House of Lords Journal Volume 28
February 1756, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 28: February 1756, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 28: 1753-1756 (1767-1830), pp. 473-487. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114398 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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February 1756, 11-20

DIE Mercurii, 11o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Broadhead's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Theodore Henry Broadhead, an Infant, to make Leases of the Estates given and devised to him by the Will of his Uncle Henry Broadhead Esquire, deceased."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
E. Exeter.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Holdernesse.
E. Rothes.
E. Morton.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Findlater.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Hyndford.
E. Halifax.
E. Effingham.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Powis.
E. Temple.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
V. Fauconberg.
V. Weymouth.
V. Stormont.
Ld. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Winchester.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Landaff.
Ld. Abergavenny.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L. Cathcart.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Cadogan.
L. Ducie.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 26th Day of this Instant February, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Sutton upon the Forest Common, to enclose, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, and Commons, in the Township of Sutton upon the Forest, in the County of York; and for giving Compensations, in Lien of Tithes, to the Impropriator of the Rectory and the Vicar of Sutton aforesaid."

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.

Skrine's Bill: Motion to dispense with Standing Order.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Farms, in the County of Surry, settled upon the Marriage of Richard Dickson Skrine Esquire with Elizabeth his now Wife, to be sold, and conveyed pursuant to Articles; and for laying out the Purchase-money in other Lands and Tenements, to be settled to the Uses of their Marriage Settlement," stands committed, may be at Liberty to proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not an actual Agreement yet made for the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled in Lieu of that to be sold, as required by the said Standing Order:"

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration To-morrow; and the Lords to be summoned.

Wiggett to take the Name of Bulwer, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wiggett Esquire, now called William Bulwer, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Bulwer, pursuant to the Will of William Bulwer Esquire, deceased."

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.

Sir A. Ross against Lockhart.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Sir Alexander Ross of Balnagowan Baronet, an Infant, and others, are Appellants, and Lieutenant Colonel James Lockhart 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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Jovis, duodecimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 12o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Bath.
Comes Buckingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Irvine against Irvine.

The Answer of John Irvine of Cove, to the Appeal of John Irvine of New Orchard Esquire, was brought in.

Skrine's Bill: Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Farms; in the County of Surry, settled upon the Marriage of Richard Dickson Skrine Esquire with Elizabeth his now Wife, to be sold, and conveyed pursuant to Articles; and for laying out the Purchase-money in other Lands and Tenements, to be settled to the Uses of their Marriage Settlement," stands committed, may proceed thereupon, notwithstanding there is not an actual Agreement yet made for the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled, in Lieu of that to be sold, as required by the said Standing Order:

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with, in this Case.

Irvine against Irvine.

The House being moved, "That Friday the 19th Day of March next may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Irvine Esquire is Appellant, and John Irvine is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the 19th Day of March next, as desired.

Sir A. Ross against Lockhart:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Alexander Ross of Balnagowan Baronet, an Infant, and of Dame Jane Sinclair, Widow of Sir Charles Gilmour of Craigmiller Baronet, Andrew Mitchel of Thainston Esquire, and Adam Ingles Younger of Cramond Esquire, his Curators or Guardians; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 26th of November 1755, made on the Behalf of Lieutenant Colonel James Lockhart; and praying, "That the same might be reversed; and that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom should seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of the said Lieutenant Colonel James Lockhart put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutor affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 13o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Bedford.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Morton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.

PRAYERS.

Wiggett to take the Name of Bulwer, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wiggett Esquire, now called William Bulwer, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Bulwer, pursuant to the Will of William Bulwer Esquire, deceased," 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."

Brancepeth Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes, or Common Grounds, in the Parish of Brancepeth, in the County of Durham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Recruiting the Army, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual Recruiting of His Majesty's Land Forces and Marines."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Lane and Mr. Waple:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 16o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Schaw against Sir J. Whitefoord & al.

The Answer of Sir John Whitefoord and others, to the amended Cross Appeal of John Stuart Schaw of Greenock, an Infant, by Sir Michael Stuart Baronet, his Father and next Friend, was brought in.

