Lord Ashbourne's Act authorises loans for Irish tenants

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Historical Context Note

The British government passes a Purchase of Land Act for Ireland, known as Lord Ashbourne's Act, authorising loans which would enable Irish tenants to buy their tenancy holdings on affordable terms.
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Editors. "Lord Ashbourne's Act authorises loans for Irish tenants". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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