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House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 11 August 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 Sabbati, 11° Augusti 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Dinorben.
March. Westmeath.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Beauchamp.

PRAYERS.

Crowder v. Watson et al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Mrs. Elizabeth Rebecca Crowder or Turnley is Appellant, and James Watson, and others, are Respondents, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Monday next.

Luke et al. v. Hunter et al.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein Adam Luke, and others, are Appellants, and The Reverend John Hunter, and others, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Monday next.

Flowerdew v. The Dundee, &c. Shipping Co:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein William Allen Flowerdew is Appellant, and The Dundee, Perth and London Shipping Company are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel, on Friday the 22d Day of June last, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Allen Flowerdew, Writer in Dundee; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Magistrates of Dundee, dated 10th December 1829; also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, dated the 25th November 1830, except in so far as it conjoins the foresaid Processes of Advocation and Declarator; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, dated the 2d Day of February and the 11th Day of March 1830; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, so far as complained of, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the joint and separate Answers of John Baxter, Merchant in Dundee, John Alison, Merchant there, John Gray, Merchant there, John Thain, Merchant there, Andrew Low, Merchant there, James Crockatt, Merchant there, James Hay, Merchant there, David Baxter, Merchant there, David Martin, Merchant there, Robert Ross, Merchant in Perth, George Gray, Merchant there, and John Ross, Merchant there, Directors, and Thomas Matthew and James Nicoll, Managers of The Dundee, Perth and London Shipping Company, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had, as well on Monday the 16th Day of July last as this Day, of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondents the Sum of Two hundred and twenty-five Pounds, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

J. & L. Booth v. Booth & Black:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein John Booth junior and Livingston Booth are Appellants, and Rachel Booth or Black and Doctor Alexander Black her Husband are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Friday the 1st as on Saturday the 2d Days of June last, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Booth junior and Livingston Booth, Merchants in Aberdeen, only surviving Children of the deceased Patrick Booth, Merchant in Aberdeen, and Executors Dative decerned and confirmed to him in Supplement of the Deed of Settlement mentioned in the Appeal; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, of the 8th of February 1831; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or amended, or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Rachel Booth or Black, and Doctor Alexander Black, Minister of the Gospel at Tarves, her Husband, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had, as well on Monday the 16th Day of July last as this Day, of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutor Affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutor therein complained of, be, and the same is hereby Affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellants do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondents the Sum of Two hundred and thirty Pounds, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Reddie v. Syme:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein John Reddie is Appellant, and David Syme is Respondent:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Monday the 4th as on Monday the 18th Days of June last, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Reddie of Cuthie, residing in Milnathort; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the First Division, of the 10th and 24th Days of February 1831; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of David Syme of Cartmore, Advocate, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had, as well on Monday the 16th Day of July last as this Day, of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondent the Sum of Two hundred and twenty-nine Pounds, for his Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

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 Earl of Shaftesbury on his Right Hand, and The Earl Grey 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; (viz t.)

"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 for the better Support of the Dignity of the Speaker of the House of Commons; and for disabling the Speaker of the House of Commons for the Time being from holding any Office or Place of Profit, during Pleasure, under the Crown:" "An Act to regulate the Period of rendering the Public Accounts and making up the General Imprest Certificates:" "An Act to enable the Officers in His Majesty's Army, and their Representatives, and the Widows of Officers, and Persons on the Compassionate List, and also Civil Officers on Retired or Superannuation Allowances payable by the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, to draw for and receive their Half Pay and Allowances:" "An Act for regulating for Three Years, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Care and Treatment of Insane Persons in England:" "An Act to provide for the Examination and Audit of the Customs and Excise Revenues in Scotland:" "An Act for enabling James Thomas Martin Esquire, and the Persons in Remainder under the Will of Mary Jackson deceased, to grant Leases of Part of the Settled Estates therein comprized, for the Purpose of building upon and otherwise improving the same:" "An Act for settling certain Manors and Estates in the County of Durham to the Uses of the Marriage Settlement of The Most Honorable Charles William Vane Marquis of Londonderry and The Most Honorable Frances Anne Vane Marchioness of Londonderry his Wife; and for other Purposes therein mentioned." 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 Eleventh Day of August, in the Third 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; (viz t.)

1. "An Act for the better Support of the Dignity of the Speaker of the House of Commons; and for disabling the Speaker of the House of Commons for the Time being from holding any Office or Place of Profit, during Pleasure, under the Crown."

2. "An Act to regulate the Period of rendering the Public Accounts and making up the General Imprest Certificates."

3. "An Act to enable the Officers in His Majesty's Army, and their Representatives, and the Widows of Officers, and Persons on the Compassionate List, and also Civil Officers on Retired or Superannuation Allowances payable by the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, to draw for and receive their Half Pay and Allowances."

4. "An Act for regulating for Three Years, and from thence until the End of the then next Session of Parliament, the Care and Treatment of Insane Persons in England."

5. "An Act to provide for the Examination and Audit of the Customs and Excise Revenues in Scotland."

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

"Le Roy le veult."

6. "An Act for enabling James Thomas Martin Esquire, and the Persons in Remainder under the Will of Mary Jackson deceased, to grant Leases of Part of the Settled Estates therein comprized, for the Purpose of building upon and otherwise improving the same."

