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'House of Lords Journal Volume 63: 22 November 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 63: 1830-1831, pp. 114-119. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16936 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 22°Novembris 1830.
Wilson et al. v. Sinclair. Mac Neill v. M'Neill & Jolly. Mactavish v. Scott et al. Lords take the Oaths. Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Stratford upon Avon:) Bristol: Swinford: Welford: Darlington: Low Row Chapel, Swaledale: Gunnerside Chapel, Swaledale: Reeth: Wolfdale: Keyston: Pembroke Dock: Fishguard: Huggate: Lane End: Lane-Delph: Cheslyn Hay: Brunswick Chapel, Shelton: Upper Hanley: Bucknall: Cobridge: Bethesda Chapel, Shelton: Burslem: Stafford: Cheadle: Tunstal: Stone: Wolstanton: Burslem: Beaumaris: Chester: Thormanby: Wetherby Dudley Hill: Bulmer: Spaldington: Kirkstall: Sawden: Cross Hills: Fryup: Emley: Kelfield: Harden: Kirby Grindabyth: Newton: Newton: Uncleby: Harrogate: Clayton-Heights: Gargrave: Holmfirth: Kirbymoorside: Camblesforth: Greenhowhill: Brotton: Horbury: Heckmondwike: Burley: Leyburn: Tanfield: Mennethorpe: South Driffield: Purston: Glaze-dale: Cottingwith: Deadmanstone: Middleham: Greasborough: Silkstone: Thwing: Thixendale: Baimbridge: Caselton: Nawton: Barlby: Lee Moor, Wakefield: Baildon: Sicklinghall: Sutton: Beckwithshaw: Hemsley: Staindrop: Youghall: Compton Ashburn: Wimborne-Minster: Poole: King-Sutton & Newbottle: Great Gidding: Horndon: Clapton: Dundalk: Kinghorn: Yoxall, &c: Baptists, Hanley: Lane End: Hope Chapel, Shelton: Stone: Tabernacle, Hanley: Burslem: Chesham: Lutterworth: Rugby. Improvement of Agriculture, &c. Petition of Sir J. Sinclair respecting. Lords summoned. Balmer v. Hogarth et al. Balmer v. Hogarth. Gaywood v. M'Keand. Mackenzie v. Gilchrist: Appeal withdrawn. Coals carried Coastwise, Petitions from Wisbech & Holsworthy for Repeal of Duty on. Parliamentary & Burgh Reform, Petitions respecting: (Auchtermuchty:) Glasgow: Cupar: Guildry Incorporation, Arbroath: Magistrates, &c. Arbroath. Judgment & Execution Bill. Interpleader Bill. Prohibition & Mandamus Bill. Arbitration Bill. Witnesses Examination Bill. Adjourn.

Die Lunæ, 22°Novembris 1830.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Dux Gloucester.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Henricus Brougham,
Cancellarius.
Epus.Londinen.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestr.
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Vicecom. Hereford.
Vicecom. Strathallan.
Vicecom. Anson.
Vicecom. Granville.
Vicecom. Beresford.
Vicecom. Combermere.
Vicecom. Goderich.
Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Sinclair.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Napier.
Ds. King.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Sherborne.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Mendip.
Ds. Dundas.
Ds. Saltersford.
Ds. Calthorpe.
Ds. Carrington.
Ds. Northwick.
Ds. Rivers.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Manners.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Prudhoe.
Ds. Ker.
Ds. Ormonde.
Ds. Clanbrassill.
Ds. Glenlyon.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Seaford.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Rosebery.
Ds. Skelmersdale.
Ds. Wynford.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Wellington.
March. Salisbury.
March. Bute.
March. Exeter.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Erroll.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Digby.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Charlemont.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Powis.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Morley.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Falmouth.
Comes Howe.
Comes Amherst.
Comes Dudley.
Comes Cawdor.

PRAYERS.

Wilson et al. v. Sinclair.

The Answer of Duncan Sinclair, residing at Elrig in Appin, Respondent to the Petition and Appeal of Archibald Wilson, John M'Lellan and James Jamieson, Individual Partners of the late Firm of Wilson and M'Lellan, Merchants in Greenock, Appellants, was this Day brought in.

Mac Neill v. M'Neill & Jolly.

As was also, The Answer of Mrs. Mary Black M'Neill, Spouse of Robert Jolly Esquire, Surgeon in Edinburgh, and the said Robert Jolly for his Interest, Respondents, to the Petition and Appeal of Malcolm MacNeill Esquire, of Gallochilly, Appellant.

Mactavish v. Scott et al.

