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N. Defries, of Paddington Street, Middlesex, Engineer, for improvements in gas meters. June 27th, 6 months.

J. Perry, of Leicester, Leicestershire, Wool-comb Maker, for certain improvements in combs for combing wool. June 27th, 6 months.

C. Green, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Gold Plater, for improvements in the manufacture of brass and copper tubing. June 27th, 6 months.

D. Beckham, of No. 22, Sussex Place, Old Kent Road, Surrey, Stereotype Founder, for an improved mode of obtaining castings in gold, silver, and albata. June 27th, 6 months.

J. Robinson, of Huddersfield, Yorkshire, Merchant, for an improved method of producing by dyeing various figures or objects of various colours in woollen, worsted, cotton, silk, and other cloths. June 27th, 6 months.

E. W. Benson, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Manufacturing Chemist, for certain improvements in the manufacture of carbonate of lead. June 27th, 6 months.

R. Badoall, of Cotton Hall, Staffordshire, Gentleman, for a certain improvement in the manufacture of carpets and other similar woven fabrics, which improvement is effected by the introduction of a certain article of commerce not hitherto so employed or used in such manufactures. June 27th, 6 months.

G. Round, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Lock Filer, and S. Whitford, of the same place, Die Sinker, for a new and improved method of manufacturing certain of the parts of gun and pistol locks. June 30th, 6 months.

H. G. Dyar, of Cavendish Square, Gentleman, and J. Hemming, of Edward Street, Cavendish Square, Middlesex, for improvements in the manufacture of carbonate of soda. June 30th, 6 months.

A. W. Johnson, of Upper Stamford Street, in the parish of Saint Mary, Lambeth, Surrey, for certain improvements for preventing the incrustation of steam-boilers, or generators, or evaporating vessels. June 30th, 6 months.

M. Uzielli, of Fenchurch Street, London, Merchant, for improvements in locks or fastenings. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. June 30th, 6 months.

W. Dobbs, of the Penn Road, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Brass Founder, for certain improvements in the construction of racks and pulleys for window-blinds, and other useful purposes. June 30th, 6 months.

G. Carter, of Lombard Street, London, Gentleman, for improvements in saw mills. July 2nd, 6 months.

J. N. Tayler, of Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, Middlesex, Captain in her Majesty's Royal Navy, for a certain method, or certain methods of abating or lessening the mischiefs arising from the shock of force of the waves of the ocean, lakes, or rivers, and of reducing them to the comparatively barmless state, known by the term broken water, and thereby preventing the injury done to, and increasing the durability of break-waters, mole-heads, piers, fortifications, light-houses, docks, wharfs, landing-places, embankments, bridges, or ponton-bridges, and also of adding to the security and defence of harbours, roadsteads, anchorages, and other places exposed to the violent action of the waves. July 4th, 6 months.

E. Davy, of Fleet Street, London, Chemist, for improvements in apparatus for making telegraphic communications or signals by means of electric currents, parts of such apparatus being applicable to obtaining, regulating, or measuring electric currents for other purposes. July 4th, 6 months.

F. J. Burnett, of St. Mary-at-Hill, London, Ship Insurance Agent, and H. Francois, Marquis de Bouffet Montauban, Colonel of Cavalry, now residing in Sloane Street, Chelsea, Middlesex, for certain improvements in the manufacture of soap. July 4th, 6 months.

H. Elkington, of Northfield, Worcestershire, Gentleman, for improvements engines to be worked by steam, air, or other fluids. July 6th, 6 months.

Č. A. Jaquin, of Huggin Lane, Wood Street, in the city of London, for improvements in the manufacture of buttons. July 7th, 6 months.

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W. Knight, of the city of Chichester, Sussex, Ironmonger, for improvements in machinery for raising and forcing water and other fluids. July 7th, 6 months.

G. Salter, of West Bromwich, Staffordsbire, Manufacturer, for improvements in apparatus for weighing. July 9th, 6 months.

C. Schroth, of Leicester Square, Middlesex, Gentleman, for an improved method or methods of making or manufacturing the tools or apparatus employed in the process of pressing or embossing the surface of leather or other substances. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. July 9th, 6 months.

