House of Lords Journal Volume 32
February 1769, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 32: February 1769, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 32: 1768-1770 (1767-1830), pp. 249-258. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113310 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Die Veneris, 10o Februarii 1769.
Douglas et al. against D. Hamilton et al. Causes put off. His Majesty to be attended with the Address of both Houses. Message to H. C. to acquaint them therewith. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 13o Februarii 1769.
L. Camden et al. Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Sir Bellingham Graham et al. Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Bill. Mailborough, &c. Road Bill. Mereworth Cross &c. Road Bill. Hilborowe Enclosure Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Bledding on Enclosure Bill. Buckingham, &c. Road Bill. Godin's Petition to be added to Ravert's's Nat. Bill. Swinbun's Bill. Mackintosh and another against Baxter et al. Adjourn. DIE Martis, 14o Februarii 1769.
Douglas et al. against D. Hamilton et al. Gloucester, &c. Roads Bill. L. Camden's Estate Bill. Sir Bellingham Graham's Estate Bill. E. of Shel burne, Leave for a Bill Bill read sir Watkin Williams Wynn Bill; Message to H. C. with it. Bill read. Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills: Godin takes the Oaths for his Naturalization. Sir Thomas Broughton, Leave for a Bill. DIE Mercurii, 15o Februarii 1769.
Sir Edward Astley, Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Message from H.C to return the Bill for Wood to take the Name of Davies. Harlow Bush Common to Stump Cros, Road Bill. Walbaiton Enclosure Bill. Message from H.C. to return Uhthoss's Nat. Bill. Rauecrt's Nat. Bill. Godin's Petition referred to Committee. Aiffiur against Gomlay, Petition for a Bye-day? Gloucester, &c. Road Bill. Message to H.C that the Lords have agreed to it. Adjourn. DIE Veneris, 17o Februarii 1769.
Sir Edward Astley's Estate Bill. Sir Thomas Broughton's Estate Bill. Barrow's Bill. D Giaston's Divorce Bill. D Queens-berry and E. March Leave for a Bill Bill read. Bleddington Enclosure Bill. Message to H C that the Lords have agreed to it. Walberton Enclosure Bill. Harlow Bush Common to Stumo Cross, Road Bill. Macnamara against Cliff and Sunman. Appeal withdrawn. Bachus and Holl for a Nat. Bill. Bill read Adjourn. DIE Luna, 20o Februarii 1769).
E. March takes the Oaths &c. Dongla et al against D. Hamilton et al. D. Queensberry Estate Bill. E. Shelburne's Estate Bill. Edwardes at Bill. Causes put off. Copies of Treaties made by the East India Company, and Account of Tere ritorial Acquisitions, delivered. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Veneris, 10o Februarii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Archiep. Ebor.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Londin.Comes Bristol, C.P.S.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Duresm.Dux Bedfort.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Argyll.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Athol.Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.Ds. King.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Portland.Ds. Godolphin.
Epus. Exon.Dux Dorset.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Oxon.Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Vere.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Montagu.Ds. Hyde.
March. Lothian.Ds. Mansfield.
March. Rockingham.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Huntingdon.Ds. Boston.
Comes Suffolk.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Milton.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Digby.
Dux Peterborow.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Abingdon.
Dux Gainsborough.
Dux Plymouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes March.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Dux Dartmouth.
Dux Macclesfield.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Dux Ilchester.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Douglas et al. against D. Hamilton et al.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein Archibald Douglas Esquire and others are Appellants, and George sames Duke of Hamilton and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Tuesday next, and that the Counsel be called in at One o'Clock.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein John Goodere Esquire is Appellant, and Trevor Borrett and another are Respondents, et e contra, which stands appointed for hearing this Day, be put off till Friday next, and that the Rest of the Causes be removed in Course.

His Majesty to be attended with the Address of both Houses.

The Lord Steward reported, “That the Lords with White Staves had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty, humbly to know what Time His Majesty will please to appoint, to be attended with the Address of both Houses of Parliament; and that His Majesty hath appointed Monday next, at Two o'Clock, at His Palace of Saint James.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them therewith.

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

To acquaint them, “That His Majesty hath appointed Monday next, at Two o'Clock, to be attended with the Address of both Houses of Parliament, at His Palace of Saint James; and that the Lords intend to be there at that Time.”

