House of Lords Journal Volume 23
March 1727, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 23: March 1727, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 23: 1727-1731 (1767-1830), pp. 53-68. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113910 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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March 1726, 1-10

DIE Jovis, 2o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius Angliæ.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Lands in Little Rissington, to enclose, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Gloucester reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for exchanging, enclosing, and reducing into Severalty, the Lands in the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Mowing Ground, Pasture or Feeding Grounds, and all other the Lands lying Open, in the Parish of Little Rissington, in the County of Gloucester," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and gone through the same, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Sir J. Home versus Home of Kaims.

The House being moved, "That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Sir John Home Baronet is Appellant, and George Home of Kaims Respondent, which stands appointed for the Thirteenth Instant, may be put off for some Time, in regard the Parties are in Scotland:"

And thereupon a Person being called in, and sworn; he delivered in, at the Bar, a Letter from Mr. Patrick McDowall, the Appellant's Agent, touching the same.

And the said Letter being read:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be put off till Wednesday the Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant March; and the other Causes removed One Cause-day in Course.

Thurston versus Essington & Ux.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Mary Thurston Widow is Appellant, and John Essington Esquire and Mary his Wife are Respondents:"

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

Danson versus Trott & al.

The House being likewise moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Mary Danson Widow is Appellant, and Nicholas Trott Esquire and Anne his Wife, and Elizabeth Moore, are Respondents:"

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

Sutton & al. Leave to amend Appeal.

The House being moved, "That Leave may be given to amend a Date of an Order, complained of in the Appeal of Prideaux Sutton Clerk and others, to which His Majesty's Attorney General is Respondent; the Thirty-first of October being therein inserted for the Twenty-first:"

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to amend the said Appeal in that Particular, as desired.

Governors of Q Anne's Bounty, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Chichester, pursuant to the Order of the House of Tuesday last, presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Sums of Money, given for Charitable Uses, in the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Ely, and the Dean of Canterbury; and to empower them to place the same with the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, in order to augment several poor Livings, in the Dioceses of Canterbury and Ely."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Breton, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Moyle Breton, of Kennington in the County of Kent Esquire, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Moyle Breton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Three Thousand Pounds charged on other Part of the same Estate; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned."

Donnellan & al. versus Sir T. Taylor.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Donnellan and Mary his Wife, John Cahill and Ellinor his Wife; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the Twenty-seventh of January 1720, and of an Order and Decree of the Sixth of July 1724, and likewise of an Order of the Twenty-third of January last, in a Cause wherein the Petitioners were Plaintiffs, and Sir Thomas Taylor Baronet and Stephen Taafe Defendants; and praying, "That the same, and the Proceedings thereupon, may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, That the said Sir Thomas Taylor may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Sixth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the Respondent's Attorney in the said Court of Exchequer in Ireland be deemed good Service.

Lowndes & Ux. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Charles Lowndes Gentleman and Rebecca his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the Sale of Twelve Hundred Ninety-eight Pounds, Thirteen Shillings, and Four Pence, South Sea Stock; and for other Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and Mr. Justice Price; with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Orders.

Chevers versus Chevers & al.

The House was informed, "That a Person attended, with certain Papers and Pleadings, in the Cause wherein Andrew Chevers Esquire and Hyacinth Chevers are Appellants, and John Chevers the Younger and others are Respondents."

Pleadings proved.

Whereupon William Knox was called in, and sworn; and delivered in, at the Bar, several Papers and Pleadings; and attested, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he withdrew.

Ashton versus Smith & al.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of Joseph Ashton Esquire; complaining of several Orders and Proceedings of the Court of Chancery, in a Cause wherein the Appellant was Plaintiff, and Jonathan Smith and others were Defendants:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 3o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
(fn. 1) Comes Pomfret.
(fn. 1) Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.

PRAYERS.

Dutchess of Hamilton versus D. Hamilton.

This Day the Answer of James Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, to the Appeal of Elizabeth Dutchess Dowager of Hamilton and Brandon, was brought in.

Ashton versus Smith & al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Joseph Ashton Esquire; complaining of several Orders of the Court of Chancery, of the Twenty-sixth of March One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty, the Eighth of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twentythree, and the subsequent Orders and Proceedings thereupon; and also of an Order of the Fourth of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-five, on arguing the Demurrer to the Appellant's Bill of Review; and praying, "That the said Orders may be reversed:" As also upon the Answers of Jonathan Smith, Elizabeth Coppin, Esther Wickham, William Clapham, James Fleet, Peter Cartwright, Thomas Cartwright, Peter Delamotte, Richard Lechmere, Henry Hankey, John Lateward for himself and Wife, Edward Missenden, Anne Job, John Cooke for himself and his Wife, Mary Warburton, and George Moore, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Orders affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament affembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said several Orders and Proceedings 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 Respondents, the Sum of One Hundred Pounds, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

