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'Listing Scots Transports'
How Historians Must Condone Systemic Fraud to Maintain Academic Status
The following article is a case study in the reason why secondary works have cursed the story of European slavery to the murk of the shadows—the insistence that only existing documentation of Scottish, English and Irish slaves, existing now some 350 years into the future—is reliable data for the study of the use of English North America as a penal colony. The fact that the eminent history cited below does not take into account research done by pamphleteers and actual slaves [such as Peter Williamson] but will only offer numbers that survived centuries of suppression, miss-reporting, none-reporting and illegal enslavement of Scottish folk, is a tragedy and a fraud in and of itself.
Read the excerpt below and then check my brief refutational citations.

Battle of Dunbar
Lynn Lockhart
Jan 29, 2020, 9:04 PM (16 hours ago)
My Trump mom friend and I were discussing this. She was a history major in school and never heard one negative word about Abraham Lincoln. She and her husband read some dissident biographers book about him and were aghast. She brought up Australia being a prison colony and I said we were too. She didn't really buy it but we'll talk again.
David Dobson published a book listing Scots transports and look what he titled it! He is or was from Maryland. I can get one page at a time out from the book and have attached one here. The word file is a great article on POWs transported after the battle of Dunbar.

Directory of Scots banished to the American plantations, 1650-1775
"Between 1650 and 1775 many thousands of Scots were banished to the American colonies for political, religious, or criminal offenses. In the aftermath of the English Civil War, for example, Oliver Cromwell transported thousands of Scots soldiers to Virginia, New England, and the West Indies. The Covenanter Risings of the later 17th century led to around 1,700 Scots being expelled as enemies of the state, and the Jacobite Rebellions of 1715 and 1745 resulted in an additional 1,600 men, women, and children being banished to the colonies. Moreover, from the 1650s to 1830, when it became illegal, banishment and transportation to the colonies was a traditional punishment for certain serious?but over time petty?crimes, thereby contributing even further to the Scottish population of colonial America. In the more than twenty-five years since Dr. David Dobson first endeavored to account for the individual Scots who took part in this forced emigration (1984)—the ancestors of thousands of Americans living today—he has established himself as the undisputed authority on Scottish emigration to the New World. In the absence of official Scottish passenger lists for the period, he initially derived his information from the records of the Privy Council of Scotland, the High Court of Justiciary, Treasury and State Pagers, and prison records, the sources of the majority of extant information available on the Scots who were banished to the colonies prior to 1775. His initial success, however, did not stop him over the intervening years from hunting in ever more obscure sources in North America and the UK—sources such as the Aberdeen Journal, Caledonian Mercury, the Dumfries and Galloway Archives, Justiciary Records of Argyll, Calendar of Home Office Papers, and more. Dr. Dobson?s tireless efforts have produced this new second edition of the Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775, containing fully 30% more convict passengers than in the original. For each person cited in this directory, some or all of the following information is provided: name, occupation, place of residence in Scotland, place of capture and captivity, parents? names, date and cause of banishment, name of the ship carrying him or her to the colonies, and date and place of arrival in the colonies. The exact number of Scots banished to the Americas may never be known because records are not comprehensive; moreover, some Scottish felons sentenced in England were shipped from English ports. The contemporary English judicial system was harsher than in Scotland, which explains why the Hanoverian government had the Jacobite prisoners taken south to England for trial. The first edition of this work has been enlarged by the addition of fresh material, particularly from American sources but also from more obscure sources in Scotland. Dr. Dobson has made some modifications as well; for example, some men who were thought to have been Covenanters are now classed as rebels and English transportees have been omitted, while the references used have been enhanced to facilitate further research.
In total, somewhere between 4,000 and 5,000 Scots were banished to the Americas during the Colonial period (whereas England transported around 50,000 and Ireland in excess of 10,000), all of whom contributed to the settlement and development of Colonial America."—

The source above claims a total of 4-5,000 Scotts banished to America over 200 years, yet, we have the following sample totals from specific years which may well exceed this:
The term kidnap was invented in Scotland to describe the wholesale theft of free children and trafficking into slavery.
1651: Virginia, 600 Scottish POWs from the Battle of Worchester were sold into slavery.
1652: New England. The Massachusetts legislature in another of a series of expansions in military participation declared that “all Scotsman, Negers & Indians inhabiting with or servants to the English…” would be required to serve in the military.
1662: Edinburgh, Scotland, Privy Council of Scotland orders the enslavement of homeless men. By definition these will be undocumented.
1666: Scottish rebels sold as slaves in America.
1685: Scottish “Monmouth rebels” sold into slavery.
1715: Scottish Jacobites sold into slavery in the Americas.
1735: Scotland. shipping of kidnapped children to the plantations is formalized on a large scale. Most of this traffic is undocumented. The children who are documented are falsely listed as volunteer indentures.
1740: Scottish child trafficking number at least 1,000 souls per year, with entire coastal towns such as Aberdeen basing their economy on trafficking inland children, until it dwindles in 1752. This industry alone triples the numbers claimed by the article cited above.
1746: Scotland. The Battle of Culloden, in which Scottish rebels are defeated, makes Scottish troops and settlers available for frontier settlement and military operations in America. Many of these are not enslaved but given land grants to combat Spanish and Indian enemies and thus this practice becomes the capstone of the truth, beginning the establishment Scottish-American narrative of men such as Andrew Jackson, falsely attributed to those Scotts who came before, mostly as children and in chains, not as military exiles. Thus the heroic efforts of James Oglethorpe to stop enslavement of European Americans—which was defeated in his lifetime—is used to deny the reality he battled against.
1762: Scotland, Court of Sessions finds in favor of Peter Williamson, against the slave-trading municipal government of Aberdeen.
Only estimates can have any chance at approximating the truth, estimates based on the number of ships sailing out of England for the Plantations and known numbers for sample years.
The best estimate for Scottish chattel stands at 1,000 a year from 1650 thru 1750, which ignores earlier and later kidnapping traffic and is assumed to be light overall, for a total of 100,000.

