House of Lords Journal Volume 64
6 March 1832

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 64: 6 March 1832', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 64: 1831-1832, pp. 83-85. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=19278 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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Die Martis, 6° Martii 1832.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Brougham & Vaux, Cancellarius.
Epus. Londinen.
Epus. Bath. et Well.
Epus. Lich. et Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Laonen, &c.
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Ds. Melbourne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Belhaven & Stenton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Suffield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Auckland.
Ds. Selsey.
Ds. Redesdale.
Ds. Ellenborough.
Ds. Mont Eagle.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Penshurst.
Ds. Wharncliffe.
Ds. Stuart de Rothesay.
Ds. Melros.
Ds. Sefton.
Ds. Dover.
Ds. Chaworth.
March. Lansdowne, Præses.
Ds. Durham, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Devonshire, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
March. Thomond.
March. Bristol.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Shrewsbury.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Wicklow.
Comes Rosslyn.
Comes Gosford.
Comes Mulgrave.
Comes Glengall.
Comes Vane.
Vicecom. Sydney.
Vicecom. Hood.
Vicecom. Gordon.

PRAYERS.

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

Staley v. King & Hindle.

The separate Answer of John King to the Petition of Appeal of James Staley of Green Terrace, Clerkenwell, in the County of Middlesex, Builder, was this Day brought in.

Monmouth (Newport) Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for diverting, altering, repairing, maintaining and improving the several Turnpike Roads within the District of Newport, in the County of Monmouth."

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

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

Bromham Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading out of the Bedford and Newport Pagnell Turnpike Road near Bromham Grange, in the County of Bedford, to Olney and other Places, in the County of Buckingham."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

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

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed by The Lord Chancellor.

Robertson v. Harford & Co:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Cause wherein James Robertson is Appellant, and Harford, Brothers and Company, and Thomas Christie, are Respondents:

And Consideration being had thereof;

The following Order and Judgement was made:

After hearing Counsel on Friday the 14th Day of October last upon the Petition and Appeal of James Robertson, Iron Merchant in Glasgow; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 10th July 1830, and 5th February and 10th March 1831; and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the Second Division, both dated 29th January 1831; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Harford, Brothers and Company, Iron Masters, Bristol, and Thomas Christie, Writer in Glasgow, their Mandatory, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had this Day of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Reversed, with Declarations, & Cause remitted.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the several Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same are hereby Reversed: And it is Declared, That the Appellant was properly assoilzied by the Interlocutor of the Burgh Court, and was entitled to the Expences of Process there: And it is further Declared, That the said Appellant is entitled to have the Expences of all Proceedings upon the Advocation up to and including the said Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary dated the 10th of July 1830; but that the Appellant and Respondents ought respectively to bear their own Expences of the Proceedings upon the said Advocation in the Inner House, and also the Expences of this Appeal: And it is further Ordered, That the Cause be remitted back to the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Second Division, to give such Directions and to proceed in the said Matter as may be necessary to give Effect to this Judgment.

Zemindar of Nozeed (Murray's Claim) Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wood and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing for the Discharge of a Claim in respect of Monies advanced by the late James Hodges Esquire on Security of the Lands of the late Zemindar of Nozeed and Mustaphanagur, in the District of Fort Saint George, in the East Indies, now under the Government of The Honorable the East India Company;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Liverpool CattleMarket Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wood and others;

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a Market in the Parish of Walton-on-the-Hill, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Downham Market Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Wood and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Downham Market to Barton, and to a Place called the Devil's Ditch, all in the County of Norfolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Accounts delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Tomlins, from the Treasury, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of Friday last,

Gloves, &c. imported:

"An Account of the Quantities of Gloves and of Kid and Lamb Skins imported, of the Quantities taken for Home Consumption, and of the Quantities exported, expressing whether exported from Warehouse or otherwise, from the Year 1820 to the 5th January 1832, both inclusive."

Mr. Tomlins also delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

Receivers of Taxes.

"An Account of the Salaries, Allowances or other Emoluments in any Manner accruing to the several receiving Officers of Taxes, for the Year ending 5th January 1832."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the first-mentioned Account be printed.

Baking Trade (Ireland) Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Baking Trade in Ireland."

