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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 3 October 1831', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 1030-1042. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17135 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 3 °Octobris 1831.
Wilson v. Ld. Kensington, & Meredith. Ld. Mostyn introduced. Ld. Clifford of Chudleigh takes his Seat. E. of Huntingdon takes the Oaths. Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe. Ld. Wenlock introduced. Lords take the Oaths. Ld. Rivers takes his Seat. Bp. Chichester takes the Oaths. Robb v. Forrest: Interlocutors Affirmed. Napier v. Goldie et al. et e con: Interlocutors Affirmed, with Costs. Glendonwyn & Kennedy v. Goldie et al: Interlocutors Affirmed. Sir W. Rae v. Ld. Dundas et al: Interlocutors Affirmed. Graham v. Shand et al. Galway Elective Franchise, Petitions from Galway & Rahon for Extension of. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Bury St. Edmunds:) Carlisle: Brampton: Maryport: Wellington: Mayor, &c. of Maidenhead: Newbury, &c: New Sarum: Bradford: Corsham: Cheverell: Market-Lavington: West-Lavington: Kingsclere, &c: (2 Petitions.) Tetney: Covenham: Marsh Chapel: Saltfleet: Theddlethorpe St. Helens, &c: Glasgow: Renfrew: Folkestone: Cranbrook: Swindon: Louth: Leslie: Newport Patriotic Society: Trades Union, Perth: Auchtermuchty Political Union: Crumpton: St. Michael, Bath: Sandwich: Political Union, Tipton: Highworth: Morpeth: Exeter: Colyton: Newton Abbot & Newton Bushel: Ilfracombe: Shute: Worksop: Dartmouth, &c: Hinckley: Earl Shilton: Dunse: Leslie Political Union: Incorporated Tailors, Edinburgh: Kirkland Works, Wemyss: Barwell: Burbage: Alloa: Alva: Loughborough: Castle Donington: Birmingham: Southwark: Ward of Farringdon Within: Hammersmith: Ludlow: Penzance: New Bolingbroke: Gosberton: Pinchbeck: Holland Fen: Barrow upon Soar: Preston: Kirkintilloch: Cumbernauld: Horbury: Fintry: Kendal: Lewes: Glastonbury: Wadsworth: Beith: Forres: Kettering: Harrington: Fulstow: Kemback: Buchlyvie: Aberdeen: Killearn: Kelso: Fortrose & Rosemarkie: Havant: Henley upon Thames: Pateley Bridge: Crowland: Christchurch: Ward of Bridge, London: Incorporated Trades, Canongate: Paisley: Barbers, Edinburgh: Incorporation of Bakers, Glasgow: Commrs of Police, Paisley: Incorporation of Tailors, Canongate: Leith Speculative Society: Incorporations of Waulkers, Edinburgh: of Bakers, Leith; of Hammermen, Canongate; and of Bonnet Makers, &c. Edinburgh: Devonport & Stoke Damerel: Bilston Political Union: Chatham: NorthShields & Tynemouth: Mansfield: Sutton-in-Ashfield: Dovor: Lyme Regis: Ely: Bishop Auckland: Fareham: Newcastle upon Tyne: Deal & Walmer: Donington: Wyberton: St. Luke's, Middlesex: Weymouth & Melcombe Regis: Hereford: Northallerton: Newport: Mayor, &c. of Bedford: Northern Political Union: Glasgow: Ayr, &c: Cupar: Biggar: Coldstream: East Kilbride: Kirkcudbright: Wigtown: Maxwelltown: Greenock: Royal Burghs, Scotland: Ld. Provost, &c. Glasgow: Magistrates, &c. Hawick: Pittenweem: Banff: Merchant Companies of Ayr; of Leith; and of Edinburgh: Merchants House, Glasgow: Trinity House, Leith: Incorporations of Maltmen, Leith; of Tailors, Cupar; of Hammermen, Perth; of Tailors, Potterrow; and of Fleshers, Cupar: Glasgow Reform Association: Four Incorporations, Leith: Counties of Cornwall; of Montgomery; and of Kent: South Shields: Bervie: East Retford: Blyth: Ashton under Lyne: Rochdale: Berwick upon Tweed: Blackburn: Brewton: Thorne: Todmorden: Alnwick: Abergavenny: Tavistock: Halifax: St. Margaret & St. John, Westminster: London: Stanton: Bedlington: County of Durham: Staindrop: St. Mary-le-Strand: Reading: Wilton: Malmsbury: Warminster: Wingham: Tring: New Milns: Newark upon Trent: Moneythusloyne & Bedwelty: Broseley & Madeley: Bilston: Royton: Political Union, Walsall: National Union, (Kensington, &c. Branch:) Crediton: Moretonhampstead: Wiveliscombe: Devon: Sheffield: Brighton: Bristol: Denbigh: Ward of Cheap, London: Belfast: Stockport: Tiverton: Rye: Shoreditch: Newton Stewart: Peebles: Marsden: Pontefract: Sligo: Pembrokeshire: Islington: Newton & Failsworth: Wakefield: Incorporation of Bakers, Easter & Wester Portsburgh: Manchester: Pendleton: Mildenhall: Portland: Ward of Broad St. London: Portsmouth: Kilwinning: Elgin: Irvine: St. Andrews: Mayor, &c. of Durham: Hexham: Woburn: Greenock: Kilbirnie. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions against: (Bridgwater:) Norwich: Weymouth. Factories, Petition from Blairgowrie & Rattray for regulating Hours of Labour in. Lunatic Commissions Bill: Message to H.C. with it. Charities Bill. Reform (England) Bill: Debate on 2d Reading adjourned. Public Works (Ireland) Bill. Adjourn.

