Definitions for "Hansard"
An official report of proceedings in the British Parliament; -- so called from the name of the publishers.
The full edited reports of the speeches of members of the Legislative Assembly. These are substantially verbatim reports that are edited with repetitions and redundancies omitted and mistakes corrected. The Hansard is not the official record of the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly.
The written record of parliamentary debates; also the parliamentary Department (formally the Department of Victorian Parliamentary Debates) that produces the written record.
Keywords:  towns, merchant, note, see, one
A merchant of one of the Hanse towns. See the Note under 2d Hanse.