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Crown-Office, February 15, 1828.

MEMBERS returned to serve in this present
PARLIAMENT.

City of Bath.

The Earl of Brecknock.

Town and Port of Dover.

William Henry Trant, Esq. in the room of Edward Bootle Wilbraham, Esq. now Baron Skelmersdale, one of the Peers of the United Kingdom.

Borough of Plympton Earle.

Sir Charles Wetherell, of Lincoln's-inn, Knt.

County of Monmouth.

The Right Honourable Lord Granville Charles Henry Somerset.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of FEBRUARY 19, 1828.

St. James's-Palace, February 18, 1828.

THE King has been pleased to appoint the Duke of Montrose, Lord Chamberlain of His Majesty's Household, in the room of the Duke of Devonshire, resigned.

Whitehall, February 18, 1828.

The King has been pleased to direct letters patent to be passed under the Great Seal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for granting the dignity of a Baronet of the said United Kingdom to the following Gentlemen respectively, and the heirs male of their bodies lawfully begotten, viz.

Francis Freeling, of the General Post-Office, in the city of London, and of Ford and Hutchings, in the county of Sussex, Esq.

Joseph de Courcy Laffan, of Cobham, in the county of Kent, M.D. Physician to His Majesty's Forces, and to His Royal Highness the late Duke of Kent.

Patrick Macgregor, of Saville-row, in the county of Middlesex, Esq. Serjeant-Surgeon to His Majesty, and Personal Surgeon to His Royal Highness the late Duke of York.

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Whitehall, February 18, 1828.

The King has been pleased to appoint Sir Christopher Robinson. Knt. to the office of Judge of the High Court of Admiralty of England.

Crown-Office, February 19, 1828..

MEMBERS returned to serve in this present
PARLIAMENT.

County Palatine of Durham.

William Russell, of Brancepeth-castle, in the said county, Esq. in the room of John George Lambton, Esq. now Baron Durham, and one of the Peers of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Borough of Enniskillen.

The Honourable Arthur Henry Cole, of Florencecourt, in the county of Fermanagh, in the room of Richard Maginnis, Esq. who has accepted the Chiltern Hundreds.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of FEBRUARY 22, 1828.

At the Court at Windsor, the 13th day of February 1828,

PRESENT,

The KING's Most Excellent Majesty in Council,

WHEREAS by an Act, passed in the sixth year of His Majesty's reign, intituled "An Act

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to regulate the trade of the British possessions "abroad," it is, amongst other things, enacted, that no goods shall be imported into, nor shall any goods, except the produce of the fisheries in British ships, be exported from any of the British possessions in America by sea, or from or to any place other than the United Kingdom, or some other of such possessions, except into or from the several ports in such possessions called free ports, enumerated or described in the table in the said Act of Parliament contained:

And it is thereby provided, that if His Majesty shall deem it expedient to extend the provisions of the said Act to any port or ports not enumerated in the said table, it shall be lawful for His Majesty, by Order in Council, to extend the provisions of the said Act to such port or ports, and it is enacted, that from and after the day mentioned in such Order in Council, all the privileges and advantages of the said Act, and all the provisions, penalties, and forfeitures therein contained, shall extend, and be deemed and

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construed to extend, to any such port or ports respectively, as fully as if the same had been inserted and enumerated in the said table at the time of passing the said Act:

And whereas His Majesty doth deem it expedient to extend the provisions of the said Act to the ports of Pictou and Sydney, in the province of Nova Scotia; His Majesty doth therefore, in pursuance and exercise of the powers vested in him by the said Act of Parliament, and with the advice of His Privy Council, order, and it is hereby ordered, that, from and after the date of this Order, the provisions of the said Act of Parliament respecting free ports shall be, and the same are hereby, extended to the said ports of Pictou and Sydney, in the province of Nova Scotia:

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, and the Right Honourable William Huskisson, one of His Majesty's Principal Secretaries of State, are to give the necessary directions herein as to them may respectively appertain. Jas. Buller.

Westminster, February 19, 1828.

This day, the Lords being met, a message was sent to the Honourable House of Commons by the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, acquainting them, that The Lords, authorised by virtue of a Commission under the Great Seal, signed by His Majesty, for declaring His Royal Assent to several Acts agreed upon by both Houses, do desire the immediate attendance of the Honourable House in the House of Peers to hear the Commission read; and the Commons being come thither, the said Commission, empowering the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, the Lord High Chancellor

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