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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 25 November 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 124-129. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16939 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 25° Novembris 1830.
Pentland v. Murray et al. Sir C. Cockerell et al. v. Cholmeley. M. of Ailesbury takes the Oaths. Duff v. Fraser, Respondent's Petition that Appellant be ordered to withdraw his Appendix, referred to Appeal Com ee. Mactavish v. Scott et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Scot v. Ker & Johnston: Same v. same: Appellant's Petition as to Order of Hearing, referred to Appeal Com ee. Morton v. Hunters & Co. Dunlop & Co. v. E. of Dalhousie et al. Witnesses Examination Bill. Judgment & Execution Bill. Interpleader Bill. Prohibition & Mandamus Bill. Arbitration Bill. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Chatteris:) Sutton, &c: Cambridge: Millbrook: Inhabitants of Southampton: Jersey: Abergavenny: Clonakilty: Wexford: Sunderland: Barnard Castle: Birstal: Bubwith: Thornthwaite: Fewston: Eastrington: Kirkby Moorside: Howden: Strensall, York: Mankinholes Chapel, Halifax: (2 Petitions:) Brawley: Middleton: Thornton: Stockton: Bempton: Manningham: Moor Monkton: Flaxton: Northallerton: Outlane: Old Malton: Linthwaite: Follifoot: Nunburnholme: Morton: Frodingham: North Burton: Knowl: Pickering: Batley: Methley: Oakworth: Thornton: Rigton: Skipton: Friday Thorp: Laxton: Barugh: Baln: Newport: Bridgehouses: Osmotherly: Shaw-Mill: Bellisle: Kearby: Foggathorpe: Snainton: Kirkby: Halton: Garforth: Rytehr: Skelmanthorpe: Holbeck: Wood House Grove: Broughton: Ecclesfield: Kelk: Feliskirk. Linton: Baptists, Southampton: Bishop Sutton & Ropley: Trowbridge: Warminster: Yeovil: Wellingborough: Rowell, &c: Inhabitants of Guilsborough: Baptists, Guilsborough: Shawell: Clayworth: Baptists, Yeovil: Inhabitants of Sunderland, &c: Stockton upon Tees: Gateshead: Heworth: Easington Lane & Lumley: Methodists, Sunderland: Wallsend: York: (7 Petitions:) Leeds: Knottingley: Old Meeting House, Scarborough: Inhabitants of Scarborough: Otley: Saffron Walden. Sugar produced by free Labour, Petition from Wexford to take off Duty on. Metropolis Police Act, Petitions from Shoreditch & Southwark for Repeal of. Reform of Parliament, Petition of The L d Mayor, &c. of London in favor of. Parliamentary & Burgh Reform, 2 Petitions from Brechin in favor of. Regency Bill. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 25° Novembris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds.Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Glocestr.
-
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum
Secretariorum.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Sinclair.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Braybrooke.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Lyndhurst.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Durham,
C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Leeds.
March. Exeter.
March. Hastings.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Suffolk &
Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Romney.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Verulam.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Morley.
Comes Falmouth.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.

PRAYERS.

Pentland v. Murray et al.

The Answer of The Honorable James Wolfe Murray, One of the Senators of the College of Justice, and One of the Commissioners of the Jury Court, and Adam Rolland Esquire, Writer to the Signet, Commissioners appointed by The Honorable Alexander Oliphant Murray, eldest Son of The Right Honorable Alexander Lord Elibank, presently Abroad, and James Scott Esquire, Accountant in Edinburgh, as Factor for the said Commissioners, and also as Trustee for the said Lord Elibank and for The Right Honorable Lady Elibank and their Creditors, with Concurrence of The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Arbuthnott, George Douglas Esquire, Sheriff Depute of Kincardineshire, and Sir Francis Walker Drummond of Hawthornden, Baronet, for all Right or Interest competent to them in virtue of a Trust formerly vested in them for behoof of the said Lord and Lady Elibank and their Creditors, to the Petition and Appeal of George Pentland, Coachmaker in Perth, was this Day brought in.

Sir C. Cockerell et al. v. Cholmeley.

As was also, The Answer of Francis Cholmeley, to 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.

