House of Lords Journal Volume 27
March 1752, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: March 1752, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 666-678. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114342 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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March 1752, 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 2o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Ebor
Epus Roffen.
Epus Glocestr.
Epus Wigorn
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven
Epus Hereford
Epus Exon
Epus Carliol
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Comes Granville, Præses
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Somerset
Dux St Albans
Dux Bedford
Dux Devon
Dux Gordon
Dux Argyll
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Argl
Dux Newcastle
Dux Portland
March. Rockingham.
Comes Derby
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Berkeley
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Jersey
Comes Cholmondeley
Comes Home
Comes Loudoun
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifax
Comes Effingham.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Northamberland
Comes Egremont.
Comes Hertford.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Cavendish.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward
Ds Berkeley.
Ds Cornwallis
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Romney
Ds Ducie
Ds. Raymond
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Archer.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

D. of Devonshire's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling William Duke of Devonshire to make Provision for his Younger Sons, out of his Estate in the County of Huntingdon"

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 Burroughs and Mr Allen

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

Messages from thence, to return the Bill for Chandler to take the Name of Caver dish,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Richard Chandler, Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, and their Issue, to take and use the Surname of Cavendish," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Miller's Nat Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Matthias Miller," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Market Harborough Road, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Market Harborough, in the County of Leicester, through Desborough, Rowell, Kettering, Barton, Seagrave, and Thrapston, in the County of Northampton, and through Bythorne, Spaldwick, and Ellington, to the Pound in the Parish of Brampton, in the County of Huntingdon," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Leeds Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Conyers D'Arcy Comptroller of His Majesty's Household and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Leeds, through Harwood, to the South West Corner of the Enclosures of Harrogate, and from thence in Two Branches (one through Ripley over Burage Green, and the other through Knaresborough and Borough Bridge) to Ripon, and from thence to the First Rill of Water, or Watercourse, on Hutton Moor, in the County of York, and for repairing the Sloughs or Ruts on the said Moor," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scarborough Road, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the East End of Monk Bridge, near the Suburbs of the City of York, to New Malton; and from thence to Scarborough, in the North Riding of the County of York, and also from Spittle House, in the East Riding of the said County, to Scarborough aforesaid," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Greenwich Hospital Contracts, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to render valid and effectual all Contracts and Agreements, which shall be made by the Commissioners or Governors of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, for the Purchase of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, for the finishing and compleating the said Hospital, and for ascertaining the Recompense that shall be made for the same," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Four last mentioned Bills were read the First Time.

Barnesley's Bill

The Earl of Oxford reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of William Barnesley Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Benefit of William Barnesley Esquire, his only Son and Heir, who is a Lunatick; and for raising Money, to pay the Costs of several Suits and Proceedings at Law and in Equity, brought for the Recovery of the said Estate," was re-committed "That they had re-considered the said 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.

Wytham Field, enclosing, Bill

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing Wytham on the Hill In Field, in the County of Lincoln, and for settling a Stipend for the Vicar, in Lieu of Glebe and Tithes," 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.

E of Donegall's Bill

The Earl of Warwick made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Trustees of the Right Honourable Arthur Earl of Donegall, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to make Leases of the said Earl's Lands and Tenements, in and about the Town of Belfast, in the said Kingdom, for Three Lives, or Ninety-nine Years, of such other Leases or Grants as is therein mentioned, in order to promote and encourage the Re-building of the said Town," was committed.

And the same Order was made.

Counsel to be heard against it, at Third Reading

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Roger Newdigate Baronet, setting forth, "That he is Uncle and One of the Testamentary Guardians of Arthur and John Chuchester, Infants, and Nephews of the said Earl of Donegall, and Remainder Men in Tail, and apprehends, if the said last mentioned Bill should pass, it will be greatly prejudicial to the said Infants, and give unreasonable Powers to the Trustees, and confirm Acts of the said Earl, whom the Petitioner conceives not to be of a Capacity sufficient to govern himself or his Affairs, and against whom the Petitioner intends to apply for a Commission of Lunacy," and praying, "That he may be heard, by his Counsel, against the said Bill, at the Third Reading thereof"

It is Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Friday next, and that the Petitioner may be then heard, by his Counsel, as desired, as may Counsel be heard also for the Bill, at the same Time.

