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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 6 June 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, 6° Junii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Hereford.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Howard of Effingham.
Ds. Petre.
Ds. Saye & Sele.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Dunalley.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Delamere.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Oakley.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Godolphin.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Wellington.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Salisbury.
March. Thomond.
March. Westminster.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Manvers.
Comes Harewood.
Comes Minto.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Camperdown.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Leinster.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Luke et al. v. Hunter et al.

The Answer of The Reverend John Hunter; Walter Brown, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; William Child, Adam Anderson, Thomas Crichton and George Small, Bailies of the said City; James Hill, Dean of Guild; Adam Luke, Treasurer; Robert Smith, Old Provost; Claud Muirhead, Archibald Lawrie, Robert Ritchie and John Anderson, Old Baillies; William Patison, Old Dean of Guild; James Leechman, Old Treasurer; Richard Alexander, Patrick Niell and William Whyte, Merchant Councillors; D. M'Lagan M.D. and Thomas Sawers, Trades Councillors; Gordon Brown, Convener; Alexander Henderson, Peter Lorimer, George Thomson, William Custinie, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Wood, John Welsh junior, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Chambers, Andrew Wilson, John Moir, John Gladow and William Cleghorn, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; The Right Honorable William Allan of Glen, Lord Provost of the said City for the Year 1830; William Blackwood, Peter Forbes, John Anderson, Robert Morton, Bailies; the said William Child, Dean of Guild; the said Adam Anderson, Treasurer; the said Walter Brown, Old Provost; the said Thomas Crichton, George Small, Claud Muirhead and Archibald Laurie, Old Bailies; the said James Hill, Old Dean of Guild; the said Adam Luke, Old Treasurer; John Learmonth, Alexander Ross and James Patison, Merchant Councillors; the said Gordon Brown and D. M'Lagan M.D. Trades Councillors; the said John Chambers, Convener; William Wood, John Welsh, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Moir, John Gladow, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Marshall, Thomas Miller, William Macintosh, Menzies Henderson, Alexander Hogg, Thomas Mac Millan, William Stevens, I. C. Laurie, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh as aforesaid for the Year 1830, Defenders in the First Action; the foresaid Walter Brown, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; William Child, Adam Anderson, Thomas Crichton, George Small, Bailies of said City; James Hill, Dean of Guild; Adam Luke, Treasurer; Robert Smith, Old Provost; Claud Muirhead, Archibald Laurie, Robert Ritchie and John Anderson, Old Bailies; William Patison, Old Dean of Guild; James Leechman, Old Treasurer; Richard Alexander, Patrick Niell and William Whyte, Merchant Councillors; David M'Lagan and Thomas Sawers, Trades Councillors; Gordon Brown, Convener; Alexander Henderson, Peter Lorimer, George Thomson, William Custinie, Ordinary Council Deacons; William Wood, John Welsh junior, Alexander Gillespie junior, John Chambers, Andrew Wilson, John Moir, John Gladow and William Cleghorn, Extraordinary Deacons, all Members of the Council, and representing the Community of the said City of Edinburgh for the Year ending Michaelmas 1829; and the said Reverend John Hunter, Defenders in the Second Action, to the Petition and Appeal of Adam Luke, Treasurer; John Chambers and John Gladow, Deacons, Members of the Town Council of the City of Edinburgh for the Year 1829, Burgesses of the said City; and of William Henderson, Merchant in Edinburgh; James Aikman, Baker there; John Young, Surgeon, Apothecary and Druggist there, Members of the Kirk Session of the Parish of Tron, and Burgesses of the said City; The Right Honorable John Learmonth, Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh for the present Year 1832; William Henderson, George Small, George Aitchison and Robert Haig, Bailies of said City; John Smith, Dean of Guild; Alexander Ross, Treasurer; William Allan, Old Provost; William Blackwood, John Anderson, Thomas Crichton and Robert Ritchie, Old Bailies; Robert Scott Moncrieff, Old Dean of Guild; Adam Anderson, Old Treasurer; John Paterson, Alexander Wright and Alexander Campbell, Merchant Councillors; William Marshall and Thomas Miller, Trades Councillors; Andrew Wilkie, John Gardner, John Stevenson, David Smith, James Daw and Robert Brown, senior Ordinary Council Deacons; John Cox, Robert Legatt, Andrew Ferris, Robert Watson, James Neilson, John Fleming, M. W. Mountcastle and W. Wemyss, Extraordinary Council Deacons, all for the present Year 1832, for themselves and as representing the Community of the said City, was this Day brought in.

