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  • Vol.I Session I: Preminary pages & list of members 

    Dublin Statistical Society (Dublin Statistical Society, 1849)
  • Thoughts on reading the Hon. John P. Vereker's paper on absenteeism 

    Shackleton, Ebenezer (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1851)
    Even if we grant that Absenteeism is an evil, in an economical sense, what then? How would you cure it, without interfering with personal freedom? Who do you call an absentee? Is it the man who derives rent from one ...
  • An economic consideration of the Irish judgment - acts 

    Vereker, John P. (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    It has frequently been asked, Why have the landlords of Ireland so deeply encumbered their estates? and why do they not now, by a sale of a portion of their property, release the remainder from their creditors? The last ...
  • On the economic levying and application of Irish poor-rate 

    MacFarlane, Henry James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    As I am not aware that the Irish poor law has been directly submitted to the consideration of this society, I would take a hasty glance at its common history and general working throughout the United Kingdom, before ...
  • On the connexion between intemperance and crime 

    Haughton, James (Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland, 1849)
    I have for some time past felt desirous to bring before the society some statistics relative to Crime and Intemperance. On sitting down to this task, greater difficulties than I had anticipated presented themselves, ...

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