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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 18 November 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 104-111. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16934 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Die Jovis, 18°Novembris 1830.
E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker protempore. E. of Craven takes his Seat. Finlayson & Pedie v. Munro, Appeal dismissed. Scott v. Yuille, Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Wilson et al. v. Sinclair, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee. Cunynghame to enter into a Recogee on E. of Strathmore's Appeal. Mackenzie v. Gilchrist. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Feltwell:) Troston: Mildenhall: Lakenheath: Brandon: Thetford: Fordham: Mildenhall: Methwold: Northwold: Wilton: New Basford: Chesterfield: Hoo & Letheringham: Petistree: Thurso: Nottingham: Woodbridge: Swilland: Dunstable & Houghton-Regis: Witney: Rothley: Brewood: Sinnington: Riccall: Cawood: Pateley Bridge, Ripon: Bramley. Mount Tabor, Halifax: Bridlington: Dewsbury: Scagglethorpe: Staxton: Almondbury: Ryhill: Eastrington: Eastby: Elvington: Cliff: Catton: Ribston: Halifax: Weeton: Bowling Lane, York: Armin: Thirsk: Thornton: Poppleton: Martock: Greasley: Pontesbury: Minsterley: Marton: Colchester: Hall Gate, Doncaster: Upottery: Friar Lane Chapel, Nottingham: Avening: Blackburn: Parliament St. Chapel, Nottingham: Salt House Lane & George St. Chapels, Hull: Shaftesbury: Chelmsford: Bideford: Newton Abbott. Disabilities of the Jews, Petition from Shaftesbury for Removal of. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of (Bitteswell:) South Shields: Bethlehem, Pembroke: Horeb, Pembroke: Llangloffan: Milford Haven: Rhydwillim: Haverfordwest: Narberth: Diss: Alston Moor: Kirkham: North Shields: Postern Chapel, Newcastle upon Tyne: Bigges'Main: Killingworth: Byker: Hassilrigg: Kenton: Bell's Close: Walbottle: Fawdon: Carville: Baptists, North Shields: St. Anthony: Newburn: Oxford: Aldbrough: Brantingham cum Ellerker: Langley: Newcastle upon Tyne: Alnwick: Smydyhaugh: Neath: Bloxham cum Milcomb: Chichester: Cardiff: Ockbrook: Repton: Checkley, &c: Baptist College, Stepney: Sharnbrook: Methodists, Boston: Brodsworth: George St. Chapel, Nottingham: General Baptists, Boston: Particular Baptists, Boston: Wigton: Rossington: Barmbro', &c: Bolton upon Dearne: Adwick-le-Street: Armthorpe: Broseley: Heanor: Hippings, Blackburn: Dysart: Narborough: Leicester: Penryn: Synod of Lothian & Tweeddale: Shepton Mallet: Runcorn: Burntisland: Kidderminster: Leicester: Wattisfield: Wootton Bassett: Oswestry. Judgment & Execution Bill. Interpleader Bill. Prohibition & Mandamus Bill. Arbitration Bill. Witnesses Examination Bill. Coals carried Coastwise, Petition from Ipswich for Repeal of Duty on. Adjourn.

Die Jovis, 18°Novembris 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Lyndhurst,
Cancellarius.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestr.
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Vicecom. Gort.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Carbery.
Ds. Farnham.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Arden.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Durham.
Ds. Wynford.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Wellington.
March. Bute.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Digby.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Craven.
Comes Romney.
Comes Wilton.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Cawdor.

E. of Shaftesbury chosen Speaker protempore.

The Lord Chancellor not being present, and The Lord Tenterden, The Lord Wynford and The Lord Chief Baron, appointed Speakers by His Majesty's Commissions, being absent, the Lords unanimously chose The Earl of Shaftesbury to be Speaker pro tempore:

And his Lordship took his Seat upon the Woolsack accordingly.

PRAYERS.

E. of Craven takes his Seat.

This Day William Earl of Craven sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Father William Earl of Craven; his Lordship having first, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Finlayson & Pedie v. Munro, Appeal dismissed.

