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The petition of John James HOPE-JOHNSTONE of Annandale, M.P. for Dumfries, praying her Majesty to admit his succession to the titles of Marquis of Annandale, Earl of Annandale and Harfell, Viscount of Annandale and Lord JOHNSTONE of Lockwood, Lochmaben, Moffatdale, and Evandale, in the peerage of Scotland; together with the petition of James Alexander MACDONALD, Wesleyan minister, of 15, India Street, Glasgow, objecting to the claim of Sir Frederick George JOHNSTONE, Bart., and of Mr. HOPE-JOHNSTONE, and of others seeking said titles, and praying that it may be declared that he is entitled to them, have been referred to the Committee for Privileges of the House of Lords.