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Volume 202: debated on Thursday 7 July 1870

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said, in the absence of his hon. Friend (Mr. Dalglish); he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether any, and, if so, what reply has been given by the Haytian Government to the claims made by British merchants in Hayti through Her Majesty's Chargé d'Affaires in that country, for compensation for losses sustained by them by destruction of property and otherwise during the late Civil War in Hayti?

, in reply, said, our Chargé d'Affaires at Port-au-Prince had reported that a Mixed Commission had been nominated to adjudicate on the claims of British subjects in respect of the losses they sustained during the civil war.