HC Deb 13 June 1845 vol 81 c476
Sir R. Peel

appeared at the Bar with the following Message from the Crown:— VICTORIA Regina.—Her Majesty being desirous of conferring some signal mark of Her favour and approbation on the right honourable Sir Henry Pottinger, baronet and G.C.B., for the eminent services rendered by him, and particularly for the zeal, ability, and judgment displayed by him as Her Majesty's Plenipotentiary, in the negotiation of Treaties of Peace and of Commerce with the Emperor of China, recommends it to the House of Commons, to enable Her Majesty to make provision for securing to Sir Henry Pottinger a Pension of 1,500l. per annum for the term of his natural life. The Message to be taken into consideration on Monday next.

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