M. of Ailesbury takes the Oaths.

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

Duff v. Fraser, Respondent's Petition that Appellant be ordered to withdraw his Appendix, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Alexander Fraser Esquire, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Hugh Robert Duff Esquire is Appellant; setting forth, "That since the Appellant lodged the Print of his Case he has prepared and lodged in the Parliament Office a relative Paper by way of an Appendix: That such Paper contains Matter which was never laid before the Court of Session, particularly an ex-parte Certificate favorable to the Appellant, obtained by himself after the Cause was carried to this House by Appeal from William Cumming, Civil Engineer in Inverness: That such Appendix appears to the Respondent to be altogether incompetent;" and therefore praying, "That their Lordships will order it to be withdrawn:"

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.

Mactavish v. Scott et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of William Ainsley Turner and Robert Roy, Two of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which John Mactavish is Appellant, and James Scott, and others, are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant them Leave to lodge their Case:"

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

Scot v. Ker & Johnston: Same v. same: Appellant's Petition as to Order of Hearing, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Archibald Scot, Appellant in Two Causes depending in this House, to which James Ker and Henry Johnston are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased either to order that the Hearing of the first Cause, which now stands Seventh in their Lordships Paper for hearing, shall stand over until after the Second Cause, which stands Twentieth in the said Paper, shall have been heard, or to order that the second-mentioned Cause shall be advanced and come on for hearing at the same Time with the first-mentioned Cause:"

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

Morton v. Hunters & Co.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Tuesday last, That the Cause wherein James Morton is Appellant, and Messieurs Hunters and Company are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday next," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Cause be heard by Counsel at the Bar To-morrow.

Dunlop & Co. v. E. of Dalhousie et al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein George Dunlop and Company are Appellants, and The Earl of Dalhousie, and others, are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar To-morrow.

Witnesses Examination Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Courts of Law to order the Examination of Witnesses upon Interrogatories and otherwise," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Judgment & Execution Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Judgment and Execution in Actions brought in His Majesty's Courts of Law at Westminster and in the Court of Common Pleas of the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for amending the Law as to Judgment on a Cognovit Actionem in Cases of Bankruptcy," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Interpleader Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Courts of Law to give Relief against adverse Claims made upon Persons having no Interest in the Subject of such Claims," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Prohibition & Mandamus Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to improve the Proceedings in Prohibition and on Writs of Mandamus," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Arbitration Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling Controversies by Arbitration," be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Chatteris:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Chatteris, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Sutton, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants, Minister and Members of the Congregation of the Parishes of Sutton, Mepa, and Witcham, in the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cambridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Cambridge, in the County of Cambridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Millbrook:

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

Inhabitants of Southampton:

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

Jersey:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters residing in the Island of Jersey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Abergavenny:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination assembling for Religious Worship in Castle Street Chapel, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Clonakilty:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Clonakilty, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wexford:

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

Sunderland:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Elders, Members and Adherents of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters in Connection with the Associate Synod of the United Secession Church of Scotland, assembling for Divine Service in Union Chapel in the Town of Sunderland and County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Barnard Castle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Independent Church and Congregation worshipping in Newgate Street Chapel, Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Birstal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the several Townships within the Parish of Birstal, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bubwith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Inhabitants of the Township and Parish of Bubwith, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Thornthwaite:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Chapelry of Thornthwaite and its Vicinity, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fewston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Fewston, Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Eastrington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village of Eastrington, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirkby Moorside:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kirkby Moorside, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Howden:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Howden, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Strensall, York:

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

Mankinholes Chapel, Halifax: (2 Petitions:)

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

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

Brawley:

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

Middleton:

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

Thornton:

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

Stockton:

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

Bempton:

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

Manningham:

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

Moor Monkton:

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

Flaxton:

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

Northallerton:

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

Outlane:

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

Old Malton:

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

Linthwaite:

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

Follifoot:

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

Nunburnholme:

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

Morton:

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

Frodingham:

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

North Burton:

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

Knowl:

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

Pickering:

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

Batley:

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

Methley:

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

Oakworth:

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

Thornton:

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

Rigton:

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

Skipton:

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

Friday Thorp:

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

Laxton:

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

Barugh:

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

Baln:

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

Newport:

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

Bridgehouses:

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

Osmotherly:

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

Shaw-Mill:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Shaw-Mill Chapel, Parish of Ripon, County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bellisle:

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

Kearby:

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

Foggathorpe:

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

Snainton:

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

Kirkby:

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

Halton:

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

Garforth:

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

Rytehr:

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

Skelmanthorpe:

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

Holbeck:

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

Wood House Grove:

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

Broughton:

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

Ecclesfield:

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

Kelk:

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

Feliskirk.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Feliskirk, 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.

