Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 64, 1831-1832. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London.
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Die Martis, 6° Martii 1832.
Staley v. King & Hindle.
Monmouth (Newport) Roads Bill.
Bromham Road Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading out of the Bedford and Newport Pagnell Turnpike Road near Bromham Grange, in the County of Bedford, to Olney and other Places, in the County of Buckingham."
Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
Robertson v. Harford & Co:
After hearing Counsel on Friday the 14th Day of October last upon the Petition and Appeal of James Robertson, Iron Merchant in Glasgow; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 10th July 1830, and 5th February and 10th March 1831; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, both dated 29th January 1831; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Harford, Brothers and Company, Iron Masters, Bristol, and Thomas Christie, Writer in Glasgow, their Mandatory, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:
Interlocutors Reversed, with Declarations, & Cause remitted.
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the several Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same are hereby Reversed: And it is Declared, That the Appellant was properly assoilzied by the Interlocutor of the Burgh Court, and was entitled to the Expences of Process there: And it is further Declared, That the said Appellant is entitled to have the Expences of all Proceedings upon the Advocation up to and including the said Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary dated the 10th of July 1830; but that the Appellant and Respondents ought respectively to bear their own Expences of the Proceedings upon the said Advocation in the Inner House, and also the Expences of this Appeal: And it is further Ordered, That the Cause be remitted back to the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, to give such Directions and to proceed in the said Matter as may be necessary to give Effect to this Judgment.
Zemindar of Nozeed (Murray's Claim) Bill.
With a 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;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Liverpool CattleMarket Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a Market in the Parish of Walton-on-the-Hill, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.
Downham Market Road Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Downham Market to Barton, and to a Place called the Devil's Ditch, all in the County of Norfolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Gloves, &c. imported:
"An Account of the Quantities of Gloves and of Kid and Lamb Skins imported, of the Quantities taken for Home Consumption, and of the Quantities exported, expressing whether exported from Warehouse or otherwise, from the Year 1820 to the 5th January 1832, both inclusive."
Receivers of Taxes.
Baking Trade (Ireland) Bill.
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."
Smith's Divorce Bill:
Message to H.C. with it.
Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
Juries (Ireland) Bill.
Subletting Act Amendment (Ireland) Bill reported:
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act passed in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act to amend the Law of Ireland respecting the Assignment and Subletting of Lands and Tenements," and to substitute other Provisions in lieu thereof."
Order for 3 a.
Mytholm Royd Bridge Road Bill.
The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving and maintaining the Road from or near Mytholm Royd Bridge, in the West Riding of the County of York, communicating with the Road at or near to the Sixth Milestone from Rochdale, in the County of Lancaster," 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."
Doncaster & Bawtry Road Bill.
The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and otherwise improving the Road from Doncaster to Bawtry, in the County of York," was committed.
Marqs of Donegall v. Salt et al. Petition to dismiss Appeal, referred to Appeal Com ee.
Upon reading the Petition of John Stevenson Salt, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Augustus Marquess of Donegall is Appellant; setting forth, "That the said Appellant did, on the 1st Day of March instant, present his Petition of Appeal to their Lordships against a Decree made by The Right Honorable The Lord High Chancellor of Ireland, on the 20th Day of January last, in a Cause depending in the Court of Chancery there, wherein the Petitioners are the Plaintiffs, and the said Appellant the Defendant, whereupon their Lordships were pleased to order that the Petitioners should answer the said Appeal within Five Weeks: That the Petitioners humbly submit that the said Appeal was not presented to their Lordships within the Time limited by the Standing Order of their Lordships, which directs that any Appeal to be presented to their Lordships against an Order or Decree made in Courts of Equity in Ireland during the Sitting of Parliament be presented within Forty Days after such shall have been made and entered;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That the said Order of their Lordships of the 1st Day of March instant, requiring the Petitioners to answer the said Appeal within Five Weeks, may be discharged, and the said Appeal be dismissed:"
Slaves in the West Indian Colonies, Address for Papers respecting.
Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "Copies of a Circular Dispatch addressed by Viscount Goderich to the Governors of West Indian Colonies on the 3d of June 1831, and of a Proclamation enclosed therein, to be issued by the Governors in the Event of any Excitement or false Impressions being observed amongst the Slaves:"
Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill.
The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and facilitating the Employment of Labourers in Agriculture;" and for the Lords to be summoned;
And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Commitee, "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."
Record of a Suit, Ld. Galmoy v. Sir W. Betham:
Sums paid by Claimants of Baronies:
Statements delivered to such Claimants.
Holyhead & Howth Government Steam Packets, Petition of Mail Coach Contractors, &c. for Reduction of Fares in.
Upon reading the Petition of the Mail Coach Contractors, Coach Proprietors and Innkeepers on the Line of Road between London and Holyhead, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the Loss occasioned to the Petitioners, and Inconvenience to the Public, by the present very high and unequal Rate of Fares charged on board the Post Office Steam Packets on the Holyhead Station, for the Conveyance of Passengers between Holyhead and Howth, as compared with the like Fares charged on board the Government Steam Packets plying between Liverpool and Dublin; and that their Lordships will be pleased to direct that the Cabin Fares by the Holyhead Government Steam Packets may be reduced to such Sum as to their Lordships may seem meet:"
Report on Courts of Common Law, Address for.
Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "A Copy of the last Report of the Commissioners for enquiring into the Proceedings in Suits in the Superior Courts of Common Law."
Report on Universities, Scotland, Address for.
Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, The Report of the Commissioners for enquiring into the State of the Universities in Scotland."