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'House of Lords Journal Volume 62: 24 June 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 62: 1830, pp. 768-771. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16374 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 24 Junii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar
Ds. Lyndhurst,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Rapoten.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Dynevor.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Wellesley.
Ds. Fitz Gibbon.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Loftus.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Lauderdale.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Durham.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Portland.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Camden.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Grey.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Morley.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Report from Com ee on Viscount Lifford's Claim to vote for Peers for Ireland:

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges to whom it was referred to consider of the Petition of James Viscount Lifford, of that Part of the United Kingdom 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 James Viscount Lifford, of 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 James Viscount Lifford, of 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.

Report from Com ee on Viscount Boyne's Claim to vote for Peers for Ireland:

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges to whom it was referred to consider of 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;" 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 Gustavus Viscount Boyne, of 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 Gustavus Viscount Boyne, of 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.

Bankers (Ireland) Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain Two Acts of His present Majesty, for establishing an Agreement with The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland, for advancing the Sum of Five hundred thousand Pounds Irish Currency, and for the better Regulation of Copartnerships of certain Bankers in Ireland."

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."

Transportation of Offenders Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act passed in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for the Transportation of Offenders from Great Britain; and for punishing Offences committed by Transports kept to Labour in the Colonies."

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 some 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.

Shubenaccadie Canal Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Advance of a certain Sum out of the Consolidated Fund for the Completion of the Shubenaccadie Canal, in Nova Scotia," be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Slave Bounties Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to reduce the Rate of Bounties payable upon the Seizure of Slaves," be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Newborough Church, &c. Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for endowing the Parish Church of Newborough, in the County of Northampton, and Three Chapels called Portland Chapel, Oxford Chapel and Welbeck Chapel, situate in the Parish of Saint Mary-le-bone, in the County of Middlesex, and also a Chapel erected on Sunk Island, in the River Humber," be printed.

Bute Ship Canal Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering The Marquis of Bute to make and maintain a Ship Canal, commencing near the Mouth of the River Taff, in the County of Glamorgan, and terminating near the Town of Cardiff, with other Works to communicate therewith."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Harvey and Mr. Stratford;

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, 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 Committee upon the said Bill be put off sine Die.

Greece, Papers respecting, delivered.

The Viscount Gordon laid before the House, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 7th Day of this instant June,

"Communication addressed by The Porte to the Plenipotentiaries of the Allied Courts, respecting the Boundaries fixed in the Protocol of the 22d of March 1829:"

Also, "Protocol of a Conference held at Poros, between the Representatives of Great Britain, France and Russia, on the 12th of December 1828:"

And also, "Instruction issued by The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to Vice-Admiral Sir Pulteney Malcolm, in compliance with the Letter of The Earl of Aberdeen, dated April 29, 1829."

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

The Viscount Gordon also laid before the House, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 7th of this instant June,

"Copies or Extracts from all Communications relating to Blockades established by the Greeks, and the raising of those Blockades;" together with a List thereof.

Which List was read by the Clerk as follows; (vizt.)

"No. 1. Mr. Backhouse to Mr. Hay; Foreign Office, 30th April 1829. Inclosures.

1.-The Earl of Aberdeen to Mr. Dawkins.

2.-The Earl of Aberdeen to The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.

No. 2. Sir George Murray to Sir Frederick Adam; Downing Street, 30th April 1829.

No. 3. Sir Frederick Adam to Sir George Murray; Corfu, 16th May 1829.

Inclosures.

1.-Sir Frederick Adam to Sir. Richard Church; Corfu, 12th May 1829.

2.-Sir Frederick Adam to Sir Robert Spencer; Corfu, 12th May 1829.

No. 4. Sir Frederick Adam to Sir George Murray; Corfu, 28th May 1829.

Inclosures.

1.-Sir Richard Church to Sir Frederick Adam; Plaija, 15th May 1829.

2.-Sir Robert Spencer to Sir Frederick Adam; H. M. S. Madagascar, off Missolonghi, 17th May 1829.

Sub-Inclosures.

1.-Sir Robert Spencer to Captain Criezi; off Prevesa, 3/14 May 1829.

2.-Sir Robert Spencer to Vice-Admiral Miaulis; 3/15 May 1829.

3.-Translation of ditto.

4.-Vice-Admiral Miaulis to the British Naval Commander at Corfu; off Missolonghi, 4/16 May 1829.

