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From: Herb Abrams <>
Subject: Re: "The Earl of Donegal"
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 1998 19:37:49 -0800


The ship "Earl of Donegal" sailed from Belfast according to the book
"Ulster Emigration to Colonial America 1718-1775". On page 115 in the
footnotes it includes that ship in a list of ships that left Belfast
with emigrants.

There is no passenger list available, only the list of passengers that
petitioned for land after it docked in Charleston which was published in
Janie Reville's book "A Compilation of the Original Protestant
Immigrants to South Carolina".

Herb Abrams

>Dorothy Chance wrote:

>In December 1767, the ship "The Earl of Donegal" from Ireland arrived in the Port >of Charleston, SC. Among the passengers was one William
>HARPER and his family. The ship's master was Duncan Ferguson, who signed a sworn >statement that all aboard were Protestants!

>Is there anyway to tell where this ship originated and to get a complete list of >passengers?

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