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Books on Scots in Canada

Here is a list of some books held at the National Library of Scotland on Scots in Canada.

Aberdeen and Tremair, Ishbel Gordon, Marchioness of, 1857-1939: Through Canada with a kodak (Toronto & London, 1994) [HP1.96.1035]

Bowie, John, Writer to the Signet: Emigration to Upper Canada [correspondence collected by J. Bowie] (Edinburgh, 1840) [1973.198]

Campbell, Patrick, Captain, 116th Regiment: Travels in the interior inhabited parts of North America in the years 1791 and 1792... , ed. H.H. Langton (Edinburgh, 1793) [K.186.e ] [1937 ed.: Ser.22.16] [Microfilm available]

Dewar, Neil, b.1793: Narrative of the shipwreck & sufferings of Neil Dewar... wrecked on the coast of Labradore (Greenock, 1843) [APS.1.87.79]

Dunlop, William: Statistical sketches of Upper Canada for the use of emigrants by a backwoodsman (London,1832) [NF.1273.c.7] [3.819(1)]

Fraser, William, 1808-1892: The emigrant's guide, or, Sketches of Canada : with some of the northern and western states of America / by a Scotch Minister (Glasgow, 1867) [APS.1.87.27]

Howison, John, Esq., of the Honourable East India Company's Service: Sketches of Upper Canada (Edinburgh, 1821) [K.186.e] [1825 ed.: ABS.2.77.103] [1970 facsimile ed.: HP2.96.5610]

McCallum, William Symington, 1885-: A Scot in Canada: adventures on a ranch (Calgary, 1963) [HP1.80.1744]

M'Donald, Alexander, L.R.C.S.E.: A narrative of some passages in the history of Eenoolooapik, a young esquimaux... an account of the discovery of Hogarth's sound... remarks on the northern whale fishery (Edinburgh, 1841) [ABS.2.78.3]

McDonald, John, fl. 1823: Emigration to Canada: narrative of a voyage to Quebec, and journey from thence to New Lanark... (Ottawa, 1978) [HP1.78.5196]

MacDougall, Robert, 1813-1887: The emigrant's guide to North America, ed.Elizabeth Thompson (Toronto, 1998) [HP2.99.3768] [Translation of Ceann-iuil an fhir-imrich do dh'America mu-thuath, Glasgow etc., 1841]

Morrison, James Horne, b.1872: The diary of James Horne Morrison (1894-1895), a Scots missionary in Canada, ed. Boyd Stanley Schlenther (Lewiston, NJ & Lampeter, 1995) [H3.96.3476]

Patterson, George, 1824-1897: Memoir of the Rev. James MacGregor, D.D., missionary... to Pictou... (Philadelphia & Edinburgh, 1859) [ABS.2.84.54]

Reilly, John G.: Journal of an excursion to the United States and Canada in the year 1834... (Edinburgh, 1835) [Mf.Pres.33(3)] [S.46.i.]

Ross, Alexander, 1783-1856: Adventures of the first settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River... (London, 1849) [E.132/2.d.]

Selkirk, Thomas Douglas, Earl of, 1771-1820: The collected writings of Lord Selkirk, 1799-1809, ed. J.M. Bumsted (Winnipeg, 1984, 2 vols [HK3.544]

Sellar, Gordon: A Scotsman in Upper Canada: the narrative of Gordon Sellar, ed. Robert Sellar (Toronto, 1969) [5.4747]

Thomson, James, 1823-1895: For friends at home: a Scottish emigrant's letters from Canada, California, and the Cariboo, 1844-1864, ed. Richard Arthur Preston (Montreal, 1974) [H2.78.330]

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