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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 19 March 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 103-108. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19285 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 19° Martii 1832.
Staley v. King & Hindle. Rhodes v. De Beauvoir. Wilson's & Greswolde's Petition referred to Judges. Ld. Rivers' Petition referred to Judges. Buckingham & Hanwell Road Bill. Shawbury Roads Bill. Barton Bridge Roads Bill. Preston Waterworks Bill. Odiham & Farnham Road Bill. Cockermouth Road Bill. Papers delivered: British & American Ships: Foreign Ships: Harbour Dues: Trade & Navigation: Lead & Lead Ore. Orphans Fund, &c. Accounts delivered. Slavery, Petition from Whitchurch for Abolition of. London Bridge Approaches Bill, Petition of C. Pitt against. Reform of Parliament, Petitions to increase Number of Representatives for Mayo: (Aughawal:) Westport: Aughagour: Louisburg: Isleanady. Tithes, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Ballinrobe:) Moncoin & Carageen: Abbert: Ardrahan. Tithes & Church Rates, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Clonmore, &c:) Drumcar: Dunleer, &c. Vestry & Subletting Acts, (Ireland,) Petition from Kiltormer for Repeal of, & Abolition of Tithes. Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill. Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against the proposed Plan of: (Exeter:) Ballesodere: Granard: Dromore: Lyme & Charmouth: Southrepps & Waxham J.B.M'Crea: Bangor. Tobacco (Ireland) Bill. Dublin Coal Trade Bill referred to a Select Com ee: Petitions for Compensation to Dublin Coal Meters, referred to the Com ee: (Dublin:) Corporations of Bakers, Dublin; of Cooks; of Shoemakers; of Tanners; of Butchers; of Chandlery &c; of Barbers, &c; of Carpenters; and of Weavers: Ld. Mayor, &c. of Dublin. Anatomy, Petitions of Medical Societies, Worcestershire & Liverpool, for facilitating the Study of. Birmingham & Stonebridge Road Bill. Leicester Poor Bill. Crowder v. Watson et al. Appellant's Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee. Campbell & Hay v. Graham, Appeal revived. The Mayor, &c. of Lyme Regis v. Henley. Howard v. Earl Digby. Berwickshire Roads Bill, Order as to Notices. Select Com ee on Elections of Representative Peers for Scotland appointed: Petition of E. of Mar respecting the Rejection of his List at the late Election; also Petition of Marchss of Downshire respecting the Assumption of the Title of Earl of Stirling by A.H. Alexander; and the Roll of Peerage of Scotland, &c. referred to the Com ee. Criminal Offenders, Address for Statement respecting. Adjourn.

Die Lunæ, 19° Martii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Sussex.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Wellington.
March. Salisbury.
March. Thomond.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cowper.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Vane.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.

PRAYERS.

Staley v. King & Hindle.

The separate Answer of Thomas Hindle to the Petition and Appeal of James Staley was this Day brought in.

Rhodes v. De Beauvoir.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein William Rhodes is Appellant, and Richard Benyon De Beauvoir is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Friday next.

Wilson's & Greswolde's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of William Henry Bowen Jordan Wilson of Leamington Priors, in the County of Warwick, Esquire, and Edmund Meysey Wigley Greswolde of Malvern Hall, in the Parish of Solihull, in the County of Warwick aforesaid, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Baron Vaughan and Mr. Baron Bolland, who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties, who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also, that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Ld. Rivers' Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of The Right Honorable George Pitt Rivers Baron Rivers of Sudeley Castle, in the County of Gloucester; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to The Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice James Parke, with similar Directions to those given to the Judges on the last-mentioned Petition.

