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contrary thereof notwithstanding. In Witness where “ has recently crowned the Arms of the Emperor of " of, We have caused these Our Letters to be made “ Auftria, under the able and distinguished Conduct of

“ His Imperial Highness the Archduke Charles. Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Twenty

“ To the Efforts of Europe for its own Deliverance, “ first Day of June, in the Forty-ninth Year “ His Majesty has directed us to assure you, that He is “ of Our Reign.

“ determined to continue His most strenuous Alliftance By the King Himself, signed with His own " and Support, convinced that you will agree with Him

“ in considering, that every Exertion for the Re-esta.
« BATHURST and BATHURST." “ blishment of the Independence and Security of other

Nations, is no less conducive to the true Interests than
Then the Lord Chancellor said:

“ it is becoming the Character and Honour of Great
“ In Obedience to His Majesty's Commands, and by • Britain."
< virtue of the Commission which has been now read,
we do declare and notify to you, the Lords Spiritual

Then the Commission for proroguing the Parliament
" and Temporal, and Commons, in Parliament assembled, was read by the Clerk, as follows, (videlicet)
“ That His Majesty hath given His Royal Assent to « GEORGE R.

Commiffion « the A& in the Commission mentioned ; and the

“ George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the “ Clerks are required to pass the same, in the usual Form

guing the “ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King, Parliament. < and Words."

“ Defender of the Faith: To our most dear and entirely Then the Deputy Clerk of the Crown, at the Table, “ beloved Son and most faithful Counfellor George read the Title of the Bill to be passed, as follows; “ Prince of Wales; Our most dear Sons and faithful (videlicet),

“ Counsellors Frederick Duke of York, William Henry “ An Act to prevent the enlisting of Local Militia

“Duke of Clarence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest “ Men into the regular Militia of any other County or

Auguftus Duke of Cumberland, Auguftus Duke of “ Stewartry than the County or Stewartry to which they

Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge; Our most dear “ belong.

Nephew and faithful Counsellor William Frederick

“ Duke of Gloucester ; the most Reverend Father in To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by“ God and Our right trusty and well-beloved Counthe Clerk Asliftant, in these Words; (videlicet) “ sellor Charles Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and « Le Roy le veult.

“ Metropolitan of all England; Vur right trusty and,

“ well-beloved Counsellor John Lord Eldon, Chancellor Then the Lord Chancellor, in pursuance of His Ma.

“ of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain jesty's Commands to the Lords Commissioners, fpake as

" and Ireland called Great Britair; the most Reverend follows:

“ Father in God, Qur right trusty and well-beloved

“ Counsellor, Edward Venables Archbishop of York, “ My Lords and Gentlemen,

“ Primate and Metropolitan of England; Our right “ We are commanded by His Majesty to acquaint trusty and well-beloved Cousins and Counfellors John

you, That His Majesty has great Satisfaction in being“ Jeffreys Earl Camden, President of Our Council ; “ enabled, by the State of the Public Business, to release John Earl of Westmorland, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; “ you from your laborious Attendance in Parliament.

“ Our right trusty and right entirely beloved Coufins “ His Majesty doubts not, that on your Return into and Counsellors Charles Duke of Richmond, Auguftus

your respective Counties, you will carry with you a Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke of Bedford, “ Disposition to inculcate, both by Instruction and Ex George Duke of Marlborough, John Duke of Åtholl, " ample, a Spirit of Attachment to those established

James Duke of Montrose, William Henry Duke of “ Laws, and that happy Constitution, which it has been

Portland; Our right trusty and entirely beloved “ His Majesty's anxious Wilh to support and to main « Cousins and Counsellors George Marquis of Bucking“ tain, and upon which, under Providence, depend the bam, George Granville Leveson Marquis of Stafford, “ Welfare and Prosperity of this Kingdom.

