House of Lords Journal Volume 63
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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 4 November 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 16-20. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16925 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 4°Novembris 1830.
Society of Solicitors of Edinburgh v. Smillie et al. Graham v. Shand et al Lords take the Oaths. The King's Answer to the Address. Robb v. Forrest, Appeal presented: Leave to Appellant to prosecute in formâ pauperis. Rothschild v. Brookman, Appellant's Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee. Cabbell et al. v. Brock: Richardson to enter into a Recogce on it. Finlay et al. v. Whyte et al: Mundell to enter into a Recogce on it. Sir C. Cockerell et al. v. Cholmeley: Hall to enter into a Recogce on it. Dr. Williamson et al. v. Thomson. Baird v. Ross. Sir R. B. J. Honyman v. Campbell et al. Appellant's Petition to restore Appeal, &c. referred to Appeal Com ee. Hunter v. Roughead & Melrose. J. & W. Dixons v. The Monkland Navigation Co. D. of Hamilton v. Aikman. Mackenzie v. Rose. Fraser v. Vans Agnew. Houston v. Mackenzie. E. of Strathmore v. Dundas et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Mackenzie v. Macartney, Respondent's Petition to lodgehisCase, referred to Appeal Com ee. Haig v. Sir W.J. Homan et al. Burns & Grier v. Stewart. Inglis et al. v. Harper. Mackenzie v. Houston. Napier v. Goldie et al. Sir E. J. M. M'Gregor v. The East India Co. et al. Morgan v. Evans et al. et e con. Ker & Johnston v. Bell et al. J. & S. Johnstone v. Darling. Scott v. Yuille. Russell v. D. of Bedford et al: Same v. same. M'Taggart v. Jeffrey. Assessed Taxes, Paper respecting, delivered. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Upwell & Welney:) Wisbech: Haverfordwest: Wesleyan Chapel, Kington: Newcastle upon Tyne: Alnmouth: Alnwick: Hereford: Baptist Church, Kington: Huntington: New Sarum: Downton: Truro Anti-Slavery Society: Roseland: Buckfastleigh: Bishop Auckland: North Shields: Ashburton: Archdeaconry of Wells: Inhabitants, Frome: Dissenters, Frome. Roll of Peers delivered. Game Laws, Petition of J. Hamerton for Repeal of. Graham v. Shand et al. Lords summoned. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 4°Novembris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
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Vicecom. Duncan.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Gort.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gray.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Durham.
Comes Bathurst,
Præses.
Comes Rosslyn,
C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk,
Marescallus.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bath.
March. Bute.
March. Camden.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Stamford &
Warrington.
Comes Winchilsea &
Nottingham.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Longford.
Comes O'Neill.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Somers.
Comes Vane.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.

PRAYERS.

Society of Solicitors of Edinburgh v. Smillie et al.

The Answer of Matthew Smillie, Alexander Ross, John Harvey and Alexander Simson, Writers or Solicitors in Leith, to the Petition and Appeal of the Society of Solicitors before the Commissary, Sheriff and City Courts of Edinburgh, and John Gray Præses, and Alexander Cameron, Clerk of the said Society, was this Day brought in.

Graham v. Shand et al

As was also, The Answer of William Shand Esquire, formerly of Spanish Town, in the Island of Jamaica, now of Balmackewan, and of Sir Alexander Ramsay of Balmain, Baronet, and Captain Thomas Ramsay, residing at Balbegno Castle, in the County of Kincardine, and of Claud Russel and Thomas Mansfield Esquires, Accountants in Edinburgh, Trustees for the said Sir Alexander Ramsay, to the Petition and Appeal of Barron Graham Esquire, presently residing at Ravelrig, in the County of Edinburgh.

Lords take the Oaths.

The Lords following took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes:

George Earl of Egremont.

Francis Earl of Guilford.

Charles Chetwynd Earl Talbot.

Charles Henry Earl O'Neill.

