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tions for the better collecting and securing the duties upon spirits distilled in Ireland.

An act to suspend, until the 10th of October 1819, a part of the duties on sweets or made wines.

An act to amend an act of the 25th of his present Majesty, for better regulating the office of treasurer of his Majesty's navy, as far as respects the mode of applications for certain services in the victualling department.

An act to prevent the further circulation of dollars and tokens, issued by the governor and company of the Bank of England, for the convenience of the public.

An act to continue until the 1st August 1818, two acts of his present Majesty, allowing the bringing of coals, culm, and cinders to London and Westminster.

An act to extend the provisions of an act of the 12th of George 1st, and an act of the 22nd George 2nd. against payment of labourers in goods or by truck, and to secure their payment in the lawful money of this realm, to labourers employed in the manufacture of articles made of steel, or of steel and iron conbined, and of plated articles, or of other articles of cutlery.

An act for limiting the time now allowed by law for production of the certificate of due delivery of goods removed from one warehousing port in Great Britain to another for the purpose of exportation; for altering the hours for shipping goods in the port of London; and to empower officers of the customs and excise to permit the removal of goods from one bonding warehouse to another in the same port.

An act to regulate the issuing of extents in aid.

An act for authorising the executors or administrators of deceased licensed navy agents to receive prize money, bounty money, and other allowances of money upon orders given to such deceased agents.

An act to exempt British and Irish stone bottles, made and used for the sole purpose of containing liquid blacking, from the duties of excise on stone bottles granted by an act of this session of parliament.

An act to authorize the court of directors of the East India company to make extraordinary al lowances, in certain cases, to the owners of certain ships in the service of the said company.

An act for regulating payments to the treasurer of the navy under the head of old stores and im prests.

An act to extend the provisions of an act of the 12th of George I., and an act of the 22d of George II., against payment of labourers in goods or by truck, and to secure their payment in the lawful money of this realm, to labourers employed in the collieries, or in the working and getting of coal, in the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; and for extending the provisions of the said acts to Scotland and Ireland.

An act for imposing a duty of excise on the excess of spirits made from corn in England above the proportion of nineteen gallons of spirits for every one hundred gal lons of wash; and for further securing the duties on wort or wash made for distilling spirits in


England; and for authorizing the shipment of rum for stores in casks containing sixty gallons. An act to amend an act made in the present session of parliament, for authorizing the issue of exchequer bills, and the advance of money for carrying on public works and fisheries, and employment of the poor.

An act to authorize the driving and keeping a hackney coach or chariot under the same licence.

An act to repeal an act, passed in the 54th of his present Majesty, for the punishment of persons destroying stocking or lace frames, and articles in such frames; and to make until the 1st of August, 1820, other provisions in lieu thereof.

An act to settle the share of prize money, droits of admiralty, and bounty money payable to Greenwich hospital, and for securing to the said hospital all unclaimed shares of vessels found derelict, and of seizures for breach of revenue, colonial, navigation, and slave abolition laws

An act for extending the exemptions from the duties granted by certain acts of the 43rd and 45th of his present Majesty's reign, in dwelling houses in Scotland; and for altering the manner of claiming and ascertaining the exemptions to be granted.

An act for vesting in his Majesty a certain part of the open commons and waste lands within the manor or royalty of Rialton and Retraighe, alias Reterth, in the parish of Saint Columb Major, in the county of Cornwall.

An act to encourage the establishment of banks for savings in England.

An act for the better regulation of polls, and for making other provisions touching the election of members to serve in parliament for places in Ireland.

An act for applying certain monies therein mentioned for the service of the year 1817, and for further appropriating the supplies granted in this session of parliament.



From June 20, 1816, to May 22, 1817.

John Burnett, for his convolving iron axle-tree for the reduction of friction and animal labour.

John Hawkins Barlow, for certain improvements on tea-urns, teapots, tea-boards, &c.

John Barlow, for a new cooking apparatus.

John Towers, for a tincture for the cure of coughs, asthmas, &c. Henry Warburton, for a method of distilling certain animal, vegetable, and mineral substances, and manufacturing certain of the products.

John Hague, for improvements in the method of expelling the molasses or syrup from sugars.

Robert Salmon, for further improvements in the construction of machines for making hay.

John Poole, for brass and copper plating, or plating iron or steel with brass or copper, and working the same into plates, bars, &c.

John Chalklen, for improvements

on valve water closets.

William Henry, for improvements in the manufacture of sulphate of magnesia.

John Dayman, for a method of coating iron, steel, and other metals, or mixtures of metals.

John Welch, for an improvement in making rollers used in spinning wool, cotton, silk, flax, tow, or any other fibrous substance,

Samuel Nock, for an improvement in the pans of locks of guns and fire-arms.

Robert Tripp, for a hussar garter with elastic springs and fastenings, and also elastic springs for pantaloons, &c.

James Neville, for new and improved methods of generating power by means of steam or other fluids for driving or working all kinds of machinery, &c.

Edward Biggs, for improvements on the machinery used in making or manufacturing of pans and stails of various kinds.

William Moult, for improvements on his former patent for an improved method of acting upon machinery.

