§ CAPTAIN M'CALMONT (Antrim, E.)
I beg to ask the Postmaster General whether he can state the number of letters, exclusive of the American and Canadian mails, received in Ireland from England and Scotland during any one month, say March, 1891; and of such Letters, how many were addressed to persons in Belfast and the district served by that city, and in the rest of Ireland?
§ THE POSTMASTER GENERAL (Mr. RAIKES, Cambridge University)
According to the latest information possessed by my Department, the letters, exclusive of those for the United States and Canada, received in Ireland from England and Scotland numbered in one week 703,810. Of these 150,811 were addressed to persons in Belfast and the district served from that city, and 552,999 were for the rest of Ireland.