7. "An Act for settling certain Manors and Estates in the County of Durham to the Uses of the Marriage Settlement of The Most Honorable Charles William Vane Marquis of Londonderry and The Most Honorable Frances Anne Vane Marchioness of Londonderry his Wife; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Gilfillan v. Henderson.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Michael Gilfillan is Appellant, and Alexander Pirie Henderson is Respondent:"

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

Ld. Macdonald v. Macdonald et al. Appellant's Petitions for further Time for Cases in his 3 Appeals, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Godfrey Bosville Lord Macdonald, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which The Honorable Archibald Macdonald, and others, are Respondents; praying their Lordships, "That he may have Six Weeks further Time to lodge his printed Case in this Appeal:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of Godfrey Bosville Lord Macdonald, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which The Honorable Dudley Stewart Erskine Macdonald and Vans Hathorn are Respondents; praying their Lordships, "That he may have Six Weeks further Time to lodge his printed Case in this Appeal:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of Godfrey Bosville Lord Macdonald, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which The Honorable Archibald Macdonald, and others, are Respondents; praying their Lordships, "That he may have Six Weeks further Time to lodge his printed Case in this Appeal:"

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

Henry v. Mac Ewan, Appellant's Petition for Time for his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Henry Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Alexander Mac Ewan is Respondent; praying their Lordships, "That he may have a Month's further Time to lodge his printed Case:"

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

Civil List Payments Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide for the Salaries of certain High and Judicial Officers, and of Payments heretofore made out of the Civil List Revenues;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Stage Carriages, &c. Duties Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal the Duties under the Management of the Commissioners of Stamps on Stage Carriages and on Horses let for Hire in Great Britain, and to grant other Duties in lieu thereof; and also to consolidate and amend the Laws relating thereto;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday next.

West India Islands Relief Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling His Majesty to direct the Issue of Exchequer Bills to a limited Amount, for the Purposes and in the Manner therein mentioned; and for giving Relief to Trinidad, British Guiana and St. Lucie;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday next.

Chancery Offices Abolishing Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to abolish certain Sinecure Offices connected with the Court of Chancery;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Court of Exchequer Officers Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Duties to be performed by the Officers on the Plea or Common Law Side of the Court of Exchequer;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Scot v. Ker & Johnston, Appellant's Petition for re-hearing not complied with.

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Petition of Archibald Scot, Appellant in a Cause lately depending in this House, to which James Ker and Henry Johnston were Respondents, (presented to the House on the 19th of January last;) praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to recal the Judgment pronounced, and to permit the Petitioner to amend his Petition of Appeal by inserting therein the Interlocutor of the 2d Day of December 1828, and to order that the said Appeal may thereafter be re-heard generally; or that their Lordships will be pleased to order the said Appeal to be re-heard upon the particular Objection in the Petition stated, and any others connected therewith, and to make such Alteration in the said Judgment as to their Lordships upon such re-hearing shall seem just; and that the Petitioner may be heard by Counsel upon the Matter of the said Petition at their Lordships Bar, or before their Lordships Committee of Appeals; and that further Proceedings in the Process of Sequestration in the Court of Session may in the mean time be stayed:"

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order was made:

After hearing One Counsel of a Side upon the Matter of the Petition of Archibald Scot, Writer in Langholm, Appellant in the Cause lately depending in this House, intitled, Scot against Ker and another, and in which Cause Judgment was given on the 9th of December 1830; praying their Lordships, "That, under the peculiar Circumstances of the Case, their Lordships would be pleased to recal the Judgment pronounced, and to permit the Petitioner to amend his Petition of Appeal by inserting therein the Interlocutor of the 2d of December 1828, and to order that the said Appeal might thereafter be re-heard generally; or that their Lordships would be pleased to order the said Appeal to be reheard upon the particular Objection stated in the Petition, and any others connected therewith, and to make such Alteration in the said Judgment as to their Lordships upon such re-hearing should seem just; and that the Petitioner might be heard by Counsel upon the Matter of this Petition at the Bar, or before the Committee of Appeals; and that further Proceedings in the Process of Sequestration in the Court of Session might in the mean time be stayed;" and due Consideration had thereon, as well on the 9th of July last as this Day:

It is Ordered, That the Prayer of the said Petition be not complied with, and that the said Petition be dismissed this House.