Buckingham & Hanwell Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord Stanley and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from the Sessions House in the Town of Buckingham to Hanwell, in the County of Oxford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shawbury Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord Stanley and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better maintaining certain Roads within the County of Salop, called "The Shawbury District of Roads;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Barton Bridge Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord Stanley and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads leading from Barton Bridge into the Manchester and Altrincham Turnpike Road, in the County of Lancaster;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Preston Waterworks Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better supplying with Water the Borough of Preston, and Part of the Township of Fishwick adjoining thereto, in the Parish of Preston, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Odiham & Farnham Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Odiham, in the County of Southampton, to Farnham, in the County of Surrey;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Cockermouth Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from the Town of Cockermouth to the Town of Workington, and a Branch of Road over Broughton High Bridge unto and as far as the Public Highway leading from the Village of Papcastle towards and unto the Village of Great Broughton, in the County of Cumberland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Six Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Papers delivered:

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

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to Orders of the 3d of February last,

British & American Ships:

"A Return of the Number of British Ships, with their Tonnage, laden wholly or partly with Produce, entered Inwards into the Port of Liverpool, from the 1st January 1831 to the 1st January 1832, from the United States of America:"

Also, "A Return of the Number of American Ships, with their Tonnage, laden wholly or partly with Produce, entered Inwards into the Port of Liverpool, from the 1st January 1831 to the 1st January 1832, from the United States of America:"

Foreign Ships:

Also, "An Account of the Number and Tonnage of all Foreign Ships, laden wholly or partly with Lumber or Deals, from Norway into the Port of London, from the 1st of January 1831 to January 1832, or up to the latest Period to which the same can be made up:"

Also, "A similar Return of British Vessels:"

Harbour Dues:

Also, "A Return of all Sums paid by His Majesty's Treasury, from 1st January 1826 to 1st January 1832, (distinguishing the Amount in each Year,) to different Corporate Establishments, or others, or to Individuals, exercising by Charter or Act of Parliament the Power to levy additional Dues, in the Ports or Harbours of the United Kingdom, on Foreign Vessels beyond those that are paid by British Vessels:"

Trade & Navigation:

Also, "An Account of the Number of Vessels, with the Amount of their Tonnage, and the Number of Men and Boys employed in navigating the same, (including their repeated Voyages,) that entered Inwards and cleared Outwards at the several Ports of the United Kingdom from and to Foreign Parts, in each Year from 1814 to 1831, both inclusive, distinguishing British from Foreign:"

Also, "An Account of the Number of Vessels, with the Amount of their Tonnage, and the Number of Men and Boys employed in navigating the same, (including their repeated Voyages,) that entered Inwards and cleared Outwards at the several Ports of Great Britain from and to all Parts of the World, in each Year from 1814 to 1831, both inclusive:"

Also, "A like Return, exclusive of the Trade between Great Britain and Ireland:"

Also, "A comparative Statement of the British and Foreign Tonnage which have entered the several Ports of the United Kingdom, distinguishing the Countries from whence, from the Year 1814 to 1831, both inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of the Number of Ships which passed the Sound, from the Year 1814 to 1831, both inclusive, distinguishing the Countries to which they belonged:"

Lead & Lead Ore.

Also, "An Account of all Lead and Lead Ore imported into the United Kingdom in the Year ending 5th January 1832:"

Also, "An Account of all Lead and Lead Ore, distinguishing Pig and Rolled Lead, Shot, Litharge, and Lead Paints from each other, exported from the United Kingdom in the Year ending 5th January 1832:"

Also, "An Account of the Quantity of Lead and Lead Ore imported, and from whence, from 5th January 1831 to 5th January 1832, with the Amount of Duty received:"

And also, "An Account of Lead and Lead Ore exported from the United Kingdom, from 5th January 1831 to 5th January 1832, distinguishing the Countries to which it was sent."

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 said Papers be printed.

