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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 14 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 Jovis, 14° Junii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Kilmoren.
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Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Rolle.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Barham.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Hopetoun & Niddry.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Forester.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Clements.
Ds. Rossie.
Ds. Howden.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Poltimore.
Ds. Mostyn.
Ds. Segrave.
Ds. Templemore.
Ds. Dinorben.
Ds. Godolphin.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Wellington.
March. Queensberry.
March. Northampton.
March. Camden.
March. Bristol.
March. Westminster.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Morton.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Grey.
Comes Minto.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Howe.
Comes Stradbroke.
Comes Vane.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Camperdown.
Comes Lichfield.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.

PRAYERS.

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

Freeman et al. v. Oldham et al.

The joint and several Answer of Elizabeth Oldham, William Smith and Charlotte his Wife, to the Petition and Appeal of Ann Freeman, Burgess Tranter, John Clarbour and Charlotte his Wife, David Keely and Mary his Wife, and William Butt, was this Day brought in.

Hastings Improvement Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for paving, lighting, watching, cleansing and improving the Town and Port of Hastings, in the County of Sussex, and for establishing and regulating Markets therein, and supplying the Inhabitants thereof with Water; and for other Purposes."

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.

Chorlton Row Improvement Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving and regulating the Township of Chorltonupon-Medlock, in the County of Lancaster."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendment to it.

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

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

Edinburgh Police Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for altering and amending certain Acts for regulating the Police of the City of Edinburgh and the adjoining Districts; and for other Purposes relating thereto."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Prestwich & Bury Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and improving the Roads from Prestwich to Bury and Ratcliffe, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bristol Damages Compensation Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more easily providing Compensation for the Damage and Injury committed within the City of Bristol and County of the same City during the late Riots and Disturbances therein."

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 3 preceding Bills.

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

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

Antrobus's Estate Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to authorize the granting of Leases of certain Parts of the Estates (subject to the Trusts of the Will) of Philip Antrobus Gentleman, deceased."

Then some Amendments were made to the said Bill.

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 the former Messengers;

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

The Attorney General v. Brazen Nose College, Leave to present Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of His Majesty's Attorney General, at the Relation of Edward Lord Suffield and Alexander Nowell Esquire; setting forth, "That an Information against the Principal and Scholars of King's Hall and College of Brazen Nose in Oxford, Governors of the Free School of Queen Elizabeth in Middleton, was exhibited in the High Court of Chancery by the Petitioner, at the Relation aforesaid, on or about the 18th Day of June 1827, and which was afterwards amended by an Order dated the 4th August 1829, which Information, as so amended, stated certain Letters Patent under the Great Seal of England, bearing Date on or about the 11th Day of August 1572, and in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth, and also stated certain other Letters Patent, and divers Deeds and other Matters relating to the Foundation of Her said Majesty's said Free School in Middleton, and to the Management thereof by the Defendants, Governors of the said School and Charity: That the said Defendants put in their Answer to the said original Information and to the said amended Information, which were replied to, and certain Admissions were entered into and signed by the Parties respectively: That the said Cause, being at Issue, came on to be heard before His Honor the Master of the Rolls on the 6th, 8th and 9th Days of November 1831, when His Honor was pleased to order that the said Cause should stand for Judgment; and the said Cause standing for Judgment, on the 16th Day of December 1831, before His Honor the Master of the Rolls, His Honor was pleased to order and decree, that the said Information should stand dismissed out of the said Court, without Costs: That the Petitioner conceives that upon the Facts admitted and established in the said Cause the Petitioner, on behalf of the said Charity, is aggrieved by the said Judgment, and that the same is erroneous, and would be reversed by this House on an Appeal therefrom; but that, by reason of some Misunderstanding between the Solicitors for the said Parties and the inrolling Officer of the said Court of Chancery as to the Authority to inroll the said Decree, the Petitioner, nor the said Relators, was aware of the precise Time when the said Decree was inrolled, which is now found to have been on the 29th Day of March last: That as more than Fourteen Days have elapsed since that Date, the Petitioner is precluded by the Standing Orders of this House from presenting his Petition of Appeal to their Lordships this Session, without their special Leave;" and therefore praying, "That he may be at liberty to present his Appeal to their Lordships forthwith against the said Decree, in order that the Interests of the said Charity may not suffer by the Delay which will otherwise accrue:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at liberty to present his said Petition of Appeal, as desired.

