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This fascinating and insightful book contains the personal narrative of an English farmer from the year 1824 to 1830. It also includes the author's additions, to March 1832, during which time he travelled the United States and Canada, with a view to settle as an emigrant. This text primarily contains observations on the manners, soil, climate, and husbandry of the Americas, and will be of much value to anyone with an interest in nineteenth-century America and farming. The chapters of this book include: 'The Author's Motives for Emigrating – Preparation for the Voyage, Embarkation, and Passage Out'; 'Arrival at Baltimore – Description of the Town, its Inhabitants, and Customs'; 'Excursions in the Neighborhood, and Continued Residence, with a Variety of Miscellaneous Remarks'; and much more. Many antique books such as this are increasingly hard to come by and costly, and it is with this in mind that we are proudly republish this work here.