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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 23 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 Mercurii, 23° Maii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Sussex.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Armacan.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Kilmoren.
Epus. Clogheren.
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Ds. Napier.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Yarborough.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Bolton.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Loftus.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Granard.
Ds. Crewe.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hopetoun & Niddry.
Ds. Lynedoch.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
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.
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.
March. Queensberry.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Bristol.
March. Westminster.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Morton.
Comes Leven & Melville.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Digby.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Onslow.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Minto.
Comes Morley.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Bolingbroke & St. John.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Lake.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Gort.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Wellesley, Senescallus.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Dormer.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.

PRAYERS.

Baird v. Ross.

After hearing Counsel fully in the Cause wherein William Baird is Appellant, and Robert Ross is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Cause be put off sine Die.

Reid v. Lyon & Fisher.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein John Reid is Appellant, and Peter Lyon and Charles Fisher are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off 'till To-morrow.

Ewing v. Wallace.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Ewing is Appellant, and William Wallace is Respondent, be heard, ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar To-morrow.

Bills passed by Commission.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That His Majesty had been pleased to issue a Commission to several Lords therein named, for declaring His Royal Assent to several Acts agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack, The Lord Chancellor in the Middle, with The Duke of Richmond on his Right Hand, and The Earl of Shaftesbury on his Left; commanded the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "The Lords Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in this House, to hear the Commission read."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

The Lord Chancellor said,

"My Lords, and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

"His Majesty, not thinking fit to be personally present here at this Time, has been pleased to cause a Commission to be issued under the Great Seal, and thereby given His Royal Assent to divers Acts which have been agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament, the Titles whereof are particularly mentioned; and by the said Commission hath commanded us to declare and notify His Royal Assent to the said several Acts, in the Presence of you the Lords and Commons assembled for that Purpose: Which Commission you will now hear read."

Then the said Commission was read by the Clerk as follows; (vizt.)

"WILLIAM R.

"William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith; To Our right trusty and right well-beloved the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and to Our trusty and well-beloved the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, and the Commissioners for Shires and Burghs of the House of Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, Greeting: Whereas in Our said Parliament divers and sundry Acts have been agreed and accorded on by you Our loving Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons, in this Our present Parliament assembled, and endorsed by you as hath been accustomed, the Titles and Names of which Acts hereafter do particularly ensue; (that is to say,) "An Act to allow the Importation of Lumber, and of Fish and Provisions, Duty-free, into the Islands of Barbadoes, Saint Vincent and Saint Lucia; and to indemnify the Governors and others of those Islands for having permitted the Importation of those Articles Duty-free:" "An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, by extending the Time within which preexisting Societies must conform to the Provisions of that Act:" "An Act for Uniformity of Process in Personal Actions in His Majesty's Courts of Law at Westminster:" "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:" "An Act to effectuate the Service of Process issuing from the Courts of Chancery and Exchequer in England and Ireland respectively:"

"An Act for the Erection of a Nisi Prius Court House in Dublin:" "An Act to regulate the Baking Trade in Ireland:" "An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act of the Fifty-fourth Year of King George the Third, for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland:"

"An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws against Offences relating to the Coin:" "An Act for better governing and regulating an Institution in the City of Bristol called and known by the Name of "The Bristol Asylum or School of Industry for the Blind:"

"An Act for providing a Town Hall and Market Place, and regulating the Markets, in the Town of Uptonupon-Severn, in the County of Worcester:" "An Act for extending the Time for completing the additional Bridge over the River Dee, in the City of Chester:"

"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:" "An Act to explain and amend Two Acts, of the Fifty-first Year of His late Majesty King George the Third and the Fifth Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, relative to the Bridgewater and Taunton Canal Navigation:"

"An Act for constructing and maintaining a Pier or Harbour at Largs, in the County of Ayr:" "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching and otherwise improving the Town of Saint Leonard, in the County of Sussex:" "An Act for enabling The Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company to make a Branch Railway; and for amending and enlarging the Powers and Provisions of the several Acts relating to such Railway:" "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:" "An Act for making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from a certain Quay at Portmadock, in the Parish of Ynys-cynhaiarn, in the County of Carnarvon, to certain Slate Quarries called Rhiw-bryfder and Dyffws, in the Parish of Festiniog, in the County of Merioneth:"

"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:" "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:" "An Act for maintaining several Roads leading to and from the Town of Tamworth, in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick:" "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:" "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Little Yarmouth to Blythburgh, and from Brampton to Halesworth, in the County of Suffolk:" "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:" "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:" "An Act for more effectually repairing, amending and maintaining certain Roads and Bridges in the County of Berwick:" "An Act for more effectually repairing and widening the Road from the Turnpike Road at Vinehall to Cripps's Corner, and from thence to Staplecross, and from Cripps's Corner to Taylor's Corner, in the County of Sussex, and a Piece of Road communicating therewith:" "An Act for more effectually repairing and maintaining the Turnpike Road from or near a Place called The Five Oaks, in the Parish of Billingshurst, to join the Horsham and Guildford Turnpike Road on Broadbridge Heath, in the County of Sussex:" "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road leading from Shankhill, in the County of Kilkenny, to the City of Waterford:" "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:"

