House of Lords Journal Volume 33
May 1772, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 33: May 1772, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 33: 1770-1773 (1767-1830), pp. 397-420. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113565 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Die Lunæ, 11o Maii 1772.
Dickenson & Blake against Blake. Decretal Orders affirmed. L Willoughby de Brake’s Estate Bill. Richmond Church Bill. Eastleach Tourville Enclosure Bill. Wall’s Bill. Bank of England Bill. Lloyd et at. Bill. L. Willoughby de Broke’s Estate Bill. Pourtales and Muller’s Nat. Bill. Message to H C. with the Five preceding Bills. Wigtoft Enclosure Bill. Whitechapel Highways Bill. Kirton Enclosure Bill. Sutterton Enclosure Bill. River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill. Message from H C. to return, Sandwich and L. Hinchinbrook’s Estate Bill. Tyne Bridge Bill. Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill. Dissenters Bill. King’s Ripton Enclosure Bill the King’s Consent signified to it; and to the Sutterton Enclosure Bill. Kind’s Ripton Enclosure Bill. Dissenters Bill. Message from H. C. to return Blundell’s Bill. Bp of Ely’s. Estate Bill. Message from H. C. to return Cazenove’s Nat. Bill. Bullock et Ux. Bill, Standing Order dispensed with. D. Devonshires Estate Bill; Committee shortened. Pulteney’s Bill; Committee shortened. Cathcart’s Bill; Committee shortened. Bullock et Ux. Bill; Committee shortened. Bunting’s Bill; Committee shortened. Rolle’s Bill: Motion For shortening the Committee on it. St Martin’s in the Fields Workhouse Bill. Shilton Enclosure Bill: Thorpe Achurch Enclosure Bill Market Weighton Drainage, &c. Bill. Aldwincle Enclosure Bill. Blockley, &c. Enclosure Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Six preceding Bills. Laneham Enclosure Bill: Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill. Marine Society Bill. Adjourn. Die Martis, 12o Maii 1772.
Sutterton Enclosure Bill. River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill. Kirton Enclosure Bill. Wigtoft Enclosure Bill. Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill. Precinct of the Savoy Bill. Maidenhead Bridge Bill. Bp. of Ely’s Bill. St. Mary le Bone Church &c. Bill. Richmond Church Bill. Eastleach Tourville Enclosure Bill. King’s Ripton Enclosure Bill: Message H. C. that the Lord have agreed to the Three preceding Bills: Rolle’s Bill Committee shortened. Bullock et Ux. Bill. Wing Enclosure Bill. Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill. Cathcart’s Bill. Bickley’s Bill Russell et al. Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Adjourn. Die Mercurii, 13o Maii 1772.
Scott against Straiton: Interlocutors affirmed with Costs. Precinct of the Savoy Bill. Bullock et Ux. Bill: Buckley’s Bill: Cathcart’s Bill: Message to H. C. with the Three preceding Bills. Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill. Wing Enclosure Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill. Pulteney’s Bill. D. Devonshires Estate Bill. Barbor’s Bill. Bp. of Ely’s Bill; the King’s Consent signified to it. Smith’s Charity Bill. Tyne Bridge Bill. Kirton Enclosure Bill. Wigtoft Enclosure Bill. Sutterton Enclosure Bill. St. Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill. Whitechapel Highways Bill. Maidenhead Bridge Bill. Christ Church Paving, &c. Bill. Bp. of Ely’s Bill. Adjourn. Die Jovis, 14o Maii 1772.
Precinct of the Savoy Bill. Bp. of Ely’ Bill. Corn, Importation and Exportation of, to regulate, Bill. Appleby Enclosure Bill. Message from H. C to return Sandys’s Bill. Moulton Enclosure Bill. Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill. Gunpowder Bill. Rolle’s Bill. Marine Society Bill. Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill. Payment of Debts Bill: Rejected. Pulteney’s Bill. Barbor’s Bill. Rolle’s Bill. D Devonshire’s Estate Bill. Message to H. C With the Four preceding Bills. Smith’s Charity Bill. Message to H. c. with Amendments to it. Tyne Bridge Bill: Kirton Enclosure Bill: Sutterton Enclosure Bill. Wigtoft Enclosure Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills. Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill. Russel’s Bill. Motion for shortening the Committee on it. Corn, Importation and Exportation of, to regulate, Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 15o Maii 1772.
Dewar et al. against Mac Culloch et al. Buntings Bill. Chirst Church Paving, &c. Bill. Maidenhead Bridge Bill. Laneham Enclosure Bill. River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill. Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill. Whitechapel Highways Bill. St Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill. Exchequer Loans Bill. Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill. Horned Cattle Bill. Tyne Budge, to enable the Bp of Durham to repair Part of, Bill. Messages from H. C to return Smith’s Charity Bill: and Hulton’s Bill. Letcomb Basset, &c. Enclosure Bill. Charlton Enclosure Bill. Message from H. C to return Baldwyn’s Bill. Kidderminster Small Debts Bill. Royston Enclosure Bill. Buntings Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Russel’s Bill; Committee shortened. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 18o Maii 1772.
Dewar and M’Cullochs against Mac Culloch et al. Interlocutors affired. Tyne Biidge, to enable the Bp. of Durham to repair Part of, Bill. Appleby Enclosure Bill. Exchequer Loans Bill. Horned Cattle Bill. Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill. Moulton Enclosure Bill. Gunpowder Bill. Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill. Kidderminster Small Debts Bill. Letcomb Basset,&c. Enclosure Bill. Royston Enclosure Bill. Charlton Enclosure Bill. Precinct of the Savoy Bill: Bp of Ely’s Bill. Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill. Chirst Church Paving, &c. Bill. Maidenhead Bridge Bill. Laneham Enclosure Bill: Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Six preceding Bills. Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill. Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill. Whitechapel Highways Bill. St. Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills. Message from H. C. to return D. Buccleugh’s Estate Bill. White Lyon Acre, to extinguish Right of Common, Bill. For naturalizing Foreign Protestants, Bill. Crickhowell, &c. Roads Bill. Wigmore Enclosure Bill. Messages from H C. to return D Grafton’s Estate Bill; and Kemeys Bill; and Ballet’s Bill, with Amendments; and E Carlisle’s Estate Bill. Scotch Carters, &c. Regulation of, Bill. Great and Little Stainton, &c. Enclosure Bill. River Welland Great Bank &c. Bill. Message to H. C that the Lords have agreed to it. Insolvent Debtors, &c. in Scotland Bill. Basset’s Bill. Game, better Preservation of, Bill. Adjourn. Die Martis, 19o Maii 1772.
Exchequer Loans Bill: Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Tyne Bridge, to enable the Bp. of Durham to repair Part of, Bill. Crickhowell, &c. Road Bill. Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill. Great and Little Stainton &c. Enclosure Bill. Wigmore Enclosure Bill. Letcomb Bassett. &c. Enclosure Bill. Horned Cattle Bill. Gunpowder Bill. Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill. Appleby Enclosure Bill. Kidderminster Small Debts Bill. Moulton Enclosure Bill. Royston Enclosure Bill. Scotch Carters, &c. Regulation of, Bill. White Lyon Acre, to extinguish Right of Common Bill. Glasgow to Dumbarton, &c. Road Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Game, better Preservation of, Bill. Panter et al against Attorney General, Judges to attend. Insolvent Debtors in Scotland Bill. Messages from H. C to return Pearce’s Bill; and Walker’s Bill; and Sir George Colebrooke’s Estate Bill. Dissenters Bill. Rejected. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Lunæ, 11o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Archiep. EbonComes Gower, Præses.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Eliens.Dux Richmond.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Bolton.Ds. Bruce.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Portland.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Asaphen.Dux Manchester.Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Sandwich.Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Camden.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Dickenson & Blake against Blake.

