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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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VOLUME XCV.

THIRD SERIES.

I. SUBJECTS OF DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS.
II. SUBJECTS OF DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.
III. LISTS OF DIVISIONS.

I. SUBJECTS OF DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

1847.

Page Nov. 18. MEETING OF PARLIAMENT—Parliament opened by Commission

The Commons summoned to the Bar of the House, and ordered
to choose a Speaker, and to present the Person chosen To-

morrow at Two o'clock for Her Majesty's Royal Approbation 1 19. Speaker of the House of Commons—Presentation of Mr. Shaw

Lefevre to the Lords Commissioners as the Person whom the
Commons had chosen as their Speaker-Her Majesty's Ap-

proval of the Speaker signified by the Lords Commissioners ... 8 22. The wholc Sitting occupied in Swearing such Lords as pre

sented themselves
23. SPEECH OF THE LORDS COMMISSIONERS—The Lord President, in

pursuance of Her Majesty's Commands, delivered the Speech to
both Houses of Parliament

11 Address in Answer to the Speech moved by the Earl of Yarborough-Address agreed to

14 25. The Queen's Answer to the Address—The Lord Chamberlain

(Earl Spencer) brought up Her Majesty's Most Gracious An-
swer to the Address Address and Answer to be Printed and
Published

207

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1847.

Page Nov. 25. The Slave Trade-Questions

207 Commercial Distress-Question

207 Public Business-Question

208 The Government and the Bank—Question

209 26. The Bank of England—Presentation of Papers, and Esplanation of Previous Question by Earl Grey

218 Committee on the Bank Charter Act-Question

220 30. Hypothecation of Goods in India--Motion of the Earl of Ellen

borough for the Production of Papers—Motion agreed to 366 Dec. 2. Murders in Ireland—Presentation of a Petition by Lord Farnham

478 The Currency-Commercial Distress-Motion of the Marquess of

Lansdowne, “ That a Secret Committee of this House be ap-
pointed to Inquire into the Causes of the Distress which has for
some Time prevailed among the Commercial Classes, and how
far it has been affected by the Laws for Regulating the Issue
of Bank Notes Payable on Demand”—Motion (with a Verbal
Alteration suggested by Lord Stanley) agreed to

481 3. The State of Ireland_Motion of the Duke of Richmond for the Production of Papers - Motion agreed to

594 6. Roman Catholic Bulls—Presentation of a Petition by the Bishop of St. Asaph

674 Denunciations by the Roman Catholic Priests in Ireland—Questions and Explanation, and Debate thereon

675 9. Ministers' Money (Ireland)—Presentation of a Petition by Lord Campbell

855 Crime in Ireland— Presentation of Petitions by Lord Farnham 856

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13. Spiritual Destitution of Devonport-Presentation of a Petition by

the Bishop of Exeter

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14. Case of H. A. Brown-Presentation of a Petition by Lord
Brougham

1045 Military and Naval Medals-Question and Explanation

1051 The Court of Rome—The Earl of Minto-Question and Esplanation

1052 The Affairs of Switzerland-Question and Explanation

1062 15. Crime and Outrage (Ireland) Bill—The Second Reading of the Bill

1123 Railways Bill-The Second Reading of the Bill

1123 16. Crime and Outrage (Ireland) Bill-Order of the Day read—Mo

tion of the Marquess of Lansdowne, “ That the House resolve
itself into Committee on the Bill for the better Prevention of
Crime and Outrage in certain Parts of Ireland” Motion
agreed to—House in Committee - Bill Reported without
Amendment

1182 Public Works (Ireland) Bill—The Second Reading of the Bill ... 1230 17. The Naval and Military Medals—Question

1336 Dr. Hampden-The Bishops' Remonstrance--Question and Explanation

1337 Crime and Outrage (Ireland) Bill—The Third Reading of the Bill-Bill passed

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Nov. 18. Choice of a Speaker- Motion of Lord Seymour, " That the

Right Hon. Charles Shaw Lefevre do take the Chair”–M0-

tion carried nemine contradicente

19. Approval of the Speaker-Statement of the Speaker, That he

had been to the House of Peers, and that the Lords Commis-

sioners had confirmed his Appointment, with the Assurance of

Her Majesty's Sanction thereto, &c.—The Speaker afterwards

took the Oaths alone—the Remainder of the Day occupied in

Swearing Members

20. The whole Sitting occuped in Swearing Members

22. The whole sitting occupied in Swearing Members

23. Address in Answer to the Speech—The Speaker reported the

Lords Commissioners' Speech to the House—Motion of Mr.

Heywood, “That an Humble Address be Presented to Her

Majesty, conveying the Thanks of this House for the Commu-

nication from the Throne"-Amendment of Mr. H. Grattan,

“ To omit all the words of the Motion after the word that,

and to insert certain other words (moved by the hon. Member)

in their place”-Amendment withdrawn-Motion agreed to,

and Committee appointed to draw up an Address

24. The Poor Law Commission-Question

The Under Secretary for the Colonies—Question

Admiral Napier's Portuguese Pension—Question and Explana-

tion

Bank Charter Act-Question
Report on the Address—Report on the Address in Answer to

Her Majesty's Most Gracious Speech brought up and read-
On Question that it be read a Second Time—Agreed to-Re-
port read a Second Time, and ordered to be Presented to Her
Majesty by the Mover and Seconder, and such Members of the
House as were of the Privy Council

