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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 4 October 1831', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 1042-1058. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17136 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Martis, 4 °Octobris 1831.
E. of Mountcashell takes the Oaths. Wilson v. Ld. Kensington, & Meredith: Decree Affirmed. Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe. Graham v. Shand et al. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Aberdeen:) Kirkcaldy: Provost, &c. of Kirkcaldy: Markinch: Blackford: Farmers, County of Haddington: Abernethy: Alyth: Society of Procurators, Perthshire: Lochwinnoch: Broughty Ferry: Political Union, Fruchie: Stonehaven: Laurencekirk: Incorporated Trades, Aberdeen: Easter Anstruther: Masons, &c. Dundee: Bathwick: Carnwath: Kirriemuir: Ceres: Magistrates, &c. of Burntisland. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Hawick:) County of Derby: Inhabitants of Derby: Brampton & Walton: Great Driffield: Wolverhampton: Newcastle under Lyme: Longton & Lane End: Stoke upon Trent & Penkhull: Provost, &c. of Dingwall: Heritors, &c. of Dingwall: Wick & Pulteneytown: Crowle: Sibsey: Wainfleet: Burgh: St. Peter & St. Paul, Bath: St. James', Bath: Bridport: Godalming: Ilminster: Appledore & Northam: Howden: Mossley: Worcester Political Union: Incorporated Trades, Hawick: Dalry: Leven: Renfrew: Kingswinford Political Union: Donington: Binbrook: North Cotes: Waltham: Freemasons, Cupar: Working Classes, Edinburgh: National Reform Association, Bloomsbury:) Bow: M. McKenna: Liverpool: Toxteth Park: Quorndon: Hertfordshire: Wisbech: Weaver Incorporation, Perth: Hertford: Salford: Leighton Buzzard: Castle Carey: Witney: Honiton: J. Wright: Mayor, &c. of Gloucester: Wotton-Underedge: Tewkesbury: Dursley: Berkeley: St. Ives: Battle: Ashburton: Halesworth: Chichester: King's Lynn: Daventry: Higham Ferrers: Braunston: Thurles: Bury: Lyme Regis: Launceston: Chepping Wycombe: Colnbrook: Sutton St. Mary: Rochford: St. Giles & St. George, Bloomsbury: Wapping: Buckland next Dovor: Inverary: Old Cumnock: Old Kilpatrick: Stanley: Provost, &c. of Pollokshaws: Incorporations of Tailors, Glasgow; and Cordiners, Glasgow: Comrs of Police, Glasgow: Trades Union, Airdrie: Norham & Island Shires: Monmouth: Birmingham: Limehouse: Ward of Aldersgate, London: Wigan: Hastings: Whitehaven: Thirsk: St. Botolph Without, Aldgate: Doncaster: Cardiff: Bridgnorth: Hounslow: Prestonpans: Stansfield: Annan: Friskney: Lime Kilns: Kirton: Dollar: Elie: Helpringham: Maybole: Clithero: Kincardine & Tulliallan: Kilconquhar: Gatehouse of Fleet: Heptonstall: Mile End Old Town: Ruthin: Bungay: St. George, Middlesex: Trades House, Glasgow: Great Yarmouth: Largs: Leith: Trades, Edinburgh: Dunfermline: Incorporation of Weavers, Selkirk: Langholm: Denny: Portobello: Guildry Incorporation, Inverkeithing: Tadcaster: Warrington: Leigh: Trowbridge: Chippenham: Melksham; Frome: Walcot: Weston: Swansea: Lymington: Rugby: Wrangle: Leake: Devizes: Gosport & Alverstoke: Evercreech: New Ross: Gorey: Cheltenham: Wickwar: Falkirk: Hamilton: Kirkfield bank: Gravesend & Milton: Neath: Upton upon Severn: Evesham: Worcester: St. Pancras, Middlesex: Kingsclere, &c: Ward of Coleman St. London: Edinburgh Political Union: Woodbridge: Coventry: St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster: Northwich: Shaftesbury: Lymm: Denton & Haughton: Oswestry: Congleton: Nantwich: Holywell: Limerick: Magistrates, &c. of Falkland: Loughrea: Dysart: Melrose: Jedburgh: Bakewell: Wirksworth: Belper: Duffield: Heanor: Alfreton: Codnor Park & Riddings: Ripley: Horsley &c: Holbrook: Swanwick: Little Eaton: Crich: Shottle: Pentrich: Denby & Loscoe: South Wingfield: Heage: Turnditch: Lea: Youlgreave: Otley: Maidstone: Coventry Political Union: Gainsborough: Surrey: St. Andrew, Holborn: Arnold: Hipperholme cum Brighouse: Carpenters, &c. Manchester: Clerkenwell Parochial Reform Union: Nottingham Political Union: Bannockburn Political Union: Warwick Political Society: Alton: Warblington & Emsworth: Political Union, Dunfermline: Political Society, Tiverton: Innerkip: Perriton & Bratton: Yeovil: Stevenston: Kilmacolm Bromsgrove Political Union, &c: Kilbarchan: Great & Little Bolton: St. Alban: Sudbury: Blandford: Leicester: Langfield: Gloucestershire: Leonard Stanley: Woodchester: King Stanley: Painswick: Stonehouse: Bisley: Stroud: Minchinhampton: Nailsworth: J. Smith: Symington: Incorporation of Hammermen, Edinburgh: Cork: Killarney: Ballymena: Dublin Trades Political Union: Stanhope: Dewsbury: Lees: Ayr, &c. Friendly Society: Ayr Phænix Friendly Society: Poplar: Third Ward, Glasgow: St. Paul, Covent Garden: Truro: Towcester: York: Thetford: Wymondham: Lyncombe & Widcombe: Norwich: Bathgate: Selkirk: Kilmarnock: Wiltshire: East Stonehouse: Hackney: Gloucester: Bothwell: Ramsgate: Canterbury: Cowbridge: Whitechapel: Oldham: Christ Church, Surrey: Bread St. Ward: Hyde: Southmolton: Okehampton: County of Kildare: Gainsburgh, &c: Cashel. Reform Bills, Petition from Nairn in favor of. Reform (England) Bill, Petition of W. Colfox to reject a Petition against, purporting to be signed by him. Factories, Petition from Arbroath for regulating Hours of Labour in. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions against: Derby: Berkshire: Hertford: Woodnesborough, &c: Preston: Canterbury: J. Oliver: Sandwich: Non-resident Freemen of Dover: Lincoln: Ramsgate: Sussex: Bridport: Corporation of Tailors, Dublin: Arva: Ballymena: Freeholders, Portland: Dovor: Deal: Walmer: Cambridge: Leeds: Wakefield: Doncaster: Horsepath & Shotover: Newport: Merchants Guild, Dublin: Nottingham: New Romney: Northampton: Leicester: Tewkesbury. Reform (England) Bill, Petitions from Guildford & Huntingdon to continue to return Two Members. Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Kidwelly to be included in the Elective Franchise of Carmarthen. Turnpike Roads (Scotland) Bill. Coal Meters Establishment, Dublin, Petition of Corporation of Barbers, &c. Dublin, to continue. Galway Elective Franchise, Petition of Catholic Merchants, Galway, for Extension of. London, &c. Coal Bill. Churches Building Bill. Charities Bill reported: Order for 3a. Fees in Courts of Common Law Bill. read 2a: Order for 3a. Copy of the Galway Charter, Ordered. Public Works (Ireland) Bill. Reform (England) Bill, Debate on 2d Reading resumed: Debate further adjourned. Harris v. Kemble et al. Warrington, &c. Railway Bill, Consideration of Petition for Comee to proceed, put off. Adjourn.