George Marquis Townshend, James Marquis of Salis“ Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

bury, Francis Marquis of Hertford, John Marquis of “ We have it in Command from His Majesty, to

Bute; Our right trusty and right well-beloved Cousins “: thank you for the liberal Provision which you have

" and Counsellors Heneage Earl of Aylesford, Steward “ made for the Services of the present Year, and to

“ of Our Household; George Earl of Dartmouth, Cham

“ berlain of Our Household ; Edward Earl of Derby, " express the Satisfaction which His Majesty derives from

your having been enabled to provide for those Services, George Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, George Earl “ without any great and immediate Addition to the Bur

of Winchilfea and Nottingham, Philip Earl of Chester: " thens upon His People.

field, John Earl of Sandwich, Frederick Earl of Cara “ His Majesty particularly commands us to acknow

life, George James Earl of Cholmondeley, James Earl “ ledge your prompt Attention to His Wishes respecting

“ of Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, " an increafed Provision for the poorer Clergy; an Ob

Charles Earl of Tankerville, George Earl of Maccles" ject in the highest Degree interesting to His Majesty's

field, John Earl of Ashburnham, Charles Earl of Har. Feelings, and deserving the favourable Confideration

rington, Robert Earl of Buckinghamshire, William Earl 6 of Parliament.

Fitzwilliam, Philip Earl of Hardwicke, George John

“ Earl Spencer, John Earl of Chatham, Henry Earl Ba“ My Lords, and Gentlemen,

thurst, Thomas Earl of Ailesbury, Robert Earl Grofve“ The atrocious and unparalleled Ad of Violence nor, Richard Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Henry Earl “ and Treachery, by which the Ruler of France " of Carnarvon, Robert Banks Earl of Liverpool, One “ attempted to surprize and to enslave the Spanish Nation, “ of Our Principal Secretaries of State ; John Earl of “ while it has excited in Spain a determined and uncon Saint Vincent, James Earl of Malmesbury, Richard « querable Resistance against the Usurpation and “ Earl of Donoughmore, George Earl of Onslow, Thomas “ Tyranny of the French Government, has, at the same “ Earl of Chichester, Edward Earl of Powis, Cbarles “ Tíme, awakened in other Nations of Europe, a deter “ Earl Grey ; Our right trusty and well-beloved Cousins “ mination to resist, by a new Effort, the continued “ and Counsellors Henry Viscount Melville, Henry “ and increasing Encroachments on their Safety and “ Viscount Sidmouth, William Viscount Cathcart ; Our " Independence.

“ right trusty and well-beloved Counsellors Saint “ Although the Uncertainty of all human Events, Andrew Lord St. John of Bletsoe, Alexander Lord " and the Viciffitudes attendant upon War, forbid too Dutton, Henry Richard Lord Holland, Dudley Lord “ confident an Expectation of a satisfactory Issue to the Harrowby, Thomas Lord Walsingham, Francis Lord “ present Struggle against the common Enemy of Hastings, Henry Frederic

Haflings, Henry Frederick Lord Carteret, William Europe, His Majesty commands us to congratulate “ Wyndham Lord Grenville, William Lord Auckland, you upon the splendid and important Success which Henry Lord Mulgrave, James Lord Saltersford,

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« Richard Lord Wellesley, Charles Lord Bayning, James “ ing, there then to be holden and fit; and therefore “ Lord Glastonbury, Gilbert Lord Minto, John Lord . We command you, that you diligently attend the PreCarysfort, Alleyne Lord Saint Helens, John Lord is mises, and effećtually fulfil them in Manner aforesaid: Redesdale, Edward Lord Ellenborough, Chief Justice “ We also striály command all and singular Our Arch« assigned to hold Pleas before Us, Charles George “ bishops, Dukes, Marquisses, Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, “ Lord Arden, Charles Lord Barham, Thomas Lord " Barons, Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and CommisErskine, and Thomas Lord Manners, Greeting : « fioners for Our Counties and Boroughs, and all others Whereas We did lately, for divers difficult and whom it concerns, to meet at our said Parliament by

pressing Affairs concerning Us, the State, and De “ virtue of these Presents ; that they observe, obey, and “ fence of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and' « affist you in executing the Premises as they ought to Ireland, and the Church, ordain this our present Par In witness whereof, We have caused thefe Our “ liament to begin and be holden at our City of Weft. " Letters to be made Patent. minster the Twenty-second Day of June, in the Forty: “ Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Twenty“ feventh Year of Our Reign; on which Day Our faid

first Day of June, in the Forty-ninth Year of “ Parliament was begun and holden, and from thence “ by several Adjournments and Prorogations was ad“ journed and prorogued to and until Thursday the

By the King Himself, signed with His Own

ci Hand. “ Nineteenth Day of January now last palt, and is

“ BATHURST and BATHURST." “ there now holden: Know ye, that for certain pressing “ Causes and Considerations Us especially moving, We