Upon reading the Petition of David Munro, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Thomas Finlayson and James Pedie are Appellants; setting forth, "That on the 13th February 1826 the Appellants presented their Petition and Appeal to their Lordships against certain Interlocutors pronounced by the Court of Session in Scotland in the above Cause; and the Petitioner, on the 18th April following, put in his Answer thereto; and the Cases for both Parties having been lodged in Obedience to the Standing Orders of their Lordships House, the Cause came on for Hearing on the 3d Day of May following, and after hearing Mr. Adam as Counsel for the Appellant, the further Consideration of it was adjourned sine Die: That no Step has been taken since that Time by the Appellants to bring the said Appeal to a Hearing, and the Respondent now takes the Liberty of applying to their Lordships to have the same dismissed for Want of Prosecution;" and therefore praying their Lordships to order that the said Appeal be dismissed this House, the Agents for the Appellants having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

It is Ordered, That the said Appeal be dismissed this House.

Scott v. Yuille, Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Mrs. Anne Cross or Yuille, and others, in place of Robert Yuille deceased, late Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Miss Elizabeth Scott is Appellant; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant them Leave to lodge their 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.

Wilson et al. v. Sinclair, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Duncan Sinclair, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which Archibald Wilson, and others, are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to grant to the Petitioner Leave to lay his printed Case on the Table of the House:"

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

Cunynghame to enter into a Recogee on E. of Strathmore's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That George Augustus Cunynghame of Saville Row, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Thomas Earl of Strathmore and Marianne Countess of Strathmore his Spouse, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said George Augustus Cunynghame may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Mackenzie v. Gilchrist.

It was moved, "That the Order made Yesterday, That the Cause wherein Murdo Mackenzie Esquire is Appellant, and Dugald Gilchrist is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Friday next," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Feltwell:)

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

Troston:

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

Mildenhall:

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

Lakenheath:

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

Brandon:

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

Thetford:

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

Fordham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Fordham Chapel, Cambridgeshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Mildenhall:

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

Methwold:

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

Northwold:

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

Wilton:

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

New Basford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination worshipping at Pepper Street Chapel, New Basford, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chesterfield:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters assembling for Religious Worship in the Unitarian Chapel in Chesterfield, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hoo & Letheringham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Hoo and Letheringham, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Petistree:

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

Thurso:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Thurso, North Britain, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Nottingham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination worshipping at Park Street Chapel, in the Town of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Woodbridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters assembling in the Meeting House in Cutting's Lane, Woodbridge, Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Swilland:

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

Dunstable & Houghton-Regis:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Protestant Dissenting Congregation, chiefly of the Baptist Persuasion, meeting at Dunstable and HoughtonRegis, in the County of Bedford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Witney:

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

Rothley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Society of General Baptists, with the Members of their Congregations, belonging to the General Baptist Chapel in the Village of Rothley, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brewood:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of certain Inhabitants of the Parish of Brewood, in the County of Stafford, consisting of Members of the Established Church and Protestant Dissenters, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Sinnington:

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

Riccall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists at Riccall, in the East Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cawood:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists at Cawood, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Pateley Bridge, Ripon:

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

Bramley.

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

Mount Tabor, Halifax:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at the Methodist Chapel, Mount Tabor, in the Parish of Halifax, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bridlington:

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

Dewsbury:

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

Scagglethorpe:

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

Staxton:

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

Almondbury:

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

Ryhill:

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

Eastrington:

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

Eastby:

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

Elvington:

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

Cliff:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists at Cliff, in the East Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Catton:

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

Ribston:

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

Halifax:

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

Weeton:

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

Bowling Lane, York:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at their Meeting House in Bowling Lane, in the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Armin:

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

Thirsk:

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

Thornton:

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

Poppleton:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Poppleton Chapel, in the County of York, 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.

