HL Deb 07 June 1888 vol 326 c1314

said, that on a former day he had given Notice of his intention to ask several Questions to-morrow with reference to the severance of the National Rifle Association from Wimbledon. He should not, however, act upon the Notice, as the matter to which the Questions referred was, he understood, still under consideration. He wished to guard himself against any misapprehension by stating that he had not the smallest sympathy with the remarks that had lately appeared in an illustrated paper with reference to the illustrious Duke the Commander-in-Chief. On the contrary, he considered these remarks most unjust and ungenerous.

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