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printing bills, reports, and other rough of Southwark from 1819 to papers. 3,0001. for reprinting 1822, distinguishing the amount, journals. 16,1501. for Toulonese
names of parishes, and commisand Corsican emigrants, Dutch sioners for each year; also an acnaval officers, and St. Domingo count of the number of persons imsufferers, and 7,000/. for American prisoned under decisions of the loyalists. 3,3061. 10s. for confi- court of requests of the said boning and maintaining criminal lu- rough, particularly within the hunnatics. 6,7361. 8s. 10d. for allow- dred of Brixton.-Ordered. ances to French protestant refugec Mr. Hobhouse gave notice, that clergy. 10,5071. 16s. 8d. for re- he would on the 15th of May next, tired allowances to public servants. as the earliest possible day after
— These votes were all agreed to the holidays, submit a motion for with the above single exception. the repeal of the window-tax.
The house tben resumed, and Mr. Wallace moved that the the report was ordered to be brought warehousing bill go into a commitup to-morrow.
tee, which after some discussion The merchant vessels' appren- was carried by 82 against 8.tice bill was read a second time. House resumed. Report ordered
The Solicitor-General brought up on Monday. the report of the marriage act re- On the motion of the Chancellor peal bill, and the bill was ordered of the Exchequer, the house resolved to be read a third time to-morrow. itself into a committee upon the
The other orders of the day beer duties acts:—House resumed.
The other orders of the day
The bills on the table were for- The royal assent was given by warded one stage.
commission to the annual mutiny, The Earl of Darnley called their the marine mutiny, the yeomanry lordships' attention to the number (Ireland), and the arms (Ireland) of appeal cases then before the house bills; alsi) to the Plymouth gas(two hundred and seventy-six); light, the Portman-square improveand thought some measure should ment, and several other private bills. be adopted to render justice with The commissioners were the Lord less delay : in which he was sup- Chancellor, the Earl of Shaftesbury, ported by the Earl of Liverpool. and Lord Melville.
'The national debt reduction bill Petitions were presented against went through a committee.-Ad- the turnpike act--the coal dutiesjourned.
the insolvent debtors' act, and from House of Commons, March 21.- the West Indies complaining of Several petitions were presented.
colonial distress. The Southwark market bill was The Earl of Aberdeen moved for read a first time.
an amended return of the nuciber Sir Robert Wilson moved for'a of appeals.--Ordered. return containing an account of the The Earl of Liverpool said, there total land-tax charged on the bo- was another account which it would
be desirable to have, and that was The Lord Chancellor replied at the number of days which the house some length in the affirmative. had sat on English, Scotch, and After a few words from Lord Irish appeals, respectively : which Redesdale in support of the prinhe would move for on some future ciple of the bill, it was read a third day.
time. The Earl of Liverpool moved Messengers from the commons the third reading of the national brought up the marriage act debt reduction bill.
amendment bill, with amendments, The Marquis of Lansdown said, to which their lordships agreed, that agreeably to the intimation and the house adjourned. which he had given, and in order House of Commons, March 24.to make the bill what; it professed Petitions were presented complainto be, a measure for the relief of ing of agricultural distress-against posterity, he should move, the duties on coals—the hawkers an amendment, that 5,000,0001. and pedlars bill. should be left out, and 3,000,0001. Sir J. Newport brought in a be inserted instead.
bill to provide for the better reguThe Eurl of Darnley differed lation of the office and clections from his noble friend as to the of county treasurers in Ireland.amount of surplus; he did believe Read a first time, and ordered to there was a surplus of 5,000,0001. be read a second time to-morrow. but he should vote for the amend- Sir T. Lethbridge gave notice, ment of his noble friend, in the that on Monday, the 3d of May hope that 2,000,0001. of it might next, he would submit a motion be applied to the reduction of taxa- relative to agricultural distress. tion.
It was moved that the report of The Marquis of Lansdown said, the committee of supply on the there was at present a
of miscellaneous estimates be brought 5,000,0001, disposable, because up.-The report was then brought 2,000,0001. of stock had been up, and its several items agreed to. created.
The report of the beer trade The Earl of Liverpool, Lord bill was brought up, and the house King, and Lord Bexley, afterwards assented to its resolution. spoke.
