The Irish Land

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Trubner and Company, 1869 - 190 стор.
 

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Сторінка 29 - Irish duties, as coscheriuga, sessings, rents of butter and oatmeal, and the like, are reasonably valued and reduced into certain sums of money, to be paid yearly in lieu thereof. This being done the surrender is accepted, and thereupon a grant is passed not of the whole country, as was used in former times, but of those lands only which are found in the lord's possession, and of those certain sums of money, as rents issuing out of the rest.
Сторінка 6 - In Ireland there are two sets of laws — the English laws, and the laws or customs of the country, which, enforced in a different way are as active and effective.
Сторінка 29 - In the execution of which commissions there hath ever been had a special care to settle and secure the under-tenants : to the end there might be a repose and establishment of every subject's estate : lord and tenant, freeholder and farmer, throughout the Kingdom.
Сторінка 30 - ... past there have not been found so many malefactors worthy of death in all the six circuits of this realm (which is now divided into thirty-two shires at large) as in one circuit of six shires, namely, the western circuit, in England. For the truth is that in time of peace the Irish are more fearful to offend the law than the English or any other nation whatsoever.
Сторінка 17 - landlord and tenant shall be deemed to be founded on the express " or implied contract of the parties, and not...
Сторінка 16 - ... division of classes into superior capitalist owning the land and supplying the fixed machinery necessary for its cultivation ; inferior capitalist cultivating under a definite contract, and labourer working for hire. The system is different in Ireland ; but so far from Ireland being in this respect a strange and abnormal country, the fact is that as the world now stands, it is we who are abnormal, and the Irish system is that which is more general ; we may, therefore, well judge it tolerantly...
Сторінка 49 - Tenure,' by Lord Dufferin, the ' Digest of the Devon Commission, passim,' also Mr. Samuelson's pamphlet. Mr. Campbell rather inclines to justify these extraordinary prices. He says : — ' It is sometimes said to be extraordinary and unaccountable that farmers give for the tenant-right of a farm a price as high as that which the fee-simple of the land would fetch. But then it must be remembered that what is called the feesimple is only the landlord-right, burdened with the tenant-right of another...
Сторінка 122 - In fact, it is one of the sacred rights of ( the country, which cannot be touched with impunity ; and if systematic efforts were made amongst the proprietors of Ulster to invade tenant-right, I do not believe there is a force at the disposal of the Horse Guards sufficient to keep the peace of the province...
Сторінка 29 - Irish duties or exactions as they did before. So that upon every such surrender and grant there was but one freeholder made in a whole country, which was the lord himself.
Сторінка 120 - Tenant right . . . [is] the claim of the tenant and his heirs to continue in undisturbed possession of the farm, so long as the rent is paid; and in case of an ejectment, or in the event of a change of occupancy, whether at the wish of the landlord or the tenant, it is the sum of money which the new occupier must pay to the old one, for the peaceable enjoyment of his holding.

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