Orphans Fund, &c. Accounts delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Scott, from the Chamber of London, attended;"

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

"An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London from the 27th July 1830 to the 23d August 1831, being the Produce of the several Duties appropriated to the Orphans Fund, for the Year ending the 5th July 1831, together with the Expenditure of the same:"

Also, "A Statement of the Surplus arising from the Orphans Fund, together with the Application of the same, in the Year ending the 5th July 1831, towards the Extinction of the Debt:"

Also, "A Statement of the several Sums which have been charged upon the Orphans Fund, by various Acts of Parliament, for effecting sundry Public Works, remaining due on the 23d August 1831:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London in pursuance of the several Acts for rebuilding London Bridge, and for improving and making suitable Approaches thereto, from the 31st December 1830, exclusive, to the 31st December 1831, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London for making, maintaining, enlarging, repairing and cleansing the several Vaults, Drains and Sewers within the said City and Liberties, for One Year ending the 29th September 1831:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London for improving the Navigation of the River Thames, Westward of London Bridge, within the Liberties of the City of London, and for further improving the said Navigation, for One Year to the 29th Day of September 1831:"

Also, "A Statement of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London on account of the Market established for the Sale of Coals, from the 31st of December 1830, exclusive, to the 31st of December 1831, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London on account of the Metage and Inspection of Coals in the said City, from the 31st of December 1830, exclusive, to the 31st of December 1831, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London for paving, lighting and cleansing the said City and Liberties, for One Year ending the 29th of September 1831:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London, being advanced out of the General Tonnage Duties, for the Purpose of defraying the Costs and Charges of maintaining, repairing, altering and renewing the Mooring Chains in the River Thames, &c. and also for paying the Salaries of the several Harbour Masters, from the 31st December 1830, exclusive, to the 31st December 1831, inclusive:"

And also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London for completing the Bridge across the River Thames from Blackfriars, in the City of London, &c. and for increasing the Fund for lighting, watching, cleansing and repairing the said Bridge, from the 29th September 1830, exclusive, to the 29th September 1831, inclusive."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Slavery, Petition from Whitchurch for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Whitchurch, in the County of Hants, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to devise Measures for the immediate Relief of all the Slave Population under the Protection of the British Government, and for their gradual but certain and complete Emancipation at such a Period, and under such Regulations, as in their Lordships deliberative Wisdom may be deemed practicable and expedient, conducive to the Interests of the Objects of this Petition, and the true and lasting Welfare of the British Empire:"

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

London Bridge Approaches Bill, Petition of C. Pitt against.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Pitt of Adam Street, Adelphi, Surveyor; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend several Acts relating to London Bridge and the Approaches thereto;" and praying their Lordships "to grant him Leave to submit certain Amendments to several Enactments of the said Bill, for the Consideration of a Committee of this House:"

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

Reform of Parliament, Petitions to increase Number of Representatives for Mayo: (Aughawal:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Aughawal, in the County of Mayo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Westport:

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

Aughagour:

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

Louisburg:

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

Isleanady.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Isleanady, in the County of Mayo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the Measures for amending the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament; and severally praying their Lordships "to increase the present Number of Representatives of the County of Mayo:"

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

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Ballinrobe:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the Parish of Ballinrobe, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take away the present System of Tithes altogether, and to place at the Disposal of His Majesty's Government all the Church Property, to be managed as they, in their Wisdom, may judge most beneficial to all Parties:"

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

Moncoin & Carageen:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Moncoin and Carageen, in the County of Kilkenny, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for Relief from the Infliction of Tithes to maintain a Church in whose Doctrines the Petitioners do not believe, which, while it is a constant Source of Annoyance and Irritation to the People, is, in the Petitioners humble Opinion, a Disgrace to the Protestant Church:"

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

Abbert:

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Abbert, commonly called Monivea and Newcastle, in the Archdiocese of Tuam and County of Galway, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to abolish altogether the oppressive and cruel System of Tithes, and thus prevent the manifold Evils attendant on it,-thus restore Society to its natural Tone and Harmony, and allay Public Excitement:"

