House of Lords Journal Volume 31
April 1766, 21-30

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Die Lunæ; 21o Aprilis.
Ryder & al. against Countes Dowager Gower & al. Berkeley Square, Bill. Wendover and Buckingham Road, Bill. Blaby Common Bills: Countesthorpe Common, Bill: Herion Common Bill: Walforth Common, Bill: Whitby Harbour, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Five preceding Bill. Charleston’s Nat. Bill: Facon’s Nat Bill: Message to, H. C with the Two preceding Bills. Burton to take take the Name of Phillipson, Bill. Glasgow Reads, Bill. E. Ferrers, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Bourn Common, Bill Messages from H. C. to return Jones’s Esate, Bill: And Smith’s Estate, Bill. Boston Common, Bill. Tunbridge Wells, &c; Road, Bill. Knutsford and Macleod field Navigation Bill. Die Mercurii, 23o Aprilis.
Wilden Ferry, &c. Navigation Bill. Shrewsbury Budge, Bill. Pattrington Common, Bill. Message from H. C. to return the Bill for the D. of Devon to qualify for an Office in Ireland. Derby small Debtt, Bill. Brimmington and Chesterfield Road, Bill. Mansfield to Ashover, Road Bill. To enable the Bank to purchase Houses Bill. Spalding against Lawlie, Wilden Ferry, Navigation Bill. Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill. Pattrinton Common, Bill. Darby final Debts, Bill. Brimmington Road, Bill. Mansfield to a shobine, Road Bill. To enable the Bank of purchase Houses, Bill. Duke of Grafton’s Bill. E. of Ports mouth’s Bill. Whitechapel poor, &c. Bill. Button, to take the Name of Phillipson, Bill. Berkeley Square, Bill: Wendover And Buckingham Road, Bill: Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Beverley Church, Bill. Earl Ferrers’ Estate, Bill: Motion for shortening the Committee on it. Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road, Bill. La Roche Leave for a Nat. Bill: Bill read. Blair & al. against Sir W. Moncrieffe. Adjourn. Die Jovis, 24o Aprilis.
E. Ferrers’ Estate Bill: Committee shortened. To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill. Shrewsbury Budge, Bill. Bourn Common, Bill. Death and Chapter of Canterbury Bill. Wateham Road, Bill. Ashborne to Sudbury, Road Bill: Brimmington Road, Bill. Spittlegate Hill to Foster Bridge, Road Bill. D. of Grafton’s Bill E. of Portsmouth’ Bill. Burton to take the Name of Phillipson, Bill: Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Billes. Whitechapel Paor, &c. Bill. Message to H C that the Lords have agreed to it. Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill. Spalding against Laurie: Judgement. Pattrington Common, Bill. Sir John St. Aubyn, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill. Wilder Ferry, Navigation, Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 25o Aprilis.
Bickar Common, Bill. Barnetby Common, Bill. Rochdale Road, Bill. Dubbyn against Barker; Judgement. Alhallows, London Wall Church, Bill. Glasgow Roads, Bill: Blair et al. against Sir W. Moncrief. Sutthoff et al. Nat. Bill. Sir John’s Aubyn’s Bill Motion to shorten the Committee on it. De by small Debts, Bill. Boston Common, Bill Ryder against E Gower et al. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 28o Aprilis.
Burslem against Palmer. Fifth and Rabbits, Bill. Message from H C. to return Tufnell’s Estate Bill. Rowes Common, Bill. Kimberley Common, Bill. Sutton Ganstead Dramage Bill. Causes removed. Webb, Leave to appeal though out of Time: Webb against Carew et al. Swarm against Broome; and Lookup against the Kings Writs of Error; Judges to attend. E. Ferrers’s Bill. Bourn Com mon, Bill. Pattrington Common, Bill. Boston Common Bill. Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill. To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill. Derby Small Debts, Bill. Brimmington Road Bill. Spittlegate Hill to Boston Budge, Road Bill. Bicker Common, Bill. Ashborne to Sudbury, Road bill. Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill. Rochdale to Halifax, &c. Roads, Bill. Sutthoss, &c. Nat. bill: Message to H. C. with Amendments to it. Ashallows, London Wall, Church, Bill. Glasgow Roads, Bill: Message to H. C. that this Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Sir John St. Aubyn's Bill: Committee shortened. Sil J. Hynde Cotton to fell Parsons’s Estate, Bill. Adjourn. Die Martis, 29o Aprilis.
Lubnam Common Bill. Ashborne to Sudbury, &c. Road Bill: Tunbridge Wells, &c. Roads Bill. E. Ferrere’e Estate, Bill: Message to H. C. with it. To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill: Bourn Common, Bill: Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill: Pattitington Common, Bill: Brimmington Road, Bill: Spittlegate Hill to Boston Bridger, Road Derby small Debts, Bills Boston Common, Bill: Ashborne Road, Bill: Lubnam Common, Bill: Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road, Bill: Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Eleven preceding Bills. Sir John St-Aubyn’s Bill The King’s Consent to it signified High Bridget to Uttoxeter, &c. Road Bill. Message From H C. to return Henley’s Estate Bill. Militia Pay and Cloathing, Bill: Billion, Sec Roads, Bill. Mr. Constable’s Bill. E. of Breadalbane to exchange Lands with the Crown, Bill: The King's Consent to it. Transportation of Felons, and retraining Muirburn in bcoiland, Bill. Hartley, Andover, &c. Roads, Bill. Kimberley Common, Bill. Barnetby Cormns Bill. Number of Causes limited. Sir. J Hynde Cotton to fell Parson’s Estate, Bill. Scotborn Common Bill. Mirth, &c. Thorpe Common, Bill. Adjourn. Die Mercurii, 30o Aprilis.
The King present: Bills passed. Wilden Ferry, Navigation, Bill. Leighton Brumswold Common, Bill. Burnet against Burnet: judgment Sir J. Hyde Cotton to sell Parsons’s Estate, Bill. Sir J. St. Au-byn’s Bill. E. of Breadalbane Bill. Constable’s Bill. Wareham Road, Bill. Sutton Ganstead, &c. Fens, draining, Bill. High Bridges to Uttoxeter, Road, Bill. Socthorn Common, Bill. Bristol Streets, Bill. For the Transportation of Felom, and to prevent Murnburn in Scotland, Bill. Laighton Bromswold Bill. Newton to enter into a Recognizance on Webb’s Appeal. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Lunæ; 21o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Comes Northington, Cancellarius. Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Hereford. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Cestrien. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Wigorn. Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Cicestrien. Ds. Boyle.
Epus. Oxon. Dux Richmond. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Bangor. Dux Grafton. Ds. Bathurst.
Epus. Meneven. Dux Bolton. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Landav. Dux Bedford. Ds. Godolphin.
Epus. Carliol. Dux Marlborough. Ds. Montfort.
Dux Argyll. Ds. Sandys.
Dux Manchester. Ds. Vere.
Dux Dorset. Ds. Hyde.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Walpole.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus. Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Grosvenor.
Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Pembroke. Ds. Boston.
Comes Denbigh. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Westmorland. Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes Peterborow. Ds. Vernon.
Condes Sandwich. Ds. Camden.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarborough.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Gower.
Comes Buckinghamsh.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilfords.
Comes Delawar.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshends.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torringtone.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Ryder & al. against Countes Dowager Gower & al.