Witnesses to attend about it.

Ordered, That William Machartney Esquire and John Stirling Merchant do attend this House, as Witnesses, upon the Third Reading of the said Bill.

Taunton Roads, Bill

The Earl of Egremont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending the several Roads leading from the Town of Taunton, in the County of Somerset," 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."

Selby Road, Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Leeds and Halifax," was committed.

Bradford Road, Bill.

The Lord Ilchester made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road from Combe Bridge, in the County of Somerset, to Bradford, in the County of Wilts, and from thence through Hilperton, and so far over Ashton Common as to join the Road which leads from Steeple Ashton to Trowbridge, and also the Road leading from Bradford aforesaid to Cock Hill Gate, in the said County of Wilts," was committed.

Wilts and Somerset Road, Bill

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Tinhead Hill to The Round Stone in Trowbridge, and from Flinty Nap to Western Down, in the Parish of Edington, in the County of Wilts, and other Roads, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, leading towards the Cities of Bristol and Bath," was committed.

Morpeth Road, Bill.

The Lord Ravensworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Long Horseley Bar, or Gate, on the Post Road near the Town of Morpeth, by or through Long Horseley, Weldon Bridge, and Wittingham, to the River Breamish, and from thence to Piercy's Cross, in the County of Northumberland," was committed.

Shrewsbury Roads, Bill

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Shrewsbury, through Ellesmere, in the County of Salop, and Overton, in the County of Flint, to Wrexham, in the County of Denbigh," was committed.

Auriol & al. Nat. Bill.

Peter Auriol and David Pratviel, of London, Merchants, at the Bar, took the Oaths appointed, in order to then Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Auriol and David Pratviel, of London, Merchants."

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

L. President
D Somerset.
D Bedford.
D Gordon.
D Argyll.
D Portland.
M. Rockingham.
E Derby.
E. Warwick.
E Stamford.
E. Shaftesbury.
E Carlisle.
E Jersey.
E Home.
E Loudoun.
E Oxford
E Brooke.
E Bucks.
E Egremont.
E. Hertford.
L. Abp. York
L. Bp. Rochester
L Bp. Worcester
L Bp. Lincoln.
L Bp Exon.
L Bp Carlisle.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L Willoughby Par
L North
L Cavendish.
L. Strange.
L Ward
L Berkeley.
L Bathurst.
L. Romney.
L. Ducie
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.
L. Archer.
L. Vere.

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

Importation of Irish Wool into the Port of Great Yarmouth, Bill

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act to open the Port of Great Yarmouth, for the Importation of Wool and Woollen Yarn from Ireland"

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Cholmondeley 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."

Thefts, &c preventing, and regulating Place of Entertainment, Bill

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Thefts and Robberies; and for regulating Places of Publick Entertainment, and punishing Persons keeping disorderly Houses."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had been in Consideration of the said Bill, and made a Progress therein"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again on the said Bill, To-morrow Sevennight, and the Lords summoned.

Vassals, Scotland, Admission, Bill

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to obviate Doubts that have arisen, with regard to the Admission of the Vassals of the Principality of Scotland, and Payment of their Rents and Duties"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Thursday next.

Constables, &c Charges, securing, Bill

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better securing to Constables and others the Charges of conveying Oflenders to Gaol"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Thursday next.

Meijbohm, Leave for a Nat Bill

Upon reading the Petition of Johan Meijbohm, 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 Earl of Warwick presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Johan Menbolm"

And the same was read the First Time.

Bridgenorth Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Road from the Town of Shrewsbury, through Cressage, Harley, Much Wenlock, by Muckley Cross, and through Morville, to Bridgenorth, in the County of Salop."

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

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 4o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen
Epus Bath & Wells
Epus Lincoln
Epus Meneven
Epus Carliol.
Epus. Petriburgh.
Epus Asaphen
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Ds Granville, Præses
Dux St Albans.
Dux Gordon
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland
March Tweeddale
March Rockingham
Comes Lincoln
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berkeley
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Jersey
Comes Poulet
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Home
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifax
Comes Waldegrave
Comes Ashburnham
Comes Bath
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis
Comes Egremont
Comes Hertford
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Strange
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Onslow
Ds Romney
Ds. Ducie
Ds Raymond
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Sandys
Ds Anson
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Vere

PRAYERS.

