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Title Letters on Irish Emigration First Published in the Boston Daily Advertiser
Author Hale, Edward Everett (1822-1909)
Date 1852
Document Type Printed Book; Correspondence
Publisher Information Boston: Phillips, Sampson
Reference First Eds. Hale
BIB ID 142290
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Additional Printed Books
Description A collection of letters concerning immigration to the Boston Daily Advertiser published in December 1851 and January 1852. The author has added facts and statistics to the letters where they prove useful. Subjects include how immigrants prepare for their journey, the journey itself, number of immigrants entering the country, quarantine, emigrant boards, where migrants go in the United States and paupers.
Theme(s) Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Journey Conditions; Onward Travel
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Ports Boston, New York City, United States
Nationality Irish
Keywords emigration, immigration, government, shipping, living conditions, emigrant company, quarantine, statistics, poverty, health and sickness
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