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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 31 March 1832

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 64, 1831-1832. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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Die Sabbati, 31° Martii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Cicestrien.
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Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. King.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Shaftesbury.

PRAYERS.

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

Cuninghame's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging certain detached Parts of the Entailed Estate of Craigends, in the County of Renfrew, belonging to William Cuninghame Esquire, for certain other Lands held by him in Fee-Simple."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the 11th of April next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Birmingham & Stonebridge Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham (through Elmdon) to Stonebridge, in the County of Warwick."

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. Farrer and Mr. Roupell;

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

Sugar Duties Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty, until the Tenth Day of October 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-two."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next.

Luke et al. v. Hunter:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Adam Luke, Treasurer, John Chambers and John Gladow, Deacons, Members of the Town Council of the City of Edinburgh for the Year Eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, Burgesses of the said City, and of William Henderson, Merchant in Edinburgh, James Aikman, Baker there, and John Young, Surgeon, Apothecary and Druggist there, Members of the Kirk Session of the Parish of Trow, and Burgesses of the said City; and also of The Right Honorable John Learmonth, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the present Year Eighteen hundred and thirty-two; William Henderson, George Small, George Aitchison and Robert Haig, Bailies of said City; John Smith, Dean of Guild; Alexander Ross, Treasurer; William Allan, Old Provost; William Blackwood, John Anderson, Thomas Crichton and Robert Ritchie, Old Bailies; Robert Scott Moncrieff, Old Dean of Guild; Adam Anderson, Old Treasurer; John Paterson, Alexander Wright and Alexander Campbell, Merchant Councillors; William Marshall and Thomas Miller, Trades Councillors; Andrew Wilkie, John Gardner, John Stevenson, David Smith, James Dow and Robert Brown, Senior Ordinary Council Deacons; John Cox, Robert Legatt, Andrew Ferris, Robert Watson, James Neilson, John Flemming, M. W. Mountcastle and W. Wemyss, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all for the present Year Eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for themselves and as representing the Community of the said City; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of 24th December 1831; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, of the 10th February and 3d March 1832, pronounced in Two conjoined Actions raised by the Appellants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, altered or amended, or that the Appellants may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that The Reverend John Hunter, Minister of Swinton; Walter Brown, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; William Child, Adam Anderson, Thomas Crichton, George Small, Bailies of said City; James Hill, Dean of Guild; Adam Luke, Treasurer; Robert Smith, Old Provost; Claud Muirhead, Archibald Laurie, Robert Ritchie and John Anderson, Old Bailies; William Patison, Old Dean of Guild; James Leechman, Old Treasurer; Richard Alexander, Patrick Neill and William Whyte, Merchant Councillors; D. McLagan M.D. and Thomas Sawers, Trades Councillors; Gordon Brown, Convener; Alexander Henderson, Peter Lorimer, George Thomson, William Cushnie, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Wood, John Welsh junior, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Chambers, Andrew Wilson, John Moir, John Gladow and William Cleghorn, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; and The Right Honorable William Allan of Glen, Lord Provost of the said City for the Year 1830; William Blackwood, Peter Forbes, John Anderson, Robert Morton, Bailies; the said William Child, Dean of Guild; the said Adam Anderson, Treasurer; the said Walter Brown, Old Provost; the said Thomas Crichton, George Small, Claud Muirhead and Archibald Laurie, Old Bailies; the said James Hill, Old Dean of Guild; the said Adam Luke, Old Treasurer; John Learmonth, Alexander Ross and James Patison, Merchant Councillors; the said Gordon Brown and D. McLagan M.D. Trades Councillors; the said John Chambers, Convener; William Wood, John Welsh, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Moir, John Gladow, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Marshall, Thomas Miller, William Macintosh, Menzies Henderson, Alexander Hogg, Thomas Macmillan, William Stevens, J. C. Laurie, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh as aforesaid for the Year 1830, Defenders in the First of the said conjoined Actions; and also that the foresaid Walter Brown, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; William Child, Adam Adamson, Thomas Crichton, George Small, Bailies of said City; James Hill, Dean of Guild; Adam Luke, Treasurer; Robert Smith, Old Provost; Claud Muirhead, Archibald Laurie, Robert Ritchie and John Anderson, Old Bailies; William Patison, Old Dean of Guild; James Leechman, Old Treasurer; Richard Alexander, Patrick Neill and William Whyte, Merchant Councillors; David McLagan and Thomas Sawers, Trades Councillors; Gordon Brown, Convener; Alexander Henderson, Peter Lorimer, George Thomson, William Cushnie, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Wood, John Welsh junior, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Chambers, Andrew Wilson, John Moir, John Gladow and William Cleghorn, Extraordinary Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; and the said Reverend John Hunter, Defenders in the Second of the said conjoined Actions, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Reverend John Hunter, and the several other Persons last named, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the 28th 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 Recogce on it.

The House being moved, "That David Robertson of Great George Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Adam Luke, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

Adjourn.

Comes Shaftesbury declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Aprilis jam prox. sequen. horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.