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of John Dickenson the Younger, late of London, since Manchester in Lancashire, and now of Taxhall, in the County of Chester, in the Kingdom of Great Britain, Merchant, and Walter Blake late of Carnmore, in the County of Galway, but now of Carrowbrowne, in the County of the Town of Galway, Gentleman, complaining of Two Decretal Orders of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the 27th Day of June and 7th Day of December 1770; and praying, That the same might be reversed, or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also upon the Answer of Patrick Blake Esquire, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decretal Orders 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 said Decretal Orders therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed.

L Willoughby de Brake’s Estate Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Manor of East Lavant, and divers Messuages and Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Sussex, entailed by the Will of the Right Honourable Mary late Countess Dowager of Derby deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, and for purchasing other Lands and Hereditaments to be settled to the like Uses,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and 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.

Richmond Church Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for completing a Building intended for a new Church or Chapel at Richmond near Everton, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for other Purposes;” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Eastleach Tourville Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Field, Downs, and Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Eastleach Tourville, in the County of Gloucester,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Wall’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Estates situate in the Counties of Kent and Surrey, upon Trust, to sell and dispose of the same, and invest the Monies arising thereby in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to such of the Uses other Will of William Wall deceased as are now subsisting.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bank of England Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to vest certain Estates, belonging to the Drapers Company of the City of London, in the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, freed and discharged from certain Charities to which the same are subject; and vesting other Estates belonging to the said Governor and Company of the Bank, in the said Company of Drapers, subject to the before mentioned Charities.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Lloyd et at. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to vest in Walter Lloyd Esquire and others, a small Quantity of Ground, Parcel of the Glebe of the Rectory of Manerdivy, in the County of Pembroke, in Consideration of a certain Yearly Rent thereby secured; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

L. Willoughby de Broke’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Manor of East Lavant, and divers Messuages and Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Sussex, entailed by the Will of the Right Honourable Mary late Countess Dowager of Derby deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, and for purchasing other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Pourtales and Muller’s Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Paul Pourtales and Francis Gabriel Charles Muller.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C. with the Five preceding Bills.

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

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

Wigtoft 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 Common Fen, Open Fields, and certain other Commonable Places, belonging to and in the Parish of Wigtoft, in the County of Lincoln to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Whitechapel Highways Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repealing certain Provisions in Two Acts of Parliament, so far as the same relate to repairing the Highways in the Parish of Saint Mary Matfelon, otherwise Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex; and for raising Money for repairing the said Highways;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kirton 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 Common Fen, and certain other Commonable Places and Open Fields, within the Parish of Kirton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sutterton 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 Common Fen, Common Marsh, and other Commonable Places, within the Parish of Sutterton, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better Preservation of the Great Bank of the River Welland from Spalding High Bridge, through Cowbit Peakhill, Crowland, and Peakirk; and for making and keeping in Repair a Road thereon; and from thence to the Village of Glenton, in the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Message from H C. to return, Sandwich and L. Hinchinbrook’s Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Right Honourable John Earl of Sandwich, and the Honourable John Montagu, commonly called Lord Viscount Hinchinbrook, and the Survivor of them, to grant Leases of the Countess of Sandwich’s Moiety of Estates in the Counties of Ardmagh and Limerick, in the Kingdom of Ireland;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Tyne Bridge Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a temporary Bridge over the River Tyne, between the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, in the County of Durham.

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Richmond.L. Abp. York.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. Ely.L. Sandys.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Salisbury.L. Bruce.
D. Manchester.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Ravensworth.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Walpole.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Peterborough.L. Mansfield.
E. Rochford.L. Bp. Chester.L. Wycombe.
E. Albemarle.L. Camden.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Rosebery.
E. Oxford.
E. Ilchester.
E. Radnor.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Wentworth.

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

Hamsteels Moor 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, called Hamsteels Moor, within the Parish and Manor of Lanchester, in the County Palatine of Durham” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Dissenters Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Harry Houghton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the further Relief of His Majesty’s Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

King’s Ripton Enclosure Bill the King’s Consent signified to it;

The Earl of Rochford acquainted the House, “That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Parish and Manor of King’s Ripton, in the County of Huntingdon” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

and to the Sutterton Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Rochford also acquainted the House, That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Common Marsh, and other Commonable Places, within the Parish of Sutterton, in the County of Lincoln,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Kind’s Ripton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Parish and Manor of King’s Ripton, in the County of Huntingdon,” 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.”

Dissenters Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the further Relief of His Majesty’s Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time To-morrow Sevennight, and that the Lords be summoned.

Message from H. C. to return Blundell’s Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Wilbraham Bootle, and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enabling Henry Blundell Esquire, Tenant for Life, under Settlement, to carry into Execution Articles of Agreement between him and the Right Honourable the Earl of Sefton, for the Exchange of divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, comprised in such Settlement, for other Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, of the said Earl, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Bp of Ely’s. Estate Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Ely House, in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Ground in Dover Street, and in the building and fitting up another House thereon for the future Residence of the Bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Cazenove’s Nat. Bill.

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

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

Bullock et Ux. Bill, Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Friday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, No. 126, so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Premises, in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr and Borough of Southwarky in the County of Surry, Part of the Settled Estate of John Bullock Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof:

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

D. Devonshires Estate 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 to enable, the Most Noble William Duke of Devonshire to grant Reversionary Leases of his Leasehold Estate in the Parish of Saint James Westminster, in the County of Middlesex,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Pulteney’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 giving further Powers to the Trustees named in a certain Act of Parliament, made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to empower the Trainees of the Will of the late General Pulteney, and other Trustees appointed by this Act, 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 extending the Jurisdiction of the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens, over Part of the said Manor of Bathwick; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and for enlarging the Powers of leasing given by the said Act to the Persons therein named, and for other Purposes,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly;

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

Cathcart’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 Sale of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Innerleith, lying in the County of Edinburgh; and of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Darnchester, in the County of Berwick, being Parts of the entailed Estate of Colonel James Cathcart deceased; and for purchasing other Lands and Estates to be settled in Lieu thereof upon the same Persons, and to the like Uses and Purposes,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Bullock et Ux. 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 the Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Premises, in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr and Borough of Southwark in the County of Surrey, Part of the Settled Estate of John Bullock Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife; and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Estates to be settled to the same 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 this Case; and that the Committee may meet to consider the said Bill on Tuesday next.

