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The most interesting SPEECHES and MOTIONS ; accurate Copies of the moft remarkable LETTERS and PAPERS of the most material EVIDENCE, PETITIONS, &c.
laid before and offered to the HOUSE,
THIRD SESSION of the FIFTEENTH PARLIAMENT
LONDON Printed for J. DEBRETT, (Successor to Mr. ALMON) opposite
MERICAN Trade Bill altered m by the Lords, page 1 Deficiencies in Taxes, 3 Navy Eftimates, and Debates on the
Navy, 4 Debates concerning Mesi. Powell and
Bembridge, 17, 20, 28, 33 to 58,
100, 200 Motion for Sir Richard Bickerton's
Instructions, 18 Debate on Lord Mahon's Election
Bill, 21, 65, 98, 130, 195 Debate on Mr. Sawbridge's Motion
for shortening the Duration of Par
liament, 23 Notice of a Motion on India Affairs, 28 Debate on the Custom-house Reform
Bill, 58, 99 East-India Business put off, 64, 96 Bill to punish idie People, 65 Lord Newhaven's Question respecting
a Negotiator with America, 65 The Budget. Taxes, 66 to 93 Report of the Taxes, 93 Mr. Pitt's Motion on Reversions and
Patent Places, 99 Mr. Pite's Bill to reform Abuses in the
Treasury, Admiralty, &c. 103, 129,
New Bill of Pains and Penalties against
Sir Thomas Rumbold, 105, III Debate on the Bill to stamp Receipts,
110, 122, 138 to 165 Dębate on the Pay-office Bill, ins Petition against Receipt Tax, 116 Drawback on Rice exported, 118 Importation of Corn into Scotland,
119 Civil Establishment in America voted,
128 Bill to export Brass, 133 Petition from London against the Tax
on Receipts, 134 Committee on the Bill for altering the
Law relating to Property, 154, 201 Debate on the Army Estimates, 165,
194 Report of the Malt Committee to tax
private Breweries, 169; Bill, 190 Petition from Sir Ashton Lever, 174 Petition from the Quakers concerning
Negroes, 176 Drawback on Soap, 196 Mutiny Bill, 196 Pensions to Seamen’s Widows, 198 Message from the King for the Prince
of Wales's Establishment, 199 Debase on, 223, 233
Bill to appoint Commissioners to en Debate on Mr. Rigby's Clause respect.
can Loyalists, 205
Committee on the Bill for supporting
Reward to Mr. White and other Clerks,
Bill respecting Patrons and Incum- , Debate on Mr. Pitt's Motion for an
Address concerning the public Ac.
India Affairs promised to be renewed, Eighth Report of the Commissioners on
HOUSE of COMMONS
In the THIRD SESSION of the
. : May 8, A: D, 1983:
. : THE Lords sent down the, amendment made by
1 them in the bill carried up by, the Commons, for opening the intercourse with Ainerica, by repealing such laws as impofed a necessity that ships coming to this country from America, should be furnished with certificates and other documents. In that bill there was a clause which gave to the King and Council a power of making whatever regulations they should deem necessary; but the duration of this power, was limited to fix weeks. The amendment made by their Lordships was, an extension of the duration of this power to the 27th of December, from the day. the bill should pass into a law. . .
The Speaker observed to the House, that as the bill.einpowered the Crown to impose duties, it was, striály: fpeak ing, a Money bill, and therefore the House could not, con sistent with its own orders, fuffer the Lords to make any amendment in it. In order to prove it clearly to be a Money bill, he read a written opinion of one of his predecessors in that chair (the late Speaker Onflow), from which it appear ed that the extension of the powers of a Money bill, by the Lordsy, was contrary to the exclufive privilege of the ComVOL, X.... . B..