Minutes of evidence of the Committee to consider the state of the linen trade in Great Britain and Ireland, given at twelve sessions held between 1 March and 12 May 1774.
Committee to consider the state of the linen trade in Great Britain and Ireland
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 662
- Dates of Creation1774
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
A committee appointed to 'enquire into the present state of the linen trade in Great Britain and Ireland' had reported back to the House of Commons on 25 May 1773. The meetings of 1774, were concerned with increasing distress in the trade and emigration to America.
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