§ The MARQUESS of LANSDOWNE
laid on the Table a copy of the correspondence with the Commissariat in Ireland as to the 149 arrangements adopted in that country. In a day or two he should lay on the Table of the House similar correspondence with the Board of Works.
said, that a circular had been issued to all the priests in Ireland, directed from a place called Conciliation Hall, urging upon them the indispensable and imperative necessity of raising subscriptions for the repeal rent. All over Ireland efforts were to be made to struggle against the miseries of the people to obtain a dole for the repeal rent. He hoped that some due and stringent provisions would be taken, if such could be devised, to prevent any part of the millions spent by the people of England, Scotland, and Ireland, for works in Ireland, from finding its way into the coffers of Conciliation Hall.