§ Then THE DUKE OF RICHMOND moved an Address for—
§ "Statements: Of all legal Proceedings instituted by the Law Officers or otherwise on Behalf of the Crown, with respect to the Title of the Crown to the Bed or Shores of the Sea or the Beds or Shores of Tidal Navigable Rivers against Corporate Bodies or Private Individuals, from the 21st Day of July 1863 up to the 31st December 1866:
§ "Of the Nature and Object of the Suit in each Case; the Name of the Law Officer by whom it was commenced; and whether the Decision or Result was in favour of or adverse to the Crown; and the Amount of Costs incurred on behalf of the Crown:
§ "Of the Length of Time during which each Suit was pending before it was brought to a Conclusion or its Object was attained; the Nature of the Steps taken therein; and any Observations necessary to explain the same:
§ "Of the Terms upon and Authority or Advice under which any such Proceedings have been settled:
§ "Of the Estimated Value of any Property that has by means of such Suits been recovered by the Crown:1553
§ "Of the Cases in which such Suits bare been discontinued by the Law Officers of the Crown: And,
§ "Of the Particulars of all Cases in which the Title of the Crown to Property of the above Description has, between the 21st Day of July 1863 and the 31st Day of December 1860, been admitted without Litigation; the Estimated Value of the Property; with a Statement showing how the same has been leased or disposed of up to the last-mentioned Day."—(The Duke of Richmond.)
§ Motion agreed to.
§ House adjourned at a quarter before Seven o'clock, to Thursday next, a quarter before Three o'clock.