HC Deb 17 March 1896 vol 38 c1162
MR. EDWARD MOON (St. Pancras, N.)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, what information he has received from Pekin, as to the reported cession by the Chinese Government to Germany of Lappa, or Lappa, a Customs station of the Imperial Maritime Customs?


From the answer we have received from Pekin, it appears that the report is unfounded, and that it probably originated in the appointment of a Commissioner of German nationality, in connection with the new Customs port, established in the Island by the Chinese Government.

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