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British Press (Newspaper) - May 3, 1820, London, Middlesex Number 5431. LONDON, WEDN^DAY, MAY 3, 1820. THEATltE-ROrAl,, DRVRY-LANIi. This evening. wednesday, M�y ?. his Majesty's Scrvaiils will (lerfofm the T.-ngeily of KING I.KVK. Kii 'i.lcr, Mr. Hiillaml ; P,u I of K. �l, Mr, I> e; l^ilgar, Mr. Rae; Kiliimud, Mr. Hamblin. (iiiii�ril, Mrs. Glover; Uegaii," Mrs. EgertoH ; Cordelia, Mrs, W. AVist. Afler which will be prodiired (first time), a new MiiEical Drama, in two Acts, called THE LADY AND THE DEVFI.. WildU)ve,Mr. Elliston; Jrremv, Mr. Harley; Siguor Jln-fiiel, Mr. Galtie; Claudian, �lr. Barnard. Zc|>hyriu�, Miss Kelly; Negombo, Mrs.KIsBd. The Doors will be opened at.Half-past Six o'Clock; the Performance will commence precisely al Seven. Boxes 7s.; Second Price 3s. 6d -Hit 33. 6.1.; Scrnnd Price 2s.- Lower Gallery Ss.; Second Price Is.-L'ppef Gallery Is.; Second Price 6d. The Box Olfice will he open fram Eleven lid Five o'Cliick -Places to l>e taften of Mr. Kodwcll, Box Book-keepi-r. KING LEAR every Evening until further Notice. It^VER ACTED. TBBATRB-ltoYAI., COvIckTaAttDEN. \ms EVENING, WEDNESDAY, M-.y 3, will bie produced, first lime, a new Dramatic Pieci-, in three acts, called MOTVTONI; Or, THE PHANTOM. Baron Montoni, Mr. M�cready; Sebastian. Mr.Ahlmll; Calairo, Mr. Yates; Greeorid, Mr. Egwlon ; Fredcrico, Mr. Cli'jpman. Rosalvina, Miss Fuole. , After which, ihe Opei t season, or niplilly, of Mr. Brandon, at the Box office. On Friday (by Special Desire}, Ihe new Musical Drama of The Antiquary. COTTU'S WORK ON ENGLISH JURISPRUDF.NCE. Just published, price 6s. Ud. THE PAMPHLIiTEEK, No, XXXI. � - containing:- L A Translation of Judge Cotlu's eelehrafed French Work on the Administration of llie Criminal Code in England, and Ihe Spirit of Ihe Ennlish Government. II. Notes on a Visit made to some of the Prisons in Scotland and the North of England. By J. J. Gnrney. (Concluded from No. XXX.) III. First Report of the Commissioners on Ihe Weiglits and Measures. tV. Lellers on Cash Payments. V. Summary of Facts and. Inferences respecliiie the -Clauses, proper and advcntilious, of Plague, and other pes-.tJlential Diseases; with proofs of Ihe uon-exisl< ore of contagion in these mnladies. By C. aiaclean,-Mf) (Original.) VI. Baron's Smith's Charge, delivered on IheOih of March, 3820, t� the Grand Jury of the County of Westmeath, and published at their unanimous rr<)tiest. VII. The British Metre, and its Derivalives; beine n stetch of a proposed Beformalion in tlje Brilish Measures, Weights, and Coins. (O/ieiiral.) Vlll Speech of the Right Hon.G. Cannine, delivered at Liverpool, at a dinner given t)n his re-electiou. . e iHie EDWARD COOKK, V.= 'r ; Baxter's Practical Works, 4 vols; Froissarl's Chr'nnrl. s, by Johncs, 4 vols.; Henry's History nf Ivi^litud, 7 v,-,ls. rissia; Bacon's Works, 5 vols ; Netfion'.s Works, by Hurs-ley, 5 vols.; Cicero Oliveli, 9 vols, best edilion; Par. | 1740; Aniraal Reaisler, 02 vol.;.; Universal History, ('0 i Vols.; Lardnet's Works, 11 vols.; }'iiliaire, p^ir lieaumar- ! chais, 70 vols.; Chalmer's Poets, 21 vols. Also a few valu- ' able Pictures. ' j TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. SAUNUFRS, At his Great Room, No. 39, Fieei-slre.l ^by Order of ihe Executors), on FRIDAY NEXT, May h, and Seven following Days (Sunday excepted), al Half-past Twelve o'clock precisely, THE LIBRARY of Tliomi..