§ MR. CARBUTT
asked, What steps, if any, have been taken by the Government in response to the invitation of the Government of the United States to take part in the World's Exposition which is to open in New Orleans in December next?
§ MR. COURTNEY
Her Majesty's Government will appoint the British Minister at Washington its Special Commissioner for this Exhibition, and the Consul at New Orleans will represent this country on the spot. The Minister at Washington will, perhaps, be present at the opening ceremony.