Die Lunæ, 3 °Octobris 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cuntuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Corcagen, &c.
Epus. Cicestrien.
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Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum
Secretariorum.
Ds. De Ros.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Willoughby de Eresby.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Willoughby de Broke.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Dormer.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Forbes.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Dynevor.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Braybrooke.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. Dawnay.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Alvanley.
Ds. Abercromby.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Lyndhurst.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Cowley.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Kilmarnock.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Kenlis.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Dunmore.
Ds. Ludlow.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Wenlock.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Cloncurry.
Ds. De Saumarez.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Winchester.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bath.
March. Hertford.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Exeter.
March. Northampton.
March. Camden.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Westmeath.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
March. Westminster.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Liverpool.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Longford.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Enniskillen.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Onslow.
Comes Romney.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Wilton.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Minto.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Falkland.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Wilson v. Ld. Kensington, & Meredith.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein Thomas Wilson is Appellant, and William Baron Kensington and Edward Meredith are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off 'till To-morrow Eleven o'Clock.

Ld. Mostyn introduced.

Sir Edward Pryce Lloyd Baronet, being, by Letters Patent bearing Date the 10th Day of September, in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, created Baron Mostyn of Mostyn, in the County of Flint, with Remainder to the Heirs Male of his Body, was (in his Robes) introduced between The Lord Belhaven and Stenton and The Lord Ducie, (also in their Robes,) the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod, Garter King of Arms and The Earl Marshal preceding: His Lordship, on his Knee, presented his Patent to The Lord Chancellor at the Woolsack, who delivered it to the Clerk, and the same was read at the Table.

His Writ of Summons was also read as follows; (viz t.)

"WILLIAM the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith; To Our right trusty and wellbeloved Edward Pryce Lloyd of Mostyn, in Our County of Flint, Chevalier, Greeting: Whereas Our Parliament, for arduous and urgent Affairs concerning Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, is now met at Our City of Westminster; We, strictly enjoining, command you, under the Faith and Allegiance by which you are bound to Us, that, considering the Difficulty of the said Affairs and Dangers impending, all Excuses being laid aside, you be personally present at Our aforesaid Parliament with Us, and with the Prelates, Nobles and Peers of Our said Kingdom, to treat of the aforesaid Affairs, and to give your Advice; and this you may in nowise omit, as you tender Us and Our Honour, and the Safety and Defence of the said Kingdom and Church, and the Dispatch of the said Affairs.

"Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Tenth Day of September, in the Second Year of Our Reign.

"BATHURST."

Then his Lordship, at the Table, took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; and was afterwards placed on the lower End of the Barons Bench.

Ld. Clifford of Chudleigh takes his Seat.

This Day Hugh Charles Lord Clifford of Chudleigh sat first in Parliament after the Death of his Father Charles Lord Clifford of Chudleigh; his Lordship having first, at the Table, taken and subscribed the Oath appointed to be taken by the Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, by Peers professing the Roman Catholic Religion.

E. of Huntingdon takes the Oaths.

This Day Theophilus Henry Francis Earl of Huntingdon took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Jennings Patrick Maccabe Esquire is Appellant, and Catherine Hussey and Edward Maccabe are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar To-morrow at Eleven o'Clock.

Ld. Wenlock introduced.

Sir Robert Lawley Baronet, being, by Letters Patent bearing Date the 10th Day of September, in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, created Baron Wenlock of Wenlock, in the County of Salop, with Remainder to the Heirs Male of his Body, was (in his Robes) introduced between The Lord Sherborne and The Lord Redesdale, (also in their Robes,) the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod and Garter King of Arms preceding: His Lordship, on his Knee, presented his Patent to The Lord Chancellor at the Woolsack, who delivered it to the Clerk, and the same was read at the Table.

His Writ of Summons was also read as follows; (viz t.)

"William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith; To Our right trusty and wellbeloved Robert Lawley of Wenlock, in Our County of Salop, Chevalier, Greeting: Whereas Our Parliament, for arduous and urgent Affairs concerning Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, is now met at Our City of Westminster; We, strictly enjoining, command you, under the Faith and Allegiance by which you are bound to Us, that, considering the Difficulty of the said Affairs and Dangers impending, all Excuses being laid aside, you be personally present at Our aforesaid Parliament with Us, and with the Prelates, Nobles and Peers of Our said Kingdom, to treat of the aforesaid Affairs, and to give your Advice; and this you may in nowise omit, as you tender Us and Our Honour, and the Safety and Defence of the said Kingdom and Church, and the Dispatch of the said Affairs.

"Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Tenth Day of September, in the Second Year of Our Reign.

"Bathurst."

Then his Lordship, at the Table, took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; and was afterwards placed on the lower End of the Barons Bench.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Earl of Shaftesbury, who sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day Henry Lord Bishop of Norwich and William Lord Bolton took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Ld. Rivers takes his Seat.

This Day George Lord Rivers sat first in Parliament after the Death of his Father William Horace Lord Rivers; his Lordship having first, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Bp. Chichester takes the Oaths.

This Day Edward Lord Bishop of Chichester took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Robb v. Forrest:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein Donald Robb is Appellant, and James Forrest is Respondent:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

Whereas Thursday the 22d Day of September last was appointed for hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of Donald Robb, Merchant and Fishcurer in Louisburgh Wick; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord 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 might be reversed, varied or altered, so far as complained of, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem just;" to which Appeal James Forrest has not put in his Answer, though peremptorily Ordered so to do: Counsel were accordingly called in, to be heard, and One Counsel only appearing for the Appellant, (none appearing for the Respondent,) he was heard to state and argue the Case on behalf of the Appellant, and having prayed a Reversal of the Interlocutors complained of, the Counsel was directed to withdraw; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed.