Die Martis, 4 °Octobris 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
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. Audley.
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. Grantham.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Dynevor.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Braybrooke.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. Dawnay.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Abercromby.
Ds. Redesdale.
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 Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
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 Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Liverpool.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes MountCashell.
Comes Longford.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Enniskillen.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Craven.
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.

E. of Mountcashell takes the Oaths.

This Day Stephen Earl of Mount Cashell took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Wilson v. Ld. Kensington, & Meredith:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Wilson, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Exchequer, of the 24th of November 1830, which Decree was entered on the 7th Day of March 1831, and made in a certain Cause wherein The Right Honorable William Baron Kensington, and Edward Meredith, were Plaintiffs, and Stephen Pugh, Thomas Wilson, David Lloyd and John Cheesement Severn were Defendants; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, 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 Answer of The Right Honorable William Baron Kensington and Edward Meredith put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree 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 Decree therein complained of, be, and the same is hereby Affirmed.

Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Jennings Patrick Maccabe Esquire is Appellant, and Catherine Hussey and Edward Maccabe are Respondents, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Thursday next.

Graham v. Shand et al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Barron Graham Esquire is Appellant, and William Shand, and others, are Respondents, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Thursday next.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Tenterden, who sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Aberdeen:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Heritors, Householders and Inhabitants of the City of Aberdeen and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirkcaldy:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Kirkcaldy and the Neighbourhood thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Provost, &c. of Kirkcaldy:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Provost, Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Kirkcaldy, under their Common Seal:

Markinch:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village and Parish of Markinch, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Blackford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Farmers, Feuars, Labourers and Mechanics in the Village of Blackford and Neighbourhood, County of Perth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Farmers, County of Haddington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Farmers in the County of Haddington, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Abernethy:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors, Burgesses and Inhabitants in the Burgh and Parish of Abernethy, Perthshire, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Alyth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village of Alyth, in Perthshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Society of Procurators, Perthshire:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Society of Procurators before the Courts of Law in Perthshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lochwinnoch:

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

Broughty Ferry:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Broughty Ferry, in Forfarshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Political Union, Fruchie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Political Union of Fruchie, Parish of Falkland, Fifeshire, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stonehaven:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Stonehaven and its Vicinity, in the Kingdom of Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Laurencekirk:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and other Inhabitants of Laurencekirk and its Vicinity; Kincardineshire, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporated Trades, Aberdeen:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convener, Master of Hospital, Seven Deacons and whole other Members of the Seven Incorporated Trades of the City of Aberdeen, in Common Hall assembled, under their Common Seal:

Easter Anstruther:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Burgh of Easter Anstruther, County of Fife, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Masons, &c. Dundee:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Three United Trades of Masons, Wrights and Slaters of the Royal Burgh of Dundee, under their Common Seal:

Bathwick:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Houses in the Parish of Bathwick, in the County of Somerset, 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.

Carnwath:

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders, Farmers, Feuars, Merchants, Tradesmen and others, Inhabitants of Carnwath and Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same as sent up by the Commons House of Parliament; a Measure which the Petitioners are satisfied will add to the Stability and Splendour of the Throne, and secure the Rights and Privileges of all Classes of His Majesty's Subjects:"

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

Kirriemuir:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Barony and Parish of Kirriemuir, County of Forfar, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will listen to the urgent and ceaseless Cry of the great Body of the People, and pass the said Bill with all possible Speed, and without any Alteration in the least calculated to lessen the rightful Influence of the People in the Commons House:"

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

Ceres:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Ceres, in the County of Fife, in Scotland, 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, as sent up by the Commons, without admitting of any Alterations thereon tending to impair its just Claims to the Confidence of the People:"

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

Magistrates, &c. of Burntisland.

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Council of the Royal Burgh of Burntisland, as representing the Burgesses and Inhabitants thereof, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with the least possible Delay, with the view of imparting Confidence to all Classes,and of securing and improving the great Interests of the Country:"

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Hawick:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and other Inhabitants of Hawick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

County of Derby:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the County of Derby, assembled at a County Meeting called by the High Sheriff, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Inhabitants of Derby:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Derby, assembled in Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brampton & Walton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Gentry, Manufacturers, Farmers and other Inhabitants of the Free Chapelry of Brampton, and the adjoining Hamlet of Walton, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Great Driffield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Traders, Farmers and other Inhabitants of Great Driffield and its Vicinity in the East Riding of Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wolverhampton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Bankers, Merchants, Manufacturers and other Inhabitants of the Town of Wolverhampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newcastle under Lyme:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Justices, Capital Burgesses, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Newcastle under Lyme, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Longton & Lane End:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Townships of Longton and Lane End and the Neighbourhood, in the Staffordshire Potteries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stoke upon Trent & Penkhull:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Townships of Stoke upon Trent and Penkhull, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Provost, &c. of Dingwall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Provost, Baillie, Treasurer and other Members of the Town Council of Dingwall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Heritors, &c. of Dingwall:

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

Wick & Pulteneytown:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors, Burgesses, Feuars and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Wick and of the Town of Pulteneytown, in the County of Caithness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Crowle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Crowle, in the Isle of Axholme, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Sibsey:

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

Wainfleet:

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

Burgh:

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

St. Peter & St. Paul, Bath:

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

St. James', Bath:

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

Bridport:

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

Godalming:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Warden, Corporation and Inhabitants of Godalming, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ilminster:

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

Appledore & Northam:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Appledore and the Parish of Northam, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Howden:

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

Mossley:

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

Worcester Political Union:

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

Incorporated Trades, Hawick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Seven Incorporated Trades of the Burgh of Hawick, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dalry:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Dalry, Ayrshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leven:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Valley of Leven, in the County of Dumbarton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Renfrew:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Feuars, Householders and other Inhabitants of Renfrew, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kingswinford Political Union:

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

Donington:

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

Binbrook:

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

North Cotes:

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

Waltham:

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

Freemasons, Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of Saint Michael's Royal Arch Chapter of Freemasons, in Cupar, of Fifeshire:

Working Classes, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Working Classes of Edinburgh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

National Reform Association, Bloomsbury:)

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the National Reform Association, meeting at the Crown Tavern, Museum Street, Bloomsbury, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Rate-payers and Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Mary, Stratford, Bow, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

M. McKenna:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of Michael McKenna, of the City of Dublin, Seed Merchant:

Liverpool:

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

Toxteth Park:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Toxteth Park, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Quorndon:

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

Hertfordshire:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wisbech:

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

Weaver Incorporation, Perth:

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

Hertford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Hertford, in the County of Hertford, (unanimously agreed upon at a Public Meeting,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Salford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Salford, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leighton Buzzard:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Leighton Buzzard, in the County of Bedford, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Castle Carey:

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

Witney:

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

Honiton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Electors of the Town of Honiton, Devonshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

J. Wright:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of James Wright of Margate, in the County of Kent:

Mayor, &c. of Gloucester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen, Sheriffs and Common Council of the City of Gloucester, in Common Council assembled, under their Common Seal:

Wotton-Underedge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wotton-Underedge, in the County of Gloucester, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tewkesbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Electors of the Borough of Tewkesbury, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dursley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitant Householders of the Parish and Vicinity of Dursley, in the County of Gloucester, (unanimously agreed to at a Public Meeting,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Berkeley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish and Neighbourhood of Berkeley, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Ives:

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

Battle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons residing in the Town and Parish of Battle, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ashburton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Portreeve, Bailiff, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Borough and Parish of Ashburton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Halesworth:

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

Chichester:

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

King's Lynn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Electors and Inhabitants of the Borough of King's Lynn, in Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Daventry:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Daventry, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Higham Ferrers:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen and Capital Burgesses of the Town and Borough of Higham Ferrers, under their Common Seal, and of other Inhabitants of the said Town and Borough, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Braunston:

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

Thurles:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Thurles, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bury:

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

Lyme Regis:

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

Launceston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Borough of Launceston and neighbouring Parishes, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chepping Wycombe:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen, Bailiffs, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Chepping Wycombe, in the County of Buckingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Colnbrook:

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

Sutton St. Mary:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Sutton Saint Mary and Neighbourhood, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Rochford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Hundred of Rochford, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Giles & St. George, Bloomsbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the United Parishes of Saint Giles in the Fields and Saint George, Bloomsbury, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wapping:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders and Rate Payers of the Parish of Saint John of Wapping, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Buckland next Dovor:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Buckland next Dovor, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Inverary:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Inverary, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Old Cumnock:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Traders and general Inhabitants of Old Cumnock, in the County of Air, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Old Kilpatrick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Old Kilpatrick, in the County of Dumbarton, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stanley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Manufacturing Village of Stanley, in the County of Perth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Provost, &c. of Pollokshaws:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Provost, Baillie, Treasurer and other Members of the Town Council of the Borough of Pollokshaws, in Council assembled:

Incorporations of Tailors, Glasgow; and Cordiners, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon, Collector, Masters and other Members of the Corporation of Tailors in Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Cordiners of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Comrs of Police, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Board of General Commissioners of Police for the City of Glasgow, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trades Union, Airdrie:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Trades Union of Airdrie:

Norham & Island Shires:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and Inhabitants of the District of Norham and Island Shires, in the County of Durham, assembled at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Monmouth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Monmouth, assembled at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Birmingham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Birmingham, assembled at a Meeting of One hundred and fifty thousand Persons:

Limehouse:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Anne, Limehouse, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ward of Aldersgate, London:

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

Wigan:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor and other the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Wigan, in the County of Lancaster, assembled in Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hastings:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Port of Hastings, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Whitehaven:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Bankers, Merchants, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Town of Whitehaven, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Thirsk:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Thirsk, in the North Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Botolph Without, Aldgate:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Botolph Without, Aldgate, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Doncaster:

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

Cardiff:

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

Bridgnorth:

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

Hounslow:

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

Prestonpans:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient Village of Prestonpans, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stansfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Tradesmen and others, the Inhabitants of the Township of Stansfield, in the Parish of Halifax and West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Annan:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, Heritors and Inhabitants at large of the Royal Burgh of Annan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Friskney:

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

Lime Kilns:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ship Owners and Householders in the Sea Port Village of Lime Kilns, on the Banks of the Forth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirton:

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

Dollar:

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

Elie:

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

Helpringham:

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

Maybole:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Burgh of Maybole and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Clithero:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Clithero, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kincardine & Tulliallan:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates of Kincardine and Tulliallan, and of the Clergymen, Ship Owners, Merchants, Manufacturers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Tulliallan, in the County of Perth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kilconquhar:

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

Gatehouse of Fleet:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Feuars, Traders and other Inhabitants in the Burgh of Gatehouse of Fleet and Vicinity thereof, in the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Heptonstall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Manufacturers and others, Inhabitants of the Township of Heptonstall, in the Parish of Halifax, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mile End Old Town:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers and Inhabitant Householders of the Hamlet of Mile End Old Town, in the Parish of Saint Dunstan, Stebon Heath otherwise Stepney, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ruthin:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Borough and Lordship of Ruthin, in the County of Denbigh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bungay:

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

St. George, Middlesex:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint George, Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trades House, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convener, Trades Bailies, Collector, Deacons, Visitor and other ordinary and extraordinary Members of the Trades House of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Great Yarmouth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the Borough of Great Yarmouth, in Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Largs:

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

Leith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Traders and others, Inhabitants of the Town of Leith, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trades, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convenery of the Trades of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Dunfermline:

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

Incorporation of Weavers, Selkirk: Langholm:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Weavers, in the Royal Burgh of Selkirk:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Langholm, in the County of Dumfries, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Denny:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Denny and Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Portobello:

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

Guildry Incorporation, Inverkeithing:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Guildry of the Burgh of Inverkeithing, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tadcaster:

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

Warrington:

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

Leigh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Leigh, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trowbridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town, Parish and Liberty of Trowbridge, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chippenham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Bailiff, Burgesses, Freemen and Inhabitants of the Borough and Town of Chippenham, in the County of Wilts, in Common Hall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Melksham;

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Householders and Inhabitants of Melksham, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Frome:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, and the Neighbourhood thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Walcot:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Houses in the Parish of Walcot, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Weston:

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

Swansea:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Swansea and its Neighbourhood, agreed to at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lymington:

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

Rugby:

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

Wrangle:

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

Leake:

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

Devizes:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Devizes and its Vicinity, agreed to at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Gosport & Alverstoke:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Gosport and Parish of Alverstoke, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Evercreech:

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

New Ross:

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

Gorey:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Gorey, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cheltenham:

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

Wickwar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough and Parish of Wickwar, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Falkirk:

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

Hamilton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town or Burgh of Hamilton, in the County of Lanark, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirkfield bank:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kirkfieldbank, in the Parish of Lesmahagow and County of Lanark, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Gravesend & Milton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Gravesend and Milton, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Neath:

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

Upton upon Severn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Upton upon Severn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Evesham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Evesham, in the County of Worcester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Worcester:

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

St. Pancras, Middlesex:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Pancras, in the County of Middlesex, assembled in Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kingsclere, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and other Inhabitants of the Parishes of Kingsclere, Woolverton, Baughurst and Tadley, in the County of Hants, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ward of Coleman St. London:

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

Edinburgh Political Union:

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

Woodbridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates acting in and Inhabitant Householders of Woodbridge, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Coventry:

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

St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Martin in the Fields, in the City and Liberty of Westminster, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Northwich:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Land Owners, Proprietors and other Occupiers of Property, being Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Northwich, in the County Palatine of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Shaftesbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Shaftesbury and its Vicinity, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lymm:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Lymm, in the County Palatine of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Denton & Haughton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Denton and Haughton, in the Parish of Manchester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Oswestry:

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

Congleton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Justices, Aldermen, Capital Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Congleton, in the County of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Nantwich:

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

Holywell:

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

Limerick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of the most ancient Corporation of the County of the City of Limerick, in Council assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Magistrates, &c. of Falkland:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Falkland, Fifeshire, in Council assembled, under their Common Seal:

Loughrea:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Vicinity of Loughrea, in the County of Galway, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dysart:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Dysart and its Vicinity, 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.

