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HOUSE OF COMMONS. VURSDAY
accounts were immediately brought up, and
lajd on the Table, sideration, the customary Address was pro The House theo resolved into the Com. posed by Mr. Wodeliouse, and seconded by mitter. The estimates for the current year Mr. Windham Quio. Lord Althorpe agreed were laid before the Coministre ; and on the with every part of the Address, excepting motion of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, that which ascribed the present tranquillity it was resolved, " That a supply be granted of the country to the wratres of Govern to liis Majesty.– The House then resumed.ment; yet on that subject he should not now Report to be received on Monday. enter. After a few words from the Lord TUESDAY, Feb. 3.-Mr W. Sinith moved Advocate of Scotland, Lord A. Hamilton, for an account of the monies paid by Mr. Messrs. Bennet and Broagham, the address llone for copies of the information against was carried unanimously.
him. His object was to make some change WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28.-Lord Castle. in the practice of the Crowd-ofliice on reagh, after an introductory speech, moved
this subject. The motion was resisted by addresses of condolence to the Queen and to
Lord Castlereagh and the Attorney General, Prince Leopold, on the los, which the who urged that it was unnecessary, and Royal Family and the country had sustained
that if persisted in, the motion should be in the death of the late Prince's, Charlotte of generally for papers. After a few words Wales. On the question being put for an
from Sir F. Bordelt, Lord Folkestone, and address to the Queen, no numerical division Mr. Brongham, Mr. Sunith withdrew the took place on the subject; but it is remark. motion, expressing his intention to briog able that Mr. Speaker, when the cries
it forward in another shape. of ave and no had been repeated from THURSDAY, Feb. 5.-The motion for all parts of the house, adopied that form balloting the Committee, was carried by of words which is expressive of doubt,
Ministers by 102 10 29. and usually leads to a division; " and the MONDAY, Feb. 9.-On the motion of ayes, I think,” said he (casting a glance
Lord Casilereaglı a committee of the whole over the house, and speaking besitatingly)-
house was formed to take into consideration " the ayes, I think, have it." The motion the Treaty with Spain for preventing was then declared to be carried in the Spaniards from engaging in an illicit traffic afirmative, and Mr. Desborough was
in slaves--and granting 400.0001, 1o Ferappointed to carry it to the Queen.
dinand, as an indemnification for losses THURSDAY, Jan. 29.--A Bill to repeal incurred by his subjects. The poble Lord the Act for the Suspension of the Habeas concluded by moving, that“ a provision be Corpuz, was brought from the other Ilouse made for carrying into execution the treaty and read a first and second time.- On the concluded between his Britannic Majesty third reading Lord Folkstone proposed a
and the Court of Spain, at Madrid, on the clause to the following effect: " That all 28th September, 1817.” persons bound by recognizences under the The resolution was very slightly opposed, Suspension Act, be henceforth completely and was ultimately carried by only four discharged from these recognizances, but opposing voices. that this clause should not apply to any
TUESDAY, Feb. 10. - Lord Archibald Oiher recognizances." Further conversa Hainilton made his motion for the prodoc. lion took place, which terminated in the tion of the papers connected with the trial Attorney-General undertaking that the of Alexander M‘Kinlay, in Scotland, oo recognizances of these men should forth with the 19th July, 1817.-The motion for dischargell, on which Lord Folke tope with papers was opposed by the Lord Advocate drew the proposed clause.
of Scotland (who entered into an exculpaSATURDAY, Jan. 31,--The House was tion of his conduct). Nr. A. Colquhoun, summoned to the House of Peers, , bear Lord Castlereagh, the Attorney Geueral, the Royal Assert given by commission to and was supported by Mr. Wyon, bir the Bill for repealing the Habeas Corpus S. Romilly, Mr. J. P. Grant, and Mr. Suspension Act.
