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HOUSE OF LORDS—TUESDAY. Their lordships met at two o'clock, at which hour the Royal Commissioners—who were the Lord Chancellor, the Earl of Bessborough, Earl de Grey and Ripon, the Earl of Kimberley, and Lord Sydney -entered the huuse, and took their seats in front of the throne. The Lord Chancellor then directed the Usher of the Black Rod to desire the attendance of the House of Commons; and shortly afterwards the Speaker, attended by a number of the members of the Lower House, ap- peared at the bar. THE QUEEN S SPEECH. The Lord Chancellor then read the Queen's Speech MY LORDS AND GENTLEMEN, We have it further in command from her Majesty to acquaint you that since the time when her Majesty duemed it right to call you together for the consider- ation of many grave and important matters, several va- cancies have occurred in the House of Commons, owing to the acceptance of office from the Crown by members of that house. It is therefore her Majesty's pleasure that an opportunity may now be given to issue writa for supplying the vacancies so occasioned, and that after a suitable recess you may proceed to the consideration of such matters as will then be laid before you. The Lords Commissioners having retired, the Lord Chaucellor, who was introduced by Lords Chelmsford aud Homilly, took the oath and his seat with the usual ceremony. On the motion of Earl Granville, their lordships ad- journed until Thursday, 11th February.

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