The Answer of the Right Honourable Mary Countess Dowager Gower, the Honourable John Leveson Gower Esquire, and Sir Mathew Lambe Baronet, Three of the Respondents to the Appeal of Thomas Ryder Esquire, and others, was this Day brought in.

As was also, the Answer of Timothy King Gentleman, to the same Appeal:

And also, the Answer of Michael Mayo and William Higginson, Two other Respondents to the same Appeal.

Berkeley Square, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing, paving, cleansing, lighting, and adorning, Berkeley Square, in the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex,” 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.”

Wendover and Buckingham Road, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt; also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing several Roads in the County of Bucks, so far as the same relates to the Road between the Town of Wendover, and the Town of Buckingham, was committed.

Blaby Common Bills:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Blaby, in the County of Leicester.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Countesthorpe Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Countesthorpe, in the County of Leicester.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Herion Common Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Hexton, in the County of Hertford, except a Common Pasture called The Cow Common.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Walforth Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Grounds in the Hamlet of Walsworth, in the Parish of Hitchin, in the County of Hertford.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Whitby Harbour, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for further continuing the Duty of One Farthing per Chalder on Coals, granted by an Act of the First Year of Queen Anne, and revived and continued by an Act of the Eighth of King George the Second, for improving and repairing the Piers and Harbour of Whitby, in the County of York; and for better regulating the Shipping there.”

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 Five preceding Bill.

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

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

Charleston’s Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Laurence Charleston,

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Facon’s Nat Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Peter Facon.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to, H. C with the Two preceding Bills.

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

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

Burton to take take the Name of Phillipson, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Richard Burton Esquire and his Issue to bear and use the Surname and Arms of Phillipson, pursuant to the Will of John Philhpfin, Esquire, deceased.”

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

L. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
L. Bp. Chester.
D. Richmond. L. Bp. Bangor. L. Leigh.
D. Grafton. L. Masham.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Bathurst.
E. Denbigh. L. Sandys.
E. Westmorland. L. Lyttelton.
E. Peterborow. L. Grantham.
E. Sandwich. L. Boston.
E. Essex. L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Shaftsbury.
E. Albemarle.
E. Coventry.
E. Aber corn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Pomfret.
E. Ashburnham.
E. Guilford.
E. Radnor.
V. Weymouth.

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.

Glasgow Reads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of King George the Second, for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, so far as the same relates to the Districts of Roads from Inchbelly Bridge to Glasgow, and from Glasgow to Redburn Bridge; and for altering and ascertaining the Course of the last-mentioned District of Road.”

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.

E. Ferrers, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Perition of Washington Earl Ferrers 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 in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Ferrers, in the County of Derby, to be sold, for satisfying the Encumbrances and Portions affecting the same and the left of the settled Estates; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Bourn 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 allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste, and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Messages from H. C. to return Jones’s Esate, Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower John Jones Esquire, and Margaretta Maria his Wife late Margaretta Maria Weiler 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;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

And Smith’s Estate, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, an Act for vesting Part “of the settled Estate of John Silverster Smith Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same;” an to acquaint this Housse, that they have agreed to the same without any Amendment.

Boston 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 Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Commons, or Commonable Lands, in the Township of Brigham, in the Parish of Boston, in the East Riding of the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tunbridge Wells, &c; Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from the Turnpike at Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, to Ringles Cross near Utkfield in the County of Sussex; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Knutsford and Macleod field Navigation Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the further Hearing of Counsel, and Consideration of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut, or Canal, from Witton Bridge, to the Towns of Nether Knutsford, Macclesfield, and Stock fort, in the County of Chester, and to Manchester in the County of Lancaster:

Counsel were accordingly called in.

And Mr. Davenport was heard, to observe upon the Evidence against the Bill.

Mr. Ruffhead heard, to reply.

Mr. Dunning also heard, to reply.

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Proposed, “To commit the Bill for this Day Three Months.”

Which being 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 this Day Three Months.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliament, turn continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 23o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Comes Northington, Cancellarius. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Wigorn. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Cicestrien. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Landav. Ds. Travor.
Epus. Exon. Comes Suffolk. Ds. Ducie.
Comes Exeter. Ds. Sandys.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Breadalbane. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.

PRAYERS.

Wilden Ferry, &c. Navigation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making a Navigable Cut, or Canal, from the River Trent, at or near Wilden Firry, in the County of Derby, to the “River Mersey, at or near Runcorn Gap;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shrewsbury Budge, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons by Sir Francis Vincent and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Pattrington Common, 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 Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Pattrington in Holder netc, in the East Riding of the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C. to return the Bill for the D. of Devon to qualify for an Office in Ireland.

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

To return 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;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Derby small Debtt, Bill.

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

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

Brimmington and Chesterfield Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and “widening the Roads from Brimmington and Chesterfield, in the County of Derby over High Moors, to the several Places therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mansfield to Ashover, Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Mansfield and Chesterfield Turnpike Road, near the Nine Mile Stone from Mansfield, through Temple Normanton, Tupton New Enclosure and Birkin Lane, to Bunting Field Nook, in the Parish of Asiover, in the County of Derby;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

To enable the Bank to purchase Houses Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to Purchase certain Houses and Ground contiguous and near to The Bank; and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Spalding against Lawlie,

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Alexander Spalding of Holm is Appellant, and Margaret Laurie and Andrew Sloan Laurie her Husband are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow.