Martock:

Upon reading the Petition of the Independent Dissenters and other Friends of Freedom residing in Martock and its Vicinity, in the County of Somerset, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take such immediate and effective Measures for the Civil and Religious Welfare of those who are held in a State of Slavery in all the British Colonies as shall speedily lead to its utter Extinction, that thus this foul Blot may be for ever wiped away from the Annals of the British Empire:"

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

Greasley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Methodists of the New Connexion worshipping at Hill Top Chapel, in the Parish of Greasley, in the County of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take decisive Measures for the early and total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, and especially throughout the British West Indies:"

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

Pontesbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being the Inhabitants of Pontesbury and the Neighbourhood, in the County of Salop:

Minsterley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being the Inhabitants of Minsterley and the Neighbourhood, in the County of Salop:

Marton:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being the Inhabitants of Marton and the Neighbourhood, in the County of Salop; severally praying, "That their Lordships may at an early Period utterly and irrevocably abolish Human Slavery in the British Dominions:"

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

Colchester:

Upon reading the petition of the Members of the Independent Congregation, Lion Walk, Colchester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass an Act declaring all those who are now in a State of Slavery in the British Dominions to be from henceforth and for ever free:"

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

Hall Gate, Doncaster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters meeting in Hall Gate Chapel, Doncaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into their earliest Consideration the present State of West Indian Slavery, and to devise such Measures as shall, with the Blessing of God, restore complete Liberty to the Slave, without Injustice to the Planter, or Danger to the Tranquillity of the Colonies:"

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

Upottery:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling at Newhouse Baptist Chapel, in the Parish of Upottery, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "forthwith to adopt Measures that shall secure to our unfortunate and greatly-injured Brethren, the Slaves in the British Colonies, without Delay, the Rights and Privileges of British Subjects, to which they are entitled equally with ourselves:"

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

Friar Lane Chapel, Nottingham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters, Attendants at the Chapel in Friar Lane, Nottingham, of the Congregational Order commonly styled of the Independent Denomination, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt some immediate and effective Measure for securing the Freedom of all Children hereafter born in His Majesty's Dominions, and for settling definitively, and in such a Manner as shall not be evaded, a Period at which Slavery shall altogether cease-the earliest which can be consistent with the Welfare of the Slaves, the Safety of the White Population, and the Adjustment in general of such Interests, moral or otherwise, as may be affected by the long-desired and never-to-be-abandoned Measure of Emancipation:"

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

Avening:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Avening, 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 all the Subjects in the British Dominions shall be recognised as free:"

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

Blackburn:

Upon reading the Petition of the People commonly called Quakers resident in Blackburn, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Parliament St. Chapel, Nottingham:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist Congregation assembled at Parliament Street Chapel, in the Town of Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships. "to 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.

Salt House Lane & George St. Chapels, Hull:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters worshipping in Salt House Lane and George Street Chapels, Kingston upon Hull, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will at once and for ever repeal those Laws which give to the Masters an unlimited Controul over the Persons of their Servants or a Right of Traffic in them, by fixing an early Day when every Slave within the British Colonies shall be as free as any other Subject of the British Empire:"

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

Shaftesbury:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Laymen of the Independent Denomination, Protestant Dissenters assembled at Shaftesbury, at the Half-yearly Meeting of the Dorset County Association, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will enact a Law by which every Person born in the British Dominions after such an early Day as may be thought advisable by their Lordships, shall be declared free; and that such Steps may be taken as that the Word Slave may speedily be expunged from our Statute Books for ever:"

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

Chelmsford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Church and Congregation of Independent Dissenters assembled at the First Meeting House, Baddow Lane, Chelmsford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such prompt and decisive Measures as will effectually restore Liberty to those of their Fellow Subjects who are now so unjustly deprived of it:"

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

Bideford:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination in the Town of Bideford, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Colonial Slavery into their early and serious Consideration, with a view to its entire and speedy Abolition; and that in the mean time its Evils may be mitigated, and particularly that Opportunity may be afforded to the Slaves to obtain Religious Instruction:"

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

Newton Abbott.

