Item Type:Journal article
Citation:Bastable, C. F. 'Homestead laws'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. IX, Part LXVII, 1887/1888, pp209-223
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The present paper aims at giving a concise account of the origin and development of the Homestead Laws of the United States, with notices of similar legislation to be found elsewhere. It next considers the practical working of the laws, and the various theories by which they are supported; and it finally endeavours to form some judgment as to the expediency of adopting the policy which is recommended to our attention.
Description:Read Tuesday, 22nd November, 1887
Author: Bastable, C. F.
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. IX Part LXVII 1887/1888
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