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Die Jovis, 8 Julii 1830.
Lords take the Oaths. M'Gavin v. Stewart. E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker pro tempore. Customs Duties (Crown Goods) Bill. Spirits Duties Bill. Sugar Duties Bill. Dioceasan Schools (Ireland) Bill. West India Spirits Bill. Transportation of Offenders Bill. Insolvent Debtors Bill. Capital Punishment (Scotland) Bill. Contempt in Equity Bill. Administration of Justice Bill. Holyhead, &c. Roads Bill. Greenwich Improvement Bill. Hay's Estate Bill. Message from H.C. for Evidence on East India Trade: Evidence communicated. Beer Bill, Petitions against: (Shrewsbury:) Eynsford: Runcorn: Reading: Newton & Winwick with Croft: East Retford: St. Botolph, Aldersgate: St. Luke: Clergy, &c. Birmingham: Licenced Victuallers, Birmingham: Wigan & Warrington: Bury: Manchester & Salford: Blackburn. Galway Town Regulation Bill, Petition of J. Moore against proposed Amendment. Bankrupt Act Amendment Bill withdrawn, & another presented. Surrey Coal Meters Bill. Court of Session Bill, Petition of Judges of Consistorial Court of Scotland against. Assessed Taxes Composition Bill: Insolvent Debtors (Ireland) Bill: Rights of Executors Bill: Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 3 preceding Bills. Meltham Inclosure Bill: Message to H.C. with an Amendment to it. Rowe v. The King, in Error. Lewis & Stevens v. Bridgman & Mallet. Burns & Grier v. Stewart, Appellants Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Greenwich, Hospital, Petition from Greenwich as to the rating of, to the Poor Rates. Nicol v. Sir R. W. Vaughan et al. Lords summoned. Beer Bill. Lords summoned. Northern Roads Bill, Petition of Ld. Provost, &c. of Glasgow in favor of. Fees Abolition on Demise of the Crown Bill. Arms (Ireland) Bill. Treasurer of the Navy Bill. Army Pensions Bill. Fees, Common Law Courts, Bill. County Rates (Ireland) Bill. Lunatics Property Bill. Property in Infants Bill. Forgeries Bill. Wallbeoff's Petition for a Divorce Bill referred to a Com ee. Illusory Appointments Bill. Real Property Liability Bill. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 8 Julii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Dynevor.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dawnay.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Loftus.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Lauderdale.
Ds. Ailsa.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Portland.
Dux Wellington.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Exeter.
March. Camden.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerwile.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Cathcart.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Morley.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Wynford sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day Charles Brudenell Marquess of Ailesbury and John Earl Poulett took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

This Day George William Stafford Lord Stafford took and subscribed the Oath appointed to be taken by the Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, by Peers professing the Roman Catholic Religion.

M'Gavin v. Stewart.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein James M'Gavin is Appellant and James Stewart is Respondent:

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly;

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Cause be put off to Monday next.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker pro tempore.

The Lord Chancellor not being present, and The Lord Tenterden and The Lord Wynford, appointed Speakers by His late Majesty's Commissions, being absent, the Lords unanimously chose The Earl of Shaftesbury to be Speaker pro tempore:

And his Lordship took his Seat upon the Woolsack accordingly.

Customs Duties (Crown Goods) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to subject to Duties of Customs Goods the Property of the Crown, in case of Sale after Importation;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Spirits Duties Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to impose additional Duties of Excise on Spirits;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sugar Duties Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty, until the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Dioceasan Schools (Ireland) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Fifty-third Year of King George the Third, for the Appointment of Commissioners for the Regulation of the several Endowed Schools of public and private Foundation in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

West India Spirits Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to impose an additional Duty of Customs on Spirits the Produce of the British Possessions in America;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Transportation of Offenders Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Insolvent Debtors Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Capital Punishment (Scotland) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Contempt in Equity Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for altering and amending the Law regarding Commitments by Courts of Equity for Contempts, and the taking Bills pro Confesso;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Administration of Justice Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Attorney General and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Administration of Justice in England and Wales;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Holyhead, &c. Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Parnell and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to alter and amend several Acts for the Improvement of the Roads from London to Holyhead, and from London to Liverpool, and for the further Improvement of the said Roads;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Greenwich Improvement Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Hay's Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

To return the Bill, 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Message from H.C. for Evidence on East India Trade:

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others, as follows:

"My Lords,

"The Commons have directed me to request, That your Lordships will be pleased to communicate to them, A Copy of the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Lords Committees on East India Trade."

And then they withdrew.

It was moved, "That a Copy of the said Minutes of Evidence be communicated to the Commons."

