Emigrants and the Estate Office in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: a Compassionate Relationship?
Duffy, Patrick (1997) Emigrants and the Estate Office in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: a Compassionate Relationship? In: The hungry stream: essays on emigration and famine: proceedings of the conference held at the Ulster-American Folk Park. The Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast and the Centre for Emigration Studies at the Ulster -American Folk Park, pp. 71-86. ISBN 0 85389 677 1
The object of the following essay is to see what light a well-maintained estate record can shed on the nature and management of a subsidised emigration policy in the frantic decade before the Famine. The intention also is to interrogate the wide-ranging popular attitude to emigration, especially assisted emigration, which crystallised soon after the Famine.
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