CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2137/1
TitleJournal of travels between Great Britain and the province of Upper Canada
Date1833 - 1834
Extent1 volume
DescriptionContains an itinerary of the journey from Great Britain to the Province of Upper Canada, describing his route through Dundee, Cupar (Fife), Glasgow, Isle of Man, Manchester and Liverpool; his passage to New York on board the Eagle , continuing up the River Hudson to Albany, and by Erie Canal to Queenstown, Canada, passing through Saratoga, Little Falls, Utica, Syracuse, Auburn, Lockport and Louisville, Jun 1833 - 1834. The volume is fully indexed and accompanied by a tabular record of daily temperature and weather conditions, Nov 1833 - Feb 1835; an account of a journey from Niagra Falls to the city of Fergus, township of Nichol, Apr 1834; and outline plans for his second volume, to include an account of agricultural practices in Upper Canada, notes on the natural history of the region and "hints" to emigrants, Jul 1835.
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