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“ has been able to oppose to a large Proportion of the “ That we trust His Royal Highness will never have “ Military Power of the French Government, assisted • Occasion to lament the Recurrence of Atrocities fo

by its Allies, and by the Tributary States dependent“ repugnant to the British Character; and that all Ilis “ upon it; and the Sentiments of Admiration which “ Majesty's Subjects will be impresel with the Con“ have been excited in us by the Magnanimity and “ viction that the Happiness of Individuals, and the “ Perseverance of His Imperial Majesty, by the Gal. “ Welfare of the State, equally depend upon a strict “ lantry, Firmness, and Intrepidity of His Forces, and “ Obedience to the Laws, and an Attachment to out “ by the Zeal and Disinterestedness of all Ranks of His " excellent Constitution. “ Subjects, manifested by Sacrifices of which there are “ To express our firm Conviction that His Royal “ few Examples in the History of the World: That we “ Highness may rely on the Loyalty of His Majesty's “ participate in the confident Hope expressed by His “ People. “ Royal Highness that the determined Perseverance of “ To make our Acknowledgements to His Royal His Imperial Majesty, will be crowned with ultimate “ Highness for His most gracious Declaration, that His « Success, and that this Contest in its Result will “ Royal Highness has no Sentiment so near His Heart “ establish upon a Foundation, never to be shaken, the “ as the Desire to promote, by every Means in His Power, “ Security and Independence of the Russian Empire: “ the real Prosperity and lasting Happiness of His “ That we have derived peculiar Gratification from the Majesty's Subjects, and to assure His Royal Highness 66 Information of the Measure adopted by The Emperor « that it will be at all Times our anxious Endeavour to “ of Ruffia of sending His Fleets to the Ports of this « afford Him the most effectual Aslistance and Support “ Country; and that we most fully approve of His“ in the Discharge of the great Trust reposed in Him." “ Royal Highness's fixed Determination to afford The

After long Debate; “ Emperor of Ruffia the most cordial Support in the great Contest in which He is engaged.

The Question was put, “ Whether to agree to the « To thank His Royal Highness for informing us that

" said Motion for an Address ?" “ He had concluded a Treaty with His Sicilian Majesty,

It was resolved in the Affirmative. supplementary to the Treaties of 1808 and 1809; " and that as soon as the Ratifications shall have been Then the said Motion was agreed to, and Ordered “ exchanged, He will direct a Copy of the Treaty to be accordingly. 6 laid before us.

“ To express our sincere Regret, that the Govern Then the Lords following were appointed a Committee Committee

ment of The United States of America have declared to prepare an Address, pursuant to the said Order; namelis " War against this Country, and that although this (videlicet) “ Declaration had taken place under Circumstances Ld. President. L. Bp. London. L. Napier. “ which might have afforded a reasonable Expectation Ld. Privy Seal. L. Bp. Durham. L. Brownlow. " that the amicable Relations between the Two Coun

L. Bp. Salisbury. L. Rivers. “ tries would not long be interrupted, the Conduct and D. Beaufort.

L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Walsingbam. « Pretensions of the Government of The United States Ld. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Chester. L. Rolle. “ should have hitherto prevented the Conclusion of any

L. St. Helens.

M. Cornwallis. “ pacific Arrangement : That we have learnt with

great

L. Ellenborough. “ Pleasure, the Proofs of Loyalty and Attachment M. Northampton.

L. Arden, 66 which have been manifested by His Majesty's Subjects Ld. Steward.

in North America, and the Failure of the Endeavours “ which have been made to seduce them from their E. Winchilfea & “ Allegiance.

Nottingham.

E. Harcourt. “ To congratulate His Royal Highness upon the

E. Liverpool. « successful Resistance which has been opposed to the Attempts of the Enemy to invade Upper Canada ; E. Chichester.

E. Longford " and to express our Approbation of the judicious

E. Clancarty. « Arrangements made by the Governor General, and " of the Skill and Decision displayed in the Military

E. Mulgrave. Operations, by which the Forces of the Enemy in V. Wentworth. one Quarter have been compelled to capitulate, and V. Sydney, “ in another have been completely defeated.

V. Melville. “ That we have learnt with great Satisfaction that His V. Sidmouth. “ Royal Highness's Efforts are not wanting for the « Restoration of the Relations of Peace and Amity Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet « between the Two Countries; and to assure Him, that

immediately, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the “ until this Object can be attained, without sacrificing House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please. " the Maritime Rights of Great Britain, He may rely

on our cordial Support in a vigorous Prosecution of The House was adjourned during Pleasure ; and the w the War.

