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Correspondence and records related to the Canadian Pacific Railway Company MacDonell, Father Andrew


Correspondence and other textual records, received and assembled by Rev. Andrew MacDonell, and arranged chronologically as a file perhaps by Clare Lawrence. Includes letters from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company Department of Natural Resources and Department of Colonization and Development regarding the settlement of Scottish immigrants in Alberta, particularly regarding the Clandonald settlement scheme. Includes several applications for farm work in Alberta and applications for settlement in Canada and for reduced rates for Scottish immigrants travelling via Canadian Pacific steamships to Canada and other related Canadian government Department of Immigration and Colonization forms completed by Scottish immigrants recruited by MacDonell.

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