House of Lords Journal Volume 26
March 1745, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: March 1745, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 452-463. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114207 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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March 1745, 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 11o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Home.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

County Elections, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the same be read a Second Time on Friday next; and that it be in the mean Time printed.

Beverley Beck cleansing, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually cleansing, deepening, widening, and preserving, a Creek called Beverley Beck, running into the River Hull; and for more effectually repairing the Staiths near the said Beck, and the Roads leading from the said River to the Town of Beverley; and for cleansing the Streets of the said Town; and for regulating the Carriages to and from the said Beck and the River Hull."

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. Allen:

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

Churcher's Charity at Petersfield, regulating, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and making more effectual a certain Charity, given by the Will of Richard Churcher Merchant, deceased, for the Benefit of the Town and Borough of Petersfield, in the County of Southampton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Speenham Land Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways from Speenham Land, adjoining to Newbury, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Recruiting Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual recruiting His Majesty's Regiments of Foot, serving in Flanders, Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Plantations, and the Regiments of Marines;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were severally read the First Time.

Ld. Archibald Hamilton to amend his Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton; praying, "In regard he is advised it is necessary to make Mary Hamilton, Sister to the Earl of Selkirk, a Respondent to the Petitioner's Appeal; that he may have Liberty to amend the same for that Purpose; and that she forthwith put in her Answer thereto:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to make the said Mary Hamilton a Respondent; and that she put in her Answer thereunto, as desired.

E. Cassillis to leave out an Interlocutor.

A Petition of John Earl of Cassillis and his Countess, was read; praying, "In regard the Date of One of the Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, mentioned in the Petitioners Appeal, to which the Lord Archibald Hamilton is Respondent, was inserted by Mistake, that the same may be left out."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to amend their said Appeal, by leaving out the Date of the Interlocutor accordingly.

Sir R. Sutton, & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath, and Alethcia Saville Widow; 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 rectifying a Mistake in a Settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath; and also in an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for Sale of the settled Estate of the said Sir Robert Sutton, in the County of Nottingham, for discharging Encumbrances."

Additional Duties upon Wines, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Duties upon all Wines imported into Great Britain; and for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Annuities and a Lottery, in Manner therein mentioned, to be charged on the said additional Duties."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick 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."

Persons neglecting to take the Oaths, to indemnify, Bill.

The like Proceeding was had, on the Bill, intituled, An Act to indemnify Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments within the Time limited by Law; and for allowing further Time for that Purpose."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 12o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Wigor.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Ker.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Berkley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Fowke against Count Dowager of Roscommon.

The Answer of Angel Countess Dowager of Roscommon, to the Appeal of Thomas Fowke Esquire, was brought in.

D Beaufort takes his Seat.

Charles Noel Duke of Beaufort sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Brother Henry Duke of Beaufort; having, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Ordered, That the Duke of Beaufort, Duke of Portland, Earl Cholmondeley, and the Lord Bishop of Worcester, be added to all Committees at present appointed.

Recruiting Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual recruiting His Majesty's Regiments of Foot, serving in Flanders, Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Plantations, and the Regiments of Marines."

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

Robinson's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for Sale of the Estates late of William Robinson Esquire and Dame Dorothy Jeffries, in Wales and Shropshire, for Payment of their respective Debts and Encumbrances," 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.

Jullian & al. Leave for a Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Peter Bartholomew Jullian, and of John Jullian Guardian of Peter Sapte and Thomas Sapte, under the Age of One and Twenty Years; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for naturalizing the said Peter Bartholomew Jullian and the said Infants:

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

Accordingly, the Earl of Warwick presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bartholomew Jullian, Peter Sapte, and Thomas Sapte."

And the same was read the First Time.

Wright's Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Lands in the County of Wilts, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Robert Wright Clerk, in Trustees, to sell the same, for raising Money, to purchase an entire Farm in the County of Suffolk, to be settled to the Uses of the same Settlement," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; 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.

Gould's Bill.

His Lordship also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering Edward Gould and William Gould Esquires to make Jointures, upon their respective Marriages, out of the Estate devised to them by the Will of Sir Edward Gould Knight, deceased," was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Speenham Land Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act made in the 12th Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways from Speenham Land, adjoining to Newberry, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts."

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

L. President.
D. Beaufort.
D. Argyll.
D. Portland.
E. Pembroke.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Harborough.
E. Ker.
E. Effingham.
E. Bath.
Viscount Torrington.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Bath. & Wells.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Foley.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.

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

Churcher's Charity at Petersfield, regulating, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating and making more effectual a certain Charity, given by the Will of Richard Churcher Merchant, deceased, for the Benefit of the Town and Borough of Petersfield, in the County of Southampton."

