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House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 18 March 1831

Pages 336-344

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 63, 1830-1831. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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Die Veneris, 18° Martii 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
-
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum
Secretariorum.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
March. Lansdowne,
Præses.
Ds. Durham,
C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk,
Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire,
Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Wellington.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Camden.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Minto.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Howe.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.

PRAYERS.

J. & L. Booth v. Booth & Black.

The Answer of Rachel Booth or Black, and Doctor Alexander Black, Minister of the Gospel at Tawes, her Husband, to the Petition of Appeal of John Booth junior and Livingston Booth, Merchants in Aberdeen, was this Day brought in.

Reform of Parliament, Petitions in favor of: (Christ Church, Middlesex:) St. Peter's, Isle of Thanet:

Upon reading the Petition of the Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor, Vestrymen and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Christ Church, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Peter the Apostle, in the Isle of Thanet, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lane End, Staffordshire Potteries:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Lane End, in the Staffordshire Potteries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Burslem:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Burslem, in the Staffordshire Potteries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Marylebone:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of St. Marylebone, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brechin:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Citizens, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Town of Brechin, in Scotland, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Operatives employed at Kirkland Works:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Operatives employed at Kirkland Works, in the County of Fife, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leven:

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

Shepton Mallet:

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

Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Cupar, in the County of Fife, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mayor, &c. of Derby:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor and Burgesses of the Borough of Derby, in Common Council assembled, under their Common Seal:

Chesterfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the Borough of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, and the Neighbourhood thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Members of the English Bar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the English Bar, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Falkirk:

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

Alloa:

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

Birstal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Birstal, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kelso:

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

New Alresford:

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

Taunton:

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

Jedburgh:

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

Dingwall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors, Burgesses, Householders and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Dingwall, in the County of Ross, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Beith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Heritors and Occupiers of Land, Proprietors and Occupiers of Houses, Merchants and Manufacturers in the Town and Parish of Beith, in Ayrshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Falmouth:

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

Kingston upon Hull:

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

Seven Incorporated Trades, Dumfries:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Seven Incorporated Trades of the Royal Burgh of Dumfries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Knaresborough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Merchants, Tradesmen and other Inhabitants and Burgage Holders of the Town of Knaresborough, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Six Incorporated Trades, Kirkcudbright:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Six Incorporated Trades of the Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright, under their Common Seal:

Instow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Instow, Town and Parish, in the County of Devon, including Westleigh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trades House, Glasgow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convenor, Trades Bailies, Collector, Deacons and Visitor of the Fourteen Incorporated Trades, and other Ordinary and Extraordinary Members of the Trades House of the City of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Bideford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Aldermen, Capital Burgesses and Inhabitants of Bideford, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporations of Stirling; of Waulkers & Hatters, Edinburgh; of Hammermen, Edinburgh; and of Hammermen, Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of the Guildry of the Burgh of Stirling:

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

Also, Upon reading the Petition of John Rae Deacon, and Remanent Members of the Incorporation of the Hammermen of Canongate of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Incorporated Trade of Hammermen in the Royal Burgh of Cupar, in Fife:

Huddersfield:

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

Ross:

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

Leeds:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Leeds, in Public Meeting assembled:

Incorporation of Smiths, Dunfermline:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Incorporation of Smiths of Dunfermline, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Crispin Society, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Royal Saint Crispin Friendly Society of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Incorporation of Maltmen, Leith:

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

Chamber of Commerce, Edinburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Baker Incorporation, Perth:

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

Incorporated Trades, Easter & Wester Portsburgh:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convenery of the Seven Incorporated Trades of the Barony of Easter and Wester Portsburgh, in the Barony of Saint Cuthberts or West Kirk, and County of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal:

Appledore:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Appledore and Parishes of Northam and Abbotsham, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Portobello:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the resident Proprietors, Feuars and Inhabitant Householders of Portobello, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporations of Weavers, Kinghorn; of Hammermen, Kinghorn; of Tailors, Kinghorn; and of Shoemakers, Kinghorn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the ancient Incorporation of Weavers of the Royal Burgh of Kinghorn, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the ancient Incorporation of Hammermen of the Royal Burgh of Kinghorn, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the ancient Incorporation of Tailors of the Royal Burgh of Kinghorn, under their Common Seal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the ancient Incorporation of Shoemakers of the Royal Burgh of Kinghorn, under their Common Seal:

