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The peopling of New Connecticut : from the land of steady habits to the Western Reserve

Author: Richard Buel
Publisher: Hartford, Conn. : Acorn Club, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of primary source documents offers new insight into the settlement of Connecticut's Western Reserve in northeastern Ohio.
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Peopling of New Connecticut.
Hartford, Conn. : Acorn Club, ©2011
(DLC) 2010041931
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Buel
ISBN: 9780819571496 0819571490 0615394906 9780615394909 1283109867 9781283109864 9786613109866 661310986X
OCLC Number: 742517432
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : maps, plan
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Connecticut Emigration 1750-1830; A PEOPLE IN MOTION; #1 Late eighteenth-century newspaper observations about emigration; "Civis," in the Litchfield Monitor, September 18, 1793; "Communication, Albany, March 6," in Connecticut Journal, March 19, 1795; "Whitestown, N.Y., May 20," in Norwich Packet, June 5, 1795; #2 James Kirke Paulding, Letters from the South ... (1817); WELLSPRINGS OF CONNECTICUT EMIGRATION; #3 "Observer," from Connecticut Courant, in New England Palladium, January 3, 1817. #4 "To the Honorable James Hillhouse," in Hartford Times, March 25, 1817#5 "Causes of Emigration," in Boston Independent Chronicle and Patriot, September 13, 1817; #6 A.B. Johnson, "Thoughts on Population," in New-York Literary Journal, September 15, 1820; #7 Samuel Goodrich, Peter Parley's Own Story (1864); THE PROCESS OF TRANSPLANTING NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY; Initiating a new settlement; Public authorization and its consequences; #8 "The Querist," in Connecticut Courant, March 23, 1795; #9 Resolutions of the General Assembly for selling the western lands, May 30, 1795; Maps. The Western Reserve and Fire Lands#10 "A Plain Man," in Connecticut Courant, March 31, 1797; Connecticut Land Co; #11 Extract of a letter from a Gentleman ... in New Connecticut, July 5, in Connecticut Courant, August 22, 1796; #12 Milton Holley's Journal about running the line between Pennsylvania and the Western Reserve, July 7-23, 1796; #13 Seth Pease, Journal of Seth Pease 1797; Promotional Descriptions of the Land; Plan of township No. 7, range 17, Sheffield; #14 Commodifying Land; #15 Extract of a letter from New Connecticut, 1804, in Connecticut Courant, January 2, 1805. #16 James Tongue, A Letter ... Giving a short Account of the Country (1807)#17 A Description of New Connecticut, in Connecticut Herald, December 5, 1815, reprinted in the Hartford Times, April 8,1817; The Experience of Removal; Routes Taken between Connecticut and the Western Reserve; #18 Joseph Badger, A memoir [of 1802](1851); #19 Margaret Dwight, A Journey to Ohio (1810); #20 Joel Baker, A sermon Occasioned by the Expected Removal of a number of Families (1811); CONSEQUENCES OF EMIGRATION; Demographic impact; #21 Analysis of Census of 1800, in Salem Register, October 24, 1803. #22 John Melish, Travels through the United States (1812)Economic impact; #23 "Calculator" in Albany Gazette, September 30, 1803; #24 John L. Tomlinson, "Discourse on Agriculture," in Connecticut Journal, March 24, 1818; Social and Political impact; #25 The Wasp, July 17, 1802; #26 "To the Republicans," in Bridgeport Herald, April 3, 1816; #27 Oliver Wolcott, Speech to the Legislature, in Connecticut Courant, May 20, 1817; RESPONSES; Domestic remedies; #28 David Humphreys, A Discourse on the Agriculture of the State of Connecticut (1816).
Responsibility: edited by Richard Buel, Jr.

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