Committee withdrew to prepare the Address. “ To thank His Royal Highness for calling our early “ Attention to the Measures which it may be necessary

After some Time, the House was resumed : “ to adopt, for the future Government of the Provinces And The Earl of Longford reported from the Committee Address reof India, in consequence of the approaching Expira- an Address drawn by them, as follows ; (videlicet) ported & “ tion of The East India Company's Charter; and to

agreed to. « afsure His Royal Highness, that He may depend upon

“ We His Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects « our best Endeavours to make such an Arrangement

“ the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament

“ assembled, beg Leave to approach Your Royal High“ as may ensure the Prosperity of the British Possessions

“ ness, and to return our humble Thanks for Your “ in that Quarter, and at the same Time secure the

“ Royal Highness's most gracious Speech. “ greatest Advantages to the Commerce and Revenue

“ We assure Your Royal Highness, that we have learnt “ of His Majesty's Dominions.

“ with the deepest concern the Continuance of His “ To express the Gratification we have derived from

“ Majesty's lamented Indisposition, and the Diminution “ the Success of the Measures which had been adopted “ of the Hopes which Your Royal Highness had most “ for suppressing the Spirit of Outrage and Insubordi " anxiously entertained of His Majesty's Recovery. " nation which had appeared in some parts of the We beg Leave humbly to express our cordial Par

Country, and from the Disposition which had been “ ticipation, in the Satisfaction which Your Royal “ manifested, to take Advantage of the Indemnity which Highness has derived from the Improvement of our « had been held out to the deluded.

“ Prospects, during the course of the present Year.

" We

“ We can assure Your Royal Highness, that we are “ We cannot refrain from expressing Our (in ere « most fully sensible of the important Consequences Regret that the Government of The United States of “ which have resulted from the Valcur and Intrepidity “ America have declared War against this Country, and “ displayed by His Majesty's Forces, and those of His " that although this Declaration had taken place under “ Allies in the Peninsula, on so many Occasions during “ Circumstances which might have afforded a reasonable “ this Campaign, and from the consummate Skill and Expectation that the amicable Relations between the

Judgement with which the Operations have been “ Two Countries would not long be interrupted, the “ conducted by General The Marquis of Wellington. “ Conduct and Pretensions of the Government of The

“ We beg Leave to offer most particularly our Con “ United States Mould have hitherto prevented the “ gratulations to Your Royal Highness, on the signal “ Conclusion of any Pacific Arrangement. “ Success of His Majesty's Arms in the glorious and “ We have learnt with great pleasure the Proofs of “ ever-memorable Viétory of Salamanca; and to express“ Loyalty and Attachment which have been manifested “ our Persuasion that this great Atchievement of the by His Majesty's Subjects in North America, and the “ distinguished Commander of the Allied Arnay com « Failure of the Endeavours which have been made to “ pelled the Enemy to raise the Siege of Cadiz, and has - seduce them from their Allegiance. “ had the Effect of delivering the Southern Provinces “ Permit us to congratulate Your Royal Highness “ of Spain from the Power and Arms of France.

upon the successful Resistance which has been op“ We concur in the Regret expressed by Your Royal posed to the Attempts of the Enemy to invade Upper “ Highness, that the Efforts of the Enemy, combined with Canada; and to express our Approbation of the judi“ a view to one great Operation, should have rendered it “ cious Arrangements made by the Governor General, “ necessary to withdraw from the Siege of Burgos, and “ and of the Skill and Decision displayed in the Military 6 to evacuate Madrid for the Purpose of concentrating Operations, by which the Forces of the Enemy in 6 the main Body of the Allied Forces; but we are one Quarter have been compelled to capitulate, and “ satisfied that these Efforts of the Enemy have been “ in another have been completely defeated. « attended with important Sacrifices on their Part, which “ We have learnt with great Satisfaction that Your “ must materially contribute to extend the Resources “ Royal Highness's Efforts are not wanting for the " and facilitate the Exertions of the Spanish Nation. “ Restoration of the Relations of Peace and Amity

“ We assure Your Royal Highness, that You may rely“ between the Two Countries; and we beg Leave to

on our Determination to continue to afford every Aid “ assure You, that until this Object can be attained, “ in Support of a Contest which has first given to the “ without sacrificing the Maritime Rights of Great Bri“ Continent of Europe the Example of persevering and tain, Your Royal Highness may rely on our cordial « successful Resistance to the Power of France, and on Support in a vigorous Prosecution of the War. “ which not only the Independence of the Nations of

“ We will not fail to take into our early Consideration o the Peninsula, but the best Interests of His Majesty's - the Measures which it may be necessary to adopt for “ Dominions essentially depend.