"An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Bishop Wearmouth to Norton, in the County of Durham:" "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:" "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from the City of Norwich to Fakenham, in the County of Norfolk:" "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:" "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:" "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Robert Clayton Esquire with Alice Hugh Massy his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes:" "An Act for continuing, establishing and confirming unto and upon John Ingram Lockhart Esquire the Surname and Arms of Wastie, pursuant to the Will of Francis Wastie Esquire, deceased." And albeit the said Acts by you Our said Subjects, the Lords and Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled, are fully agreed and consented unto, yet nevertheless the same are not of Force and Effect in the Law without Our Royal Assent given and put to the said Acts; And for as much as for divers Causes and Considerations We cannot conveniently at this Time be present in Our Royal Person in the Higher House of Our said Parliament, being the accustomed Place for giving Our Royal Assent to such Acts as have been agreed upon by you Our said Subjects, the Lords and Commons, We have therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made, and have signed the same, and by the same do give and put Our Royal Assent to the said Acts, and to all Articles, Clauses and Provisions therein contained, and have fully agreed and assented to the said Acts; Willing that the said Acts, and every Article, Clause, Sentence and Provision therein contained, from henceforth shall be of the same Strength, Force and Effect, as if We had been personally present in the said Higher House, and had openly and publicly, in the Presence of you all, assented to the same: And We do by these Presents declare and notify the same Our Royal Assent, as well to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons aforesaid, as to all others whom it may concern; Commanding also by these Presents Our well-beloved and faithful Councillor Henry Lord Brougham and Vaux, Our Chancellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain, to seal these Our Letters Patent with Our Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; and also commanding Our most dear Brothers and faithful Councillors Ernest Duke of Cumberland, Augustus Duke of Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge; Our most dear Cousin and faithful Councillor William Frederick Duke of Gloucester; The Most Reverend Father in God and Our faithful Councillor William Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England; Our well-beloved and faithful Councillor Henry Lord Brougham and Vaux, Chancellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great Britain; Our most dear Cousin and Councillor Henry Marquess of Lansdowne, President of Our Council; Our wellbeloved and faithful Councillor John George Lord Durham, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; Our most dear Cousins and Councillors William Spencer Duke of Devonshire, Camberlain of Our Household; Charles Duke of Richmond, George William Frederick Duke of Leeds, William Henry Duke of Portland, Arthur Duke of Wellington, Richard Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Marquess of Wellesley, Steward of Our Household; Charles Marquess of Winchester, John Jeffreys Marquess Camden, Henry William Marquess of Anglesey, John Earl of Westmorland, George Earl of Carlisle, Cropley Ashley Earl of Shaftesbury, George Earl of Aberdeen, William Earl Fitzwilliam, George John Earl Spencer, John Earl of Chatham, Henry Earl Bathurst, Charles Earl Grey, John Earl of Eldon, John William Earl of Dudley, William Viscount Melbourne, Robert Viscount Melville, Henry Viscount Sidmouth, Frederick John Viscount Goderich; Our well-beloved and faithful Councillors Henry Richard Lord Holland, William Wyndham Lord Grenville, Edward Lord Ellenborough, Nicholas Lord Bexley, John Singleton Lord Lyndhurst and Charles Lord Tenterden, or any Three or more of them, to declare and notify this Our Royal Assent in Our Absence in the said Higher House, in the Presence of you, the said Lords and Commons of Our Parliament, there to be assembled for that Purpose; and the Clerk of Our Parliments to indorse the said Acts with such Terms and Words, in Our Name, as is requisite and hath been accustomed for the same, and also to enrol these Our Letters Patent, and the said Acts, in the Parliament Roll; and these Our Letters Patent shall be to every of them a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf: And finally, We do declare and will, that after this Our Royal Assent given and passed by these Presents, and declared and notified as is aforesaid, then and immediately the said Acts shall be taken, accepted and admitted good, sufficient and perfect Acts of Parliament and Laws, to all Intents, Constructions and Purposes, and to be put in due Execution accordingly, the Continuance or Dissolution of this Our Parliament, or any other Use, Custom, Thing or Things to the contrary thereof notwithstanding. In Witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

"Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Twenty-third Day of May, in the Second Year of Our Reign.

By the King Himself, signed with His own Hand.

"Bathurst."

