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

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 32: April 1769, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 32: 1768-1770 (1767-1830), pp. 328-349. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113316 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 11o Aprilis 1769.
Mc Queen against Dundass. Wilkie against Simpson. Dundass against Dun dass. Napier against Dundas Dunglass Bridge, &c Road Bill. Gainsburgh Paving, &c. Bill. St.Catharine's End Enclosure Bill. Youlthorpe Enclosure Bill. Ebberston Enclosure Bill Poppleton and Scaglethorpe Moor Enclosure Bill. Grenville and E.Cornwallis lcr a Bill to quality for Vice Treasurers of Ireland, Bill read. Markham's Bill: Pulteney's Bill: Dolman's Bill: Canale's Nat. and to take Name of Tho rold, Bill: Message to H.C. with the Four pre ceding Bills. Hutton Crans wick Enclo sure Bills: Haxby En closure Bill: Knuston En closure Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Oxford navigation Bill Thurlston Enclosure Bill. Fleckney En closure Bill. Hereford, &c. Road Bill. Tring, &c. Road Bill. Report on the Standing Order respecting Money for Purchases being lodged in the Bank, disagreed to. Daily Moor, &c Road Bill. Cheadle, &c. Road Bill. St Bartholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill. Die Jovis, 13o Aprilis 1769.
Grenville and Cornwallis to qualify for Vice Treasurers of Ireland, &c. Bill Goodere against Borrets et e con. Message from H.C. to return Sir J.S Sebright' Bill. Bristol Hospital Bill. Laughton en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill. Messages from H. C to return Dr Wilton's Bill: and Chichester's Bill. E. Stafford's Estate Bill. Troughend Enclosure Bill. Chipping Norton and Salford Enclosure Bill. Orton Enclosure Bill Maidstone, &c. Road Bill. St. Botolph's Paving, &c. Bill. Bowe, &c. Road Bill. Cranbrooke to Appledore Heath, &c. Road Bill. St Bartholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill. Carnarvon, &c. Road Bill. Beverley, &c. Road Bill. Ness et Ux. Bill. Bertie Bill. Dunglass, &c. Road Bill. St Catharine's End Enclosure Bill: Gainsburgh Paving, &c. Bill. Youlthorpe Enclosure Bill: Poppleton and Scaglethorpe Moor Enclosure Bill. Ebbenston Enclosure Bill. Message to H C. that the Lord", have agreed to the Six preceding Bills. Wigginton Enclosure Bill Rolle'd Bill. Thinlston Enclosure Bill Fleckney Enclosure Bill. Dundas against Romsay et al. Dundas against Dundas. Napier against Ramsay et al. Napier against Dundas. M'Queen against Ramsay et al. M Queen against Dundas. Dundas against Wardrobe, hearing ex parte. Adjourn. DIE Veneris, 14o Aprilis 1769.
E Stafford's Estate Bill: Kesset Ux Bill. Bertie Bill. Message to H C. that the Lord have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Bedworth Enclosure Bill. Bramley Enclosure Bill. Thornley Enclosure Bill. Torre's Bill. Thurston Enclosure Bill. Calder Navigation Bill. Grenville and E. Cornwallis to qualify for Vice Treasurers of lie-land, Bill. Darly Moor, &c Road Bill. Cheadie, &c. Road Bill. Fleckney Enclosure bill Holyrood Ampney, &c. Enclosure Bill. Hoffman's Petition for a Nat. Bill Bill read Bristol Hospital Bill. Bowes, &c. Road Billa Cranbrooke, &c. Road Bill: St Botolphs Paving, &c. Bill: Orton Enclosure Bill St Baitholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill. Chipping Norton and Salford Enclosure Bill. Caenvon &c. Road bill Maidstone, &c. Road Bill: Troughend Enclosure Bills Beverley, &c. Road Bill. Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Ten preceding Bills. Rolle's Bill; Motion for shortening the Committee on it. Goodere against Borrets et e contra. Judgement. Adjourn DIE Lunæsens, 17o Aprilis 1769.
Lords take the Oaths. Oxford Navigation Bill. Bristol Hospi tal Bill, Kingston upon Thames Vicarage Bill. Torre's Bill: Grenville and E Cornwallis to qualify as Vice Tiea furers of Ireland, Bill: Message to H. C that the lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Hunter against Shepherd et al. Decree affirmed Cornage Duties Bill. Horsington, &c. Enclosure Bill. Insolvent Debtor Bill. Wigginton Enclosure Bill; the King's Consent signified to it. Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill. East India Company's Territorial Acquisition Rochester Paving, &c. Bill. Colo Saint Aldwons Enclosure Bill, Hitchip, &c. Road Bill. Stoney Strafford, &c Road Bill. Hucknal Yorkard Enclosure Bill. Bipmley Enclosure Bill. Thorney Enclosure Bill. Bedworth Enclosure, &c. Bill. Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill. Sundon Enclosure Bill. Tring, &c. Road Bill. cheadle &c Road Bill Darley Moor &c Road Bill Fleckney Enclosure Bill Holyrood Ampney &c. Enclosure Bill: Thurlston Enclosure Bill: Calder Navigation Bill Message to H C that the Lords have agreed to the six preceding Bills. Rolle's Bill, Committee shortened. Pedigrees of Peers referred to Committee of Privileges. Adjourn. DIE Martis, 18o Aprilis 1769.
Beckingham and Sutton Enclosure Bill. Claypole Enclosure Bill. Message from H.C to return Chapman's Bill. Coln Saint Aldwin's Enclosure Bill. Lodge's Petition against the Thornley Enclosure Bill. E India Company territorial Acquisitions, Bill. Coinage Duties Bill. Insolvent Debtors Bill. Bramley Enclosure Bill. Hucknal York and Enclosure Bill. Kingston Upon Thames Vicarage Bill: Bristol Hospital Bill. Wigginton Enclosure Bill. Message to H.C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bill. Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill. Message to H.C. with Amendments to it. Hoffman's Nat. Bill. Kircudbright Claim of Peerage. Adjourn. DIE Mercurii, 19o Aprilis 1769.
Hoffman's Nat. Bill. Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill. Hitchin, &c. Road Bill. Thornley Enclosure Bill. Claypole Enclosure Bill. Smythe against Clay et al. Oxford Navigation Bill. Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Wootton Enclosure Bill. Ramsgate Harbour Bill. Message from H.C. to return D. Northumberland's Estate Bill. Militia Act to amend and continue, Bill. Message from H. C. to return Queen's College, Oxford, Bill. Sudbrook Enclosure Bill. Blackfryars Road, &c. Bill. Message from H C to return E. Shelburne's Estate Bill, with an Amendment Mosely to take the Name of Walsh, Bill. East India Company's Territorial Acquisitions, Bill. Coinage Duties Bill. Insolvent Debtors Bill. Levy against Norden in Error. Adjourn. DIE Jovis, 20o Aprilis 1769.
Hitchin, &c. Road Bill. Tring, &c. Road Bill. Rolle's Bill. Hucknal Yorkard Enclosure Bill. Sundon Enclosure Bill. Coln St. Aldwins Enclosure Bill. Rochester Pavings &c. Bill. stoney Stratford, &c. Road Bill Message from H.C to return Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill. For carrying Rice to Southern Countries in America, Bill. Laneham, &c. Drainage Bill. Leicester, &c. Roads Bill. Wootton Enclosure Bill. Horsington, &c. Enclosure Bill. Black friars Road, &c, Bill. Danish Minister's Petition, against Ramsgate Harbour Bill. Devon Poor Bill. For building a Chapel at Plymouth Dock, Bill. Sudbrook Enclosure Bill. Causes put off. Sitting of Committee of Privileges on Peers Pedigrees put off. Beckingham and Sutton Enclosure Bill. Coinage Duties Bill: E. India Company's Territorial Acquisitions Bill: Insolvent Debtors Bill: Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill. Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills. Hoffman's Nat Bill: Message, to H. C. with At. Mosely to take the Name of Walsh, Bill. Adjourn. Footnotes

DIE Martis, 11o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden. Cancellarius.Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes. Bristol, C.P.S.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Beaufort.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Argyll.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Landaven.Dux Portland.Ds. King.
Epus. Carliol.March. Rockingham.Ds. Monson.
Epus. Exon.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Montfort.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Stamford.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Doncaster.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Shaftesbury.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Abingdon.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Holdernesse.Ds. Digby.
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Irvine.
Viscount Wentworth,

PRAYERS.

