House of Lords Journal Volume 63
9 November 1830

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Die Martis, 9°Novembris 1830.
Fraser v. Vans Agnew. Russell v. D. of Bedford et al: Same v. same. M'Taggart v. Jeffrey. Lords take the Oaths. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (New Woodstock:) North Dalton: Greasbrough: Dalston: Carlisle: Brampton: Wigton: Weatheral: Scaleby: Hutton Scough: Keswick: Bolton: Quakers, Chesterfield: Ilkiston: Turnditch: Derby: Kingsthorpe: Northampton: Thrapston: Milton: Blisworth: Towcester: Northampton: Moor Green: Little Brington: Leek: Sandon: Newcastle-under-Lyme: Betley: Breadsall: Seven Incorporated Trades, Aberdeen: Fisherton Anger: New Sarum: West & East Grinstead: Whiteparish: Pitton & Winterslow: Alderbury: Wilton: Winterbourne: Netton: Fordingbridge: South Newton & Stapleford: Amesbury: Downton: Brigg: Truro: Grampound: Barnard Castle: Eggleston: Cockfield: Middleton in Teesdale: Newbiggin in Teesdale: Staindrop: Newbottle: Easington Lane: Cox-Green: New Lambton: Southwick: Philadelphia Chapel, Durham: Hylton-Ferry: Ashby-de-la-Zouch: Blackburn: Ulley: Badcox Lane Chapel, Frome: Rook Lane Chapel, Frome: Shuttle St. Chapel, Frome: Zion Chapel, Frome: Guildford: Macclesfield: Grampound: Baptists, Eagle St. London: Female Baptists, Eagle St. London: Flowergate, Whitby: Harrington: Idle: Airedale College, Colverly: Chesterfield: Derby: Oxford: Portsmouth & Portsea: Northampton: Ravensthorpe: Creaton: Spratton: Oundle: Bugbrook: Leicester: Corsley: Kislingbury: Minchinhampton: Bridgnorth: Stafford: Allestree: Heage: St. Peter's Church, Derby: St. John's Church, Derby: Brook St. Chapel, Derby: Independents, Great Driffield: Uley: Baptists, Great Driffield: South Cave: Stoney St. Chapel, Nottingham: Canaan St. Chapel, Nottingham: North Cove & Worlingham: Females of Hereford: Longridge: Chipping: Ribchester: Bolton le Moors: Islington Blackburn: Bungay: Baptists, Haworth: Whitby: Inhabitants of Haworth: Bradford: Stone: St Neots: Plymouth: South Normanton & Pinxton: Argoed: Tredegar Works: Harrow on the Hill: Oxford. Private Bills, Orders respecting. Disabilities of the Jews, Petitions from Athlone & Armagh for Removal of. Naturalization Act, (Ireland,) Petition of T. Flanagan for Repeal of that Part affecting the Jews. Foreign Lead; Petition of Lead Miners of Alston for further Duty on. Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe. Fraser v. Vans Agnew, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Carnegy v. Scott, Respondent's Petition to lodge her Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Arrest for Debt, & Insolvent Debtors, Petition of H. Thompson for Revision of Laws respecting. Sir S. Stirling & Pearson v. Kelly et al. Order referring Appellants Petition to Appeal Com ee, discharged: Appeal to be received. Lords summoned. Adjourn.

Die Martis, 9°Novembris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Lyndhurst,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
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Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Ds. Willoughby de Broke.
Ds. Arundell of Wardour.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Clifford of Chudleigh.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Saltersford.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Lilford.
Ds. Ribblesdale.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Dufferin & Claneboye.
Ds. Alvanley.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Melbourne.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Maryborough.
Ds. Oriel.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Durham.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Wellington.
March. Salisbury.
March. Hertford.
March. Hastings.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Longford.
Comes Limerick.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Cathcart.
Comes Verulam.
Comes Brownlow.
Comes St. Germans.
Comes Beauchamp.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Vane.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Duncan.
Vicecom. St. Vincent.
Vicecom. Gordon.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Wynford sat Speaker by virtue of His Majesty's Commission.

Fraser v. Vans Agnew.

The Answer of Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Vans Agnew of Sheuchan to the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Fraser, One of the Solicitors of His Majesty's High Court of Chancery at Westminster, and John Black Gracie W.S., his Mandatory, was this Day brought in.

