HC Deb 19 May 1865 vol 179 cc563-4

said, he would beg to ask the First Lord of the Treasury, Whether his attention has been drawn to the Proclamation of the President of the United States, offering 100,000 dollars for the arrest of Mr. Jefferson Davis; and whether Her Majesty's Ministers are prepared to make any representations to the Government of the United States in reference to the treatment of the Southern leaders?


Sir, the only answer I can give to the question of the hon. Gentleman is that Her Majesty's Government have no intention of attempting any interference in the internal affairs of the United States.

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