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Die Jovis, 25 Martii 1830.
Sir G. Noel et al. v. Rochfort et al. Maule et al. v. Ramsay: Interlocutors Affirmed. Allardice & Boswell v. Robertson. Justice v. Callander. Ld. Provost of Edinburgh et al. v. Mac Donald. Napier v. Crombie et al. Respondents Petition for further Time for their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Assizes for West Riding of Yorkshire, Petition from Thurstonland for Removal of, to Wakefield. New Chappel Road Bill: Malmesbury Roads Bill: Pickford Brook Road Bill: Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 3 preceding Bills. St. Katharine's Docks Bill. Swansea Gas Light Bill. Ardwick Green & Wilmslow Road Bill. Sheffield & Wakefield Road Bill. Disabilities of the Jews, Petitions of M. Solomon & T. Allcock for Removal of. Sir R. Frederick's et al. Petition referred to Judges. The Welsh Iron & Coal Mining Co.s Petition referred to Judges. Warriner's Petition referred to Judges. Thompson's & Lawley's Petition referred to Judges. West Cowgate (Newcastle) Road Bill. Report, East India Judicature: Titles to be transmitted to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Welsh Judicature, Petition from Pembroke & Haverfordwest against Alteration of. Navigation Laws, Petition from South Shields for Revision of. Marriages Validating Bill. Report of H.C. on Irish & Scottish Vagrants communicated. Illusory Appointments Bill. Fructuozo's Naturalization Bill. New River Co.'s et al. Petition referred to Judges. Annual Finance & Droits of Admiralty Accounts delivered. 16th Report of Com rs of Highland Roads & Bridges, delivered. London & Holyhead Road, &c. Accounts respecting, Ordered. Message to H.C. for Evidence on which they passed the East Retford Election Bill. Message to H.C. for Report of Com ee on 18th Report of Com rs of Judicial Enquiry in Ireland. 18th Report of Comrs of Ecclesiastical Enquiry in Ireland, &c. Address for. Distress of the Country, &c. Petitions respecting: (Huddersfield:) North Erpingham: Humbleyard: Taverham: Romney Marsh. Wheat imported into Liverpool From Ireland & Weekly Amount purchased there & in Manchster, account of, Ordered. Commons Answer to Messages of this Day. Slavery, Petitions from Hanley & Lane End, for Abolition of. Tithes & Vestry Rates (Ireland), Petition from Sutton against. Contempt in Equity Bill. Distress of the Country, Petition from the County of Kent respecting. Free Trade & Preventive Service, Accounts respecting, Ordered. East India Co.'s Trade, Accounts respecting, Ordered. Revenue of The East India Co. Papers respecting, Ordered. M. of Hastings's Petition for a Bill. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 25 Martii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.

Ds. Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Melville.
Vicecom. Sidmouth.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Stourton.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Stafford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
Ds. Bayning.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Fitz Gibbon.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Harris.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Farnborough.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Wallace.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Wellington.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Salisbury.
March. Camden.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea & Nottingham.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Malmesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Romney.
Comes Chichester.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Charleville.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Cawdor.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Wynford sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Sir G. Noel et al. v. Rochfort et al.

The Answer of The Honorable William Middleton Noel, John Wedgewood, Henry Cutler and William Leake, to the Petition and Appeal of Sir Gerard Noel Noel Baronet, was this Day brought in.

Maule et al. v. Ramsay:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of The Honorable William Maule of Panmure, M. P., and The Right Honorable Lord Viscount Duncan, Gilbert Laing Meason Esquire, of Lindertis, James Carnegy Esquire, of Balnamoon, and John Archibald Murray Esquire, Advocate, Trustees for his Creditors; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, of the 15th of January 1828; 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 Answer of The Honorable Major General James Ramsay put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Respondent is entitled to Delivery of the Two Bonds, dated respectively the 19th February 1805 and the 14th of January 1808, in the Pleadings mentioned; but that in consequence of the Execution and Delivery of the said Bond dated the 14th of January 1808, the Obligations of the said Bond of the 19th of February 1805 ceased and became void; and with this Declaration, it is Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the Interlocutor therein complained of, be, and the same is hereby Affirmed.

