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Emigrants' Guides to North America

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Title  A brief account of the province of East New Jarsey[sic] in America: published by the Scots proprietors having interest there, for the information of such, as may have a desire to transport themselves, or their families thither
Publisher  Edinburgh: Printed by John Reid, 1683)
Date of Publication:  1683  
Shelfmark:  Mf.SP.172(25); Ry.1.2.111(14)

Title  A brief account of the province of East-Jersey in America: published by the present proprietors thereof... : for information of all such persons who are or may be inclined to setle themselves... in that country
Publisher  London: Printed for Benjamin Clark..., 1682
Date of Publication:  1682  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (24,022)

Title  A history of Texas, or, The emigrant's guide to the new republic, by a resident emigrant, late from the United States...
Publisher  New York: Nafis and Cornish, 1844
Date of Publication:  1844  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (271-273)

Title  A key to Empire, compiled by the staff of the "Empire Magazine"
Publisher  2nd ed.; London: Frank Palmer, 1911
Date of Publication:  1911  
Shelfmark:  R.24.i.

Title  A key to Empire: opportunities within the British Empire for the man with moderate means, compiled by the staff of "The Empire Gazette"
Publisher  London: Frank Palmer, 1910
Date of Publication:  1910  
Shelfmark:  1910.50

Title  Abroad ['A journal containing useful information for tourists and intending settlers']
Publisher  Liverpool: [s.n.], 1892
Date of Publication:  1892  
Shelfmark:  5.85(46)

Title  Australia a mistake. New Brunswick for the emigrant, by a retired officer, late a resident in New Brunswick
Publisher  London: Edward Stanford, 1855
Date of Publication:  1855  
Shelfmark:  Mf.Pres.35(8); 3.280(8)

Author:  [Light, Alexander Whalley:]
Title  A plan for the systematic colonization of Canada, and all other British colonies, by an officer of rank, nearly twenty years resident in Canada
Publisher  London: Hatchard and Son, 1850
Date of Publication:  1850  
Shelfmark:  Mf.Pres.36(16); 3.1070(16)

Author:  [Nettle, George:]
Title  A practical guide for emigrants to North America, including the United States, Lower and Upper Canada, and Newfoundland... by a seven year's resident in North America
Publisher  London, 1850
Date of Publication:  1850  
Shelfmark:  2.591(3)

Author:  Abberley, Aldwyn
Title  A manual for emigrants; or, overseas opportunities surveyed
Publisher  Malvern, 1947
Date of Publication:  1947  
Shelfmark:  J.227.d

Author:  Atkinson, Christopher W.
Title  A historical and statistical account of New-Brunswick, B.N.A., with advice to emigrants
Publisher  Edinburgh: printed by Anderson & Bryce, 1844
Date of Publication:  1844  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (47,623-47,630); S.56.h

Author:  Baillie, Thomas
Title  An account of the province of New Brunswick; including a description of the settlements, institutions, soil and climate of that important province: with advice to emigrants
Publisher  London, 1832
Date of Publication:  1832  
Shelfmark:  E.139.g

Author:  Blowe, Daniel
Title  A geographical, commercial, and agricultural view of the United States of America: forming a complete emigrant's directory... likewise a concise account of the British possessions of Upper and Lower Canada...
Publisher  Liverpool: Printed for the editor by H. Fisher, [1820?]
Date of Publication:  1820  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-62,888-62,898)

Author:  Canada. Department of Citizenship and Immigation. Information Branch
Title  Are you thinking of emigrating to Canada?
Publisher  Ottawa, [1960]
Date of Publication:  1960  
Shelfmark:  1961.9

Author:  Church, Herbert E.
Title  An emigrant in the Canadian Northwest
Publisher  London, 1929
Date of Publication:  1928  
Shelfmark:  S.56.g

Author:  Disturnell, John
Title  A trip through the lakes of North America: embracing a full description of the St. Lawrence river... forming altogether a complete guide for the pleasure traveler and emigrant...
Publisher  New York: J. Disturnell, 1857
Date of Publication:  1857  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-57,653-57,658)

Author:  Dobbs, Arthur
Title  An account of the countries adjoining to Hudson's bay, in the north-west part of America: containing a description of their lakes and rivers... &c. shewing the benefit to be made by settling colonies...
Publisher  London: Printed for J. Robinson, 1744
Date of Publication:  1744  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-60,040-60,045)

Author:  Dudgeon, Thomas
Title  A nine years residence, and a nine months tour on foot, in the States of New York and Pennsylvania, for the use of labourers, farmers, and emigrants
Publisher  Edinburgh: T. Dudgeon, 1841
Date of Publication:  1841  
Shelfmark:  5.2341(25)

Author:  England, William
Title  A pamphlet that all should read before emigrating to Australia, New Zealand, America, Cape of Good Hope, and other places, etc.
Publisher  London: W. England, [1877]
Date of Publication:  1877  
Shelfmark:  1877.19(15)