Pinlay. On a division the motion was The Speaker on his return, acquainted negatived by 136 to 71. The Honse that the Royal Assent bad been WEDNESDAY, Feb. ll.-Mr. Ogle brought given to the said Act.
in a bill whose provisions tended to legalize Mr. Arbuthnot moved that there should gaming.– Mr. Lyttleton protested agaiost be laid before the House an account of the provision in this bill with respect all Exchequer Bills issued under the 57th to licences, declaring that as it now stood, Geo. 111. c. 2.; entitled an Act for Raising it proposed, upon the same principle 24 millions for the Service of His Majesty that the lotiery' was supported by the for the year 1817, outstanding and op. Chancellor of the Exchequer, that gaming provided for.-Ordered.
should be tolerated for the sake of reveore. A similar account respecting 9 millions of He would never acquiesce in such a propoEschequer Bills, issued at a later period sition as that for a little filly profit, this of the same year, was also ordered. The country should descend to joitaie the
sesialdas práctice of some .continental "only io discover. This motion gave rise to a sätiet, by wbom gaming-bouses were warm discussion, in which the conduct oprel, lieroced.
of the notorious Oliver did not escape Mr. Fazikerler said that it appeared without severe animadversion. The prinfrom the Repert of the Committee of cipal speakers against the motion were, berecy of las! Session that that Committee Messrs. Canning, Bathurst, Wilberforce, id apprehend, that some of the persons the Solicitor-General; and for it, Messrs. eployed to detect the designs of others, Beoner, Tierney, Sir S. Romilly, &c. The be done more than their duty, and had motion was uliimately negatived by Hit foleated that which tbey were employed to 53.- Adjourned.
Account of Che A mount of Gold and pounds, of which it is composed; also,
Silver coined at his Majesty's Mint an account of the highest and lowest for the two years preceding ist ja.uary, amount of each separate kind of Notes sls, distingaishing each year; and also at any one time in circulation, for the Cistinguishing the amount coined from old same period ; specifying and distinguishGold and Silver Coin.
ing as before. 1816..
Highest aggregate amount, from 1st of 1617... ..£4,268,330
January 1817 to the 3d of February
1818, both inclusive. The Gold imported in the Mint by the
15th July, 1817.
£. Bank, for Coinage, is received in ingots,
Bank Notes of 5!. and upwards 22,055,720 without reference to the coin from which
Bank Post Bills...
1,451,340 it is produced.
Bank Notes under 5l.
7,932,070 £. si d. 1816 Amount coined (in
31,439,190 cluding for the Pix) 1,806,181 0 6 1817 Amount coined (in.
Lowest aggregate amount, froin Ist of cluding for the Pir) 2,437,095 18 0
January 1817 to the gd of February Amount coined from
1818, both inclusive, old Silver Coin ..*1,516.038 3.4
6th January, 1817Bank Notes of 51. and upwards 14,174,310
Bank Post Bills 7.759,315 1 10
1,129,060 There remains yet to coin about half
Bank Notes under 51.
8,300,340 i sillina sterling of the old Silver Coin.
23,603,710 Lramided (Jogn BARION, Comptroller.
x. Dicksoy, King's Clerk. JAMES W. MORRISON, Dep.
Highest amount of each separate kind of Master and Worker.
Notes, at any one time, from Ist of Nint Office, Feb. 10, 1818.
January 1817 to the 3d of February, ,1818, both inclusive,
Bank Notes of 51, and upwards, The Ordnance Estimates for the ensuing 15th July, 1517
...22,055,720 year amount to 662.8881. for (ireat Britain,
Bank Posi Bills, 31st January, and 115,6091. for Ireland ; but from the
1,816,990 former som? a deduction is to be made Bank Notes under 51, 18th Janyef!16.000', for Old Stores, and for a credit
8.409,670 es the fote för paval ordnance, leaving the 19 Decessary for the first service at Lowest amount of each separate kind of
Notes, at any one time, from 1st of Janu. ary 1917 to the 3d of February 1818,
both inclusive. An Account of the Highes! and Lowest Bank Notes of 51, and upwards, zregate amount of Bank Notes, in 6th January, 1817
4,174,310 cluding those of every kind, at any one Bank Post Bills, 3d January, tise in circulation, froớn the 1st of Janu 1817......