E. Nottingham's Petition, touching E. Winchilsea's Privilege, referred to a Committee.

Upon reading the Petition of Daniel Earl of Nottingham; setting forth, "That the Earl of Winchilsea claims Privilege of Parliament, against executing a Conveyance of the Reversion of the Lady Elizabeth Countess of Winchilsea's Jointure Lands in Kent, which has been prepared and laid before a Master in Chancery, pursuant to a Decree of the Court of Chancery, affirmed by this House;" and praying, In regard the Petitioner conceives the said Earl of Winchilsea has no Privilege in this Case, that this House will determine herein; that the Master and all others may not, through any Misapprehension and Fear of offending their Lordships, stop the Proceedings, in Obedience to the said Decree, after long and unaccountable Delays:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges; whose Lordships are to meet on Monday next, at Ten a Clock, then to take the said Petition into Consideration; and that a Copy thereof, together with this Order, be forthwith sent to the said Earl of Winchilsea.

Dowell's Petition, for Squier's Payment of Costs.

Upon reading the Petition of John Baker Dowell Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Arthur Squier Gentleman, lately depending in this House; setting forth, "That, upon hearing the said Appeal on Monday last, their Lordships were pleased to dismiss the same, and order the said Squier to pay the Petitioner One Hundred Pounds for his Costs in respect thereof: That the Petitioner has duly served the said Squier with the said Order, and demanded the said Costs, by John Skinner Gentleman, fully empowered by the Petitioner for that Purpose; but he refuses to pay the same;" and praying, "That the said Arthur Squier may be taken into Custody for such his Contempt, or that such other Order may be made as to the House shall seem just:"

And thereupon the said John Skinner being called in, and examined, upon Oath, touching the Allegations of the said Petition;

And being withdrawn:

It is Ordered, That this House will, To-morrow, take the said Petition into Consideration.

Governor & al. of the Poor of Gloucester, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of the Governor, Deputy Governor, and Guardians, of the Poor of the City of Gloucester, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing Part, and making more effectual the Residue, of an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for incorporating certain Persons, for the better providing for, and setting at Work, the Poor of the City of Gloucester."

Common Fields in Scarchffe, to enclose, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich presented to the House, pursuant to the Order of Monday last, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to make a Division of certain Common Fields and Wastes, in the Townships of Scarcliffe and Palterton, in Derbyshire, among the Proprietors, in order to enclose the same."

Then the said Bill was read the First Time.

D. Dorset & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Lionel Duke of Dorset, and of Henry Lord Viscount Palmerston, Thomas Lord Onslow, and the rest of the Trustees of the Estate late of Henry Smith Esquire, deceased, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable an Exchange to be made, between Lionel Duke of Dorset and the Trustees of Henry Smith Esquire, deceased, of Sixteen Acres Seventeen Perches and a Half of Land and Coppice, lying near Knole Park, in the County of Kent, of the Value of Eight Pounds per Annum, for a Rent Charge of Ten Pounds a Year, Part of a Fee-farm Rent of Forty Pounds per Annum, out of the Manor of Heddington, with the Hundred of Bullingdon, in the County of Oxford."

Governors of Q. Anne's Bounty, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Sums of Money, given for Charitable Uses, in the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Ely, and the Dean of Canterbury; and to empower them to place the same with the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, in order to augment several poor Livings in the Dioceses of Canterbury and Ely."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Trevor, C. P. S.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.

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

Breton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Moyle Breton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Three Thousand Pounds charged on the other Part of the same Estate; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned:"

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

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Sabbati, quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic deccrnentibus.

DIE Sabbati, 4o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, C.P.S.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Batburst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.

PRAYERS.

D. Dorset's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable an Exchange to be made, between Lionel Duke of Dorset and the Trustees of Henry Smith Esquire, deceased, of Sixteen Acres Seventeen Perches and an Half of Land and Coppice, lying near Knole Park, in the County of Kent, of the Value of Eight Pounds per Annum, for a Rent Charge of Ten Pounds a Year, Part of a Fee-farm Rent of Forty Pounds per Annum, out of the Manor of Heddington, with the Hundred of Bullingdon, in the County of Oxford."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, C.P.S.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Lindberg & al. Nat. Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Abraham Lindberg and others," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, as also the several Petitions to them referred; and had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

Guillemau's Nat. Bill:

The Lord Bishop of Norwich also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Lewis Guillemdu," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and gone through the same; and directed him to report the Bill to the House, wit out any Amendment."

Mr. Cavendish et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of James Cavendish Esquire and Anne his Wife, and others, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Elibu Yale Esquire, deceased, in the County of Denbigh, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying One Third Part of the Monies arising by Sale thereof, according to the Will of Ursula Yale his Daughter, deceased; and the other Two Thirds for the Benefit of his Two other Coheirs."

