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House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 28 March 1831

Pages 383-390

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 Lunæ, 28° Martii 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham
& Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Archiep. Ebor.
Archiep. Cassellen.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Exon.
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Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum
Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Erskine.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Wynford.
March. Lansdowne,
Præses.
Ds. Durham,
C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk,
Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire,
Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham &
Chandos.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Camden.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea &
Nottingham.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Erroll.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Digby.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Verulam.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Morley.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Duncan.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.

PRAYERS.

The King's Answer to Addresses.

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

Reform of Parliament, Petitions against proposed Measure: Counties of Peebles; (2 Petitions;)

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Peebles, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to permit that Portion of the Bill for amending the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament to pass into a Law, which will virtually disfranchise the Petitioners, and deprive them of their ancient and longpreserved Immunities:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners of Supply, Justices of Peace, Heritors, Freeholders and Tenants of the County of Peebles, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Part of the Bill for amending the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, which goes to deprive the County of Peebles of the Right of returning a Representative to Parliament, be not passed into a Law:"

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

of Roxburgh;

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Justices of the Peace and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Roxburgh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to pass the Measure of "Reform now depending in Parliament into a Law:"

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

and of Dumfries:

Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Dumfries, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the following Parts of the Measure of the King's Government for a Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, "the too extensive Disfranchisement of the small Boroughs in England, and the too low Qualification of Property requisite to confer on Householders the Right of voting for Representatives in the Commons House of Parliament," may receive Modification:"

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

Mayor, &c. of New Romney.

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Jurats and Commonalty of the Town and Port of New Romney, in the County of Kent, One of the Cinque Ports, under their Common Seal; praying their Lordships "to consider with Attention the Weight and Importance of the Claims of the Petitioners, and pause before their Lordships, by passing the Measure for a Reform in the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, give their high Sanction and Authority to the Annihilation of those hereditary Rights and Privileges, including the Elective Franchise, which they have for so many Centuries enjoyed, and which they had hoped to have transmitted unimpaired and uninjured to their Successors:"

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

Reform of Parliament, Petitions in favor of: (Watford:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Copyholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Watford, in the County of Hertford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to support that great and important Measure introduced by His Majesty's responsible Servants into the other House of Parliament for that Reform in the Representative System which the altered State of Society demands; to pass a Bill for its Adoption, and thus revive the Confidence of the People in the Wisdom and Benevolence of the Legislature, and strengthen the Attachment of all Classes of Society to those Institutions which shall thus appear to possess the Principles of inherent Renovation:"

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

Kilmore, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilmore, Kilturk, Tomhaggard and Molrankan, in the County of Wexford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Shields, &c:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Merchants, Manufacturers, Ship Owners and other Inhabitants of South Shields, Westoe, and the Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Campbeltown:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Bankers, Merchants and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Campbeltown, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Edmonton:

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

Swindon:

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

Dewsbury:

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

Ward of Coleman St. London:

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

Auchterarder:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors, Feuars, Householders and Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Auchterarder, Perthshire, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cowbridge:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Bailiffs, Aldermen, Capital Burgesses, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Town of Cowbridge, 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.

County of Southampton:

A Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Southampton, assembled at the County Hall at the City of Winchester, was presented and read; praying, "That their Lordships will adopt the Bill for Parliamentary Reform, in order that it may become the Law of the Land, to the entire Satisfaction and Benefit of the great Majority of the Nation at large, the Stability of the Throne, and the permanent Security of our excellent Constitution:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of Sir Henry Joseph Tichborne Baronet, Sheriff, who only has signed it.

Bakewell:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bakewell and its Vicinity, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "if the Bills introduced into the Commons House of Parliament by His Majesty's Ministers, for amending the Representation of the People, should pass that Honorable House, that they may also pass their Lordships House without any Alterations tending to diminish their Effect:"

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

Guildford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Guildford, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the Claim of the Petitioners in accordance and upon the Principle of the Measure now before the House of Commons; and that the same may pass into a Law, allowing the Petitioners to retain the Privilege of returning Two Burgesses to the House of Commons:"

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

Aberystwith:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Aberystwith, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Progress of the efficient Measure of Reform may not be defeated, but that so great a Measure may pass into a Law, without any Diminution of its Principle or general Tendency:"

