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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 13 April 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 Veneris, 13° Aprilis 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Ebor.
Archiep. Armacan.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Kilmoren.
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Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. De Ros.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willoughby de Eresby.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Willoughby de Broke.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Dormer.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Forbes.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Erskine.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Meldrum.
Ds. Harris.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wigan.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Lyndhurst.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Kilmarnock.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Cloncurry.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Queensberry.
March. Salisbury.
March. Abercorn.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Exeter.
March. Camden.
March. Anglesey.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Westmeath.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Leven & Melville.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Liverpool.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Longford.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Enniskillen.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Craven.
Comes Romney.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Wilton.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Minto.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Somers.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Falkland.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

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

Dean & Chapter of Durham Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of The Dean and Chapter of Durham and The Lord Bishop of Durham; 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 enable The Dean and Chapter of Durham to appropriate Part of the Property of their Church to the Establishment of a University in connexion therewith, for the Advancement of Learning."

Largs Harbour Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for constructing and maintaining a Pier or Harbour at Largs, in the County of Ayr," 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."

Bodmin Railway Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Railway from Wadebridge, in the Parish of Saint Breoke, to Wenford Bridge, Saint Breward, with a Collateral Branch to the Borough of Bodmin, and certain other Branches, all in the County of Cornwall," was committed.

Newcastle & Drayton Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Newcastle-under-Lyme, in the County of Stafford, to Drayton in Hales otherwise Market Drayton, in the County of Salop; and for making new Branches and Deviations of Roads to communicate therewith," 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 made some Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (vizt.)

"Pr. 10. L. 27. After ("and") insert ("such Part of the said Road")

Pr. 12. L. 14. Fill up the Blank with ("Charles")

"L. 28. Fill up the Blank with ("Thomas")

Pr. 32. L. 4. Leave out from ("Bills") to the first ("shall") in Line 6.

"Pr. 34. L. 11. Leave out from ("others") to ("And") in Line 12."

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Bubwith, &c. Inclosure Bill, The King's Consent signified:

The Earl of Shaftesbury acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Townships of Bubwith and Harlethorpe, in the Parish of Bubwith, in the East Riding of the County of York," was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Bill reported.

Then The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the last-mentioned Bill was committed, "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Dundee, &c. Railway Co. v. M'Donald.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of The Dundee and Newtyle Railway Company, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, of the 31st of January 1832, in so far as it sustains the Defences pleaded by John Caddell M'Donald; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, so far as complained of, 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 said John Caddell M'Donald may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Caddell M'Donald may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the 11th Day of May next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any one of his known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

A. & J. Dixon v. Dixon et al. Appellants Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Anthony Dixon Esquire and Joseph Dixon Esquire, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which William Dixon, and others, are Respondents; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order this Cause to be heard on an early Day:"

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

Hartlepool Pier Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Viscount Morpeth and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and rendering more effectual an Act of King George the Third, for improving the Pier and Port of Hartlepool, in the County of Durham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bishop Wearmouth Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Viscount Morpeth and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Bishop Wearmouth to Norton, in the County of Durham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Whitland Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Viscount Morpeth and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better maintaining the Road leading from Robeston Wathan to Saint Clears, and other Roads, in the Counties of Pembroke and Carmarthen; and for making several Branches from such Roads;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Insolvent Debtors (Ireland) Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue for One Year, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Acts for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Prestwich & Bury Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads from Prestwich to Bury and Ratcliffe, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Chester Bridge Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for extending the Time for completing the additional Bridge over the River Dee, in the City of Chester;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Exmouth Road Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Burnt House, in the Parish of Lympstone, in the County of Devon, to Exmouth, in the same County;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Revenue & Expenditure of India, Estimates of, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Thom, from the Court of Directors of The East India Company, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of the 31st of January last,

"The latest regular and sketch Estimates of the Revenues and Expenditure of all India, and of the several Presidencies."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the said Paper be printed.

Ld. Willoughby de Eresby's et al: Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of The Right Honorable Peter Robert Drummond Lord Willoughby de Eresby, on behalf of himself and his infant Son, and such other Sons as he may hereafter have; of The Honorable Merrick Lindsey Peter Burrell, on behalf of himself and his infant Sons and Daughters, and such other Sons and Daughters as he may hereafter have; of Peter Robert Burrell and such Sons as he may hereafter have; and of The Honorable William Peregrine Peter Burrell, on behalf of himself and such Sons as he may hereafter have; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Baron Vaughan and Mr. Baron Bolland, who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties, who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also, that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Clogher for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Clogher, County Tipperary, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the Abolition of Tithes in general:"

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, as the Petitioners apprehend that their Continuance will not only occasion the further 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.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of: (Lochwinnoch:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lochwinnoch, County of Renfrew, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and praying their Lordships "to co-operate with our beloved Sovereign and His Ministers in their Efforts for restoring the Balance of Power which formerly existed in the various Departments of the British Legislature, and to pass that Measure which will restore the People to the Enjoyment of their Rights, free the Community from its Anxieties, give Peace and Security to the Nation, and add one more to the many well-founded Claims which their Lordships House has upon the Respect and Gratitude of the Country:"

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

Culfeightrin, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Culfeightrin and Grange of Inispollin, in the County of Antrim, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to give their high Sanction to the same:"

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

Renfrewshire Agricultural Society.

