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The United States—The Extradition Treaty—Question

Volume 229: debated on Friday 5 May 1876

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asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, If his attention has been called to a telegram in the "Daily News"of May 4, to the effect that the United States Secretary of State had officially communicated, on Tuesday night last, to the British Government the decision of the Government of Washington to abrogate the 10th Article of the Treaty of 1842; and if such statement is correct?

in reply, said, it was not correct to state that the United States Secretary had officially communicated with Her Majesty's Government on the subject, nor had any communication of the kind reached Her Majesty's Government from any quarter.