Goulston et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Richard Goulston Esquire, Francis Goulston Esquire, and others, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing a Power of Revocation in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Francis Goulston Esquire; and for establishing and vesting a new Power instead thereof."

Browne, commonly called Ld, Kenmare, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Valentine Browne Esquire, commonly called Lord Kenmare in the Kingdom of Ireland, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned;

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Valentine Browne Esquire, commonly called Lord Kenmare in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same."

Busby et al. Leave for a Bill to exchange Lands belonging to Addington Restory:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Anne Busby Widow, for and on Behalf of herself, and of Anne and Jane Busby her Infant Daughters, and of William Butterfield Clerk, Rector of the Parish Church of Addington, in the County of Bucks, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging the Tithes and Glebe Lands of and belonging to the Rectory of the Church of Addington, in the County of Bucks, for other Lands in Addington aforesaid, to be settled on the Rector of the said Church and his Successors; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Ld. Lovat versus Mackenzie et al.

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Hamilton, Agent for Simon Lord Lovat, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Sir James Mackenzie and others are Respondents; praying, "That the Time for hearing the said Cause, which now stands appointed for the Twenty-eighth Instant, may be enlarged:"

And thereupon the Petitioner, and Mr. Alexander Ross the Respondent's Agent, being called in, and heard in relation to the Allegations of the said Petition;

And being withdrawn:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned to Tuesday the Eleventh Day of April next.

Lockman versus Attorney General. Sutton et al. versus Attorney General.

The House being moved, "That Wednesday the Twenty-ninth Instant may be appointed, for hearing the Causes wherein Ascanius Christopher Lockman Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife are Appellants, and His Majesty's Attorney General is Respondent; and wherein Prideaux Sutton Clerk, Mercy Sheldon Spinster, and Giles Lawrence, are Appellants, and His Majesty's Attorney General is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Causes, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the said Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant March; and that the Cause appointed for that Day be removed to the next Cause-day, and the other Causes removed One Cause-day in Course.

Roberts' Petition to receive a Cross Appeal.

The House (according to Order) took into Consideration the Petition of John Roberts Esquire; praying, That a Cross Appeal of the Petitioners, against Philip Middleton Merchant, may be received."

And the said Petition being read:

It is Ordered, That the said Cross Appeal be received.

Roberts versus Middleton. Cross Appeal.

Then a Petition and Appeal of the said John Roberts Esquire, was presented to the House, and read; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the Thirtieth of April 1722, and of Part of a Decree of the Seventh of March 1723, in certain Causes, wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and Philip Middleton Merchant Defendant, et è contra; and praying to be relieved:

It is Ordered, That the said Philip Middleton may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Eighteenth Day of this Instant March.

Order relating to the exhibiting Cross Appeals.

Then it being moved, "To agree upon an Order, to limit a Time for exhibiting Cross Appeals;" and Consideration had thereof; the following Order was made:

"Ordered, That in all Appeals now depending, the Respondents, if they will bring Cross Appeals, shall exhibit them within Two Days after their Answer put in; or, if their Answer be already put in, within Ten Days from this Time; and, in all future Appeals, the Respondents shall exhibit Cross Appeals within Two Days after their Answers put in to the Original Appeals; and that this Order be affixed on the Doors of this House and Westminster Hall."

Ld. Forbes versus McGuire et al. Cross Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of George Lord Forbes; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, and of the Dismission of the Petitioner's Cross Bill, in certain Causes, wherein John White Esquire and John Crofton Gentleman were Plaintiffs, and the Petitioner, Robert Doyne, Richard Nutley; Esquires, and others, were Defendants; and wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and Bridget McGuire Defendant; and praying to be relieved:

It is Ordered, That the said Bridget M'Guire, John White, and John Crofton, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto; in Writing, on or before Saturday the Eighth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the Respondents Clerk in Court be deemed good Service.

Dowell's Petition, for Squier's Payment of Costs.

The House (according to Order) took into Consideration the Petition of John Baker Dowell Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Arthur Squier Gentleman, lately depending in this House; praying, "That the said Squier may be taken into Custody, for refusing to pay the One Hundred Pounds Costs ordered on hearing the said Appeal on Monday last; or that such other Order may be made as to the House shall seem just."

And it being moved, "That he may be taken into Custody:"

It is Ordered, That unless the said Arthur Squier do pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Respondent, the said Costs, ordered on hearing the said Appeal, within Ten Days, that then he shall be taken into the Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod.

Harrison versus Hart and Franks.

The House being moved, on the Behalf of Thomas Harrison Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Moses Hart and Isaac Franks are Respondents, "That Tuesday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant March may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause, in regard the same will not else in all Probability be determined this Session:"

It is Ordered, That on Tuesday next this House will take the said Motion into Consideration; and the Lords to be summoned.

