House of Lords Journal Volume 31
March 1766, 21-31

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 31: March 1766, 21-31', Journal of the House of Lords volume 31: 1765-1767 (1767-1830), pp. 318-329. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113256 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Die Veneris, 21o Martii.
Pringle against the D. of Roxburgh. Hinton Common, Bill. Grimoldby Common, Bill. Heworth Enclosure, Bill. Beeforth Enclosure, Bill. Bradnop Enclosure Bill. Sir J. Gordon against M Lord: Judgement. Causes removed. Little Horwood Enclosure, Bill. Jones’s Bill. Chelsea to Battersea Bridge, Bill: Folkestone Church, &c. Bill: St. Botolph’S Aldgate, Poor Bill Fisherwick Park. Road, Bill: Doncaster to Feirybridge, &c. Roads, Bill: Bawtry to East Markham Common Road, Bills Repton Common, Bill: Malling Street near Lewes, Road Bills. Hiselor Common, Bills Cuddington Enclosure, Bill: Willington Enclosure, Bill: Messages fo H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Eleven preceding Bills. Sir J. Chetwode’s Estate, Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Smith’s Bill. Maiston Enclosure, Bill. Sir T. Gooch & al. Leave for a Bill Bill read Grimoldby Enclosure, Bill. Hinton Enclosure, Bill. Beeforth Enclosure, Bill. Bradnop Enclosure, Bill. Keddington Enclosure; Bill. Wimborne to Blandford, Road, Bill. Bessingby Enclosure, Bill. Spottiswode to enter into Recognizance on Douglas’s Appeal. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 24o Martii.
E: of Guilford takes the Oaths. Naburn Enclosure Bill. Pleadings in Two Causes delivered. Sir J. Gordon & al. against Rose; and against Eraser and Crawfurd: Judgement. Clavton’s Estate, Bill. Mrs. Henley, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Mrs. Ince, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Horwood Enclosure, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Jones’s Estate, Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Bradnop Enclosure, Bill. Grimoldby Enclosure, Bill. Beeford Common Bill. Marston Common, Bill. Sir T Gooch’s Estate, Bill. Naburn Enclosure, Bill. Hinton Enclosure Bill. Adjourn. Die Martis, 25o Martii.
Sir John Gordon don to with draw his Appeal. Suttoff’s Nat. Bill: Petition of Persons to be added to it. Bath Streets.&c. Bill. Stort River, Bill. To encourage the Trade of Leather Gloves and Mites, Bill. Hathcrop Common, Bill. Bath, Small Debts. Bill. Nedham’s Estate Bill. Bessing by Enclosure, Bill. Keddington common Bill. Wimborne to Blandford, Road Bill. D. of Bolton, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Taffnel Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Lloyd Leave for a bill: Bill read. Naburn Common Bill. D of Devonshire an office in Ireland, Bill. Clavton’s Estate bill: Message to H. C. with it. Heworth Common, Bill. Arncliffe Enclosure, Bill. To raise Money by Exchequer Bills, Bill. Stort River Bill: Field and Cowper, Petition against it. Adjourn. Die Mercurii, 26o Martii.
D. of Devon to qualify for on Office in Ireland, Bill. Dean, &c. of Canterbury’s Bill. Breford Common, Bill. Bradnop Common, Bill. Hinton Common, Bill. Grimoldby Enclosure, Bill. Nedham’s Estate, Bill. Message to H. C. with it. Winborn Minster to Blandford, Road Bill. Bessingby Common Bill: Keddington Common, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Hexton Common, Bill. Message from H. C. to return Aldcroft’s Divorce Bill. Stort River, Bill. Petition of Persons against the said Bill, referred to Committee. Henley Estate Bill. Facon, Leave for a Nat. Bill: Bill read. Hatherop Common, Bill. Leather Gloves, &c, Bill. Tuffnell’s Estate Bill. Liayd’s Etta’e Bill. Ince’s Estate Bill. Bath Streets Bill. Bath, small Debts Bill. To raise Money by Exchequer Bills, Bill. D. of Grafton, Leave tor a Bill. Bill read. Cyder, Duties to repeal, Bill. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Veneris, 21o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praæsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Comes Northington. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Cicestrien. Cancellarius. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Landav. Comes Winchilsea. Præses. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Exon. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Petriburg. Dux Portland.Camerarius. Ds. Monson.
Ds. Sandys.
Dux Grafton. Ds. Ravensworth.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Lyttelton.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Boston.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hardwicke.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Pringle against the D. of Roxburgh.

