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City of Dreams: The 400-Year History of Immigrant New York

City of Dreams:  The 400-Year History of Immigrant New York

by Tyler Anbinder,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, December 18, 2016

“Read this Letter,” Irish immigrant James Murray wrote to his former minister in County Tyrone in 1737, “and tell aw [all] the poor folk of your place that God has open’d a door for their deliverance; for there is ne [no] scant of breed [bread] here.”

 

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