HC Deb 07 July 1871 vol 207 c1315

rose to move— That, in the opinion of this House, to place the country in a state of permanent security, it is necessary to establish our military system on the basis of recognizing the obligation of all citizens to defend their Country, and of fitting them by training for the discharge of their duty. The hon. and gallant Member proceeded to address the House, when—

Notice taken, that 40 Members were not present; House counted, and 40 Members not being present,

House adjourned at a quarter after Nine o'clock, till Monday next.

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