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Martis, 9 die Februarii; Anno 11 Georgii IV ti Regis, 1830.
Winchelsea Writ. Sankey Brook Navigation Petition. Foston Bridge Road Bill, presented. Order for Kingston Bridge Road Bill, charged. Horsham and Guildford Road Petition. New Sarum Poor Petition. Market Harborough Road Petition. Thirsk Roads Petition. Accounts of Dividends, ordered. Return to be printed. No. 13. Petitions for repeal of Parish Vestries Act (Ireland.) Petition for repeal of Subletting Act (Ireland.) Abstract of Affidavits of Debt, ordered. No. 14. Abstract of Courts of Law, ordered. No. 15. Abstract of Return from Court of Chancery, ordered. No. 23. Abstracts laid on the Table. Abstracts to be printed. No. 15. No. 16. St. Katharine Dock Petition. Papers from the East India Company, presented. No. 22. Papers respecting Hindoo Widows, ordered. Lunatic Licensing Balances Bill, ordered. Returns presented: Sheriffs Fees and Allowances. No. 20. Felons. No. 21. Petitions for repeal of Malt and Beer Duties. Addresses for Returns of Debtors. Return respecting Debtors (Dublin) ordered. Lunatic Licensing Balances Bill, presented. No. 19. Accounts of Tobacco and Snuff, ordered. Account of Public Income, &c. ordered; No. 11. presented. Account of Surplus Ways and Means, ordered; No. 12. presented. Accounts, ordered: Exchequer Bills. Monies in Exchequer. Exchequer Bills; presented. No. 18. Account of East India Half Pay, ordered; No. 17. presented. Accounts from Court of Chancery, ordered. Committee on East India Company's Affairs, appointed. Accounts of Exports and Imports, ordered. Committee on Motion for Supply.

Martis, 9 die Februarii; Anno 11 Georgii IV ti Regis, 1830.

PRAYERS.

Winchelsea Writ.

ORDERED, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown, to make out a new Writ for the electing of a Baron to serve in this present Parliament for the Town and Port of Winchelsea, in the room of Henry Brougham, Esquire, who, since his election for the said Town and Port, hath accepted the office of Steward or Bailiff of His Majesty's three Chiltern Hundreds of Stoke, Desborough and Bonenham, in the county of Buckingham.

Sankey Brook Navigation Petition.

A Petition of several Proprietors of shares in the Sankey Brook Navigation, in the county palatine of Lancaster, was presented, and read; reciting two Acts of 28 Geo. 2, and 2 Geo. 3, for making navigable the river or brook called Sankey Brook, and the three several branches thereof from the River Mersey, below Sankey Bridges, up to Boardman's Stone Bridge, on the south branch, to Gerard's Bridge, on the middle branch thereof, and to Penny Bridge, on the north branch thereof, all in the county palatine of Lancaster, and also for adjusting the measure of coal to be brought down the said river or brook, and sold within the town of Liverpool, and setting forth, That it would be of great public utility, and of great advantage to the owners of flats, boats and other vessels using the navigation of the said Sankey Brook, if a navigable cut, canal or branch were to be made and maintained from, out of, and connected with, the said Sankey Brook Navigation, at or near to a place called Fidler's Ferry, in the said county, to join and communicate with the River Mersey, at or near to a place called Widnes Wharf, near West Bank, in the parish of Prescot, in the said county palatine of Lancaster, which said intended cut, canal and branch is intended to pass from, through and into the several townships, hamlets or places of Penketh Cuerdley and Widnes, all in the parish of Prescot, in the said county of Lancaster; and also to extend and improve the navigation of the said Sankey Brook and the several works thereto belonging; and it may be necessary to enlarge, alter and amend the powers and provisions of the said Acts, and to alter the existing tolls, rates and duties thereby granted; and it would be of great advantage if the proprietors of the said Sankey Brook Navigation were made a body corporate, and have powers to sue and be sued in a corporate name; and also to hold the lands and hereditaments, and the tolls, rates and duties, and other property of the said Sankey Brook Navigation in such corporate name; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill for the same.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to a Committee:-And it is referred to Mr. Greene, &c.: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and have Power to send for persons papers and records.

Foston Bridge Road Bill, presented.

Mr. Charles Pallmer presented a Bill for repairing the Road from Foston Bridge, through the Town of Grantham, to the Division-stone on Witham Common, all in the county of Lincoln: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time.

Order for Kingston Bridge Road Bill, charged.

The House was moved, That the Petition of the Bailiffs and Freemen of the town of Kingston-uponThames, in the county of Surrey; praying for leave to bring in a Bill for making Approaches to Kingston-uponThames Bridge, which was yesterday presented to the House, might be read; and the same was read.

The House was also moved, That the Order made on the same day, for leave to bring in a Bill accordingly, might be read; and the same being read;

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to a Committee:-And it is referred to Mr. Charles Pallmer, &c.: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and have Power to send for persons papers and records.

Horsham and Guildford Road Petition.

