House of Lords Journal Volume 27
March 1749, 11-20

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March 1749, 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 13o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Bath. & Wells.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus Asaphen.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March Rockingham.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret
Comes Effingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Maynard.
Ds Ward.
Ds Cornwallis
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Romney
Ds. Ducie.
Ds Sandys.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

His Majesty's Answer to the Address for Articles of War.

The Earl Fitzwalter reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had (pursuant to the Order of this House of Friday last) presented to His Majesty their Lordships Address, for the Articles of War intended to be established for the Year ensuing, and that His Majesty had given Orders accordingly."

Articles of War delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr Lloyd, from the War-office, attended"

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to the said Address,

"Rules and Articles for the better Government of His Majesty's Horse and Foot Guards, and all other His Forces, in Great Britain and Ireland, Dominions beyond the Seas, and Foreign Parts, with a Paper of Alterations therein."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

And the Title of the said Articles being read.

Ordered, That the same do lie on the Table, and be forthwith printed.

Leominster Road, Bill.

The Earl of Oxford reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, leading into the Town of Leominster, in the County of Hereford, and for making the said Act more effectual," 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."

Mardstone Road, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Ninth, Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and enlarging the Road leading from the House called The Sign of the Bells, in the Parish of Saint Margaret in Rochester, to Maidstone, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Kent, and for rendering the same more effectual," was committed.

Stamford Road, Bill.

The same Earl made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for effectually amending and repairing the Road leading from Wansford Bridge, in the County of Northampton, to the Town of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln," was committed.

Renner's Nat Bill.

His Lordship also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing George William Renner," was committed That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, as also the Petition to them referred, and had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

D Hamilton & al against E Haddington & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Duke of Hamilton and Brandon, Susanna Countess of Cassillis and John Earl of Cassillis her Husband, Dunbar Earl of Selkirk, William Earl of March and Ruglen, Alexander Hamilton of Pancailland Esquire, and Anthony Sawyer Esquire, Deputy Paymaster of His Majesty's Forces in North Britain, complaining of certain Interlocutors, as well of the Lord Ordinary as Lords of Session in Scotland, or Parts thereof, the last dated the 22d of February 1748/9, made on the Behalf of Thomas Earl of Haddingtoun, George Lockhart of Carnwath, John Pringle, Sir George Stewart, Sir James Hall, Elizabeth Adamson, Isobell, Katherine, Veronica, and Agnes Callendar, and praying, "That the same may be reversed, altered, or varied, and that the Appellants may have such Relief as to this House shall seem meet"

It is Ordered, That the said Thomas Earl of Haddington and the several Parties last named may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 10th Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on the Agent, Solicitor, or Procurators, who appeared for the said Respondents, or any of them, be deemed good Service.

E Peterborow, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Earl of Peterborow, 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 enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the other Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands, in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon, and other Purposes therein mentioned"

Williams of Stoke, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Richard Williams, of Stoke next Nayland in the County of Suffolk, 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 selling the Manors, Advowson, Rectory, Woods, Lands, and Hereditaments, devised by the Will of Sir John Williams Knight, deceased, for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof"

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 14o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bangor
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Home.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford
Comes Strafford
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds Romney.
Ds Ducie.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.

PRAYERS.

Bishop of Landaff sworn.

Edward Lord Bishop of Landaff took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Lands in Betlow assessing, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Duplin and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming an Order and Rule of the Court of Common Pleas, for assessing certain Lands and Tenements, in the Manor of Betlow, to the Parochial Rates and Levies of and in the Parish of Tring, in the County of Hertford," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Dr Cotton's Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Nathaniel Cotton Doctor in Physic, lying in the County of Hertford, in Trustees, in Trust, to sell the same, and to lay out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage 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 directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Levinz's Bill.

The same Lord reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Estate of William Levinz Esquire, in Bilby, Ranby, and Stirrop, in the County of Nottingham, from a Yearly Payment of Thirty Pounds, given by Sir Creswell Levinz Knight, for Charitable Uses, and for charging the same on his Estate at Grove, in the same County," 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.

Auriol, Leave for a Nat Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Peter Auriol, praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for his Naturalization.

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

Bill read.

Accordingly the Lord Bishop of St. Asaph presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Auriol."

And the same was read the First Time.

Maidstone Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Ninth, Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and enlarging the Road leading from the House called The Sign of the Bells, in the Parish of St. Margaret in Rochester, to Maidstone, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Kent, and for rendering the same more effectual."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Leominster Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads there in mentioned, leading into the Town of Leominster, in the County of Hereford; and for making the said Act more effectual."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Stamford Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for effectually amending and repairing the Road leading from Wansford Bridge, in the County of Northampton, to the Town of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Bennett and Mr. Allen

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

Viscount Vane & al Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of William Lord Viscount Vane 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 raising Money upon the settled Estate of William Lord Viscount Vane, for the Payment of his Debts."

