§ Sir W. PRESTON
asked the President of the Board of Trade when his representatives last inspected the passenger steamboats in service between Southampton and Cowes; and is he satisfied with the condition of these boats?
§ Mr. W. GRAHAM
There are six steamships engaged on this service, and they were last surveyed by a Board of Trade surveyor on dates varying from 7th November last to 2nd April. The sur- 2413W veyor was satisfied that the ships were fit for the service.