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M. THE POLITICAL EXAMINER. L. Pleasant, is it not, and by no means either fraudulent or extor
tionate, any more than a number of other kindred expedients, the even Party is the madness of many for the pain of a few.--Purg.
existence of which in any other line of life would be unceremoniously
termed picking of pockets! Thus, copies of proceedings of all sorts **. «INDICATIONS RESPECTING LORD ELDON."
are multiplied for the sake of fees, often charged for wiren never CEIP All the world is acquainted with the fearless perseverance of Mr.
made; and, even in amicable suits, when there is no real litigation,
the apparently-opposing Solicitors are required to take out, or at least BERTUAN in the pursuit of any investigation that he may deem ser
pay for, copies of papers of no earthly consequence., in order to dre viceable to the community, in the way either of discovery or of expo
afford a due levy of plunder " out of the estate." Happily, Lord wpisy sure. A few weeks ago, in illustration of this honourable and useful |
ELDON was obliged to cast his eyes on a branch of this enormity in indispecies of determination, we were called into a notice of his late pub- | 1814. when in one instance (“Casamajor v. Strode,") the full sum of
lization, called The Rationale of Reward; and, for the same reason, | 700l. was impudently claiped for compensation money, in heu of written We Dow summon the attention cif our readers to another short work
copies of particulars of sale. His Lordship materially lessened the ses which lie has just prepared under the title of Indications respecting ** Lord Eldon.
ons respecting demand on similar occasions, the enormity of which might have been The latter production may, indeed, in some respects, I dancerous to the whole system: but all the rest was left as we brave be deemed a sort of Appendix to that branch of the subject of the described it. Avain: attendances before the Master, or rather before ontformer, which treats of remuncration for public services, being neither his clerk, abound with similar expedients to catch fees and emolu* more nor less than an illustration of the principle there laid down, by
1.byments for nominal services; and, what is still worse, were an honest fara closer reference to practice. The public are of opinion- but why
Solicitor to attempt to avoid them, his own bill is taxed by those who Halo use any periplırasis? it is matter of fact, that, in everything wbich
profit by thein, while his general ability to serve his clients might be respects the administration of what is called law, and miscalled
materially injured by reseniment in such quarters. In a smaller deen eqnity, in this country, Lord Elbox has for some years past been
gree, Commissioners of Bankrupts also feel the infinence of the gross I per little less than omnipotent. It is the object of Mr. BenTHAM to, ex
atmosphere of the Court to which they belong ;-a striking and shame me plain the nalure and spirit of this domination, by dropping all the
less proof of which is supplied by Mr. Bentham. But, under this conventional language usually adopted in the course of discussion,
head, to speak emphatically, we can no more! Not that we use this et and without ceremony denominating a spade a spade in a word, to
expression, as Martinus Scriblerus says poets generally do, when they call things by their right names, and speak of persons, be they whom
I really “cun no more," but because so abundant are the means, our they may, precisely according to the systems which they uphold, and
poor two or three columns are inadequate to the conveyance of aught the practices which they either establish or sanction.
beyond a sample. So extraordinary and barefaced, indeed, are many In this spirited production, the authór adverts to the conduct and
07 of the schemes of extortion in this Court, nothing can more exhibit tape is policy of the great lawyer who is the subject of it, in nineteen divi
Po the strength of the corrupt influence which has so long'unblushingly ali online sions or sections, the substance of which may be thus briefly gene- I maintained them. We often speak with admiration of the anrient
ralized : +First, Mr. BENTUAM aims to prove, that on succeeding domination of the priesthood, and of the frauds and contrivances to bet is to the Presidency of the Court of Chancery, Lord ELDON found a
cheat people of their money by the clerical fraternity; but looking to w syslem of fraud and extortion existing there, which he has the times, and to the nature of their ascendancy over men's minds, it scarcely in any way sought to check, but, on the contrary,
was far less wonderful than the legal usurpation and fraud of later 2.biase has are much to confirm and establish. Qily, That feeling days. The priest cheated you of your purse, and promised heaven; bimself the great source of law patronage, he encouraged and sup
SP- the modern lawyer'empties it, and laughs impodently in your face, ported the other Courts in the illegal establishment of fees and kin
with no pretence at all; or if called to an account, presides over an hot dred abuses, until alarmned by a spirited action, and then only, he
enquiry into his own conduct, and makes investigation itself a proof thought proper 10 apply to Parliament to cover the illegality and of
try and of corrupt strength and of popular and patriotic weakness ! i assumption. And 3dly, Thai he has himself shared, both in the way To those who look up to lawyers for a knowledge of constitutional
k of palronage and emolument, in the profils arising out of the abuses law, the manner in which Mr. Bentuam, under our second head. 13:30 on which he has sanctioned and connived at. In addition to these gene-Lexbibits the positive breaches of it in the creation of the fees of the reral heads, many other interesting points are taken into consideration;
spective Courts by the Heads of them, will prove particularly inbut for a brief notice of this nature, the abora will be sufficient to
struetive. Independently of the gross exaction of enormous fees for afford a notion of the scope and tendency of the whole.
