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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 22 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 Martis, 22° Maii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Hereford.
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Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Grantley.
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. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Granard.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Gardner.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Cowley.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Kenlis.
Ds. Chaworth.
Ds. Dunmore.
Ds. Ludlow.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Wenlock.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Amesbury.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Salisbury.
March. Thomond.
March. Bute.
March. Hastings.
March. Bristol.
March. Westminster.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford & Warrington.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Morton.
Comes Leven & Melville.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Guilford.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Digby.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Craven.
Comes Onslow.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Minto.
Comes Morley.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.
Comes Munster.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Falkland.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Lake.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Willoughby de Eresby.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Dormer.

PRAYERS.

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

Pusey's Estate Bill, E. of Radnor signifies his Consent.

The Earl of Radnor, in his Place, signified his Consent to the Bill, 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."

Sir T. Slingsby's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging Fee-Simple Estates of Sir Thomas Slingsby Baronet, situate at Scriven, Scotton and Farnham, and in the Parishes of Knaresbrough and Farnham, in the County of York, for a Part of his Settled Estate situate at Wollas otherwise Woolhouse, in the Township of Appleton Roebuck and Parish of Bolton Percy, in the County of the City of York; and for enabling Charles Slingsby Esquire to charge the said Settled Estate with Portions for younger Children."

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 5th of June next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Ternhill Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and improving the Road from Ternhill to Newport, in the County of Salop."

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.

Haddington Court House &c. Hill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for erecting and maintaing within the Burgh of Haddington a new Court House, Record Rooms and other Offices for the County of Haddington."

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.

Manchester, &c. Railway Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Manchester Bolton and Bury Canal Navigation to alter some Parts of the said Canal Navigation, to alter and amend the Line of the said Railway, to make further Collateral Branches thereto, and for amending the Powers and Provisions of the Act relating to the said Canal and Railway."

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.

Stoke Ferry Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing several Roads leading from the Bell in Stoke Ferry, in the County of Norfolk."

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.

Bawtry & Selby Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing, improving and maintaining the Road from Bawtry to Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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 To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Goudhurst Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving certain Roads leading to and through the Town of Goudhurst, in the County of Kent."

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

To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Birkenhead Church Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Church of Saint Mary, in the Chapelry of Birkenhead, in the County Palatine of Chester."

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

St. Andrew Holborn, &c. Improvement Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation and Improvement of the United Parishes of Saint Andrew Holborn above the Bars and Saint George the Martyr, in the County of Middlesex."

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

Holderness Drainage Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to alter and enlarge the Powers of Two Acts passed in the Fourth and Sixth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, for draining and improving certain Low Grounds and Cars in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St. Katharine's Docks Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to alter, amend and enlarge the Powers of several Acts for making and maintaining the Saint Katharine Docks, in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Shaftesbury Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a Turnpike Road from the Parish of Cann Saint Rumbold, near Shaftesbury, in the County of Dorset, through Cranborne Chase and the New Forest, to the Bell Inn at Brook, in the Parish of Bramshaw, in the County of Southampton, together with Two Branches therefrom."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Spey Bridge Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to alter and amend an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for rebuilding the Bridges over the Rivers Spey and Findhorn, for making Accesses thereto, and for making and maintaining certain new Roads in the County of Elgin, in so far as the same regards the Bridge over the River Spey near Fochabers, in the said County of Elgin."

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 4 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Cross and Mr. Trower;

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

Wilson's & Greswolde's Petition to receive Judges Report:

Upon reading the Petition of William Henry Bowen Jordan Wilson Esquire and Edmund Meysey Wigley Greswolde Esquire; praying their Lordships, "That the Judges Report on their Petition for a Private Bill 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 William Henry Bowen Jordan Wilson Esquire and Edmund Meysey Wigley Greswolde Esquire; 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 establishing and carrying into Effect an Agreement for a Partition between William Henry Bowen Jordan Wilson Esquire and Edmund Meysey Wigley Greswolde Esquire, of Estates in the County of Warwick."

Tower Hamlets Small Debts Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual certain Acts of the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Second and the Nineteenth Year of His Majesty King George the Third, for the more speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Tower Hamlets;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ruskington, &c. Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for inclosing, draining and embanking Lands within the Parishes of Ruskington and Dorrington, and the Townships or Hamlet of North Kyme, in the Parish of South Kyme, all in the County of Lincoln;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Doncaster & Selby Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from the Town of Doncaster to the Town and Port of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

St. Leonard's Improvement Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching and otherwise improving the Town of Saint Leonard, in the County of Sussex;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Slavery, Petitions from Wisbech & Ridgmount for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, and of its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as may lead to the early and total Abolition of Slavery in His Majesty's Colonies, and to admit the Slaves, that degraded Race, to a Participation of those Civil Rights and Privileges, and in those Moral and Religious Blessings, which are enjoyed by other Classes of His Majesty's Subjects:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Ridgmount and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to proceed to the immediate Consideration of Measures for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, at the earliest Period:"

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.