Bunting’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 vesting divers Freehold, Copyhold, and Leasehold Estates, late of Edmund Bunting, Elizabeth Bunting, and Tomlinson Bunting, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold to raise Money to be applied under the Direction of the Court of Chancery in Payment of the Debts, Incumbrances, and Legacies, charged upon and affecting the same, and other the Purposes therein mentioned,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Rolle’s Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable John Rolle Esquire and Judith Maria Walrond Spinster, to make Settlements on the Marriage intended between them, notwithstanding their respective Minorities.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 26th Day of this instant May, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion For shortening the Committee on it.

The House was 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 last mentioned Bill stands committed, may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session:”

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

St Martin’s in the Fields Workhouse Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to amend an Act of the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for building a Workhouse in the Parish of Stint Martin tn the Fields within the City of Westminster, in the County of Middlesex.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Shilton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields and Commonable Lands, within the Parish of Shilton, in the County of Warwick”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Thorpe Achurch Enclosure Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Meadow Grounds, and other Commonable Lands, within the Parish of Thorpe Acburth, in the County of Northampton.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Market Weighton Drainage, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for draining and preserving certain Commons, Low Grounds, and Carrs, in the Parish of Market Weighton, and other adjacent Parishes in the East Riding of the County of York; and for making a navigable Cut or Canal from Market Weighton to the River Humber.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Aldwincle Enclosure Bill.

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

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Blockley, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Grounds, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Place in the Township of Blockley and Hamlets of Draycot and Paxford, in the Parish of Blockley, and County of Worcester.”

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 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.

Laneham Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Lanekam, 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.

Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term and vary the Powers of so much of an Act, made in the Twenty-First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Sutton Coldfield Common, and several other Roads therein described, in the County of Stafford, as relates to the Wolverhampton District of Roads.”

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.

Marine Society Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for incorporating the Members of a Society commonly called The Marine Society, and their Successors to be elected as therein is mentioned, and for the better empowering and enabling them to carry on their charitable and useful Designs.”

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 o, and to adjourn as they Please.

Adjourn.

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

Die Martis, 12o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Eliens.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Cicestrien.Comes Exeter.Ds. Hyde.
Epus. Norvicen.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Boston.
Epus. Oxon.Comes Abercorn.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Sutterton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Common Marsh, and other Commonable Places, within the Parish of Sutterton, in the County of Lincoln.”

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

E. Exeter.L. Bp. Ely.L. Ravensworth.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Hyde.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Boston.
E. Marchmont.L. Bp. Oxford.
E. Rosebery.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
V. Montague.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any five of them, to meet To-morrow at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings, near the House of Peers and to adjourn as they Please.

River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better Preservation of the Great Bank of the River Welland from Spalding High Bridge, through Cowbit, Peakill, Crowland, and Peakirk, and for making and keeping in Repair a Road thereon, and from thence to the Village of Glenton, in the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton.”

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.

Kirton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, and certain other Commonable Places and Open Fields, within the Parish of Kirton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln.”

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

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

Wigtoft Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Open Fields, and certain other Commonable Places belonging to and in the Parish of Wigtoft, in the County of Lincoln.”

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

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

Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term and alter and enlarge the Powers of so much of Two Acts, made in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Years of King George the Second, “for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow,” as relates to that Part of the Road, from the City of Glasgow to the Town of Dumbarton, which leads through the County to the Town of Dumbarton;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Precinct of the Savoy Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for settling and determining what Parts of the Precinct of the Savoy in the County of Middlesex, shall be under the Survey of the Court of Exchequer, and what Parts thereof under the Survey of the Duchy of Lancaster;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Maidenhead Bridge Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge over the River Thames near the Town of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Bp. of Ely’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Ely House in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Ground in Dover Street, and in the building and fitting up another House thereon for the future Residence of the Bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

St. Mary le Bone Church &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Tenth Year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for building a new Parish Church, and declaring the present Parish Church a Chapel; for making a Cœmetery or Church Yard; and for building, an House for the Use of the Minister of the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone, in the County of Middlesex;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Richmond Church Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for completing a Building intended for a new Church or Chapel at Richmond, near Everton, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and for other Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Eastleach Tourville Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Field, Downs, and Commonable Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Eastleach Tourville, in the County of Gloucester.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

King’s Ripton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Meadows, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Parish and Manor of King’s Ripton, in the County of Huntingdon.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative:

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hams and Mr. Browning:

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 Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable John Rolle Esquire, and Judith Maria Walrond Spinster, to make Settlements on the Marriage intended between them, notwithstanding their respective Minorities,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session:

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Bullock et Ux. Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Premises, in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr and Borough of Southward in the County of Surrey, Part of the Settled Estate of John Bullock Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and 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.

Wing Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, the Open and Commonable Fields, Meadows, Lands, and Waste Grounds, of, within, and belonging to, the Manor, Parish, and Liberties of Wing, in the County of Rutland,” 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.”

Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act of the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for amending and widening the Road from Beslelsleigh, through Wantage, to Hungerford, in the County of Berks; and from Wantage to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts; and from the Turnpike Road between Reading and Wallingford, through Halfpenny Lane, to The Old Red House upon Wantage Downs, and from thence to Lambourn, in the said County of Berks,” 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.”

Cathcart’s Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for Sale of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Innerleith, lying in the County of Edinburgh, and of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Darnchester, in the County of Berwick, being Parts of the entailed Estate of Colonel James Cathcart deceased; and for purchasing other Lands and Estates, to be settled in Lieu thereof upon the same Persons, and to the like Uses and 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 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.

Bickley’s Bill

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower James Batson and Edward Buckley Batson Esquires, Testamentary Guardians of the Person and Estate of Edward Pery Buckley an Infant, to grant Leases of the Estate of Pery Buckley Esquire deceased,” 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.

Russell et al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Russell of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Merchant and Martha his Wife, and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in William Russell and his Heirs, in Fee Simple, several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Worcester, comprised in his Marriage Settlement, discharged from the Uses of the said Settlement; and for settling other Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, of the said William Russell, in the County of Warwick, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned.”