Hunter & Campbell v. Duff et al:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein Archibald Hunter Esquire and David Campbell are Appellants, and Lieutenant General Alexander Duff, and others, are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgment was made:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Monday the 2d as on Friday the 27th Days of July last, upon the Petition and Appeal of Archibald Hunter of Upper Baker Street, London, Esquire, and David Campbell, Writer to the Signet, of Edinburgh, his Mandatory; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 1st Day of March 1831, excepting in so far as it finds the Petitioners entitled to and decerns in their Favor for Payment of the Principal and Interest of the Bond therein mentioned, from the Death of Major George Duff; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, of the 9th and 21st Days of June 1831; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary, of the 23d Day of June 1831; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the joint and separate Answer of Lieutenant General The Honorable Alexander Duff of Leuchars, Richard Wharton Duff Esquire, of Orton, and Major General William Stewart, residing at Elgin, Trustees of the deceased Major George Duff of Milton, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors in part Affirmed, with a Declaration, & Cause remitted.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed, except in so far as they or eitner of them find the Expences of Process herein-after specified due from the Pursuer to the Defender: And with respect to such Expences, the Lords Find and Declare, That the Pursuer ought not to have been charged with any Expences of Process up to the Date when the revised Answer for the Defenders to the revised Condescendence for the Pursuer was put in, as the same appears in Page 4 of the Appellants printed Case, but that, on the contrary, Expences ought to have been allowed to the Pursuer of the Proceedings up to that Date: And it it is further Ordered, That the Cause be remitted back to the said Second Division of the Court of Session, to vary the Interlocutors in this Respect, and to do further what shall be just thereupon.

Special Constables (Ireland) Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending the Laws in Ireland relative to the Appointment of Special Constables, and for the better Preservation of the Peace;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

The Speaker's (H.C.) Annuity Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling and securing Annuities on The Right Honorable Charles Manners Sutton and on his next Heir Male, in Consideration of the eminent Services of the said Right Honorable Charles Manners Sutton;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Land Tax Comrs Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing additional Commissioners to put in Execution the Acts for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax, and continuing the Duties on Personal Estates, Offices and Pensions;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

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 Mr. Adam and Mr. Roupell;

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

Consolidated Fund Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to apply a Sum out of the Consolidated Fund and the Surplus of Ways and Means to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two; and to appropriate the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament;"

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.

Assessed Taxes Composition Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue, until the Fifth Day of April One thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, Compositions for the Assessed Taxes, and to grant Relief in certain Cases;"

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.

Bribery at Elections Bill.

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

It was moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Trial of Petitions complaining of general Bribery and Corruption in Boroughs with respect to the Election of Members to serve in Parliament," 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; and that the Lords be summoned.

The Ld. Chancellor's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making Provision for The Lord High Chancellor of England in lieu of Fees heretofore received by him."

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.

Land Revenues (Scotland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Hereditary Land Revenues of the Crown in Scotland being placed under the Management of the Commissioners of the Land Revenues."

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.

Tithes Composition (Ireland) Bill reported:

The Earl of Shaftesbury (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend Three Acts passed respectively in the Fourth, Fifth, and in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, providing for the establishing of Compositions for Tithes in Ireland; and to make such Compositions permanent."

The said Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (viz t.)

"Pr. 14. L. 2. Leave out from ("aforesaid") to ("such") in Line 5, and insert ("to or by any Party appealing or appealed against")

"L. 11. Leave out from ("paid") to ("And") in Line 14.

"Pr. 23. L. 12. After ("Amount") insert ("Provided always, that if at any Time such Composition shall be in arrear and unpaid for the Space of Six Months next after the same shall have accrued due and payable, then and in such Case no such Abatement or Reduction shall be made, but the whole original Amount of the Composition then accruing due and payable shall be pro illâ vice due and payable")

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

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Turnpike Tolls Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury (according to Order) reported the Amendment made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain certain Provisions in Local Acts of Parliament relating to Double Toll on Turnpike Roads."

The said Amendment was read by the Clerk as follows; (viz t.)

"Pr. 2. L. ult. At the End of the Bill insert Clause A.

"Clause A. Provided also, and be it further enacted, That henceforth, notwithstanding any Provision to the contrary, any Waggon on which a Penalty for Overweight has been levied shall, on Receipt of a Ticket to that Effect, be exempted from any further Penalty for Overweight on that Day and on the same Trust, provided there be no Alteration of the Loading of such Waggon."

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

Chancery Offices Abolishing Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to abolish certain Sinecure Offices connected with the Court of Chancery."

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Court of Exchequer Officers Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Duties to be performed by the Officers on the Plea or Common Law Side of the Court of Exchequer."

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Juries (India) Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Law relating to the Appointment of Justices of the Peace and of Juries in the East Indies," be read a Second Time on Monday next.

Slave Trade, Correspondence relating to, delivered.

The Lord Melbourne, by His Majesty's Command, presented to the House,

"Correspondence with the British Commissioners at Sierra Leone, the Havana, Rio de Janeiro and Surinam, relating to the Slave Trade. (Class A.)"

And also, "Correspondence with Foreign Powers relating to the Slave Trade. (Class B.)"-together with Lists thereof.

Which Lists were read by the Clerk as follow; (viz t.)

