Jovis, 25 die Februarii; Anno 11 Georgii IV ti Regis, 1830.
Cork City Election- Consideration of Petition, adjourned.
THE hour appointed for taking into consideration the
Petition of Francis Lyons and others, Electors of the
city of Cork, claiming to have and having a right to vote
at the last Election of a Member to serve in Parliament
for the said city, being come;
The Serjeant at Arms was sent, with the Mace, to the
places adjacent, to require the attendance of the Members
on the business of the House: And being returned;
The House was counted by Mr. Speaker; and seventythree Members only being present;
Mr. Speaker directed the Clerk to read the Order of
the day for taking the said Petition into consideration;
and immediately adjourned the same till To-morrow, at
three of the clock in the Afternoon.
Names of Absent Members to be reported, &c.
Resolved, That when the House shall have proceeded,
To-morrow, to the appointment of a Select Committee
for trying and determining the merits of the Petition complaining of an undue Election and Return for the city of
Cork, and the Names of the Members shall be drawn and
called for that purpose, Mr. Speaker do direct the Name
of every Member so called, who shall be absent from the
House, to be set aside; and that a List of the Names of
such absent Members be reported by Mr. Speaker to the
House, at such time as the House shall think fit to appoint.
Resolved, That upon the Report of the List of the Names
of such absent Members, the Members, for whose nonattendance on the appointment of the said Select Committee a sufficient excuse shall not be made and allowed
by the House, shall be forthwith ordered to be taken into
the custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House,
and shall not be discharged out of custody without the
special Order of this House.
House to be called over.
Ordered, That this House be called over To-morrow.
Ordered, That such Members as shall not then attend,
be sent for in custody of the Serjeant at Arms attending
And then the House adjourned till To-morrow.