MR. SPEAKER acquainted the House that he had received the following letter relating to the imprisonment of Mr. Flynn, a Member of this House:—
Limerick, Ireland, 26th February, 1888.
I have the honor to inform you that on yesterday, the 25th instant, at Kanturk, county Cork, James C. Flynn, Esq., Member of Parliament for the North Division of the County of Cork, was convicted of an offence against the 2nd Section, Sub-section 1, of the Criminal Law and Procedure (Ireland) Act, 1887, and sentenced by a Court of Summary Jurisdiction, constituted under the said Act, to be imprisoned in Her Majesty's Male Prison at Cork for the period of twenty-one days without hard labour.
I have the honor to be,
Your most obedient servant,
J. B. IRWIN,
Resident Magistrate, and Chairman of the said Court.
The Right honble.
The Speaker of the House of Commons, London.