House of Lords Journal Volume 62
15 February 1830

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Die Lunæ, 15 Februarii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds.Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Epus. Oxon.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Fitz Gibbon.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Durham.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Rosslyn. C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Wellington.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Mount Cashell.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Eldon.

PRAYERS.

Stewart v. Fullarton et al.

After hearing Counsel fully in the Cause wherein Frederick Campbell Stewart Esquire is Appellant, and Stewart Murray Fullarton Esquire, and others, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Cause be put off sine Die.

Roake et al. v. Denn, in Error, Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein John Henry Roake, and others, are Plaintiffs, and John Denn, on the several Demises of Richard Nowell and William Atkinson, is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration To-morrow at Ten o'Clock; and that the Judges do then attend, to deliver their Opinions upon the Question of Law propounded to them on Thursday the 28th of May last.

The King v. Westwood, in Error, Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein The King is Plaintiff, and Thomas Westwood is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration To-morrow at Ten o'Clock; and that the Judges do then attend, to deliver their Opinions upon the Question of Law propounded to them on Thursday the 28th of May last.

Bruce v. Bruce.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein James Carstairs Bruce Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Bruce Esquire is Respondent, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off' till To-morrow.

Governors of Heriot's Hospital et al. v. Dickson et. al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein The Governors of Heriot's Hospital, and others, are Appellants, and James Dickson, and others, are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar To-morrow.

Rothschild v. Brookman, Appellant's Petition to amend Appeal, referred to Appeal com ee

Upon reading the Petition of Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Brookman is Respondent; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to allow the Petitioner to amend the Title of his Petition of Appeal, by inserting therein the Names of the Defendants in the Court of Chancery in the Title of the Cause therein set forth:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Appellants and Respondents Cases, now depending in this House in Matters of Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House."

Papers delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Charles Crafer, from the Treasury, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of several Acts of Parliament,

Scotch Pensions:

"An Account of all Pensions granted out of the Civil List of Scotland, from the 20th Day of June 1828 to the 20th Day of June 1829; specifying the Names of the Persons to whom the same were granted:"

Herring Fishery:

Also, "Report by the Commissioners for the Herring Fishery of their Proceedings, Year ended 5th April 1829, being Fishing 1828:"

Compensations to The Duke of Argyll;

Also, "Copy of Warrant for paying to His Grace William Duke of Argyll a gross Sum of £300, in full Compensation for the Loss of the Office of Commissary of the Commissariat of Argyll, 1829:"

to C. D. Donald;

Also, "Copy of Warrant granting Compensation to Colin Dunlop Donald, Commissary Clerk of Lanarkshire, for the Loss of Fees sustained by him through the Operation of the Statute 4 Geo. 4, Cap. 97, for the Year 1829:"

to P. Wishart;

Also, "Copy of Warrant for paying Patrick Wishart Compensation for Loss of Fees under 4 Geo. 4, Cap. 97, as Procurator Fiscal of the Commissary Court of Edinburgh, for the Three Years 1827, 1828 and 1829:"

to G. Carphin;

Also, "Copy of Warrant for paying to George Carphin, Commissary Clerk of Edinburgh, Compensation, under 4 Geo. 4, C. 97, for the Loss of Fees sustained by him for the Three Years 1827, 1828 and 1829:"

to R. Threshie;

Also, "Copy of Warrant for paying Compensation to Robert Threshie, Commissary Clerk of Dumfries, for the Loss of Fees sustained by him through the Operation of the Statute 4 Geo. 4, Cap. 97, for the Years 1824 and 1829 inclusive:"

to W. Hamilton;

Also, "Copy of Warrant granting an Annuity of £20 5s. 10d. to William Hamilton, late Commissary of the Commissary Court of Hamilton and Campsie, for Loss of Emoluments under the Statute 4th Geo. 4, Cap. 97, commencing from the 1st of January 1824-1st July 1829:"

to R. Moffat et al;

Also, "Copy of Warrant authorizing Compensation to each of Robert Moffat, John Munro and William Cunningham, Macers of the Court of Session, and to the said Robert Moffat, as Macer of the Teind Court, under Statute 1 & 2 Geo. 4, C. 38, Year to 20 June 1829:"

and to W. G. Campbell:

Also, "Copy of Warrant granting Compensation to William G. Campbell Esquire, Principal Clerk of the Court of Admiralty in Scotland, under the Statute 1st & 2d Geo. 4, C. 39, Year to 28 May 1829:"

Northern Lighthouses:

Also, "Abstract of the Accounts of the Commissioners of the Northern Lighthouses for the Year to 30 June 1829:"

Lottery Department:

Also, "Copy of Treasury Minute, dated 8th December 1829, granting Retired Allowances to Persons belonging to the late Lottery Department:"

Russian Dutch Loan.