Russell v. D. of Bedford et al: Same v. same.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Two Causes wherein Mrs. Euphemia Russell or Innes is Appellant, and John Duke of Bedford, and others, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Causes be put off 'till To-morrow.

M'Taggart v. Jeffrey.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein John M'Taggart Esquire is Appellant, and William Jeffrey is Respondent, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off 'till To-morrow.

Lords take the Oaths.

The Lords following took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes:

Henry Lord Willoughby de Broke.

George Augustus Lord Fisherwick.

William Lord Alvanley.

Archibald John Lord Rosebery.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (New Woodstock:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of New Woodstock, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take such Measures as may enforce, without farther Procrastination, the Execution of the humane Resolutions of a former Parliament, respecting the Abolition of Slavery, passed in May 1823; and to adopt such additional Proceedings as in their Wisdom may appear most expedient to prepare, with as much Expedition as Circumstances will permit, the Slave Population in His Majesty's Colonies for the complete Enjoyment of Liberty, and all the Benefits of the British Constitution; and in the meanwhile to put an End to the present System of cruel and arbitrary Inflictions, which the Petitioners conceive is equally inimical to the best Interests of the Master and the Slave, as well as subversive of every Principle of Morality and Religion:"

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

North Dalton:

Upon reading the Petition of The Reverend the Perpetual Curate, Curate, Churchwardens and Inhabitants of the Parish of North Dalton, in Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Greasbrough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Greasbrough, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dalston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members, of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Dalston Chapel, in the Parish of Dalston, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Carlisle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Fishers Street Chapel, in the City of Carlisle, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brampton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Brampton Chapel, in the Town of Brampton, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wigton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Wigton Chapel, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Weatheral:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Cumwhinton Chapel, in the Parish of Weatheral, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Scaleby:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Scaleby Hill Chapel, in the Parish of Scaleby, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hutton Scough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Hutton Scough Chapel, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Keswick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Keswick Chapel, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bolton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Bolton Chapel, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Quakers, Chesterfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Society of Friends commonly called Quakers, and those in Profession with them, residing within the Compass of Chesterfield Monthly Meeting, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ilkiston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination, and others, in the Town of Ilkiston, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Turnditch:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Turnditch, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Derby:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Derby, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kingsthorpe:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters meeting in the Parish of Kingsthorpe, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Northampton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping in Commercial Street Chapel, in the Town of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Thrapston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters at Thrapston, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Milton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination meeting in the Parish of Milton, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Blisworth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination meeting in the Parish of Blisworth, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Towcester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping at the Baptist Meeting House in Towcester, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Northampton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination meeting in College Street, Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Moor Green:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination, and others, of Moor Green and its Vicinity, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Little Brington:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination meeting in Little Brington, in the Parish of Great Brington, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leek:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Leek, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Sandon:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Churchwardens and Inhabitants of the Parish of Sandon and its Vicinity, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newcastle-under-Lyme:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Newcastle-under-Lyme and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Betley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Betley, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Breadsall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Parishioners of Breadsall, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Seven Incorporated Trades, Aberdeen:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Convener, Master of Hospital, Seven Deacons and whole other Members of the Seven Incorporated Trades of Aberdeen, in Common Hall assembled, under their Common Seal:

Fisherton Anger:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Fisherton Anger, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

New Sarum:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel in the City of New Sarum, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

West & East Grinstead:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, West and East Grinstead, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Whiteparish:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Whiteparish, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Pitton & Winterslow:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapels, Pitton and Winterslow, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Alderbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Alderbury, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wilton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel in the Borough of Wilton, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Winterbourne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Winterbourne, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Netton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Netton, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fordingbridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Fordingbridge, in the County of Hants, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Newton & Stapleford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapels, South Newton and Stapleford, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Amesbury:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Amesbury, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Downton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Wesleyan Chapel, Downton, in the County of Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brigg:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Brigg and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Truro:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation assembling at Bethesda Chapel, in Truro, Cornwall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Grampound:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Grampound, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Barnard Castle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Barnard Castle Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Eggleston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists, worshipping at Eggleston Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cockfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Cockfield Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Middleton in Teesdale:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Middleton in Teesdale Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newbiggin in Teesdale:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Newbiggin in Teesdale Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Staindrop:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Staindrop Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newbottle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Newbottle Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Easington Lane:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Easington Lane Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cox-Green:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Cox-Green Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

