House of Lords Journal Volume 31
March 1765, 21-31

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 31: March 1765, 21-31', Journal of the House of Lords volume 31: 1765-1767 (1767-1830), pp. 88-110. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113239 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 21o Martii.
Mrs. Townsend’s Nat. Bill. Wellingborough Enclosure, Bill. Benton Enclosure, Bill. Rector of Bloomsbury’s Bill. Dorset and Devon Roads, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. D. of Newcastle et al. Exchange of Lands, Bill; Message to H. C. with it. Wale, Leave for a Nat. Bill: Bill read. Huntingdon, &c. Roads, Bill. Newton Enclosure, Bill. Fenton Common to divide and allot, Bill. Hempel et al. Nat. Bill. Hurst Green to Burwash, Roaz, Bill. Dolman’s Bill. Message from H. C. to return His et al Nat. Bill. Ellerker Enclosure, Bill. Brantingham Enclosure, Bill. Draycot, Enclosure, Bill: Alhallows Church, London Wall, Bill. Relief and Employment of the Poor. Bill. Newton Abbott et al. Roads, Bill. Ecclesiastical Persons, &c. to exchange and convey Real Estates, Bill. To prevent Free Indian from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America with out License. Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 22o Martii.
Bills passed by Commission. For Preservation of Fish and Conies, &c. Bill. Ld. Bellew’s Bill. McDonald against McDonald: Interlocutors affirmed. Lowdham Enclosure Bill. Cambridge to Ely, Road Bill. Kipping’s Cross, &c. Road, Bill. Dolman’s Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Hempel & al. Nat. Bill: Message to H. C. with Amendments to it. Fenton Common Fields to divide and allot, Bill: Newton Enclosure, Bill: Alhallows Church, London Wall, Bill: Mrs. Townsend’s Nat. Bill: Hurst Green to Burwash, Road, Bill: Welling borough Enclosure, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Six preceding Bills. Denford Enclosure, Bill. Pleadings proved in Two Causes. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 25o Martii.
Crowe’s Bill. Ellerker Enclosure, Bill. Barton Enclosure, Bill. Brantingham Enclosure, Bill. Worksop Road, Bill. Cause put off. Snitterfield Common, Bill. Twywell Common, Bill. Kirkhammerton Common, Bill. Lenchwick and Norton Common, Bill. Chapel on the Heath to Boston, Road, Bill. Rothwell Enclosure, Bill. Emload Common, Bill. Tonbridge to Maidstone, Road Bill. E. of Carlisle’s Guardians; Leave for a Bill to sell Estates: Bill read. Courtesy of Burlington’s Estate, Ld. George Cavendish & al. Leave for a Bill to sell: Bill read. Vernon & al. Leave for a Bill: Bill-read. Ecclesiastical Leases of Tithes, Bill. For Preservation of Fish. and Conies, &c. Bill. Cambridge to Ely, Road Bill: Kipping’s Cross, &c. Road, Bill: Lowdham Enclosure, Bill: Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills Peach against Nightingale: Writ of Errors Non pros d, with Cost, Walton against Hatton: Writ of Error Non pros’d, with Costs. Edgworth against Edgworth; and Dobbyn against Barker & al. Pleadings proved. Adjourn. Die Martis, 26o Martii.
Mullen’s Pond, and other Roads, Bill. Ramsgate Harbour, Bill. Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, Road Bill. Late Countess of Burlington’s Estate, Sale of, Bill. Newton Abbott &al. Roads, Bill. Tonbridge and Maidstone Road, Bill. Kirkhammerton Enclosure, Bill. Twywell Enclosure, Bill, Mr. Wale’s Nat. Bill. Crowe’s Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Brantingham Enclosure, Bill: Benton Enclosure, Bill: Eilerker Enclosure, Bill: Worksop Road, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills. Doncaster and Cantley Enclosure. Bill. Birstall to Huddersfield, Road Bill. Brebner against Creditors of the late Sir Wm. Gordon Brebner against Brebner. To prevent Free Indians from being curried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America. without License, Bill. Bretterton Enclosure, Ecclesiastical Persons & to exchange and convey Real Estates Bill; rejected. Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill. Message from H.C. to return the Bill for Price to take the Name of Fountaine, Keyberry Bridge, Devon, Roads Bill. Clarehall College and E of Shelburne’s Bill. Wrigglesworth & al. Leave for a Bill to sell Ayscough’s Estate: Bill read. Causes put off. Snitterfield Enclosure, Bill. Adjourn. Die Mercurii, 27o Martii.
Howe and Sir E. Thomas, Leave for a Bill to sell Phelps’ Estate: Bill read: Huntingdon; &c. Roads; Bill. Lovibond Collins, & al. to fell Cary’s Estate to Child, Bill. E. of Carlisle’s Guardians to sell Estates, Bill. E. of Ashburnham takes the Oaths. Appleton Common Enclosure, Bill. Spratton Enclosure, Bill. Chapel on the Heath, &c. Roads, Bill. Vernon’s Bill. Bretterton Enclosure, Bill. Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill. Mullen’s Pond Road Bill, Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to it. His Majesty’s Advocate against McIntosh: Appellant’s Petition for a Bye-day for Hearing. Cunninghame against Kinnear, and against Weir: Interlocutors affirmed, with Costs. Ld. Bellew’s Bill. To prevent Free Indians from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America, without License, Bill. Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, Road Bill. Keyberry Bridge Road, Bill. Birstall to Huddersfield Road, Bill. Rothwell Enclosure, Bill. Adjourn. Die Jovis, 28o Martii.
E of Guilford, Saint John, and Dering, Sale of Estates, Bill. Knowsley’s Bill. Taylor’s Bill. Draycott, Enclosure Bill. Great Grimsby and other Roads, Bill. Auckborough, Enclosure Bill. Scarning Commens, Enclosure Bill. Hempel & al. Nat. Bill. Wrotham Health to Godstone, Road Bill. Doncaster and Cantley. Enclosure Bill. Huntingdon, &c. Roads, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. To prevent Free Indians from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America without License, Bill: L. Bellew’s Bill: Lovibond Collins & al. to sell Cary’s Estate to Child, Bill: Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Bristow & al. Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Cropton, Enclosure Bill. Sebraham, Enclosure Bill. Howe and Sir E. Thomas, to sell Phelps’s Estate, Bill. Wrigglesworth & al. to sell Ayscough’s Estates, Bill. Appleton and Lymm, Enclosure Bill. Ecclesiastical Leases of Tithes, &c. Bill. Lenchwick and Norton, Enclosure Bill. Emload, Enclosure Bill. Spratton, Enclosure Bill. Ramsgate Harbour, Bill. Relief and Employment of thr Poor, Bill. His Majesty’s Advocate against McIntosh. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 29o Martii.
E. of Guilford, Saint John, and Dering’s Estate, Bill: Knowsley’s Bill: Taylor’s Bill: Message to H.C. with the preceding Bills. Draycott, Enclosure Bill. Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill. Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Bristow’s Bill. Denford, Enclosure Bill. Twywell, Enclosure Bill. Tonbridge to Maidstone, Road Bill. Wale’s Nat. Bill. From Welford Bridge to Milstone Lane, Road Bill. Newton Abbott, Road Bill. Birstall to Huddersfield Road Bill. Bretserton, Enclosure Bill. Snitterfield, Enclosure Bill. Rothwell, Enclosure Bill. Kirkhammerton, Enclosure Bill. Great Grimsby, Road Bill. Auckborough, Enclosure Bill. Scarning Common. Enclosure Bill. Appleton and Lymm, Enclosure Bill. Spratton, Enclosure Bill. Sebraham, Enclosure Bill. Charles against Rowley: Judgement. Manchester and Salford Streets, lighting &c. Bill. Message from H.C. return Banks’ and Brougham’s Bill, for Sale of Dobinson’s Estate. Fish and Conies, Preservation of, Bill. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Jovis, 21o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Duresm. Dux Bedford, Præses. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Sarum. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. March. Rockingham. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Cestrien. Comes Suffolk. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Wigorn. Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Cicestrien. Comes Sandwich. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Asaphen. Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Edgecumbe.
Epus. Landsven. Comes Litchfield. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Bristol. Comes Scarbrough. Ds. Hyde.
Comes Cholmondeley. Ds. Walpole.
Comes Eglintoun. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Harwich.
Comes Breadalbane. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Marchmont. Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Pomfret. Ds. Grantham.
Comes Northumberland. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Darlington. Ds. Boston.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Mrs. Townsend’s Nat. Bill.

