Emigrant six dollar bonus certificates

Reference Code: Series - RG 11-24
Title: Emigrant six dollar bonus certificates
Date of Creation: 1875
Physical Description:

10 leaves of textual records

Scope and Content:

Series consists of certificates issued by Sydney Robjohns, Ontario's emigration agent in London, to steam ship operators. These certificates guaranteed a part of the payment for passage of emigrants to Ontario. The steam ship operator would then submit the certificate to the Department of Immigration for reimbursement. Only ten of the certificates are extant.

The bonus certificates can record the following information: name of emigrant, passage ticket number, port of embarkation, name of ship and date of sailing.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch:

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Ontario. Dept. of Immigration

Finding Aid:

There is no finding aid for this series.

Structure of Collection:

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Restrictions on Access:

Original records are closed for conservation reasons. Researchers must use self service microfilm, MS 847.

How to order these records:

Reading Rooms: Retrieve self service microfilm MS 847, reel 27.

By Microfilm Interloan: This microfilm is available through the Archives of Ontario interloan program.

Terms For Use and Reproduction:

Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario some time prior to 1961. No information is available relating to the custody of the records or the means by which they were transferred to the Archives of Ontario.
Availability of Other Formats:

Series is available on self service microfilm.


Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.

Other/Former Codes:

RG 11 Series K.


Agency or agencies that created these records

1875 Department of Immigration (BA172)