Mc Queen against Dundass.

The Answer of James Dundass of Dundass, Esquire, to the Appeal of Robert Mc Queen Esquire, was this Day brought in:

Wilkie against Simpson.

As was also the Answer of Samuel Simpson of New-lands to the Appeal of John Wilkie of Foulden:

Dundass against Dun dass.

Also the Answer of James Dundass of Dundass Esquire, to the Appeal of David Dundass Younger of Newhalls Esquire.

Napier against Dundas

And also, the Answer of James Dundas of Dundas Esquire, to the Appeal of Captain Charles Napier.

Dunglass Bridge, &c Road Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, of the Twenty-third Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Roads from Dunglass Bridge to the Town of Haddingtoun, and from thence to Ravens haughburn, in the County of Haddingtoun,” 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.”

Gainsburgh Paving, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Streets, Lanes, Alleys, and Public Passages, in the Town of Gainsburgh, in the County of Lincoln; and for laying a Duty on all Coals brought to the said Town to be sold, and for applying the same to such Purposes," was committed.

St.Catharine's End Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom .the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing several Woods and Wood lands and a certain Close or Parcel of Land or Ground, called West Coat Wood Close, and the Com mons and Waste Grounds, within the Manors of Saint Catharine End, in the Parish of Ryslip, in the County of, Middlesex,” was committed: “ That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; 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.”

Youlthorpe Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Arable Fields, Common Pastures, and other enclosed Grounds, within the Township of Youlthorpe, in the East Riding of the County of York, was committed.

Ebberston Enclosure Bill

The Earl of Marchmont also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Grounds, Commons, and Wastes, within the Township of Ebberston, in the County of York, and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” was committed.

Poppleton and Scaglethorpe Moor Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Roseberry made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadows, Ings, Stinted Pastures, and other Lands and Grounds, within the Manor of Poppleton, and a Piece of Waste Ground called Scaglethorpe Moor, in the Manor of Scaglethorpe, all in the County of the City of York was committed.

Grenville and E.Cornwallis lcr a Bill to quality for Vice Treasurers of Ireland,

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable James Grenville and the Right Honourable Charles Earl Cornwallis; setting forth, That His Majesty, by His “Letters Patent, under the Great Seal of Ireland,

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bearing Date the 27th Day of February, in the 9th Year of His Reign, hath granted to the Petitioners, together with the Right Honourable Robert Lord Viscount Clare, in the Kingdom of Ireland, the Office or Offices of Vice Treasurer, Receiver General, and Paymaster General, of all His Revenues, Profits, and Casualties whatsoever, in the said Kingdom of Ireland, and to be Treasurer at War within the said Kingdom; that the Petitioners urgent Business requiring their Stay in England, they cannot at present go into the said Kingdom to qualify them selves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices;” and therefore praying, “ That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill, to enable them to take in Great Britain the Oath of Office for the Employments above mentioned, and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment thereof:”

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 to enable the Right Honourable James Grenville and the Right Honourable Charles Earl Cornwallis 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.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Markham's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees, to be sold, the Freehold and In heritance of the Est ate of George Markham Esquire, deceased, in the County of Lincoln, along with a precedent Term therein, and for other Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative

Pulteney's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower the Trustees of the Will of the late General Pulteney to purchase and exchange Lands and Grounds in the Manor of Bathwick, in the County of Somerset, for the Purpose of making certain Roads and Ways to and from a free Bridge by them intended to be built over the River Avon, in the said County; and also to empower the Persons in Possession of the said Estate, for the Time being, under the said Will, to grant Leases of certain Lands and Houses in the said Manor, and likewise to enable the said Trustees to grant certain Grounds and Springs of Water within the said Manor of Bath wick, to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Bath, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Dolman's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for revoking and making void Part of the Trusts declared by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for selling Part of the Settled Estates of Robert Dolman Esquire in Pocklington, and elsewhere, in the County of York, for discharging the Debts and Incumbrances of himself and Robert Dolman the Younger, his eldest Son, affecting the same, and for making Provision for Robert "Dolman the

Younger, and for the younger Children of Robert Dolman the Elder,” and for declaring other Trusts relative thereto, and for making Provision for Pay ment of other Debts and Incumbrances of the said Robert Dolman the Elder and Robert Dolman the Younger, not provided for by the said Act; and for making a Recompence and Provision for the First and other Sons in Succession, or other Heirs of the Bodies of the said Robert Dolman the Younger and Peggy his Wife, during the Lives of their said Father and Mother, and the Survivor of them; and for the better Security of Purchasers under the said Act.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Canale's Nat. and to take Name of Tho rold, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Samuel Canale Esquire, and to enable him and his Issue to take and use the Surname and Arms of Thorold.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with the Four pre ceding Bills.

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

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

Hutton Crans wick Enclo sure Bills:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Arable Fields, Meadow Grounds, Commons, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Hutton Cranswick, in the East Riding of the County of Turk.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Haxby En closure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Common Arable Fields, in the Moor or Common, within the Township of Haxby, in the North Riding of the County of York.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Knuston En closure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, in the Hamlet of Knuston, in the Parish of Irchester, in the County of Northampton.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

Oxford navigation Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An Act for making and maintaining a navigable Canal from the Coventry Canal Navigation to the City of Oxford."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. DurhamL. Abergavenny.
D. Beaufort.L. Bp. Chestcr.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Argyll.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Willoughby Pr.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Romney.
M. Rockingham.L. Bp. Landaff.L. King.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Carlisle.L. Monson.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Exeter.L. Montfort.
E. Stamford.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Sandys.
E. Doncaster.L. Raven]"worth.
E. Shaftesbury.L. Hyde.
E. Abingdon.L. Lyttelton.
E. Holdernesse.L. Scarsdale.
E. Strathmore.L. Digby.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Roseberry.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Pomfret.
E.Guilford.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Radnor.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Irvine.
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.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been, or shall be, present this Session, be added to the said Committee.

Thurlston Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Thurlston, otherwise Thulston, in the County of Leicester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Fleckney En closure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Fleckney, in the County of Leicester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hereford, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts, passed in the Third, and Twenty-second Years of His late Majesty, for repairing the several Roads leading into the City of Here ford', and for amending the Roads to Lancloudy Hill and Langua Bridge;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tring, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Turnpike Road in Tring, in the County of Hertford, through Dunstable, Hitchin, Baldock, and Royston, to the Turnpike Road at or near Bourn Bridge, and from the West End of Wellbury to the Turnpike Road at the South End of Barton, in the Counties of Hertford, Bucks, Bedford, and Cambridge;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Report on the Standing Order respecting Money for Purchases being lodged in the Bank, disagreed to.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Report made on Thursday last from the Committee appointed to consider of so much of the Standing Order. No 126, which directs the Money arising by the Sale of Lands as is to be laid out in a new Purchase, when no such Purchase is ready, to be paid into the Bank of England in the Name of the Accountant General of the Court of Chancery, to remain there without Interest until a proper Purchase can be got and approved of.

Which Report being read by the Clerk,

It was moved, "To agree with the Committee in the Amendment made to the said Order."

The same was objected to:

After short Debate,

The Question was put thereupon.

It was resolved in the Negative.