"Class A.
"List of Papers.
"SIERRA LEONE. (General.)
No. Date & Receipt. Subject.
1. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. March 7, 1831 No Instructions for Contingencies on isolated Points can be given them.
2. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 5, -R.
March 23, -
Cases adjudicated in the Year 1830.
One Enclosure.
3. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 5, -R.
March 23, -
Slaves registered in the Half Year ending January 5, 1831.
One Enclosure.
4. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 12, -R.
March 23, -
Mortality among Slaves on board captured Vessels.
5. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 10, -R.
April 12, -
Instructions to H. M's Cruizers.-Acknowledgment.
6. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. March 10, -R.
May 21, -
Slave-trade near Sierra Leone.-Acknowledgment.
7. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 5, -R.
Sept. 22, -
Slaves registered in the Half Year ending July 5, 1831.
One Enclosure.
8. Viscount Palmerston to H.W.Macauley, Esq. D. Oct. 25, -
Not to act as a Merchant while Commr at Sierra Leone.
"SIERRA LEONE. (Spain.)
9. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. March 8, 1831
"Veloz Pasagera," Crew to be sent to Spain for Trial.
Four Enclosures.
10. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 5. -
R. March 23, -
Abstract of Proceedings in 1830.
One Enclosure.
11. H. M's Commrs to John Backhouse, Esq. D. Jan. 5, -
R. March 23, -
Spanish Vessels adjudicated, Half Year to January 5, 1831.
One Enclosure.
12. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 25, -
R. April 12, -
"Maria" condemned.
One Enclosure.
13. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. May 18, - "Santiago." Payment of Value of Stores removed.
One Enclosure.
14. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. March 10, -
R. May 21, -
"Dos Amigos" condemned.
Seven Enclosures.
15. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. March 16, -
R. May 21, -
"Primera" condemned.
One Enclosure.
16. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. June 8, - Crew of the "Veloz Pasagera."
One Enclosure.
17. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. June 4, -
R. Sept. 22, -
"Marinerito" condemned.
Two Enclosures.
18. H. M's Commrs to John Backhouse, Esq. D. July 5, -
R. Sept. 22, -
Vessels adjudicated, Half Year to July 1, 1831.
One Enclosure.
19. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 9, -
R. Sept. 22, -
Acknowledgment of Instructions.
20. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 9, -
R. Sept. 22. -
"Veloz Pasagera."- Acknowledgment.
21. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 9, -
R. Sept. 22, -
"Santiago"-Acknowledgment.
22. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Nov. 8, 1831 Equipment Article pressed upon Spain.
Two Enclosures.
23. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 25, -
R. Dec. 6, -
"Potosi" condemned.
One Enclosure.
24. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 3, -
R. Dec. 6, -
"Veloz Pasagera." Account of the Action with H. M's Ship Primrose."
Three Enclosures.
"SIERRA LEONE. (Portugal.)
25. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 3, 1830
R. Jan. 25, 1831
"Maria" condemned.
Two Enclosures.
26. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 20, 1830
R. March 23, 1831
"Nympha" condemned.-Crew detained for Trial.
Six Enclosures.
27. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 5, -
R. March 23, -
Abstract of Proceedings, 1830.
One Enclosure.
28. H. M's Commrs to John Backhouse, Esq. D. Jan. 5, -
R. March 23, -
Portuguese Vessels adjudicated, Half Year, to January 1, 1831.
One Enclosure.
29. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 10, -
R. April 12, -
Acknowledgment of Instruction on the Capture of Portuguese Slavers.
30. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Sept. 29, - Crew of the "Nympha."
Eight Enclosures.
"SIERRA LEONE. (Netherlands.)
31. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. July 21, 1831 Instructions issued to H. M's Cruizers, under Treaty with the Netherlands.
One Enclosure.
"SIERRA LEONE. (Brazil.)
32. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Jan. 20, 1831 "Nossa Senhora da Guia."-Payment of Value of Stores removed.
One Enclosure.
33. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Jan. 20, - "Nova Resolucao."-Explanation on Deficiency in Stores.
One Enclosure.
34. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Feb. 10, - "Primiera Rosalia." - Payment of Value of Stores removed.
One Enclosure.
35. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 5, -
R. March 23, -
Abstract of Proceedings in the Year 1830.
One Enclosure.
36. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 10, -
R. April 12, -
"Voador."-Particulars of her Engagement with H. M's Brig "Clinker."
Three Enclosures.
37. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. May 27, - Petitions of Dos Santos and Da Silva to import Slaves into Rio.
Six Enclosures.
38. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. March 18, -
R. May 31, -
Query on the Power of the Court over Brazilian Vessels, after 13th March 1831.
Two Enclosures.
39. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. June 6, - Dos Santos's Petition.
One Enclosure.
40. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Aug, 9, - "Donna Barbara."-Sentence of the High Court of Admiralty.
One Enclosure.
41. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Aug. 16. - The Court may continue to adjudicate Brazilian Vessels.
Two Enclosures.
42. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. June 23, -
R. Sept. 22, -
M. Paiva.-Cessation of Functions as Brazilian Commissary Judge.
Two Enclosures.
43. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 2, -
R. Sept. 22, -
"Ismenia" condemned.-M. Paiva's Protest.
Two Enclosures.
44. H. M's Commrs to John Backhouse, Esq. D. July 5, -
R. Sept. 22, -
Vessels adjudicated, Half Year to July 1, 1831.
One Enclosure.
45. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Oct. 17, - Measures adopted at Rio for the Prevention of the Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
46. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Nov. 9, - The Equipment Article pressed upon the Brazilian Government.
One Enclosure.
47. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Nov. 17, - "Ismenia."-Approval of Conduct.
48. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 8, -
R. Dec. 6, -
Petitions of Dos Santos and Da Silva-Acknowledgment.
49. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 8, -
R. Dec. 6, -
Petition of Dos Santos granted.
-Acknowledgment.
"HAVANA.
50. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 10, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"Santa Rosa." - Correspondence.
One Enclosure.
51. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 12, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
Communication of the Movements of Slave Vessels to H. M's Cruizers.
52. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 25, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"Asturiana" arrived; "Vengador" and "Marinerito" sailed.
53. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 18, 1830
R. Jan. 25, 1831
"Marinerito," and "Segunda Gallega" sailed; "Andromaca" and "Barbarita" arrived.
54. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. March 18, - "Santiago." - British Subjects found on board.
55. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 24, 1830
R. April 7, 1831
British Subjects on board Slave Vessels.
56. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 31, 1830
R. April 7, 1831
"Amistad Habanera" and "Segunda Teresa" arrived; "Preferida" and "Potosi" sailed.
57. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 31, 1830
R. April 7, 1831
Slaves registered in the Year 1830.
One Enclosure.
58. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 1, -
R. April 7, -
No Cases adjudicated, Half Year to January 1831.
59. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 1, -
R. April 7, -
Report on Slave Trade in the Year 1830.
Three Enclosures.
60. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 18, -
R. April 7, -
"Urania" and "Santo Antonio Vencedor" arrived.
61. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 22, -
R. April. 7, -
"San Antonio Vencedor, Hossy," "Segunda Tentativa," "Veloz," and "Joven Maria."
62. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 31, -
R. April 7, -
Lord Palmerston's Appointment to the Foreign Office.-Acknowledgment.
63. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 31, -
R. April 7, -
British Subjects on board the "Emilio."
64. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 1, -
R. April 7, -
British Subjects on board the "Midas."
65. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 13, -
R. April 7, -
"Estela," "Planeta," "Andromaca," sailed; "Semiramis," "Urraca," "Almirante," and "Marinero" arrived.
Three Enclosures.
66. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 28, -
R. April 27, -
"Prueba" arrived; "Urania," "Ligera," "Amistad," and "Urraca." sailed.
67. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 12, -
R. April 27, -
"Prueba."-"Viscayna" arrived; "Veloz" sailed.
68. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 21, -
R. April 29, -
Instructions to H. M's Cruizers.
- Acknowledgment.
69. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 22, -
R. April 29, -
Equipment Act pressed upon Spain.-Acknowledgment.
70. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 23, -
R. April 29, -
British Subjects on board the "Emilio." - Acknowledgment.
71. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 26, -
R. May 7, -
"Felix" and "Lion" sailed.
72. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. April 2, -
R. May 7, -
"Coruñes" arrived.
73. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. May 16, - "Santo Antonio Vencedor."
74. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. April 20, -
R. May 23, -
"Pantica" and "Manuelita" arrived.
75. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. April 30, -
R. July 19, -
"Manuelita." "Amalia" arrived; "Prueba" sailed.
76. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. May 23, -
R. July 19, -
"Indagadora" and "Rapido" sailed.-" Felix."
77. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. June 17, -
R. July 19, -
"Teresa" sailed; "Tres Manuelas," "Ninfa," and "Negrito" arrived.
78. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. June 24, -
R. Aug. 27, -
"Rosa" captured.
Twelve Enclosures.
79. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. June 30, -
R. Aug. 27, -
"Negrito." - "Segunda Tentativa" and "Segunda Gallega" arrived.
80. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. July 1, -
R. Aug. 27, -
No Case adjudicated, Half Year.
81. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. July 14, -
R. Aug. 27, -
"Urraca" and "Urania" arrived.
82. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 5, -
R. Oct. 7, -
"Santo Antonio Vencedor."- Acknowledgment.
83. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 8, -
R. Oct. 7, -
"Segunda Gallega," "Urraca," "Juanita" "Manuelita," and "Esperanza" sailed.
84. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 9, -
R. Oct. 7, -
Spanish Commissioner of Arbitration.
One Enclosure.
85. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 24, -
R. Oct. 7, -
"Planeta" and "Montezuma" arrived.
86. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 22, -
R. Nov. 20, -
"Catalana" arrived.
87. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Nov. 8, - The Equipment Article pressed upon Spain.
One Enclosure.
88. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 15, -
R. Dec. 14, -
"Veloz," "Ligera," and "Andromeca" arrived; "Tentativa" and "Planeta" sailed.
89. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 31, -
R. Dec. 14, -
"Amistad Habanera" and "Vengador" arrived.
90. W. S. Macleay, Esq. to John Backhouse Esq. D. Oct. 4, -
R. Dec. 14, -
Piracy on the English Vessel "Maria."
Three Enclosures.
91. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. Dec. 31, -
