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British And Indian Observer (Newspaper) - April 4, 1824, London, Middlesex P^r Caffit, No. 17. SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 1824. Price 7d. NOTICE IS HEaEBY G'VEN. by The Com-_ 7ii'w'ino'-f.�igiiifviag v'cir Ass" to "ccive ^ii 10s. per C^nJi'in Ail til';, ip lion o." ^1 ( - ,in-. nniiilieM, dtr^cted io be paid of. in pn.sunn'"'" o'"n T ' m of (lie JJoti.sco' Commons, o' 1^1 Mth |-C'lr iv itio nmrner therein fsppt'licd; - , ii 0-.' 0( Irj'o.ctif S(.". yf;j;-i7, ]S5!. -o the r,.o. a'i,' C fiinn^n, , i',. v.'. nV'-. nf Fn^iaiid, or of Ji''land, m {.(IVfT i , /�\).--vD".nc^ ' i,.. . 1), hav o'cn ient to (ho vo-ra'.'"rn  B; O'ls n (i-e;' Bi iiain and Ire'and ; and may also be bad c ,hi' I*o8(mas(r-. s t " 'ipr}, Mai' Toivn in Great li; i-t:.ill and I-elr id, as we)! as at (ho Hanks of EngiUi'i'd and Irc-Jand'especl'vely. "bi. B. The Assents addregsod to l! o Banks of England and l^-^-lapd lespectivcly, will be de'iveiod free of po^ta^e : but care most be taken (bat they are pvt ir(�oricd, tiie lb. -Oa mvr cHfc litapohe^ fitwi ttte'Critlsh ^rTftoOBu la the East Indies, and opon silk thrown froia raw sHk so hnported, the lb. - - - - -" On Foreign thrown silk iinpo!(ed. not dyed, the lb. *' On waste silk, the produce of silk tjroWn in Great Britain and Ireland, the 1). - - - - -By Order^the ComiiMswoncrs, T. WHITMORE, Acting Secretary. 1STRES3E0 SETTLERS at the CiiVE of nOO"D HOIM-.,-The committee foj managing the sul.icription for til'; relief of the distressed settlors at the Cape of (Jood ilope, in publishing an additional list of snbscrijicions, beg most carnesiJy to draiv the attention o!" the British I'ublir tJ the follovving biief statement. In the year 1H19 a body of our con itrymeA, amoin in^ to nearly 31K)0 iirrsons, emigrate J to th'-Capi' of daod ll(d lo >ith success Hitherto Unequalled:-viz. White Sweliins, Con-ilractions, and all Diseases incident to ihe Joints, &c j also Can-cers, Tumours, Abscesses, Fistulas, Glandular S � ellings, Ruptc res, ' &c. particularly the Hernia Scrotalis which is reduced in a few days, without operation, and a permanent cure effected in the most obstinate and confirmed cases. Also, Inttammatory Swellings, and Sores of every denomination, and other difficult cases of Sureery and Physic, too tedious to enumerate. N, B. Invalidsfrom the Country may be accommodated w�th Board and Lodging while under cure. Letters (Post Paid) duly aUeijded t�. Advice (Gmtis) till 10 in the Morning. A CII.\RTERED SHIP, TO SML IN APRIL. W^OR BOMBAY DIRECT, the Ship SIMPSON, A, 1. JT HENRY SIMPSON, Commander (of the Hon. East India Company's Service), burthen 300 Tons, lying in the City Canal, Limehome.- For Freight or Passage apply to the Commander, at Lloyds or the Jerusalem Coffee-houses; to Messrs. Fraser, Nfcol and Co., St. Helen's Place, Bishopsgatc-street j John Chapman and Co., 2, Leadenhall-street; or to John S. Brin-ley. No. It, Blrchin-lane, Cornhill.______ WILL SAIL IN A FEW DAYS, , Having the greater Part of her Cargo on board. I^OR CALCUTTA, with Liberty to land Passengers at MADRAS, the fest-sailing Teak Ship R'iSOURCE, BARNARD FENN, Commander, burthen 500 Tons, lying in theCUy Canal; has a Poop and superior Accommodations for Passengers, and cafriesan experienced Surgeon.-For Freight or Passage apply to the Commander, at the Jerusalem Colfee-house ; to Low. Brothers, 24, Mark-lane; to Dan. Wilkinson, Rectory-hoose, St. Micb-iel's Alley, Cornhil! ; or JoiUi S. Bridley, No. 14, Birchin-lane, Cornhill. THE ART of BOOK-KEEPING taught at No. 7. MMdt�40w,Hofbimi. 1�7^.iFeiflliiN^� Aedfor of^e only real Mercantile and Pnurtteal Treatise now eztanty^-Popils are completely finished in two months for an v counting-house in Great Britain, and minutely examined by competent judges. H, also gives Lesisons in Mercantile Arithmetic scientifitilly, which enables his Pupils to perform every calculation in Proportion, P/^ctice, Exchange, and Interests in acroiints current, by one tenth of the figures taken by any treatise on Arithmetic hitherto published. His Pupils are also taught Euclid's Elements, Geography, the Use of the Globes, and the most useful branches of the Mathematics, without any additional charge.