Translation of ditto.

5.-Sir Robert Spencer to Vice-Admiral Miaulis; H. M. S. Madagascar, 4/16 May 1829.

6.-Translation of Ditto.

7.-Vice-Admiral Miaulis to the British Naval Commander at Corfu; off Missolonghi, 4/16 May 1829.

Translation.

No. 5. Sir Frederick Adam to Sir George Murray; Corfu, 30th May 1829.

Inclosures.

1.-Vice-Admiral Miaulis to Sir Robert Spencer; off Lepanto, 15/27 May 1829.

Translation.

Sub-Inclosure.

Copy of the Paragraph of the Protocol of the 22d of March 1829, relative to the Armistice.

2.- Count A. C. Capo d'Istrias to Sir Robert Spencer; off Lepanto, 15/27 May 1829.

Translation.

3.-Sir Robert Spencer to Vice-Admiral Miaulis; off Corfu; 30th May 1829.

No. 6. Sir George Murray to Sir Frederick Adam; Downing Street, 1st June 1829.

Inclosure.

Extract from the Protocol of the Conference held at the Foreign Office; 22d March 1829.

Translation of ditto.

No. 7. Sir Frederick Adam to Sir George Murray; Corfu, 17th June 1829.

Inclosures.

1.-Sir Frederick Adam to Sir Richard Church; Corfu, 13th June 1829.

2.-Sir Frederick Adam to Count Capo d'Istrias; Corfu, 13th June 1829."

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

The Viscount Gordon (by His Majesty's Command) also laid before the House,

"Communications of the Ambassadors of England and France with The Reis Effendi and The Baron de Zuylen:"

Also, "Communication received from the British Ambassador at Constantinople, and laid before the Plenipotentiaries of the Alliance in London by the British Plenipotentiary on the 18th of August 1829:"

Also, "Communication received from the British Ambassador at Constantinople, and laid before the Plenipotentiaries of the Alliance in London by the British Plenipotentiary on the 29th of August 1829:"

And also, "Further Communications relating to the Sovereignty of Greece:

"I. Papers delivered to Lord Aberdeen on the 7th June 1830, by Order of His Royal Highness Prince Leopold:

II. Dispatch from His Majesty's Ambassador at Paris, transmitting Communications from M. Eynard:"

Together with a List of the last-mentioned Papers.

Which List was read by the Clerk as follows; (vizt.)

"Papers delivered to Lord Aberdeen on the 7th June 1830, by Order of His Royal Highness Prince Leopold.

No. 1. Prince Leopold to Count Capodistrias; February 28, 1830.

Translation.

No. 2. Count Capodistrias to Prince Leopold; April 10/22, 1830.

Translation

Inclosures.

A.-Count Capodistrias to the Senate; April 4/16, 1830.

Translation.

B.-The Senate to Count Capodistrias; April 5, (17,) 1830.

Translation.

C.-The Senate to Count Capodistrias; April 10, (22,) 1830.

Translation.

No. 3. Count Capodistrias to Prince Leopold; April 12/24, 1830.

Translation.

Dispatch from His Majesty's Ambassador at Paris, transmitting Communications from M. Eynard.

No. 4. Lord Stuart de Rothesay to The Earl of Aberdeen; Paris, May 28, 1830.

Inclosure.

M. Eynard to Lord Stuart de Rothesay; Paris, May 28, 1830.

Translation.

Sub Inclosures.

A.-Count Capodistrias to M. Eynard; Napoli, March 25/April 6, 1830.

Translation.

B.-Count Capodistrias to M. Eynard; Napoli, April 13/24, 1830.

Translation.

C.-The Paymaster of the Greek Army to M. Eynard; Modon, April 26, 1830.

Translation.

D.-M. Eynard to the Conference of London; Paris, April 28, 1830.

Translation.

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

Coals carried Coastwise, Petition from Bristol respecting, referred to Com ee on Coal Trade.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Bristol and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to enquire into and consider the partial and injurious Operation of the Coastwise Duty on Coal, as it affects the Consumers of the City of Bristol and its Neighbourhood, to the end that such Alterations may be made, and such Relief afforded, as to this House may seem meet:"

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 take into Consideration the State of the Coal Trade in the United Kingdom, together with the Duties of all Descriptions and Charges affecting the same, as well in the Port of London as in the several other Ports of the United Kingdom.

