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“ from Ireland ;' to which they desire the Concurrence E. Rosslyn.

of this House. ,
E. Clancarty,

The said Three Bills were, severally, read the First
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Time.
E. Orford.
E. Grey.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Prisage, &c.

of Wines V. Sydney. by Sir James Graham and others :

(Ireland)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet
With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for confirming an

Bill:
Tomorrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, “ Agreement for the Purchase of the Prisage and But-
in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of lerage of Wines in Ireland, entered into by the Com-
Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

« missioners of His Majesty's Treafury in Ireland, and

“ the Right Honourable Walter Earl of Ormonde and Rutland

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Obory, and his Trustees, in pursuance of an A& made
Square
Lighting
* by Mr. Lushington and others :

“ in the Forty-sixth Year of His present Majesty's

“ Reign ;" to which they desire the Concurrence of
Bil.
With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to explain an Act

this House.
“ of the Forty-seventh Year of His present Majesty, for
" the more effectual Improvement of the City of Dublin

The said Bill was read the First Time.
6 and the Environs thereof, so far as relates to the light-
ing of Rutland Square, in the said City;", to which

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill Referred to they desire the Concurrence of this House.

be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Baron Thomfon Judges.

and Mr. Justice Chambre, who are førthwith to summon Innkeepers A Message was brought from the House of Commons, all Parties concerned therein ; and, after hearing them, Ato amend by Mr. Lusington and others :

and perusing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of Bill.

the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State With a Bill, intituled, “ An Ad to amend an Ad of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their passed in this Session of Parliament, intituled, An

Hands. A& for increasing the Rates of Subsistence to be paid " to Innkeepers and others on quartering Soldiers ;' A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Waymouth which they desire the Concurrence of this House. by Mr. Stewart and others :

Improvement

Bill. Still Fines A Message was brought from the House of Commons, To return the Bill, intituled, “ An A&t for more (Ireland) by Mr. Lushington and others :

“ effectually cleansing, lighting, and watching the Bill.

“ Borough and Town of Waymouth and Melcombe Regis, With a Bill, intituled, “ An Ad for respiting certain

“ in the County of Dorset, and removing Encroach“ Fines imposed on Stills in Ireland ;to which they

“ments and Annoyances therein ; 'for licensing and desire the Concurrence of this House.

regulating Chairmen, and other Persons plying for The said Three Bills were, severally, read the first Hire; for establishing Markets; and for giving furTime.

“ther Powers to the Quaymaster of the Harbour of the

" said Town;" and to acquaint this House, That they Unlawful

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made Oaths (fre- by Mr. Lushington and others :

thereto. land) Bill. With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the more effec

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Lady Lucas's “ tually preventing the administering and taking of un- by Sir James Graham and others:

Eftate Bil, - lawful Oaths in Ireland ; and for the Protection of

To return the Bill

, intituled, “ An Ad for exchang-
“ Magistrates and Witnesses in Criminal Cases
which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

ing the entailed Estate of the Right Honourable

Amabell Baroness Lucas, in the County of Wilts, for The said Bill was read the First Time.

“ other Estates of the said Baroness Lucas, the Right ORDERED, That the said Bill be printed.

“ Honourable Mary Jemima Dowager Lady Grantham,

" and the Right Honourable Thomas Philip. Lord Treasury A Message was brought from the House of Commons, “ Grántham, in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk ; and Bills (Ireland) by Mr. Lushington and others :

“ for varying the Powers of leasing in the Settlement of Bill.

" the said Estates, in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk ;"
4. With a Bill, intituled, “ An A&t for raising the Sum
“ of Two hundred and fixteen thousand Pounds by and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to

the same, without any Amendment..
“ Treasury Bills, for the Service of Ireland, for the
“ Year One thousand eight hundred and ten;" to which

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Waltham
they desire the Concurrence of this House.
by Sir James Graham and others:

Saint Law

rence EncloArmy ClothA Message was brought from the House of Commons,

To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for enclosing sure Bill. by Mr. Lushington and others :

“ Waste Lands within the Manor of Waltham Saint 4. With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to regulate the Ex

Lawrence, and also in so much of the Manor of " amination and Payment of Assignments for Clothing

as lies within the Parish of Waltbam Saint Lawrence, as of His Majesty's Forces ;”. to which they desire the

“ in the County of Berks ;” and to acquaint this House, Concurrence of this House.