Zemindar of Nozeed Bill.

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

Counsel were called in;

And Mr. Harrison being, in Part, heard in support of the Bill;

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Consideration and Third Reading of the said Bill be put off to the 19th of this instant June; and that the Lords be summoned.

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 Lord Privy Seal 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 continue for Three Years, and to amend, the Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England:" "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:" "An Act for enlarging the Church of Saint Mary, in the Chapelry of Birkenhead, in the County Palatine of Chester:" "An Act for establishing as the Parish Church the newly-erected Church in the Parish of Saint Bartholomew, adjoining the City of Chichester:" "An Act to enable the Standard Life Assurance Company to sue and be sued in the Name of their Manager; for confirming the Rules and Regulations of the said Company; and for other Purposes relating thereto:" "An Act for more effectually making, maintaining and repairing certain Roads, with the necessary Bridges thereon, in the Counties of Perth, Stirling and Forfar:" "An Act for more effectually repairing several Roads leading from the Bell in Stoke Ferry, in the County of Norfolk:" "An Act for maintaining and improving certain Roads within the Counties of Worcester and Stafford called the Dudley and Brettell Lane District of Roads; and for making several Branches from such Roads:" "An Act for improving certain Roads within the Counties of Worcester, Salop and Stafford, called the Dudley and New Inn District of Roads:" "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:" "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; and further to appropriate the said Benefaction:" "An Act for effecting the Sale of certain Estates in the County of Donegal, in Ireland, devised by the Will of James Murray Esquire, deceased, and for laying out the Money arising from such Sale, under the Direction of the High Court of Chancery, in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses:" "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Ballesley otherwise Bausley, within the Parish of Alberbury, in the County of Montgomery." 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 well-beloved and faithful Councillor John George Lord Durham, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; Our most dear Cousins and Councillors William Spencer Duke of Devonshire, Chamberlain 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 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 Parliaments to endorse 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 Sixth Day of June, 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 continue for Three Years, and to amend, the Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England."

2. "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."

3. "An Act for enlarging the Church of Saint Mary, in the Chapelry of Birkenhead, in the County Palatine of Chester."

4. "An Act for establishing as the Parish Church the newly-erected Church in the Parish of Saint Bartholomew, adjoining the City of Chichester."

5. "An Act to enable the Standard Life Assurance Company to sue and be sued in the Name of their Manager; for confirming the Rules and Regulations of the said Company; and for other Purposes relating thereto."

6. "An Act for more effectually making, maintaining and repairing certain Roads, with the necessary Bridges thereon, in the Counties of Perth, Stirling and Forfar."

7. "An Act for more effectually repairing several Roads leading from the Bell in Stoke Ferry, in the County of Norfolk."

8. "An Act for maintaining and improving certain Roads within the Counties of Worcester and Stafford called the Dudley and Brettell Lane District of Roads; and for making several Branches from such Roads."

9. "An Act for improving certain Roads within the Counties of Worcester, Salop and Stafford, called the Dudley and New Inn District of Roads."

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

"Le Roy le veult."

11. "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; and further to appropriate the said Benefaction."

12. "An Act for effecting the Sale of certain Estates in the County of Donegal, in Ireland, devised by the Will of James Murray Esquire, deceased, and for laying out the Money arising from such Sale, under the Direction of the High Court of Chancery, in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses."

13. "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Township of Ballesley otherwise Bausley, within the Parish of Alberbury, in the County of Montgomery."

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.

Reform (England) Bill, Time for signing Protests, enlarged.

Ordered, That such Lords as may think fit be at liberty to sign the Protests against the Third Reading and Passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales," before the rising of the House To-morrow.

Warrington Charity School Bill:

Hodie 3a 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Farrer and Sir Giffin Wilson;

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

Hill & Moor Inclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands within the Hamlet of Hill and Moor, in the Parish of Fladbury, in the County of Worcester."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendments 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 several Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Tithes & Church Rates, (Ireland,) Petitions for Abolition of: (Retain, &c:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders and Inhabitants of Retain, Churchtown and Clonmaduff, in the County of Meath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will immediately take into their Consideration the Expediency, Necessity and Justice of totally abolishing the detested Impost of Tithes and Church Rates:"

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

Kentstown & Ballymagarvey:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Union of the Parishes of Kentstown and Ballymagarvey, in the County of Meath, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take Measures for the total and immediate Abolition of Tithes and Church Rates in Ireland, and by so doing remove the Cause of Discontent which pervades the Land, and places His Majesty's Subjects in such hostile Array against each other:"

