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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 22 March 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 110-114. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19288 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 22° Martii 1832.
Earl Somers takes the Oaths. White et al. v. Baugh & Beale, Appellants Petition for Time for their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Buckingham & Hanwell Road Bill. Barton Bridge Roads Bill. Cockermouth Road Bill. Odiham Road Bill. Preston Waterworks Bill. Leicester Poor Bill: Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Lewis v. Colmer et al. Petitions of Respondents & Appellant for Time for their Cases, referred to Appeal Com ee. Boroughbridge & Durham Road Bill. Macqueen to enter into a Recogce on Hill's & Sinclair's Appeal. Caversham Inclosure Bill. Mansfield, &c. Roads Bill. Islington Church Rates Bill. Accounts delivered: Bank Annuities, &c. paid to Comrs for Reduction of National Debt: Savings Banks & Friendly Societies: Expences incurred by such Comrs. Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against proposed Plan of: (Wellington:) Chester: Bruera: Foxearth: Wareham: Reading: Maidenhead: Drumquin & Langfield: Bandon: Kennigh: DesertSerges: Murragh: Monaghan: Granshaw: Drum. Tobacco (Ireland) Bill: Message to H.C. with Amendments to it. Anatomy, Petition from Blackburn respecting the Study of. Dublin Coal Trade Bill reported: Order for 3 a. Slave Trade, Account of Vessels employed in suppressing, Ordered. Criminal Offenders, Statements respecting, delivered. West India Produce, Petition from Belfast for Reduction of Duty on. Education (Ireland,) Petition from Wareham in favor of proposed Plan of. Parliamentary Representation, Papers respecting, Ordered: Papers delivered. Zemindar of Nozeed Bill, Petition of The East India Co. against, referred to the Com ee. Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Moyanna & Stradbally for Abolition of. Petition from Mosstown for Abolition of Tithes in Ireland, referred to Com ee on the Subject. Education, (Ireland,) Motion respecting, Negatived. Webster to enter into a Recogce on Miller's et al. Appeal. Slane Peerage Com ee to meet. Juries (Ireland) Bill. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 22° Martii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Armacan.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Harris.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Dinorben.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Wellington.
March. Queensberry.
March. Salisbury.
March. Abercorn.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Cowper.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Craven.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Somers.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Clifton.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Shaftesbury sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Earl Somers takes the Oaths.

This Day John Somers Earl Somers took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

White et al. v. Baugh & Beale, Appellants Petition for Time for their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard White, and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which Job Walker Baugh and Thomas Beale are Respondents; praying their Lordships "to grant them a Month's further Time for lodging their printed Cases in this Appeal:"

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

Buckingham & Hanwell Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

Barton Bridge Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Cockermouth Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Odiham Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Preston Waterworks Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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 the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Leicester Poor Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

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

To acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Lewis v. Colmer et al. Petitions of Respondents & Appellant for Time for their Cases, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Colmer, One of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Lewis is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant to the Petitioner a Month's further Time to lay his printed Case on the Table of this House:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Sampson, One of the Respondents in the last-mentioned Cause; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant to the Petitioner Six Weeks further Time to lay his printed Case on the Table of this House:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of William Tobias Langdon, One of the Respondents in the last-mentioned Cause; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant to the Petitioner Six Weeks further Time to lay his printed Case on the Table of this House:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of James Lewis, Appellant in the last-mentioned Cause; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant him a Month's further Time to lay his printed Case before their Lordships:"

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

Boroughbridge & Durham Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road leading from Boroughbridge, in the County of York, to the City of Durham; and for making and maintaining certain Deviations therein," was committed; "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Macqueen to enter into a Recogce on Hill's & Sinclair's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That John Macqueen of Little George Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James Hill and Alexander Sinclair, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House:"

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

Caversham Inclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Caversham, in the County of Oxford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mansfield, &c. Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road leading from the Alfreton Turnpike Road near Mansfield, through Tibshelf and Morton, to the Nottingham Turnpike Road near Tansley, and other Roads connected therewith, in the Counties of Nottingham and Derby;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Islington Church Rates Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Folkes and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to equalize the Ecclesiastical Burthens of the Parish of Saint Mary, Islington, in the County of Middlesex; for partially altering the Application of the Rents and Profits of the Stone Fields Estate within the said Parish; for letting the Pews in the Parish Church of Saint Mary, Islington, and the Chapel of Ease thereto; and for other Purposes connected therewith;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Accounts delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Peck, from the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, attended;"

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

Bank Annuities, &c. paid to Comrs for Reduction of National Debt:

"An Account of the gross Amount of all Bank Annuities and Long Annuities, and any other Annuities for Terms of Years, transferred, and of all Sums of Money paid, to the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, and the gross Amount of Annuities for Lives and for Terms of Years which have been granted for the same under the Provisions of the Act of the 10th George 4th, c. 24, within the Year ending on the 5th January 1832:"

Savings Banks & Friendly Societies:

Also, "An Account of the gross Amount of all Sums received and paid by the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt on account of Banks for Savings, including Friendly Societies, in Great Britain and Ireland, from their Commencement at 6th August 1817 to the 20th November 1831, inclusive:"

Expences incurred by such Comrs.

