251 A PROPOSAL THAT All the Ladies and Women of Ireland should appear constantly in Irish Manufactures. Written in the Year 1729.

THERE was a treatise written about nine years ago to persuade the people of Ireland to wear their own manufactures*. * See Vol. IV. P. 21. This treatise was allowed to have not one syllable in it of party or disaffection, but was wholely sounded upon the growing poverty of the nation, occasioned by the utter want of trade in every branch, except that ruinous importation of all foreign extravagancies from other countries. This treatise was presented, by the Grand-jury of the city and county of Dublin, as a scandalous, seditious, and factious pamphlet.

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