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Re: [TSL] Dominion Line "Oregon"
marj@uwaterloo.ca on 02/26/2013

Susan

That is true but there were also several Government programs in place.  
If an immigrant came as an agricultural labourer they could get  
assistance paying their fare.

Regards..

Marj

Quoting Susan Evans Shaw <susanes@sympatico.ca>:

> Thanks very much. Four or five pounds would still have been quite a bit of
> money in those days for an eighteen-year-old unless his parents paid the
> fare.
>
> Susan
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: marj@uwaterloo.ca [mailto:marj@uwaterloo.ca]
> Sent: February 26, 2013 10:35 AM
> To: Susan Evans Shaw
> Cc: 'TheShipsList'; Sue Swiggum
> Subject: Re: [TSL] Dominion Line "Oregon"
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> Susan
>
> The steerage/third class passage was the same for most of the lines.
> The lines agreed on a rate and they all used it to avoid competition.
> The rate was about 4 and a half to 5 pounds.
>
> Regards..
>
> Marj
>
> Quoting Susan Evans Shaw <susanes@sympatico.ca>:
>
>> Mark Peacock, born Dec qtr 1870, arrived at Quebec from Liverpool 15 May
>> 1888, travelling alone third class on the Dominion Line OREGON. What would
>> his fare have been?
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>> Thank you,
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>>
>> Susan in Hamilton
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