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Letter from Robert Shives, government immigration officer, to the Hon. John A. Beckwith, provincial secretary. – 21 July 1870. – 1 p. of textual records. Shives reports that Miss Rye has left England for Canada on the steamship Prussian with 120 orphan girls, 40 of them destined for New Brunswick. RS555-A2c Provincial Secretary, immigration administration records, correspondence re immigration of orphans and wards of the state, 1847-1878, PANB.

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