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Clauses 10 to 20 agreed to

Clause 21 (Certain Works to be first approved by the Conservators)-

Amendment (Mr. Garnett) moved; and withdrawn-Clause agreed to... 1476

Clauses 22 to 27 agreed to

1476

Clause 28 (Reclaimed Land to be dedicated to Use of Public)-Amendment

(Mr Augustus Smith) moved; and negatived-Clause agreed to

... 1476

Clause 29 agreed to

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Clause 30 (No House to be erected in front of the Gardens of the Inner and

Middle Temple)-Motion (Mr. Augustus Smith), "That the Chair-

man do report Progress"-The Committee divided: Ayes 24; Noes

120 Majority 96-Amendment (Mr. Stanhope) moved; and withdrawn

-Clause agreed to

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Clause 31 (As to Inner and Middle Temple)-After Debate, Clause agreed to 1477

Clauses 32 and 33 agreed to

Committee report Progress.

Poor Relief (Ireland) (No. 2) Bill [Sir Robert Peel]-[Bill 180]-As amended,

considered

Clause added

Clause 8-Amendment, to omit the words " or otherwise" (Lord Naas)-

Question put, "That the words or otherwise' stand part of the Bill"

-The House divided: Ayes 37; Noes 43: Majority 6-Another

Amendment proposed, to leave out "ten," and insert" twenty," instead

thereof (Mr. Vance)-Question proposed, "That ten' stand part of the

Bill"-Debate arising; Motion." That the Debate be now adjourned"

(Mr. Scully)-The House divided: Ayes 15; Noes 65: Majority 50-

Question put, "That 'ten' stand part of the Bill"-The House divided:

Ayes 35; Noes 43: Majority S-Question, "That twenty' be there

inserted," put, and agreed to

Committee report Progress

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Clauses 44 and 45 agreed to

Clause 46 (Appropriation of Thames Embankment and Metropolis Improve-

ment Fund)-After Debate, agreed to

Clauses 47 to 54 agreed to
Clause 55 (As to Street between Whitehall Place and Wellington Street)—
After Debate, agreed to
Clauses 56 to 71 agreed to
Clause 72 (Disposal of Reclaimed Land in which the Crown interested)
-After Debate, agreed to...

Clauses 73 to 76 agreed to

Clause 77 (Crown Lessees to have Option of taking Lease of Reclaimed

Land adjacent to their Properties for Terms of their Leases)-After

Debate, agreed to

1527

Clause 78 (Limit of Width of Footway on Crown Land)—Clause negatived... 1527

Clauses 79 to 82 agreed to

1527

Clause 83 (Viaduct in front of City Gas Works)-After Debate, Clause

agreed to

Clauses 84 and 85 agreed to

Additional Clause ( Mr. Ayrton)—Question put, "That the Clause be now

read a second time "The Committee divided: Ayes 18; Nocs 139 :

Majority 121

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Bill reported

Fortifications (Provision for Expenses) Bill [Bill 168]-Order for Committee

read-Motion, "That Mr. Speaker do now leave the Chair"-Debate

thereon-Amendment,

To leave out from the word "That" to the end of the Question, in order to add the

words "it is expedient to postpone the consideration of further expenditure upon the

proposed Fortifications authorized by this Bill, until there have been laid before

the House Copies or Extracts of Reports from our Naval Attaché at Paris, showing

the state of the French Navy from time to time, at intervals not exceeding three

months, during the years 1860 and 1861,” (Mr. Lindsay)

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HANSARD'S

PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES,

IN THE

FOURTH SESSION OF THE EIGHTEENTH PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, APPOINTED TO MEET 31 MAY, 1859, AND FROM THENCE CONTINUED TILL 6 FEBRUARY, 1862, IN THE TWENTY-FIFTH YEAR OF THE REIGN OF

HER MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA.

THIRD VOLUME OF THE SESSION.

HOUSE OF LORDS,

Tuesday, May 27, 1862.

MINUTES.-PUBLIC BILLS.-1a Unlawful Oaths (Ireland) Act Continuance ; Oxford University. 2 Leases, &c. by Incumbents Restriction Act Amendment; Public Houses (Scotland) Acts Amendment; Local Government Supplemental.

THE SLAVE TRADE.
TREATY WITH THE UNITED STATES.
OBSERVATIONS.

Spanish subjects should be made piracy and capitally punishable. The noble and learned Lord was understood to say that certain Spanish officers were believed to have received bribes for conniving at the slave trade.

EARL RUSSELL said, he would look into the papers on this subject, and make a statement on Friday on both the points referred to by the noble and learned Lord. With respect to Marshal Serrano, he believed that he was incapable of receiving bribes to permit the prosecution of the slave trade.

L

ORD BROUGHAM said, he wished to refer to the reply of the noble Earl the Foreign Secretary, on the previous evening, that there was a difficulty in applying the law respecting the slave trade to a foreign ship fitting out in an English port, for the purpose of stating that he had referred to the Acts of 1811 and subsequent Acts, and was obliged to confess that he could see no difficulty; but, at all events, should be declared piracy and those enhe trusted that measures would be taken gaged in it pirates, as the best mode of now to repress that abominable trade. He suppressing that abominable traffic.

LORD BROUGHAM said, he had never heard that Marshal Serrano had been charged with or even in any way suspected been most pure and honourable in his goof such conduct. On the contrary, he had vernment, and, as an instance of that, he had actually suggested that slave trading

desired to urge strongly upon the noble

Earl the Foreign Secretary that our Am- ACT OF UNIFORMITY AMENDMENT BILL.

SECOND READING.

Order of the day for the Second Reading read.

bassador at Madrid should be directed to urge upon the Spanish Government the propriety of adopting the suggestion of Marshal Serrano, Captain General of Cuba; namely, that slave-trading on the part of VOL. CLXVII. [THIRD SERIES.]

LORD EBURY* (having presented numerous petitions in favour of the Bill) pro

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