Leith Speculative Society:

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

Incorporations of Weavers, Glasgow; of Tailors, Cupar; and of Glovers, Perth:

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

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Incorporated Trade of Tailors in the Royal Burgh of Cupar, in Fife:

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

Four Incorporations of Leith:

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

Merchants House, Glasgow:

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

Six Incorporated Trades, Banff:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Six Incorporated Trades of the Royal Burgh of Banff:

Com rs of Leith Police Act:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners appointed under an Act of Parliament passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty George the Fourth, Chapter 112, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Municipal Government of the Town and Suburbs of Leith; for the further Administration of Justice; and for the Regulation of the Police therein;" signed by their Statutory Clerk:

Richmond, York:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentry, Merchants, Bankers, Traders and Inhabitants of the Borough of Richmond, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Old Artillery Ground:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Old Artillery Ground, in the Liberty of His Majesty's Tower of London, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lanark & New Lanark:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lanark and New Lanark, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Haddington:

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

Incorp n of Weavers, Leith:

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

Flesher Incorporation, Cupar:

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

Montrose:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Guildry and whole Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Montrose, Scotland, met in Common Hall, under their Common Seal:

Incorporated Wrights, Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Incorporated Trade of Wrights in the Royal Burgh of Cupar, in Fife:

Dumfries:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Burgesses, Merchants and Householders of the Royal Burgh of Dumfries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Incorporations of Bakers, Edinburgh; and of Hammermen, Glasgow:

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

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon, Collector and Members of the Incorporation of Hammermen of the City of Glasgow, under their Common Seal:

Farmers, County of Haddington

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

Guildry Incorporation, Dunfermline

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Incorporation of Guildry of the Royal Burgh of Dunfermline, Scotland, in General Meeting assembled:

Chatham

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

Inhabitants of Dunfermline:

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

Incorporation of Waulkers, Cupar:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Deacon, Officebearers and Members of the Incorporation of Waulkers in the Royal Burgh of Cupar, Fife:

Whitechapel:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Saint Mary, Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex, in Public Vestry assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships, "That the Measure for a Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, proposed by His Majesty's Ministers, may be passed into a Law:"

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

Longtown:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Longtown and Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to support His Majesty's Ministers in their praiseworthy and honest Endeavour to annihilate Corruption, by reforming the State of the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament:"

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

Kirkcaldy:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kirkcaldy, and Residenters in the Neighbourhood thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass into a Law any Bill whereby all close and decayed Boroughs shall be disfranchised, the Privilege of sending Representatives to Parliament shall be conferred on populous Towns, qualifying all the Inhabitants thereof to vote who possess or lease Property to the Annual Value of Ten Pounds Sterling, and in Counties to all Proprietors of Land or Houses worth Ten Pounds Sterling annually, and to Leaseholders paying Fifty Pounds Annual Rent:"

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

Limehouse:

Upon reading the Petition of the Vestrymen of the Parish of Saint Anne, Limehouse, in the County of Middlesex, in Vestry assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "in Consideration alike of the Benefits to be derived from the Adoption, and of the fearful Evils to be apprehended from the Rejection of the Measures proposed by His Majesty's Government for a full and effectual Reform of the Abuses of the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, immediately to pass the same into a Law:"

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

Navan:

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the Parish of Navan, in the County of Meath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass the great Measure of Parliamentary Reform into a Law; that their Lordships will restore to the Forty Shilling Freeholders the Elective Franchise, destroy the rotten and close Boroughs and Corporation Monopoly, and grant to the Leaseholders of Ireland the same Right to vote in Counties as to those of England and Scotland:"

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

Duffield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Duffield, 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:

Lea:

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

Swanwick:

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

Wirksworth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Wirksworth and the Neighbourhood, 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:

Pentridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Pentridge, 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:

Heage:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Heage, 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:

Turnditch:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Turnditch, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships to pass unanimously the full, honest, wise and practical Measure of Reform submitted by His Majesty's Ministers to the House of Commons; and thereby at once restore Confidence and Unanimity amongst all Classes of His Majesty's Subjects:"

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

Barnsley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Barnsley and its Vicinity, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will suffer no Argument, adduced by Individuals either wedded to existing Abuses or blinded by Selfinterest, to prevent them from passing a Bill to carry into full Effect a Reform in the Representation of the People in Parliament, dictated by sound Policy, and demanded alike by Morality and Justice:"

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

Belfast:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Belfast and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "as they value the Peace and Prosperity of the Nation, the Stability of the Constitution, and the Safety of the Throne, that the Plan of Reform as detailed by The Right Honorable the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, in the Event of its being brought under their Lordships Consideration, may meet with their Concurrence and Support, and be forthwith passed into a Law by the Sanction of this House:"

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

Epping:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Epping, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Bill for a Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, now under Discussion in the Lower House, and so auspiciously introduced by the Descendant of a Family dear to England and Liberty, may claim their Lordships utmost Attention, and be passed into a Law:"

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

Thornton in Lonsdale:

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

Beverley:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the ancient Borough of Beverley, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships, "That there may be a speedy and effectual Reform in the Constitution of the Commons House of Parliament, so that the same may become a real Representation of the People of Great Britain and Ireland:"

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

Clitheroe:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Clitheroe, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will give the wise and patriotic Measure for reforming the Elective Franchise of the Kingdom their Support, that the same may pass into a Law:"

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

Elgin:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Elgin and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will give their strenuous Support, and by a cordial Cooperation with the other Branches of the Legislature forthwith pass the Plan proposed by His Majesty's Ministers for the Reformation and Improvement of the present corrupt and defective System of Election of Members to represent the People of this Country in the Commons House of Parliament, into a Law, thereby securing the present Tranquillity and future Prosperity of the Empire:"

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

Penzance:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Penzance, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to assist His Majesty's Ministers in carrying into Effect a Reform in the Commons House of Parliament, so long and so ardently desired by a loyal People, who always have been and ever will be ready to sacrifice, in Times of Emergency, both Property and Life in Support of the Constitution:"

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

Scarborough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Householders of the Borough of Scarborough, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to pass such Bills for a Reform in the Commons House of Parliament as will give to the People an effectual Representation therein:"

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

Frome Selwood:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Frome Selwood, in Somersetshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "strenuously to support the Efforts of the Ministers of the Crown to effect the arduous Task they have undertaken of giving to the People a Body of Members of Parliament more immediately connected with the various Interests of the Country, whereby the Petitioners hope and believe many Benefits will be derived, and increased Vigor and Activity will be given, both to the Agricultural and Manufacturing Interests of the Empire, and to the Nation at large:"

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

Shoemaker Incorporation, Perth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Shoemaker Incorporation of Perth; praying their Lordships, "That the Measure of Parliamentary Reform proposed by His Majesty's Ministers may pass into a Law, and that the Elective Franchise may be extended to the City of Perth to the Effect of its returning a Member by itself:"

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

Kinghorn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, Heritors, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Kinghorn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Measures in Contemplation for the Reform of the Mode of electing the Members of the Honorable the House of Commons may become the Law of the Land, either with or without the following Additions; the Elective Franchise to be enjoyed by Householders owning or renting Houses of the yearly Value of Three Pounds and upwards in Burghs having a Population under Five thousand, of the Value of Five Pounds in Burghs having a Population above Five thousand and under Ten thousand, and of Ten Pounds only in Burghs having a Population above Ten thousand; the Inhabitants of Parishes containing or adjacent to Royal Burghs to be in certain Cases disjoined from the County Electors, and allowed to vote along with the Electors in the Burghs; and that in this District such an Arrangement be followed in order to include among the Voters for the Burgh Member the Inhabitants of the populous Towns of Gallatown, St. Clairtown, Pathead, Linktown and Bridgetown, as well as the Inhabitants of the Tracts of Land which are said to be held Burgage:"

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

Poplar:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of All Saints, Poplar, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to facilitate by every constitutional Means the passing into a Law of the proposed Measure of Reform brought forward under the Sanction of His Majesty's Ministers, thus perpetuating British Freedom, and transmitting to Posterity their Lordships welldeserved patriotic Reputation:"