New Lambton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at New Lambton Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Southwick:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Southwick Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Philadelphia Chapel, Durham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Philadelphia Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hylton-Ferry:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Hylton-Ferry Chapel, in the County of Durham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ashby-de-la-Zouch:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly denominated Baptists, residing in Ashby-de-la-Zouch and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Blackburn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of Blackburn, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ulley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Ulley, Gloucestershire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Badcox Lane Chapel, Frome:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Order worshipping at Badcox Lane Chapel, in the Town of Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Rook Lane Chapel, Frome:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Order worshipping at Rook Lane Chapel, in the Town of Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Shuttle St. Chapel, Frome:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination worshipping at Shuttle Street Chapel, Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Zion Chapel, Frome:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Order worshipping at Zion Chapel, in the Town of Frome Selwood, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Guildford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination, and others, of Guildford, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Macclesfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination meeting for Divine Worship at Ebenezer Chapel, Townley Street, Macclesfield, in the County of Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Grampound:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters at Grampound, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Baptists, Eagle St. London:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Baptist Protestant Dissenters meeting in Eagle Street, London, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Female Baptists, Eagle St. London:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Females of the Baptist Congregation meeting in Eagle Street, London, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt forthwith the most decisive and effectual Measures for securing the early and utter Extinction of Slavery in the British Colonies:"

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

Flowergate, Whitby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Worshippers in the Protestant Dissenting Congregation assembling in the Meeting House, Flowergate, Whitby, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration such Measures of Justice and sound Policy as to them shall appear most effectual for preventing Slavery in the British Colonies from being transmitted to Posterity, and for abolishing it with regard to the existing Generation:"

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

Harrington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Harbour of Harrington, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "forthwith to adopt such Measures as in their Wisdom shall be deemed meet (consistent with the Welfare of the Slaves and the real Safety of the Colonies) to emancipate fully and immediately the unborn Offspring of the Negro and Coloured Population, to put a final Period to the iniquitous System of Colonial Slavery, and to blot for ever the Name of Slave from the British Code of Laws:"

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

Idle:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Order assembling at Idle, in the Parish of Calverley, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Slaves in the British Colonies may be rescued from their present disgraceful Bondage, and raised to the Enjoyment of all those Civil and Religious Rights and Immunities which are the Birthright of every British Subject:"

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

Airedale College, Colverly:

Upon reading the Petition of the Students in Airedale Independent College, in the Parish of Colverly, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the System of Slavery into their serious Consideration at the earliest possible Period, with a View to the immediate and total Extinction of it in all Parts of His Majesty's Dominions, and the Bestowment of Constitutional Freedom upon a much-injured Race:"

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

Chesterfield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Mayor and Magistrates, the Clergy, Churchwardens and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the State of Colonial Slavery may be abolished:"

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

Derby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination, and others, in the Town of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to enact Laws for the speedy and entire Abolition of Slavery in all the British Colonies:"

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

Oxford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling at the Chapel on the New Road, and others, in the City of Oxford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such decisive Measures, in the present Session, as they shall deem most suitable to effect the speedy Extinction of that great National and Moral Evil, Slavery:"

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

Portsmouth & Portsea:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Towns of Portsmouth and Portsea, and of the Borough of Portsmouth at large, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures forthwith as shall be calculated to put an End without further Delay to Colonial Slavery:"

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

Northampton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Unitarian Christians assembling for Worship in a Chapel in Kingshead Lane, in the Town of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their earliest Consideration the present State of the Slave Population in the Colonies, to the End that Laws may be passed to effect the speedy and complete Restoration of their natural Rights:"

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

Ravensthorpe:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergyman and Inhabitants of the Parish of Ravensthorpe, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pay due Attention to the Voice of the Nation, and delay no longer to abolish Slavery, a System of Cruelty which has for some Centuries degraded the Councils of the British Empire:"

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

Creaton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy and Inhabitants of the Parish of Creaton, and County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pay due Attention to the Voice of the Nation, and to delay no longer to put an End to Slavery, a System of Cruelty and Oppression which has so long degraded the British Empire, and is still calling for Vengeance on this highly-favoured Land, which God has hitherto in Mercy spared:"

