Líon iontrálacha sa taifead staire: 1
ball sinsearach (stair)
2020-05-20 17:04
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Mr. Whyte owned land in Leitrim and was both cruel and kind to his tenants.
He evicted several families and sent them to the mountains to make a livelihood. There they built cabins.
If he thought they lived too near the road he surely sent those poor people off to the mountains.
If he thought that a cottage obstructed his view, that cottage was surely pulled down.
He took good land from Catholics and gave it to settlers.
On the other hand he gave a lot of employment to the poor people.
He had a mill set up at the river and several people were engaged there.
He kept several horses, carriages, etc and had men employed looking after his farm.
He kept a bailiff, and the rents had to be paid on a certain day