Exeter Improvement Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better paving, lighting, watching, cleansing and otherwise improving the City of Exeter and County of the same City;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rockingham Forest Inclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for disafforesting and inclosing so much of the Forest of Rockingham as is situate within the Bailiwick of Rockingham, and for inclosing Open and Common Field Lands in Gretton, all within the County of Northampton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Nocton, &c. Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing Parts of, and amending and enlarging the Powers of other Parts of an Act for embanking and draining certain Fens and Low Lands in the Parishes of Nocton and Potterhanworth, in the County of Lincoln, and in the Parish of Branston, in the County of the City of Lincoln;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Spalding, &c. Drainage Bill.

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

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Blankney &c. Drainage Bill.

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

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Ossett Soke Corn Mills Bill, Judges Report read:

The Report of the Judges, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Inhabitants of the Township of Ossett-cum-Gawthorpe, in the Parish of Dewsbury, in the County of York, from the Custom of grinding Corn, Grain and Malt at certain Water Corn Mills in the Townships of Wakefield and Horbury, and in the Parish of Sandal, in the said County; and for making Compensation to the Proprietor of the said Mills," was referred, was read.

Bill 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 on the 25th of this instant June, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

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

Ordered, That the Warden of His Majesty's Prison of the Fleet do bring Charles Standert Delahoyde, a Prisoner in his Custody, to the Bar of this House on Monday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm certain Leases granted by James Weller Ladbroke Esquire of Land and Premises at Nottinghill, in the County of Middlesex; and for other Purposes," stands committed; and that the said Warden do then take the said Charles Standert Delahoyde before the said Committee.

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

Metropolis Cemetery Bill, Witnesses to attend.

Ordered, That W. George Paux and Christopher Flood do attend this House this Day, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a General Cemetery for the Interment of the Dead in the Neighbourhood of the Metropolis," stands committed.

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

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas White, John White the younger, Ann White the younger, Henry Campbell White, William Leaper Newton on behalf of himself and as Father and Guardian of Henrietta Newton, William Robert Newton, Emma Newton, Letitia Blanche Newton, Adelaide Newton, Helen Newton, Gertrude Louisa Newton and Charles Edmund Newton, all Infants; Henrietta Newton the Wife of the said William Leaper Newton; Robert Newton Newton James Smith and Mary Ann his Wife, Robert Playfair on behalf of himself and as Father and Guardian of Robert Albert Playfair, John William Playfair, Charles Edward Playfair and James Henry Playfair, all Infants; Elizabeth the Wife of the said Robert Playfair; William White and John Loudon; praying, "That their Lordships will, for the Reasons therein stated, now be pleased to receive their Petition for a Private Bill, notwithstanding the Time limited by their Lordships for receiving Petitions for Private Bills has elapsed:"

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

Petition referred to Judges.

Accordingly, Upon reading the Petition of Thomas White, John White the younger, Ann White the younger, Henry Campbell White, William Leaper Newton on behalf of himself and as Father and Guardian of Henrielta Newton, William Robert Newton, Emma Newton, Letitia Blanche Newton, Adelaide Newton, Helen Newton, Gertrude Louisa Newton and Charles Edmund Newton, all Infants; Henrietta Newton the Wife of the said William Leaper Newton; Robert Newton Newton, James Smith and Mary Ann his Wife, Robert Playfair on behalf of himself and as Father and Guardian of Robert Albert Playfair, John William Playfair, Charles Edward Playfair and James Henry Playfair, all Infants; Elizabeth the Wife of the said Robert Playfair; William White and John Loudon; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Justice Gaselee and Mr. Justice Taunton, who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties, who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also, that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