The Lord Wycombe reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Henrietta Rosa Peregrina Townsend, Wife of James Townsend Esquire,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Wellingborough Enclosure, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, of and in the Manor of Wellingborough, and of and in the Manor of Wellingborough formerly belonging to the College of Irtlingborough, and in the Parish of Wellingborough, in the County of Northampton,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Benton Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Benton, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

L. President.
L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Sarum. L. Clifton.
E. Suffolk. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov. L. Leigh.
E. Winchilsea. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Delamer.
E. Sandwich. L. Ducie.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Sandys.
E. Eglinton. L. Walpole.
E. Abercorn. L. Boston.
E. Marchmont.
E. Pomfret.
Vis. Weymouth.
Vis. Falmouth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Rector of Bloomsbury’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of certain Lands in the County of Kent, settled upon the Rector of the Parish of Saint George Bloomsbury, in the County of Middlesex, and for applying the Money arising thereby in Manner therein mentioned, for the Benefit of the said Rector ”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall “pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Dorset and Devon Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing several Roads in the Counties of Dorset and Devon, as relates to the Road from Penn Inn in the County of Dorset to the Workhouse at the East End, of the Town of Honiton in the County of Devon, and to the Road from the Intrenchment on Askerwell Hill to Penn Inn, and from Bridport to Beamster; and for repairing and amending several other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Dorset and Devon.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Edwards and Mr. Browning:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

D. of Newcastle et al. Exchange of Lands, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for confirming and establishing an Exchange, agreed to be made, between Thomas Holles Duke of Newcastle and Margaret Cavendish Dutchess Dowager of Portland, of several Parts of their settled Estates in the County of Nottingham; and for settling the Lands, given in Exchange to each Party to such Uses as the Lands for which the same are exchanged stood settled.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Wale, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Wale Esquire, as Guardian to his Son Gregory Wale, and of Louisa Rudolphina, Wife of the said Thomas Wale praying, “That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill, for naturalizing the said Louisa Rudolphina Wale and Gregory Wale their Son, an Infant:”

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Whereupon the Earl of Marchmont presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Louisa Rudolphina Wale and Gregory Wale.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Huntingdon, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of several Acts, of the Ninth and Twelfth Years of Queen Anne, and of the Thirteenth of King George the First, and of the Fourteenth of His late Majesty, for repairing the Highways leading from Royston in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge in the County or Huntingdon, so far as relates to the Middle and South Divisions of the Road comprised in the said Acts; and for amending the Road from the Town of Huntingdon to the Causeway at or near the West End of the Town of Somersham in the said County of Huntingdon.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session, and are not named of the Committee to whom the said Bill stands referred, be added thereto.

Newton Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Common Fields, Meadows, and Common Pastures, in the Township and Parish of Newton in the County of Lincoln, and certain Rights of Pasture in Kettlethorpe in the said County,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Fenton Common to divide and allot, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and alloting certain Open Fields, Meadows, and Stinted Pastures, in the Township of Fenton in the Parish of Kettlethorpe in the County of Lincoln, and a certain Free Common called The East Moor in the said Parish,” was committed.

Hempel et al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled. “An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Hempel, James Janot, and Christopher John Schultz,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto.”

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Hurst Green to Burwash, Roaz, Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road on Hurst Green in the County of Sussex, through Etchingham and Burwash, to the Extent of the said Parish of Burwash in the said County,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Dolman’s Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for selling part of the settled Estates of Robert Dolman Esquire, in Pocklington and elsewhere, in the County of York, for discharging the Debts and Encumbrances of himself and Robert Dolman the Younger, his Eldest Son, affecting the same; and for making Provision for Robert Dolman the Younger, and the younger Children of Roben Dolman the Elder,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Message from H. C. to return His et al Nat. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Bayntun and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John His, John Henry Ernst, and John Michael Platz;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Ellerker Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Ellerker, in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of yock.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Brantingham Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Brantingham and Thorpe Brantingham in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Draycot, Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Heath, and Waste Grounds, and Commonable Places, in the Lordship and Liberties of Draycot, in the Parish of Bourton, in the County of Warwick.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Alhallows Church, London Wall, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for rebuilding the parish church of Alhallows on the Wall, in the City of London; and for rebuilding the House belonging to the Rector of the said Parish; and for purchasing several Pieces of Ground and Tenements thereon, to render the Passages to and from the said Church and House more commodious, ” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Relief and Employment of the Poor. Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, within that Part of Great Britain called England.” be read a second time on this Day sevennight; and the lords to be summoned.

Newton Abbott et al. Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Howe and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the South End of Newton Abbott to the Passage Way in Kinswear opposite Clifton Dartmouth Hardness, and from the End of a Lane leading out of the Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totness towards Abbott’s Kerswell to Five Lanes, and from Langvers Barn to the said Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totness, and from Galmpton Warborough to Monks Bridge and Brixham Quay, and from Langvers Barn to the North End of Paington Town, all in the County of Devon;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ecclesiastical Persons, &c. to exchange and convey Real Estates, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Allowance of certain Exchanges and Conveyances of Real Estates, by Ecclesiastical Persons and Corporations, and Trustees for Charitable Uses, under the Restrictions therein limited,” be read a Second Time on Tuesday next.

To prevent Free Indian from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America with out License. Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee on the Bill, intituled. “An Act to prevent any Free Indian, under His Majesty’s Protection, from being carried by Sea from any of His Majesty’s Colonies in America, without a License for that Purpose:”

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Tuesday next.

Adjourn.

Ds. Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum secundum, diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 22o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Meneven. Dux Portland. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Lincoln. Dux Manchester. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Exon. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Comes Gower, Camerarius. Ds. Montfort.
Ds, Sandys.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Hyde.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Marchmont. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Strafford. Ds. Boston.
Comes Aylesford. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Bills passed by Commission.

The Lord Mansfield acquainted the House, “That His Majesty had been pleased to issue a Commission to several Lords therein named, for declaring His Royal Assent to several Acts agreed upon by both Houses.”

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack; the Lord Mansfield Speaker in the Middle; with the Earl Gower Lord Chamberlain on his Right Hand; and the Earl of Marchmont on his Left; commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, “The Lords Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in this House, to hear the Commission read.”

Who being come, with their Speaker;

The Lord Mansfield said,

“My Lords, and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

“His Majesty, not thinking sit to be personally present here at this Time, has been pleased to cause a Commission to be issued under the Great Seal, and thereby given His Royal Assent to divers Acts, which have been agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament; the Titles whereof are particularly mentioned; and, by the said Commission, hath commanded us, in His Absence, to declare and notify His Royal Assent to the said several Acts, in the Presence of you the Lords and Commons assembled for that Purpose; which Commission you will now hear read.”

Then the said Commission was read, by the Clerk, as follows:

