Punch,  50 (1866), 171.

Some Things Mr Punch Thinks About a Certain Bill



Notes, Drollery


Politics, Government, Railways, Telegraphy, Periodicals, Education, Exhibitions, Industry, Manufactories, Commerce, Political Economy, Progress

    Mr Punch's remarks on the parliamentary reform bill, including his belief that 'the social effects of railways, telegraphs, penny papers, cooperative societies, working-men's clubs, and industrial exhibitions must have their reflection and complement in political changes also', that 'the material prosperity of England depends mainly on her manufactures, trade and commerce', and that 'the prosperity of manufactures, trade, and commerce depends mainly on sound political economy'.

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