Melrose:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Melrose and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will concur with the House of Commons in passing the same, the Petitioners feeling assured that their Lordships will thereby give Stability to the Throne, preserve most effectually their own valuable Privileges, and at the same Time create for the Peerage an additional Claim to the Confidence, Affection and Gratitude of the People:"

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

Jedburgh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Burgh of Jedburgh, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to lay aside every private and personal Consideration, and, as they value the Prosperity, Happiness and Glory of the Empire, to be pleased speedily and without material Alteration to pass the said Bill through this House, and thereby, through the Goodness of God, confer a lasting Blessing on the Nation:"

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

Bakewell:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bakewell and its Vicinity, in the County of Derby, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to keep in view the deep Anxiety of the People as to the Result of this vital Question, and to give the said Bill their immediate and favorable Consideration, in order that it may speedily pass into a Law, and the Agitation of the Country be appeased:"

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

Wirksworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wirksworth, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Belper:

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

Duffield:

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

Heanor:

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

Alfreton:

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

Codnor Park & Riddings:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Codnor Park and Riddings, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ripley:

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

Horsley &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Holbrook:

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

Swanwick:

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

Little Eaton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Little Eaton, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Crich:

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

Shottle:

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

Pentrich:

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

Denby & Loscoe:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Denby and Loscoe, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Wingfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of South Wingfield and the Neighbourhood, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Heage:

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

Turnditch:

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

Lea:

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

Youlgreave:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Youlgreave, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law, and thereby satisfy the just Desires of the People, by giving them a full, fair and free Representation in the Legislative Body:"

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

Otley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Otley, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, which the Petitioners believe will call into legitimate Play the moral Energies of the People, will allay Discontent, and unite in strict Bonds the Three great Estates of the Realm, will purify the House of Commons, dignify the House of Peers, and establish the King's Throne in the Hearts and Affections of His Subjects:"

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

Maidstone:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the King's Town and Parish of Maidstone, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with the least possible Delay, with a view both of imparting Confidence to all Classes and of securing and improving the great Interests of the Country:"

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

Coventry Political Union:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members and Friends of a Society called The Coventry Political Union, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to conciliate the Affections of a grateful People by emancipating them from the many Evils of a corrupted Representation, and conferring upon them the valued Rights contained in the said Bill for Parliamentary Regeneration:"

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

Gainsborough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will concur in that salutary Measure, and thereby, under Divine Providence, secure the Stability of the Throne, the individual and collective Privileges of the Peerage, as well as the Constitutional Rights and grateful Feelings of a patriotic and loyal People:"

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

Surrey:

A Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Surrey, assembled at a County Court specially convened by the High Sheriff, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships (concurring with the other House of Parliament) will approve the Bill in all its Parts, and pass it into a Law."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Harvey Combe, Sheriff," who only has signed it.

St. Andrew, Holborn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Andrew, Holborn, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That, in order to maintain Peace, and to convince the Public that their Lordships sympathize with their Miseries, and take an Interest in their Welfare, their Lordships will be pleased to pass the said Bill, as it now stands, with that Dispatch which the alarming Exigency of the Case requires:"

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

Arnold:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Arnold, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass the same as speedily as possible, after the due Deliberation which so important a Subject requires, the Petitioners being convinced that no Measure is more calculated to give permanent Security to the Crown, increased Dignity to the Parliament, and solid Tranquillity, beneficial Employment and good Government to the People of these Realms:"

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

Hipperholme cum Brighouse:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Hipperholme cum Brighouse, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass into a Law with the least possible Delay that just, wise and necessary Measure of Reform, and thus to give the middle and productive Classes of the People their just Influence in the Management of the National Affairs:"

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

Carpenters, &c. Manchester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Carpenters and Joiners of Manchester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same without any injurious Mutilation or Curtailment, and with the least possible Delay, as the Petitioners cannot but contemplate with Dread and Alarm the Rejection of the Measure, or such an Alteration in its Details as to render it of less Importance to the great Body of the People:"

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

Clerkenwell Parochial Reform Union:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Clerkenwell Parochial Reform Union, held at the Northumberland Arms Tavern, Clerkenwell Green, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "speedily to pass the same, as the only Means of relieving their Fellow Countrymen from that degraded, starved and miserable State which they have so long borne with unheard-of and unexampled Patience, in the confident Hope that the Legislature would eventually see the Necessity of renovating the Representation of the Country, by which Measure alone its Existence can be maintained in a Manner consonant with the indisputable Rights of an industrious, intelligent and virtuous People:"

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

Nottingham Political Union:

A Petition of Members of the Nottingham Political Union, on behalf of themselves and others, agreed to at a numerous Meeting of the Union, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will without Delay pass the same into a Law, which, in the Opinion of the Petitioners, will have the happy Effect of producing the greatest Degree of Satisfaction and Concord in the Nation."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Joseph Septimus Ward, Solicitor," and "Willim Brown," who only have signed it.

Bannockburn Political Union:

A Petition of the Political Union of Bannockburn and Vicinity was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same without Alteration, and with as little Delay as possible."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Robert Robin, Præses," who only has signed it.

Warwick Political Society:

A Petition of the Warwick Political Society was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law without Delay or Alteration."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Samuel Lent Price," and of the other Members of the Committee, on behalf of the Society, who only have signed it.

Alton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Alton and its Vicinity, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same into a Law, as well to prevent that Confusion, Disaffection, and those other disastrous Consequences which it is much to be feared would attend its Rejection, as to give another Proof to the World how anxious and ever ready their Lordships are to advance the great Cause of Liberty and Virtue, and to promote the Happiness and Welfare of their Fellow Countrymen:"

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

Warblington & Emsworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Warblington and Town of Emsworth, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That the same may meet with their Lordships most earnest Attention and Support, as the Petitioners firmly believe that the Peace, Happiness and Prosperity of the Country depend on its successful Issue:"

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

Political Union, Dunfermline:

A Petition of the Political Union of Dunfermline was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "James Erskine, President," and "I. Rennett, Secy," who only have signed it.

Political Society, Tiverton:

A Petition of the Members of a Political Society in Tiverton was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with as little Delay as possible."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "John Crampton," and of the other Persons only who have signed it.

Innerkip:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village and Parish of Innerkip, in Public Meeting assembled, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "in the Exercise of their deliberative Wisdom, to see fit so to act by the passing of the said Bill as to ensure to themselves the Esteem and Affection of their Contemporaries, and to convey their Memories with Honor and Esteem to a grateful Posterity."

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

Perriton & Bratton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Congregation under the Pastoral Care of The Reverend John Cocks, assembling in the Village of Perriton, and the Inhabitants of the Village of Bratton, in the Parish of Minehead, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Yeovil:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Yeovil and its Neighbourhood, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships "to support our Patriot King and His Ministers in their laudable Endeavours to secure this blessed Boon for the People of the United Kingdom:"

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

Stevenston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Stevenston, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to oppose any needless and vexatious Opposition to a Measure which has already passed the House of Commons after lengthened and able Discussion, and has been unanimously approved of throughout the Kingdom, and by speedily passing this Bill through their Lordships House- a Bill which, while it secures to the People those Privileges to which they are legally and justly entitled, in no way interferes with any of their Lordships lawful or constitutional Prerogatives- that their Lordships will save the Country from Anarchy and Disorder, which the Petitioners are seriously apprehensive might ensue should it be rejected, and secure to their Lordships House that Respect and Consideration with which the Petitioners have always been accustomed to regard the House of Peers:"