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

Totnes:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Totnes, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will resist every Opposition to the salutary Measure of a Reform in the Representation of the People in Parliament with Firmness and Determination, assured that by a steady Perseverance it will advance the Welfare and Happiness of the People, confer unfading Honor on the present Age, and acquire for itself the eternal Gratitude of the Country:"

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

Bradford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Bradford, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That when the Measure of Reform is brought before this House, they will concur in passing it into a Law, thereby restoring the Confidence of the People in their professed Representatives, which has of late Years been greatly diminished, and will, if the present System of Election be suffered to continue, in the Judgment of the Petitioners, inevitably terminate in general Disaffection and Disloyalty:"

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

Trowbridge:

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; praying, "That their Lordships, in conjunction with the other Branches of the Legislature, will pass into Law the several Bills for reforming the Representation of the Empire:"

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

Stranraer:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Burgesses, Proprietors, Householders and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Stranraer, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to make such Alterations in the Mode of electing the Representatives of the Empire, and of the Counties and Burghs of Scotland in particular, as will give to that Portion of the People which is entitled to and qualified for the Exercise of the Elective Franchise a Vote in the Election of their Representatives, of which they have been so long deprived:"

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

Crediton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Crediton, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Plan of Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, introduced by His Majesty's Ministers, may be adopted; the Petitioners being fully convinced that it is well calculated to support the Dignity and Security of the Crown, and to promote the real Interest and Happiness of the People:"

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

Denny:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Denny and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their Consideration the present State of the Representation of the People generally, Vote by Ballot and Triennial Parliaments, and to grant such other Improvements in the State of the Representation as to their Lordships may seem proper:"

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

Emsworth & Warblington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Property in the Town of Emsworth and Parish of Warblington, in the County of Southampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will not be influenced by any factious Opposition to the important Measure of Reform in Parliament, but watch with the greatest Attention the Progress of it, and take care that no Injury shall accrue therefrom to the just Rights of the People or the Welfare of this vast and extensive Empire:"

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

Blackley.

Upon reading the Petition of the Chapelwardens, Constables and other Inhabitants of Blackley, in the Parish of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Law which protests against any Member of the House of Commons being returned by a Peer be duly enforced; for a Repeal of the Septennial Acts the Establishment of Annual Parliaments, Universal Suffrage and the Vote by Ballot, which, in the firm Conviction of the Petitioners, will be the only effectual Means of removing the Grievances which the Petitioners have endured so long and with such exemplary Patience; that their Lordships would apply the enormous Wealth of the Church as by Law established to more useful and beneficial Purposes; that their Lordships will lay open the Trade to the British Possessions in the East and West Indies as well as to the Chinese Empire, the Petitioners being convinced that by so doing an ample Field would be opened to British Skill and Industry; and that their Lordships will investigate the Events of the 16th Day of August 1819, when a defenceless People, legally assembled in the Town of Manchester, were cruelly slaughtered by an inhuman and drunken Yeomanry, urged by the Magistracy, with the view of dragging the Abettors and Perpetrators of that horrid Tragedy to light, and of inflicting on them the Punishment long merited for their enormous Guilt:"

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

Reform of Parliament, Petition from Newcastle-under-Lyme against proposed Measure.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will interpose to prevent the Bill for effecting a Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament from passing this House; and that their Lordships will be pleased to extend the Elective Franchise to large Towns in such a Manner as not to exclude the lower and industrious Classes from a just Share of it; and to establish such efficient Measures as to their Lordships may seem fit to secure the Peace, Comfort and Prosperity of the Country:"

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

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Audlem:)

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

Teignmouth:

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

Brawdy:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling in the Parish of Brawdy, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tiers Cross, Stainton:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling in Tiers Cross, in the Parish of Stainton, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to take the most decisive and effectual Measures for the speedy and total Extinction of Slavery in the British Colonies:"

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

Glandwr:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling at Glandwr, in the Parish of Llanfurnach, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will, without any Delay, take the most decisive and effectual Measures for the entire and speedy Removal of the Mass of Misery and Guilt occasioned by the Continuation of Slavery, so that its accursed Name be erased from the British Code of Laws, and this foul Stain on the National Character be wholly and for ever effaced:"