The source above claims a total of 50,000 English enslaved over 200 years, yet a pamphleteer in 1680 claimed that his research indicated that 10,000 English children were being trafficked every single year outside of the normal legal channels, and that total was substantial and also poorly documented.
1652: Barbados, 13,000 cavaliers captured at Worchester, Exeter and Ilchester sold into and died in slavery.
1670: England, 10,000 children kidnapped and sold into slavery according to Edward Channing, History of the United States, vol. 2, pg. 369.
"1680: Great Britain, 10,000 poor men, women and children, sold into slavery."
1701: Calendar of State Papers Colonial Series; America and West Indies, 919, Pg. 565, “The spiriting away of Englishmen without their consent and selling them for slaves, which hath been a practice very frequent and known by the name of kidnapping.”
In four calendar years we are already over 40,000 English slaves. The best estimate for trafficking of English chattel is 10,000 per year from 1620 to 1775, which ignores a half century of traffic, for a low estimate of 1.5 million.

The source above claims a total of 10,000 Irish transported over 200 years, yet the total must be close to a million over 300 years, beginning with 300 Irish men in 1585, forced to fight Indians in Roanoke and the following fragmentary sampling, which includes up to 60,000 Irish sold into slavery in a single year.
1655: September 11, London, England. puritan protector, Henry Cromwell, declares that all [all, every child-bearing one of them!] young Irish women are to be captured and sold into colonial slavery.
1655: September 18, London, England. Henry Cromwell orders the shipment and sale of 1,500 Irish boys to Jamaica and Barbados.
1655: October, London, England. The Council of State approved Irish enslavement resulting in 100,000 Irish shipped to the West Indies.
1660: 60,000 Irish shipped to Plantations, part of the 100,000 cited above, mostly to Barbados, where roughly 25,000 white slaves toiled ongoing at near 100% annual mortality.
1727: 2,400 Irish shipped to New Castle Delaware—one port in ten in one year, the number 3 port to be exact, standing behind New York and Boston in shipping, but possibly number 1 in human trafficking.
1728: Ireland. James, heir to the earldom of Annelsey at age 12, is kidnapped by his uncle and shipped to a Delaware plantation to live out his life as a slave. He was among 4,000 German and Irish Catholics sold in New Castle that year.
The enslavement estimate of Irish in North America is problematic, since so many of those shipped out of Ireland were sent to the West Indies as a death sentence. I am inclined to estimate the shipments to English North America at 5,000 out of Ireland from 1630 to 1800 [legally stopped at 1804 and in existence since 1585] for a total estimate of... can't do that math in my head but I bet it is way over 10,000 over 200 years.

In the above estimates I have omitted over 100 years of slave shipments which likely numbered merely in the hundreds per year in each category and in some years none, though in some, such as 1619 Virginia, known to be in the thousands. These omitted estimates probably total higher than the official estimates, which are misleadingly based only on existing manifests extant hundreds of years after the crime.
Additionally, Dutch, Cornish, Welsh and German slaves, the latter shipped at up to 50,00 per year for some 50 years, are not included in the rough estimates above. I offer this article as a refutation of the lies foisted on us in the cited article and a prelude to the true study—which can only be done by using shipping estimates—of human traffic from Europe to Plantation America, between 1585 and 1835, which was such an embarrassment that it was falsified on the ground, from the beginning by those soul-driving fiends who continue to be aided and abetted in this posthumous collaboration with Modern and Postmodern academia.
Thank you, Lynn.
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Sea Ate My HomeworkFebruary 13, 2020 9:43 AM UTC

Thought you'd be interested in this, by Paul Craig Roberts, UnderSec of the Treasury under Reagan.
responds:February 14, 2020 5:25 PM UTC

Thank you.
Denise HeupelFebruary 3, 2020 7:03 PM UTC

Yes! The Robber Barons and the likes!! The Scots and Scots Irish were persecuted in their homeland and ended up being the fierce Appalachian frontier folks that always pushed west. I've often thought that William Wallace must be spinning in his grave when the modern Scots voted to stay a part of Britain rather than gain their Independence. Unfortunately, modern folks generally know very little about even the basics of history, let alone care to know more. The truth of our ancestors is that they had to fight and scratch for everything they had, every step of the way.
responds:February 4, 2020 11:30 AM UTC