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

Smarden:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Smarden, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to support the great and important Measure for amending the Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, to pass a Law for its Adoption, and thus revive the Confidence of the People in the Wisdom and Benevolence of the Legislature, and strengthen the Attachment of all Classes of Society to existing Institutions:"

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

Newton & Failsworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Townships of Newton and Failsworth, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to support His Majesty's Ministers in their Plan of Reform, and not allow any Alteration in the Principle of the Bill to carry such Plan into Effect; but that they will persevere in carrying it through its various Stages, without Curtailment or Mutilation:"

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

Kilcoman & Robin:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Kilcoman and Robin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Irish Nation may derive an equal Share of the Benefits contemplated by the Reform Measure for the Sister Country:"

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

Rugby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Rugby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That when Measures come before this House for superseding the existing System of Borough Representation, and extending the Elective Franchise, their Lordships will be pleased to pass the same into a Law:"

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

Kennoway:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village of Kennoway and its Neighbourhood, Fifeshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to fulfil the Expectations of the People by adopting the proposed Plan of Parliamentary Reform, which the Petitioners consider will ultimately prove alike beneficial to the Represented and their Representatives, and by which the Peace and Glory of Britain will be firmly secured:"

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

Ceres:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Ceres and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "by their Support to enable His Majesty's Ministers to carry through unimpaired their Measure of Parliamentary Reform:"

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

Prendergast.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village of Prendergast, adjoining to and forming a Suburb of the Town and County of Haverfordwest, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to grant them the Liberty of voting for Haverfordwest, in conjunction with Saint Davids, Fishguard and Newport:"

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

Kent.

A Petition of the Nobility, Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and other Inhabitants of the County of Kent, in County Meeting assembled, was presented and read; praying, "That their Lordships will proceed with the great and glorious Work of Reform, and pass the Bill to carry it into Effect, without making any Alteration in its fundamental Principles; thus rendering Parliament the Object of the Confidence, Gratitude and Affection of the People of this Realm:"

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

Worthing Road Bill, Petitions in favor of, referred to the Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Town of Worthing, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Parish of Littlehampton, in the County of Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Trunpike Road from Worthing to Littlehampton, in the County of Sussex;" and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may pass into a Law in such Manner as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petitions be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Slavery, Petition of Planters, &c. Dublin, against Abolition of, without Compensation.

Upon reading the Petition of the Planters, Merchants and others of the City of Dublin, interested in the British West India Colonies and the Trade thereto, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will refuse their Sanction to any Measure affecting the Rights of the Petitioners and their Fellow Colonists in their Slaves, until the Amount of that full and complete Indemnity and Compensation to which the Petitioners and Fellow Colonists are entitled has been ascertained, nor until an adequate Fund has been provided and set apart, in order that the Payment of the Compensation and Indemnity may be made contemporaneously with the Adoption of any such Measure;" and further praying, "That, for the Satisfaction of the Country, their Lordships will be pleased to institute an Inquiry into the Condition of the Negroes and into the State of Slavery as it now exists in the West India Colonies, which Inquiry the Petitioners feel assured will relieve both their Fellow Colonists and themselves from the Obloquy under which they now labour:"

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

East India Trade, Petition of Chamber of Commerce of Edinburgh for opening.

Upon reading the Petition of the Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures of the City of Edinburgh, under their Common Seal; praying their Lordships "for the entire Removal of all Restrictions on the Trade to India and to the Countries East of the Cape of Good Hope, from all the Ports of Great Britain and Ireland; which would most effectually promote the Trade and give vent to the Manufactures of these Kingdoms:"

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

General Registry of Deeds Office, Petition from Staindrop & Cockfield against Establishment of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and others, Owners of Real Property, resident within the United Parishes of Staindrop and Cockfield, in the County of Durham, and in the Neighbourhood thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Bill for the Registration in the Metropolis of all Deeds relating to Transfers of and Charges on Real Property may not pass into a Law:"