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Baptist Congregation of Newton Abbott, in the County of Devon, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such speedy and effectual Measures as they may deem best for putting an end to the Practice of converting British-born Subjects into Slaves in the Colonies of Great Britain:"

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

Disabilities of the Jews, Petition from Shaftesbury for Removal of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Laymen of the Independent Denomination, Protestant Dissenters, assembled at Shaftesbury at the Half-yearly Meeting of the Dorset County Association, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the unjust Laws that exclude the Descendants of Abraham from the full, free and unfettered Rights of British Citizens may be forthwith repealed:"

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Tenterden, who sat Speaker by virtue of His Majesty's Commission.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of (Bitteswell:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Bitteswell, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

South Shields:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Clergy and Inhabitants of the Town of South Shields, in the County of Durham, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bethlehem, Pembroke:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Bethlehem, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Horeb, Pembroke:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Horeb, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Llangloffan:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Members of the Church or Society of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Llangloffan, Pembrokeshire, and of the Members of the Congregation with them assembling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Milford Haven:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Church or Society of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, and of the Members of the Congregation with them assembling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Rhydwillim:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Members of the Church or Society of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Rhydwillim, Carmarthenshire, and of the Members of the Congregation with them assembling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Haverfordwest:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Particular Baptist Denomination meeting for Religious Worship at Haverfordwest, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Narberth:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination assembling in the Tabernacle, in the Town of Nanberth, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Diss:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Diss, in the County of Norfolk, and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Alston Moor:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination in Alston Moor, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Kirkham:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Congregational Order worshipping at Zion Chapel, Kirkham, and other Friends to the speedy and total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Dominions, residing in the Town of Kirkham and its Vicinity, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

North Shields:

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

Postern Chapel, Newcastle upon Tyne:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling for Divine Worship in the Postern Chapel, Postern Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bigges'Main:

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

Killingworth:

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

Byker:

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

Hassilrigg:

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

Kenton:

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

Bell's Close:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Bell's Close Chapel, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Walbottle:

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

Fawdon:

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

Carville:

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

Baptists, North Shields:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Pastor and Deacons of a Congregation of Particular Baptists worshipping at Stephenson Street Chapel, in North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

St. Anthony:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Saint Anthony's Chapel, in the County of Northumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Newburn:

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

Oxford:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Female Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling for Divine Worship at the Chapel on the New Road, and others, in the City of Oxford, 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.

Aldbrough:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Aldbrough, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately and determinedly to interpose in behalf of the oppressed, and to take early and decisive Measures to put an end to a System of Slavery so repugnant to Justice, Humanity and Religion:"

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

Brantingham cum Ellerker:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Brantingham cum Ellerker, in the East Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt, consistently with what is due to others, immediate and effectual Measures for wiping away that foul Reproach upon the Freedom of their Country, the Toleration of Slavery, and for extending to all who live under His Majesty's Government the Blessings both of the Civil and Religious Constitution which the Petitioners themselves enjoy:"

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

Langley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Particular Baptists meeting for the Worship of God at Langley, in the County of Essex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the immediate, complete and total Emancipation of the whole of the Negro Population in all the West Indian Islands subject to the British Crown, with all their Children, born and unborn:"

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

Newcastle upon Tyne:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and County of Newcastle upon Tyne and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as their Wisdom may suggest, for the immediate Amelioration and speedy Extinction of Slavery in all Parts of the British Dominions, and the Removal of the deepest Stain on our Character, as a People professing to be the Followers of Him who proclaimed Liberty to the Captives, and the opening of the Prison to them that were bound:"

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

Alnwick:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist New Connexion Congregation assembled at Alnwick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; 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 Petition do lie on the Table.

Smydyhaugh:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Village of Smydyhaugh, Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass a Law for the early and utter Extinction of Slavery; and until this most desirable Consummation shall have been attained, to take immediate Measures for arresting the Progress of the Evil, and for preventing any further Addition being made to the present Number of enslaved British Subjects, by fixing a Day after which all Children who shall be born within the Dominions of His Majesty, whatever be their Class, Condition or Complexion, shall thenceforward be absolutely free:"

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Neath:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Neath and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That an early Period may be fixed, and fixed without the possibility of Postponement, at which Slavery shall cease in every Part of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Bloxham cum Milcomb:

Upon reading the Petition of the Vicar, Curate, Churchwardens, Overseers and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Bloxham cum Milcomb, in the County of Oxford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will proceed to the Adoption of such Measures as may speedily effect the complete Emancipation of the Slaves in the British Colonies; and that all Children who shall be born in any of such Colonies after the 1st Day of January 1832, or sooner, if possible, whatever be their Colour or Grade in Society, be declared as unconditionally and equally free as ourselves:"