sham services and procedures, it has been in the direct face of the In respect to the first of these allegations, Mr. BENTRAM, in the
most healthy and salutary statutes that either the Chancellor or Jidges way of evidence, seems to luxuriate in the abundance of his materials, wild bui quotes more especially from the able Letter to Samuel Complon
Master's Clerk fills up the blank by inserting such a number, as might. if Cox, Esq. one of the Masters in Chancery.* By u Barrister. London,
ilere bad been inucli contention between the parties, have by possibility -;*' 1824. It will add to the reader's respect for the integrity, consis
been issued. Thus, where tro or three are all that, in fact, have been - tency, and singleness of character of the venerable Author, when
taken out, ten or fifteen are charged and allowed. The Solicitor pro. inforined, that, being now fourscore, he obtained his father's consent, duces those he has actually received in the course of the business, and the when a young man, to quit the profession of the law, in consequence Clerk delivers 10 him so many more as are necessary to make up the
of his aversion to profit by some of the abuses which he here enume- reqnirile mimber.—A similar process tahes place with respect to the ReEnne rates. In our notice of the Rationale of Reward, we quoted one of port. Trihe charge for the warrants alone were all that was to be comthese signal instance of extortion, by the issue of three summons
plained of, the mischief would not be so great ; but an attendance on
each of theme warrants is charged for and allowed, and that frequently of attendance, all carrying fees to the Masters in Chancery, and im
by several different Solicitors, so that the expense to the suitors is grieva plying fees to the Solicitors of the respective parties, be they ever so
ously increased."-Loter to S. C. Cox, Esq.- Thus," continues Mr'Bent. numerous, although two out of the three are uniformly unattended to,
..| ham," exacting, for the Master. payment for thai same number of attendand issued inerely to create fees! We give below another admirable
ances not bestowed; and as to Solicitors, not only allowing but !orcing specimen of fraud and extortion, of a similar nature.t Pray, cast them, on both sides -- and there may be any number on each sidemio down your eye, reader, and attend to it.
receive pavinent, each of them, for the same number of aliendances on
his part. And though no cause has more than two sides--the plainriff's ?" One of the thirteen Commissionerx, commissioned by Lord Eldon and the defendant's-yet on each side there may be as many different to enquire, along with Lord Eldon, into the conduct of Lord Eldon." Solicitors as there are different parties, and to the number of them there BENTHAX.
is no limit." + The issuing of warrants is anotlier subject which requires conside- 25 Ed. 1. c. 27. 34 Edw. I stat. 4. c. 1. ånd 20 Edw. III. c. 1. the ration. These are issued frequently upon stales of facts, abstracts of last of which runs as follows: "First we have commanded all our justices titles, charges and discharges, &c. not according to the time consumed in to be sworn, that they shall from henceforth do equal law and execution going through the business before the Master, or his Clerk, but according of rigle to all our subjects rich and poor. And we have ordained and to the length of the statement. The Clerk takes it for granted, that the caused our said Justices to be sworn, that they shall not froin benceforth. in tesakanion of a state of facts of a given lengi ho may be expected to a long as they do! h. in the office of jurosce, lake fer nor robe of any OCUP) a given numberelliours. The Solierior. Therefore, in drawing web man but of ourself, and that they wiat lukt no gift or reword, hy thema bis bill of coxls, after the statement has been gone through, leaves a blank selves nor by others privily or a perily, of any man that hath to do before for the number of warrants" to proceed on the sale of facts." The i them by any way, except meat and drink, and that of small value."
remuneration. Aware of the fact, the Lord Chancellor HardwICKE the e-leem of the wise and the good'; and the interests of the Electors did not order and direct, but only prohibited the taking of more than
were predominant beyond any other. There was much improvement in ! certain stipulated sums! Poor Lord ERSKINE, during the short ad
| the present system of government, but yet there were radical evils which
required a rarhical remedy, and no man who was not a reformer was fir ministration of the Whigs, blundered into a direct breach of the afore.
