House of Lords Journal Volume 63
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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 15 November 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 47-51. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16931 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 15°Novembris 1830.
E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker pro tempore. Dr. Williamson et al. v. Thomson. Lords take the Oaths. Nicol v. Sir R. W. Vaughan et al. The Officers of State for Scotland v. E. of Haddington: Mundell to enter into a Recog ce on it. Rowe v. The King, Plaintiff's Petition to be heard in Person, & for a Day certain for Hearing, referred to Appeal Com ee. Houston v. Mackenzie. Imperial Gas Light Co's Account delivered. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Provost, &c. of Stirling:) Leominster: Garden St. Chapel, Sheffield: Widmerpool & Willoughby-on-the-Wolds: Cullercoats, &c: Amersham: Westport: Wortley: Beal: Bradford Moor: Calverley: Ampleforth: Badsworth: Bugthorpe: Seaton Ross: Morton Banks: Brompton: Top Rakes, Briesfield: Collingham: Gomersall: Minting: Westgate End, Wakefield: Marishes: Appleton Wiske: Knayton: Brotherton: Bolton: Great Horton: Linton: Seven Stars: Brigham: Marsden: Coverham: Swaffham: Church St. Chapel, Blackfriars Road: South Ockendon: Ayton: Ripon: Bethel Chapel, Newcastle upon Tyne: Bamford: Barnard Castle: Rushmere & Playford: Burford: Wardington: Stone & Park Chapels, Leeds: Baptists, Braintree: Bocking: Inhabitants of Braintree: Bocking. Education, (Ireland,) Petitions for Regulation of Grants for: (Catholics of Kilmeena;) of Ballinrobe; of Tuam; and of Westport. Agricultural Labourers, Petition of Society for Encouragement of Industry respecting. Order of the Day discharged. Lords summoned. Metropolis Police Act, Petition from Newington for Repeal of. J. & W. Dixon v. The Monkland Navigation Co. Hunter v. Roughead & Melrose. Reports of H.C. on the Poor of Ireland, communicated. Report of H.C. on Growth of Tobacco, communicated. Report of H. C. on the Coal Trade, communicated. Regency Bill presented. Adjourn.

Die Lunæ, 15°Novembris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Lyndhurst.
Canellarius.
Archiep. Cassellen.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Glocestr.
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Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Anson.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Wellesley.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Durham.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Exeter.
March. Camden.
March. Anglesey.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Erroll.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Digby.
Comes Liverpool.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Wilton.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Morley.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Duncan.

E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker pro tempore.

The Lord Chancellor not being present, and The Lord Tenterden, The Lord Wynford and The Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, appointed Speakers by His 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.

PRAYERS.

Dr. Williamson et al. v. Thomson.

The Answer of James Thomson of Bogie, Esquire, Writer to the Signet, to the Petition and Cross Appeal of Dr. James Williamson, in the Service of The East India Company on their Bengal Establishment, Dr. 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, was this Day brought in.

Lords take the Oaths.

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

Edward Earl Digby.

Thomas William Viscount Anson.

Richard Lord Wellesley.

John Lord Northwick.

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 25th Day of August 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 Monday the 29th Day of this instant November.

The Officers of State for Scotland v. E. of Haddington:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of His Grace Robert Duke of Gordon, Keeper of the Great Seal; The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Melville, Lord Privy Seal; The Right Honorable William Dundas, Lord Clerk Register; The Right Honorable Sir William Rae Baronet, Lord Advocate; and The Right Honorable David Boyle, Lord Justice Clerk; all His Majesty's Officers of State for that Part of the United Kingdom called Scotland, acting for His Majesty's Behoof; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 19th of May 1821; and also of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 26th of November 1822, the 24th of June 1823 and the 4th of June 1830; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, so far as they do not find or imply that the Respondent has no Right whatever to work Quarries in the Park of Holyrood House; to find that he has no such Right, and to decern and declare in Terms of the Libel; 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 The Right Honorable Thomas Earl of Haddington may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Thomas Earl of Haddington may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 18th Day of December next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon his known Agent in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Mundell to enter into a Recog ce on it.

The House being moved, "That Alexander Mundell of Great George Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for His Majesty's Officers of State for Scotland:"

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

Rowe v. The King, Plaintiff's Petition to be heard in Person, & for a Day certain for Hearing, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles More Ullithorne and John Norman Crampton of Red Lion Square, in the County of Middlesex, Gentlemen, Solicitors for Richard Radford Rowe, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein The King is Defendant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to appoint a Day certain for the Hearing of the said Cause; and that their Lordships will also be pleased to order that the Keeper of His Majesty's Gaol of Newgate, in the City of Dublin, be commanded to bring in his Custody to the Bar of this House on that Day the Body of the said Richard Radford Rowe, and that the said Richard Radford Rowe be then and there permitted to argue his Case in Person:"

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.

