The Chief, ' Hansard ' Staff.
Office of Official Reporters of Debates, House of Commons,
Ottawa, April 18, 1904.
Dear Mr. Borden,-In reply to your note of to-day, asking whether, in your speech of the 5th April, you used the word ' published,' as reported, I beg to say that I find, on inquiry, that you did not use that word, but that the word you did use was ' prepared.' The use of the word ' published ' was an error of this office, which occurred in the course of transcription.
Regretting, on behalf of the staff, the inconvenience this error has occasioned you, I remain,