OUTRAGE ON BOARD THE "INDIAN" EMIGRANT SHIP : DAILY NEWS 1850. SATURDAY FEB 16: LONDON

CONDITIONS ABOARD EMIGRANT SHIPS VARIED GREATLY. THE CRAIGS SAILED ON THE BEEJAPORE IN 1853 AND THE LOSSES WERE HIGH.

BELOW IS THE CASE OF THE “INDIAN” – AN EMIGRANT SHIP OF 1859 WHICH BROUGHT IRISH EMIGRANTS. THE “OUTRAGES” WERE RAISED IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. WHILST OUR EMIGRANTS ARE APPARENTLY SCOTS AND ENGLISH , ( OUR IRISH HAVING ALREADY ARRIVED AS CONVICTS) THE ARTICLE BELOW IS CONTEMPORANEOUS WITH THE MCELODS, MACKAYS, SANDERS’ ,JACKSONS AND CRAIGS.

 

EMIGRATION ON SHIP INDIA  DAILY NEWS FEB 16 1850

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