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Waterfield, Doctor Francis Bisset Hawkins, and Doctor James Cowles Prichard, to be the Metropolitan Commissioners in Lunacy, during the space of one year, for licencing and visiting all houses within the jurisdiction of the said Commissioners, and for carrying into effect the several provisions of the said Acts.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of AUGUST 8,

1843.

Foreign-Office, August 4, 1843. THE Queen has been pleased to approve of Mr. George Brown, as Consul in London for the Republic of Chile.

Whitehall, August 7, 1843. The Queen has been pleased to present the Reverend James Cochrane, M. A. to the charge and office of First Minister of the church and parish of Cupar, in the presbytery of Cupar and county of Fife, vacant in consequence of the Reverend Adam Cairns, late First Minister thereof, having ceased to be a Minister of the Church of Scotland.

The Queen has also been pleased to present the Reverend Thomas Mackintosh to the church and parish of Saint Cyrus, in the presbytery of Fordoun and county of Kincardine, vacant in

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consequence of Doctor Alexander Keith, late Minister thereof, having ceased to be a Minister of the Church of Scotland.

The Queen has also been pleased to present the Reverend Colin M‘Culloch to the church and parish of Denny, in the presbytery and county of Stirling, vacant in consequence of the Reverend John Dempster, late Minister thereof, having ceased to be a Minister of the Church of Scotland.

Whitehall, August 7, 1843. The Queen, taking into Her royal consideration that, upon the decease of John Viscount Kenmure, in the peerage of Scotland, without issue of his body, in the month of September 1840, the title and dignity of Viscount Kenmure devolved upon Adam now Viscount Kenmure, whereby, according to the ordinary rules of honour, the sister of the said Viscount Kenmure cannot enjoy that place and precedence which would have been due to her had her late father, Adam Gordon, Esq. survived the said John Viscount Kenmure, and thereby succeeded to the said title and dignity of Viscount Kenmure, Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to ordain and declare, that Louisa, widow of Charles Bellamy, Esq. sister of the said Adam now Viscount Kenmure, shall henceforth have, hold, and enjoy the same title, place, preeminence, and precedence as if her said father, Adam Gordon, Esq. had succeeded to the said title and dignity of Viscount Kenmure :

And Her Majesty has been further pleased to command, that the said royal order and declaration be registered in Her College of Arms.

Crown-Office, August 8, 1843. MEMBER returned to serve in this present

PARLIAMENT.

County of Ayr. Alexander Oswald, Esq. in the room of James

Carr Boyle, commonly called Viscount Kelburne, now Earl of Glasgow.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of AUGUST 11,

1843.

Westminster, August 10, 1843. THIS day, the Lords being met, a message was sent to the Honourable House of Commons by the Gentlemen Usher of the Black Rod, acquainting them, that The Lords, authorized by virtue of a Commission under the Great Seal, signed by Her Majesty, for declaring Her 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 named, to declare and notify the Royal Assent to the said Acts, was read accordingly, and the Royal Assent given to

An Act to reduce the duty on spirits in Ireland, and to impose other countervailing duties and drawbacks on the removal of certain mixtures and compounds between Ireland, England, and Scotland, respectively.

An Act to continue, until the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, and to the end of the then session of Parliament, an Act for amending the law for the trial of controverted elections.

An Act to suspend, until the thirty-first day of August one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, the making of lists, and the ballots and enrolments for the militia of the United Kingdom.

An Act to continue, until the first day of October one thousand eight hundred and forty-four, the exemption of inhabitants of parishes, townships, and villages from liability to be rated as such, in respect of stock in trade or other property, to the relief of the poor.

An Act to continue, until the first day of January one thousand eight hundred and fortysix, an Act for exempting certain bills of exchange and promissory notes from the operation of the laws relating to usury,

An Act to continue, until the first day of August one thousand eight hundred and fortyfour, and to the end of the then session of Parliament, an Act for authorizing Her Majesty to carry into immediate execution, by Orders in Council, any treaties for the suppression of the slave trade.

An Act for carrying into execution a treaty signed at London for the suppression of the slave trade, so far as the same relates to Great Britain, Austria, Prussia, and Russia.

An Act for carrying into effect the treaty between Her Majesty and the Mexican Republic for the abolition of the traffic in slaves.

An Act for carrying into effect the treaty between Her Majesty and the Republic of Chile for the abolition of the traffic in slaves.

An Act for carrying into effect the treaty between Her Majesty and the Queen of Portugal for the suppression of the traffic in slaves.

An Act to amend the Acts for carrying on public works in Ireland,

An Act for extending to Ireland the provisions, not already in force there, of an Act of the third and fourth years of the reign of the late King William the Fourth, intituled “ An Act for the limitation of actions and suits relating to real property, and for simplifying the remedies for trying the rights thereto," and to explain and amend the said Act.

An Act for appointing the royal burgh of Dingwall to be the head burgh of the shire of Ross, and for giving cumulative jurisdiction to the justices of the peace of the counties of Ross and Cromarty.

An Act for regulating the police, and paving, cleansing, and lighting the streets of the town or barony of Gorbals, in the county of Lanark, and grounds adjacent; and for other purposes relating thereto.

An Act for repairing and maintaining the roads from Spalding High-bridge, through Littleworth, to James Deeping Stone-bridge and Handley'sbridge, in the county of Lincoln, and from Deeping Stone-bridge, Maxey Outgang, in the county of Northampton.

An Act for more effectually repairing the road from the town of Cromford to the town of Belper,

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