§ MAJOR DICKSON
said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for War, Whether it is true that a Schooner had been struck in Dover Roads by a 68-pounder shot?
§ SIR JOHN PAKINGTON
said, he would cause inquiries to be made on the subject. He would also take the present opportunity of informing the House, with regard to what was reported to have occurred at Portsmouth a few days ago that a strict investigation was now going on under the superintendence of a General Officer.