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.

Sir R. Sutton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a Settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath; and also in an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for Sale of the settled Estate of the said Sir Robert Sutton, in the County of Nottingham, for discharging Encumbrances."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 27th Instant; and to adjourn as they please.

Countess Dowager of Roscommon against Fowke; et è contra.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Angel Countess Dowager of Roscommon is Appellant, and Thomas Fowke Esquire Respondent, et è contra:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the First Day of April next.

Persons neglecting to take the Oaths, to indemnify, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments within the Time limited by Law; and for allowing further Time for that Purpose."

Then a Proviso, by Way of Rider, was offered to be added thereunto, at the End thereof.

And the same, being (fn. 1) read Thrice by the Clerk, was agreed to, and is as follows; (videlicet,)

"Provided always, That this Act, or any Thing therein contained, shall not extend, or be construed to extend, to restore or entitle any Person or Persons to any Office or Employment, Benefice, Matter, or Thing what soever, already actually avoided by Judgement of any of His Majesty's Courts of Record, or already filled up or enjoyed by another Person; but that such Office, Employment, Matter, or Thing, so avoided, or filled up and enjoyed, as aforesaid, shall be and remain in and to the Person or Persons who is or are now entitled to the same, as if this Act had never been made."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Boroughs and Mr. Edwards:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, with One Amendment, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Additional Duties upon Wines, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Duties upon all Wines imported into Great Britain; and for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Annuities and a Lottery, in Manner therein mentioned, to be charged on the said additional Duties."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Stuart to enter into Recognizance for Cook & al.

The House being moved, "That John Stuart Esquire may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James Cook and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House; they being in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Stuart may enter into a Recognizance for the Appellants, as desired.

Mathew's Divorce, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dissolving the Marriage of Daniel Mathew Esquire with Penelope Smith his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on this Day Fortnight.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 13o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

L. Archibald Hamilton against E. of Selkirk & al.

The several Answer of Mary Hamilton, only Daughter of Basil Hamilton Esquire, deceased, the only Son of Lord Basil Hamilton, also deceased, to the Appeal of Lord Archibald Hamilton, was brought in.

Sir Philip Boteler's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments, Part of the settled Estate of Sir Philip Boteler Baronet, in the several Counties of Bedford and Kent, in the said Sir Philip Boteler and his Heirs; and for settling other Estates, in the several Counties of Kent and Hereford, of greater, Value, to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereunto."

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

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

Message from H. C. to return Sir J. Peachy's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for exchanging divers Lands and Hereditaments in Hantshire, belonging to Sir John Peachy Baronet, for other Lands and Hereditaments in Sussex, belonging to Thomas Knight Esquire; and for settling the several Estates so taken in Exchange to the Uses limited of the Estates given in Exchange for the same respectively;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

E. Cholmondeley and Vis. Torrington's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Earl Cholmondeley and Pattee Viscount Torrington to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Mrs. Penton's, &c. Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Dorothy Penton, Wife of Henry Penton Esquire; and for qualifying and enabling her to hold and enjoy a Rent Charge, limited to her upon her Marriage, in the Name of her Jointure;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Sir C. Gresham's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Sir Marmaduke Gresham Baronet, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and a Legacy of Three Thousand Pounds affecting the same," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; 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.

Myddleton's Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising Money out of the Estate entailed by the Will of Sir William Myddleton Baronet, for purchasing an Estate lying near Chirk-Castle, in the County of Denbigh, to be settled to the Uses of the same Will," was committed.

And the same Order was made.

Motion to dispense with the Standing Order on Parry's Bill.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in One Place, and buying Lands in another, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the settled and unsettled Estates of William Parry Esquire in Trust, to be sold; and to purchase another Estate, of equal Value with the settled Estate, to the same Uses as the settled Estate was limited to, and to discharge Encumbrances, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, may proceed thereon, notwithstanding no Agreement is yet made for the Purchase of other Lands, in which the Money that may arise from the said Sale is to be invested:"

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Friday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Churcher's Charity at Petersfield, regulating, Bill.

The Lord Sands reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for re gulating and making more effectual a certain Charity, given by the Will of Richard Churcher Merchant, deceased, for the Benefit of the Town and Borough of Petersfield, in the County of Southampton," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Speenham Land Road, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways from Speenham Land, adjoining to Newberry, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts," was committed.