A Petition of the Renfrewshire Agricultural Society, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass that great conservative Measure without Delay; and thus provide for the Restoration of National Prosperity and Maintenance of National Loyalty and Peace:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "John Maxwell Præses," who only has signed it.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions from J. B. Holloway, & Bridlington against.

Upon reading the Petition of John Bursey Holloway, a Freeman of the ancient Town and Port of Rye, in the County of Sussex; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That he may be heard by Counsel learned in the Law against the same:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bridlington and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "not to give their Concurrence to the Principle of the same, as introduced into this House:"

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

Indemnity Bill, Petition from Galway against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Freemen of Galway, praying their Lordships "to redress certain unparalleled Expungements and Interpolations in the Indemnity Bill now depending, so as to extend to the Petitioners the full Benefits of the great Measure of Reform and Religious Liberty; and that the Petitioners may be heard by Counsel at the Bar, before their Lordships pass said Bill, so altered, into a Law:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against proposed Plan: (Killesher:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestants of the Parish of Killesher, in the County of Fermanagh, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will not sanction any System of Education in Ireland which will not give the entire Bible to every Child who is able and willing to read it:"

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

Skreen:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Parishioners of the Parish of Skreen, in the County of Sligo, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That no Legislative Measures may be enacted, and no Parliamentary Aid afforded to any System of Education in Ireland, inconsistent with the great and distinguishing Principles of the Christian Faith, namely, that the whole Word of God shall be the only acknowledged Standard of National Education:"

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

Bulmer cum Belchamp, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bulmer cum Belchamp, Walter and Middleton, in the County of Essex, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will refuse their Sanction to any Measures for the Support of a National System of Education for Ireland, unless the Instruction it offers be founded on the entire Word of God, and unless it encourages the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures among all Descriptions of Persons:"

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

Templetrim:

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders and Inhabitants of the Parish of Templetrim, in the County of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to sanction the Adoption of the proposed System of Education in Ireland; and that their Lordships will provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in Ireland be applied only in Support of those Schools where the free Use of the entire Word of God is admitted among all Denominations, or else that these Grants be withdrawn altogether:"

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

Clergy of Fairford.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergymen of the United Church of England and Ireland residing within the Deanery of Fairford, in the County and Diocese of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the Plan of Education of the Poor of Ireland proposed by His Majesty's Ministers, and praying their Lordships, "That whatever Aid they may think fit to bestow on Schools of any Dissenting Persuasion may be granted by way of occasional Charity, not as a Part of a System of Comprehension:"

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

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Tully & Aughuish for compulsory Composition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Tithe Payers of the United Parish of Tully and Aughuish, in the Diocese of Raphoe, County of Donegal, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will grant them immediate Relief by making the Composition of Tithes compulsory on the Incumbent of this Parish; and that in any future Arrangement their Lordships may make for the Payment of the Clergy of the Established Church, they will take the Petitioners particular Case into their Consideration, and afford such Relief to their oppressed Situation as to their Lordships may seem fit:"

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

Mills & Factories, Petition from Horsham for regulating Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough and Neighbourhood of Horsham, in Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to extend to the poor Children employed in Woollen, Cotton, Worsted, Flax and Silk Mills, that kind and constitutional Protection which their Hardships and helpless Condition render necessary, by passing such Legislative Enactments as shall restrict the Hours of juvenile Labour to Ten Hours per Day for Five Days, and Eight Hours on the remaining Day, and also to prevent any Child under Nine Years of Age from working in any Factory or Mill:"

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

Navy Civil Departments Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Laws relating to the Business of the Civil Departments of the Navy, and to make other Regulations for more effectually carrying on the Duties of the said Departments," be read a Second Time on Monday next.

Nisi Prius Court (Dublin) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Erection of a Nisi Prius Court House in Dublin."

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 next.

Service of Process (Ireland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to effectuate the Service of Process issuing from the Courts of Chancery and Exchequer in England and Ireland respectively."

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 next.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions of Protestant Dissenters in favor of proposed Plan.