Napier v. Goldie et al. et e con:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein John Napier Esquire is Appellant, and Alexander Goldie, and others, are Respondents, et e contra:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel on Wednesday the 14th Day of September last, upon the amended Original Petition and Appeal of John Napier Esquire, of Mollance; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, of the First Division, of the 1st of December (signed the 3d) 1829, and the 21st (signed the 26th) of January 1830, in so far as they alter the Findings in the Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary of the 11th of July 1829; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or amended, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" and likewise upon the Cross Appeal of Dame Mary Lucy Elizabeth Gordon, Spouse of Sir James Gordon of Gordonstone and Letterfourie, Baronet; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the First Division, of 8th (signed 9th) July 1824, 9th December 1824 and 10th March 1826; also of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 7th July 1827, 17th February 1829 and 11th July 1829; also of Four Interlocutors of the said Lords of Session, Two of 1st December 1829, and Two of the 21st (signed 26th) January 1830; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary, of 25th February 1830, so far as they are prejudicial to the Interests of the Petitioner and to the Pleas maintained by her in the said Action; and praying, That the same might be reversed, varied, altered or amended, so far as complained of, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Alexander Goldie, Writer to the Signet; also the joint and several Answer of Alexander Crombie Esquire, of Phesdo, and Miss Xaveria Glendonwyn; and also the Answer of Dame Mary Lucy Elizabeth Gordon, Spouse of Sir James Gordon of Gordonstone and Letterfourie, Baronet, put in to the said Original Appeal; as also upon the Answer of Alexander Crombie, and also the Answer of John Napier Esquire, of Mollance, put in to the said Cross Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in these Causes:

Interlocutors Affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Original and Cross Appeals be, and are hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant in the said Cross Appeal do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondent John Napier Esquire, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for his Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Glendonwyn & Kennedy v. Goldie et al:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein Mrs. Ismene Magdalina Glendonwyn or Scott, and Robert Kennedy, are Appellants, and Alexander Goldie, and others, are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel on Wednesday the 14th Day of September last, upon the Petition and Appeal of Mrs. Ismene Magdalina Glendonwyn otherwise Scott, Spouse of William Scott Esquire, late of Wimpson and Parton, and of Robert Kennedy W.S. her Tutor ad litem; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 11th of July 1829, in so far as it finds the Heirs Portioners other than the Petitioner entitled to the Interest of the Sum of Ten thousand Pounds, and appoints the same to be paid to them or their Assigns; also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, dated 1st (and signed 3d) December 1829, refusing the Petitioner's Reclaiming Note, and adhering to the Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary; and also of Two Interlocutors of the said Lords of Session, dated 21st (and signed 26th) January 1830, finding that the Interest of the said Sum of Ten thousand Pounds is to be paid to Mr. Crombie, Miss Glendonwyn and Lady Gordon, and in general in so far as they are prejudicial to the Petitioner; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or amended, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises, along with the Costs of Suit, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Alexander Crombie and Xaveria Glendonwyn, and also the Answer of Dame Mary Lucy Elizabeth Gordon, Wife of Sir James Gordon of Letterfourie, Baronet, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed.

Sir W. Rae v. Ld. Dundas et al:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein Sir William Rae Baronet is Appellant, and Lawrence Lord Dundas, and others, are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel on Wednesday the 28th Day of September last, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir William Rae of St. Catherine's, Baronet, His Majesty's Advocate; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 15th of May 1829; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 18th of May 1830; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the separate Answer of The Right Honorable Lawrence Lord Dundas, and also upon the separate Answer of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Burgh of Kirkwall, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed.

Graham v. Shand et al.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Thursday the 15th of September last, "That Mr. John James Fraser do attend this House, or forthwith send to the Clerk Assistant of this House the original Authority upon which he affixed the Name of Dr. Lushington to the Appellant's Case, in the Cause wherein Barron Graham Esquire is Appellant, and William Shand, and others, are Respondents," 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.

Galway Elective Franchise, Petitions from Galway & Rahon for Extension of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Freemen and Inhabitants of the Wardenship of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Freemen of Rahon, in the County of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will be graciously pleased to equalize Civil Rights in Galway, by extending to the Roman Catholic Mercantile and Trading Classes the Elective Franchise in as full and ample a Manner as the same is now enjoyed by Protestants:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Bury St. Edmunds:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Bury Saint Edmunds, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Carlisle:

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

Brampton:

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

Maryport:

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

Wellington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Gentlemen and Inhabitants of Wellington, in the County of Salop, and the Vicinity thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mayor, &c. of Maidenhead:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Bridgemasters and Burgesses of the Town of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks, under their Common Seal:

Newbury, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Newbury, and of the Tythings of Speenhamland and Greenham, in the County of Berks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

New Sarum:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City, Close and Neighbourhood of New Sarum, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bradford:

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

Corsham:

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

Cheverell:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Cheverell and its Vicinity, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Market-Lavington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Market-Lavington and its Vicinity, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

West-Lavington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of West-Lavington and its Vicinity, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kingsclere, &c: (2 Petitions.)

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and other Inhabitants of the several Parishes laying in the Northern Part of the County of Southampton, which are situate within the Hundreds of Kingsclere, Evingar and Pashow, and distant from the City of Winchester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and other Inhabitants of the Hundreds of Kingsclere, Evingar and Pashow, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, and whose Residence is on the North Side of the said County, and a great Distance from Winchester:

Tetney:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Tetney, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Covenham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Covenham, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Marsh Chapel:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Marsh Chapel, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Saltfleet:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saltfleet, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Theddlethorpe St. Helens, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Theddlethorpe St. Helens and Theddlethorpe All Saints, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Twenty-third Ward in the City of Glasgow, convened by Public Requisition:

Renfrew:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the County of Renfrew, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Folkestone:

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

Cranbrook:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Loyal Town of Cranbrook and its Vicinity, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Swindon:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Swindon and its Vicinity, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Louth:

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

Leslie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and other Inhabitants of Leslie, (County of Fife,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newport Patriotic Society:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Patriotic Society of Newport, Monmouthshire:

Trades Union, Perth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mechanics and others composing the Trades Union of the City of Perth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Auchtermuchty Political Union:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Auchtermuchty Political Union, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Crumpton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Crumpton, in the Parish of Prestwich cum Oldham, and County of Lancaster, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Michael, Bath:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Houses in the Parish of Saint Michael, in the City of Bath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Sandwich:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the Town and Port of Sandwich, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Political Union, Tipton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Political Union of Tipton, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Highworth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Highworth, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Morpeth:

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

Exeter:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City and County of the City of Exeter, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Colyton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Leaseholders, Householders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Colyton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newton Abbot & Newton Bushel:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Towns of Newton Abbot and Newton Bushel, in the County of Devon, and their Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ilfracombe:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Ilfracombe, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Shute:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Leaseholders, Householders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Shute, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Worksop:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and immediate Neighbourhood of Worksop, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dartmouth, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Clifton Dartmouth Hardness and Parish of Townstal within the Jurisdiction of the said Borough, in the County of Devon, in the Guildhall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hinckley:

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

Earl Shilton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Earl Shilton, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dunse:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Dunse, in the County of Berwick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leslie Political Union:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Leslie Political Union:

Incorporated Tailors, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporated Tailors in the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Kirkland Works, Wemyss:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Operatives of Kirkland Works, Parish of Wemyss, County of Fife, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Barwell:

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

Burbage:

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

Alloa:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Alloa and its Vicinity, in the County of Clackmanan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Alva:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish and Village of Alva, in the County of Stirling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Loughborough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Loughborough and its immediate Neighbourhood, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Castle Donington:

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

Birmingham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Clergy, Bankers, Merchants, Manufacturers and other Inhabitants of the Town of Birmingham and its Neighbourhood, in Town's Meeting convened, and signed on behalf of the Meeting by the High Bailiff:

Southwark:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Town and Borough of Southwark, in Town Hall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ward of Farringdon Within:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Ward of Farringdon Within, in the City of London, in Ward Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hammersmith:

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

Ludlow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and others, Inhabitants of the Borough of Ludlow, in the County of Salop, agreed upon at a Public Meeting convened by the Bailiff, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Penzance:

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

New Bolingbroke:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of New Bolingbroke and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Gosberton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Gosberton and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Pinchbeck:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Pinchbeck and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Holland Fen:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the District called Holland Fen, and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Barrow upon Soar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Barrow upon Soar, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Preston:

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

Kirkintilloch:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors, Burgesses, Proprietors, Merchants, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Kirkintilloch, in the County of Dumbarton, legally convened, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cumbernauld:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish and Village of Cumbernauld, in the County of Dumbarton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Horbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Freeholders and Householders of the Township of Horbury, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fintry:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors, Feuars, Merchants, Manufacturers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Fintry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kendal:

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

Lewes:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Chief Officers, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the ancient Borough of Lewes, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Glastonbury:

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

Wadsworth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers and Inhabitants of the Township of Wadsworth, in the Parish of Halifax, and County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Beith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Manufacturers, Traders and other Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Beith, in Ayrshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Forres:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient and Royal Burgh of Forres, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kettering:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kettering, and others, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Harrington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town, Harbour and Parish of Harrington, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fulstow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Fulstow, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kemback:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kemback, in the County of Fife, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Buchlyvie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors, Feuars, Merchants, Manufacturers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Barony and Village of Buchlyvie, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Aberdeen:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Trades of the City of Old Aberdeen, incorporated by Royal Charters, in Head Court assembled:

Killearn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors, Feuars, Merchants, Manufacturers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Killearn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kelso:

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

Fortrose & Rosemarkie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the united Royal Burghs of Fortrose and Rosemarkie, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Havant:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants, Owners and Occupiers of Hereditaments in the Parish and Liberty of the Town and Neighbourhood of Havant, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Henley upon Thames:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Henley upon Thames, in the County of Oxford, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Pateley Bridge:

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

Crowland:

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

Christchurch:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Christchurch, Hants, and the Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ward of Bridge, London:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Ward of Bridge, in the City of London, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporated Trades, Canongate:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon-Convener and other Deacons of the Incorporated Trades of the Burgh of Canongate:

Paisley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Bankers, Merchants Manufacturers, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Town of Paisley:

Barbers, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Preses and Members of the Society of Barbers of Edinburgh:

Incorporation of Bakers, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon, Collector, Masters and whole Members of the Incorporation of Bakers, in the City of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Commrs of Police, Paisley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Board of Commissioners of Police for the Burgh of Paisley:

Incorporation of Tailors, Canongate:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporated Tailors of the ancient Burgh of Canongate, in the City of Edinburgh:

Leith Speculative Society:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Leith Speculative Society, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporations of Waulkers, Edinburgh: of Bakers, Leith; of Hammermen, Canongate; and of Bonnet Makers, &c. Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Waulkers of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Bakers of Leith, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon and remanent Members of the Incorporation of Hammermen of the Burgh of Canongate, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Bonnet Makers and Dyers of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Devonport & Stoke Damerel:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Devonport and Parish of Stoke Damerel, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bilston Political Union:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Bilston Political Union, and of others, Friends of Reform, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chatham:

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

NorthShields & Tynemouth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of North Shields and Tynemouth, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mansfield:

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

Sutton-in-Ashfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Township of Sutton-in-Ashfield, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dovor:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the Town and Port of Dovor, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lyme Regis:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lyme Regis, in the County of Dorset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ely:

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

Bishop Auckland:

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

Fareham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Town of Fareham, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newcastle upon Tyne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Newcastle upon Tyne, and the Neighbourhood thereof, in Public Meeting assembled:

Deal & Walmer:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Deal and Parish of Walmer, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Donington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Donington and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wyberton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Wyberton and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Luke's, Middlesex:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Luke, in the County of Middlesex, unanimously agreed to at a Public and very numerous Meeting convened to consider the Subject of Reform, and agreed to be signed by the Churchwardens, Overseers, and the Members of the Parochial Boards, on behalf of the Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Weymouth & Melcombe Regis:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough and Town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hereford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the City of Hereford, assembled at a Public Meeting held pursuant to Advertisement:

Northallerton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Borough and Parish of Northallerton, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newport:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Newport, in the County of Monmouth, (agreed to at a Public Meeting,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mayor, &c. of Bedford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Recorder, Aldermen, Bailiffs and Common Council of the ancient Corporation of the Town and Borough of Bedford, under their Common Seal:

Northern Political Union:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Northern Political Union, and others, Friends of Reform, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Bankers, Manufacturers, Traders and Inhabitants of the City of Glasgow, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ayr, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors of Lands and Houses, Householders, Tenants and others, in Ayr, Newton, Wallacetown, Content and Vicinity thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Cupar, the Head Town of the Shire of Fife, in Scotland, and of those residing in the Vicinity thereof, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Biggar:

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

Coldstream:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Coldstream and its Vicinity, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

East Kilbride:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners of Supply, Justices of the Peace, Heritors and other Inhabitants of the Parish of East Kilbride, in the County of Lanark, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirkcudbright:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wigtown:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Councillors and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Wigtown, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Maxwelltown:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Councillors, Burgesses and others, Inhabitants of the Burgh of Barony of Maxwelltown, at a Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Greenock:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Greenock, in their Common Hall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Royal Burghs, Scotland:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Royal Burghs of Scotland, in Convention assembled, under their Common Seal:

Ld. Provost, &c. Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Lord Provost, Magistrates and Common Council of the City of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Magistrates, &c. Hawick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Burgh of Hawick, North Britain, under their Common Seal:

Pittenweem:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Pittenweem, in the County of Fife, in Scotland, in Public Meeting assembled, under their Common Seal:

Banff:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Householders and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Banff, convened at Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Merchant Companies of Ayr; of Leith; and of Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Master, Assistant, and other Members of the Merchant Company of Ayr, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Traffickers or Merchant Company of Leith, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh, incorporated by Royal Charter and Act of Parliament, under their Common Seal:

Merchants House, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants House of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Trinity House, Leith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Master, Assistants and Corporation of the Trinity House of Leith, incorporated by Royal Charter and Act of Parliament, under their Common Seal:

Incorporations of Maltmen, Leith; of Tailors, Cupar; of Hammermen, Perth; of Tailors, Potterrow; and of Fleshers, Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Maltmen of Leith, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Tailors of the Royal Burgh of Cupar, in Fife:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Hammermen Incorporation of Perth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Tailors of Potterrow or Easter Portsburgh, in the Parish of Saint Cuthberts and County of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Fleshers of Cupar, in Fife:

Glasgow Reform Association:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Glasgow Reform Association, convened by Public Advertisement, and held within the Trades Hall:

Four Incorporations, Leith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Masters of the Four Incorporations of the Town of Leith:

Counties of Cornwall; of Montgomery; and of Kent:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Cornwall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Montgomery, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Kent, in Public Meeting duly assembled at Penenden Heath:

South Shields:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of South Shields and Township of Westoe, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bervie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Bervie, assembled at the Market Cross thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

East Retford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of East Retford, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Blyth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Blyth and its Vicinity, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ashton under Lyne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Ashton under Lyne, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Rochdale:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Rochdale, assembled at a Public Meeting convened by Advertisement, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Berwick upon Tweed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Berwick upon Tweed, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Blackburn:

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

Brewton:

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

Thorne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Thorne, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, unanimously adopted at a Public Meeting held there, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Todmorden:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Tradesmen and others, Inhabitants of the Township of Todmorden, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Alnwick:

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

Abergavenny:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Abergavenny, legally convened in their Town Hall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tavistock:

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

Halifax:

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

St. Margaret & St. John, Westminster:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the United Parishes of Saint Margaret and Saint John the Evangelist, Westminster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

London:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Bankers and Traders of the City of London, assembled at a Public Meeting at the Mansion House, pursuant to Advertisement, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may pass into a Law:"

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

Stanton:

Upon reading the Petition of the substantial Householders and others residing in the Parish of Stanton, situated in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will regard the legitimate Decision of their Representatives upon the Inefficiency of the present Conformation of their especial Branch of the Legislature with the Consideration so grave an Appeal demands, and that the said Bill may be adopted without material Alteration:"

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

Bedlington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bedlington, in the County of Durham, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to perfect the same on its projected Base, thus proving themselves the noble Renovators of a glorious Fabric:"

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

County of Durham:

A Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Durham, assembled in Public Meeting convened by the High Sheriff of that County, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will avert from the Nation the dire Calamity of their Lordships House arraying itself against the solemnly pronounced Judgment of the People (now recorded by their Representatives) upon a Point touching exclusively the Representation of the Commons of this Realm, and that their Lordships will pass the same, unimpaired in Spirit and in Principle, so that the same may become the Law of the Land."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "C.I.Clavering, Sheriff," who only has signed it.

Staindrop:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Staindrop and its Vicinity, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That a Measure, so fraught with Public Good, so calculated to allay Discontent and to conciliate the Affections of the People, will receive the Sanction of their Lordships high Authority and Approval, and be passed through their Lordships House with the least possible Delay, as the only Means of preventing the Occurrence of the most tremendous Evils, and essential to the Prosperity, Happiness and Tranquillity of the Empire:"

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

St. Mary-le-Strand:

A Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Mary le Strand, in the County of Middlesex and Liberty of Westminster, in Public Meeting duly convened by their Churchwardens, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to pass the same with as little Delay as may be consistent with the Forms of their Lordships House."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Henry Bellninger, Chairman, and Frans Costar, Churchwardens," who only have signed it.

Reading:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Reading, convened in the Town Hall, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "to co-operate with the other House of Parliament in the passing of this Measure; to seize this Occasion of endearing their Order to the People; and to add this new Proof to the many already afforded by their Lordships, that the Dignity of their Lordships House is but consulted and supported by promoting the Liberty and the Happiness of the Country."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "I. I. Blandy, Chairman," who only has signed it.

