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Title Immigration and the Commissioners of Emigration of the State of New York, Friederich Kapp, NY, 1870
Author Kapp, Friedrich (1824-1884)
Date 1870
Document Type Printed Book; Report
Publisher Information New York: Douglas Taylor
Reference G450 K17 I870
BIB ID 49002
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Additional Printed Books
Description An essay on the subject of immigration into New York City by Friedrich Kapp, a Commissioner of Emigration. The author gives an overview of the history of immigration, immigration law, the journey by sea, hospitals for immigrants, boarding houses, the Board of Commissioners of Emigration, and immigration in relation to the Constitution of the United States.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Ports New York City, United States
Nationality English; Irish; Welsh; Scottish; English
Keywords emigration, immigration, labour, industry, employment, living conditions, shipping, health and sickness, tenement house, statistics
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society