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

Kilmacolm

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Kilmacolm, in the County of Renfrew, in Public Meeting assembled, including Heritors, Justices of the Peace, Farmers and other Householders, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will take into their most serious Consideration the Propriety of restoring to the People those inherent and just Rights of which they have been so long deprived, and by so doing secure to themselves the noblest Triumph that ever Legislature achieved, the grateful Homage of a brave, industrious and generous People:"

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

Bromsgrove Political Union, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Bromsgrove Political Union, and other Inhabitants of the Town, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may pass, as the Petitioners are convinced that all our imperfect Institutions would by a Reformed Parliament be prudently, gradually and safely ameliorated:"

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

Kilbarchan:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kilbarchan Parish, County Renfrew, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to exert all their Energies for the speedy and final Accomplishment of the anticipated great National Change, and to allow of no Modification or Amendment in the proposed Measure of Reform that may diminish the liberal Spirit of the Bill, and consequently destroy the Efficacy of the intended Reformation:"

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

Great & Little Bolton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Towns of Great and Little Bolton, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give their Sanction and Support to the same, and thus to complete the Wishes of Millions who are waiting with the most ardent Anxiety for the Result of their Lordships Deliberations, involving in a greater Degree than any previous Question which ever came before this House the Tranquillity and Safety of the Kingdom:"

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

St. Alban:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Freemen of the Borough of Saint Alban, in the County of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "favorably to receive and speedily to pass the same, and thus avert the calamitous Evils which the Petitioners fear will inevitably follow its Rejection:"

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

Sudbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Free Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Sudbury and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to complete by their Sanction that most important Measure, in which the Petitioners firmly believe are involved the best Interests, the Peace, Security and Happiness of these Realms:"

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

Blandford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Blandford Forum, in the County of Dorset, and the Vicinity thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may immediately pass through this House, in order that it may become a Law, calculated to preserve the admirable Constitution of this Kingdom, and to promote the Happiness and Prosperity of the People:"

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

Leicester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Manufacturers, Bankers, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to join in the Compact which the People have accepted under the Sanction of the King, nor venture, by further tampering with that conciliatory Measure, to incur the fearful Responsibility of disappointing the Hopes which it has raised, and of awakening the Fears and Animosities which it has happily tranquillized:"

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

Langfield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Tradesmen and others, the Inhabitants of the Township of Langfield, in the Parish of Halifax and West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to disappoint the just and reasonable Expectations of the People, but to restore the Happiness and secure the Peace and Tranquillity of the Country by passing the Bill without unnecessary Delay:"

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

Gloucestershire:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "by passing the same to preserve Peace and Confidence and Security to this now agitated Country:"

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

Leonard Stanley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Leonard Stanley, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Woodchester:

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

King Stanley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of King Stanley, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Painswick:

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

Stonehouse:

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

Bisley:

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

Stroud:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Stroud and its Vicinity, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Minchinhampton:

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

Nailsworth:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Nailsworth and its Vicinity, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships "speedily to pass it into a Law, because the Petitioners are satisfied it will restore Contentment to all Classes of His Majesty's Subjects, and Commerce and Prosperity to the Manufacturing Districts in which the Petitioners reside:"

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

J. Smith:

Upon reading the Petition of John Smith, of No. 53, London Road, Brighton, in the County of Sussex; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to avert the perilous Consequences which might ensue from a Public Commotion within these Realms, and complete that memorable Improvement which ennobles the present Reign, by speedily passing the said Bill:"

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

Symington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Symington, in the County of Lanark, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to do what is necessary on their Part for rendering it the Law of the Land with the least possible Delay; thus proving that the high Rank of their Lordships does not prevent them from feeling in Sympathy with their Countrymen, nor from considering their Interests as indissolubly connected with theirs:"

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

Incorporation of Hammermen, Edinburgh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Hammermen of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with the least possible Delay, which will tend to satisfy the Expectations of all Classes of the Community, and by thus securing the Affection and Gratitude of the People, will confirm the acknowledged Constitutional Privileges and Immunities of the Aristocracy, and will materially strengthen and invigorate the Constitution, and improve the great Interests of the Country:"

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

Cork:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Cork, adopted at a Public Meeting, 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 without any Alteration whatever; thus will their Lordships continue to maintain their Hereditary Influence, by preserving the Confidence of the People; thus will the Hopes of thinking Millions be realized; thus will the Fever of excited Expectation be made subside:"

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

Killarney:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Killarney and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That neither the Suggestions of selfish or interested Persons, the Effects of disappointed Avarice, or the Intrigues of those who wish to perpetuate unconstitutional Influence in the Commons House of Parliament, will have Sway in their Lordships Minds in the Consideration of this all-absorbing Question; but that they will act firmly and determinedly for their Country's Good, in passing without Delay this Measure that must be her Salvation in restoring the original Purity of her Laws, without which every Effort for her Advantage has been hitherto nugatory and ineffective:"

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

Ballymena:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Ballymena, in the County of Antrim, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with as little Delay as may be consistent with the Forms of this House, as Petitioners anticipate the greatest Evils from its Delay or Rejection:"

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

Dublin Trades Political Union:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Dublin Trades Political Union, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same speedily and without Alteration or Amendment (except what would still extend Popular Rights;) by doing which their Lordships will establish Peace and Confidence among the People, and contribute to the Stability and Prosperity of the British Constitution:"

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

Stanhope:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Stanhope, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "speedily to pass the same into a Law, thus conciliating the Esteem and administering to the Satisfaction of the whole Community:"

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

Dewsbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and immediate Neighbourhood of Dewsbury, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to disappoint the just Expectations of the People, but to secure their firm and lasting Attachment by speedily passing the said Bill, which will prevent the possibility of those direful Calamities which the Petitioners cannot contemplate without the most alarming Apprehensions:"

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

Lees:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lees, in the Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; expressing their Approbation of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to extend the Limits of the proposed Borough, Ashton-under-Lyne, to the whole Parish, which contains upwards of Thirty-three thousand People, Ashton Town containing but Fourteen thousand; and that, thus improved, their Lordships will pass the said Bill with the least possible Delay:"

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

Ayr, &c. Friendly Society:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Ayr, Newton and Wallacetown Friendly Society, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ayr Phænix Friendly Society:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Ayr Phonix Friendly Society, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships "to pass the same, and thus promote the Peace and Prosperity of every Part of the United Kingdom:"

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

Poplar:

Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor and Inhabitants of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, 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, and to raise them, as well as Thousands more of Englishmen, to that Interest in the Welfare of England which they will the better appreciate from being entitled to elect their own Representatives:"

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

Third Ward, Glasgow:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Third Ward of the City of Glasgow, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying "for their Lordships speedy Sanction to that momentous Measure; a Measure the Petitioners conceive to be fraught with the most beneficial Consequences to the State, and eminently calculated to relieve a patient and loyal People from the painful State of Suspense which they have so long endured:"

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

St. Paul, Covent Garden:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Paul, Covent Garden, in Public Meeting in their Vestry Room, was presented and read; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will, with as little Delay as may be necessary, comply with the Wishes of the People, and pass the same, thereby preventing all apprehended Danger, and establishing the present Form of Government more firmly than ever in the Hearts of the loyal Subjects of His most Excellent Majesty."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Charles Smith" and "Edwd Darley, Churchwardens," who only have signed it.

