HC Deb 04 May 1871 vol 206 c155

asked the Postmaster General, Whether any, and, if any, what remuneration has been paid by Her Majesty's Government to Letter Receivers in respect of Telegraph business transacted by them, and of their expenses out of pocket in carrying on such business, since the 30th September, 1870?


replied that provisional allowances, in proportion to the work done and the expense incurred, had been made to many letter receivers engaged in transacting telegraphic business, and the claims of all were receiving consideration.