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

Laracor:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Laracor, in the County of Meath, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That if such a Measure is comtemplated as the Amalgamation or mixing up into One Collection that of a Land Tax, to be substituted in lieu of Tithes, and the County Rates, their Lordships will ponder and consider well before they pass such a Measure into a Law, as it might endanger the Collection of the County Rates, (which have been paid heretofore most promptly,) by coupling them to the odious Tithe Imposts:"

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

Athboy, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholics of the Parishes of Athboy, Rathmore, Girly, Moyagher and Kildalky, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal the present unjust Vestry. Enactments, and substitute in place thereof such Laws as will enable the Members of each Religious Persuasion to contribute respectively to the necessary Wants and Repairs of their own Religious Houses of Worship, and thus restore Peace and Tranquillity to Ireland:"

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

Loughan.

Upon reading the Petition of the Landholders of the Parish of Loughan, County Meath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal the odious Tithe System in Ireland:"

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

Reform of Parliament, Petitions from Bective & Navan in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Bective, in the County of Meath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Navan, in the County of Meath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to pass, without unnecessary Delay, such a Reform Bill for Ireland as will be equal in all respects to the present Reform Bill for England:"

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

Reform (England) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord John Russell and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Warwick Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and improving the Road from the Great Bridge in the Borough of Warwick, through Southam and Daventry, to the Town of Northampton."

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.

Cork Hospital Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for uniting the Funds of the North and South Charitable Infirmaries of the City of Cork, and for establishing in lieu of such Infirmaries One general Hospital for the said City."

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.

Chorlton Row Improvement Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving and regulating the Township of Chorltonupon-Medlock, in the County of Lancaster."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Clerk of the Crown, (King's Bench,) Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Office of Clerk of the Crown in the Court of King's Bench in Ireland."

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.

Dean & Chapter of Durham's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom 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," 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.

Marlborough, &c. Roads Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and amending the Marlborough District of the Road from Swindon to Marlborough, and from Marlborough to Everley, in the County of Wilts, and also the Branch Road from the same to the present Turnpike Road from Andover to Devizes; and for making a Road from the said Branch Road at Collingbourn Ducis to join the present Turnpike Road from Andover to Salisbury, in the said County," 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."

Spalding, &c. Drainage Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Drainage of certain Lands in the Parishes of Spalding and Pinchbeck, in the County of Lincoln, the Waters from which are discharged by the Blue Gowt Drain," was committed.

Blankney, &c. Drainage Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury also reported from the Lords Committees; to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Drainage of the Lands within Blankney Fen, Blankney Dales, Linwood Fen, Linwood Dales, and Martin Fen and Martin Dales, in the County of Lincoln," 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 several Amendments thereto."

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

"Pr. 13. L. 26. After ("Purpose") insert ("under the Authority of the said recited Acts or of this Act, or any of them")

"Pr. 14. L. 6. After ("Authority") insert ("of the said recited Acts or")

"Pr. 15. L. 18. After ("Mills") insert ("or")

"Pr. 74. L. penult. After ("Mill") insert ("or")

"Pr. 96. L. 1. Leave out from ("passed") to ("Provided") in Line 29, and insert Clause A.

"(Clause A.) Provided also, and be it further enacted, That nothing in this Act contained shall authorize or empower the Trustees acting by virtue thereof, or any of the Owners or Proprietors of the Lands and Grounds hereby intended to be drained, to invalidate, lessen, alter or take away the Power of levying Drainage Rates for the Support and Purposes of the River Witham, nor any other of the Rights, Powers or Authorities now vested in all or any of the Commissioners acting under or by virtue of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act for draining and preserving certain Low Lands called the Fens, lying on both Sides of the River Witham, in the County of Lincoln, and for restoring and maintaining the Navigation of the said River from the High Bridge in the City of Lincoln, through the Borough of Boston, to the Sea;" and under and by virtue of a certain other Act of Parliament made and passed in the Fifty-second Year of the Reign of His said Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual an Act of His present Majesty, for draining Lands lying on both Sides of the River Witham, in the County of Lincoln, and restoring the Navigation of the said River; and for repealing another Act of His present Majesty in relation to the said Drainage and Navigation;" but that the same shall respectively be and continue in force as fully to all Intents and Purposes as if this Act had not been passed, any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding."

