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Month: May 1872

House of Commons Debates — May 22, 1872

Click here to view the original document (PDF). THE SENATE [Page 325] Hon. Mr. BLAKE moved the second reading of the bill securing the independence of the Senate. He said that he had proposed a measure of this kind last session, but the vote then taken was not a true test of the opinion of the House upon it. When he proposed that measure, he had endeavoured to point out that it was of extreme importance to this House that some step should be taken in the direction he suggested. The… Read more House of Commons Debates — May 22, 1872