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters, being Deputies from the several Congregations of Protestant Dissenters of the Three Denominations, Presbyterian, Independent and Baptist, in and within Twelve Miles of London, appointed to protect their Civil Rights, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenting Ministers of the Congregational Board of London and its Vicinity, holding the great Doctrines of the Reformation, usually designated Orthodox and Evangelical, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to give such Support to His Majesty's Government in the Execution of the proposed Plan for the Education of the Poor of Ireland as to their Lordships may seem most desirable:"

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

City of Cork, Petition of Inhabitants of, for Restoration of their ancient Rights.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Cork, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Rights conferred by the ancient Charters of Cork may be restored to the Citizens; that the Corporate Franchise may be extended to the Petitioners, subject to such Qualification in the Payment of Rent as to this House shall seem expedient; that the Right of electing the City Magistrates and other Municipal Officers may be vested in such Householders in common with the resident Freemen; and that Grand Jurors for Fiscal Purposes may be chosen by the Rate Payers:"

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

Kingstown & Dublin Railroad Act,

Petition from St. Andrew for Repeal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Andrew's, and Proprietors of Public Jaunting Cars plying at present on the Line of Road between Dublin and Kingstown, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to rescue them from impending Ruin by repealing the Kingstown and Dublin Railroad Act:"

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

Summons of the Lords, Order for, discharged.

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

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Lords summoned.

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

Reform (England) Bill, Debate on 2 a resumed:

The Order of the Day being read for resuming the adjourned Debate on the Motion made on Monday last, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," be now read a Second Time," and on the proposed Amendment, to leave out ("now") and insert ("this Day Six Months"); and for the Lords to be summoned;

Leave to Ld. Wynford to address the House sitting:

It was moved, "That The Lord Wynford be allowed to address the House sitting, on account of Infirmity."

The same was agreed to.

Then the Debate was resumed.

After long Debate,

The Lord Chancellor quitting the House;

The Lord Tenterden sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

After short Debate,

The Lord Chancellor, being returned, resumed the Woolsack, as Speaker.

And, after further Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether the Word ("now") shall stand Part of the Motion?"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Protest against the 2d Reading:

"DISSENTIENT:

"1st. Because in providing for the Correction of Abuses in the Election of Members to serve in the Commons House of Parliament, we are bound, above all Things, to bear in mind that the Government of this Country is, what from the earliest Period of our History it has ever been, a Monarchy; that this Monarchy, limited by the Laws and Customs of the Realm, and by the Necessity imposed on the Sovereign of having constant Recourse to the Advice and Aid of Parliament, is the Form of Government best adapted to the Habits, Wants and Wishes of the People, and consequently that no Changes, however specious, can be worthy of Adoption which would either strike at the Principles of the Monarchy itself, or would leave the Sovereign without the Power of performing the high Duties required from Him,-without the free and independent Exercise of His lawful Prerogatives in guarding the general Interests of the State, in upholding its ancient Institutions, and affording due Protection to the Rights, Liberties, Property and Lives of all His Subjects. We feel it therefore to be the Duty of Parliament, more especially of this House, to refuse to consign the Country to so vast an untried Change as is embodied in the present Bill, a Change of which it has been justly said by one of the most distinguished Advocates for the Second Reading, that it is, in Truth, "a new Form of Government, of which no one has ever pronounced that it would be practicable, and which, if practicable, would be pernicious."

"2d. Because, admitting it to be expedient to correct Abuses which may have grown up under the present System of Parliamentary Election, and to extend to large, populous and wealthy Towns the Privilege of returning Members to Parliament, we are bound to bear in mind that it has been also admitted by the Authors of the Bill, that, notwithstanding any Abuses and any Deficiencies, "the House of Commons as at present constituted is, above all other Institutions of all other Countries in the World, the Institution best calculated for the general Protection of the Subject."

"3d. Because by this Bill that scrupulous Regard to the Sacredness of chartered Rights and vested Interests which has always hitherto been deemed Part of the essential Policy of the British Constitution, and a fundamental Principle of British Justice, is now for the first Time utterly abandoned; the most ancient Charters and the most valued Interests are treated with a reckless Indifference, which (whilst it is unnecessary to the Attainment of the proposed Objects - the Correction of Abuses and the Improvement of the existing System,) shocks every Feeling of Justice, and cannot fail to be made a Precedent for still more fatal Violations of those Principles in future.

"4th. Because, in contemplating the Violence done by this Bill to the great Principle of Prescription, we cannot disguise from ourselves the Dangers which must arise to the most venerable of our Institutions, which mainly rest on that Principle; above all, to the highest of all, to that one on which all others depend.

