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1887 - The story of Ireland is best told by the following figures furnished by Mulhall, one of the most reliable statisticians of the day.

He says that during Victoria's reign there have died of starvation in Ireland 1,255,000 people; there have been evicted for non-payment of rent, 3,365,000; and there emigrated, 4,185,000.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 4, 1887

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