Auriol & al Nat Bill.

The Duke of Portland reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Auriol and David Pratviel, of London, Merchants," 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.

Barnesley's Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of William Barnesley Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Benefit of William Barnesley Esquire, his only Son and Heir, who is a Lunatick, and for raising Money, to pay the Costs of several Suits and Proceedings at Law and in Equity, brought for the Recovery of the said Estate"

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 Burroughs and Mr Allen

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

Drayton Common, enclosing Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Hamlet of Drayton, within the Parish of Daventry, in the County of Northampton," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Knaresborough Road, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Knaresborough, in the County of York, by Longslat Lane, Gouldsborough Fields, Flaxby, Allerton, Mauleverer, and Scate Moor, to Green Hammerton, in the same County, and for making the same a High Carriage Road, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Morpeth to Flidon, Road Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Middleton and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Morpeth, by or through Mitford, Thropple, Long Witton, and by the North Side of Rothley Park Wall, to Sting Cross, and to the High Cross in Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Edinburgh, &c Roads, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Post Road from the City of Edinburgh, through the Counties of Linlithgow and Sterling, from The Boat House Ford, on Almond Water, and from thence to the Town of Linlithgow, and from the said Town to Falkirk, and from thence to Sterling, and also from Falkirk to Kelsyth, and to Inch Bellie Bridge, on the Post Road to the City of Glasgow," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House"

St Margaret's and St John's Westm'r, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, in the Parishes of St Margaret and St John the Evangelist, in the City of Westminster, and for cleansing the Streets, and repairing the Highways within the said Parishes," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Five last mentioned Bills were all read the First Time.

E Kerry against Visc Fitzmaurice.

Upon reading the Petition of John Petty Lord Viscount Fitzmaurice, Respondent to the Appeal of Francis Thomas Earl of Kerry, an Infant, by the Lord Newport his Guardian, setting forth, "That this Cause stands for hearing as this Day, but, for Want of some Papers which the Petitioner is advised are necessary to support his Case, he cannot safely proceed to the Hearing," and praying, "That the same may be put off to such other Day as to this House shall seem meet, the Agent for the Appellant consenting"

It is Ordered, That the said Hearing be accordingly put off to Monday next.

E Kildare against McRoberts & al

A Petition of James Earl of Kildare, was presented, and read, setting forth, "That the Hearing of his Appeal stands appointed for the Ninth Instant, but, as the Papers in the Cause are not yet come from Ireland, and the Application of the Respondents has been made without the least Intimation thereof to the Petitioners Agent, it is impracticable for him to be prepared by that Time," and praying, "That the Order for hearing may be discharged, or that this House will be pleased to adjourn the same to such further Time as their Lordships shall think proper"

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in.

And being withdrawn.

Ordered, That the said Hearing be put off to Friday Fortnight next.

Importation of Irish Wool into the Port of Great Yarmouth, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to open the Port of Great Yarmouth for the Importation of Wool and Woollen Yarn from Ireland"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Taunton Roads, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending the several Roads leading from the Town of Taunton, in the County of Somerset"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Selby Road, Put

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending so much of an Act passed in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for the repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence, in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey, to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding, as relates to that Part of the said Roads which lies between Leeds and Halifax"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bradford Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road from Combe Bridge, in the County of Somerset, to Bradford, in the County of Wilts, and from thence through Hilperton, and so far over Ashton Common as to join the Road which leads from Steeple Ashton to Trowbridge, and also the Road leading from Bradford aforesaid to Cock Hill Gate, in the said County of Wilts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wills and Somerset Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Tinhead Hill, to The Round Stone in Trowbridge, and from Flinty Nap to Western Down, in the Parish of Eaington, in the County of Wilts, and other Roads in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, leading towards the Cities of Bristol and Bath"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Morpeth Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Long Horseley Bar, or Gate, on the Post Road near the Town of Morpeth, by or through Long Horseley, Weldon Bridge, and Whittingham, to the River Breamish, and from thence to Piercy's Cross, in the County of Northumberland"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Shrewsbury Roads, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Shrewsbury, through Ellesmere, in the County of Salop, and Overton, in the County of Flint, to Wrexham, in the County of Denbigh"