26. Private Business—Motion of Mr. Labouchere, “ That a Select

Committee be appointed to consider whether any, and what

Improvement can be adopted in the Mode of conducting Private

Business,” &c.—Motion agreed to

Answer to the Address—Presentation by Lord M. Hill of Her

Majesty's Answer to the Commons' Address

Excise Regulations-Malt-Question

Assistant Under Secretary for the Colonies-Question

Bank Charter Act-Question

Railways-Motion of the Chancellor of the Exchequer for leave to

bring in a Bill— Motion agreed to-Motion of the Chancellor of
the Exchequer “ For the Appointment of a Committee on Rail-

way Bills of this Session,” also agreed to
Business of the House--Motion of Sir J. Pakington, " That

Orders of the Day should have Precedence of Motions on Tues-

days and Thursdays”- Motion withdrawn
The Rajah of Sattara-Motion of Mr. Hume for the Production

of Papers--Motion agreed to

29. Health of Towns-Question

Relief Money (Ireland)—Question and Explanation

Banking—Scotland and Ireland—Question

Hop Duty-Excise Laws-Question

Isle of Man—Question

Supply-House in Committee of Supply-The Passages in Her

Majesty's Speech relating to Supply read— Motion of Mr.

Parker, “ That the Supply be granted to Her Majesty”—

Motion agreed to

Crime and Outrage (Ireland)-On the Motion of Sir G. Grey,

so much of Her Majesty's Speech as related to Ireland was

read by the Clerk-Motion of Sir G. Grey, “ For Leave to bring

in a Bill for the better Prevention of Crime and Outrage in

certain Parts of Ireland”—Amendment of Mr. Wakley, “ That

it is not just to the People of Ireland to Enact any Bill of a

Coercive Character, without at the same time Enacting Mea-

sures with a view to give Permanent Relief ”-Motion of Mr.

Reynolds, “ That the Debate be Adjourned ”—Mr. Reynolds’

Motion withdrawn-Mr. Wakley's Amendment negatived-

Division Lists, &c.—Original Motion agreed to on a Division-

Leave given-The First Reading of the Bill

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Nov. 30. Amalgamation of Turnpike Trusts-Motion of Mr. Frewen, rela-

tive to the Amalgamation of Turnpike Trusts—Motion withdrawn 368

Measures for Ireland—Questions

370

Switzerland-Questions

372

Law of Marriage-Question

373

County Courts-Question

374

Commercial Distress-Motion of the Chancellor of the Exche-

quer, “ That a Select Committee be appointed to Inquire into
the Causes of the recent Commercial Distress, and how far it
has been affected by the Laws for Regulating the Issue of Bank
Notes payable on demand”—Amendment of Mr. J. Wilson,
“ That all the words after the word “ inquire' be omitted, for the

purpose of inserting the following words, how far the recent

Commercial Distress has been affected by the Laws for Regula-

ting the Issue of Bank Notes payable on demand'”—Debate

Adjourned

375

Expenditure of the Irish Loan-Motion of Major Blackall for

the Production of Papers—Motion withdrawn

477

Dec. 2. Taxation of Suitors—Motion of Mr. Romilly, “ For the Appoint-

ment of a Select Committee to Inquire into and Report to the
House on the Taxation of Suitors in the Courts of Law and

Equity by the Collection of Fees," &c.-Motion agreed to 518

Poor Law Administration Act-Motion of Mr. Bankes for Leave

to bring in a Bill-Motion withdrawn

519

Irish Estates in Chancery-Motion of Mr. B. Osborne for the

Production of Papers—Motion withdrawn

525

Court of Criminal Appeal—Question and Explanation

527

Pauper Lunatic Asylum-Question

530

Commercial Distress-Adjourned Debate-Order of the Day for

resuming the Adjourned Debate on Mr. J. Wilson's Amend-

ment to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's Motion relative to

the recent Commercial Distress, read-Debate again Adjourned 531

3. Railways Bill—Order of the Day for going into Committee on

the Bill read-House in Committee--Clauses 1 to 6 agreed
to-Clause 7, after Debate, agreed to—Bill went through Com-
mittee-Report to be received

597

Commercial Distresss - Adjourned Debate-(Third Night)-

Order of the Day for resuming the Adjourned Debate on Mr. J.

Wilson's Amendment to the Chancellor of the Exchequer's

Motion relative to the recent Commercial Distress, read-

Amendment of Mr. Stuart, “ That the Debate be Adjourned”-

Division Lists, &c.—Mr. Stuart's Amendment negatived—Mr.

J. Wilson's Amendment withdrawn—Original Motion for the

Appointment of the Committee carried

604

6. British and Foreign Spirits-Questions

696

Battersea Park—Question

697

Foreign Tariffs-Questions

698

The Rajah of Sattara--Question

699

Denunciations from the Altar (Ireland)--Question

700

Mediation in Switzerland—Question

701

Crime and Outrage (Ireland)—Order of the Day for the Second

Reading of the Bill moved by Sir G. Grey-Amendment of Mr.

J. O'Connell, “ That the other Orders of the Day be read”—

Motion of Mr. Fagan, “ That the Debate be Adjourned—Di-

vision Lists, &c.--Motion negatived -- Motion of Mr. F.

O'Connor, That the House

now Adjourn,” ultimately

withdrawn-Order of the Day read-Bill to be read a Second
Time the following Evening

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