Allardice & Boswell v. Robertson.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein Robert Barclay Allardice and John Boswell Esquires are Appellants, and John Robertson is Respondent:

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

Justice v. Callander.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Miss Maria Campbell Rae Justice is Appellant, and William Burn Callander Esquire is Respondent, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Wednesday next.

Ld. Provost of Edinburgh et al. v. Mac Donald.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein The Lord Provost of the City of Edinburgh and others, are Appellants, and Major William Mac Donald is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Wednesday next.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Napier v. Crombie et al. Respondents Petition for further Time for their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Crombie and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which John Napier Esquire is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant them Four Weeks from the 25th of March instant, to deliver the Prints of their Case or respective Cases:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Appellants and Respondents Cases, now depending in this House in Matters of Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House.

Assizes for West Riding of Yorkshire, Petition from Thurstonland for Removal of, to Wakefield.

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy, Gentry Freeholders, Merchants and others, Inhabitants of the Township of Thurstonland, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Assizes and General Gaol Delivery for the Business of the West Riding of the County of York may in future be held at Wakefield; and that such other Relief in the Premises may be granted to the Petitioners as to their Lordships may seem meet:"

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

New Chappel Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and maintaining the Road from New Chappel, in the County of Surrey, to Ditcheling Bost Hills, in the County of Sussex, and from thence to the Town of Brighthelmston, in the same County; and also for making and maintaining a Branch of Road from the Town of Ditcheling to Clayton, in the County of Sussex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Malmesbury Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Roads from the Town of Malmesbury to Copped Hall Turnpike, Sutton Benger Church and Dauntsey Gate, in the County of Wilts."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Pickford Brook Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Turnpike Road from Pickford Brook, in the Parish of Allesley, in the County of Warwick, to Canwell Gate, in the County of Stafford."

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. Cross and Mr. Trower;

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

St. Katharine's Docks Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend and alter Two several Acts passed in the Sixth and Tenth Years of the Reign 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 for enlarging and extending the Powers and Provisions of the said Acts."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

D. Cumberland.

V. Arbuthnott.
V. Melville.
V. Sidmouth.
V. Gordon.
V. Goderich.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Stourton.
L. Clifton.
L. Stafford.
L. Gower.
L. Saltoun.
L. Colville of Culross.
L. Napier.
L. King.
L. Suffield.
L. Calthorpe.
L. De Dunstanville & Bassett.
L. Bayning.
L. Lilford.
L. Fitz Gibbon.
L. Rivers.
L. Ellenborough.
L. Arden.
L. Manners.
L. Hill.
L. Harris.
L. Prudhoe.
L. Glenlyon.
L. Penshurst.
L. Somerhill.
L. Farnborough.
L. Wharncliffe.
L. Fife.
L. Wallace.
L. Wynford.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Wellington.
M. Lansdowne.
M. Salisbury.
M. Camden.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Westmorland.
E. Winchilsea & Nottingham.
E. Chesterfield.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Jersey.
E. Rosebery.
E. Ferrers.
E. Tankerville.
E. Stanhope.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Hardwicke.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Radnor.
E. Clarendon.
E. Carnarvon.
E. Malmesbury.
E. Wicklow.
E. Caledon.
E. Romney.
E. Chichester.
E. Limerick.
E. Charleville.
E. Verulam.
E. Beauchamp.
E. Glengall.
E. Eldon.
E. Falmouth.
E. Amherst.
E. Cawdor.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Swansea Gas Light Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better lighting with Gas the Town of Swansea, in the County of Glamorgan."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Ardwick Green & Wilmslow Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Chorlton Row, near Manchester, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to the Bridge at the Corn Mills at Wilmslow, in the County Palatine of Chester."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sheffield & Wakefield Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Wakefield to Sheffield, in the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Disabilities of the Jews, Petitions of M. Solomon & T. Allcock for Removal of.