Wilden Ferry, Navigation Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making a Navigable Cut, or Canal, from the River Trent, at or near Wilden Ferry, in the County of Derby, to the River Mersey, at or near Runcorn Gap.

Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury.

Pattrinton Common, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Pattrington in Holderness in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Darby final Debts, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the Borough of Derby, and the Liberties thereof.”

Brimmington Road, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Brimmington and Chesterfield, in the County of Derby, over the High Moors, to the several Places therein mentioned.”

Mansfield to a shobine, Road Bill.

Hedie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled “An Act for repairing and: widening the Road from the Mansfield and Chesterfield Turnpike Road, near the Nine Mile Stone from Mansfield, through Temple Normanton, Tupton New Enclosure and Birkin Lane to Banting Field Nook, in the Panifit of Ashover, in the County of Derby.

To enable the Bank of purchase Houses, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled “An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to Purchase certain Houses and Grounds contiguous, and near to The Bank; and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious.”

Duke of Grafton’s Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of a Message, with the Appurtenances 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,” 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 Ports mouth’s Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Manors, Rectories, Lands, Tithes, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Somerset and Devon, devised by the Will of John late Earl of Portsmouth, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Monies arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Manors, Rectories, Lands, Tithes Tenements, or Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses limited by the said Will,” was committed,

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Whitechapel poor, &c. Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Third Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for maintaining regulating, and employing, the Poor within the Paria of Saint Mary; Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex,” 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.”

Button, to take the Name of Phillipson, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt made the like Report from the Lords Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Richard Burton Esquire, and his Issue, to bear and use the Surname and Arms of Phillipson, pursuant to aie Will of John Phillipson Esquire, “deceased,” was commited.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Berkeley Square, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enclosing, paving, cleaning, lighting, and adorning, Berkeley Square, in the Parish of Saint George Ha never Square, in the County of Middlesex.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wendover And Buckingham Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of His late Majesty George the Second, for repairing several Roads in the County of Bucks, so far as the same relates to the Road between the Town of Wertdover and the Town of Buckingham,”

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. Graves and Mr. Pechell

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

Beverley Church, Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for Vesting certain Estates, in the County of Lincoln, in Trustees; and to enable them to appropriate the Rents and Profits thereof? and also certain Sums of Money (subject to the Trusts declared by the Will of Sir Michael Wharton Knight, deceased), for the Augmentation of the Revenues of the Curacies of the late Collegiate Church of Saint John, in Beverley, in the County of York; and for erecting an Organ in the said Church; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:”

It is Ordered, That the said Bill may be read a Second Time.

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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

L. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
E. Suffolk. L. Bp. Ely. L. Leigh.
L. Bp. Exeter. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Delamer.
E. Shaftebury. E. Exeter. L. Ducie.
E. Breadalbane. L. Sandys.
E. Marchmont. L. Lyttleton.
E. Oxford.
E. Ferrers.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; so meet on Thursday the 8th Day of May next, at Ten o’clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Earl Ferrers’ Estate, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Ferrers, in the County of Derby, to be sold, for satisfying the Encumbrances and. Portions affecting the same, and the rest of his settled Mates Estates; 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 same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion for shortening the Committee on it.

The House was moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee upon the last-mentioned Bill may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.”

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration To-morrow; and the Lords to be summoned.

Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from the Turnpike at Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, to Ringles Cross near Uckfield in the County of Sussex.

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.

La Roche Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Peter de la Roche; 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 Delamer presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Peter de la Roche.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Blair & al. against Sir W. Moncrieffe.

A Petition of Sir William Moncrieffe Baronet, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Alexander Blair and others are Appellants, which Appeal stands appointed to be heard the last but Three upon the List, was presented, and read; setting forth, “That, in the Beginning of the present Session, the said Cause was appointed to be heard the Second After the Causes which stood appointed last Session; but afterwards, on Petition of the Appellant (suggesting that Papers were wanted from Scotland), the Hearing was put off till After the Causes then appointed; this was acquiesced in by the Petitioner, because the Appellant’s Agent mentioned an Intention of withdrawing his Appeal, and because the Respondent only desired that the Cause should be determined in the present Session, which, in the then State of the Causes, seemed next to a Certainty; but now the Session is so far advanced, and (by Intervention of publick Business) the Cause shall so low in the List, that there is but little, if any, Prospect of its being heard in its Course this Session; and as, since Notice given for this Petition, the Appellant’s Agent has again repeated an Intention of withdrawing the Appeal; (fn. 1) therefore praying, That this Appeal may be set down to be heard on such Bye-day as to the House shall seem meet.”

And thereupon the Agent for the Petitioner was called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum quartum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Jovis, 24o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Carliol. Comes Northington, Cancellarius. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Exon.
Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Trevor.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S. Ds. Monson.
Ds. Sandys.
Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Walpole.
Dux Bolton. Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Exeter. Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Westmorland. Ds. Boston.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Lovel & Hold.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Breadalbane. Ds. Camden.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Gower.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

E. Ferrers’ Estate Bill: Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Ferrers, in the County of Derby, to be sold, for satisfying the Encumbrances and Portions affecting the same, and the rest of his settled Estates; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with, in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Monday next.

To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to Purchase certain Houses and Ground contiguous and near to The Bank; and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious.”

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

L. President. L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Botetourt.
L. Privy Seal. L. Bp. Exeter. L. Delamer.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Bolton. L. Trevor.
E. Exeter. L. Monson.
L. Sandys.
E. Westmorland. L. Ponsonby.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Walpole.
E. Abercorn. L. Lyttelton.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Oxford.
E. Ferrers.
E. Gower.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Weymouth.
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.

Shrewsbury Budge, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury.”

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.

Bourn Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste, and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, 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.

Death and Chapter of Canterbury Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Brooke Bridges and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury to grant Leases of their Estate in the Parish of Saint Olave, Southwark;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Wateham Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending, widening, altering, clearing, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading from the Market Cross in the Town of Wareham, and in Purbeck, in the County of Dorset;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ashborne to Sudbury, Road Bill:

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Ashborne to Sudbury, and from Sudbury to Yoxall Bridge, and from the Turnpike Road upon Hatton Moor to Tutbury in the Counties of Derby and Stafford, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.”

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Brimmington Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Brimmington and Chesterfield in the County of Derby, over the High Moors, to the several Places 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Spittlegate Hill to Foster Bridge, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of so much of Two Acts made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Spittlegate Hill in the County of Lincoln, to Little Drayton in the County of Nottingham, as relates to the Road from Spittlegate Hill to Boston Bridge 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.

