§ SIR PATRICK O'BRIEN
said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether the attention of the Government has been called to an Ordinance issued by the Governor and Council of Sierra Leone, removing the right of trial by jury in all civil actions in that Colony; and, whether a Petition against such Ordinance, signed by native merchants and other inhabitants of the Colony, has been received at the Colonial Office?
§ MR. ADDERLEY
, in reply, said, the hon. Member for East Surrey (Mr. Buxton) had already called the attention of the House to this subject, and had moved for Papers which had only that day been laid upon the table of the House.