for the post of a representative. (Applause.)- The Chairmban then prosaid statutes, by positively ordaining a table of specific levies, to a larger posed, * Sir Francis Burdett, the able and enlightened advocate of the amount than formerly; which unequivocal violation of law snugly passed rights and liberties of the people." musier, until the fee of a tipstaff was spiritedly resisted. Then, it Sir Francis rose, and adverting to the observations of the Gallant was all at once admitted, that the entire procedure was illegal, and Chairman, said that, although Ministry advocaled the principle of free Parliament is called on by Lord ELDON to cover the whole by a specific trade, yet they had introduced the Preventive Service, which was at Act. This part of the investigation is admirably instructive, both as once the most detestable and effectual shackle on the freedom of comillustrative of the very assumptive nature of the Crown Lawyer as a merce, and is exercised with powers so oppressive as to be incompaubie
F! with civil liberty. The vast powers of the Excise also are hostile to this species, and as rendering it more than probable that the system of
I freedom of trade, and boils are in determined hostility to public benefit fees is altogether unconstitutional in its origin, and little better than
Hear, hea an ariful and gradual establishment of what, in the origin, was neither
ar, near :). I would be as ridiculous as impolitic with the present Government to harass the
rass the people with unnecessary severities. We have more nor less than absolute bribery.
seen the mode of breaking in a young horse ; however obstinate at fest, That Lord Eldon has himself profited by the practices, which, with a after a while his restivenessis softened, and le may be rode with a safe, very direct employment of the English language, he calls swindling, is | The British public have had the rough-rider long enough (d laugh the next general position of Mr. BENTHAM. That bis Lordship does indeed they may now be rode without any bridle at all. (Great laughter. profil by the conduct so termed, both n patronage and emolument, is
In fact, it is the interest of despotic Governinents, that all their subjecie undeniable; the question iherefore is, how far the epithet applied is
in the epither applied is should have an equal distribution of justice, but freemen should haré
more ; they should be able to look iheir Governors in ihe face, and approper. Mr. BENTIAM, borrowing his definition from the statute
peal with confidence to the laws of their country. (Great applause.) As book, assumes the propriety of such application without scruple. The
to bis Gallant Friend, the Chairman, he could never receive that which Act of 30 Geo. Il. c. 24. defines a swindler to be one who fraudulently it was justice to give, if it was given under any implied feeling that be and designedly obtains money under false pretences. Applying this had been guilty.“ (Hear, hear!) definition from the head to the tail of the Court of Chancery, our
But in the fatness of these pursy times, anthor, backed by a detail of the aforesaid sham summonses, warrants,
Virile of Vice must pardon beg, and cringe office copies, atiendances, and heaven knows what besides, comes
For leave to do him good.--(Cheers) to an inevitable conclusion, and boldly announces it, somewhat in the I cannot but think (continued the patriotic Baronet) ibat à rejection of manner of Dean Swift, in his piquant satire upon Lord Cutts. The his claims, founded on an act which was one of heroic virtue, will be object of the Dean was to prove that nobleman a salamander, to effect the foulest blot and dishonour, not to my friend, but to those who evince which, he first shows that the Noble Lord possessed all the alleged not only a disinclination, but a determination not to coinply with what property of that animal, and thus concludes, in the triumphant anti-the voice of the public loudly demands (Much cheering.) To talk of cipation of an unavoidable ergo,
freedom is a farce, until there be full representation of the people in tbe
Commons House of Parliament.
“ J. C. Hobhouse, Esq. the intrepid friend of public reform," was then Is not Lord CUTTS a salamander ?
drunk, when Mr. HOBHOUSE rose, and eulogized, in the strongest terras, In fact, writers like Mr. BENTHAM, who disdain the employment the rare combination of modesty and bravery in his gallant friend. of conventioual language, sometimes form parallels, which, if not “ John George Lambton, Esq. M.P. the spirited and independent supexactly after the manner of PLUTARCH, often coine much closer home porter of the rights and liberties of the people," was then drunk, when to that order of understanding, from which robes and furred gowns Mr. LAMBTON acknowledged the favour done him, and pledged himself to do not exactly hide all;-an increasing body, we trust, and one which maintain an identity of principle with the electors of Southwarki The cannot possibly be too large.
