Anno 1° Gulielmi Quarti.
Die Martis, 14° Septembris 1830, Annoque Regni
Serenissimi Domini Nostri Gulielmi Quarti, Dei
Gratiâ, Britanniarum Regis, Fidei Defensoris, Primo; in
Superiori Domo Parliamenti Britanniarum apud Westmonaster. convenere, Domini, quorum Nomina subscribuntur, et præsentes fuerunt:
|Ds. Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
||Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
The King's Most Excellent Majesty having by His Writ
of Summons, bearing Date at St. James's the Twentyfourth Day of July last, appointed His Parliament to
open and begin this Day:
The Lord Chancellor declared in the House, "That
His Majesty had been pleased to cause a Writ to be
issued under the Great Seal for Proroguing the Parliament."
And the same was read by the Clerk as follows; (viz
"William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, of the
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King,
Defender of the Faith; To Our well-beloved and
faithful the Prelates, Nobles and Peers of Our said
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and to
Our beloved and faithful the Knights, Citizens and
Burgesses, and Commissioners for Shires and Burghs
of Our said United Kingdom, called and chosen to
Our Parliament to be begun and holden at Our City of
Westminster on the Fourteenth Day of the Month of
September now next ensuing, and to every of you,
Greeting: Whereas We, for certain arduous and urgent
Affairs concerning Us, the State and Defence of Our
said United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland,
and the Church, did ordain the said Parliament to be
holden at the Day and Place aforesaid, and did command you by Our several Writs to be present at the
City and Day aforesaid, to treat, consent and conclude
about those Things which in Our said Parliament then
and there should be proposed and treated of; Nevertheless, for certain Causes and Considerations Us at
this Time especially moving, We have thought fit that
Our said Parliament be Prorogued unto Tuesday the
Twenty-sixth Day of October now next ensuing, so that
neither you nor any of you should he held or obliged
to appear on the said Fourteenth Day of September at
the aforesaid City: We also will that you and every of
you be wholly discharged as to Us therefrom, commanding and by the Tenor of these Presents strictly
requiring you and every of you, and all others whom
this may concern, that you and every of you do personally appear and be present on the said Twentysixth Day of October at Our said City of Westminster,
to treat, do, act and conclude upon those Things which
in Our said Parliament by the Common Council of Our
said United Kingdom (by God's Assistance) shall happen
to be ordained.
"Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Twenty-fifth
Day of August, in the First Year of Our
By The King Himself, signed with His own Hand.
Return of Peers for Scotland, delivered.
The Deputy Clerk of the Crown in Chancery delivered
this Day, A Certificate of the Names of the Sixteen Peers
chosen, summoned and certified to sit and vote in this
House for that Part of Great Britain called Scotland; who
attending at the Table with the original Return, the same
was compared with the said Certificate, and found to
agree therewith, and is as follows; (viz
"May it please your Lordships,
These are the Names of the Sixteen Peers, who,
according to the Act in that Case made and provided,
are chosen, summoned and certified to be the Members
of the House of Peers, for and on the Behalf of that
Part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Ireland called Scotland, in the Parliament of the said
United Kingdom, which is to meet on Tuesday the
Fourteenth Day of September 1830.
"The Marquesses of Queensberry and
"Earls of Erroll.
"Viscounts of Arbuthnott and
"Witness my Hand, this Thirteenth Day of September
Clerk of the Crown in Chancery."