The Answer of John Duke of Roxburgh and David Macdougal, to the Appeal of Robert Pringle, was this Day brought in.

Hinton Common, 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 Open and common Fields and Commonable Lands lying within the Parish of Hinton in the Hedges, in the County of Northampton; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Grimoldby Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Mea dows, and other Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Grimoldby, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Heworth Enclosure, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Moon, Waste, or Common, in the several Townships, Villages, or Hamlets, of Upper Heworth and Nether Heworth, in the County of Durham;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments to the said Bill, with an Amendment to One of them, to which they de sire the Concurrence of this House.

Beeforth Enclosure, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Common and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Beeforth, otherwise Beeforth, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bradnop Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Bradnop, in the Parish of Leek, in the County of Stafford;’ to which they desire the Concurrence or this House.

Sir J. Gordon against M Lord:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Gordon of Invergordon Baronet; complaining of an. Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 17th of January 1766; and praying, “That the same might be reversed or varied, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom shall seem meet:” As also upon the Answer of Roderick Mc Lord of Cadboll, put in to the said 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 solid Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Sir John Gordon Baronet is Appellant and Hugh Rose is Respondent, which stands for hearing this Day, be put off to Monday next; and that the Cause which stands for Monday next be heard the next Cause after the Cause wherein the Lady Mary Herbert is Appellant, and the Earl of Powis and others are Respondents.

Little Horwood Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Little Horwood, in the County of Bucks,” 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.”

Jones’s Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower John Jones Esquire and Margaretta Maria his Wife, late Margaretta Maria Weller Widow, and other the Devisees of John Maryon Clerk, deceased, to make Leases of the Manor of Charlton, and of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the said Manor, and also the Parishes of Woolwich and Plumstead, in the County of Kent, ”, was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Chelsea to Battersea Bridge, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from Battersea in the Country of Surrey, to Chelsea in the Country of Middlesex.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Folkestone Church, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the Support and Preservation of the Parish Church of Folkestone, and the lower Part of the Town of Folkestone, in fibe County of Kent.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

St. Botolph’S Aldgate, Poor Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor, within the Parish of Saint Botolph Aldgate, in the City of London.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Fisherwick Park. Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act “for discontinuing the Use of several Roads leading into and over Fisherwick Park in the County of Stafford; and for building and maintaining a publick Bridge cross the River Tame at or near Elford Mill Ford in the said County and for repairing and keeping in Repair the Road from such Bridge to Hademore Gate in the Road leading through Wittington to Litchfield:

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Doncaster to Feirybridge, &c. Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge and continue the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King Georges the Second, intituled, An Act for repairing the Roads from Doncaster, through Ferry-bridge, to the South Side of Tadcaster Cross, and also from Ferry-bridge to Wetherby, and from thence to Boroughbridge in the “County of York, as to so much of the said Act as relates to the said Roads from Doncaster, through Ferry-bridge to the South Side of Tadcaster Cross.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bawtry to East Markham Common Road, Bills

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Bawtry in the County of York to East Markham Common in the County of Nottingham, and from Little Drayton to Twiford Bridge in the said County.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Repton Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Common meadows Common Pastures, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Repton, in the County of Derby.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Malling Street near Lewes, Road Bills.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-fifth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from the North End of Mailing Street near the Town of Lewes, and other Roads in the County of Sussex; and for amending the Roads from The Broil Park Gate to the West End of the Turnpike Road leading from the Turnpike Road on Hurst Green, through the Parishes of Etchingham and Burwash, and from the said Broil Park Gate to the Town of Battell in the said County.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hiselor Common, Bills

