House of Lords Journal Volume 32
February 1768, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 32: February 1768, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 32: 1768-1770 (1767-1830), pp. 74-91. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113293 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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Die Jovis, 11o Februarii, 1768.
Winterup et. al. against Alexander et al. Johnston et al. against Young et al. Lord Bolingbroke's Divorce Bill. Hardingston to Old Stratford Road Bill: Halifax Paving Bill: Sunderland Road Bill: Kiltorn to take the Name of Burrowes, Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills. Coppinger to enter into Recognizance on Lewis's Appeal. E. Pomfret; Leave for a Bill: Bill read: Petition of Thomas to take the Name of Deere: Bill read. Transportation of Offenders Bill. Navestock and Losthall Enclosure Bill. Shoreditch to Enfield Road Bill. Buckland Dinham &c. Road Bill. Litton Enclosure Bill. Cause put off. Winterup et al. against Alexander et al. Petition for a Bye-day, Jenner to take the Name of Worge, Bill. Maidstone to Tubb's Lake Road Bill. Marine Mutiny Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 12o Februaries 1768.
Johnston et al. against young et al. Interlocutors reversed. Fisher's Bill, Standing Order dispensed With. Winsrith Newburgh Enclosure Bill. Hook Enclosure Bill. Ketton Enclosure Bill. Morden Enclosure Bill. Mr. Yorke, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Waring, Leave for a Bill: Bill read E. Pomfret's Estate Bill. Transportation of Offendera Bill: Message to H. C. with Amendments to it. Jenner to take the Name of Worge, Bill: Maidstone to Tubb's Lake Road Bill: Marine Mutiny Bill: Message to H. C that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Winterup et al. against Alexander et al. Geddie & M'lntosh to be heard by Counsel before the Committee apointed to consider their Appeal: Saint Mary Ie Bone Poor Bill. Daly's Divorce Bill. Adjourn. Die Lunæ 15o Februarii 1768.
Hartwell against Townshend. Sir Thomas Gage, Leave for a Bill. Bill read. E. Sandwich's Estate Bill: Moton to dispence with the Standing Order. Obliterated Proceedings of the Impeachment of the E. Strafford, to be inserted in the Journal. Fitzroy, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. E. Sandwich's Estate Bill. St. Mary le. Bone Poor Bill. Glasgow, Bill. Huddersfield, &c. Road Bill. Disbanding the Army in Ireland Act, to amend, Bill. For providing proper Accommodation for the Welch judges, Bill. Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill. Tilsworth Enclosure Bill. Message from H. C. to return Dr. Brooke's Divorce Bill with Amendments. Cotton, Leave for a Bill; Bill read. Winfrith Newburgh Enclosure Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Huddersfield, &c. Road Bill. Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill. Tilsworth Enclosure Bill. Causes put off. Adjourn. DIE Martis, 16o Februarii 1768.
Hartwell against Townshend et al. Order affirmed with Costs. Fisher's Estal Bill. Ketton Enclosure Bill: Morden Enclosure Bill: Hook Enclosure Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Glasgow Bill. Dr. Brooke's Divorce Bill. Kildwick Enclosure Bill. Grenvilleetal for a Bill to qualify for Vice Treasurer of Ireland. Bill read. Mr. Yorke's Bill. Waring's Bill. Motion to dispense with Standing Order on it. Hudders field, &c. Road Bill. Cotton's Bill. Shoreditch, &c. Road Bill. Fitz Gerald's Exemplification Bill. Tilsworth En closure Bill. Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill. Buckland Dinham, &c. Road Bill. Litton Enclosure Bill. Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill. For providing proper Accommodations for the Welch judges, Bill. Disbanding Army in Ireland, Act to amend, Bill. Adjourn. DIE Jovis, 18o Februarii 1768.
Edwardes's Bill. St. Mary le Bone Poor Bi11. Shoreditch, & c. Road Bill. Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill. Fitzgerald's Exemplification Bill. Litton Enclosure Bill. Huddersfield &c. Road Bill. E. Ferrers, Leave for a Bi11: Bill read. Long, Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Fisher's Bill. Message to H. C. with it. Glasgow Bill. E. Sandwich's Estate Bill Standing Order dispensed with. Waring's Bill Standing Order dispensed with. Mr. Yorke's Bill; Motion to dispense with Standing Order. Navestock Enclosure Bill. Disbanding Army in Ireland Act, to amend, Bill. For providing proper Accommodations for the Welch Judges, Bill. Kildwick Enclosure Bill. Thetford to Newmarket Road Bill. Roxburgh Road Bill. Message front H. C. to return the Transportation of Offenders, Bill. Causes put off. Fitzroy's Estate Bill. Motion to shorten the Committee on it. Adjourn Die Veneris, 19o Februarii 1768.
Elphinston against Douglas et al. Interlocutor reversed. Shipton upon Charwell Enclosure Bill. Edwardes's Estate Bill. Fitzgerald's Exemplification Bill. Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill. Message to H. C. with the Three preceding Bill. St. Mary le Bone Poor Shoreditch Road Bill. Huddersfield, &c. Road, Bill. Litton Enclosure Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords to the Four preceding Bills. Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill. Tilsworth Enclosure Bill. Backland Dinham &c. Road Bill. Thetford Road Bill. Daly's Divorce Bill. Forth and Clyde Navigation Bill. E. Setter's Estate Bill. Bishop's Castle, &c. Road Bill. Beckington, &c. Road Bill. Drakes Bill. Grenville et al. to qualify Vice Treasurers of Ireland, Bill. Cotton's Bill, Motion to shorten the Committee. Drake's Bill, Motion a shotten the committee. For providing proper Accommodation commodation for the Welch judges, Bill. Disbanding Army in Ireland, Act to amend, Bill. Witnesses to attend on Lord Bolingbroke's Divorce Bill. Burslem a gainst Lewis et al. Welwick and Weeton Enclosure Bill. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Jovis, 11o Februarii, 1768.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Grafton.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Asaphen.Dux Bolton.Ds. Bathurst.
Epus. Lincoln.Dux Atholl.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Epus. Exon.Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Petriburg.March. Rockingham.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Winchelsea.Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Radnor.

PRAYERS.

Winterup et. al. against Alexander et al.

The Answer of James Alexander and others to the Appeal of Thomas Winterup and others, was this Day brought in.

