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The Peopling of New Connecticut : From the Land of Steady Habits to the Western Reserve.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Description: 1 online resource (190 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780819571496
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Peopling of New Connecticut : From the Land of Steady Habits to the Western ReserveDDC classification:
  • 977.1/3
LOC classification:
  • F497.W5P46 2011
Online resources:
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 -- #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 -- #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 -- #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) -- #29 Oliver Wolcott, Jr., On Taxation, in Republican Farmer, Bridgeport, June 16, 1819 -- Anti-emigration sentiment -- #30 "The Brief Remarker," in Connecticut Courant, January 14, 1817 -- #31 "A Connecticut Farmer," in Connecticut Journal, July 29, 1817 -- #32 William H. Hand, T'other Side of Ohio (1818) -- #33 "Emigration-Hard Times," in Connecticut Mirror, July 26, 1819 -- Response to Anti-immigration Sentiment -- Political Responses -- #34 "Horrors of a revolution," in The Times, April 8, 1817 -- #35 "Emigration," in New-York Columbian, October 13, 1819 -- Attempts to transmit Connecticut's Culture -- #36 Legislative acts and resolutions pertaining to Western Missions (1792, 1798, 1802) -- #37 Thomas Robbins, Diary (1804) -- #38 Timothy Dwight et al., An Address to the Emigrants from Connecticut (1817) -- MEASURES OF SUCCESS AND FAILURE -- #39 John Melish, Travels through the United States (1812).
#40 John F. Schermerhorn & Samuel J. Mills, A Correct View (1814) -- #41 Harvey Coe, "Revival of Religion in Trumbull Co," in Christian Watchman, Nov. 11, 1820 -- #42 Zerah Hawley, Journal of a Tour (1822) -- #43 D. Griffiths, Two Years' Residence in Ohio (1835) -- Maps -- The Western Reserve and Fire Lands -- Plan of township No. 7, range 17, Sheffield -- Routes Taken between Connecticut and the Western Reserve -- Current members of the Acorn Club.
Summary: A collection of primary source documents offers new insight into the settlement of Connecticut's Western Reserve in northeastern Ohio.
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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 -- #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 -- #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 -- #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) -- #29 Oliver Wolcott, Jr., On Taxation, in Republican Farmer, Bridgeport, June 16, 1819 -- Anti-emigration sentiment -- #30 "The Brief Remarker," in Connecticut Courant, January 14, 1817 -- #31 "A Connecticut Farmer," in Connecticut Journal, July 29, 1817 -- #32 William H. Hand, T'other Side of Ohio (1818) -- #33 "Emigration-Hard Times," in Connecticut Mirror, July 26, 1819 -- Response to Anti-immigration Sentiment -- Political Responses -- #34 "Horrors of a revolution," in The Times, April 8, 1817 -- #35 "Emigration," in New-York Columbian, October 13, 1819 -- Attempts to transmit Connecticut's Culture -- #36 Legislative acts and resolutions pertaining to Western Missions (1792, 1798, 1802) -- #37 Thomas Robbins, Diary (1804) -- #38 Timothy Dwight et al., An Address to the Emigrants from Connecticut (1817) -- MEASURES OF SUCCESS AND FAILURE -- #39 John Melish, Travels through the United States (1812).

#40 John F. Schermerhorn & Samuel J. Mills, A Correct View (1814) -- #41 Harvey Coe, "Revival of Religion in Trumbull Co," in Christian Watchman, Nov. 11, 1820 -- #42 Zerah Hawley, Journal of a Tour (1822) -- #43 D. Griffiths, Two Years' Residence in Ohio (1835) -- Maps -- The Western Reserve and Fire Lands -- Plan of township No. 7, range 17, Sheffield -- Routes Taken between Connecticut and the Western Reserve -- Current members of the Acorn Club.

A collection of primary source documents offers new insight into the settlement of Connecticut's Western Reserve in northeastern Ohio.

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