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'House of Lords Journal Volume 62: 17 June 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 62: 1830, pp. 731-738. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16369 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Die Jovis,17 Junii 1830.
M'Grigor et al.v.Cochran. Hay's Estate Bill: Message to H.C.with it. Contempt in Equity Bill: Message to H.C.with Amendments to it. Bankrupt Act Amendment Bill. Ld.Rokeby's Claim,Report from Com ee: Resolution that his Lordship hath made out his Claim. Bills passed by Commission. Bear & Bigg (Ireland) Bill: Message to H.C.that the Lords have agreed to it. Criminal Laws,Petitions for Alteration of: (Bury St.Edmunds:) Ampthill: Burford: Southwold: Hosiers St.Chapel,Reading: Castle St.Chapel,Reading: Exeter: Lion Walk Meeting House,Colchester. Slavery,Petition from Blackburn Chapel for Abolition of. East Retford Election Bill,Witnesses to attend. Entries in Registry of Court of Admiralty (Ireland) of Sums vested in Government Securities in the Cases of the Nancy & the Redstrand Derelict,Ordered. Doe v.Vardill,in Error. Munro & Rose v.Saunders et al. Spirits Duty,(Ireland,) Petitions from Wexford & King's County against Encrease of. Foreign Wool,Petition from Suffolk against Import of. Galway Town Regulation Bill,Petitions against: Petitioners to be heard by Counsel: 2d Reading deferred: Petitions in favor of it. Taxes,(Ireland,) Petitions against Encrease of: (Clonetubrid:) Whitegate: Lisdowny: Trinity within,Waterford: Trinity without,Waterford: Clonakilty: Passage & Kill St.Nicholas,Waterford: King's County. Insolvent Debtors Bill,Petition from the Marshalsea to amend,& extend,to Ireland. Abolition of Fees on Demise of the Crown Bill. Population Bill. Beverley Road Bill: Greenwich Improvement Bill,Judges Report read. Militia Ballots Suspension Bill. Consolidated Fund Bill,(£4,000,000.) East India Com ee,Sir J.Urmston to attend. Viscount Boyne's Claim,E.of Charleville sworn on. Duty on Beer,& Compensation for Light Dues,&c.Papers respecting,delivered. Insolvent Debtors Bill. Adjourn.

Die Jovis,17 Junii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Archiep.Cantuar.
Ds.Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Epus.Londinen.
Epus.Bristol.
Epus.Carliol.
Epus.Roffen.
Epus.Rapoten.
Ds.De Clifford.
Ds.Petre.
Ds.Clifton.
Ds.Teynham.
Ds.Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds.Gower.
Ds.Saltoun.
Ds.Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds.King.
Ds.Monson.
Ds.Holland.
Ds.Montagu.
Ds.Douglas of Douglas.
Ds.Auckland.
Ds.Selsey.
Ds.Calthorpe.
Ds.De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds.Rolle.
Ds.Wellesley.
Ds.Bayning.
Ds.Fitz Gibbon.
Ds.Carbery.
Ds.Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds.Dunalley.
Ds.Loftus.
Ds.Redesdale.
Ds.Ellenborough.
Ds.Arden.
Ds.Sheffield.
Ds.Barham.
Ds.Mont Eagle.
Ds.Lauderdale.
Ds.Manners.
Ds.Hill.
Ds.Meldrum.
Ds.Melbourne.
Ds.Ker.
Ds.Ormonde.
Ds.Glenlyon.
Ds.Forester.
Ds.Bexley.
Ds.Penshurst.
Ds.Wharncliffe.
Ds.Tenterden.
Ds.Clanwilliam.
Ds.Durham.
Ds.Skelmersdale.
Ds.Wallace.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March.Tweeddale.
March.Lansdowne.
March.Bute.
March.Camden.
March.Ailesbury.
March.Bristol.
March.Cleveland.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Romney.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Vicecom.Arbuthnott.
Vicecom.St.Vincent.
Vicecom.Melville.
Vicecom.Sidmouth.
Vicecom.Lorton.
Vicecom.Gordon.
Vicecom.Granville.
Vicecom.Combermere.
Vicecom.Goderich.

PRAYERS.

M'Grigor et al.v.Cochran.

The Answer of Margaret Cochran or Halliburton to the Petition and Appeal of Alexander M'Grigor,Patrick Murray,Alexander M'Grigor junior and Alexander Forsyth, Trust Disponees of the late William M'Neill Esquire,was this Day brought in.

Hay's Estate Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,"An Act for establishing and carrying into Execution the Trusts created by the last Will and Testament of John Gwyn, late of the City of Londonderry, Merchant,deceased; and for incorporating the Trustees therein named; and for other Purposes."

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 Sir Giffin Wilson and Mr.Eden;

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

Contempt in Equity Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,"An Act for altering and amending the Law regarding Commitments by Courts of Equity for Contempts,and the taking Bills pro Confesso."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C.with Amendments to it.

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

To return the said Bill,and acquaint them,That the Lords have agreed to the same,with some Amendments,to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Bankrupt Act Amendment Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill,intituled,"An Act to explain and amend an Act of the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty,for amending the Laws relating to Bankrupts;"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Ld.Rokeby's Claim,Report from Com ee:

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges to whom it was referred to consider of the Petition of Matthew Baron of Rokeby of Armagh, in the County of Armagh, in that Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland, praying,"That his Right to vote at the Election of Peers of Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom may be admitted;" "That the Committee had met,and considered the Petition to them referred,and had come to the following Resolution; (vizt.)