GEORGE R.
“George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth; To Our Right Trusty and Right Well-beloved the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and to Our Trusty and Well-beloved the Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses, and the Commissioners for Shires and Boroughs, of the House of Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, Greeting. Whereas We have seen, and perfectly understood, divers and sundry Acts, agreed and accorded on by you Our loving Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and the Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled, and endorsed by you as hath been accustomed; the Titles and Names of which Acts here after do particularly ensue; (that is to say,) “An Act for granting and applying certain Stamp Duties, and other Duties, in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, towards further defraying the Expenses of defending, protecting, and securing the same; and for amending such Parts of the several Acts of Parliament, relating to the Trade and Revenues of the said Colonies and Plantations, as direct the Manner of determining and recovering the Penalties and Forfeitures therein mentioned:” “An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters:” “An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty’s Marine Forces while on Shore:” “An Act for rendering more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for providing a Publick Reward for such Person or Persons as shall discover the Longitude at Sea, with regard to the making Experiments of Proposals made for discovering the Longitude:” “An Act to permit the free Importation or Cattle from Ireland.” “An Act for empowering the Commissioners for putting in Execution the several Acts passed for paving, cleansing, and lighting, the Squares, Streets, and Lanes, within the City and Liberty of Westminster, and Parts adjacent, to collect certain Tolls on Sundays upon the several Roads therein mentioned, and apply the same for the Purposes of the said Acts:” “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the Hundreds of Blackheath, of Bromley, and Beckenham, of Rokesly. otherwise Ruxley, and of Little and Lessness, in the County of Kent:” “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the Hundreds of Chippenham, Calne, and Damerham North, and Lordship or Liberty of Corsham, in the County of Wilts:” “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Town of Wadhurst in the County of Sussex, to the Turnpike Road at Lamberhurst Pound and Pullen’s Hill in the County of Kent, and from the Top of Pullen’s Hill, through the Parishes of Horsmonden, Marden, Yalden, and West Farley, to West Farley Street in the said County of Kent:” “An Act for continuing the Terms of several Acts, and for giving further Powers, for repairing the Road from Charteris Ferry to Hammond’s Eau and Somersham Bridge; and for amending and widening the Road from Somersham Bridge to the Sheep Market in Saint Ives; and also the Road branching out of the said Road near Stockbridge, through Needingworth, to Earith, in the County of Huntingdon:” “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Porthaethwy Ferry to Holyhead, in the County of Anglesey” “An Act to continue the Term, and to vary and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Wallingford in the County of Berks to Wantage, and from thence to Faringdon, and also from Wantage to Idson, in the said County, so far as the same relate to the Road leading from Wallingford to Wantage, and from thence to Faringdon; and for discontinuing the said Term and Powers, so far as the same relate to the Road leading from Wantage to Idson. and for repairing the Road leading from the North East Corner of Nuffield Common, by the Parish Church of Nuffield otherwise Tuffield, in the County of Oxford, to the Commencement of the said Turnpike Road leading from Wallingford to Wantage:” “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Dunham Ferry to the South End of Great Markham Common, in the County of Nottingham:” “An Act for repairing and widening several Roads leading from the Quay at Lynungton, in the County of Southampton:” “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads in and near Great Torrington, in the County of Devon:” “An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers, of an Act passed in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surrey, through Petworth, to the Top of Duncton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge, in the County of Sussex:” “An Act for continuing and rendering more effectual Two Acts, passed in the Twelfth Year of King George the First, and the Twentieth of His late Majesty, for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk; and for repairing and widening several other Roads, in the Counties of. Essex and Hertford:” “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading to and from Crewkerne, in the County of Somerset:” “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Commons, Common Fields, Meadows, and Grounds, lying in the Hamlet of Donnington, in the Parish of Stow on the Wold, in the County of Gloucester:” “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Commonable Waste Grounds, in the Manor, Hamlet, and Tything, of Westcote, in the Parish of Waddesdon, in the County of Bucks:” “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor of Long Eaton, in the Parish of Sawley, in the County of Derby:” “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Township of Ulrome otherwise Owram, in Holderness, in the County of York:” “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of North Kilworth, in the County of Leicester:” “An Act for annexing the Rectory of Colerne, in the County of Wilts, to the Office of Warden of the College of Saint Mary of Winchester in Oxford:” “An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Ann Wilson Widow, and Ann Wilson her Daughter, an Infant, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging the Debts and Encumbrances affecting the same:” “An Act to enable Richard Duppa Clerk (heretofore called Richard Hancorn) and his Heirs Male to take and use the Surname and Arms of Duppa, pursuant to the Will of Boldwin Duppa Esquire, deceased:” “An Act to enable William Ager and his Issue to. take and use the Surname of Turner:” “An Act to enable John Jennings Esquire (now called John Smith) and his Heirs to take and use the Surname of Smith, pursuant to the Will of Thomas Smith, deceased:” “An Act to enable William Marwood Esquire, lately called William Metcalfe, and his Issue, to take, use, and bear, the Surname and Arms of Marwood, pursuant to the Will of Jane Turner Widow, deceased:” “An Act to enable William Nevil Bloneau Esquire and his Issue to take and use the Surname of Hart:” “An Act to enable Benjamin Francis Tribe Esquire (and his Heirs) to take and use the Surname of Poole, pursuant to the Will of Elizabeth Ludwell, deceased:” “An Act for naturalizing Dirk Jager of the City of London Merchant:” “An Act for naturalizing Andrew Fuhrer and Rene Labutte:” “An Act for naturalizing John Elias Jaquery, Peter Samuel Darbonnier, Daniel Henriod, John James Osvald, and John Francis Anthony Rivaz:” “An Act for naturalizing Peter Anthony Sapte and David Francis Sapte.” And albeit the said Acts by you Our said Subjects, the Lords and Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled, are fully agreed and consented unto; yet, nevertheless, the same are not of Force and Effect in the Law, without Our Royal Assent given and put to the said Acts: And forasmuch as, for divers Causes and Considerations, We cannot conveniently at this Time be present, in Our Royal Person, in the Higher House of Our said Parliament, being the Place accustomed to give Our Royal Assent to such Acts as have been agreed upon by you Our said Subjects the Lords and Commons; We have therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made, and have signed the same; and, by the same, do give and put Our Royal Assent to the said Acts, and to all Articles, Clauses, and Provisions, therein contained; and have sully agreed and assented to the said Acts; willing, that the said Acts, and every Article, Clause, Sentence, and Provision, therein contained, from henceforth, shall be of the same Strength, Force, and Effect, as if We had been personally present in the said Higher House, and had openly and publickly, in the Presence of you all, assented to the same. And We do, by these Presents, declare and notify the same Our Royal Assent, as well to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons aforesaid, as to all others whom it may concern; commanding also, by these Presents, Our Right Trusty and Right Well-beloved Cousin and Counsellor, Robert Earl of Northington Our Chancellor of Great Britain, to seal these Our Letters Patent with Our Great Seal of Great Britain; and also commanding the most Reverend Father in God Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor Thomas Archbishop of Canterbury Primate and Metropolitan of all England, Our said Chancellor of Great Britain, Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely-beloved Cousins and Counsellors John Duke of Bedford President of Our Council, George Duke of Marlborough Keeper of Our Privy Seal, Thomas Duke of Leeds, John Duke of Rutland Master of Our Horse, Charles Duke of Queensberry, Lionel Duke of Dorset; Our Right Trusty and Right Well-beloved Cousins and Counsellors William Earl Talbot Steward of Our Household, Granville Earl Gower Chamberlain of Our Household Francis Earl of Huntingdon Groom of Our Stole, John Earl of Sandwich One of Our Principal Secretaries of State, Hugh Earl of Marchmont, John Earl of Bute, George Dunk Earl of Halifax One other of Our Principal Secretaries of State, Hugh Earl of Northumberland Lieutenant General and General Governor of Our Kingdom of Ireland, Simon Earl Harcourt; and Our Right Trusty and Well-beloved Counsellors William Lord Mansfield Our Chief Justice assigned to hold Pleas before Us, John Lord Lovel and Holland First Commissioner of Our Admiralty, and John Lord Ligonier, or any Three or more of them, to declare and notify this Our Royal Assent, in Our Absence, in the said Higher House, in the Presence of you the said Lords and the Commons of Our Parliament there to be assembled for that Purpose; and the Clerk of Our, Parliaments to endorse the said Acts with such Terms and Words, in Our Name, as is requisite and hath been accustomed for the same, and also to earol these Our Letters Patent and the said Acts in the Parliament Roll; and these Our Letters. Patent shall be to every of them a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf. And, finally, We do declare and will, that, after this Our Royal Assent given and passed by these Presents, and declared and notified as is aforesaid, then and immediately the said Acts shall be taken, accepted, and admitted, good, sufficient, and perfect, Acts of Parliament and Laws, to all Intents, Constructions, and Purposes, and to be put in due Execution accordingly; the Continuance and Dissolution of this Our Parliament, or any other Use, Custom, Thing, or Things, to the contrary thereof, not with standing. In Witness whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.
“Witness Ourself, at Westminster. the Twentieth Day of March, in the Fifth Year of Our Reign.
“By the King Himself, signed with His own Hand.
“Yorke & Yorke.”

Then the Lord Mansfield said,

“In Obedience to His Majesty’s Commands, and by virtue of the Commission which has been now read, We do declare and notify to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons in Parliament assembled, that His Majesty hath given His Royal Assent to the several Acts in the Commission mentioned; and the Clerks are required to pass the same, in the usual Form and Words.”

Then the Clerk Assistant, having received the Money Bill from the Hands of the Speaker, brought it to the Table; where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Tide of that and the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follow:

“1 An Act for granting and applying certain Stamp Duties, and other Duties, in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, towards further defraying the Expenses of defending, protecting, and securing, the same; and for amending such Parts of the several Acts of Parliament, relating to the Trade and Revenues of the said Colonies and Plantations, as direct the Manner of determining and recovering the Penalties and Forfeitures therein mentioned.”

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (videlicet,)

Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsile veult.”

“2. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.”

“3. An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty’s Marine Forces while on Shore.”

“4. An Act for rendering more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, “An Act for providing a publick Reward for such Person or Persons as shall discover the Longitude at Sea,” with regard to the making Experiments of Proposals made for discovering the Longitude.”

“5. An Act to permit the free Importation of Cattle from Ireland.”

“6. An Act for empowering the Commissioners for putting in Execution the several Acts passed for paving, cleansing, and lighting, the Squares, Streets, and Lanes, within the City and Liberty of Westminster, and Parts adjacent, to collect certain Tolls on Sundays upon the several Roads therein mentioned, and apply the same for the Purposes of the said Acts.”

“7. An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the Hundreds of Blackheath, of Bromley and Beckenham, of Rokesley otherwise Ruxley, and of Little and Lessness, in the County of Kent.”

“8. An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the Hundreds of Chippenham, Calne, and Damerham North, and Lordship or Liberty of Corsham, in the County of Wilts.”

