Emigration to America, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for May, 1783.

Emigration to America, in Walker's Hibernian Magazine, or Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge for May, 1783.

Dublin: Printed by Thomas Walker at Cicero's Head, 1783. Complete monthly number, with article concerning the dangers of emigrating from England to America, titled, "Extracts from the King's thoughts on the Difficulties and Distresses in which the Peace of 1783, has Involved the People of England; and on the present disposition to Emigrate to America" (p257).

The Hibernian covered news and politics in Ireland, Britain, Europe and North America, as well as theater and book reviews, original prose and poetry, and business, marriage and death notices. The printed illustrations included important personages, music & practical items such as sewing patterns.

8vo, pp225 - 280. Single issue, extracted from yearly volume. Good + condition. Item #24840

Price: $175.00

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