That they have agreed to their Lordships. Amendment

made thereto. Customs Du A Message was brought from the House of Commons, ties (Ireland). by Mr. Lushington and others :

A Meffage was brought from the House of Commons, St. George's Bill.

Fields Im. With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to continue until by Sir James Graham and others :

provement “ the Twenty-fifth Day of July One thousand eight To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Ad for extinguish- Bill. “ hundred and eleven, and to amend several Acts, for ing all Right of Common in, over, and upon certain “ granting certain Rates and Duties, and for allowing Parcels of Land in Saint George's Fields, in the County “ certain Drawbacks and Bounties on Goods, Wares, “ of Surrey, and for repealing so much of Two Acts, “ and Merchandize imported into and exported from “passed in the Twenty-fixth and Forty-seventh Years of Ireland ; and to grant to His Majesty, until the faid “ His present Majesty, as prevents the erecting Buildings “ Fifth Day of July One thousand eight hundred and

16 on certain Parts of the said Parcels of Land within

a " eleven, certain new and additional Duties on the Im " limited Distance from the Sides of fuch of the Roads “ portation, and to allow Drawbacks on the Exportation “ therein mentioned as abut thereon; and for improving “ of certain Goods, Wares, and Merchandize into and Saint George's Fields aforesaid ;” and to acquaint this

« House

ing Bill.

Hall

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House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amend.
ment made thereto.

ORDERED, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow,

14. Do. 15. Pork

Belfast Infti A Message was brought from the House of Commons, The Earl of Liverpool (by His Majesty's Command) Militia Oftution Bill, by Sir James Graham and others :

laid before the House, “ Return of Qualifications of ficers, &c.
“ Deputy Lieutenants and Militia Oficers which have Qualifications

delivered. To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act to incorporate

“ been transmitted to His Majesty's Principal Secretary « and regulate an Institution to be called “ The Belfast « of State for the Home Department, since those last “ Academical Institution,” for affording to Youth a

“ presented to the House;" together with a List “ Classical and Mercantile Education;" and to acquaint

thereof. this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Which List was tead by the Clerk, and is as follows ;

(videlicet Woods and Upon reading the Petition of Robert Ferrer, Defendants

1. Carmarthen. Brown in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein

Qualifications of Deputy against Robert Wood, William Wood, and Andrew Brown, are

2. Chester

Lieutenants and Militia
Farrer :
Plaintiffs ; setting forth, “ That the Plaintiffs in Error

Officers.
“ have not affigned Errors within the Time limited

3. Derbyshire

Do.

Do. “ by their Lordships Order ; and therefore praying

4. Efek

Da.

Do. " their Lordships, That the said Writ of Error may

5. Lancashire

Do.

Do. “ be Non-pros'd, with such Costs as to their Lordships

6. Leicestershire Do.

Do. “ shall seem meet :"

7. Lincolnshire

Do.

Do.

8. Northumberland Writ of

Do.

Do.
It is ORDERED, That the Petitioner do forthwith enter

so Error Non

Do. 9. Oxfordshire

Do. a Non-pros. on the said Writ of Error, as defired; and pros'd with

“ 10. Southampton

Do.

Do. Cofts. that the Record be remitted to the Court of King's

Do.
11. Suffolk

Do.
Bench, to the end Execution may be had upon the

Do.
12. Surrey

Do.
Judgment given by that Court, as if no such Writ of
Err had been brought into this House ; and further, 13 York (East Riding) Do. Deputy Lieutenants.

