House of Lords Journal Volume 26
April 1742, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: April 1742, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 94-102. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114153 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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April 1742, 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 12o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devon.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Lothian.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Home.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Wilmington.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Raymond.

PRAYERS.

Standing Order, Poor's Box, Motion for enforcing.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order, requiring Sums of Money to be paid for the Poor, by such Lords as come after Prayers, as well as those who come not at all, be now read:"

The same was read accordingly.

Then it was moved, "That the Clerk be directed to provide a Poor's Box, against the next Sitting of the House."

Which being objected to;

And there being a Cause appointed for hearing this Day:

It was proposed, "To call in the Counsel for that Purpose."

Which being likewise objected to;

The Standing Order, requiring Causes to be called in at 11 o'Clock, and nothing to intervene, was read.

After Debate;

E. Sutherland against Ross & al. Appellant Leave to amend Appeal.

The Counsel were called in accordingly, to be heard, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Earl of Sutherland, to which Alexander Ross and William Anderson are Respondents.

And the Appellant's Counsel being directed to proceed:

Those for the Respondents objected, "There were not proper Parties, in regard the Suit below was against all the Creditors upon the forfeited Estate of the late Lord Duffus; and that only the said Alexander Ross and William Anderson were, by the said Appeal, made Respondents."

And the Counsel on both Sides having been heard, touching the said Objection:

They were directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the Appellant be at Liberty to amend the said Appeal, by making such Parties Respondents as he shall be advised.

Uxbridge Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons by Sir Hugh Smithson and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Twelfth, Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways between Tyburn and Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex; and for amending the Road leading from Brent-Bridge, near Hanwell-Heath, through the Parishes of Hanwell New Brentford, and Ealing, to the great Western Road in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

St. Catherine Coleman Church rebuilding, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of Saint Catherine Coleman, in Fenchurch Street, in the City of London, to re-build the Church of the said Parish, and for making the said Act more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Radcliffe's Bill.

The Lord Clifton reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of several settled Estates of Walter Radcliffe Esquire, lying in the County of Devon; and for laying out the Monies arising from such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, in the said County of Devon, of equal Value, to be settled to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, 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.

Knightley, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Valentine Knightley Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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 certain Estates of Valentine Knightley Esquire, in the County of Northampton; and for settling another Estate, in the same County, to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof."

Harvey, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Michael Hervey, of Combe, in the County of Surrey, Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of Michael Hervey Esquire, in the County of Leicester, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale for discharging the Encumbrances affecting his Estate in the County of Surrey; and for settling that Estate in Lieu of the Leicestershire Estate, and to the same Uses."

Ingoldsby's Pet. to produce a Copy of a Will.

A Petition of Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire, was presented, and read; setting forth, "That he has an Appeal depending in this House, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery in Ireland; and, at the Hearing of the Cause in that Court, there was produced, and read, an original Will of Lieutenant General Ingoldsby, deceased, which the Petitioner cannot procure to be brought hither from the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Armagh, in Ireland, where it now remains;" and praying, "That he may be at Liberty to make Use of an attested Copy of the said Will at the Hearing in this House, instead of the said original Will."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides, attending, were called in.

And being heard, at the Bar;

They were directed to withdraw.

And Consideration having been had of what was offered by the said Agents:

The said Petition was, by Leave of the House, withdrawn.

Kircaldy Daty on Beer, Bill.

The Earl of Findlater reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, upon every Scots Pint of Ale and Beer which shall be brewed for Sale, brought into, tapped, or sold, within the Town of Kircaldy and Liberties thereof," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

Message from H. C. to return Meredith's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making Articles of Agreement, entered into by Amos Meredith Esquire and Joanna his Wife, as well in her own Behalf, as in Behalf of their Seven Children, all Infants, and by Thomas Asheton Esquire, in Behalf of his Son, an Infant, touching the Partition of the Estate of Robert Cholmondeley, late of Holford, in the County of Chester, Esquire, deceased, now remaining unsold, obligatory on the said Infants, and rendering the said Partition effectual and binding to all Parties;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Warren's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Warren Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, to make a Sluice, or Tunnel, through Part of the Glebe belonging to the Rectory of Stockport, in the County of Chester, and to use and enjoy the same, for conveying Water to Stockport Mills;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Burroughs and Mr. Sawyer, to acquaint them therewith.

Badham against Odell.

The House was informed, "That Mr. Clancy attended, in order to deliver in certain Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Bettridge Badham Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Odell Esquire and his Guardian are Respondents."

He was thereupon called in; and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings; and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Land Tax Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-two;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Respondents peremptorily to answer Ingoldsby's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That James Lenox Napper and his Wife, Frances Ingoldsby Spinster, and William Smith Esquire, have not put in their Answers to the Appeal of Thomas Ingoldsby Esquire, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Richard Brereton Gentleman, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 13o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset. Senescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Devon.
Dux Montagu.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Wilmington.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Ilchester.