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum tertium diem Mantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 13o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Archiep. Ebor.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Bolton.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Lincoln.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Hyde.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Litchfield.Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Rochford.Ds. Boston.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Pelham.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Camden.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Northington.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Scott against Straiton:

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of James Scott Esquire of Comieston, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 19th of February and 8th of March 1771; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also upon the Answer of George Straiton of Wardroperton, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House; and that the said (fn. 1) Interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay, or Cause to be paid, to the said Respondent the Sum of Sixty Pounds for his Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Precinct of the Savoy Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for settling and determining what Parts of the Precinct of the Savoy, in the County of Middlesex, shall be under the Survey of the Court of Exchequer, and what Parts thereof under the Survey of the Duchy of Lancaster”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Bullock et Ux. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, and Premises, in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr and Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surrey, Part of the Settled Estate of John Bullock Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Buckley’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower James Batson and Edward Buckley Batson Esquires, Testamentary Guardians of the Person and Estate of Edward Pery Buckley an Instant, to grant Leases of the Estate of Pery Buckley Esquire deceased.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Cathcart’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for Sale, of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Innerleith, lying in the County of Edinburgh; and of One undivided Fourth Part of the Lands of Darnchester, in the County of Berwick, being Parts of the Entailed Estate of Colonel James Cathcart deceased; and for purchasing other Lands and Estates, to be settled in Lieu thereof upon the same Persons, and to the like Uses and Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, of the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for amending and widening the Road from Besseleigh, through Wantage to Hungerford in the County of Berks; and from Wantage to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts; and from the Turnpike Road between Reading and Wallingford, through Halspenny Lane, to The Old Red House upon Wantage Downs; and from thence to Lambourn, in the said County of Berks,”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Wing Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, the Open and Commonable Fields, Meadows, Lands, and Waste Grounds, of, within, and belonging to, the Manor, Parish, and Liberties of Wing, in the County of Rutland.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common, called Hamsteels Moor, within the Parish and Manor of Lanchester, in the County Palatine of Durham.”

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

E. Westmorland.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Edgecumbe.
E. Litchfield.L. Abp. York.L. Sandys.
E. Rochford.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Ravensworth.
E. Abercorn.L. Bp. Lincoln.L. Hyde.
E. Marchmont.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Mansfield.
E. Rosebery.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Boston.
E. Oxford.L. Pelham.
E. Ilchester.L. Camden.
E. Northington.
E. Spencer.
V. Montague.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings, near the House of Peers and to adjourn as they Please.

Pulteney’s Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for giving further Powers to the Trustees named in a certain Act of Parliament, made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to empower the Trustees of the Will of the late General Pulteney, and other Trustees, appointed by this Act, 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 Bathwick, to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens, of Bath; and for extending the Jurisdiction of the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens, over Part of the Said Manor of Bathwick;and for Other Purposes therein mentioned and for enlarging the Powers of Leasing given by the said Act, to the Persons therein named; 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 made several Amendments thereto:”

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

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

D. Devonshires Estate Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Most Noble William Duke of Devonshire to grant Reversionary Leases of his Leasehold Estate, in the Parish of Saint James Westminster, 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.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Barbor’s Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for reinvesting divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Stafford, late the Estate of Robert Barbor Esquire deceased, in the several Persons now in being, and for such Estates as they are severally entitled under the Will of the said Robert Barbor; and for enabling James Mayo and Charles Mayo to join in such Conveyances as mail be necessary for those Purposes,” was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Bp. of Ely’s 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 vesting Ely House, in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the Purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Gound in Dover Street, and in the building and fitting up another House thereon, for the Surplus Residence of the bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” was Pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Smith’s Charity Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Trustees of the Estate of Henry Smith Esquire deceased to apply certain Sums of Money to the Relief of his poor Kindred; and to enable the said Trustees to grant Building Leases of an Estate in the Parishes of Kensington Chelsea, and Saint Martin in the Fields, 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 made several Amendments thereto”

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

Prese 1. L. 23. Leave out [“the”].

L. 25. After [“be”] insert [“for”].

L. 26. Leave out [“Direction”] and insert [“Discretion”].

L. 27. Leave out the First [“or”] and insert [“and”]; also in the same Line, leave out the Second [“or”] and insert [“and of”]; and at the End of the sand Line and Beginning of the next, leave out [“Survivor”] and insert [“Survivors”].

L. 32. After [“Captives”] insert [“and Slaves”].

Pr. 2. L. 33. Leave out [“Relief and”], and in the same Line, after [“Use”], insert [“and Relief”].

Pr. 2. L. 16. After [“Poor”] insert [“to”].

Pr. 5. L. 2. Leave out [“cannot”] and insert [“being in Doubt whether they can”].

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

Tyne Bridge Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for building a temporary Bridge over the River Tyne, between the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, in the County of Durham,” 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.”

Kirton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, and certain other Commonable Places and Open Fields, within the Parish of Kirton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln,” 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.”

Wigtoft 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 Common Fen, Open Fields, and certain other Commonable Places, belonging to and in the Parish of Wigtoft, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

Sutterton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Common Marsh, and other Commonable Places, within the Parish of Sutterton, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

St. Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act, for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Tenth Year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for building a new Parish Church, and declaring the present Parish Church a Chapel; for making a Cœmetery or Church Yard; and for building an House for the Use of the Minister of the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone, in the County of Middlesex.”

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.

Whitechapel Highways Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa intituled, “An Act for repealing certain Provisions in Two, Acts of Parliament, so far as the same relate to repairing the Highways in the Parish of Saint Mary Matfelon, otherwise Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex, and for raising Money for repairing the said Highways.”

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.

Maidenhead Bridge Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge over the River Thames near the Town of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks,”

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.

Christ Church Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating the Squares, Streets, Rows, Lanes, Alleys, and other Publick Passages and Places, within the Parish of Christ Church, in Middlesex; and for removing Nuisances and Obstructions therefrom, and preventing the like for the future; and for paving and regulating such Parts of Brick Lane as are not within the said Parish.”

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.

Bp. of Ely’s Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Ely House in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the Purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Ground in Hover Street, and in the building and fitting up another House thereon for the future Residence of the Bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:”

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Adjourn.

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

Die Jovis, 14o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Eliens.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Glocestr.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Sandys.
Dux Bolton.Ds. Bruce.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Camden.
Comes Rosebery.Ds. Digby.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Precinct of the Savoy Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for settling and determining what Parts of the Precinct of the Savoy, in the County of Middlesex, shall be under the Survey of the Court of Exchequer, and what Parts thereof under the Survey of the Duchy of Lancaster.”

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Bp. of Ely’ Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Ely House, in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Ground in Dover Street, and in the building and fitting up another House thereon for the future Residence of the Bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See and for other purposes therein mentioned.”