Which being ended, “ have thought fit further to prorogue Our faid Parlia“ ment; Therefore We, confiding very much in your

The Lord Chancellor faid : « Fidelity, Prudence, and Circumspection, have, by “ the Advice and Consent of Our Council, assigned « My Lords and Gentlemen, as

you our Commissioners, giving to you, or any Three • By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament " or more of you, by virtue of these Presents, full “ Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now prorogued. « Power and Authority, in Our Name, further to pro “ read, we do, in His Majesty's Name, and in Obedience

rogue and continue our present Parliament at Our to His Commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thurf« City of Westminster aforesaid, from Wednesday the day the Tenth Day of August next; to be then here * Twenty-first Day of this instant June, until and unto “ holden ; and this

Parliament is accordingly prorogued « Thursday the Tenth Day of Auguft now next follow. “ to Thursday the Tenth Day of Augufi next.

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I E Jovis, 10° Augusti 1809.

thurst, Thomas Earl of Ailesbury, Robert Earl Grosvenor,

« Richard Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Henry Earl of CarDomini præsentes fuerunt:

narvon, Robert Banks Earl of Liverpool, One of Our Ds. Eldon, Cancel.

“ Principal Secretaries of State; John Earl of Saint Vine Ds. Bayning.

cent, James Earl of Malmesbury, Richard Earl of larius.

Donoughmore, George Earl of Onslow, Thomas Earl of Comes Wejmarland,

Chichester, Edward Earl of Powis, Charles Earl Grey, C.P.S.

Dudley Earl of Harrowby; Our right trusty and well

“ beloved Cousins and Counsellors Henry Viscount Mel. Comes Liverpool.

es ville, Henry Viscount Sidmouth, William Viscount The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House," That

Cathcart; Our right trusty and well-beloved Coun

“ sellors Francis Lord Hastings, Saint Andrew Lord
“ His Majesty had been pleased to grant a Commission,
os under the Great Seal, for the further Prorogation of

« Saint John of Bletsoe, Alexander Lord Dutton, Henry

~ Richard Lord Holland, Thomas Lord Walsinghom, Henry " the Parliament.”

Frederick Lord Carteret, William Wyndham Lord Gren. Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in

ville, William Lord Auckland, Ilenry Lord Mulgrave,
their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the

James Lord Saltersford, Richard Lord Wellesley,
Throne and the Woolfack, the Lord Chancellor in the " Charles Lord Bayning, James Lord Glastonbury, Gil-
Middle, with the Lord Privy Seal on his Right Hand, bert Lord Minto, John Lord Carysfort, Alkyne Lord
and the Earl of Liverpool on his Left, commanded the

Saint Helens, John Lord Redesdale, Edward Lord
Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons «

Ellenborough, Chief Justice alligned to hold Pleas know, “ The Lords Commissioners desire their imme

“ before Us, Charles George Lord Arden, Charles Lord “ diate Attendance in this House, to hear the Com.

Barham, Thomas Lord Erskine, and Thomas Lord es mission read."

Manners, Greeting : Whereas We have lately, for Who being come;

“ divers difficult and pressing Affairs concerning Us,

o the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom of The Commission was read by the Clerk, as follows ;. « Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, ordained (videlicet)

“ this Our present Parliament to begin and be holden GEORGE R.

“ at Our City of Westminster, the Twenty-fecond Day “ George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the

li of June, in the Forty-seventh Year of Our Reign, on “ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King,

“ which Day Our faid Parliament was begun and holden, “ Defender of the Faith : To Our most dear and entirely

" and from thence, by several Adjournments and Pro“ beloved Son and most faithful Counsellor George Prince

“ rogations, was adjourned and prorogued to and until “ of Wales; Our most dear Sons and faithful Counsellors

Thursday the Tenth Day of this instant August, then “ Frederick Duke of York, William Henry Duke of Cla

to be holden and sit at Our City of Westminser aforerence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest Augustus Duke

“ said : Know ye, nevertheless, that for certain pressing “ of Cumberland, Augustus Duke of Sufex, Adolphus

“ Causes and Confiderations Us especially moving, We “ Duke of Cambridge ; Our most dear Nephew and