Gould's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for empowering Edward Gould and William Gould Esquires to make Jointures, upon their respective Marriages, out of the Estate devised to them by the Will of Sir Edward Gould Knight, deceased."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wright's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting an undivided Moiety of certain Lands in the County of Wilts, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Robert Wright Clerk, in Trustees, to sell the same, for raising Money, to purchase an entire Farm in the County of Suffolk, to be settled to the Uses of the same Settlement."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Robinson's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estates late of William Robinson Esquire and Dame Dorothy Jeffries, in Wales and Shropshire, for Payment of their respective Debts and Encumbrances."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

To carry down the Three last mentioned Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Jullian's Nat. Bill.

Peter Bartholomew Jullian took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bartholomew Jullian, Peter Sapte, and Thomas Sapte."

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

L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Beaufort.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
E. Warwick.
E. Westmorland.
E. Berks.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Aylesbury.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Jersey.
E. Granville.
E. Harborough.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwalter.
E. Malton.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Cadogan.
L. Ducie.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Ilchester.
L. Sandys.
L. Herbert.

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

Recruiting Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more speedy and effectual recruiting His Majesty's Regiments of Foot, serving in Flanders, Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Plantations, and the Regiments of Marines."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick 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."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 15o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Malton.
Comes Portsmouth.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. to return the Bill, to indemnify Persons neglecting to take the Oaths;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify the Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments within the Time limited by Law; and for allowing further Time for that Purpose;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

and Cramer & 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 Mark Cramer and Samuel Mestrezat;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Sir Philip Boteler's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments, Part of the settled Estate of Sir Philip Boteler Baronet, in the several Counties of Bedford and Kent, in the said Sir Philip Boteler and his Heirs; and for settling other Estates, in the several Counties of Kent and Hereford, of greater Value, to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Myddleton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Money, out of the Estate entailed by the Will of Sir William Myddleton Baronet, for purchasing an Estate lying near Chirk-Castle, in the County of Denbigh, to be settled to the Uses of the same Will."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir Charles Gresham's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Sir Marmaduke Gresham Baronet, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts, and a Legacy of Three Thousand Pounds affecting the same."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

To carry down the Three last mentioned Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Jullian & al. Nat. Bill.

The Duke of Portland reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bartholomew Jullian, Peter Sapte, and Thomas Sapte," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Bassett's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering Trustees to secure and dispose of certain Effects, mentioned in the Will of Nicholas Hooper Esquire, deceased, for the Benefit of the Children of John Bassett Esquire, to whom they are bequeathed," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto."

Which were read by the Clerk.

And the same being read a Second Time, some of them were agreed to, and others disagreed with.

And an Amendment was made, by the House, in the last Clause of the said Bill.

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

Churcher's Charity at Petersfield, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating and making more effectual a certain Charity, given by the Will of Richard Churcher Merchant, deceased, for the Benefit of the Town and Borough of Petersfield, in the County of Southampton."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Speenham Land Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers, granted by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways from Speenham Land, adjoining to Newberry, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Recruiting, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual recruiting His Majesty's Regiments of Foot, serving in Flanders, Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Plantations, and the Regiments of Marines."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Three last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Parry's Bill; Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, in relation to Bills to sell Lands in one Place, and buy Lands in another, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the settled and unsettled Estates of William Parry Esquire in Trust, to be sold; and to purchase another Estate, of equal Value with the settled Estate, to the same Uses as the settled Estate was limited to; and to discharge Encumbrances, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not yet any Agreement made for the Purchase of other Lands, as is directed by the said Standing Order:

Which being also read:

Ordered, That the same be dispensed with, in this Case.

County Elections, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England."

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

Benson & al. against Capt. Vernon:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Keighran attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein William Benson Esquire and Stephen Whatley Gentleman are Appellants, and Captain John Vernon is Respondent:"

Pleadings proved.

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

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 18o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Malton.
Comes Bath.
Comes Portsmouth.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Bassett's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering Trustees to secure and dispose of certain Effects, mentioned in the Will of Nicholas Hooper Esquire, deceased, for the Benefit of the Children of John Bassett Esquire, to whom they are bequeathed."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Jullian et. al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Batholomew Jullian, Peter Sapte, and Thomas Sapte."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Elde and Mr. Sawyer:

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

Parry's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest the settled and unsettled Estates of William Parry Esquire, in Trust, to be sold; and to purchase another Estate, of equal Value with the settled Estate, to the same Uses as the settled Estate was limited to, and to discharge Encumbrances, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; 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.

Keck at al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Anthony Keck Esquire and others; 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 charging, selling, and applying, Part of the settled Estate of Anthony Keck Esquire, for raising Money, towards the Purchase of the Manors of Dalby and Broughton, in the County of Leicester, contracted for, pursuant to the Will of Anthony Keck his Grandfather; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Luscombe et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Alexander Luscombe and others; 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 Part of the Estate late of Richard Luscombe Esquire, deceased, in the County of Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts and Legacies."

