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Title Where to Emigrate and Why: Homes and Fortunes in the Boundless West and the Sunny South; their Climate, Scenery, Soil, Productions, Railroads, Mining Interests and General Resources; the Cost of Farm Lands, How to Obtain Titles, the Homestead and other Land Laws, the Rates of Wages, &c., &c. With a Complete History and Description of the Pacific Railroad
Author Goddard, Frederick Bartlett (b.1834)
Date 1869
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Philadelphia; Cincinnati: Peoples Pub. Co.
Reference G450.G578.W869
BIB ID 43802
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Offers a guide to migrating to the Western United States. The author provides an overview of the homestead laws, advice to new immigrants such as how much money they will need, and a guide to several western states including California, Oregon and Nevada.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Politics, Legislation and Governance
Places California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, United States
Keywords homestead, push factors, pull factors, law, immigration, emigration, railroad, agriculture, travel guide, living conditions, employment, economics, American Indians, American westward expansion
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