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

Chichester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters called Independents meeting for the Worship of Almighty God in South Street, Chichester, Sussex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the total, immediate and unqualified Abolition of Slavery in all Parts of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Cardiff:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters meeting for Divine Worship at the English Baptist Chapel in the Town of Cardiff, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt prompt and decisive Measures to remove the Stain of the Continuance of Slavery in the British Colonies from our National Character, to retrieve our Fellow Men from the Degradation of Slavery, and to abolish that iniquitous Traffic for ever, in all the Dominions of Great Britain:"

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

Ockbrook:

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

Repton:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters assembling in the Independent Chapel at Repton, in the 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 the British Dominions shall be free, whilst at the same Time every Step is taken for the Emancipation of the Slaves themselves:"

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

Checkley, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parishes of Checkley, Croxden and Alveton, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That Slavery, that foul Stain on the National Character, may be wholly and for ever effaced, by their forthwith passing a Law, that at the earliest possible Period Slavery shall finally be abolished throughout His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Baptist College, Stepney:

Upon reading the Petition of the Tutors and Students of the Baptist College, Stepney, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Slavery under their early and attentive Consideration; and to adopt such Measures as will for ever remove from the British Nation the Stigma of a System alike repugnant to Humanity, to the British Constitution, and to the Gospel of Jesus Christ:"

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

Sharnbrook:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination at Sharnbrook, in the County of Bedford, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to interpose their high and just Authority on behalf of the wretched and oppressed West India Slaves, by a solemn Act of Justice abolishing Slavery throughout all the British Dominions; by blotting out the degrading Epithets Slave and Slave-Holder from our Statute Book and our Language for ever - by putting away the accursed Thing from us as a Nation, deprecate the Wrath of Almighty God, and proclaim to all the Nations of the Earth, that British Liberty is not an empty Name, but a noble and living Principle, the brightest Ornament and Support of the Throne, and the Security of the Cottage and the Cabin:"

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

Methodists, Boston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of the Methodist New Connexion assembled at Boston, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brodsworth:

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

George St. Chapel, Nottingham:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Congregation of Protestant Dissenters (of the Baptist Denomination) meeting for Worship in George Street, Nottingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "for the Adoption of such Measures as shall insure the speedy and total 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.

General Baptists, Boston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters known by the Name of General Baptists assembling for Divine Worship in their Meeting House in the Borough of Boston, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as shall lead to the speedy, entire and final Abolition of Slavery in every Part of the British Empire:"

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

Particular Baptists, Boston:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters known by the Name of Particular Calvinistic Baptists meeting for Divine Worship in the Borough of Boston, in the County of Lincoln, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That such wise, good and just Laws may be enacted, that shall effectually lead to a radical, firm and everlasting Abolition of Slavery:"

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

Wigton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, the Deacons, the Members of the Church and the Congregation of the Independent Denomination meeting for Religious Worship in the Town of Wigton, in the County of Cumberland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to strike the Fetters from the Hands of every Slave, and declare every innocent Subject of the British Crown to be alike and for ever free:"

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

Rossington:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Rossington, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into Consideration the State of Negro Slavery, and to fix an early Day after which it shall utterly and irrevocably cease throughout the British Dominions:"

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

Barmbro', &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Villages of Barmbro', Harlington and Adwick upon Dearne, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take immediate and effectual Measures to release the enslaved Africans from the unjust Bondage in which they are held, and to fix an early Day after which Slavery in the British Dominions shall utterly and irrevocably cease:"

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

Bolton upon Dearne:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Bolton upon Dearne, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "immediately to abolish Slavery in the British Colonies, and to restore the Slave to the Rights and Privileges of which he has been so long and so unjustly deprived:"

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

Adwick-le-Street:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Adwick-le-Street, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take effectual Measures for bringing the cruel System of Slavery to an End, and conferring on the Slaves their proper Rights as British Subjects:"

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

Armthorpe:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Parish of Armthorpe, in the West Riding of the County of York, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take immediate and effectual Measures to restore the enslaved African Race in the British Colonies to all the Rights and Privileges to which as Fellow Men they are justly entitled:"