“ have thought fit further to prorogue Our faid Parlia« faithful Counsellor William Frederick Duke of Glou

ment; Therefore We, confiding very much in your cefler ; the most Reverend Father in God and Our

Fidelity, Prudence, and Circumspection, have, by the

“ Advice and Consent of Our Council, assigned you
right trusty and well-beloved Counsellor Charles
“ Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropo-

“ Our Commissioners, giving to you, or any Three or
“ litan of all England; Our right trusty and well-

“ more of you, by virtue of these Presents, full Power “ beloved Counsellor John Lord Eldon, Chancellor

“ and Authority, from the faid Tenth Day of this “ of that part of Our United Kingdom of Great

“ instant Augufi, in Our Name, further to prorogue “ Britain and Ireland called Great Britain ; the most

" and continue our present Parliament at Our City of " Reverend Father in God Our right trusty and well

Westminster aforesaid, until and unto Thursday the “ beloved Counsellor Edward Venables Archbishop of

Twenty-eighth Day of September next, there then to York, Primate and Metropolitan of England; Our

be holden and fit. And therefore We command you, right trusty and well-beloved Cousins and Counsellors

“ that you diligently attend to the Premises, and effecJohn Jeffreys Earl Camden, President of Our Council ;

“ tually fulfil them in the Manner aforesaid: We also “ John Earl of Westmorland, Keeper of Our Privy Seal ;

strictly command all and singular Our Archbishops, “ Our right trusty and right entirely beloved Cousins

6 Dukes, Marquisses, Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, Barons, “ and Counsellors Charles Duke of Richmond, Auguftus

Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and Commissioners for
Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke of Bedford, George « concerns, to meet at Our faid Parliament by virtue of

« Our Counties and Boroughs, and all others whom it
“ Duke of Marlborough, John Duke of Athol, James
“ Duke of Montrose, William Henry Duke of Portland;

“ thefe Presents, that they observe, obey, and assist
es Our right trusty and entirely beloved Cousins and

“ in executing the Premises as they ought to do. In “ Counsellors George Marquis of Buckingham, George

" Witness whereof we have caused these Our Letters
Granville Levefon Marquis of Stafford, George Marquis

" to be made Patent.
Townshend, James Marquis of Salisbury, Francis « Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Second Day
" Marquis of Hertford, John Marquis of Bute ; Our “ of August, in the Forty-ninth Year of Our
“ right trusty and right well-beloved Cousins and Coun.

Reign.
“ sellors Heneage Earl of Aylesford, Steward of Our

By the King Himself, signed with His own “ Household; George Earl of Dartmouth, Chamberlain

16 Hand.
“ of Our Household ; Edward Earl of Derby, George

« BATHURST and BATHURST,"
“ Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, George Earl of
l'inchilsea and Nottingham, Philip Earl of Chesterfield,

Then the Lord Chancellor said,
John Earl of Sandwich, Frederick Earl of Carlisle, By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament
" George James Earl of Cholmondeley, James Earl of “ Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now srorogued.
Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, “ read, we do in His Majesty's Name, and in Obedience
- Charles Earl of Tankerville, George Earl of Maccles " to His Commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thurf-
field, John Earl of Afburnham, Charles Earl of Har.

day the Twenty-eighth Day of September next, to be rington, Robert Earl of Buckinghamshire, William Earl " then here holden; and this Parliament is accordingly Fitzwilliam, Philip Earl of Hardwicke, George John “ prorogued to Thursday the Twenty-eighth Day of « Earl Spencer, John Earl of Chatham, Henry Earl Ba September next."

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I E Jovis, 286 Septembris 1809.

Chatham, Henry Earl Bathurs, Thomas Earì of Ailes.

bury, Robert Earl Grosvenor, Richard Earl of Mount Domini præsentes fuerunt :

Edgcumbe, Henry Earl of Carnarvon, Robert Banks

“ Earl of Liverpool, One of our principal Secretaries Dux CUMBERLAND.

“ of State ; John Earl of Saint Vincent, James Earl of Ds. Eldon, Cancella

Malmsbury, Richard Earl of Donoughmore; George rius.

“ Earl of Onslow, Thomas Earl of Chichester, Edward

“ Earl of Powis, Charles Earl Grey, Dudley Earl of Comes Camden,

Harrowby ; Our Right trusty and well-beloved CouPræses.