Jean Samuel Pauly, for a machine for making of nails, screws, and the working all metallic substances.

Robert Salmon, for improved instruments for complaints in the

urethra and bladder.

John Barton, for certain improvements in pistols.

John Kirkman, for a method of applying an octave stop to piano


Louis Fauche Borel, for a method of making boots and shoes without sewing, so as entirely to keep out the wet.

Lewis Granholm, for a method of making articles of hemp or flax,


or of hemp and flax mixed, more durable than any such articles now manufactured.

William Barley, and Robert Hopwood Furness, for a method of obtaining saccharine matter from wheat, barley, rye, oats, bear, or big.

Joseph Gregson, for a new method of constructing chimneys, and of supplying fires with fuel.

Benjamin Smythe, for a new method of propelling vessels, boats, barges, and rafts of all kinds; and also other machinery, as millwheels, and other revolving pow


William Day, for various improvements in or on trunks, and on the application of machinery, by means of which they will contract or expand at pleasure.

William Snowden, for an apparatus to be applied to carriages to prevent them from being overturned.

Simon Hosking, for a steamengine upon a new construction for drawing water from mines, for working different kinds of machinery, and for other purposes.

George Washington Dickinson, for a method for preventing leakage from vessels containing liquids, and for preventing the admission of moisture into vessels or packages intended to be kept dry within.

Joseph Heathcoat, for improvements upon machinery for making that kind of lace known by the names of bobbin net, or Buckingham lace net.

and other keyed musical instru


Robert Stirling, for diminishing the consumption of fuel; and in particular an engine capable of being applied to the moving machinery, on a principle quite new. Robert Raines Buines, for a perpetual log, or sea ambulator.

William Russell, for an improvement upon cocks and vents for general purposes.

John Barker, for an improvement in the means of acting upon machinery.

Robert Ford, for a medicine for the cure of coughs, colds, asthmas, and consumptions.

Walter Hall, for a method of making soft lead out of hard or slag lead.

James Kewley, for improvements in and on thermometers.

Richard Wright, for improvements in the construction and propelling ships and other vessels.

William Dean, for machinery for waxing calico, or any other cloth previous to the process of glazing.

Samuel Brown, and Philip Thomas, manufacturers of iron cables, for a chain manufactured in a peculiar way by a new process, and certain apparatus in performing the same.

William Manton, for an improvement in the application of springs to wheel carriages.

John Raffield, for certain improvements on, and additions to, his former patent for an apparatus to be attached to fire-stoves, &c.

Daniel Wilson, for improvements

William Piercy, for a method of in the process of boiling and remaking thimbles. fining sugar.

John Day, for improvements in the construction of piano-fortes

Robert Dickinson, for a method of preparing or paving streets or


roads for horses and carriages so as to render them more durable. Joseph de Cavaillon, for improvements in the preparing, clarifying, and refining of sugar, and other vegetable, animal, and mineral substances.

William Wall, for a horizontal escapement for watches. George Montague Higginson, for improvements in locks.

Isaac Robert Mott, for a new instrument called the Sostimente Piano-forte.

William Bundy, for machinery for breaking and preparing flax and hemp.

James Atkinson, for improve ments on lustres, chandeliers, lanthorns, lamps, &c. and in the manner of conveying the gas to

the same.

William Clarke, for a contrivance to be called a safeguard to locks, by which they may defy the attempts of plunderers.

Robert Hardy, for improvements in the manufacturing of cast-iron bushes, or pipe boxes, for all kinds of carriage wheels.

Richard Litherland, for improvements in the escapement of watches. Richard Holden, for machines for producing rotatory and pen dulous motions in a new manner. Daniel Wilson, for gas light apparatus, processes, and philosophical instruments.

William Henry Osborn, for a principle of producing cylinders of various descriptions.

Urbanus Sartoris, for improvements in the construction and use of fire-arms.

Ludwig Granholm, for means of pressing vegetable and animal products.

William Raybould, for an im

provement applicable to fire-stoves, grates, and ranges.

William Panter, for an improvement to facilitate rotatory motion, and lessen or improve friction in wheel carriages and machinery of various descriptions.

John Winter, for a method of joining and combining horn and tortoise-shell together.

David Wheeler, for a method of drying and preparing malt.

Edward Nicholas, for a plough to cover wheat and other grain with mould when sown.

Antonio Joaquin Friere Marroce, for a method of manufacturing an improved machine for calculating the longitude at sea.

William Collins, for an improvement in the composition of a metal for the manufacturing into sheets or plates, and the application of it for the preservation of ships; and for the improvement of chainpumps.

Henry Wilms, for an artificial leg, arm, or hand, on an improved


John Gerard Colbert, for improvements in the method of making screws of iron, brass, steel, or other metals, for the use of all kinds of wood-work.

John Walker, for an improved method of separating molasses or treacle out of muscovado, brown, or new sugar.

Richard Williams, the elder, for improvements in the manufacturing of cards for the dressing of woollen cloths.

Archibald Thomson, for a machine for cutting corks.

William Owen, for a portable table, or box mangle for smoothing linen, &c.

William Bound, and William


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