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House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 31 March 1831

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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 Jovis, 31°Martii 1831.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Brougham & Vaux,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Exon.
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Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Melros.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Digby.
Comes Gosford.

PRAYERS.

Dickson et al. v. Cunninghame & L d Medwyn.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein David Dickson Esquire, and others, are Appellants, and John Cunninghame Esquire and The Honorable John Hay Forbes Lord Medwyn are Respondents:

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

Pentland v. Booth & Dickson:

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of George Pentland, sometime Coachmaker, now residing in Perth, in Scotland; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 23d of June and 16th of December 1829, and 19th of January 1830; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 5th December 1829; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of James Booth of Thirza Place, Old Kent Road, Surrey, Gentleman, and Walter Dickson, of the City of Edinburgh, Writer to the Signet, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed.

Bruton Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing several Roads in and near the Town of Bruton, and other Roads in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts; and for making and maintaining Two other Roads communicating therewith."

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

L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Belhaven & Stenton.
L. Melros.
L. President.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Digby.
E. Gosford.

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

Middlesex County Rates Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to alter and amend the several Acts now in force for the assessing, collecting and levying of County Rates, so far as the same relate to the County of Middlesex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

EnfieldChase Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for maintaining the Road from Enfield Chase, in the County of Middlesex, to Lemsford Mill, in the County of Hertford."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Titchfield Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for maintaining and improving the Road from Titchfield to Cosham, in the County of Southampton."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Beccles Navigation Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Pucklechurch Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Draycot Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Linlithgowshire Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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 7 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, Ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Harvey and Mr. Roupell;

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

Watson Leave for a Bill to take the Name of Samwell:

Upon reading the Petition of Wenman Langham Watson of the Town of Northampton, in the County of Northampton, Esquire; praying their Lordships, "That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill to enable the Petitioner, and his First and other Sons, and the respective Heirs Male of his and their respective Bodies, to use the Surname of Samwell, in addition to his and their Surname for the Time being, and also to use and bear the Arms of Samwell in the same Manner as such Arms were used and borne by Sir Thomas Samwell Baronet, deceased:"

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill presented.

Accordingly, The Earl of Shaftesbury presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Wenman Langham Watson Esquire, and his Issue Male, to take the Surname and use the Arms of Samwell, pursuant to the Will of Sir Thomas Samwell Baronet, deceased."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Duffy v. Orr et al. Respondents Petition for an early Day:

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Orr and John Duffy, Two of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Cornelius Duffy is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order this Appeal to stand for hearing on the first Day of hearing Appeals after the Recess, or for such other early Day as their Lordships shall think fit to appoint:"

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

Same v. same, Petition of both Parties as to Documentary Evidence.

Upon reading the Petition of Cornelius Duffy, Appellant in the last-mentioned Cause, and of Robert Orr and John Duffy, Two of the Respondents thereto; praying their Lordships, "That the several Documents mentioned in Admissions signed by the Agents of the Appellant and Respondents, may be ordered to be binding upon the Petitioners respectively; and that it may be declared to be unnecessary to produce any Witness to prove any Documents referred to in the Admissions signed as aforesaid, and to be produced at their Lordships Bar, to be examined Copies:"

It is Ordered, That the Admissions signed by the Agents of the said Parties as aforesaid be binding upon the Petitioners, as desired; and that such Documents may be read upon the hearing of the said Appeal, without Proof of the Examination thereof.

Trustees of Stonehaven Harbour v. Sir A. Keith.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Tuesday last, "That the Cause wherein the Trustees of Stonehaven Harbour are Appellants, and Sir Alexander Keith is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Monday next," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Cause be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Saturday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, secundum diem Aprilis jam prox. sequen. horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.