Then The Lord Chancellor said,

"In obedience to His Majesty's Commands, and by virtue of the Commission which has been now read, We do declare and notify to you, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty hath given His Royal Assent to the several Acts in the Commission mentioned; and the Clerks are required to pass the same in the usual Form and Words."

Then the Deputy Clerk of the Crown, at the Table, read the Titles of the Bills to be passed, severally, as follow; (vizt.)

1. "An Act to allow the Importation of Lumber, and of Fish and Provisions, Duty-free, into the Islands of Barbadoes, Saint Vincent and Saint Lueia; and to indemnify the Governors and others of those Islands for having permitted the Importation of those Articles Duty-free."

2. "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."

3. "An Act for Uniformity of Process in Personal Actions in His Majesty's Courts of Law at Westminister."

4. "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."

5. "An Act to effectuate the Service of Process issuing from the Courts of Chancery and Exchequer in England and Ireland respectively."

6. "An Act for the Erection of a Nisi Prius Court House in Dublin."

7. "An Act to regulate the Baking Trade in Ireland."

8. "An Act to continue until the Fifth Day of March One thousand eight hundred and thirty-three, and from thence to the End of the then next Session of Parliament, an Act of the Fifty-fourth Year of King George the Third, for rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in Scotland."

9. "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws against Offences relating to the Coin."

10. "An Act for better governing and regulating an Institution in the City of Bristol called and known by the Name of "The Bristol Asylum or School of Industry for the Blind."

11. "An Act for providing a Town Hall and Market Place, and regulating the Markets, in the Town of Upton-upon-Severn, in the County of Worcester."

12. "An Act for extending the Time for completing the additional Bridge over the River Dee, in the City of Chester."

13. "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."

14. "An Act to explain and amend Two Acts, of the Fifty-first Year of His late Majesty King George the Third and the Fifth Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, relative to the Bridgewater and Taunton Canal Navigation."

15. "An Act for constructing and maintaining a Pier or Harbour at Largs, in the County of Ayr."

16. "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching and otherwise improving the Town of Saint Leonard, in the County of Sussex."

17. "An Act for enabling The Liverpool and Manchester Railway Company to make a Branch Railway; and for amending and enlarging the Powers and Provisions of the several Acts relating to such Railway."

18. "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."

19. "An Act for making and maintaining a Railway or Tramroad from a certain Quay at Portmadock, in the Parish of Ynys-cynhaiarn, in the County of Carnarvon, to certain Slate Quarries called Rhiw-bryfder and Dyffws, in the Parish of Festiniog, in the County of Merioneth."

20. "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."

21. "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."

22. "An Act for maintaining several Roads leading to and from the Town of Tamworth, in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick."

23. "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."

24. "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Little Yarmouth to Blythburgh, and from Brampton to Halesworth, in the County of Suffolk."

25. "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."

26. "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."

27. "An Act for more effectually repairing, amending and maintaining certain Roads and Bridges in the County of Berwick."

28. "An Act for more effectually repairing, and widening the Road from the Turnpike Road at Vinehall to Cripps's Corner, and from thence to Staplecross, and from Cripps's Corner, to Taylor's Corner, in the County of Sussex, and a Piece of Road communicating therewith."

29. "An Act for more effectually repairing and maintaining the Turnpike Road from or near a Place called The Five Oaks, in the Parish of Billingshurst, to join the Horsham and Guildford Turnpike Road on Broadbridge Heath, in the County of Sussex."

30. "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road leading from Shankhill, in the County of Kilkenny, to the City of Waterford."

31. "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."

32. "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Bishop Wearmouth to Norton, in the County of Durham."

33. "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."

34. "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from the City of Norwich to Fakenham, in the County of Norfolk."

35. "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."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (vizt.)

"Le Roy le veult."

36. "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."

37. "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Robert Clayton Esquire with Alice Hugh Massy his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes."

38. "An Act for continuing, establishing and confirming unto and upon John Ingram Lockhart Esquire the Surname and Arms of Wastie, pursuant to the Will of Francis Wastie Esquire, deceased."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (vizt.)

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Earl of Shaftesbury, who sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Falkirk in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Falkirk and its Vicinity, 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 pass the same whole and unimpaired, as it at present stands, and by no means to alter or raise that most essential Part of the Bill, vizt. the Ten Pound Qualification:"

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

Factories, Petition from Derby for regulating Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Derby and the Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Bill for limiting the daily Labour of Children in Cotton and other Manufactories to Hours suited to their young and tender Years, with such Modifications and Provisions as to the Wisdom of their Lordships shall seem best calculated to secure the humane Object in view, may be passed into a Law:"

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

Poor Allotments Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize (in Parishes inclosed under any Act of Parliament) the letting of the Poor Allotments in small Portions to industrious Cottagers."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Hartlepool Pier & Docks Bills, Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Ship Owners, Merchants, Traders, Owners of Property and other Inhabitants of the Town of Sunderland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, 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;" and also of another Bill depending in this House, 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;" and praying, "That the said Bills may not be sanctioned by their Lordships; and that the Petitioners may be heard in the Premises by their Counsel, Attornies, Agents and Witnesses:"

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

Tithes (Ireland) Bill reported:

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

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

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow; and that the Lords be summoned.

