Truck system in Ireland :
Sir you are, perhaps, aware that a Bill is at present in course ...
|Main Creator:||Tennent, James Emerson, Sir, 1804-1869|
Refers to a letter from James Emerson to James Grattan Esq. on the Truck Bill and the Irish cotton trade.
This item is held in the Ephemera Department.
Last page is blank.
First lines read: " Sir, you are, perhaps, aware that a Bill is at present in course of preparation for the purpose of putting an effectual stop to the pernicious practice of paying workmen in goods instead of in cash".
Includes the signature of James Emerson and illegible handwritten note on last page.
Includes handwritten number 158 on reverse.
Dated: "Belfast, 17th February, 1831".
Physical description: 1 folded sheet [4 pp.] ; 41 cm.
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