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An act to continue until the 25th day of March 1808, and from thence until the end of the then next session of parliament, an act, made in the 44th year of his present majesty's reign, for appointing commissioners to inquire into the fees, gratuities, perquisites, and emoluments received in several public offices in Ireland; to examine into abuses which may exist in the same; and into the mode of receiving, collecting, issuing, and accounting for public money in Ireland.

An act to declare, that the provisions of an act made in the parliament of Ireland in the 33d year of king Henry the eighth, relating to servants' wages, shall extend to all counties of cities and counties of towns in Ireland.

An act for raising the sum of 1,500,000/. by way of annuities, for the service of Ireland.

An act to authorize the payment of prize money arising from captures made by ships of his Sicilian majesty in conjunction with British ships, to the Sicilian envoy, for the use of the officers and men of such ships; and also the payment of money arising out of proceeds of prizes or captures made by anyother ships or vessels belonging to foreign states, in conjunction with bis majesty's ships.

An act for permitting the ex. portation of fullers earth, fulling clay, and tobacco pipe clay, to any place in possession of his majesty.

An act to repeal the several duties under the care of the commissioners for managing the stamp duties in Ireland, and to grant new and additional duties in lieu thereof; and to amend the laws relating to the stamp duties in Ireland.

An act for enabling his majesty to grant the palace called the King's House, with the appurtenances, si. tuate in Greenwich Park, in the county of Kent, to the commissioners for the government of the royal naval asylum, and lor enabling the said commissioners to appoint a chaplain to officiate therein.

An act to suspend for 12 month* so much of an act of the 2d year of king James the first, intitled An act concerning tanners, curriers, shoemakers, and other artificers occupying the cutting of leather, as prohibits the rcgrating and ingros'ing of oaken bark.

An act for increasing the rates of subsistence to be paid to innkeepers and others on quartering soldiers.

An act for charging the sum of 12,000,000/. part of tha loan of twelve millions two hundred thousand pounds, raised for the service of Groat Britain for the year 1807, upon the duties of customs and excise, granted to his majesty du. ring the continuance of the present war, and for certain periods after the ratification of a definitive treaty of pear*; and for providing a sink, ing fund for the redemption of tha stocks or funds thereby created.

An act for the further regulating the office of treasurer of his ma. jesty's navy.

Public Bills if the First Session o the Fourth Parliament of the «•>/»'ted Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

July 7. An act to continue until the fifth day of July, one thousand eight hundred hundred and eight, several acts for granting certain rates and duties, and for allowing certain drawbacks and bounties on goods, wares, and merchandise, imported into and exported from Ireland. July 17. An act to revive and continue, •ntil the expiration of six weeks after the commencement of the next session of parliament, three acts, passed in the thirty-seventh, forty.fifth, and forty-sixth years of his majesty's reign, for carrying into execution the treaty of amity, commerce, and navigation, between his majesty and the United States of America; and fur empowering his majrsty to suspend, before the first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and eight, the provisions of the said acts, for such period as his majesty may deem expedient.

An act to indemnify persons who have advised or acted under an order of council for making regulations with respect to the navigation and commerce between his majesty's subjects and the subjects of the United States of America.

An act for raising the sum of three millions by loans or exchequer bills, for the service of Great Britain for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven.

An act for raising the sum of one million five hundred thousand pounds, by loans or exchequer bills, for the service of Great Britain for the year one thousand eight hundred and seven.

July 25.

An act for granting to his majesty a sum of money to be raised by lotteries.

An act to provide for the reco

very of penalties under certain acts, made in the forty-seventh year of his present majesty, for securing the rates and duties in Ireland in respect of dwelling houses, fire hearths, windows, male servants, horses, dogs, and carriages; and on licences to persons dealing in exciseable commodities ; and on pj. per and paper hangings; and to alter the condition of certain band] to be given by brewers in Ireland. Angmt 1.

An act to suppress insurrections, and prevent the disturbance of the public peace in Ireland.

An act to repeal certain duties of excise, and also certain stamp-duties in Ireland, and to grant certain near stamp-duties in lieu thereof; and to amend the laws relating to the stlmp-dutics in Ireland.

An act to grant to his majesty, until the fifth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and eight, certain duties on the importation, and to allow drawbacks on the exportation, of certain goods, wares, and merchandise, into and from Ireland. •An act to enable his majesty to appoint the chancellor of the exchequer for the time being in Ireland, one of the commissioners for executing the office of lord high treasurer in England, without salary.

An act to enable the lords commissioners of his majesty's treasury to issue exchequer bills, on the credit of such aids or supplies as have been or shall be granted by parliament for the service of Great-Bri.tain, for the year one thousand ei^ht hundred and seven.

An act to continue until the first day of June, ouc thousand eight hundred and eight, an act of the

forty

forty-fifth year of his present ma. jesty, for appointing commissioners to inquire into the public expenditure, and the conduct of the public business in the military departments therein mentioned.

August 8.

An act to eaablc the trustees of the British Museum to exchange, sell, or dispose of such parts of the collections, and under such restrictions as are therein specified.

An act for permitting, until the twenty-fifth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and nine, and from thence to the end of the then next session of parliament, the importation of certain enumerated articles into the British colonies on the continent of North America, from the United States of America, and the exportation of other enumerated articles from the same colonics to the said states.

