Parliament cipher discovery concerns

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Parliament cipher discovery concerns
 - abbreviated form. Your lordship are aware that...
abbreviated form. Your lordship are aware that our diplomatic correspondence is now conducted somewhat differently" to what used to be the ease, much ot it being conveyed through Um telegraph. It would be difficult if not Impossible for any Minister to produce to Parliament entire and faithful copies of those despatches, for thit reason, that be would run a very great risk of. allowing our cipher to be discovered a consequence of too great Importance not to be deeply considered. (Hear, bear.) In laying such papers before Parliament, therefore, a Minister is obliged to alter the terms and expressions, at the same tim that be f ur - niahea, at far as possible, a true and faithful outline of the tens of th despatch. (Hear, bear.) In that, of course, Parliament mast trust to the honour of the Minister to give

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  1. The Times,
  2. 09 Mar 1859, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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  • Parliament cipher discovery concerns

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