-.I.mies Ilaifiel.l, Esq. laic of Manchester, deceased: containing many rare and curious Works on Bihiiogranhy, I'oelry, I'lays, Alchymy; Facetiae, or Books of Wit, J)rollery, and I.inai;i-nalion; History, Antiquities, Typogrn(*liy,'Dirlionaries,and Miscellanies; a fine Assetnlilage of Aldine, Vaviorimi, nitil Baskerville's Classics, many in Morocco,Kussiu, aud Calf Bindings, and in good preservation. To be viewed two days preceding and moTMiiigs i>f .Sale; nnd Catalogues had, price Is. each. 5,000 TICKETS ARE DRAtVji!. HAZARD niitl CO. tli� C<JN IRACTORS. beg Id acquaint the Public, that, alffcmigii i),U00 Tickets have been drawn, vet the follmvinir i� iho GRAND STATE OF THE WHEEL. Four Priifs of :f30,ooo �30,ono . isirtHld i;: Dd in b uecebt hotl.ry ALL the Prizes of 30,000i.!!! HAZARD and Co.sharetl and sold FOUR of ihefiaf Ual Pj-izes drawn last Thursday, a7�h April. ��*� hazabd.anfl.C B^e A%w\a ia HU .Uie |)rAuieipal 1>>wiM throttgliout the Canntry. T CHEAP GLOVRS. HHOMAS RKiVlNAN r. No. 1-26. Sirand. , l.eirs to inform his Frieurfs and ihe I'nljlir, that ; iM-^> \\t iiiiifiiii iiiN i-nenns ami ine rnijiir, mat ; havineajaisc Slock of Idsl year's by bun, : SpfiBg-Snrdeus. which heiiliersat a considerable reilnelion in price hy Iho ' ri^Ul SIXTEENJ^ AN^0AL EXHIBI- 1 TlONof lhes6Cini|y of.PAlNTERS in OIL and WATER COLOURS is TffiSVP OPEN, at Ihe Great Room, wiiiiu iiripuciitui .1 tiMiMiorraoie reoMcllon in price liy Jho ;  tuzen, and t^iat he has aihled ihe Article of HilSIERY lo ': Ms Trade of a GLOVER, which he sells ai ihe lowest pos- ! sihle (irice for mom y. . ' A Youth of respeclable Family -s wanted as an Appi'cu lire. A premium will he expected. BENEVOLENT SOCIETY Ol- ST. PATRICK. THR ANNlVER.-^AIiV FESriVAL of the i)ENF.VOLF,NT SOCIETY of ST PATKICK (p'j.I-poiied for liie reasons st.-itrd in f.iruier Adverliseineltt�) will he ccUhrsled 011 SATUIIDAY NEXT, Ibe fiih .May. 1820 (being ilie :>7lh AiinirersaVy), at the City of London Tavern, Bi^-hopsgali-sir tel. rnESlDENT, The Right Hon. GEOltGE CANNING. VICE,rit.i;sIUENT3, TheDukcof Leiiistrr, j.Tlie r)iiHeorWelliogton,K.G. The .Marquis of Lansilown, The Efiriof Darnley,' The, K,ii-l of Derby, The Earl of�BU'siutou. Lord WilMmtj Fftzgeral.l l.ord Tnlla\More, Lord Dunatiev, I*.. T. B.*iiibiiiige, E�q. G^rarll Callagha,!', Esq. Hngli Johnston, C�q. StCVTAItes, I.ord Cliflon, Lord Arthur Hill, I. D. Atexandir, E^q. J. II. Bradfhnw, E-q. Geinge Dillwyu, Esq. Felix SUde, Esq. Tiekels,-20 sliilliues e.ich, lo he had of the Slewards; of Thont'i?: Bainbritlijv, E.-q 'rrea�iner, Cidlege of Physiri?iiiS, Warivick-lanc; of ihe SrcrelnrA-; and at- Ihe Bar of the Tdvcrii. Signed by Order, J C. MICIIF.I.L. Sec. IS, Qiieen-iquare, Bloomsbury. Dinner al ILiir-piisi I'lvc o'clock. N.B The Musical Deparmieut of Ihe Celchralinn is com-milled l\i ilif clwrge of .\li-. II iw(m. No. 7, Adclphiterracf ; lo wlnjm any apidieaiioii must be mailt-. Nc> A|'prenli<-e can 'lineal ihe .A pijrentiees'Table witli-oiti a special iirket - uliieh lickei will, upon [lersonal appli-c-lion to the CoiHinillee, Hi llie Virginia Coffee-house, Corn-hill, he delivered to-murrow, Tbnrsdiiy, May 4, at Two o (?to( k. SON.S OF 1 UK CLERGY. [^IIF, RF.HEARSAI, of ihe iViUSIC to he perf.Moitl 111 the ANNIVFUSAItV MEETING of ihis CK.'Vr<riY, uill be ill Ihe Cailieilral Chnrrh of SI. Paul, (111 Tt'E.'