Johnston et al. against Young et al.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause wherein Andrew Johnston Esquire and others are Appellants, and Alexander young and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Tomorrow:

Lord Bolingbroke's Divorce Bill.

The Lord Bathurst (pursuant to An Order of Leave) presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Frederick Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, with Lady Diana Spencer his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

The said Bill was read the First Time;

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday the 26th Day of this instant February, and that Notice thereof be affixed on the Doors of this House; and the Lords to be summoned; and that the said Lord Viscount Bolingbroke may be heard, by his Counsel, at the said Second Reading, to make out the Truth of the Allegations of the Bill; and that the said Lady Diana Spencer may have a Copy of the Bill; and that Notice be given her of the said Second Reading; and that she be at Liberty to be heard, by her Counsel, what (he may have to offer against. the said Bill; at the same Time.

Hardingston to Old Stratford Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, Intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Way Post in the Parish of Hardingston in the County of Northampton, to Old Stratford in the said County.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Halifax Paving Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for supplying the Town of Halifax with Water, and for better paving, cleansing, and lighting the Streets and other Places there; and for removing all Nuisances, Encroachments, and Obstructions within the said Town, and preventing the like for the future.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Sunderland Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging and continuing the Term and Powers granted by an Act, passed in the Twentieth Tear of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Sunderland near the Sea, to the City of Durham, in the County of Durham”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Kiltorn to take the Name of Burrowes, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Thomas Kilborn, and his Issue Male, to take and use the Surname of Burrowes, pursuant to the Will of John Burrowes deceased.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Peebell and Mr. Greaves:

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

Coppinger to enter into Recognizance on Lewis's Appeal.

The House being moved, “That Fysh Coppinger of Lincoln's Inn Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for David Lewis, Gentleman, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they living in the Country:”

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

E. Pomfret; Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Earl of Pomfret; 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 enabling and empowering the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, and their Successors, to sell and convey to the Right Honourable George Earl of Pomfret, the Lordship and Manor of Oxenforde; with the Messages, Lands, and Hereditaments thereto belonging, and for applying, the Purchase Money to the Purposes therein mentioned.

Petition of Thomas to take the Name of Deere:

Upon reading the Petition of James Thomas, Guardian to Reynold Thomas an Infant; praying Leave to' bring in a Bill to enable the said Infant to take the Surname of Deere.

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

Bill read.

Whereupon, The Earl of Marchmont presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Reynold Thomas an Infant, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname of Deere, pursuant to the Will of Reynold Deere deceased:”

Transportation of Offenders Bill.

The Lord Delamer (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House, to the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more speedy and effectual Transportation of Offenders:”

Which Amendments were read by the Clerk, and are as follow:

Pr. 1. L. 33: Leave out after the Word [“any”] [“Offenders”], and instead thereof insert [“Offender”].

L. 35. After the Word [“which”] leave out the Words [“they are”], and insert [“he or she is”].

Pr. 2. L. 5. After the Word [“him”], insert [“or her”].

L. I0. After the Word [“such”] leave out the? Word [“Offenders”], and insert [“Offender”].

Pr. 3. L. 13. After the Word [“said”] leave out the Word [“Offenders”], and insert [“Offender”].

And the said Amendments being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Navestock and Losthall Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Rigby and other.:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Heath called Navestock Common and Heath, within the Manors of Navestock and Lofthall in the County of Essex;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shoreditch to Enfield Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Beauchamp Proctor and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts, passed for repairing the Road leading from the Stones End in the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the furthermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt in the County of Hertford, and for amending the Road from the Watch House in Edmonton, to the Market-Place in Endfield;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Buckland Dinham &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Buckland Dinbam to the End of the Parish of Timsbury, and also the Road from Midsummer Norton to the End of the Parish of Norton Saint Philips, and also the Road from Tucker's Grave to the Road leading from Wellow to a Place known by the Name of the Red Post, in the County of Somerset;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Litton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Stinted Pastures within the Township of Litton in the Parish of Radcliff, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Four Bills were severally read the First lime.

Cause put off.

Ordered, That the Cause which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be put off to Friday the 4th Day of March next.

Winterup et al. against Alexander et al. Petition for a Bye-day,

Upon reading the Petition of fames Alexander and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Thomas Winterup and others are Appellants, praying, “In regard the whole Purpose of this Appeal being to delay a final Judgment for the Winter Term of the Court of Session, which ends early in March, that the same may be set down to be heard on such early Day as to the House shall seem meet:”

It is Ordered, That the Agents on both Sides in this Cause do attend this House Tomorrow.

Jenner to take the Name of Worge, Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Thomas Jenner an Infant, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname of Worge only, pursuant to the Will of George Worge deceased;” 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.”

Maidstone to Tubb's Lake Road Bill.

The Lord Delamer also 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 Thirty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from the Thirty-nine Mile Stone in Maidstone, to Tubb's. Lake, in the Parish of Cranbroke, in the County of Kent" was committed.

Marine Mutiny Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Regulation of His “Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore.”

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delamer reported from the Committee, “That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House without any Amendment.”

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, duodecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurorae, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 12o Februaries 1768.

Dominic tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Epus Duresin.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Wycombe, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Grafton.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Bangor.Dux Atholl.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Lincoln.Dux Manchester.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Carliol.Dux Northumberland.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Exon.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Masham.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Ducie.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. King.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Monson.
Comes Morton.Ds. Godolphin.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Breadalbane.Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Dunmore.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Dartmouth.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Halifax.Ds. Lovel & Holland:
Comes Waldegrave.Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Delawar.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.

PRAYERS.

Johnston et al. against young et al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Andrew Johnston of Renny Hill, Charles Robb, and others, Magistrates and Counsellors of the Borough of Easter Anstruther, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland of the 7th of August and 13th of November 1767; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also upon the Answer of Alexander young, and others, put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors reversed.

It is Ordered and adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same are hereby reversed, and that the Defenders be assoilzied;

Fisher's Bill, Standing Order dispensed With.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order No 126; so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting several undivided Parts of divers Baronies, Lands, and Hereditaments, late the Estate of Brice Fisher Esquire deceased, situate in the Provinces of South Carolina and Georgia in Amemerica, in Trustees, to be sold, discharged of the Uses of the Will of the said Brice Fisher; and for vesting the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments in that Part of Great Britain called England, to be settled to the Uses of the said Will,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, not withstanding the said Order should not be complied with:

And Consideration being had thereof

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case.

