§ Mr. HANCOCK
asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can now give further information concerning the expenses of the mission to the Iman of Sana'a; the names of chiefs who received presents to the value of£2,155; and to whom, and for what, other sums amounting to£6,324 were paid?
The total cost of the mission of Colonel Jacob to the Iman of Sana'a was£9,975.
The following chiefs received presents to the total value of£2,155:
On the£6,324 the sum of£500 was spent as a present to Shaikh el Mashaikh Abu Hadi; a further sum of approximately£1,500 was spent on payments for rent, and to guards, guides, messengers, etc. No details of the balance of approximately£4,000 are available in London, but the whole of this expenditure has been audited and passed by the Government of India.
- Mahomed Abdulla Hasonali.
- Hason Mahomed Saleh Jaffer
- Bhagwandas Jadujee
- Mohamed Awad Mahairiz.
- Dawarkadas Kalidass.