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

Maybole.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Burgh of Maybole and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Business of legislating on the Subject of Slavery directly into their own Hands, and to require the Colonies immediately to adopt such Measures as to their Lordships may seem best fitted to put an End, as soon as shall be practicable, to a State of Suffering and Moral Degradation which their Lordships have declared to originate in Injustice and Robbery; to form such Regulations as shall remove immediately the more grievous Oppressions to which the Slaves are subject, especially such as interfere with their Religious and Moral Improvement, and thus prepare the Way for their complete Emancipation:"

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

The King's Answer to Address.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty with their Lordships Address of Friday last; and that His Majesty was pleased to receive the same very graciously, and to say, He would give Directions accordingly."

Valued Rent & Freeholders, &c. Scotland, Returns respecting, delivered:

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That the Clerk Assistant had arranged and laid on the Table the Returns made pursuant to an Order of the 20th Day of December last, directing that the Clerk of Supply and the Sheriff Clerk in every County of Scotland, each according to his particular Department, do make a Return to the House of Lords forthwith, in the same Schedule;"

"1. Return of the Total Amount of Valued Rent in each County."

"2. Return of the Total Number of Persons in Possession of £100 Scots Valued Rent, and so qualified to become Commissioners of Supply in each County."

"3. Return of the Number of Commissioners of Supply actually on the Roll at present in each County."

"4. Return of the Number of Persons in Possession of the Dominium utile of £100 Scots Valued Rent, and less than £400, in each County; and distinguishing also those in the Enjoyment of the Dominium utile of the smaller Sums of not more than £90, £80, £70, £60, £50, £40, £30, £20 and £10 Scots Valuation each."

"5. Return of the Number of Peers in Possession of £100 Scots Valued Rent in each County."

"6. Return of the Total Number of Freeholders enrolled in each County."

"7. Return of the Number of Freeholders not in Possession of the Dominium utile of the Lands for which they are enrolled."

"8. Return of the Number of Freeholders enrolled upon Superiority in Fee."

"9. Return of the Number of Freeholders enrolled upon Superiority in Life Rent."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Returns be printed.

Abstract of Returns to be prepared & printed.

Ordered, That an Abstract of the said Returns be prepared by the Clerk Assistant, and be printed with the said Returns.

Foreign Barilla, Petitions for continuing Duty on: (Sky:) North Uist:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Sky, One of the Western Islands, in the County of Inverness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Island of North Uist, One of the Western Islands, in the County of Inverness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Uist & Benbecula:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of South Uist and Benbecula, Two of the Western Islands, in the County of Inverness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Harris.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Island of Harris, One of the Western Islands, in the County of Inverness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to continue the Duty on the Importation of Foreign Barilla at its present Amount, and to reduce the Duty on Soap in such a Manner as to their Lordships may seem proper:"

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

Kelp Trade, Petition of Proprietors of Kelp Estates in the Hebrides respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors of Kelp Estates in the Hebrides and West Highlands of Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That a Committee of this House may be appointed to enquire into the Loss of Income to the Kelp Proprietors since 1815, and to ascertain the Number of Persons thrown idle by the Destruction of the Kelp Manufacture; and to grant to the Petitioners the Compensation which their Case so loudly calls for:"

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

Stopham Bridge Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Stopham Bridge, in the Parish of Pulborough, to the Direction Post in the Parish of Steyning on the Turnpike Road leading from Steyning to Horsham, in the County of Sussex."

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. Stephen and Mr. Wingfield;

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

Com ee on the Poor Laws, Edwardes to attend:

Ordered, That Mr. Edwardes do attend this House on Monday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Select Committee appointed to consider of the Poor Laws.

2d Report from Com ee:

The Marquess of Salisbury reported from the Lords Committees appointed a Select Committee to consider of the Poor Laws; and to report their Observations thereupon from Time to Time to the House; "That the Committee had met; and there having been laid before them a Tabular Statement shewing the comparative Ability of the several Counties in England respectively to support their Agricultural Population, which Statement has been prepared by The Reverend John Thomas Becher, the Committee are of Opinion, That the said Statement ought forthwith to be laid on the Table of the House."

