HC Deb 16 January 1840 vol 51 c42

The Parliament having been this day opened by her Majesty in person, the Commons were summoned to the bar of the House of Peers to hear the Royal Speech. On their return the Speaker read the Speech, and the House adjourned till four o'clock. On re-assembling.

Mr. E. Stanley

having moved a new writ for Edinburgh in the room of the right hon. T. B. Macauley, who since his election had accepted the office of her Majesty's Secretary at War,