Punch's Essence of Parliament
Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery
Engineering, Politics, Progress, Controversy, Military Technology, Government
Includes further discussion of the resistance of Walter F Scott (5th Duke of Buccleuch) and his supporters to the construction of the Thames Embankment. Discusses developments in the debate on the 'Fortifications Bill', including a 'spirited speech' in defence of the bill by Henry J Temple (3rd Viscount Palmerston) (12).
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