A Petition of several Trustees for executing an Act for making and maintaining a Road from Horsham, to join the Turnpike Road leading to Guilford, with two branches therefrom, in the counties of Sussex and Surrey; and, of several Owners and Occupiers of estates, lands and grounds, was presented, and read; setting forth, That the money borrowed on the credit of the Tolls granted by the said Act, cannot be paid off, nor the said Roads be effectually amended and kept in repair, unless the term of the said Act be further continued; and it is expedient that the said Act should be repealed, and further and more effectual powers and provisions granted instead thereof; and that it would be convenient to the public, if a branch or new Road was made and maintained from a certain place at or near Slaughterford Bridge, towards Rowhook, in the said county of Sussex, and from thence, by Furzon Gate, to join the Road leading from Rudgwick to Guildford, terminating at or near a place called Ellens Green, in the said county of Surrey; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill or Bills for the same.

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill accordingly: And that Mr. Charles Pallmer and Mr. Denison do prepare, and bring it in.

New Sarum Poor Petition.

A Petition of several of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor in the city of New Sarum, in the county of Wilts; and, of several Inhabitants of the said City, was presented, and read; setting forth, That the said city consists of three parishes; that is to say, the parish of Saint Thomas, the parish of Saint Edmund, and the parish of Saint Martin, and the poor belonging thereto are numerous, and supported at a great expense; and that an Act was passed in the tenth year of the reign of his late Majesty, for consolidating the Rates to be made for the relief of the poor of the respective parishes of Saint Thomas, Saint Edmund and Saint Martin, in the said city, and that many houses, buildings, hereditaments and premises within the said city of New Sarum, are let out at low rents or to occasional occupiers, or in lodgings or in separate apartments, or for short terms, or are let out to tenants, who are, or become insolvent, before the Rates charged on them can be collected, and by reason whereof the payment of the Poor Rates thereon is evaded, and the inhabitants of the other houses, in such parishes, are unjustly compelled to pay much more than their fair and due proportions of the charges of relieving and maintaining the poor; and that the laws now in force for assessing and collecting monies for the relief of the said poor are in various respects defective and insufficient, and it is expedient that more effectual powers and provisions should be made and granted for assessing, collecting and recovering the said Rates, and that the powers of the said Act should be enlarged; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill for the same.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to a Committee:-And it is referred to Mr. Wyndham, &c.: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and have Power to send for persons papers and records.

Market Harborough Road Petition.

A Petition of several Trustees for executing the Acts for repairing the Road from Market Harborough to Loughborough, in the county of Leicester, and for repairing, widening, turning and altering the Road branching out of the aforesaid Road, at a place called Filling Gate, to a Road called the Foss Road, and from thence to the Turnpike Road leading from Melton Mowbray to the Guide Post in Saint Margaret's Field, Leicester, was presented, and read; setting forth, That the Money borrowed on the credit of the Tolls cannot be paid off, nor the said Roads be effectually amended and kept in repair, unless the term of the said Acts be further continued, the said Acts repealed, and other powers and provisions granted instead thereof, and the Tolls increased; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill for the same.

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill accordingly: And that Sir Charles Hastings and Mr. Legh Keck do prepare, and bring it in.

Thirsk Roads Petition.

A Petition of several Trustees for executing the Acts for widening and repairing the high Road leading from Northallerton to the south wall of the churchyard of the town of Thirsk, and from the south-east end of the street called Finkell-street, in Thirsk aforesaid, to and through the town of Easingwold, to a place called Burton Stone, near the city of York; and also the Road from Thirsk aforesaid to Topcliffe, in the north riding of the county of York, was presented, and read; setting forth, That the Money borrowed on the credit of the Tolls cannot be paid off, nor the said Roads amended and kept in repair, unless the term and powers of the said Acts are enlarged, and the Tolls increased; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill for the same.

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill accordingly: And that Mr. Marshall and Lord Viscount Milton do prepare, and bring it in.

Accounts of Dividends, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the total number of Persons to whom a half year's Dividend on Three per cent. Consols became due on 5th January last; specifying the number respectively of those whose Dividend for the half year did not exceed £.5, £.10, £.50, £.100, £.200, £.300, £.500, £.1,000, £.2,000, and the number of those whose Divident exceeded £.2,000:-a like Account of Dividends on Three per cent. Reduced payable on 10th October last:-a like Account of the Dividends on Three and a Half per cents, payable on 10th October last:-a like Account of Dividends on Four per cents, payable on 10th October last: -a like Account of the Dividends on Long Annuities, payable on 10th October last:-a like Account of the Dividends on New Four per cents, payable on 5th January last:-and, a like Account of the Dividends on Three per cent. Annuities, anno 1726, payable on 5th January last; with a Total of the number of Persons under each head.

Return to be printed. No. 13.

Ordered, That the Return of the number of Posteas filed during the years 1826, 1827 and 1828, in the Court of Common Pleas at Westminster, stating whether for the Plaintiff or Defendant, and specifying the nature and amount of the verdict and costs recorded, which was yesterday presented to the House, be printed.

Petitions for repeal of Parish Vestries Act (Ireland.)

A Petition of Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the parish of Cloynepriest was presented, and read; reciting the Act 7 Geo. 4, c. 72, for the regulation of Parish Vestries in Ireland; and praying, That the same may be repealed.

