Punch,  56 (1869), 155–56.

Punch's Essence of Parliament



Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery


Government, Politics, Military Technology, Ornithology, Hunting, Cruelty, Crime

Institutions mentioned:

Royal Navy

    Notes an 'inevitable' debate on the 'English gunboat' and reports that the House of Commons has passed the 'Bill for protecting the poor dear Sea Birds', legislation that will 'kick' Scottish fishermen 'down-stairs'.

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