And 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 Seven 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 Seven last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Market Harborough Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Market Harborough, in the County of Leicester, through Desborough, Rowell, Kettering, Barton, Seagrave, and Thrapston, in the County of Northampton, and through Bythorne, Spaldwick, and Ellington, to the Pound in the Parish of Brampton, in the County of Huntingdon"

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

L President.
D St Albans.
D Gordon.
D Newcastle.
D Portland
M Tweeddale
M Rockingham.
E Lincoln.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Thanet
E. Shaftesbury.
E Jersey.
E Poulet.
E Home.
E. Oxford.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E Powis
E Egremont.
E. Hertford.
Viscount Folkestone.
L Bp Rochester.
L Bp Bath & Wells
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L Bp St Davids
L. Bp. St Asaph.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L. Strange
L. Cornwallis
L Onslow.
L Romney.
L Ducie
L Raymond
L Ilchester.
L Sandys
L. Anson.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Vere.

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

Leeds Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Leeds, through Harwood, to the South West Corner of the Enclosures of Harrogate, and from thence in Two Branches, one through Ripley over Barage Green, and the other through Knaresborough and Borough Bridge to Ripon, and from thence to the First Rill of Water, or Water-course, on Hutton Floor, in the County of York, and for repairing the Sloughs or (fn. 1) Ruts on the said Moor"

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

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

Scarborough Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the East End of Monk Bridge to New Malton, and from thence to Scarborough, in the North Riding of the County of York, and also from Spittle House, in the East Riding of the said County to Scarborough aforesaid.

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.

Message from H C to return Bacon's Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Horatio Walpole Junior and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Oxford, devised by the Will of Nathaniel Bacon Esquire, deceased, and the Codicil thereunto annexed, in Edward Bacon Esquire, in Fee Simple, and for settling an Estate in the County of Norfolk, of greater Value, to the Uses limited by the same Will and Codicil," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

E of Donegall's Bill

Whereas Friday next is appointed, for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Trustees of the Right Honourable Arthur Earl of Donegall in the Kingdom of Ireland to make Leases of the said Earl's Lands and Tenements, in and about the Town of Belfast, in the said Kingdom, for Three Lives, or Ninety ninety Years, or such other Leases or Grants as is therein mentioned, in order to promote and encourage the Re-building of the said Town," and for hearing Counsel, as well against as for the same.

Ordered, That the said Third Reading and Hearing of Counsel be put off till Tuesday Fortnight next.

Wytham Field enclosing, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing Wytham on the Hill In Field, in the County of Lincoln, and for settling a Stipend for the Vicar, in Lieu of Glebe and Tithes"

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 the former Messengers.

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

Adjourn

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

DIE Jovis, 5o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Ebor.
Epus Roffen.
Epus Sarum.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Landavens.
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Comes Granville, Præses.
Comes Gower, C. P. S
Dux Portland
Dux Manchester.
March Tweeddale.
Comes Derby
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berkeley
Comes Loudoun
Comes Oxford
Comes Halifax.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Fauconberg
Ds Wentworth
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Ward
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Ducie.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Vere.

PRAYERS.

Auriol & al Nat Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Auriol and David Pratviel, of London, Merchants"

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 Burroughs and Mr Allen

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

E of Powis's Bill

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for empowering the Trustees of the Will of William late Marquis of Powis to make Sales, Exchanges, and Leases, of divers Parts of his Estate, for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for making the Exemplisication of the same Will, and attested Copies of the Enrolment thereof, Evidence in all Courts in Great Britain," 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.

Pytt's Bill

The Lord Vere made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease, or Grant, made by the Devisces of the Real Estate late of the Right Honourable Bussy late Lord Mansel, in the County of Glamorgan, to Rowland Pytt Ironmaster, for certain Purposes therein expressed," was committed.

And the same Order was made.

