said, he would beg to ask the First Lord of the Treasury whether he had any objection to lay on the table of the House copies of the recent correspondence on the subject of the slave trade, between Her Majesty's Minister, Mr. Jerningham, and the Government of Brazil; and also copies of any correspondence on the same subject between the Brazilian Minister and the British Government?
§ VISCOUNT PALMERSTON
said, there would be no objection to lay the papers on the table. That part of the correspondence which had taken place before March would be given in the ordinary course in the papers relating to the slave trade for the present year, and the remainder in the papers for next year; but there would be 1033 no objection to give it complete form as far as it present gone, according to the hon. Member's desire.