§ By Order—
§ Read 2o, and referred to a Select Committee to consist of Nine Members, four to be nominated by the House, and five by the Committee of Selection.
§ Ordered,—That subject to the Rules, Orders, and Proceedings of this House, all Petitions against the said Bill be referred to the Committee; and such of the Petitioners as pray to be heard by themselves, their counsel, agents, or witnesses, be heard on their Petitions against the Bill, if they think fit, and counsel heard in support of the said Bill against such Petitions.
§ Ordered,—That the Committee have power to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.
§ Ordered,—That Seven be the Quorum.—(Mr. James Stuart.)