House of Lords Journal Volume 64
17 February 1832

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 17 February 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 56-58. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19267 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Die Veneris, 17° Februarii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Archiep. Cantuar.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Colville of Culross.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Holland.
Ds. Sundridge & Hamilton.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Sheffield.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Ponsonby of Imokilly.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Somerhill.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Plunket.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Wynford.
Ds. Fingall.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Poltimore.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Buckingham & Chandos.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Caledon.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Grey.
Comes Harrowby.
Comes Eldon.
Comes Amherst.
Vicecom. Arbuthnott.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Lorton.
Vicecom. Gordon.
Vicecom. Goderich.

PRAYERS.

Logan et al. v. M. & J. Wienholt.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein Sarah Logan, and others, are Appellants, and Mary Wienholt and John Birkett Wienholt are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Wednesday next.

Smith's Divorce Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Josiah Smith with Elizabeth his Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes;" and for hearing Counsel for and against the same; and for the Lords to be summoned;

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That the Clerk Assistant had laid on the Table of the House a Copy of the Minutes of Evidence taken on the Execution of the Writ of Enquiry of Damages in this Case, transmitted to him by Philip W. Crouther, One of the Secondaries of the City of London, pursuant to the Standing Order of this House."

Ordered, That the said Minutes of Evidence do lie on the Table.

Then Counsel were called in:

And Mr. David Pollock appearing as Counsel on behalf of the Petitioner; and no Counsel appearing for Mrs. Smith;

Mr. Pollock was heard to open the Allegations of the Bill.

And Richard Courteen, Joseph Penry, Elhanan Winchester Vidler, Letitia Livermore and Mary Fletcher having been examined as Witnesses in support of the Bill (fn. *) ;

The Counsel was directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Consideration and Second Reading of the said Bill be put off sine Die.

Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill.

The Lord Kenyon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and facilitating the Employment of Labourers in Agriculture," was committed; "That the Committee had met, and 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 made several Amendments thereto."

Ordered, That the said Bill, as amended, be printed.

E. of Mansfield v. Scott, Respondent's Petition to lodge his Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of Ralph Scott, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which William Earl of Mansfield is Appellant; praying their Lordships "to grant him Leave to lodge his Case:"

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

Codwise's Naturalization Bill, Certificate read:

A Certificate from The Right Honorable The Viscount Melbourne, One of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, "That Edward Codwise, Son of Christopher Codwise by Elizabeth his Wife, born at New York, in the United States of America, had produced to him satisfactory Proof that he is a Person well affected to His Majesty's Royal Person and Government, and of orderly Life and Conduct," was produced and read, pursuant to the Standing Order.

Codwise takes the Oaths:

Edward Codwise took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Bill read 2 a & committed.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Edward Codwise."

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.

Warburton v. Loveland.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Elizabeth Warburton is Plaintiff, and James Loveland, Lessee of George Ivie and others, is Defendant, be taken into further Consideration on Thursday next, at Eleven o'Clock; and that the Judges do then attend to deliver their Opinions upon the Questions of Law propounded to them on the 14th of April last.

Baillie v. Grant.

It was moved, "That the Order made on Monday last, "That the further Hearing of the Cause wherein Alexander Baillie is Appellant, and Miss Margaret Grant is Respondent, be put off to Wednesday the 22d of this instant February," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

The King's Answer to Address.

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

Exchequer Bills Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Pensions, &c. Duties Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing to His Majesty for One Year certain Duties on Personal Estates, Offices and Pensions in England, for the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Hardingston Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the Road from Hardingston to Old Stratford, in the County of Northampton."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ipswich Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and otherwise improving the Road from Ipswich to Stratford Saint Mary, in the County of Suffolk."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the 2 preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Giffin Wilson and Mr. Martin;

To acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

Birmingham, &c. Roads Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually maintaining and improving the Roads from Birmingham to Wednesbury and to Great Bridge, and from thence to the Portway adjoining the Bilston and Wednesbury Turnpike Road, and to Nether Trindle near Dudley, and from Trouse Lane, in the Parish of Wednesbury, to Darlaston, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford and Worcester; and for making new Branches of Road communicating therewith," 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."

Foreign Gloves, Petition from Hereford against Importation of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Persons concerned in the Glove Manufactory in the City of Hereford, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships "to repeal the Enactments in 1826, permitting the Importation of Foreign Gloves, or to make some Provision for the effectual Protection of the Petitioners Trade:"

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

Transfer of Aids Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to apply certain Sums to the Service of the Year One thousand eight hundred and thirty-two."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be committed?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time Tomorrow.

Cholera Prevention Bill read 2 a:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in England."

Standing Orders 26 & 155 dispensed with, & Bill passed:

Then the House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Standing Orders No. 26 and No. 155, relative to Bills not being read or proceeded in Twice the same Day, in order to their being dispensed with upon the last-mentioned Bill.

And Consideration being had thereof;

Ordered, That the said Standing Orders be dispensed with upon the said Bill.

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 instanter.

The House was accordingly adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

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 some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be now received.

The Earl of Shaftesbury accordingly reported the said Amendments.

The said Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (vizt.)

"Pr. 1. L. 1. After ("Whereas") insert ("it has pleased Almighty God to visit the United Kingdom with")

"L. 3. Leave out from ("Cholera") to ("And") in Line 4.

"L. 6. After ("possible") insert ("by the Divine Blessing")

"At the End of the Bill insert Clause A.

"Clause A. And be it further enacted, That this Act may be altered, amended or repealed by any Act or Acts to be passed in this present Session of Parliament."

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in England."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers;

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

Cholera Prevention (Scotland) Bill brought from H.C. & read 1 a:

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by The Lord Advocate for Scotland and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Prevention, as far as may be possible, of the Disease called the Cholera, or Spasmodic or Indian Cholera, in Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Standing Orders 26 & 155 to be considered on it.

Ordered, That the Standing Orders No. 26 and No. 155, relative to Bills not being read or proceeded in Twice the same Day, be taken into Consideration To-morrow, in order to their being dispensed with upon the last-mentioned Bill; and that the Lords be summoned.

Liverpool Revenue Buildings Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by The Lord Advocate for Scotland and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Payment out of the Consolidated Fund of a Sum of Money towards the Erection of certain Revenue Buildings at Liverpool;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time Tomorrow.

Mills & Factories, Petition from Chesterfield for regulating the Hours of Labour in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town and Neighbourhood of Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying their Lordships, "That the Measure which proposes to prevent the Employment in Mills and Factories of Children under Nine Years of Age, and to limit the Labour of such Children as are employed to Ten Hours daily on Five Days of the Week, and Eight Hours on the remaining Day, may pass into a Law:"

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 Sabbati, decimum octavum diem instantis Februarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

* The Evidence of these Witnesses is printed in the Appendix to this Volume. Vide Appendix, N° 3. A.