§ Ordered. That the Committee do consist of seventeen Members.
MR. HENRY SEYMOUR, Mr. CARDWELL, Mr. LOWE, Mr. EDWARD PLEYDELL BOUVERIE, Sir JOHN PAKINGTON, Mr. WALPOLE, Mr. DEEDES,
MR. SELWYN, Mr. LOCKE KING, Mr. FENWICK, Mr. Alderman COPELAND, Mr. NEWDEGATE, Mr. KINNAIRD.
§ Motion made, and Question proposed, "That Mr. FREELAND be one other Member of the said Committee."
opposed the name of Mr. Freeland, on the ground that the landed interest was not sufficiently represented. He proposed that the name of the hon. Member for East Norfolk (Mr. Howes) should be substituted for that of Mr. Freeland, who had been nominated simply because he represented a cathedral city.
§ Amendment proposed, to leave out the name of Mr. FREELAND, and insert the name of Mr. HOWES instead thereof.
§ MR. HENRY SEYMOUR
said he had endeavoured to select the Members of the Committee with the utmost fairness and impartiality. He trusted that the hon. Gentleman would not press his Amendment.
§ Question, "That the name of Mr. FREELAND stand part of the Question," put, and agreed to.
§ MR. FREELAND, Mr. TITE, Lord ROBERT CECIL, and Mr. PHILLIPPS nominated other Members of the said Committee:—Power to send for persons, papers, and records; Five to be the quorum.
§ House adjourned at a quarter before One o'clock.