Soup to be provided for sale
[issued by] the Commissariat Relief Office, Dublin Castle.
Broadside issued on 31 December, 1846 by the Commissariat Relief Office, Dublin Castle lists ingredients recommended for the soup to be given out at soup kitchens. "It is recommended to Relief Committees to establish Soup Kitchens; and also provide ingredients for soup to be sold to persons who can prepare it according to printed directions. The Soup, No. 1 in Count Rumford's Essay on food, appears to be best adapted for general use, as not containing any green or unseasoned vegetables, and may consist only of barley, peas, salt, water, with cuttings of wheaten bread, or biscuit...".
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[Dublin Castle: A. Thom for the Commissariat Relief Office] 1846.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Formerly at call number FAM/1840-50/17
Physical description: 1 broadside; 34.5 x 21.6 cm.
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