Common Fields in Scarcliffe, to enclose, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to make a Division of certain Common Fields and Wastes, in the Townships of Scarcliffe and Palterton, in Derbyshire, among the Proprietors, in order to enclose the same."

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

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

Gloucester Poor Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing Part, and making more effectual the Residue, of an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for incorporating certain Persons for the better providing for, and setting at Work, the Poor of the City of Gloucester."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees before-named:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Howard, Leave for a Bill:

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

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa; intituled, "An Act for empowering the Honourable Charles Howard Esquire to raise Money, by Sale or Mortgage of the Manors of Walden, alias Chipping Walden, Brook Walden, and other Manors and Lands therein mentioned, for the Payment of the Debts of Charles William late Earl of Suffolk and Bindon, deceased."

Rand et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Thomas Rand Gentleman and Anne his Wife, and others, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Two undivided Third Parts of the Manor of Weeton, and other Lands in Holderness, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Rand Gentleman; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

Baxter et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of George Baxter and Elizabeth his Wife, Mary Walker, Richard Norton, and others, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real and Personal Estate of William Norton Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Lands in Little Rissington to enclose, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exchanging, enclosing, and reducing into Severalty, the Lands in the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Mowing Ground, Pasture or Feeding Grounds, and all other the Lands lying Open, in the Parish of Little Rissington, in the County of Gloucester."

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. Elde and Mr. Thurston:

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

Dupleffis, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Louis Aubert Duplessis."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 6o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townsbend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Dutchess Hamilton versus D. Hamilton.

Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Duke of Hamilton and Brandon is Respondent; praying, "That Tuesday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant March may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause, in regard the Petitioner apprehends the same will not be heard this Session, unless a Bye-day be appointed:"

It is Ordered, That on Wednesday next this House will take the said Petition into Consideration; and the Lords to be summoned.

Harrison versus Hart et al.

Whereas To-morrow is appointed, to take into Consideration the Motion made on Saturday last, for appointing a Bye-day, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Harrison Esquire is Appellant, and Moses Hart and Isaac Franks are Respondents:

Motion for a Bye-day.

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Wednesday next.

Nisbet versus Nisbet et al.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Nisbet of Dirleton Esquire; complaining of several Interlocutory Sentences of the Lords of Session in Scotland, to which Janet, Jane, and Willielma Nisbet, Daughters of William Nisbet Esquire, deceased, by David Erskine of Dun, Sir John Hume, and others, their Tutors, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Cause wherein Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton and Brandon is Appellant, and Sir John Hobart Baronet and others are Respondents, appointed for that Day, be heard on Wednesday next; and the other Causes on Cause-days removed in Course.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 7o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Ly. Effingham versus Napier.

This Day the Answer of Sir John Napier Baronet:

Warburton et al.

As also, the Answer of Sir George Warburton Baronet and John Coppin Esquire, to the Appeal of Elizabeth Lady Effingham, were brought in.

Message from H C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Nicoll, alias Gounter, Esquire, and his Issue Male, to take and use the Surname of Nicoll, pursuant to the Deed of Settlement of William Nicoll Esquire, deceased;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Nisbet versus Nisbet et al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Nisbet of Dirleton Esquire; complaining of an Interlocutory Sentence of the Lord Ordinary, made the Seventeenth of July 1725; and of the Affirmance thereof by the Lords of Session, the Second Day of December following; as also of several other Interlocutory Sentences of the said Lords of Session, the Eighteenth of January, the Eighth of February, and the Eleventh of the same February, 1725/6, made in a Cause wherein the Respondents were Plaintiffs, and the Appellant Defendant; and praying, "That the said Interlocutory Sentences may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of Mrs. Janet Nisbet, Mrs. Jane Nisbet, and Mrs. Willielma Nisbet, Infant Daughters of the deceased William Nisbet of Dirleton, by Mr. David Erskine of Dun, and others, their Tutors and Guardians; and due Consideration and Debate had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutory Sentence of the Lord Ordinary, the Seventeenth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-five, and the Affirmance thereof, be, and are hereby, affirmed: And it is hereby further Ordered and Adjudged, That so much of the said Interlocutory Sentence of the Eighteenth of January 1725/6;, as appoints only a Bipartite Division betwixt the Children's Legitim and the Deceased's Part, by equal Portions, be, and the same is hereby, affirmed; but that the other Part of the same Interlocutory Sentence, whereby the Lords of Session found, "That the Provisions in the Deceased's Contract of Marriage, in Favours of the Children, the Plaintiffs must come off the whole Head of the Executory as a Debt," be, and the same is hereby, reversed: And it is also Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Interlocutory Sentence of the Eighth of February 1725/6 be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is hereby further Ordered and Adjudged, That the Respondents have their full Legitim, as to the Demands of the Sixty Thousand Marks, or any Part thereof, that may become due by the Marriage Contract, when the same shall become due and demanded; that then what shall have been received on the account of the Legitim, shall be accompted and imputed as Payment pro tanto of the Marriage Contract.