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

Gibson v. Kirkland & Sharpe, Petition to revive, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of John Kirkland Esquire, Army Agent, London; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that the Appeal wherein Archibald Gibson Esquire is Appellant, and John Kirkland and John Ferguson Sharpe were Respondents, which was abated by the Death of the said John Kirkland, the Father of the Petitioner, may stand revived in the Petitioner's Name, as a Respondent in the Place and Stead of the said deceased John Kirkland, and that the Petitioner may have the same Benefit of the said Appeal as the said John Kirkland might have had if in Life:"

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

Lewis v. Colmer et al. Petition of Respondent Colmer to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Colmer, One of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Lewis is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that his printed Case may be received and laid on the Table of their Lordships House:"

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

Corporation of Galway v. Attorney General for Ireland et al. Respondents Petition for an early Day, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of the Attorney General for Ireland, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which The Corporation of Galway are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that the Hearing of this Appeal may be advanced, and that their Lordships will appoint an early Day for such Hearing:"

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

Gilfillan v. Henderson.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Michael Gilfillan, Writer in Glasgow; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 13th December 1831; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 12th and 31st of May 1832; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Alexander Pirie Henderson, Writer in Edinburgh, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Pirie Henderson may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 5th Day of July next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any one of his known Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Militia Ballots Suspension Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to suspend, until the End of the next Session of Parliament, the making of Lists and the Ballots and Enrolments for the Militia of the United Kingdom."

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.

Report of H.C. on the West India Colonies communicated, & referred to the Com ee on the Subject.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others, as follows; (vizt.)

"My Lords,

"The Commons have directed me to communicate to your Lordships a Copy of the Report, together with the Minutes taken before the Select Committee appointed by them to inquire into the Commercial State of the West Indies, as desired by your Lordships in your Message of the 4th June."

Ordered, That the said Report and Minutes of Evidence do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Report and Minutes of Evidence be printed.

Ordered, That the said Report and Minutes of Evidence be referred to the Select Committee on the State of the West India Colonies.

Report of H.C. on Tithes (Ireland) communicated.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others, as follows; (vizt.)

"My Lords,

"The Commons have directed me to communicate to your Lordships a Copy of the First Report of the Select Committee appointed by them on Tithes in Ireland, as desired by your Lordships in your Message of the 25th Day of May last."

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

Ordered, That the said Report be printed.

Com ee on West India Colonies,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Bernal and others, as follows; (vizt.)

"My Lords,

Leave to Mr. Buxton to attend.

"The Commons have directed me to acquaint your Lordships, that they have given Leave to Thomas Fowell Buxton Esquire, a Member of their House, to attend your Lordships, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Select Committee appointed by your Lordships on the State of the West India Colonies, if he should think fit, as desired by your Lordships in your Message of the 4th June."

Metropolis Cemetery Bill, Standing Order 210 dispensed with:

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Standing Order, No. 210, relative to Joint Stock Companies Bills, in order to its being dispensed with upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a General Cemetery for the Interment of the Dead in the Neighbourhood of the Metropolis;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Standing Order was read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with on the said Bill.

Bill read 2 a, & committed.

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

State of Queen's County, Petition of The Ld. Lieutt &c. of the County, for Inquiry into.

Upon reading the Petition of The Lord Lieutenant, High Sheriff, Grand Jury and Magistrates of the Queen's County, assembled at Lent Assizes 1832, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to take into immediate and serious Consideration the perilous State of this County, and institute such Inquiry into the Facts in the Petition stated as may tend to the Adoption of such Legislative Measures as their Lordships Wisdom may direct for the Suppression of the relentless System of Murder, Intimidation and Outrage now existing in this once tranquil County, and the powerful and extensive Conspiracy and Combination against the Laws of the Realm and the Rights of Individuals now established therein, and with the least Addition of Expence to the heavy Charges which are already unavoidably imposed on the industrious Farmers and Occupiers of Land:"

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

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Tuesday the 19th of this instant June.

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of St. John of Wapping, agreed to unanimously at a Public Meeting; 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 "no longer to delay giving their entire Assent to that just and conciliatory Measure:"

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

Reform (England) Bill, Petition from Over Darwen to join Blackburn in returning Members.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Over Darwen and its Vicinity, in the Parish of Blackburn and County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; taking notice of the last-mentioned Bill, and praying their Lordships, "That they may be allowed to join the Town of Blackburn (from which they are distant only Four Miles) in returning Members to the Commons House of Parliament, and that their Lordships will pass the said Bill into a Law, with all convenient Speed:"

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, septimum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.