A Petition of Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the union of Midleton, in the diocese of Cloyne, in the county of Cork, was also presented, and read; setting forth, That the Petitioners feel it a most distressing grievance to be compelled by law to pay Church Rates for the building, repairing, and for several other expenses besides, of the Church of said Union, to which they do not belong; that the said Union comprises an extent of land amounting to 20,000 acres; that the Roman Catholics of said Union are the occupiers of 15,000 acres of said Union; that they are compelled to pay Church Rates in the same proportion, that is, as three is to one, although the said Union contains a most respectable and wealthy Protestant population; that the Roman Catholics of said Union, who are not Petitioners by reason of their want of education, are as sensibly alive to the injustice of this law as the Petitioners can possibly be; that a new church has been lately built in said Union, in a very expensive manner, all of cut stone, with pews and galleries made of oak, which cost about 3,000£; that the Petitioners, in a most respectful manner, solicited the late Lord Bishop of said diocese, and the present Rector of the said Union, to cause the pews and galleries of said church to be sold for the benefit of the said Union at large, thereby to diminish the Church Rates thereof, as had been done in other parishes of the said diocese, and in other dioceses likewise, but that such application has been very unceremoniously refused; that the Petitioners humbly pray the House will take this Petition into their consideration, with a view to the relief and satisfaction of the Petitioners and their poor Roman Catholic brethren of said Union, from any demand on them in future for any Church Rates whatsoever.

And the said Petitions were ordered to lie upon the Table; and to be printed.

Petition for repeal of Subletting Act (Ireland.)

A Petition of Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the parish of Cloynepriest was presented, and read; reciting the Act 7 Geo. 4, c. 29, to amend the Law in Ireland respecting the assignment and subletting of Lands in Ireland; and praying the House to repeal the same.

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Abstract of Affidavits of Debt, ordered. No. 14.

Ordered, That an Abstract of the "Return of the Names and Designations of all Persons who have filed Affidavits of Debt in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Marshalsea, within the years 1825 and 1826, and up to the 22d June 1827, stating the amount of debt sworn to, and for, or upon what the said debt was due;" which was presented to the House upon the 19th of February 1828; specifying the number of persons who have filed Affidavits of Debt for sums of £.10 and not exceeding £.20, above £.20 and not exceeding £.50, above £.50 and not exceeding £.100, above £.100 and not exceeding £150, above £.150 and not exceeding £.200, above £.200 and not exceeding £.500, above £.500 and not exceeding £.1,000, above £.1,000 and not exceeding £.2,000, and for sums above £.2,000; and stating the number filed for debts upon Bonds, Bills of Exchange, or Promissory Notes, Goods, &c. sold, Work and Labour, Money had, paid or lent, and upon other considerations, be prepared, and laid before the House.

Abstract of Courts of Law, ordered. No. 15.

Ordered, That an Abstract of the "Return of the number of Courts of Law in England, Wales and Ireland, whether under the name of Courts of Request, or any other name, which have the power of committing to prison for Debts of £.5 and under £.5; stating the constitution of the Court, the extent of imprisonment authorized to be awarded for the several amounts of Debt in classes; also, by what Act of Parliament, or other authority, the Court acts, and the Expenses or Rate of Fees charged in each Court; stating whether any, and what allowance is made to the Debtor during his confinement in prison, and by whom such allowance is paid; and the total amount paid for such allowance in each of the two years 1826 and 1827;" which was presented to the House upon the 18th day of February 1829-so far as relates to England and Wales, -be prepared, and laid before the House.

Abstract of Return from Court of Chancery, ordered. No. 23.

Ordered, That an Abstract of the Return to an Order of the House, dated the 13th March 1829, for "A Return of the number of Causes and Matters pending in the High Court of Chancery, to the credit of which any sum of money is vested in the Bank Annuities or in Cash; distinguishing the amount of Principal and Interest in each, the period when each Cause or Matter was instituted, with the nature and date of the last Proceeding taken therein;" which was presented to the House upon the 4th day of June 1829; showing the total number of Accounts; the number of Accounts in which any sum is invested under the head of Securities; the number of Accounts in which the sum so invested is not above £.100, the number above £.100 and not exceeding £.200, above £.200 and not exceeding £.500, above £.500 and not exceeding £.1,000, above £.1,000 and not exceeding £.5,000, above £.5,000 and not exceeding £.10,000, and the number exceeding £.10,000; and the aggregate sums of the entire Return under the heads of Cash and Securities; together with Copies of the four Accounts annexed to the Return, and the explanatory Observations of the Accountant General, be prepared and laid before the House.

Abstracts laid on the Table.

Mr. Speaker acquainted the House, that the said Abstracts had been prepared, in pursuance of the Orders of the House of the 4th day of June, in the last Session of Parliament, and of this day; and were upon the Table.

Ordered, That the said Abstracts be printed.

Abstracts to be printed. No. 15.

Ordered, That the Abstract of the Return of the number of Courts of Law in England, Wales, and Ireland, so far as relates to Ireland, which was presented to the House upon the 18th day of February, in the last Session of Parliament, be printed.

No. 16.

Ordered, That the Abstract Return of the number of Suits or Claims entered in each of the Courts of Request in England and Wales, and in the several Courts in Ireland in each of the years 1826 and 1827, which was also presented to the House upon the 18th day of February, in last Session of Parliament, be printed.

St. Katharine Dock Petition.

