Digest of Evidence Taken Before Her Majesty's Commissioners of Inquiry Into the State of the Law and Practice in Respect to the Occupation of Land in Ireland, Частина 1

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Сторінка 397 - But the most remarkable sentence occurs in Lord Devon's " Digest of the Evidence," page 399 : " We find that there are at present 326,o84 occupiers of land (more than one-third of the total number returned in Ireland), whose holdings vary from seven acres to less than one acre ; and are, therefore, inadequate to support the families residing upon them.
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Сторінка 294 - 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 tenantright, I do not believe there is force at the disposal of the Horse Guards sufficient to keep the peace of the province...
Сторінка 297 - The good-will, or tensnts'-right, of a farm, is generally very high, often amounting to forty or fifty years' purchase, land being the thing most coveted, as, indeed, it has been the only means of subsistence, employment being uncertain, and as, till of late, no support was provided for the poor and helpless, every penny was carefully put by, with a view of purchasing land. This took all their little capital, and very often left them in debt to some money lender, who had made up the required sum,...
Сторінка 293 - ... respected ; and imprisonment has greater terrors, from the fact that almost any tenant can procure bail for his future appearance in court or his future good behaviour. There is never any instance of forfeited recognizance. An arrest is, therefore, a much more serious matter in this than in other parts of Ireland ; for, as there is less risk (from his stake) of the offender flying, so here the degradation is more keenly felt, and parties often subscribe and bring actions against magistrates for...
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Сторінка 673 - ... considered both in the House and in Select Committees. The Committee feel justified in assuming, that there is still an admitted necessity for a more effectual reform than has been, as yet applied, to correct the acknowledged imperfections and abuses of the present system. 4. — Drainage and Embankments. In 1809, a Commission was issued, which completed a most minute and scientific inquiry, the results of which were communicated to the House in four important Reports. It appears that ' there...
Сторінка 297 - Jifty years' purchase, land being the thing most coveted, as indeed, it has been the only means of subsistence, employment being uncertain, and as till of late no support being provided for the poor and helpless every penny was carefully put by with a view of purchasing land. This took all their little...
Сторінка 674 - Committee, though they depart reluctantly from •what they consider a general principle, venture to recommend the trial of one or two experiments, on a limited scale, at the public expense. They feel confident that such a course of proceeding would lead to the application of private capital hereafter to the same object, and would ultimately act most materially upon the wealth and industry of the country.
Сторінка 316 - The tenants in capite got a certain portion of land, on condition that they were to sublet to under tenants a portion, for three lives and twentyone years, upon strictly feudal terms, to be ready with arms to defend the place ; and it appears to me that we can trace, from all that I see about the matter, the present indefeasible tenant-right up to that ; for those who were settled by the original patentees, were in some sort fosterers or kindred, and were then engaged in the defence of the country,...

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