Daily Moor, &c Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Darly Moor, in the County of Derby, to Ellaston, in the County of Stafford, and from thence to the Turnpike Road between Leek and Ashborne, in the said Counties of Derby and Stafford.”

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.

Cheadle, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Cheadle to Botham House, and from thence to Butterton Moor End, in the County of Stafford.”

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 28th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

St Bartholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, of the Twenty-eighth of His late Majesty, for the better enlightening and cleansing the Open Places, Squares,

Streets, Lanes, Alleys, Passages, and Courts, within the Parish of Saint Bartholomew the Great, London, and regulating the nightly Watch and Beadles within the said Parish; and for empowering the Trustees, in the said Act named, to pave the said Streets and other Places within the said Parish, and to remove Annoyances and Obstructions.”

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.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen Adjourn. turn continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Jovis, 13o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præfentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Camden, CancellariusDs. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Duresm.Comes Gower, PræsesDs. Trevor.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Athol.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Landaven.Dux Manchester.Ds. Hyde.
Epus. Carliol.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Exon.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Guiltford.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Grenville and Cornwallis to qualify for Vice Treasurers of Ireland, &c. Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Right Honourable James Grenville and the Right Honourable Charles Earl Cornwallis to take in Great Britain the Oath of Office as Vice Trea surer, 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 following:

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Athol.L. Bp. Durham.L. Trevor
D. ManchesterL. Bp. Chichester.L. Sandys
E. Suffolk.L. Bp. Landaff.L.Hyde
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Carlisle.L.Walpole.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. Exeter.L. Mansfield.
E. Loudoun.L. Sundridge.
E. Roseberry.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Guilford.
v. Falmouth.
V. Wentforth.

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

Goodere against Borrets et e con.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein John Goodere Esquire is Appellant, and Trevor Borret and Edward Borret are Respondents, et e contra:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Tomorrow; and that the Cause which stands, for Tomorrow, be put off to Monday next; and that the Cause which stands for Monday next, be put off to Wednesday next; and the Rest of the Causes removed in Course.

Message from H.C. to return Sir J.S Sebright' Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for changing and altering the Course of Descent (of Copyhold Estates, held of the Manor of Wolverley, in the County of Worcester) from the Nature of Borough English to the Course of Descent according to Common Law;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Bristol Hospital Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. (fn. ) Brickdale and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Corporation of the City of Bristol to exchange the Building of the Hospital called Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, for the Building called The Bartholomew's, in the said City, and for altering the Times for holding Bristol Fairs;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Laughton en-le-Morthen, &c. 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 several Open Fields, Arable Lands, and Wafts Grounds, within the several Manors and Lordships of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Slade Hooton, and Hooton Slade, in the Parish of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, in the West Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Messages from H. C to return Dr Wilton's Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Reverend Christopher Wilson Doctor in Divinity, Prebendary of the Cathedral Church of Saint Paul, London, to make and grant unto the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, a Lease of the Prebendal Estate of Holliwell and Finsbury, in the Suburbs of the said City, for a Term of Ninety-nine Years;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Chichester's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Real Estates late of Richard Chichester Esquire deceased, in England, in Trustees, to be sold to raise Money to be applied to pay off the Legacies charged upon and affecting the same and the Interest thereof, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

E. Stafford's Estate Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Estates of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Stafford deceased, in the Counties of Stafford and Salop, devised by his Will in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of the Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same, and for other Purposes," was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Troughend Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a Moor or Common called Troughend Common, in the Parish of Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland,” was committed.

Chipping Norton and Salford Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Commonable Lands, in the Parishes of Chipping Norton and Salford, in the County of Oxford,” was committed.

Orton 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 Open Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Orton, in the County of Westmorland” was committed.

Maidstone, &c. Road Bill.

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

St. Botolph's Paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, passed in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "“An Act for paving the Streets and other Places in that Part of the Parish of Saint Botolph, Aldgate, which lies in the County of Middlesex, and Part of a Street called East Smithfield, in the Precinct of Saint Catherine; and for cleansing, lighting, and watching the same, and preventing Obstructions, and Annoyances therein,” was committed.

Bowe, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sendys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for continuing and rendering more effectual an Act for repairing the Road from Bowes, in the County of York, to Brough under Stammore, in the County of Westmorland; and for repairing and widening the Road from Maiden Castle to Kaber Cross, and also the Road from Maiden Castle to the Coal Works at Taylor Rig, and to Tan Hill and King's Pitts; and also the Road from Barrow's Brow to Middle Sell Dyke Nook, in the said Counties; and also from Tan Hill and King's Pitts to Beck Crooks, and Punchatt Pasture West Gate to Whaw Lane Head, and by Livy Jocks to Reeth,” was committed.

Cranbrooke to Appledore Heath, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to repeal so much of an Act, passed in the Second Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the White Poll on Hasledon's Wood, in the Parish of Cranbrooke, to Appledore Heath, and other Roads, in the County of Kent, as relates to the Road from Golford Green to Tanner's Vent;" for enlarging the Term and Powers of the said Act, with respect to the other Roads therein contained; and for amending the Road from the Turnpike Road in the Parish of Tenterden, through Rolvenden, to the Turnpike Road in the Parish of Newenden, in the said County,” was committed.

St Bartholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, of the Twenty-eighth of His late Majesty for the better enlightening and cleansing the Open Places, Squares, Streets, Lanes, Alleys, Passages, and Courts, within the Parish of Saint Bartholomew the Great, London, and regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles within the said Parish; and for empowering the Trustees, in the said Act named, to pave the said Streets and other Places within the said Parish, and to remove Annoyances and Obstructions,” was committed.

Carnarvon, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Taly Casn Ferry, in the County of Carnarvon, and through the Towns of Conway, Bangor, and Carnarvon, to the Town of Pwllhely, in the same County,” was committed.

Beverley, &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 from Beverley to the Ferry at Hessle, and from the Malton Guide Post to the Gravel Pit at Cottingham, in the County of York” was committed.

Ness et Ux. Bill.

The Lord Walpole reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for indemnifying "Thomas Twisleton and Francis Twisleton Esquires, the Purchasers of certain Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Oxford, belonging to James Ness Gentleman and Charlotte his Wife, as to the Payment of their Purchase Money, and settling the same for the Purposes therein mentioned,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and 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.

Bertie Bill.

The Lord Walpole also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for obviating a Doubt, arising on the Settlement of Peregrine Bertie Esquire with Catherine his present Wife," 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.

Dunglass, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, of the Twenty-third Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Roads from Dunglass Bridge to the Town of Haddingtoun, and from thence to Ravenshaughburn, in the County of Haddingtoun.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St Catharine's End Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enclosing and dividing several Woods and Woodlands and a certain Close or Parcel of Land or Ground called West Coat Wood Close, and the Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manors of Saint Catharine End, in the Parish of Ryslip, in the County of Middlesex.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Gainsburgh Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Streets, Lanes, Alleys, and Public Passages, in the Town of Gainsburgh in the County of Lincoln, and for laying a Duty on all Coals brought to the said Town to be sold, and for applying the same to such Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Youlthorpe Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadows, Ings, Stinted Pastures, and other Lands and Grounds, within the Manor of Poppleton, and a Piece of Wasle Ground called Scaglethorpe Moor, in the Manor of Scaglethorpe, all in the County of the City of York"

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Poppleton and Scaglethorpe Moor Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadows, Ings, Stinted Pastures, and other Lands and Grounds, within the Manor of Poppleton, and a Piece of Wasle Ground called Scaglethorpe Moor, in the Manor of Scaglethorpe, all in the County of the City of York”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ebbenston Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Grounds, Commons, and Wastes, within the Township of Ebberston, in the County of York, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C. that the Lord", have agreed to the Six preceding Bills.

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

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

Wigginton Enclosure Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds of the Township of Wigginton, in the County of York.”