“9. An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Town of Wadhurst in the County of Sussex, to the Turnpike Road at Lamberhurst Pound and Pullen’s Hill in the County of Kent, and from the Top of Pullen’s Hill, through the Parishes of Horsmonden, Marden, Yalden, and West Farley, to West Farley Street in the said County of Kent.”

“10. An Act for continuing the Terms of several Acts, and for giving further Powers, for repairing the Road from Chatteris Ferry to Hammond’s Eau and Somersham Bridge; and for amending and widening the Road from Somersham Bridge to the Sheep Market in Saint Ives, and also the Road branching out of the said Road near Stockbridge, through Needingworth, to Earith, in the County of Huntingdon.”

“11. An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Porthaethwy Ferry to Holyhead, in the County of Anglesey.”

“12. An Act to continue the Term, and to vary and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Wallingford in the County of Berks to Wantage, and from thence to Faringdon, and also from Wantage to Idson in the said County, so far as the same relate to the Road leading from Wallingford to Wantage, and from thence to Faringdon; and for discontinuing the said Term and Powers, so far as the same relate to the Road leading from Wantage to Idson; and for repairing the Road leading from the North East Corner of Nuffield Common, by the Parish Church of Nuffield otherwise Tuffield, in the County of Oxford, to the Commencement of the said Turnpike Road leading from Wallingford to Wantage.”

“13. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Dunham Ferry to the South End of Great Markham Common, in the County of Nottingham.”

“14. An Act for repairing and widening several Roads leading from the Quay at Lymington, in the County of Southampton.”

“15. An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads in and near Great Torrington, in the County of Devon.”

“16. An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers, of an Act passed in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surry, through Petworth, to the Top of Duncton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge, in the County of Sussex.”

“17. An Act for continuing and rendering more effectual Two Acts, passed in the Twelfth Year of King George the First, and the Twentieth of His late Majesty, for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk; and for repairing and widening several other Roads, in the Counties of Essex and Hertford.”

“18. An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading to and from Crewkerne, in the County of Somerset.”

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (videlicet,)

Le Roy le veult.”

“19. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Commons, Common Fields, Meadows, and Grounds, lying in the Hamlet of Donington, in the Parish or Stow on the Wold, in the County of Gloucester.”

“20. An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Commonable Waste Grounds, in the Manor, Hamlet, and Tything of Westcote, the Parish of Waddesdon, in the County of Bucks.”

“21. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor of Long Eaton, in the Parish of Sawley, in the County of Derby.”

“22. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Grounds within the Township of Ulrome otherwise Owram, in Holderness, in the County of York.”

“23. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of North Kilworth, in the County of Leicester.”

“24. An Act for annexing the Rectory of Colerne, in the County of Wilts, to the Office of Warden of the College of Saint Mary of Winchester in Oxford.”

“25. An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Ann Wilson Widow and Ann Wilson her Daughter, an Infant, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging the Debts and Encumbrances affecting the same.”

“26. An Act to enable Richard Duppa Clerk (heretofore called Richard Hancorn) and his Heirs Male to take and use the Surname and Arms of Duppa, pursuant to the Will of Baldwin Duppa Esquire, deceased.”

“27. An Act to enable William Ager and his Issue to take and use the Surname of Tumor.”

“28. An Act to enable John Jennings Esquire (now called John Smith) and his Heirs to take and use the Surname of Smith, pursuant to the Will of Thomas Smith, deceased.”

“29. An Act to enable William Marwood Esquire, lately called William Metcalfe and his Issue, to take, use, and bear, the Surname and Arms of Marwood, pursuant to the Will of Janc Turner Widow, deceased.”

“30. An Act to enable William Nevil Blondeau Esquire and his. Issue to take and use the Surname of Hart.”

“31. An Act to enable Benjamin Francis Tribe Esquire, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname of Poole, pursuant to the Will of Elizabeth Ludwell, deceased”

“32. An Act for naturalizing Dirk Jager of the City of London Merchant.”

“33. An Act for naturalizing Andrew Fuhrer and René Labutté.”

“34. An Act for naturalizing John Elias Jacquery, Peter Samuel Darbonnier, Daniel Henriod, John James Osvald, and John Francis Anthony Riuaz.”

“35. An Act for naturalizing Peter Anthony Sapte and David Francis Sapte.”

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; videlicet,

Soit fait comme il est desiré.

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

For Preservation of Fish and Conies, &c. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Peter Burrell and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Preservation of Fish in Fish Ponds and other Waters, and Conies in Warrens; and for preventing the Damage done to Sea Banks within the County of Lincoln, by the breeding Conies therein;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ld. Bellew’s Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session, who are not named of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled. “An Act to enable John Lord Bellew Baron of Duleek in the Kingdom of Ireland more effectually to exercise his Power to raise certain Sums therein mentioned, out of his settled Estates in the said Kingdom, for the Portions of younger Children,” stands referred, be added thereto.

McDonald against McDonald:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Lieutenant John Mac Donald Younger of Moror; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 5th of February, 26th of July, and 24th of December, 1763; and praying, “That the same might be reversed or varied, or that this House would give the Appellant such other Relies in the Premises as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom should seem just:” As also upon the Answer of Alexander Mac Donald put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Lowdham Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled. “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields and Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, lying within the Parish of Lowdham, in the County of Nottingham,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Cambridge to Ely, Road Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Third Year of His present Majesty, for repairing, widening, turning, and keeping in Repair, the Road from the Town of Cambridge to Ely, and from thence to Sobam; and for building a Bridge cross the River Ouze, at or near a Place called Stretham Ferry, in the County of Cambridge; and for repairing and widening and making several other Roads adjoining to the Roads directed to be repaired and widened by the said Act,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Kipping’s Cross, &c. Road, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the Turnpike Road at Kipping’s Cross in the Parish of Brenchley in the County or Kent, through the Parishes of Brenchley, Horsmonsden, and Goudhurst, by the Left Hand Side of Iden Green, to the Turnpike Road on Wilsley Green in the Parish of Cranbrooke, and from a Place near Goudhurst Gore, through the Parish of Marden, to Stile Bridge in the said Parish; and from Underden Green in Marden aforesaid to Wanshutt’s Green in the County of Kent,” was committed.

Dolman’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for selling Part of the settled Estates of Robert Dolman Esquire, in Pocklington and elsewhere, in the County of York, for discharging the Debts and Encumbrances of himself and Robert Dolman the Younger, his Eldest Son, affecting the same; and for making Provision for Robert Dolman the Younger, and for the younger Children of Robert Dolman the Elder.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Browning and Mr. Anguish:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Hempel & al. Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Hempel, James Janot, and Christopher John Schultz.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Fenton Common Fields to divide and allot, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and allotting certain Open Fields, Meadows, and Stinted Pastures, in the Township of Fenton in the Parish of Kettlethorpe in the County of Lincoln, and a certain Free Common called The East Moor in the same Parish.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Newton Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Common Fields, Meadows, and Common Pastures, in the Township and Parish of Newton in the County of Lincoln, and certain Rights of Pasture in Kettlethorpe in the said County.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Alhallows Church, London Wall, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for rebuilding the Parish Church of Alhallows on the Wall, in the City of London, and for rebuilding the House belonging to the Rector of the said Parish; and for purchasing several Pieces of Ground and Tenements thereon, to render the Passages to and from the said Church and House more commodious.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Mrs. Townsend’s Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Henrietta Rosa Peregrina Townsend, Wife of James Townsend Esquire.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hurst Green to Burwash, Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road on Hurst Green in the County of Sussex, through Etchingham and Burwash, to the Extent of the said Parish of Burwash in the said County.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Welling borough Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, of and in the Manor of Welling borough, and of and in the Manor of Wellingborough, formerly belonging to the College of Irtlingborough, and in the Parish of Wellingborough, in the County of Northampton.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Six preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

Denford Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and Common Grounds in the Manor and Parish of Denford, in the County of Northampton.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

D. Portland. L. Bp. Sarum. L. Botetourt.
D. Manchester. L. Bp. St. Davids. L. Willoughby Br.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Lincoln. L. Leigh.
E. Suffolk. L. Bp. Exeter. L. Cathcart.
E. Winchilsea. L. Ducie.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Sandys.
E. Abercorn. L. Ravensworth.
E. Marchmont. L. Boston.
E. Strafford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Pomfret.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Falmouth.
Vis. Wentworth.
Vis. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Pleadings proved in Two Causes.

The House was informed, “That Walter Sweetman attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings, relating to Two Causes depending in this House; in one of which, Edward Edgworth Esquire is Appellant, and Moore Edgworth and Damer Edgworth are Respondents; and in the other, Richard Hamilton Esquire is Appellant, and Nathaniel Clements Esquire and others are Respondents:”

And thereupon he was called in, and delivered the same at the Bar; and attested upon Oath, “They were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland.”

