Laborers

August 4, 2023

Virginia; Cholera Along the Canal

THE CHOLERA A deep feeling of melancholy came over us, a few days ago, as we passed along the turnpike between this place and Harper’s Ferry. In one part of the road, where, six weeks since, […]
August 4, 2023

Seven Deaths In One Day; Harpers Ferry

CHOLERA IN AMERICANew York, Sept. 9. — In this city the deaths by cholera, during the week ending on Saturday, were 138, which is 40 less than occurred the preceding week, though the population of the […]
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

Disturbances in Winchester

DISTURBANCES IN WINCHESTER.— On Sunday afternoon week quite, a serious row occurred at the depot in Winchester between a party of Irish laborers who had arrived there to go to work on the Strasburg railroad and […]
December 11, 2020

Lawrence Murphy, death.

In this town [Charles Town], on Friday morning last, of an illness of 36 hours, Mr. Lawrence Murphy, a native of Ireland, aged about 27 years. He was a stranger here, and had been engaged upon […]
December 10, 2020

Halltown Cholera Death

No new case of Cholera has occured in town for more than two weeks— the laborer from Halltown, who brought the disease with him, is dead— and we can again pronounce our village almost entirely free […]
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