Upon reading the Petition of Moses Solomon of Portsea, in the County of Hants, Navy Agent; praying their Lordships "to take into their most serious Consideration the Civil Disabilities which the Jews, the natural-born Subjects of His Majesty, are labouring under; and that their Lordships will, as in their Judgments may seem most meet, either repeal or enact such Laws as may place them upon an Equality with the rest of His Majesty's Subjects:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of Trivet Allcock of the City of Norwich; praying their Lordships "to repeal all the Penal Laws affecting the Jews, a People professing a Religion which Christians know was formerly dear to God:"

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

Sir R. Frederick's et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Richard Frederick Baronet, Richard Tayler Esquire and William Lake Gentleman; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

The Welsh Iron & Coal Mining Co.s Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, Directors, Trustees and Shareholders of a certain Company of Proprietors in Co-partnership, commonly called The Welsh Iron and Coal Mining Company, on behalf of themselves and the other Shareholders in the said Company; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Warriner's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Ernle Warriner Esquire, as Committee of the Estate of Gifford Warriner of Conock, in the County of Wilts, Esquire, a Lunatic, and on his own Behalf; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Thompson's & Lawley's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Paul Beilby Thompson of Escrick Park, in the County of York, Esquire, on behalf of himself and of Beilby Richard Thompson, Robert Neville Thompson, Stephen Willoughby Thompson and Francis Charles Thompson, his Four only Sons, and all of whom are Minors; and of Francis Lawley of Middleton Hall, in the County of Warwick, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

West Cowgate (Newcastle) Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing, amending, widening and improving the Road from the West Cowgate, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, to the Alemouth Turnpike Road, in the County of Northumberland; and for making and maintaining other Roads communicating therewith," was committed, "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Report, East India Judicature:

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Titles of the Lords that appeared upon the Ten Lists reported to the House Yesterday, and to report the Names of those who shall appear to hold or to have held any of the Offices or Employments specified in an Act made in the Twentysixth Year of His late Majesty, for the further Regulation of the Trial of Persons accused of certain Offences committed in the East Indies, and for other Purposes therein mentioned; "That the Committee had met, and considered the Titles of the Lords contained in the List referred to them, and that it does not appear to the Committee that any Lord whose Title is contained in the said List now holds any Civil Office of Profit under the Crown during His Majesty's Pleasure, or now holds or heretofore held any of the Offices or Employments mentioned in the said Act of Parliament as Disabilities from serving according to the said Act."

Which Report, being read by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

Titles to be transmitted to the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery.

Ordered, That the said Titles be transmitted to the Clerk of the Crown in His Majesty's High Court of Chancery, or his Deputy, by The Lord Chancellor, under his Hand and Seal, pursuant to the Directions of the said Act.

Welsh Judicature, Petition from Pembroke & Haverfordwest against Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentry, Clergy, Freeholders and Inhabitants of the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will refuse to entertain any Proposition for depriving the County of Pembroke of its ancient Privileges, particularly the incalculable Benefit of having Justice administered at Home, and that their Lordships will not permit so intolerable a Burthen to be imposed upon the Petitioners as that of being sent as Jurors, Witnesses and Suitors to a distant Town in another County; and that their Lordships will not shut out from the Protection of the Law a large Portion of the Inhabitants of Pembrokeshire, whose Means are quite inadequate to enable them to seek Justice at Carmarthen:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of The Mayor, Burgesses and Inhabitants at large of the Town and County of Haverfordwest, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "not to allow them to be disturbed in the Possession of their ancient Rights and Privileges, nor to sanction the Removal of the Assizes from the Town and County of Haverfordwest to Carmarthen, which would in effect deprive many of the Petitioners of the Benefit and Protection of the Law:"

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

Navigation Laws, Petition from South Shields for Revision of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Shipowners resident in the Town of South Shields, within the Port of Newcastle upon Tyne, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take the unprotected State of the British Shipowner into their most serious Consideration; and afford them such Relief as in their Lordships Wisdom the Petitioners may appear to be justly entitled to:"

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

Marriages Validating Bill.

Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments made by the Committee of the Whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render valid Marriages solemnized in certain Churches and Chapels," be received Tomorrow.

Report of H.C. on Irish & Scottish Vagrants communicated.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others, as follows;

"My Lords,

"The Commons have directed me to communicate to your Lordships A Copy of the Report made from the Select Committee appointed by them in Session 1828, on the Laws relating to Irish and Scottish Vagrants, as desired by your Lordships in your Message of Yesterday."

