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Barbadoes—The Riots—Question

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 4 May 1876

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asked the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies, Whether his attention has been drawn to the statements regarding the state of things in Barbadoes contained in a letter published in the "Times" of the 2nd May; and, whether with reference to the late disturbances, he will lay before the House Papers showing the causes of the dissensions between the different classes of the population in the island, as well as particulars of the disturbances?

My attention has been called to an anonymous letter in The Times of May 2, which contains some statements relating to the state of the island of Barbadoes. Papers which will contain all the information the hon. Gentleman desires are now in course of preparation, and will be presented without unnecessary delay.