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An advertisement for lands in Canada published by the Canada Company in 1826
(Catalogue ref: CO 386/155)
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Catalogue ref: CO 386/155; ad for lands in Canada, 1826
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1 What impression does this source give of life in the British empire in terms of the following issues:
  • the reasons why people migrated within the empire?
  • how the governments of Britain and the colonies got people to emigrate?
  • how their migration was organised and paid for?
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