Sir Francis Skipwith's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Francis Skipwith Baronet and Dame Ursula his Wife, for themselves, and on the Behalf of their Infant Children; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of Part of certain settled Estates, as an Augmentation to the Fund mentioned in a former Petition, presented to this House the 5th Day of February last; and to apply the Monies thereby arising, for satisfying the Petitioner's Debts; and, as an additional Equivalent to his Issue Male, to divest himself of certain Powers reserved to him by his Marriage Settlement:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Fortescue Aland, to whom the said former Petition stands referred.

E. and Count. of Cassillis and Count. of Ruglen and her Son against Ld. Archibald Hamilton.

Counsel (according to Order) were called in to be heard, in the Causes wherein the Earl and Countess of Cassillis are Appellants, and Anne Countess of Ruglen and others Respondents; and wherein Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton, is Appellant, and the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis and others are Respondents; and wherein the said Anne Countess of Ruglen and William Earl of March her Son, an Infant, by the said Anne his Curator, are Appellants, and the said Lord Archibald Hamilton and others Respondents; complaining of Proceedings of the Court of Session in Scotland.

And the Counsel for the Appellants the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis having been fully heard, and some Proceedings on their Part read:

The Counsel were all directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of these Causes be adjourned till To-morrow.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 19o Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Fredericus Princeps Walliæ.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Stair.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Wood against Wilson.

The Answer of Janet Wilson, Daughter of James Wilson in Waird, to the Appeal of George Wood in Garpell, was brought in.

Parry's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest the settled and unsettled Estates of William Parry Esquire in Trust, to be sold; and to purchase another Estate, of equal Value with the settled Estate, to the same Uses as the settled Estate was limited to, and to discharge Encumbrances; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Elde and Mr. Sawyer:

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

Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Morin's Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Anthony Benjamin Morin;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Birmingham to the End of Stone Bridge Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham, in the County of Warwick (through Elmdon), to a Lane leading to the End of Stone Bridge, in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Keck's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for charging, selling, and applying, Part of the settled Estate of Anthony Keck Esquire, for raising Money, towards the Purchase of the Manors of Dalby and Broughton, in the County of Leicester, contracted for pursuant to the Will of Anthony Keck his Grandfather; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

L. Privy Seal.
D. Beaufort.
D. Bedford.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
M. Lothian.
E. Suffolk.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Loudoun.
E. Stair.
E. Oxford.
E. Harborough.
E. Graham.
E. Malton.
Vis. St. John.
L. Abp. Cant.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Wigorn.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Brooke.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Berkeley.
L. Foley.
L. Onslow.
L. Cadogan.
L. Ducie.
L. Hobart.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.
L. Herbert.

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

Luscombe's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate late of Richard Luscombe Esquire, deceased, in the County of Devon, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts and Legacies."

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.

Ouchterlony against Hunter et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein George Ouchterlony of London Merchant is Appellant, and Archibald Hunter 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.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

The 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 and the Duke of Cumberland, in their Robes, sitting in their respective Places; 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, that they attend Him immediately, in this House."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

He, after a short Introduction in relation to the Money Bills to be passed, delivered the same to the Clerk, who brought them to the Table; where the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of those and the other Bills ready for the Royal Assent, as follow; (videlicet,)

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for granting and continuing the Duties upon Salt, and Red and White Herrings, for the further Term of Six Years; and for declaring, that the Duties on Salt, which arise and are payable in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, shall be subject to the same Charges thereon, as the same Duties were liable to by the Act of the Fifth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First."

"2. An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Duties upon all Wines imported into Great Britain; and for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Annuities and a Lottery, in Manner therein mentioned, to be charged on the said additional Duties."

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

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

"3. An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."

"4. An Act for the speedy and effectual recruiting of His Majesty's Regiments of Foot, serving in Flanders, Minorca, Gibraltar, and the Plantations, and the Regiments of Marines."

"5. An Act to indemnify Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments within the Time limited by Law; and for allowing further Time for that Purpose."

"6. An Act for repairing the High Road leading from Boroughbridge, in the County of York, through North-Allerton, in the same County, to Croft Bridge, on the River Tees, and from thence through Darlington, in the County of Durham, to the City of Durham."

"7. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by several Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Highways between Shepherds Shord and The Devizes, and the Top of Ashlington Hill and RowdFord, in the County of Wilts."

