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Across the Prarie Lands of Manitoba and the Canadian North-West
A Wiltshire Man's Travels in the Summer of 1882 by Sidney J. Pocock (pdf)

Having heard and read so much about Manitoba and the Great North-West, and the facilities there existing for securing land under favourable circumstances, which for some time past has occupied the public mind, I dscided to go there, especially as my brother who settled there about three years ago sent home very favourable reports.

Thinking a brief account of my journey, may interest some of my fellow countrymen, I have endeavoured in the following pages, to present them with a plain unvarnished tale of my adventures.

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