" the future Government of the Provinces of India, in “ We beg to convey our Acknowledgements to Your

“ confequence of the approaching Expiration of The “ Royal Highness, for informing us that the Relations

Eaft India Company's Charter ; and we beg to affure " of Peace and Friendship have been restored between

“ Your Royal Highness, that You may depend upon “ His Majesty and the Courts of St. Petersburgh and " our best Endeavours to make such an Arrangement 66 Stockholm.

as may ensure the Prosperity of the British Possessions “ We assure Your Royal Highness, that we have “ in that Quarter, and at the same Time secure the “ received this Communication with the greatest Plea. “ greateit Advantages to the Commerce and Revenue “ sure; and we return our humble Thanks to Your

of His Majesty's Dominions. “ Royal Highness for having directed that Copies of “ We beg leave humbly to express the Gratification " the Treaties should be laid before us.

we have derived from the Success of the Measures “ It has been with the greatest Satisfaction that we “ which had been adopted for suppressing the Spirit of “ have observed the Resistance which The Emperor of “ Outrage and Insubordination which had appeared in

Russia has been able to oppose to a large Proportion “ fome Parts of the Country, and from the Disposition " of the Military Power of the French Government, “ which had been manifested to take Advantage of the “ assisted by its Allies, and by the Tributary States de Indemnity which had been held out to the deluded.

pendent upon it; And we cannot too strongly express “ We trust Your Royal Highness will never have " the Sentiments of Admiration which have been excited • Occasion to lament the Recurrence of Atrocities so “ in us, by the Magnanimity and Perseverance of His repugnant to the British Character; and that all His “ Imperial Majesty, by the Gallantry, Firmness, and Majesty's Subjects will be impressed with the Con“ Intrepidity of His Forces, and by the Zeal and Disin “ viction that the Happiness of Individuals, and the “ terestedness of all Ranks of His Subjects, manifested “ Welfare of the State, equally depend upon a strict « by Sacrifices of which there are few Examples in the

Obedience to the Laws and an Attachment to our History of the World.

« excellent Constitution. “ We are led by these Events to participate in the “ We are most fully convinced that Your Royal " confident Hope expressed by Your Royal Highness, Highness may rely on the Loyalty of His Majesty's " that the deterinined Perseverance of His linperial

Majesty will be crowned with ultimate Success, and " Permit us to make our Acknowledgements to Your " that this Contest in its Result will establish, upon a Royal Highness for Your most gracious Declaration, “ Foundation never to be thaken, the Security and Inde

“ that Your Royal Highness has no Sentiment so near “ pendence of the Russian Empire.

“ Your Heart, as to promote, by every Means in Your “ We have derived peculiar Gratification from the

Power, the real Prosperity and lasting Happiness of “ Information of the Measure adopted by The Emperor

“ His Majesty's Subjects; and at the same Time “ of Russia, of sending His Fleets to the Ports of this

“ most sincerely to assure Your Royal Highness, that

" it will be at all Times our anxious Endeavour to “ Country; and we most fully approve of Your Royal “ Highness's fixed Determination to afford The Emperor

“ afford You the most effectual Assistance and Support “ of Russia the most cordial Support in the great Contest

“ in the Discharge of the great Trust reposed in Your «« in which He is engaged.

“ Royal Highness." “ We offer our humble Thanks to Your Royal High“ ness, for informing us that Your Royal Highness had

Which Address, being read by the Clerk, was agreed concluded a Treaty with His Sicilian Majesty, supple

to by the House. mentary to the Treaties of 1858 and 1809; and that

ORDERED, That the said Address be presented to foon as the Ratifications shall have been exchanged, His Royal Highness The Prince Regent by the Whole 6 Your Royal Highness will direct a Copy of the Treaty Houfe. to be laid before us.

ORDERED,

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E. Abergavenny. Ld. Walfing It was moved, “ That the several Resolutions of the E. Uxbridge. ham appoint- 6 23d of July 1800, touching the Nomination of a ed Chairman

“ Chairman of Committees of this House at the Com. E. Liverpool. of Commit

E. Roden.
“ mencement of every Session, be now read.”

E. Long ford.
The same were accordingly read by the Clerk.

E. Wicklow.
Resolved, Nemine Diffentiente, That The Lord Wal- E. Conyngham.
fingham be appointed Chairman of the Committees of E. Rosslyn.
this House for this Seslion.

