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Consists of a newspaper clipping kept by Herbert Hunt that details the joyous return of former 3,000 Family Scheme participants to England.

Consists of a letter from the Secretary of the British Oversea Settlement Department to Herbert Hunt describing support available to British settlers in Canada, encouraging Hunt to enlist friends and family members in Canadian emigration.

Consists of Herbert and Jessica Hunt's certificate of approval for participation in the 3,000 Family Scheme, containing further directions and conditions.

Consists of the Empire Settlement Act, 1922, an agreement between Canada and the United Kingdom that facilitated the migration of British families to Canada. The document provides an overview of the eligibility requirements for the 3,000 Family…

Consists of a diary titled "Diary 1936, April 1935" kept by Herbert Hunt. The diary chronicles Herbert and Jessica Hunt's departure from Saskatchewan, including a record of the sale of their farm assets and an account of their journey home in…