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Commons, Common Fields, Common Meadows, and Commonable Lands and Grounds, of and in the Manors of Haselor and Walcot, and of and in the Manor of Upton Haselor, in the Parish of Haselor, in the County of Warwick.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Cuddington Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons or Waste Grounds called Cuddington, or Bryn Common, in the Township of Cuddington with Bryn, in the Parish of Weverham, in the County of Chester.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Willington Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Parish Wiltington, in the County of Derby,”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Harris:

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

Sir J. Chetwode’s Estate, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Sir John Chetwode Baronet in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same.”

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 former Messengers:

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

Smith’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of John Silves ter Smith Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same.”

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

Ld. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. B. Chichester. L. Leigh.
D. Grafton. L. B. Landaff. L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater. L. B. Exeter. L. Masham.
M. Rockingham. L. Sandys.
E. Denbigh. L. Raven Sworth.
E. Eglintoun. L. Lyttelton.
E. Abercorn. L. Boston.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E. Powis.
E. Temple.
E. Hardwicke.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley &
Ward.

Their Lord Ships, 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, at the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Maiston Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Marston, in the County of the City of York.”

Sir T. Gooch & al. Leave for a Bill

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Thomas Gooch Baronet 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 to enable Sir Thomas Gooch Baronet and his Sons Thomas Gooch, William Gooch, and John Gooch, and their Guardians, and the Guardians of their Sons, during their Minority, to grant Building Leases of certain Lands in Birmingham, in the County of Warwick; and to grant a Piece of Land lying in the same Town, for the Purpose of building a Church, and making a Church-yard; and to exchange some Lands there.”

Grimoldby Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Grimoldby, in the County of Lincoln.”

Hinton Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Commonable Lands lying within the Parish of Hinton in the Hedges, in the County of Northampton.”

Beeforth Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Common and Waste Grounds, within the. Township of Beeford, otherwise Beeforth, in the County of York

Bradnop Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Bradnop, in the Parish of Leek; in the County of Stafford.”

Keddington Enclosure; Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields in the Manor and Parish of Keddington, 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 Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wimborne to Blandford, Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Cross or Market Place, in the Town of Wimborne Minster to the Cross or Market Place, in the Town of Blandford Forum, in the County of Dorset.”

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.

Bessingby Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Grounds, and Wastes, within the Township or Parish of Bessingby, 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 Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Spottiswode to enter into Recognizance on Douglas’s Appeal.

The House being moved, “That John Spottiswode of The Inner Temple Gentleman may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Archibald Douglas Esquire, and his Guardians, on account of their Appeal depending in this House; they living in Scotland:”

It is Ordered, That the said John Spottiswode may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit praesens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Lunæ, 24o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Comes Northington; Cancellarius. Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Bath. & Wells. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Bangor. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Exon: Ds. Leigh.
Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Trevor.
Dux Argyll. Ds. Masham.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Ducie.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Monson.
Ds. Sandys.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Denbigh. Ds. Walpole.
Comes Westmoreland. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Lyttleton.
Comes Plimouth. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Scarborough. Ds. Boston.
Comes Poulett. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford:.
Comes Gower.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.

PRAYERS.

E: of Guilford takes the Oaths.

This Day Francis Earl of Guilford 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.

Naburn Enclosure Bill.

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

With, a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Arable Fields, Common Meadow Grounds, and the Moor or Common, within the Manor and Township of Naburn; in the East Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Pleadings in Two Causes delivered.

The House being informed, “That Walter Sweetman attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings in Two Causes depending in this House; in One of which, William Knox Esquire is Appellant, and John Fallon and others are Respondents; and in the other, Samuel Hobson Esquire and others are Appellants, and the Reverend Samuel Meade is Respondent:”

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.