Winsrith Newburgh Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, Sheep Downs, Commons, Common Heaths, and other Waste Grounds, in the In-Parish of Winsrith Newburgh, in the County of Dorset” was committed: “ That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; 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.”

Hook Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Marshes, Waste Grounds, Commons, Carrs, Pasture, and Moor, within the Manor of Hook in the Parish of Snaith, in the County of York, and for maintaining the Banks within the said Manor and Township,” was committed.

Ketton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, Heath, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Ketton in the County of Rutland,” was committed:

Morden Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons, Common Heaths, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor of Morden in the County of Dorset,” was committed.

Mr. Yorke, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Honourable and Reverend Mr. Yorke; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa; intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the Honourable and Reverend James Yorke and Mary his Wife, situate in Arlington Street in the County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be conveyed pursuant to Articles entered into for Sale thereof, and for laying out the Money thereby stipulated to be paid in the Purchase of other Lands to be settled to the same Uses.”

Waring, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Walter Waring Esquire and Hannah his Wife; 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 me said Petition and Report.

Bill read

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for confirming and carrying into Execution an Agreement, dated the Twenty-sixth Day of December in the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven, between Walter Waring Esquire, and the Right Honourable Robert Lord Clive; and for vesting certain Estates in the Counties of Salop and Montgomery in certain Trustees and their Heirs for that Purpose.”

E. Pomfret's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enabling and empowering the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, and their Successors, to sell and convey to the Right Honourable George Earl of Pomfret, the Lordship and Manor of Oxenforde, with the Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments thereto belonging, and for applying the Purchase Money to the Purposes therein mentioned:”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Durham.L. Botetourt
D. Grafton.L. Bp. Chester.L. WilloughbyPar:
D. AthollL. Bp. Bangor.L. Delamer.
D. Manchester.L. Bp. Garlisle.L. Masham.
E. Suffolk.L. Ducie.
E. Westmorland.L. Sandys.
E. ShaftesburyL. Lyttelton.
E. Litchfield.L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Morton.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Delawar.
E. Radnor.
V Weymouth.
V Courtenay,

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday the 29th Day of this instant February, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Transportation of Offendera Bill:

Hodie 3a Vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more speedy and effectual Transportation of Offenders.

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. Montagu and Mr. Graves:

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.

Jenner to take the Name of Worge, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Thomas Jenner an Infant, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname of Worge only, pursuant to the Will of George Worge Deceased.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Maidstone to Tubb's Lake Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Thirty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from the Thirty-nine Mile Stone in Maidstone, to Tubb's Lake, in the the Parish of Cranbrooke in the County of Kent.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Marine Mutiny Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Winterup et al. against Alexander et al.

The Order of the Day being read for the Attendance of the Agents 6n both Sides in the Cause wherein Thomas Winterup and others are Appellants, and James Alexander and others are Respondents:

They were called in; and having been heard at the Bar,

They were directed to withdraw:

Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause; by Counsel, at the Bar on Friday next:

Geddie & M'lntosh to be heard by Counsel before the Committee apointed to consider their Appeal:

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Geddie Junior, and Robert M'Intosh, Esquires, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which George D'empster Esquire and Christianus Adamson are Respondents, which Appeal stands referred to a Committee to consider whether the feme Is properly brought; setting forth, “That the Petitioners conceive that they have a Right to be heard, by themselves or Counsel, upon the said Matter;” and therefore praying, “That they may be heard by themselves or Councel before the said Committee:”

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, before the Committee to whom the said Appeal stands referred; and that Notice of the said Petition and Order be given to His Majesty's, Attorney General and the Lord Advocate for Scotland.

Saint Mary Ie Bone Poor Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons,' by Sir William Beauchamp Proctor and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repealing an Act, made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, “intituled, “An Act for the better regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, and cleansing, enlightening, and paving the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and other Passages, and repairing the Highways and Causeways, and regulating the Poor within the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone, in the County of Middlesex, and for making more effectual Provision for those Purposes;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Daly's Divorce Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Daly Esquire, with Anna Statia Daly his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and for hearing Counsel for and against the same:

Counsel were accordingly called in.

And Mr. Serjeant Davy appearing as Counsel for the Bill, but no Counsel appearing in Behalf of Mrs. Dalyagainst it:

Nicholas William Lewis was called, in order to prove Service of the Order; who being sworn, acquainted the House, “That he served Mrs. Daly personally with the Order of the House for the Second reading of the Bill; and at the same Time delivered to her a true Copy of the Bill.”

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Then the said Bill was read a Second Time.

And the Counsel was heard in Support of the Bill, and to make out the Allegations thereof; and in order to prove the Marriage, called Christopher. Kelly, who being sworn, acquainted the House, “That he was “present when Mr. and Mrs. Daly were married in the Year 1747, and that the Ceremony was performed at the House of Mrs. Daly's Father.”

He was directed to withdraws

And Charles Kelly was called in; and being sworn, acquainted the House, “That he lived as a Servant with Lord Kerry in Dublin; and during the Time he lived with him, his Lordship, in the Absence of Mr. Daly, who was gone into the County of Galway, very often visited Mrs. Daly in Dublin, and kept up a very intimate Acquaintance and Connection with her, and frequently staid at her House till Two or Three o' Clock in the Morning: That One Night his Lordship lay at Mr. Daly's House; and that there being no spare Bed, he is convinced his Lordship lay that Night with Mrs. Daly: That Mrs. Daly came frequently to Lord Kerry's House in Dublin; and that about the latter End of January or Beginning of February 1763, he, on going abruptly into the Drawing Room at Lord Kerry's, saw his Lordship and Mrs. Daly rising from a Couch in the said Room: That the Surprize of opening the Door made Lord Kerry turn about, and that he then saw his Lordship's Breeches were down, and that Mrs. Daly's Petticoats were up, so that he saw her naked Thighs.”

He is directed to withdraw.

Then Thomas Street was called in; and being sworn, acquainted the House, “That he lived as a Servant with Mrs. Daly; that about the Year 1764, Mr. Daly confined Mrs. Daly in his House at Loughrea in the County of Galway, in order to prevent her seeing Lord Kerry: That some Time in May 1764, Mrs. Daly eloped from her Husband, and went to Bristol, where she lived in Lodgings on College Green; that Lord Kerry constantly visited her there under the disguised Name of Robinson; and that he generally breakfasted, dined, and supped with her: That about September 1764, Mrs. Daly set out in a Coach from Bristol to London, and was met at Staines by Lord Kerry .That she first went into Lodgings in Mayfair for about a Fortnight; and that afterwards a House was hired for her in the same Street, where she lived till February 1766; that during her living there, Lord Kerry constantly visited her; and that he has seen his Lordship kiss her.”

