The Boards of Guardians of Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, and many other places have presented a petition to Parliament io favor of a self-supporting system of emigration. Mr VV. H. Smith, referring to the presentation to the House of Commons, said it was the intention of the Government to set up a Select Committee shortly to enquire into the different schemes of State colonisation.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 14 November 1888
EMIGRATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1996, 14 November 1888
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