And also, "An Account, made up to the 31st December 1829, of the Sums which have been issued and applied within the Year 1829 on account of the Russian Dutch Loan."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk; Ordered, That the said Papers do lie on the Table.

Rhodes v. De Beauvoir.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Rhodes, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the 12th of January 1829, but which Decree was not enrolled until the 30th of December 1829, made in Two certain Causes, in the first of which Richard Benyon De Beauvoir was Plaintiff, and William Rhodes, Thomas Tebbutt the elder, Thomas Tebbutt the younger, John Tebbutt and His Majesty's Attorney General, were Defendants; and in the second, the said William Rhodes was Plaintiff, and the said Richard Benyon De Beauvoir Defendant; and praying, "That the said Decree may be reversed or varied, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that the said Richard Benyon De Beauvoir may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Richard Benyon De Beauvoir may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 1st Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon the known Agent of the said Respondent shall be deemed good Service.

Agricultural Distress, Petition from Chipping Norton respecting, & for Repeal of Malt & Beer Duties.

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Vicinity of Chipping Norton, in the County of Oxford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their Consideration, at the earliest Period possible of the Session, the present State of the Agricultural Distress; and to repeal the Taxes upon Malt and Beer:"

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

Assessed Taxes, Paper respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Tierney, from the Tax Office, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"Copies of all Cases which have been stated and signed by Commissioners acting in the Execution of the Acts relating to the Assessed Taxes, subsequent to the 12th Day of February 1829, being the Date of a like Return made under the Directions of the same Act in the last Session of Parliament."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Paper do lie on the Table.

Gold & Silver Coin, Accounts respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "An Account of the Quantity of Gold coined, and of its Value when coined at the Mint, in each Year, from January 1, 1819, down to the latest Period at which the Account can be made up:"

Also, "A similar Account as to Silver Coin:"

Also, "An Account of the Amount of all British Gold and Silver Coin respectively exported during the same Years, distinguishing the different Years:"

And also, "A similar Account of the Quantity and Value of Foreign Coin and Bullion exported."

Stamps on certain Notes, Accounts respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "An Account of all Stamps issued for £5 Notes, for each Quarter, from 1st January 1826 up to the present Time:"

And also, "A similar Account of Stamps for £10 Notes."

Game Laws, Petition of Magistrates of Derbyshire for Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates of the County of Derby assembled at their Quarter Sessions, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Game Laws into their serious Consideration, and to make such Alterations in them as they may deem best calculated to remove the manifold Evils of the present System:"

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

East India, &c. Trade, Petition from Leeds for opening, referred to East India Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the Bankers, Merchants, Manufacturers and others interested in the Town and Trade of Leeds, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will immediately institute an Inquiry into the State of the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China; and that, in Exercise of the Power reserved to Parliament by the Act of the Fifty-third Year of His late Majesty's Reign, the exclusive Commercial Privileges of the United Company of Merchants trading to the East Indies may be determined by Three Years Notice, given at the earliest Period the Law will permit; and that at the Expiration of such Notice the Petitioners, together with the rest of His Majesty's Subjects, may enjoy a full and free Participation in the Trade with the East Indies and China, as well as the Right of settling, trading, and holding Lands within all the British Dependencies East of the Cape of Good Hope:"

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

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Select Committee appointed to enquire into the present State of the Affairs of The East India Company, and into the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China.

Distress of the Country, Petition from Cheshire respecting, &c.

Upon reading the Petition of the Nobility, Gentry, Clergy and Freeholders of the County Palatine of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the earliest possible Day after the Meeting of Parliament be fixed for taking into Consideration the Distress which exists in every Part of the Country, Agricultural as well as Commercial; when the Petitioners trust that such a Reduction in the Taxation of the Country at large as is consistent with Honor may be effected, and a rigid System of Economy in every Department adopted and enforced, to answer the Deficiency in the Revenue that will consequently take place; and that their Lordships will further adopt such Measures as may tend effectually to remove the present State of Distress:"

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

Regulations of the Governments of Bengal, &c. delivered, & referred to the East India Com ee.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Danvers, from the Court of Directors of The East India Company, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"Regulations passed by the Governments of Bengal, Fort St. George and Bombay, in the Year 1828."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Paper do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Paper be referred to the Select Committee appointed to enquire into the present State of the Affairs of The East India Company, and into the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China.

Imperial Gas Light Co's Account delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Henry, from the Imperial Gas Light Company, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"An Account of the Monies set apart out of the clear Profits of the Imperial Gas Light and Coke Company, and of the Funds or Stocks wherein the same have been invested."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk; Ordered, That the said Account do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.