§ The ASSISTANT POSTMASTER-GENERAL (Viscount Wolmer) rose.
§ Ordered, "That the Bill be committed to a Select Committee of Five Members, Three to be nominated by the House and Two by the Committee of Selection."
§ Ordered, "That all Petitions against the Bill, presented Five clear days before the meeting of the Committee, be referred to the Committee."2295
§ Ordered, "That the Petitioners praying to be heard by themselves, their Counsel, or Agents, be heard against the Bill, and Counsel or Agents heard in support of the Bill."
§ Ordered, "That the Committee have power to send for persons, papers, and records."
§ Ordered, "That Three be the quorum." — [Viscount Wolmer.]2296
§ The remaining Government Orders were read, and postponed.