1,126,770 ary 1817 to the 3d of February 1818, both Bank Notes under 51. 17th Dedays inclusive; specifying ihe date of cember, 1817
7,325,510 ktery such amouni, and distinguishing the 2noast of Baok Post Bills, and that of
WILL DAWES, Acet, Gen. Notes, above or below the value of five
Bank of England, 1311 Feb. 1818.
An Account of the Amount of Balances of Sums issued for the Payment of Dividends due and not demanded, and for the Payment of Lottery Psizes or Benefits which had pot been claimed, and which remained in the hands of the Governor and Company of the Rank of England, on the under-mentioned days, being those pext before the issue from the Exchegner of Money for the payment of Dividends on account of the National Debt, for each of the four preceding quarters respectively.—[ Pursuant to 48 Geo. III. cap. 4.) On 1st April, 1817,
f. 8. d, Dividends due and got demanded
1,255,908 3 8 Lottery Prizes not claimed....
1,268,171 38 Advanced to Government, pursuant to 31st and 48th £. d. Geo. II.
.876,639 0 0 Ditto, 56th ditto.........
97,331 9 Remaised in the hands of the Bank ......
7 Oo 5th July, 1817. Dividends due and not demanded
. 1,067,356 811 Lottery Prizes not claimed.
Adsanced to Government, pursuant to 3!st and 48th
.....876,739 0..9 Ditto, 56th ditto
...105,319 15 I
Remained in the bands of the Bank .....
On 8th October, 1817,
.1,140,130 6 3
12,657 5 0
Adsadred to Government, pursuant to 31st and 28th
.....876,739 0 0 Ditto, 56th ditto.
.... 102,743 8 3
979,482 S II
173,325 2 4
Remained in the hands of the Bank.
On 5th January, 1818,
1,122,409 13 5
10,857 0 0
1,133,266 13 5 Advanced to Government, parsuant to 31st and 48th Geo. 111.
.876,739 09 Ditto, 56th ditto
1,083,513 3 2
Remained in the hands of the Banki.....
99,743 10 3
WILLIAM DAWES, Accountant.general. Bank of England, 13th Feb. 1818.
The army estimates for the year 1818. charges for corps to be reduced in 1818, have been printed by order of the House of viz. 4,200, making together 99,146, From Commons. The total number including offi. there again are jo be deducted the corps
and non-commissioned officers, is ordered home from India, 4,299, and their 133,639; from which are to be deducted, remains to be provided for in 1818, a total the troops in France, and the regiments for pf 94,847 men including officers. The tota! service in India amounting to 42,892. expense of providing for this asmy is esThere will then remain exclusive of corpo, timated at 6,494,2901. 106. 4d., of which, &c, intended for reduction 90 617. To 5,313,2321. 9s. is to be defrayed by Great This last number is to be added corps or Britain, and 1,181,0581. Is. 4.. by Ireland. derod bome from India, viz. 1,299, and
An Account of the Total Amount of the National Debt in each Year, from the 1st of February, 1786, to the 5th of January. 1818, stating the Amount of Debt contracted, the Amount of Debt redeemed, and also the Total Amount of unredeenred Debt in each of those years. GREAT BRITAIN.
· IRRLAND, funded in Great Britain.
Debt redeemted Total unredeem- Total Amount Debtcontract | Debt redeemed Total unredeer
in each year,
of Debt. ed in each Yr. in each Year.
1,506,350 234,605,218 1790 238,231,248|
1,558,850 233,046,398 1791 238,231,248
1,587,500 231,458,898 1792 238, 231,2481
1,507,100 | 229,951,798
1,962,650 | 227.989,148
2,925,000 2,925,000 15,404
6,925,000 4,000,000 96,530
38,738,000 8.190,000 579,428
1808 687,689,958) 18,087,111 14,836,628 536,776,026 47.189,695 5,421,625 907,575
1811 742,239,101 19,799,331 16,087,487 545,668.698 61,274,250
7,680),250 1,155,716 59,514,568
1,356,978 52,188,299 Britain ..