PRAYERS.

Chetwynd against Fleetwood & al.

The joint and several Answers of Henry Fleetwood and William Clayton Esquires, and Edward Lane, Three of the Respondents to the Appeal of Walter Chetwynd Esquire, was brought in.

Bp. Bath & Wells takes the Oaths.

John Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Land Tax Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fortytwo."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Buck, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Dame Anne Bucke Widow, on Behalf of herself and of Sir Charles Bucke her Son, an Infant; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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 certain Estates, in the County of Hertford, heretofore mortgaged by Sir Charles Bucke Baronet, deceased, to the Trustees of Fulke Greville Esquire, during his Minority, to him and his said Trustees, discharged from the Equity of Redemption, which the Infant Son and Heir of the said Sir Charles Bucke now hath therein, and in full Satisfaction for Principal and Interest due thereon; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Standing Order, Poor's Box, read.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order, requiring Sums of Money to be paid for the Poor, by such Lords as come after Prayers, as well as those who come not at all, might be read."

And the same being read accordingly:

Roll of Orders to be read.

It was moved, "To take into Consideration the Roll of Standing Orders, on the First Monday after the Recess at Easter."

But it being insisted on, "That those Lords who came after Prayers should pay according to the abovementioned Standing Order:"

After Debate;

Ordered, That the said Roll of Standing Orders be read on the Day abovementioned; and the Lords to be summoned.

Workhouses, &c. at Kingston upon Hull, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining, amending, and making more effectual, Two Acts of Parliament; One, passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, for erecting Workhouses and Houses of Correction, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there; and the other, passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, for the more effectual Provision of the Poor in the said Town;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Uxbridge Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament; One of the First, and the other of the Twelfth, Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways between Tyburn and Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex, and for amending the Road leading from Brent Bridge, over Hanwell Heath, through the Parishes of Hanwell, New Brentford, and Ealing, to the great Western Road, in the said County."

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

Ld. Steward.
D. Beaufort.
D. Devon.
D. Mntagu.
E. Northampton.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Albemarle.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Findlater.
E. Oxford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Harborough.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwalter.
V. Hereford.
V. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Hereford.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Glocester.
L. B. Chichester.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Carteret. Sec.
L. Abergavenny.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Gower.
L. Conway.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Hobart.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Ilchester.

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

St. Catherine Coleman Church, rebuilding, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of Saint Catherine Coleman, in Fen Church Street, in the City of London, to re-build the Church of the said Parish;" and for making the said Act more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended."

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.

L. Carteret sworn.

John Lord Carteret took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament; to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

L. James Cavendish, Leave for a Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of James Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord James Cavendish; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable him to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Auditor General of the Accompts of His Majesty's Treasurers, and other His Ministers accomptable for His Majesty's Revenues, in the Kingdom of Ireland:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Bill read.

Accordingly the Earl of Cholmondeley presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord James Cavendish, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Auditor General of His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify himself for the Enjoyment of the said Office."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Kircaldy, Duty on Beer, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, upon every Scots Pint of Ale and Beer which shall be brewed for Sale, brought into, tapped, or sold, within the Town of Kircaldy, and Liberties thereof."

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. Burroughs and Mr. Sawyer:

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

Anderson against Lauder.

Whereas To-morrow is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein George Anderson Merchant in Edinburgh is Appellant, and Charles Lauder Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to the Second Day for Causes after the Recess; and the other Causes removed in Course.

Chetwynd against Fleetwood & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Walter Chetwynd Esquire is Appellant, and Henry Fleetwood Esquire and others are Respondents:"

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

Knightley's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Estates of Valentine Knightley Esquire, in the County of Northampton; and for settling another Estate, in the same County, to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof."

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

Hervey's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of Michael Hervey Esquire, in the County of Leicester, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale for discharging the Encumbrances affecting his Estate in the County of Surrey; and for settling that Estate in Lieu of the Leicestershire Estate, and to the same Uses."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee:

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

Donovan & al. peremptorily to answer.

The House was informed, "That Jeremiah Donavan and others, Respondents to the Appeal of Samuel Shirriff Gentleman, have not put in their Answers thereunto, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Abraham West of the City of Dublin Gentleman, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

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

Adjourn.

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

January 24th, 1743. Hitherto examined by us,

Bridgewater.
Shaftesbury.
N. Exon.

DIE Mercurii, 14o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Wilmington.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Raymond.

PRAYERS.

D. Argyll sworn.

John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Grace having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Uxbridge Road, Bill.

