HC Deb 08 July 1879 vol 247 c1863

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, If he would state to the House why he objects to see Captain Barry of New Zealand, who is a person of position there, having been three times Mayor, and who, having well known Arthur Orton and De Castro, is prepared to prove that they are two distinct individuals?


in reply, said, be had only followed the usual course which was taken in all cases of this kind. The gentleman in question had made a statement in writing which had been forwarded to the Home Office. That statement was referred to the Solicitor to the Treasury and to the Law Officers of the Crown who had charge of the case.