-N.B. The real MercaiJIileand Practical ART of BOOK-KEEPING, sold at No. 7, Middle-row , Holborn, price 10s. t>d., and private lessons given to Teachers unacquainted with the practical part of this science. FROM THE LOJVDOJV GAZETTE, March 30.. Commission in the Forfarshire Militia, signed by the Ixjrd Lieatenant of the County of Forfar. James Cruickshank, jun. Esq. to be Major, vice Forrester, deceased. B.\NKRUPTS. J. Flinn, Liverpool, earthenware-dealer, to surrender, April 7,at four, H, at eleven, at the Swan Inn, Hanley, Staffordshire, IMPERIJ^PJ^OJAMEJVr. HOUSE OF LORDS-Monday. Earl Grosvenor moved tliftt the returns of the sinecure oflSces abolished in the colonies be pcinted.-Ordered. The noble earl then niovwf for a return of the reduced salary of the clerk of the polls its li-bkna.-Ordered. The LORD CH ANCELXOR said that he held a petition signed by 25,700 silk weavert^of the parish of !^pitalfields, in the city of London. He had read tbt; petition attentively, and as it appeared to him in all respects nncxceptiooable, bethought it his duty to present it-Read andJ^^aid on the table. Eari Damley moved for fWbain returns respecting Protestant charity schools in Ireland.-'i-Ordered. The marriage act amendlia^bill was read a third time. Lord Bexley moved the iHWond reading of the slave-trade piracy bill;that it be pmaliSitled to-morrow, and that their lordahiM be snnimoaed.-]|lgmd to. The Penitentiary conviiJts' bill was read a second time. Mr. Johnson presented certsiif retnnu, pursuant to the orders of tbe honie, from the office of chief secretary for Ireland.-Laid un the table. Adjoomed. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Petitionfl were presentcl from ^rtaiii inhabitants of the town g^a^At^^fef^ai^^sm�^lro^ rtB* Ttorta^fTJ frrnn tfirm^ieffben of St. Cttthefjoe's Stairs, A1d��tHM Parson's Stairs^ ind the Tower Stairs, against tbe new iron bridge bill; from cbft^n'^bot growers, praying for the reduction of the doty on foreign wo4 to what it was before it was raised ; from the wool growers of tbe counties of Dnrhara and Nonhamberland; frotn thi^ weavers of Manchester against the cunibination laws; from the licensed victuallers of Cobham, against tlife duties on excise licenses; from the journcymeu brass-founders of London, against tlie co^binatioQ laws; frotn tlie wool growers of Sutherland, praying the repeal of the dntv on die exportation of wotd; from Sunderland, against slavery in the West indies; from South Sliiehlit, against tbe hides and skins bill, which wc:c laid on the table. Mr. LAMBTON gave notice, that soon after Easter he should present a petition from Mr. Buckingham, relative to a gross abuse of the liberty of the preM in India. Mr. Curwen moved for returns the exports and imports of com, malt, and flour, fur England, Ireland, and Scotland, within the last five years.-Ordered. Petitions were presented from an iadiridnal named Houghton, a woolleu-manufacturer, in the county of Ktldare, against the nnion duties; from tiie parish of St. Paul, Deptford, agHinst the duty on coals; from the same place, praying the repeal of the window tax; from an individual named Harvey Bishop, an inha- 'aV, 'ii'* . . ."u . "^""'y^'"*��^�'^"^' : bitant of Maidstone, praying that the advanUge. given to the }of�l''t^l::^^^^^ ^.Ulleries of Ireland aLkSlandm^^^^^^ London ; and Mr. (iriffin, Hanley. England; from the licensed virtnallers of the borough of Tavi- , Hanley W. T. Bown, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, corn-factor, April 19, aLthree, 20, at ten, and .May 11, at three, at the Three Cups Inn, Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Attorneys, Mr, W. A. Carter, Furaival's Inn, London ; and W. Stone, Bradford. J. Rickards, Newmarket, Satfolk, innholder, Ajiril 