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Title A True Picture of Emigration; or Fourteen Years in the Interior of North America; Being a Full Account of the Various Difficulties and Ultimate Success of an English Family Who Emigrated From Barwick-In-Elmet, Near Leeds, in the Year 1831
Date 1848
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information G. Berger
Reference 010409.eee.4
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description An account detailing the experiences of a family emigrating from Leeds to America. This volume includes a good description of what it was like to be an immigrant in America, with much on New Orleans, Illinois, Ohio, and New York.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Places Barwick-In-Elmet, Leeds, London, England; New Orleans, Illinois, Ohio, New York, United States
Ports Liverpool, England
Nationality English
Ships Home
Keywords push factors, emigration, family, poverty, travel, agriculture, journey
Language English
Copyright British Library