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Antigua and Barbuda Emigration and Immigration
Janet Schaw kept a journal of her voyage from Scotland to the West Indies in 1774. Her account is available online:
- Journal of a Lady of Quality: Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the Years 1774 to 1776. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1923. Digitised by FamilySearch Books Online.
Galenson published a list of more than 50 English indentured servants shipped to the Caribbean, and to a lesser extent, North American colonies:
- Galenson, David. "Servants Bound for Antigua 1752-56," The Genealogists' Magazine, Vol. 19, No. 8 (December 1978): 277-279. FHL Collection 942 B2gm v. 19 (1977-1979); these immigrants are included in the free online Immigrant Servants Database.
A list of persons seeking passports to travel from New York to Antigua and other West Indian destinations for the year 1812 survives at the National Archives and Records Administration (Washington, D.C.) and has been published:
- Scott, Kenneth. British Aliens in the United States During the War of 1812. Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1979, 382-383. FHL Collection 973 W4s; digital version at Ancestry ($).
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