E. Chichester.

E. Clancarty.
Resolved, Nenine Disentiente, That The Lord Wal.

E. Powis.
fingham do take the Chair in all Committees of the

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Whole House, unless where it shall have been otherwise

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directed by this House.

E. Orford.
Resolved, Nemine Dissentiente, That The Lord Wal- E. Lonsdale.
Jingham do also take the Chair in all Committees upon E. Mulgrave.
Private Bills and other Matters, unless where it shall

V. Hereford.
have been otherwise directed by this House.

V. Falmouth.

V. Wentworth. Committee Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Or.

V. Sydney. for Privileges. ders and Customs of this House, and Privileges of Par

V. Melville. liament and of the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland,

V. Sidmouth.
and Lords of Parliament:

V. Lake.
D. YORK. L. Abp. Canter L. St. John of
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Their Lordships, or any Seven of them, to meet on
bury.
Bletfoe.

Monday next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon,
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L. Bp. London.
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in the House of Peers, and every Monday after ;
D. CUMBERLAND.
L. Bp. Durham.

L. Gray.
D. SUSSEX.

and to adjourn as they please.
L. Bp. Ely,
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L. Sinclair.
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Lords Sub-Committees appointed to consider of the

Committee
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Orders and Customs of this House, and of the Privileges for the
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o the Peers of Great Britain and Ireland, and Lords of Journals.
L. Ponsonby:
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Ld. President.

Parliament; and to peruse and perfect the Journals of
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this and former Seslions of Parliament :

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ington.
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L. Stuart of Castle
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E. Dartmouth.
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Stuart.
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L. Stewart of
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Garlies.
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L. Wellesley.
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Meflire John Heath Chevalier et Justicer.
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Meffire John Simeon Ecuyer.
E. Egremont.

L. Ellenborough.
E. Harcourt.

L. Arden.

Et ceux qui veulent delivre 'leur Petitions les bail-
E. Hardwicke.

L. Sheffield.

lent dedans Six Jours procheinment ensuivant. E. De Lawarr.

L. Erskine.

Les Recevours des Petitions de Gascoigne et des autres,
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L. Monteagle.

Terres et Pais de par la Mer et des Illes :
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L. Beauchamp,
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L. Ponsonby of Messire Archibald Macdonald Chevalier et Chief
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Imokilly. Baron de l'Exchequer du Roy.
E. Liverpool.

L. Gambier.
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Meffire Sir Alexander Thomson Chevalier.
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Meffire John Campbell Ecuyer.
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Les Triours des Petitions de la Grande Bretagne et
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d' Ireland :
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Le Duc de Bearefort.
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Le Marquis de Winchester.
E. Orford.

Le Marquis Cornwallis.
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Le Count de Pembroke & Montgomery.

Le Count de Winchilsea & Nottingham.
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Le Count de Sandwich.
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Le Count de Shaftesbury.
V. Wentworth.

Le Count de Poulett.
V. Sydney
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Le Count Graham.
V. Melville.

Le Count de Buckinghamshire.
V. Sidmouth.

Le Viscount Falmouth.
V. Lake.

Le Viscount Wentworth,
Their Lordships, or any Three of them, to meet Le Viscount Sidney.
when, where, and as often as they please.

Le Baron Napier. Stoppages in The House taking Notice, “ That there is such an Le Baron Brownlow. the Streets, “ Interruption by Hackney Coaches, Carts, and Drays Le Baron Rivers. Order to

“ in the Streets and Passages leading to this House, that Le Baron Walsingham. prevent.

“ the Lords and others are frequently hindered from Le Baron Grantley.
“ coming thereto :"

Le Baron Arden.
It is thereupon ORDERED by the Lords Spiritual and

Touts eux ensemble ou Quatres des Seigneurs,
Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the High
Steward of the City of Westminster or his Deputy, toge-

avantditz Appellant aux eux les Serjeants du Roy
ther with the Justices of the Peace of the said City, fhall,

quant sera besoigne tiendront leur Place en la

Chambre du Treforier.
by their strict Care and Directions to the Constables and
other Officers within their Jurisdiction, take special

Les Triours des Petitions de Gascoigne et des autres
Order that no empty Hackney Coaches be suffered to Terres et Pais de par la Mer et des Illes :
make any Stay between Whiteball and the End of Abing.
don Street, in Westminster, from Twelve of the Clock Le Duc de Manchester.
at Noon until Five of the Clock in the Afternoon of the