A Petition of the Directors of the Saint Katharine Dock Company, was presented, and read; reciting an Act of the 6th year of His present Majesty, for making and constructing certain Wet Docks, Warehouses and other Works in the Parish of Saint Botolph-without-Aldgate, and in the Parish or Precinct of Saint Katharine, near the Tower of London, in the County of Middlesex; and setting forth, That the Petitioners, with certain other persons therein named, were constituted a Joint Stock Company for the purpose of carrying the object of the said Act into effect by the name and style of the Saint Katharine Dock Company; and that, in pursuance of the powers for that purpose vested in the Directors of the said Company, they immediately proceeded in the construction of the proposed works, and have completed two navigable Docks, with an entrance basin and lock communicating with the River Thames, and have also erected several warehouses, vaults, buildings and other works, quays and wharfs, and others are now in progress towards completion; and that the capital stock of the said Company was fixed by the said Act at the sum of 1,352,752£., with power to augment the same by any sum not exceeding in the whole the further sum of 500,000£., or to borrow any part of such additional sum at interest upon the security of the Rates to be received by virtue of the said Act; and that in pursuance of the powers so given by the said Act, and by another Act passed in the 10th year of the reign of His present Majesty, the whole of the said capital stock of 1,352,752£. has been raised; and the further sum of 500,000£. has been borrowed upon the security of the Rates, as authorized by the said Acts; and that in the progress of the construction of the said Docks, Buildings, Quays, Wharfs and other works, it has been found necessary, and judged expedient, to make several additions, alterations and improvements, and in the purchase of the site and execution of the buildings and works originally contemplated, the outlay has exceeded the estimates; and that, in order to enable the Petitioners to complete the several buildings, quays, wharfs and other works now in progress, and to provide further warehouse-room for the accommodation of the public, it is necessary that they should be empowered to raise a further sum of Money not exceeding 300,000£.; and praying, That leave may be given to bring in a Bill for the same.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to a Committee:-And it is referred to Mr. Charles Pallmer, &c.: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and have Power to send for persons papers and records.

Papers from the East India Company, presented. No. 22.

Mr. George Bankes presented to the House by His Majesty's Command,-General Statement of the Revenues and Charges of India (exclusive of the commercial charges) drawn from the Accounts presented to Parliament; also, showing the Interest paid upon the Debts, and the general result in each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate of the same for the year 1827-28.

Statement of the Revenues and Charges of the Presidency of Bengal (exclusive of the commercial charges) drawn from the Accounts presented to Parliament; showing also the Interest paid upon the Debts, and the result of each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate for the same for the year 1827-28.

Statement of the Revenues and Charges of the Presidency of Madras (exclusive of the Commercial Charges) drawn from the Accounts presented to Parliament; showing also the Interest paid upon the Debts, and the result of each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate for the same for the year 1827-28.

Statement of the Revenues and Charges of the Presidency of Bombay (exclusive of the Commercial Charges) drawn from the Accounts presented to Parliament; showing also the Interest paid upon the Debts, and the result of each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate for the same for the year 1827-28.

Statement of the Revenues and Charges of the Presidency and Settlements of Prince of Wales' Island, Bencoolen and St. Helena (exclusive of the Commercial Charges) drawn from the Accounts presented to Parliament; also, showing the Interest paid upon the Debts, and the result of each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate for the same for the year 1827-28.

An Account of the total annual amount of the Revenues and Charges of the several Presidencies in India, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27, with the Estimate of the same for the year 1827-28, as laid before Parliament; distinguishing as to the Revenues, the Revenues realized in the original Possessions of the East India Company from the Subsidies from native Princes, or Collections from ceded and conquered countries; and as to the Charges, the Military Charges and the Charges for Buildings and Fortifications, from Civil Revenue, Judicial and Marine Charges; showing also the net Charge of Bencoolen, Prince of Wales' Island, &c.; likewise the Interest paid on the Debts, and the amount of Territorial charges paid in England.

Statement of the Revenues realized in the original Possessions of the East India Company at Bengal, Madras and Bombay, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate of the same for the year 1827-28.

Account, showing the gross and net Receipts from Subsidies under Treaties with the native Princes of India, or from the Revenues of the ceded and conquered countries from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27; with the Estimate of the same for the year 1827-28.

Statement of the Civil Revenue, Judicial, Marine and other charges (exclusive of the Civil Charges of the ceded and conquered countries defrayed at Bengal, Madras and Bombay, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1826-27 inclusive; with the Estimate of the same for the year 1827-28.

Explanatory Notes relative to the distinctions of Territory observed in the Account N° 2, and its Appendices.

An Account of the Revenues and Charges of India in each of the three years ending 30th April 1827, 30th April 1828, and 30th April 1829 (the last year on Estimate), showing the annual Surplus of Revenue or Charge, after the payment of Territorial charges in England.

An Account of the amount of the Bond and other Debts owing by the East India Company, at their several Presidencies in India, on the 30th April in each year, from 1809 to 1814, both inclusive.

An Account of the amount of the Bond and other Territorial Debts owing by the East India Company, at their several Presidencies in India, on the 30th of April in each year, from 1814 to 1827, both inclusive.

An Account of the amount of the Assets of the East India Company at the several Presidencies in India, on the 30th April in each year, from 1809 to 1813, both inclusive.

