Through the Eyes of Immigrants: An Analysis of Diaries and Letters of Immigrants Arriving at Grosse-Ile and the Port of Quebec, 1832-1842

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Title
Through the Eyes of Immigrants: An Analysis of Diaries and Letters of Immigrants Arriving at Grosse-Ile and the Port of Quebec, 1832-1842
Abstract
A study of the experiences of sixty British emigrants who arrived in Canada between 1832 and 1842, mainly via the Port of Quebec. Using the emigrants’ letters and diaries, the author explores their reasons for emigration, their hopes and fears on the Atlantic crossing, their views of quarantine at Grosse-Île, and their first impression of the Port of Quebec.
Type
Master's Thesis
University
Université Laval
Place
Québec
Date
1991
Language
en
Citation
Forster, Merna. “Through the Eyes of Immigrants: An Analysis of Diaries and Letters of Immigrants Arriving at Grosse-Ile and the Port of Quebec, 1832-1842.” Master’s Thesis, Université Laval, 1991.
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