Adjourn.

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

Die Lunæ, 13o Februarii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. King.
Dux Dorset.Ds. Godolphin.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Roseberry.Ds. Boston.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.

PRAYERS.

L. Camden et al. Leave for a Bill.

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Parish of Chislehurst, in the County of Kent, devised by the Will of Thomas Fartington Esquire deceased, in Trustees, to convey the same to Charles Lord Camden, and for settling Lands to be taken in Exchange, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be conveyed to the same Uses.”

Sir Bellingham Graham et al. Leave for a Bill.

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for discharging divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, Part of the Estate of Sir Bellingham Graham Baronet, in the County of York, from the Uses and Trusts limited and declared by the Will of the Honourable Mary Graham deceased, and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments, other Part of the Estate of the said Sir Bellingham Graham, in the said County, of greater Value in lieu thereof to the like Uses.”

Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Bill.

The Lord Viscount Weymouth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Baronet, a Minor, to make a Settlement on his intended Marriage with the Lady Harriot Somerset,” 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.

Mailborough, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act, passed in the Sixteenth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from Marlborough to Shepherd's Shord, and from Beckhampton to the Top of Cherrill Hill, and from Avebury to Beckhampton, in the County of Wilts; and for repairing and widening the Road from the Turnpike Gate at Avebury to Wroughton and from the North Side of Swindon to The Carpenter's Arms in Blunsden, in the said County;” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the (same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Mereworth Cross &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Mereworth Cross to the Road leading from Seal to Wrotham Heath, and also the said Road from opposite the House of William Dalison Esquire, to Hadlow Street, in the County of Kent, was committed.

Hilborowe Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Hilborowe, in the County of Norfolk.

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. Pechell and'Mr. Anguish:

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

Bledding on Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Bleddington, in the County of Gloucester.

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

D. Dorset.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Willoughby Par.
E. Litchfield.L. King.
E. Roseberry.L. Godolphin.
V. Say & Sele:L. Sandys.
V. Wentworth.L. Boston.

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

Buckingham, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and enlarge the Powers, of so much of an Act:, made in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, as relates to the Road from the Town of Buckingham, in the County of Bucks, to the North Extent of the Parish of Hanwell, in the County of Oxford, leading towards Warmington Gate.

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.

Godin's Petition to be added to Ravert's's Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of David Lewis Godin, praying, That his Name may be inserted in the Bill, depending in this House, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Peter Ravert's:

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

Swinbun's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the Settled Estates of John Swinburn Esquire, in the County of Northumberland, and Town and County of the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, and to lay out and apply the Money to arise by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates in the County of Durham; and for other Purposes therein mention. ed.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 28th Day of this instant February, at. the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Mackintosh and another against Baxter et al.

The House being informed, “That John Baxter and others, Respondents to the Appeal of Robert Mackintosh Esquire and another, had not put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:”

And thereupon an Affidavit of James Beveridge, Writer in Edinburgh, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum quartum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræs, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 14o Februarii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Archiep. Ebor.Comes Gower, Praeses.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Londin.Comes Bristol, C. P. S.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Duresin.Dux Bedford.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Argyll.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Athol.Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.Ds. Masham.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Portland.Ds. King.
Epus. Exon.Dux Dorset.Ds. Godolphin.
Epus. Oxon.Dux Bridgewater.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Montagu.Ds. Vere.
March. Lothian.Ds. Hyde.
March. Rockingham.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Hungtingdon.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Suffolk.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Milton.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Digby.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes March.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Delawar.
Comes Spencer
Viscount Hereford
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Chancellor reported, “That both Houses His Majesty's of Parliament did Yesterday present to His Majesty Answer to Address of their humble Address; to which His Majesty was both Houses, pleased to return the following most gracious An reported. swer:”

My Lords, and Gentlemen,

The Sincere Satisfaction you express in the Measures which I have already taken, and the Strong Assurances you give of Supporting Me in those which may be still necessary to maintain the just Legislative Authority, and the due Execution of the Laws, in My Province of Massachusetts Bay, give Me great Pleasure.

I Shall not fail to give those Orders which you recommend, as the most effectual Method of bringing the Authors of the late unhappy Disorders in that Province to condign Punishment.”

