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Title Report of the Select Committee to Investigate Frauds Upon Emigrant Passengers, New York, Assembly Doc no 46, 1848 …
Date 1848
Document Type Printed Book; Report
Publisher Information New York State Assembly, Albany: Charles van Benthuysen
Reference State Docs [New York]
BIB ID 506397
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Additional Printed Books
Description A report commissioned by the New York State legislature investigating frauds committed upon emigrant passengers. Includes legislation for the protection of migrants arriving in New York and testimonies regarding the exploitation of immigrants.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Ports New York City, United States
Keywords emigration, immigration, labour, living conditions, employment, law, legislature, crime
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