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

Spratton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Spratton, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to effect the Emancipation of many Thousands of degraded and oppressed Fellow Men from the galling Yoke of Slavery, and raise them to the Rank and Privileges of free-born Subjects of the British Dominions:"

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

Oundle:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bugbrook:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Bugbrook, in the County of Northampton, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leicester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters assembling for Worship in Dover Street, Leicester, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Corsley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Corsley, Wilts, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kislingbury:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Kislingbury, Northamptonshire, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt speedy and effectual Measures for putting an End to the Practice of converting Britishborn Subjects into Slaves, in the Colonies of Great Britain:"

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

Minchinhampton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Minchinhampton and its Vicinity, in the County of Gloucester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the State of our Fellow Subjects in the West Indian Colonies, to devise prompt and immediate Measures for their total Emancipation, and to fix an early Day after which every Child born within the British Dominions shall be recognized as free:"

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

Bridgnorth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Residents of the Town of Bridgnorth and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt as speedily as possible such decisive Measures as shall accord with the happy Constitution of our Country and the Principles of our Holy Faith, Measures which may be most conducive to the Happiness of the Negro Population, without placing in Danger the Civil Government of the Colonies:"

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

Stafford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Stafford and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That effectual Measures may immediately be adopted for the entire Extinction of Slavery; and that, among other Enactments, it be declared that all Children which shall hereafter be born in the British Dominions be absolutely free:"

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

Allestree:

Upon reading the Petition of the Parishioners of Allestree, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Heage:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Heage, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Peter's Church, Derby:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation assembling in St. Peter's Church, in the Borough and County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "for the Appointment of a Day, not distant, after which all Children born within British Dominions shall be free; whilst at the same Time every Step is taken for the Emancipation of Slaves themselves:"

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

St. John's Church, Derby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Derby belonging to the Congregation of St. John's Church, or residing in the immediate Vicinity thereof, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the Appointment of a Day after which all Children born within British Dominions shall be free:"

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

Brook St. Chapel, Derby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Church and Congregation assembling in Brook Street Chapel, Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the most speedy and decisive Measures for abolishing the whole System of Slavery in the West Indies and in all the British Colonies, as a System full of Wickedness, hateful to God, and a Curse and Disgrace to Britain that permits and even fosters its Atrocities:"

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

Independents, Great Driffield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination at Great Driffield, in Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Uley:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination in Uley, in Gloucestershire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt efficient Measures for the speedy and total Extinction of Slavery in all Parts of His Majesty's Dominions; and that they will especially be pleased to make Provision for declaring free all the Children of His Majesty's Subjects who shall be born after an early Day to be appointed by Parliament, and for effectually protecting such Children from any Claims that may be made to them as Slaves:"

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

Baptists, Great Driffield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Baptist Dissenters assembling at Great Driffield, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt, without Delay, efficient Measures for annihilating Slavery, a System so degrading to Humanity, and so unworthy of a civilized Age:"

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

South Cave:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of South Cave, in the East Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the earliest and most decisive Measures to put an end to Slavery, a System so repugnant to Humanity, Justice and Religion; and for that Purpose to enact that all Negro Children born after a certain Time shall be free:"

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

Stoney St. Chapel, Nottingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of General Baptists worshipping in the Chapel in Stoney Street, in the Town of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Canaan St. Chapel, Nottingham:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Primitive Methodists worshipping at Canaan Street Chapel, in the Town and County of the Town of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt forthwith the most decisive and effectual Measures for securing the early and utter Extinction of Slavery, a System alike repugnant to our Religion and to the Principles and Feelings of the Country at large:"

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

North Cove & Worlingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of North Cove and Worlingham, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt the most decided and effective Measures for the speedy and entire Abolition of Slavery from the British Dominions, and from the West Indian Colonies in particular:"

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

Females of Hereford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Female Inhabitants of the City of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "speedily to adopt whatever Measures their Wisdom shall approve, for the entire Abolition of Slavery, a System alike revolting to the Feelings of Mankind as inconsistent with the Counsels of Heaven:"

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

Longridge:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of Longridge, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chipping:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of Chipping, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Ribchester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of Knowl Green, in the Parish of Ribchester, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bolton le Moors:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation assembling at the Independent Chapel, Duke's Alley, Bolton le Moors, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Islington Blackburn:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation of Particular Baptists assembling at Islington Blackburn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will immediately adopt Measures for the utter Extinction of Slavery, and the Extension of all the Blessings of Freedom to the utmost Limits of the British Empire:"

