County of Tyrone 1802: A Statistical Survey (John McEvoy)

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Statistical Survey of the County of Tyrone, with Observations on the Means of Improvement; drawn up in the Years 1801, and 1802, for the Consideration, and under the Direction of The Dublin Society. Intro. by W. H. Crawford. [`This volume is a valuable account of the state of County Tyrone at the beginning of the nineteenth century. First printed in 1802, the book investigates many topics of interest in the life, work and conditions of the people of the county. It concerns their standards of living and the general state of the countryside. The author was John McEvoy, a skilled nurseryman, who took over the development of the forests on the Mountjoy estate at Rash to the north of Omagh in 1791.' Covers agriculture, farms, pasture, political economy, rural economy, population, labour wages and conditions etc.].