f Commons, on the — thault., Mr. Roebuck said he wished to ask a question of great importance.
[Hear, hear] He alluded to the proceedings of an Admiral in the United States service, with respect to an English merchant ship going from an English port to a neutral port.
[Hear, hear,] He wished to preface his question with one or twIt appears that the question of which I have given notice creates a great sensation among them.
[Hear, hear.] Well, sir, the conduct of the North American dis-United States has been such as is humiliating to the people of England.
[Cheers.] The noble lord has shown himself hitherto a friend of the honor, the dignity and the prosptimate trade.
The mail question.
In the House of Lords, on the 24th, Lord Ridesdale referred to Mr. Seward's instructions to the naval officers of the United States cruisers, directing that the mails should not be opened when seized on board any ship, but should be either given up to the Consul of the nation to which the v