Treatment of emancipated Slaves.
"RIO DE JANEIRO.
92. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 8, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"Eliza."
Four Enclosures.
93. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 19, 1830
R. Jan. 26, 1831
Communication of the Movements of Slave Vessels to H. M's Cruizers.-Acknowledgment.
94. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 24, 1830
R. Jan. 26, 1831
"Africano Oriental."
Four Enclosures.
95. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 17, 1830
R. Feb. 16, 1831
"Eliza" and "Don Estevao d'Atayde" liberated.
Eight Enclosures.
96. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 13, -
R. April 2, -
"Destimida."
One Enclosure.
97. H. M's Commrs to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 23, -
R. April 2, -
"Destimida."
98. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 12, -
R. April 30, -
"Destimida."
99. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 28, -
R. May 5, -
"Destimida."
One Enclosure.
100. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. May 16, - "Destimida." - Approval.
101. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. July 4, - "Africano Oriental." -Approval.
102. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. July 4, - "Eliza."- Proceedings irregular.
103. Viscount Palmerston to H. M's Commrs D. July 4, - "Don Estevao d'Atayde." - Approval.
104. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. March 25, -
R. July 15, -
Cases adjudicated, Half Year to January 1, 1831.
One Enclosure.
105. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. July 27, -
R. Oct. 7, -
Cases adjudicated, Half Year to July 1, 1831.
One Enclosure.
106. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 20, -
R. Nov. 19, -
"Africano Oriental." - Acknowledgment.
107. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 20, -
R. Nov. 19, -
"Eliza." - Acknowledgment.
108. H. M's Commrs to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 20, -
R. Nov. 19, -
"Don Estevao d'Atayde." -Acknowledgment.
"SURINAM.
109. J. H. Lance, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 15, 1831
R. Dec. 14, -
Treatment of emancipated Slaves.
"Class B.
"List of Papers.
"SPAIN.
1. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 7, 1831
R. Feb. 21, -
"Rosalia" fitting at Cadiz.
One Enclosure.
2. Viscount Palmerston to H. U. Addington, Esq. D. Feb. 23, - "Veloz Pasagera."
Four Enclosures.
3. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez D. Feb. 26, - "Veloz Pasagera."
4. The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 27, -
R. Feb. 28, -
"Veloz Pasagera."
One Enclosure.
5. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 18, -
R. March 8, -
Slave Trade at Cuba.
One Enclosure.
6. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 28, -
R. March 14, -
"Rosalia," fitting at Cadiz.
One Enclosure.
7. Viscount Palmerston to H. U. Addington, Esq. D. March 26, - Measures for the Suppression of Slave Trade.
8. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston. D. March 21, -
R. April 6, -
"Veloz Pasagera." Crew.
One Enclosure.
9. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. April 28, -
R. May 12, -
Payment of the Expences of the Adjudication of Vessels.
Two Enclosures.
10. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez D. May 13, - Location of liberated Africans on Fernando Po.
11. The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez to Viscount Palmerston D. June 1, -
R. June 4, -
"Veloz Pasagera." Crew.
12. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez D. June 8, - "Veloz Pasagera."
13. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Zea Bermudez D. June 30, - "Veloz Pasagera."
Enclosures.
14. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 15, -
R. Aug. 26, -
Measures for the Suppression of Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
15. Viscount Palmerston to H. U. Addington, Esq. D. Sept. 22. - Parliamentary Papers.
16. Viscount Palmerston to H. U. Addington, Esq. D. Sept. 24, - Exchange of Fernando Po for Beque Island.
One Enclosure.
17. Viscount Palmerston to H. U. Addington, Esq. D. Oct. 8, - Slave-trade at Cuba; presses the Equipment Article.
Seven Enclosures.
18. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 20, -
R. Nov. 3, -
Exchange of Fernando Po for Beque Island.
One Enclosure.
19. H. U. Addington, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Nov. 28, 1831
R. Dec. 14, -
Equipment Article.
One Enclosure.
"PORTUGAL.
20. Viscount Palmerston to M. de Sampayo D. July 30, 1831 "Nympha's" Crew.
21. Viscount Palmerston to R. B. Hoppner, Esq. D. July 30, - "Nympha's" Crew.
Two Enclosures.
22. M. de Sampayo to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 3, -
R. Aug. 5, -
"Nympha's" Crew.
23. Sir George Shee to M. de Sampayo D. Aug. 17, - "Nympha's" Crew.
24. M. de Sampayo to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 19, -
R. Aug. 20, -
"Nympha's" Crew.
25. R. B. Hoppner, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 20, -
R. Sept. 6, -
"Nympha's" Crew.
26. Viscount Palmerston to R. B. Hoppner, Esq. D. Sept. 22, - Papers presented to Parliament.
27. R. B. Hoppner, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 17, -
R. Oct. 2, -
"Nympha's" Crew.
One Enclosure.
"NETHERLANDS.
28. Viscount Palmerston to Sir Charles Bagot D. March 12, 1831 Treatment of emancipated Negroes.
Two Enclosures.
29. Sir Charles Bagot to Viscount Palmerston D. March 18, -
R. March 26, -
Treatment of emancipated Negroes.
30. Sir Charles Bagot to Viscount Palmerston D. May 5, -
R. May 9, -
Treatment of emancipated Negroes.
Two Enclosures.
31. Viscount Palmerston to Sir Charles Bagot D. July 7, - Treatment of emancipated Negroes.
32. Sir Charles Bagot to Viscount Palmerston D. July 11, -
R. July 14, -
Treatment of emancipated Negroes.
33. Viscount Palmerston to Sir Charles Bagot D. July 21, - Instructions issued to British Cruizers.
One Enclosure.
34. Sir Charles Bagot to Viscount Palmerston D. July 25, -
R. Aug. 5, -
Instructions issued to British Cruizers.