St Margaret and St Johns Westminster, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, in the Parishes of St Margaret and St John the Lvangelist, in the City of Westminster, and for cleansing the Streets, and repairing the Highways, within the said Parishes"

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

L. President
Ld Privy Seal.
D Portland
D Manchester.
M Tweeddale.
E Derby
E Warwick
E Stamford
E Winchilsea
E Shaftesbury
E Berkeley.
E Loudoun.
E Halifax
E Bucks.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E Powis
E Egremont.
Vis Fauconberg
L. Abp York.
L B Rochester.
L B Sarum.
L B St Davids.
L B Bristol
L Wentworth
L Willoughby Par.
L North
L Ward
L Bathurst
L Ducie
L Sandys
L Anson
L. Vere

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

Morpeth to Elsdon, Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Morpeth, by or through Mitford, Thropple, Long Witton, and by the North Side of Rothley Park Wall to Sting Cross, and to the High Cross, in Elsdor, in the County of Northumberland"

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.

Edinburgh, &c Roads, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Post Road, from the City of Edinburgh, through the Counties of Linlithgow and Sterling, from The Boat House Ford on Almond Water, and from thence to the Town of Linlithgow, and from the said Town to Falkirk, and from thence to Sterling, and also from Falkirk to Kelsyth, and to Inch Bellie Bridge, on the Post Road to the City of Glasgow."

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

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

Knaresborough Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Knaresborough, in the County of York, by Longflat Lane, Gouldsborough Fields, Flaxby, Allerton, Mauleverer, and Scate Moor, to Green Hammerton, in the same County, and for making the same a High Carriage Road"

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

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

Drayton Common enclosing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Hamlet of Drayton, within the Parish of Daventry, in the County of Northampton."

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

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

Vassals Scotland Admission, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to obviate Doubts that have arisen, with regard to the Admission of Vassals of the Principality of Scotland, and Payment of their Rents and 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."

Constables, &c Charges securing, Bill

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better securing to Constables and others the Charges of conveying Offenders to Gaol."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick 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 thereupon, on this Day Month.

Meijbohm, Nat Bill

John Meijbohm tool, the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Johan Meijbohm."

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

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

Leaves Road, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the North End of Malling Street, near the Town of Lewes, to Witch Cross, and from the North End of Malling Street aforesaid to The Broil Park Gate, and from Offham to Witch Cross aforesaid, all lying within the County of Sussex," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Market Harborough Road Bill

The Lord Vere reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Market Harborough, in the County of Leicester, through Desborough, Rowell, Kettering, Barton, Seagrave, and Thrapsion, in the County of Northampton, and through Bythorne, Spaldwick, and Ellington, to the Pound in the Parish of Brampton, in the County of Huntingdon," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, and that the Committee 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, sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 6o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen
Epus Glocestr.
Epus Wigorn
Epus Cicestriens
Epus Sarum.
Epus Lincoln
Epus Hereford
Epus. Exon
Epus Petriburg
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus Bristol
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux St Albans.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland
Dux Manchester.
March Tweeddale
Comes Derby
Comes Warwick
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse
Comes Cholmondeley
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Bath
Comes Northumberland.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Cavendish
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds Ducie
Ds Raymond.
Ds Sandys
Ds Anson
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Archer.
Ds Vere.

PRAYERS.

Bridgenorth Road, Bill

The Earl of Bath reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Road from the Town of Shrewsbury, through Cressage, Harley, Much Wenlock, by Muckley Cross, and through Morville to Bridgenorth, in the County of Salop," 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"

Scarborough Road, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the East End of Monk Bridge to New Malton, and from thence to Scarborough, in the North Riding of the County of York, and also from Spittle House, in the East Riding of the said County, to Scarborough aforesaid," was committed.

Leeds Road, Bill

The same Earl made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Leeds, through Harwood, to the South West Corner of the Enclosures of Harrogate, and from thence in Two Branches, one through Ripley over Burage Green, and the other through Knaresborough and Boroughbridge to Ripon, and from thence to the First Rill of Water, or Watercourse, on Hutton Moor, in the County of York, and for repairing the Sloughs or Ruts on the said Moor," was committed.

St Margaret's and St John's Westminister, Bill

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, in the Parishes of St Margaret and St. John the Evangelist, in the City of Westminster, and for cleansing the Streets, and repairing the Highways, within the said Parishes," was committed.

Morpeth to Disdon Road, Bill

The Lord Ravensworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Morpeth, by or through Milford, Thropple, Long Witton, and by the North Side of Rothley Park Wall, to Sting Cross, and to the High Cross in Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland," was committed.