Do. Do. Militia Officers.
that the Plaintiffs in Error do pay, or cause to be paid

Qualifications of Local Mi. to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Forty Pounds for

Do.

litia Officers.
his Costs, by reason of the Delay of the Execution of
the said Judgment.

• 16. Do. (West Riding) { D Militas Oficers."

Do. Deputy Lieutenants and Carnatic The House (according to Order) was adjourned dur

ORDERED, That the said Return do lie on the Table, Commission. ing Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, ers Bill intituled, “ An A& to continue, until the Twenty-fifth

The Earl of Aberdeen reported from the Lords Com Report from “ Day of March One thousand eight hundred and mittees appointed a Select Committee, to enquire into Committee « thirteen, the Powers of the Commiflioners appointed the Effect likely to be produced by a further Continu.

y relative to the “ in pursuance of an Ad of the Forty-sixth Year of His ance of the Prohibition of Distillation from Grain, and

Distilleries. “ present Majesty, for enabling the Commissioners “ acting in pursuance of an Agreement between the generally into

the Circumstances which may tend to the « East India Company and the private Creditors of the terests of the United Kingdom, and to report to the « Nabobs of the Carnatic, the better to carry the same House : « That the Committee had met

, and confidered “ into Effect.”

“ the Matters referred to them, and had called for such After some Time, the House was resumed :

“ Evidence as they thought necessary to assist their En.

“ quiries; but as the Tendency of this Evidence is And the Lord Walfingham reported from the Commit

« various and contradictory, and as a considerable Dif. tee, “ That they had gone through the Bill, and directed

“ ference prevails in the Committee respecting its com“ him to report the same to the House, without any

parative Value, it has been thought expedient to re" Amendment."

port the Whole for the Information of the House,

“ without any Opinions or specific Suggestions from the Malt, &c. Hodie 2° vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act to

“ Committee, but merely accompanied by a summary (Ireland) “ amend the several Acts relating to the making of

“ Statement of its Contents, for the Purpose of ren Bill. “ Malt, and the granting of Permits and Certificates,

dering its Perusal more convenient. The great Ob, “ and the Regulations of Braziers, and of Persons

jects to which the Committee directed their Enquiries employing more than one Still, in Ireland.

were, ift, To obtain an accurate Knowledge of the ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a “ Mode and Circumstances under which Grain, efpeCommittee of the whole House.

cially of an inferior Quality, has been used in the Dir

tilleries; 2dly, To ascertain as far as possible the Effect ORDERED, That the House be put into a Committee

“ which might reasonably be anticipated, or which in upon the said Bill To-morrow.

“ fact had been already produced on the Agriculture of

“ the Country, by continuing the Prohibition of the Scots Pen Hodie 2 vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, “ An Act to

• Distillation from Grain at the present Period. It apfons Bill, " limit the Amount of Pensions to be granted out of

pears that the late Crop of Barley was a full Average " the Civil List of Scotland.

Crop; but by the Badness of the Season a large ProORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Com “ portion of it was rendered unfit for malting, and was mittee of the whole House.

s otherwise damaged. For this there is little Demand, ORDERED, That the House be put into a Committee

" it being in fact nearly unsaleable. In endeavouring

« to ascertain how far this might be applicable to the upon the said Bill To-morrow.

“ Purposes of Distillation, a material Variation occurred

« in the Statements of the different Witnesses examined. Weftminfter Hodie 2a vice lecta eft Billa, intituled, 6 An Act for

“ The Proportions of malted and raw Grain in use apImprovement " further amending and enlarging the Powers of an Aa Bill. “ of the Forty-sixth Year of His present Majesty, for

pear to be as Six to Eight, if the latter be of the best
“ consolidating and rendering more effectual the several i« tion. Messieurs Benwell, Harrington, Charles Smith,

Quality, and as Eight to Six if of an inferior Descrip-
“ Acts for the Purchase of Buildings and further Im-
provement of the Streets and Places near to Westminster “ing, that although they consider the Discolouration of

« and Thomas Smith, Distillers, agreed however in stats
Hall and the Two Houses of Parliament."

