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Place of creation
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Scope and content
Item is a well-written, often humorous journal by a Dr. Vincent. He describes the life of passengers travelling second class on a sailing ship from England to New York. Of special interest are the suggested list of supplies that passengers bring for the crossing and Vincent's impressions of America, in particular New York, Niagara Falls, and Hamilton. There is also an undated poem, "A voice from the penitentiary" by an anonymous author.
Originals in container 2 have been withdrawn from circulation. Researchers must consult photocopies in container 1
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Biography / Administrative history
Dr. Vincent was a physician who emigrated to Upper Canada with his family.
1. Dr. Vincent - Journeys, 1856 New York (N.Y.), 1856.
2. Dr. Vincent - Diaries, 1856 Niagara Falls (Ont.), 1857.
3. Upper Canada - Emigration and immigration, 1856 Hamilton (Ont.), 1857.
4. England - Description and travel, 1856 "A voice from the penitentiary".
5. Ship - Voyage and travel, 1856.
6. New York (N.Y.) - Description and travel, 1856.
7. Upper Canada - Description and travel, 1856.
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