HC Deb 14 May 1861 vol 162 cc2050-1

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for India, Whether a Deputation of the Indigo Planters has not recently waited upon the Governor General, and, if so, whether any and what Orders were issued in consequence of their representations by the Governor General; and whether he has any objection to produce Copies of those Orders, and of any other Correspondence and Papers on the subject?


replied, that a deputation had waited on the Governor General, and, in consequence of their representations, two special Commissioners had been sent to the indigo districts. He was quite willing to lay all the papers upon the Table.