Francis Lord Gray.

Thomas Atherton Lord Lilford.

Algernon Lord Prudhoe.

The King's Answer to the Address.

The Lord Chancellor reported; "That the House did Yesterday wait on His Majesty with their Lordships Address; to which His Majesty was pleased to return the following most gracious Answer:

"My Lords,

"I have received with great Satisfaction your dutiful and affectionate Address.

"I rely with entire Confidence on your loyal Attachment to My Person and Government, and on your zealous Co-operation and cordial Support in every Measure calculated to promote the Welfare of My Subjects, and to maintain the Honor and Dignity of My Crown."

Ordered, That the said Address, together with His Majesty's most gracious Answer thereto, be forthwith printed and published.

Robb v. Forrest, Appeal presented:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Donald Robb, Merchant and Fishcurer, in Lonisburgh Wick, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords Ordinary in Scotland, of the 4th of January and 15th of April 1830; also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, of 18th of May 1830; also of an Interlocutor of the said Lords of Session, of 29th of May 1830, in so far as it repels the Reasons stated by the Petitioner for Recal of the Sequestration; and also of Two Interlocutors of the said Lords of Session, of the 25th of June and 9th of July 1830; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, so far as complained of, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem just; and that James Forrest, Merchant in Leith, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Forrest may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 2d Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any One of his known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Leave to Appellant to prosecute in formâ pauperis.

Upon reading the Petition of Donald Robb, Merchant and Fishcurer in Lonisburgh Wick; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order him to be admitted to prosecute his Appeal in formâ pauperis:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at liberty to prosecute his said Appeal in this House in formâ pauperis, as desired.

Rothschild v. Brookman, Appellant's Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Brookman is Respondent; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to fix an early Day for the Hearing of this Appeal:"

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 Appeal and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House.

Cabbell et al. v. Brock:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Burridge Cabbell, Cashier, and James Watson, (in the Room and Place of the deceased Robert Brown,) Accountant to the Glasgow Bank Company, for and on behalf of that Company, and Andrew Penman Muir, Merchant in Glasgow, Heir and Representative of the deceased Robert Hugh Muir, late Merchant in Glasgow, and William Johnstone of Grange, Cautioners for Archibald Newbigging and Company, to the said Bank; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, of the 14th of November 1821, 29th November 1822, and 5th (signed 9th) March 1830; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellants may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that James Brock, as Trustee upon the Sequestrated Estate of the said Archibald Newbigging and Company, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Brock may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 2d Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any of his known Agents in the Court of Session, shall be deemed good Service.

Richardson to enter into a Recogce on it.

The House being moved, "That John Richardson of Fludyer Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for William Burridge Cabbell, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they being in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Richardson may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Finlay et al. v. Whyte et al:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Kirkman Finlay Esquire, of Glenhove, James Dennistoun Esquire, of Golfhill, Robert Findlay Esquire, of Easterhill, James Buchanan Esquire, of Dowanhill, Dugald Bannatyne Esquire and James Ewing Esquire, Merchants in Glasgow, Trustees upon the Glasgow and Carlisle Road, and Lawrence Hill Esquire, of Balanerk, Clerk to the said Trustees; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords Ordinary in Scotland, of the 2d of December 1825 in so far as it recalls the Interdict, and of the 3d of June 1828; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 10th (signed 13th) December 1825, in so far as it refuses the Interdict quoad ultra, and of the 2d of December 1828; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellants may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Thomas Whyte, Alexander Peat, Henry Twaddle and William Muir, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Thomas Whyte, and the said 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 2d Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon any one of their known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Mundell to enter into a Recogce on it.