Wilton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Wilton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give it that Consideration the Importance of the Subject demands, being fully persuaded that its Rejection will be attended with Consequences dreadful to contemplate, but that its Adoption by their Lordships will speedily be the Means of removing all our National Difficulties, of restoring Confidence between the Governors and the governed, and of preserving the Rights, Liberties and Happiness of a great People, the Independence and Glory of the British Empire:"

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

Malmsbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Malmsbury and Parts adjacent, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the Grievances of the Petitioners in whose Borough the Right of Election of Members to serve in Parliament is vested in an Alderman and Twelve Capital Burgesses, and as a Means of redressing them to afford their Lordships Support and Assistance to His Majesty's Ministers, in their Efforts to amend the Representation of the People:"

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

Warminster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Warminster, convened by the High Constable, and assembled at the Town Hall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships, keeping in view the intense Anxiety of the Nation as to the Success of this vital Question, will not withhold their Assent from the same, nor in any Way alter its Provisions, so as to make less effectual the proposed Disfranchisement of the Boroughs or the Extension of the Elective Franchise:"

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

Wingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wingham, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will calmly consider the Importance of the Measure, and will pass it into a Law, and thus convince the People that their Lordships still inherit those glorious Principles bequeathed to them by their Noble and Patriotic Ancestors on Runnymede, and like them are ready to stand or fall by those Principles:"

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

Tring:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Tring, in the County of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That to prevent the Horrors of Tumult, Bloodshed and Revolution, and to preserve the Government as established by Law, they will be pleased to pass the same into a Law:"

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

New Milns:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of New Milns, Ayrshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same without any Modification, Alteration or Delay, as they would wish to save the Country from all the Evils of Anarchy and Bloodshed which must otherwise inevitably ensue:"

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

Newark upon Trent:

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor and Inhabitants of the Town of Newark upon Trent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law, as a Measure upon which depends the Peace of the Nation, the Safety of the Throne, of the Parliament and of the British Empire:"

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

Moneythusloyne & Bedwelty:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and Inhabitant Householders of the Parishes of Moneythusloyne and Bedwelty, in the County of Monmouth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "speedily to pass the same, without Diminution, Alteration or Addition, save and except only the Introduction of a Clause for taking by Ballot the Votes of the Freeholders and others who shall under the said Bill, when an Act, be entitled to vote in the Election of Members of Parliament, which the Petitioners consider to have been rendered indispensably necessary by an Alteration made therein in the other House of Parliament:"

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

Broseley & Madeley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Operatives resident in the Parishes of Broseley and Madeley, in the County of Salop, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give their ready Sanction to the same, and thereby avert the otherwise almost inevitable, but muchto-be-dreaded Calamity, of a vengeful Reform of both Houses from without:"

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

Bilston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Bilston, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "favorably to receive the same, and speedily pass it, and thus avert the calamitous Evils which, as the Petitioners conscientiously believe, must inevitably follow its Rejection:"

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

Royton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Royton, in the Parish of Oldham, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased not to tamper with the excited Feelings of the Country, but to pass the same, without unnecessary Delay, and without any essential Changes in any of its Provisions:"

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

Political Union, Walsall:

Upon reading the Petition of the Council and Members of the Political Union and Friends of Reform resident in the Borough and Foreign of Walsall, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to suffer the same, unmutilated, to pass into a Law, and save this once happy Country from the Fate of our Continental Neighbours:"

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

National Union, (Kensington, &c. Branch:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Members of the Kensington and Hammersmith Branch of the National Union of the Industrious Classes, in Public Meeting assembled; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with all convenient Speed, amending it as much as possible in favor of the People, and thereby, in their Lordships Wisdom and Discretion, avert the deplorable Hostility which otherwise might arise, and endanger their Lordships Legislative Privileges:"

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

Crediton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Crediton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to afford it their effectual Support, and by passing it, without diminishing any of its leading Provisions, as speedily as possible, avert the Evils and Dangers which threaten to follow from a different Course:"

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

Moretonhampstead:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Moretonhampstead, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the salutary Measures therein contained may, as soon as possible, pass into the Law of the Land, and become, as the Petitioners hope, the Salvation of the Political Institutions of this Country:"

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

Wiveliscombe:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Wiveliscombe, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to take into their high Consideration the Dangers with which this Country is threatened, and by speedily consenting to the said Bill avert the fearful Effects which (in the Petitioners Judgment) will immediately follow its Rejection:"

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

Devon:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the County of Devon, in County Meeting assembled, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass the same into a Law; a Measure which the Petitioners believe calculated to remedy numerous Evils, and the Failure of which they cannot in any Way contemplate without unmixed and serious Apprehension."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of Sir Bourchier P. Wrey Baronet, Sheriff for the County of Devon, who only has signed it.

Sheffield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Sheffield, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That the same may be discussed in the most calm, unprejudiced and candid Manner; and that, founded as it appears to the Petitioners in Policy as well as in Justice, it may receive the willing Assent of their Lordships House, and finally be presented to His most gracious Majesty, our Patriotic King, for His Sanction and Approval:"

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

Brighton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Brighton, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass with the least possible Delay that all-important Measure; a Measure which the Petitioners are persuaded, by establishing the Government upon the broad and only Constitutional Basis, a real Representation of the People, is calculated to inspire into the Nation Confidence, and to promote the Peace, Prosperity and Security of the British Empire:"

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

Bristol:

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Bankers and other Inhabitants of the City of Bristol and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will speedily pass the same into a Law, and thus cement the Bond of Affection that at present unites a loyal People to their beloved King, and ensure to their Lordships that Respect and Esteem which can alone be securely founded on a due Observance of the Constitutional Rights and Privileges of each of the Three Estates of the Realm:"

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

Denbigh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Aldermen, Bailiffs, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Denbigh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to give the same their favorable Consideration, in order that the same may speedily pass into a Law, as tending thereby to cement the Bond of Affection at present existing between a grateful Nation and a Patriot King, to ensure to their Lordships that Respect and Esteem to which their Lordships are duly entitled, and at the same Time to satisfy the just Anxiety so generally felt by a free and enlightened People:"

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

Ward of Cheap, London:

A Petition of the Freemen, Inhabitants of the Ward of Cheap, in the City of London, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying "That their Lordships will be pleased, in the Exercise of the solemn Trust reposed in them, to give the same the Sanction of their Lordships."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "W. A. James, Ward Clerk," who only has signed it.

