HC Deb 06 June 1864 vol 175 c1263

Message from Her Majesty brought up, and read by Mr. Speaker (all the Members being uncovered), as follows:—


Her Majesty, taking into consideration the eminent Services of Sir Rowland Hill, K.C.B., late Secretary to the General Post Office, in devising and carrying out important improvements in postal administration, and being desirous, in recognition of such services, to confer some signal mark of Her favour upon him, recommends to Her faithful Commons that She should be enabled to grant Sir Rowland Sill the sum of Twenty Thousand Pounds.

Referred to the Committee of Supply.