Manitoba and the North-West of the Dominion

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Creator Spence, Thomas
Title Manitoba and the North-West of the Dominion
Identifier P000635
Subject Settling the West--Immigration Literature
Exploitations agricoles
Emigration and immigration
Émigration et immigration
Natural resources
Ressources naturelles
Prairie Provinces--Description and travel
Prairie Provinces--Economic conditions
Notes print 46, [2] p., front., illus.; 18 cm.
Language English
Media Text
Contributor University of Alberta
Description The first of the flood of pamphlets written to advertise the agricultural possibilities of the West. Spence may be regarded as the progenitor of prairie immigration literature. Includes advertising. Also published, 2nd edition, rev. and enl., Ottawa: Free Press Printing Establishment, 1874 (39p.); 3rd English edition, Quebec: S. Marcotte, 1876 (36p.). The primary difference in the title of some later editions is the substitution of Manitoba for Red River near the end. For French version <i>see </i>Peel <xref>716</xref>.
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