"5th. Because, even if the Principles of the Bill were consistent with the Stability of the Monarchy, and with the Safety of our most valued Institutions, yet the Provisions by which it seeks to carry those Principles into Effect are for the most part unjust in themselves, partial in their Operation, and anomalous in their Character, ill adapted to their avowed Purpose, and still more to the extensive and complicated Interests of this mighty Empire. A preponderating Influence in the Election of the House of Commons is conferred upon the lowest Class of Inhabitants in Towns, thus virtually closing the Doors of the House of Commons to the vast Monied and Colonial Interests, and leaving but few Opportunities of Admission to the Heads of the great Commercial Body. The Landed Interest, notwithstanding the professed Intention of giving to it an Increase of Representation commensurate with that given to the great Towns, is left exposed, even in the Elections for Counties, to the Influence of the trading and manufacturing Classes of the very Places which are themselves to return Members to Parliament, - an Influence so great, as must leave in many Instances the Representation of Counties and Divisions of Counties in the Power of Voters from the Towns. The populous Suburbs of the Metropolis have been subjected to the same innovating Spirit which marks the Operation of this Bill in every other Particular; though it is manifest that this vast District, being connected in Interests with the Metropolis itself, and being the Seat of Government and of Parliament, must command Attention, whether immediately represented or not, and equally manifest that the real Danger must be lest the Influence of the popular Voice of the Metropolis should be too powerful; yet it has been thought fit to aggravate this Danger in an uncalculable Degree by creating new Districts for Representation, and virtually consigning the Elections to Universal Suffrage; thus ensuring a perpetual Recurrence of popular Excitement in a Quarter where, above all others, it is most to be deprecated, as injurious to the best Interests of the industrious Orders of the People, dangerous to the Publick Peace, and hardly compatible with the free and independent Exercise of the high Functions of Parliament itself.

"6th. Because the exorbitant Increase of the Democratic Element of the British Constitution designed by this Bill must give additional Strength and Impetus to a Principle which, while duly restrained and tempered by the Checks provided in the existing Constitution of Parliament, is the Source of that genuine Spirit of disciplined and enlightened. Freedom which is the proudest Distinction of our National Character, but which, without those Checks or other equivalent Restraints, could not fail to advance with augmented and accelerated Force 'till all other Powers being drawn within its Vortex, the Government would become a mere Democracy; or, if the Name and Form of a Monarchy were preserved, all that could give Independance to the Sovereign or Protection to the Subject would be really excluded.

"De La Warr.
Penshurst.
Bute.
Cowley.
Wallace.
Newcastle.
Maryborough.
Delamere.
Limerick.
Jersey.
Dartmouth.
Caledon.
Colville of Culross.
Cholmondeley.
G. Rochester.
Lonsdale.
Falmouth.
Redesdale.
Abingdon.
Norwich.
Meldrum.
Mayo.
Rutland.
Doncaster.
Feversham.
Montagu.
Winchilsea & Nottingham.
De Dunstanville, &c.
Selkirk.
Sidmouth.
Manners.
Brownlow.
Howe.
Wellington.
Ernest.
William Frederick.
Malmesbury.
Beverley.
Kenyon.
Gascoyne Salisbury.
Oriel.
Bayning.
Lorton.
Wilton.
R. Bristol.
H. Exeter.
H. Carlisle.
Beresford.
Ker.
Clanwilliam.
Saltoun.
Guilford.
Clanbrassill.
Home.
Camden.
Vane Londonderry.
Longford.
Douglas.
Wynford.
Forester.
Eldon.
Sydney.
George Kilmore.
Bexley.
Northumberland.
Mansfield.
Verulam.
Abercorn.
Beauchamp.
Bathurst.
J. H. Gloucester.
Combermere.
John George Armagh.
Rosslyn.
Orford.
Stuart De Rothesay.
R. Oxford."

Bill read 2 a, & committed.

Then the said Bill was 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 on the First Day after the Recess at Easter; and that the Lords be summoned.

Bp. Lincoln et al. v. Rennell.

It was moved, "That the Order made on the 3d of this instant April, "That the Cause wherein George Lord Bishop of Lincoln, and others, are Plaintiffs, and Frances Henrietta Rennell Widow is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration on the 14th of this instant April; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinion upon the Question of Law propounded to them on the 10th of June 1830," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Giles v. Grover & Pollard.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Friday last, "That the Cause wherein Daniel Giles Esquire is Plaintiff, and Harry Grover and James Pollard are Defendants, be taken into further Consideration on the 14th of this instant April; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinions upon the Questions of Law propounded to them on the 4th of July last," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Doe v. Hicks

It was moved, "That the Order made on Friday last, "That the Cause wherein John Doe, on the several Demises of Francis Hearle and others, is Plaintiff, and Susanna Jemimah Hicks is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration on the 14th of this instant April; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinion upon the Question of Law propounded to them on the 6th of July last," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum sextum diem instantis Aprilis, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.