D. of Grafton’s Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of a Message, with the Appurtenances, entailed by the Will of the most Noble Charles late Duke of Grafton, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for purchasing another Message or Lands, to be settled to the like Uses.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

E. of Portsmouth’ Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Manors, Rectories, Lands, Tythes, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Somerset and Devon, devised by the Will of John late Earl of Portsmouth, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Monies arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Manors, Rectories, Lands, Tythes, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses limited by the said Will.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Burton to take the Name of Phillipson, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Richard Burton Esquire and his Issue to bear and use the Surname and Arms of Phillipson, pursuant to the Will of John Phillipson Esquire, deceased.”

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 Billes.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Montague and Mr. Cudden:

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

Whitechapel Paor, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act, made in the Third Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for maintaining, regulating, and employing the Poor, within the “Parish of Saint Mary, Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex.”

The Question was pat, “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 the former Messengers:

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

Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to regulate the loading of Ships with Coals in the Ports of Newcastle and Sunderland;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Spalding against Laurie:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Spalding of Holm; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 16th of July 1761, the 29th of January 1762, and 31st of January 1764; and also of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 7th and 24th of July and 23d of November 1764; 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 and Justice should seem meet:” As also upon the Answer of Margaret Laurie and Andrew Sloan Laurie her Husband 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 said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Pattrington Common, Bill.

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

Sir John St. Aubyn, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir John Saint Aubyn 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 empower Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet to make Leases of Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Stoke Damarel, in the County of Devon, to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty’s Navy.”

Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to regulate the loading of Ships with Coals in the Ports of Newcastle and Sunderland.”

Wilder Ferry, Navigation, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making a Navigable Cut, or Canal, from the River Trent, at or near Wilden Ferry in the County of Derby, to the River Mersey at or near Runcorn Gap,” be read a Second Time on Tuesday next; and the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum quintam diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 25o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar. Comes Northington, Cancellarius. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Duresm. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Ds. Detainer.
Epus. Cicestrien. Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Bathurst.
Epus. Meneven. March. Rockingham. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Landav. Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Boston.
Comes Holdernesse. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Camden.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Gower.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Bickar Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Common Fen, and other Commonable Places, in the Parish of Bickar, in the County of Lincoln, and for draining and improving the same;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Barnetby Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Lordship or Liberty of Barnetby upon the Wolds, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rochdale Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Eighth and Twenty-seventh Years of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to the Towns of Halifax and Ealand in the County of York,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dubbyn against Barker; Judgement.

This Day being appointed, for hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Robert Dobbyn the Younger, late of the City of Waterford, in the Kingdom of heland, but now of The Middle Temple, London, Esquire; complaining of an Order of the Court of Chancery in Ireland of the 2d Day of June 1764; and praying, That the same might be reversed and set aside; or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises as the Nature and Circumstances of the Case might require:” As also upon the Answer of Francis Barker, Samuel Barker, Hans Thomas Fell, Cornelius Bolton, and Robert Dobbyn the Elder, put in to the said Appeal:

Counsel were accordingly called in.

And the Counsel for the Respondents admitting at the Bar, “That they were unable to support the Plea:”

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Order complained of be reversed: And it is hereby Ordered, That the Plea do Hand for an Answer, with Liberty to except, and save the Benefit to the Hearing.

Alhallows, London Wall Church, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for re-building 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.”

Glasgow Roads, Bill:

The Lord Botetourt made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of King George the Second; for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, so far as the same relates to the Districts of Roads from Incbbelly Bridge to Glasgow to Redburn Bridge; and for altering and ascertaining the Course of the last-mentioned District of Road,” was committed.

Blair et al. against Sir W. Moncrief.

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Blair and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Sir William Moncrieff Baronet is Respondent; setting forth, “That this Cause was, on Wednesday last, set down to be heard on Tuesday next;” and praying, “In regard the same was done in the Absence of the Appellants, whose Case is not yet printed, that the Hearing of the said Cause may be put off till Tuesday the 6th Day of May next; the Respondent’s Agent having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:”

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Tuesday the 6th Day of May next, as desired.

Sutthoff et al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Goddard Sutthoff, John Peter Cornud, and Rentra Bentinck,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and also considered the Two Petitions referred to the said 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.

Sir John’s Aubyn’s Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet to make Leases of Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Stoke Damarel, in the County of Devon, to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty’s Navy.”

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

L. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
L. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
M. Rockingham. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Leigh.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Delamer.
L. Bathurst.
E. Holderness. L. Sandys.
E. Aber corn. L. Boston.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Ferrers.
E. Aylesford.
E. Halifax.
E. Gower.
Vis. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 12th Day of May next, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to shorten the Committee on it.

The House was moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee upon the last-mentioned Bill may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.”

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

De by small Debts, Bill.

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

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.

Boston Common, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures and Commons, or Commonable Grounds, in the Township of Brigham, in the Parish of Boston, 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.

Ryder against E Gower et al.

A Petition of Granville Leveson Earl Gower, One of, the Respondents to the Appeal of Thomas Ryder Esquire and others, to which Appeal all of the Respondents have put in their Answers, was presented, and read; setting forth, “That the Parties interested cannot proceed in the Suit depending in the Country of Chancery, either to carry the Purchase made by the Appellants of the Estate in Question into Execution, or to sell the Estate to another Purchaser, pending the Appeal; and praying, “In regard the said Appeal is from an Interlocutory Order, and the Hearing thereof will not take up any considerable Time, that the said Appeal may be set down to be heard on a Bye-day.”

And thereupon the Agent for the Petitioner was called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the 8th Day of May next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Lunæ, 28o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Comes Northington, Cancellarius.
Epus. Roffen. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Comes Winchilsea, Præses. Ds. Leigh.
Ds. Delamer.
Dux Portland, Camerarius. Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Dux Argyll. Ds. Sandys.
Dux Manchester. Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Boston.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Shaftesbury. Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Digby.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Gower.
Comes Harcourt.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Burslem against Palmer.

The Answer of Benjamin Palmer Esquire, to the amended Appeal of James Burslem Clerk and Sarah his Wife, was this Day brought in.