Sir J. Gordon & al. against Rose; and against Eraser and Crawfurd:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir John Gordon of Invergordon Baronet, and Leonard Urquhart Writer to the Signet; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 17th of December 1765, and 15th of January 1766; and praying, “That the same might be reversed; or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom should seem meet:” As also upon the Answer of Hugh Rose of Aitnock put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause: And the Appellants it this Cause admitting the Merits of the Two next Appeals, complaining of the same Interlocutors, to which William Fraser and James Crafurd are Respondents, and which stood appointed to be heard this Day, to be the same as in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is therefore 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 Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Clavton’s Estate, Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Commitees to Whom the Bill, intituled, “An act for vesting certain Manors, Messages, Farms, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the country of Surrey, devised by the Will of Sir Willam Clayton Baronet deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Monies arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other lands to be settled to the like Uses” was commited: “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 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.

Mrs. Henley, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Mrs. Henley; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for 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 Freehold and Leasehold Estates late of Robert Henley Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be fold, to raise Money, to be applied to pay off Debts and Encumbrances, and Legacies charged on and affecting the same, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery; and for laying out the Surplus Money in the Bank of England, subject to the further Order of the said Court.”

Mrs. Ince, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Mrs. Ince; 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 an undivided Moiety of certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Bedford, Northampton, Leicester, and Essex, and in the City of London, late the Estate of Piggott Ince Esquire, deceased, and Mary late the wife and now the Widow of the said Piggott Ince, in Trustees, to be sold and disposed of, in Pursuance of certain Agreements, and for discharging Debts and Encumbrances; and other the Purposes therein mentioned; and for applying and placing out the Surplus of the Purchase-money upon the Trusts, and for Purposes, therein mentioned.

Horwood Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled; “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Little Horwood, in the County of Bucks.”

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. Browning and Mr. Anguish:

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

Jones’s Estate, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower John Jones Esquire and Margaretta Maria his Wife, late Margaretta Marra Weller Widow, and other the Devisees of John Maryon Clerk deceased, to make Leases of the Manor of Charlton and of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the said Manor, and also the Parishes of Woolwich and Plumstead, in the Country of Kent.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

Bradnop Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Bradnop, in the Parish of Leek, in the County of Stafford.”

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

Ld. President.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. B. Durham. L. Botetourt.
L. B. Bangor. L. Leigh.
D. Bridgewater. L. B. Exeter. L. Delamer.
E. Suffolk. L. Masham.
E. Denbigh. L. Ducie.
E. Westmorland. L. Sandys.
E. Sandwich. L. Ravensworth.
E. Scarborough. L. Walpole.
E. Eglintoun. L. Boston.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Powis.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.

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.

Grimoldby Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, in the parish of Grimoldby, 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 same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Beeford Common Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the open and Comman Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Comman and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Beeford, otherwise Beeforth, 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 same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Marston Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open n Fields, Commons and, Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Marston, in the County of City 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.

Sir T Gooch’s Estate, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Sir Thomas Gooch Baronet; and his Sons Thomas Gooch, William Gooch, and John Gooch, and their Guardians, and the Guardians of their Sons, during their Minority, to grant Building Leases of certain Lands in Birmingham, in the County of Warwick; and to grant a Piece of Land, lying in the same Town, for the Purposes of building a Church, and making a Church-yard; and to exchange some Lands there.”

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 the 8th Day of April next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Naburn Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Arable Fields, Common Meadow Grounds, and the Moor or Common within the Manor and Township of Naburn, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Hinton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Commonable Lands lying within the Parish of Hinton in the Hedges, 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 Tuesday the 8th Day of April next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 25o Martii.

Domini sam Spirituales quam Temporales præsenses fuerunt:

Epus. Cicestrien. Cornes Northington. Cancellarius.
Epus. Meneven. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Landav. Cornes Winchilsea Præses. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Lincoln. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Exon. Dux Grafton. Ds. Sandys.
Dux Bolton. Ds. Ravensworth.
Dux Bedford. Ds. Ponsonby.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Grosvenor.
(fn. 1) E. Denbigh.Ds. Boston.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Guilsord.
E. Radnor.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Sir John Gordon don to with draw his Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir John Gordon of Invergordon Baronet, and Leonard Urquhart Writer to the Signet, Appellants in Three Causes depending in this House, presented on the, 6th of this Instant March; to Which Appeals Hugh Rase, William Fraser, and James Crafurd, are Respondents; praying, “In regard that no Answers have been put in to the said Appeals that the Petitioners may be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeals, and that the same may sand dismissed:”

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeals; as desired; and that the same do stand dismissed.

