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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 17 May 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 Jovis, 17° Maii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Kilmoren.
Epus. Clogheren.
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Ds. De Ros.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Willoughby de Broke.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Braybrooke.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Loftus.
Ds. Alvanley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Granard.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hopetoun & Niddry.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Meldrum.
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. 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. Kenlis.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Dunmore.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Wenlock.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Portland.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Wellington.
March. Queensberry.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bath.
March. Bute.
March. Thomond.
March. Exeter.
March. Northampton.
March. Camden.
March. Cholmondeley.
March. Hastings.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
March. Ailsa.
March. Westminster.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford & Warrington.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Leven & Melville.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Digby.
Comes Beverley.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Wilton.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Minto.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Falkland.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Maynard.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Doneraile.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Gort.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus
Primariorum Secretariorum.

PRAYERS.

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

St. Leonard's Improvement Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching and otherwise improving the Town of Saint Leonard, in the County of Sussex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Adam and Mr. Roupell;

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Hartlepool Pier Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the 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," 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. 27. L. 16. Leave out from ("Estates") to ("or") in Line 17."

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

Ladbroke's Estate Bill, Warden of the Fleet to bring a Witness.

Ordered, That the Warden of His Majesty's Prison of the Fleet do bring Charles Standert Delahoyde to the Bar of this House To-morrow, to be sworn, in order to his being examined before the Judges to whom the Petition of James Weller Ladbroke Esquire, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned, stands referred; and that the said Warden do take the said Charles Standert Delahoyde on Saturday next before the said Judges.

To the Warden of His Majesty's Prison of the Fleet, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

Shawbury Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better maintaining certain Roads within the County of Salop called "The Shawbury District of Roads."

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

Ballesley Inclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Ballesley otherwise Bausley, within the Parish of Alderbury, in the County of Montgomery."

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 Tomorrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Blake's Petition to receive Appeal, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Xaverius Blake Esquire, on behalf of himself and Walter Blake the younger, his infant Son; setting forth, "That the Petitioners have prepared a Petition and Appeal against a Decree made in the Court of Chancery by the late Right Honorable the Chancellor of Ireland, on the 30th Day of June 1830, in a Cause between the Petitioners the said Xaverius Blake and Walter Blake Plaintiffs, and Alexander Boyle, The Reverend Andrew Nixon Clerk, Executors of John Batchelor deceased, and John Fitzgerald, Alexander Stewart, Henry Staines, Elizabeth Bermingham, James Stewart and Walter Blake, Defendants: That the Petitioner, the said Xaverius Blake, has been in embarrassed Circumstances ever since the said Decree of the 30th Day of June 1830, and has not been possessed of the Means of prosecuting an Appeal against the same; and that he was ignorant that it was necessary, by the Standing Order of their Lordships House, to lodge his Appeal within the first Fourteen Days of this Session of Parliament; and that it was not from any wilful Neglect that he has been prevented from presenting the same to their Lordships within the Time limited by their Lordships Standing Order for the presenting of Appeals: That the before-named Defendants are in Possession of the Petitioners Estate in Ireland, in the Pleadings of the said Cause named, and have advertized the same for Sale in the Master's Office on the 28th of this present Month of May: That the Petitioners are advised that the said Decree would be reversed, and an Injunction against such Sale would be ordered by their Lordships on the Hearing of the said Appeal; and the Petitioners are extremely desirous of preventing the Sale of the said Estate, and to proceed to a Hearing of the said Appeal without any unncessary Delay;" and therefore praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to receive the said Petition and Appeal, and dispense with their Lordships Standing Order in this Case:"

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

Papers delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Tomlins from the Treasury, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to Orders of the 5th of April last,

Duties on Woollens:

"An Account of the Amount of all Duties returned on Woollens exported to Foreign Countries in consequence of Treaties with such Countries, stating also by what Authority such Returns were made, from June 1825 to 25th April 1832:"

South Sea Duties:

And also, "An Account of the Amount of all South Sea Duties which have been returned on imported Goods, stating by what Authority such Returns have been made, to the latest Period."

Mr. Tomlins also delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

Expences under Land Tax Redemption Acts.

