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1817.

JWestminster, March 17, 1817.

THIS day, the Lords being met, a message was sent to the Honourable House of Commons by the Deputy Usher of the Black Rod, acquainting them, that The Lords, authorised by virtue of a Commission under the Great Seal, signed by the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, for declaring His Majesty's 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 manned, to declare and notify the Royal Assent to the said Acts, was read accordingly, and the Royal Assent given to An Act to make perpetual certain parts of an Act of the thirty-sixth year of His present Majesty, for the safety and preservation of His Majesty's Person and Government against tweasonable and seditious practices and attempts, and for the safety and preservation of the person of His Royal Highness the Prince Regent against treasonable practices and attempts. An Act to revive and make perpetual two Acts of the thirty-seventh year of His present Majesty, the one in the Parliament of Great Britain and the other in the Parliament of Ireland, for the better prevention and punishment of attempts to seduce per

ersons serving in His Majesty's forces by sea or and from their duty and allegiance to His Majesty, or to incite them to hittiny or disobedience. An Act to continue until the fifth day of April one thousand eight huhdred and twenty, an Act of the fifty-third year of His present Majesty, to regulate the separation of damaged from soond coffee, and to permit dealers to send out any quantity of coffee not exceeding eight pounds weight without rmit. An Act for vesting all estates and property occupied for the barrack service in the Comptroller of the Barrack Department, and for granting certain powers to the said Coffiptroller. An Act for further contifiaing until the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, and from thence to the end 6f the theft next Session of Parliament, the powers given by an Act of the forty-sixth year of His present Majesty, for enabling the Commissioners atting in execution of an agreement made between the East India Company and the private creditors of the Nabobs of the Carnatic, the better to carry the same into effect. An Act to regulate the vessels carrying passengers from the United Kingdom to certain of His Majesty's colonies in North America, , , , Än Act to facilitate the progress of business in the Court of King's-Bench in Westminster-Hall. An Act for making better provision for the support and maintenance of the Rector of the parish of Saint Olave, in the town and borough of Southwark, and for providing a more convenient rectory or parsonage-house for the said Rector. An Act for paving the footways, and for lighting and cleansing the streets, lanes, and public places, within the town and borough of Tetbury, in the county of Gloucester, and for preventing nuisances therein. An Act for more effectually repairing the roads 1817. P from

frem Coventry to Warwick, and from Coventry to Martyn's-Gutter, in the county of the city of Coventry, and in the county of Warwick. An Act for repairing the road from the CrossHands, on the Worcester and Oxford turnpike road, to Halford-Bridge, and other roads therein mentioned, in the counties of Gloucester, Warwick, and Worcester. : An Act for continuing the term and enlarging the powers of two Acts of the seventeenth and thirty-eighth years of His present Majesty for repairing the roads from Henfield to Brighthelmstone, and from Poynings Common to High-Cross, in the county of Sussex, and for repealing so much of the said Acts as relates to certain parts of the said roads. An Act for enlarging the term and powers of several Acts of His late and present Majesty, for reparing the road from the town of Shrewsbury to Bridgnorth, and several other roads near or adjoining thereto, in the counties of Salop and Stafford. And two private Acts.

Crown-Office, March 17, 1817.
MEMBER returned to serve in this present
t PARLIAMENT.
Borough of St. Mawes.

Joseph Phillimore, Esq. Doctor of Laws, of Whitenall, in the city of Westminster, in the room of Francis Horner, Esq. deceased.

Whitehall, March 18, 1817.

Whereas it hath been humbly represented unto His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that, early in the morning of the 8th instant, a new farm-house, situate at Mickleton, in the county of Gloucester, belonging to the Rev. Mr. Graves, was maliciously and wantonly set on fire, the whole of which was consumed in the space of three hours;

His Royal Highness, for the better apprehending and bringing to justice the persons concerned in the said felony, is hereby pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to promise His Majesty's most gracious pardon to any one of them (except the person or persons who actually set fire to the said premises) who shall discover his, her, or their accomplice or accomplices therein, so that he, she, or they may be apprehended and convicted thereof. SIDMOUTH.

And, as a further encouragement, a reward of FIFTY POUNDS is hereby offered by the said Rev. Mr. Graves to any person (except as is before excepted) who shall discover his, her, or their aceomplice or accomplices therein, so that he, she, or they may be apprehended and convicted thereof; or to any person who shall apprehend and bring the said offenders, or any of them, to conviction, or cause them, or any of them, so to be apprehended. and convicted as aforesaid,

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Whitehall, March 18, 1817.

Whereas it hath been humbly represented unto. His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, that, about nine o'clock in the evening of Thursday the 13th instant, some person or persons, at present unknown, did fire a pistol or other fire arms, loaded with slugs, through the sitting room window of the dwelling-house of Mr. James Lees, of OdhamLane, near Oldham, and that there is every reason to suppose it was with an intent to shoot the said James Lees and his family;

His Royal Highness, for the better apprehending and bringing to justice the persons concerned in the said atrocious act, is hereby pleased, in the name and on the bellalf of His Majesty, to promise His Majesty's most gracious pardon to any one of them, (except the person or persons who actually fired the said pistol or other fire arms), who shall discover his, her, or their accomplice or accomplices therein, so that he, she or they may be apprehended and convicted thereof. SIDMOUTH.

And as a further encouragement, a reward of ONE HUNDRED POUNDS is hereby offered by the said James Lees, and FIFTY POUNDS to be paid by the Constables of Oldham, to any person (except as is before excepted), who shall discover his, her, or their accomplice or accomplices therein, so that he, she, or they may be apprehended and. convicted thereof, or to any person or persons who shall apprehend and bring the said offenders or any of them to conviction, or cause them or any of

them so to be apprehended and convicted as aforesaid.

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