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Corn, Importation and Exportation of, to regulate, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to regulate the Importation and Exportation of Corn;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Appleby Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Applebp in the County of Westmorland;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C to return Sandys’s Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Guardians of the Instant Children of the Honourable Mary Sandys deceased, to make Leases of their Settled Estates in England and Ireland, during their respective Minorities;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Moulton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, Heath and Waste Ground, in the Parish of Moulton, in the County of Northampton;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Parcels of Arable and Pasture Grounds in the Manor of Much Wenlock, otherwise Wenlock Magna, otherwise Great Wenlock, in the County of Salop;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Gunpowder Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hotham and others r

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to regulate the Making, Keeping, and Carriage of Gunpowder, within Great Britain, and to repeal the Laws here tofore made for any of those Purposes;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rolle’s Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to, enable John Rolle Esquire and Judith Maria Walrond Spinster, to make Settlements on the Marriage intended between them, notwithstanding their respective Minorities,” 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.

Marine Society Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for incorporating the Members of a Society commonly called The Marine Society, and their Successors, to be elected as therein is mentioned; and for the better empowering and enabling them, to carry on their charitable and useful Designs,” 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.”

Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common called Hamsteels Moor within the Parish and Manor of Lanchester, in the County Palatine of Durham,” 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.”

Payment of Debts Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for more effectually securing the Payment of Debts;” and for the Lords to be summoned:

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Proposed, “To commit the Bill.”

Which being objected to;

After Debate,

The Question was put thereupon.

It was resolved in the Negative.

Rejected.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Pulteney’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for giving further Fowers to the Trustees named in a certain Act of Parliament, made in the Ninth Year of tie Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act to empower the Trustees of the Will of the late General Pulteney, and other Trustees appointed by this Act 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 Bathwick, to the Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens of Bath; and for extending the Jurisdiction of the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Citizens, over Part of the said Manor of Bathwick, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and for enlarging the Powers of leasing given by the said Act to the Persons therein named; and for other Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Barbor’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for re-inveiling divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Stafford, late the Estate of Robert Borbor Esquire deceased, in the several Persons now in being, and for such Estates as they are severally entitled under the Will of the said Robert Barbor, and for enabling James Mayo and Charles Mayo to join in such Conveyances as shall be necessary for those Purposes.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Rolle’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable John Rolle Esquire and Judith Maria Walrond Spinster. to make Settlements on the Marriage intended between them, notwithstanding their respective Minorities.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

D Devonshire’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Most Noble William Duke of Devonshire to grant Reversionary Leases of his Leasehold Estate in the Parish of Saint James Westminster, in the County of Middlesex.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C With the Four preceding Bills.

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

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

Smith’s Charity Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Trustees of the Estate of Henry Smith Esquire deceased, to apply certain Sums of Money to the Relief of his poor Kindred; and to enable the said Trustees to grant Building Leases of an Estate in the Parishes of Kensington, Chelsea, and Saint Martin in the Fields in the County of Middlesex.”

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 return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with Some Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Tyne Bridge Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a temporary Bridge over the River Tyne, between the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne and Gateshead, In the County of Durham”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Kirton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and, enclosing the Common Fen, and certain other Commonable Places and Open Fields, within the Parish of Kirton in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln,”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Sutterton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Common Marsh, and other Commonable Places, within the Parish of Sutterton, in the County of Lincoln.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Wigtoft Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fen, Open Fields, and certain other Commonable Places, belonging to and in the Parish of Wigtoft, in the County of Lincoln.”

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 the former Messengers:

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

Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of so much of Two Acts, made in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Years of King George the Second, “for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow,” as relates to that Part of the Road from the City of Glasgow to the Town of Dumbarton, which leads through the County to the Town of Dumbarton”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. Ely.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. Gloucester.L. Sandys.
E. Westmorland.L. Bruce.
E. Rochford.L. Ravensworth.
E. Abercorn.L. Hyde.
E. Marchmont.L. Walpole.
E. Rosebery.L. Camden.
E. Oxford.L. Digby.
E. Spencer.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
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’s Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they Please.

Russel’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in William Russel and his Heirs, in Fee-Simple, several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Worcester, comprised in his Marriage Settlement, discharged from the Uses of the said Settlement, and for settling other Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments of the said William Russel in the County of Warwick, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday the 29th Day of this instant May, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as phey Please.

Motion for shortening the Committee on it.

The House was 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 last mentioned Bill stands committed, may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.”

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

Corn, Importation and Exportation of, to regulate, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to regulate the Importation and Exportation of Corn.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum Adjourn, turn continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum quintum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 15o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven.Ds. Apsley Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Litch, & Cov.Comes Hertford Camerarius.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Suffolk.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Doncaster.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Boston.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Camden.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Northington.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Dewar et al. against Mac Culloch et al.

After hearing Consel in Part in the Cause wherein James Dewar of Vogrie and others are Appellants, and Jean Mac Culloch and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off till Monday next.

Buntings Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting divers Freehold, Copyhold, and Leasehold Estates, late of Edmund Bunting, Elizabeth Buntings and Tomlinson Bunting, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold to raise Money to be applied, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery, in Payment of the Debts, Incumbrances, and Legacies, charged upon and, affecting the same; and other 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.

Chirst Church Paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating, the Squares, Streets, Rows, Lanes, Alleys, and other Publick Passages and Places, within the Parish of Christ Church in Middlesex; and for removing Nuisances and Obstructions therefrom, and preventing the like for the future; and for paving and regulating such Parts of Brick Lane as are not within the said Parish,” 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.”

Maidenhead Bridge Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge over the River Thames near the Town of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks,” was committed.

Laneham Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Lancham, in the County of Nottingham,” 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.”

River Welland Great Bank, &c. Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better Preservation of the Great Bank of the River Welland from Spalding High Bridge through Cowbit, Peakhill, Crowland, and Peakhill; and for making and keeping in Repair a Road thereon; and from thence to the Village of Gleton in the Counties of Lincoln and Northampton,” 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.”

Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term and vary the Powers of so much of an Act, made in the Twenty-First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Sutton Coldfield Common, and several other Roads therein described, in the County of Stafford, as relates to the Wolverhampton District of Roads,” was committed.

Whitechapel Highways Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repealing certain Provisions in Two Acts of Parliament, so far as the same relate to repairing the Highways in the Parish of Saint Mary Matfelon, otherwise Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex; and for raising Money for repairing the said Highways,” was committed.

St Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill.

The Lord Viscount Wentworth also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending and rendering more effectual an Act; made in the Tenth Year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for building a newe Parish Church, and declaring the present Parish Church a Chapel; for making a Cemetery or Church Yard; and for building an House for the Use of the Minister of the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone in the County of Middlesex,” was committed.