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

Bungay:

Upon reading the Petition of the Independent Protestant Dissenters of Bungay, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to remove the foulest Blot from the National Character, by the speedy and effectual Abolition of Negro Slavery; and that their Lordships will not entertain the Prayers of those who would embarrass the Question by their Demands of Compensation for that of which the Possession is a Moral Crime, but will qualify this great Act of Justice with such Provisions only as may be required by a salutary Regard to the permanent Well-being of our enslaved Fellow Creatures:"

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

Baptists, Haworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Congregation assembling in the Old Baptist Chapel, Haworth, near Bradford, Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That they will during this Session adopt and execute such Measures as will speedily annihilate Slavery throughout the wide Extent of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Whitby:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the United Associate Congregation of Whitby, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass a Law for securing the complete Emancipation of the Slaves in the British Colonies as speedily as possible:"

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

Inhabitants of Haworth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Chapelry of Haworth, in the Parish of Bradford, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt and execute such Measures in their present Session as will do Justice to all the Parties concerned, and set the Slave for ever free:"

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

Bradford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent or Congregational Order at Bradford, Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Slavery into their serious Consideration at the earliest possible Period, with a view to its immediate and total Extinction in all Parts of His Majesty's Dominions, and to the Introduction of a much-injured Race to the Enjoyment of Constitutional Freedom:"

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

Stone:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination residing in the Town and Neighbourhood of Stone, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the Vindication of the Rights and the Emancipation of the West Indian Slaves:"

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

St Neots:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters and other Friends of Civil and Religious Liberty in Saint Neots and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to take such Steps as may be thought fit for the earliest possible total Extinction of Slavery, as being altogether at variance with the Spirit of the British Constitution and the Principles of the Christian Religion:"

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

Plymouth:

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons belonging to a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters called Baptists, and worshipping in How Street, in the Borough of Plymouth, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to enact, on Terms of equitable Compensation, the speedy and utter Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions:"

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

South Normanton & Pinxton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers, Churchwardens and Parishioners of the adjoining Parishes of South Normanton and Pinxton, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Slavery into immediate Consideration, and enact such Laws as will effectually extirpate Tyranny and Oppression throughout His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Argoed:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Argoed and its Vicinity, County of Monmouth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tredegar Works:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Tredegar Works and its Vicinity, County of Monmouth, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to adopt without Delay efficient Measures for the entire and unqualified Abolition of Slavery in British Colonies; and that they will especially make Provisions for declaring free all the Children of His Majesty's Subjects who shall be born after an early Period to be appointed by Parliament; and for protecting such Children from any Claims that may be made on them as Slaves:"

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

Harrow on the Hill:

Upon reading the Petition of the Wesleyan Methodists of the Town of Harrow on the Hill, Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass a Law for the early and utter Extinction of British Colonial Slavery, so that our beloved Country may from henceforth be free from the Blood of the oppressed, and be delivered from the Punishment of retributive Justice, and to future Ages flourish in Liberty, Happiness and Glory, under the Benediction of the God of Justice and Mercy:"

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

Oxford.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Oxford and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, praying their Lordships "to adopt, during the present Session, such Measures as shall seem meet for effecting the earliest practicable Abolition of Slavery in all Parts of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Private Bills, Orders respecting.

Ordered, That this House will not receive any Petition for a Private Bill after Thursday the 17th Day of March next.

Ordered, That this House will not receive any Report from the Judges, upon Petitions presented to this House for Private Bills, after Wednesday the 13th Day of April next.

Ordered, That the said Orders be printed and published, and affixed on the Doors of this House and Westminster Hall

Disabilities of the Jews, Petitions from Athlone & Armagh for Removal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Athlone, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to extend to the Jews the Rights and Privileges now enjoyed by all other British Subjects:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Armagh, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to emancipate the Jews:"

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

Naturalization Act, (Ireland,) Petition of T. Flanagan for Repeal of that Part affecting the Jews.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Flanagan Gentleman; praying their Lordships "to repeal that Part of the Irish Naturalization Act, 23d and 24th George 3d, which excepts the Jews; and to admit the Jews of His Majesty's Dominions to equal Privileges with all other free-born British Subjects, upon their taking the necessary Oaths on the Old Testament only:"

