Re: [IrelandOldNews] !! Ballina Chronicle; Nov 21, 1849 "Mayo Items"
- "...why, we ask, in the name of common sense and justice is not some attempt made to bring out the able-bodied paupers from their snug corners in the workhouse and make them work a little for the food and comfort they are enjoying at the expense of the rate payers?"
Oh my word, were they being sarcastic? I hope...?
Thanks for the transcripts, Cathy. They are fascinating!
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