He is directed to withdraw.

Then Frances Dorsey was called in; and being sworn acquainted the House, “That about Three Years ago she lived as a Servant with Mrs. Daly in Queen Street, Mayfair; and that during the Time she lived with her, Lord Kerry constantly visited Mrs. Daly: That a Couch was, by Mrs. Daly's Order, brought down Stairs, and put into a Closet which was next the Drawing Room; and that upon Lord Kerry's having been there, she always found the Couch tumbled, as if Two Persons had been on it; and that, when Lord Kerry and Mrs. Daly were alone together, the Room Door they sat in, was always fastened.”

She is directed to withdraw.

Then Nicholas William Lewis was again called in; and being sworn, produced a Copy of the Judgment given in the Court of Common Pleas against the said Lord Kerry for Criminal Conversation with the said Mrs. Daly:

And the same was read.

He is directed to withdraw.

Then Mark Holman was called in; and being sworn, produced the Definitive Sentence of Divorce of the Bishop of London's Court against the said Mrs. Daly for Adultery.

And the same was read.

He is directed to withdraw.

Notice being taken by the House, That there was no Provision made in the Bill for Mrs. Daly, the Counsel was directed to prepare himself to give the Committee an Account of that Matter.

Then the Evidence being finished.

The Counsel was directed to withdraw;

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee (fn. 1) on this Day Sevennight, and that Counsel do then attend, as well for the Bill, as against it.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum quintum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Lunæ 15o Februarii 1768.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Wycombe, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Bangor.Dux Bedford.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Lincoln.Dux Portland.Ds. Willoughby Pan
Epus. Carliol.Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Exon.March. Rockingham.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Oxon.Comes Hertford, Camerarius.Ds. Cathcart.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Trevor.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Masham.
Comes Winchelsea.Ds. Ducie.
Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. Godolphin.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Cholmondeley.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Morton.Ds. Boston.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Milton.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Digby.
Comes Breadalbane.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
comes Waldegrave.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
ViscountDudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Hartwell against Townshend.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause wherein Broderick Hartwell Esquire is Appellant, and the Reverend Richard Townshend Clerk is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further heaving of the said Cause be adjourned till Tomorrow,

Sir Thomas Gage, Leave for a Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Thomas Gage Baronet, and Dame Lucy his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes in the Petition 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 and their Heirs, an entailed Estate in the County of Lincoln of Sir Thomas Gage Baronet, Dame Lucy his Wife, and their Issue, in order that the same may be sold, and the Purchase Money applied for the Purposes in the said Act mentioned; and for settling an Estate in the County of Suffolk, of the said Sir Thomas Gage, of greater Value, in lieu thereof.”

E. Sandwich's Estate Bill: Moton to dispence with the Standing Order.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of the House, Noo 126. concerning Bills for selling Lands in one Place and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Berks, late the Estate of Charles Lord Viscount Fane deceased, and which, upon his Death, became vested in Possession in Dorothy Countess of Sandwich, in Trustees, and their Heirs in Trust, to be sold; and for applying the Money to arise by the Sale thereof in the Manner therein mentioned;” stands committed, may proceed in the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with:”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Thursday next, and the Lords summoned.

Obliterated Proceedings of the Impeachment of the E. Strafford, to be inserted in the Journal.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, relating to the Entry in the Journal of Earl Strafford's Trial:

Mr. George Rose was called in; and being sworn, his Copy of the obliterated Entry was shewn to him, and being examined, acquainted the House, “That he is positive the same is a true Copy; that he made out the obliterated Entry by great Application and the Use of Convex Lights; that he made use of diluted Aqua Fords, but found that would not take out the Lines and Flourishes made ,to obliterate the Entry, without, at the same Time, taking out the Entry itself, the Ink of both being pretty near of an Age.”

He is directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the Lords SubCommittees appointed to consider of the Orders and Customs of this House, and of the Privileges of the Peers of Great Britain and Lords of Parliament, and to peruse and perfect the Journals of this and the last Session of Parliament, be empowered to insert in the Original Journal Book of the Year 1640, the several Sheets proved at the Bar to contain the obliterated Proceedings of the Impeachment of the Earl of Strafford; which Proceedings, it is Ordered and declared, ought not, nor shall be looked on as obliterated by the Order" of the House Die Martis, 5o Julii 1698, and which are distinguished in the Margin of the Journal, pursuant to the said Order.

Fitzroy, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Fitzroy Esquire and Ann his Wife, for themselves, and on the Behalf of their Infant Children; praying Leave to bring in a 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 subject and charge a competent Part of the Manor and Lordship of Tottenham Hall, otherwise Tottenham Court, in the County of Middlesex, and of the Lands and Hereditaments thereunto belonging, with the Payment of a perpetual yearly Rent Charge to Doctor Richard Browne, and his Successors; and for divesting the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the said Premises out of him and his Successors; and for vesting the same, in Trustees, to the Use of Charles Fitzroy Esquire and Ann his Wife, and their Issue, with such Powers and Authorities as are therein mentioned.”

E. Sandwich's Estate Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Berks, late the Estate of Charles Lord Viscount Fane deceased, and which, upon his Death, became vested in Possession in Dorothy Countess of Sandwich, in Trustees, and their Heirs in Trust, to be sold; and for applying the Money to arise by the Sale thereof in the Manner therein mentioned,” stands referred, be adjourned till Friday next.

St. Mary le. Bone Poor Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act for the better regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, and cleansing, enlightening, and paving the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and other Passages, and for repairing the Highways and Causeways, and regulating the Poor within the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone in the County of Middlesex; and for making more effectual Provision for those Purposes.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Durham.L. Botetourt.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Chester.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Bangor.L. Delamer.
M. Rockingham.L. Bp. Exeter,L. Cathcart.
E. Suffolk.L. Ducie.
E. Westmorland.L. Sandys.
E. Winchelsea.L. Scarsdale.
E. Shaftesbury.L. Boston.
E. Morton.L. Sundridge.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Aylesford.
E. Radnor.
V. Weymouth.

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.