"A Statement of the Expences incurred under the Acts for the Redemption and Sale of the Land Tax, and for discharging the incidental Expences attending the Execution of those Acts, from the 5th April 1831 (the Period to which the last Account was made up) to the 5th April 1832."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the Two first-mentioned Accounts be printed.

East India Co's Annual Revenue Accounts 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, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"1. An Account of the Annual Revenues and Charges of Bengal, under the respective Heads thereof, for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year."

"2. A Comparison of the Estimated and Actual Revenues and Charges of Bengal for the Year 1829-30."

"3. An Account of the Revenues and Charges of Fort St. George, under the respective Heads thereof, for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year."

"4. A Comparison of the Estimated and Actual Revenues and Charges of Fort St. George for the Year 1829-30."

"5. An Account of the Revenues and Charges of Bombay, under the respective Heads thereof, for Four Years, according to the latest Advices."

"6. A Comparison of the Estimated and Actual Revenues and Charges of Bombay for the Year 1829-30."

"7. An Account of the Revenues and Charges of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore, Malacca and St. Helena, for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year:"

"8. General Abstract View of the Actual Revenues and Charges of India for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year; shewing the Net Revenue, the Amount paid for Interest on Debts, and the remaining Surplus Revenue or Surplus Charge."

"9. Abstract Statement of the Receipts and Disbursements of the Bengal Government, from 1st May 1829 to 30th April 1830."

"10. Abstract Statement of the Receipts and Disbursements of the Madras Government, from 1st May 1829 to 30th April 1830."

"11. Abstract Statement of the Receipts and Disbursements of the Bombay Government, from 1st May 1829 to 30th April 1830."

"12. Abstract Statement of the Actual Receipts and Disbursements of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore and Malacca, for 1829-30."

"13. An Account of the Balance of Quick Stock, exhibiting a State of the Company's Affairs, in respect to their Assets and Debts, as they stood at the several Presidencies of Fort William, Fort St. George, Bombay, and at the Preisdency of Prince of Wales Island, including Singapore and Malacca, at the Conclusion of the Year 1829-30."

"14. Amount of Bond and other Debts owing by The East India Company at their several Presidencies in the East Indies on the 30th April 1830, the Rates of Interest which such Debts respectively carry, and the Annual Amount of such Interest."

"15. Abstract Estimate of the probable Receipts and Disbursements of the Bengal Government, from the 1st May 1830 to 30th April 1831."

"16. Abstract Estimate of the probable Receipts and Disbursements of the Madras Government, from the 1st May 1830 to 30th April 1831."

"17. Abstract Statement of the Actual Receipts and Disbursements of the Bombay Government, from the 1st May 1830 to 30th April 1831."

"18. Abstract Estimate of the probable Receipts and Disbursements of Prince of Wales Island, Singapore and Malacca, from the 1st May 1830 to 30th April 1831."

"19. An Account of the Annual Charges defrayed by The East India Company for the Management of their Trade and Commerce in Bengal, Madras, Bombay and Prince of Wales Island; also an Account of the Factory Charges at Canton for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year."

"20. An Account of the Amount received at the several Presidencies of Fort William, Fort St. George, Bombay and Prince of Wales Island, for Sales of Import Goods, for Three Years, according to the latest Advices; with an Estimate of the same for the succeeding Year."

"21. An Account of the Prime Cost of all Cargoes purchased by The East India Company in India, and shipped for Europe, for Three Years, according to the latest Advices."

Returns of Co's Civil Offices in India, delivered.

Mr. Preston also delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of the 31st of January last,

Returns of all Civil Offices, and the Establishments connected therewith, at each of the Presidencies of Bengal, Madras and Bombay, at the latest Periods to which the same can be made up."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the last-mentioned Returns be printed.

Campbell & Hay v. Graham.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein John Graham Campbell Esquire and Dame Margaret Hay are Appellants, and William Graham Esquire is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Carnarvonshire, &c. Roads 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 Conway to Pwllheli, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Carnarvon and Denbigh," 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."

Bishop Wearmouth Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Bishop Wearmouth to Norton, in the County of Durham," was committed.

Ightham Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Ightham, in the County of Kent, to the Turnpike Road leading from London to Maidstone, in the said County," was committed.

Norwich & Fakenham Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from the City of Norwich to Fakenham, in the County of Norfolk," was committed.

