The Irish black list, 1843
Letterpress broadside poster, black font on buff paper detailing [over six columns and broken up into separate sectiosn therein] the 'Cost of Royalty' ie Her Majesty's [Queen's Victoria's] Privy Purse; the cost of Queen's ministers [their salaries broken down]; Irish pensions [the year the person was granted the pension, the person granted the money, the yearly pension amount and 'the gross sum they will have received up to Jan. 1843'; the National Debt; the cost of the Poor Law Commission in Ireland; the cost of the 'War in China'; the cost of the Army and ordnance along with a section entitled 'Miscellaneous' [which has information on the cost of the improvement of the River Shannon to the cost of plans for a bridewell [prison], sessions court and police barracks at Kingstown [Dun Laoghaire]. At foot: "Published and Sold by D. O'Brien, at his 'Cheap Book, periodical, and General News Agency Establishment, 1, Abbey St. Capel St. Dublin'.
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Dublin: D. O'Brien, 1 Abbey St. Capel St., 1843.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera; formerly held at ILB 32341.
Physical description: 1 broadside poster [mounted on secondary sheet]; 50.2 x 64.2 cm.
Cover title: The Irish black list for the year, 1843 giving an account of the salaries of the various public officers in Ireland, of the government outlay in the several departments of the law, army, navy, and church; of the total income of the revenue of Great Britain and Ireland; of the salaries, sinecures, and emoluments of the irish judges, parsons, poor law and police commissioners; together with a variety of other statistical information alike important to those who pay taxes, and to those who spend them.
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