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

Ds. Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esseusque ad et in diem Lunæ vicesimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Lunæ, 25o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Duresm. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Bath. & Wells. Dux Rutland. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Dux Manchester. Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Wigorn. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Cathcart.
Epus. Bangor. Comes Suffolk. Ds. Cadagan.
Epus. Norvicen. Comes Litchfield. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Meneven. Comes Morton. Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Landav. Comes Abercorn. Ds. Boston.
Epus. Exon. Comes Dartmouth. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Epus. Petriburg. Comes Aylesford. Ds. Holland.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Ilchester.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Crowe’s Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Christopher Crow Esquire, in the County of York, in him, in Fee Simple; and for settling other Estates, in the same County, in Lieu thereof,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Ellerker Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Ellerker, in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was committed.

Barton Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled. “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Benton, in the East Riding of the County of York” was committed.

Brantingham Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Brantingham and Thorpe Brantingham, in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was committed.

Worksop Road, Bill.

The Lord Delamer also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending the Road from The Pinfold in Balby in the County of York, to Worksop in the County of Nottingham,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Cause put off.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Alexander Cunninghame is Appellant, and Thomas Kinnear is Respondent, and the Cause wherein the said Alexander Cunninghame is Appellant, and John Weir is Respondent, which stand appointed to be heard this Day, be put off till To-morrow.

Snitterfield Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Coventry and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Snitfield, otherwise Snitterfield, in the County of Warwick: to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Twywell Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Frederick Montagu and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Aft for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Commonable Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Twywell, in the County of Northampton; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kirkhammerton Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cholmley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Township of Kirkhammerton, in the Parish of Kirkhammerton, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Lenchwick and Norton Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ward and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and Grounds lying in the Parish of Lenchwick and Norton, and the Borough of Evesham, in the County of Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Chapel on the Heath to Boston, Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Rushout and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for continuing the Terms of several Acts, and for giving further Powers, for repairing the Road leading from Chapel on the Heath in the County of Oxford, to Bourton on the Hill in the County of Gloucester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rothwell Enclosure, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr.Cholmley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rothwell, in the County “of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House;

Emload Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dowdeswell and others:

With a Bill, intituled. “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Fields, Common Meadows, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Emload, in the County of Worcester:” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House:

Tonbridge to Maidstone, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Whitworth and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Tonbridge to Maidstone, and from Watt’s Cross to Cowden, in the County of Kent;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Eight Bills were severally read the First Time.

E. of Carlisle’s Guardians; Leave for a Bill to sell Estates:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Right Honourable John Lord Berkeley of Stratton and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled. “An Act for vesting divers Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of York, Cumberland, Northumberland, and Durham, late the Estate of Henry East of Carlisle, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold and disposed of, in and for the Payment of his Debts, Legacies, and Encumbrances, and other the Purposes in his Will mentioned”

Courtesy of Burlington’s Estate, Ld. George Cavendish & al. Leave for a Bill to sell:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Right Honourable Lord George Cavendish and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned;

It is Ordered. That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Dorothy late Countess Dowager of Burlington, lying in the Counties of Middlesex, York, and Lincoln, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed in Manner therein mentioned; and for inventing Part of the Money arising by such Sale in discharging a Mortgage Debt affecting the same Premises, and the Residue thereof in the Purchase of other Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates do now stand limited, or so many of them as shall be then existing.”

Vernon & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Henry Vernon Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill-read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Barony or Manor of Shipbrook, in the County of Chester, Part of the Estate of Henry Vernon Esquire, comprised in his Marriage Settlement, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Money to discharge the Debts and Encumbrances charged upon and affecting the same previous to the said Settlement; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Ecclesiastical Leases of Tithes, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Ridley and others;

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to confirm all Leases already made by Archbishops and Bishops, and other Ecclesiastical Persons, of Tithes and other Incorporeal Hereditaments, for One, Two, or Three, Life or Lives, or Twenty-one Years; and to enable them to grant such Leases, and to bring Actions of Debt for Recovery of Rents reserved and in Arrear on Leases for Life or Lives;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

For Preservation of Fish. and Conies, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Preservation of Fish in Fish Ponds and other Waters, and Conies in Warrens; and for preventing the Damage done to Sea Banks within the County of Lincoln, by the breeding Conies therein.”

Cambridge to Ely, Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Third Year of His present Majesty, for repairing, widening, turning, and keeping in Repair, the Road from the Town of Cambridge to Ely, and from thence to Soham, and for building a Bridge cross the River Ouze, at or near a Place called Stretham Ferry, in the County of Cambridge; and for repairing and widening, and making several other Roads adjoining to the Roads directed to be repaired and widened by the said Act.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Kipping’s Cross, &c. Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the Turnpike Road at kipping’s Cross in the Parish of Brenchley in the County of Kent, through the Parishes of Brenchley, Horsmonsden, and Goudburst, by the Left-hand Side of Iden Green, to the Turnpike Road on Wilsley Green, in the Parish of Cranhrooke, and from a Place near, Goudburst Gore, through, the Parish of Marden, to Stile Bridge in the said Parish, and from Underden Green in Marden aforesaid, to Wansbutt’s Green in the County of Kent.”

The Question was put, “Whether this. Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative

Lowdham Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields and Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, lying within the Parish of Lowdham, in the County of Nottingham.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Edwards and Mr. Graves:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

Peach against Nightingale:

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Nightingale, Defendant in a Writ of Error brought into this House, wherein John Peach is Plaintiff: praying, “In regard the said Plaintiff hath not assigned Errors within the Time limited by their Lordships Standing Order; that the said Writ of Error may be Non pros d, with such, Costs as to their Lordships shall seem meet:”

Writ of Errors Non pros d, with Cost,

It is Ordered, That the said Petitioner do forthwith enter a Non pros. on the said Writ of Error, as desired; and that the Record be remitted to the Court of King’s Bench, to the End Execution may be had upon the Judgement given by that Court, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House; and further, that the Plaintiff in Error do pay, or cause to be paid, to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs by reason of the Delay of the Execution of the said Judgement.

Walton against Hatton:

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Hatton, Defendant in a Writ of Error brought into this House, wherein Elizabeth Walton Widow is Plaintiff; praying, In regard the said Plaintiff hath not assigned Errors within the Time limited by their Lordships Standing Order; that the said Writ of Error may be Non pros’d, with such Costs as to. their Lordships shall seem meet:”

Writ of Error Non pros’d, with Costs.

It is Ordered, That the said Petitioner do forthwith enter a Non pros on the said Writ of Error, as desired; and that the Record be remitted to the Court of King’s Bench, to the End Execution may be had upon the Judgement given by that Court, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House; and: further, that the Plaintiff in Error do pay, or cause to be paid, to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Twenty Pounds, for his Costs by reason of the. Delay of the Execution of the said Judgement.

Edgworth against Edgworth; and Dobbyn against Barker & al.

The House was informed, “That George Cannon and Roquier Cannon attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings relating to a Cause depending in this House, wherein Edward Edgworth Esquire is Appellant, and John Magill, Moore Edgworth and Damer Edgworth are Respondents.”

Pleadings proved.

And thereupon they were called in, and delivered the same at the Bar; and attested upon Oath. “They were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland”

The said Rouquier Cannon also delivered in, at the Bar, a Copy of an Order relating to a cause depending in this House, wherein Robert Dobbyn the Younger Esquire is Appellant, and Francis Barker and others are Respondents; and attested upon. Oath, “The same was a true Copy, he having examined it with the Original in the proper Office in Ireland.”

And then they were directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esseusque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum faxtum, diem instantis. Martii, hora, undecima Auroræ, Dominis sit decernentibus.

