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From: Stephen Hayes
To: All
Date: 2003-07-05 07:44:58
Subject: Scottish and Irish emigrants

* Forwarded (from: GEN_BRITAIN) by Stephen Hayes using timEd/2 1.10.y2k.
* Originally from Dennis Ahern (8:8/2002) to All.
* Original dated: Fri Jul 04, 11:16

From: Dennis Ahern <ahern{at}world.std.com>



               EMIGRATION TO CANADA.
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   ABOUT 260 emigrants left Queenstown for Canada
   yesterday by the John Bell, one of the steamers
   belonging to the Montreal Ocean Company. Ninety- five
   of them came from Glasgow in the vessel, and the
   remainder joined here. The Irish emigrants were almost
   exclusively of the labouring and small farming classes,
   and seemed a hard-working, industrious set of people
   --in fact, just those who would be likely to make their
   way in the land they are going to. They were of all ages
   --from mere children to men and women far advanced
   in life, whose last thoughts one would suppose
   emigration to be. Among them were a good many men
   of large families, but the majority were able-bodied
   single young men and women. Most of the emigrants
   came from the midland counties, and some few from
   kerry and the western part of this county. They arrived
   in Queenstown bewteen four and five o'clock, and so
   speedy was the work of embarkation gone through--
   under the superintendence of the local agents, Messrs.
   SCOTT and Co. and Mr. D. BRENNAN--that the ship was
   able to leave about seven o'clock. The John Bell had a
   remarkably good passage over from Glasgow ; she
   made the run across in thirty-six hours, though detained
   some time outside the harbour waiting for a pilot. The
   weather was perfectly calm, and the water
   extraordinarily smooth.

         --The Cork Examiner, 19 August 1862

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