Exchequer Loans Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Ldans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-two;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury to order and allow, out of the Money arising by the Coinage Duty, a certain Sum therein mentioned for the Expences of prosecuting Offenders against the Laws relating to the Coin in the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy, over and above the Sum yearly allowed for that Service;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horned Cattle Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for continuing an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, to prevent the further spreading of the contagious Disorder among the Horned Cattle in Great Britain,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tyne Budge, to enable the Bp of Durham to repair Part of, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lord Bishop of Durham, and his Successors, to raise a competent Sum of Money to be applied for repairing, improving, or rebuilding, such Part of Tyne Bridge as belongs to the See of Durham;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Messages from H. C to return Smith’s Charity Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Trustees of the Estate of Henry Smith Esquire deceased, to apply certain Sums of Money to the Relief of his Poor Kindred; and to enable the said Trustees to grant Building Leases of an Estate in the Parishes of Kensington, Chelsea, and Saint Martin in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

and Hulton’s Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower, William Hulton Esquire to charge his Settled Estates in the County of Lancaster, or Some Parts thereof, with One thousand two hundred Pounds, and Three thousand Pounds, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and also to grant Leases of certain Parts of his said Estates;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Letcomb Basset, &c. Enclosure Bill.

A Message Was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Vansittart and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and allotting the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Downs, and Commonable Lands, in the several Parishes of Letcomb Bassett, otherwise Upper Letcomb, and Childrey, in the County of Berks;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Charlton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Commonable Lands, of and within the Hamlet and Liberties of Charlton, in the Parishes of Newbottle and King’s Sutton, or One of them, in the County of Northampton; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C to return Baldwyn’s Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, both Freehold and Leasehold, comprised in the Marriage Settlement of Charles Baldwyn Esquire, in Trustees to be sold; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses which are now subsisting with regard to the said Freehold Settled Estate;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Kidderminster Small Debts Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Borough and Foreign of Kidderminster, in the Parish of Kidderminster, in the County of Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Royston 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 Royston, in the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Buntings Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa intituled, “An Act for vesting divers Freehold, Copyhold, and Leasehold Estates, late of Edmund Bunting, Elizabeth Bunting, and Tomlinson Bunting, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, to raise Money, to be applied, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery, in Payment of the Debts, Incumbrances, and Legacies, charged upon and affecting the same, and other the Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

Russel’s Bill; Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting in William Russel, and his Heirs, in Fee-Simple, several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Worcester, comprised in his Marriage Settlement, discharged from the Uses of the said Settlement, and for settling other Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, of the said William Russel, in the County of Warwick of greater Value, in Lieu thereof, and for other the Purposes therein mentioned,” stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Adjourn.

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

Die Lunæ, 18o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Eliens.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Wigorn.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Litch & Cov.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Boston.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Abercorn
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Dewar and M’Cullochs against Mac Culloch et al.

After hearing Consel as well on Friday last as this Day upon the Petition and: Appeal of James Dewar of Vogrie, John MCulloch Elder and John M’Culloch Younger of Barholm Esquires; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 25th of January and 3d of August 1771; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” as also upon the Answer of Jean Mac Culloch, and the other Heirs of Entail of the Estate of Mac Culloch of Barholm, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affired.

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

Tyne Biidge, to enable the Bp. of Durham to repair Part of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lord Bishop of Durham, and his Successors to raise a competent Sum of Money, to be applied for the repairing, improving, or rebuilding, such Part of Tyne Bridge as belongs to the See of Durham.”

Appleby Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Appleby in the County of Westmorland.”

Exchequer Loans Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-two.”

Horned Cattle Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for continuing an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, to prevent the further spreading of the contagious Disorder among the Horned Cattle in Great Britain”

Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury to order and allow, out of the Money arising by the Coinage Duty, a certain Sum therein mentioned, for the Expences of prosecuting Offenders against the Laws relating to the Coin, in the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy, over and above the Sum yearly allowed for that Service.”

Moulton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, Heath and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Moulton, in the County of Northampton,”

Gunpowder Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to regulate the Making, Keeping, and Carriage of Gunpowder within Great Britain; and to repeal the Laws heretofore made for any of those Purposes.”

Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Parcels of Arable and Pasture Grounds, in the Manor of Much Wenlock, otherwise Wenlock Magna, otherwise Great Wenlock, in the County of Salop.”

Kidderminster Small Debts Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Borough and Foreign of Kidderminster, in the Parish of Kidderminster, in the County of Worcester.”

Letcomb Basset,&c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and allotting the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Downs, and Commonable Lands, in the several Parishes of Letcomb Basset, otherwise Upper Letcomb, and Childrey, in the County of Bucks.”

Royston Enclosure Bill.

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

Charlton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Commonable Lands, of and within the Hamlet and Liberties of Charlton, in the Parishes of Newbottle and King’s Sutton, or One of them, in the County of Northampton”

Precinct of the Savoy Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for settling and determining what Parts of the Precinct of the Savoy, in the County of Middlesex, shall be under the Survey of the Court of Exchequer, and what Parts thereof under the Survey of the Duchy of Lancaster.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bp of Ely’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Ely House, in Holborn, in His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and for applying the Purchase Money, with another Sum therein mentioned, in the purchasing of a Freehold Piece of Ground in Dover Street; and in the building and fitting up another House thereon for the future Residence of the Bishops of Ely, and the Surplus to the Benefit of the See; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Hamsteels Moor Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor or Common called Hamsteels Moor, within the Parish and Manor of Lanchester, in the County Palatine of Durham.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Chirst Church Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, and regulating the Squares, Streets, Rows, Lanes, Alleys, and other Publick Passages and Places, within the Parish of Chirst Church in Middlesex; and for removing Nuisances and Obstructions therefrom, and preventing the like for the future; and for paving and regulating such Parts of Brick Lane as are not within the said Parish.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Maidenhead Bridge Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge over the River Thames near the Town of Maidenhead, in the County of Berks.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Laneham Enclosure Bill:

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

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 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.

Glasgow to Dumbarton Road Bill.

The Earl of Rosebery reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term and alter and enlarge the Powers of so much of Two Acts, made in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Years of King George the Second, “for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow,” as relates to that Part of the Road from the City of Glasgow to the Town of Dumbarton which leads through the County to the Town of Dumbarton,” 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.”

Sutton Coldfield Common, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term and vary the Powers of so much of an Act, made in the Twenty-First Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Sutton Coldfield Common, and several other Roads therein described, in the County of Stafford, as relates to the Wolverhampton District of Roads.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Whitechapel Highways Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repealing certain Provisions in Two Acts of Parliament, so far as the same relate to repairing the Highways in the Parish of Saint Mary Matfelon, otherwise Whitechapel, in the County of Middlesex; and for raising Money for repairing the said Highways.”

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St. Mary le Bone Church, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Tenth Year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for building a new Parish Church, and declaring the present Parish Church a Chapel; for making a Cœmetery or Church Yard; and for building an House for the Use of the Minister of the Parish of Saint Mary le Bone, in the County of Middlesex.”

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.

