Emigration from the Highlands of Scotland to North America; and the Establishment of the Catholic Diocese of Upper Canada. 1839. [Smith, Benjamin]: Twenty-four Letters from Labourers in America to their Friends in England. 1829. Smith, Sidney: The Settler's New Home, or the Emigrant's Loca- tion. 1849. [Sockett, T.]: Emigration. A Letter to a Member of Parliament. 1834. Stansbury, Philip: Pedestrian Tour in North America. 1822. (A) Statement of the Satisfactory Results which Have Attended Emigration to Upper Canada. 1841. Steele, M. and E.: Diary of a Voyage from London to Upper Canada, 1833. (Ontario Historical Society Papers and Rec- ords, Vol. XXIII). Stevenson, Robert Louis: The Amateur Emigrant. 1895. Stewart, Charles: A Short View of the Present State of the East- ern Townships in the Province of Lower Canada, Bordering on the line 45°: with Hints for their Improvement. 1817. Stewart, Frances: Our Forest Home, 1889. Strachan, James: A Visit to the Province of Upper Canada in 1819. 1820. Strachan, John: Remarks on Emigration from the United King- dom. 1827. Strickland, Samuel: Twenty-seven Years in Canada West. 2 Volumes. 1853. Stuart, Charles: The Emigrant's Guide to Upper Canada; or Sketches of the Present State of that Province, Collected from a Residence therein during the Years 1817, 1818, 1819. Interspersed with Reflections. 1820. Stuart, James: Three Years in America. 2 Volumes. 1833. Sussex Emigrants for Canada. 1833. Sussex Emigrants in Upper Canada. 1833. Sutcliffe, Robert: Travels in North America, 1804-6. 1811. Talbot, E. A.: Five Years' Residence in the Canadas. 2 Volumes. 1824. Taylor, C. C.: Toronto Called Back. 1886. Taylor, James: Narrative of a Voyage to, and Travels in Upper Canada. 1846. Thomson, William: A Tradesman's Travels in the United States and Canada in the Years 1840, 41 & 42. 1842. Traill, Catherine P.: The Backwoods of Canada. 1836. Traill, Catherine P.: The Female Emigrant's Guide. 1854. Tremenheere, H. S.: Notes on Public Subjects Made During a Tour in the United States and Canada. 1852. Trollope, Frances: Domestic Manners of the Americans. 2 Vol- umes. 1832. Tudor, Henry: Narrative of a Tour in North America. 2 Vol- umes. 1834. View of the Valley of the Mississippi, or the Emigrant's and Traveller's Guide to the West. 1834. Vigne, G. T.: Six Months in America. 1832. Wakefield, P.: Excursions in North America. 1806. 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