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Immigrant Diaries and Guides

1. Anonymous account of a trip to Camp Caldwell on Lake Commandeau, 1894
2. Anonymous diary of a trip from England to Canada, 1807
3. Campain journal of M. de Lévis: 1756 Volume: 13 , 1756-1759 Volume: 1 , 1756-1760 Volume: 12
4. Diaries of A. Chase Casgrain: 1899, 1900, 1906
5. Diaries of Eleanora Hallen: 1834 Volume: 7 File: 1, 1835 Volume: 7 File: 2, 1835 Volume: 7 File: 3, 1835 Volume: 7 File: 4, 1835-1836 Volume: 7 File: 5, 1836 Volume: 7 File: 6, 1844 Volume: 7 File: 7, 1844-1845 Volume: 7 File: 8, 1845-1846 Volume: 7 File: 9
6. Diaries of George Hallen: 1835 Volume: 2 File: 3, 1837 Volume: 2 File: 4, 1838 Volume: 2 File: 5, 1847-1848 Volume: 2 File: 7, 1880-1881 Volume: 2 File: 8
7. Diaries of Mary Hallen: 1833-1834 Volume: 5 File: 1, 1834 Volume: 5 File: 2, 1836 Volume: 5 File: 3, 184?, 1856-1858 Volume: 5 File: 15, 1843 Volume: 5 File: 5, 1848 Volume: 5 File: 4, 1848 Volume: 5 File: 6, 1848-1849, 1842-1853 Volume: 5 File: 8, 1848-1850 Volume: 5 File: 7, 1850 Volume: 5 File: 9
8. Diaries of Robert Hume: - Volume: 1 File: 1, - Volume: 1 File: 2, - Volume: 1 File: 3, - Volume: 1 File: 4, - Volume: 1 File: 5, - Volume: 1 File: 6, - Volume: 1 File: 7, - Volume: 1 File: 8, - Volume: 1 File: 9, 1962-1971 Volume: 2 File: 2
9. Diary of a resident of Cumberland County: ca. 1765, Transcript
10. Diary of Alexander Whalley Light: 1833-1878, 1835
11. Diary of Amable Berthelot, 1775
12. Diary of an Irish immigrant woman, 1869
13. Diary of Archibald MacKechnie, 1810-1850
14. Diary of Atala Casault, 1930-1939
15. Diary of Azarie Couillard-Després, 1900-1903
16. Diary of Belle Kittredge: 1891-1892 Volume: 1 , 1892 Volume: 2
17. Diary of Boucher de la Bruère, 1753-1754
18. Diary of Charles Platt Treadwell, 1828-1829
19. Diary of Edwin Woodward, 1882
20. Diary of François-Hyacinthe Séguin, 1831-1833
21. Diary of Frederick John Alexander: Transcript, 1870
22. Diary of George Wright, 1872-1879
23. Diary of Gyula Izsak, 1890-1907
24. Diary of Henry Trevan, 1852-1854
25. Diary of Janet Anna Hall, 1876-1882
26. Diary of Joseph Willcocks, 1800-1803
27. Diary of Joseph-Octave Plessis, 1815
28. Diary of Katherine Irvine, 1871
29. Diary of Louis Franquet: 1751 Volume: 9 , 1753 Volume: 2
30. Diary of Mary Ann Gayer, 1858-1859
31. Diary of Philip Graham, 1833
32. Diary of Pierre-Louis Morin, 1836-1837
33. Diary of R. Kay, 1845
34. Diary of Raphaël Bellemare, 1880
35. Diary of Thomas Rhys Brock Smith, 1879
36. Diary of William Deal Chinery, 1913
37. Diary of William Hastings Kerr, 1881-1887
38. A cheering voice from Upper Canada : addressed to all whom it may concern in a letter from an emigrant, by J.C., 1834
39. A short account of Prince Edward Island : designed chiefly for the information of agriculturist and other emigrants of small capital, 1839
40. Canada as it is, or, The emigrant's friend and guide to Upper Canada : being a sketch of the country, climate, inhabitants, by George Winter Warr, 1847
41. District of Muskoka settler's guide, Dominion of Canada, by the Muskoka District Settlers' Association, 1868
42. Memoranda of a settler in Lower Canada, or, The Emigrant to North America, by Joseph Abbott, 1842
43. New Brunswick, as a home for emigrants : with the best means of promoting immigration, and developing the resources of the province, by John Valentine Ellis, 1860
44. Remarks for emigrants, by John J. E. Linton, 1847
45. Scenes and adventures as a soldier and settler during half a century, by John Wedderburn Dunbar, 1866
46. The emigrant's assistant, or, Remarks on the agricultural interest of the Canadas, by Alexander James Christie, 1821
47. The settler's new home, or, The emigrant's location : being a guide to emigrants in the selection of a settlement, and the preliminary details of the voyage, by Sydney Smith, 1855
48. Work and wages : or, The penny emigrant's guide to the United States and Canada, for female servants, laborers, mechanics, farmers, &c, by Vere Foster, 1855
49. Journal of Dr. Vincent, 1856
50. Journal of Faucher, 1746
51. Journal of George Parshley: 1833-1834, 1849
52. Journal of H. Mann, 1829
53. Journal of Henry Connolly, 1838-1839
54. Journal of Mr. Johnson, 1819-1822
55. Memoir of George Victor Drew-Brook, 1910-1984
56. Memoir of Richard Bernard Witherby, 1900-1909
57. Memoirs of Nicolas-Gaspard Boisseau, 1784-1789
58. Narrative of John Frazer, 1837
59. Narrative of Margaret Ham Lawrence, 1931
60. Navigation journal of the ship Le Héros, 1712
61. Remarks and Observations for navigation from France to Québec, ca. 1750
62. Reminiscences of James Gordon: Transcript, 1889
63. Reminiscences of the life of a family of Scottish settlers at Lakefield, 1830-1879

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