19th Report from Appeal Com ee.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Parties Cases, now depending in this House upon Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House; and of other Matters relating thereto; and to report to the House; and to whom were referred certain Petitions in the following Causes; Luke against Brown; The Duke of Roxburghe against Kerr; Baillie against Baillie; Lewis against Colmer; Gibson against Kirkland; and Sir Robert Williams Vaughan Baronet against The Right Honorable Lady Charlotte Sophia Baillie Hamilton; "That the Committee had met, and considered the Respondents Petitions in the Causes Luke and others against Brown and others, The Duke of Roxburghe and others against Kerr, and Baillie against Baillie, severally praying their Lordships for Leave now to lodge their printed Cases; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Petitioners may respectively be allowed now to deliver in their printed Cases: That the Committee had also considered the Petition of William Tobias Langdon, One of the Respondents in the Cause Lewis against Colmer and others, praying their Lordships for Six Weeks further Time to lay his printed Case upon the Table of the House; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, under the Circumstances stated by the said Respondent's Agent, That upon the Petitioner paying to the Appellant the Costs sustained by the Appellant by reason of this Application, the Petitioner may be allowed Six Weeks further Time to deliver in his printed Case: That the Committee had also considered the Petition of John Kirkland Esquire, Army Agent, London, eldest Son and Heir of John Kirkland deceased, late One of the Respondents in the Cause Gibson against Kirkland and another, praying their Lordships that the said Appeal may stand revived in the Petitioner's Name, as a Respondent, in '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; and had heard the Appellant's Agent thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the said Appeal may stand revived in the Petitioner's Name, as a Respondent, in Place and Stead of the said deceased John Kirkland, as desired, and that he should have the same Benefit of the said Appeal as the said John Kirkland might have had if in Life: And that the Committee had also considered the Appellant's Petition in the Cause Sir Robert Williams Vaughan Baronet against The Right Honorable Lady Charlotte Sophia Baillie Hamilton and others, praying their Lordships that the Appeal may stand adjourned until The Master of the Rolls shall have heard the Petition of the Appellant, referred to in this Petition, and that if The Master of the Rolls should confirm the Master's Report, and direct the Compromise alluded to to be carried into Execution, the Petitioner may be at liberty to withdraw his said Petition of Appeal; and had heard the Agents thereon, and the Committee are of Opinion, That the Prayer of the said Petition may be complied with."

Which Report, being read by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House; and Ordered accordingly.

M'Dougall v. Campbell et al. Appellant's Petition for Time for his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Duncan M'Dougall, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Jean Campbell, and others, are Respondents; praying their Lordships "for such further Time to lodge his printed Cases as to them shall seem just:"

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

White et al. v. Baugh & Beale, Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Job Walker Baugh and Thomas Beale, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Richard White, and others, are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to allow the Petitioners to lodge their printed Cases in this House, and that their Lordships will be pleased to receive the same:"

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

Criminal Laws, Petitions for Revision of: (Hinckley:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Hinckley, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will devise some milder Mode of Punishment than that of Death for Forgery, which shall give effectual Security to Property, and respect at the same Time the Rights of Humanity:"

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

Brigg:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Brigg, in the County of Lincoln, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirton in Lindsay:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kirton in Lindsay, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Caistor:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Caistor, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships to take the Penal Laws into Consideration, with a view to the Commutation of the Punishment of Death for Crimes against Property, unattended with personal Violence:"

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

Poole.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and County of Poole, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to revise those Penal Laws by which the Punishment of Death is enacted, with a view to its Commutation in that Manner and to that Extent which may seem most consistent with the proper Ends of Justice, with the Dictates of enlightened Humanity, and, above all, with the Spirit of the Christian Religion:"

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

The Lord's Day, Petition from Chelsea for better Observance of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Chelsea, Members of a Society for the due Observance of the Lord's Day, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships would be pleased to enact such Legislative Measures as may be necessary to remedy the Evils occasioned by the Violation of the Lord's Day, - the opening of Shops, - the travelling of Stage Coaches, - the increasing Abuse of Beer and Spirit Houses, - the assembling at Places of Public Resort for Amusement and Dissipation, - and the Circulation of Sunday Newspapers; and to establish the Advantages of an Enjoyment of that Rest which Almighty God has provided for all Classes, the Spiritual and Temporal Advantages of the Observance of the Lord's Day, and best calculated to prevent the Desecration of that Day:"

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

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Temple-Shambo for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of TempleShambo, in the County of Wexford, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their Consideration all the Circumstances connected with the Tithe System of Ireland, (a System which has ever been pregnant with the greatest Mischief to the Country,) and abolish it altogether, for upon that Legislative Act will depend the future Peace, Happiness and Improvement of Ireland:"

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

Tithes & Church Rates, (Ireland,) Petition from St. Mary's, Limerick, for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Saint Mary, in the City of Limerick, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into their Consideration the Laws affecting Tithes and Church Rates in Ireland, with a view to their total Abolition:"

