General Description—Extent of Manitoba —Communications.
|Chapter II.—Earl of Dufferin's Visit
His Lordship's views of the Country—Answer to Corporation of Winnipeg—Rapid Growth of Winnipeg—Remarks at Selkirk—Address of Mennonites—His Lordship's Answer—Icelandic Settlement —Speech to the Icelanders—Final Speech at Winnipeg.
|Chapter III.—Hon. Mr. Sutherland's Evidence
His evidence before House of Commons Committee—Experience as a Farmer—Advantages of Manitoba for farmers.
|Chapter IV.—North-West Territory
Professor Macoun's Evidence—Observations in North-West and Peace River District—Opening and Closing of Peace River —Fertility of Peace River District—Comparative Table of Temperatures—Fruits and Trees in the North-West, &c.
|Chapter V.—Farming in the North-West
M. Kenneth Mackenzie's Statements—Experience of an Ontario Farmer in Manitoba—Practical information for Farmers.
|Chapter VI.—Mr. Shantz on Manitoba
Best time to go—Capital to begin with, &c.
|Chapter VII.—Dominion Lands Acts
Price of Dominion Lands—Free Grants or Homestead Rights—Grazing Lands—Mining Lands—Timber Lands—Forms of application—Land Scrip—Colonization—Forest Tree culture.
Scientific Reasons for great Fertility of Manitoba soil—Lands now available for Settlement—Settlement of Railway Lands —Rates of Fare—Dominion Government Agents to whom application may be made —Special caution to setllers.