House of Lords Journal Volume 21
February 1719, 21-28

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 21: February 1719, 21-28', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 21: 1718-1721 (1767-1830), pp. 78-83. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113415 Date accessed: 01 November 2014.


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February 1719, 21-28

DIE Sabbati, 21o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Parker, Cancellarius.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Graston.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks & Nor.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
March. Annandale.
Comes Greenwich, Senescallus.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Orkney.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Cobbam.
Viscount Sherard.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Ross.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Torrington.
Ds. Romney.

PRAYERS.

Sprogell's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Lodowick Christian Sprogell," was committed: That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Assize of Bread, and Sail Cloth Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of the late Queen Anne, to regulate the Price and Assize of Bread; and for continuing the Act made in the Twelfth Year of Her said late Ma jesty's Reign, for the better Encouragement of the making Sail-cloth in Great Britain."

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

Officers of Works examined.

The House being informed, "That the Officers of the Works attended (according to Order):"

They were called in; and examined, touching the Props ordered to be set out from the Wall in the House above, and what Progress has been made by them in relation to the said Repairs; and in what Time the same may be ready for their Lordships to sit in.

Whereupon the Minutes of the Board of Works, dated the 20th Instant, for the immediate Repair of the Roof of the House of Lords, were delivered to the Clerk, and read at the Table; as also were the Minutes of Mr. Ayres's Examination; and the Order directed to the said Mr. Ayres Yesterday, to proceed in the said Repair.

They were directed to withdraw.

And, after some Time, were called in again.

And the Lord Chancellor, by Direction of the House, acquainted them, "That it was their Lordships Pleasure, they should proceed to secure the Roof of the House of Lords, without setting up any Props or Shores therein, except such as may stand so near the Walls that the Hangings may cover them."

And withdrew.

L. G. Chamberlain's Right to issue Warrants, &c. referred to Committee.

The House being moved, "That the Order of the Twelfth of March 1704, directing the Lord Keeper to acquaint the Lord Great Chamberlain with the Order of the Fifteenth of November preceding, for erecting a Gallery over the Lobby Door in the House, and to desire his Lordship to issue his Warrant to Sir Christopher Wren for that Purpose; and the Order of the Fifth of March 1710, directing the Lord Great Chamberlain to issue his Warrant to the Surveyor General, to take down the said Gallery, might be read:"

The same were read accordingly.

And, after Debate,

The Lords following were appointed a Committee, to search Precedents, touching any Right the Lord Great Chamberlain may have of ordering, by Warrant or otherwise, any Repairs, Alterations, or the like, in the House of Peers; and to what Instances such Right may extend; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, are to report their Opinion thereupon to the House; (videlicet,)

Ld. Chamberlain.
D. Somerset.
D. Bolton.
D. Marlborough.
D. Bucks.
D. Roxburgh.
Ld. Steward.
E. Dorset.
E. Manchester.
E. Stamford.
E. Sunderland.
E. Clarendon.
E. Carlisle.
E. Yarmouth.
E. Nottingham.
E. Rochester.
E. Warrington.
E. Poulet.
E. I'lay.
E. Oxford.
E. Strafford.
E. Cowper.
E. Stanhope.
V. Townshend.
V. Cobham.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Bristol.
L. B. Chester.
L. B. Glocester.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Peterborough.
Ld. Willoughby Er.
L. North & Grey.
L. Guilford.
L. Haversham.
L. Ross.
L. Harcourt.
L. Hay.
L. Montjoy.
L. Mansel.
L. Bathurst.
L. Bingley.
L. Coningesby.
L. Torrington.
L. Romney.

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

Merchants Petitions against East India Trade Bill.

A Petition of several Merchants and Owners of Ships in the Port of London, on Behalf of themselves and others; praying, "That they may be heard, against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better securing the lawful Trade of His Majesty's Subjects to and from The East Indies; and for the more effectual preventing all His Majesty's Subjects trading thither under Foreign Commissions," before the same pass into a Law, or otherwise relieved, as to this House shall seem meet:"

Also, a Petition of several other Merchants; praying to be heard against some Clauses contained in the said Bill:

Were severally presented to the House, and read.

And, after Debate,

The said Petitions were, by Leave of the House, withdrawn.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 23o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituals quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Parker, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, Præes.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Cleveland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Portland.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Orford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Cobham.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Torrington.

PRAYERS.

Ayton versus Lady Colvill, See.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Ayton Esquire; complaining of Two Interlocutory Sentences and Decrees of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Eighteenth of July 1710, and Eleventh of July 1716, made on the Behalf of Dame Margaret Colvill and Robert and Andrew Ayton; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of the said Dame Margaret Colvill and Robert and Andrew Ayton put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered on either Side thereupon:

Interlocutors affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Two Interlocutors therein complained of be, and are hereby, affirmed.