The House being moved, "That Alexander Mundell of Great George Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Kirkman Finlay Esquire, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Mundell may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Sir C. Cockerell et al. v. Cholmeley:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Charles Cockerell of Piccadilly, in the Parish of St. George Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex, Baronet; Henry Trail of Brook Street, in the said Parish of St. George Hanover Square, in the said County of Middlesex, Esquire; Sir Charles Richard Blunt of Heathfield Park, in the County of Sussex, Baronet; The Most Noble George Duke of Marlborough, and James Blackstone of the University of Oxford, Doctor of Laws; complaining of a Decree or Order of The Master of the Rolls, of the 17th of March 1830, which Decree or Order was signed and enrolled in the High Court of Chancery on the 2d Day of August 1830; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, or that the Appellants may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Francis Cholmeley may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Francis Cholmeley may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 18th Day of this instant November.

Hall to enter into a Recogce on it.

The House being moved, "That James Hall of New Boswell Court, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Sir Charles Cockerell Baronet, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Hall may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Dr. Williamson et al. v. Thomson.

Upon reading the Petition and Cross Appeal of Doctor James Williamson, in the Service of The East India Company on the Bengal Establishment, Doctor James Hamilton junior, Professor of Midwifery in the University of Edinburgh, Robert Menzies of Balfracks, Writer to the Signet, and Warren Hastings Sands, Writer to the Signet, a Majority and Quorum of the acting and accepting Trustees and Executors appointed under the Settlement of the late Mr. Archibald Campbell, Writer to the Signet; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 26th (signed 27th) of May 1829, in so far as it finds that all previous Claims on the Part of Mr. Campbell must be presumed to have been passed from and discharged; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or amended, so far as complained of, or that the Appellants may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that James Thomson of Bogie, Writer to the Signet, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Thomson may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 2d Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any one of his known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Baird v. Ross.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Baird, Victualler in Glasgow; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 3d of June 1829; also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 17th of June 1829; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary, of the 17th of August 1829; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, 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 Robert Ross, Victualler in Glasgow, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Robert Ross may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 2d Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any of his known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Sir R. B. J. Honyman v. Campbell et al. Appellant's Petition to restore Appeal, &c. referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Richard Bempde Johnston Honyman Baronet, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Elizabeth Campbell, and others, are Respondents; praying their Lordships, "That this Appeal may be restored, and that he may have Leave to lodge his Appeal Case accordingly:"

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.

Hunter v. Roughead & Melrose.

The House being informed, "That Mrs. Isabel Roughead or Dickson or Melrose, and William Melrose her Husband, Respondents to the Appeal of James Hunter, had not put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of James Hugh Lothian of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

J. & W. Dixons v. The Monkland Navigation Co.

The House being informed, "That the Company of Proprietors of the Monkland Navigation, Respondents to the Appeal of John and William Dixons Esquires, had not put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of Alexander Ritchie of the City of Edinburgh, Writer, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

D. of Hamilton v. Aikman.

The House being informed, "That George Robertson Aikman Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Alexander Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, had not put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of Robert Rutherford of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondent do put in his Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

Mackenzie v. Rose.

The House being informed, "That Hugh Rose Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Murdo Mackenzie Esquire, had not put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of Robert Roy of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondent do put in his Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

Fraser v. Vans Agnew.

The House being informed, "That Patrick Vans Agnew, Respondent to the Appeal of Alexander Fraser Esquire, had not put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of John Black Grain, of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondent do put in his Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

Houston v. Mackenzie.

The House being informed, "That Murdo Mackenzie Esquire, Respondent to the Cross Appeal of Thomas Houston Esquire, had not put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of Joseph Gordon, of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, of the due Service of the said Order, being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondent do put in his Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

E. of Strathmore v. Dundas et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of James Dundas, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Thomas Bowes Earl of Strathmore is Appellant; praying their Lordships "to permit their Appeal Case to be 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.

Mackenzie v. Macartney, Respondent's Petition to lodgehisCase, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Macartney Esquire, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Murdo Mackenzie Esquire is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will grant him Leave to lodge his Case:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Haig v. Sir W.J. Homan et al.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Haig Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Sir William Jackson Homan Baronet, and others, are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that this Cause do stand revived, it having become abated by the Death of Mrs. Maria Faviere, one of the Respondents, the Agents for the other Respondents having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

It is Ordered, That the said Appeal do stand revived, as desired.