The report of the merchants' The amendment was then put, vessels' apprentice bill was also negatived without a division, and brought up. the bill read a third time, and The report of the warehousing passed.
bill was read.-Bill ordered to The Earl of Liverpool moved the be recommitted. third reading of the King's property The house then formed itself bill.
into a committee. Lord Ellenborough begged now Mr. Wallace proposed a clause to ask the noble and the learned to prevent French watches coming lord on the woolsack for his opi- into the market with English nion on the question, whether his marks. And also an amendment, Majesty could dispose of the per- that if any bottling of wines took sonal chattels of the Crown without place in the docks, it should be an act of parliament.
in English bottles. Both these that all the documents tended to clauses were agreed to.
throw a light on this transaction, The house resumed, the report by bringing the whole of the cir. was received, and the bill ordered cumstances fairly forward. to be read a third time on the 21st documents he should move for in of April.
the first instance were, “ Copies of The grants in aids bill was read information on wbich the coma second time. To be committed mitments of certain persons to to-morrow.
the gaol of Newgate, Dublin, for The Chancellor of the Exchequer a conspiracy to murder the lord gave notice, that he would on Wed- lieutenant, were founded.” The nesday next move an address to honourable member then detailed bis Majesty on the subject of a the circumstances of the riot.monument to be erected to Earl The bouse divided when there St. Vincent and Lord Duncan. appeared for the motion - Ayes, 32
Mr. W. Williams obtained leave -Noes, 48,-ınajority, 16. to bring in a bill “ to regulate the Colonel Barry then moved for right of voting at borough elec- the production of a copy of the tions, arising from real property, recognizances into which the priand to prevent occasionality.' soners had entered; and also of
Mr. Cripps obtained leave to the rule of court calling upon bring in a bill to increase the them to enter into such recogpower of magistrates in cases of nizances. apprenticeship.
The motion was then put, and Sir J. Boughey stated it to be carried; as was also a motion for bis intention to move for leave to the list of the witnesses examined bring in a bill of a similar descrip- on the late state trials at Dublin. tion, but differing from it in some The Chancellor of the Exchequer points..
said, that as the act of the last Mr. M. A. Taylor inquired, wbe- session had only given the trustees ther the bill of the honourable of naval and military pensions the gentleman (Mr. Cripps) related to power of making agreements for only parish apprentices, or included the sale of them from year to year, those bound by contract and in- and as by some inexplicable omisdenture.
sion it had not given them the Mr. Cripps said, it would apply power of making an agreement for to all apprentices.
the sale of them for a term of Mr. Sykes obtained leave to years, he now came forward to ask bring in a bill to amend the act for leave to bring in a bill to reof 7 Geo. III. c. 21, relative to medy that omission.—Leave was quorum magistrates in cities and then given to bring in the bill. It towns. corporate.
was accordingly brought in, and Colonel Barry rose to move for read a first time. the production of certain papers of · The other orders of the day great importance, as they respected were then disposed of, and the the discussion which was to take house adjourned. place in that house on the 15th of House of Lords, March 25.next month. The house would see, The Duke of Northumberland prewhen they came to that discussion, sented a petition from Newcastle.
upon Tyne, against the insolvent powers -- whether she was bound debtors' act.
either directly or indirectly to guaThe Earl of Kingston moved for rantee the crown of France to Louis a return of the number of commit- XVIII. or any of his successors in tals in Ireland under the insurrec- the Bourbon family. tion act.
Mr. Canning replied that by the House of Commons, March 25.- existing treaties, a revolution proPetitions were presented against the duced in France in favour of the late present licensing system-the duty Emperor Napoleon or any of his faon coals—the alteration in the mily was a casus fæderis, which duties of sugars.
ealled upon the Allied Powers to A new writ was moved for Ly- take up arnis to put it down. In mington, in the place of Sir H. B. case of any other revolution, exNeale.
cited either by means or in favour Mr. Cripps brought in a bill to of any other individuals, there was increase the power of magistrates in no other stipulation than this--that apprenticeship cases.
