HL Deb 08 February 1855 vol 136 c1368

in moving that their Lorships do go into Committee on this Bill, said, that he would take that opportunity of answering a question which had been put on a previous occasion. The present Bill gave no power to American fishermen to erect permanent buildings on British soil. It gave them leave to land during a certain part of the year to dry their nets and cure their fish, but it gave them no power to erect permanent buildings.

House in Committee. Bill reported; without Amendment; and to be read 3a on Friday the 16th Instant.

House adjourned till To-morrow.