D. Wharton, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Philip Duke of Wharton, by Thomas Lord Coningesby his next Friend; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Barnardiston versus Chapman, in Error:

Whereas Wednesday next is appointed, for arguing the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Nathaniel Barnardiston and Samuel Marriot are Plaintiffs, and Henry Chapman and Mathew Smith Defendants:

Judges to attend.

It is Ordered, That the said Errors be argued, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday next; and that all the Judges do then attend; and that the other Causes be removed in Course.

Butler versus Bourke.

Whereas, by Order of this House, of the Nineteenth of December last, upon reading the Appeal of William Butler, the Respondents John Bourke and Frances his Wife were required to put in their Answer thereunto on or before the Three and Twentieth of January last; which they having neglected to do:

The House was this Day moved, "That a peremptory Day may be appointed, for the said Respondents to answer the said Appeal."

And Oath being made, at the Bar, of the Service of the former Order of this House:

It is Ordered, That the said Respondents be, and are hereby, required peremptorily to put in their Answer to the said Appeal, on or before Wednesday the Eleventh Day of March next; and that the Service of this Order on Mr. Leigh, the Respondents Agent in the said Cause, be deemed good Service, in order thereunto.

The several Orders appointed for To-morrow being intimated to the House:

Colchester Channel, Bill.

It is Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time granted by an Act of the Ninth and Tenth Years of King William, for cleansing and making navigable the Channel from The Hythe at Colchester to Wivenhoe, and for making the said Act more effectual," on Saturday next.

Highways, repairing, Bill.

It is likewise Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual the several Acts passed for repairing and amending the Highways of this Kingdom," be received on Saturday next.

Bermingham versus L. Shelburne.

Ordered, That the Debate on the Petition of Edward Bermingham and his Wife, for putting off the Hearing of their Appeal, be further adjourned to Saturday next.

East India Trade, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better securing the lawful Trade of His Majesty's Subjects to and from The East Indies, and for the more effectual preventing all His Majesty's Subjects trading thither under Foreign Commissions," be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Tuesday next."

Officers to prepare the House.

Ordered, That the proper Officers do prepare the House above, for their Lordships to fit in, with all Expedition.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Aurora, in Domum Procerum, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 27o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Parker, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Cadogan.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Sherard.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Torrington.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Newburgh.

PRAYERS.

Barnardiston versus Chapman:

Whereas this Day was appointed, for arguing the Errors assigned upon a Writ of Error brought into this House from the Court of King's Bench, the Eleventh of February 1717, wherein Nathaniel Barnardiston and Samuel Marriot are Plaintiffs, and Henry Chapman and Mathew Smith Defendants: And the House being informed, "That the Agents for both the said Parties attended at the Door:"

They were called in.

And, on the Behalf of their Clients, desired, "That the arguing of the said Errors may be put off till the next Session of Parliament."

And withdrew.

Arguing Errors adjourned till next Session.

Ordered, That the arguing of the said Errors be put off till the next Session, as desired.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Sabbati, 28o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Parker, Cancellarius.
Dux Kingston, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Bucks.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Portland.
March. Annandale.
Comes Greenwich, Senescallus.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Play.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stañhope.
Comes Cadogan.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Sherard.
Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Lumley.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Rosse.
Ds. Belhaven.
Ds. Harcourt.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Coningesby.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Torrington.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Newburgh.

PRAYERS.

Hamilton et al. versus Watton.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Hamilton, Patrick, Alexander, John, and Archibald Campbell, Representatives of Mrs. Anderson, deceased, who was the Widow and Assignee of Andrew Anderson the King's Printer in Scotland; complaining of Two In terlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the Thirteenth of January last and Sixth of this Instant February, made on the Behalf of James Watson; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said James Watson may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Eight and Twentieth Day of March next.

Ludlow et al. versus Macartney et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Stephen Ludlow Esquire, and Richard Fenner Gentleman, surviving Executors of Sir Waller Plunket, late of Rathbeale, Knight, deceased, and Plunket Plunket Esquire; complaining of an Order and Decree of the Lords Commissioners for hearing and determining Causes in the Court of Chancery in the Kingdom of Ireland, the Fifth and Sixth Days of this Instant February, on the Behalf of the Honourable James Macartney Senior, John Roberts, Gerald Cuffe, Michael Cuffe, and James Macartney Junior, Esquires; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Defendants may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Fourth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the Respondents Clerks in the said Court be deemed good Service.

D of Wharton's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manors of Aske and Catterton, and other Lands, in the County of York, Part of the Estate of Philip Duke of Wharton, in Trustees, to be sold or mortgaged, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Lant versus Crispe.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Mathew Lant Esquire; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer, of the Seven and Twentieth of November 1717, and subsequent Orders and Proceedings of the said Court, in a Cause there depending, wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and Alice Crispe and William Crispe Defendants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Defendants may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and be and are hereby required to put in their Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Tenth Day of March next; and that Service of this Order on the Defendants Clerk in Court be deemed good Service, in order thereunto.

