Lot 220Emigration of the crofters to the Dominion –...

Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm

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Emigration of the crofters to the Dominion – Scotland ‘Blue Book’ report of the Select Committee Enquiry into the support given by the British and Dominion Governments in assisting crofters from the distressed regions of Scotland to emigrate, dated 1889. The report details the help to be given by New Zealand, Australia and Canada- But South Africa refused support. This was perhaps the final stage of what has become known as the ‘clearances’ – the removal of the indigenous people from the Highlands and Islands to other parts of the world

Guide Price: £100.00 - £150.00

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