Fifth and Rabbits, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Vincent and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the more effectual Preservation of Fish in Fifth 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; and for preventing the pitting and watering Flax in Running Streams;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H C. to return Tufnell’s Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, 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;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Rowes Common, 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 certain Open Grounds or Pastures, and some Parts of a certain Moor, or Tract of Waste Land, within the Manor of Bowes, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kimberley Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Half-year Lands, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parishes of Carlton, Foreboe and Kimberley, in the County of Norfolk;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sutton Ganstead Dramage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty, for draining, preserving, and improving, the Low Grounds and Carrs lying and being in the Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, Lordships, Precincts, and Territories, of Sutton Ganstead, Swine Benningholme, Benningholme Grange, and Fairholme, North Skirlaugh, Rowton, Arnold, Long Riston, Leven, Heigholme, and Hallytree Holme, Brandes Burton, and Burshall, Eske, Tickton, Weel, Routh, Meaux and Wagen otherwise Wawn, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were read the First Time.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause, which stands appointed to be heard this Day, be put off to Wednesday next; and that the Cause which stands for Wednesday be put off to Thursday; and that the rest of the Causes be removed m Course.

Webb, Leave to appeal though out of Time:

Upon reading the Petition of Noah Webb; setting forth, “That the Petitioner, being advised to exhibit his Appeal from a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, did immediately intend to appeal from the same, but was frustrated therein by several oppressive Methods used against the Petitioner by George Woods an Attorney in the Court of King’s Bench in Ireland; so that the Petitioner was not able to send off the Proceedings, so as to be received here, until the Time limited by the Standing Order of the House for receiving Appeals was elapsed by a few Days;’ and therefore praying, “That the said Appeal may be received:”

It is Ordered, That the said Appeal be received as desired.

Webb against Carew et al.

Accordingly, upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Noah Webb Esquire; complaining of certain Parts of a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, pronounced on the 12th Day of December 1765, but which was not settled and signed till the 10th Day of March last, made in a Cause wherein Shapland Garew Esquire, Hans Baillie, and John Shiel, were Plaintiffs, and Noah Webb Esquire, Randall Lynch, John Higginbottom, George Woods, Edward Noy, William Knox, James Cox, Marist Delway, Christopher Hill, and Thomas Hales, were Defendants; and praying, “That the same, so far as complained of, may be reversed, varied, or altered; or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom shall seem meet; and that the fold Shapland Carew Esquire, Hans Baillie, and John Shiel, Plain tiffs in this Cause, and Randal Lynch, John Higginbottom, George Woods, Edward Noy, William Knox, James Cox, Marist Delway, Christopher Hill, and Thomas Hales, may be required to answer the said Appeal:”

It is Ordered, That the said Shapland Carew Esquire, and the several other Persons lastnamed, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 2d Day of June next; and Service of this Order upon them, or any of them, or upon their or any of their Counsel, Solicitors, or Agents, before the said Court of Chancery in Ireland, shall be deemed good Service.

Swarm against Broome; and Lookup against the Kings Writs of Error; Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Judges do attend this House on Thursday next, upon hearing the Errors argued on the Writ of Error wherein Samuel Swann is Plaintiff, and Thomas Broome is Defendant.

Ordered, That the Judges do, attend this House on Friday next, upon hearing the Errors argued on the Writ of Error wherein George Lookup is Plaintiff, and the King is Defendant.

E. Ferrers’s Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vetting in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Ferrers, in the County of Derby, to be fold, for satisfying the Encumbrances and Portions affecting the same and the rest of his settled Estates; 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.

Bourn Com mon, Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste, and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln,was committed.

Pattrington Common, Bill.

The Lord Sandys 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 the Parish of Pattrington in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of rork,” was committed.

Boston 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 Fields, Meadows, Failures, and Commons, or Commonable Grounds, in the Township of Brigham, in the Parish of Boston, in the East Riding of the County of York was committed.

Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury,” 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.”

To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the; Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to purchase certain Houses and Ground contiguous and near to The Bank, and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious,” was committed.

Derby Small Debts, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the bill intituled. “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the Borough of Derby and the Liberties thereof,” was committed.

Brimmington Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Brimmington and Chesterfield in the County of Derby, over the High Moors, to the several Places therein mentioned,” was committed.

Spittlegate Hill to Boston Budge, Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of so much I of Two Acts, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Spittlegate Hill in the County of Lincoln, to Little Drayton in the County of Nottingham, as relates to the Road from Spittlegate Hill to Boston Bridge, in the County of Lincoln” was committed.

Bicker Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Common Fen, and other Commonable Places, in the Parish of Bickar, in the County of Lincoln; and for draining and improving the same.”

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

L. President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
L. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Rochester. L. Leigh.
D. Argyll. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov. L. Delamar.
D. Manchester. L. Mackham.
D. Bridgewater. L. Sandys.
L. Boston.
E. Sandwich. L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Abercorn.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Ferrers.
E. Gower.
E. Harcourt.

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

Ashborne to Sudbury, Road bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Asborne to Sudbury, and from Sudbury to Yoxham Bridge, and from the Turnpike Road upon Hatton Moor to Tutbury, in the Counties of Derby and Stafford.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Confederation 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.

Coal Ships at Newcastle, to regulate, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to regulate the loading of Ships with Coals in the Ports of Newcastle and Sunderland,

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 Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Rochdale to Halifax, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts made in the Eighth and Twenty-seventh Years of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale in the County Palatine of Lancaster, to the Towns of Halifax and Ealand 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.

Sutthoss, &c. Nat. bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Godbard Sutthoff, John Peter Comud, and Renira Bentink

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 Mr. Montague and Mr. Cudden:

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

Ashallows, London Wall, Church, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for re-building the Parish Church of Ashallows on the Wall, in the City of London, and for re-building the House belonging to the Restor of the said Parish; and for purchasing several Pieces of Ground and Tenements thereon, to lender 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.

Glasgow Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of King George the Second, for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, so far as the same relates to the Districts of Roads from Inchbelly Bridge to Glasgow, and from Glasgow to Redburn Budge; and for altering and ascertaining the Course of the last-mentioned District of Road.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that this Lords have agreed to the Two 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.

Sir John St. Aubyn's Bill: Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to takes into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower Sir John Saint Aubyn to make Leases of Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Stoke Damarel, in the County of Devon, to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty’s Navy,”stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Wednesday next.

Sil J. Hynde Cotton to fell Parsons’s Estate, Bill.

