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s destination. That permit is granted, and why? Because that ship carried out arms to the Mexicans to be used against our ally, France--[Cheers.] Since then, other men calling themselves English merchants have applied to the same authority for the same pursuit. They have been refused because they are English-men, and because they are not carrying out arms to aid the Mexicans in the war, though they were trading to the same port. The permit I repeat, was refused, and now I must say that Mr. Adams, the American Minister, is the Minister for commerce in England. [Loud cheers.] Sir, I would put it to the noble Lord —— the man who has hitherto shown himself alive to the honor and dignity of England — I would ask him whether the Government of which he is the head has come to any determination in this matter, and if they have, whether he is able to tell Parliament what that determination is? Sir, I know the consequences of the action he may take. It may lead to war, and I, speaking fo<