Message from H. C. to return D. Buccleugh’s Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by (fn. *) Lord Charles Spencer and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the legal Estate and Interest of and in certain Freehold Lands at Adderbury, in the County of Oxford, now vested in Charles Townshend Esquire an Instant Trustee, in the Most Noble Henry Duke of Buccleugh and his Heirs, and in certain Copyhold Lands in Kenneth Mackenzie Esquire and his Heirs, in Trust for the said Duke and his Heirs;”and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

White Lyon Acre, to extinguish Right of Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to extinguish the Right of Common upon an Acre of Ground called White Lyon, or Hangman’s Acre, in Saint George’s Fields, in the County of Surrey;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

For naturalizing Foreign Protestants, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, made in the Fourth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act to explain a Clause in an Act, made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, for naturalizing Foreign Protestants,” which relates to the Children of the, natural-born Subjects of the Crown of England or of Great Britain,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read a First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Crickhowell, &c. Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for amending, widening, and altering, the Roads leading from Crickhowell, in the County of Brecon, to The Cross Hands beyond New Inn in the Turnpike Road between the City of Hereford and Ross; and from a Place called The Lower Cross Ways, in the Parish of Saint Maugban’s, to the Town of Grossmount, in the County of Monmouth; and from a Smith’s Shop at Stanton, in the Parish of Llanvihangel, to Chapel a Fine, in the same County; and from the Turnpike Road in the Parish of Welsh Newton, in the County of Hereford, to Ponttanash, in the Parish of Cluddock, in the said County;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wigmore Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing, dividing, allotting, and improving, certain Common Woods and Moor Lands, within the Borough and Parish of Wigmore, in the County of Hereford,” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Messages from H C. to return D Grafton’s Estate Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting in the Most Noble Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton, and his Heirs, the Manor, or reputed Manor, and Redory and Parsonage Appropriate of Potterspury, otherwise Eastpury, in the County of Northampton, (except the Presentation to the Advowson of the Church there), and certain Messuages, Lands, Tithes, and Hereditaments, situate and arising in the same County, the Estate of Robert Brydges Esquire, a Lunatic; and for vesting in Thomas Hancox Esquire, and his Heirs, a certain Wood and Wood Land called Darvell, otherwise Dorvell Wood, in the County of Gloucester, also the Estate of the said Lunatic, on Payment, by the said Duke and Thomas Hancox, of their respective Purchase Money, in such Manner and for such Purposes as in the said Act is mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Kemeys Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estates and Unsettled Estates of John Gardner Kemeys Esquire, in Trustees, in Trust, by Sale or Mortgage, to raise Money to pay off Portions and Debts, and redeem Annuities charged upon and affecting the same; and for re-settling the Remainder thereof, and Lands to be purchased, as in the said Act is directed, to the Uses to which the said Settled Estates do now stand settled and limited;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Ballet’s Bill, with Amendments;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to vest in the Trustees named in the Will of Francis Basset Esquire deceased, such Powers of leasing and granting Setts of and on the Estates comprised in the Settlement made upon the Marriage of John Pendarves Basset Esquire deceased, as by the said Settlement were given to the Trustees therein named;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same with Some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

and E Carlisle’s Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to empower certain Persons to enfranchise several Customary Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of the several Manors of Brampton, Farlam, Upper Denton, Nether Denton, Talkin, Irthington, Laversdale, Newby, Askerton, Warton Wood, Troddermain, Hayton cum Whitton, Carlatton Castle, Carrock, Cumrew, Black enthwaite, and Newbiggin, within the Barony or reputed Barony of Gilsland in the County of Cumberland late the Estate of Henry Earl of Carlisle deceased, and settled to certain Uses by the Will of the said Henry Earl of Carlisle; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Scotch Carters, &c. Regulation of, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Gilmour and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better Regulation of Carters, Carriages, and loaded Horses, and for removing Obstructions and Nuisances upon the Streets and Highways, within that Part of Great Britain called Scotland;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Great and Little Stainton, &c. Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Alexander Gilmour and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds, and Open and Common Fields, within the Townships or Hamlets of Great and Little Stainton, Newbiggin, and Great Blencow, in the Barony of Greystock, in the County of Cumberland;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

River Welland Great Bank &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better Preservation of the Great Bank of the River Welland from Spalding High Bridge, through Cowbit, Peakill, Crowland, and Peakirk, and for making and keeping in Repair a Road thereon, and from thence to the Village of Glenton, in the Counties of Lincoln and 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 it.

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

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

Insolvent Debtors, &c. in Scotland Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for rendering the Payment of the Creditors of Insolvent Debtors more equal and expeditious; and for regulating the Diligence of the Law by Arrestment and Poinding; and for extending the Privilege of Bills to Promissory Notes; and for limiting Actions upon Bills and Promissory Notes, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland:”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Basset’s Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, “An Act to vest in the Trustees named in the Will of Francis Basset Esquire deceased, such Powers of leasing and granting Setts of and on the Estates comprised in the Settlement made upon the Marriage of John Pendarues Basset Esquire deceased, as by the said Settlement were given to the Trustees therein named.”

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

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

To acquaint them therewith.

Game, better Preservation of, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Ast to explain and amend an Act, made in the Tenth Year of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for better Preservation of the Game within that Part of Great Britain called England;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliament tum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 19o Maii 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretarium.
Archiep. Ebor.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Londin.Dux Grafton, C. P. S.Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Duresm.Dux Richmond.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Winton.Dux Bolton.Ds. Willoughby Pr.
Epus. Roffen.Dux Devonshire.Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Eliens.Dux Portland.Ds. Craven.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Manchester.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Chandos.Ds. Godolpin.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Dorset.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Epus. Glocestr.Comes Talbot, Senescallus.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Bangor.Comes Pembroke.Ds. Bruce.
Epus. Lincoln.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Fortescue.
Epus. Exon.Comes Exeter.Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Oxon.Comes Northampton.Ds. Archer.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Ponsonby.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Vere.
Epus. Landaven.Comes Peterborough.Ds. Hyde.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Sandwich.Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Carlisle.Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Doncaster.Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Abingdon.Ds. Sondes.
Comes Gainsborough.Ds. Boston.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Pelham.
Comes Albemarle.Ds. Camden.
Comes Jersey.Ds. Digby.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marth.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Exchequer Loans Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-two.”