"Resolved,That it is the Opinion of this Committee,That Matthew Baron of Rokeby of Armagh, in the County of Armagh, in that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, hath made out his Claim to be admitted,as a Temporal Peer of Ireland, to vote at the Election of the Lords Temporal to represent the Peerage of Ireland in the Parliament of the United Kingdom."

Which Report,being read by the Clerk,was agreed to by the House.

Resolution that his Lordship hath made out his Claim.

Resolved and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled,That Matthew Baron of Rokeby of Armagh, in the County of Armagh, in that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, hath made out his Claim to be admitted,as a Temporal Peer of Ireland, to vote at the Election of the Lords Temporal to represent the Peerage of Ireland in the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Ordered, That the Clerk of the Parliaments do transmit to the Clerk of the Crown in Ireland the said Resolution and Judgment.

Bills passed by Commission.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House,"That His Majesty had been pleased to issue a Commission to several Lords therein named,for declaring His Royal Assent to several Acts agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Then Three of the Lords Commissioners,being in their Robes,and seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack,The Lord Chancellor in the Middle,with The Earl of Shaftesbury on his Right Hand,and The Viscount Melville on his Left; commanded the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons,"The Lords Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in this House,to hear the Commission read."

Who being come,with their Speaker;

The Lord Chancellor said,

"My Lords,and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

"His Majesty,not thinking fit to be personally present here at this Time,has been pleased to cause a Commission to be issued under the Great Seal,and thereby given His Royal Assent to divers Acts which have been agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament,the Titles whereof are particularly mentioned; and by the said Commission hath commanded us to declare and notify His Royal Assent to the said several Acts,in the Presence of you the Lords and Commons assembled for that Purpose: Which Commission you will now hear read."

Then the said Commission was read by the Clerk,as follows; (vizt.)

"(Indorsement.)

"Commission for giving the Royal Assent to certain Acts of Parliament,

"LYNDHURST,C.

"BATHURST,P.

"ROSSLYN."


George R.
"Affixed in His Majesty's Presence and by
His Majesty's Command,
"Wellington.Farnborough."

"George the Fourth,by the Grace of God,of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King,Defender of the Faith; To Our right trusty and right well-beloved the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,and to Our trusty and well-beloved the Knights,Citizens and Burgesses,and the Commissioners for Shires and Burghs of the House of Commons,in this present Parliament assembled,Greeting: Whereas in Our said Parliament divers and sundry Acts have been agreed and accorded on by you Our loving Subjects,the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,and the Commons,in this Our present Parliament assembled,and endorsed by you as hath been accustomed,the Titles and Names of which Acts hereafter do particularly ensue; (that is to say,),

"An Act to authorize the issuing of Exchequer Bills for the Payment of the Proprietors of Four Pounds per Centum Annuities in England and Ireland who have signified their Dissent under an Act passed in the present Session for transferring such Annuities into Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum Annuities:"

"An Act to repeal an Act of the Fifty-fifth Year of His late Majesty,for procuring Returns of Persons committed,tried and convicted for Criminal Offences and Misdemeanors:" "An Act to make Provision for the lighting and watching of Parishes in England and Wales:" "An Act for the further Improvement and Support of the Passage across the Frith of Forth called the Queensferry:" "An Act for paving,lighting,watching,watering,cleansing,repairing,widening and otherwise improving the Streets,Lanes and other Public Passages and Places within the Town of Yeovil, in the County of Somerset, and for regulating the Police thereof:" "An Act to amend Two Acts of His late Majesty,for paving,cleansing,lighting and watching the Town of Dovor, and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein:" "An Act to enable The Commissioners of Wide Streets to widen and improve certain Ways,Streets and Passages in and about the City and County of Dublin ; and to amend and extend the Provisions of Two Acts passed in the Forty-seventh and Fifty-seventh Years of the Reign of His late Majesty,for improving and rendering more commodious such Parts of the County and County of the City of Dublin as are situate on the South Side of the River Anna Liffey and West of His Majesty's Castle of Dublin:" "An Act for more effectually maintaining,improving and extending the Harbour of Dundee, in the County of Forfar:" "An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty,for the completing the Harbour of Courtown, near Brenogue Head, in the County of Wexford:" "An Act for enlarging,improving and maintaining the Port and Harbour of Perth ; for improving the Navigation of the River Tay to the said City; and for other Purposes therewith connected:"

"An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut or Canal from Lough Corrib to the Bay of Galway, and for the Improvement of the Harbour of Galway:"