Dean & Chapter of Durham's Bill, The King's Consent signified:

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, 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;" and for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, "That the Standing Order, No. 94, directing that no Committee shall sit upon any Private Bill until Ten Days after the Second Reading thereof may be so far dispensed with as relates to the lastmentioned Bill;" and for the Lords to be summoned; The Earl Grey acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the last-mentioned Bill, 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 read 2 a, & committed.

Then it was moved, "That the said Bill be now read a Second Time."

After short Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the said Bill was read a Second Time.

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 5th of June next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Houlditch et al. v. Marqs of Donegall, Appellants Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Houlditch, and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Augustus Marquess of Donegall is Respondent; praying, "That their Lordships will appoint an early Day for hearing this Appeal:"

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

Clifton Inclosure Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for inclosing and exonerating from Tithes Lands in the Parish of Clifton, in the County of Bedford," 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 made One Amendment thereto."

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

"Pr. 36. L. 31. Leave out from ("standing") to ("And") in Line 37."

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

Jesus College Estate Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, 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," 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 made several Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be ingrossed.

Gravesend Pier Bill, W. Styles to attend.

Ordered, That William Styles do attend this House To-morrow, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness 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.

Macdougall to enter into a Recogce on Napier's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That Alexander Henderson Macdougall of Parliament Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for John Napier Esquire, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, he residing in Scotland:"

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

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 To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Com ee on Elections of Peers for Scotland.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee for Privileges to whom the Report made from the Select Committee relating to Elections of Representative Peers for Scotland stands referred, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off to the 30th of this instant May.

Tithes (Ireland) Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Tithes in certain Cases in Ireland, and for Relief of the Clergy of the Established Church," To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Reform (Ireland) Bill, Petition from Gallen respecting Members for Mayo.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentry and Freeholders of the Barony of Gallen, in the County of Mayo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That such Alterations may be made in the Bill for amending the Representation of the People in Ireland as will ensure to the County of Mayo the Advantage of returning Four Representatives, as well as every other Advantage that is contemplated by the Bill towards England:"

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

Hartlepool Docks; &c. 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 making and maintaining Wet Docks in the Port of Hartlepool, and a Railway from the said Docks into the Township of Moorsley, with certain Branches therefrom, all in the County of Durham," 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 read 3 a & passed:

Then the said Bill was read the Third Time.

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 the former Messengers;

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.

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from the Isle of Sheppy to be represented.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Isle of Sheppy, in the County of Kent, 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 cause the Isle of Sheppy to be inserted in Schedule C. or D. of the said Bill, and in future to be directly represented in Parliament:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Eastington not to be joined with Stroud in the Elective Franchise.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Eastington, in the County of Gloucester, who will be entitled to vote for Representatives for the Stroud District, in the said County, in case the Bill for Reform which has received the Sanction of The Honorable the Commons shall be passed into a Law, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That the Parish of Eastington may not be incorporated with the Stroud District, in the County of Gloucester, which is scheduled to return Two Members to Parliament, the Petitioners considering their Parish an Agricultural and not a Manufacturing one, and that their Interests will be better appreciated and more effectually represented by the Owners of large Estates, who usually represent the County of Gloucester, than by those Commercial Gentlemen who at future Periods will in all Probability be returned for the Stroud District:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions from Dunoon & Rawreth against proposed Plan.

A Petition of the Presbytery of Dunoon was presented and read; praying their Lordships "to adopt the Means which shall seem fit for introducing into Ireland such a System of Education as, having for an essential Part of it the unrestricted Reading of the Bible in its entire and unadulterated Form, shall be consonant to the Word of God and conducive to the best Interests of Men:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Joseph Stark Moderator," who only has signed it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Churchwardens, Overseers, Parishioners and others of the Parish of Rawreth, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to give their Consent to the proposed System of Education of the Poor of Ireland:"

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

Insolvent Debtors (India) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue, until the First Day of March One thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, an Act of the Ninth Year of His late Majesty, for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in India."

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 To-morrow.

Order in Council under Cholera Prevention Act, delivered.

The Lord President laid before the House, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"Order of the Lords of the Council to enable the Board of Health at Great Bolton to raise a certain Sum of Money; dated 9th May 1832."

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.

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;

The House was accordingly adjourned during Pleasure, and again put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed:

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Maii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.