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. Anguish and Mr. Pechell:

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

Tyne Bridge, to enable the Bp. of Durham to repair Part of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lord Bishop of Durham, and his Successors, to raise a competent Sum of Money to be applied for the repairing, improving, or rebuilding, such Part of Tyne Bridge as belongs to the See of Durham.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Harwich.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Abp. York.L. Le Despencer.
D. Richmond.L. Bp. London.L. Abergavenny.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. Durham.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Devonshire.L. Bp. Winchester.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Rochester.L. Clifton
D. Manchester.L. Bp. Ely.L. Craven.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. Worcester.L. Romney.
D. Dorset.L. Bp. Salisbury.L. Godolphin.
Ld. Steward.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Edgecumbe.
E. Pembroke.L. Bp. Gloucester.L. Sandys.
E. Suffolk.L. Bp. Bangor.L. Bruce.
E. Exeter.L. Bp. Lincoln.L. Fortescue.
E. Northampton.L. Bp. Exeter.L. Ravensworth.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Oxford.L. Archer.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Ponsonby.
E. Peterborough.L. Bp. Landaff.L. Vere.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. Peterborough.L. Hyde.
E. Carlisle.L. Bp. Chester.L. Walpole.
E. Doncaster.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Mansfield.
E. Litchfield.L. Lyttelton.
E. Abingdon.L. Wycombe.
E. Gainsborough.L. Sondes.
E. Rochford.L. Boston.
E. Albemarle.L. Pelham.
E. Jersey.L. Camden.
E. Poulet.L. Digby.
E. Abercorn.
E. Loudoun.
E. March.
E. Marchmont.
E. Rosebery.
E. Oxford.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Tankerville.
E. Aylesford.
E. Bristol.
E. Sussex.
E. Pomfret.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Ashburnham.
E. Bucks.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Ilchester.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
E. Spencer.
E. Chatham.
V. Hereford.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Torrington.
V. Wentworth.

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

Crickhowell, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for amending, widening, and altering, the Roads leading from Crickhowell, in the County of Brecon, to the Crose Hands beyond New Inn in the Turnpike Road between the City of Hereford and Ross and from a Place called The Lower Cross Ways, in the Parish of Saint Mavghan’s, to the Town of Grosmount, in the County of Monmouth, and from a Smith’s Shop at Stanton, in the Parish of Llanvihangell to Chapel a Fine in the same County; and from the Turnpike Road in the Parish of Welsh Newton, in the County of Hereford, to Ponttanast, in the Parish of Cluddock, in the said County.”

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

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

Much Wenlock Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Parcels of Arable and Pasture Grounds, in the Manor of Much Wenlock, otherwise Wenlock Magna, otherwise Great Wenlock, in the County of Salop.”

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.

Great and Little Stainton &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds, and Open and Common Fields, within the Townships or Hamlets of Great and Little Stainton, Newbiggin, and Great Blencow in the Barony of Greystock, in the County of Cumberland.”

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.

Wigmore Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enclosing, dividing, allotting, and improving certain Common Woods and Moor Lands, within the Borough and Parish of Wigmore, in the County of Hereford.”

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.

Letcomb Bassett. &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and allotting the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Downs, and Commonable Lands, in the several Parishes of Letcomb Bassett, otherwise Upper Letcomb, and Childrey, in the County of Berks.”

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.

Horned Cattle Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for continuing an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, to prevent the further spreading of the contagious Disorder among the Horned Cattle in Great Britain”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

Gunpowder Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to regulate the Making, Keeping, and Carriage of Gunpowder, within Great Britain, and to repeal the Laws heretofore made for any of those Purposes.”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

Coin Laws, for prosecuting Offenders against, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury, to order and allow, out of the Money arising by the Coinage Duty, a certain Sum therein mentioned, for the Expences of prosecuting Offenders against the Laws relating to the Coin, in the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy, over and above the Sum yearly allowed for chat Service.”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

Appleby Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Appleby, in the County of Westmorland”

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

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

Kidderminster Small Debts Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts, within the Borough and Foreign of Kidderminster, in the Parish of Kidderminster, in the County of Worcester”

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.

Moulton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, Heath, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Moulton, in the County of Northampton:”

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.

Royston Enclosure Bill.

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

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

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

Scotch Carters, &c. Regulation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better Regulation of Carters, Carriages, and loaded Horses, and for removing Obstructions and Nuisances upon the Streets and Highways, within that Part of Great Britain called Scotland.”

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

White Lyon Acre, to extinguish Right of Common Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to extinguish the Right of Common upon an Acre of Ground called White Lyon or Hangman’s Acre in Saint George’s Fields in the County of Surrey.”

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

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

Glasgow to Dumbarton, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers, of so much of Two Act, made in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-seventh Years of King George the Second, “for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow,” as relates to that Part of the Road from the City of Glasgow to the Town of Dumbarton, which leads through the County to the Town of Dumbarton.”

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 the former Messengers:

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

Game, better Preservation of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Tenth Year of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for better Preservation of the Game within that Part of Great Britain called England.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Panter et al against Attorney General, Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein William Panter and another are Appellants, and His Majesty’s Attorney General is Respondent, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off till Friday next, and that the Judges do then attend.

Insolvent Debtors in Scotland Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for rendering the Payment of the Creditors of Insolvent Debtors more equal and expeditious; and for regulating the Diligence of the Law by Arrestment and Poinding; and for extending the Privilege of Bills to Promissory Notes; and for limiting Actions upon Bills and Promissory Notes, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland.”

After Some Time the House was resumed:

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

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

Messages from H. C to return Pearce’s Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the Estates late of Elizabeth Pearce Widow deceased, and William Esquire, otherwise Pearce, her eldest Son, in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of the Portions of her younger Children, and other Incumbrances; and for settling other Part of her Estates to the same Uses; and for other Purposes;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Walker’s Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for making a Partition of divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex Surrey, and Middlesex, and in the City of London; and of Four Fifth Parts or Shares of a Plantation in the Island of Barbadoes in the West Indies; and of Two Shares in the New River Water Works; and of an annual Rent of One Thousand Pounds issuing out of the Revenues of the Post Office, devised by the Will of Thomas Walker Esquire deceased; and also of a Manor and divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Suffolk, Essex, and Gloucester, comprised in the Settlements executed upon the Marriage of Stephen Skynner Esquire deceased; and also of divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments in the several Counties of Suffolk, Essex, and Surrey, devised by the Will of the said Stephen Skynner between the several Persons entitled to the said Estates, according to their respective Interests therein;“And to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Sir George Colebrooke’s Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Sir George Colebrooke Baronet, and his Heirs, so much of the Manor or Lordship of Stebunheath, otherwise Stebunhith, otherwise Stepney, in the County of Middlesex, Part of the Estate of the said Sir George Colebrooke, as is limited and settled in and by an Act of Parliament which passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in Lieu thereof; and also for vesting other Settled Estates of the said Sir George Colebrooke, in the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned;“and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Dissenters Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the further Relief of His Majesty’s Protestant Subjects dissenting from the Church of England,” and for the Lords to be summoned:

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Proposed, “To commit the Bill.”

Which being objected to:

After long Debate,

The Question was put thereupon.

It was resolved in the Negative.

Rejected.

Proposed, “To reject the Bill.”

Which being objected to:

After short Debate,

The Question was put thereupon.

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Sic.
2 Origin Sir Charles. Vide Journals of H. C. Vol. 33. P. 767 b.