Page images
PDF
EPUB
[ocr errors]

* peal of the Honourable Walter Ogilvy and Robert “ and to all Articles, Clauses, and Provisions “ Graham Esquire, to put in their Answer to the Appeal, " therein contained, and have fully agreed and assented 66 be now read.”

“ to the said Act; Willing, that the said Act, and The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

every Article, Clause, Sentence, and Provision therein

“ contained, from henceforth shall be of the same ORDERED, That the said Order be discharged.

“ Strength, Force, and Effect, as if We had been perAppeal dif.

Ordered, That the said Petition and Appeal be and is “ fonally present in the faid Higher House, and had milled. hereby dismissed this House,

" openly and publicly in the Presence of you all assented

" to the fame : And We do by these Presents declare Local Militia The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House,

*

That “ and notify the same Our Royal Assent, as well to you Enlistment “ His Majesty had been pleased to grant Two feveral " the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons aforeKill passed by “ Commissions to His Royal Highness the Prince of “ said, as to all others whom it may concern: ComCommission

" Wales, and several Lords therein named, one for manding also, by these Presents, Our right trusty and “ declaring His Royal Afsent to the Ad agreed upon " well-beloved Counsellor John Lord Eldon, Our Chan“ by both Houses of Parliament; and the other for pro

" cellor of that Part of Our United Kingdom of Great “ roguing the Parliament.”

« Britain and Ireland called Great Britain, to seal these The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

“ Our Letters Patent with Our Great Seal of Our The House was resumed.

“ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; and

“ also commanding Our most dear and entirely beThen Five of the Lords Commissioners, being in

“ loved Son and most faithful Counsellor George Prince their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the “ of Wales ; Our most dear Sons and faithful CounfelThrone and the Woolfack, the Lord Chancellor in the “ lors Frederick Duke of York, William Duke of Cla. Middle, with the Lord Archbifhop of Canterbury on his “ rence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest Duke of CumRight Hand, and the Lord President, the Lord Privy berland, Augustus Duke of Sussex, Adolphus Duke of Seal, and the Lord Chamberlain on his Left, com

Cambridge; Our most dear Nephew and faithful manded the Yeoman Usher of the Black Rod to signify “ Counsellor William Frederick Duke of Gloucester ; the to the Commons, “ The Lords Commissioners desire

6 Most Reverend Father in God Our right trusty and « their immediate Attendance in this House, to hear

“ well-beloved Counsellor Charles Archbishop of Can6 the Commission read."

terbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England; Who being come, with their Speaker ;

66 Our faid Chancellor of that part of Our United The Lord Chancellor said,

Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland called Great “ My Lords, and Gentlemen of the House of

Britain ; Our right trusty and right well-beloved « Commons,

" Cousins and Counsellors John Jeffreys Earl Camden, « His Majesty, not thinking fit to be personally pre

“ President of Our Council ; Yohn Earl of Westmorland, « sent here at this Time, has been pleased to cause a

“ Keeper of Our Privy Seal; Our right trusty and right

“ entirely beloved Cousins and Counsellors James Duke « Commission to be issued under the Great Seal, and " thereby given His Royal Afsent to an Aą, which

“ of Montrose, Master of Our Horse ; William Henry

“ Duke of Portland; Our right trusty and entirely be. " has been agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament,

“ loved Cousins and Counsellors Yames Marquis of “ the Title whereof is particularly mentioned ; and “ by the said Commission hath commanded us to de

Salisbury; Francis Marquis of Hertford; Our right “ clare and notify His Royal Assent to the said Ad,

“ truity and right well-beloved Cousins and Counsellors “ in the Presence of you the Lords and Commons af

Heneage Earl of Aylesbury, Steward of Our House. “ sembled for that Purpose; which Commission

“ hold ; George Earl of Dartmouth, Chamberlain of you will

« Our Household; George Earl of Winchilsea and Not“ now hear read :"

tingham, Groom of Our Stole; Philip Earl of Chester, Then the said Commission was read by the Clerk, as field, Robert Earl of Buckinghamshire, William Earl follows; (videlicet)

Fitzwilliam, George John Earl Spencer, John Earl of « GEORGE R.

Chatham, Henry Earl Bathurst, Henry Earl of Car“ GEORGE the Third, by the Grace of God, of the narvon, Robert Banks Earl of Liverpool, One of Our “ United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, “. Principal Secretaries of State; John Earl of Saint “ Defender of the Faith: To Our right trusty and right “ Vincent, Thomas Earl of Chichester, Our right trusty well-beloved, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and « and well-beloved Cousin and Counsellor Henry Vis. “ to Our trusty and well-beloved the Knights, Citizens, “ count Sidmouth, Our right trusty and well-beloved “ and Burgesses, and the Commissioners for Shires and “ Counsellors Henry Richard Lord Holland, Dudley " Burghs of the House of Commons, in this present Par. '“ Lord Harrowby, Thomas Lord Walsingham, Wil. “ liament assembled, Greeting : Whereas We have "liam Wyndham Lord Grenville, William Lord Auck. “ seen and perfectly understood an Ac agreed and “ land, Henry Lord Mulgrave, John Lord Redesaccorded on by you Our loving Subjects, the Lords “ dale, Edward Lord Ellenborough, Our Chief Jultice. “ Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons, in this Our " assigned to hold Pleas before Us ; Charles Lord present Parliament assembled, and endorsed by you, Barham, and Thomas Lord Erskine ; or any Three or