W. Palmer, of Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, Manufacturer, for improvements in lamps. July 10th, 6 months.

W. Barnett, of Brighton, Sussex, Iron Founder, for certain improvements in the manufacture of iron. July 10th, 6 months.

J. T. Betts, of Smithfield Bars, in the city of London, Rectifier, for improve ments in the process of preparing spirituous liquors in the making of brandy. July 10th, 6 months.

L. C. Callet, late of New York, in the United States of America, but now residing in Manchester, Lancashire, Merchant, for certain improvements in machinery, or apparatus for producing motive power applicable to propelling boats, and other vessels, carriages, machines, and other useful purposes. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. July 11th, 6 months.

H. Van Wart, of Birmingbam, Warwickshire, Merchant, and S. A. Goddard, of the same place, Merchant, for improvements in machinery or apparatus applicable to locomotion on railroads and to steam navigation, parts of which improvements are also applicable to land or stationary engines. July 11th, 6 months.

J. Bethell, of Mecklenburgh Square, in the parish of St. Pancras, Middlesex, Gentleman, for improvements in rendering wood, cork, leather, woven and felted fabrics, ropes and cordage, stone and plasters, or compositions, either more durable. less pervious to water, or less inflammable, as may be required for various usefu! purposes. July 11th, 6 months.

J. Cutler, of Lady Poole Lane, Sparkbrook, in the parish of Aston, in t}, borough of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Gentleman, and T. G. Hancock, Mechani +, of Princes Street, in the borough of Birmingham aforesaid, for an improved methu i of condensing the steam in steam-engines, and supplying their boilers with wat-r thereby formed. July 12th, 6 months.

J. Bennett, of Timley, near Glossop, Derbyshire, Cotton Spinner, for certa"; improvements in machinery for carding wool, cotton, flax, or other fibrous su :stances, wbich are or may be carded, part of which improvements are also applicable to machinery for drawing, doubling, and roving and spinning such fibrous substances, as are or may be subjected to those operations. July 12th, 6 months.

J. Milne, of Edinburgh, Gas Meter Manufacturer, for improvements in apparat's employed in transmitting gas for the purpose of light and heat. July 13, . 6 months,

A. Cochrane, of Arundel Street, Strand, Middlesex, Gentleman, for improvemerts in umbrellas and parasols. July 13th, 6 months.

T. R. Sewell, of Carrington, Nottinghamsbire, Lace Manufacturer, for improve. ments in manufacturing white lead. July 14th, 6 months.

R. M. Hoe, late of New York, United States of America, but now resid; at 66, Chancery Lane, Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for a new or improved instrume, or apparatus for ascertaining or determining the latitude or longitude of any pla. or the situation of ships or other vessels at sea, and the dip and variation of the m: netic needle, which new or improved instrument he intends to denominate Sherwood's Magnetic Geometer. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. July 18th, 6 months.

H. Ross, of Leicester, Worsted Manufacturer, for improvements in machinery for combing and drawing wool, and certain descriptions of hair. July 18th, 6 months.

H. B. Cowell, of Lower Street, Islington, Middlesex, Ironmonger, for an improved apparatus, answering the purpose of a press, for retaining and keeping leaves or pieces of paper, or of cloth, or of other thin substances, folded or unfolded, in a flattened condition, under gentle pressure. July 18th, 6 months.

J. Robertson, of Great Charlotte Street, Buckingham Gate, Middlesex, Gentleman, for improvements of architecture, in its forms and combinations, and also in the superficial figures which may be employed ; also for an improvement or improvements in the surfaces of buildings. July 18th, 6 months.

R. Treffry, of Manchester, Lancashire, Chemist, for certain improvements in the method of preserving certain animal and vegetable substances from decay, and also in the apparatus for, and mode of impregnating substances to be preserved. July 23rd, 6 months.

G. R. Elkington and 0. W. Barratt, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Manufac. turers, for improvements in coating and colouring certain metals. July 24th, 6 months.