the Allied Pawers should assemble Mr. Pascoe Grenfell gave notice, to concert and consult what meathat on Wednesday the 16th of sures they ought to take. April, he would move for certain re- impossible either for him or any turns, containing an account of the other member to state what might balances of public monies in the be the result of such deliberations. Bank of Ireland, and also of the Mr. Lennard moved an address number and amount of Bank notes to the Crown for “ a return of any in circulation at this period. decrease of the expense in the third
Mr. Dawson moved that an hum. class of the civil list since the 2d of ble address be presented to his Ma- May, 1822, stating whether such jesty, praying that his Majesty decrease had been occasioned by would be graciously pleased to give any diminution of the number of directions that there be laid before persons employed, by the alterathis house copies of two reports of tion of the rank of the persons so the Royal Society of London made employed, or otherwise:" which was to the Secretary of State for the opposed by Mr. Canning and Mr. Home department respecting the Huskisson, and supported by Lord properties of gas, and the gas-light J. Russell
, Mr. Hume, and Sir F. establishment.--Agreed to. Burdett.-It was negatived by 50
Mr. Hume presented a petition against 24. from Cape Breton, complaining of Mr. Grey Bennet moved for the great injury to their interests certain papers connected with the in being united with Nova Scotia, proceedings of a military court of and governed by the same laws.- inquiry held in the year 1818 upon After a debate of some length, in Lieutenant-Colonel Home.--The which Mr. Wilmot, Mr. Bernal, and motion was rejected. Mr. Bright took part, it was or
Mr. Wilmot moved for leave to dered to be printed.
bring in a bill to amend the laws Lord John Russell put a question relating to Newfoundland. Leave to the Secretary of State for Foreign given. Affairs as to the situation in which Dr. Lushington moved " for England stood with regard to foreign leave to bring in a bill to consolidate, amend, and declare certain East India Company since July 10, general enactments relating to the 1821, respecting the burning of fecrime of forgery." -Leave given. males in India.
The Lord Advocate obtained leave The prison bill received some to bring in a bill for the better re- verbal amendments suggested by gulation of the Sheriffs’ Courts in Mr. F. Buxton, was read a third Scotland.
time, and passed. General Gascoyne moved " for a The other orders of the day being copy of the warrant dated March 6, disposed of, the house adjourned. 1820, directing officers on half-pay, House of Lords, March 26.- The and widows and orphans of officers Roya! assent was given by commisreceiving allowances in Ireland, to sion to the national debt reduction, be paid in Irish currency." the King's property, and the mar
Lord Palmerston then submitted riage act repeal bills : the commisa similar motion for copies of war- sioners were the Lord Chancellor, rants, dated severally the 25th of the Duke of Montrose, and the Earl October, 1812, and the 16th of of Shaftesbury. May, 1815, relating to half-pay The Earl of Kingston presented pensions.-Ordered.
a petition from Sligo, complaining The Chancellor of the Exchequer of the tolls which they were obliged moved for leave to bring in a bill to pay, and also of a breach of their to consolidate “the several boards charter. of customs and the several boards Lord King presented a petition of excise in Great Britain and Ire- from Reading against the debtors' land.”
act. Sir J. Newport said that the plan The Lord Chancellor pledged of the right hon. gentleman met himself that if a bankrupt law did with his entire concurrence, He not originate in the other house, he hailed it as a most beneficial mea- would bring one forward soon after sure, and was sure that it would the recess. prove particularly advantageous to Lord Liverpool laid on the table the commercial interest.
dispatches from the Lord Lieutenant Leave was then given to bring of Ireland to the right bon. Robert in the bill.
Peel. Dr. Lushington moved for and Some conversation took place obtained leave to bring in a bill for between the Earl of Liverpool, Earl facilitating the examination of wit- Grey, the Earl of Darnley, and Lord nesses in foreign countries.
Melville, upon the subject of sundry Mr. F. Buxton moved for copies papers relating to the negotiations of all the correspondence which had which had been carried on upon the taken place between the Court of subject of the differences between Directors of the East India Com- France and Spain, which papers pany and the Government of India the Earl of Liverpool proposed to relative to the existence of slavery lay upon the table, on Monday, 14th in the British possessions in India. April. -Ordered.
Earl Grey said, he was not deThe same bon. member moved sirous of prolonging this discussion, for copies of the communications but there was one word used by the which had been received by the noble Earl (Liverpool) of which he