§ COLONEL BRISE
asked the Postmaster General, If he will be able to comply with the terms of a Petition presented to him by the inhabitants of the Dengie Hundred, in the county of Essex, in reference to the extension of the Telegraph system into that district from Maldon viâ Latchingdon and Burnham?
§ MR. MONSELL
, in reply, said, the proposed route was now being surveyed by the engineer of the Department, and next week the consent of the landowners would be sought to laying down the posts and wires. If there was no difficulty in obtaining that consent the system in that district would be completed about the 1st of May.