Die Martis, 26o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor. Dux York.
Epus. Duresm. Dux Gloucester. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Winton. Dux Bedford, Præses. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Eliens. Dux Bolton. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Bath. & Wells. Dux Leeds. Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Sarum. Dux Argyll. Ds. Cathcart.
Epus. Roffen. Dux Portland. Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Cestrien. March. Rockingham. Ds. Monson.
Epus. Wigorn. Comes Gower, Camerarius. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Oxon. Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Hyde.
Epus. Bangor. Comes Suffolk. Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Norvicen. Comes Denhigh. Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Glocestr. Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Harwich.
Epus. Meneven. Comes Sandwich. Ds. Lyttelton.
Epus. Landaven. Comes Cardigan. Ds. Wycombe.
Epus. Lincoln. Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Sondes.
Epus. Bristol. Comes Litchfield. Ds. Grantham.
Epus. Carliol. Comes Plymouth. Ds. Scarsdale.
Epus. Exon. Comes Scarbrough. Ds. Boston.
Epus. Petriburg. Comes Coventry. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Cholmondeley. Ds. Holland.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Mullen’s Pond, and other Roads, Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Mullen’s Pond in the County of Southampton, to the Eighteen Mile Stone from the City of Salisbury, and several other Roads in the said Act mentioned; and also for repairing and widening several other Roads leading out of the said Roads; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ramsgate Harbour, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Henniker and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge certain Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled, An Act for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving the Haven of Sandwich;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Hynde Cotton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Powers of several Acts for repairing the Road from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath and the Town of Cambridge, and from Foulmire to Cambridge, and other Roads adjoining thereto, so far as the same relate to the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge, and the said other Roads adjoining thereto:” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Late Countess of Burlington’s Estate, Sale of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Dorothy late Countess Dowager of Burlington, lying in the Counties of Middlesex, York, and Lincoln, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed in Manner therein mentioned; and for inverting Part of the Money arising by such Sale in discharging a Mortgage Debt affecting the same Premises, and the Residue thereof in the Purchase of other Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates do now stand limited, or so many of them as shall be then existing.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Consideration of the Lords following:

L. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
D. Bolton. L. Bp. Ely. L. Leigh.
D. Leeds. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov. L. Cathcart.
P. Portland. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Ducie.
L. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Exeter. L. Sandys.
E. Huntingdon. L. Harwich.
E. Suffolk. L. Grantham.
E. Denbigh. L. Boston.
E. Winchelsea.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Aylesford.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Pomfret.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Delawar.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Newton Abbott &al. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the South End of Newton Abbott to the Passage Way in Kinswear, opposite Clifton Dartmouth hardness, and from the End of a Lane leading out of the Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totnes, towards Abbott’s Kerswell, to Five Lane’s, and from Langvers Barn to the said Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totnes, and from Galmpton Warborough to Monk’s Bridge and Brixham Quay, and from Langvers Barn to the North End of Paington Town, all in the County of Devon.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Tonbridge and Maidstone Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Tonbridge to Maidstone, and from Watt’s Cross to Cowden, in the County of Kent.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Kirkhammerton Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Township of Kirkhammerton, in the Parish of Kirkhammerton, in the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Twywell Enclosure, Bill,

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Commonable Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Twywell, in the County of Northampton.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the. Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Mr. Wale’s Nat. Bill.

Louisa Rudolphina Wale took the Oaths appointed, in order to her Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Louisa Rudolphina Wale and Gregory Wale.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Crowe’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled. “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Christopher Crowe Esquire, in the county of York, in him, in Fee Simple; and for settling other Estates, in the same County, in Lieu thereof.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Graves and Mr. Pechell:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Brantingham Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Brantingham, and Thorpe Brantingham, in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Benton Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Benton, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Eilerker Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in Eilerker, in the Parish of Brantingham, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Worksop Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending the Road from The Pinfold in Balby in the County of York, to Worksop in the County of Nottingham.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills.

And Messages were sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bills, without any Amendment.

Doncaster and Cantley Enclosure. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lascelles and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Pieces or Parcels of Land, in the Parishes of Doncaster and Cantley; and for draining and preserving the said Lands, and also several other Lands and Grounds, in the several Parishes of Rossington and Wadworth, in the West Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Birstall to Huddersfield, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lascelles and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending and widening the Road from the Sign of The Coach and Horses in Birstall to the Turnpike Road at Nunbrook, and from Bradley Lane to the Town of Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Brebner against Creditors of the late Sir Wm. Gordon

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Brebner of Pitgavenie is Appellant, and the Creditors upon the Forfeited Estate of the late Sir William Gordon of Park Baronet are Respondents;”

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Brebner against Brebner.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein the said Alexander Brebner of Pitgavenie is Appellant, and Helen Brebner otherwise Frigge is Respondent:”

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

To prevent Free Indians from being curried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America. without License, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, “An Act to prevent any Free Indian, under His Majesty’s Protection, from being carried by Sea from any of His Majesty’s Colonies in America, without a License for that Purpose.”

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Marchmont reported from the Committee. “That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto; which they had directed him to report, when the House will please to receive the same.”

Ordered, That the said Report be received To-morrow.

Bretterton Enclosure,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dowdeswell and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Lands and Grounds lying in the Parish of Bretterton, in the County of Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ecclesiastical Persons & to exchange and convey Real Estates Bill;

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Allowance of certain Exchanges and Conveyances of Real Estates, by Ecclesiastical Persons and Corporations, and Trustees for Charitable Uses, under the Restrictions therein limited:”

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

After Debate;

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall be committed?”

It was Resolved in the Negative.

rejected.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord George Sackville and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road at Wrotham Heath in the County of Kent, to the Turnpike Road leading from Croydon to Godstone in the County of Surrey;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H.C. to return the Bill for Price to take the Name of Fountaine,

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. De Grey and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Brigg Price Esquire and his Issue to take and use the Surname of Fountaine, and to bear the Arms of Sir Andrew Fountaine Knight, deceased;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Keyberry Bridge, Devon, Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir George Yonge and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act fro repairing and widening the Roads from Keyberry Bridge to the Passage at Shalldon, from the said Bridge to the Pier or Habour of Torkey in the County of Devon;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Clarehall College and E of Shelburne’s Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Fitz Maurice and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act fro vesting an “Estate called Woodlands, in the County of Wilts, belonging to the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College called Clareball in the University of Cambridge, in William Earl of Shelburne and his Heirs;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same without any Amendment.

Wrigglesworth & al. Leave for a Bill to sell Ayscough’s Estate:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Nicholas Wrigglesworth and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making a Partition of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Lincoln and York, late the Estate of Edward Ayscough deceased, which upon his Death belonged to his Four Daughters and Coheirs; and for settling the Lands and Hereditaments, to be allotted upon the said Partition, to the several Uses limited of their several undivided Shares thereof respectively.”

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Alexander Cunninghame is Appellant, and Thomas Kinnear is Respondent, and the Cause wherein the said Alexander Cunninghame is Appellant, and John Weir is Respondent, which stand appointed for hearing this Day, be put off till To-morrow.

Snitterfield Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Snitfield, otherwise Snitterfield, in the County of Warwick.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banei Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum effeusque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima,Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 27o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petriburg. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Exon. Dux Marlborough, C. P. S. Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius. Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Montfort.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Fortescue.
Comes Gower, Camerarius. Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Denbigh. Ds. Harwich.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Grosvenor.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Boston.
Comes Plimouth. Ds. Milton.
Comes Cholmondeley. Ds. Montagu.
Comes Morton. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Eglintoun. DS. Holland.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Howe and Sir E. Thomas, Leave for a Bill to sell Phelps’ Estate:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Honourable and Reverend Thomas Howe Clerk, and Sir Edmund Thomas Baronet; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned;

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report:

Bill read:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the Real Estate of Mary Phelps Widow, deceased, given and devised by her Will, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, Legacies, and Encumbrances.”

Huntingdon; &c. Roads; Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of several Acts of the Ninth and Twelfth Years of Queen Anne, and of the Thirteenth of King George the First, and of the Fourteenth of His late Majesty, for repairing the Highways leading from Royston in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge in the County of Huntingdon, so far as relates to the Middle and South Divisions of the Road comprised in the said Acts; and for amending the Road from the Town of Huntingdon, to the Causeway at or near the West End of the Town of Somersham in the said County of Huntingdon,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Lovibond Collins, & al. to fell Cary’s Estate to Child, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Estates late or Elizabeth Cary Widow, deceased, in the County of Middlesex, in Trustees, in Trust, to sell and convey the same to Robert Child Esquire; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in Three per Centum Consolidated Bank Annuities, to be secured and transferred in Manner therein mentioned and for other Purposes,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, Without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

E. of Carlisle’s Guardians to sell Estates, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting divers Manors, Lands, and. Hereditaments, in the Counties of York, Cumberland, Northumberland, and Durham, late the Estate of Henry Earl of Carlisle deceased, in Trustees, to be sold and disposed of, in and for the Payment of his Debts, Legacies, and Encumbrances, and other the Purposes in his Will mentioned.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

L. Privy Seal.
L. Bp. Peterborough. L. Botetourt.
D. Ancaster. L. Leigh.
D. Manchester. L. Bp. Exeter. L. Berkeley Str.
L. Chamberlain. L. Cathcart.
E. Denbigh. L. Montfort.
E. Winchilsea. L. Sandys.
E. Sandwich. L. Bruce.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Ponsonby.
E. Plimouth. L. Lyttelton.
E. Morton. L. Boston.
E. Eglintoun.
E. Abercorn.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Northumberland.
E. Delawar.
E. Ilchester.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

E. of Ashburnham takes the Oaths.

John Earl of Ashburnham took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration; and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Appleton Common Enclosure, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Strange and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, divers Parcels of Common or Waste Grounds within the Manors of Appleton and Lymm, in the County of Chester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Spratton Enclosure, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Mordaunt and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, of and in the Parish and Liberties of Spratton, in the County of Northampton; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Chapel on the Heath, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for continuing the Terms of several Acts, and for giving further Powers, for repairing the Road leading from Chapel on the Heath in the County of Oxford, to Bourton on the Hill in the County of Gloucester.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Vernon’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Barony or Manor of Shipbrook, in the County of Chester, Part of the Estate of Henry Vernon Esquire, comprised in his Marriage Settlement, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Money to discharge the Debts and Encumbrances charged upon and affecting the same previous to the said Settlement; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Bretterton Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Lands and Grounds lying in the Parish of Bretterton, in the County of Worcester.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing; widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road at Wrotham Heath in the County of Kent, to the Turnpike Road leading from Croydon to Godstone in the County of Surrey.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Mullen’s Pond Road Bill,

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and enlarge the Powers, of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Mullen’s Pond in the County of Southampton; to the Eighteen Mile Stone from the City of Salisbury, and several other Roads in the said Act mentioned; and also for repairing and widening several other Roads leading out of the said Roads; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Graves and Mr. Pechell:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

His Majesty’s Advocate against McIntosh: Appellant’s Petition for a Bye-day for Hearing.