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

Ardrahan.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landed Proprietors and Inhabitants of the Parish of Ardrahan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for a Reform of those glaring Abuses which are the Consequence of the over-grown Revenues of the Church of Ireland, which Reform will be effectuated by a due Application of those Revenues to the Purposes for which they were originally intended, reserving only for the Ministers of the Establishment such reasonable Compensation as to their Lordships shall seem fit and proper:"

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

Tithes & Church Rates, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Clonmore, &c:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Clonmore, Port and Rathdruminin, in the County of Louth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to restore Peace and Tranquillity to the Petitioners distracted Country by totally abolishing Tithes and Church Rates in Ireland:"

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

Drumcar:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Drumcar, in the County of Louth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to take Measures for the total Abolition of Tithes and Church Rates in Ireland:"

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

Dunleer, &c.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Dunleer, Cappoagh and Dysart, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships, by a total Abolition of Tithes and Church Rates, will free the Petitioners from the disagreeable Necessity of adopting all legal Means within their Power for the Constitutional Resistance of those flagitious Imposts:"

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

Vestry & Subletting Acts, (Ireland,) Petition from Kiltormer for Repeal of, & Abolition of Tithes.

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Kiltormer, in the County of Galway, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal the Vestry and Subletting Acts, Ireland, and to abolish Tithes immediately:"

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

Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and facilitating the Employment of Labourers in Agriculture;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against the proposed Plan of: (Exeter:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Exeter and its Suburbs, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to sanction the Adoption of any Measures for establishing in the Sister Island a System of National Education based on the partial Suppression of the Holy Scriptures:"

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

Ballesodere:

Upon reading the Petition of the Vicar and Protestant Parishioners of the Parish of Ballesodere, in the County of Sligo and Diocese of Killala and Achonry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Granard:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Clergymen and Protestant Laymen of the Union of Granard, in the Counties of Cavan and Longford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dromore:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Dromore, in the County of Down, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships, "That no Legislative Measures may be enacted, and no Parliamentary Aid afforded to any System of Education of the Poor of Ireland inconsistent with the great and distinguishing Principles of the Christian Faith, namely, that the whole Word of God shall be the only acknowledged Standard of National Education:"

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

Lyme & Charmouth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lyme and Charmouth and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to refuse their Sanction to any Measures for the Support of a National System of Education for Ireland, unless the Instruction it offers be founded on the entire Word of God, and unless it encourages the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures among all Descriptions of Persons:"

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

Southrepps & Waxham

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers of the United Church of England and Ireland, within the Deaneries of Southrepps and Waxham, in the Diocese of Norwich, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to withhold from Ireland, as a constituent Part of the British Empire, the Blessing of a Religious Education founded upon the unadulterated and entire Word of God:"

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

J.B.M'Crea:

Upon reading the Petition of John Benjamin M'Crea, Minister of the Congregation assembling in D'Olier Street Church in the City of Dublin; praying their Lordships "to guard the Protestant Institutions of Ireland from Destruction and further Invasion; to take Measures for excluding Roman Catholics from the Legislature of this Protestant Country; to banish all Jesuits and Members of other Monastic Orders from these Protestant Kingdoms; to withhold the Grants to Popish Colleges and Seminaries which are from Time to Time made from the Funds of our Protestant Country; to encourage all Schools and Institutions in which the whole Bible is used and inculcated; and to make it penal to prevent, by Menace or Coercion, the Instruction of the People in the Word of God:"

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

Bangor.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Bangor, in the County of Down, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That if their Lordships be pleased to patronize any Plan of Education of the Poor of Ireland, it may be one to which the Petitioners can yield a conscientious Approval, and, having as its Basis the Scriptures complete and unmutilated, may proceed upon Divine Authority, but should the Difficulties in the Way of such a System be pronounced insurmountable, that their Lordships may be pleased to abstain from all Legislative Interference, leaving Education in the Hands of Parents, to whom an all-wise God has primarily committed the Trust:"

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

Tobacco (Ireland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Sale, Manufacture and Consumption of Tobacco grown in Ireland before the First Day of January One thousand eight hundred and thirtytwo."

