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Title History of the Welsh in America
Author Thomas, Robert David (1817-1888)
Date 1872
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Utica, N.Y.: T. J. Griffiths
Reference G450.T461.H872
BIB ID 201993
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Breaks up the history of the Welsh in America into three parts: the East and the South, the Far West, and a "full view" of the Welsh in the United States. The author examines the role of Welsh migrants in American history, looks at Welsh settlements across the country, explores Welsh religious denominations and notable citizens such as writers, lawyers, politicians and scientists.
Theme(s) Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Maine, Chicago, Illinois, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, New Jersey, Maryland, Washignton D.C., United States; Canada
Nationality Welsh
Keywords genealogy, immigration, emigration, statistics, religion, American Civil War, slavery, church, agriculture, industry, literature, politics, journalism, law
Additional Information Original title: Hanes cymry America: a'u sefydliadau, eu heglwysi, a'u gweinidogion, eu cerddorion, eu beirdd, a'u llenorion; yn nghyda thiroedd rhad y llywodraeth a'r reilffyrdd; gyda phob cyfarwyddiadau rheidiol i ymfudwyr i sicrhau cartrefi rhad a dedwyddol. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language Welsh
Copyright American Antiquarian Society