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This article examines a pamphlet circulated in the western highlands of Scotland that glowingly describes the opportunities in North Carolina during the 1770s. The pamphlet also describes the process by which a large number of Scots from Argyll, Skye, and Sutherland moved to North America during this time period.
In 1754, Captain Neil Campbell organized a singular voyage for Scottish immigrants looking to settle in the New World. This article discusses their emigration to the Cape Fear region and resulting settlement using historic records, maps, and written histories.