hath been accustomed, the Title and Name of which “ more of them, to declare and notify this Our Royal " AG hereafter doth particularly ensue; (that is to say), 6 Assent in Our Absence in the said Higher House, An Aą to prevent the enlisting of Local Militia “ in the Presence of you the said Lords and the Com“ Men into the Regular Militia of any other County or “ mons of Our Parliament, there to be assembled for “ Stewartry than the County or Stewartry to which " that Purpose; and the Clerk of Our Parliaments to “ they belong." And albeit the said Act, by you

" endorse the faid Aêts, with such Terms and Words in “ Our said Subjects the Lords and Commons in this “ Our Name as is requisite, and hath been accustomed « Our present Parliament assembled, is fully agreed “ for the faine, and also to enroll these Our Letters “ and confented unto, yet nevertheless the same is not “ Patent and the faid Act in the Parliament Roll; and

of Force and Effect in the Law without Our Royal “ these Our Letters Patent shall be to every of them a “ Affent given and put to the said Aa : And foraf “ fufficient Warrant in that Behalf : And finally, We 6 much as for divers Causes and Considerations We “ do declare and will, that after this Our Royal Assent “ cannot conveniently at this Time be present in Our “ given and passed by these Presents, and declared and “ Royal Person in the Higher House of Our said Par “ notified as is aforesaid, then and immediately the said “ liament, being the Place accustomed to give Our Royal “ Act shall be taken, accepted, and admitted a good, " Assent to such Ads as have been agreed upon by you “ fufficient, and perfect Act of Parliament and Law, Our faid Subjects, the Lords and Commons; We have “ to all intents, Constructions, and Purposes, and to 6 therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made, “ be put in due Execution accordingly ; the Con« and have signed the fame, and by the same do “ tinuance or Dissolution of this Our Parliament, or “ give and put Our Royal Alsent to the faid Aa, “ any other Use, Custom, Thing or Things to the

as

" contrary

guing the

6: belong."

Lords Commissioners Speech.

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 “ Patent.

“ 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 Affiftance “ By the King Himself, signed with His own " and Support, convinced that you will agree with Him 66 Hand.

« in considering, that every Exertion for the Re-elta" BATHURST and BATHURST." “ blishment of the Independence and Security of other Then the Lord Chancellor said :

“ Nations, is no less conducive to the true Interests than

“ 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 Afsent to « GEORGE R.

Commisfion “ the Act in the Commission mentioned ; and the

for proro

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

“ 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

“ Duke of Clarence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest
“ An Act to prevent the enlisting of Local Militia
“ 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

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 Aliftant, in these Words; (videlicet) “ sellor Charles Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Le Roy le veult."

“ Metropolitan of all England; Our 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, spake as

6 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 Counsellors 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 Cousins
“ 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 Atholi

, " 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 ham, George Granville Levefon 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 Winchilsea and Nottingham, Philip Earl of Chester" thens upon His People.

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

"life, George James Earl of Cholmondeley, James Earl
« ledge your prompt Attention to His Wilhes'respecting < Charles Earl of Tankerville, George Earl of Maccles-

“ of Lauderdale, Thomas Earl of Elgin and Kincardine,
" an increafed Provision for the poorer Clergy; an Ob-
“ 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
u 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 Grosve“ 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 « Time, 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 Vicissitudes 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 Frederick Lord Carteret, William Europe, His Majesty commands us to congratulate Wyndham Lord Grenville, William Lord Auckland, you upon the splendid and iinportant Success which

Henry Lord Mulgrave, James Lord Saltersford,

" Richard

1

Richard Lord Wellesley, Charles Lord Bayning, James “ ing, there then to be holden and fit; and therefore
« Lord Glastonbury, Gilbert Lord Minto, John Lord 6. We command you, that you diligently attend the Pre-
Carysfort, Alleyne Lord Saint Helens, John Lord " mises, and effe&ually 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, Marquisfes, Earls, Viscounts, Bishops,
« Lord Arden, Charles Lord Barham, Thomas Lord “ Barons, Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and Commis-
Erskine, 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 faid Parliament by
to 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
66 Ireland, and the Church, ordain this our present Par “ do. In witness whereof, We have caused thele Our
“ liament to begin and be holden at our City of Weft. « Letters to be made Patent.
minfter the Twenty-second Day of June, in the Forty “ Witness Ourself, at Westminster, the Twenty-
“ seventh 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

66 Our Reign. “ by several Adjournments and Prorogations was ad« journed and prorogued to and until Thursday the

the King Himself, figned with His Own

Hand. « Nineteenth Day of January now last past, and is

“ BATHURST and BATHURST." “ there now holden: Know ye, that for certain pressing “ Causes and Confiderations 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 said : Fidelity, Prudence, and Circumspection, have, by “ the Advice and Consent of Our Council, assigned

My Lords and Gentlemen, you our Commissioners, giving to you, or any Three • By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament

or more of you, hy 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 Thurs" 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 August next.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]

Anno 49° Georgii Tertii.