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

Poor Laws, Petition from Olney for Revision of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Vicar, Churchwardens, Overseers and other principal Inhabitants of the Parish of Olney, in the County of Bucks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Poor Laws (especially with reference to Settlement and compulsory Labour) may be taken into the early Consideration of this House, with a view to the Mitigation of the Evils connected with them, and to their gradual Abolition, as soon as it can be effected with Safety; as the Petitioners apprehend their Continuance will not only occasion the farther Deterioration of Land, but rapidly augment the Misery of the Poor and the Distress of all Ranks and Orders of the Community:"

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

Freedom of the City of Dublin, Petition of R. Fitzpatrick respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Fitzpatrick, Tallow Chandler and Soap Manufacturer, 31, Gardiner Street, in the City of Dublin; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to take into Consideration the Expediency of investing the Court of King's Bench with such Control over the Acts of the Corporation and Guilds of Dublin as will provide against their continuing vexatiously, frivolously, intolerantly and arbitrarily to reject the Applications for Freedom of Persons claiming their Freedom by Birth, Service or Marriage Right, by extending the Writ of Mandamus, or such other Relief, to such Claimants, with such Costs, as may be deemed expedient to guard against disinheriting any of His Majesty's good and loyal Subjects of their Franchises or other Benefits conferred or conferrable upon Freemen of the City of Dublin:"

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

Slavery, Petition from Church Withington for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Baptist Congregation and other Inhabitants of Church Withington, in the County of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the Adoption of effectual Measures for the immediate and total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies:"

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

Barony of Stafford, R. S. Cooke's Petition respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Stafford Cooke, claiming the ancient Barony of Stafford by Act of Parliament of Edward the Sixth, as the lineal Heir of the Bodies of Edward Stafford Duke of Buckingham and Henry Stafford Lord Stafford, in Blood, Baron Stafford his only Son and next Cousin, and Heir to Mary Stafford, the last Baroness of Stafford, who died in the Year 1693 without Heritable Issue; setting forth, "That the Petitioner Richard Stafford Cooke has, at a ruinous Expence to himself, been more than Twenty Years collecting the Proofs of his Claim in Blood to his vested Rights by the Act of Parliament of the First Year of the Reign of King Edward the Sixth, intituled, "An Acte for the Restituc'on in Bloude of The Lorde Stafforde," to the said Petition annexed, to the Barony, of Stafford, descending to him from his Ancestors, and has them now all ready and complete, and is quite ready to come before their Lordships House or His Majesty's Attorney General with all the Proofs, but has now no Means left to pay the Fees or Counsel, whereby the Petitioner is deprived of his just Right to a Seat in their Lordships House; and therefore humbly begs of their Lordships to appoint him a Counsellor, there being no Opposition to the Claimant, and the Crown being in Reversion to the Estates: The Petitioner having exhausted all his Funds, and being now reduced in Circumstances, and also in an ill State of Health, in consequence of repeated Disappointments in his Claims, now humbly throws himself on the Mercy of their Lordships, respectfully soliciting their Favor, Support, Protection and Commands for the immediate Proof of his Claims:"

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

Beccles Navigation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Waveney navigable for Ships and other Sea-borne Vessels from Rose-hall Fleet to the Mouth of Oulton Dyke; and for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut from the said River at Carlton Shares Mill into the said Dyke leading to Oulton Broad, in the County of Suffolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Indigent Blind Institution Bill.

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

To return the 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Cheadle Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating the Trusts of the several Turnpike Roads in the Neighbourhood of Cheadle, in the County of Stafford, and for making Deviations and new Branches to and from the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Draycot Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Turnpike Road from the Salutation Inn to Christian Malford Bridge, in the County of Wilts, called The Draycot or Upper District; and for disuniting the said Road from a certain other Road called The Pucklechurch Lower District, in the County of Gloucester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Pucklechurch Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads called "The Pucklechurch or Lower District of Roads," in the Counties of Gloucester and Wilts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

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 London from the 4th August 1829 to the 27th July 1830, being the Produce of the several Duties appropriated to the Orphans Fund, for the Year ending 5th July 1830, 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 27th July 1830, 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 27th July 1830:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of London, in pursuance of the several Acts for rebuilding London Bridge, and for improving and making suitable Approaches thereto, from the 31st December 1829, exclusive, to the 31st December 1830, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Money received and paid by the Chamberlain of London (on account of the Expence of maintaining, repairing and cleansing the Sewers, &c. in the said City and Liberties) from the 29th September 1829 to the 29th September 1830:"