And also, The joint and separate Answers of William Ainslie Turner, Accountant in Edinburgh, and Robert Roy, Writer to the Signet in Edinburgh, to the Petition and Appeal of John Mactavish, Solicitor in Inverness.

Lords take the Oaths.

This Day William Earl of Northesk and Charles Lord Sinclair took the Oaths, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Slavery, Petitions for Abolition of: (Stratford upon Avon:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of Stratford upon Avon, of the Independent Denomination, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such prompt and decisive Measures as shall completely and for ever remove the Infamy which now attaches to our National and Christian Character, from our long Sanction of so cruel, demoralizing and detestable a System as Colonial Slavery is proved to be, and thereby achieve the sublime, glorious and Christian Work of placing Hundreds of Thousands now in Bondage, and Millions to be born, in the same free and happy Condition with ourselves:"

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

Bristol:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation worshipping at Newfoundland Street Chapel, in the City of Bristol, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Swinford:

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

Welford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Independent Church and Congregation at Welford, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Darlington:

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

Low Row Chapel, Swaledale:

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

Gunnerside Chapel, Swaledale:

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

Reeth:

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

Wolfdale:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling in Wolfdale, in the Parish of Camrose, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Keyston:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling in Keyston, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Pembroke Dock:

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 Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, and of the Congregation with them assembling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Fishguard:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters commonly called Independents assembling at Fishguard, in the County of Pembroke, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Huggate:

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

Lane End:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Zion Chapel, Lane End, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lane-Delph:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Mount Tabor Chapel, Lane-Delph, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cheslyn Hay:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists of the New Connexion worshipping at Cheslyn Hay Chapel, in the Township of Cheslyn Hay, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Brunswick Chapel, Shelton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Brunswick Chapel, in Shelton, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Upper Hanley:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Providence Chapel, Upper Hanley, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bucknall:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Township of Bucknall, in the Parish of Stoke upon Trent, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cobridge:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Providence Chapel, Cobridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Bethesda Chapel, Shelton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Bethesda Chapel, Shelton, in the Township of Shelton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Burslem:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Bethel Chapel, Burslem, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stafford:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists of the New Connexion worshipping at County Road Chapel, Stafford, &c. whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Cheadle:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Zion Chapel, Cheadle, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Tunstal:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping at Mount Tabor Chapel, Tunstal, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Stone:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists of the New Connexion worshipping at Lightwood Chapel, Township of Stone, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Wolstanton:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Christian Society and Congregation of Methodists worshipping in the New Connexion Chapel, Wolstanton, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Burslem:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of the Baptist Chapel, Burslem, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Beaumaris:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Welsh Calvinistic Methodists worshipping at Trinity Chapel in Beaumaris and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Chester:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Friends connected with the Octagon Chapel, Chester, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Thormanby:

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

Wetherby

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

Dudley Hill:

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

Bulmer:

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

Spaldington:

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

Kirkstall:

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

Sawden:

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

Cross Hills:

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

Fryup:

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

Emley:

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

Kelfield:

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

Harden:

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

Kirby Grindabyth:

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

Newton:

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

Newton:

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

Uncleby:

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

Harrogate:

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

Clayton-Heights:

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

Gargrave:

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

Holmfirth:

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

Kirbymoorside:

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

Camblesforth:

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

Greenhowhill:

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

Brotton:

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

Horbury:

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

Heckmondwike:

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

Burley:

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

Leyburn:

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

Tanfield:

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

Mennethorpe:

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

South Driffield:

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

Purston:

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

Glaze-dale:

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

Cottingwith:

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

Deadmanstone:

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

Middleham:

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

Greasborough:

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

Silkstone:

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

Thwing:

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

Thixendale:

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

Baimbridge:

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

Caselton:

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

Nawton:

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

Barlby:

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

Lee Moor, Wakefield:

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

Baildon:

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

Sicklinghall:

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

Sutton:

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

Beckwithshaw:

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

Hemsley:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of a Society and Congregation of Wesleyan Methodists worshipping at Hemsley 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.

Staindrop:

A Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Dissenters worshipping at the Independent Chapel in Staindrop, in the County of Durham, was presented and read; praying their Lordships "to adopt forthwith the most decisive and effectual Measures for securing the early and utter Extinction of British Colonial Slavery:"

Ordered, That the said Petition be received as the Petition of "Samuel Jackson Minister," and "Thomas Thornton Deacon," who only have signed it.