Tree of Liberty planted at Durliyin shonld not want his culture. (Heor, It is not to be imagined that, in the foregoing very general outline,
hear!) He hoped that if any act of grace were bestowed upon the
Gallant Chairman, it Inight extend to a spirited naval officer, Lord Coch. we have supplied anything like an adequate idea of Mr. Bentiam's
THAM rane, whom he verily believed to have been the victim of a foul culle book. The general heads to which we have reduced his matter, is by
spiracy. himself, as we have already said, divided into nineteen sections, the 'The health of Samuel Whitbread, Esq. M.P. was then drunk, and acdetail under each of which exhibits that logical acuteness and indus- knowledged in a few suitable words by ine Hon. Member. trious working-out of his conclusions from his premises, for which hel Josepu Hume, E«. M.P. on his bealth being drunk, expressed lus is so particularly distinguished. The portion of incidental information hope that the Electors of Southwark would, in the event of a new elecderivable is also very considerable. Uniting these recommendations, ' tion, replace their Representative in his honourable post, free of expense. therefore, to the noble disdain of all compromise with honest con
| In all his public life, his (Mr. Hume's) object was to disencumber the victions which breathes in every line, and to a fearless and unsophis
wheels of Government froin the clogs which impede it, and to make men
show a disinterested patriotism. (Hear, hear!) ticated exposuire of enormities, which fortunately are now beginning
CARISTOPHER H. HUTCHINSOY, Esq. M.P. on bis health being proto strike the common sense of all mankind, we hesitate not to re
posed, coupled with that of the Reformers of Ireland,'' eulogined' bis coinmend this very singular and characteristic publication, both to our Gallant Friend, Sir Robert Wilson, who had served every where ; and readers and to the public at large. At no time can strictures of this when his country did not know where to find him, he was sure to be nature be more serviceable, than at a period in which legal and poli-found at Ilie post of honour and danger. I stand (said Christopher H.) tical venality turns short round on detection, and, with astonishing amongst you as representing the Reformers of Ireland ; I have ever been powers of face, seeks to transfer abuses of long standing into “ vested a Relormer from my earliest life; but I lament the infatuation which is richts." and absolutely to claim a title to defraud. from the length of spreading over the Councils of England. They cannot have security while time in which frand has been practised with impunity! We should
i seven millions are persecuted. (Applause.) lam sure, that in the last war, if
Napoleon had landed a few troops, Ireland was gone from England and by no means wonder, if compensations to the existing profiters by
what would England do without her? Even the Protestants of Ireland much of this flagrant and unequivocal swindling was to be parliamen
are insulted by the cruel proscription and persecution of six millions of tarily demanded; and to meet the shameless proposal, nothing can be their Catholic bretliren. As an Irisliman myself, I blush for my country. so visetul as the diffusion of such a due notion of the peculation on the I never go to bed at night, or open my eyes in the morning, without feels part of the public, as will lead to a general and popular opposition to it. ing that I have yet a great work to accomplish for her moral and social Exposure is the most effectual Reformer in modern times; and it reformation.-(Hear, hear !) remains to be seen whether even all-influential Chancellors can in the The CHAIRMAN then gave “ The Cause of Civil and Religious Liberty long run effectually resist it.
all over the world ;" after which Sir Francis Burdett, the Chairman, &c.
retired. INDEPENDENCE OF SOUTHWARK, AND PURITY OF
MONUMENT TO MAJOR CARTWRIGHT.
A Public Meeting was held on Monday at the Crown and Anchor Ta-
berly depends, and to the devising means whereby that liberty might be Mr. W'ETAERSTONE, after dinner, proposed the health of “ Sir Robert | obtained and secured. He was known by the various works with which. Wilson, our gallant patron. and honest representative." (Loud cheering.) from time to time, he had enlightened the public mind-iuculcating the
The Gallant Officer said, that it was probable, before the next session, rights of his countrymen, and aioing to promote their freedoin. Major le (Sir R. W.) should have to pass the ordeal of their judgment, which Cartwright was one whom, whether regarded in public or private life, he would do fearlessly, as he had maintained his engagement, and shrunk it was impossible not to venerate and love. Consistency was a prominent