Trustees of Warrington Charity School Petition to receive Judges Report:

Upon reading the Petition of Messieurs Dyson and Hall, Agents for the Trustees of the Warrington Blue Coat Charity School; praying their Lordships, "That the Report of the Judges, to whom the Petition of the said Trustees for a Private Bill was referred, may be now received:"

It is Ordered, That the said Report be now received.

Leave for a Bill:

Accordingly, After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Trustees of the Blue Coat Charity School in Warrington, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; 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 for empowering the Trustees of the Blue Coat Charity School in Warrington, in the County of Lancaster, to make Sales and to grant Building and Mining Leases of certain Parts of the Estates belonging to the said Charity; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Kellie Peerage, Evidence to be printed.

Ordered, That the Evidence taken before the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of John Francis Miller Earl of Mar, Lord Erskine, &c. claiming the Titles, Honors and Dignities of Earl of Kellie, Viscount Fenton and Lord Dirlton, to His Majesty; praying, "That His Majesty will be graciously pleased to give the proper Directions for having the Petitioner's Right to the said Titles and Honors declared and established;" together with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, stands referred, be printed.

Com ee on West India Colonies, T. Amyott to attend.

Ordered, That Thomas Amyott Esquire do attend this House To-morrow, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Orders in Council under the Cholera Prevention Acts delivered.

The Lord President laid before the House, pursuant to the Directions of several Acts of Parliament,

"Order of the Lords of the Council enabling the Board of Health of Christchurch, Surrey, to raise a Sum of Money; dated 18th April 1832:"

Also, "Order of the Lords of the Council for raising Funds to pay certain Expences incurred by the Board of Health at Birmingham; dated 26th April 1832:"

Also, "Order of the Lords of the Council enabling the Bristol Board of Health to apply to the Guardians of the Poor for Authority to raise Money; dated 2d May 1832:"

Also, "Order of the Lords of the Council to enable the Board of Health at Droitwich to raise certain Sums of Money; dated 7th May 1832:"

Also, "Order of the Lords of the Council for raising Funds to pay certain Expences incurred by the Board of Health at Edinburgh; dated 27th April 1832:"

Also, "Order of the Lords of the Council respecting the raising of Funds to defray the Expences of the Board of Health at Paisley; dated 4th May 1832:"

And also, "Order of the Lords of the Council sanctioning certain Expences incurred by the Board of Health at Cathcart, North Britain; dated 5th May 1832."

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the said Papers be printed.

West India Colonies, Petition from Inverness for Relief.

Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners of Supply, Heritors and Justices of Peace of the County of Inverness, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to afford such Relief to His Majesty's Subjects connected with the West Indies as may be consistent with the Ends of Justice, and conducive to the best Interests of the Empire:"

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

Riots at the Collieries on the Tyne & Wear, Petition of the Pitmen respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Pitmen employed in the Coal Mines on the Rivers Tyne and Wear, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to adopt such a Course as will ensure to the Petitioners the Protection of the Laws, and the Opportunity of meeting the Allegations of Felonies and Riots that have been or may be made against them in this House:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petition from Melbourne against proposed Plan.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Melbourne, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships not to sanction any Plan of National Education for Ireland which is not grounded on the entire Word of God, but to allow to their Irish Brethren the same Blessing which they have themselves individually enjoyed, "to know from a Child those Holy Scriptures which are able to make them wise unto Salvation:"

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Cambridge against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitant Householders of the Town of Cambridge, 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, "That their Lordships will withhold their final Sanction from the same, unless such Modifications shall have been previously introduced into it as will effectually secure the Stability of Property, afford equal Protection to all the great Interests of the Realm, and preserve unimpaired that Constitution which has been the Boast of Englishmen, and the Admiration of the World:"

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

Marqs of Waterford's Claim, Com ee to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of Henry de la Poer Marquess of Waterford, of that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland; praying, "That his Right to vote at the Elections of Peers of Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom may be admitted by their Lordships," stands referred, do meet to consider of the said Petition Tomorrow, at a Quarter before Three o'Clock.

Reform (England) 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 amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ecclesiastical Corporation Lands Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the identifying of Lands and other Possessions of certain Ecclesiastical and Collegiate Corporations;"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

Adjourn.

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