Unto a Good Land Author:Vilhelm Moberg In June 1850, on Midsummer Eve, the brig Charlotte reached the port of New York carrying seventy immigrants from Sweden. — A long trip still lay ahead, and the travel-weary immigrants set off in the hot American summer -- up the Hudson, across Lake Erie, west to the Mississippi, on into Minnesota. The first winter was hard, but at last spring ca... more »me, and the new Americans began to plow the good earth.
Like the Israelites of Exodus, they had come at last 'unto a good land and large.'« less