Fonds F 1092
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Fonds consists of a manuscript volume, entitled "The Emigrant, or Life In Canada," compiled and illustrated by A.T. Gregory, recounting his Atlantic crossing, his trip to Upper Canada, and his visits to relatives there. Included in the volume are descriptions of: the authorís sea passage; points along the St. Lawrence; Toronto; aspects of Canadian life; Upper Canadaís flora and fauna; methods of house construction; and sites visited, including Mono Mills, Niagara Falls, Hamilton, and Norwichville. The volume is hand printed and contains sketches reproducing various aspects of the journey to Toronto and of scenes in Upper Canada. A list of illustrations is found at the beginning of the volume, as well as a table of contents which provides a summary of the subject matter of each chapter.
Arthur T. Gregory (fl. 1870) left Liverpool for Upper Canada in 1870, where he visited relatives and sought employment.
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Accession Number: 6807.
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