^DAV llie Ifilli, and Ihe Annivers:iry on TIR'R.'iDAy Ihe 18lh of May; wlie� a SERMON will I.e preached before his Itoyal Highness Ihe Duke of Canil)rirt ;e, his Crnee Ihe Lord Arelihtshnp of Canterbury, iheir Lordships llie Bihliiips, the Kii;hl Hon. llie Lord Mayor, Slierilfs, Aldirnien, Clergy, &e. hy llie Rev. ROBERT STEVENS, A..M. Itcclorof St. James's, (iarlick-Hilhc. STF.iVARDS: His Royal Hijhncss Ihe Dnke | The Rev. Dr. William Chafy, Master of Sidney College, Canibridffe, Sir John William Lubbock, Ban. Ml'. The IliMi. Uarlholomcw Bou-verie. Thumbs Wilson, Esq. M.P. Roherl Williams E-q. M.P. Charles Mills, Esq M.P. Roberl I7ahyiii|de, E^q. Frf derieli Webb, Esq (second lime). The llcv. "Henry Kipling, A.M. Vicar of l-'hinislead, Kent. of Cambridge, The Uiflit lliin. llie Earl cf Si. Gi rmniiis. The Rijhl Hon. Lord Hill, The Riiht Hon. Nirhola� Vuosiltarl, Chancellor of Ihe Exrhniuer, The RikIiI Hon.' Sir Ciiarl. s Abb.ptl, Kni. Lord Ciu.f Josliee of llie Cunri of - Kiue's Beacln The Righi Itiv. Dr. Herbert Maisli, Lord Bishop of Pclerbiiiuii^h, The Iligiil Moil, lie Lord Mayor, MP. The Mnsie will consist of ihe Overliire of F.^'her. Mr. Ilanilel's yr'.Mid Ocniugeo Te Deum, am! .lai)il;ile, will* the Cliorns frwiu llie Messiah, " ILilleltijalij foi* llie Lord f*"il Oiiinipolint reigtxtli," an Aiiilieni cuniposed on niirp'.sefor lliis (.'luiiily liy Dr. Boyee, :ltn! ,Mr. Handel's Gr.-^od Corona, '.inn Aniiirin. The Music lo be eonihiiMeil Uy Mr. Gie;itoiex. Leaih r of ihe liaml (which will ci>nsi>I of llie .Members of Ihe K'tyil .*^oeit ly of Musieiaiis), Mr. Ware. Till' D . of llie Calhedral �ill be oiieiied, on the Toes-day a* tiereti o'clock, sod on the Tlinis.Iay at lialf-pie.:! ten rreiiiek. but no {lersou can be aiiniiiud withoitl first (ontrilMilim; l�� the Charily. 'I'lckclfi fill llie ralliei.'nil and for U\v. Dinuer al !\T<rehailt Tiiylors' Hull 111 he hail erolis, of ,'Mi s(.r". Nio luiville and Fell, li..(il:'.elleis. ISoe.d sireel; Halchanl, I'iccaililly ; ,Me,srs. Hiviimliiii*, Si. I'-inl's Ci.nreli-yaid, and 3, \;ire, Pall mall; ill ihe FirsI I'm i Is-ollice, Teili |ile ; and of Cliarles 1! rknell, .S|uilig (i:irden-I iiias. KING. ' Next week wil( b^^wbl^islied^ price 3s. Od. ALETTER 10 "tlii^^KJNG : wiiir nn .-xoct Copy of Sixly;onerl<(6tes, from an - Edition of Ibe Douay Bible, puljished itr I81fi.  ' Priuted for J. J.Slurkdale, 41,^ Pail.mall. Of whom inaj[,be had, price 5s. ^ The BLUE BOOK; or celebrated Declaration and Protisl of the English Catholics. -This day is published, Second Edition, price 5s, 6d. iT^lTZ FI,OR1AN's ALPHABET; or. Lyrical Fables'for Ohifdiren'grown np. Primed for J. J StorVdale, t), Pallmall. Also, in au ele^ranl Voli�mf. � 6>�toi��Ve.^'^ ; � >-" " " ---�-: , � .X^:' - " ' _�-:- GAMING CALENDAR. In a few days wiU be published, in one volume ISmol r|>UE GAMING CALENDAR. To which .8 is prefixed, a Le'llcr lo Sir Robert Baker, Chief Magi�. traleol the Police; and ailded, Annals of Giimlng. By SEYMOUR HARCOURT,E!.q. Printed for J. J. Slockdale,-41, P�!l ttfall. Of whom may he had, in one volume,~wilh eight coloured Plales, Fonrlh Edilion, prt�> 6,s' ELOISA in DESHABIL'LE, by the late Professor Por-sou; iviih Other Poems. GAWTRESSS SHORT-IIAND. This day was published, in I3ino. price 5s. boards, PRACTICAL INTRODUCTION to the SCIENCE of SHORT-HAN 0; npoo the principles of ihc laic itigeiiicns Dr. Byrom. By WILLIAM GAWTRESS. Prinifd forG and W. B. Whiltuker, 13, Ave-Mavialane, Lf.'ndiiii; and T. Inchboid, Leeds. This day was published, in 8vo. price 8s. boards, AKEY