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Irish immigrants in the land of Canaan : letters and memoirs from colonial and revolutionary America, 1675-1815 /

Other Authors: Miller, Kerby A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
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Table of Contents:
  • I.
  • The Causes of Irish Emigration
  • 1.
  • James Wansbrough, 1700-1728
  • 2.
  • Alexander Crawford, 1736
  • 3.
  • David Lindsey, 1758
  • 4.
  • Henry Johnston, 1773-1800
  • 5.
  • Walter Corish Devereux, 1798
  • 6.
  • Margaret Wright, 1808
  • II.
  • The Processes of Irish Emigration
  • 7.
  • Anonymous Poet, Mid- to Late 1700s
  • 8.
  • Rev. James MacSparran, 1752
  • 9.
  • Robert Parke, 1725
  • 10.
  • John Rea, 1765
  • 11.
  • James Orr, 1811
  • 12.
  • John Smilie, 1762
  • 13.
  • John O'Raw, 1809
  • 14.
  • Thomas Hinds, 1795
  • 15.
  • George Crockett, Jr., 1797-1807
  • III.
  • Farmers and Planters
  • 16.
  • John Blake, 1675-1676
  • 17.
  • Samuel McCobb, 1729-1772
  • 18.
  • Robert Witherspoon, 1734-1780
  • 19.
  • James Magraw, 1733
  • 20.
  • Mary Elizabeth McDowell Greenlee, 1737-1754
  • 21.
  • James McCullough, 1748-1758
  • 22.
  • Elizabeth Guthrie Brownlee Guthrie, 1755-1829
  • 23.
  • Daniel Kent, 1786-1794
  • 24.
  • John and Jane Chambers, 1796
  • 25.
  • Joseph and Hannah Wright, 1801-1817
  • 26.
  • Edward and Mary Toner, 1818
  • 27.
  • James and Hannah Crockett, 1822
  • IV.
  • Craftsmen, Laborers, and Servants
  • 28.
  • Benjamin Chandlee, 1705
  • 29.
  • John Kennedy, 1753
  • 30.
  • Philip McRory, Ruth McGree, Edward Curry, Rosanna Stewart, Patrick M'Cullen, Ann Dougherty, Thomas Ralph, and Michael Wade, ca. 1735-1774
  • 31.
  • John Grimes, John Fagan, John Johnson, 1765
  • 32.
  • Francis Burdett Personel, 1773
  • 33.
  • James Patton (I), 1783-1789
  • 34.
  • Thomas McMahon, William Sotherin, and John Justice, 1789-1793
  • 35.
  • James Doyle, 1789
  • 36.
  • Stephen Fotterall, 1791
  • 37.
  • Charles O'Hagan and Mary Dunn, 1796
  • 38.
  • Samuel Brown, 1793-1815
  • V.
  • Merchants, Shopkeepers, and Peddlers
  • 39.
  • Francis Campble, 1737-1742
  • 40.
  • Robert Pillson, 1764
  • 41.
  • John O'Kelly, 1773
  • 42.
  • Thomas Shipboy, Jr., 1774
  • 43.
  • James Patton (2), 1789-1839
  • 44.
  • Margaret Carey Murphy Burke, 1798
  • 45.
  • Mary Cumming, 1814-1815
  • VI.
  • Clergymen and Schoolmasters
  • 46.
  • Rev. John Craig, 1734-1769/70
  • 47.
  • Rev. Samuel Blair, 1744
  • 48.
  • Bernard M'Kenna, 1811
  • VII.
  • Irish Immigrants in Politics and War
  • 49.
  • Rev. James McGregor and John McMurphy, 1720-1730
  • 50.
  • Dr. Charles Carroll, 1748
  • 51.
  • Silvester Ferrell, Charles Lewis Reily, Peter Warren Johnson, and George Croghan, 1745-1764
  • 52.
  • Samuel Bryan, 1752
  • 53.
  • Rev. Thomas Barton, 1758
  • 54.
  • Thomas Burke, ca. 1766-1767
  • 55.
  • Rev. Francis Alison, 1768
  • 56.
  • John Morton, 1769
  • 57.
  • John McDonnell, 1771
  • 58.
  • James Caldwell, 1774
  • 59.
  • Matthew Patten, 1774-1776
  • 60.
  • John Phillips, 1783
  • 61.
  • Job Johnson, 1784
  • 62.
  • David Redick and Aedanus Burke, 1787-1788
  • 63.
  • Daniel McCurtin, 1798
  • 64.
  • Robert McArthur, 1802
  • 65.
  • John Nevin, 1804
  • 66.
  • Thomas Addis Emmet, 1806-1807
  • 67.
  • William Heazelton, Jr., 1814
  • Epilogue
  • 68.
  • John Caldwell, Jr., 1802
  • App. 1.
  • Text and Language
  • App. 2.
  • Irish Migration and Demography, 1659-1831
  • App. 3.
  • Additional Documents.