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title Passengers on the Alexander
creator Lawson, James P.
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p align="left"> </p><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><p align="left"> </p></font></font><p><font size="7" face="Times-Roman"><font size="7" face="Times-Roman"><p align="left">P</p><p align="left"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman">erhaps because passenger lists are</font></font><i><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><p align="left">Alexander, </p><p align="left"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman">which brought 214 Highland</font></font></p></font></font></i></p><p align="left">so rare, the search for them continues</p><p align="left">to tantalize genealogists. The painful</p><p align="left">truth is that no lists were ever created</p><p align="left">for most shipments of emigrants from</p><p align="left">Britain to Canada.* Even where lists do</p><p align="left">exist, they tend to be uninformative, offering</p><p align="left">scant help for the researcher trying</p><p align="left">to match names from the list with</p><p align="left">ancestors.</p><p align="left">Passenger lists, then, should not be</p><p align="left">taken as an end in themselves, but there</p><p align="left">is often a fascinating story wrapped</p><p align="left">around each extant list. In the case of the</p></font></font></p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1991
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-389
source 29
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>

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title Passengers on the Alexander
creator Lawson, James P.
subject Island Magazine
subject Prince Edward Island Museum
description <p align="left"> </p><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><p align="left"> </p></font></font><p><font size="7" face="Times-Roman"><font size="7" face="Times-Roman"><p align="left">P</p><p align="left"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman">erhaps because passenger lists are</font></font><i><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><font size="3" face="Times-Italic"><p align="left">Alexander, </p><p align="left"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman"><font size="3" face="Times-Roman">which brought 214 Highland</font></font></p></font></font></i></p><p align="left">so rare, the search for them continues</p><p align="left">to tantalize genealogists. The painful</p><p align="left">truth is that no lists were ever created</p><p align="left">for most shipments of emigrants from</p><p align="left">Britain to Canada.* Even where lists do</p><p align="left">exist, they tend to be uninformative, offering</p><p align="left">scant help for the researcher trying</p><p align="left">to match names from the list with</p><p align="left">ancestors.</p><p align="left">Passenger lists, then, should not be</p><p align="left">taken as an end in themselves, but there</p><p align="left">is often a fascinating story wrapped</p><p align="left">around each extant list. In the case of the</p></font></font></p>
publisher Prince Edward Island Museum
date 1991
type Document
format application/pdf
identifier vre:islemag-batch2-389
source 29
language en_US
rights <p>Please note that this material is being presented for the sole purpose of research and private study. Any other use requires the permission of the copyright holder(s), and questions regarding copyright are the responsibility of the user.</p>