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

Illusory Appointments Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Grant and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to alter and amend the Law relating to Illusory Appointments;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Fructuozo's Naturalization Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Lord Granville Somerset and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Anthony Fructuozo," and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

New River Co.'s et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of The Governor and Company of the New River brought from Chadwell and Amwell to London, under their Common Seal; and of Eliza Eade of Clapham, in the County of Surrey, Widow; The Reverend William Vaux of Tarring, in the County of Sussex, Clerk; William Aislabie Eade of Edward Street, Portman Square, in the County of Middlesex, Esquire; The Reverend Thomas Briggs Clerk, Prebendary of the Prebend of Stoke Newton or Newnton otherwise Newington, in the said County of Middlesex; and The Reverend Archdale Wilson Tayler Clerk, Rector of the Rectory of Stoke Newington aforesaid; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Annual Finance & Droits of Admiralty Accounts delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Charles Crafer, from the Treasury, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of several Acts of Parliament,

"An Account of the Ordinary Revenues and Extraordinary Resources constituting the Public Income of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for the Year ended 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Ordinary Revenues and Extraordinary Resources constituting the Public Income of Great Britain, for the Year ended 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Ordinary Revenues and Extraordinary Resources constituting the Public Income of Ireland, for the Year ended 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Total Income of the Revenue of Great Britain and Ireland in the Year ended 5th January 1830, after deducting the Repayments, Allowances, Discounts, Drawbacks and Bounties of the Nature of Drawbacks; together with an Account of the Public Expenditure of the United Kingdom, exclusive of the Sums applied to the Reduction of the National Debt, within the same Period:"

Also, "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 Debt or for paying off Unfunded Debt:"

Also, "An Account of the Balance of Public Money remaining in the Exchequer on the 5th January 1829; the Amount of Money raised by Additions to the Funded or Unfunded Debt in the Year ended 5th January 1830; the Money applied towards the Redemption of the Funded or for paying off the Unfunded Debt within the same Period; and the Money remaining in the Exchequer on the 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Income of the Consolidated Fund arising in the United Kingdom in the Year ended 5th January 1830; and also of the actual Payments on account of the Consolidated Fund within the same Period:"

Also, "An Account of Money applicable to the Payment of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom in the Year ended 5th January 1830; and of the several Charges which have become due thereon in the same Year, including the Amount of Exchequer Bills charged upon the said Fund at the Commencement and Termination of the Year;" with several Appendices:

Also, "An Account of the actual Receipt and Expenditure of the Sums placed in the Hands of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt, Year ended 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Total Amount of the Unredeemed Funded Debt, and of the Charge thereof, at the 5th January 1829; of the Debt and Charge thereof created in the Year ended 5th January 1830; and of the Debt and Charge thereof reduced in the Course of that Year; and of the Total Amount of the Unredeemed Debt and Charge as it stood on the 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the State of the Public Funded Debt of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the Charge thereupon, at 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Unfunded Debt of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the Demands outstanding, on the 5th January 1830, distinguished under the following Heads; vizt, Exchequer Bills, Sums remaining unpaid charged upon the Aids granted by Parliament, Advances out of the Consolidated Fund in Ireland towards the Supplies, and Exchequer Bills to be issued on the Consolidated Fund; and distinguishing also such Part of the Unfunded Debt and Demands as have been provided for by Parliament; together with an Account of the Ways and Means remaining in the Exchequer, or to be received, on the 5th January 1830, to defray such Part of the Unfunded Debt and Demands outstanding as have been provided for;" with several Appendices:

Also, "An Account shewing how the Monies given for the Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland for the Year 1829 have been disposed of, distinguished under their several Heads, to 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Total Amount of Current Balances in the Hands of the respective Collectors, and Arrears of Balances of late Collectors, of the Customs, on the 5th January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of the Total Amount of the Arrears and Current Balances due on the 5th January 1830 from the Officers of Excise, from the 5th January 1774, so far as the same can be made up:"

"Also, "An Account of the Total Amount of Arrears due on the 5th of January 1830 from Distributors of Stamps:"

"Also, "An Account of the Total Amount of the Arrears and Current Balances due on the 5th of January 1830 from the Receivers General of the Land and Assessed Taxes, from the 5th of January 1790, so far as the same can be made up:"

"Also, "An Account of Balances due from Postmasters and Deputy Postmasters on the 5th of January 1830:"

Also, "An Account of Balances in the Hands of the Receivers General, from the 5th of January 1774 to the 5th of January 1830:"

Also, "A List of the Accounts delivered into the Office of the Comptrollers of the Accounts of the Army, from the 5th January 1793, whereon any Balances appear to be now owing to or from the Public on the 5th of January 1830:"

