§ Sir W. ANSON
I beg to present a Petition from the Trustees of the British Museum for assistance from the Government to enable them to discharge their statutory duties.
Account ordered "of the Income and Expenditure of the British Museum (Special Trust Funds) for the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1913, and a Return of the number of persons admitted to visit the Museum and the British Museum (Natural History) in each year from 1907 to 1912, both years inclusive; together with a Statement of the progress made in the arrangement and description of the Collections and an account of objects added to them in the year 1912."—[Sir W. Anson.]