§ MR. E. J. REED
asked the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, If he can state if it be true that the Government of Russia are about to establish a large Naval and Military station opposite to the Yezo coast of Japan: and, whether the Government have any information respecting the rumoured establishment of a Naval station at Sevastopol by the United States Government under a concession from the Government of Russia?
§ MR. BOURKE
, in reply, said, he had looked carefully through the Papers in the Foreign Office, but had not been able to find any document containing information on the subject referred to in the hon. Gentleman's Question.