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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 9 May 1832

Pages 193-196

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 Mercurii, 9° Maii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Ebor.
Archiep. Armacan.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Kilmoren.
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Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. De Ros.
Ds. Willoughby de Eresby.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Willoughby de Broke.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Dormer.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Tyrone.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Braybrooke.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Alvanley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Granard.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Hopetoun & Niddry.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Harris.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wigan.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Cowley.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Kenlis.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Dunmore.
Ds. Ludlow.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Wenlock.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Templemore.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Winchester.
March. Queensberry.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bath.
March. Thomond.
March. Northampton.
March. Camden.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Ailesbury.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford & Warrington.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Leven & Melville.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Tankervill.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Liverpool.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Mayo.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Lucan.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Craven.
Comes Romney.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Grey.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Howe.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Camperdown.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Gort.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

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

Ld. Douglas's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Archibald Lord Douglas of Douglas, or the Heir of Entail in Possession for the Time, certain detached Parts of the Douglas Estates, in Fee-Simple, upon entailing certain other Lands equivalent in Value thereto."

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 21st of this instant May, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Richardson's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Judges of the Court of Session in Scotland to sell such Part or Parts of the Entailed Estates belonging to John Richardson Esquire, of Pitfour, in the County of Perth, as shall be sufficient for Payment of the Debts and Provisions affecting the same."

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 21st of this instant May, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Jesus College Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act passed in the Third Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, to enable the Master, Fellows and Scholars of Jesus College, in the University of Cambridge, to alter and vary the Benefaction of Doctor Edmund Proby and Sir Thomas Proby, and to appropriate the same for the Benefit of the said College, in the Augmentation of several small Rectories and Vicarages."

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 22d of this instant May, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Pusey's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Settled Estates of Philip Pusey Esquire, in the Counties of Kent and Berks, in Trustees for Sale, and for laying out the Money thence arising in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses."

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 22d of this instant May, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Berwickshire Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing, amending and maintaining certain Roads and Bridges in the County of Berwick."

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 Sir Giffin Wilson and Mr. Martin;

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

Edwards et al. Leave to present a Petition for a Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of George Edwards and others; praying, "That their Lordships will, under the Circumstances in the said Petition mentioned, be pleased to permit the Petitioners to present a Petition for a Bill for effecting the Purposes therein mentioned:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be at liberty to present their said Petition for a Bill, notwithstanding the Time limited for receiving Petitions for Private Bills has expired, as desired.

Petition referred to Judges.

Accordingly, Upon reading the Petition of George Edwards of Wolverhampton, in the County of Stafford, Surgeon, and Ann Edwards of Farmcote, in the Parish of Claverley, in the County of Salop, Spinster, on behalf of themselves; and of Mary Edwards of Farmcote aforesaid, Widow, on behalf of her infant Children Sarah Jane Edwards and John Edwards; and The Reverend Vincent Edwards of Broomfield near Chelmsford, in the County of Essex, Clerk, and William Wenman of Wolverhampton aforesaid, Factor, Trustees for the said George Edwards, Ann Edwards, Sarah Jane Edwards and John Edwards; 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 Bayley and Mr. Baron Gurney, 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.

Sir T. F. Boughey's et al. Petition for further Provision in their Bill, referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Fletcher Fenton Boughey Baronet, Anne Henrietta Boughey Spinster, and of Dame Henrietta Dorothy Boughey Widow, John Newdigate Ludford Chetwode and Francis Twemlow Esquires, Guardians of John Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Henrietta Dorothy Boughey, George Fenton Fletcher Boughey, William Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Anastasia Elizabeth Boughey, Edward Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Anchitel Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Elizabeth Boughey, Robert Fenton Fletcher Boughey and Charles Fenton Fletcher Boughey, Infants, for and on behalf of the said Infants; praying their Lordships, "That in the Bill which may be brought into this House, in pursuance of the Petition of the Petitioners presented to the House on the 29th of March last, Provisions may be inserted for enabling the Petitioners to grant Leases of certain Lands and Mines, in such Manner, and under such Limitations and Restrictions, as to their Lordships shall seem proper:"

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Justice Littledale and Mr. Justice Alderson, the Judges to whom the said former Petition for a Bill was referred, with similar Directions to those then given to the said Judges.

Gravesend Pier Bill, Witnesses to attend:

Ordered, That Abraham Thomas and William Glover do attend this House To-morrow, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending an Act passed in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act for rebuilding, or for improving, regulating and maintaining the Town Quay of Gravesend, in the County of Kent, and the Landing Place belonging thereto;" and for building a Pier or Jetty adjoining thereto; and for other Purposes connected therewith," stands committed.

Evidence to be printed.