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

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

Rolle'd Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for discharging certain Estates of Denys Rolle Esquire, in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts, from the Uses thereof limited and declared, and for vesting the same in Trustees, to be sold, and applying the Purchase Money for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling other Estates, in the County of Devon, of greater Value, to the like Uses:”

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

The said Bill was read a Second Time accordingly.

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 28th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Thinlston Enclosure Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Thulston,' otherwise Thurlston, in the County of Leicester.”

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 28th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Fleckney Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Fleckney, in the County of Leicester."

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

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

Dundas against Romsay et al.

The House being moved, “That a bay may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein David Dundas Esquire is Appellant, and Robert Ramsay and others are Respondents:”

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

Dundas against Dundas.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein David Dundas of Newhall Esquire is Appellant, and James Dundas of Dundas Esquire is Respondent:”

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

Napier against Ramsay et al.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein CaptainCharles Napier is Appellant, and Robert Ramsay Esquire and others are Respondents:”

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

Napier against Dundas.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Captain Charles Napier is Appellant, and James Dundas of Dundas is Respondent:”

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

M'Queen against Ramsay et al.

The House being moved, “ That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein Robert M Queen Esquire is Appellant, and Robert Ramsay and others are Respondents:”

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

M Queen against Dundas.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Robert McQueen Esquire is Appellant, and James Dundas of Dundas Esquire is Respondent:”

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

Dundas against Wardrobe, hearing ex parte.

The House being moved, “ That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein James Dundas of Dundas Esquire is Appellant, and William Wardrobe is Respondent, ex parte, the Respondent not having put in an Answer, though peremptorily Ordered so to do:”

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, ex parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondent put in an Answer in the mean Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 14o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præfentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Winton.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Cicestrien.Comes Bristol, C.P.S.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Carliol.Dux Marlborough.Ds. Sandys.
Dux Athol.Ds. Ravensworth.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Hertford, CamerariusDs. Mansfield.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

E Stafford's Estate Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Estates of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Stafford deceased, in the Counties of Stafford and Salop, devised by his Will in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of the Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Kesset Ux Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for indemnifying Thomas Twisleton and Francis Twisleton Esquires, the Purchasers of certain Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Oxford, belonging to James Ness Gentleman and Charlotte his

Wife, as to the Payment of their Purchase Money, and settling the same for the Purposes therein mentioned/'

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bertie Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for obviating a Doubt arising on the Settlement of Peregrine Bertie Esquire with Catherine his present Wife.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

Bedworth Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish and Township of Bedworth, in the County of Warwick, and for regulating certain Charity Estates within the said Parish;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bramley 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 certain Commons or Moors within the Township of Bramley, in the Parish of Braithwell, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Thornley Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Clavering and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common in the Township of Thornley, in the Parish of Wolfingham, and within the Manor of Brancepeth, in the County Palatine of Durham;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Torre's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for vesting in Trustees several Real Estates late of Jane Torre Widow, deceased, in Hessle Tranby, Anlaby, and elsewhere, within the County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, which were given and devised by her Will to and for the Benefit of the Reverend Mr. James Torre Clerk her Son, and his Children, upon Trust, to sell the same, and apply the Money to arise by the Sale in Manner therein expressed,” 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.

Thurston Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Thulston, otherwise Thurlston, in the County of Leicester,” was committed.

Calder Navigation Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for extending the Navigation of the River Calder to Salter Hebble Bridge and to Sowerby Bridge, in the County of York; and for repealing An Act for that Purpose,” 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.”

Grenville and E. Cornwallis to qualify for Vice Treasurers of lie-land, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Right Honour able James Grenville and the Right Honourable Charles Earl Cornwallis 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,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Darly Moor, &c Road Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele m from the Lords Committees, to who tuled, “An Act for repairing and from Darly Moor, in the Cou: Ellaston, in the County of Si thence to the Turnpike Road 1 Ashborne, in the said Counties on ford,” was committed.

Cheadie, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele a Report from the Lords Committees, intituled, “An Act for repairing Road from Cheadle to Botham thence to Butterton Moor End, i Stafford” was committed,

Fleckney Enclosure bill

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele Lords Committees, to whom the Bill Act for dividing and enclosing th mon Fields of Fleckney, in the Com was committed: “That they had Bill, and examined the Allegatio were found to be true; that the had given their Consents to the Committee; and that the Corr through the Bill, and directed same to the House, without any A

Holyrood Ampney, &c. Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Downs, and Commonable Lands, lying within the Manors and Parishes of Holyrood Ampney otherwise Ampney Crucis, and Ampney Mary otherwise in the County of Glouceseter” was committed.

Hoffman's Petition for a Nat. Bill

Upon reading the Petition of John Christian Hoffman, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for his Naturalization:

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

Bill read

Whereupon, The Lord Viscount Say and Sele presented Bill read. to the House, a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Christian Hoffman.”

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Bristol Hospital Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Corporation of the City of Bristol to exchange the Building of the Hospital called Queen Elizabeth's Hospital for the Building called The Bartholomew's, in the said City, and for altering the Times for holding Bristol Fairs.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Durham.L. Le Despencer.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. Winchester.L. Trevor.
D. Marlborough.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Romney.
D. Athol.L. Bp. Carlisle.L. Sandys.
D. Ancaster.L. Ravensworth.
Ld. Chamberlain.L. Walpole.
E. Denbigh.L. Mansfield.
E. Westmorland.L. Scarsdale.
E. Stanford.L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Rochford.
E. Coventry.
E. Abercorn.
E. Loudoun.
E. Marchmont.
E. Roseberry.
E. Guilford.
E. Radnor.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth.
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' Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Bowes, &c. Road Billa

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from Bowes, in the County of York, to Brough under Stainmore, in the County of Westmorland; and for repairing and widening the Road from Maiden Castle to Kaber Cross, and also the Road from Maidern Castle to the Coal Works at Taylor Rig, and to Tan Hill and King's Pitts; and also the Road from Barrow's Brow to Middle Sell Dyke Nook, in the said Counties; and also from Tan Hill and King's Pitts to Eesk Crooks, and Punchatt Pasture West Gate to Whaw Lanen Head, and by Lilly Jocks to Reeth.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Cranbrooke, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to repeal so much of an Act, passed in the Second Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the White Post on Hastedon's Wood in the Parish of Cranbrooke, to Appledore Heath, and other Roads, in the County of Kent, as relates to the Road from Golford Green to Tanner's Vent;” for enlarging the Term and Powers of the said Act with respect to the other Roads therein contained; and for amending the Road from the Turnpike Road in the Parish of Tenterden, through Rolvenden, to the Turnpike Road, in the Parish of Newenden, in the said County.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St Botolphs Paving, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, ““An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, passed in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for paving the Streets and other Places in that Part of the Parish of Saint Botolph, Aldgate, which lies in the County of Middlesex, and Part of a Street called East Smithfield, in the Precinct of Saint Catherine, and for cleansing, lighting, and watching the same, and preventing Obstructions and Annoyances therein.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Orton Enclosure Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Orton, in the County of Westmorland.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St Baitholomew the Great Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, of the Twenty-eighth of His late Majesty, for the better enlightening and cleansing the Open Places, Squares, Streets, Lanes, Alleys, Passages, and Courts, within the Parish of Saint Bartholomew the Great, London, and regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles within the said Parish; and for empowering the Trustees, in the said Act named, to pave the said Streets and other Places within the said Parish, and to remove Annoyances and Obstructions.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Chipping Norton and Salford Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, a intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Commonable Lands, in the Parishes of Chipping Norton and Salford, in the County of Oxford.The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Caenvon &c. Road bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Tal

y Cafn Ferry, in the County of Carnarvon, and through the Towns of Conway, Bangor, and Carnarvon, to the Town of Pwllhely, in the same County.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Maidstone, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Maidstone, through Debtling, to Key Street, in the Parishes of Borden and Bobbing, in the County of Kent.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Troughend Enclosure Bills

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing a Moor or Common called Troughend Common, in the Parish of Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Beverley, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Beverley to the Ferry at Hessle, and from the Malton Guide Post to the Gravel Pit at Cottingham, in the County of Tori.”

