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The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration (1821-1840) (Norwegian Emigration Literature) Rasmus B. Anderson

The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration (1821-1840) (Norwegian Emigration Literature)

Rasmus B. Anderson

Published March 11th 2012
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620 pages
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 About the Book 

In this book Prof. Rasmus B. Anderson in 1896 presented all that was then known about the first Norwegian immigrants who settled in Americas Midwest. His book is based on personal contacts and interviews with then still living pioneers, even thoseMoreIn this book Prof. Rasmus B. Anderson in 1896 presented all that was then known about the first Norwegian immigrants who settled in Americas Midwest. His book is based on personal contacts and interviews with then still living pioneers, even those who sailed on the sloop Restauration in 1825 from Stavanger Norway, reaching New York on Oct. 9th after 14 weeks at sea. The book presents a well of interesting details and illuminates the first twenty years of hardships, struggles, survival and persistance which in time led to the successes and well beings of the Norwegian farmers in Americas Midwest.