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Volume 220: debated on Tuesday 30 June 1874

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asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, If the Treaty lately concluded between the Government of India and the King of Siam, has been communicated to the Foreign Office; and, if so, then whether any, and what Consular Officers are to be appointed to carry out the Treaty? He would also ask the Under Secretary of State for India if the Treaty concluded between the Government of India and the King of Siam, published in the "London and China Telegraph," of 23rd June, is authentic; and, if so, whether any modifications could still be made in the Treaty before its final ratification; and, when a Copy of the Treaty will be had before Parliament?

, in reply, said, the Treaty referred to was authentic; but, as it had been ratified, it would not be possible to introduce any modifications now. If the hon. and gallant Member would move for a Copy of the Treaty being had on the Table, he should be glad to produce it.

said, that the duty in question would be performed by Mr. Knox, Consul at Bangkok.