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

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions in favor of proposed Plan: (Newport Pratt & Tiernar:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Newport Pratt and Tiernar, in the County of Mayo, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for a Continuation of the present System of Irish Education sanctioned by His Majesty's Ministers, and for an additional Increase of the Yearly Parliamentary Grant for that Purpose:"

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

Weymouth & Melcombe Regis:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough and Town of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take effectual Measures to carry into Operation, as speedily as possible, the Plan of Education recommended by His Majesty's Ministers in behalf of the Poor of Ireland, which the Petitioners conceive cannot fail in promoting Peace and Prosperity in that Country:"

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

Crook Street Chapel, Chester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling for Worship in Crook Street, Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass the Bill introduced into Parliament by His Majesty's Ministers for the Promotion of the Education of the Poor of all Religious Denominations in Ireland into a Law:"

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

Westport:

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Westport, County of Mayo, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to continue to place the Government Grants for the Education of the Poor of Ireland at the Disposal of the existing Board of Education, as the only Means by which the great Majority of those requiring gratuitous Education can profit by them:"

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

Cropper St. Political Union, Manchester.

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Cropper Street Political Union, and others, in the Town of Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to throw any Obstacle in the Way of His Majesty's Government, so as to embarrass them in their Attempts to tranquillize Ireland; but to assist His Majesty's Government with the splendid Abilities of this House to carry into practical Operation, and to establish on a firm Basis, the equal and conciliatory System of Education contemplated by His Majesty's Government for that unhappy Country:"

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

Ecclesiastical Corporation Lands Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the identifying of Lands and other Pessessions of certain Ecclesiastical and Collegiate Corporations;" 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 made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Bill, as amended, be printed.

Representative Peers (Scotland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Peers of Scotland to take and subscribe in Ireland the Oaths required for qualifying them to vote in any Election of the Peers of Scotland."

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.

Army Prize Money Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relating to the Payment of Army Prize Money."

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."

Regent's Park Acts Amendment Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend the Jurisdiction of the Commissioners acting in the Execution of Three Acts for paving and regulating the Regent's Park, and several Streets and Places in Westminster, to certain other Streets and Places in Westminster; and for other Purposes."

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."

Privy Seal, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the Fifty-seventh Year of His Majesty King George the Third, for regulating the Offices of Clerk of the Signet and Privy Seal."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

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

Gravesend Pier Bill, J. Smith to attend.

Ordered, That John Smith do attend this House Tomorrow, 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.

Report of H.C. on Court of Exchequer (Scotland) Bill communicated.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons on Friday last, to request that they would be pleased to communicate to this House a Copy of a Report made from a Committee appointed by that House on the Bill for making Provision for the Dispatch of the Business now done by the Court of Exchequer in Scotland, together with the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee, and the Appendix; acquainted the House, "That the Commons had delivered to them a Copy of the said Report, Minutes of Evidence and Appendix, as desired."

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

Ordered, That the said Papers be printed.

Education, (Ireland,) Petitions against proposed Plan: (Swords:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of the Parish of Swords, in the County of Dublin, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to provide that all Grants of Public Money for National Education in Ireland be applied only to the Support of Systems of Instruction which are founded upon the entire Word of God, and which encourage the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures amongst all Descriptions of Persons; and further, to provide that in the Application of such Money no unholy Compromise be made with the Church of Rome, and no Support or Countenance whatever given to those who would substitute a Part for the Whole of God's Word, or who would teach for Doctrines the Commandments of Men:"

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

Presby of Edinburgh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Elders of the Presbytery of Edinburgh; praying their Lordships, "That in any Constitution of Schools which may be framed for Ireland there may be no Prohibition or Discouragement of a daily Bible Class, but that this Class shall form an essentially component Part of such a Constitution:"

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

Weymouth & Melcombe Regis.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Weymouth and Melcombe Regis and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will refuse their Sanction to any Measures for the Support of a National System of Education for Ireland, unless the Instruction it offers be founded on the entire Word of God, and unless it encourages the free and general Use of the Holy Scriptures amongst all Descriptions of Persons:"

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

Aston Vicarage (or King's) Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Patrons or Patron for the Time being of the Vicarage of Aston juxta Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, to appropriate and assign any Part of the Tithes and Vicarial Dues belonging to the said Vicarage, or any Rent-charge issuing out of the same, for endowing certain new Churches within the said Vicarage if converted into District Parishes or Vicarages, and for selling the Advowsons of the same Churches or new Benefices," 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.