J. Price, of the parish of Gateshead, Durham, Flint Glass Manufacturer, for certain improvements in constructing and adapting boilers for marine, stationary, and locomotive engines, and in adapting and applying boilers to steam-vessels. July 26th, 6 months.

C. W. Williams, of Liverpool, Lancashire, Gentleman, for certain improvements in the means of preparing the vegetable material of peat moss, or bog, so as to rena der it applicable to several useful purposes, and particularly for fuel.: July 26th, 6 months.

J.Gray, of Liverpool, Lancashire, Engineer, for certain improvements in steam, engines and apparatus connected therewith, which improvements are particularly applicable to marine engines for propelling boats or vessels, and part or parts of which improvements are also applicable to locomotive or stationary steam-engines and other purposes. July 26th, 6 months.

W. Madeley, of Manchester, Lancashire, Machinist, for certain additions to, and improvements in, machinery used for spinning and forming into cops upon spindles, cotton, and other fibrous materials of the like nature. July 26th, 6 months.

Sir W. Barnett, Knight, Commander of the Royal Hanoverian Guelphic Order of Somerset House, Middlesex, for improvements in preserving wood and other vegetable matters from decay.. July 26th, 6 months.

A. Croll, of Greenwich, Kent, Manufacturing Chemist, for improvements in the manufacture of gas for the purpose of affording light. July 26th, 6 months.

F. E. Fraissinet, of Covent Garden Square, in the city of Westminster, for certain improvements in the machinery for propelling vessels by steam, by which their speed will be much accelerated with a diminished power, and with a diminished action in the water. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. July 26th, 6 months.

HISTORICAL REGISTER.

POLITICAL JOURNAL. - August, 1838. House of Lords, July 23.—Mr. Bernal and others from the Commons brought up the Loan Society Amendment (Ireland) Bill; the Commissioners Penalties Bill; the Masters in Chancery (Ireland) Bill ; the Land Tax Commissioners Bill; thé Deans Forest Bill; the Glasgow Waterworks Bill, the amendments to which the House of Commons bad agreed to; and the Fisheries (Ireland) Bill, which were severally read a first, and ordered to be read a second time.- The Dublin Police Bill and the Conveyance of Estates Bill went through Committees. The Glass Duties Bill was reported. The Treasurers of Counties (Ireland) Bill was read a third time and passed. The Waterloo Annuities Bill went through Conimittee. On the motion of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Benefices Plurality Bill was read a third time.—The Archbishop of Canterbury moved the omission of the word “ proctors” in the 35th clause, expressing it as his opinion, that the office of proctor should be exempted from the operation of the Bill, which was agreed to. The most rev. prelate proposed an amendment to the 82nd clause, by which the consent of the bishop is rendered necessary before a curate can be dismissed by an incumbent on entering upon a benefice, which was also agreed to; and verbal alterations having been made to the remaining clauses, and the Bill was passed.

July 24.-The Prisons Bill, the Parliamentary Burghs (Scotland) Bill, and several other Bills, were brought up from the Commons and read a first time. The Royal Exchange Building Bill was read a second time on the motion of the Marquis of Lansdowne, warmly supported by the Duke of Wellington.—The International Copyright Bill was read a third time and passed.--The report of the Sheriff's' Court (Scotland) Bill, after some amendments had been introduced, was received.--- The Juvenile Offenders Bill was reported, and ordered to be read a third time on Monday. The National Loan Fund Bill and the Prisons (West Indies) were read a third and passed; and several other Bills were forwarded a stage.

July 25.-Several Bills, including the Registration of Voters Bill, and the Imprisonment for Debt Bill, returned with amendments, were brought up from the Commons, when those which had already been passed by their Lordships were severally read a first time.—A message was brought up from the Commons by Lord J. Russell, requesting a conference on the subject of the amendments made by that House in their Lordships' amendments on the Irish Poor Law Bill. Managers having been appointed, and the conference held, the Duke of Richmond reported to the House that the managers on the part of the Commons had delivered their rea. sons for the alterations they had made. The Commons' amendments were ordered to be taken into consideration on Thursday.

