Punch,  37 (1859), 50–51.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Reportage, Drollery


Telegraphy, Public Health, Government

    Reports on the House of Lords' discussion on 'the necessity of our having telegraphic communication with all our Queen's possessions', and the 'near squeak' of the public health bill, a piece of legislation hindered by 'sycophants of vestries', who canted against 'centralisation'.

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