35. Sir Charles Bagot to Viscount Palmerston D. July 29, -
R. Aug. 5, -
Instructions issued to British Cruizers.
One Enclosure.
36. M. Falck to Viscount Palmerston D. None,
R. Aug. 27, -
Importation of Negroes for the Dutch Army in Java.
37. Viscount Palmerston to M. Falck D. Sept. 4, - Importation of Negroes for the Dutch Army in Java.
38. Viscount Palmerston to Sir Charles Bagot D. Sept. 22, - Papers presented to Parliament.
39. Viscount Palmerston to M. Falck D. Oct. 7, - Importation of Negroes for the Dutch Army in Java.
"BRAZIL.
40. A. Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 10, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"Eliza."
Enclosures.
41. A. Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 10, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"D. Estevao d'Atayde."
Two Enclosures.
42. A. Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 15, 1830
R. Jan. 10, 1831
"D. Estevao d'Atayde."
One Enclosure.
43. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Jan. 14. - "Voador."
One Enclosure.
44. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 24, 1830
R. Jan. 26, 1831
"Feliz Marianna," "Eliza," "D. Estevao d'Atayde," and "Africano Oriental."
Seven Enclosures.
45. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 13, 1830
R. Feb. 14, 1831
"Eliza."
Two Enclosures.
46. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 13, 1830
R. Feb. 14, 1831
"Eliza."
Three Enclosures.
47. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 13, 1830
R. Feb. 14, 1831
"D. Estevao d'Atayde."
One Enclosure.
48. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 18, 1830
R. Feb. 16, 1831
"D. Estevao d'Atayde."
One Enclosure.
49. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 18, 1830
R. Feb. 16, 1831
"Eliza."
Two Enclosure
50. Sir George Shee to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Feb. 19, - Removal of Slaves from Lorenço Marques to Rio de Janeiro.
One Enclosure.
51. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. Feb. 22, - "Africano Oriental."
52. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 26, -
R. March 2, -
Removal of Slaves from Inhambane to Rio de Janeiro.
One Enclosure.
53. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. March 30, -
R. April 2, -
"Commerciante."
54. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. March 30, -
R. April 2, -
M. Altavilla's Debts.
55. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. March 30, 1831
R. April 2, -
Dissolution of the Mixed British and Brazilian Commissions.
56. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. March 30, -
R. April 2, -
"Esperança Feliz."
57. Arthur Aston, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 24, -
R. April 2, -
"Destimida."
One Enclosure.
58. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. April 14, -
R. April 15, -
The Right of Brazil to claim Indemnification for illegal Captures.
59. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. April 20, - Permission to remove Slaves from Inhambane to Rio de Janeiro refused.
60. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. April 20, - Permission to remove Slaves from Inhambane to Rio de Janeiro refused.
Two Enclosures.
61. Arthur Aston, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 5, -
R. May 5, -
Treatment of emancipated Slaves.
One Enclosure.
62. Arthur Aston, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 5, -
R. May 5, -
French Slaver at Goiana.
63. Arthur Aston, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 17, -
R. May 24, -
Removal of Slaves from Lorenço Marques to Rio de Janeiro.
Two Enclosures.
64. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. June 6, - Removal of Slaves from Lorenço Marques to Rio de Janeiro.
65. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. June 6, - Removal of Slaves from Lorenço Marques to Rio de Janeiro.
One Enclosure.
66. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. June 15, -
R. June 17, -
Removal of Slaves from Lorenço Marques to Rio de Janeiro.
67. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. July 2, - "Commerciante."
68. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. July 2, - "Esperança Feliz."
69. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. July 4, - "Eliza."
One Enclosure.
70. The Chevalier de Mattos to Viscount Palmerston D. July 29, -
R. July 29, -
Asking for Answers to his former Notes.
71. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Aug. 16, - Dissolution of Mixed Commissions.
72. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Aug, 16, - The Sentence of the Mixed Commission final and decisive.
73. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. Aug. 17, - Dissolution of the Mixed Commissions.
Two Enclosures.
74. Arthur Aston, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. July 28, -
R. Sept. 22, -
Order issued against Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
75. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. R. Sept. 22, - Papers presented to Parliament.
76. The Chevalier de Mattos to SirGeorge Shee D. Sept. 26, -
R. Sept. 27, -
Asking Answer to his Note on M. Altavilla's Debts.
77. Sir George Shee to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Sept. 29, - M. Altavilla's Debts.
78. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. Oct. 7, - Order issued against Slave Trade at Rio de Janeiro.
79. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. Oct. 8, - Equipment Article.
80. Viscount Palmerston to Arthur Aston, Esq. D. Nov. 1, - Emancipated Slaves.
81. Viscount Palmerston to The Chevalier de Mattos D. Dec. 19, - M. Altavilla's Debts.
"BRAZIL. (Consular.) - Rio de Janeiro.
82. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Nov. 30, 1830
R. Feb. 14, 1831
Removal of Domestic Slaves.
83. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 18, 1830
R. Feb. 16, 1831
Capture of a Slaver off Bahia.
84. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Jan. 8, -
R. April 30, -
Slaves imported - Half Year to December 1830.
One Enclosure.
85. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 12, -