to BLAND'S ALGEBRAICAL PKOBLEMS, producing Simple* and Quadratic F.qnatioiu, designed as an Inlruductiun to ihe higher branches of Analytics. By JOHN DARBY, Teacher uf the Malhematics. Leeds. Printed for G. and.W. B. VVhitlaker, 13, Ave-Maria-Iane, London; and T. Inchboid, Leeds. P1 ere R E O F EDI N BU RG H. This'd.iy is published, jn ]8mo. price 7s. board', or 8s. neatly bbund-and lettered, rgiHE PICTURE ..I- EDINBURGH: con- ' JiL laininga Deacriplion of Ihe - City and its Environs, j wilh a parlicnlar account of ever^.remarkable Object, and Public Establishment, in Ihe Scollisli Metropolis. By J. STARK. With a Map and Forty Views. Printed fur G. and. W. B". Whittalcer, 13, Ave-Maria-lane ; and Taylor and Hetsey,-Fleel-sfreel, Londuji ;aud Faiibairn and Anderson, Edinburgh. Of whom may be had, A VISIT.lo-EUlNBU.8GHf*ii ley, Earl. Sir Robert Peel, liarl. .*sir Beii,janiin. Hobhoose.Bart. Owen UMIiams, Esq. M.P. John S\mmotis, Esq. Mr, Alderitian Ansley Tliomas Rw.vcrofl, Esq. Charles iMiinro, Esq. VVillhim Thomas FilzGerald, Esq. itneisTiiAtts, Charles Symninns, D,l). James Anderson, LL.D. John Nichols, Esq. FSA.  TttEASUKEllS, Jolin Reeves, Esq. George Ranking, Esq. Rev. Richard Yates, D.D. F.arl of Bleninlon Hon Doujlas Kinuaird,,M P. Sir John F.1,eieestei, Bail. Sir Waller Sirll�L', Bail., Major-Gnieial, Sir William Coojreve, Bart. M.P. Rev. Dr. Book'r Rev. Charles Parr Burney J�ihn Braham,'Es.Q. J-:h.i DenI, Esq, Sf.V. Henry Foss, E-q. btewaiids, Rev. Edward Green Richard Hi-ber, Esq. Rev. iMr. Kiiule \Villi:im Jcrdail, Esq. John .Maiiin, E�ij. William Mudford, Esq. Andrew Spolliswoode, Esq. George Watson Tu,yl<xr, Esq. M.P. E. V. Ullerson, Rsq. Ilenjanun Williams, Esq. Dinner oiKTiible al Six jirecisely.-No CoUection. Tickets, at 15s. lo be had uf Ihe Siewards and Officers, at Kie Hppse.of Ihe Socieiy,i69, Great QutaEu-slrwl, and al itie |Jnr of Uie "f avei u. HOUSE OF COiMMONS, Tuesday, May 2. The SpTAKER took Ihe Chair a quarter of an hour before four o'cloi-k. Several Members look the oaths, among whom we observed Mr. Cnrweo, Jlr. A. Baring, Mr. Lockhart, Lord DeerhorsI, &c. EXCISE, *cc. Mr. D. W. IIarvet, moved, that there be laid before the House copies of all Reports made by ihe Commissioners appoiiiled lo inquire intp the duties of officers iu the Excise and Cuslonis. Mr. I.usillNOTON said, that as Ihe Reports were not yel conipleied, it woold be mure convenient to Ihe House if ihe Hon. Member wonid withdraw his motion for the present. The rooliou was accordingly withdrawn. The same Member Ihen moved for a return of all Informations filed in the Cuurt uf Exchequer on Ihe Customs and Excise Laws, from the 1st May, 1819, to Ihe Ist May, 1S20.-Ordereil. " A great variety of business of 9 private nature was transacted. Mr. caix3raft presented a Peiilion from Ihe Proprietors of Drury-lane Theatre, concerning the atTairs of thai rsl^-blislimcul; but .the precise import of it was not lobe gathered in the Gfdlery.-It was read, and referred'io a Committee to inquire into the mailer llioreuf, and report lo llie f louse. CORK HAJSBOUR. Colonel BAqwELi. presented a Petition from Ihe Mrr-cliauts and Tru<lers of Cork, for au imprurenient in the. harbuur of IhaLcily.