The House was moved, “That the Standing Orders of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Manor, Capital Messuage, and late dissolved Priory, of Ryegate, in the County of Surrey; and also of several Freehold and Copyhold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Surrey and Sussex, late the Estate of Sarah Parsons Widow, deceased, for raising Money to discharge Encumbrances affecting the same,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration To-morrow; and the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen tura continuandum esse usque ad et in diem (fn. 2) Marrtis, vicesimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ; Dorainis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 29o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Comes Northington. Cancellarius.
Epus. Duresm. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Eliens. Comes Winchelsea, Præses. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Cestrien. Dux Grafton. Ds. De lamer.
Epus. Cicestrien. Dux Bedford. Ds. Masham.
Epus. Bangor. Dux Argyll. Ds. Bathur.
Epus. Glcesitr. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Romney.
Epus. Carliol. Comes Huntingdon. Ds. Monson.
Epus. Petriburg. Comes Suffolk. Ds. Godolphin.
Comes Exeter. Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Peterborow. Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Litchfield. Ds, Hyde.
Comes Plimouth. Ds. Sondes.
Comes Coventry. Ds. Grantham.
Comes Cholmondeley. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Abercorn. Ds. Boston.
Comes Breadalbane. Ds. Vernon.
Comes Marchmont. Ds. Camden.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Gower.
Comes Temple.
Comes Ilchester.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Lubnam Common Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing me Open and common Fields of Lubnam, otherwise Lubenham, in the County of Leicester” 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.”

Ashborne to Sudbury, &c. Road Bill:

The Lord Vernon reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Apborne to Sudbury, and from Surrey to Yoxall Bridge, and from the Turnpike Road upon Hatton Moor to Tutbury, in the Counties of Derby and Stafford,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.”

Tunbridge Wells, &c. Roads Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from the Turnpike at Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, to Ringles Cross near Uckfield in the County of Sussex,was committed.

E. Ferrere’e Estate, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled. “An Act for vesting in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Ferrers, in the County of Derby, to be sold, for satisfying the Encumbrances and Portions affecting the same and the rest of his settled Estates; 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. with it.

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

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

To enable the Bank to purchase Houses, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to purchase certain Houses and Ground contiguous and near to The Bank; and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bourn Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste, and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Shrewsbury Bridge, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Pattitington Common, Bill:

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

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Brimmington Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Brimming ton and Cheserseld in the County of Derby, over the High Moors, to the several Places therein mentioned.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Spittlegate Hill to Boston Bridger, Road

Hodie 3”vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of so much of. Two Acts made in the Twelfth Tear of the Reign of King George the First, and in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Spittlegate Hill in the County of Lincoln, to Little Drayton in the County of Nottingham as relates to the Road from Spittlegate Hill to Boston Bridge, in the County of Lincoln,

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Derby small Debts, Bills

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the Borough of Derby and the Liberties thereof.”

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Boston Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Commons, or Commonable Grounds, in the Township of Brigham in the Parish of Folton, in the East Riding of the County of York

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative

Ashborne Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Asbborne to Sudbury, and from Sudbury to Toxall Bridge, and from the Turnpike Road upon Hatton Moor to Tutbury, in the Counties of Derby and Stafford

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative

Lubnam Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Lubnam, otherwise Lubenham, in the County of Leicester.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from the Turnpike at Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, to Ringles Cross near Uckfield in the County of Suffix

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 Eleven preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally 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.

Sir John St-Aubyn’s Bill The King’s Consent to it signified

The Duke of Grafton acquainted the House, “That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet to make Leases of Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Stoke Damarel, in the County of Devon, to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty’s Navy,”was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s lnterest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they will think fit.”

High Bridget to Uttoxeter, &c. 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 and widening the Road from High Bridges in the County of Stafford to Uttoxeter, and from Spath to Hanging Bridge, and from Tewnall’s Lane to Yoxall Bridge, in the said County;”to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message From H C. to return Henley’s Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord (fn. 3) Burghersh and others:,

To return the Bill, intituled, “An A& 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 Older of the said Court;”and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Militia Pay and Cloathing, Bill:

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for applying the Money granted in this. Session of Parliament, for defraying the Charge of the Pay and Cloathing of the Militia of that Part of Great Britain called England, for One Year, beginning the Twenty-fifth Day of March, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty-six and for explaining and amending, and rendering more effectual, several Acts of Parliament, passed m the Second, Fourth, and Fifth Years of the Reign of His present Majesty, relating to the raising and naming the Militia within that Part of Great Britain called Englandto which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Billion, Sec Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from High Bullen in Wednesbury to the further End of Darlaston Lane, next the Portway, and from thence through Bilston to the further End of Gibbet Lane, and several other Roads leading to and from Bilston, in the County of Stafford” to which they desire the Concurrence or this House.

Mr. Constable’s Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to establish a Proposal, made by William Constable Esquire to the Governors of the Charity for the Relief of the poor Widows and Children of Clergymen, in relation to a Piece or Parcel of Land called Cherry Cobb Sandi in the County of York;”to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First, Time

E. of Breadalbane to exchange Lands with the Crown, Bill: The King's Consent to it.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to exchange the Lands of Fernan and Lix, in the County of Perth, for other Lands belonging to the Right Honourable John Earl of Breadalbane, in Pitkellony, in the said County of Perth,; “to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

The Duke of Grafton acquainted the House, “That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the last-mentioned Bill, was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Transportation of Felons, and retraining Muirburn in bcoiland, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to extend an Act made in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King George the First, intituled, “An Act for the further preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies; and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons and unlawful Exporters of Wool; and for declaring the Laws upon some Points relative to Pirates, to that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, so far as the said Act relates to the more effectual Transportation of Felons; and for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws for retraining Muirburn, in forbidden Time, in that Part of the United Kingdom; “to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hartley, Andover, &c. Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the present Turnpike Road in the Parish of Hursley in the County of Southampton, through the Borough of Andover; to the Town of Newbury in the County of Berks, and from Newbury to Chilton Pond and Newtown River to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Kimberley Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and, Common Fields, Half-year Lands, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parishes of Carlton, Forehoe, and Kimberley, in the County of Norfolk,

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

L President. L. Bp. Durham. L. Botetourt.
D. Gi aft on. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov. L. Leigh.
D. Argyll. L. Bp. Bangor. L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Lancoln. L. Bathurst.
E. Huntingdon. L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Ducie.
E. Suffolk. L. Monson.
L. Litchfield. L. Grantham.
E. Coventry. L. Scarsdale.
E. Aber corn. L. Boston.
E. Marchmont.
E. Pomfret.
E. Gower.
E. Behesier.
Vis. Weymouth.
Vis. Falmouth.

