HC Deb 22 February 1872 vol 209 c867

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, If he would state to the House the total amount paid for Telegrams in connection with the negotiation of the Washington Treaty?


I am informed that the amount charged for telegrams in the accounts of the Washington High Commissioners was £5,116, and that the amount charged in the Post Office account for telegrams from England to Washington was £2,161 13s. 6d., making a total amount of £7,277 13s. 6d.