§ CAPTAIN PIM
asked, Whether an application for permission to form a Corps of Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers in the port of Lancaster has been declined by the Government; and, whether there be any objection to place the Correspondence that has passed between the applicants and the Admiralty on this subject upon the Table of the House?
§ MR. W. H. SMITH
The Admiralty have declined an application for permission to form a corps of Royal Naval Artillery Volunteers at Lancaster. There is no objection to lay upon the Table of the House the application in question with the Admiralty reply, which is addressed to the Admiral Superintendent of Naval Reserves. Other letters of the Correspondence, which are of a confidential character, cannot be produced.