Suttoff’s Nat. Bill:

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

With a Bill, intituled; “An Act for naturalizing Godhard Sutthoff, John Peter Cornud, and Rentra Bentick;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Petition of Persons to be added to it.

Upon reading the Petition of Aymerc Mavit and Justus Blackenhagen; praying, “That their Names may be inserted in the last-mentioned Bill:”

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table, till the said Bill be read a Second Time.

Bath Streets.&c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to remove and regulate the publick Markets in the City of Bath; for widening certain Streets, Ways, and Passages, within the said City, and the Liberties and Precincts thereof; and for opening certain new Streets and Ways within the same; for better paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating, the Streets, Lanes Ways, and Passages there; to remove all Ndsfances and Obstructions therein, and to prevent the same for the future; and for better suplying the Inhabitants of the said City, Liberties, and Precincts, with Water;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House;

The said Bill was read the First Time;

Stort River, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making and continuing navigable the River Stort, in the Counties of Hartford and Essex;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

To encourage the Trade of Leather Gloves and Mites, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Encouragement of the Trade and Manufacture of Leather Gloves and Mitts in this Kingdom,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hathcrop Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Lands, and allotting the Old Enclosures, lying within the Township and Parish of Hatherop, in the County of Leicester:”: to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bath, Small Debts. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the City of Bath, and the Liberties and Precincts thereof; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.”

The Three last-mentioned Bills were read the First Time.

Nedham’s Estate Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for confirming the Sale of Part of the Estates late of Robert Nedham Esquire, deceased, situate in the Kingdom of Ireland, for the Term of Five Hundred Years, to George Nedham Esquire; for confirming an Agreement made between the Widow and Children of the said Robert Nedham; and for vesting Part of the said Robert Nedhomssaid Estates inn Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts, Legacies, and other Encumbrances, asserting such Estates; and for other the 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.

Bessing by Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act tor dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Grounds, and Wastes, within the Township or Parish of Bessingby, in the County of York,” was committed.

Keddington common Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act tor dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, in the Manor and Parish of Keddington, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

Wimborne to Blandford, Road Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also Reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled. “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Cross or Market Place in the Town of Wimborne Minster, to the Cross or Market Place in the Town of Blandford Forum, in the County of Dorset,” 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.”

D. of Bolton, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Duke of Boston; 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 empowering and enabling all such Women and Men, to whom all or any of the Castles, Manors, Messuages, &c. in the Counties of Wilts, Dorset, Devon, and Cornwall, now the Estate of the most Noble Harry Duke of Boston, shall be limited for their Lives, to make Leases thereof.”

Taffnel Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of George Forster Tuffnell Esquire; 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 to enable George Forster Tufnell Esquire to grant Building Leases of Estates, devised to him by Sir William Halton Baronet, in the County of Middlesex.”

Lloyd Leave for a bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Lloyd Esquire; 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 and Disposition of Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Lloyd Esquire, for paying and discharging the Debts and Encumbrances affecting the same; and for providing an Equivalent or Compensation for the same to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement.”

Naburn Common Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An An for dividing and enclosing several Common Arable Fields, Common Meadow Grounds, and the Moor or Common, within the Manor and Township of Naburn, 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. Chichester.
D. Grafton. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Botetourt.
D. Bolton. L. Bp. Lincoln. L. Leigh.
D Bridgewater. L. Delamer.
E. Denbigh. L. Sandys.
E. Cholmondeley. L. Lyttelton.
E. Abercorn. L. Grosvenor.
E. Marchmont. L. Boston.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Guilford.
E. Radnor.
Vis. Hereford.
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.

