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Title: Prospects of Emigrants in Canada.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileDonalson, John A/19
SenderDonaldson, John A.
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationemigration agent
Sender Religionunknown
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada
RecipientMr Foy
Recipient Gendermale
SourceThe Belfast Weekly Telegraph, Saturday, 8 May, 1875.
ArchiveThe Linenhall Library, Belfast.
Doc. No.9705007
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
LogDocument added by LT, 01:05:97.
Word Count81
Transcript E M I G R A T I O N.

Prospects of Emigrants in Canada.

THE following is an EXTRACT from a Letter received
by Mr. Foy, Commissioner of Emigration for the
Dominion of Canada, from Mr. Donaldson, Immigration
Agent in Toronto:-

"Toronto, 19th April, 1875.

Dear Sir - Our busy season is now fast approaching
- indeed, we have already had a large number of
immigrants, and early as they arrived they all got
immediate employment. Prospects never were better
for emigrants to Canada. Contractors for the Pacific
Railway have commenced operations. We had a
requisition for 1,000 labourers for this work. As
your are aware, a large appropriation was made by
the Dominion Parliament for Public Works. Some
15,000,000 dollars for enlargement of canals alone,