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From: Lynn Grice <>
Subject: Re: [NY-TROY-IRISH-GENSOC] Welcome to the TIGS Mailing List
Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2006 07:21:56 -0400
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Judy Roberts wrote:
>Why did so many Irish, both Catholic and Protestants go to Troy? And how did
>they find out about work there in the middle 1800's?
One of the facts I learned during a tour of the Burden Museum in Troy NY
is that, in 1840, Troy was the 4th wealthiest city per capita in the
United States. It would seem likely that news of Troy was printed in
the newspapers of the other major cities in the mid-1800s.
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