Youghall:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Youghall and its Vicinity, belonging to the Body of Protestant Dissenters called Independents, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That so foul a Crime as buying, selling, and holding our Fellow Creatures in Bondage, may be removed from the British Sceptre by such immediate Measures as in their Lordships Wisdom may be devised:"

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

Compton Ashburn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation assembling in Sion Chapel, in the late Countess of Huntingdon's Connexion, Compton Ashburn, Derbyshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; 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 Petition do lie on the Table.

Wimborne-Minster:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination assembling at WimborneMinster, Dorsetshire, and others, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt effectual Measures for the immediate and total Abolition of Slavery throughout the Colonies of the Empire; 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 Petition do lie on the Table.

Poole:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers and Members of the Congregation of the Independent Denomination of Dissenters in the Town and County of Poole, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures as shall speedily and effectually extend the Blessings of the British Consituation to the hapless Negroes, who themselves, or whose Progenitors, have been cruelly torn from the Land of their Fathers, and consigned, without any alleged Fault of theirs, to the Horrors of Slavery, amidst those whose chief Boast has been their own Political and Civil Freedom:"

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

King-Sutton & Newbottle:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of KingSutton and Newbottle, in the County of Northampton, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That the Exertions of their Lordships and of the Government may never be abated until the African Slave Trade, which the Laws of this Country have declared to be Piracy, shall be effectually extinguished:"

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

Great Gidding:

Upon reading the Petition of the Protestant Dissenters of the Baptist Denomination of Great Gidding, Huntingdonshire, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt speedy and effectual Measures 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.

Horndon:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Horndon, Essex, and its Neighbourhood, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt immediate Measures for putting an end to the System of Slavery in every Dominion under the British Crown:"

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

Clapton:

Upon reading the Petition of the Minister and Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters of the Chapel at Clapton, in the Parish of St. John at Hackney, in the County of Middlesex, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Negro Slavery into their immediate Consideration, and to pass such Laws for the total Extinction of the same as in their Lordships Wisdom shall be deemed requisite:"

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

Dundalk:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members and Friends of the Wesleyan Methodist Society of Dundalk, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That such Measures may be adopted at an early Stage of the present Session as will effectually, though gradually, abolish Slavery in every Part of His Majesty's Dominions:"

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

Kinghorn:

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, Heritors, Burgesses and Inhabitants of the Royal Burgh and Parish of Kinghorn, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That such Measures may be adopted as shall seem best fitted to lead to the total Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies as soon as practicable; that in the mean time the more grievous Oppressions to which the Slaves are subjected be removed, especially such as interfere with their Religious and Moral Improvement; and that the Children born of Slaves shall be declared free:"

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

Yoxall, &c:

Upon reading the Petition of the Clergy and other Inhabitants of the Parishes of Yoxall, Hamstall and Tatenhill, including Barton and Whichnor, in the County of Stafford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt without Delay such Measures as, with equitable Regard to the Interests of the Colonists, may determinately provide for the immediate Mitigation and speedy Extinction of Slavery throughout the British Empire:"

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

Baptists, Hanley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Ministers, Deacons and People constituting the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping in the Baptist Chapel, Hanley, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Lane End:

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping in Caroline Street Chapel, Lane End, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Hope Chapel, Shelton:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Minister, Deacons and People constituting the Congregation of Protestant Dissenters worshipping in Hope Chapel, Shelton, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to take into their earliest and most serious Consideration the Condition of the Slave Population in the British Colonies, and to adopt such Measures as shall lead, in the most speedy and effectual Manner, to the entire Abolition of Slavery in the West India Islands, and in every Colony under the Dominion of the British Crown:"

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

Stone:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Methodist Congregation assembling at Zoar Chapel, Stone, in the County of Stafford, 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.

Tabernacle, Hanley:

Upon reading the Petition of the Pastor, Deacons and other Members of the Church and Congregation meeting in the Tabernacle, Hanley, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

Burslem:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Church and Congregation meeting in Nile Street, Burslem, Staffordshire, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That their Lordships will immediately adopt those Measures which shall at once and for ever put an end to the appalling and unchristian System of Slavery:"

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

Chesham:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Chesham and its Vicinity, in the County of Buckingham, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That, forthwith determining to "loose the Bands of Wickedness-to undo the heavy Burdens-to let the oppressed go free, and to break every Yoke," they will immediately pass a Law for the early and utter Extinction of Slavery under the British Crown and Sceptre:"

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

Lutterworth:

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

Rugby.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Rugby, in the County of Warwick, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to take the System of Negro Slavery into their immediate Consideration, with a view to its Extinction at the earliest possible Period; and to enact without Delay such Laws as shall effectually secure the Slaves from Violence and Wrong, encourage and protect Marriage, prevent the Separation of Families, ensure the undisturbed Enjoyment of the Sabbath as a Day of Rest, and give free Access to the Means of Christian Instruction:"