Le Marquis de Headfort.
same Day, during the Sitting of this Parliament; and

Le Marquis Camden.
that no Carriages, Drays, or Carts be permitted to stop in
the Streets and Passages between the End of Market Le Count de Harcourt.
Lane in Pall Mall, and the End of Abingdon Street, Le Count de Hardwicke.
between the Hours aforesaid, or to pass through the Old Le Count de Uxbridge.
Palace Yard, from One of the Clock in the Afternoon Le Count de Clancarty.
until One Hour after the rising of this House, during the

Le Viscount Melville.
Sitting of this Parliament; and that all Carriages, Drays,

Le Viscount Sidmouth.
or Carts hereby permitted to pass through the faid
Streets and Passages, be obliged to go one after another Le Baron Rolle.
in the Manner following, (that is to say) all Carriages, Le Baron St. Helens.
Drays, or Carts going towards Westminster, to keep on Le Baron Arden.
the Side of the Street or Passage next to Saint James's Le Baron Sheffield.
Park, and all those going the contrary Way to keep on Le Baron Gambier.
the other Side of the Street, and upon no Account
whatsoever to presume to go Two or more abreast du Touts eux ensemble ou Quatres des Seigneurs
ring the Sitting of this Parliament; and herein special avantditz Appellant aux eux le Serjeants du
Care is to be taken by the said Deputy Steward, Justices Roy quant fera besoigne tiendront leur Place
of the Peace, Constables, and all other Officers herein

en la Chambre du Chambelian.
concerned, as the contrary will be answered to this House:
And it is further ORDERED, That the High Bailiff of

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen- Adjourn.
the City of Westminster, and the Justices of the Peace for tum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis,
the City and Liberty thereof, or some of them, residing primum diem Decembris, jam prox. fequen. horà un-
in Westminster, be served with the Order of this House, decimâ Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.
made this Day for the Purposes aforesaid.

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“ to which, as they have thus seen, they are from Prin-

ciple and systematically hostile ;” and therefore

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes praying their Lordships, " That no such Bill may pass

fuerunt:

66 into a Law:"

Dux GLOUCESTER.

Ds. Napier.

It is ORDERED, That the faid Petition do lie on the

Table.

Ds. Eldon, Cancella. Ds. Scarsdale,

rius.

Ds. Walsingham. Upon reading the Petition of the Chancellor, Masters, University ow

Ds. Kenyon.

and Scholars of the University of Oxford; setting forth,

Oxford,

March. Hertford, Ds. Grenville.

" That the Petitioners can never cease to be, in every
Camerarius.

Ds. Hood of Cather " just and proper Senfe of the Expression, the firm

March. Lansdowne.

ington.

“ Advocates of Religious Toleration; but that they

March. Cornwallis.

Ds. Rous.

" have always contemplated, and still continue to con-

Ds. Rolle.

“ template with extreme Anxiety, the efforts incessantly

Comes Sandwich,

Ds. Bolton.

6 made to overturn the Defences of our Civil and

Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Redesdale.

“ Religious Establishments, by the Admission of Persons

Comes Hardwicke.

Ds. Gambier.

“ professing the Roman Catholic Religion, not only to

Comes Liverpool.

“ Offices of the highest Trust and Authority, but even

Comes Long ford.

" to the Power of framing Laws for the Government of

Comes Clancarty.

66 this Protestant Church and State : That the Petitioners

Comes Mulgrave.

“ do verily believe that the Restrictions and Disabilities

Viscount Wentworth.

to which the Roman Catholics of Ireland are subject,

“ are still indispensably requisite for the Maintenance

PRAYERS.

“ and Security of the Protestant Government, and

“ especially of the Protestant Church, as it is now by

Pradlaw The Answer of Richard Chadwick to the Cross Appeal

“ Law established in that Part of the United Kingdom:

againt Chad. of David Bradshaw an Infant, by Ann Sophia Bradshaw

" That the Petitioners fee also much Reason to appre-

wick.

6 hend that the removal of these Reltrictions and Disa-

his next Friend, was this Day brought in.

“ bilities would lead, and they fear by direct and

As was also, The Answer of Elton Hammond and

necessary Consequence, to a removal of all Restrictions

mond & Co. Company, to the Appeal of Dugald Bannatyne. “ and Disabilities whatever, on account of Religion,

Sir G. Clerk Also, The Answer of John White Junior, to the Appeal " and to an entire Abrogation of the Oaths, Declara.

zguin&White.

of Sir George Clerk Baronet.