Truro:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Truro, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to concur with the House of Commons in passing it into a Law, thereby restoring and confirming to the great Body of the People their dearest Rights, and securing to their Lordships House the Affection and Gratitude of the Nation at large, in whose Estimation the Constitutional Rights and Privileges of their Lordships will thus be for ever associated with the Renovation of the popular Branch of the Legislature:"

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

Towcester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Towcester, in the County of Northampton, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will pass the same without altering its essential Principles, the Petitioners being fully convinced that those Principles will have a Tendency to preserve unimpaired the Dignity of the Throne, ensure Stability to the Aristocracy, and give general Satisfaction to the People, when it shall have become a Part of the Law of the Land:"

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

York:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient City of York and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to pass the same through this House with as little Delay as possible, the Petitioners being convinced, that, however much it may partake in its Details of the Imperfection of all Human Enactments, it is calculated to effect in an important Degree that full, fair and free Representation of the People which is so essential to the Honor and Safety of the Sovereign, and the Liberty and Welfare of the Subject:"

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

Thetford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Thetford, 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, thus cementing the Bond of Affection which at present unites a loyal People to their beloved King, ensuring to their Lordships that Respect which will ever be obtained from the British People by a Sympathy with their Wishes and a Readiness to meet their just Complaints, and perpetuating Peace and Tranquillity to the Realm, which the Petitioners think will be endangered by a Denial of Rights so long and earnestly demanded by the People:"

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

Wymondham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wymondham, in the County of Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lyncombe & Widcombe:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Householders of the Parish of Lyncombe and Widcombe, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying, "That the same may meet with their Lordships Approval, and may be passed without Delay, as a Security against the Occurrence of tremendous Public Evils, and as the Means of attaining an invaluable National Good:"

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

Norwich:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Freeholders and Inhabitants of the City of Norwich and County of the said City, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same for the Security of their National Independence, for the Preservation of their internal Peace and Prosperity, and for the Maintenance of their ancient Institutions in all their pristine Simplicity, Purity and Power; and that in carrying forward this great and glorious Work their Lordships will alter nothing, either in the Principle or the Working Power of the Bill, from the State in which, under the Auspices of a British Ministry, and to the great Joy of the universal British People, it has been submitted for their Lordships Sanction by the Commons House of Parliament, thus restoring and for ever confirming the fairest and the freest Form of Government that Man has been ever blest with:"

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

Bathgate:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Burgh of Bathgate and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may obtain their Consent, and that the same may pass into a Law; and that when the Bills for amending the Representation of the People of Scotland and Ireland are brought into this House, the same may also receive their Lordships Consent, and pass into a Law:"

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

Selkirk:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Selkirk and its Vicinity, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "with the least possible Delay, to pass the same, and thus unite in Peace, Harmony and Security, the mighty Empire of which their Lordships form so distinguished and exalted a Part:"

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

Kilmarnock:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Council of the Burgh of Kilmarnock, in the County of Ayr, Scotland, of the Deacons and Incorporated Trades thereof, and of the Commissioners of Police and Inhabitants generally of said Burgh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, as the best Measure that can at present be adopted for redressing the Grievances of which the Petitioners justly complain; (vizt.) The Encroachments which have been made upon their Rights in the Commons House of Parliament:"

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

Wiltshire:

A Petition of the Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the County of Wilts, convened at Devizes, in County Meeting, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will give their Assent to that great Measure with as little Delay or Alteration as possible, coming before their Lordships as it does sanctioned by the Authority of the King's Ministers, approved by an overwhelming Majority of the House of Commons, and called for by the almost unanimous Voice of the Nation at large."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Paul Methuen, High Sheriff for the County of Wilts, on behalf of himself and of the Meeting," who only has signed it.

East Stonehouse:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of East Stonehouse, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same, and thereby grant to the Petitioners and the Nation at large the Boon of a more full and equal Representation:"

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

Hackney:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint John at Hackney, in the County of Middlesex, was presented and read; taking notice of the last mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to concur with the People of England in such Reforms in their own, (the Commons House of Parliament,) as are called for by the altered and improved State of the Times."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "William Adamson" and "William Dennis, Churchwardens," who only have signed it.

Gloucester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the City of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass it at the earliest practicable Period, and, by thus identifying themselves with the Wishes and Prayers of the People, strengthen those Feelings of Regard and Veneration which the Petitioners entertain for their Lordships House, and which Feelings they are desirous of handing down to their Posterity:"

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

Bothwell:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "in accordance with the Demand of an enlightened Nation, to legislate for the Prosperity, Happiness and Grandeur of the British Empire; and that their Lordships will pause and reflect before they coincide with the infatuated Policy of the Don Miguelites; and to shew to the World, by giving their Sanction to the great Measure of Reform, and that without Delay, that their Country's Happiness is with their Lordships a Consideration paramount to all others:"

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

Ramsgate:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Ramsgate and its Vicinity, in the Isle of Thanet and County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to grant the Prayers of a united Nation, and not to disappoint their just Expectations and fervent Wishes, by either delaying or mutilating a Measure so essential to the best Interests of the Country, or endangering the Peace thereof by the fearful Hazard which in the Expectation of the Petitioners would attend its Rejection; and that their Lordships will be pleased to pass the Bill without any Delay:"

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

Canterbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Canterbury and its immediate Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to suffer no Consideration to interfere with their Discharge of a most important Service to the Public; to exhibit, where the Sacrifice of Property or Prerogative requires, a noble and patriotic Magnanimity; and, by passing without Alteration or Abatement the Bill which the People have so entirely approved, to avert from this House and from the Kingdom at large those tremendous Evils which the Loss of the Measure cannot fail to occasion:"

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

Cowbridge:

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor and Corporation of the Borough of Cowbridge, and other Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to avert the evil Consequences the Petitioners dread from the Failure of the same, and to complete what they consider as a great Improvement and Restoration of the Principles of the Constitution:"

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

Whitechapel:

A Petition of the Inhabitants, Householders of the Parish of Saint Mary Matfelon otherwise Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships, by passing the same, will not disappoint the just Expectations of the British Nation."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Thos Brown, Joshua Pedley and Wm Larkins, Churchwardens," and of the other Persons only who have signed it.

Oldham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Oldham, in the County of Lancaster, agreed upon at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to pass the same, as the only Means of continuing Unanimity in the Three Branches of the Legislature, and Contentment amongst a loyal and united Kingdom:"

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

Christ Church, Surrey:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Christ Church, Surrey, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same with the least possible Delay; by doing which the dreadful Consequences the Petitioners now contemplate will be averted, and their Lordships will secure to themselves the lasting Gratitude and Respect of the Country:"

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

Bread St. Ward:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Ward of Bread Street, in Ward Mote assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to take into their serious Consideration the great and manifold Evils which a second protracted Discussion of this Bill would inevitably inflict on the Nation, and the Confusion, Turmoil, Insecurity to the Institutions of the Country, to Public Credit, and the probable Destruction of Property and Life, which a Rejection of the Bill by their Lordships might occasion:"

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

Hyde:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Hyde and its Vicinity, in the County of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same, now so generally approved of by His Majesty's Subjects, and so deliberately weighed and adopted by their Representatives in the House of Commons, may meet with a favorable Reception at their Lordships Hands, and that their Lordships will be pleased to pass it uncurtailed in any of those liberal, and, in the Opinion of the Petitioners, those wise and excellent Provisions which it contains:"

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

Southmolton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Southmolton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will give their Assent with all convenient Dispatch to the same, which the Petitioners regard as being eminently adapted to give Stability to the Throne, Vigour to the Government and Peace to the Nation:"

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

Okehampton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen, Freeholders and Inhabitant Householders of the Town, Borough and Parish of Okehampton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to pass the same through this House, and thereby secure to themselves the Esteem and Gratitude of their Fellow Countrymen, and Happiness and Prosperity to this great Kingdom, which the Petitioners feel they cannot fail to enjoy under such Circumstances, and the Government of our truly patriotic Sovereign:"

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

County of Kildare:

A Petition of the High Sheriff, Nobility, Clergy, Gentry and Landholders of the County of Kildare, in County Court assembled, by Public Requisition from the High Sheriff, was presented and read; taking notice of the lastmentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships, in carrying the same into effect, will not pass unnoticed the peculiar Claims of Ireland on this Occasion, and that a full, fair and adequate Representation in Parliament may be so equally extended to her, in common with the rest of the Empire, as to ensure that Attention to her local Interests and Improvement which she so essentially requires, and to which she is so justly entitled."