Glasgow, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making and widening a Passage or Street from the Salt Market Street in the City of Glasgow, to Saint Andrew's Church in the said City, and for enlarging and completing the Church Yard of the said Church, and for making and building a convenient Exchange or Square in the said City; and also for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Thirty-second Year of His late Majesty, for improving the Navigation of the River Clyde to the City of Glasgow, and for building a Bridge cross the said River from the said City to the Village of Gorbells;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Huddersfield, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill intituled, “An Act for diverting, altering, widening, repairing, and amending, the Road from Huddersfield, in the West Riding of the County of york, to Woodhead in the County Palatine, of Chester, and from thence to a Bridge over the River Mersey called Enterclough Bridge, on the Confines of the County of Derby;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Disbanding the Army in Ireland Act, to amend, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by General Conway and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, “An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty for disbanding the Army, and other necessary Occasions; as relates to the Number of Troops to be kept upon the Irish Establishment;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

For providing proper Accommodation for the Welch judges, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for providing proper Accommodations for His Majesty's Justices of the Great Sessions in, Wales, during the Time of holding such Sessions;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House:

Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and other. Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Woughton on the Green in the County of Bucks;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tilsworth Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields within the Manor or Lordship of Tilsworth in the County of Bedford;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House;

Message from H. C. to return Dr. Brooke's Divorce Bill with Amendments.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr; Gilbert and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Thomas Brooke Doctor in Physic, with Harriet Nelthorpe his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this. House, That they have agreed to the same with some Amendments; to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence:

Cotton, Leave for a Bill;

After reading and confident the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Hart Cotton Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes in the Petition 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 certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Warfield in the County of Berks, with the Appurtenances, in John Hart Cotton of Warfield aforesaid, Esquire, and for settling and assuring, in lieu thereof, a Rent Charge of greater Value to be issuing out of Part of the said Lands and Hereditaments; and also out of a Capital Message and Lands in the said Parish of Warfield, and in the Parish of Binfield in the same County, or One of them, belonging to the said John Hart Cotton; for the purposes in the Act mentioned.

Winfrith Newburgh Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, Sheep Downs, Commons, Common Heaths, and other Waste Grounds, in the In-Parish of Winfrith Newburgh in the County of Dorset.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative;

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

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

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

Huddersfield, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for diverting', altering, widening, repairing, and amending, the Road from Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of york, to Woodhead in the County Palatine of Chester, and from thence to a Bridge over the River Mersey called Enterclough Bridge, on the Confines of the County of Derby.”

Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Woughton on the Green in the County of Bucks.”

Tilsworth Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, within the Manor or Lordship of Tilsworth. in the County of Bedford.”

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause which stands for Tomorrow be adjourned till Thursday next; and that the Cause which stands for Thursday next, be adjourned to Friday next; and that the Cause which stands for Wednesday next, be adjourned to Monday next; and that the Cause which stands for Friday next, be adjourned to Wednesday following; and that the Rest of the Causes, on Cause Days, be removed in course.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, Decimum sextum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima. Aurorae, Dominis Sic decernentibus.

28th Februarii 1786.

Hitherto examined by us, the following Interlineations appearing,

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John Bangor.

Scarsdale.

Hawke.

DIE Martis, 16o Februarii 1768.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Bath & Wells.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Bedford.Ds. Cathcart.
Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Suffolk.Ds. Boston.
Comes Winchelsea.Ds. Digby.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Eglintoun:
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Powis.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Hartwell against Townshend et al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Broderick Hartwell Esquire, One of the Coheirs of Redmond Barry Esquire, and Mary Barry his Sister, both deceased, complaining of an Order of the Court of Chancery in Ireland of the 17th Day of December 1766, 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 the Reverend Richard Townshend Clerk, and Susannah his Wife; Elizabeth Dunscombe, Richard Barry, and Samuel Sedgeley Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife, put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Order affirmed with Costs.

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 Order therein complained of be, and the same is hereby affirmed; and it is further Ordered, That Sir James Cottar do pay or cause to. be paid to the said Respondents, the Sum

One hundred Pounds of lawful Money of Great Britain, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Fisher's Estal Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting several undivided Parts of divers Baronies, Lands, and Hereditaments, late the Estate of Brice Fisher Esquire, deceased, situate in the Provinces of South Carolina and Georgia in America, in Trustees, to be sold discharged of the Use's of the Will of the said Brice Fisher; and for vesting the Money arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments in that Part of Great Britain called England, to be settled to the Uses of the said Will," was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereto.”

Which Amendment being read Twice by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

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

Ketton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, Heath, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Ketton in the County of Rutland.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Morden Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons, Common Heaths, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor of Morden in the County of Dorset.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative,

Hook Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Marshes, Waste Grounds, Commons, Carrs, Pasture and Moor, within the Manor of Hook, in the Parish of Snaith in the County of York, and for maintaining the Banks within the said Manor and Township.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Glasgow Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making and widening a Passage or Street from the Salt Market Street in the City of Glasgow, to Saint Andrew's Church in the said City, and for enlarging and completing the Church Yard of the said Church, and for making and building a convenient Exchange or Square in the said City; and also for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Thirty-second Year of His late Majesty, for improving the Navigation of the River Clyde, to the City of Glasgow, and for building a Bridge cross the said River from the said City to the Village of Gorbells.”

Dr. Brooke's Divorce Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Thomas. Brooke Doctor in Physic, with Harriet Nelthorpe his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:”

And the same being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House:

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

Kildwick Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Ground, within the Township and Manor of Cononty in the Parish of Kildwick, in the West Riding of the County of york;” to which, they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Grenvilleetal for a Bill to qualify for Vice Treasurer of Ireland.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable James Grenville, the Right Honourable Isaac Barre, and the Right Honourable Richard Rigby; praying Leave to bring in a Bill to enable them to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of. Office of Vice Treasurer, Receiver General, and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues, Profits, and Casualties whatsoever, in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to be Treasurer at War within the said Kingdom:

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

Bill read.

Whereupon, The Lord Viscount Weymouth presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act. to enable the Right Honourable James Grenville, the Right Honourable Isaac Barre, and the Right Honourable Richard Rigby, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office as Vice Treasurer, and Receiver General, and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices.”

