Provinces were focused on development and wanted to attract a workforce as well as capital. In February 1874 Canterbury’s emigration agent Andrew Duncan was lecturing at Turriff in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, on the opportunities for tradesmen, labourers and domestic servants to earn good money in the province.
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Reference: CH 287, CP143,ICPS 772(2)/1874
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