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

Barnetby Cormns Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and. Common Fields, Common Meadows, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Lordship or Liberty of Barnet by upon the Woulds, 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.

Number of Causes limited.

Ordered, That this House will hear no Morel Causes, After that between Hunter and Stewart, except the Two Causes which stand appointed to be heard on Bye-days.

Sir. J Hynde Cotton to fell Parson’s Estate, Bill.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take s into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen r Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Sale of the Manor, Capital Messuage, and late dissolved Priory, of Ryegate, in the County of Surrey j and also of several Freehold and Copyhold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Surrey and Suffix, late the Estate of Sarah Parsons Widow, deceased, for raising Money to discharge Encumbrances affecting the same,”stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with; and that the Committee may meet, to consider of the said Bill, To-morrow.

Scotborn 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 certain Open Arable Fields, Meadows, Pasture, and Waste Grounds, in the Parishes of Scot-born and Sudbrooke, in the County of Lincoln to which they desire the Concurrence of this House,

Mirth, &c. Thorpe Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing a Common called Thorpe Marsh, and a Piece of Land called Grumble Hirst, within the Parish of Barmby upon Dunn, in the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, tricesimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Aurorse, Dominis fie decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 30o Aprilis.

REX

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Dux York. Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Ehen. Dux Gloucester. Ds. Leigh.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Ds. Berkeley Str.
Comes Northington, Cancellarius.
Epus. Cestrien. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Cicestrien. Comes Winchelsea, Præses. Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Romney.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Landav. Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Lincoln. Dux Bolton. Ds. Sandys.
Epüs. Carliol. Dux Argyll. Ds. Ravensworth.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius. Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lovel & Holl’s.
Dux Manchester. Tic. Vernon.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Camden.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Gower.
Comes Harcourt.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.

PRAYERS.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

The King present:

His Majesty, being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State (the Lords being in their Robes); commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, “It is His Majesty’s Pleasure, “they attend Him immediately, in this House.”

Who being come, with their Speaker; the Titles of the Bills to be passed were severally read, by the Deputy Clerk of the Crown, as follow; videlicet,

Bills passed.

“1. An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty’s Dominions in America, an Act passed in this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters.”

“2. An Act: for the more effectual Encouragement of the Trade and Manufacture of Leather Gloves and Mitts in this Kingdom.”

“3. An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of King “James the Second, intituled, An additional Act for the Improvement of Tillage,”as relates to the City of London.

“4. An Act for the Relief and Employment of the Poor, and for repairing the Highways, paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Streets and other Places, in the Town and Parish of Richmond, in the County of Surrey j and for removing and preventing Annoyances, Obstructions, and Encroachments therein; and for hutting up a Road from the late Horse Ferry at Kew to Welt Sheene Lane, near Rich mond Green; and for amending and keeping in Repair the Road from Kew Bridge to Richmond.

“5. An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of England to purchase certain Houses and Ground, contiguous and near to The Bank; and for making certain Avenues leading thereto more commodious.”

“6. An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Third Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor within the Parish of Saint Mary Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex,

“7. An Act to render more effectual an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for re-building the Parish Church of Ashallows on the Wall, in the City of London and for re-building 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.”

“8. An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the City of Bath and the Liberties and Precincts thereof.”

“9. An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts within the Borough of Derby and the Liberties thereof.”

“10. 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 Paclages 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.”

“11. An Act for making and continuing navigable the River Stort, in the Counties of Hertford and Essex.

“12. An Act for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge in the Town of Shrewsbury.

“13. An Act for further continuing the Duty of One Farthing per Chalder on Coals, granted by an Act of the First Year of Queen Anne, and revived and continued by an Act: of the Eighth of King George the Second, for improving and repairing the Piers and Harbour of Whitby, in the County of York; and for better regulating the Shipping there.”

“14. An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road leading from Cromford Bridge in the County of Derby, to the Turnpike Road at or near Langley Mill in the said County.”

“15. An Act for repairing the Road from the Borough of Lauder in the Shire of Berwick, to and through Kelso in the Shire of Roxburgh, to The Marchburn.

“16. An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the present Turnpike Road at Haverhill to Red Cross in the Parish of Shelford, in the Coutity of Cambridge.

“17. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing several Roads in the County of Bucks, so far as the same relates to the Road between. the Town of Wendover and the Town of Buckingham.

“18. An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of King George the Second, for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, so far as the same relates to the Districts of Roads from Incbbelly Bridge to Glasgow, and from Glasgow to Redburn Bridge; and for altering and ascertaining the Course of the last mentioned District of Road.

“19. An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Brimmington and Chesterfield in the County of Derby, over the High Moors, to the several Places therein mentioned.”

“20. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of so much of Two Acts, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Spittlegate Hill in the County of Lincoln, to Little Drayton in the County of Nottingham, as relates to the Road from Spittle-gate Hill to Boston Bridge in the County of Lincoln.

“21. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Astborne to Sudbury, and from Sudbury to Yoxall Bridge, and from the Turnpike Road upon Hatton Moor to Tutbury, in the Counties of Derby and Stafford.

“22. An Act for repairing the Road from the Turnpike at Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent, to Ringles Cross near Uckfield in the County of Sussex.

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

Le Roy le veult.”

“23. An Act to enable the moil 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.”

“24. An Act to enable the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury to grant Leases of their Estate in the Parish of Saint Qlavc Southwark.

“25. An Act for vesting Fart of the Fee Simple Estate of George late Lord Viscount Midleton of the Kingdom of Ireland in Trustees, to be fold, for paying the Debts, Legacies, and Encumbrances, mentioned in, and appointed to be paid by, his Will; and for executing and effectuating several Contrails entered into by him, for felling and leasing divers Farms and Lands in Ireland;, and for making the Exemplification of his Will Evidence in Law and Equity”

“26. An Act for vesting certain Manors, Messuages, Farms, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Surrey, devised by the Will of Sir William Clayton Baronet, deceased, in Trustees, to be fold; and for applying the Monies arising by such Sale in the Purchafe or other Lands, to be settled to the like Uses:”

“27. 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 the Debts, 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.”

