§ MR. BIGGAR
asked Mr. Attorney General for Ireland, If it is true, as reported in the public papers, that the farmers of County Down are obliged to pay toll to Earl Annesley on taking their produce into the town of Castlewellan; and, if so, under what Statute or Common Law this toll is exacted, and if the Government will relieve the farmers from this impost?
§ THE ATTORNRY GENERAL FOR IRELAND (Mr. W. M. JOHNSON)
, in reply, said, that Lord Annesley was by patent entitled to the tolls in question. This right was several centuries old, and, of course, the Government could not interfere.