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

Foreign Lead; Petition of Lead Miners of Alston for further Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lead Miners of Alston, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to rescind their Measure of 1825, when the Duty on the Importation of Lead was fixed at the low Rate of Two Pounds per Ton, (Lead being then Twenty-six Pounds per Ton,) and lay on an additional Duty of Four or Five Pounds per Ton on the Importation of Lead, and Three or Four Pounds on the Ores of Lead, which would give a Stimulus to National Industry, and general Satisfaction:"

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

Maccabe v. Hussey & Maccabe.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Jennings Patrick Maccabe Esquire is Appellant, and Catherine Hussey and Edward Maccabe are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Fraser v. Vans Agnew, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Lieutenant Colonel Patrick Vans Agnew, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Alexander Fraser Esquire is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant Leave to him to lodge his Case:"

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.

Carnegy v. Scott, Respondent's Petition to lodge her Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Miss Margaret Scott, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which David Carnegy Esquire is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant Leave to her to lodge her Case:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the last-mentioned Committee.

Arrest for Debt, & Insolvent Debtors, Petition of H. Thompson for Revision of Laws respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Thompson Doctor of Medicine, a Graduate of the Royal College of King James in the University of Edinburgh, late of the Borough of Lewes, in the County of Sussex; praying their Lordships, "That it may be enacted, that any Physician, Surgeon, Apothecary or Practitioner in Midwifery, belonging to and certified to be duly qualified for Practice by any of the Colleges in the Universities of the United Kingdom, or of any Public Medical Body licensed and authorized by Government to practise Medicine, shall be enabled to give a Certificate in Cases of Danger to Persons arrested for Debt (or any other Act their Lordships may think fit to include) that shall exonerate the Sheriff or his Officer from any Blame in not removing such Debtor, (or other Prisoner to whom their Lordships may extend the Indulgence,) and that it be peremptory on the Sheriff and his Officers to take and abide by such Certificate, the same being given on the Responsibility of the Medical Practitioners; Professional Testimonials to be confirmed on Oath, if required, before a Magistrate, at the earliest convenient Moment, the Patient not to be removed from Want of Form, or Absence of a Magistrate to take the Oath;" and further praying their Lordships, "That they will be pleased to add a Clause to the Act passed in the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act to continue and amend the Laws for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors in England," to prevent the Power which merciless Creditors and Attorneys now possess, of keeping an honest Debtor in Prison at their Pleasure, by cancelling the Debt for which the Prisoner was arrested, even on the Day appointed by the Commissioners of Insolvent Debtors, (as in the Case of Thomas Akehurst, who was discharged from His Majesty's Prison of the Fleet on the Day before appointed for his Hearing,) and thus, being enabled to arrest the Debtor immediately on a new Action, (although he may have complied with every Requisite,) he may continue this Plan as it best suits his Purpose: The Petitioner having only One detaining Creditor, and believing that the Malice of the Attorney employed against him (for he is instigated by Malice in this Case) intends to act by the Petitioner in the Manner stated, unless the Petitioner gets a Detainer lodged against him, which Act of itself would be illegal, and subject him to further Imprisonment, and therefore prays their Lordships to enact, as an Amendment to the last-mentioned Act, that after a Debtor shall have received Permission of the Commissioners of Insolvent Debtors to file his Petition, no Creditor, or his or her Attorney, shall be enabled to discharge such Debt or Debtor, without the Consent of such Debtor previously obtained in his own Handwriting, if in Capacity so to do:"

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

Sir S. Stirling & Pearson v. Kelly et al. Order referring Appellants Petition to Appeal Com ee, discharged:

It was moved, "That the Order made Yesterday, "That the Petition of Sir Samuel Stirling Baronet and Alexander Pearson, praying their Lordships "to order that their Appeal against certain Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland may be received; and that the Petitioners may have Ten Days allowed them to obtain a Certificate of Intimation, and to indorse the same on the Appeal," 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," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Appeal to be received.

Ordered, That the said Appeal be now received; and that the Petitioners may have Ten Days allowed them, to obtain a Certificate of Intimation to the Agent of the Respondent in the Court below, of the Time when such Petition of Appeal is intended to be presented to the House, and to indorse the same on the Appeal.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Monday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum diem instantis Novembris, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.