“ Barley, or any flight Damage it may have received, ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Com. “ as of no Consequence, yet that the Use of very infemittee of the whole House.

6 rior Grain can never be defirable, and would only be VOL. XLVII.

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“ resorted to from the Impossibility of procuring an “ able Prejudice exists on the Subject, although, he
“ adequate Supply of the best Kind. The last-men " thinks it unfounded. The Committee have added to
« tioned Gentleman is particularly averse from the Use “ the Appendix Mr. Ruston's Printed Corn Returns,
“ of inferior Grain many Shape whatever, and does not " and also printed Copies of the Accounts and Papers
“ conceive that any Difference of Price could render it “ referred to them by the House, which will be found
« advantageous or desirable. From the Evidence of to contain much valuable Information."
“ Mr. Mackenzie, an extensive Corn Factor, it appears,

Which Report, being read by the Clerk, was agreed " that of late he has only supplied the Distilleries with

to by the House. “ Barley of the best Description, and does not believe « that, if the Prohibition were removed, any inferior ORDERED, That the faid Report do lie on the “ Barley would be bought so long as good could be Table. “ procured. On the other hand, Mr. Aitcheson, a Dif

Ordered, That the said Report be printed. « tiller from Scotland, states, that he has constantly been “ in the Habit of using Barley of very inferior Quality,

The Order of the Day being read, for the Third Read. Court of « and from the Difference of Price, believes that by ing of the Bill, intituled,

“ An Ad for abridging the Session Regu

lation Bill. proper Management it may be rendered highly advan

“ Form of extracting Decrees of the Court of Session in “ tageous to the Distiller. He thinks, that if the Pro

Scotland, and for the Regulation of certain Parts of “ hibition were removed, there would be no Difficulty“ the Proceedings of that Court :" “ in obtaining a sufficient Supply of Barley for the Pur“ pose of Distillation, and that the damaged Grain of

ORDERED, That the faid Order be discharged. “ last Year would be so applied. Mr. Becher, a Farmer

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read the Third Time “ in the County of Norfolk, has no Doubt, from his

To-morrow. “ own Knowledge and Experience, that a large Propor“ tion of the damaged Barleys of last Year might, by a The Order of the Day being read, for the Lords tó State of the proper Process, be rendered fit for the Distilleries. be summoned ;

Nation, Mo« Mr. William Aitcheson Junior, and Mr. William Money

tion for Ad. Hill, both Farmers, one in Scotland, and the other

It was moved, “ That an humble Address be pre- dress respect“ in the County of Norfolk, have expressed similar

“ sented to His Majesty, earnestly to entreat His Ma- ing, nega

tived: Opinions. It may be added from the Evidence of jesty's Attention to the Advice which, impressed with “ Mr. Coke, that when the Distilleries were open, the

a deep Sense of the increasing Dangers of the Coun“ Want of a Market for inferior Barley was not felt.

try, His Majesty's faithful Subjects, the Lords Spi. “ Considerable Quantities were annually exported from

“ ritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, have

“ felt it to be their indispensable Duty, humbly to sub« Norfolk to Scotland. On the next Subject to which “ the Committee directed their Attention, they found

“ mit to His Majesty's Royal Consideration ; “ in the Witnesses they examined a greater Uniformity « To state to His Majesty, that we cannot doubt His “ of Opinion and Statement. The Evidence of Mr. “ Majesty's Readiness to embrace the first Opportu" Coke is highly deserving of the Attention of the “ nity of concluding a Peace on just and reasonable “ House, from the clear and instructive Detail which it

