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Title Special Report on Immigration; and: Accompanying Information for Immigrants Relative to the Prices and Rentals of Land, the Staple Products, Facilities of Access to Market, Cost of Farm Stock, Kind of Labour in Demand in the Western and Southern States, etc. To which are Appended Tables Showing the Average Weekly Wages Paid in the Several States and Sections for Factory, Mechanical, and Farm Labour; the Cost of Provisions, Groceries, Dry Goods, and House Rent in the Various Manufacturing Districts of the Country, in the Year 1869-'70
Date 1872
Document Type Printed Book; Report
Publisher Information United States, Department of the Treasury: Bureau of Statistic, Washington [D.C.]: Government Printing Office
Reference Gov. Docs
BIB ID 505869
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Additional Printed Books
Description A report on immigration to the United States by the Chief of the Bureau of Statistics, Edward Young. The report features detailed statistics on the numbers of immigrants entering the United States, information (such as land prices) on each state, and figures on wages and living costs.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Places Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, United States
Keywords emigration, immigration, labour, economics, living conditions, employment, industry, agriculture
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