Hart's Petition, touching hearing Harrison's Appeal, to be considered.

Upon reading the Petition of Moses Hart, One of the Respondents to the Appeal of Thomas Harrison Esquire; praying, "That the said Cause may not stand for hearing on the Twenty-eighth of this Month; but that such Day, after the Fifteenth of April next, may be appointed for hearing the same, as this House shall think fit, in regard the Petitioner's Counsel are not expected in Town till that Time:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be taken into Consideration To-morrow, when the Motion for a Bye-day to hear the said Cause is appointed to be considered.

Judges to attend Hamilton's Appeal.

Whereas To-morrow is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton and Brandon and others, are Appellants, and Sir John Hobart Baronet and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the Judges in Town do then attend.

Gounter to change his Name to Nicoll, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Nicoll, alias Gounter, Esquire, and his Issue Male, to take and use the Surname of Nicoll, pursuant to the Deed of Settlement of William Nicoll Esquire, deceased."

D. Manchester, Leave for a Bill, to vest Rectories in new Trustees, Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of William Duke of Manchester, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the several Rectories, Parsonages, Churches, and Chapels, of Breamore, South Charford, Hale, Rockbourn, Whitsbury, and Quideslcy, with the Glebe Land and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, in new Trustees, to put in Execution certain Trusts and Powers contained in an Indenture dated the Fifteenth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred and Eightythree."

Lady Cass, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Dame Elizabeth Cass, Widow and Relict of Sir John Cass Knight, deceased, late One of the Aldermen of the City of London, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An Act for making the Will of Sir John Cass Knight, deceased, effectual."

Southcott et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Sir Edward Southcott Knight, and Dame Jane his Wife, John Southcott Esquire, Eldest Son of the said Sir Edward and Mary his Wife, Thomas, Edward, and Philip Southcott, Younger Sons of the said Sir Edward Southcott, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manors of Albury and Chaldon, and other Lands in the County of Surrey, Part of the Estate of John Southcott Esquire, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling the Capital Messuage of Witham Place, and other Lands in the County of Essex, of the same Value, Part of the Estate of Sir Edward Southcott Knight, Father of the said John Southcott, to the like Uses."

Howard's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering the Honourable Charles Howard Esquire to raise Money, by Sale or Mortgage of the Manors of Walden, alias Chipping Walden, Brook Walden, and other Manors and Lands therein mentioned, for the Payment of the Debts of Charles William late Earl of Suffolk and Bindon, deceased."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Trevor, C. P. S.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
V. Say & Seale.
V. Cobham.
V. Falmouth.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

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

Goulston's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing a Power of Revocation in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Francis Goulston Esquire; and for establishing and vesting a new Power instead thereof."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees before-named:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Twenty-second Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Addington Rectory, Exchange of Lands, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, " An Act for exchanging the Tithes and Glebe Lands of and belonging to the Rectory of the Church of Addington, in the County of Bucks, for other Lands in Addington aforesaid, to be settled on the Rector of the said Church and his Successors; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees before-named:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the One and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Rand's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa; intituled, "An Act for Sale of Two undivided Third Parts of the Manor of Weeton, and other Lands in Holderness, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Rand; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Lords Committees to whom Mr. Howard's Bill stands committed:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Blackneys, versus Byrne. Appellants admitted in Forma Pauperis:

Upon reading the Petition of Catherine Blackney and Mable Blackney, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which Walter Byrne Esquire is Respondent; praying; "In regard the Petitioners were admitted to defend the said Cause in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, in Forma Pauperls; that they may be admitted in the same Manner to prosecute their said Appeal in this House; and that His Majesty's Attorney and Solicitor General may be assigned the Petitioners Counsel:"

And thereupon an Affidavit of the Petitioners Poverty being read:

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be admitted in Forma Pauperis; and that His Majesty's Attorney and Solicitor General be assigned the Petitioners Counsel, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Duple Tis Nat. Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Louis Aubert Duplessis."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees to whom Mr. Howard's Bill stands committed:

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

Lindberg & al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Abraham Lindberg and others."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. John Bennet and Mr. Burroughs:

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

E. of Anglesey versus Ram:

Whereas, by Order of this House of the Twentyeighth of February last, Abel Ram Esquire was peremptorily to put in his Answer to the Appeal of Arthur Earl of Anglesey in a Week; which he has neglected to do:

And the House being this Day moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause:"

Hearing appointed, ex Parte.

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

Love & al. versus Lestrange & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Dorothy Love and Emma Gorbell are Appellants, and Henry Lestrange and others are Respondents:"

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, octavum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 8o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunclm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Stair.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Ly. Effingham versus Buckby & al.

