Punch,  52 (1867), 145–46.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Government, Politics, Mental Illness, Crime, Railways, Transport, Commerce

    Notes the remarks of Anthony A Cooper (7th Earl of Shaftesbury) on the 'dangerous practice of releasing criminal lunatics' and mentions a debate on the question of whether the state should absorb the debts of railway companies (146).

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