Which Report, being read by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House; and Ordered accordingly.

Statement respecting Support of the Agricultural Population laid on the Table:

The Marquess of Salisbury accordingly laid the said Tabular Statement on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Tabular Statement be printed.

Knight to attend the Com ee.

Ordered, That Mr. Knight do attend this House on Monday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Select Committee appointed to consider of the Poor Laws.

Waste Lands belonging to the Crown, Address for Account of.

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 Account of the Waste Lands belonging to the different Manors of the Crown in England and Wales."

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

State of the West India Colonies, Address 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, "Statements, Calculations and Explanations submitted to the Board of Trade, relating to the Commercial, Financial and Political State of the British West India Colonies, since the 19th of May 1830."

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

Assessed Taxes, Petitions from Clerkenwell & South Cave for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Clerkenwell, in the County of Middlesex, agreed to in Public Vestry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will forthwith take the Assessed Taxes into their Consideration, an immediate Relief from which would, in the Petitioners Opinion, prove one of the greatest Benefits that it is possible for the Legislature to bestow:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of South Cave (in the County of York) and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the immediate Repeal of the whole of the Assessed Taxes, a Measure calculated to give great and lasting Relief to the Country, and which may be adopted without Injury to the Honor and Safety of the British Empire, if His Majesty's Ministers (imitating the Example of their Sovereign) make a Sacrifice of a Portion of their Official Incomes to the Public Exigencies, induce a rigid Economy, and abolish all useless and sinecure Offices in the State:"

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

Tithe System, Petitions for Revision of: (Newcastle:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Landowners, Farmers and Tithe Payers of the Hundred of Newcastle, in the County of Glamorgan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That a Commutation for Tithes, either pecuniary or otherwise, as the Circumstances of each Parish will admit, in lieu of all Tithe paid in Kind, may be established:"

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

Pencarreg:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Pencarreg, in the County of Carmarthen, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will promptly abolish the present oppressive Tithe System, and adopt some other more popular Plan, whereby the Burden of maintaining the Clergy will be more equally born by the Community:"

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

Winscombe:

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Parish of Winscombe, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Shipham:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Tithe Payers of the Parish of Shipham, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt the earliest Measures for relieving the Country from the Tithe System, which is at once an oppressive Tax upon Industry, and an unreasonable and an intolerable Burden:"

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

Tullowcreen, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Tithe Payers of the Parishes of Tullowcreen, Old-Leighlin, Killenane and Wells, County of Carlow, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass an Act forthwith to repeal those Laws by which the Payment of Tithe is made compulsory, and thereby remove the Cause of continual Contentions, and relieve the Country from the most odious Impost that has ever been inflicted on an impoverished People:"

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

Ballyogan & Graige.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Tithe Payers of Ballyogan and Graige, Parish of Graige and County of Kilkenny, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to abolish the Law by which the Inhabitants of this Realm are compelled to pay Tithes and Church Rates; to resume the Church Lands, and to dispose of them for Objects common to all the Inhabitants of the Realm; and to afford them such Redress of their present Complaints as to their Lordships may seem just and meet:"

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

Liscard Church Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Church or Chapel, with a Cemetery to the same, in the Township of Liscard, in the Parish of Wallasey, in the County Palatine of Chester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bury, &c. Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, improving and maintaining the Roads from Bury, through Haslingden, to Blackburn and Whalley, and other Roads communicating therewith, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for making a new Piece of Road also to communicate therewith;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Indigent Blind Institution Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Powers of an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for establishing and well-governing the Institution called "The School for the Indigent Blind," and for incorporating the Subscribers thereto, and the better enabling them to carry on their Charitable and useful Designs;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horley Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and maintaining the Road over Horley Common, in the County of Surrey, to a Place called Black Corner, and from thence to the Brighthelmston Turnpike Road at Cuckfield, in the County of Sussex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House."