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.

Dublin Coal Trade Bill referred to a Select Com ee:

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal several Acts of the Parliament of Ireland, imposing Restrictions upon the Coal Trade, and to regulate the same," be referred to a Select Committee, to enquire into the Expediency or Inexpediency of the Regulations therein contained, pursuant to the Standing Order No. 198; and to report to the House.

The Lords following were named of the said Committee:

L. Mont Eagle.
L. Clanbrassill.
L. Somerhill.
L. Dover.
L. Cloncurry.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Charlemont.
E. Wicklow.
L. Bp. Killaloe.
L. Auckland.

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.

Petitions for Compensation to Dublin Coal Meters, referred to the Com ee:

(Dublin:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Traders, Citizens and Inhabitants of the City of Dublin and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will continue to the Petitioners the Advantages and Protection of the Coal Meters Establishment at Dublin; or if, in the Event of the contemplated Arrangements for the Repeal of the Duty on Sea-borne Coal, and for amending the Laws affecting the Coal Trade throughout the United Kingdom, any Alteration to the Prejudice of the Persons at present holding Situations therein should be made, that such Means may be adopted by their Lordships as shall prevent so large a Body of the Petitioners Fellow Citizens from being deprived of or injured in their present Emoluments, without an adequate Compensation, to which their Services and Utility justly entitle them:"

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

Corporations of Bakers, Dublin; of Cooks; of Shoemakers; of Tanners; of Butchers; of Chandlery &c; of Barbers, &c; of Carpenters; and of Weavers:

Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Bakers or Guild of Saint Clement and Anne, Dublin, under their Common Seal:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Cooks or Guild of Saint James the Apostle, Dublin, under their Common Seal; severally praying, "That their Lordships will feel with the Petitioners that Justice and Humanity entitle the Coal Meters of Dublin, those faithful Servants of both the Crown and the Public, to the most favorable Consideration of this House; and that in case it shall be deemed expedient to deprive the Public of the Advantages of this protecting Medium, that their Lordships will make such Arrangements, as to them may seem meet, to save so large and respectable a Body of Citizens as the Coal Meters of Dublin, with their large Families, from that Want which Loss of Situation would at their advanced Years entail on them:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Shoemakers or Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dublin, under their Common Seal; praying, "That their Lordships will exercise their wonted View to Justice, and not deprive One hundred of the Petitioners Fellow Citizens (the Coal Meters of Dublin) of their vested Rights, but make some Provision for them to secure their declining Years from Want:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Master, Wardens and Brethren of the Corporation of Tanners or Guild of Saint Nicholas, of the City of Dublin, in that Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Ireland, under their Common Seal; praying, "That their Lordships will place the Dublin Coal Meters on a Footing not inferior to that on which the London Officers of this Class may be considered:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Masters, Wardens and Brethren of the Corporation of Butchers or Guild of the Blessed Virgin, Dublin, under their Common Seal; 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 them 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; but should the Situation be eventually abolished, their Lordships will grant such fair Compensation in lieu of the Loss of vested Rights to enable these Officers to maintain themselves and Families:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Chandlers, Soap Boilers, &c. or Guild of Saint George, Dublin, under their Common Seal; praying, "That their Lordships will please to take into their Consideration the long and faithful Services of the Members of the Coal Meters Establishment to both the Crown and the Public, and grant a Provision equivalent to any Loss of Office those very deserving Officers may sustain, or such other Compensation as may seem meet to their Lordships:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Barbers, Chirurgeons, &c. &c. or Guild of Saint Mary Magdalene, under their Common Seal:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of Carpenters under their Common Seal; severally praying, "That their Lordships will feel with the Petitioners, that Humanity and Justice entitle the Coal Meters of Dublin, those faithful Servants to both the Crown and the Public, to a suitable Compensation, equivalent to the Loss of Office they will sustain in the Event of the intended Repeal of all Imposts on Coal imported into the City of Dublin, or otherwise provide for the said Meters, as in their Lordships Wisdom may seem meet, by upholding them and their Families from Want:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Master, Wardens and Brethren of the Corporation of Weavers or Guild of the Blessed Virgin Mary, under their Common Seal; 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 them 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 to the Public at large:"

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

Ld. Mayor, &c. of Dublin.