Belfast:

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Bankers, Traders and other Inhabitants of Belfast and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That the same may meet their Lordships Sanction, and thus ensure in Practice to the People of this Realm what the Theory of its Constitution declares to be their undoubted Right, a free and independent Representation:"

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

Stockport:

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor and Inhabitants of the Town of Stockport, in the County of Chester, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That, in order to preserve that Loyalty to their King and Attachment to their Constitution for which Englishmen have been so justly celebrated, in order to preserve the Government, the Laws, Private Property and Public Institutions, in fact to prevent Disorder, Anarchy and Confusion, their Lordships will acquiesce in the Opinion of the People and their Representatives, and pass the same, which, though materially affecting the peculiar Rights of the Petitioners, do not in the slightest Degree interfere with any of the legal Privileges of their Lordships:"

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

Tiverton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Tiverton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to sanction by their Approval this truly great and important Measure; a Measure which cannot fail, among many other Blessings, to obtain from every good and faithful Subject an increased Confidence in the Deliberations of the Commons House when in Parliament assembled:"

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

Rye:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient Town and Port of Rye, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "on private as well as public Grounds, to pass the same, that the Petitioners, together with all the People of England, may as soon as possible be emancipated from their present unjust and degraded Condition:"

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

Shoreditch:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, in Public Vestry assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will speedily pass that important Measure into a Law, as they believe it to be the only Means of preserving the Stability of the Throne, the Tranquillity of the Country, and the upholding Public Credit:"

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

Newton Stewart:

Upon reading the Petition of the Feuars and other Inhabitants of the Town of Newton Stewart, in the Parish of Penninghame and County of Wigtown, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to yield their Sanction to the vital Measure of Reform, or at least to make no such important Alterations in its Details as shall trench on its original and generally approved Principle, and more particularly that the Minimum of Elective Qualification which it creates and confers shall be left by their Lordships either intact or rendered even more liberal:"

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

Peebles:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Peebles, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, thereby restoring Public Confidence, and conferring upon the respectable and middle Classes their just and equal Rights, from which they are at present excluded, and to which from their growing Importance and Intelligence they are well entitled:"

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

Marsden:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Marsden, in the Parishes of Almondbury and Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will concur in the Provisions of the same, and thereby eradicate those Defects in the Representation of the People which Time and Seasons of Misgovernment have introduced, and do Justice to a loyal and faithful People:"

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

Pontefract:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Pontefract, at their Meeting in the Town Hall, convened by the Mayor, pursuant to a Requisition, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may be passed into a Law, and thus give Solidity and Efficacy to those Principles of the Constitution which in Theory have long been the Boast of our beloved Country:"

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

Sligo:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Merchants, Traders, Freeholders and Householders of the Town of Sligo, duly convened at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "speedily to pass the same, as sent up by the Commons, and thereby establish upon a Basis of certain Security those valuable Privileges which pertain to their Lordships as the Hereditary Councillors of the State; Privileges which, when exercised in the genuine Spirit of the Constitution for the Public Benefit, are strictly accordant with the most enlarged Views of Public Liberty, and constitute the connecting Link between the Throne and the People:"

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

Pembrokeshire:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, as the Petitioners feel convinced, from the Aspect of the Times, that the Peace of the Country, and that the Security of Property of every Description, are very deeply involved in the Question, whether this great National Measure shall speedly become Law:"

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

Islington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. Mary, Islington, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law, the Petitioners believing that its Rejection would be most fatal to the Peace and Welfare of the Kingdom:"

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

Newton & Failsworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Newton and Failsworth, in the Parish of Manchester and County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may receive the Sanction of their Lordships, and be granted to the People as their just Right, and as being the best Safeguard to the King, the Nobility and the People of England:"

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

Wakefield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Merchants and others, Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Wakefield, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That the said Measure, which in nowise encroaches on the Constitutional Powers and Privileges of the Peerage, but which is a Debt of Justice to the Rights and Liberties of the People, may, with all becoming Expedition, receive the Sanction of their Lordships, and pass into a Law:"

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

Incorporation of Bakers, Easter & Wester Portsburgh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Bakers of Easter and Wester Portsburgh, Parish of St. Cuthberts, County of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law, as it is, in the Petitioners Estimation, essential to the Stability of the Throne, to the Existence of the established Institutions of the Country, and the permanent Peace and Prosperity of the Empire:"

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

Manchester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Bankers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of Manchester, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That they will not endanger the Safety of the Nation by disappointing the highly raised and just Expectations of the People, but, so far as their Lordships House is concerned, they will secure the Tranquillity and Well-being of the Country, and the Permanence of its Constitution and valuable Institutions, by passing the same without any unnecessary Delay:"

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

Pendleton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Pendleton, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to comply with the Wishes of His Majesty's faithful and loyal Subjects, secure the Welfare of the Kingdom, and disappoint the Expectations of the interested and factious, by passing the same without any unnecessary Delay:"

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

Mildenhall:

Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens and Overseers, Householders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Mildenhall, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will regard the legitimate Decision of the present Representatives of the People upon the Inefficiency of the present Conformation of their especial Branch of the Legislature with the Consideration so grave an Appeal demands, and that the same may be adopted without material Alteration:"