Ordered, That the Evidence taken from Time to Time before the Committee to whom the last-mentioned Bill stands committed be printed.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Reform (England) Bill, Petitions in favor of:

(Doncaster:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of Doncaster and the Vicinity, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dumfries:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Householders and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Dumfries, in Common Hall assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wigtown:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Councillors, Burgesses and other Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh of Wigtown, in Scotland, in Public Meeting assembled, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Trinity House of Leith:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Corporation of the Master and Assistants of the Trinity House of Leith, under their Common Seal:

Shoemaker Incorporation, Perth;

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Shoemaker Incorporation of the City of Perth:

Four Incorporations, Leith:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Masters of the Four Incorporations of Leith, under their Common Seal; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and severally praying their Lordships, "That the same may pass into a Law, without Alteration, and with the least possible Delay:"

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

Thorne:

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders and Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Thorne, in the West Riding of Yorkshire, unanimously adopted at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will speedily pass the same into a Law, without infringing on its Principle or altering its chief Enactments:"

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

North Shields:

A Petition of the Inhabitants of North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, in Public Meeting assembled, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to agree to no Rejection of or Alterations in the same, and especially not to raise by any Means one Tittle of the Amount of Qualification proposed for the Elective Franchise:"

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

Monythusloyne & Bedwelty Political Union:

A Petition of the Committee of the Monythusloyne and Bedwelty Political Union, in the County of Monmouth, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "with as little Delay as possible, to pass the same without any Alteration that may in the least lessen its Efficiency or deduct from the Extent of the Rights and Privileges thereby intended to be restored to the People of these Realms:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "John H. Moggridge, J.P. for the Counties of Monmouth and Glamorgan, Chairman," who only has signed it.

Yeovil Political Union:

Upon reading the Petition of the President and Members of the Yeovil Political Union, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships "to pass the same unmutilated and unaltered as to the Three great Principles which their Lordships have already acknowledged by the Second Reading of the Bill, of Enfranchisement, Disfranchisement, and the Extension of the Elective Franchise:"

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

Dewsbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Dewsbury and the Neighbourhood, in the West Riding of the County of York, adopted at a Public Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That in order to avert great Evils, to ensure a large Amount of Good, to establish Confidence and give an Impulse to Industry, that the said Bill, unimpaired and undiminished, may speedily pass into a Law:"

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

Birmingham.

A Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Birmingham, assembled at a great Meeting at New Hall Hill, was presented and read; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased forthwith to pass the same into a Law uninjured and unimpaired in any of its great Parts and Provisions, and more particularly uninjured in the Clauses relating to the Ten Pound Franchise:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Thomas Attwood, Chairman of the Meeting," who only has signed it.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Donaminefor Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the Parish of Donamine, County of Monaghan, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to abolish at once and for ever the Tithe System of Ireland, which the Petitioners consider to be unnatural, unjust, insulting, opposed to the Peace of the Country and the best Interests of its oppressed and impoverished Inhabitants:"

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

Navy Civil Departments Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of 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;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Campbell & Hay v. Graham, Respondent's Petition for Time for his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Erskine Douglas Sandford Esquire, the Administrator de bonis non of William Graham Esquire, late a Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which John Graham Campbell Esquire and Dame Margaret Hay are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to allow him a Week's further Time to lay the Prints of his Case upon their Lordships Table:"

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

Reform (England) Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Monday last, "That the House be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," on Thursday 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.

Slavery, Petition from Durham for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the City of Durham and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take such Measures by prompt and decisive Enactments as may totally eradicate Slavery in every Part of the British Dominions:"

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

Reform (England) Bill.

It was moved, "That the House do again resolve itself into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," on Monday next."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Summons of the Lords, Order for, discharged.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Monday last, "That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Thursday next," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Trinidad, Address for Papers respecting.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "A Copy of the Memorial of the Committee of the Inhabitants of Trinidad, addressed to Lord Viscount Goderich, dated in November 1831, praying for a Change in the Legislative Council of the Colony:"

Also, "A Copy of Lord Viscount Goderich's Despatch to Sir Lewis Grant, dated 30th January 1832, in reply to the above Memorial:"

Also, "A Copy of the Statement and Observations of the Committee upon the Taxation and Expenditure of the Colony, transmitted to Lord Viscount Goderich, 31st December, through their Agent:"

And also, "A Copy of a Despatch in reply to the above, dated 14th January 1832."

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

Friendly Societies Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, by extending the Time within which pre-existing Societies must conform to the Provisions of that Act."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Barbadoes, &c. Provisions Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to allow the Importation of Lumber, and of Fish and Provisions, Duty-free, into the Islands of Jamaica, Saint Vincent and Saint Lucia; and to indemnify the Governors and others of those Islands for having permitted the Importation of those Articles Dutyfree."

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 2 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

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

Zemindar of Nozeed Bill.

The Lord Wharncliffe reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing for the Discharge of a Claim in respect of Monies advanced by the late James Hodges Esquire on Security of the Lands of the late Zemindar of Nozeed and Mustaphanagur, in the District of Fort Saint George, in the East Indies, now under the Government of The Honorable the East India Company," 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 One Amendment thereto."

Which Amendment was read by the Clerk as follows; (vizt.)

"Pr. 1. L. 22. Leave out from ("Indies") to ("And") in Line 27."

And the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, was agreed to by the House.

Regulations affecting Demands on Zemindars, Paper respecting, delivered.

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

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar,

"A Return to an Order of the 30th of March last, that there be laid before this House Copies of any Regulations of the Government of Fort St. George, confirmed by the Court of Directors of The East India Company, limiting in point of Time or otherwise affecting the pecuniary Demands of British Subjects upon Zemindars under their Authority."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, undecimum diem instantis Maii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.