Bermondsey Church Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising a further Sum of Money to defray the outstanding Claims in respect of the building the Crypt and Tower to the additional Church erected in the Parish of Saint Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, in the County of Surrey, and of inclosing the Burial Ground thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Norwich & Yarmouth Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Bishopsgate Bridge, in the City of Norwich, to the Caister Causeway, in the County of Norfolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Leicester 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 and improving the Road from the Leicester and Welford Road, near Foston Lane, to the Road leading from Hinckley to Ashby-de-la-Zouch, and for repairing Hunt's Lane and Wood Lane, in the Parishes of Desford and Newbold, in the County of Leicester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Earl of Tyrconnel's Petition claiming a Right to vote for Peers for Ireland, referred to Com ee for Privileges:

Upon reading the Petition of John Delaval Earl of Tyrconnel, Viscount Carlingford and Baron Carpenter; setting forth, "That by Letters Patent under the Great Seal of Ireland, bearing Date the 1st Day of May in the First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, George Baron Carpenter of the Kingdom of Ireland, the Petitioner's Grandfather, was created Viscount Carlingford and Earl of Tyrconnel of the same Kingdom; and the same Titles were thereby limited to him and the Heirs Male of his Body for ever: That the Petitioner's said Grandfather died on the 9th Day of March 1762, leaving George Viscount Carlingford, the Petitioner's Uncle, his eldest Son and Heir, who thereupon succeeded to the said Titles of the Petitioner's Grandfather: That the Petitioner's said Uncle George Second Earl of Tyrconnel died on the 15th Day of April 1805, without Issue Male, whereupon the Petitioner's elder Brother George Carpenter (the eldest Son of the said Second Earl's deceased Brother Charles Carpenter) succeeded to the said Titles, as the next Heir Male of the Petitioner's Grandfather: That the Petitioner's said Brother George Third Earl of Tyrconnel died at Wilna, in Russia, in the Month of December 1812, without Issue, leaving the Petitioner his only Brother and Heir, who thereupon succeeded to the Titles of his said late Brother, and became Fourth Earl of Tyrconnel, and as such claims a Right to vote at the Election of Peers of Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom;" and therefore praying, "That his said Right may be admitted by their Lordships:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges, to consider and report; and that the Committee do meet to consider of the said Claim on Friday next.

Witnesses to attend the Com ee with certain Registers.

Ordered, That the Vicar or other Person having the Custody of the Registers of the Parish of Twyford cum Owslebury, in the County of Southampton, do attend this House on Wednesday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of John Delaval Earl of Tyrconnel, Viscount Carlingford and Baron Carpenter, praying their Lordships, "That his Right to vote at the Election of Peers for Ireland, to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, may be admitted, stands referred;" and do also attend on Friday next, and do bring with him the Burial Register of the said Parish, from the Year 1760 to the Year 1806, in order to its being produced before the said Committee.

Ordered, That the Vicar or other Person having the Custody of the Registers of the Parish of Cobham, in the County of Surrey, do attend this House on Wednesday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the said Committee; and do also attend on Friday next, and do bring with him the Register of Baptisms for the Year 1788, in order to its being produced before the said Committee.

Ordered, That the Minister or other Person having the Custody of the Registers of the Parish of East Stonehouse, in the County of Devon, do attend this House on Wednesday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the said Committee; and do also attend on Friday next, and do bring with him the Register of Baptisms of the said Parish for the Year 1790 and 1791, in order to its being produced before the said Committee.

Ld. Teignmouth's Claim, Com ee to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of John Baron Teignmouth, praying, "That his Right to vote at the Election of Peers of Ireland, to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, may be admitted by their Lordships," stands referred, do meet to consider of the said Claim on Friday next.

Arnott to enter into a Recog ce on Fraser's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That Charles Arnott of Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James John Fraser, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, he being in the Country:"

It is Ordered, That the said Charles Arnott may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Bulkley v. Wilford, Respondent's Petition respecting Appellant's Appendix, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Anna Wilford, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Wilford Bulkley is Appellant; praying their Lordships, "That the new Appendix to the Appellant's Case, lodged under the Order of this House of the 12th Day of April last, on Report from the Appeal Committee, may be withdrawn; and that the said Appellant may, within Fourteen Days, lay on the Table of this House an Appendix confined to the Proceedings and Evidence on which the Decree and Orders appealed against were pronounced; or that the Petitioner may be at liberty to add to her Appendix the Affidavit filed by the Appellant in Support of his Application for a new Trial, and also the Affidavit of the Petitioner's Solicitor in Opposition thereto, and sworn respectively the 30th Day of May 1829 and the 15th Day of June following, and may be at liberty to file, nunc pro tunc, in the said Cause, such Affidavits as she may be advised, in answer to the Appellant's Affidavits filed in the said Suit on the 14th Day of July in that Year:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Appellants and Respondents Cases, now depending in this House in Matters of Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House.

