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"Sewing A Safety Net: Scarborough's Maritime Community, 1747-1765", Charles Foy Jun 2012

"Sewing A Safety Net: Scarborough's Maritime Community, 1747-1765", Charles Foy

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From 1747 to 1765 Scarborough created a safety net to keep its maritime dependents from becoming impoverished. A web of kinship connections that permitted sailors to move between land and sea as well as between maritime roles as they aged; the employment of maritime servants; the extensive hiring of elderly seamen; the use of the Seamen’s Sixpence after legislative reform in 1747 to develop locally operated seamen’s hospitals for the benefit of sailors and their families; and strong community support of the hospitals worked together to provide a social safety net that was, by eighteenth century standards, robust ...


The Scottish Highland Regiments In The French And Indian War, Nelson Orion Westphal Jan 1968

The Scottish Highland Regiments In The French And Indian War, Nelson Orion Westphal

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Influence Of The United Irishmen On The Mutinies At Spithead And Nore, Harvey A. Hurst Jan 1961

Influence Of The United Irishmen On The Mutinies At Spithead And Nore, Harvey A. Hurst

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