pubOne.info present you this wonderfully illustrated edition. America since the days of Captain John Smith has been the land of hope for multitudes in Europe. In many an humble home, perhaps in some English village, or an Ulster farm, or in the Rhine valley, one might find a family assembled for the reading of a letter from son, or brother, or friend, who had made the great venture of going to the New World. "Land is abundant here and cheap, " the letter would state. "Wages are high, food is plentiful, farmers live better than lords. If one will work only five days a week one can live grandly.