The Immigration Society of Newberry, S.C., is prepared to furnish the country with field laborers and mechanics

Announcing charges of the society to supply foreign laborers as field hands and mechanics during Reconstruction-era; listing expenses for seasonal hire of a laborer,or an entire immigrant family, with rates for travel expenses for workers coming from New York to any point on the South Carolina and Greenville and Columbia Rail Road; and offering suggestions to improve labor relations. Officers of the society include F.W. Bruggemann, General Agent of the Society; Rev. T[haddeus] S[treet] Boinest, president; Silas Johnstone, Secretary; and B.L.McCaughrin, treasurer.

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  • Title Immigration
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  • Keywords key issue for the colony’s original proprietors, Barbados, religious tolerance, Calvinist Huguenots, Ashkenazi Jews from Germany and eastern Europe, colony-appointed immigration agents, John C. Calhoun and Andrew Jackson, Charles Woodmason, John A. Wagener as mayor of Charleston, Commissioner of Immigration, BMW plant in Greer brought the German population,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date December 6, 2023
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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