3, 6, and May 11, at one, at the Court of Commissioners. Attorney, Mr. Glynes, Burr-street, East Smithfield, London. M, t'. Sanderson, Park-street, Grosvenor-square, coal^ner-chant, April 3, 24, and May 11, at t^n, at the t^ourt of Commissioners. Attorney, Mr. J, Harris, Brutou-street, Berkeley-square. W. Phillips, Bristol, linen-draper, April 20, 91, and May II, at twelve, at the White Lion Inn, Bristol. Attorney *, Mr. W. L. Clarke, Bristol ; and Messrs. Jenkins and Abbot, New Inn, London. DIVIDENDS. April 10. E. Blakey, New Bond-street, St. George, Hanover-square, milliner, at ten, at the Court of Commissioners-April 20. J. Austin, Berkbamustead Saint Peter, Hertfordshire, coach maker, at eleven, at toe Court of Commissioners.-April 24. J. Anderson, West Smithfield, London,bookseller, at twelve, at tbe stock, against the duty on excise licencea; from SleafonI and Thorn, in Lincolnshire, praying the al)olition of slavery in the Wert Indies; from the farmers of Durham against the hides �nd j skins bill; firom Halifax, nj^ainst the combiiwtion laws; from two places in Devonshire, against the coal doties; against negro slavery; from the lord mayor, aldermen, and commons of London io common council asseinhlerf; against a private bill: from Chichester against negro slavery; from Abingdon, agaiqst the alien bill; from the same place ngainst negro slavery; from Tip-perary against the reduction of tiie linen bounties from Yorkshire, praying for tbe gradual alwlition of negro staverj*; from Limerick and Cork, against the repeal of the linen bounty; from Brighton, against the diity on excii�e licenses; from ChesUr, praying for a survey of the kingtlom; from Ayr, against negro slavery.-Ordered to lie on the table. Mr>Hame moved /or several returns relative lo the seizure of spirts on the coasts.-Onlered , Mr. Calcraft gave notice of a motion for tbe IStli of May, for the repeal of the leather duty. carpenter, at eleven, at the Court of Commissioners-Aj>ril 97. W. E. Kirkpatrlck, Lime-street, London, merchant, at ten, at the Court of Commissioners-April 24. J. Steele, Liverpool, mapaelier, at twelve, at the Court of Commissiooen-May J. H. Courtof Commi8sloner�-April20. J. Goulden,'GouIdenVpla4:e, ' , Mr.PiU.NKET, bj the desire of the Irish Govemtiient, near Hackney-road, St. Matthew, Bethnal-grcen, Middleftex, f�thcred the bill introduced by Sir John Newport, to allow the ----- .u- ^----- ^ . . . ,. ^. celebration of the funeral rites of Catholics in the Protectant churchyards of Ireland. ,\fter explaining the exact sute of the law as it had hitherto stood, he showed that it had never been executed, because it was in direct opposition with the feelings and the present measure would make ranee of the Protestant parson, bill was then read a second time, ntminf contra icmte. Mr. W. WILLLIMS rose to >! Hon. Secretary for the Home Tfe script found in the state paper otfcc, five or six weeks ago. It was said that a maanscript, be believed of 735 pages was found maker, at ten, at the CAprn 24. J. Allo-way, Rotnerfaithe, Surrey, thnber merchant, at eleven, at tbe Court of Commissioners-April 90. J. Antro! us, Liverpool, draper, at twelve, at the Office of Mr. John Clements, Si; e-ting. by Mr. Lemon in that office, in the hand-writing of PhUlips, thi; street, Liverpool-April 92. J. Hardman, Spotland, Rorhdale, i �oa-in- cotton spinner, at eleven, at the Blackfriars'Irn, Manchester- April 21. H. Thompson, Sculcoates, Yorkshire, merchant, at eleven, at the Dog and Dock Tavern, Scale-lane, Kingston-upon-Hull-April 91. J. ILyes, gen. AnJaby, Kingston-upon-Uull, sugar baker, at eleven, at Ihe Dogand Duck Tavern, Scale-huje, Kmgston-upon-Hull-April 21. T. Gell, Kingstoo-upon-HoU, merchant, at eleven, at the Dog and Duck Tavern, Scale-lane, Kingston-upon-Hull-Apiil 22. A. Meyer and H. Wilckens, Liverpool, merchants, at one, at the George Inn, Liverpool-April 24. B. Walker, West Smithfield, London, tailor, at ten, at the Court of Commissioners. CERTIFICATES-April 