HC Deb 10 April 1876 vol 228 cc1479-80

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether any information has been received of the progress of the mission to Momein under the charge of the Honourable T. G. Grosvenor?


Sir, we have received a telegram from Her Majesty's Consul at Shanghai, stating that Mr. Grosvenor's Mission had arrived safely at Yunnan Fu on the 6th of March. The Chief Commissioner of British Burmah also telegraphs under date of the 4th of this month, that he had received intelligence from the Resident at Mandalay announcing that a letter had reached him, viâ Bhamo, from Mr. Grosvenor, dated Yunnan Fu, the 10th.Mr. Grosvenor had everywhere been received with civility by the Chinese officials since leaving Hankow. Mr. Grosvenor proposes to go on to Burmah after the inquiry is over, and expects to be at Bhamo by the end of May.