An Account of the amount of the Assets of the East India Company at the several Presidencies and Settlements in India, on the 30th April in each year, from the year 1814 to the year 1827, both inclusive, distinguishing the Territorial from the Commercial Assets.

Abstract Statement of the result of the Debts and Assets of the East India Company in all India, on the 30th April in each year, from 1809 to 1827, both inclusive.

Computation of the Rate of Interest payable on the Indian Debt, on the 30th April 1809, 30th April 1814, and 30th April 1828.

An Account of the sums received at the Presidencies of Fort William, Fort Saint George and Bombay, for Sales of Import Goods and Stores in each year, from the year 1809-10, to the year 1827-28 inclusive.

An Account of the Commercial Charges not added to the Invoices at the several Presidencies in India respectively, from the year 1809-10 to 1813-14 inclusive.

An Account of the Commercial Charges not added to the Invoices at the several Presidencies in India respectively, from the year 1814-15 to the year 1827-28 inclusive.

An Account, showing the amount of all Advances made at the several Presidencies and Settlements in India for the purposes of Commerce, in so far as regards the purchase of Investments for Europe, from the year 1809-10 to 1813-14 inclusive; showing the amount applied to the purchase of Investment in China, and distinguishing the Amount issued in re-payment of Territorial Charges defrayed in England from the amount issued from Commercial Funds.

An Account, showing the amount of all Supplies from at the several Presidencies and Settlements in India for the purposes of Commerce, in so far as regards the purchase of Investments for Europe, from the year 1814-15 to 1827-28, inclusive; showing the amount applied to the purchase of Investment in China, and distinguishing the Amount issued in re-payment of Territorial Charges defrayed in England from the amount issued from Commercial Funds.

An Account, showing the amount of all Supplies from the several Presidencies and Settlements in India to the Factory at Canton in each year, from the year 1809-10 to 1827-28, inclusive.

An Account, showing the amount of all Supplies received at the several Presidencies and Settlements in India from the Factory at Canton in each year, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1827-28, inclusive.

An Account of sums written off the Books of the several Presidencies in India respectively, as Losses, from the year 1809-10 to the year 1813-14, inclusive, which have not been inserted in the Charges of the said Presidencies.

An Account of all sums written off the Territorial Books of the several Presidencies in India respectively, as Losses, from the year 1814-15 to the year 1826-27, inclusive, which have not been inserted in the Charges of the said Presidencies.

An Account of the increase of Dead Stock in India, consisting of Plate, Household Furniture, Stores, &c. &c. between April 1809 and April 1814, the expense of which is not included in the Charges; distinguishing what was purchased in India from what was supplied by England, so far as the same can be done.

An Account of the increase of Dead Stock in India, consisting of Plate, Household Furniture, Stores, &c. &c. between April 1814 and April 1827, the expense of which is not included in the Charges; distinguishing what was purchased in India from what was supplied by England, as far as the same can be done; distinguishing also the Territorial from the Commercial Dead Stock.

General Statement, showing the amount of the Proceeds of the Sales of Goods and Merchandize of the East India Company in Great Britain, and of their Commercial and other Receipts, Charges and Payments in Great Britain, under the several heads thereof, in each year, from 1st March 1810 to 30th April 1814.

General Statement, showing the amount of the Proceeds of the Sales of Goods and Merchandize of the East India Company in Great Britain, and of their Commercial and other Receipts, Charges and Payments in Great Britain, under the several heads thereof, from the year 1814-15 to the year 1828-29 inclusive, according to the annual Accounts presented to Parliament; distinguishing the Receipts and Payments in the Political and Territorial Branch from the Receipts and Payments in the Commercial Branch.

General Statement of the Bond Debts and simple Contract Debts of the East India Company, the state of Cash remaining in their Treasury, and other effects appertaining to them in Great Britain, and afloat on the 1st March in each year, from 1811 to 1813 inclusive, and on the 1st May 1814.

General Statement of the Bond Debt and simple Contract Debts of the East India Company, with the rates of Interest they respectively carry, and the amount of such Interest, and the state of Cash remaining in their Treasury, and other effects appertaining to the Company in Great Britain, and afloat on the 1st May in each year, from 1815 to 1829 inclusive; distinguishing the Debts and Assets in the Political and Territorial Branch from the Debts and Assets in the Commercial Branch.

Stock, per computation, of the East India Company (exclusive of their Capital Stock) drawn out, in respect to England, to 1st May 1815, and, in respect to India, to 1st May 1814.

Stock, per computation, of the East India Company (exclusive of their Capital Stock) drawn out, in respect to England, to 1st May 1828, and, in respect to India, to 1st May 1827.

Sale amount of Privilege and Private Trade Goods sold at the East India Company's Sales 1810-11 to 1828-29, distinguishing India from China.

An Account of the sale amount of the Company's, the Private Trade, Neutral and Prize Goods, &c. sold by the East India Company in each year from 1810-11 to 1828-29 inclusive.

An Account, showing the invoice amount of all Goods, Stores and Bullion exported by the East India Company to their several Presidencies and Settlements in India respectively, to the Island of Saint Helena, and to their Factory at Canton, from the season 1810-11 to the season 1828-29 inclusive, distinguishing each season; likewise, the amount of Goods from Stores; and the Bullion on the Political Account from the Bullion on the Commercial Account.