Burns & Grier v. Stewart.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein John Burns and Robert Grier are Appellants, and Duncan Stewart is Respondent:"

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.

Inglis et al. v. Harper.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein William Inglis, and others, are Appellants, and James Harper Esquire is Respondent:"

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.

Mackenzie v. Houston.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Murdo Mackenzie Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Houston Esquire is Respondent:"

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.

Napier v. Goldie et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein John Napier Esquire is Appellant, and Alexander Goldie, and others, 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.

Sir E. J. M. M'Gregor v. The East India Co. et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Evan John Murray M'Gregor Baronet is Appellant, and The East India Company, and others, 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.

Morgan v. Evans et al. et e con.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Francis Morgan is Appellant, and Herbert Evans, and others, are Respondents, et e contra:"

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

Ker & Johnston v. Bell et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein James Ker and Henry Johnston Esquires are Appellants, and John Bell, and others, 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.

J. & S. Johnstone v. Darling.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein John Johnstone and Samuel Johnstone are Appellants, and Thomas Darling is Respondent:"

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.

Scott v. Yuille.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Elizabeth Scott is Appellant, and Robert Yuille is Respondent, ex-parte, the Respondent not having put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondent puts in his Answer thereto in the mean time.

Russell v. D. of Bedford et al: Same v. same.

Ordered, That the Two Causes wherein Mrs. Euphemia Russell or Innes is Appellant, and John Duke of Bedford, and others, are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday next.

M'Taggart v. Jeffrey.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein John M'Taggart Esquire is Appellant, and William Jeffrey is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday next.

Assessed Taxes, Paper respecting, delivered.

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

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

"Copies of all Cases which have been stated and signed by Commissioners acting in the Execution of the Acts relating to the Assessed Taxes, subsequent to the 12th Day of February 1830, being the Date of a like Return, made under the Directions of the same Act, in the last Session of Parliament."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Upwell & Welney:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy and Inhabitants of the Parishes of Upwell and Welney, in the County of Norfolk and Isle of Ely, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wisbech:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, and of its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Haverfordwest:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents, assembling in St. Thomas's Green, in the Town and County of Haverfordwest, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wesleyan Chapel, Kington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Kington, in the County of Hereford:

Newcastle upon Tyne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Pastor and Deacons of a Congregation of Particular Baptists worshipping at New Court Chapel, in the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne:

Alnmouth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Alnmouth Chapel, in the County of Northumberland:

Alnwick:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Alnwick Chapel, in the County of Northumberland; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt forthwith the most decisive and effectual Measures for securing the early and utter Extinction of Slavery:"

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

Hereford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Magistrates and Inhabitants of the City of Hereford and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to remove a foul Blot from the Annals of their Country, by placing the injured African in the Scale of Civil Society, stimulating his Industry, remunerating his Toil, and raising him from the Depth of Mental Degradation to a Level with the British Peasant:"

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

Baptist Church, Kington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Church and Congregation in the Town of Kington and in the County of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to grant to the Petitioners Brethren, the Slaves in the British Colonies held in arbitrary and cruel Bondage, their Natural, Civil and Religious Rights:"

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

Huntington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Independent Church and Congregation in the Parish of Huntington, Herefordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "forthwith to pass a Law for the immediate and utter Extinction of the System of Slavery prevailing in so many of the Colonies of Great Britain:"

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

New Sarum:

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination meeting for Religious Worship in Scots Lane, in the City of New Sarum, in the County of Wilts; praying their Lordships, "That such Measures may be adopted as in their Wisdom may seem meet for the speedy and entire Removal of the wicked and shameful System of Slavery; and that those who, like ourselves, were made in the Image of God, may be put in Possession of that Freedom which is the inalienable Birth-right of every rational and immortal Creature, and which those suffering degraded People, the Slaves, have not by any Misconduct of their own forfeited:"

