Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 64, 1831-1832. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London.
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Die Veneris, 17° Februarii 1832.
Logan et al. v. M. & J. Wienholt.
Smith's Divorce Bill.
The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Josiah Smith with Elizabeth his Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes;" and for hearing Counsel for and against the same; and for the Lords to be summoned;
The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That the Clerk Assistant had laid on the Table of the House a Copy of the Minutes of Evidence taken on the Execution of the Writ of Enquiry of Damages in this Case, transmitted to him by Philip W. Crouther, One of the Secondaries of the City of London, pursuant to the Standing Order of this House."
And Richard Courteen, Joseph Penry, Elhanan Winchester Vidler, Letitia Livermore and Mary Fletcher having been examined as Witnesses in support of the Bill (fn. 1);
Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill.
The Lord Kenyon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and facilitating the Employment of Labourers in Agriculture," was committed; "That the Committee had met, and 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 made several Amendments thereto."
E. of Mansfield v. Scott, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.
Upon reading the Petition of Ralph Scott, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which William Earl of Mansfield is Appellant; praying their Lordships "to grant him Leave to lodge his Case:"
Codwise's Naturalization Bill, Certificate read:
A Certificate from The Right Honorable The Viscount Melbourne, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, "That Edward Codwise, Son of Christopher Codwise by Elizabeth his Wife, born at New York, in the United States of America, had produced to him satisfactory Proof that he is a Person well affected to His Majesty's Royal Person and Government, and of orderly Life and Conduct," was produced and read, pursuant to the Standing Order.
Codwise takes the Oaths:
Bill read 2 a & committed.
Warburton v. Loveland.
Ordered, That the Cause wherein Elizabeth Warburton is Plaintiff, and James Loveland, Lessee of George Ivie and others, is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration on Thursday next, at Eleven o'Clock; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinions upon the Questions of Law propounded to them on the 14th of April last.
Baillie v. Grant.
It was moved, "That the Order made on Monday last, "That the further Hearing of the Cause wherein Alexander Baillie is Appellant, and Miss Margaret Grant is Respondent, be put off to Wednesday the 22d of this instant February," be now read."
The King's Answer to Address.
The Earl of Shaftesbury (in the Absence of the Lords with White Staves) reported, "That they had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty with their Lordships Address of Yesterday; and that His Majesty was pleased to receive the same very graciously, and to say, He would give Directions accordingly."
Exchequer Bills Bill.
Pensions, &c. Duties Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing to His Majesty for One Year certain Duties on Personal Estates, Offices and Pensions in England, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two."
Hardingston Road Bill:
Ipswich Road Bill:
Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 2 preceding Bills.
Birmingham, &c. Roads Bill.
The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually maintaining and improving the Roads from Birmingham to Wednesbury and to Great Bridge, and from thence to the Portway adjoining the Bilston and Wednesbury Turnpike Road, and to Nether Trindle near Dudley, and from Trouse Lane, in the Parish of Wednesbury, to Darlaston, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford and Worcester; and for making new Branches of Road communicating therewith," 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."
Foreign Gloves, Petition from Hereford against Importation of.
Upon reading the Petition of the Persons concerned in the Glove Manufactory in the City of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal the Enactments in 1826, permitting the Importation of Foreign Gloves, or to make some Provision for the effectual Protection of the Petitioners Trade:"
Transfer of Aids Bill.
Cholera Prevention Bill read 2 a:
Standing Orders 26 & 155 dispensed with, & Bill passed:
Then the House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Standing Orders No. 26 and No. 155, relative to Bills not being read or proceeded in Twice the same Day, in order to their being dispensed with upon the last-mentioned Bill.
And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Cholera Prevention (Scotland) Bill brought from H.C. & read 1 a:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Standing Orders 26 & 155 to be considered on it.
Ordered, That the Standing Orders No. 26 and No. 155, relative to Bills not being read or proceeded in Twice the same Day, be taken into Consideration To-morrow, in order to their being dispensed with upon the last-mentioned Bill; and that the Lords be summoned.
Liverpool Revenue Buildings Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Payment out of the Consolidated Fund of a Sum of Money towards the Erection of certain Revenue Buildings at Liverpool;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Mills & Factories, Petition from Chesterfield for regulating the Hours of Labour in.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Measure which proposes to prevent the Employment in Mills and Factories of Children under Nine Years of Age, and to limit the Labour of such Children as are employed to Ten Hours daily on Five Days of the Week, and Eight Hours on the remaining Day, may pass into a Law:"