Irish Immigrants

August 3, 2023

Cholera Surrounding Harpers Ferry

THE CHOLERA.Health of the City.– The deaths in this city last week were only SEVENTEEN, one of which was of malignant Cholera.– Boston Gaz.— In another column we publish the weekly report, which has been so […]
August 2, 2023

Cholera; Irish Laborers suffering in Harpers Ferry

THE CHOLERA. In Baltimore the deaths by cholera from the 23d to the 30th ult, inclusive, were 99. The disease does not excite any alarm, and indeed there is no perceptible change in the pursuits of […]
August 1, 2023

KILLED. — Mr. Thomas Hand

KILLED.–Mr. Thomas Hand, an Irish laborer, who worked several months in this town during the spring and summer, was instantly killed by a premature explosion whilst blasting rock near the residence of Mr. Jas. V. Moore, […]
August 1, 2023

Fatal Casualties (Irish Laborers in Wells)

Mr. DENNIS O’LEARY, an eminently worthy and industrious Irish laborer, well and favorably known by the citizens and farmers of this neighborhood, came to his death on Thursday last under very painful circumstances. He was engaged […]
August 1, 2023

The War of Races

THE WAR OF RACES.– A party of negro men from Washington and Baltimore were one day last week sent to Newtown to work upon a section of the W. & S. R. R. lately given to […]
August 1, 2023

Wars of the Irish – Creed Murdered At Point of Rocks

WARS OF THE IRISH. We are deeply concerned to learn, that three murders, of the most foul and inhuman character, were perpetrated on Friday and Saturday night, on the line of the Canal, near the Point […]
August 1, 2023

Governor Wise Addresses the Democratic Hibernian Club

Governor Wise Addresses the Democratic Hibernian Club of Richmond. Last evening by invitation, says the Richmond Whig, 30th ult., Governor Henry A. Wise addressed the Hibernian Democratic Club of Richmond. He commenced speaking just after 9 […]
July 27, 2023

Shamrock, winning song.

MR. GALLAHER, Mr. Toohey, the Editor of the “Shamrock,” New York, lately offered the Shamrock for the next three years, free of postage, as a premium to the author of the best song suitable to the […]
December 12, 2020

Steamboats from Ireland to the United States

December 10, 2020

Feeding Pigs on Car Wheels

N. P. Willis in a recent letter, detailing a trip over the Baltimore & Ohio Road, thus mentions a novelty in keeping swine: “And by the way, there is another novelty of railway sustenance, which I […]
December 10, 2020

Strider, If Forever, Fare Thee Well

“If Forever, Fare Thee Well.” To gratify a pardonable curiosity on the part of some of our readers, we again refer to “Laborer,” whose vehicle for offensive communications is the Shepherdstown Register, and at the same […]
December 9, 2020

The Spirit of Blood [Canal Workers]

From the Baltimore Saturday Visitor.THE SPIRIT OF BLOOD. Are bowie knives and pistols necessary?— A correspondent of the “Oasis,” a neat and spicy exchange published at Nashua, N. H. writing from Gallatin, Miss. under date of […]
December 8, 2020

Only Work Fit For The Irish

December 8, 2020

Sons of Erin at War

December 7, 2020

For Food, Board, and Illness

December 7, 2020

Seducing the Canalwer Workforce

December 6, 2020

The Entrance of the C&O Canal

December 5, 2020

Hard Work, Living, and Liquor