“ Terms; but that looking to the Nature of the Con« affords of the Norfolk System of Agriculture, which " test in which we are engaged, to the Power of France “ is now rapidly extending itself over the rest of Eng- “ now unhappily established over the greater Part of land, and which, in Soils to which it is applicable, is 'c Europe, and to the Spirit and Character of the Go« considered by all competent Judges as the most effica vernment of that Country, we are convinced that this “ cious for the Production of the greatest possible Quan Event, so anxiously desired by His Majesty and His

tity of Food for Man and Beast. Mr. Coke is de loyal People, will be best promoted by proving to the

cidedly of Opinion, that the Prohibition of Distilla “ World that, while His Majesty is actuated by the most “ tion from Grain will materially interfere with the just and moderate Views, we possess the Means of “. Progress of that System, of which the Cultivation of permanently supporting the Honour and Independ

Barley forms so effential a Part, and that very serious “ ence of our Country against every Species of Attack “Evils may with Certainty be anticipated from a Per by which the Enemy may hope to affail them. 66 severance in the Measure. The Evidence of Mr. Cur. “ That for this purpose it is indispensably necessary

wen, of Mr.William Money Hill, and of Mr. Becher, “ that His Majesty's Government should henceforth o is to the same Effect. The Two last Gentlemen, prac " adopt a wise and systematic Policy, regulated, not only “ tical Farmers in the County of Norfolk, declare, that “ by a just Estimate of our present Difficulties, but by " à Continuance of the Prohibition would very confi a prudent Foresight of the probable Exigencies of a “ derably affect the Rent which they should be enabled “ protracted Warfare: That we have deeply to lament " to offer for Land, even to the Extent of One-third “ that the Conduct of His Majesty's Ministers has been, “ of the Sum. Sir Joseph Banks does not believe that “ in this respect, directly the Reverse of what the Inis the Prohibition of the Distillation from Grain, as a “ terests and the Safety of His Majesty's Dominions retemporary Measure, would materially interfere with

quired ; that they have blindly involved themselves “ the Norfolk System of Agriculture, but that, if con “ in Schemes of Continental Operations, when they - tinued from Year to Year, it would infallibly produce “ could look to ně Power capable of affording them an «s that Effect; an Effect earnestly deprecated by him, in “ adequate Support; and rafhly engaged in Expeditions " asmuch as he approves highly of the System. It has « fo defective in their Plan, so impoflible in their Obis been stated to the Committee in the Course of their jects, and so ill-combined as to the Time at which

Enquiries, that a very considerable Increase has taken “ they were undertaken, that they could terminate only

place in the Amount of illicit Distillation in Scotland, “ in an unprofitable Waste of the Resources and the « and it is apprehended the same Practice has also in 6. Blood of His Majesty's faithful Subjects. “ creafed in England to a certain Extent. The Cause in “ That whilst the War has been thus unfortunately

England is attributed by Mr. Harrington to the greater « conducted, and our future Means of Defence thereby “ Facility afforded by the small Premises requisite for car “ materially impaired, the Conduct of His Majesty's “ rying on Distillation from Sugar. In Scotland it is attri “ Government with respect to Neutral Powers has “ buted by Mr. Smith folely to an inexcufable Supineness “ tended to retard an amicable Arrangement with those “ in the Board of Excise. In examining Mr. Malcombe, " whom it was most our Interest to conciliate and unite " a Supervisor of Excise, it appears that several Officers “ with us in Opposition to the Measures of France. “ have been lately appointed for the Purpose of detect “ That for the professed Purpose of counteracting " ing the illegal Practices complained of, which are " those Meafures, a System has been adopted under “ entirely attributed by him, as well as by the Lord “ which no independent Power could be expected to “ Advocate of Scotland, to the Preference of Corn acquiesce, and new and visionary Projects in Legisla. “ Spirits to those distilled from Sugar by the People of « tion haye been resorted to, which have brought almost “ that Country: Mr. Smith also admits, that a consider every Branch of our Trade to depend on the Permis

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“ fion, and to be exercised under the Controul of the “ That we intreat His Majesty to be assured, that in " Executive Government; whilst a considerable Por recommending these Measures with all the Earnestness “ 'tion of that Trade has been transferred to a Foreign “ which a Conviction that they are indispensable for the “ Navigation, thereby improvidently supplying the “ Salvation of the Country inspires, we never can lose “ Enemy with a new Resource for the improvement of “ Sight of our Obligation to support the just Preroga

" tives and useful Splendour of the Crown, the vene6. That in what more immediately concerns our do “ rable Establishments of our holy Religion, and the “ mestic Policy, we have equally to complain of the “ ancient and essential Rights and Privileges of Par

total Want of Wisdom and of Foresight in the Coun liament. In our firm Resolution to maintain these “ cils of His Majesty.