Author:  Evans, H. Smith
Title  A guide to the emigration colonies: including Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Cape of Good Hope, Natal, Canada, and other British possessions of North America. Also the United States & California. Compiled from official documents...
Publisher  London, 1852
Date of Publication:  1852  
Shelfmark:  E.141.g

Author:  Gwynned, Iorthryn
Title  America or miscellaneous notes on the United States useful for emigrants by Iorthryn Gwynned; written by him on his travels to Efrog (New York), Ohio, and Pennsylvania May 1851 to May 1852
Publisher  Aberystwyth: University College of Wales, 1972 [ed. Clare Taylor]
Date of Publication:  1851  
Shelfmark:  5.5609

Author:  Hancock, William
Title  An emigrant's five years in the free states of America
Publisher  London: T.C. Newby, 1860
Date of Publication:  1860  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-36,223-36,227)

Author:  Harding, Benjamin
Title  A tour through the western country, A.D. 1818 & 1819... published for the use of emigrants
Publisher  New-London: Printed by Samuel Green, for the author... , 1819
Date of Publication:  1819  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-23,925-23,926)

Author:  Heatherington, Alexander
Title  A practical guide for tourists, miners, and investors, and all persons interested in the development of the gold fields of Nova Scotia
Publisher  Montreal: Printed by J. Novell;... , 1868
Date of Publication:  1868  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-23,682-23,685)

Author:  Hill, S.S.
Title  A short account of Prince Edward island, designed chiefly for the information of agriculturalist and other emigrants of small capital...
Publisher  London: Madden & co., 1839
Date of Publication:  1839  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-53,440-53,442)

Author:  Imlay, Gilbert
Title  A topographical description of the western territory of North America…
Publisher  3rd ed., London: printed for J. Debrett, 1797
Date of Publication:  1797  
Shelfmark:  E.137.d.16; BCL.B3416
Notes:  contains Benjamin Franklin’s 'Remarks for the information of those who wish to become settlers in America' [sic]

Author:  Josselyn, John
Title  An account of two voyages to New-England: wherein you have the setting out of a ship, with the charges, the prices of all necessaries for furnishing a planter and his family at his first coming...
Publisher  London: Printed for Giles Widdows..., 1674
Date of Publication:  1674  
Shelfmark:  Mf.98; Mc.3 (A-52,892-52,894)

Author:  Kelley, Hall J.
Title  A general circular to all persons of good character, who wish to emigrate to the Oregon Territory, embracing some account of the character and advantage of the country; the right and the means and operations by which it is to be settled; and all necessary
Publisher  Charlestown: printed by William W. Wheidon; Boston: R. P. C. Williams, 1831 [repr. in Hall J. Kelley on Oregon, ed. Fred Wilbur Powell, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1932]
Date of Publication:  1831  
Shelfmark:  S.59.g

Author:  Kingdom, William
Title  America and the British colonies: an abstract of all the most useful information relative to the United States of America, and the British colonies of Canada, the Cape of Good hope, New South Wales, and Van Diemen's Island...
Publisher  London: Printed for G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1820
Date of Publication:  1820  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (18,213-18,217)

Author:  Mack, W. G.
Title  A letter from the eastern townships of Lower Canada: containing hints to intending emigrants as to the choice of situation, &c: accompanied by a map
Publisher  Glasgow: D. Robertson; Edinburgh: J. Anderson; Greenock: A. Laing, 1837
Date of Publication:  1837  
Shelfmark:  RB.s.1924

Author:  Mackenzie, Eneas
Title  An historical, topographical, and descriptive view of the United States of America and of Upper and Lower Canada...
Publisher  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Mackenzie and Dent, [1819])
Date of Publication:  1819  
Shelfmark:  ABS.2.98.56

Author:  Mackenzie, Eneas:
Title  An historical, topographical, and descriptive view of the United States of America, and of Upper and Lower canada
Publisher  2nd ed., London: G Virtue, 1830
Date of Publication:  1830  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (21626-21,634)

Author:  Mason, John
Title  A briefe discourse of the Nevv-found-land, with the situation, temperature, and commodities thereof, inciting our Nation to goe forward in that hope-full plantation begunne.
Publisher  Edinburgh: Printed by Andro Hart, 1620; repr. in Royal letters, charters and tracts, relating to the colonization of New Scotland, 1867
Date of Publication:  1620  
Shelfmark:  SCS.BC.114

Author:  Murray, Hugh
Title  An historical and descriptive account of British America; comprehending Canada Upper and Lower... to which is added, a full detail of the principles and best modes of emigration
Publisher  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd; London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co., 1839
Date of Publication:  1839  
Shelfmark:  E.137.g.17-19

Author:  Newhall, John B.
Title  A glimpse of Iowa in 1846, or, The emigrant's guide, and state directory...
Publisher  Burlington, IA: W.D. Skillman, 1846
Date of Publication:  1846  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-60,953-60,955)

