Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 62, 1830. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London.
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Die Lunæ, 28 Junii 1830.
The Earl of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker pro tempore.
The Lord Chancellor not being present, and The Lord Tenterden and The Lord Wynford, appointed Speakers by His late Majesty's Commissions, being absent, the Lords unanimously chose The Earl of Shaftesbury to be Speaker pro tempore:
Lords take the Oaths.
This Day Bernard Edward Duke of Norfolk, and Charles Lord Clifford of Chudleigh, severally took and subscribed the Oath appointed to be taken by the Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, by Peers professing the Roman Catholic Religion.
Birmingham Grammar School Bill, Comee to appoint a Chairman.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable The Governors of the Possessions, Revenues and Goods of the Free Grammar School of King Edward the Sixth in Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, to pull down the present Masters Houses and Schoolhouse in New Street, in the Town of Birmingham, and to make and erect more suitable Accommodations on a new Site in the Vicinity of the Town, and to procure such new Site; and to extend the Objects of the Charity by erecting and making on the old Site in New Street Accommodations suitable for a new School for teaching modern Languages, the Arts and Sciences; and to make certain Additions to the Estates of the said Charity by Purchase; and to raise Money for the Purposes aforesaid, by applying certain Funds now belonging to the said Charity, and by Sale of Part of the Estates belonging thereto, and by Mortgage; and for other Purposes," stands committed, do appoint their own Chairman.
Glasgow & Kilmarnock Road Bill, Petition against, referred to the Com ee:
Upon reading the Petition of Colin Campbell of Hagton Hill, in the County of Renfrew, Esquire, for himself and the other Owners and Occupiers of Lands and of Houses in Villages adjoining the present Road leading from the City of Glasgow to the Town of Kilmarnock; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for amending and continuing an Act for repairing Roads in the County of Renfrew, and for altering the Line of Road between Glasgow and Kilmarnock, in the said County;" and praying their Lordships "to be heard by himself, his Agents and Counsel against the said Bill and the Clauses thereof, and that the same may not pass into a Law:"
It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioner be at liberty to be heard against the same, as desired; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill, at the same Time, if they think fit.
All Lords added to the Com ee:
Com ee to appoint a Chairman.
Galway Town Regulation Bill, Petition in favor of.
Upon reading the Petition of the resident Landowners of the County of the Town of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in Ireland in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King George the First, for the better regulating the Town of Galway, and for strengthening the Protestant Interest therein, as limits the Franchise created by the said Act to Protestants only;" and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law:"
Criminal Laws, Petition from Kingston upon Thames for Alteration of.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Kingston upon Thames, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to sanction an early Revision of the Laws relating to Forgery, with a view to substituting, for the awful Penalty at present awarded for this Offence, such other Punishment as may appear to their Lordships best adapted to promote the Welfare and true Interests of a Christian Community:"
Forgeries Bill, Petition from Kettering in favor of.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kettering and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will pass the Bill respecting the Punishment for Forgery into a Law:"
Hydrophobia, Petition from Kingston upon Thames respecting.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Kingston upon Thames, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the great Danger and alarming Consequences which threaten the Inhabitants of populous Towns where Dogs suspected to have been bitten by others in a rabid State are suffered to remain without Restraint in the Streets, there being no Legal Power vested in the Magistracy to order the Seizure or Destruction of such Dogs; and that their Lordships will procure some Legislative Enactment to meet the Urgency of the Case:"
E. of Kenmare's Petition claiming a Right to vote for Peers for Ireland.
Upon reading the Petition of The Right Honorable Valentine Earl of Kenmare, in that Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland; setting forth, "That the Petitioner's late Father Valentine Viscount Kenmare was, by Letters Patent under the Great Seal of Ireland, bearing Date the Second Day of January One thousand eight hundred and one, advanced to the Dignity of an Earl of Ireland by the Name, Style and Title of Viscount Castlerosse and Earl of Kenmare, in the County of Kerry; to hold the said Dignity to him and the Heirs Male of his Body lawfully begotten: That the Petitioner's said late Father departed this Life on or about the Fourth Day of October One thousand eight hundred and twelve, whereupon the Petitioner, as his eldest Son and Heir, succeeded to the said Title and Dignity of Earl of Kenmare aforesaid: That in virtue of such Peerage the Petitioner claims a Right to vote at the Elections of Peers for Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom;" and therefore praying, "That his said Right may be admitted by their Lordships:"
The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reducing into One Act all such Forgeries as shall henceforth be punished with Death, and for otherwise amending the Laws relative to Forgery;"