Houston v. Mackenzie.

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

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, at the same Time with the Original Appeal wherein Murdo Mackenzie Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Houston Esquire is Respondent.

Imperial Gas Light Co's Account delivered.

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

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

"A Return of the Contingency Fund of The Imperial Gas Light Company."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Provost, &c. of Stirling:)

Upon reading the Petition of The Provost, Bailies and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Stirling, under their Common Seal; praying their Lordships "by such Legislative Enactment as shall appear right to put an immediate End to Slavery throughout the British Colonies:"

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

Leominster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Leominster, in the County of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Garden St. Chapel, Sheffield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination at Garden Street Chapel, Sheffield, Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Widmerpool & Willoughby-on-the-Wolds:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Villages of Widmerpool and Willoughby-on-the-Wolds, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cullercoats, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Cullercoats, Whitley, and their Vicinities, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Amersham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Amersham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Westport:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Individuals convened in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Westport, in the County of Mayo, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wortley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping in Wortley Chapel, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Beal:

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

Bradford Moor:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping God at their Chapel, Bradford Moor, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Calverley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Calverley, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ampleforth:

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

Badsworth:

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

Bugthorpe:

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

Seaton Ross:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Seaton Ross Chapel, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Morton Banks:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Morton Banks Chapel, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brompton:

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

Top Rakes, Briesfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Top Rakes Chapel, Briesfield, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Collingham:

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

Gomersall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Gomersall, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Minting:

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

Westgate End, Wakefield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Westgate-End Chapel, Wakefield, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Marishes:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Methodist Chapel, Marishes, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Appleton Wiske:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Appleton Wiske Chapel, in the North Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Knayton:

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

Brotherton:

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

Bolton:

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

Great Horton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping God at their Chapel, Great Horton, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Linton:

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

Seven Stars:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping. God in their Meeting House, Seven Stars, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brigham:

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

Marsden:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination at Marsden, in Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Coverham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Inhabitants of the Parish of Coverham, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Swaffham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, belonging to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination assembling for Divine Worship at the Baptist Chapel in the Town of Swaffham, in the County of Norfolk:

Church St. Chapel, Blackfriars Road:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters meeting in Church Street, Blackfriars Road, London, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Ockendon:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of South Ockendon, Essex, and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ayton:

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

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

Ripon:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist Congregation assembled at Ripon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bethel Chapel, Newcastle upon Tyne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the New Connexion Methodist Congregation assembled at the Bethel Chapel, in the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bamford:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters called Independents, and others, assembling for Divine Worship at Bamford, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally 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 Petitions do lie on the Table.

Barnard Castle:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the State of our Fellow Subjects in the West India Colonies, in order to devise such Measures as may be necessary for the early and utter Extermination of Negro Slavery:"

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

Rushmere & Playford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Rushmere and Playford, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships would prevent all further Delay in doing Justice to the oppressed, by fixing some definite Time, the shortest which to their Lordships shall seem meet, when the British Colonial Slavery shall cease:"

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

Burford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Burford, in the County of Oxford, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt some speedy and effectual Means to oblige the Colonists to accede to the Resolutions of Parliament, for ameliorating and finally abolishing Slavery in the Colonies; to the expressed Wishes of His Majesty's Government; and (as the Petitioners believe) to the Desire of the Public at large; so that an early Period may be fixed for the total and final Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions:"

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

Wardington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wardington, in the County of Oxford, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their own Hands the Work of Colonial Reform, and to adopt such early and decisive Measures as shall lead, with Justice to all Parties, to the final Extinction of Slavery throughout the Dominions of Great Britain; and that the Exertions of their Lordships, and of the Government, may never be abated until a Traffic which the Laws of this Country have declared to be Piracy shall be effectually extinguished:"

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

Stone & Park Chapels, Leeds:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregations of Protestant Methodists worshipping in the Stone Chapel and Park Chapel, Leeds, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to devise effective Measures for the immediate Emancipation of the Slaves in the British Colonies in the West Indies:"

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

Baptists, Braintree:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination in the Parish of Braintree, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bocking:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Bocking, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Inhabitants of Braintree:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Braintree, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "forthwith to pass a Law for the early and utter Extinction of Slavery; and that, without overlooking other Measures which may be necessary for the Accomplishment of this great Act of National Justice, their Lordships will be pleased to declare that henceforth all Children born in the British Dominions should be free:"

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

Bocking.