"An Act for improving the Harbour of Port Glasgow, constructing a Wet Dock or Wet Docks adjacent thereto,and for altering the Road leading from Port Glasgow to Glasgow, near the said Harbour:" "An Act for better supplying the Inhabitants of the Borough of Macclesfield, in the County of Chester, with Water,and to establish the Rates payable for the same:" "An Act for amending certain Acts for making the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway; and for raising a farther Sum of Money:" "An Act for the Improvement of the Shannon Navigation,from the City of Limerick to Killaloe, by rebuilding the Bridge called Baal's Bridge, in the said City:" "An Act for establishing a Floating Bridge over the Harbour of Dartmouth, from or near to Lower Sand Quay Point to Old Rock, in the County of Devon, and for building Quays and Landing Places,and for making Roads and Approaches thereto,with Branches therefrom:" "An Act for maintaining and repairing the Road leading from the City of Glasgow, through Cowcaddens, to the North End of the Bridge over that Part of the River of Kelvin called the Milnford of Garscube, and for making,repairing and maintaining the Road leading from Blackquarry Toll Bar,by Possil, to the Bridge across the River Allander at Langbank, in the Counties of Lanark and Stirling:"

"An Act for rebuilding the Bridges over the Rivers Spey and Findhorn, for making Accesses thereto,and for making and maintaining certain new Roads in the County of Elgin ;" "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Ashborne, in the County of Derby, to a Messuage or Public House in the Occupation of John Frost, near Belpar Bridge, in the said County of Derby:" "An Act to enable The Wardens and Governors of the Possessions,Revenues and Goods of the Free Grammar School of Sir Roger Cholmeley Knight,in Highgate, to pull down their present Chapel,and to contribute towards the Erection of a new Chapel or Church in Highgate ; and for other Purposes:"