Brancepeth Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes, or Common Grounds, in the Parish of Brancepeth, in the County of Durham."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
D. Dorset.
E. Warwick.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Rothes.
E. Morton.
E. Home.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Loudoun.
E. Findlater.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Hyndford.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Temple.
E. Guilford.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ld. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. Bp. Landaff.
Ld. Abergavenny.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Ward.
L. Cathcart.
L. Foley.
L. Onslow.
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.
L. Feversham.

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

Sutton upon the Forest Common Fields, to enclose, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, and Commons, in the Township of Sutton upon the Forest, in the County of York; and for giving Compensations, in Lieu of Tithes, to the Impropriator of the Rectory and the Vicar of Sutton aforesaid," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; 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.

Woodley &al. against Cue & al.

The House being moved, "That Wednesday the 10th Day of March next may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Francis Woodley and others are Appellants, and John Cue and others Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday the 10th Day of March next, as desired.

Countess of Kildare & al. against Burton & al.

The House being moved, "That Friday the 12th Day of March next may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein the Countess of Kildare and others are Appellants, and Robert Burton and others Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the 12th Day of March next, as desired.

Palmer & al. against Jackson.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Roger Palmer the Elder and Roger Palmer the Younger Esquires are Appellants, and George Jackson Esquire is Respondent:"

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

Erskine & al. against Scot:

A Petition of Francis Erskine Esquire and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, which is appointed to be heard on Monday the 23d Day of this Instant February, was presented, and read; praying, "In regard the necessary Materials for arguing this Cause on their Part are not yet transmitted from Scotland, that the said Hearing may be put off to Wednesday the 10th Day of March next.

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

Petition to put off the Hearing rejected.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Roper, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Gertrude Roper Widow, on Behalf of her Two Infant Sons; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Trevor Charles Roper and Henry Roper, who are both Infants, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Purchase-money for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same, under the Directions of the Court of Chancery."

Lucas against Byrne & al.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein William Lucas Esquire is Appellant, and Henry Byrne Esquire and others are Respondents:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 17o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Woodley against Cue & al.

The joint and several Answer of John Cue, Roger Bernard, Arthur Bernard, Lawrence M' Carthy, John Dixon, Elizabeth Woodley, and William Johnson, to the Appeal of Francis Woodley Esquire, was brought in:

L. Catheart against Stuart Schaw & al.

As was also, the Answer of John Stuart Schaw Esquire, by Sir Michael Stuart Baronet, his Father and next Friend, to the Appeal of Charles Lord Cathcart.

Wiggett to take the Name of Bulwer, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable William Wiggett Esquire, now called William Bulwer, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Bulwer, pursuant to the Will of William Bulwer Esquire, deceased."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Harris:

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

Sutton upon the Forest Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, and Commons, in the Township of Sutton upon the Forest, in the County of York; and for giving Compensations, in Lieu of Tithes, to the Impropriator of the Rectory and the Vicar of Sutton aforesaid."

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 same Messengers:

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

Radway Common, Bill.

The Earl of Guilford reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Open and Common Field, called Radway Field, within the Township of Radway, in the County of Warwick," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Bonnet's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Warwick (pursuant to an Order of the 10th Instant) presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Bonnett."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

E. Sandwich & al. to qualify for an Office in Ireland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Earl of Sandwich, George Earl of Cholmondeley, and Wellbore Ellis Esquire, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

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

D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
E. Warwick.
E. Findlater.
E. Hyndford.
E. Strafford.
E. Halifax.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Temple.
E. Guilford.
E. Darlington.
V. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Landaff.
Ld. Abergavenny.
L. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Bathurst.
L. Montfort.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Feversham.