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

Improvement of Agriculture, &c. Petition of Sir J. Sinclair respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of The Right Honorable Sir John Sinclair Baronet; praying their Lordships, "That a most important Subject connected with the Improvement of Agriculture, and the Employment of Labourers therein, may be taken into deliberate Consideration by the House, viz. The Promotion of the Division of Waste Lands by a general Law, and the placing the Capital necessary for their Cultivation within the Reach of the Owners and Occupiers of the Soil, at a moderate Rate of Interest, and without Danger that the Principal should be called in while the Interest continued to be paid; and the Erection of a Company, under the Authority of a Charter from the Crown, or by Act of Parliament, to lend the Funds necessary for carrying the Plan into Effect:"

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

Lords summoned.

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

Balmer v. Hogarth et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Balmer is Appellant, and John Hogarth Esquire, and others, are Respondents, ex-parte, the Respondents not having put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondents put in their Answer thereto in the mean time.

Balmer v. Hogarth.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Balmer is Appellant, and John Hogarth Esquire is Respondent, ex-parte, the Respondent not having put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondent puts in his Answer thereto in the mean time.

Gaywood v. M'Keand.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein George Charles Gaywood is Appellant, and Anthony M'Keand is Respondent, ex-parte, the Respondent not having put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondent puts in his Answer thereto in the mean time.

Mackenzie v. Gilchrist:

Upon reading the Petition of Murdo Mackenzie Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Dugald Gilchrist is Respondent; praying their Lordships, "That he may have Leave to withdraw his Appeal on Payment of the Respondent's Costs, the Agent for the Respondent having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

Appeal withdrawn.

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at liberty to withdraw his said Appeal, on Payment of the Respondent's Costs, as desired.

Coals carried Coastwise, Petitions from Wisbech & Holsworthy for Repeal of Duty on.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take such Measures for the Repeal of the Tax on Seaborne Coals as to them shall seem meet:"

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

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants and Householders of the Town and Parish of Holsworthy, in the County of Devon, and its Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "either totally to repeal the existing partial and oppressive Duty on Coals for Fuel carried Coastway, or lay it on at the Pit's Mouth, whereby it would not be so partially felt:"

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

Parliamentary & Burgh Reform, Petitions respecting: (Auchtermuchty:)

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Auchtermuchty, County of Fife, under their Common Seal; praying, That their Lordships will adopt such Measures as will remedy the Evils in the present Representative System of the Royal Burghs of Scotland, and prove acceptable to the Burgesses, Inhabitants and others interested in the Prosperity of the Burghs of Scotland:"

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

Glasgow:

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of Glasgow and Vicinity, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to reflect on the anomalous Condition in which the Members of the Legislature are placed with regard to the advanced and increasing Intelligence of the People, and be pleased to adopt Measures to extend the Elective Franchise on a Scale worthy of the Age, embracing all who contribute to the Support of National Institutions, and establish a full, fair and free Representation of the People in the Commons House of Parliament, that it may concentrate the Voice, Interests and Experience of the whole British Nation:"

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

Cupar:

Upon reading the Petition of the Guildry Incorporation of the Royal Burgh of Cupar, Fife, in General Meeting assembled; praying their Lordships "to take such Steps as may appear to them necessary for making such a Change in the Constitutions of the Royal Burghs of Scotland as will vest in the Tenants and Owners of Burgh Property, paying or receiving a certain Yearly Rent, the Power of electing their Magistrates and Council as well as their Representatives to Parliament, and that by Ballot:"

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

Guildry Incorporation, Arbroath:

Upon reading the Petition of the Members of the Guildry Incorporation of the Royal Burgh of Arbroath, in Scotland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to adopt such Measures for extending the Elective Franchise as will secure to the People a full and free Representation in Parliament:"

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

Magistrates, &c. Arbroath.

Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Burgh of Arbroath, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to take the Subject of Parliamentary and Burgh Reform under their early Consideration, to extend the Elective Franchise, and make such other needful and salutary Alterations and Amendments as to their Lordships may seem proper:"

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

Judgment & Execution Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy Judgment and Execution in Actions brought in His Majesty's Courts of Law at Westminster."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Interpleader Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon 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."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Prohibition & Mandamus Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled "An Act to improve the Proceedings in Prohibition and on Writs of Mandamus."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Arbitration Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling Controversies by Arbitration."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Witnesses Examination Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Courts of Law to order the Examination of Witnesses upon Interrogatories and otherwise."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be ingrossed.

Adjourn.

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