"An Act for the Re-settlement of certain Interests in the Trust Estate of William Browne deceased; and for other Purposes:" "An Act for selling the Entailed Lands and Estates of Gordonstown, and others,in the County of Elgin and Forres, belonging to Sir William Gordon Gordon Cumming Baronet,or so much thereof as may be necessary,and to apply the Price arising therefrom in the Payment of the Debts affecting or that may be made to affect the said Lands and Estates:" "An Act to enable Sir William Purves Hume Campbell of Marchmont, Baronet,and the Heirs of Entail of the Lands and Barony of Greenlaw, in the County of Berwick, to grant Feus of Parts of the said Lands and Barony:" "An Act for exchanging a FeeSimple Estate belonging to Edward Dyke Poore Esquire,situate at Ablington, in the County of Wilts, for an Estate under Settlement devised by the Will of the late Edward Poore Esquire,situate at North Tidworth, in the same County; and for authorizing the Investment of a Sum of Money in the Purchase of other Lands,to be settled to the like Uses:" An Act for vesting the Estates in the County of Lincoln devised by the Will of Mary Hutton deceased,in Trustees,upon Trust to sell the same,and for laying out the Monies arising from such Sales in the Purchase of more convenient Estates,to be settled to the same Uses:" "An Act for vesting the Settled Estates of The Most Honorable George Augustus Francis Rawdon Hastings Marquis of Hastings, situate in Scotland, in the said Marquis in Fee:" "An Act for confirming a Partition made by George Marmaduke Alington and Samuel Rowe Esquires of Estates in the County of Lincoln devised in undivided Moieties by the respective Wills of Sarah Rowe and Elizabeth Rowe deceased:" "An Act for carrying into Effect a Contract entered into for the Sale of certain Freehold and Leasehold Estates in the Parishes of Merthyr Maur,Saint Brides Major and Coitee, in the County of Glamorgan, the Estate of Richard Franklen Esquire,to The Right Honorable Sir John Nicholl Knight,and for applying the Money thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates,to be settled to the same Uses as the Estates sold:" "An Act for vesting Part of the Estates devised by and settled to the Uses of the Wills of James Gordon Esquire,and of his Son James Gordon Esquire,both deceased,situate in the Counties of Hertford and Somerset, and in the Island of Antigua, in the West Indies, in Trustees,to be sold,and for laying out the Monies thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates; and for other Purposes:" "An Act for empowering George William Duke of Argyll and his Trustee to borrow a Sum of Money and to make it a Charge on the Estate of Argyll, upon certain Conditions:" "An Act for dissolving a certain Partnership Company known by the Name of The Welsh Iron and Coal Mining Company,and for enabling the Directors and Trustees thereof to dispose of the Estate and Effects of the Concern,and divide the Surplus,after Payment of Debts and Expences,amongst the Shareholders of the Capital Stock therein; and for other Purposes:" "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Peter Shakerley Esquire,of the Parish of Egham, in the County of Surrey, with Laure Angelique Rosalbe Shakerley his now Wife,and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:" "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Medows Hamerton Esquire with Isabella Frances his now Wife,and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes:" "An Act for naturalizing Francis Joseph Humbert." And albeit the said Acts by you Our said Subjects,the Lords and Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled,are fully agreed and consented unto,yet nevertheless the same are not of Force and Effect in the Law without Our Royal Assent given and put to the said Acts; And for as much as for divers Causes and Considerations We cannot conveniently at this Time be present in Our Royal Person in the Higher House of Our said Parliament,being the accustomed Place for giving Our Royal Assent to such Acts as have been agreed upon by you Our said Subjects,the Lords and Commons,We have therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made,and have caused Our Royal Signature to be affixed hereto according to the Statute in such Case made and provided,and by the same do give and put Our Royal Assent to the said Acts,and to all Articles,Clauses and Provisions therein contained,and have fully agreed and assented to the said Acts; Willing that the said Acts,and every Article,Clause,Sentence and Provision therein contained,from henceforth shall be of the same Strength,Force and Effect,as if We had been personally present in the said Higher House,and had openly and publicly,in the Presence of you all,assented to the same: And We do by these Presents declare and notify the same Our Royal Assent,as well to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,and Commons aforesaid,as to all others whom it may concern; Commanding also by these Presents Our well-beloved and faithful Councillor John Singleton Lord Lyndhurst, Our Chancellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain, to seal these Our Letters Patent with Our Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ; and also commanding Our most dear Brothers and faithful Councillors William Duke of Clarence,Ernest Duke of Cumberland,Augustus Duke of Sussex,Adolphus Duke of Cambridge ; Our most dear Cousin and faithful Councillor William Frederick Duke of Gloucester ; The Most Reverend Father in God and Our faithful Councillor William Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England ; Our well-beloved and faithful Councillor John Singleton Lord Lyndhurst, Chancellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain ; Our most dear Cousins and Councillors Henry Earl Bathurst, President of Our Council; James Earl of Rosslyn, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; James Duke of Montrose, Chamberlain of Our Household; George William Frederick Duke of Leeds, Master of Our Horse; William Duke of Devonshire,William Henry Duke of Portland,Arthur Duke of Wellington,Henry Marquess Conyngham, Steward of Our Household; Charles Marquess of Winchester, Groom of Our Stole; Henry Marquess of Lansdowne,Richard Marquess Wellesley,John Jeffreys Marquess Camden,Henry William Marquess of Anglesey,John Earl of Westmorland,George Earl of Carlisle,Cropley Ashley Earl of Shaftesbury,George Earl of Aberdeen, One of Our Principal Secretaries of State; William Earl Fitzwilliam,George John Earl Spencer,John Earl of Chatham,John Earl of Eldon,John William Earl of Dudley,Robert Viscount Melville,Henry Viscount Sidmouth,Frederick John Viscount Goderich ; Our well-beloved and faithful Councillors Henry Richard Lord Holland,William Wyndham Lord Grenville,Edward Lord Ellenborough,Nicholas Lord Bexley and Charles Lord Tenterden, or any Three or more of them,to declare and notify this Our Royal Assent in Our Absence in the said Higher House,in the Presence of you,the said Lords and Commons of Our Parliament,there to be assembled for that Purpose; and the Clerk of Our Parliaments to endorse the said Acts with such Terms and Words,in Our Name,as is requisite,and hath been accustomed for the same,and also to enrol these Our Letters Patent,and the said Acts,in the Parliament Roll; and these Our Letters Patent shall be to every of them a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf: And We do declare and will,that after this Our Royal Assent given and passed by these Presents,and declared and notified as is aforesaid,then and immediately the said Acts shall be taken,accepted and admitted good,sufficient and perfect Acts of Parliament and Laws,to all Intents,Constructions and Purposes,and to be put in due Execution accordingly,the Continuance or Dissolution of this Our Parliament,or any other Use,Custom,Thing or Things to the contrary thereof notwithstanding: And whereas by Our Letters Patent,bearing Date at Westminster the Third Day of February last past,We did give and grant unto the said Duke of Clarence, Duke of Cumberland, Duke of Sussex, Duke of Cambridge, Duke of Gloucester, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Lyndhurst, Earl Bathurst, Earl of Rosslyn, Duke of Montrose, Duke of Leeds, Duke of Devonshire, Duke of Portland, Duke of Wellington, Marquess Conyngham, Marquess of Winchester, Marquess of Lansdowne, Marquess Wellesley, Marquess Camden, Marquess of Anglesey, Earl of Westmorland, Earl of Carlisle, Earl of Shaftesbury, Earl of Aberdeen, Earl Fitzwilliam, Earl Spencer, Earl of Chatham, Earl of Eldon, Earl of Dudley, Viscount Melville, Viscount Sidmouth, Viscount Goderich, Lord Holland, Lord Grenville, Lord Ellenborough, Lord Bexley and Lord Tenterden, and any Three of them,full Power,in Our Name,to hold Our said Parliament,and to open and declare,and cause to be opened and declared,the Causes of holding the same; and to proceed upon the said Affairs in Our said Parliament,and in all Matters arising therein,and to do every thing which for Us,and by Us,for the good Government of Our said United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and of other Our Dominions belonging to Our said United Kingdom,should be therein to be done; and also,if necessary,to continue,adjourn and prorogue Our said Parliament: We do hereby further declare that Our said Letters Patent,and every Clause,Matter and Thing therein contained,shall be and remain in the same Force and Strength as if these Presents had not been had or made,and that nothing herein contained shall be deemed or taken to affect or invalidate the said recited Letters Patent,or any of the Powers or Authorities therein contained,or the Exercise thereof,or of any of them.In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Sixteenth Day of June, in the Eleventh Year of Our Reign.

By the King Himself,His Majesty's Royal Signature being affixed hereto according to the Statute in such Case made and provided.

"BATHURST."

Then The Lord Chancellor said,

"In obedience to His Majesty's Commands,and by virtue of the Commission which has been now read,We do declare and notify to you,the Lords Spiritual and Temporal,and Commons,in Parliament assembled,That His Majesty hath given His Royal Assent to the several Acts in the Commission mentioned; and the Clerks are required to pass the same in the usual Form and Words."

