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Pioneers, Ploughs, and Politics: New Brunswick Planned Settlements

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Copy of a letter from Julius L. Inches, secretary of the New Brunswick Railway Co., to the Hon. G. L. Hatheway, provincial secretary. – 7 December 1871. – 2 pp. of textual records. This document (no. 2) forms part a message presented to the New Brunswick House of Assembly by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor on 12 March 1872. Here Inches sets out the terms under which immigrants will be employed to work on the railway. The wage was set at $1.00 per day together with a free grant of land, the acreage depending upon the number of years of service. RS24-1872-872-me2 Legislative Assembly sessional records, PANB.

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