A Graphic description of the Dominion of Canada, and its provinces also, Newfoundland, the North West Territories, Anticosti and Labrador, with an appendix, containing information of especial interest to the emigrant, and a table of routes, showing the proximity of the railroad stations, and sea, lake and river ports to the cities, towns, and villages in British North America.

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SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 06592, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 06592
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