Tithe Suits, Account respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "A Return of the Number of Tithe Suits commenced in the Courts of Chancery, Exchequer and Common Law, during the last Forty Years."

Sub-letting Act (Ireland) Amendment Bill presented.

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

The Lord Melbourne presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act passed in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act to amend the Law of Ireland respecting the Assignment and Sub-letting of Lands and Tenements;" and to substitute other Provisions in lieu thereof."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Canada Timber, Petitions from Ayr, Saltcoats, &c. against Alteration of Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Ship Owners, Merchants and others connected with and interested in the Shipping and North American Colonial Interests at the Port of Ayr, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to preserve inviolate the present Rates of Duties exigible on Foreign and British Colonial Timber, by rejecting the proposed Measure for an Alteration of these Duties:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Ship Owners of the Port of Saltcoats and Ardrossan, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to refuse their Assent to any Law for altering the relative Rate of Duties now payable on Foreign and Colonial Timber, by a Diminution of the former, or Increase of the latter:"

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

Birmingham Burial Ground Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Forty-seventh Year of King George the Third, for enlarging the Churchyard belonging to the Parish of Saint Martin, in the Town of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, and for providing an additional Cemetery or Burial Ground for the Use of the said Parish."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

V. Maynard.
V. Sydney.
V. Doneraile.
V. St. Vincent.
V. Gordon.
V. Beresford.
V. Goderich.
L. Bp. Lichfield & Coventry.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Melbourne.
L. Stourton.
L. Byron.
L. Gower.
L. Saltoun.
L. Colville of Culross.
L. Belhaven & Stenton.
L. Hay.
L. King.
L. Monson.
L. Ducie.
L. Sundridge & Hamilton.
L. Montagu.
L. Auckland.
L. Selsey.
L. Calthorpe.
L. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
L. Rolle.
L. Lilford.
L. Carbery.
L. Farnham.
L. Redesdale.
L. Ellenborough.
L. Arden.
L. Hill.
L. Clanbrassill.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Bexley.
L. Somerhill.
L. Wharncliffe.
L. Melros.
L. Rosebery.
L. Clanwilliam.
D. Cumberland.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolk.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Richmond.
D. Grafton.
D. Wellington.
M. Salisbury.
M. Bute.
M. Camden.
M. Bristol.
M. Cleveland.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Essex.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Abingdon.
E. Albemarle.
E. Jersey.
E. Northesk.
E. Cowper.
E. Guilford.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Ilchester.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Radnor.
E. Bathurst.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Charlemont.
E. Wicklow.
E. Caledon.
E. Rosslyn.
E. Gosford.
E. Grey.
E. Minto.
E. Verulam.
E. Glengall.
E. Howe.
E. Dudley.
E. Cawdor.

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

Liverpool & Preston Road Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Liverpool to Preston, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

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

Liverpool Poor Rates Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better assessing and recovering of the Rates for the Relief of the Poor, and of the Ecclesiastical or Church Rates, upon small Tenements within the Parish of Liverpool, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

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

Lemsford Mills Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads from Lemsford Mills, in the Parish of Bishop's Hatfield, through Welwyn and Stevenage, to Hitchin, and from Welwyn, through Codicot, to Hitchin aforesaid, all in the County of Hertford."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

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

Ld. Teignmouth's Claim, Ld. Hill sworn on.

The Lord Hill was sworn at the Table, by The Lord Chancellor, in order to give Evidence before the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of John Baron Teignmouth, praying, "That his Right to vote at the Election of Peers of Ireland, to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, may be admitted by their Lordships," stands referred.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Monday next.

Adjourn.

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