An Account of all sums received by the East India Company on Bills of Exchange remitted to them from their several Presidencies and Settlements in India, and their Factory at Canton, respectively in each year, from 1810-11 to 1813-14 inclusive; distinguishing Bills drawn on Territorial and Commercial Account; and showing also, the amount drawn on the Departments of His Majesty's Government.

An Account of all sums received by the East India Company on Bills of Exchange remitted to them from their several Presidencies and Settlements in India, and their Factory at Canton, respectively in each year, from 1814-15 to 1828-29 inclusive; distinguishing Bills drawn on Territorial and Commercial Account, and showing also, the amount drawn on the Departments of His Majesty's Government.

An Account, showing the amount of all sums paid by the East India Company, from their Treasury in England, supposed to be chargeable to the Territories in India, from the year 1810-11 to the year 1813-14 inclusive.

An Account, showing the amount of all sums paid by the East India Company from their Treasury in England, chargeable to the Territories in India, from the year 1814-15 to the year 1828-29 inclusive.

An Account, showing the amount of all Bills of Exchange and Certificates paid by the East India Company in each year, from the 1st March 1810 to 30th April 1814 inclusive; distinguishing India from China; and specifying, as far as practicable, such as were for liquidation of Indian Debt, for interest on Indian Debt, and for general purposes.

An Account, showing the amount of all Bills of Exchange and Certificates paid by the East India Company in each year, from the 1st of May 1814 to the 30th April 1829 inclusive; distinguishing India from China; and specifying, as far as practicable, such as were for liquidation of Indian Debt, for interest on Indian Debt, and for general purposes.

Statement of the Rates of Exchange at which Bills have been drawn upon India by the East India Company, from 1812, to the latest period.

Statement of the Rates of Exchange at which Bills have been drawn from India upon the East India Company from 1812 to the latest period.

An Account of Imports and Exports between Great Britain and all places to the eastward of the Cape of Good Hope (excepting China); distinguishing the Articles and the Value and the Private Trade from that of the East India Company in each year, from 1813 to the latest period to which the same can be made up.

An Account of all goods imported into Great Britain from the East Indies and China (exclusive of Mauritius) in each of the four years ending 5th January 1829; specifying the quantity and value of the principal articles imported.

An Account of all Goods exported from Great Britain to the East Indies and China (exclusive of Mauritius) for each of the six years ending 5th January 1829.

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from that of Treasure. (Bengal Imports.)

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure. (Bengal Exports.)

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure. (Bombay and Surat Imports.)

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure. (Bombay and Surat Exports.)

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure. (Fort Saint George Imports.)

A Statement of the Commerce of British India with Great Britain, North America, South America and Foreign Europe, from 1811-12 to 1826-27, both inclusive; distinguishing the Trade of the East India Company from that of Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure. (Fort Saint George Exports.)

Statement of the value of Imports into Bengal, Madras and Bombay, from Great Britain, Foreign Europe, and North and South America; and of Exports from Bengal, Madras and Bombay to Great Britain, Foreign Europe and North and South America, in each year, from 1811-12 to 1826-27; distinguishing the Imports and Exports by the East India Company from those by Individuals, and Merchandize from Treasure.

A Return of the quantities and prices of the several sorts of Tea sold by the East India Company, in each year, during the present Charter 1st May to 1st May.

A Statement, showing the average sale price per pound of all Teas sold by the East India Company, in each year, during the present Charter.

An Account of the quantity of Tea exported from Great Britain to Foreign Europe, to British Colonies and Possessions, and to all other parts, in each year, from 1814 to the 10th of October 1829.

Copy of a Letter from John Backhouse, Esquire, to the Secretary of the Board of Control, dated at the Foreign Office, 18th February 1829, with one Enclosure.

(Enclosure):-Copy of a Letter from Alexander Ferrier, Esquire, His Majesty's Consul at Rotterdam, to John Bidwell, Esquire, dated 7th October 1828.

Ordered, That the said Accounts and Papers do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Papers respecting Hindoo Widows, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, Copies or Extracts of all Communications and Correspondence relative to the burning of Widows on the funeral piles of their husbands, with such proceedings as may have been had thereon in the Court of Directors of the East India Company, since the period when similar Papers were presented.

Lunatic Licensing Balances Bill, ordered.

Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to authorize the transfer of certain Balances in the hands of the Clerks of the Peace of the several Counties of England and Wales, on account of Lunatic Asylums Licenses: And that Mr. Robert Gordon, Mr. Littleton, and Mr. Francis Baring do prepare, and bring it in.

Returns presented: Sheriffs Fees and Allowances. No. 20.

Mr. William Peel presented to the House, pursuant to their Addresses to His Majesty in the last Session of Parliament, a Return of all Fees paid in one year by the High Sheriff of each County in England and Wales, on entering into that office, and during the continuance thereof; stating under what authority such Fees are demanded, the amount thereof, and for whose use the same are paid; also stating, whether any and what allowances are made to each of the said High Sheriffs, to enable them to perform the duties of the office.

Felons. No. 21.