1813 819,018,135 40,648,739 21,716,165 $75,011,892 68,930,250 7,656,000 1,567,541 58,276,751 1814 905.849,509 98.636.867 24,579,590 644.168.169 79,130,250 10,200,000 1,798,434 66,678,317 1815 930,104,109 24.68 1,607 19.798.510 609,07 3,83 86,479,750 7,349,500 1,819,149 79,808,695
1816 1,000,986,696 70.808,417 90,561,137 6918),018 103,032.780 16,860,000 0,316,690 86, 139,005 Great Britain and Ireland
1017 1.000,77 68,694
1,789,168 19,828,360 602,769,310 103,032,750
2.807, 101 89,944,905 Consolidated by a Geot 5 Jan. 1000 106,750,00 80? 111. c. 98...
paid or 1,0991
38,470,spa 750, 901,091
The sumns in columns 3 and 7 have been redeemed and transferred as follows :
1810. .48,442,36980 By the Sinking Fund £328,274,369 1811. :.46,971,580 2 74 Land-lax
25,389,233 1812. .50.454,166 15 8 Life Annuities purchased 4,323,385 1813. :.51,055,632 17 II Stock the dividends due up.
1814. ..56,749.184 2 0 on which have remained
922,097 upclaimed 10 years and
:.65,096 696 12 1!
1816........46 013,578 12 11 upwards.
1817..., .,.46,777,672 6 4 Pochased with unclaimed di.
1818...... 58 513.399 9 2 vidends
EXCA EQUER BILLS.
1.-An account of all Exchequer Bills The sums stated in columns 3 and 7 amount
issued by virtue of the Act. 57, Geo. III. to 358,557,823. The difference arises cap. 2, eptiiled “ an Art for raising the sum from the fractional parts of a pound be.
of Twenty-four. Milions. by. Excheguet iag omitted.
Bills, for the service of the year, Ovę * The above debt of Ireland, column 5, Thousaod Eight Hundred and Seventeen". is exclusive of 1,900,000 Irish 5 per cents.
outstanding and unprovided for payable in England. By 57 Geo. 3. cap.
Twenty-four Millions. 48, the Sinking Fund Accounts terminate
Edwd. H, NEVINSON, ,on the 5th January in each year, instead of
H. JADI, Ist February as heretofore.
WM. WATERFIELD, Accountant, Hicman, Secretary.
31st Jan, 1819. National Debt-office, Feb. 13.
2.-An account of the Exchequer Bilis, An Account of the Amount of the Un.
issued by virtue of the Art 57, Geo. INT. funded Debt of Great Britain, on the 1st of cap. 60, entitled “ an Act for raising the Febroary in each year, from the Ist of Fe.
Sum of Nine Millions by Exchequer Bills bruary 1808 to the Ist of February, 1818,
for the service of the year One Thousand inclusive :
Eight Hundred and Seventeen"-outstand. d.
ing and unprovided for 1804. ..23,737,251 15 34
Nine Alillions. 1805.::. .31.515,548 3 94
Epwd. H. NEVINSON 1806.... .34,196,500 13 104
H. JADIS, 1807. .....34,343,321 10 81
WM. WATERFIELD, Account. 1808 ... ... 39,669,960 2 81
Erchequer Bill-Office, 1809 .....47,983,732 18 3
31st. Jan, 1818.
INTELLIGENCE FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE:
TUESDAY, JAN, 20.
his absence, the Right, Hon. Thamas Wall VHI$ Gazette notifies, that the Prince lace, President of the Committe of Council
Regent has been pleased to grant appointed for the consideration of all matwinto the Right Hon. Sir Jobb Leach, ters relating to trade and foreign planta. Koight, the office of Vice Chancellor options. England, in the room of the Right Hon. At the Court at Brighton, the 24th of Sir Thomas Plumer, appointed Master or Jan. 1818 - present his Royal Highness'the Keeper of the Rolls and Records of the Prioce Regent in Couocil. Court of Chancery. It alsi) notifies the SHERIFFs appointed by his Royal Highness appointment of Major-general Sir John the Prince Regent in Council, in the nanie Keane, K.C.B, to be Governor and Com and on the behalf of his Majesty, for the mander-in-Chief of the Island of $1. Lucia, in the room of Major-general Seyniour; Bedfordshire-John Pedley, of Eaton, deceased.
Berkshire-Robert Palmer, of Holme
Buckinghamshire-George Hassel, of