D of Devonshire an office in Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the most Noble William Duke of Devon hire to take, in England, the Oath of Office of High Treasurer of Ireland; and to qualify himself in England for the Enjoyment of the said Office.”

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

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

Clavton’s Estate bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Manors, Messages, Farms, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Surrey, devised by the Will of Sir William Clayton Baronet, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Monies arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the like Uses.”

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.

Heworth Common, Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendment made by the Commons to the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Moor, Waste, or Common, in the several Townships, Villages, or Hamlets, of Upper Heworth and Nether Heworth, in the County of Durham.”

And the same, being read Three Times by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Arncliffe 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 the several Stinted Pastures called Cow Close, West Moor, and Clowder, otherwise Clowther, within the Township of Arncliff, in the West Riding of the County of York” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

To raise Money by Exchequer Bills, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-six;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Stort River Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making and continuing navigable the River Start, in the Counties of Hertford and Essex.”

Field and Cowper, Petition against it.

Upon reading the Petition of Paule Fielde Esquire and William Cowper Esquire; taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House for making the River Stort navigable: and Praying, “In regard the Passing of the said Bill. Will greatly Prejudice the Petitioners in their Property, that they may be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill; and that the Petitioners may have such Relief as to the House shall seem meet:”

Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroras, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 26o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor. Dux York. Ds. Abergavenny.
Dux Gloucester. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Duresm. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Hereford. Comes Northington, Cancellarius. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Cestrien. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Cicestrien. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Oxon. Ds. Romney.
Epus. Bangor. Dux Newcastle, C. P. S. Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Lincoln. Ds. Dude.
Epus. Carliol. Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Monson.
Epus. Exon. Ds. Godolphin.
Dux Grafton. Ds. Montfort.
Dux Beaufort. Ds. Edgecumbe.
Dux Bolton. Ds. Sandys.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Ravensworth.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Hyde.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Walpole.
Comes Exeter. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Westmoreland. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Peterborow. Ds. Sondes.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Grantham.
Comes Holdernesse. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Plymouth. Ds. Boston.
Comes Scarbrough. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Gower.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

D. of Devon to qualify for on Office in Ireland, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the most Noble William Duke of Devonshire to take, in England, the Oath of Office of High Treasurer of Ireland, and to qualify himself in England for the Enjoyment of the said Office” 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.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Dean, &c. of Canterbury’s Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “Act to enable the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury to grant Leases of their Estate in the Parish of Saint Olave, Southwark,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Breford Common, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Common and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Beeford, otherwise Beeforth, 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Bradnop Common, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor of Bradnop, in the Parish of Leek, in the County of Stafford,” was committed.

Hinton Common, 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 and Commonable Lands lying within the Parish of Hinton in the Hedges, in the County of Northampton,” was committed.

Grimoldby 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 Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Grimoldby, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

Nedham’s Estate, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for confirming the Sale of Part of the Estates late of Robert Nedham Esquire, deceased, situate in the Kingdom of Ireland, for the Term of Five Hundred Years, to George Nedham Esquire; for confirming an Agreement made between the Widow and Children of the said Robert Ncdham’s and for vesting Part of the said Robert Nedham’s said Estates in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, Legacies, and other Encumbrances affecting such Estates; 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 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 thereunto.

Winborn Minster to Blandford, Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Cross or Market Place in the Town of Winborne Minster,” to the Cross or Market Place in the Town of Blandford Forum, in the County of Dorset.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bessingby Common Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Grounds, and Wastes, within the Township or Parish of Bessingby, in the County of York.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Keddington Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields in the Manor and Parish of Keddington, in the County of Lincoln.”

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 the former Messengers:

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

Hexton Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and other Commonable Lands and Grounds in the Parish of (fn. 2) Hexton, in the County of Hertford, except a Common Pasture called The Cow Common;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Aldcroft’s Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Aldcroft Gentleman with Sarah Shewell his now Wife; and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Stort River, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making and continuing navigable the River Stort, in the Counties of Hertford and Essex.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 10th Day of April next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Petition of Persons against the said Bill, referred to Committee.