“ under all Circumstances, and with all our Authority “ That, instead of any well-considered and permanent " and Power, we are well assured that we shall not fail “ System of Finance, adapted to the Exigencies of a “ to receive the active Concurrence and Support of all “ protracted Warfare, the expensive and improvident “ Ranks of His Majesty's faithful People; convinced, as “ Operations of the last Three Years have been sup " they must be, that it is no less their Interest than their

plied by temporary and impolitic Expedients : That “ Duty faithfully to adhere to those fundamental Prin

our Paper Circulation, from which the Restriction ciples of our Government, which, assigning to its “ imposed on the Bank had removed the only ade “ various Institutions Rights peculiar to each, and necef“ quate and effectual Limitation, has been extended to a “ sary for the Preservation of all, fecure, by their happy “ Degree highly dangerous to the Pecuniary Interests Combination and Harmony, to the Executive Power “ of the Country: That no attempt has been made, by “ sufficient Strength, to the Legislature its necessary In“ wise and equitable Arrangements, to allay the Discon dependence, and to the whole Community the Bles

tents arising from Religious Differences amongst His “ sings of a well-regulated Freedom. Majesty's faithful Subjects, more particularly in Ire

Which being objected to; land; and that under the unexampled Pressure of a “ Taxation necessarily burthensome in its Amount, and An Amendment was proposed to be made to the said “ fevere in its Collection, no Measure has been taken Motion, in the Sixth Paragraph, by inserting, after “ to remove the Causes of just Complaint, either by in- ( Parliament ") the Words (" and we pledge ourselves “ troducing an effective Economy into the great. " uniformly to support the Law of the Land, and the “ Branches of the Public Service, or by the due Consider: “ Rights and Liberties of the Subject, to the Support of “ ation of such timely Reforms as may in any Instance " which the Preservation of the Trial by Jury and of “ be found requisite for restoring to our Government “the Liberty of the Press are indispensable ").” " that practical Excellence, which the gradual Corrup

The Question was put, “ Whether the said Words « tions of Time may have obscured or diminished.

" thall be inserted in the Motion ?" " That we should ill discharge our Duty to His Ma

It was resolved in the Negative. jesty and to the Public, if we were to disguise from “ Him our well-founded Apprehension, that, owing to

After long Debate, " these and other Causes, Discontent and Distrust are be“ ginning to diffuse themselves amongst His Majesty's The Question was put on the original Motion ? 6 faithful People.

It was resolved in the Negative. “ That we entreat His Majesty not to listen to those “ who would persuade Him, that such Discontent and " DISSENTIENT:

Ptoteft there Distrust, in whatever Degree they may exist, are

“ SUFFOLK & BERKSHIRE. “ solely to be attributed to the evil Arts of Men hostile

" DUNDAS. " to the Interests of their Country, and seeking to ex

« PONSONBY. “ cite the People to an Invasion of those Institutions on

« STAFFORD. “ which their Freedom and Happiness essentially de

66 Jersey. “ pend: That we are firmly convinced fuch Designs

« Essex. « have as yet found no Favour in the Hearts of His Ma

6 YARBOROUGH. jesty's loyal Subjects; and that nothing can afford to

" ALBEMARLE. " those who entertain them any Hope of Success, but

" SPENCER. “ that impolitic and offensive Inattention to the real Suf

" DONOUGHMORE, ferings and just Complaints of the People, that de

" HEADFORT. “ termined Resistance to every proposed Correction of

66 CARYSFORT. “ Abuses, which in our own Times we have seen proc duce such fatal Effects in other Countries.

6. LANSDOWNE. “That we humbly pray, that His Majesty will be

" SOMERSET: pleased to take this our dutiful Representation into " His immediate and most serious Confideration; that