An act for more effectually charging public accountants with interest upon balances; and for other purposes relating to the pasting of public accounts.

An act to enable the East-India company to raise money upon bond, instead of increasing their capital stock.

An act to continue, until the first day of June, one thousand eight hundred, and ten, and from thence to the end of the then next session of parliament, and amend an act of the forty-second year of his preicnt majesty, for the more effectual administration of the office of a justice of the peace in such parts of the counties of Middlesex and Surrey as lie in and near the metropolis; and for the more effectual prcTention of felonies.

An act for transferring to hU 2

majesty certain possessions and rights vested in the Sierra Loons company, and for shortening th*e duration of the said company, and for preventing any dealing or trafficking in the buying or selling of slaves within the colony of Sierra Leone.

An act to enable his majesty to grant to her majesty the queen a capital messuage, called Frogmore, and divers lands and hereditaments in the parishes of New Windsor and Old Windsor, in the county of Berks, and a piece of land in Wyrothsbury, in the county of Bucks, for a terra of uinety-nine years, if her majesty and the princesses, her five younger daughters, or any of them, shall so long live, for and in lieu of her majesty's present terms and interest therein; and also to make exchanges.

An act to grant certain duties on calicoes, muslins, cotton yarn, and cotton twist, of the manufacture of Grea'-Britain or Ireland respectively, on their importation into either country from the other, according to the regulations contained in the acts for the union of Great-Britain and Ireland.

An act to explain an act, of tht forty-seventh year of his present majesty, for enabling the Albion fire and life-insurance company to sue in the name of their secretary, and toinrol annuities.

An act to explain an act, of the forty-seventh year of his present majesty, for enabling the Globe in. suraucc company to sue in the name of their treasurer, and to inrol an. nuities.

An act to explain an act, of the forty.seventh year of his present majesty, for enabling • the Pelican

life. life-insurance company to sue in the name of their secretary, and to inrol annuities.

August 13.

An act to prevent improper persons from having arms in Ire. land.

An act for allowing a certain proportion of the militia in Ireland, voluntarily to enlist into his majesty's regular forces.

An act for increasing the militia of Ireland, under certain limitations and restrictions.

An act for allowing a certain proportion of the militia in GreatBritain voluntarily to enlist into his majesty's regular forces.

An act for encouraging the ex. portation of salt fro:n Ireland.

An act to amend an act, of the forty-sixth year of his majesty, for the better regulation of the office of receiver-general of the post-office in England.

August 14.

An act for the speedy completing the militia ol Great-Britain, and increasing the same under certain limitations and restrictions.

An act for raising the sum of five

hundred thousand pounds by trea. sury bills for the service of Ireland for the year one, thousand eight hundred and seven.

An act for enabling his majesty to raise the sum of tour millions five hundred thousand pounds for the service of Great-Britain.

An act for more elfectually securing the payment of the debts of traders.

An act for suspending the operation of an act of the thirty-sixth year of his present majesty, for the further support and maintenance of curates within the church of England, and for other purposes in the said act mentioned, so far as relates to the avoidance of benefices by the incumbents thereof having accepted augmented curacies.

An act for granting to his majesty a certain sum of money out of the consolidated fund of Great Britain, and for applying certain moneys there mentioned for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and seven, and for further appropriating the supplies granted in this session of parliament.

STATE

STATE PAPERS.

[The following Paper was, by accident, omitted in our Volume for 1806. Its proper place, in that volume, would have beeu immediately preceding The Sweditk Declaration, in p. 686.]

71k King of Prussia's Proclamation, respecting the occupation, by his Troops, of the Electorate of Hanover.

"TT7"E, Frederic William, by the V V Grace of God, king of Prussia, &c. &c. hereby make known, &c. After the events which have terminated in peace between Austria and France, all our endeavours have been directed to ward off from these districts the flames of war, and its disastrous consequences, which momentarily threatened the north of Germany, and particularly the countries of the elestoratc of Brunswick. With this view, and as the only possible means to attain it, a convention has been made and concluded. between us and the emperor of the French, in pursuance-of which, the states of bis Britannic Majesty in Germany will not !»■ again occupied by French or other troops combined with them; and, till the conclusion of a general peace, will be wholly occupied and governed by us: in pursuance of which, we have caused the Brunswick electoral countries, to be occupied by the corps under the command of our general of cavalry, Count Von Der Scbulenburg Kennert, to whom, in •ur name, and till the peace, we Vol. XLIX.

entrust the administration of the said countries in such manner that, through him, and the commission of government which he may think proper t6 appoint, all affairs relating to the government of the country may be transacted,- and the necessary order* thereto communicated to the interior of magistracy and magistrates.

"We therefore charge, as well those, as the prelates, nobles, citizens, and all subjects and inhabitants of the said country, without exception, to conform themselves duly to these dispositions made for their welfare; and also to the commands of our before-meutioued commissaries of administration, and the commission by them to be appointed, as well with regard to civil as military affairs; not only not throwing any impediment in the way of our troops which are to march in, but to assist and afford them all the information in their power; and in the high or more general affairs of the country, and also in propositions and petitions thereto relating, alone and only to address themselves to the beforementioned commissaries of administration, as standing highest under our immediate orders.

"As by this measure we have in

view the repose aud tranquillity of

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