July 26.—The Lord Chancellor moved the third reading of the Church Discipline Bill, which, after some discussion, on the motion of the Bishop of Exeter, was ordered to be read a third time that day six months.—The Affirmations Bill was read a second time.-After a division on the Scotch Prisons Bill, when it was reserved from immediate destruction by a majority of 3, the Duke of Richmond consented to refer the measure to a Select Committee, which in effect disposes of it for the present session.-On the motion of Viscount Melbourne, the Commons' amendments to the amendments of the Lords to the Poor Relief (Ireland) Bill, were considered, and severally agreed to, with the exception of an amendment schedule, from which the Lords disagreed, and a Committee having drawn up reasons for the disagreement, a conference with the Commons was fixed for Friday.--The Slave Vessels Captured Bill was read a third time and passed; and the other orders having been disposed of, their Lordships adjourned.

Aug. 27.--The royal assent was given by commission to the Glass Duties Bill, the New South Wales Administration of Justice Bill, the Qualification of Members Bill, the Judges Jurisdiction Extension Bill, the Waterloo Fund Bill, the Vagrants Act Amendment Bill, the Slave Treaties Bill, the Deans Forest Bill, the Western Australia Government Continuation Bill, the Chancery Fund Bill, the Dublin Grand Jury Cess Bill, the Linen Manufactories (Ireland) Regulation Bill, the Kingston Harbour Bill, the Festiniog Railway Bill, the Eastern Counties Railway Amendment Bill, the Birmingham and Derby Junction Railway Improvement Bili, the City Improvement Bill, the Glasgow Water Works Bill, the Fishguard Harbour Bill, the Lochswilly and Lochfoyle Drainage Bill, the Blackheath Small Debts Bill, the Ashby-de-la-Zouch Small Debts Bill, the National Loan Fund Life Assurance Bill, Smith's Estate Bill, the Paddington Estates Bill, Grove's Naturalisation Bill, and several private bills.-In a conference with the Commons, their Lordships' managers gave in their reasons for disagreeing to some amendments made by the Commons in the Poor Law (Ireland) Bill. Mr. Bernal afterwards communicated that the Commons did not insist upon their amendments.—Lord Brougham laid on the table a new Copyright Bill, which was read a first time.—Mr. Bernal and others from the Commons brought up the Tithes (Ireland) Bill and the Mails on Railways Bill; the former was read a first time, and ordered to be read a second time on Tuesday next.-Lord Melbourne moved the third reading of the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Bill, which led to some animated discussion.--After the adoption of some amendments, the Bill was read a third time, and the report of the amendmends ordered for Monday.

July 30.--The County of Clare Treasurers Bill, and several other Bills, were brought up from the Commons, and read a first time.-The Juvenile Offenders Bill was read a third time, on the motion of the Marquis of Lansdowne, after a discus. sion of great interest, in which Lord Lyndhurst, the Earl of Chichester, and Lord Portman, took part. The motion that the Bill do pass was postponed, in order to afford opportunity for the various amendments which noble lords had announced their intention to propose.—The Recovery of Tenements Bill was read a second time.-Lord Lyndhurst proposed the second reading of the Custody of Infants Bill, which was opposed by Lord Brougham and Lord Wynford, and, on a division, negatived by a majority of 11 to 9.

July 31.- The Royal assent was given, by commission, to the Poor Relief (Ireland) Bill, the Land-tax Redemption Bill, the Land-tax Commissioners Bill, the India Steam Company Bill, and several other Bills.- A Message from the Commons brought up the Liverpool Clergy Endowments Bill and some other Bills, which were read a first time.-- The Turnpike Act Continuance Bill, and the Schools (Scotland) Bill went through committee.-The Royal Exchange Rebuilding Bill was read a third time and passed.—The Irish Tithe Bill read a second time, with an understanding that the discussion would take place on the motion for going into committee.

- The Public Records Bill and the Loan Societies (Ireland) Bill were read a second time.—The Hackney Carriages Bill was reported with amendments. The consideration of the Commons' amendments of the Imprisonment for Debt Bill was postponed till Monday.-Adjourned till Thursday.