Upon reading the Petition of His Majesty’s Advocate for Scotland, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Æneas McIntosh Esquire is Respondent; setting forth, “That the said Appeal (fn. 1) arising from a Claim made by the Respondent to the Property of One of the annexed Estates in Scotland, which must consequently suspend the Execution of the Annexation Act, so far as relates to that Estate, till such Time as the same shall be determined;” and therefore praying, “That their Lordships would be pleased to appoint this Cause to be heard on Tuesday next, being a Bye-day, or on such other Day as their Lordships shall “judge proper:”

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be taken into Consideration To-morrow.

Cunninghame against Kinnear, and against Weir:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Cunninghame, One of the Clerks to the Signet; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 27th of July, 16th of November, and 1st of December, 1763; and also of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 21st of January, and 16th and 18th of February, 1764, made on the Behalf of Thomas Kinnear; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom should seem meet:” As also upon the Petition and Appeal of the said Alexander Cunninghame; complaining of Four Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 27th of July, 16th of November, and 1st of December, 1763, and 22d of February 1764, made on the Behalf of John Weir; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom should seem meet:” As also upon the Answer of the said Thomas Kinnear put in to the said first-mentioned Appeal; and the Answer of the said John Weir put in to the last-mentioned Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in these Causes:

Interlocutors affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petitions and Appeals be, and are hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Respondents, the Sum of Eighty Pounds, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeals.

Ld. Bellew’s Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled: “An Act to enable John Lord Bellew Baron of Duleek in the Kingdom of Ireland more effectually to exercise his Power to raise certain Sums therein mentioned, out of his settled Estates in the said Kingdom, for the “Portions of Younger Children,” was committed, That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that all the Parties had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto.”

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

To prevent Free Indians from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America, without License, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, “An Act to prevent any Free Indian, under His Majesty’s Protection, from being carried by Sea from any of his Majesty’s Colonies in America, without a License for that Purpose.

And the said Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Powers of several Acts, for repairing the Road from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath and the Town of Cambridge, and from Foulmire to Cambridge, and other Roads adjoining thereto, so far as the same relate to the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge, and the said other Roads adjoining thereto.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Keyberry Bridge Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Keyberry Bridge to the Passage at Shaldon, and from the said Bridge to the Pier or Harbour of Torkey, in the County of Devon.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Birstall to Huddersfield Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending and widening the Road from the Sign of The Coach and Horses in Birstall to the Turnpike Road at Nunbrook, and from Bradley Lane to the Town of Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Rothwell Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rothwell, in the County of Lincoln.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Jovis, 28o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Abergavenny.
Arch. Ebor. Dux York. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Duresm. Dux Gloucester. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Roffen. Dux Bedford, Præses. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Dux Marlborough, C. P. S. Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Cestrien. Ds. Cathcart.
Epus. Wigorn. Dux Rutland. Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Cicestrien. Dux Argyll. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Bangor. Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius. Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Norvicen. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Glouceseter. Dux Portland. Ds. Manson.
Epus. Landav. Dux Manchester. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Lincoln. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Bruce.
Epus. Carliol. Ds. Fortescue.
Epus. Exon. March. Rockingham. Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Petriburg. Comes Gower, Camerarius. Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Hyde.
Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Walpole.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Denbigh. Ds. Harwich.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Essex. Ds. Sondes.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Grantham.
Comes Litchfield. Ds. Grosvenor.
Comes Holdernesse. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Scarbrough. Ds. Boston.
Comes Coventry. Ds. Milton.
Comes Poulett. Ds. Montagu.
Comes Cholmondeley. Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes Morton. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Eglintoun. Ds. Holland.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Northumb’ land.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtnay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

E of Guilford, Saint John, and Dering, Sale of Estates, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain undivided Parts, or Shares, belonging to the Honourable John Saint John an Infant, and Edward Dering also an Infant, of and in several Messages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Isle of Thanet, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money arising by the Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Lands, to be conveyed to the Use of the said John Saint John and Edward Dering respectively, and their respective Heirs; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Knowsley’s Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the settled Estate of John Knowsley and Elizabeth his Wife, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be conveyed pursuant to certain Articles for the Purchase thereof; and for laying out the Money thereby stipulated to be paid in the Purchase of other Lands, to be charged and settled in Manner as therein mentioned,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Taylor’s Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Copyhold Estates late of Doctor Robert Taylor, deceased; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Draycott, Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Heath, and Waste Grounds, and Commonable Places, in the Lordship and Liberties of Draycott, in the Parish of Bourton, in the County of Warwick,” was committed.

Great Grimsby and other Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Catherlough and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Great Grimsby Haven, at or near a Place called The Upper Sand End, to Wold Newton Church, and from Nuns Farm to The Mill Field in the Parish of Irby, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Auckborough, Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Catherlough and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Auckborough, in the County of Lincoln,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scarning Commens, Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Roger Newdigate and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and, enclosing the Common called Scarning Common, and the Greens called Pound Green, Popes Green, and Betts Green lying within the several Manors of Scarning Hall, Drayton Hall, and Northern Hall, Scarning Parva, Guntons, and Rougholme on the Part of Hoe, or some or One of them, and in the Parish of Scarning, in the County of Norfolk; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were read the First Time.

Hempel & al. Nat. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Glynne and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Hempel, James Janot, and “Christopher John Schultz;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Wrotham Health to Godstone, Road Bill.

The Earl of Abercorn reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road at Wrotham Heath in the County of Kent, to the Turnpike Road leading from Croydon to Godstone in the County of Surrey,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Doncaster and Cantley. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Pieces or Parcels of Land in the Parishes of Doncaster and Cantley; and for draining and preserving the said Lands, and also several other Lands and Grounds in the several Parishes of Rossington and Wadworth, in the West Riding of the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

Ld. President. L. Bp. Durham. Ld. Abergavenny.
Ld. Privy Seal. L. B. Norwich. L. Botetourt.
D. Argyll. L. B. Litch. & Cov. L. Leigh.
D. Portland. L. B. Landaff. L. Cathcart.
D. Bridgewater. L. B. Carlisle. L. Masham.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. B. Exeter. L. Ducie.
E. Suffolk. L. Sandys.
E. Denbigh. L. Bruce.
E. Winchilsea. L. Harwich.
E. Sandwich. L. Boston.
E. Essex.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Pomfret.
E. Hardwicke.
Vis. Wentworth.
Vis. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Huntingdon, &c. Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of several Acts, of the Ninth and Twelfth Years of Queen Anne, and of the Thirteenth of king George the First, and of the Fourteenth of His late Majesty, for repairing the Highways leading from Royston in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge in the County of Huntingdon, so far as relates to the Middle and South Divisions of the Road comprised in the said Acts; and for amending the Road from the Town of Huntingdon to the Causeway at or near the West End of the Town of Somersham, in the said County of Huntingdon.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons. Mr. Graves and Mr. Pechell:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

To prevent Free Indians from being carried from His Majesty’s Colonies in America without License, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to prevent any Free Indian, under His Majesty’s Protection, from being carried by Sea from any of His Majesty’s Colonies in America, without a License for that Purpose.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

L. Bellew’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable John Lord Bellew Baron of Duleek in the Kingdom of Ireland more effectually to exercise his Power to raise certain Sums, therein mentioned, out of his settled Estates in the said Kingdom, for the Portions of Younger Children.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Lovibond Collins & al. to sell Cary’s Estate to Child, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Estates, late of Elizabeth Cary Widow, deceased, in the County of Middlesex, Trustees, in Trust, to sell and convey the same to Robert Child Enquire; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in Three per Centum Consolidated Bank Annuities, to be secured and transferred in Manner therein mentioned; and for other Purposes.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills.