Ordered, That the said Address of both Houses to His Majesty, and His Majesty's moil gracious Answer thereto, be forthwith printed and published.

Douglas et al. against D. Hamilton et al.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause, wherein Archibald Douglas Esquire and others are Appellants, and George James Duke of Hamilton and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Monday next; and that the Counsel be called in at One o'Clock.

ORDERED, That the Cause wherein John Goodere Cases put off, Esquire is Appellant and Trevor Borrett and another are Respondents, which stands appointed for hearing on Friday next, be put off to that Day Sevennight; and that the Rest of the Causes be removed in Course.

Gloucester, &c. Roads Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Aft, made in the Thirty-third Year of King George the Second, for repairing and widening the Road from Gloucester towards Hereford, and other Roads therein mentioned; and for amending several other Roads near or adjoining to some of the said Roads 5 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.”

L. Camden's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Parish of Chislehurst, in the County of Kent, devised by the Will of Thomas Farrington Esquire deceased, in Trustees, to convey the same to Charles Lord Camden, and for settling Lands to be taken in Exchange; and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be conveyed to the same Uses.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Le Despencer.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. London.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Durham.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Argyll.L. Bp. Chester.L. Trevor.
D. Ancaster.L. Bp. Saltsbury.L. Masham.
D. Portland.L. Bp. St. Davtds.L. Sandys.
M. Rockingham.L. Vere.
Ld. Steward.L. Hyde.
E. Suffolk.L. Mansfield.
E. Denbigh.L. Lyttelton.
E. Westmorland.L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Sandwich.L. Sundridge.
E. Plymouth.
E. Strathmore.
E. Abercorn.
E. March.
E. Marchmont.
E. Tankerville.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Spencer.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 1st 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.

Sir Bellingham Graham's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for discharging divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, Part of the Estate of Sir Bellingham Graham Baronet, in the County of York, from the Uses and Trusts limited and declared by the Will of the Honourable Mary Graham deceased; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments, other Part of the Estate of the said Sir Bellingham Graham, in the said County, of greater Value in lieu thereof, to the like Uses.”

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 5 and to adjourn as they please.

E. of Shel burne, Leave for a Bill

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

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

Bill read

Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vetting Part of the Real Estate devised and directed to be purchased by the Will of Henry Earl of Shelburne in the Kingdom of Ireland deceased, and in Token-House Yard, London, in Trustees, to be sold or mortgaged; and for laying out the Money arising by Sale or Mortgage thereof in the Purchase of Manors, Lands, or Hereditaments, in England, to be settled to the Uses of his said Will; and for enabling the Persons therein mentioned to grant such Leases as are therein expressed.”

sir Watkin Williams Wynn Bill;

Hodie 3 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Sir Watkin Williams Wynn Baronet, a Minor, to make a Settlement on his intended Marriage with the Lady Harriet Somerset

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. Pechell and Mr. Anguish:

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

Barrow, et al. Leave for a Bill.

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estate of John Barrow in the County of Chester, in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Hodie 3 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act: to Marlborough, enlarge the Term and Powers of An Act patted in &c. Road Bill: the Sixteenth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from Marlborough to Shepherd's Shord, and from Beckhampton to the Top of Cherrill Hill, and from Avebury to Beckhampton, in the County of Wilts; and for repairing and widening the Road from the Turnpike Gate at Avebury to Wroughton, and from the North Side of Swindon to The Carpenters Arms in Blunsden, in the said County.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Mereworth Road Bill: Cross, &c.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Roads leading from Mereworth Cross to the Road leading from Seal to Wrotham Heath, and also the said Road from opposite the House of William Dahson Esquire to Hadlow Street, in the County of Kent.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Godin takes the Oaths for his Naturalization.

David Lewis Godin took the Oaths appointed in order for his Naturalization.

Sir Thomas Broughton, Leave for a Bill.

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees, certain Timber Trees, and other Trees, Handing and being upon the Estates of Sir Thomas Broughton, in the Counties of Chester and Stafford, and to enable them to sell, cut down, sell, and dispose of the same, and to lay out a competent Part of the Money, arising by the Sale thereof, in rebuilding the ancient Mansion House of the Family, called Doddington Hall, in the said County of Chester, and the necessary Offices to be enjoyed therewith; and for other Purposes.”