Author:  O'Bryan, William
Title  A narrative of travels in the United States of America... and advice to emigrants and travellers...
Publisher  London: Pub. for the author, 1836
Date of Publication:  1836  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-59,771-59,776)

Author:  Oliver, Andrew
Title  A view of Lower Canada: interspersed with Canadian tales and anecdotes, and interesting information to intending emigrants
Publisher  Edinburgh: R. Menzies for the author, 1821
Date of Publication:  1821  
Shelfmark:  RB.s.1716

Author:  Patten, Edmund
Title  A glimpse at the United States and the northern states of America, with the Canadas: comprising their rivers, lakes and falls during the autumn of 1852, including some account of an emigrant ship
Publisher  London: Effingham Wilson, 1853
Date of Publication:  1853  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (2,896-2,897)

Author:  Peck, Jon Mason
Title  A new guide for emigrants to the West, containing sketches of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, with the territories of Wisconsin and Arkansas, and the adjacent parts
Publisher  Boston, MA: Gould, Kendall & Lincoln, 1837
Date of Publication:  1837  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-65,249-65,253)

Author:  Perley, Moses Henry
Title  A hand book of information for emigrants to New Brunswick
Publisher  St. John, NB: Printed by H. Chubb & co., 1854
Date of Publication:  1854  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-100,530-100,531)

Author:  Playfair, Robert
Title  A tour in the United States and British North America: with useful hints to tourists and emigrants
Publisher  Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo; London: W. Kent & Co., 1859
Date of Publication:  1859  
Shelfmark:  S.45.g

Author:  Prentice, Archibald
Title  A tour in the United States
Publisher  London: C. Gilpin, 1848
Date of Publication:  1848  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (26,927-26,928)

Author:  Prentice, Archibald
Title  A tour in the United States; with two lectures on emigration
Publisher  London: 1849
Date of Publication:  1849  
Shelfmark:  K.185.g

Author:  Rolph, Thomas
Title  A brief account, together with observations, made during a visit to the West Indies, and a tour through the United States of America, in parts of the years 1832-3: together with a statistical account of Upper Canada
Publisher  Dundas, U.C.: G.H. Hackstaff, printer, 1836
Date of Publication:  1836  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-105,916-105,920)

Author:  Rolph, Thomas, 1820?-1883
Title  A brief account, together with observations, made during a visit in the West Indies, and a tour through the United States of America, in parts of the years 1832-3: together with a statistical account of Upper Canada
Publisher  Dundas, U.C.: G.H. Hackstaff, printer, 1836
Date of Publication:  1836  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-105,916-105,920)

Author:  Scott, James Leander
Title  A journal of a missionary tour through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Wiskonsin and Michigan: comprising a concise description... inducements for emigration...
Publisher  Providence: The author, 1843
Date of Publication:  1843  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-65,221-65,224)

Author:  Shirreff, Patrick
Title  A tour through North America: together with a comprehensive view of the Canadas and the United States, as adapted for agricultural emigration
Publisher  Edinburgh, 1835
Date of Publication:  1835  
Shelfmark:  K.186.a

Author:  Smith, Edward
Title  Account of a journey through north-eastern Texas, undertaken in 1849, for the purposes of emigration...
Publisher  London: Hamilton, Adams & Co., 1849
Date of Publication:  1849  
Shelfmark:  ) [Mc.3 (31,225-31,227)

Author:  Smith, James Gray
Title  A brief historical, statistical, and descriptive review of East Tennessee, United States of America:... with remarks to emigrants
Publisher  London: J. Leath, 1842
Date of Publication:  1842  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (31,337-31,338)

Author:  Smith, John
Title  Advertisements for the unexperienced planters of New-England, or anywhere, or, The path-way to experience to erect a plantation...
Publisher  London: printed by I. Haviland... , 1631; repr.Boston: W. Veazie, 1865; Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1971
Date of Publication:  1631  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (31,899); Mc.3 (31,907-31,908); Ser.45.356

Author:  Stevens, Issac Ingalls
Title  A circular letter to emigrants desirous of locating in Washington Territory
Publisher  Washington, DC: G.S. Gideon, printer, 1858
Date of Publication:  1858  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (33,375)]

Author:  Stirling, William Alexander, Sir
Title  An encouragement to colonies
Publisher  London: William Stansby, 1624
Date of Publication:  1624  
Shelfmark:  H.34.d.1

Author:  Ward, Nahum
Title  A brief sketch of the state of Ohio, one of the United States of North America: with a map...
Publisher  Glasgow: Printed by J. Niven, and sold by A. Penman & co., 1822
Date of Publication:  1822  
Shelfmark:  Mc.3 (A-76,260-76,262)

Author:  Weston, Richard
Title  A visit to the United States and Canada in 1833: with a view of settling in America, including a voyage to and from New-York
Publisher  Edinburgh: R. Weston, 1836
Date of Publication:  1836  
Shelfmark:  ABS.2.83.71; Mc.3(3,756-3,759)

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