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Hardscrabble: The High Cost of Free Land

History


by
Donna E. Williams (Author) and J. Patrick Boyer (Introduction author)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


A tale of deception and adversity, Hardscrabble tells how unscrupulous politicians, emigration agents, and philanthropists lured impoverished emigrants to farm the Muskoka backwoods in the 1870s. What these new settlers weren’t told was that their land was situated on the rocky Canadian Shield.