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16 October 2014
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Immigrants and Exiles: official documents

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document Irish in Ireland
Extract from the report on Rural Distress, 1881, describing conditions for farmers in Ireland.
   
document Irish in Scotland
Extract from the Census report of 1871 with comment on the Irish immigrants.
   
document Scots in Scotland
Evidence given by a church minister to the Royal Commission on the Poor Law, 1844.
   
document Scots Abroad
Section from a list of trades in demand in Australia, published by a Society of Emigrant Mechanics, 1833.

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