-Read,anil laid'on Ihe table. COLONIAL ACCOUNTS. On the motiaiii of Mr. IIUME, aCconnls directed by a sla-Inie of Ihe late ceigii of Ihe revennes uf Ceylon, Ihe Mauritius, Malta, Trinidad^ and ihc Cope uf Good Hope, were ordered lu be laid before 1 be Houw. Pl3NS|ONS. Mr. ^. G. BEiliiETi; moved for acco.uols, (Iiewing llie , nppbcation of 9O,OS0r per anuilm for Pentions up ta the SIh �f January, 1820, Also, au Account of Ibe General Aggregate of Pensions, wilh the dates of Ihe same, paid in England on the 5th of January, 1820. Also, an ACcounlofall Pensions on the Civil Establishment of Ireland,' wilh the daus of the same, up lb theSlhof January, 1620-Ordered.  CONTROVERTED ELECTIONS-(IRELAND) The Speaker acquainted ihe House lhal in pursuance uf the Act (42 Geo, IU. c,108.),for regulating the trial uf Controverted Elections, or Return* of Members to leive in the United Parliament for Ireland, be had received from Thomas Bonrcliier, Esq. Deputy to the-Clerk- of the Cruwn in Ireland,'a list of Ihe Barristers at Law of above sixyeara standing, who bad cousenled, under their hands and seals, to act as Cummissioners, or as Chairmen lo lire Cummis-siuoers, for the purpose of the said Art. ^ STEAM ENGINES. ' Mr, M. A. Tayi.ob in ri�in,j; lo move for tile ap. pniiitmeiit oTa Cooiinittee to coiiMder of ihe iniisan'i-e created by Steaoi-engiiie)', begged ihe indulgence of the l]-uii!<e for a very ffw innnaeitts, \ It would be ill lite recollection vf tlie Hoine, thji in the course of Ihe Sessiira before,flieJait,)ieliad(ir|,i^'itr'u'rteti-lion lo the iliconveiiience and aiinoyiince which the nielropolii! sustained fiom these-engines. lie had ihe'n siHled that the ill effects which followed from them, not only to the.personal enjoyment and health of the inhabitants, but to all the country ri)uud, in injuring the growth and quality of vegetables, tni^ht, by ihe adoption of proper means, be coii-sidcralily removed, and hdd desired that a Goin-j minee might be appointed to make inquiries on the snhject. The Committee had been granted him, and their Report was before the House. He believed that the idea of compelling the proprietors uf these machines to coiisnine.their own smoke, was, nmnng those who had bestowed attention on the subject, considered by no means impracticable, and he was satisRed tliatif the Hotise would permit the inquiry to proceed, and the investigation pro-[)erly pursued, it would be made evident.fhat the nuisance of these .erections, which made London uninhabitable-fA faugh J-Liverpool and Manchester uninhabitable, niid all these great places uninhiihilable-f Muck laughlerJ - (when he said uiiinhabitfible, he tneant it, for great numbers of those who conducted business in those cities were obliged to hire houses at a 'distance to place their families in), could be wholly removed, ,or at least greatly diminished. Thft whole of the eliulliiion of smoke, so ofiensive and prejudicial in its effects,-proceeded, from steam-engines, and if the House would grant him the Commnjee, he had nut a doubt that'his hopes in regaird fhem would he realized. He could refer to phicrt where the .design had actually - been eff-cted. It was (lone at the manufactory of Mr. Barnes, at Warwick, and he haf|)pened to have on his side the evidence of some gentlemen "in the House who hud seen it. In tliat establishment,'without any ctpettfe. being incurred, and with a saving in con-eiimplion of one-third of the quantity of fuel ordinarily used, all the rtneke fi-om the furnHCB~wii consumed wilhin the erection ; anil so little appearance was there of it in the surrounding part of the atmosphere, lhat he ventured to say, if any gentleman went into ihe concern