Ordered, That the Petition of Paule Fielde Esquire and William Cowper Esquire, praying to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill, be referred to the Committee; with Liberty for the Petitioners to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill; as may also Counsel be heard for it at the same Time, if they think fit.

Henley Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Freehold and Leasehold Estates, late of Robert Henley Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, to raise Money, to be applied to pay off Debts, and Encumbrances and Legacies, charged upon and affecting the same, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery; and for laying out the Surplus money in the Bank of England, subject to the further Order of the said Court.”

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

L. President.
L. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Oxford. L. Leigh.
D. Grafton. L. Bp. Bangor. L. Delamer.
D. Bolton. L. Bp. Exeter. L. Cadogan.
D. Bridgewater. L. Monson.
E. Huntingdon. L. Sandys.
E. Suffolk. L. Lyttleton.
E. Westmoreland.
E. Sandwich.
E. Plimouth.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Aylesford.
E. Pomfret.
E. Gower.
E. Temple.
E. Guilford.
Vis. Weymouth.
Vis. Wentworth.

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

Facon, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Peter Facon; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

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

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Lord Boston presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Peter Facon.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Hatherop Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Lands, and allotting the Old Enclosures, lying within the Township and Parish of Hatherop, 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 the Second Day of Meeting After the Recess at Recess, at the Easter at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Leather Gloves, &c, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Encouragement of the Trade and Manufacture of Leather Gloves and Mitts in this Kingdom.”

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 Thursday the 10th Day of April next.

Tuffnell’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable George Fcrsler Tuffnell Esquire to grant Building Leases of Estates devised to him by Sir William Halton Baronet, in the County of Middlesex.”

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 usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Liayd’s Etta’e Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the Sale and Disposition of Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Lloyd Esquire, for paying and discharging the Debts and Encumbrances affecting the same; and for providing an Equivalent or Compensation for the same to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement.”

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.

Ince’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Messages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Bedford, Northampton, Leicester, and Essex, and in the City of London, late the Estate of Piggott Ince Esquire, deceased, and Mary late the Wife and now the Widow of the said Piggott Ince, in Trustees, to be sold and disposed of, in Pursuance of certain Agreements; and for discharging Debts and Encumbrances, and other the Purposes therein mentioned; and for applying and placing out the Surplus of the Purchase-money upon the Trusts, and for the 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 same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Bath Streets Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to remove and regulate the publick Markets in the City of Bath; for widening certain Streets, Ways, and Passages, within the said City, and the Liberties and Precincts thereof, and for opening certain new Streets and Ways within the same; for better paving, cleaning, lighting, watching, and regulating, the Street’s, Lanes, Ways, and Passages there; to remove all Nuisances and Obstructions therein, and to prevent the same for the future; and for better supplying the Inhabitants of the said City, Liberties, and Precincts, with Water.”

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 the 9th Day of April next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Bath, small Debts Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the City of Bath, and the Liberties and Precincts thereof.”

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

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

To raise Money by Exchequer Bills, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Moneys by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One Thoufand Seven Hundred and Sixty-six.”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess.

D. of Grafton, Leave tor a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Duke to Grafton; 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 a Message, with, the. appurtenance, entailed by the Will of the most Noble Charles late Duke of Grafton, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing another Messuage or Lands, to be settled to the like Uses.”

Cyder, Duties to repeal, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repealing the Duties granted upon Cyder and Perry, by an Act made in the Third Year of His present Majesty;s Reign; and for granting other Duties on Cyder and Perry in Lien thereof; and for more effectually securing the Duties on Cyder and Perry, imposed by several former Acts:”

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

And it being proposed, “To commit the Bill:”

The same was objected to.

After Debate;

The Question was put thereupon.

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 upon the said Bill, on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, septimum diem Aprilis jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

1 Sic.
2 Origin. Kexton; vide p. 331. b. &c.