The Earl of Sandwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Twelfth, Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways between Tyburn and Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex; and for amending the Road leading from Brent Bridge, over Hanwell Heath, through the Parishes of Hanwell, New Brentford, and Ealing, to the great Western Road in the said County," was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to (fn. 1) the House, without any Amendment."

St. Catherine Coleman Church, Bill.

The same Earl made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of Saint Catherine Coleman, in Fenchurch Street, in the City of London, to re-build the Church of the said Parish;" and for making the said Act more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended," was committed.

Land Tax Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-two."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawar reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

L. James Cavendish's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable James Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord James Cavendish, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Auditor General of His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify himself for the Enjoyment of the said Office."

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

D. Beaufort.
D. Greenwich.
D. Manchester.
M. Lothian.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Findlater.
E. Ilay.
E. Fitzwalter.
E. Wilmington.
V. Hereford.
V. Lonsdale.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. B. Hereford.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Chichester.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Strange.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Gower.
L. Somerville.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Raymond.

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

Tuite's Water Engine, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting, for a certain Term therein mentioned, in John Tuite, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, the fole Property of a Water Engine, by him invented;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Workhouses, &c. at Kingston upon Hull, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining, amending, and making more effectual, Two Acts of Parliament; One, passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, for erecting Workhouses, and Houses of Correction, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there; and the other, passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, for the more effectual Provision of the Poor in the said Town."

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.

Buck's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming certain Estates in the County of Hertford, heretofore mortgaged by Sir Charles Bucke Baronet, deceased, to the Trustees of Fulk Greville Esquire, during his Minority, to him and his said Trustees, discharged from the Equity of Redemption, which the Infant Son and Heir of the said Sir Charles Bucke now hath therein, and in full Satisfaction for Principal and Interest due thereon; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 29th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Messages from H. C. to return Ld. Hereford's Bill, concerning Tithes in Leigh;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Watkin Williams Wynne and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to establish and confirm Articles of Agreement relating to the Tithes and certain Glebe Lands within the Parish of Leigh, in the County of Worcester;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Beaufort & al. Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Daniel Beaufort, John Girardot de Chancourt, and John Cahuac," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Brooke & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Dame Bridget Brooke and Montagu Brooke Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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 prevent Sir Job Brooke Baronet, a Lunatic, from aliening or encumbering his Estate, or marrying, during his Lunacy."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 15o Aprilis.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Fredericus Princeps Walliæ.

Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cestriens.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Harrington, Præses.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Ker.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Wilmington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Carteret, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Ilchester.

PRAYERS.

Land Tax, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fortytwo."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Uxbridge Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament; One of the First, and the other of the Twelfth, Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways between Tyburn and Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex; and for amending the Road leading from Brent Bridge, over Hanwell Heath, through the Parishes of Hanwell, New Brentford, and Ealing, to the great Western Road, in the said County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

St. Catherine Coleman Church, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act, passed in the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of Saint Catherine Coleman, in Fenchurch Street, in the City of London, to re-build the Church of the said Parish;" and for making the said Act more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. to return the preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Burroughs and Mr. Sawyer:

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

Workhouses, &c. at Kingston upon Hull Bill:

The Lord Mansel reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining, amending, and making more effectual, Two Acts of Parliament; One, passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, for erecting Workhouses and Houses of Correction in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there; and the other, passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, for the more effectual Provision of the Poor in the said Town," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

The said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether the same shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And 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.

L. James Cavendish's Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord James Cavendish, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Auditor General of His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify himself for the Enjoyment of the said Office," was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Sir J. Brooke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Sir Job Brooke Baronet, a Lunatic, from aliening or encumbering his Estate, or marrying, during his Lunacy."

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

D. Leeds.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Findlater.
E. Ilay.
E. Harborough.
E. Graham.
E. Effingham.
V. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Landaff.
Ld. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Somerville.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Ilchester.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the 30th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Respondents peremptorily to answer Chetwynd's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That Thomas Beckford Esquire, William Blacknell and Barbara his Wife, have not put in their Answers to the Appeal of Walter Chetwynd Esquire, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by John Cooper and Charles Eyres King, both of Chancery Lane, in the County of Midd'x, Gentlemen, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

Ordered, That the said Thomas Beckford, William Blacknell, and his Wife, do peremptorily put in their Answer or respective Answers to the said Appeal in a Week.