he would find it difficult to determine where the furnace was. He had himself endeavoured to create a smoke from the furnace, without being able to succeed. Other gentlemen who had seen this furnace, could testify that the owner of it manifested no sort of suspicion that it would not answer the effects anticipated from it, for only ten yards from the furnace was a bleaching ground. He had visited the latter, to discover whether any obstruction arose to the operations there from the proximity of the other concern, but was told that none whatever was felt.-(Hear.)-Could any one say then, that he had acted wrong in bringing the subject under the consideration of the House There was also a distillery beyond Millbank, where the smoke was nearly, but not effeclually, got rid of. Ffe was sure there was no man in the kingdom who would not be glad that this iiuisaiice could be overcome, through the intervention and coin-niunds of the Legislature. He asked Ihe Right Honourable Member for Liverpool (Mr. Canning) opposite, what was the stale of that town from smoke -(A laugh.J-He asked, what was the stale of ' Birmingham Was it not kiiown lhat the ebullition of smoke overspread the entire atmosphere thereAt present small engines weie erecting in Bridge-street, Blackfriars, which would be productive of great annoyance. The Honourable Member then adverted to the unpleasant consequences experienced in the neighbourhood of Elliott's and the Cannon brewery. He believed tho Honourable Member for Noltingham (Mr. Denmaii) had been present when he visiied the manufactory at Warwick; to him he begged leave to appeal for a confirmation of what he had described. He trusted the House would permit him, after the inquiries should be completed, lo bring in a preparatory law towards the extinguishment of 10 peniicioos a nuisance. He was not in a hurry with such a law, but if he could eventually succeed in procuring its adoption, he was of opinion that he should deserve well of the public. The Hon. Member then moved, that a Select Committee be a^ipniiited to inquire how far it may be practicable to compel the owners of steam-engines to erect them in a manner less prejudicial to public health and public comfort, and added, that if any gentleman in the House were to take his station for three or four days near the chimney of one of these steam-ennines, he would be convinced of the expediency of the motion.-(A laugh.J Mr. Dgnman confirmed what bad beeusaid by the Hon. Mover concerning the aliBorption of the smoke by the engine at Warwick. Tliere was not the least appearance of smoke, llie merit of the invention belonged to (as we understood) a Mr. Parker, and was attended wilh the utmost possible success. He trusted that the public would shortly be made acquainted with the beneficial results of it, which^ he believed, would iu a short time supersede the iiit lation ou the subject. Sir C. MoRDAUNT spoke iu cim^rmation of the preceding statements. After a few woirds frAin an Hon. Member, nlioiie PKICE 7di. 7.  i.....I.I I 'f:ir,fi.-|fj J name we coald not learn,- Itie^'lii^.liQu iyi**.hgrei:d.i< . MISCONDUCT OP COACH BRIVERS. ; Mr. M. A. TAri^ORtlien caried^be alienrliin nf the House to a subjirct wliicrr wh. not at wVif^�i- ', colated to produce mirth as tliiflis', but �:i'ir�v on the contrary, wfig often prudiiiiive i>f tTie mo-c serious evi|_he alluded to.the,con, lli of the late King, c. 48, there were some peii-jliies in-flicte'd for nnpro|ier conduct, blit where a frucinrH or irth(;r injury shoi:t of death aVose from tlie in.