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, ending the 29th September 1830:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London, in relation to the Market established for the Sale of Coals, from the 31st December 1829, exclusive, to the 31st December 1830, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London, for the Metage and Inspection of Coals by the Principal Land Sea Coal Meters, from the 31st December 1829, exclusive, to the 31st December 1830, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Monies received and paid by the Chamberlain of the City of London, for paying and lighting the City of London and the Liberties thereof, from the 29th September 1829, exclusive, to the 29th September 1830, inclusive:"

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 1829, exclusive, to the 31st December 1830, 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, and for increasing the Fund for lighting, watching, cleansing and repairing the said Bridge, from the 29th September 1829, exclusive, to the 29th September 1830, inclusive."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Annandale Peerage, Petition of J. H. Johnstone for Com ee to meet.

Upon reading the Petition of John James Hope Johnstone of Annandale, Esquire, claiming the Titles, Honors and Dignities of Earl of Annandale and Hartfell, Viscount Annan and Lord Johnstone; praying their Lordships "to appoint a Day for the Committee for Privileges to proceed further on the several Claims to this Peerage:"

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

Sub-letting Act (Ireland) Amendment Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Tuesday last, "That the 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," be read a Second Time on Tuesday next; and that the Lords be summoned," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Friday the 15th of April next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Great Marlow Church Bill, Petition against, referred to the Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Rate Payers of the Parish of Great Marlow, Bucks, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for taking down the Parish Church of Great Marlow, in the County of Buckingham, and for rebuilding the same on or near the present Site thereof;" and praying their Lordships "to pause before they proceed with such a Bill, and examine into the Condition of the said Church, which the Petitioners conceive to have been unnecessarily pulled to Pieces:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Lunatics Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to diminish the Inconvenience and Expence of Commissions in the nature of Writs De lunatico inquirendo; and to provide for the better Care and Treatment of Idiots, Lunatics and Persons of unsound Mind, found such by Inquisition;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday the 18th of April next; and that the Lords be summoned.

New Churches, Petition from Hatherleigh respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy and Inhabitants of Hatherleigh and its Vicinity, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass an Act to enable any Individual, or Body of Men who shall unite for the Purpose, to build and endow a new Church, and to hold the perpetual Presentation thereof after it has been consecrated by the Bishop, without requiring the Consent of the Diocesan, the Patron or the Incumbent of the Parish Church:"

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

Sugar Duties Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty, until the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, certain Duties on Sugar imported into the United Kingdom for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

North Level Drainage Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act for improving the Drainage of the Lands lying in the North Level, Part of the Great Level of the Fens called Bedford Level, and in Great Portsand, in the Manor of Crowland, and for providing a Navigation between Clows Cross and the Nene Outfall Cut."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bathgate Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually making and repairing the Road from the new Bridge over the Water of Almond, on the Confines of the Counties of Edinburgh and Linlithgow, to Bailliestown, in the County of Lanark, and certain Branch Roads connected therewith."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Redhouse & Weeland Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving the Road from the Redhouse, near Doncaster, to the South Side of Wakefield Bridge, and from Wakefield to Pontefract, and from thence to Weeland, and from Pontefract to Wentbridge, all in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bromley Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and maintaining the Road leading from the High Road between Bromley and Farnborough, in the County of Kent, to Beggars Bush, in the Turnpike Road leading from Tonbridge Wells to Maresfield, in the County of Sussex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Liscard Church Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 6 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and Sir Giffin Wilson;

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

Linlithgowshire Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and keeping in Repair the Road from Carlowrie Bridge, on the River Almond, to Linlithgow Bridge, on the River Avon, and other Roads in the County of Linlithgow."