This Day the several Answers of George Buckby and Thomas Denton, Gentlemen, to the Appeal of Elizabeth Lady Effingham:

Cromy versus Holland.

As also, the Answer of Mary Holland, alias Ash, Widow, to the Appeal of Elizabeth Cromy;

Were brought in.

Dut. Hamilton versus D. Hamilton.

The House (according to Order) took into Consideration the Petition of Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Duke of Hamilton and Brandon is Respondent; praying, "That Tuesday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant March may be appointed, for hearing the said Cause:"

Harrison versus Hart & al.

As also the Motion, on Saturday last, for appointing the same Day, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Harrison Esquire is Appellant, and Moses Hart and Isaac Franks are Respondents:

As likewise the Petition of the said Moses Hart, presented Yesterday; praying, "That the said Cause may not be appointed to be heard till after the Fifteenth of April next:"

And the said Petition being read;

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said last mentioned Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of April next, at Eleven a Clock.

And the Petition of the said Dutchess of Hamilton being likewise read:

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the Twentyeighth Day of this Instant March, at Eleven a Clock.

Dut. Hamilton versus Hobart & al.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton and Brandon and others; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, to which Sir John Hobart Baronet and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

E. of Nottingham's Petition, concerning the E. of Winchelsea's Privilege.

The House being informed, "That the Committee for Privileges, to whom the Petition of the Earl of Nottingham, in relation to Privilege claimed by the Earl of Winchilsea, is referred, stands adjourned till To-morrow, at Ten a Clock:"

It is Ordered, That the said Committee be discharged from meeting on Consideration of the said Petition To-morrow; but that their Lordships do meet, to take the same into Consideration, on Friday Morning next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, nonum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auror. Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 9o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Dclawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Morison versus V. Arbuthnot.

This Day the Answer of John Viscount of Arbuthnot, to the Appeal of William Morison of Preston Grange, Esquire, was brought in.

E. Nottingham's Petition, concerning the E. of Winchelsea's Privilege: Writings to be land before the Committee of Privileges.

Ordered, That the Conveyance of the Jointure to Elizabeth Countess of Winchilsea, the Re-conveyance of it to her by Charles Earl of Winchilsea, and the Copy of the Decree in Chancery the Ninth of July One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirteen, be laid before the Lords Committees for Privileges To-morrow Morning; at which Time their Lordships were, by Order of the House Yesterday, appointed to proceed in Consideration of the Petition of Daniel Earl of Nottingham, in relation to the Earl of Winchilsea's Claim of Privilege, to them referred.

Dut. Hamilton & al. versus Hobart & al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Elizabeth Dutchess of Hamilton and Brandon, Relict of James late Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, deceased, the Lady Charlotte Orby, Relict and general Devisee of Sir Thomas Orby Baronet, deceased, John Elrington, Gerard Ehington, Thomas Collett and Elizabeth his Wife, Henry Symes and Henrietta his Wife; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, of the Fifteenth Day of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Six; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, so far as relates to the Leases made by Fitton Earl of Macclesfield, and to the dismissing the Appellants Bill, as to the Relief sought thereby, in respect of the said Leases, and to the Directions given by the said Decree, consequent upon such Dismission:" As also upon the several Answers of Sir John Hobart Baronet, Charles Mordaunt Esquire, John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich, Archibald Earl of Ilay, Sir Robert Rich Baronet and Dame Elizabeth his Wife, and William Stanhope Esquire, put in to the said Appeal; and hearing the Opinion of the Judges, on a Question to them proposed, "Whether the Power, in the Settlement of Charles Earl of Macclesfield, to make Leases, was well executed;" and due Consideration had of what was offered in this Cause:

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

Turnour & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Edward Turnour Esquire, George Ward Gentleman and Isabella his Wife, and Dorothea Turnour, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the Manors of Great Hallingbury and Little Hallingbury, Wallbury, and Monkbury, and the Forest or Chace in the Parish of Hatfield, in the County of Essex; and also the Manor or Lordship of Bluntshall, in the County of Suffolk, and the Manor or Lordship of Winterton, in the County of Norfolk, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts to which the same are subject by virtue of the Will of Sir Edward Turnour Knight, deceased; and for laying out the Surplus of the Money, if any, arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of Lands, to be settled to the Uses mentioned in the Will of the said Sir Edward Turnour."

D. Manchester to vest Rectories, &c. in new Trustees, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the several Rectories, Parsonages, Churches, and Chapels, of Breamore, South Charford, Hale, Rockbourn, Whitsbury, and Quidesley, with the Glebe Land and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, in new Trustees, to put in Execution certain Trusts and Powers contained in an Indenture, dated the Fifteenth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred and Eighty-three."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Trevor, C. P. S.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Greenwich.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Lechmere.
Ds. Walpole.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Three and Twentieth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Brown, commonly called L. Kenmare's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Valentine Browne Esquire, commonly called Lord Kenmare in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twenty-fourth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Harrison versus Hart & Franks.