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 Ten 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.

Rolle's Bill; Motion for shortening the Committee on it.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order, 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 discharging certain Estates of Denys Rolle Esquire, in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts, from the Uses thereof limited and declared, and for vesting the same in Trustees to be sold, and applying the Purchase Money for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for settling other Estates, in the County of Devon, of greater Value, to the like Uses;” stands referred, may meet 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.

Goodere against Borrets et e contra.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the original Petition and Appeal of John Goodere Esquire, complaining of several Orders of the Court of Chancery of the 26th of June 1766, and 30th of April 1767, made in certain Causes; in the One of which Trevor Borrct and Edward Borret Esquires, surviving Executors of John Borret Esquire deceased, who was the surviving Executor of Thomas Frederick Esquire deceased, were Plaintiffs, and the Appellant John Goodere Esquire, Administrator of John Goodere Esquire deceased, who was surviving Assignee under a Commission of Bankrupt awarded against Sir Stephen Evance Knight, was Defendant; and in the other of which Causes the said John Goodere was Plaintiff, and the said Trevor Borret and Edward Borrct were Defendants; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, so far as the same over-ruled the Petitioner's Thirteenth Exception to the Mailer's Report, therein particularly mentioned; and likewise upon the Cross Appeal of Trevor Borret and Edward Borrct Esquires, surviving Executors of John Borret Esquire deceased, who was surviving Executor of Thomas Frederick deceased, complaining of Three Orders of the Court of Chancery of the 25th of January 1765, 26th of June 1766, and 30th of April 1767, so far as the same allowed the Defendant's Third, Fourth, and Fifth Exceptions to the Matter's Report, therein particularly mentioned, made in certain Causes; in the One of which the said Appellants, Trevor Borret and Ed ward Borret Esquire were Plaintiffs, and John Goodere Esquire, Administrator of John Goodere deceased., who was surviving Assignee of Sir Stephen Evance a Bankrupt, were Defendants; and in the other of which Causes, the said John Goodere was Plaintiff, and the said Trevor Borret and Edward Borret were Defendants;" and praying, That the same might be reversed, and the said Exceptions over-ruled;" as also upon the Answer of the said Trevor Borret and Edward Borret, put in to the said original Appeal, and the Answer of the said John Goodere put in to the said Cross Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in these Causes:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and ADJUDGED by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the Orders of the 26th of June 1766, and 30th of April 1767, complained of in the original Appeal, so far as they over-rule the Appellants Thirteenth Exception be reversed: And it is hereby further Ordered, That the Parties do proceed to a Trial at Law in the Court of Common Pleas, at the Sittings after this Term, or at such other Time as the Lord Chief Justice of the said Court shall appoint upon the following Issue: Whether Thomas Frederick Esquire deceased, was damnified to the Amount of Four thousand Pounds, or any other and what Sum, by Sir Stephen Evance having torn a Paper at the Castle Tavern, in Fleet Street, some Time after the Suits between the said Sir Stephen Evance and the said Thomas Frederick were be-o-un; and if the Jury shall find that the said Thomas Frederick was damnified to a less Amount, that the Postea be indorsed accordingly: And it is also further Ordered, That the Respondent in the original Appeal be Plaintiff at Law, and that the Appellant be the Defendant, who is forthwith to name an Attorney to accept a Declaration, appear and plead to Issue, and that the Issue be settled by a Master, in case the Parties differ about the same: And it is also hereby further Ordered, That the Consideration of the Order made by his Honor the Master of the Rolls, allowing the said Thirteenth Exception, and also of all further Directions and Costs, be reserved till after the said Trial: And it is hereby further Ordered and adjudged, That the Orders complained of by the Respondents in their said Cross Appeal be, and the same are hereby affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the said Court of Chancery do give all necessary and proper Directions for carrying this Judgement into Execution.

Adjourn

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

DIE Lunæsens, 17o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Cestrien.Ds. Camden. Cancellarius.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Norvicen.Comes Gower, Præsensses.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Glocestr.Dux Bedford.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Marlborough.Ds. Berkeley Str.
Dux Portland.Ds. Delamer.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Bathurst.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Monson.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Roseberry.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Ashburnham.Ds. Digby.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

John Earl of Ashburnham and John Lord Monson took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; their Lordships having first delivered in Certificates of their receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Oxford Navigation Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say and Sele reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making and maintaining a navigable Canal from the Coventry Canal Navigation to the City of Oxford," was committed: " That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Wednesday next, and the Lords to be summoned.

Bristol Hospi tal Bill,

The Earl of Westmorland reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Corporation of the City of Bristol to exchange the Building of the Hospital called Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, for the Building called The Bartholomew's, in the said City, and for altering the Times for holding Bristol Fairs,” 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.”

Kingston upon Thames Vicarage Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing the Vicarage of Kingston upon Thames, in the County of Surrey, with the several Chapelries or Curacies thereto belonging, or thereon dependent, into Two separate Vicarages and Two separate perpetual Curacies, in such Mariner as is therein mentioned,” was committed.

Torre's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees several Real Estates, late of Jane Torre Widow deceased, in Hessle, Tranby, Anlaby, and elsewhere, within the County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, which were given and devised by her Will to and for the Benefit of the Reverend Mr. James Torre Clerk her Son, and his Children, upon Trust, to sell the same, and apply the Money to arise by the Sale in Mariner therein expressed.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Grenville and E Cornwallis to qualify as Vice Tiea furers of Ireland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to" enable the Right Honourable James Grenville and the Right Honourable Charles Earl Cornwallis, 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.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Hunter against Shepherd et al.

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of James Hunter, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the 30th Day of June 1767, made in a certain Cause, wherein John Shepherd Gentleman, Thomas Rayner, and Joseph Royle, were Plaintiffs, and Sir Thomas Pym Hales Baronet, Ignatius Geoghegan Esquire, William Hougham Esquire, Charles Abbott, James Hunter, and Abraham Rye, were Defendants; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, 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 John Shepherd, Thomas Rayner, and Joseph Royle, put in to the said Appeal 5 and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree affirmed

It is Ordered and ACTJUDGED, 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 Decree therein complained of be, and the same is hereby affirmed.

Cornage Duties Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for making perpetual an Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to continue the Duties for Encouragement of the Coinage of Money;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horsington, &c. Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for enclosing certain Common and unenclosed Tracts of Land in the Parishes of Horsington, Wincanton, and Mapperton, in the County of Somerset;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Insolvent Debtor Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors;’ to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were read the First Time.

Wigginton Enclosure Bill; the King's Consent signified to it.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds of the Township of Wigginton, in the County of York" was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned), that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds of the Township of Wigginton, 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.”

Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Common Pastures, and Parcels of Land and Grounds within the Township of Bishop Wilton, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto.”

Which Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (videlicet),

Press 1. L. 25. Leave out the Word [“stinted”].

