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inform the House, that the said Select Committee had made an order for the nomination and appointment of Commissioners to examine evidence in Ireland, respecting all matters and things referred to the said Commissioners:

And whereas I did, by my warrant, dated the 11th day of March last, and inserted in the London Gazette, by virtue of an Act, passed in the forty-second year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled " An Act for regulating the trial "of controverted elections or returns of Members "to serve in the United Parliament for Ireland,” direct the aforesaid Select Committee to re-assemble and meet again upon Monday the 7th day of April instant, at eleven of the clock in the forenoon, to take the proceedings of the said Commissioners into consideration:

Now I do hereby, and by virtue of an Act, passed in the sixtieth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled "An Act to "amend an Act of the forty-second year of the "reign of His present Majesty, for regulating the "trial of controverted elections or returns of "Members to serve in the United Parliament for "Ireland," direct the aforesaid Select Committee to re-assemble and meet again upon Friday the 18th day of April instant, at eleven of the clock in the forenoon, to take the proceedings of the aforesaid Commissioners into consideration, instead of on the day first appointed, for which this shall be to the aforesaid Select Committee a sufficient warrant.

Given under my hand the 4th day of April 1828,

CHARLES MANNERS SUTTON, Speaker.

Whitehall, April 2, 1828.

The King has been pleased to give and grant unto Isaac Hart, Esq. Captain in the Army on half-pay of the 65th (or 2d Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot, His royal licence and authority, that he may, in compliance with the earnest desire expressed by His Majesty the Shah of Persia, accept and wear the insignia of the Persian Order of the Lion and Sun, of the first class, with which His Persian Majesty has been pleased to honour him, in testimony of His royal approbation of his distinguished conduct while in the actual service of that Sovereign; provided nevertheless, that His Majesty's said licence and permission doth not authorise, and shall not be deemed or construed to authorise, the assumption of any stile, appellation, rank, precedence, or privilege appertaining unto a Knight Bachelor of these realms:

And also to command, that the said royal concession and especial mark of His Majesty's favour be registered, together with the relative documents, in the College of Arms.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of APRIL 8,
1828.

Lord Chamberlain's-Office, April 7, 1828. NOTICE is hereby given, that the King will hold a Drawing-Room at St. James's-Palace, on Wednesday the 23d instant, at two o'clock, to celebrate His Majesty's Birth-day.

N. B. The Knights of the several Orders will wear their Collars.

Lord Chamberlain's-Office, April 7, 1828.

REGULATIONS ΤΟ BE OBSERVED AT THE COURT OF ST. JAMES'S.

The Ladies who propose to attend the Drawing-Room to be held on Wednesday the 23d instant, are requested to bring with them two cards with their names thereon written, one to be left with the King's Page in attendance in the PresenceChamber, and the other to be delivered to the Lord in Waiting, who will announce the name to His Majesty. And those Ladies who are to be presented are hereby informed, it is absolutely necessary that their names, with the name of the Lady who is to present them, should be sent in to the Lord Chamberlain's-Office on Saturday the 19th, or Monday the 21st instant, before two o'clock, in order that they may be submitted for the King's approbation, it being His Majesty's command, that no

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presentations at the Drawing-Room shall hereafter be made by the Lord in Waiting, but by the Lady whose name, with that of the Lady to be presented, shall appear on the card to be delivered as before directed, corresponding with the names sent in to the Lord Chamberlain's-Office.

No Lady can be received by His Majesty at the Drawing-Room, but in conformity with the above regulations.

The state apartments will not be open for the reception of company coming to Court, until halfpast one o'clock.

Westminster, April 3, 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 of Great Britain, and several other Lords therein named, to declare and notify the Royal Assent to the said Acts, was read accordingly, and the Royal Assent given to

An Act for applying certain sums of money to the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight.

An Act for fixing, until the twenty-fifth day of March one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine,

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the rates of subsistence to be paid to innkeepers and others on quartering soldiers.

An Act to exempt vessels propelled by steam from the penalties to which vessels are liable under various Acts, for having fire on board in the ports, harbours, rivers, canals, and lakes of Ireland."

An Act to enable the Justices of the Peace for Westminster, to hold their sessions of the peace during the term and the sitting of the Court of King's Bench.

An Act to continue several Acts for granting a duty, of two pennies Scots, upon ale and beer brewed in the town of Aberbrothock, in the county of Forfar.

An Act to amend an Act, of the fifty-first year of His late Majesty, for erecting a new market-place in the town or borough and manor of Gosport, in the county of Southampton.

An Act to establish a chapel of ease in the parish of Hove, in the county of Sussex.

An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the roads from Kipping's cross to Wilsley-green, and from a place ce near Goudhurst Gore to Stilebridge, and from Underden-green to Wanshuttsgreen, all in the county of Kent.

An Act for more effectually repairing and improving the road from Wadhurst to the turnpike road at Lamberhurst-down, both in the county of Sussex; and from the turnpike road at Pullen's-hill to West Farleigh-street, both in the county of Kent.

An Act for more effectually repairing the road from Footscray, by Wrotham-heath, to Maidstone, and from the said road into the road from Mereworth to Hadlow; and for making and maintaining a road from the said road at Wrotham-heath to Feston, and from the said road from Mereworth to Hadlow to Saint Leonard's-street, in the parish of West Malling, all in the county of Kent.

An Act for making and maintaining a turnpike 1828.

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