Linton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the United Associate Congregation of Linton, County of East Lothian, and of other Individuals in the Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as shall appear to them best calculated to ensure, at the earliest possible Period consistently with the Safety and Interests of all Parties concerned, the entire Abolition of Colonial Slavery:"

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

Baptists, Southampton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, chiefly belonging to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination in the Town and County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "without any further Delay, to abolish the dreadful System of Negro Slavery:"

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

Bishop Sutton & Ropley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Bishop Sutton and Ropley, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That an immediate Law may be passed for the speedy and entire Removal of Slavery, a System opposed to every Principle of Humanity, and contrary both to the Laws of God and Man:"

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

Trowbridge:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination assembling for Divine Worship in Back Street, Trowbridge, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will forthwith adopt such Measures as may secure the complete Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions at the earliest possible Period consistently with the established Interests of Individuals and Property in our Colonies:"

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

Warminster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Warminster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt effectual Measures for the early and complete Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, combined (if this should appear to their Lordships requisite) with Provisions tending toward the Compensation of those whose Property, acquired under a System so long tolerated by our Nation and Government, would be affected by the Change:"

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

Yeovil:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Yeovil and its Vicinity, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to devise such Measures and to enforce such Laws as shall seem best calculated, by the Blessing of God, to ameliorate the Condition of the Slaves, by giving Liberty to all Children born of them, at the earliest possible Period, and to every other Individual of the enslaved Population, as soon as the real Welfare of that longinjured Race will admit:"

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

Wellingborough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Wellingborough, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their early and earnest Consideration the whole Subject of Slavery, and forthwith to provide for the speedy and utter Extinction of a System criminal and shameful, that our Country may not thenceforth be chargeable with the Guilt of holding Man in Slavery, and that so foul a Stain may no longer deface and pollute the National Character:"

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

Rowell, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Rowell, Desborough, and their Vicinity, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Inhabitants of Guilsborough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Guilsborough and its immediate Vicinity, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Baptists, Guilsborough:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Church and Congregation of Guilsborough, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt Measures to put a speedy and entire End to the whole System of Slavery as existing in the West India Colonies, so that very soon there may not be a single Slave amongst our Fellow Subjects:"

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

Shawell:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Shawell, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt Measures calculated to produce an immediate Amelioration of Slavery, and, as speedily as may be consistent with the Welfare of the Slaves themselves, the total Abolition of it in the Colonies of Great Britain:"

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

Clayworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Clayworth, in the Hundred of Bassetlaw, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to abolish Slavery in the British Colonies, (after due Consideration for the Arrangements which were formed with regard to Property upon the Faith of Parliament,) and to restore the Slave to the Rights and Privileges of which he has been so long and so unjustly deprived:"

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

Baptists, Yeovil:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting in South Street Chapel, in Yeovil, Somerset, and other Friends, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such further Measures as shall appear to them the best calculated to overcome the unreasonable Opposition of the Colonial Assemblies, and to ensure the immediate, final and entire Abolition of British Colonial Slavery:"

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

Inhabitants of Sunderland, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Sunderland and Bishopwearmouth and their Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such effectual Measures as shall forthwith abolish Slavery, totally and for ever, from every Part of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Stockton upon Tees:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Stockton upon Tees, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to adopt Measures for accomplishing a safe, an early and an utter Abolition of Slavery in every Part of the British Dominions:"

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

Gateshead:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Elders, Members and Hearers in the Congregation of the Presbyterian Chapel, Gateshead, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "speedily to provide for the Freedom, Civilization, Moral Improvement and Religious Instruction of the Negroes in the West India Colonies, and for the Removal of the Injuries which the System of Colonial Slavery has entailed upon the Slaveholders, the free Population and the whole Community:"

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

Heworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Heworth and its Vicinity, in the Parish of Jarrow, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to adopt such Measures as may deliver our beloved Country from the foul Stain of Slavery, that we may no longer be subjected to the just Displeasure of Almighty God, for tolerating a Sin of such enormous Weight and Aggravation:"

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

Easington Lane & Lumley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist New Connexion Congregations assembled at Easington Lane and Lumley, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Methodists, Sunderland:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist New Connexion Congregation assembled at Sunderland, 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.

