The Earl of Glengall
said, that he had been requested by his noble Friend, the Earl of Lucan, to read a letter, a copy of which he had received from his noble Friend, and which had been sent to the Lord Chancellor, explanatory of the delay which had arisen in bringing this case before Parliament.
The Lord Chancellor
said, that perhaps it might save time, before the letter was read, if he stated that it was perfectly clear that the delay in bringing this case forward was not attributable to the noble Earl (the Earl of Lucan), but that it had taken place in consequence of communications which had passed between himself and the Lord Chancellor of Ireland on this subject; and the matter was at last postponed until the Chancellor of Ireland came to England, which was not until towards the close of the Session. No blame, however, was attributable for the delay to the noble Earl.