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Title The Emigrants' Penny Magazine, Vol. 1-2
Date May 1850 - Dec 1851
Document Type Periodical
Publisher Information J B Rowe, Whimple Street, Plymouth
Reference P.P.3904.e
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description Evangelical magazine filled with articles and information regarding emigration. It covers Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. There are regular articles on 'Visits to Emigrant Ships' and 'Extracts from Original Emigrant's Letters'. There are also articles on: the British Ladies' Female Employment Society; Emigrant Societies; Emigrants' Hymns; Settlers and Settlements; Objects of Emigration; Notices of Books; Port Philip; Emigrants in New York (cautioning against fraud); and a serial work of fiction by Mrs M Rathbone entitled The Fosters.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Motives for Emigration; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Journey Conditions; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Australia; Canada; New Zealand; South Africa; United States of America
Places Plymouth, England; New York City, United States
Ports Port Phillip, Australia; Natal, South Africa
Nationality English; Scottish; Irish
Ships The Celtic Exodus; Gentoo; Duchess of Northumberland
Keywords female emigration, journey conditions, emigrants, emigration societies, religion, hymns, fraud, danger
Language English
Copyright British Library