Whereas Tuesday the Eighteenth Day of April next is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Harrison Esquire is Appellant, and Moses Hart and Isaac Franks are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned to Tuesday the Twenty-fifth Day of April next.

Cavendish and Yale's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Elihu Yale Esquire, deceased, in the County of Denbigh, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying One Third Part of the Monies arising by Sale thereof according to the Will of Ursula Yale his Daughter, deceased, and the other Two Thirds for the Benefit of his Two other Coheirs."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twenty-fourth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Ly. Cass's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Will of Sir John Cass Knight, deceased, effectual."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Twenty-third Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Mr. Collier to enter into Recognizance for L. Forbes.

The House being moved, "That Jabez Collier Gentleman may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for George Lord Forbes, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, to which Bridget McGuire and others are Respondents; the Appellant residing in Ireland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Jabez Collier may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

M'Guire versus Tabois.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Richard McGuire is Appellant, and Abraham Tabois Respondent:"

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

Sir R. Everard, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Sir Redmond Everard Baronet and Dame Mary his Wife was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors, Lands; and Hereditaments, in the Kingdom of Ireland, the Estate of Sir Redmond Everard Baronet, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Money to discharge Incumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes."

Gyles and Conyers, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of John Gyles Clerk, Vicar of Great Stoughton, in the County of Huntingdon, and Sir Baldwyn Conyers Baronet, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Conveyance of the Manor of the Rectory of Great Stoughton, in the County of Huntingdon, unto Sir Baldwyn Conyers Baronet, in Exchange for an Annuity granted by him to the Vicar of Great Stoughton aforesaid, and his Successors."

Norton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real and Personal Estate of William Norton Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twenty-fourth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wall, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of John Wall the Elder, and John Wall the Younger his only Son, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Wall, for Payment of Debts; and for settling other Part of his Estate, for the Education and Maintenance of his only Son."

Gounter to use the Surname of Nicoll, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Nicoll, alias Gounter, Esquire, and his Issue Male, to take and use the Surname of Nicoll, pursuant to the Deed of Settlement of William Nicoll Esquire, deceased."

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

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 10o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kent.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Walpole.

PRAYERS.

Dillon versus Viscountess Mount Cashell and Magan.

The Answer of Catherine Lady Viscountess Dowager Mount-Cashell and Morgan Magan Esquire, to the Appeal of Robert Dillon Esquire and the Lady Shaen his Wife:

Dillon versus Shaens & al.

Also, the Answer of Frances, Elizabeth, and Susanna Shaen, Minors, and Thomas Magan Esquire, to the Appeal of Robert Dillon Esquire and the Lady Shaen his Wife:

Anne Kerrich & al. versus Bransby.

Likewise, the Answer of William, James, George, Elizabeth, Margaret, and Brandesby Bransby, Infants, by Bridget Bransby Widow, their Mother-in-Law and next Friend, to the Appeal of Anne Kerrich Widow, Giles Bladwell and Elizabeth his Wife:

J. Kerrich versus Bransby.

As also, the Answer of the said Thomas, William, James, George, Elizabeth, Margaret, and Brandesby Bransby, Infants, by the said Bridget Bransby, to the Appeal of John Kerrich;

Were this Day brought in.

Stratton & al. versus Payne.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Nathaniel Stratton Esquire and Mary his Wife and others are Appellants, and Anne Payne Spinster is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till Monday next; and the other Causes removed One Cause-day in Course.

Southcott's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manors of Albury and Chaldon, and other Lands in the County of Surrey, Part of the Estate of John Southcott Esquire, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling the Capital Messuage of Witham-Place, and other Lands, in the County of Essex, and of the same Value, Part of the Estate of Sir Edward Southcott Knight, Father of the said John Southcott, to the like Uses."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Devon, Præses.
Ds. Trevor, C.P.S.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Kent.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Walpole.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the Twenty-eighth Day of this Instant March, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Sir R. Everard's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Kingdom of Ireland, the Estate of Sir Redmond Everard Baronet, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Money to discharge Incumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Cary and How's Petition referred to Sir R. Everard's Committee.

Upon reading the Petition of Nicholas Cary and Thomas How, Bond Creditors of Sir Redmond Everard Baronet; praying, "That a Clause may be added to the beforementioned Bill, for raising Money sufficient to pay the Petitioners Debts; they being Tradesmen, and long kept out of their Money, and are now in Want thereof:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Turnour's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the Manors of Great Hallingbury and Little Hallingbury, Wallbury, and Monkbury, and the Forest or Chace in the Parish, of Hatfield, in the County of Essex; and also the Manor or Lordship of Bluntshall, in the County of Suffolk, and the Manor or Lordship of Winterton, in the County of Norfolk, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of the Debts to which the same are subject, by virtue of the Will of Sir Edward Turnour Knight, deceased; and for laying out the Surplus of the Money, if any, arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of Lands, to be settled to the Uses mentioned in the Will of the said Sir Edward Turnour."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Report on E. Nottingham's Petition, that the E. of Winchilsea has Privilege.