20. C. Rist, Birchin-lane, Lombard-street, London, auctioneer- G. Bryson, Lad-lane, London, Manchester warehouseman-T. S. Tarting, Ley ton, Essex, tailor-R. Herbert and W. Buckmaster, Saint Mary Axe, London, wine merchants. IRELAND. Mr. Serjeant Lefrov, Mr. Serjeant Goolo, Mr. Daniel o'connell. Public curiosity, indeed anxiety, to learn the particulars of extraordinary affair between these learned personages, was intense during the whole of yesterday. We have been favoured with the perusal of two letters from Limerick on the subject. They narrate Uie circumsUnces which took place in the crown court of that city, where ihnt learned ,..-,cu ,,�-./.. barrister, and amiable upright man, Mr. Serjeant I^froy, pre- \ j,, British Museum in 1�24. Mr. Be sided as judge, during the assises. The letters coincide in the I f ^pj.mi,ml,. charges of neglcctt main poinU, which we now lay before onr readers. A trial was j against the cstahlishnjctit, bnt w law of Milton, and upon whirli no doubts were entertained of its being the work of the immortal Milton. What he wished to aseertaUi from the Right Hon. Gentleman was, whether tbii manuscript would be given to the world, and whether his M�-jesty's Government would not undertake to print it. Mr. Secretary PEEL said that the Hon. Gentleman had been correctly informed of the fact of a manuscript having b^en found, through the diligent search and intelligence of Mr. LeiSjon, which had been for souic time lost. There was no doubt that this was in the hand-writing of the person he had mentioned, and the >roduction of the genius of Milton. The title of the work he be-lAved was " Dei LhUu," and the natnr^f it was to furnish proofs of the truth of the Christian religion. It had been carried to his Majesty, who, immediately upon its being shewn to him, said it was a pity it was not given to the public. (Hear, hear) It was now, in fact, in the hands of an eminent bdividual for Ihe purpose of inspection, and would eventually be giveu tp the public, under the auspices of his Majesty. (Hear, hear.) In answer to a question from Mr. Hume, Mr. Wynn stated, that the settlement of Bencoollen had been ceded by his Majesty to the Dutch, who were to give up in return to this conntry all the esUblishmenU of the Ncih^laods on the continent of India, togi'tlier with their claims to Singapore and the town of Malarcx. Tbel.eatyto that etfert is expected to be ratified about the month of May, when it will be laid before Parliament. The House having then resolved itself into a committee of supply, Mr. Bankes iiiects and cultivates them. On the usual grant being made for the Kildare-street society, a conversation of some interest arose, in the course of which Mr. L. Foster made a very gratifying sUtcment relative to the rapid progress of edacatiou in Irclnad, the liberal principles acted upon in educating the poor, and the important reforms already effected, which seem well calculated to secure to the whole population of Ireland the benefits of scriptural instroction. Mr. GOULBUR.N moved to bring in a bill, to make stealing records in Ireland felony. A case had lately occurred in Ireland, where many records had been stolen, and tbe Judges held that no law could punish the offender. Tlie records which were of value to tbe parties concerned were purloiued from a public office, and sold as old parchment. As these documents onght to be preserved, it was necessary to make tbe act of sU'al-iug them felony,-Leave givtn.-Adjourned. HOUSE OF LORDS-Tuesday. Lord GRANTHA3I preseali^a petition from Royslon, against the duty on coals carried coastways.- Laid on the ta&. Mr. Spearman, from the Treasury, presented certaia ac-counu relative to the public debc-Laid on the table. Eari MORLEY presented petitions from Plymouth and Bodmin praying for the abolition of Slavery, and one from Plymouth, in favour of the Plymouth Improvement Bill.