A Return of the number of persons who, having been committed for offences in execution of a sentence of Court or order of Magistrates, have been discharged, during the years 1827 and 1828, from the Hulks and the various Gaols and Houses of Correction in England and Wales, distinguishing Males from Females, and stating whether confined for Felony or Misdemeanor.

Ordered, That the said Returns do lie upon the Table, and be printed.

Petitions for repeal of Malt and Beer Duties.

A Petition of Landowners, Farmers and Tradesmen resident in the parishes of Wittersham, Stone, and Ebony, in the Isle of Oxney, in the county of Kent;-of Inhabitants of Wrotham;-and of Benenden,-were presented, and read; setting forth, That the labourers, tradesmen, and the occupiers and owners of land in that part of the country are suffering under great and increasing difficulties and distress, and the Petitioners see too much reason to apprehend that a large proportion of the yeomen and farmers must be utterly ruined, if measures be not adopted by the House for their immediate relief; and praying, That the Duties on Malt and Beer may be totally repealed; and that such other measures may be adopted as the House may deem most likely to restore prosperity to this now distressed country.

And the said Petitions were ordered to lie upon the Table; and to be printed.

Addresses for Returns of Debtors.

Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, that He will be graciously pleased to give directions, that there be laid before this House, a Return of the number of Prisoners for Debt committed to the custody of the Keepers of the King's Bench, the Fleet, Whitecross-street, the Marshalsea, and Horsemonger-lane Prisons, in the year 1829; distinguishing those in custody under Mesne Process, or under Judgments recovered, or for Costs of Suit; stating how many for sums above £.100, for sums between £.50 and £.100, for sums between £.50 and £.20, and the number of sums under £.20 (excluding Crown Debtors, prisoners for Contempt of Court, and persons committed by process out of Courts of Request); stating also, the number in custody in each of those prisons on 1st January 1830.

Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, that He will be graciously pleased to give directions, that there be laid before this House, a Return of the number of Warrants granted for Debt; distinguishing whether upon Mesne Process or on Writs of Execution against the person, by the Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, and by the Sheriff of Surrey, and the number of bailable processes executed by them in the year 1829.

Resolved, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, that He will be graciously pleased to give directions, that there be laid before this House, a Return of the number of Debtors committed to the Whitecross-street and Horsemonger-lane prisons, on process out of the Courts of Request, during each of the last two years ending 1st January 1830; stating the aggregate amount of debts and costs separately, in each prison, in each year; showing, in classes, the number confined from one to less than ten days, for ten days and less than thirty, fifty, seventy, and one hundred days, in each year; stating also, the amount paid out of the County or other Rates for the maintenance and support of such prisoners, in each year, as accurately as possible.

Ordered, That the said Addresses be presented to His Majesty, by such Members of this House as are of His Majesty's most honourable Privy Council.

Return respecting Debtors (Dublin) ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, a Return of the number of Prisoners committed for debt to the custody of the keepers of the Four Courts Marshalsea, City Marshalsea, Sheriffs' Prison, Saint Sepulchre's Manor Court, and Saint Donore's Manor Court, in the City of Dublin and its Liberties, in the year 1829; and also, the number of Prisoners committed for debt to each of the other prisons in Ireland, in the year 1829, and the number in custody on 1st January 1830; distinguishing those in custody under Mesne Process or under Judgments recovered, or for Cost of Suit; stating how many for sums above £.100, for sums between £.50 and £.100, for sums between £.50 and £.20, and the number of sums under £.20 (Crown Debtors and persons for Contempt of Court to be put in a separate Return); stating also the number in custody in each of those prisons on 1st January 1830.

Lunatic Licensing Balances Bill, presented. No. 19.

Mr. Robert Gordon presented a Bill to authorize the Transfer of certain Balances in the hands of the Clerks of the Peace of the several Counties of England and Wales, on account of Lunatic Asylums Licenses: And the same was read the first time; and ordered to be read a second time upon Thursday next.

Ordered, That the Bill be printed.

Accounts of Tobacco and Snuff, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of pounds weight of Leaf Tobacco, Manufactured Segars, and Snuff, paid Duty upon quarterly for the last year, ending 5th January 1830 inclusive; also, the rate of Duty, and total amount of the same; distinguishing England, Scotland and Ireland.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of pounds weight, and amount of Duty collected at the respective Ports of Importation within the same period, and quarters ending 5th April, 5th July, 10th October 1829, and 5th January 1830; and total of each quarter and year.

Account of Public Income, &c. ordered; No. 11.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the net Public Income of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, in the year ended 5th January 1830, after abating the Expenditure thereout defrayed by the several Revenue Departments, and of the actual issues or payments within the same period, exclusive of the sums applied to the redemption of Funded or paying off Unfunded Debt, and of the Advances and Repayments for Local Works, &c.:-also, of the Balances of Public Money remaining in the Exchequer on 5th January 1829, the amount of Money raised by the additions to the Funded or Unfunded Debt in the year ended 5th January 1830, the Money applied towards the Redemption of the Funded or paying off Unfunded Debt; the total amount of Advances and Re-payments on account of Local Works, &c. with the difference accruing thereon, and the Balances in the Exchequer on 5th January 1830.

presented.

Mr. Dawson accordingly presented to the House the said Accounts.