“ fins and Counsellors Henry Viscount Melville, Henry Comes Bathurst.

“ Viscount Sidmouth, William Viscount Cathcart, Our

right trusty and well-beloved Counfellors Saint Ana The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, “ That" drew Lord Saint John of Bletsoe, Alexander Lord “ His Majesty had been pleased to grant a Commission “ Dutton, Henry Richard Lord Holland, Thomas Lord « under the Great Seal, for the further Prorogation of " Walfingham, Francis Lord Hastings, Henry Frederick " the Parliament."

“ Lord Carteret, William Wyndham Lord Grenville,

William Lord Auckland, Henry Lord Mulgrave, Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in " James Lord Saltersford, Richard Lord Wellesley, their Robes, and feated on a Form placed between the “Charles Lord Bayning, James Lord Glastonbury, GilThrone ard the Woolfack, the Lord Chancellor in the bert Lord Minto, John Lord Carysfort, Alleyne Lord Middle, with the Lord President on his Right Hand, « Saint Helen's, John Lord Redesdale, Edward Lord and the Earl Bathurst on his Left; commanded the Ellenborough, Chief Justice afligned to hold Pleas Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons “ before Us; Charles George Lord Arden, Charles know, “ The Lords Commillioners defire their imme. " Lord Barham, Thomas Lord Erskine, and Thomas “ diate Attendance in this House, to hear the Com “ Lord Manners, Greeting : Whereas we have lately, 66 million read.”

“ for divers difficult and pressing Affairs, concerning

" Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom Who being come;

" of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, orThe Commission was read by the Clerk, as follows; “ dained this Our present Parliament to begin and (videlicet)

“ be holden at our City of Westminster the Twenty" GEORGE R.

“ second Day of June, in the Forty-seventh Year of

“ Our Reign, on which Day our faid Parliament was " George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the

“ begun and holden; and from thence, by several “ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King,

Adjournments and Prorogations, was adjourned and 66 Defender of the Faith ; To Our most dear and en

“ prorogued to and until Thursday the Twenty-eighth
“ tirely beloved Son and most faithful Counsellor George 66

Day of this Instant September, then to be holden and
« Prince of Wales; Our most dear Sons and faithful
“ Counsellors, Frederick Duke of York, William Henry « nevertheless, that for certain pressing Causes and

“ fit at our City of Westminster aforesaid : Know ye,
“ Duke of Clarence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest « Considerations Us especially moving, We have thought
Auguftus Duke of Cumberland, Auguftus Duke of

“ fit further to prorogue Our said Parliament; there. Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge ; Our most dear

“ fore We, confiding very much in your Fidelity, PruNephew and faithful Counsellor William Frederick

“ dence, and Circumspection, have, by the Advice and
“ Duke of Gloucester; the most Reverend Father in

“ Consent of Our Council, assigned you Our Commis-
“ God, and Our right trusty and well-beloved Coun-
“ sellor Charles Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate

“ fioners ;, giving to you, or any Three or more of you,

by virtue of these Presents, full Power and Authority, “ and Metropolitan of all England; Our right trusty « from the said Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant Sep" and well-beloved Counsellor John Lord Eldon, Chan

tember, in Our Name further to prorogue and continue “ cellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great

our presenc Parliament at Our City of Westminster
« Britain and Ireland, called Great Britain; the most

aforesaid, until and unto Thursday the Second Day of
" Reverend Father in God Our right trusty and well-
6 beloved Counsellor Edward Venables, Archbishop of - therefore we command you, that you diligently

November next, then there to be holden and fit; and
York, Primate and Metropolitan of England, Our

« attend to the Premises and effectually fulfil them in
right trusty and well-beloved Cousins and Counsel-

“ the Manner aforesaid: We also strictly command all
“ lors John Jeffreys Earl Camden, President of Our
« Council ; John Earl of Westmorland, Keeper of Our

“ and singular Our Archbishops, Dukes, Marquiffes,

“ Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, Barons, Knights, Citizens, “ Privy Seal ; Our right trusty and right entirely be

“ Burgesses, and Commissioners for our Counties and “ loved Cousins and Counsellors Charles Duke of Rich

“ Boroughs, and all others whom it concerns, to meet mond, Auguftus Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke

“at Our said Parliament by virtue of these Presents, that
“ of Bedford, George Duke of Marlborough, John Duke they observe, obey, and assist you in executing the
“ of Athol, James Duke of Montrose, William Henry

