HC Deb 01 July 1872 vol 212 c428

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, What progress has been made in the negotiation for the settlement of British Claims against Brazil?


said, that Mr. Matthew, our representative at Brazil, on his return to Rio, took with him instructions to bring to an amicable settlement the mutual claims between this country and Brazil. He returned in the month of April last, and the Government had not yet heard what steps he had taken in the matter.