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Subject: Re: [HWE] Huguenot Transport
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 20:10:37 -0800 (PST)
On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, "Shirley Arabin" wrote:
> There apparently was an 'underground railway'.
Seems that there is some genuine interest in this
topic, one woud hope that some of our Huguenot
historians take part at some stage ?
So at the time of this post we have the basic questions
forming, concerning the "how" of both land and sea
Thanks to Shirley's post we now have a suggestion of
If one is to smuggle people it would certainly make
sense. The same system was achieved 200 or so years
later in the United States slave ownership wars (Civil
And so I have formed yet another question.
Who takes credit for organising this 'underground
Who maintained the connections? It is difficult to
believe that over 200,000 people moved from Europe by
this method based on word of mouth ?