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 Bill, as amended, be printed.

Smith's Divorce Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

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

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Permits Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to consolidate and amend the Laws regulating the granting and issuing of Permits for the Removal of Goods under the Laws of Excise."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

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

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

Juries (Ireland) Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for consolidating and amending the Laws relative to Jurors and Juries in Ireland."

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 Thursday next.

Subletting Act Amendment (Ireland) Bill reported:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act passed in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty King George the Fourth, intituled, "An Act to amend the Law of Ireland respecting the Assignment and Subletting of Lands and Tenements," and to substitute other Provisions in lieu thereof."

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."

Order for 3 a.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Thursday next.

Mytholm Royd Bridge Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving and maintaining the Road from or near Mytholm Royd Bridge, in the West Riding of the County of York, communicating with the Road at or near to the Sixth Milestone from Rochdale, in the County of Lancaster," 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."

Doncaster & Bawtry Road Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing and otherwise improving the Road from Doncaster to Bawtry, in the County of York," was committed.

Marqs of Donegall v. Salt et al. Petition to dismiss Appeal, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of John Stevenson Salt, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Augustus Marquess of Donegall is Appellant; setting forth, "That the said Appellant did, on the 1st Day of March instant, present his Petition of Appeal to their Lordships against a Decree made by The Right Honorable The Lord High Chancellor of Ireland, on the 20th Day of January last, in a Cause depending in the Court of Chancery there, wherein the Petitioners are the Plaintiffs, and the said Appellant the Defendant, whereupon their Lordships were pleased to order that the Petitioners should answer the said Appeal within Five Weeks: That the Petitioners humbly submit that the said Appeal was not presented to their Lordships within the Time limited by the Standing Order of their Lordships, which directs that any Appeal to be presented to their Lordships against an Order or Decree made in Courts of Equity in Ireland during the Sitting of Parliament be presented within Forty Days after such shall have been made and entered;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That the said Order of their Lordships of the 1st Day of March instant, requiring the Petitioners to answer the said Appeal within Five Weeks, may be discharged, and the said Appeal be dismissed:"

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

Slaves in the West Indian Colonies, Address for Papers respecting.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "Copies of a Circular Dispatch addressed by Viscount Goderich to the Governors of West Indian Colonies on the 3d of June 1831, and of a Proclamation enclosed therein, to be issued by the Governors in the Event of any Excitement or false Impressions being observed amongst the Slaves:"

And also, "Copies or Extracts of a Correspondence which ensued thereupon between Viscount Goderich and The Earl of Belmore, Governor of Jamaica."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Agricultural Labourers Employment Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be again put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and facilitating the Employment of Labourers in Agriculture;" and for the Lords to be summoned;

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

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Commitee, "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 Bill, as amended, be printed.

Papers delivered:

The Lord Melbourne laid before the House, pursuant to Orders of the 10th of February last,

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

"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 Return to an Order requiring an Account of Sums paid by Persons claiming similar Baronies as Heirs Male, in same Office, from 1817 to 1825:"

Statements delivered to such Claimants.

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

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Holyhead & Howth Government Steam Packets, Petition of Mail Coach Contractors, &c. for Reduction of Fares in.

Upon reading the Petition of the Mail Coach Contractors, Coach Proprietors and Innkeepers on the Line of Road between London and Holyhead, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That their Lordships will take into Consideration the Loss occasioned to the Petitioners, and Inconvenience to the Public, by the present very high and unequal Rate of Fares charged on board the Post Office Steam Packets on the Holyhead Station, for the Conveyance of Passengers between Holyhead and Howth, as compared with the like Fares charged on board the Government Steam Packets plying between Liverpool and Dublin; and that their Lordships will be pleased to direct that the Cabin Fares by the Holyhead Government Steam Packets may be reduced to such Sum as to their Lordships may seem meet:"

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

Report on Courts of Common Law, Address for.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, "A Copy of the last Report of the Commissioners for enquiring into the Proceedings in Suits in the Superior Courts of Common Law."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Report on Universities, Scotland, Address for.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, to request that His Majesty will be graciously pleased to order that there be laid before this House, The Report of the Commissioners for enquiring into the State of the Universities in Scotland."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Adjourn

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, octavum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.