And also, "An Account of all Expences incurred by the said Commissioners for Salaries of Clerks or other incidental Charges during the preceding Year."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against proposed Plan of: (Wellington:) Chester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wellington and its Vicinity, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Chester and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to take that most important Matter, the Education of the Poor of Ireland, into Consideration, and to provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in Ireland be applied only in support of Systems of Instruction which are founded upon the entire Word of God, and which encourage the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures amongst all Descriptions of Persons; and further to provide that in the Application of such Money no unholy Compromise be made with the Church of Rome, and no Support or Countenance whatever given to those who would substitute a Part for the Whole of God's Word, or who would teach for Doctrines the Commandments of Men:"

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

Bruera:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Land Owners and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Bruera, in the County Palatine of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in the Sister Country be applied only to the Support of such Systems of Instruction as are founded upon the entire Word of God, so that no unholy Compromise be made with the Church of Rome, and no Support or Countenance whatever given to those who would teach for Doctrines the Commandments of Men:"

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

Foxearth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Foxearth, in the County of Essex, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wareham:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wareham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to take into Consideration the Measure for the Encouragement of Schools in Ireland, in which the free Use of the Word of God is not permitted in the daily and systematic Course of Instruction, and will refuse their Sanction to any Measure for the Support of a National System of Education for Ireland, unless the Instruction it offers be founded upon 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 Petitions do lie on the Table.

Reading:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Reading, in the County of Berks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Maidenhead:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to avert from the rising Generation of Ireland the Moral Calamity with which they are now threatened, by refusing their Sanction to the Measures now in progress for the Regulation of the Schools in Ireland:"

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

Drumquin & Langfield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers, Elders, Churchwardens and other Members of the Presbyterian Congregation of Drumquin, and the Established Church of the Parish of Langfield and County Tyrone, 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 which embraces as its Basis the Scriptures complete and unmutilated, will proceed upon Divine Authority, and to which the Petitioners can render a conscientious Approval; but should the Difficulties in the Way of such a System be pronounced insurmountable, then that their Lordships may be pleased to abstain from all Legislative Interference, leaving the Choice of Teachers and Books in the Hands of Parents, to whom the all-wise God has primarily committed the Trust, and the ordinary Support of Schools to Parents who are able to pay; and in the Case of the really poor, to the voluntary Contributions of the Friends of Education:"

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

Bandon:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Bandon, in the County of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kennigh:

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

DesertSerges:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Desert-Serges, in the County of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Murragh:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Murragh, in the County of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "not to sanction the Adoption of a Board of Education in Ireland, which proposes to restrict the free Use of the Word of God in the Schools under its Management, and to substitute in its Place a brief Selection of Scripture, compiled jointly by the Popish and Protestant Members of the Board; and that their Lordships will provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in Ireland be applied only in Support of those Schools where the Pupils are taught from their Childhood to know the Holy Scriptures, and where the free Use of the entire Word of God is admitted among all Denominations:"

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

Monaghan:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Monaghan, in the County of Monaghan, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; expressing their decided Disapproval of any System of National Education avowedly founded upon the Exclusion of a Portion of the Holy Bible from the ordinary Course of School Instruction, and which professes to separate the Moral and Religious Training of the youthful Mind from the free and unrestricted Perusal of the Word of God; and praying their Lordships, "That the Aid and Countenance of Government may be speedily restored to those valuable Societies which have so long laboured in the Field of National Education with steady and increasing Success, and which the Petitioners know from Experience to be the best adapted to the Moral and Spiritual Wants of the People of Ireland:"

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

Granshaw:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Granshaw, in the County of Down, in Ireland, under the Inspection of the Presbyterian Synod of Ireland, denominated Seceders, and others in their Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will not sanction any Measure for educating the Poor of Ireland that may deprive Parents of Control in the Education of their Children, or deny to any the unrestricted Use of the Sacred Scriptures in National Education:"

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

Drum.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy of various Denominations, and Protestant Laymen, residing in Drum and its Vicinity, Parish of Currin and County of Monaghan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; 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 Petition do lie on the Table.

Tobacco (Ireland) Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, 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 thirty-two;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

Then the following Amendments were made to the said Bill:

Pr. 2. L. 38. Leave out ("Fifth") and insert ("Fifteenth")

Pr. 6. L. 37. Leave out ("Fifth") and insert ("Fifteenth")

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Anatomy, Petition from Blackburn respecting the Study of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Blackburn and its Vicinity, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to pass the Bill for facilitating the Study of Anatomy in its present odious and objectionable Form; and that their Lordships will be pleased to pass an Act for the Purpose of effectually putting a Stop to the disgraceful Practice of robbing the Churchyards of the Dead, and the still more monstrous Deeds of Horror which have been perpetrated by murdering Human Beings in cold Blood, for the Purpose of disposing of them for Dissection; and also that all Medical Men and Anatomists be made accountable by Law for all dead Bodies which may illegally come into their Possession:"

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

Dublin Coal Trade Bill reported:

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

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 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time Tomorrow.