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quintum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræs, Dominis Sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 15o Februarii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Epus. Norvicen.Ds. Camden,Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Par
Epus. Meneven.Comes Gower, Praeses.Ds. King.
Dux Grafton.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. Boston.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Bleddington Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Bleddington, in the County of Gloucester” 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.”

Sir Edward Astley, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Edward Astley Baronet; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estates of (fn. 1) Edward Astley Baronet, in the County of Warwick, in him in Fee Simple, discharged of the Uses of the Settlement made on his Marriage with Rhoda Astley his former Wife, deceased, and for substituting and settling an undivided Moiety of other Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Norfolk, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses, with such Powers as therein mentioned.”

worgan's Divorce Bill.

The Lord Boston (pursuant t6 an Order of Leave of the 26th of January last) presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Worgan with Sarah Mackelcan 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 1st Day of March next, and that Notice thereof be affixed on the Doors of this House, and the Lords to be Summoned, and that the said John Worgan 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 Sarah Mackelcan may have a Copy of the said 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 she may have to offer against the said. Bill at the same Time.

Message from H.C to return the Bill for Wood to take the Name of Davies.

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

To return, the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Reverend John Wood, his First and other Sons, and their Heirs Male, to take and use the Surname of Davies, in pursuance of the Will of the Reverend John Davies Doctor in Divinity deceased; and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Harlow Bush Common to Stump Cros, Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, passed in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road leading from a Place called Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, in the County of Essex, to Stump Cross, in the Parish of Great Chesterford, in the said County;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Walbaiton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Common in the Parish of Walberton, in the County of Sussex;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Message from H.C. to return Uhthoss's Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Henry Uhthoff;” and to acquaint this House that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Rauecrt's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Peter Ravert's.

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

Ld. President.Ld. Bp. Norwich.L.Willoughby Par.
Ld. Privy Seal.Ld. Bp. St. Davids.L. King.
D. Grafton.L. Sandys.
E. Denbigh.L. Hyde.
E. Sandwich.L. Scarsdale.
E. Shaftesbury.L. Boston.
E. Rochford.L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.

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.

Godin's Petition referred to Committee.

Ordered, That the Petition of David Lewis Godin, Praying That his Name may be inserted in the last mentioned Bill, be referred to the said Committee.

Aiffiur against Gomlay, Petition for a Bye-day?

A Petition of Janet Gourlay Respondent, in a Cause depending in this House, wherein James Arthur is Appellant, was presented and read; setting forth, “That the only Question in this Cause is, Whether the Respondent is entitled to a separate Maintenance from her Husband the Appellant, as the Commissaries of Edinburgh and the Lords of Session have, cc by the Interlocutors appealed from, decreed her; and Causes of Aliment being held in, the Court of Session entitled to the Privilege of being heard summarily in Preference in Point of Time to other common Causes ?” and therefore praying Their Lordships will be pleased to order that this Cause may be set down to be heard on Thursday the 9th Day of March next, being a Bye-day, or on such other short Day as to their Lordships shall seem meet.”

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn;

Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Thursday the 9th Day of March next as desired.

Gloucester, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3 vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Thirty-third Year of King George the Second, for repairing and widening the Road from Glouces ter towards Hereford, and other Roads therein mentioned, and for amending several other Roads near or adjoining to some of the said Roads.”

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. Pechell and Mr. Angush;

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 17o Februarii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales praesentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Comes Gower, Praeses.Ds. Sandys.
Dux Athol.Ds. Hyde.
Dux Dorset.Dux Boston.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Say & Sele.

PRAYERS.

Sir Edward Astley's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estate of Sir Edward Astley Ba ronet, in the County of Warwick, in him in Fee Simple, discharged of the Uses of the Settlement made on his Marriage with Rhoda Astley his former Wife deceased, and for substituting and settling an undivided Moiety of other Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Norfolk, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses, with such Powers as therein mentioned.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Bolton.L. Sandys.
D. AtholL. Hyde.
D. Dorset.L. Boston.
E. Denbigh.
E. Stamford.
E. Abercorn.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Buckinghamshire.
E. Spencer.
V. Say & Sele

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday the 6th Day of March next, at Ten O'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers 5 and to adjourn as they please.

Barrow's Bill.

