§ Order for Second Reading read.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That the Bill be now read a second time."
§ MR R. N. FOWLER
said, that a noble Friend of his (Lord Henry Thynne) had an Amendment on the Paper that the Bill be read a second time that day three months, and that as he was absent, being obliged to leave town to attend quarter sessions, he would appeal to his hon. Friend to postpone the discussion. He begged to move that the debate be adjourned.
§ Motion made, and Question put, "That the Debate be now adjourned."—(Mr. Robert Fowler.)
§ The House divided:—Ayes 142; Noes 218: Majority 76.
§ Original Question put, and agreed to.
§ Bill read a second time, and committed for Thursday.1643
§ The House suspended its Sitting at a quarter to Seven of the clock.
§ The House resumed its Sitting at Nine of the clock.