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

Evidence communicated.

The Messengers were again called in, and a Copy of the said Minutes of Evidence was delivered to them, as desired.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Beer Bill, Petitions against: (Shrewsbury:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Licensed Victuallers and Proprietors of Licensed Houses residing in the Town of Shrewsbury and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to permit the general Sale of Beer and Cyder by Retail in England;" and praying, "That their Lordships will withhold their high Sanction from a Measure which, in its present Shape, will be attended with the most melancholy Consequences to a large and hitherto respectable Class of His Majesty's Subjects, without conferring on the Public Advantages that would be any thing like an Equivalent for so great a Sacrifice of private Property and vested Rights; but that their Lordships will make such Alterations and Amendments in the said Bill as will prevent its being productive of Ruin to the Petitioners and of Injury to Public Morals:"

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

Eynsford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors and Occupiers of Public Houses in the Hundred of Eynsford and adjoining Hundreds, in the County of Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "that the same may not pass into a Law in its present Form:"

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

Runcorn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Innkeepers and Publicans of Runcorn and its Vicinity, in the County of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Reading:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors and Occupiers of Public Houses in the Borough of Reading and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newton & Winwick with Croft:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Licensed Victuallers and Publicans residing in the Borough of Newton and in the Township of Winwick with Croft, in the County of Lancaster, and the Neighbourhoods thereof, 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.

East Retford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of East Retford, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice, of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships not to pass a Law to the exclusive Injury of One Class of Individuals of His Majesty's Subjects, and to pause ere they sanction a Measure so pregnant with Mischief to the Petitioners; and that they may be heard by Counsel at the Bar of this House against the passing of any Act for throwing open the Trade in Beer by Retail:"

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

St. Botolph, Aldersgate:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Saint Botolph, Aldersgate, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Luke:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Luke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships, "That, in passing the same into a Law, they will introduce sufficient Restrictions to prevent the Consumption of Beer on the Premises where sold, except under proper Authority and Sanction:"

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

Clergy, &c. Birmingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Merchants, Bankers and Inhabitants of the Town of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships, in passing the same into a Law, will take effectual Care to restrain the Sale of Beer to be drank on the Premises where sold to such Houses only as shall be under the Controul of the Magistracy of the District wherein they shall be situate:"

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

Licenced Victuallers, Birmingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Licenced Victuallers of Birmingham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will withhold their high Sanction from a Measure which, in its present Shape, will be attended with the most melancholy Consequences to a very numerous Class of His Majesty's Subjects; and that their Lordships will make such Alterations and Amendments in the said Bill as will prevent its being productive of Ruin to the Petitioners and Families:"

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

Wigan & Warrington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Common Brewers residing in or near the Towns of Wigan and Warrington, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will take into their serious Consideration the Consequences which will attend the passing of the same; that it will annihilate Property, render existing Obligations insecure, and demoralize the Labouring Classes; and that, having weighed these Consequences, their Lordships will not suffer the proposed Bill to pass into a Law:"

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

Bury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bury, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That they may be heard by Counsel at the Bar of this House against the same; and that their Lordships will be pleased to repeal the Act of the 5th George 4th, Cap. 54, which has already passed, with the view of throwing open the Trade in Beer:"

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

Manchester & Salford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Manchester and Salford, and the Neighbourhoods, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will not permit the same to pass this House in its present Form; and that the Petitioners may be heard by Counsel at the Bar against the passing of any further Act for opening the Trade in Beer:"

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

Blackburn.

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Clergy, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Hundred of Blackburn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That, if the same should pass into a Law, Measures may be taken to guard against the contemplated Evils; and that the Consumption of Ale and Beer upon the Premises where sold may be prohibited:"

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

Galway Town Regulation Bill, Petition of J. Moore against proposed Amendment.

Upon reading the Petition of John Moore, a resident Magistrate of Galway, and, as a Protestant Merchant, deriving his Freedom under the 4th George 1st; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in Ireland in proposed, 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, "That their Lordships will re-consider the Amendment made thereto, by which the Bill altogether repeals the said Act of Parliament under which the Petitioner has obtained and enjoys the said Franchise, with a view to its Repeal; and that their Lordships will be pleased to pass the Bill in its original Form into a Law:"

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

Bankrupt Act Amendment Bill withdrawn, & another presented.

It was moved, "That 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," be withdrawn."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The said Bill was accordingly withdrawn.