Mr. Yorke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of the Honourable and Reverend James Yorke and Mary his Wife, situate in Arlington Street in the County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be conveyed pursuant to Articles entered into for Sale thereof, and for laying out the Money thereby stipulated to be paid, in the Purchase of other Lands to be settled to the same Uses.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. London.L. Botetourt.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Bath & Wells.L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater.L. Bp. St. David's,L. Cathcart.
Ld. Chamberlain.L. Sandys.
E. Suffolk.L. Ravensworth;
E. Winchelsea.L. Boston.
E. Litchfield:L. Digby.
E. Eglintoun.
E. Strathmore.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Powis.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 2d Day of March next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Waring's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled; “An Act for confirming and carrying into Execution an Agreement, dated the Twenty-sixth Day of December in the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven, between Walter Waring Esquire and the Right Honourable Robert Lord Clive; and for vesting certain Estates in the Counties of Salop and Montgomery, in certain Trustees and their Heirs, for that Purpose.”

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 to dispense with Standing Order on it.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, No 126. concerning Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with as that the Committee, to whom the said last mentioned Bill stands committed, may proceed in the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with:”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Thursday next, and the Lords summoned.

Hudders field, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for diverting, altering, widening, repairing, and amending, the Road from Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of york, to Woodhead in the County Palatine of Chester, and from thence to a Bridge over the River Mersey called Enterclough Bridge, on the Confines of the County of Derby.”

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.

Cotton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments, in the Parish of Warfield in the County of Berks, with the Appurtenances, in John Hart Cotton of Warfield aforesaid Esquire, and for settling and assuring, in lieu thereof, a Rent Charge of greater Value, to be issuing out of Part of the said Land and Hereditaments; and also out of a Capital Messuage and Lands in the said Parish of Warfield and in the Parish of Binfield in the same County, or One of them, belonging to the said John Hart Cotton, for the Purposes in the Act mentioned.”

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

Their Lordships, of any Five of them to meet on Wednesday the 2d of March next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Shoreditch, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts passed for repairing the Road leading from the Stones End in the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the furthermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt in the County of Hertford; and for amending the Road from the Watch House in Edmonton, to the Market Place in Endfield.”

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.

Fitz Gerald's Exemplification Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making the Exemplification of the last Will of Ri chard Fitz Gerald Esquire, deceased, Evidence in all Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland.”

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 Act journ as they please.

Tilsworth En closure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Com mon Fields, within the Manor or Lordship of Tilsworth in the County of Bedford.”

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 Act Journ as they please.

Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Woughton on the Green in the County of Bucks.”

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

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

Buckland Dinham, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Buckland Dinham to the End of the Parish of Timsbury; and also the Road from Midsummer Norton to the End of the Parish of Norton Saint Phillips; and also the Road from Tucker's Grave to the Road leading from Wellow, to a Place known by the Name of the Red Post in the County of Somerset.”

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 Act journ as they please.

Litton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several stinted Pastures within the Township of Litton in the Parish of Arncliffe in the County of York.”

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

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

Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Reynold Thomas an Infant, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname of Deere, pursuant to the Will of Reynold Deere deceased.”

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 Act journ as they please.

For providing proper Accommodations for the Welch judges, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled “An Act for providing proper Accommodations for His Majesty's Justices of the Great Sessions in Wales, during the Time of holding such Sessions.”

Disbanding Army in Ireland, Act to amend, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, “An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty for disbanding the Army, and other necessary Occasions, as relates to the Number of Troops to be kept upon the Irish Establishment.”

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen tum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis decimum octavum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 18o Februarii 1768.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Wycombe, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Roffen.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Litch, & Cov.Dux Bolton.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Bedford.Ds. Willoughby Par
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Gordon.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Asaphen.Dux Athol.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Portland.Ds. Cathcart.
Dux BridgewaterDs. Trevor.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.Ds. Ducie.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. King.
Comes Winchelsea.Ds. Godolphin.
Comes Plimouth.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Poulctt.Ds Ravensworth.
Comes Eglingtoun.Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Boston.
Comes Loudon.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Breadalbane.Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes DunmoreDs. Digby.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Powis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Edwardes's Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for establishing and confirming Articles of Agreement, dated Thirty-first of March One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven, between the Honourable William Edwardes, Rowland Edwardes, John Owen Edwardes, Esquires, and the Right Honourable Henry Lord Holland, concerning the Manor of Abbots Kensington, and diver's Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments in the Parish of Kensington, in the County of Middlesex; and for vesting such Manor, Lands, and Hereditaments, in Trust, to sell and convey the same to the said Henry Lord Holland, 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.

St. Mary le Bone Poor Bi11.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Actfor repealing an Act, made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act for the better re gulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, and cleansing, enlightening, and paving the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and other Passages, and repairing the Highways and Causeways, and regulating the Poor, within the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone in the County of Middlesex, and for making more effectual Provision for those Purposes,” 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.”

Shoreditch, & c. Road Bill.

The Lord Botetourt made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Act passed for repairing the Road leading from the Stones End in the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the fur thermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt in the County of Hertford, and for amending the Road from the Watch House in Edmonton to the Market Place in Endfield” was committed.

Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill.

The Lord Botetourt also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Reynold Thomas an In fant, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname of Deere, pursuant to the Will of Reynold Deere deceased,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Fitzgerald's Exemplification Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making .the Exemplification of the last Will of Richard Fitzgerald Esquire deceased, Evidence in all Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Litton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Stinted Pastures within the Township of Litton, in the Parish of Arncliffe, in the County of York,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were .found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Huddersfield &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Delamer also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for diverting, altering, widening, repairing, and amending the Road from Huddersfield, in the. West Riding of the County of York, to Woodhead in the County Palatine of Chester and from thence to a Bridge over the River Mersey, called Enterclough Bridge, on the Confines of the County of Derby,” 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.”

E. Ferrers, Leave for a Bi11:

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectually carrying into Execution an Act, made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for vesting in Trustees the settled Estate of Washington Earl Fer rers, in the County of Derby, to be sold for satisfy ing the Incumbrances and Portions affecting the same, and the Rest of his settled Estates, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Long, Leave for a Bill.

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1avice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Freehold Estate late of Roger Drake Esquire deceased, and for laying out the Money arising thereby for the Benefit of Roger Drake an Infant, his eldest Son and Heir at Law.”

Fisher's Bill.

