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Correspondence, 1924 MacDonell, Father Andrew


Correspondence written or received in 1924 by MacDonell on behalf of the Scottish Immigrant Aid Society. Correspondents include the Minister of Immigration and Colonization and the ministry's London office, the Deputy Minister of Public Health of Alberta, Wallace Fisheries on Vancouver Island, the Imperial Oversea Settlement Office, the Archbishop of Edmonton. Correspondence from Colonel Dennis of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company regards planning for Scottish settlers in Alberta for a training farm for Public School boys, a settlement for women, and the 3000 Family Scheme. The letters pertain to the establishment of the Clandonald settlement including the recruitment of settlers, applications and letters from Scottish emigrants, assessment and sale of land to immigrants, construction of farm buildings and supplying provisions for immigrants settling in Alberta. The file also includes copies of 1924 forms for application to the Agricultural Training Scheme, Alberta, and a sectional map of Red Deer, Alberta.

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