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Restrictions on trade - - - - -

Note on commercial restrictions - - -

Free trade granted and Penal Laws relaxed in 1782
Influence of oppressive legislation still felt . - -

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First appearance of the potato disease

Alarm thereby created . - - - - - -
Total failure of the crop of 1846
Estimate of the loss thus suffered by Ireland

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Note—Extract from Lord Lansdowne's speech . - -
Calamity greatly increased by the previous total dependence of
the poor on the potato crop - - - -

Fearful results of this calamity throughout the whole country

Note in illustration of these effects - - - -

Distress very much mitigated in the Eastern counties of Ireland
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All classes affected by the calamity . - - - -

Landed proprietors and others interested in land brought into
great difficulty

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We must continue to import food -

Capital of the country has been lessened - -

Disproportion between supply of and demand for labour .

Various evils resulting from this state of things

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Introduction of English capital has been relied on by many as a

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Capital cannot be forced . - - - -

Much capital belonging to Irishmen invested abroad -

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