That the Message of the House of Commons of the 9th instant with respect to the 'Merchant Shipping Bill' be taken into consideration (The Lord Chancellor): agreed to: The said Message considered accordingly: Then it was moved that a Committee of Six Lords be appointed to join with the Committee of t lie Mouse of Commons; agreed to:
§ The Lords following were named of the Committee:
|L. Chancellor.||L. Watson|
|L. President (E. Kimberley)||L. Halsbury|
§ Ordered, That such Committee have power to agree with the Committee of the House of Commons in the appointment of a Chairman:
§ Then a Message was ordered to be sent, to the House of Commons in answer to their Message of the 9th instant, to inform them of the appointment of the said Committee by this House, and to request them to nominate an additional Member to the Joint Committee."
§ House adjourned at a quarter before Five o'clock, to Monday next, a quarter before Eleven o'clock.