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Title Legislation to Prevent the United States from Being Made a Receptacle for Foreign Paupers (A Paper by Martin B. Anderson, of N. Y., Read at the Conference of Charities Held at Saratoga, September, 1876)
Author Anderson, Martin Brewer (1815-1890)
Date 1876
Document Type Pamphlet
Reference G450.A548.Lnd
BIB ID 31307
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Argues for new legislation to address the "pauper question" in the United States – the issue of large numbers of poor and "criminal" immigrants entering the country.
Theme(s) Responses to Immigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Country (from) Great Britain; Germany; Switzerland; Ireland
Country (to) Canada; United States of America
Places New York City, New York
Nationality Irish; German; Swiss; English
Keywords emigration, immigration, push factors, pull factors, poverty, law
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