Newspaper articles and letters regarding the conditions faced by emmigrants to Canada in the 1840s

Four newspaper articles and letters from the Inverness Advertiser in November 1849, describing the awful and tragic conditions faced by many emigrants from Tiree, Mull, Uist and Lochalsh, after landing in Canada. Lack of shelter, cholera and starvation resulted in hundreds of deaths.

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