Sabbati, 20 die Februarii, 1830;
Mr. Speaker resumed the Chair; and Sir Alexander
Grant reported from the Committee, That they had come
to a Resolution, which they had directed him to report to
Ordered, That the Report be received upon Monday
Sir Alexander Grant also acquainted the House, that
he was directed by the Committee to move, That they
may have leave to sit again.
Resolved, That this House will, upon Monday next,
again resolve itself into the said Committee.
Navy Estimates, presented.
Sir George Clerk presented to the House, pursuant to
their Address to His Majesty,-Navy Estimates for the
Ordered, That the said Estimates do lie upon the Table;
and be printed.
Blackwall Railway Petition.
A Petition of several Owners and Occupiers in several
of the parishes hereinafter mentioned, and of several
Merchants, Traders and others residing in or near the
city of London, was presented, and read; setting forth, That
the making and maintaining of a Railway or Tramroad,
with all necessary works and conveniences for the passage
of waggons, carts and other carriages, commencing at or
near Union-street Whitechapel, in the county of Middlesex,
and terminating at or near to certain wharfs, warehouses
and premises belonging to Sir Robert Wigram, Baronet,
situate at Blackwall, in the county of Middlesex, together
with two Branches from the same to the East India Docks
and West India Docks, with warehouses, buildings, quays,
and other places of deposit for loading, unloading and
depositing goods, wares and merchandize, will be of great
utility, by facilitating and expediting the conveyance of
sugar, tea, coffee, rum, indigo, cotton, wine, mahogany
and coal, and various other commodities and merchandizes from the East and West India Docks, the River
Thames at Blackwall to the city of London and the
vicinity thereof, and by opening a cheaper, more expeditious and additional mode of transit for goods, wares,
merchandize and other articles to, from and between
those places; and which said Railway or Tramroad and
Branches pass from, through or into the several parishes
and hamlets of Saint Mary Matfellon otherwise Whitechapel, Saint Dunstan Stepney, Mile-End Old Town,
Radcliffe, Saint Anne's Limehouse, All Saints Poplar,
hamlet of Plaistow and Saint Leonard's Bromley; and
that several of the Petitioners and other persons are willing and desirous to make and maintain the said Railway
or Tramroad, Branches and Works, upon obtaining the
necessary powers for that purpose; 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. Byng, &c: And they
are to meet To-morrow, in the Speaker's Chamber; and
have Power to send for persons papers and records.
And then the House having continued to sit till half
an hour after twelve of the clock on Saturday
morning, adjourned till this day.
Sabbati, 20 die Februarii;Anno 11 Georgii IV ti Regis, 1830.
THE House met; and being counted by Mr. Speaker,
it appeared that Forty Members were not present;
yet it being Four of the clock, Mr. Speaker took the Chair;
and having again counted the House, and it appearing
that Forty Members were not present, Mr. Speaker adjourned the House, without a Question first put, till Monday next.
And then the House was adjourned till Monday next.