House of Lords Journal Volume 64
15 December 1831

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 15 December 1831', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 12-13. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19247 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 15° Decembris 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Poltimore.
March Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
March. Salisbury.
March. Thomond.
March. Camden.
March. Cleveland.
March. Bristol.
March. Ailsa.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Digby.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Camperdown.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Morris v. Davies et al. Appellant's Petition respecting the Judges Notes, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Evan Williams Morris, otherwise Evan Williams, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Edward Davies, and others, are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to cause Application to be made for the Notes which were taken by the Judges who presided at the Three several Trials of Issues out of the High Court of Chancery, which were furnished to Lord Lyndhurst as Lord High Chancellor, or to the said respective Judges; and that the Petitioner may be allowed to take a Copy of such Notes, to enable his Counsel finally to settle his Case; and that their Lordships will be pleased to allow the Petitioner Three Weeks further Time to lay the Print of his Case upon their Lordships Table, to be calculated from the Time when their Lordships shall be pleased to have made a Report upon this Petition:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Appeal Committee.

Hunter & Campbell v. Duff et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Lieutenant General Alexander Duff, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Archibald Hunter Esquire and David Campbell are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant them Leave to lodge Copies of their Case:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Appeal Committee.

Holdsworth et al. v. Fairfax & Eamonson.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Roger Holdsworth, and others, are Appellants, and Thomas Lodington Fairfax and Benjamin Eamonson are Respondents:"

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

Bryden et al. v. Bryden et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein William Alexander Bryden, and others, are Appellants, and Jessie Bryden, and others, are Respondents:"

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

Papers delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Tomlins, from the Treasury, attended;"

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

Report on the Herring Fishery:

"Report by the Commissioners for the Herring Fishery, of their Proceedings, Year ended 5th April 1831, being Fishing 1830."

Mr. Tomlins also delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of the 29th of August last,

Fortifications in the Netherlands.

"Return of the Total Sums contributed by Great Britain for the Erection of Fortifications in the Netherlands, or towards the Defence and Incorporation of the Belgic Provinces with Holland, in Fulfilment of the Additional Articles of the Convention between Great Britain and the Netherlands, dated 13th August 1814; shewing the Total Amount contributed by Great Britain under each of the Stipulations contained in the First of those Articles."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the last-mentioned Return be printed.

Private Bills, Orders respecting.

Ordered, That this House will not receive any Petition for a Private Bill after Friday the 30th Day of March next.

Ordered, That this House will not receive any Report from the Judges, upon Petition presented to this House for Private Bills, after Monday the 7th Day of May next.

Ordered, That the said Orders be printed and published, and affixed on the Doors of this House and Westminster Hall.

Select Com ee on Tithes in Ireland appointed.

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

It was moved, "That so much of His Majesty's most gracious Speech at the Opening of this Session of Parliament as relates to Ireland be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk, as follows; (vizt.)

"In Parts of Ireland, a systematic Opposition has been made to the Payment of Tithes, attended, in some Instances, with afflicting Results; and it will be one of your first Duties to inquire, whether it may not be possible to effect Improvements in the Laws respecting this Subject, which may afford the necessary Protection to the Established Church, and, at the same Time, remove the present Causes of Complaint.

"But in this, and in every other Question affecting Ireland, it is, above all Things, necessary to look to the best Means of securing internal Peace and Order; which alone seem wanting to raise a Country, blessed by Providence with so many natural Advantages, to a State of the greatest Prosperity."

Then it was moved, "That a Select Committee be appointed to enquire into the Collection and Payment of Tithes in Ireland, and the State of the Laws relating thereto; and to report their Observations thereon to the House."

After Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Lords following be appointed a Select Committee to enquire into the Collection and Payment of Tithes in Ireland, and the State of the Laws relating thereto; and to report their Observations thereon to the House:

E. Harrowby.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Killaloe.
L. Melbourne.
L. Dacre.
L. Somerhill.
L. Plunket.
L. Wynford.
L. Chaworth.
L. Cloncurry.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. Armagh.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Wellington.
E. Carlisle.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Caledon.
E. Rosslyn.
E. Gosford.
E. Grey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Curates & Non-resident Incumbents, Addresses for Papers respecting.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "An Abstract of the Total Number of Curates in each Diocese in England and Wales, according to the Returns made by the Archbishops and Bishops to His Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council for the Year 1829; distinguishing the Number resident in the Parsonage House and the Number resident in the Parish; likewise the Number of those who are licensed, and the Amount of Stipends, arranged in Classes of £10 and under £20, £20 and under £30, £30 and under £40, &c. &c. &c.: Also the Number of Livings held by Non-resident Incumbents which are of the gross Annual Value of £300 and upwards, and under £300."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "An Abstract of the Number and Classes of Nonresident Incumbents, and of the Number of Resident Incumbents, according to the Diocesan Returns for the Year 1829."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Contempts in Ecclesiastical Courts Bill presented.

The Lord Chancellor presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enforcing the Process upon Contempts in the Courts Ecclesiastical of England and Ireland."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum sextum diem instantis Decembris, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.