HL Deb 26 February 1864 vol 173 cc1160-1

said, that since last night's debate it had occurred to him to ask the Solicitor General why he had stated to Sir Hugh Cairns that he might have known that the papers would not be refused; and his hon. and learned Friend said he had done so for the simple reason that he had been informed, before he be- gan his speech, that there was no objection to the production of the papers.