Then the Clerk Assistant,having received the Money Bill from the Hands of the Speaker,brought it to the Table,where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Title of that and the other Bills to be passed,severally,as follow; (vizt.)

1."An Act to authorize the issuing of Exchequer Bills for the Payment of the Proprietors of Four Pounds per Centum Annuities in England and Ireland who have signified their Dissent under an Act passed in the present Session for transferring such Annuities into Three Pounds Ten Shillings per Centum Annuities."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced,by the Clerk Assistant,in these Words; (vizt.)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets,accepte leur Benevolence,et ainsi le veult."

2."An Act to repeal an Act of the Fifty-fifth Year of His late Majesty,for procuring Returns of Persons committed,tried and convicted for Criminal Offences and Misdemeanors."

3."An Act to make Provision for the lighting and watching of Parishes in England and Wales."

4."An Act for the further Improvement and Support of the Passage across the Frith of Forth called the Queensferry."

5."An Act for paving,lighting,watching,watering,cleansing,repairing,widening and otherwise improving the Streets,Lanes and other public Passages and Places within the Town of Yeovil, in the County of Somerset, and for regulating the Police thereof."

6."An Act to amend Two Acts of His late Majesty,for paving,cleansing,lighting and watching the Town of Dovor, and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein."

7."An Act to enable The Commissioners of Wide Streets to widen and improve certain Ways,Streets and Passages in and about the City and County of Dublin ; and to amend and extend the Provisions of Two Acts passed in the Forty-seventh and Fifty-seventh Years of the Reign of His late Majesty,for improving and rendering more commodious such Parts of the County and County of the City of Dublin as are situate on the South Side of the River Anna Liffey and West of His Majesty's Castle of Dublin."

8."An Act for more effectually maintaining,improving and extending the Harbour of Dundee, in the County of Forfar."

9."An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty,for the completing the Harbour of Courtown, near Brenogue Head, in the County of Wexford."

10."An Act for enlarging,improving and maintaining the Port and Harbour of Perth ; for improving the Navigation of the River Tay to the said City; and for other Purposes therewith connected."

11."An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut or Canal from Lough Corrib to the Bay of Galway, and for the Improvement of the Harbour of Galway."

12."An Act for improving the Harbour of Port Glasgow, constructing a Wet Dock or Wet Docks adjacent thereto,and for altering the Road leading from Port Glasgow to Glasgow, near the said Harbour."

13."An Act for better supplying the Inhabitants of the Borough of Macclesfield, in the County of Chester, with Water,and to establish the Rates payable for the same."

14."An Act for amending certain Acts for making the Glasgow and Garnkirk Railway; and for raising a farther Sum of Money."

15."An Act for the Improvement of the Shannon Navigation,from the City of Limerick to Killaloe, by rebuilding the Bridge called Baal's Bridge, in the said City."

16."An Act for establishing a Floating Bridge over the Harbour of Dartmouth, from or near to Lower Sand Quay Point to Old Rock, in the County of Devon, and for building Quays and Landing Places,and for making Roads and Approaches thereto,with Branches therefrom."

17."An Act for maintaining and repairing the Road leading from the City of Glasgow, through Cowcaddens, to the North End of the Bridge over that Part of the River of Kelvin called the Milnford of Garscube, and for making,repairing and maintaining the Road leading from Blackquarry Toll Bar,by Possil, to the Bridge across the River Allander at Langbank, in the Counties of Lanark and Stirling."

18."An Act for rebuilding the Bridges over the Rivers Spey and Findhorn, for making Accesses thereto,and for making and maintaining certain new Roads in the County of Elgin."

19."An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Ashborne, in the County of Derby, to a Messuage or Public House in the Occupation of John Frost, near Belpar Bridge, in the said County of Derby."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced severally,by the Clerk Assistant,in these Words; (vizt.)

"Le Roy le veult."

20."An Act to enable The Wardens and Governors of the Possessions,Revenues and Goods of the Free Grammar School of Sir Roger Cholmeley Knight,in Highgate, to pull down their present Chapel,and to contribute towards the Erection of a new Chapel or Church in Highgate ; and for other Purposes."

21."An Act for the Re-settlement of certain Interests in the Trust Estate of William Browne deceased; and for other Purposes."

22."An Act for selling the Entailed Lands and Estates of Gordonstown and others,in the County of Elgin and Forres, belonging to Sir William Gordon Gordon Cumming Baronet,or so much thereof as may be necessary,and to apply the Price arising therefrom in the Payment of the Debts affecting or that may be made to affect the said Lands and Estates."

23."An Act to enable Sir William Purves Hume Campbell of Marchmont, Baronet,and the Heirs of Entail of the Lands and Barony of Greenlaw, in the County of Berwick, to grant Feus of Parts of the said Lands and Barony."

24."An Act for exchanging a Fee-Simple Estate belonging to Edward Dyke Poore Esquire,situate at Ablington, in the County of Wilts, for an Estate under Settlement,devised by the Will of the late Edward Poore Esquire,situate at North Tidworth, in the same County; and for authorizing the Investment of a Sum of Money in the Purchase of other Lands,to be settled to the like Uses."

