Immigration Handbook for Scandinavian Settlers in Canada, with Comprehensive Descriptions of Manitoba, the Northwest Territories and British Columbia


This immigration handbook was published by the Canadian Department of Interior in 1889 for the express purpose of recruiting settlers from Sweden. It includes an introduction to Canada and Canadian society, an immigration procedures handbook, and a topographical description of Manitoba, the Northwest Territories, and British Columbia. Special attention is paid to already-existing Scandinavian settlements.

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Officiell handbok innehållande underrättelser angående Canada med särskild hänsyn till provinsen Manitoba och nord vestra territorierna samt Brittiska Columbien såsom fält för skandinaviska nybyggare

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89 pages

Last updated: March 23, 2017