Scots Abroad

Emigration from Scotland: Emigrants' Correspondence

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Year:  1771.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS.1306, ff.54-5.  
Description:  Letter, 1771, of Alexander MacDonald of Kingsburgh to John Mackenzie of Delvine, WS reporting that 500 people intended to go from the Isle of Skye to America.

Year:  1772.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS.1306, f.72.  
Description:  Letters, 1772, of Flora MacDonald, Kingsburgh, the Jacobite heroine, to John Mackenzie of Delvine, WS on privations on 'this poor miserable island, the best of its inhabitants are making ready to follow theire friends to america'.

Year:  1773.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS.1306, f.68.  
Description:  Letters, 1773, of Allan MacDonald, Kingsburgh (Skye) to John Mackenzie of Delvine, WS reporting emigrations from the islands: 500 in 1771 to North Carolina; 400 to NC in 1772; 800 intending to depart in 1773, etc.

Year:  1773.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS.1374, ff.105-6.  
Description:  Letter, 1773, of William Mackenzie, minister of Assynt, to John Mackenzie of Delvine on the promotion of emigration by the factor of Assynt, Mackenzie of Ardloch.

Year:  1774.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS,1421, f.132.  
Description:  Letter, 1774, of Henry Ogle, grieve at Delvine, to John Mackenzie of Delvine on a tenant, Thomas Rodge, said to be going to America.

Year:  1777.
Reference:  Delvine Papers, MS.1368, f.197.  
Description:  Letter, 1777, of Colin Mackenzie, merchant in London, to John Mackenzie of Delvine, on activities of a nephew, Kenneth 'Rioch' [ie. Ruadh, red-haired], as an emigration agent in Ross-shire.

Year:  1815.
Reference:  Dallas/MacArthur Papers, Acc.10623/1  
Description:  Letter, 14 Mar. 1815, of Alexander Dallas, New York City, to his brother, probably in Nairn, giving news of his family and of other Scottish emigrants in the city.

Year:  1854-1936, 1972.
Reference:  Dallas/MacArthur Papers, Acc.10623.  
Description:  Letters, 1854-1904, of the brothers MacArthur in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to their sister, Bella, in Nairn; with associated papers and photographs, 1865-1972.

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