Fletcher's Estate Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest a Part of the Entailed Estate of Saltoun and others, in the County of Haddington, in Trustees, to sell the same, and apply the Price thereof, or the Securities to be granted thereon, towards satisfying the Debts contracted for Money laid out in the Improvement of the said Entailed Estate; and for feuing certain Parts of the said Entailed Estate in the County of Edinburgh," 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.

Newcastle upon Tyne, &c. Railway Co's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to accelerate the raising by The Newcastle upon Tyne and Carlisle Railway Company of a certain Sum for the more speedy Prosecution of the Undertaking," 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."

Baillie v. Baillie et al. Respondent's Petition that Appellant may lodge a Supplemental Appendix, &c. referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Baillie, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Thomas Baillie is Appellant; praying their Lordships, "That the Appellant may be peremptorily ordered within Ten Days to lodge a Supplemental Appendix to his Case, containing the authenticated Record of the Proceedings in the Court below, in accordance with their Lordships Standing Order; and that an early Day may be appointed for the Hearing of this Appeal:"

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

Metropolis Cemetery Bill, Report from Central Board of Health referred to Com ee.

Ordered, That the Report made from the Central Board of Health to the Privy Council, dated 23d January 1832, delivered to the House on the 16th of February last, be referred to the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a General Cemetery for the Interment of the Dead in the Neighbourhood of the Metropolis," stands committed.

Churches, &c. Address for Returns respecting.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "Copies of Three Returns of Churches, Vaults and Burial Grounds visited by the Medical Officers attached to the Central Board of Health, referred to in the Report of the Central Board of Health to His Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council."

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

Churches Building Act Amendment Bill.

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

It was moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render more effectual an Act passed in the Fifty-ninth Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for building and promoting the building of additional Churches in populous Parishes," be now read a Second Time."

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 on Monday next.

M'Dougall v. Campbell et al.

The House being informed, "That Jean Campbell, and others, Respondents to the Appeal of Duncan M'Dougall, had not put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:"

And an Affidavit of the due Service of the said Order being read;

Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily within a Week.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Beaminster for Abolition of, &c.

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters and others, Inhabitants of the Town of Beaminster, Dorset, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to remove the intolerable Burden of Tithes; that their Lordships will remove all Ecclesiastics from Political Power; in short, utterly disunite Church and State, allowing every Parish to choose its own Minister; and that their Lordships will suspend all coercive Proceedings against the Petitioners Irish Brethren respecting Tithes:"

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

Prescription Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for shortening the Time of Prescription in certain Cases;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly 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 on Monday next.

Prescription (Tithes) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for shortening the Time required in Claims of Modus decimandi, or Exemption from or Discharge of Tithes;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly 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 on Monday next.

Norfolk Assizes Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for holding the Assizes for the County of Norfolk, and for the City of Norwich and County of the same City, Twice in every Year at Norwich;"

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

Which being objected to;

It was moved "to leave out ("now") and insert ("this Day Six Months")

After Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether the Word ("now") "shall stand Part of the Motion?"

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.

Punishment of Death Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made on the 5th of this instant June, "That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for abolishing the Punishment of Death in certain Cases, and substituting a lesser Punishment in lieu thereof," on Friday next; and that the Lords be summoned;" be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

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

Gravesend Pier Bill, Witnesses to attend.

Ordered, That Charles Couves, William Fletcher, John Wood, William Glover, John Lukes, Squire Knight, William Eagle Esquire, Jeremiah Dennett Esquire and William Gladdish Esquire, do attend this House To-morrow, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending an Act passed in the Ninth Year of 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.

Members (H.C.) Seats Vacating Bill.

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

It was moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to alter the Laws now in force relating to the vacating of the Seats of Members of the House of Commons by Acceptance of Offices of Profit under the Crown," be now read a Second Time."

Which being objected;

After short Debate,

The said Motion was (by Leave of the House) withdrawn.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on the 25th of this instant June; and that the Lords be summoned.

Summons of the Lords, Order for, discharged.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Friday last, "That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Thursday the 21st of this instant June," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Friday the 22d of this instant June.

Court of Exchequer (Scotland) Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Provision for the Dispatch of the Business now done by the Court of Exchequer in Scotland;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

Ordered, That the House be 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 Veneris, decimum quintum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.