-Laid on the table. The Marquis of LAXSDOWXE held a petitioa from a proportion of the silk manufacturers of Spitalfields. They prayed that tiie bouse would pause before it passed the bill for opening tbe silk trade, aa owing to tbe greater deamess of U-boor in th'ts country they were convinced that that trade could notfiouiish under the free competition proposed. They also prayed that if Parliament determined in ita wudom to pasa the said biU into a Uw, tiie period at which the trade was to be opened should be extended from tW0 yan aod a quarter to five years, in order to give them time to alter tSieir inacfaiaery. Tbe petition was then read aad Uid oo the table. The slayc trade inracy bill was read a third time and passed, its being committed baring been dispensed with in order to expedite iu completion that it might reach the other side of the Atiantic before the American Congren had separated. On tbe anoiivmuus writ  I maiudc ad"llut wMMhltrthe order'of th0 house for them to resume their littuig and hear, the evidence be might adduce in tu|t Societies. The hou. Member observed, that there was a vast distinction between the Freemasons and tlie other secret Societies of Ireland, which ought lo exempt tbeni from the operation of a measure of this nature. He wished to lake that opportunity to complain of that obnoxious and uiis-diievons part of the Orange Societies of Ireland called the Orange Processions-a practice which he apprehended would meet with the strongest reprobation of the house, and which be contended ought to eng.ige the attention of the Legislature It was a melancholy fact that 25 men were now on their trial in Ireland for murder, comuiitted during tumulls proceeding from these processions. Mr. BROWNLOW said, that he had a petitioa of a similar nature to present, but would deliver his sentiments upon the subject upon the petition then before the house. He thought it bis duty as an Orangeman, and connected with the most Orange town in Ireland, to declare that it was, in his opinion, the duty of bis Majesty's Government to put down the processions in questions. He agreed with Baron M'Lelland, that whilst they existed, no man's life was safe, no property was worthy a pin's purchase, and that all persons would quit the land where they wcrt; allowed to continue -Hear.-With regard to the Freemasons they declared that their society was a charitable one, and that tlic pledge for the soundness of their principles was, that his Majesty George the Fourth was their patron, and the Duke of Sussex an eminent Officer amongst thctn. In England they were allowed to meet, but if the same pmties crossed the water to Ireland, they would at once become an illegal assembly. The petitiiion was then read and ordered to be printed. Petitions were presented from Whitehaven against the county courts bill ; from Milbourn Court against slavery ; from Daintou and Pickering against negro slavery; from VVells against the ! duly of excise licenses ; from the mechanics of Wolverhampton against the combination laws ; ,from Berwick-npon-Tweed, praying for Ihe total repeal of the assessed taxes ; from Cumberland against negro sUvery ; from tbe ward of Farringdon Without, praying for a total repeal of the window tax ; from the licensed victuallers of Mile End against the duty on excise licenses ; from two paper-bangers in the dty of Dublin, complaining of a grievous UHMle of collecting the excise ux upon paper ; from the Mayor, Aldermen, &c. of Nottingham, praying that the bouse would not pass the alien hill, on account of the rrbitrary powers it conferred oa a secreUry of state ; from Deerbam, and several other places in Norfolk against slavery ; from Dowton, in Wiltshire, and HhI.&x ; from Calne, in favour of the county court hill; from certain clerks and apprentices to Uw agents in Scotland, complaining of the fee of 651. being enacted on their admission to practice as attorneys. These petitions were severally read, and ordered to lie on the Uble, aiul be jirtated. Lord AJipaiBALD HASil^TCS moved that the reports Of thettomnrisstoncrs of Inquiry on the ^ courts should be referred to a coinuiittec of lite whole house, on the ground that the reconimeodatious of those coiumi.