Aug. 2.-A conference took place between the managers appointed by the House of Commons and the managers on the part of their Lordships on the Sheriffs' Court (Scotland) Bill.--Several Bills were then advanced in their respective stages. The Registration of Electors Bill was read a second time. The Recovery of Tenements Bill went through committee. The Insane Persons (England) Bill was read a second time. The Loan Societies (Ireland) Bill, the Fisheries (Ireland) Bill, and the Public Records Bill, went through committee.

Aug. 3.—Lord Melbourne moved that the Tithe (Ireland) Bill should be committed.—Lod Fitzgerald moved and carried the omission of clauses 13 to 25 inclusive, the numbers being 77 to 38.-Lord Fitzgerald then moved the substitution of a clause " allowing the period of six weeks for the appeal.” On the suggestion of Lord Melbourne, the period for allowing the appeal was extended to the 1st of October. The clause was then inserted.-Lord Fitzgerald next moved the insertion of a second clause, empowering parties complaining of tithe commutation to apply to the Lord Lieutenant in Council for the appointment of one or two persons to revise it. The clause, slightly amended at the suggestion of the Marquis of Downshire, was agreed to.—The remaining clauses of the Bill, with the preamble and title, having been agreed to, the House resumed, and the report was ordered to be received to-morrow, it being understood that the amendments should be discussed on the third reading.

Aug. 6.- Lord Brougham postponed, for the present session, bis Copyright Bill. - The Lord Chancellor moved that the House resolve itself into committee on the Prisons Bill, but an amendment proposed by the Marquis of Salisbury, that the Bill be committed that day three months, was carried by a majority of 33 to 32.-In committee on the Registration of Voters Bill, Lord Lyndhurst succeeded, by a majority of 23 to 16, in an amendment to the effect that “no mortgagee or trustee should have power to vote out of any premises, unless in the receipt of the whole and profits of the same.

.The other clauses of the Bill were agreed to. Aug. 7.-Their Lordships entered into the consideration of the amendments made by the House of Commons in the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Bill, and the reasons for dissenting from their Lordships' amendments. A division took place on the qualification clause, and their Lordships adhered to the clause as altered by them, and defeated the Commons' amendment by a majority of 77, the number being 144 against 67.-Lord Lyndhurst then carried the appointment of a committee to manage a conference with the House of Commons.-Lord Melbourne postponed the consideration of the Irish Tithe Bill.

Aug. 8.—The Militia Pay Bill passed through a committee, and was reported to the House without amendments.—The Stamp Dies Bill went through committee without amendments, and was reported.—The Slave Treaty (Tuscany) and the Slave Treaty (Sicily) Bills likewise passed through committee.-On the motion of Lord Plunket, the Fines and Recognisances (Ireland) Bill was read a third time and passed.— Lord Brougham laid on the table a Bill to explain, alter, and amend an Act passed in this present session of Parliament, for the government of Canada.

Aug. 9.—Messengers from the Commons brought up the Exchequer Bills Bill, the Exchequer Bills (Public Works) Bill, the Duchies of Cornwall and Lancaster Bill, the Slave Trade Bill, the Corporate Property (Ireland) Bill, the Duchy of Cornwall Tin Duties Bill, and several other public and private Bills.---The Chancellor of the Exchequer and others from the Commons appeared at the bar, to demand a conference on the subject of the Lords' amendments to the Pluralities of Benefices Bill. The conference was agreed to, and the Duke of Richmond, the Earl of Effingham, the Bishop of Hereford, Lord Sondes, Lord Rayleigh, Lord Bexley, and Lord Strafford, were appointed to meet the managers from the Commons.—The “reasons” prepared for disagreeing to some of the amendments of the Commons to the amendments of the Lords, on the “ Muncipal Corporations (Ireland) Bill," and for the Lords insisting on certain of their Lordships' amendments to the Bill, were offered to the Commons in a conference.-Lord Brougham moved the second reading of a Bill introduced by him, “ for declaring the true intent and meaning of an Act

Sept. 1838.--VOL. XXIII.-NO. Lxxxix.

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