And also, "An Account of all Monies which have arisen and been received for and in respect of any Droits of Admiralty or Droits of the Crown, and from the Surplus of the Duties called the "Four and a Half per Centum Duties," over and above Salaries and all other Annual Charges affecting the same; and from all surplus Revenues of Gibraltar or any other Possessions of His Majesty out of the United Kingdom; and from all other casual Revenue or Revenues, whether arising in or from any Foreign Possessions or in the United Kingdom; and of the Application and Disposition of all such Monies or Revenues, between the 5th Day of January 1829 and the 5th Day of January 1830."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

16th Report of Com rs of Highland Roads & Bridges, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Benjamin Spiller, from the Commissioners for the Repair of Roads and Bridges in the Highlands of Scotland, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

"Sixteenth Report of the Commissioners for the Repair of Roads and Bridges in the Highlands of Scotland."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

London & Holyhead Road, &c. Accounts respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "An Account of all Sums of Money granted by Parliament, and all other Sums expended by the Parliamentary Commissioners, from the Institution of the Commission for the Improvement of the Road from London to Holyhead to the present Period; distinguishing the Amounts applied to the several Portions of Road within the following Trusts; vizt

"The Highgate Trust.

"Highgate Archway Road.

"Whetstone Trust.

"St. Alban's Trust.

"Dunstable Trust.

"Puddle Hill Trust.

"Hockcliffe and Stratford Trust.

"Stoney Stratford Trust.

"Stratford and Dunchurch Trust.

"Dunchurch and Stone Bridge Trust.

"Stone Bridge and Birmingham Trust.

"Wednesbury Trust.

"Bilston Trust.

"Wolverhampton Trust.

"Shiffnall District.

"Wellington District.

"Road from Shrewsbury to Bangor."

Also, "The Amount of each Contract for Works done on the said several Trusts, the Amount paid, and the Persons to whom paid:"

Also, "An Account of the Amount of the Debt secured upon the Tolls of each Trust and District of the Road between London and Bangor; distinguishing the Amount for each Trust or District, and stating the Amount of the said Debts in the Year 1817 and in the Year 1829:"

Also, "An Account of the Rate of Toll payable on each Trust District of the Line of Road from London to Bangor, with a Statement of the Rate levied on each in the Year 1817, and also in the Year 1829:"

Also, "An Account of all Salaries, Gratuities, Travelling Charges and other Allowances paid under the Direction of the Holyhead Road Commissioners; stating the Name of the Persons to whom the said Salaries have been paid, and their Offices:"

And also, "The Amount of all Sums of Money paid for Surveys relating to the Roads between London and Edinburgh, and London and Portpatrick, under the Authority of His Majesty's Government or of the Postmaster General:"

Message to H.C. for Evidence on which they passed the East Retford Election Bill.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the House of Commons to request that they will be pleased to communicate to this House, "A Copy of the Evidence upon which they passed the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Bribery and Corruption in the Election of Burgesses to serve in Parliament for the Borough of East Retford."

Message to H.C. for Report of Com ee on 18th Report of Com rs of Judicial Enquiry in Ireland.

Ordered, That a Message be sent to the House of Commons, to request that they will be pleased to communicate to this House, "A Copy of a Report made from the Select Committee appointed by that House to take into Consideration the 18th Report of the Commissioners of Judicial Enquiry in Ireland, together with the Depositions forwarded to those Commissioners by Sir Jonah Barrington, Judge of the High Court of Admiralty in Ireland, and other Papers connected with the Conduct of Sir Jonah Barrington in the Discharge of his Judicial Functions."

18th Report of Comrs of Ecclesiastical Enquiry in Ireland, &c. Address for.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, A Copy of the 18th Report made by the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the Duties, Salaries and Emoluments of the Officers, Clerks and Ministers of Justice in all Temporal and Ecclesiastical Courts in Ireland;" and also, "A Copy of a Deposition forwarded to the Commission of Judicial Enquiry by Sir Jonah Barrington, Judge of the Court of Admiralty in Ireland."

