The Malt and Pension Duty bills were read a third time, and passed.—The Speaker informed the House, that as the Horsham Election petition was to be taken into consideration to-morrow, he would come down to the house at halfpast three, and proceed to count the house at a quarter-past four precisely.—Mr. Vansittart brought in a bill for granting to his majesty 10,500,000l. to be raised by Loans or Exchequer bills, which was read a first time.—Mr. Hobhouse brought up the Annual Qualification Indemnity bill, which was read a first time.—Lord Ossulston reported to the house, that his majesty had been waited upon with the Address voted unanimously the 5th instant, and that his majesty was graciously pleased to return the following answer:—" Gentlemen, "I thank the House of Commons for their loyal and dutiful Address; and receive with satisfaction the assurances of their full conviction, that the restoration of Peace has been prevented only by the ambition and injustice of the enemy. I 423 rely with entire confidence on the effectual support of my faithful people in the prosecution of a contest, manifestly continued, on the part of the enemy, with the hope of destroying the power and independence of the British empire.