feature of his character. He was the same onder all political aspects- Jolin Cartwrigli; what are your lilies to me :-( Ilear, hear!) I rear the undaunted patriot, in the midst of dangers and in the worst of rimes, we shall not easily see his like again ; I fear we must call him the Ulti. (Ilear, hear!) 'I cannot, said the Hon. Bart., by any streich of irragi- mus Anglorum-ihe last of Englislımen."-(Great applause.) nation, conceive of any Greek or Roman virtue surpassing the public l J.C. HobroUSE, Esq. M.P. could not refuse, in justice to his own and private wortli of my deceased friend. His whole life was a lile of feelings, to join in this tribule of respect, on so interesting and affecting principle-a bright display of the love of general liberty and of indivi- an occasion, to the memory of one who advocated the principles of redual benevolence.-(Great applause.) I never knew a man who had form. · Il was reforin alone, and ihe men who plead for it to the utmost, te such an extensive aim; the happiness of the human race was his object, which the people of England yet inust look for salvation. and he would have been at any tiine proud to have sacrificed his life in Several sims were then subscribed, and the meeting adjourned. this sacred cause. These sentinenis followed him to his death-bed, and his last thoughis were those of his country. His last efforts were trans. milted to me, and I saw no indications of decaying intellect, no abale
UNITED PARLIAMENT. ment of the fire of patriotism.-(Great applause.) No man had more opporlunities of advancing himself in the world-none in the race of
HOUSE OF LORDS. excellence more likely to allain the goal. He possessed every requisite
Monday, June 20. for any line of distinction; a powerful understanding, inconquerable
COURT OF CHANCERY. energies, firmness of purpose which would finch from no danger, and
Earl Grosvenok presented a petition from a Mr. Gunnell, complaining all these united to mildness, an ninicability, a gentleness, whiclı wonevery
ry that he had been kept out of an annuity bequeathed 10 him by the Duke heart.--(Great applause.) His character was purely English. No sinsel, no glinster; all was solid and sierling worih; the very nature of his inind
of Queensberry, and lind received no interest upon it. led him to a straight-forward, manly, upright, Brirish course. Indeed,
The LORD CHANCELLOR observed, that the Duke of Queensberry bad kome objected that he was 100 uncompromising and impracticable. Il
left his imniense property in a most involved and complicated manner, and doubl, whether if so, lie was not therefore the wiser and ine honester,
the Court of Chancrry had dove every thing in its power to remove the or at least the most unsuspected.( Applause.) By this unbending inte
' ditficulties and accelerate the payments. As to the rule about the interest grily, Uhink he lias more advanced the great cause of Constitutional
1 payable, it was the law, and he could not alter it. He would stake his Liberty and knowledge. than by adopting a more pliant course. His Ch
credit and character, that not one respectable Counsel could be found who views were too extensive, his virtues were too great for the times in
would not say that more had been done in this case than any Judge ever which he lived-( Applause.) He lived not in times when any thing was
before was known to do. to be obtained; and this must serve as answer to iliose who ask, " what
| Lord GROSVENOR said, he would insist on the prima facie hardship of was the amount of his labours" But he advocated principles in which the rule, which deprived the claimants of all interest on the arrears on all are interested ; he called foril the energies of ihe British people to an
annuities. great Constitutional topics ; and by this uncompromising spirit, in an age
Lord RBDESDALE said, the rule was beyond the power of the Judge.when nothing was to be gotten by a more subservient policy, we have ale He had beard much said about delays, and many of these delays were leasi this benefit from his labours-that we may hope that his billerest attributed to the Noble Lord on the
attributed to the Noble Lord on the Wovisack ; bui be believed the chief opponents will grant us soinething, though they are not prepared to give
delays were occasioned by the practices of the Solicitors, who were now us all we have a right to demand.-(Great applause.) The more closely the chief parties in raising the clamour against the Noble and Learned I contemplate his character, the more I am convinced that it stands witha
áher intends with Lord. outra parallel in this country, and I think it not produced, nor produce. The LORD CHANCBLLOR remarked, that a great deal of caluinny had able, in any other country. I see so rare a combination of heroic devot- been thrown upon the Court, by persons who knew nothing of its prac. edness, and the gentlese virtues of humanity, such a freedoin from the tice. If the obnoxious rule were per se wrong, why had not their Lord. paitriness and osteota'ion, the vacillaring and timid policy of lime-serie slips long since altered it? But he must maintain the utility of this very ing, self-seeking, psuedo-patriots,-that I look on it as debt froin his rule, as he did not consider it proper to be paying off interest till it was countrymen, to mark, by some public monument, their gratitude for the known whether there was enough to pay the principal. If, however, devotedness of his life, spent in their service, and for the maintenance of their Lordships thought that the property of the country could go on their noblese privileges.-( Great cheering.)
| securely in despite of rules of law, and without the benefit of the Court Sir Frascis ihen read the several Resolutions, wbich annonnced the of Chancery, they had belter send him to the Old Bailey and hang him. expedienicy of co:htinuing open the list of subscriptions until A sum not He trusted, in suying this, that their Lordships would not supposo he felt exceeding 2.0001. should be raised, in order to perpeluate by a suitable | improperly in this case! monument the great public worıh and private virtues of Major Carl
Tuesday, June 21. wright. It appeared tha: 5001. bad already been subscribed.