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

V. Bolingbroke & St. John.
V. Maynard.
V. Sydney.
V. Duncan.
V. St. Vincent.
V. Sidmouth.
V. Gordon.
V. Beresford.
V. Goderich.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Melbourne.
L. Dacre.
L. Teynham.
L. Byron.
L. Saltoun.
L. Colville of Culross.
L. Belhaven & Stenton.
L. Hay.
L. King.
L. Monson.
L. Boston.
L. Ducie.
L. Sundridge & Hamilton.
L. Foley.
L. Sherborne.
L. Montagu.
L. Suffield.
L. Kenyon.
L. Auckland.
L. Selsey.
L. Yarborough.
L. Calthorpe.
L. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
L. Rolle.
L. Lilford.
L. Ribblesdale.
L. Carbery.
L. Farnham.
L. Redesdale.
L. Ellenborough.
L. Arden.
L. Erskine.
L. Manners.
L. Hill.
L. Prudhoe.
L. Clanbrassill.
L. Glenlyon.
L. Maryborough.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Bexley.
L. Penshurst.
L. Somerhill.
L. Farnborough.
L. Wharncliffe.
L. Seaford.
L. Fife.
L. Plunket.
L. Melros.
L. Rosebery.
L. Clanwilliam.
L. Wynford.
D. Cumberland.
D. Sussex.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Abp. Cashell.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolk.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Richmond.
D. Grafton.
D. Newcastle.
D. Wellington.
D. Buckingham & Chandos.
M. Salisbury.
M. Bute.
M. Thomond.
M. Camden.
M. Cholmondeley.
M. Bristol.
M. Cleveland.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Winchilsea & Nottingham.
E. Essex.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Albemarle.
E. Erroll.
E. Northesk.
E. Ferrers.
E. Tankerville.
E. Cowper.
E. Guilford.
E. Hardwicke.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Bathurst.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Norwich.
E. Digby.
E. Mansfield.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Charlemont.
E. Wicklow.
E. Caledon.
E. Rosslyn.
E. Limerick.
E. Powis.
E. Gosford.
E. Grey.
E. Verulam.
E. St. Germans.
E. Morley.
E. Glengall.
E. Eldon.
E. Falmouth.
E. Howe.
E. Vane.
E. Amherst.
E. Dudley.
E. Cawdor.

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.

Lampeter Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually keeping in Repair several Roads in the County of Carmarthen, usually called the Llandovery District of the Lampeter Roads; and for making and maintaining certain new Lines of Road to communicate therewith."

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.

Llandovery, &c. Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually keeping in Repair the Roads from Ludlow-fach to the Town of Llandovery, and from thence to the River Amman, in the County of Carmarthen, and several other Roads in the said County communicating therewith; and for making new Branches of Road in the same County and in the County of Glamorgan."

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.

Wigan & Preston Railway Bill, read 2 a, & committed:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Railway from the Borough of Wigan to the Borough of Preston, both in the County Palatine of Lancaster, and Collateral Branches to communicate therewith."

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.

Petition against it, referred to the Com ee:

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Josias Jackson Norreys of Davy Hulme Hall, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, Esquire; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That he may be heard by himself, his Counsel, Agents and Witnesses against so much and such Parts of the said Bill as may affect him; and that the same may not pass into a Law as it now stands:"

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

All Lords added to the Com ee:

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been or shall be present this Session, and are not named of the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, be added thereto.

Com ee to appoint a Chairman.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed do appoint their own Chairman.

Milverton Inclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Milverton, in the County of Somerset."

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.

D. of Hamilton's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable The Most Noble Alexander Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, and the Heirs of Entail of the Lands and Barony of Kinneil, in the Shire of Linlithgow, to charge the Sleeches or Land to be gained from the Sea opposite the said Barony with the Expences laid out in gaining the same."

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 first Day after the Recess at Easter, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Colonial Trade Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Sixth Year of His late Majesty, to regulate the Trade of the British Possessions Abroad;"

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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.

