Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Bunbury Papers in the Pat Purcell Papers
'Creating Disputation'

By kind permission of Michael Purcell

March 1798

Handed up to James Corrigan by Michael Nowlan of Ballon.


That the use of Spirituous Liquors has been a means of  Creathing Disputation in among the lower orders of the people and thereby enriched and Supported their oppressors.


That to remedy this we recommend our Brethern to avoid as much as possible the use of Foreign or Domestick Spirituous liquors and to Substitute in its place that wholesome Beverage Irish Brewed porter And Ale.


That the wear of Irish Manufacture be recommended to Our friends and we Expect no Brother will purchase for himself or family any other Knowingly.


That We recommend Irishmen not to purchase any Newspaper but such as Assert the Cause of our Country and the wrongs of our oppressed and persecuted Brethern.


That we recommend our Brethern not to Drink or purchase the porter or ale of any Brewer who is known to be an enemy to union or the freedom of our Country And that we Should at times Deal with a Brother and no Other.

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