Sir Thomas Broughton's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for vesting in Trustees, certain Timber Trees, and other Trees, (landing and being upon the Estates of Sir Thomas Broughton, in the Counties of Chester and (fn. 2) Stafford, and to enable them to sell, cut down, sell, and dispose of the same, and to lay out a competent Part of the Money, arising by the Sale thereof, in rebuilding the ancient Mansion House of the Family, called Doddington Hall, in the said County of Chester, and the necessary Offices to be enjoyed therewith, and for other Purposes.”

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

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

Barrow's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for vesting the Settled Estate of John Barrow, in the County of Chester, in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

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

D Giaston's Divorce Bill.

The Earl of Denbigh (pursuant to an Order of Leave of the 20th of January last) presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton, with the Honourable Anne Liddell 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 Monday the Sixth Day of March next, and that Notice thereof be affixed on the Doors of this House, and the Lords to be summoned; and that the said Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton 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 Honourable Ann Liddell may have a Copy of the said Bill; and that Notice be given her of the said Second Reading; and that the be at Liberty to be heard, by her Counsel, what she may have to offer against the said Bill at the same Time.

D Queens-berry and E. March Leave for a Bill

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Duke of Queensberry and Dover, and of William Earl of March and Ruglen; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for vesting in Charles Duke of Quecnsberry and Dover, and his Heirs, in Fee Simple, certain Lands, Part of his entailed Estate, in the County of Dumfries, and for settling, in Lieu thereof, other Lands lying contiguous to, and interspersed with, the said entailed Estate.”

Bleddington Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Bleddington, in the County of Gloucester”

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. Pechell and Mr. Anguish:

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

Walberton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing an Open Common in the Parish of Walberton, in the County of Sussex.”

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

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

Harlow Bush Common to Stumo Cross, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, passed in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road leading from a Place called Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, in the County of Essex, to Stump Cross, in the Parish of Great Chesterford in the said County.”

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.

Macnamara against Cliff and Sunman.

A Petition of John Macnamara Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Robert Cliff and Sarah Surman are Respondents, which stands appointed for hearing, and also of the said Robert Cliff and Sarah Surman, was presented and read; setting forth, “ That the Petitioners have come to an Agreement concerning the Matters in Question in this Cause;” and therefore praying, “ That the Appellant may be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal, he consenting not to bring any other Appeal touching any of the Matters in Question in this Cause.”

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar:

And being withdrawn:

Appeal withdrawn.

Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal, as desired.

Bachus and Holl for a Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Gerard Bachus and Leonard Holl, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for their Naturalization:

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 Sandys presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for naturalizing Gerard Bachus and Leonard Holl.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Luna, 20o Februarii 1769).

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Camden.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Archiep. Ebor.Cancellarius.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Londin.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Duresm.Comes Bristol C.P.S.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Cestrien.Dux Grafton.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Bolton.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Epus. Cicestrien,Dux Bedford.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Argyll.Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Athol.Ds. Masham.
Epus. ExonDux Ancqster.Ds. Romney.
Epus. OxonMagnus Camerarius.Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Kington.Ds. Godolphin.
Dux Manchester.Ds. Sandys.
Dux Northumberland.Ds, Vere.
Dux Montagu.Ds. Hyde.
March. Lothian.Ds. Walpole.
March. Rockingham.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Huntingdon.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Suffolk.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Boston.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Peterborow.Ds. Montagu.
Comes Stamford.Ds. Milton.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Digby.
Comes Doncaqster.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry,
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes March.
Comes Marchmont
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Suffix.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes llchester.
Comes Delawar.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth,
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

E. March takes the Oaths &c.

William Earl of March and Rugler took the Oaths, E. March and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also takes the took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first, at the Table, delivered in a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Dongla et al against D. Hamilton et al.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause, wherein Archibald Douglas Esquire and others are Appellants, and George James Duke of Hamilton and others are Respondents:

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

D. Queensberry Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for vesting in Charles Duke of Queensberry and Dover, and his Heirs, in Fee Simple, certain Lands, Part of his entailed Estate, in the County of Dumfries, and for settling in Lieu thereof other Lands lying contiguous to, and interspersed with, the said entailed Estate.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Harwich.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. London.L. Le Despencer.
D. Grafton,L. Bp. Durham.L. WilloughbyPar.
D. Bolton,L. Bp. Chester.L. Delamer.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Exeter.L. Masham.
D. AtholL. Bp. St. Davids.L. Romney.
D. Ancaster.L. Cadogan.
D. Manchester,L. Godolphin.
D. Northumberland.L. Sandys.
D. Montagu.L. Vere.
Ld. Steward.L. Hyde.
E. Huntingdon.L. Scarsdale.
E. Suffolk.L. Baston.
E. Denbigh.L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Westmorland.
E. Sandwich.
E. Abercorn.
E. March.
E. Marchmont.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Delawar.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.