>sionrrs had not been duly complied with. The reply of the Lord .Uivoc^te was ino^t able and satisfactory, lie showed that most ot the recommendations had been satisfied by new ads of Pariinn. nt, or liy entorcing the [irovisions of old ones which it|);>liet! to the ditferciil snhjects. He also nnnoimced that he intended to submit to a committee a proposition, which Mr. .Miercronidy afterwards admilU'd woiild effect a most impurunt reform, by giving to the gentry of Scotland a share in the rt:.^4. Mr. SecreLirv I'eel postponed the second reading of the Alien n.ll to Fny, and l>>rd Althorp obtained leave to bring in a measure to al>oli8h parish settiements by hiring and service. Mr. EU's (of Dublin} obtained leave to bring in a bill to explain and amend ilie act of 38 Geo. 111., for better ascertaining the amount and securing payinoat of bilis of cosU of proctor in prerogative and adinirally cuurt-t. Mr. Giri'.S moved for leave lo bring in a bill for the better employing of agricultural labourers in the winter season. -Leave given. Mr. T. COL'RTEN'AY moved that a select committee be appointed to consider the returns of all sums of money levied for the support of the poor in England and Ireland for the year ending 25th Mar'li I'di and lo report thereupon to the house. A committee was forthwith appointed. Mr. KEN.VEDY moved that a select committee be appointed to consider the sute of the salmon fisheries of the United Kingdom, and of tbe laws affecting the same; and to report tbe minutes of evidence, with their observations thereon from time lo time to the house.-Agreed to. Mr. AUBUTHNOT moved for leave to bring in a bill for ceruin purposes connected with the land revenue.-Agreed to, and leave given to bring in tiie bill. The report of the custouw acta was received, and tbe re-soln-tions agreed to. The report of the committee on tiie compensation to law officers, in consequence of the county courts'bill, was brought up and read ; after a few words from Sir F. Ommanney, and Lord Althorp, it was agreed to, and the house adjourned at a quart^^r past \t o'clock. Mr. MERRIES brought up the report of the committte on JHW stamp duties, which w.-w agreed to, and a bill ordered, The board of works hill was read a third time, and passed. The Irish proctors' fees hill was brought in and rcftd a first time, and ordered to be re;id a second time on Friday next. Mr. P. MOORE postponed his motion upon the combination laws to Tuesday next. The agricultural labourers' employment bill was brought in, read a first time, and trdered for a second leading on Tnesday next. Mr. GOULBURiV gave notice of a motion for leave to bring in a bill to drajn the bogs in Ireland, for Thursday, April 28. The right bon. gentiaman aho gare notice of simiUn"motions for two bills, having for their object the improvcipcnt of Ireland. Adjourned. TK , ^0U%^ OF LOkbs.-Tlmrsday. le Mo^^i r*'^ ^^^V^ P^�*^ from Boltor- �Hie same NoWe art then presented a Petition from Liver-;ol against the Judges' Ac^mmodatioa Bill.-uTd on ti e Table. r ^"^^^y others brought several private Bills from the Commons, which were read a first time. ^ HOUSE OF IX)RDS.-Wednesday. His Majf sty's Commissioners brought down the royal assent to the slave piracy bill, the recovery of penalties bill, and several private bills. Mr. Brogden and others brought from the commons the nnion duties repeal bi 1, which Wiis read a first time. The penitentiary convicts bill was read a third time. The postage rates bill went through a committee, and was reported.-Adjourned. