Here is list of companies whose rum bottle labels I have in my collection
The Solicitor-General for Ireland, in seconding the motion, entered at considerable length into the merits of temperance societies, to one of which in Ireland he had the honour of belonging. The learned gentleman stated, that in 1829 the quantity of distilled spirits on which the duty was paid in the three kingdoms amounted to 23,000,000 of gallons. Of rum imported for home consumption, allowing for that re-exported, the quantity was 5,000,000 of gallons.
Bell's Weekly Messenger, No.1839, Sunday, July 3, 1831