D'

guing the

I E Jovis, 10° Augusti 1809.

thurst, Thomas Earl of Ailesbury, Robert Earl Grosvenor,

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

narvon, Robert Banks Earl of Liverpool, One of Our

Principal Secretaries of State; John Earl of Saint Vina
Ds. Eldon, Cancel.
Ds. Bayning

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

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

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

Dudley Earl of Harrowby; Our right trusty and wellComes Liverpool.

“ beloved Cousins and Counsellors Henry Viscount Mela

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

« Cathcart; Our right trusty and well-beloved Coun“ His Majesty had been pleased to grant a Commission,

“ sellors Francis Lord Hastings, Saint Andrew Lord « under the Great Seal, for the further Prorogation of

Saint John of Bletsoe, Alexander Lord Dutton, Henry

« Richard Lord Holland, Thomas Lord Walsingbom, Henry “ the Parliament."

« Frederick Lord Carteret, William Wyndham Lord Gren. Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in « ville, William Lord Auckland, Henry 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, Alli yne 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 defire 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 « mission read."

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

os divers difficult and pressing Affairs concerning Us,

" the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom of Commission

The Commission was read by the Clerk, as follows ;. for proro

Great Britain and Ireland, and the Church, ordained (videlicet)

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

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

6 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 Westminster aforerence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest Augustus Duke

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

“ Causes and considerations 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, afligned 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 August, in Our Name, further to prorogue 5 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

"s 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

“ Dukes, Marquisses, Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, Barons, “s and Counsellors Charles Duke of Richmond, Augustus

Knights, Citizens, Burgesses, and Commissioners for Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke of Bedford, George

“ Our Counties and Boroughs, and all others whom it “ Duke of Marlborough, John Duke of Athol, James

concerns, to meet at Our faid Parliament by virtue of 66 Duke of Montrose, William Henry Duke of Portland ;

“ these Presents, that they observe, obey, and assist you * 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 thefe Our Letters

< to be made Patent. “ Granville Levefon Marquis of Stafford, George Marquis

Townshend, James Marquis of Salisbury, Francis « Witnefs 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

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

“ BATHURST and BATHURST."
" Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, George Earl of
W'inchilsea and Nottingham, Philip Earl of Chesterfield,

Then the Lord Chancellor said,
" John Earl of Sandwich, Frederick Earl of Carlisle, “ By virtue of Ilis Majesty's Commission under the Parliament
George James Earl of Cholmondeley, James Earl of “ Great Seal, to us and other Lords directed, and now prorogued.
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 Ashburnham, 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."

[blocks in formation]

Anno 49° Georgii Tertii.
Í E Jovis, 286 Septembris 1809.
D'

.

« Chatham, Henry Earl Bathurs, Thomas Earl of Aile

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.

u 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 Bletfoe, 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 Haflings, 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 ar.d 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 assigned 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."

6 for divers difficult and pressing Affairs, concerning Who being come;

" Us, the State and Defence of Our United Kingdom

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

“ be holden at our City of Westminster the TwentyGEORGE R.

« fecond 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 " 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

Day of this Instant September, then to be holden and “ Prince of Wales; Our most dear Sons and faithful

“ fit at our City of Westminster aforesaid : Know ye, “ Counsellors, Frederick Duke of York, William Henry « nevertheless, that for certain pressing Causes and « Duke of Clarence, Edward Duke of Kent, Ernest « Considerations Us especially moving, We have thought

Augustus Duke of Cumberland, Auguftus Duke of “ fit further to prorogue Our faid Parliament; there

Sujex, Adolphus Duke of Cambridge; Our most dear “ fore We, confiding very much in your Fidelity, Pru. “ Nephew 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

« fioners; giving to you, or any Three or more of you, “ sellor Charles Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate

“ by virtue of these Presents, full Power and Authority, “s 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 present 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. : « November next, then there to be holden and fit; and s beloved Counsellor Edward Venables, Archbishop of 6 therefore we command you, that you diligently 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 « and fingular Our Archbishops, Dukes, Marquisses, « Council ; John Earl of Westmorland, Keeper of Our “ Earls, Viscounts, Bishops, Barons, Knights, Citizens, « Privy Seal ; Our right trusty and right entirely be

“ Burgesses, and Commissioners for our Counties and 6 loved Cousins and Counsellors Charles Duke of Rich.

6 Boroughs, and all others whom it concerns, to meet mond, Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton, John Duke' « at Our faid Parliament by virtue of these Presents, that of Bedford, George Duke of Marlborough, John Duke

" they observe, obey, and aflist 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 Leveson 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 6. By the King Himself, Signed with His Own
“ Cousins and Counsellors Heneage Earl of Aylesford,

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

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

gomery, George Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham, “ By virtue of His Majesty's Commission under the Parliament
Philip Earl of Chesterfield, 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 next.''
Hardwicke, George John Earl Spencer, John Earl of

66

« PreviousContinue »