"8. An Act for repairing the Road leading from a Gate, commonly called Sacred Gate, on the South East Side of the Town of Hedon, in the East Riding of the County of York, through the said Town, to Hull North Bridge."

"9. An Act for continuing and enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for repairing the Highways from Speenham Land, adjoining to Newbury, in the County of Berks, to Marlborough, in the County of Wilts."

"10. An Act for more effectually cleansing, deepening, widening, and preserving, a Creek, called Beverley Beck, running into the River Hull; and for more effectually repairing the Staiths near the said Beck, and the Roads leading from the said River to the Town of Beverley; and for cleansing the Streets of the said Town; and for regulating the Carriages to and from the said Beck and the River Hull."

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

"Le Roy le veult."

"11. An Act to enable George Vanden Bempde Marquis of Annandale to use the Surname and Arms of Vanden Bempde, pursuant to the Will of John Vanden Bempde Esquire, deceased."

"12. An Act to enable George Earl Cholmondeley and Pattee Viscount Torrington to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

"13. An Act for exchanging divers Lands and Hereditaments in Hantshire, belonging to Sir John Peachy Baronet, for other Lands and Hereditaments in Sussex, belonging to Thomas Knight Esquire; and for settling the several Estates so taken in Exchange, to the Uses limited of the Estates given in Exchange for the same respectively."

"14. An Act for naturalizing Dorothy Penton, Wise of Henry Penton Esquire; and for qualifying and enabling her to hold and enjoy a Rent-charge, limited to her upon her Marriage, in the Name of her Jointure."

"15. An Act for confirming to William Beauchamp Esquire and his Heirs the Surname of Proctor, according to the Direction of the last Will and Testament of George Proctor Esquire, deceased."

"16. An Act for uniting the Vicarage of Fincham Saint Martin's, to the Rectory of Fincham Saint Michael's, in the County of Norfolk; and for settling the Right of Presentation to the same."

"17. An Act for regulating and making more effectual a certain Charity, given by the Will of Richard Churcher Merchant, deceased, for the Benefit of the Town and Borough of Petersfield, in the County of Southampton."

"18. An Act for naturalizing Mark Cramer, Samuel Mestrezat, and others."

"19. An Act for naturalizing Anthony Benjamin Morin."

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.

E. and Count of Cassillis and Ld. Archibald Hamilton, and Count. of Ruglen and her Son.

Counsel (according to Order) were called in, to be further heard, in the Causes upon the several Appeals of the Earl and Countess of Cassillis, of Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton, and of the Countess of Ruglen, and Earl of March her Infant Son.

And the Counsel for Lord Archibald Hamilton having been fully heard;

As also the First Counsel for the Earl and Countess of Cassillis, by Way of Reply:

The Counsel were all directed to withdraw.

Judgement on the E. and Count. of Cassillis's Appeal.

Ordered and Adjudged, That the Interlocutors complained of in the Appeal of the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis be, and the same are hereby, affirmed: And it appearing, that the Question touching disburthening the Estate of Riccartoun of the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds and Interest, claimed by the Appellant, is now immaterial, and doth not properly come in Judgement in this Cause, it is hereby also Ordered and Adjudged, That the Interlocutor of the 12th of Novem ber 1742, pronounced thereupon, be, and the same is hereby, reversed; but without Prejudice to that Question, when the same shall properly come in Judgement in any other Case.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of these Causes be adjourned till To-morrow, and the Counsel to be called in at One o'Clock; and that the Cause which stands to be heard on that Day be put off to Monday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 20o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Menevon.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Birmingham to Stone Bridge Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham, in the County of Warwick (through Elmdon), to a Lane leading by the End of Stone Bridge, in the said County."

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

L. Privy Seal.
D. Beaufort.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Suffolk.
E. Northampton.
E. Thanet.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Jersey.
E. Loudoun.
E. Oxford.
E. Harborough.
E. Malton.
Vis. Torrington.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Brooke.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Hervey.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Hobart.
L. Monson.
L. Ilchester.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Sandys.

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

Ld. Archibald Hamilton and Count. of Ruglen and her Son.

Counsel (according to Order) were called in, to be further heard, in the Causes upon the Appeal of Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton, and the Appeal of Anne Countess of Ruglen and William Earl of March her Infant Son.

And the Counsel for the said Lord Archibald Hamilton having been fully heard:

And the First Counsel for the Respondents to his Appeal being likewise heard:

The Counsel were all directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of these Causes be adjourned till To-morrow; and the Sitting of the Committee of the whole House, on the Bill relating to the Elections of Knights of the Shire, appointed for that Day, be put off to Friday; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Deest in Originali.