L. 30. and 31. Leave out the Word [“immemorially”].

Pr. 17. L. 26. After the Word [“Chattels”] at the End of the Clause, insert the following Proviso: [“ Provided nevertheless, that all and every the Claim and Claims of Right of Common, or other Property, Right, or Interest, in any of the Fields, Ings, Common Pastures, and Parcels of Land and Grounds above mentioned, except as to the Allotments for Tythes and Ecclesiastical Dues which shall appear doubtful to the said Commissioners, or any Two of them, or to which any Objection shall be made by any of the Parties interested, or their respective Agents, at the next Meeting of the same Commissioners, pursuant to this Act, after such Claim shall be delivered in, shall be heard, examined, and finally determined by Peter Johnson of the City of York Esquire, and Richard Beatniffe of the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull Esquire, who are hereby appointed Arbitrators for the Purposes aforesaid; and the said Arbitrators, or such Umpire as they shall appoint, in case of Disagreement between them, which they are hereby authorized and directed to elect and appoint, shall, with all convenient Speed, proceed to hear and determine all such Claims and Objections upon their own View, the Examination of Witnesses upon Oath, (which Oath either of the said Arbitratois is hereby empowered to administor), or by such other Evidence, Proof, Ways, or Means, as by them the said Arbitrators shall be thought proper; and the said Arbitrators shall make and execute their Award in Writing, under their Hands and Seals, concerning the Matters so referred to them, within Six Months next after passing of this Act, or as soon thereafter as conveniently may be; and such Award shall be conclusive to all Parties whatsoever, and shall be enrolled, together with the other Award hereby directed to be made; and the same, or the Enrollment thereof, or a Copy of such Enrollment respectively, shall be allowed as Evidence in all Courts whatsoever; and if either of the said Arbitrators shall die, or refuse to aft, the said Commissioners, or any Two of them shall, and they are hereby required, by Writing under their Hands and Seals, from Time to Time, to elect and appoint One fit Person, being a Barrister at Law, in the Place of such Arbitrator so dying or refusing to act; which Person so elected and appointed shall and may aft in the Premises as fully, to all Intents and Purposes, as if he had been hereby appointed and named Arbitrator; which Writing or Writings of Appointment shall be enrolled, and the Evidence thereof given in the same Manner as herein-before is enacted concerning the Award to be made by the said Commissioners”].

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

East India Company's Territorial Acquisition

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the East India Companyfor the Payment of the Annual Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds for a limited Time, in respect of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues lately obtained in the East Indies;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rochester Paving, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching the High Streets and Lanes in the Parish of Saint Nicholas, within the City of Rochester and Parish of Strood, in the County of Kent, and for making a Road through Star Lane, across certain Fields adjoining thereto, to Chatham Hill, in the said County;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Colo Saint Aldwons Enclosure Bill,

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Lordship of Coln Saint Aldwins, in the County of Gloucester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hitchip, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to continue and render more effectual an Act, passed in the Thirtieth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Hitchin, in the County of Hertford, through Shefford, to the Turnpike Road from Saint Albans to Bedford, and other Roads therein mentioned; and for repairing and widening the Road from Shefford Way Post to the Turnpike Road at Henlow, in the County of Bedford;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stoney Strafford, &c Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from Stoney Stratford, in the County of Bucks, through the Towns of Buckingham and Bicester, to the Town of Woodstock, in the County of Oxford;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hucknal Yorkard Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing all the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and all other Open, Commonable, and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Hucknal-Yorkord, in the County of Nottingham;“ to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Bipmley Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons or Moors, within the Township of Bramley, in the Parish of Braithwell, in the County of York.”

Thorney Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common in the Township, of Thornley, in the Parish of Wolsingham, and within the Manor of Brancepeth, in the County Palatine of Durham.

Bedworth Enclosure, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish and Township of Bedworth, in the County of Warwick, and for regulating certain Charity Estates within the said Parish.”

Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Arable Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the several Manors and Lordships of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Slade Hooton, and Hooton slade, in the Parish of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, in the West Riding of the County of York.

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Chester.L. Le Despencer.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Marlborough.L. Bp. Gloucester.L. Willoughby Pr.
D. Portland.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Berkeley Str.
E. Denbigh.L. Delamer.
E. Westmorland.L. Bathurst.
E. Sandwich.L. Monson.
E. Rochford.L. Sandys.
E. Abercorn.L. Ravensworth.
E. Marchmont.L. Hyde.
E. Roseberry.L. Walpole.
E. Oxford.L. Mansfield.
E. Ashburnham.L. Scarsdale.
E. Guilford.L. Digby.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordship's 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.

Sundon Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Sundon, 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 Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Tring, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled," An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Turnpike Road in Tring, in the County of Hertford, through Dunstable, Hitchin, Baldock, and Royston, to the Turnpike Road at or near Bourn Bridge, and from the West End of WellburyLane to the Turnpike Road at the South End of Barton, in the Counties of Hertford, Bucks, Bedford, and Cambridge." VOL. XXXII.

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.

cheadle &c Road Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for cheadle, &c, repairing and widening the Road from Cheadle to Road Bill: Botham House, and from thence to Butterton Moor End, in the County of Stafford.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Darley Moor &c Road Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Darley Moor repairing and widening the Road from Darley Moor, &c. Road Bill: in the County of Derby, to Ellaston, in the County of Stafford, and from thence to the Turnpike Road between Leek and Ashborne, in the said Counties of Derby and Stafford.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Fleckney Enclosure Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Fleckney En-dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Fleckney, in the County of Leicester

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Holyrood Ampney &c. Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Downs, and Commonable Lands, lying within the Manors and Parishes of Holyrood Ampney otherwise Ampney Cruets, and Ampney Mary otherwise Ashbrook, in the County of Gloucester

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Thurlston Enclosure Bill:

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

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Calder Navigation Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Extending the Navigation of the River Calder to salter Hebble Bridge, and to Sowerby Bridge, in the County of York, and for repealing an Act for that Purpose.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Rolle's Bill, Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made on Friday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for discharging certain Estates of Denys Rolle Esquire, in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts, from the Uses thereof limited and declared, and for vesting the same in Trustees, to be sold, and applying the Purchase Money for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for settling other Estates in the County of Devon, of greater Value, to the like Uses," stands committed; may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in t his Case, and that the Committee may meet to consider the said Bill on Thursday next.

Pedigrees of Peers referred to Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That the Committee of Privileges do meet on Friday next, to consider of the Pedigrees of John Frederick Duke of Dorset, Henry Fiennes Pelham Duke of Newcastle, George Harry Earl of Stamford, Edward Viscount Wentworth, William Viscount Courtenay, William Lord Craven, Robert Lord Romney, Andrew Lord Archer, William Lord Boston, and Thomas Lord Pelham.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 18o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds.Willoughby Pr
Epus.Cestrien.Comes Denbigh.Ds.Delamer.
Epus.Cicestrien.Comes Abercorn.Ds. Sandys.
Epus.Landaven.Comes Marchmont.Ds. Walpole.
Viscount WentworthDs. Wycombe.
Ds. Scarsdale,

PRAYERS.

Beckingham and Sutton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, within the Townships of Beckingham and Sutton, in the Manor and Parish of Beckingham, in the County of Lincoln;”" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Claypole Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, and Pastures, in the Lordship of Claypole, within the Manor and Parish of Claypole, in the County of Lincoln;”" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Message from H.C to return Chapman's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower Anthony Chapman Esquire to grant Leases of Part of his Settled Estates in the County of Middlesex and City of London;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Coln Saint Aldwin's Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Lordship of Coln Saint Aldwins, in the County of Gloucester.