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Petitions were presented against the hides and skins bill; against the orton, county of Southampton, Manchester and Dartford; from owners ajid occupiers of land in the county of Southampton, praying that the game hill may not pass into a law ; from Selkirk against the tax on notaries; from certain free-mawns in Ireland, praying for an exemption from the provisions of tbe secret societies act; from several inhabitants in the neigh-bonrhooil of the contemplated Cocks, in favour of the docks to be called " St. Catherine's docks,"; firom the chambar of commerce of the city of Dublin, in &voor of the usury laws repeal bill; from certain working artisans of the city of Dublin, against the combination laws ; from certain manufacturers in the neigh-bourliood of Dublin, against the Dnblia coal bill; from Woolwich, praying for a repeal of the wintttw tax; from the chamber of commerce of Dublin, against tbe Dublin coal bill i hoax Joae-phus Posfle, Esq. of Norfolk, compldoing that the excise regulations upon salt prevented his osing it for agricultural purposes; from Sheffield against tbe window tax; firom the liceiued rictu-allers of Manchester, praying for a repeal of Uie excise duty on licenses; from tbe grand jury of the couutv of llpperary, praying that the bounty ou coarse linens may continue for ten years; from two Irish catholic genUemen, against the Irish burial bill ; from Wisbeadi, against the duty on coals carried coastwise, which were severally read, and ordered to lie on the tables Mr. GOULBURN obtained leave to bring in a bill to bring in a bill to amend the Irish county treasurera bilf. Tbe report of the Irish bnrials bill was brought op and agreed to. Iliird reading to-morrow. t ----J bf*cero5i against the 'Pfy'moulh Improvement Bill.-Laid on the table. The Postage Rates Bill was read a third lime and passed. Tlie Union Duties Repeal Bill was read a second time. Adjourned. HOUSE OF CO.VIMONS. Leave was given to bring in a Bill to incorporate certain indi-riduais, to be called the Equitable Loan flunk ; the Bill to be brought in by the 15th April. Petitions were presented from tbe Inhabitant.s of Nunenton, praying for the repeal of the Window Tax ; from tbe Licensed Victuallers of the town of Caernarvon, praying the repeal of the Excise License Duty ; from certain inhabitants of the parish of St. JameSf praying the House to take measua-s for preventing cruelty to animals j from '.he journeymen i)oot and 8hoe-.nnkers of the city of Bath, and tbe artisans m the town and neighbourhood of Rochdale, in the county of Lancaster, against the Combination Laws ; from an individual of the name of Ralph Bclti-son against the Combination Laws ; from an association in the county of Tipperary, for improving the condition of tlie poor, calling the attention of the House to the objects of their care; from the householders of the parish of St. Mary, Dublin, complaining of the present system of Local Taxation there estnblish-ed ; from the licensed victuallers of lI.i0. Xie house resolved itself into a committee on the game bill. On the clame enacting that such existing le.ises ot iaclored land* did not reserve the right of disposing ot tin i,Mme, jucli a clause should be understood. Sir Jolm Wrottesiey moved an amendment to the elTeL't, I'uit in place of the word " existing," should be inserted the woi-'l *' future," thus making the clause prospective and not retrospective- After a short discussion the committee diviiled- For the amendment, 41 ; against it, S.i; Majority in favour of tbe ainendnieut, 8. On the moiitjn of Mr. Stuart Wortley the clause thus amende t was then struck out of the bill. Mr. S. Wjrtley rose, on the clause allowing qualilied persons to permit ofher.'* to spurt on their ground, and [iruyoicd to leave out words repeiiling nearly the whole of the clause. After some iliscuH.Vion, Ihechi'Me nllogelher w:�3 struck out. Mr S. Wortley amended the cl.iuse, giving persons the right lo seiie and prevent others trespassing on iluir land. The amendment was to allow persons having the right of free chuce and free w.irren to sport. Tbe amendment wm agreed to. Cn llie clause wliich gives a penalty of nsainst persons trespastin? with dug and gun on the grounds of individuals, Mr. S. W'orllev proposed several ameudiuents to the clause which were agreed to. The Chairman then reporte