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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 44

Fares and Transport of Emigrants

Fares and Transport of Emigrants.

(The following Rates are for the Season of 1878.)

From Toronto or Hamilton via the Lakes and Duluth to Winnipeg :

1st Class $42 50
2nd or Emigrant Class 21 00

"From Sarnia, Goderich, Kincardine, Southampton or Windsor to Winnipeg:

1st Class $40 00
2nd or Emigrant Class 20 00

Weight of Emigrants' baggage allowed, 150 lbs.

Emigrants' effects by the car load:

From Brockville to Fisher's Landing, one car, $200: at this rate a span of horses would cost about $35; or one horse and a cow about $17.50 each. They might be driven from Fisher's Landing to Winnipeg.

From Toronto or Hamilton to Winnipeg, one car, $260.

From Sarnia, Windsor, Goderich, Kincardine and Southampton to Winnipeg, one car, $245.

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Special arrangements have been made by the Grand Trunk Company for emigrants going to Winnipeg in parties. To obtain the benefit of such arrangements special application should be made in the case of each party. This may be done either directly or through any of the Dominion Immigration Agents.

Special rates will be granted over the Intercolonial and Grand Trunk Railways to emigrants for Manitoba or parts of the North-West, on the order of any of the Dominion Agents, at the rate of Id a mile to Toronto, where the special rates above quoted to Winnipeg begin.