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

E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Durham.L. Willoughby Pr.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. Chester.L. Delamer.
E. Marchmont.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Sandys.
V. Wentworth.L. Bp. Landaff.L. Walpole,
L. Wycombe.
L. Scarsdale.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday next, at Ten 0' clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Lodge's Petition against the Thornley Enclosure Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Lodge, of Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, Esquire; setting forth, "That a Bill being depending for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common in the Township of Thornley, in the Parish of Wolsingham, and within the Manor of Brancepeth, in the County Palatine of Durham;" and the Petitioner being seised of Lands and Hereditaments within the Manor and Township of Thornley aforesaid, and of all the Mines, Collieries, and Coal Mines, with (fn. 1) the Appurtenances, lying and being not only within the said Moor or Common, but also within the said Manor and Township of Thornley; and the Petitioner apprehending that, if such Bill should pass into a Law, as it then flood, his Property would be greatly affected and prejudiced, he therefore, on the 22nd Day of March, preserved his Petition to the House of Commons, praying to be heard by himself or Counsel before the Committee to whom the said Bill was referred, against such Parts of the said Bill as he should be advised, 2nd it was Ordered, that the Petitioner should be heard by his Counsel before the Committee upon his said Petition, if he thought fit; that the Petitioner upon the Day that the said House adjourned over the Holidays, upon Enquiry, was informed that the said Committee would fit upon the said Bill on the 6th of this instant April; that the Petitioner thereupon went to his

Place of Residence in the County of Durham, and returned to Town in order to attend the said Committee on the 6th of April instant, and make Objections to such Part of the said Bill, but, to his great Surprize, the said Committee had met the Day before, viz. the 5th instant, and had gone through the said Bill, by which Mistake the Petitioner was deprived of being heard, either by himself or Counsel, before the said Committee; that if the said Bill should pass into a Law, the Petitioner's Property will be greatly prejudiced;" and therefore praying, “That he may be heard by his Counsel before the Committee against such Parts of the said Bill, as he shall be advised:”

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

E India Company territorial Acquisitions, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa intituled, “An Act for carrying into Execution certain Proposals, made by the East India Company for the payment of the Annual Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for a limited Time, in respect of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues lately obtained in the East Indies.

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.

Coinage Duties Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making perpetual an Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to continue the Duties for Encouragement of the Coinage of Money.”

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.

Insolvent Debtors Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.”

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.

Bramley Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons or Moors within the Township of Bramley, in the Parish of Braithwell, in the County of York.

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

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

Hucknal York and Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing all the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and all other Open, Commonable, and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Hucknal-Yorkard, in the County of Nottingham

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.

Kingston Upon Thames Vicarage Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing the Vicarage of Kingston upon Thames, in the County of Surry, with the several Chapelries or Curacies thereto belonging, or thereon dependent, into Two separate Vicarages and Two separate perpetual Curacies, in such Manner as is therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bristol Hospital Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Corporation of the City of Bristol to exchange the Building of the Hospital called Queen Elizabeth's Hospital, for the Building called The Bartholomew's, in the said City; and for altering the Times for holding Bristol Fairs.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Wigginton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds of the Township of Wigginton, 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 have agreed to the Three preceding Bill.

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

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

Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Common Pastures, and Parcels of Land and Grounds, within the Township of Bishop Wilton, in the East Riding of the County of York

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendments to it.

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

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

Hoffman's Nat. Bill.

John Christian Hoffman took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Christian Hoffman.

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

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

Kircudbright Claim of Peerage.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee appointed to consider the Petition of Lieutenant John Mac Clellan, claiming the Title of Lord Kircudbright, which stands appointed for Thursday next, be put off till Tuesday next; and that Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General and the Lord Advocate for Scotland.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 19o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Duresm.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Winton.Dux Bedford.Ds. Willoughby Pr.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Dux Marlborough.Ds. Berkeley Sir.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Portland.Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Montagu.Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Norvicen.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Landaven.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Oxon.Comes.Sandwich.Ds. King.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Essex.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Vere.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Loudoun.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Roseberry.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Dartmouth.Ds. Milton.
Comes Waldegrave.Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Guilford.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Hoffman's Nat. Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Christian Hoffman” was committed:“That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Arable Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the several Manors and Lordships of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Slade Hooton, and Hooton Slade, in the Parish of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, in the West Riding of 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.

Hitchin, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual an Aft, passed in the Thirtieth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Hitchin, in the County of Hertford, through Shefford, to the Turnpike Road from Saint Albans to Bedford, and other Roads therein mentioned; and for repairing and widening the Road from Shefford Way Post to the Turnpike Road at Henlow, in the County of Bedford.

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Le Despencer.
D. Bedford.L. Bp. Durham.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Marlborough.L. Bp. Winchester.L. WilloughbyPar.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Berkeley Str.
D. Montagu.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Delamer.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Salisbury.L. Trevor.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Romney.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Landaff.L. Cadogan.
E. Essex.L. Bp. Oxford.L. King.
E. Litchfield.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Sandys.
E. Rochford.L. Ravensworth.
E. Strathmore.L. Ponsonby.
E. Abercorn.L. Vere.
E. Loudoun.L. Hyde.
E. Marchmont.L. Walpole.
E. Roseberry.L. Mansfield.
E. Oxford.L. Lyttelton.
E. Dartmouth.L. Scarsdale.
E. Waldegrave.L. Milton.
E. Ashburnham.L. Sundridge.
E. Brooke.
E. Guilford.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Radnor.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth

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

Thornley Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "“An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common, in the Township of Thornley, in the Parish of Wolsingham, and within the Manor of Brancepeth, in the County Palatine of Durham.

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.

Ordered, That the Petition of Robert Lodge Esquire, praying to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill, be referred to the Consideration of the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, with Liberty for the Petitioner to be heard by his Counsel against the said Bill; as may also Counsel be heard for the Bill, at the same Time, if they think fit.

Claypole Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, and Pastures, in the Lordship of Claypole, within the Manor and Parish of Claypole, in the County of Lincoln

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

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

Smythe against Clay et al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein John Smythe and others are Appellants, and Richard Lomax Clay and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for hearing this Day, be put off to the First Cause Day in the next Session of Parliament.

Oxford Navigation Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Third

Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making

and maintaining a Navigable Canal from the Coventry

Canal Navigation to the City of Oxford," and the

Lords to be summoned:

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time.

After short Debate;

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. Montague and Mr. Cudden:

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

Wootton Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House, of Commons, by the Lord Charles Spencer and others: i

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Wootton, in the County of Oxford;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ramsgate Harbour Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate, and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Message from H.C. to return D. Northumberland's Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for selling the Capital Messuage or Mansion House called Percy Lodge, and divers Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Bucks, devised by the Will of the Most Noble Frances late Duchess Dowager of Somerset, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof to the same Uses;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Militia Act to amend and continue, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for explaining, amending, and continuing, an, Act, made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to explain, amend, and reduce into One Act of Parliament, the several Laws now in being relating to the raising and training the Militia within that Part of Great Britain called England;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Message from H. C. to return Queen's College, Oxford, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better Establishment of the Foundation of John Michel Esquire in the Queen's College, in the University of Oxford, and for other the Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Sudbrook Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, in the Liberties of Sudbrook, within the Manor and Parish of Ancaster, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Blackfryars Road, &c. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Ladbroke and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for making a Road from the South End of Blackfryars Bridge to the present Turnpike Road cross Saint George's Fields, and from thence to some Place at or near the House called The Dog and Ducky and to Newington Butts, in the County of Surrey; and for empowering the Trustees for carrying into Execution an Act, passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, to repair, light, and watch, the said Roads when made;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Message from H C to return E. Shelburne's Estate Bill, with an Amendment

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Barry and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for vesting Part of the Real Estate deviled and directed to be purchased by the Will of Henry Earl of Shelburne, the Kingdom of Ireland, deceased, and in Tokenhouse 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;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendment made by the Commons to the said Bill:

Which being read Three Times by the Clerk was agreed to by the House:

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

Mosely to take the Name of Walsh, Bill.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Walsh and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to enable William Walsh, heretofore called William Moseley, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Walsh, pursuant to the Will of William Walsh deceased;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

East India Company's Territorial Acquisitions, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the East India Company for the Payment of the Annual Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for a limited Time, in respect of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues lately obtained in the East Indies”

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.”

Coinage Duties Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for making perpetual an Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “ An Act to continue the Duties for Encouragement of the Coinage of Money.”

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.”

Insolvent Debtors Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.”

After some Time the House was resumed i

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.”

Levy against Norden in Error.

