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From: "Cathy Joynt Labath" <>
Subject: !! Ballina Chronicle; May 9, 1849
Date: Sun, 16 Mar 2003 09:39:59 -0600

Wednesday, May 9, 1849

The Earl of Stradbrooke has given directions to his agent, Abraham
Coates, Esq. of Ballymacarberry, to give an abatement of fifty per cent to
his lordship's numerous tenantry, in the counties of Tipperary and

Lady Headly, last week, reduced the rents on her estate in Kerry

ENCUMBERED ESTATES- The Limerick Chronicle says that Lord Devon, Sir
Edward Sugden and Jonathan Henn, Q.C., are named as the new high
commissioners for the sale of encumbered landed property in Ireland,
independent of all chancery control. We (Mercantile Advertiser) have learned
that there is no ground whatever for this statement, and that no
appointments have yet been determined upon.

The average weekly consumption of Indian meal for pauper in-door and
out-door relief in Limerick union, is twenty-five tons! The quantity drawn
out of Limerick market for the unions of this and the adjoining counties
averages one thousand tons per week!--Limerick Chronicle

Matthew Kilkelly, convicted at the last Ennis assizes of an attempt to
murder Mr. Wallplate, suffered the extreme penalty of the law in front of
the county gaol on Monday. He appeared deeply penitent.

Joseph Charles Hanly, of Castlebar, shopkeeper, dealer and chapman, to
surrender on Friday the 12th inst., and on Tuesday the 12th June.

Fever is becoming very prevalent in Limerick and there are 175 cases in
St. John's hospital.

Cathy Joynt Labath
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