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Title The German Immigration into Pennsylvania Through the Port of Philadelphia from 1700 to 1775: Part II, The Redemptioners, Prepared at the Request of the Pennsylvania-German Society
Author Diffenderffer, Frank Ried (1833-1921)
Date 1900
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information The Author, Lancaster, PA
Reference G700.D569.G900
BIB ID 71793
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Ethnic Groups
Description Explores the history of German migration to Pennsylvania, the conditions of the journey, their role on the frontier and in the settlement of the colony, the Germans as farmers and the role of ethnic and benevolent societies in migrant life.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Responses to Immigration; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Germany
Country (to) United States of America
Places New York City, New York, Delaware, Germantown, Philadelphia, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Virginia; Palatinate, Germany
Ports New York City, Philadelphia, United States; Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Nationality German
Ships Mercury; Samuel; William and Sarah
People Cromwell, Oliver; Penn, William
Keywords Pennsylvania Dutch, emigration, immigration, indentured labour, death, ethnic organisation, agriculture, colony, benevolent society, prisoner
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