Renner's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing George William Renner."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Williams of Stoke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for selling the Manors, Advowson, Rectory, Woods, Lands, and Hereditaments, devised by the Will of Sir John Williams Knight, deceased, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof."

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

L. President.
D. Bedford.
D. Leeds.
D. Newcastle.
M. Rockingham.
E. Lincoln.
E. Northampton.
E. Stamford.
E. Carlisle.
E Shaftesbury.
E. Home.
E Oxford.
E Harborough.
E Macclesfield.
E Pomfret.
E. Bath
E. Fitzwilliam.
Vis. Fauconberg.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Worcester.
L B. Lincoln.
L B. St. Davids.
L. B. St Asaph.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Romney.
L. Ducie.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the Second Day after the approaching Recess, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

E Peterborow's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the other Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands, in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

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

Fitzroy to take the Name of Scudamore, Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable and oblige Charles Fitz Roy Esquire and Frances his Wife, and the Issue of her Body, to take and use the additional Surname, and bear the Arms, of Scudamore," stands committed, be revived, and meet To-morrow.

Countess Kildare & al against Burton & al:

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, in order to deliver in some Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Mary Countess of Kildare and others are Appellants, and Robert Burton and others Respondents."

Pleadings proved.

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, attested Copies of the said Proceedings, and acquainted the House upon Oath, "That he had examined them with the Originals in the proper Office, and saw the same so attested by the Register of the Court of Chancery in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 15o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Fredericus Princeps Walliæ.

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus Glocestr.
Epus Oxon.
Epus Wigorn.
Epus Eliens.
Epus Bristol.
Epus Cicestriens
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Carliol
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Landavens.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Beaufort
Dux Bedford.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos.
March Rockingham.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Gainsborough.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Uxbridge
Comes Tarkerville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwalter
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Bath
Comes Portsmouth.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend
Viscount Lonsaale
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Leinster
Viscount Tolkestone.
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Dudley
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Strange.
Ds Ward.
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Craven.
Ds Hervey.
Ds Masham.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Romney.
Ds Cadogan.
Ds Raymond.
Ds Talbot.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds Ilchester
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

E Gainsborough takes the Oaths.

Baptist Earl of Gainsborough took the Caths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Dr Cotton's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Nathaniel Cotton Doctor in Physic, lying in the County of Hertford, in Trustees, in Trust, to sell the same, and to lay out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Levinz's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Estate of William Levinz Esquire, in Bilby, Raaby, and Stirrop, in the County of Nottingham, from a Yearly Payment of Thirty Pounds, given by Sir Creswell Levinz Knight, for Charitable Uses, and for charging the same on his Estate at Grove, in the same County"

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 Bennett and Mr Allen

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

Auriol's Nat Bill.

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

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Aurtol."

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

L. President.
D. Bedford.
D. Montagu.
D Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
M. Rockingham.
E Pembroke.
E Northampton
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E Litchfield.
E. Rochford.
E. Harborough.
E. Macclesfield
E. Fitzwilliam
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis Lonsdale.
Vis Folkestone
L. Abp. Cant.
L Abp York.
L B Rochester.
L B Bristol
L B. Lincoln.
L. B St Asaph.
L. B. Landaff.
L Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Br.
L Willoughby Par.
L North
L Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Romney
L. Raymond
L Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys
L. Anson.
L Ravensworth.
L. Feversham.

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

Viscount Vane's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Money upon the settled Estate of William Lord Viscount Vane, for the Payment of his Debts."

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 Second Day after the approaching Recess, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Fitzrov to take the Name of Scudamore, Bill.

The Lord Cornwallis reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable and oblige Charles Fitz Roy Esquire and Frances his Wife, and the Issue of her Body, to take and use the additional Surname, and bear the Arms, of Scudamore," 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"

Middleton's Bill.

The same Lord reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of a Messuage and certain Freehold and Copyhold Lands and Hereditaments, in Twickenham, in the County of Middlesex, the Estate of Mary Middleton Widow and others, and for vesting the Money arising thereby in Trustees, for the same Uses to which the said Estate now stands settled," 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.

Lands in Betlow assessing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming an Order and Rule of the Court of Common Pleas, for assessing certain Lands and Terements, in the Manor of Betlow, to the Parochial Rates and Levies of and in the Parish of Tring, in the County Hertford"

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

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

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters"

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

Moved, "That it be an Instruction to the said Committee, That they do provide, that no Punishment shall be inflicted, at any Court Martial, which shall extend to Life or Limb."

And after long Debate;

The Question was put thereupon.

And it was Resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the Judges in Town do attend this House on Friday next, and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 16o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen.
Epus Bangor.
Epus Asaphen
Epus. Londavens
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Oxford
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds Willoughby Br.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward
Ds Ducie.
Ds. Ravensworth.

