§ MR. H. B. SHERIDAN
said, he would beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty, Whether a Comptroller of the Greenwich Hospital Estates has been appointed; and, if so, by whom was such appointment made, and at what salary or mode of remuneration? If such appointment has been made, to ask the name of the gentleman who has been appointed, and whether he is to be allowed to follow 813 any business or profession, and to ask the like questions as to the appointment of the Solicitor of the Greenwich Hospital Estates?
§ LORD CLARENCE PAGET
Sir, the Duke of Somerset and the Admiralty have appointed a gentleman as Comptroller and likewise as solicitor of the Greenwich Hospital Estates. That gentleman has for many years been employed as solicitor. He will be paid by a fixed salary of £500 a year as solicitor, and £500 a year as Comptroller—an office which is not liable to superannuation allowance. The gentleman's name is Lethbridge.