Then The Earl of Eldon presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending the Laws relating to Bankrupts."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Surrey Coal Meters Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and thirty-one, an Act passed in the Ninth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, to enable His Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Surrey to nominate and appoint Two or more Persons to act as Principal Land Coal Meters within and for the several Places therein mentioned," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Court of Session Bill, Petition of Judges of Consistorial Court of Scotland against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Judges of the Supreme Consistorial Court of Scotland, taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, 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;" and praying their Lordships "to protect them against the proposed Infringement of their vested Rights, and the Attempt to subject them to unseemly Degradation (the Abolition of their Jurisdiction, and compelling them to continue their Services to the Public as mere Commissioners to take Proofs for the Court of Session;) and that their Lordships will grant them Permission to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill being allowed to pass into a Law, so far as the Petitioners are concerned:"

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

Assessed Taxes Composition Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue Compositions for Assessed Taxes for a further Term of One Year, and to grant Relief from and alter and repeal the said Duties in certain Cases."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Insolvent Debtors (Ireland) Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue for One Year, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Acts for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in Ireland."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Rights of Executors Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making better Provision for the Disposal of the undisposed of Residues of the Effects of Testators."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 3 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Cross and Mr. Trower;

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

Meltham Inclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of King George the Third, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Manor of Meltham, in the Parish of Aldmondbury, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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 the former Messengers;

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.

Rowe v. The King, in Error.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing Counsel to argue the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error wherein Richard Radford Rowe is Plaintiff, and The King is Defendant:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Errors argued, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Lewis & Stevens v. Bridgman & Mallet.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Lewis and Robert Stevens are Appellants, and William Bridgman the younger and John Lewis Mallet are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Burns & Grier v. Stewart, Appellants Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of John Burns and Robert Grier, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which Duncan Stewart is Respondent; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order their Appeal to be restored, and the Prints of their Case to be now received:"

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.

Greenwich, Hospital, Petition from Greenwich as to the rating of, to the Poor Rates.

Upon reading the Petition of the Vicar, Churchwardens, Overseers and Governors and Directors of the Poor of the Parish of Greenwich, in the County of Kent, and of the several other Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Parishioners and Inhabitant Householders of the said Parish; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the heavy and encreasing Burden upon the Poor Rates of the Parish of Greenwich owing to the said Parish affording pecuniary Relief to and maintaining a great Number of the Wives and Families of the Pensioners of the Royal Hospital instituted for the Reception of disabled Seamen there; and afford such Relief either by a Legislative Enactment or by such other Ways and Means as this House shall think proper:"

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

Nicol v. Sir R. W. Vaughan et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Nicol, the Administrator of the Goods, Chattels and Credits of George Nicol, late of Pall Mall, in the County of Middlesex, Bookseller, deceased; complaining of an Order of the Court of Chancery of the 29th Day of June 1829, which Order was not enrolled until the 7th Day of July 1830, and praying, "That the same 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 Sir Robert Williams Vaughan, His Majesty's Attorney General, John Bellenden Ker, John Bulteil, George Finch, Charles Fielding, Heneage Finch, Matilda Fielding, John Drummond and Georgiana Augusta his Wife, Lord Robert Stephen Fitzgerald and Lady Sophia Charlotte his Wife, Georgiana Matilda Drummond, Augusta Sophia Hicks and James Henry Garrety, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Sir Robert Williams Vaughan, and the several other Persons last named, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 22d Day of this instant July.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House To-morrow.

Beer Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to permit the general Sale of Beer and Cyder by Retail in England;" 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 One Amendment 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.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Tuesday next.

Northern Roads Bill, Petition of Ld. Provost, &c. of Glasgow in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of The Lord Provost, Magistrates and Common Council of the City of Glasgow, under their Common Seal; praying their Lordships, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Improvement of the Roads from London to Edinburgh and from London to Port Patrick, and for the farther Improvement of the Roads from London to Liverpool," be passed into a Law:"

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

Fees Abolition on Demise of the Crown Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to abolish certain Fees and Stamp Duties chargeable on the Renewal of all Appointments, Commissions, Grants, Pensions and Patents consequent on the Demise of the Crown."

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.

Arms (Ireland) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate for One Year the Importation of Arms, Gunpowder and Ammunition into Ireland, and the making, removing, selling and keeping of Arms, Gunpowder and Ammunition in Ireland;"

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Treasurer of the Navy Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to consolidate and amend the several Acts relating to the Office of Treasurer of His Majesty's Navy;"

The said Bill was accordingly 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.

Army Pensions Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make further Regulations with respect to Army Pensions."

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."

Fees, Common Law Courts, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Receipt and future Appropriation of Fees and Emoluments receivable by Officers of the Superior Courts of Common Law."

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.

County Rates (Ireland) Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Applotment of County Rates and Cesses in Ireland, in certain Cases."

