I have not distorted the truth in saying that the facts in the above item, about the army and the Indians, are made use of to discourage emigration
We have been discussing your emigration
, with many apologies to you for keeping you out of the room so long; and I'll tell you what arrangements we propose.
And we turned off at Fort Hall, where the Oregon emigration went north'ard, and swung south for Californy," was his way of concluding the narrative of that arduous journey.
Supper dishes washed, he cut shavings and kindling for a quick and certain breakfast fire, showed Anson a trick with foot-gear that was invaluable to any hiker, sang his "Like Argus of the Ancient Times," and told them of the great emigration across the Plains in Forty-nine.
As one wave of emigration
after another rolls into the vast regions of the west, and our settlements stretch towards the Rocky Mountains, the eager eyes of our pioneers will pry beyond, and they will become impatient of any barrier or impediment in the way of what they consider a grand outlet of our empire.
I tell you that, in the emigration
, the Abbe de la Marche who was here and was employed in the Quiberoon business with Puisaye and Tinteniac, was the same Colonel of Mousquetaires Gris with whom Steyne fought in the year '86--that he and the Marchioness met again--that it was after the Reverend Colonel was shot in Brittany that Lady Steyne took to those extreme practices of devotion which she carries on now; for she is closeted with her director every day--she is at service at Spanish Place, every morning, I've watched her there--that is, I've happened to be passing there--and depend on it, there's a mystery in her case.
Time was necessary to blend the numerous and affluent colonists of the lower province with their new compatriots; but the thinner and more humble population above, was almost immediately swallowed in the vortex which attended the tide of instant emigration
Nor is even this the worst of the vicious system: for, certain crimping agents of these houses, who have a percentage on all the passengers they inveigle, are constantly travelling about those districts where poverty and discontent are rife, and tempting the credulous into more misery, by holding out monstrous inducements to emigration
which can never be realised.
The worthy uncle announced in this sudden missive that Monsieur de Troisville, of the Russian army during the Emigration, grandson of one of his best friends, was desirous of retiring to Alencon, and asked his, the abbe's hospitality, on the ground of his friendship for his grandfather, the Vicomte de Troisville.
The Abbe de Sponde, adroitly questioned when he left Saint-Leonard's to take his daily walk with the Abbe Couturier, replied with his usual kindliness that he expected the Vicomte de Troisville, a nobleman in the service of Russia during the Emigration, who was returning to Alencon to settle there.
So he stayed out his apprenticeship, and committed no act of dishonesty that was at all likely to be discovered, reserving his plan of emigration
for a future opportunity.
Nicholas, or Santa Claus, as he is termed, were never forgotten among the inhabitants of New York, until the emigration
from New England brought in the opinions and usages of the Puritans, like the “bon homme de Noel.
From the reduction in the number of public servants owing to the island having been given up by the East Indian Company, and the consequent emigration
of many of the richer people, the poverty probably will increase.
Though not as big as the epic Italian emigrations
of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when millions boarded ships bound for the Americas or far-off Australia, or took trains to the better-off lands of Western Europe, the figures are nevertheless alarming.
The second essay deals with the large Calcutta and smaller Madras emigrations