Freya McCracken – how Scottish emigrants letters bridged the gap with those left behind

Writing the Empire: Scribblings from Below An international & interdisciplinary conference Phillipe de Vigors, ‘Convicts letter writing at Cockatoo Island, New South Wales, 1849’ Reproduced by kind permission of the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney   Event Dates: 24 June 2010 Bristol, UK Freya McCracken (University of Aberdeen)  how Scottish emigrants letters bridged the gap with those left behind …