R. April 30, -
Emancipated Slaves.
86. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 2, -
R. May 5, -
Slaves landed on the Coast.
87. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 23, -
R. June 14, -
Fernando Po.
88. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. July 23, -
R. Sept. 21, -
State of the Slave Trade.
89. Wm. Pennell, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 27, -
R. Oct. 26, -
Disembarkation of Slaves-"Suspiro."
Two Enclosures.
"BRAZIL. (Consular.)-Bahia.
90. Mr. Parkinson to The Earl of Aberdeen D. Dec. 6, 1830
R. Feb. 14, 1831
Capture of the "Destimida."
One Enclosure.
91. Viscount Palmerston to Mr. Parkinson D. Feb. 25, - "Almirante."
92. Mr. Parkinson to Viscount Palmerston D. March 2, -
R. May 31, -
"Almirante."
One Enclosure.
93. Mr. Parkinson to Viscount Palmerston D. March 3, 1831
R. May 31, -
Arrivals from the Coast of Africa - Half Year to January 1831. "Clementina."
One Enclosure.
"BRAZIL. (Consular.)-Pernambuco.
94. Mr. Cowper to John Bidwell, Esq. D. Feb. 11, 1831
R. April 20, -
"Clementina."
Two Enclosures.
95. Mr. Cowper to John Bidwell, Esq. D. Feb. 16, -
R. May 27, -
Slaves imported - Half Year to January 1831.
Two Enclosures.
96. Mr. Cowper to John Bidwell, Esq. D. July 21, -
R. Sept. 10, -
Slaves imported - Half Year to July 1831.
One Enclosure.
"BRAZIL. (Consular.)-Maranham.
97. Mr. W. Hesketh to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 26, 1831
R. March 23, -
Report on Slave Trade - "Prudencia."
98. Mr. W. Hesketh to Viscount Palmerston D. April 29, -
R. July 29, -
"Flora," "Uniao," and "Triumfo do Maranhao."
99. Mr. W. Hesketh to Viscount Palmerston D. May 13, -
R. July 17, -
"Egerida."
100. Mr. Robert Hesketh to Viscount Palmerston D. Aug. 3, -
R. Sept. -
Memorandum on Slave Trade of the North Coast of Brazil.
Five Enclosures.
"BRAZIL. (Consular.)-Pará.
101. Mr. John Hesketh to Viscount Palmerston D. April 2, 1831
R. June 6, -
No Slaves imported - Half Year to January 1831.
"FRANCE.
102. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Jan. 14, 1831 French Slave Trade.
Two Enclosures.
103. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 24, -
R. Jan. 27, -
Projet of Law against Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
104. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Jan. 31, -
R. Feb. 3, -
French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
105. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Feb. 4, - French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
106. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Feb. 4, - Projet of Law against Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
107. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 4, -
R. Feb. 8, -
French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
108. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 11, -
R. Feb. 14, -
French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
109. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Feb. 25, -
R. Feb. 28, -
French Slave Trade - Right of Search.
Two Enclosures.
110. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. March 7, -
R. March 10, -
Law for Prevention of the French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
111. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. April 9, - French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
112. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. April 11, -
R. April 14, -
French Slave Trade - Right of Search.
One Enclosure.
113. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. April 19, - Mutual Right of Search.
One Enclosure.
114. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. April 18, -
R. April 21, -
French Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
115. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. April 30, - British Subjects concerned in Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
116. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. April 29, -
R. May 2, -
Mutual Right of Search.
One Enclosure.
117. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. May 9, -
R. May 12, -
Mutual Right of Search.
One Enclosure.
118. Viscount Palmerston to The Prince de Talleyrand R. June 6, - "Virginie."
119. The Prince de Talleyrand to Viscount Palmerston D. June 23, -
R. June 23, -
"Philibert."
120. Viscount Palmerston to The Prince de Talleyrand D. June 30, - "Virginie."
One Enclosure.
121. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. June 30, - Punishment of a British Subject engaged in Slave Trade.
One Enclosure.
122. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. July 15, - French Squadron on the Coast of Africa.
123. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. July 18, -
R. July 21, -
French Squadron on the Coast of Africa.
124. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. July 20, -
R. Aug. 5, -
Encrease of French Squadron on the Coast of Africa.
One Enclosure.
125. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Sept. 22, - Papers presented to Parliament.
126. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Sept. 30, 1831
R. Oct. 3, -
Measures for Abolition of Slave Trade-Interference of United States.
127. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Oct. 15, - Promised Encrease of French Squadron on the Coast of Africa.
128. Viscount Granville to Viscount Palmerston D. Oct. 31, -
R. Nov. 3, -
Mutual Right of Search.
129. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Nov. 7, - Mutual Right of Search.
130. Viscount Palmerston to Viscount Granville D. Dec. 31, - Assistance afforded by French Officers to the Governor of the Gambia.
One Enclosure.
"UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
131. C. R. Vaughan, Esq. to Viscount Palmerston D. March 28, 1831
R. April 29, -
Negotiations with America for the Abolition of Slave Trade.

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

Ordered, That the said Papers be printed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum tertium diem instantis Augusti, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.