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Sedan Chair Licence 1774. Image courtesy of Dublin City Library and Archive.

Licence for sedan chairs

In 1748 Dr. Bartholomew Mosse leased four acres and one rood on the north side of Great Britain Street to erect a new maternity hospital, today’s Rotunda Hospital. He had opened a hospital in George’s Lane in 1745, but this new Lying-in Hospital would be…

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