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters in the Parish of Bocking, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "forthwith to take the Condition of the Slaves into their immediate Consideration, and enact Laws for the early and utter Extinction of Slavery, and for the Enjoyment by the present debased and oppressed Blacks, and their Posterity, of that Liberty and those Rights, the Possession of which is or ought to be the proud Boast of every British Subject:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions for Regulation of Grants for: (Catholics of Kilmeena;)

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Kilmeena, County of Mayo, and Archdiocese of Tuam, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Grant Annually made to the Kildare Street Society may be placed in the Hands of such Persons as would make it available to the Purposes humanely intended by the Legislature, which is for the Education of the Poor of Ireland, and thereby enable the Petitioners to educate their poor Children, and fit them to become useful and attached Subjects:"

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

of Ballinrobe;

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Ballinrobe, in the County of Mayo, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to place a fair Proportion of the Funds for Education at the Disposal of the Catholic Prelates, who would apply it, according to the Intention of the Legislature, for the great and beneficent Purposes of educating the poor Children of Ireland, and who are the real and natural Guardians and Promoters of the Moral Education of their Flocks:"

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

of Tuam;

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Tuam, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will withhold the Annual Grant from the Society for the Education of the Poor of Ireland, and cause some more equitable Distribution of the Funds allocated to the Diffusion of Education in Ireland:"

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

and of Westport.

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Westport, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships to grant for the Education of the Catholic Poor of Ireland a fair Portion of the Funds voted for the Education of the Poor of Ireland, which are not at present applied to that Object, but, on the contrary, create by their Existence unkind Feelings, by affording a ready Excuse to the wealthier of the Petitioners Neighbourhood for not contributing to the Support of Institutions, where alone the Catholic Poor can conscientiously receive Instruction:"

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

Agricultural Labourers, Petition of Society for Encouragement of Industry respecting.

A Petition of the Society for Encouragement of Industry and Reduction of Poor's Rates, King's Head Tavern, Poultry, London, was presented and read; praying their Lordships "to appoint a Committee to investigate the Circumstances of the Agricultural Labourers, and provide the necessary Remedies for the pressing Debasement, Privation and Dismay they now labour under."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Benjamin Wills, Honorary Secretary," who only has signed it.

Order of the Day discharged.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Lords summoned.

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

Metropolis Police Act, Petition from Newington for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers and Governors and Guardians of the Poor, and Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Mary, Newington, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled, "An Act for improving the Police in and near the Metropolis," may be repealed; or that the said New Police may be withdrawn from the said Parish:"

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

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

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein John and William Dixon Esquires are Appellants, and The Monkland Navigation Company are Respondents, ex-parte, the Respondents not having put in their 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 Respondents put in their Answer thereto in the mean time.

Hunter v. Roughead & Melrose.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein James Hunter is Appellant, and Mrs. Isabel Roughead or Dickson or Melrose, and William Melrose her Husband, are Respondents, ex-parte, the Respondents not having put in their 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 Respondents put in their Answer thereto in the mean time.

Reports of H.C. on the Poor of Ireland, communicated.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Thursday last, to request, "That they would be pleased to communicate to this House, Copies of Four Reports made from the Select Committee appointed by that House, in the last Session of Parliament, on the State of the Poor in Ireland; together with the Minutes of Evidence taken before the said Committee;" informed the House, "That the Commons had delivered to them a Copy of the said Reports and Evidence, as desired."

Ordered, That the said Reports and Evidence do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Reports and Evidence be printed.

Report of H.C. on Growth of Tobacco, communicated.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Thursday last, to request, "That they would be pleased to communicate to this House, A Copy of a Report made from the Select Committee appointed by that House, in the last Session of Parliament, on the Growth and Cultivation of Tobacco; together with the Minutes of Evidence taken before the said Committee;" informed the House, "That the Commons had delivered to them a Copy of the said Report and Evidence, as desired."

Ordered, That the said Report and Evidence do lie on the Table.

Report of H. C. on the Coal Trade, communicated.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Thursday last, to request, "That they would be pleased to communicate to this House, A Copy of a Report made from the Select Committee appointed by that House, in the last Session of Parliament, on the State of the Coal Trade; together with the Minutes of Evidence taken before the said Committee, and the Appendix thereto;" in formed the House, "That the Commons had delivered to them a Copy of the said Report, Evidence and Appendix, as desired."

Ordered, That the said Report, Evidence and Appendix do lie on the Table.

Regency Bill presented.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

The Lord Chancellor presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Administration of the Government in case the Crown should descend to Her Royal Highness The Princess Alexandrina Victoria, Daughter of His late Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, being under the Age of Eighteen Years; and for the Care and Guardianship of Her Person."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Adjourn.

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