10th Report from Appeal Com ee.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees 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; and to report to the House; and to whom were referred certain Petitions in the following Causes; Colvin and others against Newberry and another, Toulmin and others against Copland; Wilson against The Right Honorable William Baron Kensington and another; Fraser against Gordon; Clyne against Sclater and others; and Grahame against Shand and others; "That the Committee had met, and considered the Plaintiffs and Defendants Petitions in the Writ of Error Colvin and others against Newberry and another, severally praying their Lordships to order that the Petitioners may have until the 14th Day of April next for delivering the Prints of their Case to the Clerk of the Parliaments; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Petitioners may respectively be allowed until the 14th Day of April next for delivering in their printed Cases: That the Committee had also considered the Respondent's Petition in the Cause Toulmin and others against Copland, praying their Lordships that he may be permitted 'till the 20th Day of April next to bring in his Cases, and that they may be then laid on the Table of the House; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Petitioner may be allowed until the 20th Day of April next to deliver in his printed Cases: That the Committee had also considered the Petition of Thomas Wilson, praying their Lordships that his Petition of Appeal from a Decree of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer, in a Suit wherein the Petitioner was One of the Defendants, and The Right Honorable William Baron Kensington and another were Plaintiffs, (which Decree is dated the 24th of November last,) may be received; and had heard the Petitioner's Agent thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the said Petition of Appeal may, under the Circumstances of the Case, be received, as desired: That the Committee had also considered the Petition of Charles Arnott and Edward Merrick Elderton of Queen Square, Bloomsbury, in the County of Middlesex, Agents for the Appellant in the Cause Fraser against Gordon, praying their Lordships to extend the Time for entering into the usual Recognizance to answer the Costs of the Appeal until the 28th Day of March instant; and had heard the Appellant's Agent thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Time for entering into the said Recognizance may be extended until the 28th of this instant March, as desired: That the Committee had also considered the Appellant's Petition in the Cause Clyne against Sclater and others, praying their Lordships to permit him to add to his Petition of Appeal Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary, of the 15th and 27th Days of January 1831; and had heard the Appellant's Agent thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Petitioner may be allowed to add to his said Petition of Appeal the said Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary of the 15th and 27th Days of January 1831, as desired: And that the Committee had also considered the Petition of General William Burnett, of Banchory Lodge, in the County of Kincardine, James Scott Esquire, of Brotherton, Captain Thomas Ramsay of Balbegno Castle, and Alexander Crombie Esquire, of Phesdo, Trustees of Sir Alexander Ramsay of Balmain, Baronet, One the Respondents in the Cause Grahame against Shand and others, and of the said Sir Alexander Ramsay, praying their Lordships to allow the Petitioners, the new Trustees of Sir Alexander Ramsay, to stand as Respondents in room and place of the Trustees of Sir Alexander Ramsay, who were originally Respondents in this Cause, and who are referred to in the Petition; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Petitioners, the new Trustees of the said Sir Alexander Ramsay, One of the Respondents in this Cause, should be allowed to stand as Respondents thereto in the room and place of the said Trustees of Sir Alexander Ramsay, who were originally Respondents, as desired."

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

Beattie Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Beattie Esquire, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland to take an Account of the Debts and Burdens affecting and that may be made to affect the Entailed Estate of Crieve, and others, in the Counties of Dumfries and Roxburgh, and to sell such Part of the said Estate as may be sufficient to discharge the said Debts and Burdens; and likewise for settling and securing the Lands and Estate of Murrayfield, and others, in the said County of Dumfries, to and in favor of Thomas Beattie of Crieve, Esquire, and the Series of Heirs entitled to take by a certain Deed of Entail made by Thomas Beattie of Crieve, Esquire, now deceased, and under the Conditions and Limitations contained in the said Deed, and for vesting in lieu thereof certain Parts of the Estate of Crieve in the said Thomas Beattie Esquire, and his Heirs and Assigns, in Fee-Simple."

L d Sinclair & J. St. Clair Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Carre Lord Sinclair and The Honorable James Saint Clair; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland to sell such Part of the Entailed Lands and Barony of West Nisbet, in the County of Berwick, now belonging to Charles Carre Lord Sinclair, as shall be sufficient for Payment of the Provisions, Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same."

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

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Cadell Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Arthur Palmer, and others, are Respondents; praying, That their Lordships would be pleased to appoint an early Day after the Easter Recess for hearing this Appeal; and that the Judges may be summoned to attend thereon:"

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.

Clyne v. Sclater et al. Appellant's Petition for Time for his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of David Clyne, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Robert Sclater, and others, are Respondents; praying their Lordships, "That the Time for lodging his Appeal Case may be enlarged for Ten Days:"

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

Cathcart v. Sir J. A. Cathcart & Ritchie:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Cathcart of Carleton and Genoch, Esquire; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the First Division, of the 11th of February 1829; and praying, That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Sir John Andrew Cathcart Baronet and Henry Ritchie Esquire, of Burbie, his Curator, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Sir John Andrew Cathcart and Henry Ritchie his Curator may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 25th Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon any one of their known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Robertson to enter into a Recog ce on it.