25."An Act for vesting the Estates in the County of Lincoln devised by the Will of Mary Hutton deceased,in Trustees,upon Trust to sell the same,and for laying out the Monies arising from such Sales in the Purchase of more convenient Estates,to be settled to the same Uses."

26."An Act for vesting the Settled Estates of The Most Honorable George Augustus Francis Rawdon Hastings Marquis of Hastings, situate in Scotland, in the said Marquis in Fee."

27."An Act for confirming a Partition made by George Marmaduke Alington and Samuel Rowe Esquires of Estates in the County of Lincoln devised in undivided Moieties by the respective Wills of Sarah Rowe and Elizabeth Rowe deceased."

28."An Act for carrying into Effect a Contract entered into for the Sale of certain Freehold and Leasehold Estates in the Parishes of Merthyr Maur,Saint Brides Major and Coitee, in the County of Glamorgan, the Estate of Richard Franklen Esquire,to The Right Honorable Sir John Nicholl Knight,and for applying the Money thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates,to be settled to the same Uses as the Estates sold."

29."An Act for vesting Part of the Estates devised by and settled to the Uses of the Wills of James Gordon Esquire,and of his Son James Gordon Esquire,both deceased,situate in the Counties of Hertford and Somerset, and in the Island of Antigua, in the West Indies, in Trustees,to be sold,and for laying out the Monies thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates; and for other Purposes."

30."An Act for empowering George William Duke of Argyll and his Trustee to borrow a Sum of Money,and to make it a Charge on the Estate of Argyll, upon certain Conditions."

31."An Act for dissolving a certain Partnership Company known by the Name of The Welsh Iron and Coal Mining Company,and for enabling the Directors and Trustees thereof to dispose of the Estate and Effects of the Concern,and divide the Surplus,after Payment of Debts and Expences,amongst the Shareholders of the Capital Stock therein; and for other Purposes."

32."An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Peter Shakerley Esquire,of the Parish of Egham, in the County of Surrey, with Laure Angelique Rosalbe Shakerley his now Wife,and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

33."An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Medows Hamerton Esquire with Isabella Frances his now Wife,and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes."

34."An Act for naturalizing Francis Joseph Humbert."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced,severally,by the Clerk Assistant,in these Words; (vizt.)

Soit fait comme il est desire."

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Bear & Bigg (Ireland) Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,"An Act for reducing the Duty on Malt made from Bear or Bigg only,in Ireland, to the same Duty as is now payable thereon in Scotland."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C.that the Lords have agreed to it.

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

To acquaint them,That the Lords have agreed to the said Bill,without any Amendment.

Criminal Laws,Petitions for Alteration of: (Bury St.Edmunds:) Ampthill:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination residing in Bury Saint Edmunds and its Neighbourhood,in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates,Clergy and Inhabitants of Ampthill and its Vicinity,in the County of Bedford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to substitute some more lenient Punishment than that of Death for the Crime of Forgery:"

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

Burford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Bankers,Gentry and Tradesmen of Burford and its Vicinity,in the County of Oxford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships,"That such an Amendment may be made in the Bill now in Progress,in relation to the Criminal Law of England, as that the Offence of Forgery may not in future be visited with the Penalty of Death:"

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

Southwold:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Burgh of Southwold, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships,"That the Punishment of Death may be erased from the Statute Book in all Cases where Property alone is concerned:"

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

Hosiers St.Chapel,Reading:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Denomination of Baptists meeting in Hosiers Street,Reading, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Castle St.Chapel,Reading:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestants meeting in Castle Street, in the Borough of Reading, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "for a Commutation of the Punishment of Death affixed to the Crime of Forgery:"

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

Exeter:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City and County of the City of Exeter and the Three adjoining Parishes,whose Names are thereunto subscribed,praying their Lordships "wholly to repeal the Law which visits Forgery with Death,and thus happily relieve the Country at large from the Imputation of a Severity so loudly complained of,and which fails to produce the proposed Object:"

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

Lion Walk Meeting House,Colchester.

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters meeting for Worship at the Independent Meeting House in the Lion Walk,Colchester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal that Part of the Criminal Law relating to Forgery as enacts Death in Cases of Forgery:"

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

Slavery,Petition from Blackburn Chapel for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling in the Independent Chapel,Blackburn, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as Humanity and Justice demand for the immediate Extinction of Colonial Bondage within the Dependencies of Great Britain:"

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

East Retford Election Bill,Witnesses to attend.

Ordered, That John Richardson junior,Charles Pennington,George Holliday, Alderman John Parker, Alderman Joshua Cottam,John Denman,Daniel Bolton and Stephen Hurst do attend this House forthwith,in order to their being examined as Witnesses upon the Second Reading of the Bill,intituled,"An Act to prevent Bribery and Corruption in the Election of Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the Borough of East Retford."

Entries in Registry of Court of Admiralty (Ireland) of Sums vested in Government Securities in the Cases of the Nancy & the Redstrand Derelict,Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House,"Copies of any Entries which may appear in the Registry of His Majesty's Court of Admiralty in Ireland of any Sums vested in Government Securities in the Cases of the Nancy and the Redstrand Derelict,by Daniel Pineau Esquire,Registrar of the said Court,or by Order of Sir Jonah Barrington, Judge of the same Court,together with the Dates of said Entries."