PRAYERS.

Lands in Betlow assessing, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of St. Asaph reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming an Order and Rule of the Court of Common Pleas, for assessing certain Lands and Tenements, in the Manor of Betlow, to the Parochial Rates and Levies of and in the Parish of Tring, in the County of Hertford," 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"

Aurrol, Nat. Bill.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Aurrol," was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Kinghorn Duty on Beer, Bill.

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

With a 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 Kinghorn and Liberties thereof," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Anstruther Easter Duty on beer, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Andrew Mitchell and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots upon every Scots Pint of Beer and Ale, which shall be sold or vended, brewed, brought in, or tapped for Sale, within the Town of Austruther Easter and Liberties thereof," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kilburn Road repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual Two Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Highways between a certain Place called Kilburn Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, and Sparrows Herne, in the County of Hertford," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Manchester Road repairing, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Nathaniel Curzon and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual Two Acts of Parliament, the One passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, and the other in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road leading from Sherbrooke Hill, near Buxton and Chappel in the Frith, in the County of Derby, through the Town of Stockport, in the County of Chester, to Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, and for amending other Roads adjoining to the Road directed to be repaired by the first-mentioned Act," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were all read the First Time.

Middleton's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of a Messuage and certain Freehold and Copyhold Lands and Hereditaments, in Twickenham, in the County of Middlesex, the Estate of Mary Middleton Widow and others, and for vesting the Money arising thereby in Trustees, for the same Uses to which the said Estate now stands settled."

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. Bennet and Mr Allen

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

Fitzroy to take the Name of Scudamore, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable and oblige Charles Fitz Roy Esquire and Frances his Wife, and the Issue of her Body, to take and use the additional Surname, and bear the Arms, of Scudamore."

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.

Glyrn, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Elizabeth Glynn Widow, 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 Sale of Part of the settled Estate of Nicholas Glynn Esquire, deceased, for discharging Lncumbrances, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Messages from H. C. to return Courant's Nat Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Charles Loui's Courant," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Foster's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Cust and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Joseph Foster Barham Esquire, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname of Barham, pursuant to the Will of Henry Barham Esquire, deceased," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Ross to enter into Recognizance for the Duke of Hamilton.

The House being moved, "That Alexander Ross Gentleman may be permitted to enter into Recognizance for James Duke of Hamilton and Brandon and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they being absent"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Ross may enter into Recognizance for the said Appellants, as desired.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 17o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Fredericus Princeps Walliæ.

Arch Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus Roffen.
Epus Glocestr.
Epus Oxon
Epus Bristol
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Sarum
Epus Bath & Wells
Epus Lincoln
Epus Meneven.
Epus Hereford
Epus Carliol
Epus Petriburg.
Epus Asaphen
Epus Landavens.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses
Dux Devon, Senescallus
Dux Grafton, Camerarius
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort
Dux Bedford
Dux Marlborough
Dux Montagu
Dux Argyll
Dux Ancaster & Kesieven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Litchfield
Comes Gainsborough.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albomarle.
Comes Jersey
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun
Comes Strafford
Comes Uxbridge
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Halifax
Comes Cowper
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret
Comes Graham.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham
Comes Bath
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Willoughby Br.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Maynard
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Hervey
Ds Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds Romney.
Ds Cadogan
Ds. Ducie
Ds Raymond.
Ds. Talbot
Ds Montfort.
Ds. Ilchester
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Norton Common enclosing, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement and an Award, for enclosing and dividing the Heaths, Wastes, Fields, and Common Grounds, in the Township of Norton juxta Twicross, in the County of Leicester," 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"

Sir Richard Vyvyan's Bill.

The same Earl made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the making of I eases and Setts of Mines of the Estates of Sir Richard Vyvyan Baronet, an Infant, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, during his Minority," was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Glynn's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of Nicholas Glynn Esquire, deceased, for discharging Encumbrances, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

L. President.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Richmond.
D. Beaufort.
D. Montagu.
D Argyll.
D. Chandos.
M. Rockingham.
E. Pembroke.
E Lincoln
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Litchfield.
E. Albemarle.
E. Home.
E Loudoun.
E. Halifax.
E Cowper.
E Bath
E. Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg
Viscount Harcourt.
L. Abp Cant
L. Abp York.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp Bristol
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp St Davids
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L Bp St Asaph
L. Bp. Landaff
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L Maynard.
L. Strange.
L Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L Hervey.
L Onslow.
L. Romney.
L Cadogan.
L. Talbot.
L. Montfort.
L. Ilchester.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.
L. Feversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the Third Day after the approaching Recess, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

National Debt, State of, delivered.