QUARANTINE LAWS. Mr. Rrit said, that he had known Major Cartwriglie for more than The Earl of Darnley observed, that some regulations respecting forly years, and first met hiin in a society constiinted for promoting Par-quarantine lie believed to be necessary, but he couceived that great cau. liamentary Reform ; a project which he who had been dubbed “ the tion was required, anil it was a very proper rule that all descriptwps of heaven-boru Minister"--(A laugh )- abandoned, but to which Major Cari- voods liable to infection should be well aired for a certaio period previous wright adhered consistently to the last. No man was more free from per to their being delivered. In agitaring the qoestion and exciting ularui, sonal ambition. He was the patriot, not of England, but of the world; he while the intention was only to obtain a relaxation of the laws, Parliament soughi no liberty for his country but what was beneficial for mankind.
had shown itself peony-wise and pound foolishi: it had occasiourd great (Ilear, hear!) His friend 100 was no visionary character-he did not ne inconvenience for a slight benefit. The best authorities gave their opinion glect domestic duy to promote any wide universal scheme of speculative
in favour of the contagious nature of the plag air; and said that it had liberty.- ( Applause.)
been imporled at different times in cotton goods or other merchandise into Mr. GALLOWAY said. that the opponents of Major Cartwright's political Cenhalouis Corfu and Silesia views lad talked much of moderate refor), but had shown as yet no- Lord LIVERPOOL agreed with the Noble Lord, that the non contagion
hine of practical result, The Non-re formers are a powerful body; and of the planove had not been establislied. The committee, tberefore, urver the united energies of all friends 10 real reforın are called for, lo effece D
a lor: to entec! I difered on the subject, but as 10 what were she best précautions and most any thing like success. The Major may have not done much by effects,
oftrctive regulatious. He for one, would ruther err on the side of caution but he had left an example worthy of eternal admiration ; and what than that of rusliness in so important a matter. He williagly allowed brighter or belter legacy can be bequeathed, than a good and glorious
man a good and glorious that neither in England oor the north of Europe bad this scourge for a oxample:-(thear, hear!) FRANCIS CANNING. Esg. of Warwickshire, bore testimony to the public
long time appeared: but still be would not r* pose this countıy to its
visitation, by rashly adopting the priuciple of its non contagious etects. and private virtues of their deceased friend.
The object of the present hill was two-fold-181, lo shilt the experise of Mr. Storca had known the late Major 43 years ago, and enjoyed his
quaraniide from ihe owners of the ship's rx prosed to it, to the cowotry acquaintance to his deallı. He was one of the society instituted for Con-quaran stitutional Information, of which the other members were Dr. Jebb. / whose health it was necessary to protect; and secondly, to abolish penul.
mus Vr. llorne Tootie, Dr. Brockersby; and Mr. (afterwards Sir Samivel) he
ties which were unnecessary, or to mitigate these which were too severe.
" Lord King obserord, that his Noble Friend's idea with respect to the Roinilly. Major Cartwrighit was one of what body, and a more firm, able, temperate, or consistent advocate of freedom never existed. His contagious nature of the plagur, was just as absurd as the opinion horld of inemory cannot die, for it will live in bis immortal works.idpplause.) | witchcraft not very long ago, Had leis Noble frirud lived in the times to Mr. Hill the Barrister, with much feeling and energy, eulogised the which he alluded, he would no doubt have been upon the same principle
an enemy of witchcraft, and would probably have quoted the opinions of character of the decrased Patriot.
Dr. GICCHRIST had wirnessed the benevolence of Major Cartwright to Learned Judges on the same side! the distressed Spanish Refugees, to whom his house-his purrehis heart The Bill was then read the second time. were alwayk open. He knew no distinction of sects or creeds. He asked
COUNTY COURTS BILL. no man what country or colour he belonged to. He only inquired, was The House went into a Committee on this Bill; after which the Chair.
The he " an honest man, that noblest work of God."-(Applause.) When man moved that the report he received this day three months the Greeks were trampled on, he assisted them with money and counsel. motion was agreed to, and the bill was consequently lost. The chief He heeded not the outcry against him, that he was " a radical." " Why, ground of opposition sinted by the Lord Chancellor to the mens se was, Sir. (exclaimed the Doctor.). - Lloo am a redical reformer! I glory in the want of a clause for compensating those officers in the existin. Courts the title, though if Uived for a thousand years, I don't take on me in whose in cone would be attacled by the bill. His lordslip recommended say, I will vever change my inind, so help me. God!"-(Hear, and a a commission to inquire into ibe subject before any measure should be Laugh.) I honour the deceased patriol-John Cartwriglit. Plain Evglish subunited 10 Parliuwent.