Doe v.Vardill,in Error.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the Cause wherein John Doe, on the Demise of John Birtwhistle, is Plaintiff,and Agnes Vardill is Defendant,which stands appointed for To-morrow,be put off sine Die.

Munro & Rose v.Saunders et al.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the Cause wherein Mrs.Catherine Munro or Rose, and Hugh Rose her Husband,are Appellants,and John Saunders or Woodman, and others,are Respondents,which stands appointed for To-morrow,be put off sine Die.

Spirits Duty,(Ireland,) Petitions from Wexford & King's County against Encrease of.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Devereux,Maurice Crosbie Harvey,Patrick Breen,Nicholas Devereux and John Thomas Devereux, of the Town of Wexford, in Ireland, Distillers; praying,"That,should their Lordships encrease the Duty payable on Corn Spirits without any corresponding Encrease being laid on Rum,they will be pleased to remunerate the Petitioners for the Capital they have expended on the Faith of the Law enacted in 1825:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Nobility,Gentry,Clergy and Freeholders of the King's County, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to leave unaltered the relative Duties on Rum and Home-made Spirits:"

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

Foreign Wool,Petition from Suffolk against Import of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Wool Growers in the Eastern Part of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as will secure to them a Protection from the enormous Importation of Foreign Wool,to alleviate in some degree the Distress and inevitable Ruin which now awaits them:"

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

Galway Town Regulation Bill,Petitions against:

Upon reading the Petition of The Warden and the Vicars of the Royal College 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 make such Regulations as may preserve the Interests of true Religion,the Independence of the Protestant Clergy,and the good Order and Integrity of the Established Church:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor,Sheriffs and Common Councilmen of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also,Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen of Galway, (all Catholics,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill,and severally praying their Lordships,"That the same may not pass into a Law:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor,Sheriffs and Common Councilmen of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill,and severally praying their Lordships "to be heard by Counsel against the same at the Bar of their Lordships House:"

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

Petitioners to be heard by Counsel:

It was moved,"That the Petitioners be heard by Counsel against the said Bill,so far as the same affects their Interests."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

2d Reading deferred:

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill,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 for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday next,and that the Lords be summoned; and that the Petitioners praying to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill be then heard by Counsel against the same,so far as the said Bill affects their Interests.

Petitions in favor of it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landowners,Merchants,Traders,Freeholders,Freemen and Inhabitants of the Parish of Barna, in the County of the Town of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Bar connected with the County of the Town of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill,and severally praying,That their Lordships will pass the said Bill into a Law:"

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

A Petition of the Grand Jury for the County of the Town of Galway, assembled at Spring Assizes,1830,was presented and read; taking notice of the last mentioned Bill,and praying,"That their Lordships will pass the same into a Law."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of James O'Hara junior,Foreman,who only has signed it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant and Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Nicholas, in the County of the Town of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill,and praying,"That their Lordships will pass the said Bill into a Law:"

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

Taxes,(Ireland,) Petitions against Encrease of:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Clonetubrid, in the County of Kilkenny,Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

(Clonetubrid:) Whitegate:

Also,Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Whitegate, in the County of Kilkenny,Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lisdowny:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Lisdowny, in the County of Kilkenny,Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships,"That any Measure for laying any further Burden on Ireland in the way of Impost may not only be rejected,but that Measures of further Exemption from Taxation,such as may seem to their Lordships meet and expedient,and which the Circumstances of the Country loudly demand,be forthwith adopted,and carried into immediate Effect:"

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

Trinity within,Waterford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Trinity within, in the City of Waterford, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trinity without,Waterford:

And also,Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Trinity without, in the County of the City of Waterford, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to refuse their Sanction to the proposed ruinous Measures of imposing a Tax on the Growth of Tobacco in Ireland, and additional Duties on Corn Spirits,and of assimilating the Duties on Stamps between Great Britain and Ireland:"

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

Clonakilty:

Upon reading the Petition of the Sovereign,Recorder, Burgesses,Freemen,Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Clonakilty, County of Cork, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; complaining of the intended Measures of Taxation relative to Ireland, and praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the distressed State of Ireland, the unanimous Voice of the Country,and the recorded Opinions of her Representatives,and not afford Relief to one Country,at the Expence of her poorer Neighbour,by adopting Measures ungracious and unjust:"

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

Passage & Kill St.Nicholas,Waterford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Passage and Kill Saint Nicholas, in the County of Waterford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to refuse their Sanction to the proposed additional Duties and Taxes on Ireland:"

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

King's County.

Upon reading the Petition of the Nobility,Gentry, Clergy and Freeholders of the King's County, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships not to encrease the present Duties on Stamps in Ireland:"

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

Insolvent Debtors Bill,Petition from the Marshalsea to amend,& extend,to Ireland.

Upon reading the Petition of the Debtors confined in the Marshalsea of the Four Courts,whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to amend the Insolvent Debtors Bill,with a view to relieve imprisoned Bankrupts,and extend the Provisions thereof to Ireland: "

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

Abolition of Fees on Demise of the Crown 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 abolish all Fees and Stamp Duties chargeable on the Renewal of all Appointments,Commissions,Grants, Pensions and Patents consequent on the Demise of the Crown;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The House was accordingly adjourned during Pleasure, and 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 To-morrow.

