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Title Extract of a Letter from a Gentleman in America to a Friend in England, on the Subject of Emigration
Date c.1800
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information [London]
BIB ID 478933
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Discusses the high cost of migration to America from Great Britain, the system of slavery used in the southern states and demographical changes within the United States. The author also discusses the culture, geography and climate of various regions in the United States, and whether they are suitable destinations for immigrants.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Places Kentucky, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York City, New York, Mississippi, Virginia, Rhode Island, United States
Nationality English
Keywords emigration, immigration, demographics, slavery, economics, debt, geography, climate, culture, American Indians, settlement
Additional Information Place and date of publication suggested by ESTC. The state of Kentucky is mentioned on p. 28; Kentucky became a state in 1792. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society