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.

Lunatics Property Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relating to Property belonging to Infants, FemesCovert, Idiots, Lunatics and Persons of unsound Mind."

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.

Property in Infants Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending the Laws respecting Conveyances and Transfers of Estates and Funds vested in Trustees and Mortgagees; and for enabling Courts of Equity to give Effect to their Decrees and Orders, in certain Cases."

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.

Forgeries Bill.

Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reducing into One Act all such Forgeries as shall henceforth be punished with Death, and for otherwise amending the Laws relative to Forgery," be received To-morrow.

Wallbeoff's Petition for a Divorce Bill referred to a Com ee.

Joseph Colman was called in; and having been sworn, proved the Handwriting of William Norris, one of the subscribing Witnesses to the Power of Attorney of John Wallbeoff, of His Majesty's Civil Service on the Island of Ceylon, constituting Edward Archer Wilde his Attorney, to do all that shall be needful towards obtaining an Act of Parliament for dissolving the Marriage between him the said John Wallbeoff and Adriana Cornelia Wallbeoff his Wife:

And then he withdrew.

Ordered, That the Petition of John Walbeoff Esquire, (of His Majesty's Ceylon Civil Service,) of Colombo, now residing within the said Island of Ceylon, by his Attorney "Edward Archer Wilde Esquire, duly authorized by a Special Power of Attorney, presented to the House Yesterday, praying their Lordships, "That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill to dissolve his Marriage with Adriana Cornelia his Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and that their Lordships will be pleased to direct the Speaker of this House to issue his Warrant or Warrants to be directed to the Judges of the Supreme Court of Judicature of the Island of Ceylon, and to the Recorder of the Presidency of Bombay, for the Examination of the Petitioner, and the Witnesses resident in India, touching the Allegations necessary to support the said Bill, in manner directed by an Act of Parliament passed in the First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act to enable the Examination of Witnesses to be taken in India in support of Bills of Divorce on account of Adultery committed in India;" and that the Petitioner may have such other Relief in the Premises, as, from the particular Circumstances of the Case, this House shall think proper;" be referred to the Consideration of the Lords following:

V. Arbuthnott.
V. Doneraile.
V. St. Vincent.
V. Melville.
V. Gordon.
V. Granville.
V. Combermere.
V. Goderich.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. De Clifford.
L. Dacre.
L. Clinton.
L. Clifton.
L. Teynham.
L. Stafford.
L. Gower.
L. Saltoun.
L. Napier.
L. Belhaven & Stenton.
L. Boyle.
L. King.
L. Monson.
L. Grantham.
L. Foley.
L. Dynevor.
L. Walsingham.
L. Rodney.
L. Montagu.
L. Gage.
L. Mendip.
L. Selsey.
L. Dawnay.
L. Calthorpe.
L. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
L. Carrington.
L. Northwick.
L. Carbery.
L. Dufferin & Claneboye.
L. Loflus.
L. Redesdale.
L. Rivers.
L. Ellenborough.
L. Sheffield.
L. Lauderdale.
L. Ailsa.
L. Hill.
L. Meldrum.
L. Melbourne.
L. Prudhoe.
L. Glenlyon.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Bexley.
L. Farnborough.
L. Wharncliffe.
L. Fife.
L. Tenterden.
L. Skelmersdale.
L. Wallace.
L. Wynford.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Richmond.
D. Grafton.
D. Beaufort.
D. Leeds.
D. Bedford.
D. Portland.
D. Wellington.
M. Salisbury.
M. Bute.
M. Exeter.
M. Camden.
M. Ailesbury.
M. Bristol.
M. Cleveland.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Westmorland.
E. Chesterfield.
E. Essex.
E. Carlisle.
E. Doncaster.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Jersey.
E. Poulett.
E. Ferrers.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Tankerville.
E. Cowper.
E. Stanhope.
E. Pomfret.
E. Brooke & Warwick.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Radnor.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Clarendon.
E. Norwich.
E. Talbot.
E. Mansfield.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Wicklow.
E. Charleville.
E. Manvers.
E. Grey.
E. Harrowby.
E. Harewood.
E. Cathcart.
E. Verulam.
E. Morley.
E. Eldon.
E. Falmouth.
E. Vane.
E. Amherst.
E. Dudley.
E. Cawdor.

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.

Illusory Appointments Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to alter and amend the Law relating to Illusory Appointments," be read a Second Time To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned."

Real Property Liability Bill.

Ordered. That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws for facilitating the Payment of Debts out of Real Estate," be read a Second Time To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, nonum diem instantis Julii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.