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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 10 July 1832

Pages 367-369

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 64, 1831-1832. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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Die Martis, 10° Julii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Sussex.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Hereford.
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Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Kenlis.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Dinorben.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Portland.
Dux Wellington.
March. Camden.
March. Westmeath.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Grey.
Comes Minto.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Holland.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Shaftesbury sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Divisions of Counties Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to settle and describe the Divisions of Counties, and the Limits of Cities and Boroughs, in England and Wales, in so far as respects the Election of Members to serve in Parliament;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Punishment of Death Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ewart and others, as follows; (vizt.)

"My Lords,

The Commons have desired me to acquaint your Lordships, that the Commons do not insist upon their Disagreement to the Amendments insisted on by your Lordships to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for abolishing the Punishment of Death in certain Cases, and substituting a lesser Punishment in lieu thereof."

And then they withdrew.

Bushnell's Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable The Reverend John Bushnell, and the Trustees of the Will of John Bushnell Esquire, deceased, to effect a Sale to Philip Pusey Esquire of the Manor or Lordship of Charney, and a certain Messuage, Lands and Premises therein, in the County of Berks;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Zemindar of Nozeed Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing for the Discharge of a Claim in respect of Monies advanced by the late James Hodges Esquire on Security of the Lands of the late Zemindar of Nozeed and Mustaphanagur, in the District of Fort Saint George, in the East Indies, now under the Government of The Honorable the East India Company;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Metropolis Cemetery Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a General Cemetery for the Interment of the Dead in the Neighbourhood of the Metropolis;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Representative Peers (Scotland) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Peers of Scotland to take and subscribe in Ireland the Oaths required for qualifying them to vote in any Election of the Peers of Scotland;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Gloucester & Berkeley Canal Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating the several Shares of the Proprietors of the Gloucester and Berkeley Canal Company, and for converting the Interests of the several Parties holding Debentures, Annuities and Optional Notes into Shares; and for altering and enlarging the Powers of the several Acts passed for making and maintaining the said Canal;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Representative Peers (Scotland) Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Peers of Scotland to take and subscribe in Ireland the Oaths required for qualifying them to vote in any Election of the Peers of Scotland:"

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

And, A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Adam and Mr. Roupell, to acquaint them therewith.

Portman Market Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend and enlarge the Powers of an Act for establishing Portman Market, within the County of Middlesex," was committed; "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

M'Dougall v. Campbell et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Duncan M'Dougall is Appellant, and Mrs. Jean Campbell, and others, are Respondents, ex-parte, the Respondents not having put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondents put in their Answer thereto in the mean time.

Customs Wharfs Sale Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Conveyance of Premises, the Property of the Crown, situate between the Tower of London and London Bridge."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Steam Carriages Tolls Bill, Vist Hood added to Com ee.

Ordered, That The Viscount Hood be added to the Select Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate for Five Years Road Tolls on Steam Carriages," stands referred.

Church & Monarchy, Petition of Sir H. Lees for Protection of.

Upon reading the Petition of The Reverend Sir Harcourt Lees of Black Rock, County of Dublin, Baronet; praying their Lordships "to provide immediately for the Safety of the British Church and Monarchy, by instituting such an Inquiry into the Truth of the Statements contained in his Petition, at the Bar, or as to their Lordships may seem consonant to their own Dignity and the Welfare of the State:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Boundaries, & Reform (Scotland) Bills, Petition from Hamilton for Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town or Burgh of Hamilton, in the County of Lanark, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to settle and describe the Divisions of Counties, and the Limits of Cities and Boroughs, in England and Wales, in so far as respects the Election of Members to serve in Parliament;" and also of another Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in Scotland;" and praying their Lordships "to insert some Clause or Declaration therein, that the new Boundaries so fixed shall be for the Purpose of voting, and for no other; or give such other Relief to the Petitioners in the Premises as shall render the present and ancient Parts of the said Burgh, now excluded, liable in all Public Burgh Assessments, the same as formerly:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Tithes & Church Rates, (Ireland,) Petition from Molahiff, &c. for Relief from.

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Landholders, &c. of every Religious Persuasion, in the United Parishes of Molahiff, Kilbonaine, Kilkneeden, Agliss and Kilmain, in the County of Kerry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to relieve them from the vexatious and intolerable Burden of Tithes and Church Rates, and render thereby Ireland a happy and contented Country, making her what a modern Historian emphatically called her, and what under proper Treatment she will inevitably prove herself to be, "the Right Arm of the British Empire:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Anatomy Bill reported:

The Earl of Shaftesbury (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating Schools of Anatomy."

The said Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (vizt.)

"Pr. 2. L. 34. After ("Anatomy") insert ("And be it enacted")

"Pr. 4. L. 2. Leave out ("Subject") and insert ("deceased Person's Body") and in the same Line after ("that") insert ("during the preceding Quarter")

L. 3. Leave out ("dissected at") and insert ("removed for anatomical Examination to")

L. 8. Leave out ("so dissected") and insert ("whose Body was so removed as aforesaid")

L. 25. Leave out ("Party") and insert ("Executor or any Person")

L. 26. Leave out ("lawfully the Custody") and insert ("lawful Possession")

Pr. 11. L. 24. Leave out from ("repealed") to ("And") in Press 12, Line 11."

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Order for 3 a

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Friday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Remedies against the Hundred Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, relative to Remedies against the Hundred," on Friday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Corporate Funds Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made on the 2d of this instant July, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the Application of Corporate Property to the Purposes of Election of Members to serve in Parliament," be read the Third Time on the 11th of this instant July," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Reform (Scotland) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in Scotland;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The House was accordingly adjourned during Pleasure, and again put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Thursday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Ordered, That the said Bill, as amended, be printed.

Juries (India) Bill, Correspondence respecting, to be printed.

Ordered, That the Copy of the Correspondence between the Directors of The East India Company and the Commissioners for the Affairs of the East Indies on the India Jury Bill, delivered to the House on the 29th of June last, be printed.

Court of Delegates Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for transferring the Powers of the High Court of Delegates, both in Ecclesiastical and Maritime Causes, to His Majesty in Council."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be ingrossed.

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Thursday next.

Contempts in Ecclesiastical Courts Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enforcing the Process upon Contempts in the Courts Ecclesiastical of England and Ireland;"

It was moved, "That the said Bill be now read the Third Time."

Which being objected to;

After short Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the said Bill was read the Third Time.

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, undecimum diem instantis Julii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.