“28. An Act: for vesting several Copyhold Estates of Ann Blagrave Widow and others in Trustees, to be sold 5 and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses to which the said Copyhold Estates stand limited.”

“29; 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 in the Parishes of Woolwich and Plumstead, in the County of Kent

“30. An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of John Silvester Smith Esquire “in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same.”

“31. An Act to enable George Foster Tuffnell Esquire to grant Building Leases of Estates devised to him by Sir William Halton Baronet, in the County of Middlesex?

“32. An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Stinted Pastures called Cow Close, Welt Moor, and Clowder otherwise Clowther, within the Township of Arncliffe, in the West Riding of the County of York

“33. 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.

“34. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Walle Grounds, in the Parish of Blaby, in the County of Leicester,

“35. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Countesthorpe, in the County of Leicester

“36. Act Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Hexton, in the County of Hertford, except a Common Failure called The Cow Common.

“37. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Grounds in the Hamlet of Walsworth, in the Parish of Hitchin, in the County of Hertford.

“38. An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln.

“39. An Act for dividing and enclosing Certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the Parish of Pattrington in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York.

“40. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Commons, or Commonable Grounds, in the Township of Brigham, in the Parish of Boston, in the East Biding of the County of York.

“41. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common fields of Lubnam, otherwise Lubenham, in the County of Leicester.

“42. An Act for enclosing, paving, cleansing, light and adorning Berkeley Square, in the Parish of Saint George Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex.

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

Seit fait comme il est desire.

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire; and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Wilden Ferry, Navigation, Bill.

The Earl Gower reported from the Lords Committees whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making a Navigable Cut, or Canal, from the River Trent, at or near Wilden Ferry in the County of Derby, to the River Mersey, at or near Runcorn Gap, was committee “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.”

Leighton Brumswold Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Failures, and Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Laighton Bromswold otherwise Laighton Ecclesia, in the County of Huntingdon;to which they desire? the Concurrence of this House

Burnet against Burnet:

After hearing Counsel, upon the amended Petition and Appeal of Alexander Burnet Esquire; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 14th of December 1764; and praying. “That the same might be reversed or varied, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom and Justice should seem meet:”As also upon the Answer of Sir Thomas Burnet of Leys Baronet put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

judgment

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 Interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay, or Cause to be paid, to the said Respondent, the Sum of Eighty Pounds, for his Costs in respect of the said Appeal;

Sir J. Hyde Cotton to sell Parsons’s Estate, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Manor, Capital Messuage, and late dissolved Priory, of Ryegate, in the County of Surrey; and also of several Freehold and Copyhold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Surrey and Surrey, late the Estate of Sarah Parsons Widow, deceased, for failing Money, to discharge Encumbrances affecting the same,” 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 engrafted.

Sir J. St. Au-byn’s Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower Sir John Saint Aubyn Baronet to make Leases of Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Stoke Damarel, in the County of Devon, to the Principal Officers and Commissioners of His Majesty’s Navy,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

E. of Breadalbane Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to exchange the Lands of Fernan and Lix, in the County of Perth, for other Lands, belonging to the Right Honourable John Earl of Breadalbane, in Pitkellony in the said County of Perth. 19

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, To-morrow.

Constable’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to establish a Proposal made by William Constable Esquire to the Governors of the Charity for the Relief of the poor Widows and Children of Clergymen, in relation to a Piece or Parcel of Land called Cherry Cobb Sand, in the County of York.

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

L. d. President. L. d. Bp. Durham. L. d Botetourt.
D. Bolton. L. Bp. Ely. L. Leigh.
D. Argyll. L. d. Bp. Lych. & Cov. L. Delamer.
D. Manchester. L. Ducie.
E. Suffolk. L. Bp. Norwich. L. Sandys.
E. Litchfield. L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Ravensworth.
E. Aber corn. L. Vernon.
E. Loudoun.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E. Gower.
E. Har court.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Falmouth.

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

Wareham Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending, widening, altering, clearing, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading from the Market Cross in the Town of Wareham, and in Purbeck, in the County of Dorset.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named:

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

Sutton Ganstead, &c. Fens, draining, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty, for draining, preserving, and improving, the Low Grounds and Carrs lying and being in the Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, Lordships, Precincts, and Territories, of Sutton Ganstead, Swine Benningholme, Benningholme Grange, and Fairholme, North Skirhugh, Rowton, Arnold, Long Riston, Leven, Heigholme, and Hallytree Holme, Brandes Burton, and Burshall, Eske, Tickton, Weel, Rowth, Meaux, and Waghen otherwise Wawn, in Holdernesse, in the East Riding of the County of York.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named:

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

High Bridges to Uttoxeter, Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from High Bridges in the County of Stafford to Uttoxeter, and from Spath to Hanging Bridge, and from Tewnall’s Lane to Yoxall Bridge, in the said County.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named:

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

Socthorn Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Arable Fields, Meadows, Pasture and. Waste Grounds, in the Parishes of Scotborn and Sudbroke, in the County of Lincoln

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees, afore-named:

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

Bristol Streets, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for widening several Streets, Lanes, Ways, and Passages, within the City of Bristol, and for opening several new Streets and Passages within the same; and for explaining, amending, and enlarging, the Powers of the several Ab passed for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating, the Streets and other Places within the said City and Liberties there of “to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

For the Transportation of Felom, and to prevent Murnburn in Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act to extend an Act made in the Fourth Year of the Reign of King George the First, intituled, “An Act for the further preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies; and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons and unlawful Exporters of Wool; and for declaring the Law upon some Points relative to Pirates, “to that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, so far as the said Act relates to the more effectual Transportation of Felons; and for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws for restraining Muirburn, in forbidden Time, in that Part of the United Kingdom.”

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, To-morrow

Laighton Bromswold Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Leighton Bromswold otherwise Leighton Ecclesia, in the County of Huntingdon:

Newton to enter into a Recognizance on Webb’s Appeal.

The House being moved, “That Isaac Newton of Rochdale in the County of York may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Noah Webb Esquire, on o account of his Appeal depending in this House; he living in Ireland

It is Ordered, That the said Isaac Newton may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum. esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, primum diem Maii jam prox. sequen. hore undecima Auroræ, Dominis fie decernentibus.

Footnotes

1 Origin, and therefore
2 Deest in Originali.
3 Origin. Burgage vide Journals of H. C. Vol. XXX. P.777. a.