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The Archives of Ontario has filmed the records of A.B. Hawke, the Chief Emigrant Agent for Upper Canada (Canada West). The Hawke Papers, formerly the Toronto Emigration Office Records, 1831-1892, includes the Kingston office. There is also a searchable database - the index to the assisted immigration registers created by the Toronto Emigrant Office between 1865 and 1883. Over 29,000 entries have been transcribed from the registers.

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