Erskine May’s patent as Clerk of the House

Erskine May’s patent as Clerk of the House
  • Title: Sir Thomas Erskine May’s patent as Clerk of the House

  • Date : 1871

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives ERM/18/67

  • Description :

    On the 2 May 1871 Thomas Erskine May’s letters patent were received by both Houses and a Select Committee was appointed to examine and accept them.  May noted in his dairy that he received the warmest congratulations from both sides of the House.

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