Score and text of song: "To the West", composed and sung by Henry Russell (1812-1900), words by Charles MacKay (1814-1899), 1855. Extract from The Quiver "To the West", regarding emigrants to Canada assisted by the Self-Help Emigration Society on the Lake Huron, Beaver Line, pp. 49-53, 1894. Illustration entitled "Gone" taken from The Graphic.(19 Feb 1876) Departure of emigrants on the 9.15 pm train from Euston Station to Liverpool, September 1875.