Small Debts, Liverpool, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, in the Town and Port of Liverpoole, and Liberties thereof, in the County Palatine of Lancaster," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Address for Accompt of the Duties on Windows, &c.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That He will be graciously pleased to order the proper Officer to lay before this House, an Accompt of the Gross and Nett Produce of the Duties laid on Houses, Windows, and Lights, by an Act of the Twentieth Year of His Majesty's Reign, from the Commencement thereof, to Michaelmas last inclusive, distinguishing each Year, and how much has arisen Yearly from the said Duties in that Part of Great Britain called England, and how much in Scotland, with the Arrears thereof in each Part of the United Kingdom respectively"

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Meijbohm, Nat Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Johan Meijbohm," 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.

Vissals Scotland Admission, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to obviate Doubts that have arisen, with regard to the Admission of the Vassals of the Principality of Scotland, and Payment of their Rents and Duties"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Market Harborough Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Market Harborough, in the County of Leicester, through Desborough, Rowell, Kettering, Barton, Seagrave, and Thrapston, in the County of Northampton, and through Bythorne, Spaldwick, and Ellington, to the Pound in the Parish of Brampton, in the County of Huntingdon."

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 Two preceding Bills

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

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

Lewes Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the North End of Malling Street, near the Town of Lewes, to Witch Cross, and from the North End of Malling Street aforesaid to The Proil Park Gate, and from Offham to Witch Cross aforesaid, all lying within the County of Sussex"

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

D. St Albans.
D Newcastle.
D Portland
D Manchester.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Derby.
E Warwick
E Winchilsea.
E. Carlisle
E. Shaftesbury.
E Holdernesse.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Fitzwilliam
E Bath
E. Northumberland.
L B Rochester
L B Worcester.
L B Sarum
L B Lincoln
L B Hereford.
L B Exeter
L B Bristol.
L Willoughby Par.
L Cavendish
L Strange.
L. Ward
L Bathurst.
L Ducie
L Raymond
L Sandys
L Anson
L Ravensworth.
L Archer.
L. Vere.

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

E of Powis's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for empowering the Trustees of the Will of William late Marquis of Powis to make Sales, Exchanges, and Leases, of divers Parts of his Estates, for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for making the Exemplification of the same Will, and attested Copies of the Enrolment thereof, Evidence in all Courts in Great Britain."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Pytt's Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease, or Grant, made by the Devisees of the Real Estate late of the Right Honourable Bussy late Lord Mansel, in the County of Glamorgan, to Rowland Pytt Iron-master, for certain Purposes therein expressed."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with the Two preceding Bills

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

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 9o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Exon
Epus Carliol
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus Asaphen
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux St Albans.
Dux Bedford
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland
Dux Manchester
March Tweeddale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berleley
Comes Holdernesse
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Bath
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Northumberland
Comes Hertford.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds Delawarr
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward
Ds. Foley
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Onslow.
Ds Romney.
Ds Cadogan.
Ds Ducie
Ds Raymond.
Ds Montfort.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth
Ds Archer.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

Campbell, alias Cochran; to amend Appeal

A Petition of Mrs. Magdalen Campbell, was presented, and read, setting forth, "That, after the Court of Session in Scotland, by their Interlocutor of the 19th of June last, refused the Petitioner's Bill of Advocation, the Commissaries of Edinburgh, on the 21st of the same Month, pronounced a final Sentence, or Decree, grounded upon their Interlocutor of the 25th of January 1751, complained of in the Appeal, which the Petitioner did not know till she received a Copy of her Process, and is advised it is necessary to amend her Appeal, so as to take in the said Sentence, of the 21st of June, and to make Jean the Daughter of the Respondent a Party," and praying, "In regard it is not intended to delay the Hearing of the Cause, that she may be at Liberty to amend her said Appeal, as desired."

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

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Petitioner may amend her said Appeal, by making the said Jean Respondent thereto; and that she do immediately put in her Answer, and also insert the said Sentence of the said Commissaries, of the 21st of June last, as desired, and that the Appellant do pay to the Respondent Forty Shillings Costs upon this Occasion.