Hodie 3avice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting several undivided Parts of divers Baronies, Lands, and Here litaments, late the Estate of Brice FisherEsquire, deceased, situate in the Provinces of South Carolina and Georgia in America, in Trustees, to be sold, discharged of the Uses. of the Will of the said Brice Fisher; and for vesting the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments in that Part of Great Bri tain called England, to be settled to the Uses of the said Will.”

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. Holford and Mr. Lane:

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

Glasgow Bill.

Hodie 2avice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Actfor making and widening a Passage or Street from the Salt Market Street in the City of Glasgow, to Saint Andrew's Church in the said City, and for en larging and completing the Church Yard of the said Church, and for making and building a convenient Exchange or Square in the said City; and also for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Thirty-second Year of His late Majesty, for im proving the Navigation of the River Clyde to the City of Gladgow, and for building a Bridge cross the said River, from the said City to the Village of Gorbells.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Durham.L. Botetourt.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Chester.L. Delamer.
D. Gordon.L. Bp. St. David's.L. Cathcart.
D. Athol.L. Trevor.
Ld. Chamberlain.L. Ducie.
E. Westmorland.L. Sandys.
E. Winchelsea.L. Boston.
E.Poulet.
E. Eglintoun.
E. Abercorn.
E. Dunmore.
E. Marchmont.
E. Strafford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Hardwicke.
V. Weymouth.

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.

E. Sandwich's Estate Bill Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Monday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, N 126. so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Berks, late the Estate of Charles Lord Viscount Fane deceased, and which upon his Death became vested in Possession in Dorothy Countess of Sand wich, in Trustees, and their Heirs, in Trust, to be sold; and for applying the Money to arise by the Sale thereof in the Manner therein mentioned, stands committed; may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof;

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case.

Waring's Bill Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Tuesday last for dispensing with the Standing Order No 126. so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for confirming and carrying into Execution an Agreement, dated the Twenty-sixth Day of December in the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven, between Walter Waring Esquire, and the Right Honourable Robert Lord Clive, and for vesting certain Estates in the Counties of Salop and Montgomery in certain Trustees, and their Heirs, for that Purpose,” stands committed; may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof;

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case.

Mr. Yorke's Bill; Motion to dispense with Standing Order.

The House being moved, That the Standing Order, No 126. concerning Bills for selling Lands in One Place, and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act, for vesting Part of the settled Estate of the Honourable and Reverend James Yorke and Mary his Wife, situate in Arlington Street in the County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be conveyed pursuant to Articles entered into for Sale there of, and for laying out the Money thereby stipulated to be paid in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses, stands committed; may proceed in the said Bill, not with standing the said Order should not be complied with:”

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

Navestock Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Actfor dividing and enclosing the Common and Heath called Navestock Common and Heath, within the Manors of Navestock and Lofthall in the County of Essex.”

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

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

Disbanding Army in Ireland Act, to amend, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, “An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, for disbanding the Army, and other necessary Occasions, as relates to the Number of Troops to be kept upon the Irish Establishment.”

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 Tomorrow.

For providing proper Accommodations for the Welch Judges, Bill.

Hodie 2avice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for providing proper Accommodations for His Majesty's Justices of the Great Sessions in Wales during the Time of holding such Sessions.”.

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 Tomorrow.

Kildwick Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2avice lecta est Billa, intituled “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Ground, within the Township and Manor of Cononly, in the Parish of Kildwick, in the West Riding of the County of York.”

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

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

Thetford to Newmarket Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending the Road from Christopher's Bridge in the Borough of Thetford in the County of Suffolk, to the North East End of the Town of Newmarket in the County of Cambridge;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Roxburgh Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Elliot and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing several Roads leading through the County of Roxburgh;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Message front H. C. to return the Transportation of Offenders, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more speedy and effectual Transportation of Offenders; and to acquaint this House,” That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Causes put off.

Ordered; That the Cause which stands appointed for Friday the 4th of March next, be put off to Monday the 7th of March next; and that the Cause which stands for this Day, be put off to Friday the 4th Day ofMarch next.

Fitzroy's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2avice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to subject and charge a competent Part of the Manor and Lordship of Tottenham Hall, otherwise Tottenham Court, in the County of Middlesex, and of the Lands and Hereditaments thereunto belonging, with the Payment of a perpetual yearly Rent Charge to Doctor Richard Browne and his Successors, and for divesting the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the said Premises out of him and his Successors, and for vesting the same in Trustees, to the Use of Charles Fitzroy Esquire and Ann his Wife, and their Issue, with such Powers and Authorities as are 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 Friday the 4th Day of March next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to shorten the Committee on it.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order 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 on this Bill may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed in regard of the approach ing Conclusion of the Session:”

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

Adjourn

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parlia mentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum nonum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima AuroræDominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 19o Februarii 1768.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales pr'sentes fuerunt:

Epus. Asaphen.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
EpuS. Carliol.Comes Gower, Pr'ses.Ds. Botetourt.
Epus. Petriburg.Dux Bolton.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Dux Atholl.Ds. Delamer.
Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Cathcart.
Comes Winchelsea.Ds. Masham.
Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Cholmondeley.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Breadalbane.Ds. Boston.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Digby.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Powis.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Elphinston against Douglas et al.

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal Alexander Elphinston of Glack, complaining of an Interlocutor Lords of Session in Scotland of the 22d Day of January last; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also, upon the Answer of William Douglas of Bridgetown, William Mill of Bridgetown, and William Mill of Bonnytown, Freeholders, standing upon the Roll of the County of Forfar; put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutor reversed.

It is Ordered and adjudged; by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutor complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same is hereby reversed.

Shipton upon Charwell Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys presented to the House (pursuant to an Order of Leave) a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Skipton upon Charwell in the County of Oxford.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Edwardes's Estate Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for establishing and Consirming Articles of Agreement dated Thirty-first of March One thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven, between the Honourable William Edwardes, Rowland Edwardes, John Owen Edwardes, Esquires, and the Right Honourable Henry Lord Holland, concerning the Manor of Abbots Kensington, and divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Parish of Kensington, in the County of Middlesex, and for vesting such Manor, Lands, and Hereditaments, in Trust, to sell and convey the same to the said Henry Lord Holland; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Fitzgerald's Exemplification Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making the Exemplification of the last Will of Richard Fitz Gerald Esquire, deceased, Evidence in all Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Thomas to take the Name of Deere, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Reynold Thomas an Infant, and his Heirs, to take and uie the Surname of Deere, pursuant to the Will of Reynold Deere deceased.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Three preceding Bill.

