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Title British Convicts Shipped to American Colonies
Author Butler, James Davie (1815-1905)
Date 1896
Document Type Pamphlet
Reference G450.B985.B896?
BIB ID 36023
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Features an essay written on the subject of British convicts shipped to the American colonies. The author examines the history of penal colonies in colonial America in a bid to understand the extent to which they comprised early American society.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) United States of America
Places New England, Virginia, Maryland, United States; Barbados; Jamaica; London, Liverpool, England; Ireland
Nationality English
Keywords convict, penal colony, immigration, colony
Additional Information Reprint from the American historical review, October 1896. v. 2, no. 1. Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society