Upon reading the Petition of The Right Honorable the Lord Mayor, Sheriffs, Commons and Citizens of the City of Dublin, in Common Council assembled, under their Common Seal; praying their Lordships "to continue to Petitioners and the other Inhabitants of Dublin the Benefit of the Coal Meters Services; but if their Lordships shall think it more proper to remove said Meters, that they will grant to said Meters, who have discharged their Duty faithfully, and have no other Means of Subsistence, such fair Compensation as will enable them to support themselves and Families for the Remainder of their Days:"

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

Anatomy, Petitions of Medical Societies, Worcestershire & Liverpool, for facilitating the Study of.

A Petition of the Members of the Worcestershire Medical and Surgical Society was presented and read; praying their Lordships "to render Dissection legal, and to remove those Circumstances which at present make it disgraceful; and that their Lordships will institute an Inquiry into the Manner of conducting the Public Hospitals in England, from which not only Students but also all Medical Practitioners are excluded, excepting those few who are officially connected with them; a Practice totally at variance with that of other Countries:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "John Rayment" and "Christopher Henry Hebb, Presidents," and "Edwd Morris, Honorary Secretary," who only have signed it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Teachers and Pupils of the School of Medicine in the Town of Liverpool, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "either to repeal the penal Responsibilities attaching to every kind of "mala Praxis" in the Art of Medicine, or by an express Enactment to afford legal Opportunities for the Cultivation of the essential Basis and Foundation of the safe Exercise of that Art, which undoubtedly Anatomy is:"

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

Birmingham & Stonebridge Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham (through Elmdon) to Stonebridge, in the County of Warwick."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords present this Day:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Leicester Poor Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better assessing and collecting the Poor and other Parochial Rates, and for the better Maintenance and Employment of the Poor of the Parish of Saint Margaret, in the Borough and County of Leicester."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords present this Day:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Crowder v. Watson et al. Appellant's Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Mrs. Elizabeth Rebecca Crowder or Turnley, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Watson, and others, are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that this Cause may be heard on some early Day, to be appointed by their Lordships:"

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

Campbell & Hay v. Graham, Appeal revived.

Upon reading the Petition of Erskine Douglas Sandford Esquire, the Administrator de Bonis non of William Graham, late of the Island of Jamaica, Esquire, deceased; praying their Lordships, "That the Appeal wherein John Graham Campbell Esquire and Dame Margaret Hay Widow are Appellants, and the late William Graham Esquire was Respondent, may stand revived against the Petitioner as the present Administrator and legal personal Representative in England of the said William Graham of Jamaica, deceased, in the Place and Stead of the said William Graham, the former Administrator and Respondent, deceased:"

It is Ordered, That the said Appeal do stand revived against the Petitioner, as the present Administrator and legal personal Representative in England of William Graham of Jamaica, deceased, as desired.

The Mayor, &c. of Lyme Regis v. Henley.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing Counsel to argue the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error wherein The Mayor and Burgesses of the Borough of Lyme Regis are Plaintiffs, and Henry Hoste Henley Esquire is Defendant:"

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

Howard v. Earl Digby.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Henry Howard Esquire is Appellant, and Edward Earl Digby is Respondent:"

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.

Berwickshire Roads Bill, Order as to Notices.