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Dominick O Reilly, High Sheriff, County of Kildare," who only has signed it.

Gainsburgh, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Gainsburgh and its Hamlets, Morton, Walkerith and East Stockwith, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to take their Interests into serious Consideration, and to grant them (the Inhabitants of Gainsburgh and its Hamlets) the Privilege of being represented in Parliament:"

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

Cashel.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Cashel and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same as sanctioned by the House of Commons, which the Petitioners sincerely believe will promote the Peace and Prosperity of the Empire at large, and of Ireland particularly, and which the Petitioners conceive will be an Act of Justice to themselves; and also that their Lordships will assimilate as nearly as possible the Elective Franchise for Counties in England and Ireland, and particularly that their Lordships will extend the Right of voting for County Representatives in Ireland to Leaseholders who pay a yearly Rent of Fifty Pounds Sterling and upwards, who are a well-conducted, intelligent and trust-worthy Body of Men:"

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

Reform Bills, Petition from Nairn in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Nairn and the Vicinity thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass the Reform Bills for England, Scotland and Ireland respectively, as soon as may be after they are transmitted from the Honorable the Commons House to this House:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petition of W. Colfox to reject a Petition against, purporting to be signed by him.

Upon reading the Petition of William Colfox of Bridport, praying, "That a Petition to their Lordships House purporting to come from the Inhabitants of that Town, praying their Lordships to reject the Bill for Parliamentary Reform, and having the Petitioner's Name annexed to the same, without his Knowledge or Consent, may be rejected; and that their Lordships will otherwise deal with it as shall seem meet:"

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

Factories, Petition from Arbroath for regulating Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Arbroath and Suburbs, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to extend the Provisions of the Measure for regulating and limiting the Hours of working in Spinning Factories and other similar Establishments, to Scotland; and farther, that in passing said Measure into a Law their Lordships will be pleased to provide that in no Instance young Persons employed in Spinning and other Manufacturing Establishments be compelled or permitted to work beyond Eleven and a Half Hours per Day during Five Days of the Week, and Eight and a Half Hours per Day upon Saturdays, exclusive of the Time usually allowed for Meals:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions against: Derby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Derby, 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 praying, "That their Lordships, whatever else they may deem it wise and constitutional to enact, will not suffer to pass into a Law this Measure, marked on its very Front with the most unjust and destructive Principles:"

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

Berkshire:

Upon reading the Petition of the Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the County of Berks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That such Alterations and Modifications may be made in the same as may render it a less hazardous Experiment, so that while it shall satisfy the reasonable Desires of the Manufacturing and Commercial Districts, it may secure as much as possible existing Rights and Privileges, and thus afford a better Prospect of conferring some practical and permanent Benefit on the Country:"

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

Hertford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will not allow the same to pass into a Law without such Modifications as will obviate every Danger, and remove from the Clauses every Objection which may be at variance with sound and acknowledged Principles of Legislation, convinced that by such Means alone will be permanently secured to them the Prosperity, the Happiness, and solid and lasting Welfare of our common Country:"

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

Woodnesborough, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Woodnesborough, Ash, Staple, Elmstone, Preston and Stourmouth, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will exercise, in considering it, their unquestionable Right, either making in it such Alterations as to their Wisdom appear expedient, or that, confident in the devoted Attachment of the British People to the Constitution as by Law established, their Lordships will refuse to permit its passing into a Law:"

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

Preston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Preston, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to reject the Clause of the same which limits the Elective Right to £10 Householders, and in its Place be pleased to grant to the Petitioners the Right of Universal Suffrage, short Parliaments and Vote by Ballot; and that they will be pleased to extend the same to all Parts of the United Kingdom:"

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

Canterbury:

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

J. Oliver:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of James Oliver of the Town of Wye, in the County of Kent; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying their Lordships "to preserve the Constitution unimpaired, and not to suffer the said Bill, with its present Provisions, to pass into a Law:"

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

Sandwich:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen and Inhabitants of the Town and Port of Sandwich, in the County of Kent, in Common Hall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will enter upon this great Question with calm and dispassionate Deliberation, preserving with anxious Care the Rights and Privileges of all Classes of the Community, and the Stability of those ancient Institutions by which the Country has been distinguished among all the Nations of the Earth:"

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

Non-resident Freemen of Dover:

Upon reading the Petition of the non-resident Freemen of the ancient Town and Port of Dover, in the County of Kent, residing in London and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That, whatever Law may be proposed or passed with respect to non-resident Voters generally, nothing shall be enacted which shall destroy or abridge the original and established Elective Franchise in the ancient Towns and Ports which constitute the Cinque Ports:"

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

Lincoln:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freemen of the City of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to pass a Bill which is covertly supported as calculated to subvert the Power and Prerogative of the Crown as well as the Rights of the Aristocracy:"

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

Ramsgate:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Ramsgate and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will, in the Exercise of their undoubted Rights, unbiassed by popular Menace or any external Influence whatsoever, either modify the said Measure or refuse to permit its passing into a Law, according as such Modification or Refusal may seem to their Lordships best calculated to uphold the just Rights of the Throne and to preserve the Happiness of the People:"

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

Sussex:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy and Freeholders of the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bridport:

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

Corporation of Tailors, Dublin:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Tailors or Guild of Saint John the Baptist, under their Common Seal:

Arva:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Arva, in the County of Cavan, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ballymena:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Inhabitants of Ballymena and its Vicinity, in the County of Antrim, 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.

