HC Deb 06 March 1882 vol 267 c174

asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, What steps have been taken towards obtaining compensation to the representatives of Dr. William Maclean, Physician to the British Minister, from the Government of Chili, for the murder of Dr. Maclean by Chilian troops at Chorilles, Peru, and within the Minister's residence, on 13th January 1881?


Sir, Her Majesty's Minister in Chili has been instructed to bring this case to the notice of the Chilian Government, who have promised that an inquiry shall be instituted. The relatives of Dr. Maclean have been informed that the case will be duly considered with the other British claims against the Chilian Government.