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Ireland needs promissory notes

                                                                                        Chamber of Commerce, Limerick
10th March 1826
Right Honble Earl of Limerick
My Lord
By desire of the Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, I have the honour to forward to Your Lordship a petition to the House of Lords from that Body, praying that the proposed measure of prohibiting the issue of promissory notes payable on demand for sums under five pounds may not be extended to Ireland. The Directors request that you will please to present it and give it your support, if your opinion on the subject coincides with theirs.
I have the hon …
John McNamara, President
(A like letter to Mr [Thomas Spring] Rice [MP], with a Petition to the House of

From the Limerick Chamber of Commerce letter book page 89.