The House being moved, "That David Robertson of Great George Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for John Cathcart Esquire, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, he being resident in Scotland:"

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

Canadian Revenues Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty King George the Third, for establishing a Fund towards defraying the Charges of the Administration of Justice and Support of the Civil Government within the Province of Quebec, in America."

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 on Monday the 18th of April next.

Greenwich Hospital, Petition of Merchant Seamen of Newcastle upon Tyne against contributing to.

Upon reading the Petition of the Merchant Seamen of the Port of Newcastle upon Tyne and its Dependencies, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to grant them Redress by a Repeal of such Part of the Act passed in the Year 1741 as subjects them to the Contribution of Sixpence per Month to Greenwich Hospital, from which they receive no Benefit; and that their Lordships will be pleased to alter or amend their own (Merchant Seamen's) Act so as that the same may be applied to their own Fund, from whence they will derive the full Advantage of their own Industry:"

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

Population & N o of Houses, Address for Accounts of.

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

It was moved, "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, "Accounts of the Population (taken from the Census of 1821) of each City, Borough and Town in England and Wales now returning Members to Parliament; of each not now returning Members; and of the Population of each County in England, Wales and Scotland, and of each Royal Burgh in Scotland:"

"Also, Accounts of the Number of Houses in each City, Borough and County in England and Wales, and of each County, Royal Burgh and Town in Scotland, now returning Members to Parliament, and of those not now returning Members to Parliament; distinguishing the Number of Houses assessed to the Inhabited House Duty, from £10 to £19 inclusive, and from £20 to £39 inclusive, and at £40 and upwards:"

"Also, A Statement of the Population of each Borough in England and Wales returning Members to Parliament, of which the Population in 1821 did not exceed 2,000; the Number of Houses; the greatest Number of Electors polled within the last Thirty Years; and the Number of Houses in each Borough rated to the Inhabited House Duty in the Year 1830 at and above £10 a Year:"

"Also, A similar Statement with respect to all Boroughs exceeding 2,000 and not exceeding 4,000 Inhabitants:"

"Also, A similar Statement with respect to all Cities and Boroughs exceeding 4,000 Inhabitants:"

"And also, A similar Statement with respect to all Cities and Royal Burghs in Scotland."

After Debate,

The same was agreed to, and Ordered accordingly.

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

Trower's Divorce Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Trower Esquire with Amelia Catherine Trower his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Logan et al. v. M. & J. Wienholt.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Sarah Logan, and others, are Appellants, and Mary Wienholt and John Birkett Wienholt are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday the 19th of April next.

Walsall Roads Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving and maintaining several Roads leading to and from the Town of Walsall, in the County of Stafford," 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."

St. Leonard's, Hastings, Chapel Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a Chapel in the Parish of Saint Leonard's, within the Liberty of the Town and Port of Hastings, in the County of Sussex, for the Accommodation of the Inhabitants of the said Parish, and of the Parish of Saint Mary Magdalen, within the said Liberty and County," was committed.

Perry Barr Road Bill Specially reported.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a Turnpike Road from the North Side of the Quarry House, in the Township of Perry Barr, in the County of Stafford, to the Brook which divides the Parishes of Aston juxta Birmingham and Birmingham, in the County of Warwick;" "That the Committee had met, and considered the said Bill, and, in the first place, proceeded to enquire how far the Standing Orders of the House relative to Road Bills had been complied with, and found that all the said Orders had been complied with, except in the following Particular; vizt. That no Estimate of the Expence of the Work had been lodged with the Map or Plan and Papers required under the Standing Order to be deposited with the Clerk of the Parliaments, which Omission appeared to the Committee to have arisen from Inadvertence; but that an Estimate of the Expence of the said Work, brought from the House of Commons by the proper Officer, and which Estimate, it was stated, was deposited there under the Standing Order of that House, had been produced to this Committee and duly proved, a Copy of which Estimate has been now deposited, with the said Map or Plan and other Papers with the Clerk of the Parliaments; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to their Lordships, without any Amendment."

Which Report being read by the Clerk;

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

Adjourn.

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