p. 30. For the wider context of Chinese labour within the Empire,
see Rachel Bright, ‘Asian Migration and the British World,
c . 1850– c . 1914’, in Kent Fedorowich
and Andrew S. Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in
the British World (Manchester: Manchester University Press,
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(London, The Salvation Army, International Headquarters, 1925); and Marjory Harper,
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Sim, ‘ Clandonald ’, appendix (n.p.), notes from MacDonell’s undated typescript;
NRAS 1883, Skene, Edwards & Garson papers, MacDonell’s undated memorandum to
Wayne Norton, Help Us
to a Better Land. Crofter Colonies in the Prairie West (Regina, Canadian Plains
Research Center, 1994 ). Further information
on Killarney and Saltcoats was kindly provided by Dr Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart.
, Culture, and Identity
(London 2003), p. 5. This is further elaborated in Kent Fedorowich
and Andrew Thompson, ‘Mapping the Contours of the British
World: Empire, Migration and Identity’, in Kent Fedorowich and
Andrew Thompson (eds), Empire, Migration and Identity in the
British World (Manchester 2013 ), pp.