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The Suez Canal Shares—Payment Of The Interest—Question

Volume 229: debated on Thursday 1 June 1876

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asked, Whether it is true, as reported, that the half yearly interest on the Suez Canal shares has been paid to the credit of Her Majesty's Government?

I believe that it has been paid. I received a communication that the money had been ordered to be paid, and I sent to the Financial Department of the Treasury.—[Mr. W. H. Smith made a remark to the Chancellor of the Exchequer]. The money has been paid to-day.