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, Trustees for Turnpike Roads in the County of Berwick; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that Notices of including in a Bill at present depending in the House of Commons, intituled, "A Bill for more effectually repairing, amending and maintaining certain Roads and Bridges in the County of Berwick," an existing Turnpike Road leading from Fasney Bridge, on the Confines of the County of Haddington, by Long formacus, 'till it join the present Turnpike Road form Greenlaw to Dunse, Three Times in some one Newspaper published in the said County of Berwick, or some adjoining County, and at the Church Doors of the different Parishes on Three Sundays in the present or in next Month, shall be equally effectual as if given at the Periods pointed out by the Standing Orders of this House:"

It is Ordered, That Notices of including such Road in the said Bill, to be given as mentioned in the said Petition, shall be equally effectual as if given at the Periods pointed out by the Standing Orders of this House, as desired.

Select Com ee on Elections of Representative Peers for Scotland appointed:

It was moved, "That a Select Committee be appointed to take into Consideration the Laws and Regulations now in force relating to the Election of the Representative Peers for Scotland; and to report their Opinion thereupon to the House."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Lords following be appointed a Select Committee to take into Consideration the Laws and Regulations now in force relating to the Election of the Representative Peers for Scotland; and to report their Opinion thereupon to the House:

L. Napier.
L. Holland.
L. Kenyon.
L. Redesdale.
L. Meldrum.
L. Ker.
L. Melros.
L. Rosebery.
L. Kilmarnock.
L. Dover.
D. Richmond.
D. Brandon.
M. Queensberry.
E. Doncaster.
E. Radnor.
E. Mansfield.
E. Rosslyn.
E. Gosford.
V. Gordon.
L. Gower.
L. Saltoun.

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

Petition of E. of Mar respecting the Rejection of his List at the late Election; also Petition of Marchss of Downshire respecting the Assumption of the Title of Earl of Stirling by A.H. Alexander; and the Roll of Peerage of Scotland, &c. referred to the Com ee.

Ordered, That the Petition of John Francis Miller Earl of Mar, presented to the House on the 23d of August last; praying their Lordships "to find and declare that the Petitioner's signed List, containing the Names of the Peers for whom the Petitioner meant to give his Vote to be the Sixteen Representative Peers for Scotland, transmitted to Edinburgh, but rejected by the Deputies of the Lord Clerk Register, ought to have been received and his Votes reckoned; and that their Lordships will take such Proceedings, and make such Order in regard to the Rejection of the Petitioner's List and Votes by the Lord Clerk Register or his Deputies, as to their Lordships shall seem just and becoming," be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Ordered, That the Petition of Mary Marchioness Dowager of Downshire and Baroness Sandys of Ombersley, presented to the House on Friday last; praying their Lordships "to order that Alexander Humphrys Alexander may be required to shew by what Authority he assumed the Titles of Earl of Stirling, Viscount of Canada, and Lord Alexander of Tullibodie, and claimed to vote, and did vote, as Earl of Stirling, at the Election of The Viscount Strathallan to be a Representative Peer for Scotland in the Room of Alexander Earl of Balcarres deceased; and that until the said Alexander Humphrys Alexander shall, by due Course of Law, have proved his Right to the said Titles and Dignities, he may be enjoined not to presume to use the same or to exercise the Privileges thereof," be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Ordered, That the Copy of the Union Roll of the Peerage of Scotland, and the List of all those Peers who have voted at all General Elections since the Year 1800, distinguishing each Election, laid on the Table on the 5th of September last, be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Criminal Offenders, Address for Statement 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, "A Statement of the Number of Persons charged with Criminal Offences who were committed to the different Gaols in England and Wales, for Trial at the Assizes and Sessions held for the several Counties, Cities, Towns and Liberties therein, during the last Twentyone Years, distinguishing the Numbers in each Year: A similar Statement of the Number committed in each County in each of the Three last Seven Years: A similar Statement of the Number convicted, sentenced, acquitted, &c. &c: And a similar Statement of the Number convicted of Crimes for which they received Sentence of Death, and the Number thereof who were executed."

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

Adjourn.

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