No more Appeals to be received this Session.

Ordered and Declared, That this House will receive no more Appeals this Session.

L. G. Chamberlain's Right as to Repairs of the House, Report concerning.

The Earl of Yarmouth reported from the Lords Committees appointed to search Precedents, touching any Right the Lord Great Chamberlain may have of ordering, by Warrant or otherwise, any Repairs, Alterations, or the like, in the House of Peers, and to what Instances such Right may extend: "That the Committee have inspected the Journals of this House, in relation to the Matter to them referred; and find the most usual Method has been, for the House, by Order, to desire the Lord Great Chamberlain to give Directions for Repairs or Alterations in this House, and the Rooms and Places thereto belonging: But find likewise several Instances, wherein the Officers of the Works have been immediately directed by the House to perform such Repairs or Alterations: And also find, at other Times Addresses have been made to the Crown, for such Repairs and Alterations. And for erecting Places for the Sitting of this House in Westminster Hall, the constant Method has been by Way of Address." And the Committee further report, That they find, on the Fifteenth of November 1704, an Order was made by this House, requiring Sir Christopher Wren, the Surveyor General, forthwith to take Care and give Order for the making a Gallery over the Lobby Door, across the House, with Four Benches: And, on the Twelfth of March following; upon a Motion, "That an Entry might be made in the Journal, for saving the Lord Great Chamberlain's Right;" another Order was made by your Lordships; That the Words following should be added to the said Order of the Fifteenth of November; (videlicet,) "And that the Lord Keeper do acquaint the Lord Great Chamberlain with it; and desire him to issue his Warrant to Sir Christopher Wren, for erecting the same."

The said Report was afterwards read by the Clerk.

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return Willoughby's Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Strickland and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time granted by Two Acts of Parliament, for Repairs of the Piers of Bridlington, alias Burlington, and for making the said Acts more effectual;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Pawlct and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, or Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with Jasper Cullum, for the Debts he stands engaged for to the Crown, on account of Richard Lee, Thomas Corbin, Heneage Robinson, and John Fox, for Duties on Tobacco;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Whrightson and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Willoughby Esquire, and the Persons in Remainder after him, to make a Jointure;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Macartney et al. versus Ludlow et al:

Upon reading the Petition of James Macartney Esquire, One of the Respondents to the Appeal of Stephen Ludlow Esquire, Richard Fenner Gentleman, and Plunket Plunket Esquire; praying Leave to proceed in the Accompt directed by the Court of Chancery in Ireland, between the Petitioner and the said Appellants; or that such other Order may be made, for the Petitioner's Relief, as this House shall think fit:

Chancery to proceed.

It is Ordered, That the Court of Chancery in Ireland be at Liberty to proceed in the Accompt mentioned in the said Petition, notwithstanding the said Appeal.

The several Orders of the Day being intimated to the House:

Colchester Channel Bill.

It is Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time granted by an Act of the Ninth and Tenth Years of King William, for cleansing and making navigable the Channel from The Hythe at Colchester to Wivenhoe, and for making the said Act more effectual," be committed to a Committee of the whole House again, on Tuesday next.

Highways, repairing, Bill.

Ordered, That the Report of the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual the several Acts passed for repairing and amending the Highways of this Kingdom," be received on Tuesday next.

Bermingham versus L. Shelburne.

Ordered, That the Debate, upon the Petition of Edward Bermingham and his Wife, for putting off the Hearing of their Appeal, be further adjourned to Thursday next.

State of the Peerage to be considered.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee, to take into Consideration the present State of the Peerage of Great Britain:"

It is Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned, with Notice of the Occasion.

Causes put off.

Whereas Monday next is appointed; for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Hewit Aucher Baronet is Appellant, and Dame Elizabeth Aucher Respondent:

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday next; and that the other Causes be removed in Course.

Sir W. Courtenay versus Langford.

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, on the Behalf of the Respondents, to prove Copies of certain Records and Proceedings, in a Cause wherein Sir William Courtenay Baronet is Appellant, and William Langford Senior and William Langford Junior are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That the said Person be sworn on Wednesday next, in order to prove the said Records and Proceedings; and that the other Side have Notice hereof in the mean Time.

Smuggling, and Frauds in the Customs, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act against clandestine Running of uncustomed Goods, and for the more effectual preventing of Frauds relating to the Customs."

Bridlington Piers, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Time granted by Two Acts of Parliament, for Repairs of the Piers of Bridlington, alias Burlington; and for making the said Acts more effectual."

Cullum's Composition, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, or Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with Jasper Cullum, for the Debts he stands engaged for to the Crown, on account of Richard Lee, Thomas Corbin, Heneage Robinson, and John Fox, for Duties on Tobacco."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Martii jam prox. futur. hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.