Ordered, That the said Accounts do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Account of Surplus Ways and Means, ordered; No. 12.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the total amount of Money which, on 5th January 1830, was in the Exchequer, or remained to be received, on account of Ways and Means; also, of the several sums of Money which would probably remain to be defrayed on account of Supplies of the years 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, and 1829; and the Surplus of the Ways and Means at the disposition of Parliament.

presented.

Mr. Dawson accordingly presented to the House the said Account.

Ordered, That the said Account do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Accounts, ordered: Exchequer Bills.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of all Exchequer Bills issued, or authorized to be issued, charged on the Supplies 1830, unprovided for.

Monies in Exchequer.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account, showing the amount of Monies in the Exchequer, and remaining to be received on 1st February 1830, to complete the Aids granted by Parliament, for the service of the year 1829.

Exchequer Bills;

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of all Exchequer Bills issued between 5th January 1829 and 5th January 1830, under the Acts 3 Geo. 4, c. 86, and 5 Geo. 4, c. 103, unprovided for.

presented. No. 18.

Mr. Dawson accordingly presented to the House the said Accounts.

Ordered, That the said Accounts do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Account of East India Half Pay, ordered; No. 17.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the several sums which will become payable between 5th April 1830 and 5th April 1831, by the United Company of Merchants trading to the East Indies, towards the expense of Half Pay, Pensions, and Allowances to His Majesty's Forces serving in India, in pursuance of Act 4, Geo. 4, c. 71.

presented.

Mr. Dawson accordingly presented to the House the said Account.

Ordered, That the said Account do lie upon the Table; and be printed.

Accounts from Court of Chancery, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Rehearings and Appeals which stood for hearing before the Lord Chancellor on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Causes which stood for hearing before the Lord Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Pleas and Demurrers, Exceptions and further Directions, which stood for hearing before the Lord Chancellor and the Vice-Chancellor on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Bankrupt Petitions which stood for hearing before the Lord Chancellor and the ViceChancellor on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Rehearings, Exceptions and further Directions, which stood for hearing before the Master of the Rolls on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the number of Causes which stood for hearing before the Master of the Rolls on the first day of Hilary Term 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, a Return of the total amount of the effects of the Suitors in the High Court of Chancery in the years 1819, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1827, 1828, and 1829.

Committee on East India Company's Affairs, appointed.

Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to inquire into the present State of the Affairs of the East India Company, and into the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China; and to report their Observations thereupon to the House:-And a Committee was appointed of the Marquis Graham, Mr. Baring, Mr. Huskisson, Lord Viscount Milton, Mr. Astell, the Marquis of Chandos, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Burrell, Mr. Ward, Mr. Arbuthnot, Sir Richard Vyvyan, Mr. Hart Davis, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Williams Wynn, Mr. Cutlar Fergusson, Mr. Robert Grant, Mr. Stanley, Sir James Mackintosh, Lord Ashley, Mr. Stuart Wortley, Mr. Littleton, Mr. Alderman Thompson, Mr. Hume, Mr. Spring Rice, Mr. William Cavendish, Mr. Moore, Mr. Baillie, Mr. George Bankes, Mr. Irving, Mr. Courtenay, Mr. Wolryche Whitmore, Mr. William O'Brien, Mr. Poulett Thomson, Mr. Johnathan Peel, Mr. John Stewart: And they are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and have Power to send for persons papers and records.

Ordered, That the Committee have Power to report the Minutes of the Evidence taken before them, from time to time to the House.

Ordered, That Five be the Quorum of the Committee.

Accounts of Exports and Imports, ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the Exports of British Manufactures and Produce, from the year 1798 inclusive, to 5th January 1814; specifying the official and real value, with the increase and decrease in each year, as the same may be, of the real as compared with the official value, and the gross amounts.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, a like Account of the Exports, from the year 1814 inclusive, to 5th January 1830.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, like Accounts of the Exports of Colonical and Foreign Produce.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, like Accounts of the Exports from Ireland.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, like Accounts of the Imports for the same periods.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, an Account of the Exports of Cotton Goods, from the year 1814 inclusive, to 5th January 1830; specifying each year the increase and decrease of real as compared with official value.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, a like Account of the Exports of Printed Cotton Goods, with the amount of Duties received, and drawbacks allowed upon the same.

Committee on Motion for Supply.

The Order of the day being read, for the House to resolve itself into a Committee of the whole House, to consider of the Motion made yesterday, "That a Supply be granted to His Majesty;"

Ordered, That the Speech of the Lords Commissioners to both Houses of Parliament, be referred to the Committee.

Then the House resolved itself into the Committee.

(In the Committee.)

Motion made, and Question proposed, "That a Supply be granted to His Majesty."

Amendment proposed to leave out from the word "That" to the end of the Question, in order to add the words, "no Supply be granted until the grievances and the distress of the People be taken into consideration, and redress be granted," instead thereof.

Question put, That the words proposed to be left out, stand part of the Question;

The Committee divided.

Teller for the Yeas, Mr. Dawson - - 24.

Teller for the Noes, The Marquis of Blandford 4.

And it appearing, that Forty Members were not present, the Chairman left the Chair.

Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair;

And the House being told by Mr. Speaker, and Forty Members not being present;

The House was adjourned by Mr. Speaker, without a Question first put, till To-morrow.