Wednesday, June 22.
came down to vote with the sweepings of all the other cow miltves. He The Royal Assent was given hy Commission to the Duchess of Kent's denied all the statements, and he should be prepared to prove that the annuity bill, the Duke of Chberlund's annuity bill, the warehousing decision which that Committee had coine to was a just one. of curu bill, and several other public and a great number of private bills. !
Lord Nugent said, that he had had two petitions placed in his hands,
from the householders of West Looe and Banbury. They treated of a Lord LIVERPOOL., in moving the second reading of one of the Bills subject which was of importance, as it affected the rights of individuals; respecting the Judges' salaries, gave it as his opinion, that all offices in and us it related to the privileges of that House. Bath prayed for an Courts of Law which were sinecures, ought to be abolished, and that inquiry as to the right of voting, and as to the mode in which Members those which were efficient ought to bare suitable salaries; and in this
were returned to that House. The Noble Lord then detailed the praeway only should they be paid.
tices complained of at West Looe, and said he had it in contemplation to Lord LANSDOWN remarked, he was ready to admit that justice liad in more for a Select Committee to inquire into the subject early in the best general born administ, red by the Judges, without any political bias ; out Session. to increase their salaries to a great amount had a tendency to affect that After a few words from several Members, the petition was ordered 10 be purity which was so desirable, and therefore a proposition for that object printed. onlylit so excite the vigilance of Parliament. The Noble Marquis adverled
STABBING AND SHOOTING BILL. to the state of the judicature of Wales, and regressed that, while pains
The Lord Advocate moved the third reading of the Stabbing and were taken to assimilate other jurisdictions, ibis should be left in so ano. Shooting (Scotland) Bill. m . us a state.
Mr J. P. Grant objected to that clause which made it capital to throw Lord ELLENBOROUGH did not approve of the measure proposed. There vitriolic acid, or other substances, with the intent to disable, murder, or was, he said, great voequality in the retired allowances given. The injure the human frame. He would therefore move that that clause be Puisse Judge had a salary of 5,5001. a year while performing the duties expunged. of bis uffice, and a retired pension of 3,5001 The Chief Justice had a The Lord Advocats said, that the crime was of a dangerous character; salary of 10,0001 a year, and his pension was only 4,0001. This glaring and the certificates of two medical gentlemen gave a frightful picture of disproportion should be corrected. He objected to the manner in which the effects it had upon its victims. The cheek of one of the sufferers had the hilt proposed 10 consolidate certain offices. The public would obtain mortified, and the face of another bad become one mass of ulcrrated subno advantage by these measures, and he thought the objects miglat have stavce. (Hear!) He had been requested, not by the manufacturers of been acciupitished by bitter means.
| Glasgow, but by the cominon operatives themselves, to give tbem the The Lord CuanCELI OR wished the sale of offices in Courts of Justice to protection of the law. If a person cut, or stabbed, or fired a pistol at be done away with. Ile had always thought the practice very improper.another, the prosecutor could bave the evidence of the injured party ; but His reason for so saying was, not thal any Chief Justice had ever made an the vitriolic inatler might be thrown so soddenly in the face of an indi. improper use of the patronage possessed, but because Public Opinion vidaal, that he could not id.ntify the perpelrutor. As he only wished to never could be satisfied that they might not. The administration of juis 'ry thé etfect of the measure, he would limit its operation to the space of licr sbould be placed far above suspicion, and ile possibility of that five years. silspicion was a great objection to the sale of offices. But he had another Mr. Secretary Peel said, that as milder punishments bad failed, it was reason for wishing the practice to be done away witli, which was, that but fair to try the experiment of additional severity. persons who bought offices naturally thought themselvps very ill used if Mr. Home boped ibat the bad spirit which prevailed among the masters any reforms were made which affected their interests. As to the increase of and men would soon cease, and of that he had some expectations, after the the salaries, the Chief Justices had received no augmentation for a series unanimous regret which they had expressed. of years if patronage was given to them in place of salary, the conti. Mr. J. P Grant withdrew his motion, and the Bill was then read a nuance of that system was the fault of Parliament, not of the Chief Jus- third time and passed. tices. With respect to che low salaries of the Puisne Judges, he could
Tuesday, June 21. .
