§ THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER moved, that the passage in the Lords Commissioners' Speech relative to the treaty with the King of Denmark respecting the Sound Dues be read.
Paragraph in the Lords Commissioners' Speech at the opening of the Session read, as follows:—
We are commanded to inform you, that Her
Majesty, in conjunction, with several other European Powers, has concluded a Treaty with the King of Denmark for the redemption of the Sound Dues. This Treaty, together with a separate Convention between Her Majesty and the King of Denmark, completing the arrangement, will be laid before you, and Her Majesty will cause the measures necessary for fulfilling the engagements thereby contracted to be submitted for your consideration.
THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER
I beg to move, that the House take this passage into consideration on Friday the 5th of June.
§ Committee to consider the redemption of the Sound Dues on Friday, 5th June.