Wallsend:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Elders, Members and Adherents of the Congregation of the United Secession Church assembling in Wallsend Chapel, County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to declare the immediate and total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies, and thus put an end to a System demoralizing and degrading both to Oppressor and oppressed, wipe away that deep Stain which has long adhered to our National Character, and thus effectually relieve those complicated Miseries of which Slavery is necessarily productive:"

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

York: (7 Petitions:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of York and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to give Consideration, at least equal to that bestowed on the Proprietors of West Indian Estates, to the Interests of the general Population of the Colonies, and to adopt effective Measures for accomplishing a safe, an early and a total Abolition of Slavery in every Part of the British Dominions:"

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

Then, Upon reading Six similar Petitions to the lastmentioned Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of York and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

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

Leeds:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Leeds, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Knottingley:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Knottingley, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the State of our Fellow Subjects in the West Indian Colonies, and to devise prompt and immediate Measures for the total and utter Extermination of Negro Slavery:"

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

Old Meeting House, Scarborough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Members of the Congregation assembling in the Old Meeting House, Scarborough, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take speedy and effectual Measures for the prudent but entire Abolition of Negro Slavery:"

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

Inhabitants of Scarborough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Scarborough and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to give Consideration, at least equal to that bestowed on the Planters, to the Interests of the general Population of the Colonies, and to adopt effective Measures for accomplishing a safe, a total and an early Abolition of Slavery; and to determine the Period after which it shall no longer exist in any Part of the British Dominions:"

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

Otley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Otley, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Slaves, that injured and oppressed Portion of our Fellow Subjects, may be speedily rescued from their present disgraceful Bondage, and raised to the Enjoyment of those Civil and Religious Rights and Immunities which are the Birthright of every British Subject:"

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

Saffron Walden.

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen and Inhabitants of Saffron Walden, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "not only to denounce Slavery as an iniquitous System upon which Evils are inseparably attendant, but forthwith to pass a Law for its early and utter Extinction:"

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

Sugar produced by free Labour, Petition from Wexford to take off Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Wexford and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take off the Duties upon all Sugar imported from British Colonies and other Places where it is produced by free Labourers, protecting Sugar produced by Slaves, and to remove all other Impediments to the free Introduction into Great Britain and Ireland of that Commodity:"

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

Metropolis Police Act, Petitions from Shoreditch & Southwark for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers and Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, in Public Vestry assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Act of Parliament under which the present Metropolitan Police is appointed may be repealed, and that expensive, inefficient, unpopular and unconstitutional Force be entirely abolished:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint John, Southwark, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to effect, at the earliest possible Moment, a Repeal of the Metropolitan Police Act, or make such Modification therein as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

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

Reform of Parliament, Petition of The L d Mayor, &c. of London in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of The Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled; praying their Lordships "to institute a full and faithful Enquiry into the present State of the Representation, with a view to the remedying of such Defects therein as Time and various Encroachments may have produced, and to give real Effect to the essential Principles of the Constitution, namely, that Members of Parliament shall be freely chosen, that Peers shall not interfere in Elections, and that in the House of Commons The King may with Truth be said "to meet His People in Parliament:"

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

Parliamentary & Burgh Reform, 2 Petitions from Brechin in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Citizens, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the City of Brechin, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the State of the Representation of the People in Parliament, and remedy the Evils in the said Petition complained of, by passing an Act for reforming that Representation in such Manner as that the Elective Franchise shall belong to every Man possessed of reasonable Guarantees for its independent Exercise; and for electing Members of Parliament by Ballot:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Citizens, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the City of Brechin, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the State of the Government of the Royal Burghs in Scotland; and to remedy the Evils in the said Petition complained of, by passing an Act to abolish the System of Self Election in the Town Councils of these Burghs, and to grant to the Burgesses or Inhabitant Householders the Rights of electing by Ballot the Town Council and Magistracy of their respective Burghs:"

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

Regency Bill.

Ordered, That the 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," be read a Second Time Tomorrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

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