Knaresborough Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Knaresborough, in the County of York, by Longflat Lane, Gouldsborough Fields, Flaxby, Allerton, Mauleverer, and Scate Moor, to Green Hammerton, in the same County, and for making the same a High Carriage Road," was committed 'That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were sound 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"

Edinburgh, &c Roads, Bill

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Post Road, from the City of Edinburgh, through the Counties of Linlithgow and Sterling, from the Boat House Ford on Almond Water, and from thence to the Town of Linlithgow, and from the said Town to Falkirk, and from thence to Sterling, and also from Falkirk to Kilsyth, and to Inch Bellie Bridge, on the Post Road to the City of Glasgow," was committed.

Lewes Road, Bill

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the North End of Malling Street, near the Town of Lewes, to Witch Cross, and from the North End of Malling Street aforesaid, to The Broil Park Gate, and from Offham to Witch Cross aforesaid, all lying within the County of Sussex," was committed.

Message from H C to return Southcote's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Committee or Committees of Thomas Southcote Esquire, a Lunatick, for the Time being, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates, in the Counties of Berks, Essex, and Surrey, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Mersbohm, Nat Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Johan Meijbohm"

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. Edwards and Mr Holford

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

Sinking Fund, Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, therein mentioned, out of the Sinking Fund, and for enabling His Majesty to raise a further Sum of Money, therein also mentioned, by Exchequer Bills, to be charged on the Sinking Fund, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-two, and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Forfeited Estates Scotland, Bill

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for annexing certain Forfeited Estates in Scotland to the Crown unalienably, and for making Satisfaction to the lawful Creditors thereupon, and to establish a Method of managing the same, and applying the Rents and Profits thereof for the better civilizing and improving The Highlands of Scotland, and preventing Disorders there for the future," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Alemouth Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Alemouth, through the Town of Alnwick, to Rothbury, and from thence to the Town of Hexham, and also the Road leading out of the aforesaid Road, between Alnwick and Rothbury, to Jockey's Dike Bridge, in the County of Northumberland," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

East Grinstead, &c Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and making more effectual several Acts, for amending the Roads from the City of London to East Grinstead in the County of Sussex, and to the Towns of Sutton and Kingston in the County of Surrey, and for more effectually repairing the Road from Newington, through Camberwell, in the said County, to New Cross in the County of Kent, and for repairing and widening the Road from Camberwell Green to The Fox under the Hill in the Parish of Camberwell," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E Kerry against V Fitzmanrice.

After hearing Counsel in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of Francis Thomas Earl of Kerry and Lixnaw in the Kingdom of Ireland, an Infant, by Robert Baron Newport of Newport in the said Kingdom, his Guardian and next Friend, to which John Viscount Fitzmaurice is Respondent.

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow, and that the Counsel be called in at One o'Clock precisely.

St Margaret's and St John's Westminister Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor in the Parishes of St Margaret and St John the Evangelist, in the City of Westminster, and for cleansing the Streets, and repairing the Highways, within the said Parishes."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Morpeth to Elsdon Road, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from the Town of Morpeth, by or through Mitford, Thropple, Long Witton, and by the North Side of Rothley Park Wall, to Sting Cross, and to The High Cross, in Elsdon, in the County of Northumberland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bridgenorth Road, Bill: (fn. 2)

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Road from the Town of Shrewsbury, through Cressage, Harley, Much Wenlock, by Muckley Cross, and through Morville to Bridgenorth, in the County of Salop."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Leeds Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the Town of Leeds, through Harwood, to the South West Corner of the Enclosures of Harrogate, and from thence in Two Branches, one through Ripley over Burage Green, and the other through Kinaresborough and Borough Bridge to Ripon, and from thence to the First Rill of Water or Watercourse on Hutton Moor, in the County of York, and for repairing the Sloughs or Ruts on the said Moor"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Scarborough Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the Last End of Monk Bridge to New Malton, and from thence to Scarborough, in the North Riding of the County of York, and also from Spittle House, in the East Riding of the said County, to Scarborough aforesaid."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C with the Five preceding Bills

And Message 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 Five last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Greenwich Hospital Contracts, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to render valid and effectual all Contracts and Agreements, which shall be made by the Commissioners or Governors of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich, for the Purchase of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, for the finishing and compleating the said Hospital, and for ascertaining the Recompense that shall be made for the same"