The Lord Delawarr reported from the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom the Petition of Daniel Earl of Nottingham, in relation to the Earl of Winchilsea's Claim of Privilege, was referred: "That they had considered the said Petition, and heard Counsel for the Earl of Winchilsea, upon some Objections made in the Committee; and are of Opinion, that the said Earl of Winchilsea has Privilege in this Case."

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

Archbp. of Cashell & al. against His Majesty's Serjeant at Law.

The House being moved, "That the Cause wherein His Majesty's Attorney General, at the Relation of William Lord Archbishop of Cashell in the Kingdom of Ireland, and others, are Appellants, and His Majesty's Serjeant at Law is Respondent, may be heard on Wednesday the Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant March, when the Two other Causes in relation to the Interest of the Suitors Money in Chancery stand for an Hearing:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the said Twentyninth Instant, as desired; and that the said Causes do stand peremptorily for an Hearing on that Day.

Governors of Q. Anne's Bounty, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Sums of Money, given for Charitable Uses, in the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Bishop of Ely, and the Dean of Canterbury; and to empower them to place the same with the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, in order to augment several poor Livings in the Dioceses of, Canterbury and Ely," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and gone through the same, and made several Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Papers proved in several Causes.

The House was informed, "That a Person attended at the Door, in order to deliver in Copies of Papers and Proceedings in several Causes, on the Behalf of the Respondents."

And thereupon Mr. Michael Jones being called in, and sworn; he delivered in, at the Bar, the Papers and Proceedings in the Causes following; (videlicet,)

Wherein Humphrey Skerret Gentleman is Appellant, and John Nisbet and others are Respondents:

Also, wherein Robert Dillon Esquire and the Lady Shaen his Wife are Appellants in Two Appeals, and Viscountess Dowager Mount-Cashell, Morgan Magan Esquire, and Frances Shaen, and others, by their Guardian, are Respondents:

And wherein Nicholas White Gentleman is Appellant, and Lewis Jones Respondent:

And attested, "The same were true Copies; he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he withdrew.

Dunne, Leave, for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Daniel Dunne Esquire and Edward Dunne, only Brother of the said Daniel, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Daniel Dunne Esquire, by Sale or Mortgage of Part of his Estate, to raise Money, to pay off and discharge the Portions of his Brothers and Sister, and a Mortgage of One Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy-seven Pounds affecting the same."

Sainthill, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Edward Sainthill Esquire, and Edward Sainthill Esquire his Son and Frances his Wife, was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling certain Lands and Tenements of Edward Sainthill the Elder, Esquire, therein mentioned, pursuant to an Agreement made on the Marriage of Edward Sainthill his Son with Frances, the Daughter of Sir Walter Yonge Baronet."

Duplessis' Nat. Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Louis Aubert Duplessis," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and gone through the same; and directed him to report the Bill to the House, without any Amendment."

Then the said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Guillemau's Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Lewis Guillemau."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to them.

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

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

Najack peremptorily to answer Winckworth's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That Mark Anthony Najack Esquire, who, by Order of this House of the First of February last, was required to put in his Answer to the Appeal of John Winckworth Esquire on or before the Eighth Instant, has neglected so to do, though duly served with the said Order for that Purpose."

And thereupon Mr. Michael Jones being called in, and examined, upon Oath, touching the said Service;

And being withdrawn:

It is Ordered, That the said Respondent do peremptorily put in his Answer to the said Appeal in a Week.

E. Anglesea versus Ram:

The House was informed, "That a Person attended, on the Behalf of Abel Ram Esquire, Respondent to the Appeal of Arthur Earl of Anglesey, with several Papers and Proceedings."

Pleadings proved.

And thereupon Mr. Richard Brereton being called in, and sworn; he delivered in, at the Bar, the said Papers and Proceedings; and attested, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he withdrew.

Wall's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Wall, for Payment of Debts; and for settling other Part of his Estate for the Education and Maintenance of his only Son."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Twenty-fifth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Conyers's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Conveyance of the Manor of the Rectory of Great Stoughton, in the County of Huntingdon, unto Sir Baldwyn Conyers Baronet, in Exchange for an Annuity granted by him to the Vicar of Great Stoughton aforesaid, and his Successors."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday the Twenty-fifth Day of this Instant March, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

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

Die Mercurii, 14o Junii, 1727, hitherto examined by us,

Jo. Carliol.
Jo. Norwich.
De Lawarr.

Footnotes

1 Origin. Viscount.