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the monies now charged on the duties payable by virtue of an Act made in the forty-third year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, for establishing a free market in the city of Ilondon for the sale of coals. An Act for the more effectually improving the navigation of the River Medway from Maidstone to Halling, in the county of Kent, and to alter and enlarge the powers of an Act of the forty-second year of His late Majesty for improving the navigation of the said River. An Act for amending an Act, passed in the third year of the reign of His present Majesty, for erecting a bridewell for the county of Lanark, and city of Glasgow. An Act to amend an Act, of the fourth year of His present Majesty, for building a bridge over the River Severn, at or near the Haw-Passage, in the county of Gloucester, and for making convenient roads thereto, and to divert part of the line of road by the said Act authorised to be named. An Act for the removal of Fleet-market, in the city of London. An Act to amend an Act of the thirtieth year of His late Majesty, for lighting and improving the city of Londonderry. An Act to enable the British Annuity Company for the purchasing of annuities, under certain regulations, to sue and be sued in the name of the Chairman or Secretary for the time being. An Act to enable the Patriotic Assurance Company of Ireland to sue and be sued in the name of the Secretary, or one of the members, of the said Company. And Line private Acts.

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Westminster, June 24, 1824.

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 motify the Royal Assent to the said Acts, was read accordingly, and the Royal Assent given to

An Act to make further provision, and to amend and render more effectual three Acts, passed in the fifty-eighth and fifty-ninth years of His late Majesty, and in the third year of His present Majesty, for building and promoting the building of additional churches in populous parishes. An Act to amend an Act, of the third year of His present Majesty, respecting superannuation allowances. An Act to amend and consolidate the laws relating to the abolition of the slave trade. An Act further to continue, and to amend an Act, made in the third year of His present Majesty's reign, for suppressing insurrections and preventing disturbances of the public peace in Ireland. An Act to enlarge and extend the power of the Judges of the several Courts of Great Sessions in Wales, and to amend the laws relating to the same. An Act to prevent the illegal pawning of clothes

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and stores belonging to Chelsea-Hospital, to give further powers to the Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer of Chelsea and Greenwich-Hospitals to punish persons fraudulently receiving prize-money or pensions, and to enable the Commissioners of ChelseaHospital to hold lands purchased under the will of Colonel Drowly. An Act for transferring to the East India Company certain possessions newly acquired in the East Indies, and for authorising the removal of convicts from Sumatra. An Act to enable the Earl Marshal and his Deputy to execute the duties of their office or offices, without previously taking or subscribing certain oaths or declarations. An Act for the indemnity of magistrates in proceedings against persons using unlawful weights in Ireland. An Act to amend an Act of the forty-first year of the reign of His late Majesty, King George the Third, for the more speedy and effectual recovery of debts due to His Majesty, his heirs and successors, in right of the Crown of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and for the better administration of justice in the same. An Act to amend so much of an Act of the forty-ninth year of His late Majesty as relates to the forming tables of manors, parishes, town lands, and other subdenominations of land in Ireland, for the purpose of providing for the future survey and valuation of that part of the United Kingdom, and for settling the boundaries of counties, cities, and towns in certain cases. An Act to repeal so much of an Act of the sixth year of King George the First as restrains any other corporations than those in the Act named, and any societies or partnerships, from effecting marine assurances aud lending money on botAn Act to amemd the Acts relating to the Southwark Bridge. An Act for making and maintaining a tunnel under the River Thames from some place in the parish of Saint John, of Wapping, in the county of Middlesex, to the opposite shore of the said river, in the parish of Saint Mary, Rotherhithe, in the county of Surrey, with sufficient approaches thereto. An Act to encourage the working of mines in Ireland, and to regulate a joint stock company for that purpose to be called the Royal Irish Mining Company. An Act to enable the mining company of Ireland to sue and be sued in the name of their Secretary, or of one of the members of the said com

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Carlton-House, June 25, 1824.

THIS day His Majesty proceeded in state from Carlton-House to the House of Peers, where he arrived at a quarter after two o'clock; and, having alighted from the state coach, was received at the portico by the Great Officers of State and others, and proceeded to the robing room in the customary manner, wearing a cap of estate adorned with jewels: the sword of state being borne by Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington, K. G. His Majesty was there robed, and having put on the imperial crown, the procession moved into the House in the usual order. His Majesty being seated upon the Throne, the Great Officers of State and others standing on the right and left, Sir Thomas Tyrwhitt, Knt. Geatleman Usher of the Black Rod, was sent with a message from His Majesty to the House of ComU 2 mons, mons, commanding their attendance in the House of Peers. The Commons being come thither accordingly, His Majesty was pleased to give His Royal assent to

An Act for raising the sum of fifteen millions, by Exchequer Bills, for the service of the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty four, and for further appropriating the supplies granted in this session of Parliament.

An Act to enable the Hibernian Joint Stock Company, for the purpose of purchasing and selling annuities, and all public and other securities, real and personal, in Ireland, and to advance money and make loans thereof, on the security of such real and personal security, at legal interest, and on the security of merchandise and manufactured goods, to sue and be sued in the name of the Governor or Secretary for the time being.

An Act to enable the Saint Patrick Assurance Company of Ireland to sue and be sued in the name of their Secretary, or of one of the members of the said Company.

After which His Majesty delivered the following most gracious Speech to both Houses of Parliament:

My Lords, and Gentlemen,

I CANNOT close this Session of Parliament without returning to you My warmest acknowledgements for the diligence and assiduity with which you have applied yourselves to the several objects of public interest that have been submitted to your consideration. I deeply regret the painful necessity under which you have found yourselves of renewing, for a further period, measures of extraordinary precaution in Ireland. I entirely approve of the inquiries which you have thought

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