Population Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure,and put into a Committee upon the Bill,intituled,"An Act for taking an Account of the Population of Great Britain, and of the Increase or Diminution thereof."

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."

Beverley Road Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,"An Act for repairing and otherwise improving the Road from Beverley, by Molescroft, to Kendell House, and the Road from Molescroft to Bainton Balk, in the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

L.Bp.London.
L.Bp.Bristol.
L.Bp.Carlisle.
L.Bp.Rochester.
L.Bp.Raphoe.
L.De Clifford.
L.Petre.
L.Clifton.
L.Teynham.
L.Clifford of Chudleigh.
L.Gower.
L.Saltoun.
L.Belhaven & Stenton.
L.King.
L.Monson.
L.Holland.
L.Montagu.
L.Douglas of Douglas.
L.Auckland.
L.Selsey.
L.Calthorpe.
L.De Dunstanville & Bassett.
L.Rolle.
L.Wellesley.
L.Bayning.
L.Fitz Gibbon.
L.Carbery.
L.Dufferin & Claneboye.
L.Dunalley.
L.Loftus.
L.Redesdale.
L.Ellenborough.
L.Arden.
L.Sheffield.
L.Barham.
L.Mont Eagle.
L.Lauderdale.
L.Manners.
L.Hill.
L.Meldrum.
L.Melbourne.
L.Ker.
L.Ormonde.
L.Glenlyon.
L.Forester.
L.Bexley.
L.Penshurst.
L.Wharncliffe.
L.Tenterden.
L.Clanwilliam.
L.Durham.
L.Skelmersdale.
L.Wallace.
D.CUMBERLAND.
L.President.
L.Privy Seal.
L.Abp.Canterbury.
D.Norfolk.
D.Richmond.
D.Beaufort.
D.Leeds.
D.Newcastle.
D.Wellington.
D.Buckingham & Chandos.
M.Tweeddale.
M.Lansdowne.
M.Bute.
M.Camden.
M.Ailesbury.
M.Bristol.
M.Cleveland.
E.Westmorland.
E.Essex.
E.Carlisle.
E.Doncaster.
E.Shaftesbury.
E.Jersey.
E.Rosebery.
E.Dartmouth.
E.Fitzwilliam.
E.De Lawarr.
E.Radnor.
E.Spencer.
E.Mansfield.
E.Carnarvon.
E.Malmesbury.
E.Wicklow.
E.Caledon.
E.Romney.
E.Limerick.
E.Charleville.
E.Manvers.
E.Grey.
E.Harewood.
E.Verulam.
E.Brownlow.
E.Beauchamp.
E.Falmouth.
E.Stradbroke.
E.Vane.
E.Amherst.
E.Dudley.
V.Arbuthnott.
V.St.Vincent.
V.Melville.
V.Sidmouth.
V.Lorton.
V.Gordon.
V.Granville.
V.Combermere.
V.Goderich.

Their Lordships,or any Five of them,to meet To-morrow,at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon,in the Prince's Lodgings,near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Greenwich Improvement Bill,Judges Report read.

The Report of the Judges to whom the Consideration of the Bill,intituled,"An Act for the Improvement of the Town of Greenwich, in the County of Kent, and for the better Regulation of Roan's Charity there," was referred,was read.

Militia Ballots Suspension Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure,and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled,"An Act to suspend until the End of the next Session of Parliament the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom."

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."

Consolidated Fund Bill,(£4,000,000.)

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled,"An Act to apply a certain Sum of Money out of the Consolidated Fund to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

East India Com ee,Sir J.Urmston to attend.

Ordered, That Sir James Urmston do attend this House on Monday next,to be sworn,in order to his being examined as a Witness before 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.

Viscount Boyne's Claim,E.of Charleville sworn on.

The Earl of Charleville was sworn,at the Table,by The Lord Chancellor,in order to give Evidence before the Committee for Privileges to whom the Petition of Gustavus Viscount Boyne, in that Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland, praying, That his Right to vote at the Election of Peers of Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom may be admitted by their Lordships," stands referred.

Duty on Beer,& Compensation for Light Dues,&c.Papers respecting,delivered.

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

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar,pursuant to Orders of the 5th and 13th of May last,and the 10th of this instant June,

"An Account of the Amount of Beer,Porter or other Malt Liquor that has paid the Duty,from the earliest Period at which the same can be made out; stating each Year respectively,in the Imperial Measure,with the corresponding Rates of Duty:"

Also,"A Return of the Quantity of Beer,Porter and other Malt Liquor that paid the Duty in the Year ending 5th January 1830; distinguishing the Quantity of the same returned for the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey from that returned from the rest of Great Britain: "

And also,"An Account of the Monies paid out of the Public Revenue from the Year 1824 to the Year 1829, distinguishing each Year,to any Corporations or Public Bodies,for Compensation for Light,Pilotage,Harbor Dues,Scavage,Alien Dues and Dock Dues; distinguishing the Corporation and Public Bodies,and Amounts paid to each."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the said Papers be printed.

Insolvent Debtors Bill.

Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill,intituled,"An Act to continue for Two Years,and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament,and amend,the Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England, " be received To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris,decimum octavum diem instantis Junii,horâ decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.