--comhfct of drivers, ihpre was no ether (.uni-liment .^tJU^t^jyiineuBf -IQ^ In his opiiiiuu it wooKl' l.c 111 vain to'reiiiedy the eviT by deneuding upon ij..,. comparative safely oblaiiied by :iii impiored slrnc-' ' lure ai coaclws. Unless iHe driver were liable to � criminal indictment in case of notorious miscoi:-duct, according to the opinion of a Jury. , Ii was ' true, that as the law now stood, the driver or pru-p.rietor were responsible hy civil action in the shgine ofa penall}', which, by the way, they all paid for each other by a conjoint purse ; siill, in liiso|iinio(j, no real alteration to remedy the tvil cimld ever, be ftfecled, unless the driver were htlil criininslly responsible fur his conduct, and liable to tine ind. imiirisoninent according lo the cir('iiin.slHiu-e8 of 1 hi" I'ase, He concluded by moving tor leave in l>rii'>e ill a Bill for punishing crimiiiilly ihe diivers of stage coaches and carriages, for accnlcnls occasioiird. by their neglect or misconduct. Leave was given, and a Committee iippointed to prepare and bring in the Bill. NEW INSOLVENT DEBTOK.V BILL. Lord AliTHOHP rose, in pursuance of lii� notice, to move for leave to bring in a Bill lor the llelief of Insolvent Debtors. The Bill wUich he.ineMiit 10 propose was the same as that w'hicli he liad so l^feiy brought into the last Parliament. ]i was thertfu/e quite unnecessary for him to trespasa much upon the time of ihe House, as there must be a consitler-able number present who, whilst in the last Pailin-meoi, must have put themselves in possession of Ihe measure he then intended, and.whicii he now meant to inlroduct: u second lime. J}ut as some uew Members may wish lor an outline of his plan, he should beg leave briefly 10 state it. The l.v.� principal objects of his Bill were-f^rsl, to give creditors a moie easy power to detect concealment of properly on the part of fraudulent debtor.<; ar.d. his second was, to enable the Commissioners of thw Couri 10 ex-amine, out of doors, into all matters touching the conduct ujid property uf-the insolvent, 80 as to sat in fy tte creditors at large. These were the principal alterations he proposed introducingiu his new Bill. Mr. Lockhart-� Does ihe Noble Lord meaa to confine the scope of his Bill to the two objects he has mentioned ?" Lord Altuorp-" Certaii^ly not; but they are the principal points." Mr. LocKllART expressed the satisfaction he felt at the Noble Lord's answer, and al finding timt tint new Bill meant to embrace the subject in a coiii-preliensive manner. The two Bills alseatly in fnrct^ certainly required much attention aiid alteration; tliey were merely coh linedlo the analogous siluu-lion of the general practice respi ciiog debtors anil creditors, without at all making--proper disliiictions. There was one class of debtors that wae, for iii-staiioe, intangible by either of these Bills-lie meant those debtors who had incurred duioages fnuiided on actions at law, and who had dune great injury lo their neighbours ; be^ide^, in rasps of pennllies iiiflicled under particular Statutes, ihey were permitted their discharge just us ordinary-debtors. This ought not to be permitie compel the transfer of Stock, without toaking the Buu^: of Irelwid or the Grtind Canal CoJnl)any i� purty ther.ettf J wid' also to "regulate

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