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

E. Shelburne's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for vesting Part of the Real Estate, devised and directed to be purchased by the Will of Henry Earl of Shelburne, in the Kingdom of Ireland, deceased, and in Token-house yard, in the Parish of St. Magaret, Lothbury, in the City of London, in Trustees, to be sold or mortgaged, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale or Mortgage thereof in the Purchase of Manors, Lands, or Hereditaments, in England, to be settled to the Uses of His said Will, and for enabling the Persons therein mentioned to grant such Leases as are therein expressed.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 7th 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.

Edwardes at Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for confirming a Partition between John Edwardes Esquire, John Fremantle Esquire and Frances his Wife, and Mary Edwardes Spinster, of several Estates in the County of Middlesex and City of Bristol, devised by the Will of John Schoppens Esquire devised, and of the Residue of the Personal Estate of the said John Schoppens,” 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.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein John Goodere Esquire is Appellant, and Trevor Borrett and another are Respondents, & a contra, which (lands appointed for hearing on Friday next, be put off to the First Cause Day after the Recess at Easter; and that the Three following Causes, in the First of which the Honourable Lockhart Gordon is Appellant, and Jacob Adolphus and others .are Respondents; in the Second, James Hunter is Appellant, and John Shepherd Gentleman is Respondent; and in the Third, John Smythe and others are Appellants, and Richard Lomax Clay and others are Respondents; be heard in Course after the said Cause.

Copies of Treaties made by the East India Company, and Account of Tere ritorial Acquisitions, delivered.

The House being informed, “ That Mr. Michell, Secretary to the East India Company, attended:”

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, (pursuant to their Lordships Order “of the 31ft of January last), “ Copies of all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India by the East India Company, from the Year 1756, together with all Letters, and Extracts of Letters, or Correspondence between the East India Company and their Servants relative thereto, to the present Time:”

And also, “ An Account of the present State of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues obtained in India cc by the East India Company, since the Year 1756, together with a Lift thereof.”

And then he withdrew.

And the said Lift was read by the Clerk as follows:

“ No. 1. Copies of all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers by the East India Company, under the Presidency of Fort Saint George, from the Year 1756 to the present Time, according to a Lift annexed thereto.

“ No. 2. Extracts of Letters to the East India Company, from their Servants at Fort Saint George, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 3. Extracts of Letters from the East India Company to their Servants at Fort Saint George, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time, with a Copy of a Letter from the Company to the Nabob of Arcot.

“ No. 4. Copies of all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers by the East India Company, under the Presidency of Fort William, from the Year 1756 to the present Time; also Copy of a Treaty proposed to be entered into between the Nabob of Bengal and Maha Raja Jonajee, Chief of the Moratt as, and of the proposed' Agreement of the East India Company as Guarantees of the said Treaty, according to a Lift annexed thereto.

“ No. 5. Extracts of Letters to the East India Company from their Servants at Bengal, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 6. Extracts of Letters from the East India Company to their Servants at Bengali, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 7. Copies of all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers by the East India Company, under the Presidency of Bombay, from the Year 1756 to the present Time, according to a Lift annexed thereto.

“ No. 8. Extracts of Letters to the East India Company from their Servants at Bombay, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 8. Extracts of Letters to the East India Company from their Servants at Bombay, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 9. Extracts of Letters from the East India Company to their Servants at Bombay, relative to all Treaties made with, and Grants received from, any of the Country Powers in India, from the Year 1756 to the present Time.

“ No. 10. State of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues obtained in India by the East India Company, since the Year 1756, as by the last Advices.”

Ordered, That the said Copies and Account do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Sic
2 Origin. Stamford; in every other Entry it is Stafford.