Northey's Pet. referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Northey Esquire, Uncle and Guardian of William Northey an Infant, for himself, and on the Behalf of the said William Northey, and of the said William Northey; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the said William Northey, notwithstanding his Minority, to limit all or any of the Manors and Premises in the County of Wilts, in the Petition mentioned, for his Benefit, and such Wife as he shall marry, and their Issue:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas and Mr. Justice Parker; with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Order.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present:

His Majesty, being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended with His Officers of State; the Prince of Wales (in his Robes) sitting in his Place on His Majesty's Right Hand; the Lords being also in their Robes; commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, they attend Him immediately, in this House."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

He, after a short Introduction, in relation to the Land Tax Bill, delivered the same to the Clerk; who brought it to the Table; where the Title of that and the other Bills ready for the Royal Assent were read, as follow:

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-two."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

"2. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Bromsgrove to the Town of Dudley, in the County of Worcester, and from the said Town of Bromsgrove to the Town of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick," so far as the said Act relates to the repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Dudley to the Town of Bromsgrove, in the County of Worcester; and for making the same more effectual."

"3. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament; One, of the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne; and the other, of the Ninth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First; for repairing the Highways between the House commonly called The Horseshoe House, in the Parish of Stoke Goldington, in the County of Bucks, and the Town of Northampton, and the Road from The North Bridge of Newport Pagnel, in the County of Bucks, to The Horseshoe House."

"4. An Act for continuing and making more effectual an Act made in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing the Road from Wendover, to the Town of Buckingham, in the County of Bucks; and for building a Bridge at Padbury, and making it a County Bridge."

"5. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Twelfth, Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways between Tyburn and Uxbridge, in the County of Middlesex; and for amending the Road leading from Brent Bridge, over Hanwell Heath, through the Parishes of Hanwell, New Brentford, and Ealing, to the great Western Road, in the said County."

"6. An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of Saint Catherine Coleman, in Fenchurch Street, in the City of London, to re-build the Church of the said Parish;" and for making the said Act more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended."

"7. An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, upon every Scots Pint of Ale and Beer, which shall be brewed for Sale, brought into, tapped, or sold, within the Town of Kircaldy, and Liberties thereof."

"8. An Act for explaining, amending, and making more effectual, Two Acts of Parliament; One, passed in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, for erecting Workhouses, and Houses of Correction, in the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for the Employment and Maintenance of the Poor there; and the other, passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, for the more effectual Provision of the Poor in the said Town."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was severally pronounced, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy le veult."

"9. An Act for the more effectually carrying into Execution certain Articles of Agreement, made before, and in Consideration, of the Marriage of the Honourable Philip Yorke Esquire, with the most Honourable Jemima Marchioness Grey; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"10. An Act to enable George Warren Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, to make a Sluice, or Tunnel, through Part of the Glebe belonging to the Rectory of Stockport, in the County of Chester; and to use and enjoy the same, for conveying Water to Stockport Mills."

"11. An Act for making Articles of Agreement, entered into by Amos Meredith Esquire and Johanna his Wife, as well in her own Behalf as in Behalf of their Seven Children, all Infants, and by Thomas Asheton Esquire, in Behalf of his Son, an Infant, touching the Partition of the Estate of Robert Cholmondeley, late of Holford, in the County of Chester, Esquire, deceased, now remaining unsold, obligatory on the said Infants; and rendering the said Partition effectual and binding to all Parties."

"12. An Act to establish and confirm Articles of Agreement, relating to the Tithes and certain Glebe Lands, within the Parish of Leigh, in the County of Worcester."

"13. An Act to enable Percy Wyndham Esquire, and other the Devisees of Henry Earl of Thomond and Viscount Tadcaster, deceased, to take and use the Surname of Obrien, pursuant to the Will of the said Earl of Thomond and Viscount Tadcaster."

"14. An Act for enabling William Morden Esquire and his Heirs Male to take and use the Surname and Arms of Harbord, pursuant to the Desire of Harbord Harbord Esquire, deceased."

"15. An Act for exemplisying the last Will of Arthur late Earl of Anglesey, and for making the same Evidence in all Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland."

"16. An Act for naturalizing Daniel Beaufort, John Girardot de Chancourt, and John Cahuac."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was severally, pronounced, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire; and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Cambridge Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Powers granted by Three several Acts of Parliament; One, for repairing the Road from Stump Cross, to Newmarket Heath, and the Town of Cambridge; another, for repairing the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge; and the Third, for explaining, amending, and rendering more effectual, the said Two former Acts; and for enlarging the Terms granted by the said Two former Acts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ledbury, &c. Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the several Roads leading from the Town of Ledbury, in the County of Hereford, to the several Places therein mentioned; and for making the said Act more effectual;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir. W. Pole's Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Trustees named in the Will of Sir William Pole Baronet, deceased, to make Leases of Part of his Estate, during the Minority of his Son Sir John Pole;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were all read the First Time.

Ordered, That a Copy of the last mentioned Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, be referred to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench and the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas; with the usual Directions, according to the Standing Order.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Deest in Originali.