And Messages were sent to the House of Commons, by the same Messengers:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Bristow & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Bristow Enquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Estates comprised in the Marriage Settlement of John Bristow Enquire, in the County of Norfolk; and for applying the Monies arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses contained in the said Settlement.”

Cropton, Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cholmley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Cropton, in the County of York; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sebraham, Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Harley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for confirming the Allotments of, and for enclosing, the Common and several Waste Lands, in the Manor and Parish of Sebraham, otherwise Sebergham, in the County of Cumberland;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Howe and Sir E. Thomas, to sell Phelps’s Estate, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the Real Estate of Mary Phelps Widow, deceased, given and devised by her Will, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Debts, Legacies, and Encumbrances.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wrigglesworth & al. to sell Ayscough’s Estates, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making a Partition of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Lincoln and York, late the Estate of Edward Ayscough, deceased, which upon his Death belonged to his Four Daughters and Coheirs; and for settling the Lands and Hereditaments, to be allotted upon the said Partition, to the several Uses limited of their several undivided Shares thereof, respectively.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Appleton and Lymm, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, divers Parcels of Common or Waste Grounds within the Manors of Appleton and Lymm, in the County of Chester.”

Ecclesiastical Leases of Tithes, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to confirm all Leases already made, by Archbishops and Bishops, and other Ecclesiastical Persons, of Tithes and other Incorporeal Hereditaments, for One, Two, or Three Life or Lives, or Twenty-one Years; and to enable them to grant such Leases, and to bring Actions of Debt for Recovery of Rents reserved and in Arrear on Leases for Life or Lives.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Tuesday next.

Lenchwick and Norton, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and Grounds lying in the Parish of Lenchwick and Norton, and the Borough of Evesham, in the County of Worcester.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Emload, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Fields, Common Meadows, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Emload, in the Country of Worcester.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Spratton, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, of and in the Parish and Liberties of Spratton, in the County of Northampton.”

Ramsgate Harbour, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge certain Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, intituled, An Act for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Relief and Employment of thr Poor, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better of Relief and Employment of the Poor, within that Part of Great Britain called England:”

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

And it being moved, “That this Bill be committed:”

The same was objected to.

After long Debate thereupon;

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall be committed?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Tuesday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

His Majesty’s Advocate against McIntosh.

The Order of the Day, for taking into Consideration the Petition of His Majesty’s Advocate for Scotland, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Æneas McIntosh is Respondent; praying, “That a Bye-day may be appointed. for hearing the said Cause,” being read:

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandam esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum nonum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 29o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Duresin. Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Elien. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Wigorn. Ds. Cathcart.
Epus. Cicestrien. March. Rockingham. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Landav. Comes Gower, Camerarius. Ds. Monson.
Epus. Carliol. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Petriburg. Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Hyde.
Comes Morton. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Boston.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

E. of Guilford, Saint John, and Dering’s Estate, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain undivided Parts, or Shares, belonging to the Honourable John Saint John an Infant, and Edward Dering also an Infant, of and in several Messages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Isle of Thanet, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money arising by the Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Lands, to be conveyed to the Use of the said John Saint John and Edward Dering respectively, and their respective Heirs; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Knowsley’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the settled Estate of John Knowsley and Elizabeth his Wife, in the County of York, in Trustees, to be conveyed pursuant to certain Articles for the Purchase thereof; and for laying out the Money thereby stipulated to be paid in the Purchase of other Lands, to be charged and settled in Manner as therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Taylor’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Copyhold Estates late of Doctor Robert Taylor, deceased; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with the preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Graves and Mr. Pechell:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Draycott, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Heath, and Waste Grounds, and Commonable Places, in the Lordship and Liberties of Draycot, in the Parish of Bourton, in the County of Warwick.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wrotham Heath to Godstone, Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from the Turnpike Road at Wrotham Heath in the County of Kent, to the Turnpike Road leading from Croydon to Godstone in the County of Surrey.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Message the same Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to said Bills, without any Amendment.

Bristow’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Estates comprised in the Marriage Settlement of John Bristow Enquire, in the County of Norfolk; and for applying the Monies arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses contained in the said Settlement.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following:

M. Rockingham. Ld. Bp. London’. L. Botetourt.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. B. Durham. L. Leigh.
E. Winchilsea. L. B. Landaff. L. Cathcart.
E. Morton. L. B. Carliol. L. Ducie.
E. Abercorn. L. Monson.
E. Marchmont. L. Sandys.
E. Aylesford. L. Hyde.
E. Pomfret. L. Boston.
E. Buckinghamshire.
E. Darlington.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Weymouth.
Vis. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Denford, Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and Common Grounds in the Manor and Parish of Denford, in the County of Northampton,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Twywell, Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Commonable Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Twywell, in the County of Northampton,” was committed.

Tonbridge to Maidstone, Road Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Tonbridge to Maidstone, and from Watts Cross to Cowden, in the County of Kent,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Wale’s Nat. Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Louisa Rudolphina Wale, and .Gregory Wale” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

From Welford Bridge to Milstone Lane, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons. by the Lord Grey and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from Welford Bridge in the County of Northampton, through Husbands Bosworth and Great Wigston, to Milston Lane in the Town of Leicester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Newton Abbott, Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the South End of Newton Abbott to the Passage Way in Kinswear opposite Clifton Dartmouth Hardness; and from the End of a Lane leading out of the Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totnes towards Abbotts Kerswell to Five Lanes, and from Langvers Barn to the said Turnpike Road between Newton Abbott and Totnes, and from Galmpton Warborough to Monks Bridge and Brixham Quay, and from Langvers Barn to the North End of Paington Town, all in the County of Devon,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Birstall to Huddersfield Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending and widening the Road from the Sign of The Coach and Horses in Birstall to the Turnpike Road at Nunbrook, and from Bradley Lane to the Town of Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of York,” was committed.

Bretserton, Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Lands and Grounds lying in the Parish of Bretserton, in the County of Worcester,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Snitterfield, Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Snitfield, otherwise Snitterfield, in the County of Warwick,” was committed.

Rothwell, Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rothwell, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

Kirkhammerton, Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys, also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Township of Kirkhammerton, in the Parish of Kirkhammerton, in the County of York,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereto.”

Which Amendment was read, by the Clerk, as follows:

“P. 23, L. 24. After the Word [“appointed”], insert [“Provided always, That the said Owners and Proprietors of the said Houses, Lands, and Grounds, shall duly pay and keep down the Interest of any Sum or Sums of Money to be borrowed and taken up as aforesaid, during their respective Lives”].

And the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, was agreed to by the House.

Great Grimsby, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Great Grimsby Haven, at or near a Place called The Upper Sand End, to Wold Newton Church, and from Nuns Farm to The Mill Field, in the Parish of Irby, in the County of Lincoln.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next; at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Auckborough, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intitùled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Auckborough, in the County of Lincoln.”

Ordered, That the said Bill he committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place and to adjourn as they please.

Scarning Common. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common called Scarning Common, and the Greens called Pound Green, Popes Green, and Betts Green, lying within the several Manors of Scarning Hall, Drayton Hall, and Northern Hall, Scarning Parva, Guntons, and Rougholme on the Part of Hoe, or some or One of them, and in the Parish of Scarning, in the County of Norfolk.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Appleton and Lymm, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, divers Parcels of Common or Waste Grounds within the Manors of Appleton and Lymm, in the County of Chester.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Spratton, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, of and in the Parish and Liberties of Spratton, in the County of Northampton.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sebraham, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for confirming the Allotments of, and for enclosing, the Common and several Waste Lands in the Manor and Parish of Sebraham, otherwise Sebergham, in the County of Cumberland.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Charles against Rowley:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of charles Vipont Charles of the City of Dublin Enquire; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the Fifth Day of December 1763; and praying, “That the same might be reversed or altered:” As also upon the Answer of the Right Honourable Hercules Langford Rowley put in to the paid Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Order of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, complained of in the said Appeal, be, and the same is hereby, reversed; and that the Plea do stand for an Answer, with Liberty to except, and save the Benefit of the Hearing.

Manchester and Salford Streets, lighting &c. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Mr. Shuttleworth and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for cleansing and lighting the Streets, Lanes, and Passages, within the Towns of Manchester and Salford, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for providing Fire Engines and Firemen, and for preventing Annoyances, within the said Towns;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H.C. return Banks’ and Brougham’s Bill, for Sale of Dobinson’s Estate.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons,by Mr. Robinson and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Sale of Lands Tenements, in the County of Cumberland, late the Estate of William Dobinson Gentleman, deceased, for the Benefit of the Children of Joseph Banks his Nephew, deceased;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Fish and Conies, Preservation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Preservation of Fish in Fish Ponds and other Waters, and Conies in Warrens; and for preventing the Damage done to Sea Banks, within the County of Lincoln, by the breeding Conies therein.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Tuesday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, primum diem Aprilis jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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