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

Distress of the Country, &c. Petitions respecting: (Huddersfield:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; Praying their Lordships, "That such Reduction may be made in the Public Expenditure as may tend to relieve the Burthen of Taxation under which the Country at present labours:"

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

North Erpingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Hundred of North Erpingham, in the County of Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; complaining of the distressed State of the Country, and praying their Lordships "for the Total Repeal of the Duty upon Malt:"

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

Humbleyard:

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners, Occupiers of Land and other Inhabitants of the Hundred of Humbleyard, in the County of Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; complaining of the distressed State of the Country, and praying their Lordships, "That the whole Duty on Malt may be repealed, and the Manufacture of it be open to all without Restrictions:"

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

Taverham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers in the Hundred of Taverham, in the County of Norfolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; complaining of the distressed State of the Country, and praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the Expediency of immediately repealing the whole of the oppressive Duty on Malt, thereby conferring a considerable Benefit on the Petitioners and the Consumers in general, more particularly the Labouring Classes, by enabling them to brew for themselves, and to partake with their Families, at their own Fire-sides, a wholesome, cheap and necessary Beverage, thus rendering to this most distressed and meritorious Part of the Community a necessary and real Comfort:"

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

Romney Marsh.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lords, Deputy Lords, Bailiff and Jurats of the Level of Romney Marsh, in the County of Kent, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to make the internal State of the Country the Subject of their immediate, extended and patient Investigation; convinced, as the Petitioners are, that the Well-being of the State is mainly dependant on the Integrity and Independence which shall at this eventful Crisis be displayed by their Lordships:"

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

Wheat imported into Liverpool From Ireland & Weekly Amount purchased there & in Manchster, account of, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "An Account of the Weekly Imports into the Port of Liverpool of Wheat, from Ireland or Coastwise, from the 5th July 1828 to the 5th January 1830:"

And also, "An Account of the Weekly Amount of Wheat returned to the Inspector of Corn Returns as purchased in the Markets of Liverpool and Manchester, distinguishing the Amount in each Market, under the Act 9 Geo. 4. c. 60."

Commons Answer to Messages of this Day.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons this Day, being returned, acquainted the House, "That the Commons return for Answer, That they will send Answers to their Lordships Messages by Messengers of their own."

Slavery, Petitions from Hanley & Lane End, for Abolition of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters in Hanley, in Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Lane End, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will take the Case of the Slaves into their earliest and most earnest Consideration; and that their Lordships will not permit any Motives of mere Expediency to turn them from imparting the Justice required at their Hands, by bringing about their Freedom in the most wise, speedy and effectual Manner:"

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

Tithes & Vestry Rates (Ireland), Petition from Sutton against.

Upon reading the Petition of the Catholic Owners and Occupiers of Land in the Parish of Sutton and in the County of Wexford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will closely investigate the Manner in which the Assessment and Collection of Tithes and Vestry Rates leviable on Catholics for Protestant Purposes operates on their limited Means and outraged Feelings, and to relieve them from the farther Payment thereof:"

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

Contempt in Equity Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for altering and amending the Law regarding Commitments by Courts of Equity for Contempts, and the taking Bills pro Confesso;"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Distress of the Country, Petition from the County of Kent respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders of the County of Kent; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to institute an immediate Enquiry with respect to the Causes of the present Distress, and to the Measures which might be adopted with the view of granting speedy and effectual Relief:"

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

Free Trade & Preventive Service, Accounts respecting, Ordered.

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

It was moved, "That there be laid before this House, An Account of the Declared Values of Foreign Manufactured Silks imported into the United Kingdom, for Home Consumption, in the Year 1826, and in each subsequent Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Declared Values of English Manufactured Silks exported from the United Kingdom in the Year 1823, and in each subsequent Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Declared Values of Leather Articles imported into the United Kingdom, for Home Consumption, in the Year 1823, and in each subsequent Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Number of Paris of Gloves imported into the United Kingdom, for Home Consumption, in the Year 1823, and in each subsequent Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Declared Values of the Articles imported from France into the United Kingdom, for Home Consumption, in the Year 1823, and in each subsequent Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Declared Values of the Articles exported from the United Kingdom to France in the Year 1823, and in each subsequent Year:"

And also, "An Account of the Expences incurred for the Preventive Service on the Coasts, in every Year, from its first Establishment to the latest Period to which the same can be made up."