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

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

St. Mary le Bone Poor

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act for the better regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, and cleansing, enlightening, and paving, the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and other Passages, and repairing the Highways and Causeways, and regulating the Poor, within the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone in the County of Middlesex; and for making more effectual Provision for those Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Shoreditch Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts passed for repairing the Road leading from the Stones End in the Parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex, to the furthermost Part of the Northern Road in the Parish of Endfield in the same County, next to the Parish of Cheshunt in the County of Hertford, and for amending the Road from the Watch House in Edmonton to the Market Place in Endfield.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Huddersfield, &c. Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for diverting, altering, widening, repairing, and amending the Road from Huddersfield in the West Riding of the County of York, to Woodhead in the County Palatine of Chester, and from thence to a Bridge over the River Mersey called Enterclough Bridge, on the Consines of the County of Derby.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Litton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Stinted Pastures, within the Township of Litton in the Parish of Arncliffe in the County of York:

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords to the Four 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.

Woughton on the Green Enclosure Bill.

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

Tilsworth Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and other Common Fields, within the Manor or Lordship of Tilsworth in the County of Bedford,” was committed.

Backland Dinham &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Botetourt reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Buckland Dinham to the End of the Parish of Timsbury; and also the Road from Midsummer Norton to the End of the Parish of Norton Saint Phillips; and also the Road from Tucker's Grave to the Road leading from Wellow, to a Place known by the Name of the Red Post, in the County of Somerset,” 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.”

Thetford Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending the Road from Christopher's Bridge in the Borough of Thetford in the County of Steffolk, to the North East End of the Town of Newmarket in the County of Cambridge.

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Botetourt.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. Carlisle.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Atholl.L. Bp. Peterborough.L. Delamer.
E. Winchelsea.L. Cathcart.
E. Shaftesbury.L. Sandys.
E. Cholmondeley.L. Hyde.
E. Abercorn.L. Searsdale.
E. Marchmont.L. Boston.
E. Aylesford.
E. Powis.
E. Radnor.
V. Weymouth.
V. 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.

Daly's Divorce Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Charles Daly Esquire with Anna Statia Daly his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again and for other Purposes therein mentioned:”

The House was adjourned, during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Delamer reported from the Committee, “That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report when the House will please to receive the same.”

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Monday next.

Forth and Clyde Navigation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Cut or Canal from the Firth or River of Forth, at or near the Mouth of the River of Carton in the County of Stirling, to the Firth or River of Clyde, at or near a Place called Dalmuir Burnfoot in the County of Dumbarton; and also a collateral Cut from the same to the City of Glasgow; and for making a Navigable Cut or Canal of Communication from the Port and Harbour of Burrowstounness, to join the said Canal at or near the Place where it will fall into the Firth of Forth; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E. Setter's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectually carrying into Execution an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, 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 Incumbrances and Portions affecting the same, and the Rest of his settled 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 Monday the 7th Day of March next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Bishop's Castle, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending and widening several Roads leading from the Town of Bishop's Castle, and from Montgomery, to the Turnpike Road at Westbury; and from Brocktonto the Turnpike Road at Minsterly, in the several Counties of Salop, Radnor, and Montgomery;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Beckington, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Twenty-fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the Road from the Green Man in the Chapelry of Scend in the County of Wilts, to Beckington in the County of Somerset; and for repealing so much of an Act made in the same Year, for repairing several Roads in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, as relates to the Road from a Place in Trawle Bridge Lane to Midford, and from Freshford to Hall's Close in Limpley Stoke; and for amending the said Roads, and also several other Roads leading from or near the Roads included in the said Acts;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Drakes Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale of the Freehold Estate, late of Roger Drake Esquire deceased; and for laying out the Money arising thereby for the Benefit of Roger Drake an Infant, his eldest Son and Heir at Law.”

Ordered, That t e said Bill be committee 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.

Grenville et al. to qualify Vice Treasurers of Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Right Honourable James Grenville, the Right Honourable Isaac Barre, and the Right Honourable Richard Rigby, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices.

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

Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectually carrying into Execution an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, 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 Incumbrances and Portions affecting the same, and the Rest of his settled Estates, and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” stands committed; may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session:"

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into consideration on Monday. next, and the Lords summoned.

Cotton's Bill, Motion to shorten the Committee.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order 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 vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Warfield in the County of Berks, with the Appurtenances, in John Hart Cotton of Warfield aforesaid Esquire, and for settling and assuring, in lieu thereof, a Rent Charge of greater Value, to be, issuing out of Part of the said Land and Hereditaments, and also out of a Capital Messuage and Lands in the said Parish of Warfield, and in the Parish of Binfield in the same County, or One of them, belonging to the said John Hart Cotton, for the Purposes in the Act mentioned,” stands committed; may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Sessions:”

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

Drake's Bill, Motion a shotten the committee.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of the 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 Freehold Estate late of Roger Drake Esquire deceased, and for laying out the Money arising thereby for the Benefit of Roger Drake an Infant, his eldest Son and Heir at Law,” stands committed; may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier

For providing proper Accommodation commodation for the Welch judges, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for providing proper Accommodations for His Majesty's Justices of the Great Sessions in Wales, during the Time of holding such Sessions.”

After some Time the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delamer reported from the Committee, “That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Disbanding Army in Ireland, Act to amend, Bill.

The House also (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put in o a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, “An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty for disbanding the Army, and other necessary Occasions, as relates to the Number of Troops to be kept upon the Irish Establishment.”

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Delamer reported from the Committee, “That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment”

Witnesses to attend on Lord Bolingbroke's Divorce Bill.

Ordered, That Philip Worlidge, William Flockton; Elizabeth Thomas, Jane Morgan, Samuel Miller, Maria Alsord, Mary Molineux, Mary Lee, William Hunter, John Dupont, James Bishop, Richard Waller, and Mark Holman, do attend this House on Friday the 26th Day of this instant February, in order to be examined as Witnesses upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Frederick Lord Viscount Bolingbroke with Lady Diana Spencer his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Burslem a gainst Lewis et al.

The Answer of James Burslem Clerk and Sarah his Wife to the Appeal of David Lewis and others, was this Day brought in.

Welwick and Weeton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds in Welwick and Weeton, in the Parish of Welwick in Holdernesse, in the East Riding of the County of York;”to which they desire the Concurrence of this House;

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

1 Sic Origin.