1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,
1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,

1891 DONALD STEPHENSON.Reminiscences of an Irish Immigrant. Slavery, Mississippi, New Orleans, etc.,

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Very scarce in the trade and not offered at auction for decades, the present is an important example of the "typical Irish" experience when emigrating from Ireland to America. 

Includes accounts of his emigration, the discrimination against the Irish, the endless hopes of finding the good life, travels to the south and west from newspaper ads only to be let down or conned again and again, the fights and brawls, his observations of slavery, get rich quick schemes, he fights a bear off, travels on the Mississippi, etc., 

An important primary resource text. 

Mulhern, D. S. Donald Stephenson's Reminiscences. A True Story. Pittsburgh. Win. G.  Johnston and Co., Printers and Stationers. 1891. 246pp.

A very good copy, bound in cloth, generally solid, with generally bright pages.