13pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC113. Proposals to create houses for the poor. Parliamentary reports of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON POOR HOUSES AND...
Editorial: House of Commons
Año de publicación: 1813
Descripción House of Commons, London, 1813. 13pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC113. Proposals to create poorhouses. Parliamentary reports of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. Nº de ref. de la librería 178496
Descripción House of Commons, London., 1859. xii + 220pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper HC56. Claims that changes in voting franchise had resulted in control of municipal funds had passed to a class of persons who had themselves no immediate interest in the amount that is expended. Witnesses urge that right to vote should be tied to payment of rate. Much on electoral corruption and charges of council control falling to vulgat classes. A very clean copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 136309
Descripción 1859, sessional number 56-Sess. 2. xi and 220 pp. Report, Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendix and Index. The Chairman was Earl Grey. Evidence given by 23 witnesses including James Hodgson of Newcastle, alderman, William Beaumont of Warrington, former (first) mayor of the borough, John Hunter Rutherford of Newcastle, minister of the Gospel representing Ratepayers’ Association, Thomas Blackwell Mason, Town Clerk of Doncaster, William Newton of Newcastle, surgeon, John James Paul Moody, Town Clerk of Scarborough, William Bennett Freeland, Town Clerk of Saffron Walden, Thomas Nield Cathrall of Newcastle, valuer, arbitrator and accountant, Thomas Gray of Newcastle, stock and share broker, and John Harrison of Newcastle, coalowner. Chief topics and places investigated and reported upon include Bridgewater, rates, landlords of small tenements, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, rents, voters, voting papers, elections, municipal elections, etc. Folio. Rebound in blue cloth boards with gold titling. Sound condition. Nº de ref. de la librería 18536