The Lord Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, in the usual Manner, delivered in at the Table, a Writ of Error; wherein

Judah Levy is Plaintiff, and Levy Norden is Defendant.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 20o Aprilis 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Cestrien.Ds. Camden, Cancellarius.Ds. Delamer
Epus. Cicestrien.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Sandwich.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Hyde.
Comes BuckinghamshireDs. Scarsdale.
Comes Temple.
Viscount Weymouth
Viscount Wentworth
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Hitchin, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act to continue and render more effectual an Act, palled in the Thirtieth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Hitchin, in the County of Hertford, through Shefford, to the Turnpike Road from Saint Albans to Bedford, and other Roads therein mentioned; and for repairing and widening the Road from Shefford Way Post to the Turnpike road at Henlow, in the County of Bedford” 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.”

Tring, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Turnpike Road in Tring, in the County of Hertford, through Dunstable, Hitchin, Baldock, and Royston, to the Turnpike Road at or near Bourn Bridge, and from the West End of Wellbury Lane to the Turnpike Road at the South End of Barton, in the Counties of Hertford, Bucks, Bedford, and Cambridge” was committed.

Rolle's Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for discharging certain Estates of Denys Rolle Esquire, in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts, from the Uses thereof limited and declared, and for vesting the same in Trustees to be sold, and applying the Purchase Money for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for settling other Estates in the County of Devon of greater Value to the like Uses,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Contents 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.”

Hucknal Yorkard Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing all the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and all other Open, Commonable, and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Hucknal Yorkard, in the County of Nottingham,” was committed.

Sundon 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 Common Fields and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Sundon, in the County of Bedford” was committed.

Coln St. Aldwins 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 and Common Fields, Downs, and Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Lordship of Coln Saint Aidwins, in the County of Gloucester," was committed.

Rochester Pavings &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the High Streets and Lanes in the Parish of Saint Nicholas, within the City of Rochester, and Parish of Strood, in the County of Kent, and for making a Road through Star Lane, across certain Fields adjoining thereto to Chatham Hill, in the said County.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Chester.L. Delamers
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Romney.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. p. St. Davids.L. Sandys.
E. Bucks.L. Hyde.
E. Temple.L. Scarsdale.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

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

stoney Stratford, &c. Road Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing the Road from Stoney Stratford, in the County of Bucks, through the Towns of Buckingham and Bicester, to the Town of Woodstock, in the County of Oxford.

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.

Message from H.C to return Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for divinding and enclosing several Open Fields, Common Pastures, and Parcels of Land and Grounds, within the Township of Bishop Wilton, in the East Riding of the County of York;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto, with One Amendment, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

For carrying Rice to Southern Countries in America, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to continue certain Laws therein mentioned, for granting, for a limited Time, a Liberty to carry Rice from His Majesty's Provinces of South and North Carolina and Georgia, directly to any Part of America, to the Southward of the said Provinces, subject to the like Duty as is now paid on the Exportation of Rice from the said Colonies to Places in Europe, situate to the Southward of Cape Finisterre;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Laneham, &c. Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for embanking, draining, and preserving, certain Low Grounds in the Parishes or Townships of Laneham, Rampton, Treswell, South Leverton, North Leverton, Habblesthorpe otherwise Apesthorpe, Littlebrough, Sturton, Senton, and West Burton, in the County of Nottingham;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Leicester, &c. Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual an Act, passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of King George the Second, for repairing and widening the Road from Leicester to Narborough, and from Leicester to Coventry, and from thence through Kenilworth to Warwick, and other Roads, and for other Purposes in the said Act mentioned, so far as the same relates to the Road from the Borough of Leicester to the Town of Narborough, and from Leicester to Hinckley, in the County of Leicester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were read the First Time.

Wootton Enclosure Bill.

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

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

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

Horsington, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for enclosing certain Common and un-enclosed Tracts of Land in the Parishes of Horsington, Wincanton, and Mapperton, 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Black friars Road, &c, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for making a Road from the South End of Blackfriars Bridge to the present Turnpike Road cross Saint George's Fields, and from thence to some Place at or near the House called The Dog and Duck, and to Newington Butts, in the County of Surry; and for empowering the Trustees for carrying into Execution an Act, passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, to repair, light, and watch, the said Roads, when made.”

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.

Danish Minister's Petition, against Ramsgate Harbour Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Frederic de Hanneken Secretary to the King of Denmark, setting forth, That an Act of Parliament, passed in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “ An Act for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate, and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich,” by which Act certain Rates and Duties are laid upon every Ship or Vessel, as well British as Foreign, above a certain Burden, from, to, or by, Ramsgate, or coming into the Harbour there; that the Petitioner begs Leave humbly to represent to their Lordships, that no Ships or Vessels belonging to any of the Subjects of His Danish Majesty, which are only navigated to or from any Part of His Dominions to or from any Port or Place West or South West of The South Foreland, ever come into The Downs, or can receive any Benefit or Advantage from the said Harbour at Ramsgate; that no such Ships or Vessels are subject or liable to pay any of the Rates or Duties directed to be paid by virtue of the said Act; that a Bill is now depending before their Lordships, intituled, “ An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate, and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich" which, if it should pass into a Law, would subject many of His Danish Majesty's Subjects to certain Rates and Duties, which they are not liable to by the said recited Act, and for the Payment of which they receive no Benefit or Advantage;” and therefore praying, “Their Lordships, on Behalf of many of His Danish Majesty's Subjects, that he may be heard by his Counsel against the said Bill, and that the same may not pass into a Law:”

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to be heard by his Counsel against the said Bill, at the Second Reading thereof; as may also Counsel be heard for the Bill, at the same Time, if they think fit.

Devon Poor Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for the more effectual Relief of the Poor in the County of Devon,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

For building a Chapel at Plymouth Dock, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. (fn. 2) Rolle and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for building a Chapel at Plymouth Dock, in the Parish of Stoke Darner ell, in the County of Devon;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Sudbrook Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing, the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, in the Liberties of Sudbrook, within the Manor and Parish of Ancaster, in the County of Lincoln.

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at the usual Time and Place 5 and to adjourn as they please.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause, wherein Alexander Brodie Esquire is Appellant, and Sir Ludovick Grant Baronet and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for hearing Tomorrow, be put off to Monday next; and that the Cause which stands for Monday next, be put off to Wednesday next; and that the Rest of the Causes be removed in Course.

Sitting of Committee of Privileges on Peers Pedigrees put off.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee of Privileges, appointed to consider of the Pedigrees of John Frederick Duke of Dorset, Henry Fiennes Pelham Duke of Newcastle, George Harry Earl of Stamford, Edward Viscount Wentworth, William Viscount Courtenay, William Lord Craven, Robert Lord Romney, Andrew Lord Archer, William Lord Boston, and Thomas Lord Pelham, which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be put off to Monday next.

Beckingham and Sutton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, within the Townships of Beckingham and Sutton, in the Manor and Parish of Beckingham, in the County of Lincoln.”

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

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

Coinage Duties Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making perpetual an Act made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to continue the Duties for Encouragement of the Coinage of Money.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

E. India Company's Territorial Acquisitions Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the East India Company for the Payment of the Annual Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, for a limited Time, in respect of the Territorial Acquisitions and Revenues lately obtained in the East Indies;”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Insolvent Debtors Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Laughton-en-le-Morthen, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Arable Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the several Manors and Lordships of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, Slade Hooton, and Hooton Slade, in the Parish of Laughton-en-le-Morthen, in the West Riding of 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 have agreed to the Four preceding Bills.

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

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

Hoffman's Nat Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Christian Hoffman.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message, to H. C. with At.

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

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

Mosely to take the Name of Walsh, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Act to enable William Walsh, heretofore called William Mosely, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Walsh, pursuant to the Will of William Walsh 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

* origin Brigdale, side journals of H.C.Vol.32 p.375.
1 Origin. within, vide Journals of H. C. Vol. 32, p.340. b. and Original Petition.
2 origin Rolles, vide Journals of H. C. Vol. 32. p. 423.b