“ tions and Tests, by Law required of every Person

6 admitted to fit or vote in cither House of Parliament,

Gordon And also, The Answer of Marianne Woods and Jane

“ or to fill Offices of Trust and Power, which the

again't Woods Pirie, to the Appeal of Dame Helen Cumming Gordon.

“ Petitioners still humbly conceive to be eflentially

“ necessary to the Safety both of our Civil and Religious

The Prince The Lord Chamberlain reported, “ That the Lords with

“ Establishments;" and therefore praying, “ That their

Regent to be “ White Staves had (according to Order) waited on His

“ Lordships in their Wisdom will be plealed to main-

atended with « Royal Highness The Prince Regent, humbly to know “ tain those Laws, and preserve inviolate those Securities

“ when He would please to appoint to be attended with

úr which long experience has proved to be molt congenial

“ their Lordships Address; and that His Royal Highness

“ with the Character, and, under Divine Providence,

" had appointed this Day at Three o'Clock at Carlton

“ most conducive to the Stability of our happy Con-

House."

• ftitution in Church and State :"

Roman Upon reading the Petition of the Chancellor, Masters,

It is ORDERED, That the said Petition do lie on the

Catholic and Scholars of the University of Cambridge; setting Table.
Claims, Peti forth, " That the Petitioners understand with great

(Univerlity of " Anxiety that another Bill is soon to be offered to their This Day John Lord Rous took the Oaths, and made Ld. Rous

Cambridge ): “ Lordships for the removal of the Restrictions which and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and takes the

Oaths.

“ are imposed by Law on those who profess the Roman subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the

“ Catholic Religion in these Realms: That the Petition- Statutes.

ers are fully convinced, that the Control of any

ORDERED, That all the Lords be summoned to attend Lords fum.

Foreign Power, implied in such Bill, over the Govern. the Service of the House on Thursday next.
" ment of this Country either in Church or State, is not

only inconsistent with the Form of our Constitution The Lord Redesdale presented to the House a Bill, Administra.

“ as established at the Revolution, but moreover, by intituled, “ An Act to facilitate the Administration of tion of Justice

destroying the Independency of our Church and “ Justice.

Bill presented.

“ Nation, is contrary to the first Principles of all Civil

The faid Bill was read the first Time.

“ Government : That the Power of the Pope, though for

“ various Reasons diminished in the Public Estimation, ORDERED, That the faid Bill be printed.

" is notwithstanding more to be dreaded by us now

"

than ever ; being itself brought under the Control, Commons by Mr. Stratford and Mr. Harvey, to request, Report on

ORDERED, That a Message be sent to the House of Message to

5th

and if Occafion should offer, likely to become the Commons by Mr. Stratford and Mr. Harvey, to request

,

“ That they will be pleased to communicate to this East India

dangerous Instrument of a Foreign and inveterate

Enemy: That the Petitioners are the more confirmed

“ House, a Copy of the Fifth Report from the Select Co.'s Affairs:

6 Committee of that House, appointed to enquire into

“ in the Apprehensions of Foreign Interference, by

" the State of the Affairs of The East India Company,

observing, that notwithstanding all the Concessions

o with the Appendix."

“ made of late Years by the Legislature in favour of

“ the Roman Catholics, yet the 'Tenets of their Church ORDERED, That there be laid before this House, Papers on

“ have admitted of no Relaxation, but continue the “ A Copy of the Letter from George Udney, Member of the Subject

Ordered.

" same as ever; particularly those the most obnoxious " the Supreme Council of Bengal, to The Marquis
" and dangerous, of still advancing and maintaining the Wellesley, dated 5th September 1800.”
" Supremacy of the Pope in all Spiritual Matters above

Also, “ A Copy of the Letter from Marquis IV'ellesley,
“ the Supremacy of our own Sovereign : That the

to the Chairman of the Court of Directors of The
“ Petitioners, as becomes a Protestant University, have
never been adverse to the Rights of Toleration or

East India Company on the Subject of Private Trade,

“ dated 30th September 1800."
Liberty of Conscience, to which they are and have
“ been most fincere Wellwishers, but they are most

And also, “ Annual Reports of the Reporter of
seriously alarmed at the Idea entertained of admitting“ External Commerce of Bengal from 1798 to the latest

“ Roman Catholics to legislate for a Protestant Church,

6 Period.

moned.

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