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

Broseley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of Two Congregations of Protestant Dissenters meeting for Divine Worship at Baptist Chapels in Broseley, in the County of Salop, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "speedily and entirely to sweep away the revolting and God-provoking System of Negro Slavery in all the British Dominions:"

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

Heanor:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination assembling for Divine Worship in Mount Zion Chapel, in the Parish of Heanor and County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take early and decisive Measures for the total Abolition of Slavery in the West Indies, that Great Britain may not be placed under the Ban of Omnipotence for her cruel and unjust Treatment of her Black and Coloured Subjects, and that Society may no longer be cursed by a System which debases the Slave Master no less than the Slave:"

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

Hippings, Blackburn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Hippings Chapel, near Blackburn, in the County of Lancaster, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Dysart:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Burgh, and other Inhabitants of the Parish of Dysart, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Narborough:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants residing at or near Narborough, in the County of Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Leicester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Independent Denomination assembling at the Bond Street Chapel, Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Penryn:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Attendants at New Street Chapel, in the Borough of Penryn, in the County of Cornwall, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Synod of Lothian & Tweeddale:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale, met at Edinburgh on the 10th Day of November 1830:

Shepton Mallet:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Shepton Mallet, in the County of Somerset, being Members of a Society and Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping at Hephzibah Chapel, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Runcorn:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of St. John's Chapel in the Parish of Runcorn, in the County of Chester, 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.

Burntisland:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Parish of Burntisland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "for the Adoption of some prompt and decisive Measures which shall free our Country from the Guilt of upholding Slavery, a System so antichristian and unnatural; and preserve its Character for Freedom, and Generosity and Independence, not by the Palliation of the Evil, but by its speedy and eternal Annihilation:"

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

Kidderminster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination meeting in Union Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, and others, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "by the obvious Objections to the West Indian Monopoly in the British Market, and to the enormous Burdens thus imposed upon the People of Great Britain; by the Refusal of the Colonial Assembly to comply with the Resolutions of Parliament, and the Recommendations of Government, supported by the Voice of the British Nation, in 1823; by the solemn Pledges then given; but, above all, by the Claims of Humanity, Freedom and Religion, and the Rights which by the Constitution of England belong to every British Subject, of personal Freedom and private Property, That their Lordships will no longer postpone the Consideration of that momentous Subject, Slavery, but proceed forthwith to fix a Day on which, and thereafter, all Children born in the British Dominions shall be free; and to devise the best and wisest Means for insuring the early and universal Extinction of Slavery in all the Possessions of the British Crown:"

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

Leicester:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping in the Meeting House situate in Harvey Lane, Leicester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to listen to the Voice of the Nation in behalf of the Thousands of their enslaved Fellow Subjects, and to cause that Colonial Slavery in the Western Islands subject to the British Throne be immediately, completely and irrevocably abolished:"

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

Wattisfield:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters assembling at Wattisfield, in the County of Suffolk, and other Persons in the Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take into early Consideration by what Means Slavery may be prevented, and to adopt such as may seem best adapted to bring it presently, entirely and for ever at an End:"

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

Wootton Bassett:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Borough of Wootton Bassett, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "forthwith to adopt and enforce such Laws as may speedily abolish Slavery throughout the British Dominions; but if any Loss should thereby accrue to the Property of any Individuals, the Petitioners express their Willingness to pay a proportionate Share of such Compensation as Parliament may deem justly required:"

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

Oswestry.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Oswestry, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to pass a Law for the immediate Revocation of all those protecting and prohibitory Duties by which Colonial Slavery is supported, and for the utter Extinction of Colonial Slavery itself:"

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

Judgment & Execution Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Judgment and Execution in Actions brought in His Majesty's Courts of Law at Westminster;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Interpleader Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Courts of Law to give Relief against adverse Claims made upon Persons having no Interest in the Subject of such Claims;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Prohibition & Mandamus Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to improve the Proceedings in Prohibition and on Writs of Mandamus;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Arbitration Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling Controversies by Arbitration;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Witnesses Examination Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Courts of Law to order the Examination of Witnesses upon Interrogatories, and otherwise;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the Whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next.

Coals carried Coastwise, Petition from Ipswich for Repeal of Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Borough of Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Duty upon Coals carried Coastwise may be repealed:"

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, decimum nonum diem instantis Novembris, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.