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

Portland:

Upon reading the Petition of the Constable, Church Wardens and Inhabitants of the Island of Portland, in the County of Dorset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass the same, which, in the Petitioners Opinion, will tend to quiet the angry Feelings of such of His Majesty's Subjects as have for many Years past been suffering under the Deprivation of their Elective Franchise, and gradually restore our excellent Constitution to its original Purity, and be the Means of reviving Trade and Confidence in the Country:"

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

Ward of Broad St. London:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Ward of Broad Street, in the City of London, in Ward Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will, by giving their Assent thereto, avert those Evils which the Petitioners apprehend in the event of their Lordships rejecting it- the Destruction of Public Credit, the Ruin of Commerce and Suspension of Industry, the Embarrassment and Disorganization of every Department of Government, the want of Security for private Property, and the imminent Peril of that Constitution, now so happily formed by the Union of King, Lords and Commons:"

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

Portsmouth:

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Portsmouth, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships, taking into Consideration the defective State of the present Representative System, the Evils attending it, and the general Dissatisfaction occasioned thereby, will, in the Exercise of their Wisdom, allow the said Bill to pass into a Law, and thereby insure to them the Respect and Attachment of the Community at large:"

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

Kilwinning:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient Town and Parish of Kilwinning, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law as speedily as may be consistent with the Forms of their Lordships House, and thereby quiet the Minds of a brave and loyal People, who know their Rights, and are determined to employ every Constitutional Means to obtain them:"

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

Elgin:

Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Householders and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Elgin and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That, in the Exercise of their undoubted Privilege, they will concur in this most just and salutary Improvement, and thereby cement the Bonds of Union in all Classes of Society, strengthen the Constitution, add Glory to His Majesty's Reign, confer Stability upon the Monarchical Institutions of the Country, and accede to the just Rights and Interests of the People:"

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

Irvine:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Irvine, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will, in compliance with the almost unanimous Voice of the Country, pass the same, and thus secure to the Peerage of this Kingdom an additional Claim on the Confidence, the Affections and the Gratitude of the People:"

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

St. Andrews:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Incorporated Trades of the City of St. Andrews, North Britain, Fifeshire, and the Inhabitants of the said City, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships to pass the same, and thereby furnish a new Claim to the Gratitude and Confidence of the People, and even encrease that Influence which Wealth and Rank, when united to private Worth and true Patriotism, will always secure:"

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

Mayor, &c. of Durham:

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Durham, in Common Council assembled, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, as the best Means of ensuring the Stability of the Throne, of strengthening existing Institutions, and of preserving the Tranquillity of the Empire, by allaying Popular Discontent, and finally of promoting the most important and valuable Interests of the whole Community:"

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

Hexham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and others, Inhabitants of Hexham, in the County of Northumberland, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, being recommended by so many weighty Considerations, having originated, under the Sanction of our gracious and benignant Monarch, from a wise and patriotic Administration, passed after mature Deliberation by a great Majority of the House of Commons, and called for by the unanimous Voice of a loyal and enlightened People:"

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

Woburn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Woburn, in the County of Bedford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass the same, without Alteration as to the Principle of the Measure, and thereby give the People of the United Kingdom Cause again to place that Confidence in their Lordships House which the Petitioners have great Regret in stating has been lately considerably lessened, and which they cannot state without Feelings of Apprehension, and expressing their most anxious Wishes that their Lordships will remove the Cause, by passing the said Bill, a Measure which the People of the United Kingdom consider essentially necessary for the Welfare of themselves and their Descendants:"

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

Greenock:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Burgh of Greenock, in Common Council assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass, without Delay and without Alteration, the Bills for amending the Representation of the People of the United Kingdom in the Commons House of Parliament, as they severally come before their Lordships:"

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

Kilbirnie.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Kilbirnie, in the County of Ayr, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "if they value the Existence of the Aristocracy in this Nation, the Peace, the Happiness and the Prosperity of our Native Land, to pass into a Law the Reform Bills as soon as possible:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions against: (Bridgwater:) Norwich:

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

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentlemen, Merchants, Bankers, Tradesmen, Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City and County of Norwich, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may not pass into a Law:"

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

Weymouth.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Weymouth and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give the utmost Deliberation to this vital Question, not to permit the Bill to pass into a Law without such Modifications as may avert the Dangers which would inevitably result from so unconstitutional an Enactment:"

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

Factories, Petition from Blairgowrie & Rattray for regulating Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Overseers and Mechanics employed in Spinning Mills and other Inhabitants of the Parishes of Blairgowrie and Rattray, in the County of Perth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to grant that any Legislative Measure for the Regulation or Limitation of the Hours of working in Spinning Mills and similar Establishments may be extended to Scotland; and that it may be enacted, that no Individual of immature Age shall labour or be employed in such Establishments beyond Eleven and a Half Hours per Day during Five Days of the Week, or beyond Eight and a Half Hours on Saturdays, exclusive of an adequate Allowance for Meals; and that such young Persons shall on no Account be employed to labour in these Establishments during the Night Time:"

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

Lunatic Commissions Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to diminish the Inconvenience and Expence of Commissions in the Nature of Writs De lunatico inquirendo; and to provide for the better Care and Treatment of Idiots, Lunatics and Persons of unsound Mind, found such by Inquisition;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Trower and Mr. Roupell;

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Charities Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners to continue the Enquiries concerning Charities in England and Wales for Two Years, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

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

Reform (England) Bill:

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

It was moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," be now read a Second Time."

Which being objected to;

It was moved "to leave out ("now") and insert ("this Day Six Months")

After long Debate,

Debate on 2d Reading adjourned.

Ordered, That the further Debate upon the said Motion and Amendment be adjourned 'till To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Public Works (Ireland) Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Extension and Promotion of Public Works in Ireland," be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, quartum diem instantis Octobris, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.