• Bedford He will see the Necessity of adopting such Measures as

« LUCAN. “ may deprive the Enemy of all Hopes of Success,

" MONTFORT. “ from a Failure of our National Resources ; that He

" LAUDERDALE. 166 will therefore actively concur with His Parliament in

« CLIFTON. “ giving Effect to economical and systematic Arrange

66 CawDOR. “ ments for the Conduct of the War, in providing for a

" FortESCUE. “ Recurrence to the true Principles of a free Commerce

« HEREFORD. “ and Circulation both at Home and Abroad, in endea

" St. John. “ vouring, by a wife and liberal Policy, to unite in the

" ROSSLYN. « Bonds of a common Interest all Classes of His Ma.

“ WENTWORTH FITZWILLIAM, “ jesty's Subjects, of whatever Religious Persuasion;

" BREADALBANE. " and lastly, that He will be graciously pleased to coun

“ HILLSBOROUGH. tenance the temperate Consideration and deliberate

« PONSONBY Imo." Adoption of such timely Reformations, both econo“ mical and political, as may fatisfy His loyal People The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, “ That Lidbrook “ that the Sacrifices required of them are strictly limited “ His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of Railway Bill, " and faithfully applied to the real Interests and Safety“ the Bill, intituled, °“ An Act to alter and amend the King's Con,

sent fignified: ss of the Public, and that both for preventing the Growth “ Lidney and Lidbrook Railway Act, to vary certain " of any dangerous Abuses, and for controuling the “ Parts of the faid Railway, and to extend the same “ Miscondud of His Majesty's Advisers, they continue “ from Lidbrook to Bishop's Wood, and from the Lower “ effectively to poffefs those Securities which have been Forge to the Cross Pill; and for making a Bason and “ the Boast of the British Government, and are essen “ Canal to communicate with the River Severn at Nafs “ tially inherent in every free Constitution.

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killy. “ ceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Comes Grey. Bill specially The Lord Walsingham reported from the Lords Com

Comes Lonsdale. reported.

Comes Harrowby.
mittees appointed to consider of the Bill, intituled,
“ An Ac to alter and amend the Lidney and Lidbrook

Viscount Melville.
“ Railway A&, to vary certain Parts of the said Rail-
“ way, and to extend the fame from Lidbrook to Bi.

PRAYERS.
hoop's Wood, and from the Lower Forge to the Cross
" Pill; and for making a Bason and Canal to commu A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Bethlem
“ nicate with the River Severn at Nass Point :.“ That by Mr. Alderman Shaw and others :

Hospital

Bill. « the Committee had met, and considered the said « Bill, and in the first Place proceeded to examine

To return the Bill, intituled, “ An A& for vesting

“ the Lease of the Governors of Bethlem Hospital, in the
“ whether the Standing Orders relative to Canal Bills
" and Railway Bills had been complied with, and found,

“ Scite of the Hospital, in the Mayor and Commonalty
" that fince the Notices had been given in September last,

" and Citizens of the City of London, by whom it was “ it had been found necessary to vary Part of the pro

“ granted ; and for authorizing the said Mayor and
“ posed Line, in consequence of the Sand upon the Commonalty and Citizens to grant certain Lands in
“ River Severn having shifted, and a Quicksand having

Saint George's Fields in lieu thereof, to Trustees for
“ been discovered at the Entrance into the Severn upon “ the Governors of the said Hospital, for the like Term,
« the Lands called New Grounds ; but that Notices of “ for the Purpose of erecting a new Hospital thereon, on
“ such Alteration in the Line had been inserted in the an enlarged Scale ;” and to acquaint this House, That
London Gazette and County Papers, in the Months of they have agreed to the fame, without any Amend-
April and May last; and that the Land necessary for
“ such Deviation had been since agreed for. The Com-
“ mittee also found, that the Standing Orders which