Freeholders, Portland:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Dorset, and living in the Island of Portland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will not be intimidated, or be induced to sanction the passing of this or any other Bill which threatens Anarchy and Confusion, and ultimately the Downfall of the British Constitution, under which the Petitioners have hitherto lived free, happy and contented:"

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

Dovor:

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

Deal:

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

Walmer:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Walmer, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and severally praying, "That their Lordships, unawed by Threats or Intimidation, will exercise their undoubted Rights, either rejecting the said Bill entirely, if to their Lordships such a Step shall seem necessary, or introducing into it such a Modification as may render it applicable to those Benefits, just in Principle, accordant to the Spirit of the British Constitution, and safe and practical in its general Results:"

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

Cambridge:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Cambridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give the same their most serious Deliberation, and not to suffer it to pass into a Law without such Alterations in the proposed Extension of the Elective Franchise as may remove the great Dangers which the Petitioners apprehend:"

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

Leeds:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Bankers, Merchants, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Leeds, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to exercise their deliberative Functions as an independent Branch of the Legislature, unawed by ill-considered or ill-intentioned popular Demand, by the interested Misrepresentation of the Public Press, or by any other unauthorized Attempt at Constraint, should it even assume the Appearance of official Threat or privileged Intimidation:"

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

Wakefield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentry and other Inhabitants of the Town of Wakefield, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to exercise their deliberative Functions as an independent Branch of the Legislature, unawed by the Misrepresentations of a Portion of the Public Press, by the Delusions fostered in the Minds of a loyal People, or by any Attempt at Intimidation which has been or may be hereafter made:"

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

Doncaster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy and other Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Doncaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give to a Question of such immense Importance the most sound and deliberate Consideration, unawed by popular Demand or by the Threats and Misrepresentations of the Public Press, and either to reject or modify the proposed Measure as to their Lordships shall seem best:"

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

Horsepath & Shotover:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Churchwardens, Freeholders and other respectable Inhabitants of Horsepath and Shotover, in the County of Oxford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to do their Duty firmly to themselves and to their Country in this Hour of her greatest Need; and to save an honest but misguided People from the miserable Effects of the Delusion into which they have been led, by rejecting this rash and dangerous Bill, and bringing forward such a Measure as may correct the Abuses without compromising the Safety of the Constitution, which, under God, has been for Ages, and through the Wisdom and Firmness of this House the Petitioners trust it will long continue to be, the Pillar and Ground of the Greatness, the Glory and the Liberties of England:"

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

Newport:

Upon reading the Petition of the Vyanders, Freeholders and Rated Occupiers of ancient Tenements in the Borough of Newport, in the County of Cornwall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to deprive them of their Franchise and their longestablished Rights, involving them in all the Punishment of Guilt without the slightest Proof of any; and that their Lordships will not endanger the Blessings enjoyed under the present Constitution by untried Theories and speculative Improvements:"

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

Merchants Guild, Dublin:

Upon reading the Petition of the Masters, Wardens and Brethren of the Guild of Merchants, Dublin, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "by rejecting the same, to secure to Petitioners and their Posterity their ancient Chartered Rights, and preserve to the People of the British Empire the Security of the Throne, and the unimpaired Enjoyment of their present Constitutional Privileges in Church and State:"

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

Nottingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Town of Nottingham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to use those Means which are best calculated to remedy real and acknowledged Grievances and to destroy all positive Abuses; and that their Lordships will adopt those Measures which they shall deem most essential for securing the Stability of the Throne, the Hereditary Rights of the British Peerage, the Constitutional Privileges of all Classes of His Majesty's Subjects, and the lasting Prosperity of this great Empire:"

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

New Romney:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Householders of the Town and Port of New Romney and its Liberties, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to use the high Prerogative so undoubtedly their own, to reject a Bill which, if it is suffered to pass into a Law in its present Form, will disappoint the Expectations of its infatuated Supporters, and tend to sow the Seeds of Discord and Anarchy in this still happy Kingdom:"

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

Northampton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to be overawed by factious Clamour, but to reject a Bill so daringly experimental, so revolutionary in its Character, and so likely to introduce Civil Confusion, Anarchy and Bloodshed:"

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

Leicester:

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Bailiffs and Burgesses of the Borough of Leicester, in Common Hall assembled, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to consider the Measure in all its Principles, in all its Details, and in all its Tendencies; and if it should be their Lordships Pleasure to pass the Bill, that it may be freed from Favouritism, Partialities and Injustice, and be made consistent with the Safety, Honor and Welfare of the Crown, and with the just Rights and true Liberties of all Classes of His Majesty's Subjects:"

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

Tewkesbury.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Tewkesbury and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the same may not pass into a Law, before their Lordships, in Wisdom and Justice, shall have deliberately and fully considered all the Provisions, not only of the said Bill, but also of certain other Bills that may come before their Lordships for determining the relative Representation of Scotland and Ireland:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions from Guildford & Huntingdon to continue to return Two Members.

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen and other Inhabitants of the Town of Guildford, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That such an Alteration may be made in the same as will enable Guildford to return Two Members to serve in Parliament as heretofore:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor and Aldermen of the Borough of Huntingdon, in Common Council assembled, under their Common Seal; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That should it appear to them that the Right of Election ought to be extended to the Inhabitant Householders paying Ten Pounds a Year Rent and upwards, such Right may be confined to the Inhabitants of the Borough of Huntingdon; and that the Borough of Huntingdon may, as it has done from the Reign of King Edward the First, continue to return Two Members to Parliament:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Kidwelly to be included in the Elective Franchise of Carmarthen.

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen, Bailiffs, Justices, principal and other Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Borough of Kidwelly, adopted at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to make the Borough of Kidwelly contributory to the Election of the Representative for the County of the Borough of Carmarthen:"

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

Turnpike Roads (Scotland) Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and making more effectual the Laws concerning Turnpike Roads in Scotland," be read the Third Time on Thursday next.

Coal Meters Establishment, Dublin, Petition of Corporation of Barbers, &c. Dublin, to continue.

Upon reading the Petition of the Master and Wardens of the Corporation of Barbers, Chirurgeons, Apothecaries and Periwig Makers, or Guild of Saint Mary Magdalene, Dublin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to provide such Remedy as shall avert the great Evils Petitioners would suffer, should they be deprived of the valuable Services which have been rendered Petitioners by Coal Meters, and continue the Coal Meters Establishment, which has for Four hundred Years afforded Employment to a respectable Class of Fellow Citizens, who have always performed their Duties so as to give Satisfaction and Protection to the Public at large:"

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

Galway Elective Franchise, Petition of Catholic Merchants, Galway, for Extension of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Merchants of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; 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 Petition do lie on the Table.

London, &c. Coal Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Vend and Delivery of Coals in the Cities of London and Westminster, and in certain Parts of the Counties of Middlesex, Surrey, Kent, Essex, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Churches Building Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, intituled, "An Act to amend the Acts for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Charities Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3a.

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

Fees in Courts of Common Law Bill. read 2a:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act for regulating the Receipt and future Appropriation of Fees and Emoluments receivable by Officers of the Superior Courts of Common Law."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Order for 3a.

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

Copy of the Galway Charter, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "A Copy of the Charter of the Corporation of Galway."

Public Works (Ireland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Extension and Promotion of Public Works in Ireland."

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, Debate on 2d Reading resumed:

The Order of the Day being read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Motion made Yesterday, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," be now read a Second Time;" and on the proposed Amendment to leave out ("now") and insert ("this Day Six Months"); and for the Lords to be summoned;

The Debate was accordingly resumed.

After long Debate,

Debate further adjourned.

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

Harris v. Kemble et al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Henry Harris is Appellant, and Charles Kemble, and others, are Respondents, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off sine Die.

Warrington, &c. Railway Bill, Consideration of Petition for Comee to proceed, put off.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Shareholders in the Warrington and Newton Railway Company, and Directors thereof, presented to the House on Thursday the 22d of September last; praying their Lordships, "That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Warrington and Newton Railway to extend the said Railway from the Termination thereof at Bank Quay, in the Parish of Warrington, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to Norton, in the County Palatine of Chester," stands committed, be instructed to proceed in the Consideration of the Clauses of the same; or that, if necessary, the Bill may be reported, and re-committed with such Directions as in their Lordships Judgment may seem right;"

Ordered, That the said Petition be taken into Consideration on Friday next.

Adjourn.

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