Court of Session Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by The Lord Advocate for Scotland and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for uniting the Benefits of Jury Trial in Civil Causes with the ordinary Jurisdiction of the Court of Session; and for making certain other Alterations and Reductions in the Judicial Establishments of Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Benson's Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by The Lord Advocate for Scotland and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting an Estate at Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, devised and settled by the Will of Moses Benson Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Monies arising from such Sale in the Purchase of Estates, to be settled to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Warriner's Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by The Lord Advocate for Scotland and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Estates of which Gifford Warriner Esquire, a Lunatic, is Tenant in Tail, in Trustees, for Sale, and also for effecting a Partition of certain Parts thereof, and for granting Leases;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendment made by the Commons to the last-mentioned Bill:

And the said Amendment, being read Three Times by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

Benson's Estate Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting an Estate at Liverpool, in the County of Lancaster, devised and settled by the Will of Moses Benson Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Monies arising from such Sale in the Purchase of Estates, to be settled to the same Uses:"

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

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

To acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the Amendments made by the Commons to the said Bills.

Baillie v. Grant, Appellant's Agent's Petition to enter into Recogce, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Maclintok Crawfurd of Lincoln's Inn Fields, Agent for Alexander Baillie, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Margaret Grant is Respondent; praying their Lordships, "That this Appeal may be restored to its former Place on the Paper of Appeal Causes; and that the Petitioner may have Leave to sign the usual Recognizance to answer Costs forthwith, the Petitioner, from Inadvertence and the Hurry of Business, having unfortunately neglected to sign the said Recognizance, which had been prepared by the proper Officer:"

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.

Megget & Roy v. Douglas.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Megget, Writer to the Signet, and James Roy, Writer in Edinburgh; complaining of Two Orders of the Jury Court in Scotland, of the 12th of February 1830; also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 26th of February 1830; also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, of the 20th of May 1830; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary, of the 10th of June 1830; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, altered or amended, or that the Appellants may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet; and that Alexander Douglas, Writer to the Signet, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Douglas may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 22d Day of July next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent shall be deemed good Service.

Criminal Laws, Petition from Ashburton for Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Protestant Dissenters of the Independent or Congregational Denomination, residing at Ashburton, in the County of Devon, and others, Friends of Humanity, Inhabitants of the same Town; praying their Lordships, "That the Laws which punish the Crime of Forgery with Death may be repealed:"

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

Galway Town Regulation Bill.

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; and for hearing Counsel on the Petition of The Mayor, Sheriffs and Common Council of Galway; and also upon the Petition of the Freemen of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships, "That they may be heard by Counsel against the same:"

And the House being informed, That the Petitioners were not desirous of being heard against the Bill;

Ordered, That the Order for hearing Counsel against the same be discharged.

Then the said Bill was read a Second Time.

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; and that the Lords be summoned.

East Retford Election Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Tuesday last, That the further Consideration and 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," be put off to Friday next; and that the Lords be summoned," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the further Consideration and Second Reading of the said Bill be put off to Tuesday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Assizes for West Riding of Yorkshire, Petition from Marsden for Removal of, to Wakefield.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentry, Freeholders, Merchants and others, Inhabitants of the Township of Marsden, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Assizes and General Gaol Delivery for the Business of the said West Riding may in future be held at Wakefield:"

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

Slavery, Petition from Cleckheaton for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination at Cleckheaton, in Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will immediately adopt those Measures by which Slavery may be abolished; and that it may not exist One Moment beyond the Time when this Object can be accomplished:"

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

Bogs Draining (Ireland) Bill, Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Directors, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, on behalf of themselves and others, Members of the Barrow Navigation Company, incorporated by Act of Irish Parliament in the Year of Our Lord 1790; taking notice of Two Bills stated to be before their Lordships, one intituled, "An Act for the draining and allotting the Bogs of Ireland," and the other intituled, "A Bill for making and preserving Embankments on the Sides of Rivers in Ireland;" and praying their Lordships, "That the same may not pass into a Law, or that said Bills may be so amended by their Lordships that the Petitioners Rights and Property may be protected from Injury:"

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

Capital Punishment (Scotland) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Ninth Year of His present Majesty, to facilitate Criminal Trials in Scotland, and to abridge the Period now required between the pronouncing of Sentence and Execution thereof, in Cases importing a Capital Punishment;"

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Junii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.