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

East India Co.'s Trade, Accounts respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "A List of Hong Merchants, stating the particular Privileges and Powers with which they are invested in respect to the Canton Trade:"

Also, "A Statement of the Company's Establishment of Supra Cargoes, &c. at Canton, specifying the Rank of each, their respective Salaries, and all other Charges of the Establishment at Canton; likewise the Commission paid to each on the European or Chinese Sales of Goods, or both, from the Years 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Supplies received from the several Presidencies and Settlements in India at the Factory at Canton; distinguishing the Presidencies, and specifying the particular Supplies under each Head and for each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Supplies from the Factory at Canton to the several Presidencies and Settlements in India; distinguishing the Presidencies, and specifying the particular Supplies under each Head and for each Year, from 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Supplies received from the Island of St. Helena at the Factory at Canton, specifying the particular Supplies under each Head and for each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Supplies from the Factory at Canton to the Island of St. Helena, specifying the particular Supplies under each Head and for each Year, from 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Supplies from England to the Factory at Canton, in each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of the Cargoes (and of what consisting) consigned from the Factory at Canton to England, likewise the Amount of all Payments for which England is debited, in each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account shewing the Amount of all Bills of Exchange drawn upon the Court of Directors by the Supercargoes of Canton, in each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive, in Tales, converted into Sterling Money at the Rate of 6s. 8d. per Tale, contrasted with the Amount of the Payment of the said Bills actually made in Sterling Money:"

Also, "An Account of Goods exported by the Court of Directors from England to Canton, in the Years 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive; specifying the Quantities of each, their Invoice Value, and a Statement of the Gain or Loss on the Sales of the Company's Exports in each Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Losses sustained by The East India Company in the China Trade, in each Year, from the Year 1809-10 to the Year 1828-29, inclusive, by Perils of the Sea, Capture, Damage or Waste of Goods, short Deliveries or other Causes:"

Also, "An Account of all Sums paid for Freight, Demurrage, &c. on Ships employed by The East India Company in the China Trade, in each Year, from 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of the Charges incurred by The East India Company on their Shipping at Canton, including the Measurement of Ships, &c. in each Year, from 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Losses sustained by The East India Company from Perils of the Sea, Damage of Ships or Cargoes, from bad Debts, &c., in each Year, from 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of the actual Cost of all the Company's Buildings in China, up to the latest Date; also, a Statement of the Sums annually expended in Repairs, Rent, Taxes, or otherwise, from the Year 1809-10 to 1828-29, inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Long Ells, Broad Cloth and Camblets demanded from and exported to China, in each Year, from 1811 to 1829, both inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of Lead and Tin demanded from and exported to China in each Year, from 1811 to 1829, both inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of sundry Articles of British Manufacture and Produce which have been exported to China upon Experiment, not having been demanded by Indent, in each Year, from 1811 to 1829, both inclusive:"

Also, "An Account of all Goods imported from China into Great Britain, from the Year 1811 to the Year 1828, both inclusive; specifying the Quantity and Value of the principal Articles imported, and distinguishing the Trade of The East India Company from the Privilege Trade:"

And also, "An Account of all Goods exported to China from Great Britain, from the Year 1811 to the Year 1828, both inclusive; specifying the Quantity and Declared Value of the principal Articles exported, and distinguishing the Trade of The East India Company from the Privilege Trade."

Revenue of The East India Co. Papers respecting, Ordered.

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "Extract of a Revenue Letter from the Bengal Government to the Court of Directors, dated 29th June 1826, respecting the Permission granted to Europeans to hold Lands on Lease for the Cultivation of Coffee:"

Also, "Minute of Mr. Trower, Member of the Board of Revenue at Calcutta, dated 25th March 1823:"

Also, "Resolution of Government of Bengal, passed 7th May 1824:"

Also, "Extract of Revenue Letter from the Court of Directors to the Government of Bengal, dated 10th September 1828, in reply to the Letter from Bengal of 29th June 1826:"

And also, "Extract Letter from the Court of Directors to the Government of Bengal, dated 8th July 1829, directing that Government to adhere to the Terms of their Resolution of 7th May 1824."

M. of Hastings's Petition for a Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of The Most Honorable George Augustus Francis Rawdon Hastings Marquis of Hastings; praying their Lordships, "That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill for facilitating his Power of Alienation, and render the same more conformable to the Laws of England, in such Manner and under such Restrictions as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Martii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.