Premises as they ought to do. In witness whereof We
“ Duke of Portland, Our right trusty and entirely be « have caused thefe Our Letters to be made Patent.
“ loved Cousins and Counsellors George Marquis of
Buckingham, George Granville" Levefon Marquis of

6. Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Twentieth
Stafford, George Marquis Townshend, James Marquis “ Day of September, in the Forty-ninth Year of
“ of Salisbury, Francis Marquis of Hertford, John Mar-

“ Our Reign. quis of Bute; Our right trusty and right well-beloved

By the King Himself, signed with His Own “ Cousins and Counsellors Heneage Earl of Aylesford,

6 Hand."
“ Steward of Our Household; George Earl of Dart-

66 BATHURST and BATHURST.' *
6 mouth, Chamberlain of Our Household; Edward
“ Earl of Derby, George Earl of Pembroke and Mont Then the Lord Chancellor said:

gomery, George Earl of Winchilfea and Nottingham, " By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament
Philip Earl of Chefterfield, John Earl of Sandwich, Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now

prorogued.
Frederick Earl of Carlisle, George James Earl of Chol. “ read, we do, in His Majesty's Name, and in Obedience
mondeley, James Earl of Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of " “ to His Commands, prorogue this Parliament to Thurs-
Elgin and Kincardine, Charles Earl of Tankerville, day the Second Day of November next, to be then
George Earl of Macclesfield, John Earl of Ashburnham, « here holden : And this Parliament is accordingly
Charles Earl

' of Harrington, Robert Earl of Bucking. “ prorogued 10 Thursday the Second Day of November
hamshire, William Earl Fitzwilliam, Pbilip Earl of a next."
" Hardwicke, George John Earl Spencer, John Earl of

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Anno 50° Georgii Tertii. .
I E Jovis, 2° Novembris 180g.

" Bathurst, one of Our Principal Secretaries of State ;

Thomas Earl of Ailesbury, Robert Earl Grosvenor, Domini præsentes fuerunt.

" Richard Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Henry Earl of

Caernarvon, Robert Banks Earl of Liverpool, One other Ds. Eldon, Cancella.

“ of Our Principal Secretaries of State ; John Earl of rius.

« Saint Vincent, James Earl of Malmesbury, Richard Comes Camden,

“ Earl of Donoughmore, George Earl of Onslow, Thomas Præses.

“ Earl of Chichester, Edward Earl of Powis, Charles Comes Liverpool.

“ Earl Grey ; Our right trusty and well-beloved

“ Cousins and Counsellors Henry Viscount Melville, The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, “ That

Henry Viscount Sidmouth, William Viscount Cathcart; “ His Majesty had been pleased to grant a Commiflion, « Francis Lord Hastings, Saint Andrew Lord Saint

“ Our right trusty and well-beloved Counsellors “ under the Great Seal, for the further Prorogation of

John of Bletsoe, Alexander Lord Dutton, Henry “ the Parliament."

Richard Lord Holland, Thomas Lord Walsingham, Then Three of the Lords Commissioners being in their Henry Frederick Lord Carteret, William Wyndham Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the Throne “ Lord Grenville, William Lord Auckland, Henry and the Woolfack, the Lord Chancellor in the Middle, “ Lord Mulgrave, James Lord Saltersford, Richard with the Lord President on his Right Hand, and the “ Lord Wellesley, Charles Lord Bayning, James Lord Earl of Liverpool on his Left, commanded the Yeoman Glastonbury, Gilbert Lord Minto, John Lord Carysfort, Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, Alleyne Lord Saint Helens, John Lord Redesdale, « The Lords Commiffioners desire their immediate Edward Lord Ellenborough, Chief Justice assigned to “ Attendance in this House, to hear the Commission “ hold Pleas before Us ; Charles George Lord Arden, 66 read."

66 Charles Lord Barhan, Thomas Lord Erskine, and Who being come;

Thomas Lord Manners, Greeting : Whereas We have

lately, for divers difficult and pressing Affairs concernThe Commission was read by the Clerk, as follows ; “ ing Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom (videlicet)

" of Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, ordained

“ this Our present Parliament to begin and be holden “ GEORGE R.

