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    Southern Immigration Association of America: PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST ANNUAL SESSION OF THE SOUTHERN IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, HELD AT NASHVILLE, TENN., MARCH 11, 12 AND 13, 1884. A.J. MCWHIRTER, PRESIDENT, NASHVILLE, TENN. S.H. NOWLIN, SECRETARY, LITTLE ROCK, ARK. Nashville, TN: R. Howell & Co., Stationers and Printers, 1884. 342pp, tables. Original red cloth [stained, light to moderate wear], else Very Good. The Southern Immigration Association of America was formed by fourteen reconstructing Southern States after the War. Its objects were to cooperate "in sustaining an enterprise for the mutual development of their latent resources; to establish immigrant homes at such Southern seaports as the managers may deem necessary; to encourage immigration to said States; to gather, publish and distribute statistics, maps and other literature, upon the Agricultural, Mining, Manufacturing, Education and other interests of the South; to make contracts for the settlement of immigrants in said States; and to establish Agencies at such places, and with such powers and duties as the Association may from time to time designate."


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