Slave Trade, Account of Vessels employed in suppressing, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "An Account of the Number of Vessels belonging to Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Brazil, which have been employed in each Year under the several Treaties with those Powers, under special Instructions for the Suppression of the Slave Trade."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Criminal Offenders, Statements respecting, delivered.

The Lord Melbourne laid before the House, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of Monday last,

"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 Twenty-one 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."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the said Statements be printed.

West India Produce, Petition from Belfast for Reduction of Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors of Estates, Mortgagees, Merchants and others interested in the British West India Colonies, (at present residing in the Town of Belfast, in Ireland,) whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for a Reduction of Duty on the Produce of the West India Colonies, but more especially on the Article of Sugar; and further, that their Lordships will not permit Foreign Sugar to be either used in England, or refined there for Exportation:"

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

Education (Ireland,) Petition from Wareham in favor of proposed Plan of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Wareham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will carry into full and permanent Effect the Plan of Education for the People of Ireland proposed by His Majesty's Government, an Object so conducive to the Welfare of Ireland, the Progression of Truth, the Extension of Christianity, and the Stability of our beloved Monarch's Throne:"

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

Parliamentary Representation, Papers respecting, Ordered:

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "The Amount of Assessed Taxes levied in the Town of Dartmouth in 1829, 1830 and 1831, with Correspondence relating thereto:"

Also, "Memorials of the Burgesses of Appleby, Inhabitants of Ramsgate, and the Inhabitants of Greenock:"

Also, "The Amount of Exemption from Assessed Taxes on account of Yeomanry Cavalry:"

Also, "A Return of the Amount of Population and Number of Houses in each Parish of the present and proposed Boroughs, and a Summary of what the Returning Officer considers the Right of voting, (with a Plan of Bodmin:)"

And also, "The Number of Voters polled at the last contested Elections, and Number of Freemen in Boroughs and Corporate Towns."

Papers delivered.

The Lord President accordingly laid the said Papers before the House.

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.

Zemindar of Nozeed Bill, Petition of The East India Co. against, referred to the Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of The United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies, under their Common Seal; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for providing for the Discharge of a Claim in respect of Monies advanced by the late James Hodges Esquire on Security of the Lands of the late Zemindar of Nozeed and Mustaphanagur, in the District of Fort Saint George, in the East Indies, now under the Government of The Honorable the East India Company;" and praying their Lordships, "That they may be heard by their Counsel against so much of the same as affects their Rights and Interests, and that they may be permitted to adduce Evidence against the same:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners be at liberty to be heard by their Counsel against the same, as desired; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Moyanna & Stradbally for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Moyanna and Stradbally and the Vicinity, in the Queen's County, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "totally to abolish the Tithe System in Ireland, because the Petitioners receive not the Semblance of any valuable Consideration in return:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Select Committee on Tithes, Ireland.

Petition from Mosstown for Abolition of Tithes in Ireland, referred to Com ee on the Subject.

Ordered, That the Petition of the Land Owners and Inhabitants of the Parish of Mosstown, in the County of Louth, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, presented to the House on the 5th of this instant March; praying their Lordships "totally to abolish the Tithe System in Ireland, because the Petitioners receive not the Semblance of any valuable Consideration in return," be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Education, (Ireland,) Motion respecting, Negatived.

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

It was moved to resolve, "That in as much as by the Plan of National Education established in Ireland the Bible is practically excluded from Schools formed under the Sanction of His Majesty's Government, this House cannot view that Plan with Approbation."

Which being objected to;

After long Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Webster to enter into a Recogce on Miller's et al. Appeal.

The House being moved, "That George Webster of Old Palace Yard, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James Miller Esquire, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they living in Scotland:"

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

Slane Peerage Com ee to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of George Bryan of Jenkinstown, in the County of Kilkenny, Esquire, to His Majesty; praying, "That his Claim to the Barony of Slane may be referred to the House of Peers, to report whether the said Title be or be not a Barony in Fee, by Writ of Summons, descendible to Heirs General, and whether the same is or is not now in Abeyance between Edward Lord Dunsany and the Petitioner;" together with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, and the Report of The Attorney General thereunto annexed; also the Petition of Henry Fleming of the City of Dublin; also the Petition of James Stewart Fleming of Belville, in the County of Cavan, in Ireland, Esquire, late a Captain in His Majesty's Army; also the Petition of James Fleming of Monkstown, in the County of Dublin, Esquire; and also the Petition of Edward Lord Baron Dunsany, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in relation to the said Claim, stand referred, do meet to consider further of the said Claim on Tuesday next, at a Quarter before Four o'Clock; and that Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General for England, and also to His Majesty's Attorney and Solicitor General for Ireland.

Juries (Ireland) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to Jurors and Juries in Ireland;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

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

Adjourn.

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