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

Small Debts Live pool, Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, in the Town and Port of Liverpoole, in the County Palatine of Lancaster"

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

L. Privy Seal.
D St Albans.
D Argyll
D. Portland
M Tweeddale.
E Derby
E Stamford.
E. Shaftesbury
E Cholmondeley.
E. Oxford.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam
L. B. Gloucester.
L B Sarum
L B Lincoln
L. B. St Davids
L. B St Asaph.
L. B. Bristol.
L. Delawarr.
L Willoughby Par.
L Foley
L. Bathurst.
L Ducie.
L Ilchester.
L Sandys.
L. Vere.

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 10o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen
Epus Wigorn.
Epus Sarum
Epus Lincoln
Epus. Exon
Epus Carliol
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Monchester
March Tweeddale.
Comes Derby
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Jersey.
Comes Home
Comes Halifax.
Comes Bath
Comes Leicester
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds Delawarr
Ds Willoughby Par
Ds North
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Romney.
Ds Ducie
Ds Raymond
Ds Montfort.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Sandys
Ds Fortescue.
Ds Anson.
Ds Archer.

PRAYERS.

King's Answer to Address for Accompts of Window Duties.

Report was made, "That the Lords with White Staves had, pursuant to the Order of this House on Friday last, presented to His Majesty their Lordships Address, for an Accompt of the Duties on Houses, Windows, and Lights, and that His Majesty had been pleased to give Orders accordingly."

The Accompts delivered

The House being informed, "That the Commissioners for Taxes attended."

They were called in, and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to the Address abovementioned,

"An Accompt of the Gross and Nett Produce of the Duties laid on Houses, Windows, and Lights, by an Act of the Twentieth Year of His Majesty's Reign, from the Commencement thereof, to Michaelmas last inclusive, distinguishing each Year, and how much has arisen Yearly from the said Duties in that Part of Great Britain called England, and how much in Scotland, with the Arrear thereof in each Part of the United Kingdom respectively."

And then they were directed to withdraw.

And the Title thereof being read, by the Clerk:

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

Thefts, &c preventing, and regulating Places of Entertainment, Bill

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee again on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Thefts and Robberies, and for regulating Places of Publick Entertamment, and punishing Persons keeping disorderly Houses"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Thursday next, and the Lords summoned.

Knaresborough Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Knaresborough, in the County of York, by Longflat Lane, Gouldsborough Fields, Flaxby, Allerton, Mauleverer and Scate Moor, to Green Hommertor, in the same County, and for making the same a High Carriage Road"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Edinburgh, &c Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Post Road from the City of Edinburgh, through the Counties of Linlithgow and Sterling, from the Boathouse Ford on Almond Water, and from thence to the Town of Linlithgow, and from the said Town to Falkirk, and from thence to Sterling, and also from Falkirk to Kilsyth, and to Inch Bellic Bridge, on the Post Road to the City of Glasgow"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Lewes Road, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from the North End of Malling Street, near the Town of Lewes, to Witch Cross, and from the North End of Malling Street aforesaid to The Broil Park Gate, and from Offham to Witch Cross aforesaid, all lying within the County of Sussex"

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 Message were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Edwards and Mr. Holford

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

Drayton Common enclosing Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Hamlet of Drayton, within the Parish of Daventry, in the County of Northampton," 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 then Consents, and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment"

E Kerry against V Fitzmaurice

After hearing Counsel further, in the Cause wherein Francis Thomas Earl of Kerry and Lixnaw is Appellant, and John Viscount Fitzmaurice Respondent.

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow.

Sinking Fund Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, therein mentioned, out of the Sinking Fund and for enabling His Majesty to raise a further Sum of Money, therein also mentioned, by Exchequer Bills, to be charged on the Sinking Fund, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-two, and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament."

Forfeited Estates Scotland, Bill

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for annexing certain forfeited Estates, in Scotland, to the Crown unalienably, and for making Satisfaction to the lawful Creditors thereupon, and to establish a Method of managing the same, and applying the Rents and Profits thereof for the better civilizing and improving The Highlands of Scotland, and preventing Disorders there for the future"

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin. Butts.
2 Bis in Originali.