The Parliamentary Register; Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the [House of Lords and House of Commons]. Containing an Account of the Most Interesting Speeches and Motions Accurate Copies of All the Protests, Volume 20; V. 64

The Parliamentary Register; Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the [House of Lords and House of Commons]. Containing an Account of the Most Interesting Speeches and Motions Accurate Copies of All the Protests, Volume 20; V. 64

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1803 edition. Excerpt: ...very properly observed, that the house could ballot but two committees a week, he thought the Middlesex petition could not, at all events, be tried till the 2d of June. He believed that the time generally allowed for the exchange of lists was a month; under all these circumstances, he thought the first of May a period that would not be objected to for the delivering of the lists now moved for by the hon. gentleman. Mr. SHERIDAN said, that Mr. Mainwaring's agent had called on Sir Francis Burdett's Solicitor, who agreed to the 7th of April as a period for the delivery of the lists. ' Mr. FOX observed, that he had understood from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, that only two ballots a week were to take place prior to the holidays, in consequence of rnanygehtlemeh having to attend the sessions, and other public business, which rendered it inconvenient, nay, impossible for them to pay close attention to the business of that house till after the holidays. The ballots, be understood, were then to go on as usual. After After a few observations from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the question was put; and the first of May was the time agreed to by the house for receiving the lists of each party. Lord CASTLEREAGH moved the order of the day for the house going into a committee on the accounts presented respecting the East India Company. The house having resolved itself into a committee, Lord CASTLEREAGHsaid, that the committee would be aware that many of the observations which he had to submit to their consideration respected the accounts which had been presented to the house last session. The accounts for the last year had not yet been received from India, otherwise it would have been his wish to have brought both the accounts under the consideration of...show more

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