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History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company

New England Emigrant Aid Company.

History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company

With a report on its future operations.

by New England Emigrant Aid Company.

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Published by Press of J. Wilson and Son in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPub. by order of the directors.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 388, no. 3838.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18091526M

Lawrence, a strong supporter of a free Kansas, was instrumental in establishing the New England Emigrant Aid Company, which financed settlement by free state supporters. Lawrence served as treasurer of the Emigrant Aid Company for the first two years of its existence. The New England Emigrant Aid Company [n 1] (originally the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company) was a transportation company created to transport immigrants to Kansas Territory to shift the balance of power so that Kansas would enter the United States as a free state rather than a slave state.

History. The Eldridge House Hotel can trace its origin back to the New England Emigrant Aid Company, which was a transportation company in Boston, Massachusetts, created after the passing of the Kansas-Nebraska act to bring anti-slavery immigrants to the Kansas museudelantoni.com company erected a temporary way station in Lawrence for these settlers, named the Free State museudelantoni.comectural style: Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals. Back in May, Mrs. Present and I traveled to nearby Ceredo, WV for a sneak peek of the recently restored Ramsdell House. Many of the objects displayed were found in the home. Please enjoy the pictures. I have a bit of history concerning Z.D. Ramsdell, his house, and the town of Ceredo at the end.

The New England Emigrant Aid Company and similar organizations undertook to send settlers to Kansas from the North East to counteract the influence of the South in determining the free vs. slave status of Kansas on its becoming a state. The New England Emigrant Aid Company (est), originally the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company, was a transportation company in Boston, museudelantoni.com was created to transport immigrants to the Kansas museudelantoni.com was intended to make sure Kansas would become a free museudelantoni.com company was created by Eli Thayer, a member of the Massachusetts House of .


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History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company by New England Emigrant Aid Company. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The New England Emigrant Aid Company (originally the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company) was a transportation company founded in Boston, Massachusetts by activist Eli Thayer in the wake of the Kansas–Nebraska Act, which allowed the population of Kansas Territory to choose whether slavery would be museudelantoni.com Company's ultimate purpose was to transport anti-slavery immigrants into the Kansas.

NEEAC never made money for its stockholders, and less than 2, settlers came to Kansas as a direct result of its activities, however, the company was important in settling Kansas and making it a free state. This sign probably was used at the Boston headquarters of the New England Emigrant Aid Company.

New England Emigrant Aid Company account book, July 1, November 30, (This volume also contains an unidentified list of names by state.) New England Emigrant Aid Company accounting journal (bound), March 2, April 9, New England Emigrant Aid Company accounting journal (loose), May 29, December 13, Meanwhile the Trustees and other friends of the Company in New England exerted themselves to obtain subscriptions to the stock, and to interest emigrants in every way possible in the new Territory.

The Secretary had prepared an enlarged edition of a pamphlet called "Organization, Objects, and Plan of Operations, of the Emigrant Aid Company.". A book about a slave who is treated badly, in The book persuaded more people, particularly Northerners, to become anti-slavery.

New England Emigrant Aid Company. an American statesman and politician who served as President of the Confederate States of America for its entire history from to James Henry Crittenden.

New England Emigrant Aid Company This was an antislavery organization that came from the North. They had a mission to send anti slavery people to the Kansas-Nebraska territory in order to sway the vote in the area of popular sovereignty over the slave issue.

Get this from a library. History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company: with a report on its future operations. [New England Emigrant Aid Company,;]. History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company, With a Report on Its Future Operations (Classic Reprint) on museudelantoni.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company, With a Report on Its Future Operations Immediately on learning of the destruction of the free-state Hotel at LawrenceFormat: Paperback. The New England emigrant aid company, and its influence, through the Kansas contest, upon national history [Eli Thayer] on museudelantoni.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This volume is produced from digital images from the Cornell University Library Samuel J. May Anti-Slavery CollectionAuthor: Eli Thayer. NEW ENGLAND EMIGRANT AID COMPANYNEW ENGLAND EMIGRANT AID COMPANY.

Founded by Eli Thayer, of Worcester, Massachusetts, and seeking to assist Northern emigrants to settle in the West, mainly in the Kansas territory, the New England Emigrant Aid Company was incorporated as the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company on 26 April ; it changed its name in February History of the New-England Emigrant Aid Company, With a Report on Its Future Operations, by New-England Emigrant Aid Company (page images at MOA) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: History. Beacon Lights of History (15 volumes, ), by John Lord (Gutenberg and museudelantoni.com volumes). bill for the New England Emigrant Aid Company (NEEAC) to the Massachusetts State 1Eli Thayer, The New England Emigrant Aid Company, and Its Influence, Through the Kansas Contest, Upon National History (Worcester, Mass: F.P.

Rice, ), Author: Courtney Elizabeth Buchkoski. The "Kansas Aid Society," was formed just after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill, with John Goodrich of Massachusetts as president, and a Mr. Fenton of New York as vice-president.

Some assistance was rendered to emigrants, but its records can not be found, and it is supposed to have been absorbed by the New England Emigrant Aid Company. The New England Emigrant Aid Company (est), originally the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company, was a transportation company in Boston, Massachusetts.

It was created to bring immigrants to the Kansas Territory. This was done to make sure Kansas would become a free state. Get this from a library. The New England Emigrant Aid Company, and its influence, through the Kansas contest, upon national history.

[Eli Thayer]. Portrait of Edward Everett Hale, author and member of the New England Emigrant Aid Company. Hale wrote the first book () printed about Kansas, " Kanzas and Nebraska: the history, geographical and physical characteristics, and political position of those territories; an account of the Emigrant Aid Companies and directions to emigrants.".

Lawrence is a college town and the home to both the University of Kansas and Haskell Indian Nations University. Lawrence was founded by the New England Emigrant Aid Company (NEEAC), and was named for Amos Adams Lawrence, a Republican abolitionist originally from Massachusetts, who offered financial aid and support for the museudelantoni.com: Douglas.

This project examines the New England Emigrant Aid Company colonization of Kansas in as a solution to the growing debate over popular sovereignty and slave labor.

It uses the Company as a lens to reinterpret the intellectual history of philanthropy, tracing its roots from Puritan ideas of charity to the capitalistic giving of the nineteenth museudelantoni.com: Courtney Elizabeth Buchkoski.

OF the men who appear prominently in the history of Kansas territory, few have received less attention by writers on the subject than Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, agent of the Massachusetts and the New England Emigrant Aid Company, mayor of Atchison, United States senator from Kansas.

By Sept 22, The finances of the New England Emigrant Aid Company was a concern. Sept. 26 th, the treasurer of the Emigrant Aid Company submits his resignation. Oct 10 th, Samuel Clarke Pomeroy, wrote to an officer of the New England Emigrant Aid Company.

He was in Kansas City, building mills and hotels and spoke of how he had just. Purpose and plans of the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company (broadside, ) Invitation to action by joining the New England Emigrant Aid Company (broadside, ) New England Aid Company’s work on education, temperance, freedom, religion in Kansas (broadside, ) "Why and How" the Company was formed, from Thayer's A History of the Kansas.(See Also) The Abolitionists vindicated in a review of Eli Thayer's paper on the New England Emigrant Aid Company / Oliver, Johnson (See Also) Kansas pioneers of that came by way of New England Emigrant Aid Company / Graden, Debra F.Background Notes.

Eli Thayer was an educator and reformer from Worcester, Massachusetts, who lived from to Thayer served as a State Representative from Worcester when he concocted the plans for the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company, later the New England Emigrant Aid Society.