Bp. Lincoln et al. v. Rennell.

Ordered, 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 Friday next; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinion upon the Question of Law propounded to them on the 10th of July 1830.

Doe v. Hicks.

Ordered, 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 Friday next; 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.

Giles v. Grover & Pollard.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Daniel Giles Esquire is Plaintiff, and Harry Grover and James Pollard are Defendants, be taken into further Consideration on Friday next; 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.

Com ee on West India Colonies, Ld. Seaford sworn to give Evidence.

The Lord Seaford was sworn, at the Table, by The Lord Chancellor, in order to give Evidence before the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Clifton Inclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for inclosing and exonerating from Tithes Lands in the Parish of Clifton, in the County of Bedford."

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. Cross and Mr. Trower;

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.

Ld. Douglas's Estate Bill:

Hodie 3a 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 the Fee Simple, upon entailing certain other Lands equivalent in Value thereto."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Richardson's Estate Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with the 2 preceding Bills.

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

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Stevenage Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, maintaining and improving the Road from Stevenage, in the County of Hertford, to Biggleswade, in the County of Bedford, and a Branch therefrom to Arlsey, in the said County of Bedford."

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

Lanfabon, &c. Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and maintaining the Road from Lanfabon to Pontymoil, and other Roads and Bridges therein mentioned, in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth."

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.

Chichester Church Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing as a Parish Church the newly-erected Church in the Parish of Saint Bartholomew, adjourning the City of Chichester."

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.

Ternhill Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and improving the Road from Ternhill to Newport, in the County of Salop," 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."

Haddington Court House, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting and maintaining within the Burgh of Haddington a new Court House, Record Rooms and other Offices for the County of Haddington," was committed.

Bawtry & Selby 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, improving and maintaining the Road from Bawtry to Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York," was committed.

Goudhurst Roads Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving certain Roads leading to and through the Town of Goudhurst, in the County of Kent," was committed.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petitions from Edenderry & St. Andrew's &c. for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Landholders of the United Parishes of Edenderry, Rhode and Croghan, in the King's County, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders, Freeholders and other Inhabitants (chiefly Presbyterians) of the Parishes of Saint Andrew's and Grey Abbey, in the County of Down, in Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "for a total Abolition of the Tithes in Ireland:"

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

Tithes & Church Cess, (Ireland,) Petition from Ardee, &c. for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Ardee, Stickellen, Keldemock, Shanlis and Smarmore, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "totally to abolish the Payment of Tithes and Church Cess in Ireland:"

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

Tithes (Ireland) Bill, Petition from Tullowereen against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Tullowcreen, in the County of Carlow, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act to facilitate the Recovery of Tithes in certain Cases in Ireland, and for Relief of the Clergy of the Established Church;" and praying their Lordships "not to sanction any Bill causing the Arrears of any Portion of the Tithes to be paid out of the Taxes, or to be collected by any other Means than as devised by the Law as it now exists:"

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;

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

After 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 a Committee of the Whole House.

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

Manchester, &c. Railway 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 to enable the Company of Proprietors of the Manchester, Bolton and Bury Canal Navigation and Railway 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," 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 Specially reported.

Then The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the last-mentioned Bill; "That the Committee had met, and considered the said Bill, and, in the first place, proceeded to enquire how far the Standing Orders of the House relative to Railway Bills had been complied with, and found that all the said Orders had been complied with, and in particular, with respect to the Standing Order No. 213, that a Draft of the Bill was submitted to a Meeting of the Proprietors of the said Railway at a Meeting held specially for that Purpose on the 26th of March last, which Meeting, it was proved to the Committee, was called by Advertisement inserted for Four consecutive Weeks, vizt. on the 18th and 25th of February, and 3d and 10th of March last, in the Newspaper, intitd, The Liverpool Saturday's Advertizer, the said Newspaper being published in the County of Lancaster, to which County the Bill relates; and that it appears that such Meeting was held on a Period not earlier than Seven Days after the last Insertion of the said Advertizement, and that at the said Meeting the Draft of the Bill so submitted to the Proprietors then present was unanimously approved of by them; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to their Lordships, without any Amendment."

Which Report, being read by the Clerk;

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

Insolvent Debtors (India) Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

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.

Juries (Ireland) Bill, Ld. Carbery added to Com ee.

Ordered, That the Lord Carbery be added to the Select Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to Jurors and Juries in Ireland," stands referred.

Com ee on West India Colonies, E. of Radnor added to.

Ordered, That The Earl of Radnor be added to the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Adjourn.

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