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16 October 2014
Immigrants & Exiles - Scots in Scotland

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The news of the arrival of an emigrant agent soon spread through every glen of the district. By Monday morning, thousands of Highlanders gathered at the Caledonian Hotel anxious to quit Scotland and to go to Australia to take over its unlimited lands. While we are saddened that so many active men feel they have to leave Scotland, the Highlands will benefit by losing some of its surplus population.

The Inverness Courier, 30th May 1838, reporting the arrival of an emigration agent in Fort William

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