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Guide to Emigration
published by Brian Airey on Mon, 13/02/2017 - 16:07

The full title is "Handbook of the United States of America and Guide to Emigration 1880"

This gives the latest and most complete statistics of The Government, army, navy, police, diplomatic relations, finance, revenue,tariff, land sales,homestead and naturalization laws, debt, population by state, agricultural conditions, areas for cultivation, domestic postage, labour tables, education, railways etc - furnishing all the necessary information concerning the country for the settler, businessman, merchant,farmer, importer and professional man"

There is a section on the average weekly wage for every job and who should migrate to the west.  An interesting book for putting meat on the bones of ancestors who emigrated.

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