§ MR. H. GLADSTONE (Leeds, W.)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for India for the names of the gentlemen who have held the post of Chief Commissioner of Assam since January, 1886, and for the dates of their appointment?
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (Sir J. GORST, Chatham)
The names of the gentlemen who have held the post of Chief Commissioner for Assam since January, 1886, are Mr. Ward, who was appointed. on the 27th of February, 1885; Mr. Fitzpatrick, 31st of October, 1887; Mr. Westland, 16th of July, 1889; and Mr. Quinton, 22nd of October, 1889.