" at Our City of Westminster, the Twenty-second Day « George the Third, by the Grace of God, of the “ of June, in the Forty-seventh Year of Our Reign, on “ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King, “ which Day Our faid Parliament was begun and holden, “ Defender of the Faith: To Our most dear and entirely " and from thence by several Adjournments and Pro“ beloved Son and most faithful Counsellor George “ rogations was adjourned and prorogued to and until “ Prince of Wales ; Our most dear Sons and faithful

Thursday the Second Day of November next, then to “ Counsellors Frederick Duke of York, William Henry 6 be holden and fit at Our City of Westminster aforesaid: " Duke of Clarence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest “ Know ye, nevertheless, that for certain pressing Causes Auguftus Duke of Cumberland, Augustus Duke of “ and Considerations Us especially moving, We have Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge ; Our most dear

" thought fit further to prorogue Our faid Parliament; Nephew and faithful Counsellor William Frederick “ Therefore We, confiding very much in your Fide“ Duke of Gloucester ; the most Reverend Father in lity, Prudence, and Circumspection, have, by the « God and our right trusty and well-beloved Counsellor “ Advice and Consent of Our Council, assigned you Our « Charles Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metro “ Commissioners, giving to you or any Three or more “ politan of all England ; Our right trusty and well

“ of you, by virtue of these Presents, full Power and
" beloved Counsellor John Lord Eldon, Chancellor of “ Authority, from the said Second Day of November
" that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain “ next, in Our Name, further to prorogue and continue
« and Ireland called Great Britain ; the most Reverend “ Our present Parliament at Our City of Westminster
“ Father in God Our right trusty and well-beloved “ aforesaid, until and unto Tuesday the Fifth Day of
“ Counsellor Edward Venables Archbishop of rork, " December next, there then to be holden and fit: And
“ Primate and Metropolitan of England; Our right “ therefore We command you, that you diligently
“ trusty and well-beloved Cousins and Counsellors John « attend to the Premises, and effectually fulfil them in

Jeffreys Earl Camden, President of Our Council ; " the Manner aforesaid : We also strictly command all
John Earl of Westmorland, Keeper of Our Privy Seal ; “ and singular Our Archbishops, Dukes, Marquisses,
“ Our right trusty and right entirely beloved Cousins “ Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, Barons, Knights, Citizens,
“ and Counsellors Charles Duke of Richmond, Augustus Burgesses, and Commissioners for Our Counties and
Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke of Bedford, George “ Boroughs, and all others whom it concerns, to
“ Duke of Marlborough, John Duke of Athol, James • meet at Our faid Parliament by virtue of these Pre-
“ Duke of Montrose, William Henry Duke of Portland; 6 sents, that they observe, obey, and aslist you in exe-
“ Our right trusty and entirely beloved Cousins and cuting the Premises as they ought to do. In Wit-
“ Counsellors George Marquis of Buckingham, George o ness whereof, we have caused these Our Letters to be
Granville Levefon Marquis of Stafford, George Marquis « made Patent.
Townshend, James Marquis of Salisbury, Francis “ Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Eighteenth
“ Marquis of Hertford, John Marquis of Bute ; Our

“ Day of October, in the Forty-ninth Year of
“ right truity and right well-beloved Cousins and

« Our Reign.
“ Counsellors Heneage Earl of Aylesford, Steward of
“ Our Household, George Earl of Dartmouth, Cham-

By the King Himself, hgned with His Own

" Hand.
" berlain of Our Household ; Edward Earl of Derby,
George Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, George

“ BATHURST and BATHURST."
“ Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham, Philip Earl of Then the Lord Chancellor said,
« Chesterfield, John Earl of Sandwich, Frederick Earl of “ By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament

Carlisle, George James Earl of Chelmondeley, James Earl “ Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now prorogued. “ of Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, “ read, we do, in His Majesty's Name, and in Obedience « Charles Earl of Tankerville, George Earl of Maccles “ to His Commands, prorogue this Parliament to

field, John Earl of Ashburnham, Charles Earl of “ Tuesday the Fifth Day of December next, to be then

Harrington, Robert Earl of Buckinghamshire, William “ here holden; and this Parliament is accordingly
“ Earl Fitzwilliam, Philip Earl of Hardwicke, George “ prorogued to Tuesday the Fifth Day of December
" John Earl Spencer, John Earl of Chatham, Henry Earl

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