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

Downton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters meeting for Religious Worship in South Lane, in the Borough of Downton, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to proceed to the Adoption of such Measures as shall in their Wisdom appear to be most advisable for the speedy and total Extinction of the hateful and inhuman System of Negro Slavery throughout all the Dependencies of the British Crown; to the Enactment of such Regulations as may effectually conduce to the Well-being, Happiness and Security of the emancipated Slaves, and as may provide the Means of Compensation to the Owners of West Indian or other Colonial Property, for such Losses as they may ultimately prove themselves to have sustained by the Suppression of this flagrant and national Crime:"

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

Truro Anti-Slavery Society:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Truro Anti-Slavery Society, and other Friends to the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, residing in Truro and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Roseland:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the District of Roseland, in Cornwall, including the Parishes of Tregoney, Veryan, Ruan, Philleigh, Gerrans, and St. Just and St. Anthony, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Buckfastleigh:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination, and others, Inhabitants of Buckfastleigh, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "for the immediate Adoption of such Measures as shall ultimately, and at the earliest possible Period, effect the total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions:"

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

Bishop Auckland:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Bishop Auckland and its Vicinity, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as their Wisdom may suggest, for the early and utter Extinction of Slavery in all Parts of the British Dominions, and the Removal of the deepest Stain on our Character as a People professing to be the Followers of Him who proclaimed Liberty to the Captives and the opening of the Prison to those that were bound:"

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

North Shields:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist New Connexion Congregation assembled at North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will immediately adopt Measures for the utter Extinction of Slavery, and the Extension of all the Blessings of Freedom to the utmost Limits of the British Empire:"

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

Ashburton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Protestant Dissenters of the Independent or Congregational Denomination, residing in the Borough of Ashburton, in the County of Devon; praying their Lordships, "That an early Day may be fixed on which Slavery in the British Colonies shall utterly and irrevocably cease:"

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

Archdeaconry of Wells:

Upon reading the Petition of The Archdeacon and Clergy of the Archdeaconry of Wells and Diocese of Bath and Wells, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to devise and enforce some decisive Measures, whereby the Children of Slaves born after a certain Time shall be declared free, and Provision shall be made for the entire Abolition of Slavery at as early a Period, and with such Regard to the Indemnity of the Planters, as to their Lordships shall seem fit:"

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

Inhabitants, Frome:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church of England, Inhabitants of the Town of Frome Selwood, in Somersetshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dissenters, Frome.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling in Sheppard's Barton, in the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships, with the other Branches of the Legislature, will enact such Laws as to their Wisdom shall appear effective to give Freedom to all Children of Slaves to be born after the passing of such Enactments, and to all Slaves who shall at that Period be under the Age of Ten Years; and will also further adopt such prompt and effectual Means as their Lordships Wisdom and Humanity shall dictate, towards the earliest possible Extinction and permanent Abolition of all Slavery:"

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

Roll of Peers delivered.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That the Clerk Assistant had prepared, and laid on the Table, the Roll of Peers, pursuant to the Order of the House."

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

Ordered, That the said Roll be printed.

Game Laws, Petition of J. Hamerton for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of James Hamerton of Hellifield Peel, in the County of York, Esquire, Barrister at Law; praying their Lordships "not to permit another Session to pass away without repealing the existing demoralizing Game Laws, which are unjust in Principle, and not congenial with the Nineteenth Century; and thereby putting an End to the Heartburnings, Animosities and Crimes they are daily engendering, and preserving Mankind instead of Game:"

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

Graham v. Shand et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Barron Graham Esquire is Appellant, and William Shand, and others, 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.

Lords summoned.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, octavum diem instantis Novembris, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.