The House was informed, "That Mr. Jennings, from the Exchequer, attended"

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to their Lordships Address of the Second Instant.

"A State of the National Debt, provided or unprovided for by Parliament, as it stood on the 31st of December 1747, and 31st of December 1748, together with an Accompt of the Produce of the Sinking Fund in that Year; and to the Payment of what Debts, contracted before the 25th of December 1716, the said Fund hath been applied."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

Ordered, That the said State do lie on the Table.

Aurrol, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Aurrol."

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. Bennett and Mr. Allen:

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

Kempe, Leave for a Nat Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Frederick Christopher Kempe; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization.

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

Manchester Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual Two Acts of Parliament, the one passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, and the other in the Third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road leading from Sherbrooke Hill, near Buxton and Chapel in the Frith, in the County of Derby, through the Town of Stockport, in the County of Chester, to Manchester, in the County of Lancaster; and for amending other Roads adjoining to the Road directed to be repaired by the first-mentioned Act."

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

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

Lands in Betlow, assessing, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming an Order and Rule of the Court of Common Pleas, for assessing certain Lands and Tenements, in the Manor of Betlow, to the Parochial Rates and Levies of and in the Parish of Tring, in the County of Hertford."

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.

Kinghorn, Duty on Beer, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 Kinghorn and Liberties 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Anstruther Easter, Duty on Beer, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots upon every Scots Pint of Beer and Ale, which shall be sold or vended, brewed, brought in, or tapped for Sale, within the Town of Anstruther Easter and Liberties thereof."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of 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.

Kilburn Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual Two Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Highway, between a certain Place called Kilburn Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, and Sparrows Herne, in the County of Hertford."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of 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.

Mutiny Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawarr reported from the said Committee, "That they had made a Progress in the said Bill."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again, on the said Bill, To-morrow, at One o'Clock, the Lords to be summoned; and the Judges in Town to attend.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Sabbati, 18o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Fredlricus Princeps Walliæ.

Archiep Cant.
Archiep Ebor.
Epus Roffen
Epus. Oxon
Epus. Eliens
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol
Epus. Asaphen
Epus. Landavens.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bedford
(fn. 1) Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Chandos.
March Rockingham.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Leinster.
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Dudley
Ds Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds Talbot.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Anson
Ds. Ravensworth.

PRAYERS.

Sir Richard Vyvyan's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the making of Leases and Setts of Mines of the Estates of Sir Richard Vyvyan Baronet, and Infant, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, during his Minority."

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. Bennet and Mr. Elde

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

Norton Common, enclosing, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement and an Award, for enclosing and dividing the Heaths, Wastes, Fields, and Common Grounds, in the Township of Norton juxta Twicross, in the County of Leicester."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C that the Lord 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.

Mutiny Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters"

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawarr reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto, which he would be ready to report, when the House would please to receive the same."

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 20o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Epus Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol
Epus. Bangor
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bedford
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Cadogen.

PRAYERS.

Kinghorn, Duty on Beer, Bill.

The Earl of Lauderdale 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 Kinghorn and Liberties thereof," 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."

Anstruther Easter, Duty on Beer, Bill.

The same Earl made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scotts upon every Scots Pint of Beer and Ale, which shall be sold or vended, brewed, brought in, or tapped for Sale, within the Town of Anstruther Easter and Liberties thereof," was committed.

Kilburn Road, B.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and making more effectual Two Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Highway between a certain Place called Kilburn Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, and Sparrows Herne, in the County of Hertford," was committed.

Kempe's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Warwick presented to the House, pur suant to their Lordships Order of Friday last, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick Christopher Kempe."

And the same was read the First Time.

Messages from H C to return Renner's Nat Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing George William Renner," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

and Harrison's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Cust and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for authorizing and empowering Thomas Harrison to take and use the Surname of Kimpson, in Performance of a Condition contained in the Will of Thomas Kimpson Clerk, deceased," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Ely Fensand others, draining, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for draining and improving certain Fen Lands, within the Manors and Parishes of Upwell and Outwell, in the Parishes of Denver and Welney, in the Isle of Ely, and Counties of Cambridge and Norfolk," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Watlington Commons, enclosing Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Townshend and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing certain Commons and Wastes, within the Manor and Parish of Watlington, in the County of Norfolk," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Two last mentioned Bills were both read the First Time.

Mutiny Bill.

The Lord Delawarr (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

And the same, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House, and are as follow.

"Press 2. Line 25. Leave out ["does"], and insert ["shall"].

"L. 28. Leave out ["does"], and insert ["shall"].

"L. 30. After the First ["or"], insert ["shall"].

"Pr. 6. L. 12. Leave out ["Offices"], and insert ["Voices"].

"Pr. 43. L. 17. Leave out ["excepted"], and insert ["expressed"].

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow, and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin. Marborough.