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The peopling of New Connecticut : from the land of steady habits to the Western Reserve  Cover Image E-book E-book

The peopling of New Connecticut : from the land of steady habits to the Western Reserve / edited by Richard Buel, Jr.

Buel, Richard, 1933- (Added Author).

Record details

  • OCLC: ocn742517432
  • ISBN: 9780819571496 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 0819571490 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 0615394906 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780615394909 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1283109867
  • ISBN: 9781283109864
  • ISBN: 9786613109866
  • ISBN: 661310986X
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 177 pages) : maps, plan
  • Publisher: Acorn Club, ©2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Connecticut Emigration 1750-1830; A PEOPLE IN MOTION; #1 Late eighteenth-century newspaper observations about emigration; "Civis," in the Litchfield Monitor, September 18, 1793; "Communication, Albany, March 6," in Connecticut Journal, March 19, 1795; "Whitestown, N.Y., May 20," in Norwich Packet, June 5, 1795; #2 James Kirke Paulding, Letters from the South ... (1817); WELLSPRINGS OF CONNECTICUT EMIGRATION; #3 "Observer," from Connecticut Courant, in New England Palladium, January 3, 1817.
#4 "To the Honorable James Hillhouse," in Hartford Times, March 25, 1817#5 "Causes of Emigration," in Boston Independent Chronicle and Patriot, September 13, 1817; #6 A.B. Johnson, "Thoughts on Population," in New-York Literary Journal, September 15, 1820; #7 Samuel Goodrich, Peter Parley's Own Story (1864); THE PROCESS OF TRANSPLANTING NEW ENGLAND SOCIETY; Initiating a new settlement; Public authorization and its consequences; #8 "The Querist," in Connecticut Courant, March 23, 1795; #9 Resolutions of the General Assembly for selling the western lands, May 30, 1795; Maps.
The Western Reserve and Fire Lands#10 "A Plain Man," in Connecticut Courant, March 31, 1797; Connecticut Land Co; #11 Extract of a letter from a Gentleman ... in New Connecticut, July 5, in Connecticut Courant, August 22, 1796; #12 Milton Holley's Journal about running the line between Pennsylvania and the Western Reserve, July 7-23, 1796; #13 Seth Pease, Journal of Seth Pease 1797; Promotional Descriptions of the Land; Plan of township No. 7, range 17, Sheffield; #14 Commodifying Land; #15 Extract of a letter from New Connecticut, 1804, in Connecticut Courant, January 2, 1805.
#16 James Tongue, A Letter ... Giving a short Account of the Country (1807)#17 A Description of New Connecticut, in Connecticut Herald, December 5, 1815, reprinted in the Hartford Times, April 8,1817; The Experience of Removal; Routes Taken between Connecticut and the Western Reserve; #18 Joseph Badger, A memoir [of 1802](1851); #19 Margaret Dwight, A Journey to Ohio (1810); #20 Joel Baker, A sermon Occasioned by the Expected Removal of a number of Families (1811); CONSEQUENCES OF EMIGRATION; Demographic impact; #21 Analysis of Census of 1800, in Salem Register, October 24, 1803.
#22 John Melish, Travels through the United States (1812)Economic impact; #23 "Calculator" in Albany Gazette, September 30, 1803; #24 John L. Tomlinson, "Discourse on Agriculture," in Connecticut Journal, March 24, 1818; Social and Political impact; #25 The Wasp, July 17, 1802; #26 "To the Republicans," in Bridgeport Herald, April 3, 1816; #27 Oliver Wolcott, Speech to the Legislature, in Connecticut Courant, May 20, 1817; RESPONSES; Domestic remedies; #28 David Humphreys, A Discourse on the Agriculture of the State of Connecticut (1816).
Summary: A collection of primary source documents offers new insight into the settlement of Connecticut's Western Reserve in northeastern Ohio.
Note: English.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Ohio > Western Reserve.
Land settlement > Ohio > Western Reserve > History > Sources.
Pioneers > Ohio > Western Reserve > History > Sources.
Immigrants > Ohio > Western Reserve > History > Sources.
Migration, Internal > United States > History > Sources.
Western Reserve (Ohio) > History > 18th century > Sources.
Western Reserve (Ohio) > History > 19th century > Sources.
Western Reserve (Ohio) > Emigration and immigration > History > Sources.
Connecticut > History > 1775-1865 > Sources.
Connecticut > Emigration and immigration > History > Sources.


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