House of Lords Journal Volume 64
10 February 1832

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 10 February 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 45-47. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19262 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Die Veneris, 10° Februarii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Saltoun.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montagu.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Tenterden.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Panmure.
Ds. Cloncurry.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
March. Thomond.
March. Westmeath.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Amherst.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Shaftesbury sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Reddie v. Syme.

The Answer of Charles Murray Barston, Accountant in Edinburgh, (added as a Party Respondent,) to the Petition and Appeal of John Reddie of Cuthil, residing at Milnathort, was this Day brought in.

Lady L. Tollemache v. E. of Coventry et Ux.

As was also, The Answer of The Right Honorable William Earl of Coventry and The Right Honorable Mary Countess of Coventry to the Petition and Appeal of Laura Tollemache, commonly called Lady Laura Tollemache.

Aston Rowant Inclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for inclosing Lands in the Parish of Aston Rowant, in the County of Oxford."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Wingfield and Mr. Roupell;

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Norwich & Lowestoft Navigation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and amend the Powers and Provisions of an Act passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, for making a Navigable Communication between the City of Norwich and the Sea at or near Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords present this Day:

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

The King's Answer to Address.

The Earl of Shaftesbury (in the Absence of the Lords with White Staves) acquainted the House, "That they had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty with their Lordships Address of Tuesday last; and that His Majesty was pleased to received the same very graciously, and to say, He would give Directions accordingly."

Lewis v. Colmer et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Lewis, complaining of an Order or Decree of The Master of the Rolls, of the 2d Day of December 1831, which Decree was duly passed and entered on the 24th Day of January 1832; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Robert Colmer, Thomas Sampson and William Tobias Langdon may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Robert Colmer, Thomas Sampson and William Tobias Langdon may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the 24th Day of this instant February; and Service of this Order upon the respective Solicitors or Clerks in Court of the said Respondents shall be deemed good Service.

Tustin to enter into a Recogce on it.

The House being moved, "That Edward Erskine Tustin of New Bridge Street, in the City of London, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James Lewis, on account of his Appeal depending in this House:"

The same was agreed to; and Ordered accordingly.

Sir G. Clerk et al. v. Dr. Adam et al. Petition of Respondent to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Doctor Walter Adam, One of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Sir George Clerk Baronet, and others, are Appellants; praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order that the Prints of his Appeal Case may be received:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Appeal Committee.

Ashford Roads Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for maintaining and improving the Turnpike Roads leading from Ashford to Buxton, and from Tideswell to Blackwell, and from Edensor to Ashford, all in the County of Derby," was committed; "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Resolutions of The East India Co. granting Pensions, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Preston, from the Court of Directors of The East India Company, attended;"

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

"Resolutions of the Court of Directors of The East India Company, being the Warrants or Instruments granting any Pension."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Reform of Parliament, Petitions from Dunsany & Skreen, &c. in favor of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Dunsany and Killeen, in the County Meath, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed:

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the United Parishes of Skreen and Rathfigh, in the County Meath, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying their Lordships "to grant to Ireland a Measure of Reform as full and efficient as to England:"

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

Tithes, (Ireland,) Petition from Stabannon for Abolition of, referred to Com ee on the Subject.

Upon reading the Petition of the Roman Catholic Inhabitants of the Parish of Stabannon, County Louth, Ireland, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to relieve them from the Payment of Tithes, which the Petitioners consider to be both oppressive and burdensome, because they are not converted to the Objects for which they were originally instituted; namely, the Support of the Clergy, the Erection and Repair of Places of Worship, and the Support of the Poor and Charitable Institutions of the Country:"

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

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Select Committee on Tithes, Ireland.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Sacramental Test (Ireland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of His Majesty's Subjects in Ireland being Protestants of the Established Church; and to repeal an Act passed in the Parliament of Ireland in the Thirtythird Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act to remove some Doubts respecting Persons in Office taking the Sacramental Test."

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.

Dublin Roads, &c. Presentments Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, passed in the Parliament of Ireland in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, as provides for the applotting and levying of Presentments off the Baronies of Saint Sepulchres and Donore in a Manner different from that provided for the other Baronies of the County of Dublin."

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.

Contempts in Equity Act Amendment Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act of the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for altering and amending the Law regarding Commitments by Courts of Equity for Contempts, and the taking Bills pro confesso; and to explain certain Parts thereof."

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.

Papers Ordered:

Reade Baronetcy:

Ordered, That there be laid before this House, "Copies of all Papers recorded in the Heralds College connected with the Claim made in 1810 of a Person calling himself Sir William Reade, to the Title of Baronet, as the Representative of the Baronet of that Name of Brocket Hall, in the County of Herts:"

Record of a Suit, Ld. Galmoy v. Sir W. Betham:

Also, "Copy of the Record of a Suit in the Court of King's Bench, Dublin, entitled Butler Lord Galmoy versus Sir William Betham, in 1828:"

Sums paid by Claimants of Baronies.

Also, "An Account of all Sums paid at the Office of Arms in Ireland by Claimants of Baronies descending through Heirs Female or Baronies in Fee, from 1824 to 1831:"

Also, "A like Return of all Sums paid by Persons claiming similar Baronies as Heirs Male, in same Office, from 1817 to 1825:"

And also, "Copies of such Statements as were prepared and delivered to all or any of the above Claimants."

Warburton v. Loveland, Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error wherein Elizabeth Warburton is Plaintiff, and James Loveland, Lessee of George Ivie, and others, is Defendant, be further argued, by One Counsel of a Side, at the Bar, on Thursday next; and that the Judges do then attend.

Baking Trade (Ireland) Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Baking Trade in Ireland," be read a Second Time on Monday next.

Ld. Crofton's Claim, Com ee to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of Edward Lord Crofton, in that Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland; praying, "That his Right to vote at the Elections of Peers of Ireland to sit in the Parliament of the United Kingdom may be admitted by their Lordships," stands referred, do meet to consider of the said Petition on Friday next.

Waterford Peerage, Com ee to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of John Earl of Shrewsbury to His Majesty, praying, "That the Title, Dignity and Peerage of Earl of Waterford may be declared and adjudged to belong and to be vested in the Petitioner;" together with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, and the Report of The Attorney General thereunto annexed, stands referred, do meet to consider further of the said Claim on Friday next; and that Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General for England, and also to His Majesty's Attorney and Solicitor General for Ireland.

Parliamentary Representation, Papers respecting, delivered.

The Lord Melbourne laid before the House, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 27th of January last,

"Copies of Instructions given by The Secretary of State for the Home Department with reference to Parliamentary Representation; likewise Copies of Letters or Reports received by The Secretary of State for the Home Department in Answer to such Instructions;" together with a List thereof.

Which List was read by the Clerk as follows; (vizt.)

"1st. Letter from Secretary of State to Lieutenant Drummond, and his Reply:"

"2d. Comparative List of One hundred and twenty Boroughs:"

"3d. Relative List of the first Ten Boroughs:"

"4th. An Account of the Number of Houses in each City, Borough or Town in England and Wales, now returning Members to Parliament:"

"5th. Reports of Commissioners, and Answers of Borough Officers:"

"6th. Returns from Borough Officers to Enquiries made from the Home Office."

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

Ordered, That the said Papers be printed.

Cadell v. Palmer et al. Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Thomas Cadell Esquire is Appellant, and Arthur Palmer, and others, are Respondents, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Monday next; and that the Judges do then attend.

Mackenzie v. Rose.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Friday last, "That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Murdo Mackenzie Esquire is Appellant, and Hugh Rose Esquire is Respondent, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Monday the 13th instant," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum tertium diem instantis Februarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.