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Highway

Bill.
“ direct that a Map or Plan of the intended Canal or by Sir John Sinclair and others :
" Railway, together with a Book of Reference, con. With a Bill, intituled, “ An Ad to amend the Laws
“ taining a List of the Names of the Owners, or reputed “ regarding the Turnpike Roads and Highways in Eng-
“ Owners and Occupiers of the Lands, and an Estimate “ land, and to make more effectual Provision for the
“ of the Expence of the Undertaking, should be de Repair and Preservation thereof;" to which they
“ pofited with the Clerk of the Parliaments previously defire the Concurrence of this House.
" to the Bill being brought to this House from the

The faid Bill was read the First Time.
« Commons, had not been complied with ; but the
“ same were severally produced to the Committee, and ORDERED, That the said Bill be printed.

are now deposited in the Parliament Office; and that
“ the Committee had gone through the Bill, and di A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Fisheries Bill
“ rected him to report the same to their Lordships, with by Admiral Harvey and others :
« fome Amendments."

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to amend and en-
Which Report, being read by the Clerk ;

“ large the Powers of an Act, passed in the Second
ORDERED, That the said Report do lie on the

“ Year of His present Majesty, for the Encouragement Table.

" of the Fisheries of this Kingdom, and the Protection

“ of the Persons employed therein ;" to which they Adjourn. Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen- desire the Concurrence of this House.

tum continuandum effe ufque ad et in diem Jovis, deci-
mum quartum diem inftantis Junii, horà undecima Au. A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Drury Lane

Theatre Bill roræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.

by Mr. Peter Moore and others :

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for re-building the “ late Theatre Royal Drury Lane, upon the Conditions " and under the Regulations therein mentioned;" to

which they desire the Concurrence of this House. IE

The said Two Bills were, severally, read the First

Time,
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
fuerunt:

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Coals, bring.
Dux YORK.
Ds. De Clifford.
by Sir James Graham and others :

ing by In-
Epus. Ceftrien.
Dux CAMBRIDGE.
Ds. Clifton.

land Naviga. Dux GLOUCESTER. Ds. Dutton.

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to allow, until the tion, Bill.
Ds. Holland.

“ First Day of August One thousand eight hundred and
Ds. Eldon, Cancella-
Ds. Walfingham.

“ eleven, the bringing of Coals, Culm, and Cinders to
rius.
Ds. Grantley

London and Westminster, by Inland Navigation;" to.
Comes Camden,
Ds. Heathfield.

which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Præses.
Ds. Braybrooke.

The said Bill was read the First Time.
Dux Norfolk, Marel-

Ds. Douglas of Dougo
las.

ORDERED, That the said Bill be printed.
callus.

Ds. Douglas of Loch-
March. Lansdowne.
leven.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Countess of

Pembroke's
by Mr. Herbert and others :
Ds. Upper Olsory.
Comes Bridgewater.

Naturalizas
Comes Elex.

Ds. Parborough. To return the Bill, intituled, “ An A& for naturaliz- tion Bill.
Comes Albemarle.

Ds. Hood of Cather ing the Right Honourable Catherine Countess of
Comes Strathmore.

ington.

Pembroke and Montgomery ;" and to acquaint this
Comes Aberdeen.

Ds. Stewart of Garlies. House, that they have agreed to the same, without any
Comes Glasgow.

Ds. Redesdale. Amendment.
Comes Stanhope.

Ds. Ellenborough.
Comes Graham.
Ds. Arden.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Byog's Bill.
Comes Spencer.
Ds. Sheffield.

by Mr. Lygon and others :
Comes Liverpool.

Ds. Erskine.
Comes Rosslyn.
Ds. Lauderdale.

To return the Bill, intituled, “ An A&t for enabling
George Byng Esquire and others to grant Building

«

Leases

DIE Jovis, 14° Junii 1810.

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