I only say that all ihe Judges he had ever known had always done their
COMBINATION LAWS. duty in such a way that it could not have been better performed had their Mr. Maxwell presented a petition from the weavers of Glasgow against salaries been len tinies greater. This arose from the circumstance, that the re-enactment of the Combination Laws. The Hon. Gentleman thought the great security for the good conduct of the Judges in this country was, it might prove expedieni to inquire whether combination in certain cases but thip public eyr was always east upon them. With respect to the ought noi to be allowed; and whether the weavers as a trade should not office which lie now lield, many erroneous notions prevailed. No effort of be bound by indentures, so as to ensure the production of good workman. his had set been able to convince the public of the real fact with regard ship; but the indenture stamps should in that case be reduced. to ihe office of Chancellor of Great Britain, which was, that its emoluments Mr. Peel stated that the Committee appointed to report on the effect of did not produce one farthing more than they did a century ago, but in
the repeal of the Combiwation Laws, in proposing a remedy fur existing Truth a great deal less Much bad bera said of the patronage of the
| evils, would be found, he was very sure, not to have overlooked the great Court of Chancery-of offices given to relations and friends; but if it did
public rights of boil the classes principally concerned. As to the effect not Turn out upon investigariull, that he load been more sparing of patron
which the Hon. Gentleinan had attributed to bigh taxation and low wages, nye than any of his predecessors bad ever been, then lei him stand con.
the state of the poor's rates would by no means establish his argument: in siceed before their Lordships. With regard to what had bren observed
the course of the years 1823 and 1824, they had declined, as compared 011 the state of judicature in Wales, he should only say, that ill as the
will their amount in the years 1817 and 1818, in these proportions:-lo Wrish Judges were paid, for one appeal or writ of error that came from
the whole of England generally, 27 per cent.; in Staffordshire, 36 per them, there were a bundred from the English Courts.
cent.; and in Lancashire as much as 45 per cent.-The petition was After a few more observations, the bill was read a second time.
ordered to lie on the table.
Mr. W. Smitu presented a petition complaining of the situation in Lord Dacre presented a petition from Sutton, in Bedfordshire, to which the petitioners were placed by the laws affecting the profession of enlarge the limited wine allowed for proceedings against Dr. Free, the certain religions opinions. At the time a bill which he bad been instra. Rector, rrspecting wliom circunstances occurred of.so disgusting a nature mentul in carrying through Parliament was passed, such bill having fis as 10 prosolie the indignation of the parishioners. The Bishop of Lin. its object to protect Unitarians in certain cases from the legal consequences colufind proceeded against him in the Court of Arches, which admitted that night aitach to the impugning of the doctrine of the Tripity,-- it was the Irish of the charges, but its proceedings were very limited in such said that he (Mr. Smith) had made a declaration whereby he agreed, as cars. The Bishop said, it was his duty to proceed, bu' ibat it was to all cases not provided for by such statutes, to leave the Unitarians ** very hard" thai a Bishop should be putio an expense of 4001. or 5001. liable to all the visitations that they might be still exposed to from the EQUITABLE LON BILL
common law. Now, most unquestionably, he had never made sucb a The Lord CHANCELLOR opposed the third reading of the bill for declaration. On a former occasion, he had had an interwiew with the inslilulling a Company for ihe purpose of lending on pledges sums uuder Archbishop of Canterbury, for the purpose of explaining the principle of 101. al 20 per ceni. interest less than do the pawnbrokers.
the bill he was then about to bring into the House. The Archbishop told Lord DACRE contended for the bill, which was, however, lost by a
him, that if his object was only to remove such penal liabilities as operated majority of nearly two to one, being 27 10 14.
to prevent the fair and friendly discussion of the doctrinal points to which
the Unitarians excepted, he was willing to consent to the repeal of thos, HOUSE OF COMMONS.
statotes that might be thought to stand in the way of such a discussion : Monday, June 20.
but, of course, not extending this understanding to any denial of Chris. MISREPRESENTATION-MR. LAMBTON.
tianity in general, or to blasphemy; both of which he (Mr. Smith) himsel i Mr. LAMBTON nolived it stalement which had been made in the Morning
proposed to except out of the operation of his bill. The object of his bill, Herald, with regard to his couduct in the Coinmittee on the Hull Docks The Act of 3d Geo. IV. was simply this-to put Unitarian Dissenters oi Bill The whole of the allegatious, he said, were caluminious, and it had the same fouting, as to the consequences of professing certain peculia bres originally his instition to move that the Privier be called to the bar; tenets, as all other Protestant Dissenters had been placed by the Act o' but as that would havema vipdictive appearance, he would content himself Toleration. Now it bad been clearly stated by Lord Mansfield, that by simply suying, that libe charges were grossly false. The allegations onconformity, simply and as such, was no offence at commu las. were three : First, That he had never attended the Cominittee; Secoud, Nothing could be clearer than this fact that it was only the denial of That he had not heard one word of the evidence ; and, Thirdly, That he | Christianity in general, or blasphemy, which was an offence made penal