asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether any further news has been received at the Foreign Office concerning the murder of the first mate of the "Talisman" in prison at Callao; and, whether any information has been received concerning an assault with a knife described in a letter from the second mate of the "Talisman," as having been made upon three prisoners (a native and two British subjects) confined in the same cell with him, by a drunken prison corporal on Sunday the 20th of last February?
§ MR. BOURKE
Sir, no communication of any importance has been received at the Foreign Office with regard to the murder of the first mate of the Talisman. The only communication which has been received has been communicated to the hon. Member and the friends of the mate. With regard to the second part of the Question no information has been received of the nature alleged.