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

Roper's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate of Trevor Charles Roper and Henry Roper, who are both Infants, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Purchase-money for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same, under the Directions of the Court of Chancery."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 3d Day of March next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Lucas against Byrne & al.:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of William Lucas Esquire, since deceased, which, by Order of this House, of the 21st of November last, was revived in the Names of Alice Lucas Widow, Relict and only acting Executrix of the said William Lucas, and of Elizabeth Lucas his only Child, an Infant; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the 1st of February 1755; and praying, "That the same might be reversed and set aside; and that this House would grant the Appellants such further and other Relief in the Premises as the Nature and Circumstances of the Case might require:" As also upon the Answer of Henry Byrne, Francis Lucas, and Charles Lucas, Minors, by Richard Mullegan their Guardian, and the Answer of the said Richard Mullegan, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Order affirmed, with Variations.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Order complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same is hereby, affirmed, with the following Variation, videlicet, "That the Respondents to pay the Appellants their Costs of the last Trial in this Cause, to be taxed by the Deputy Remembrancer of the said Court, before any new Trial be had; and that the said Court do appoint such Time for the new Trial of the First Issue in this Cause, and also for trying of the Second Issue, as shall be proper:" And it is hereby further Ordered, That the said Court of Exchequer do give the proper Directions for carrying this Judgement into Execution, and all such further Directions as shall be just.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 19o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Powis.
Comes Guilford.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

E. Sandwich & al. to qualify for an Office in Ireland, Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable John Earl of Sandwich, George Earl of Cholmondeley, and Wellbore Ellis Esquire, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland, and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices," 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.

Walker's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Bucks and Berks, late the Estate of Thomas Walker Clerk, deceased, in Thomas Walker the Grandson, in Fee Simple, subject to the raising Portions for his Younger Brother and Sisters," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; 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.

Radway Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Open and Common Field, called Radway Field, within the Township of Radway, in the County of Warwick."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Harris:

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

Boughton and Pisford Common Fields to enclose, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Henry Vernon 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 several Parishes of Boughton and Pisford, in the County of Northampton." to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

St. Mary le Bone Nightly Watch, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles, and cleansing, enlightening, and paving, the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and other Passages, and repairing the Highways and Causeways, and regulating the Poor, within the Parish of St. Mary le Bone, in the County of Middlesex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Table of Fees, the Part which directs no more than One Double Fee to be taken for any Bill except Nat Bills, to be considered.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session of Parliament be appointed a Committee, to consider so much of the Table of Fees, relating to Private Bills, as restrains the Clerks and Officers of this House from taking more than a Double Fee for any Bill, except in Cases of Naturalization; and to report their Opinion thereupon to the House.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Erskine & al. against Scot.

A Petition of Francis Erskine and others Appellants, in a Cause depending in this House, was presented, and read; taking Notice of a former Petition for putting off the Hearing of their Cause, which their Lordships were pleased to reject; and setting forth, "That One of the Appellants is now on the Road from Edinburgh to London, with the Exhibits which were produced in the Cause below, as also Money to fee Counsel; but, as it may be the End of this or the Beginning of next Week before he will arrive in London, the Cause cannot be argued on the Part of the Appellants if the Hearing shall come on next Monday, which is the Day appointed for the same; and that it will be a considerable Loss, not only to the Appellants, but also to the Publick in North Britain, if this Cause shall be heard only on the Part of the Respondents;" and therefore praying, "That the said Hearing may be put off for a few Days."

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Thursday next, the 26th Instant.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 20o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Landaven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.

PRAYERS.

Brancepeth Common, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes, or Common Grounds, in the Parish of Brancepeth, in the County of Durham," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Walker's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Bucks and Berks, late the Estate of Thomas Walker Clerk, deceased, in Thomas Walker the Grandson, in Fee Simple, subject to the raising Portions for his Younger Brother and Sisters."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

E. of Sandwich & al. to qualify for an Office in Ireland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Earl of Sandwich, George Earl of Cholmondeley, and Wellbore Ellis Esquire, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

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

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

Countess of Burlington, Leave for a Bill to enrol the Will of the late Earl.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Dorothy Countess Dowager of Burlington and Corke, and of the most Noble William Duke of Devonshire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for enroling the Will of Richard late Earl of Burlington, and the Proceedings and Depositions of the Witnesses taken for proving the same in the High Court of Chancery of Great Britain; and making the Exemplification of such Enrolment, under the Great Seal of Great Britain, Evidence in all Courts of Law or Equity in the Kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Exeter Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Courtenay and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for amending several Roads leading from the City of Exeter;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dunwood Hill and Romley Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads leading from a Pond belonging to Henry Eyre Esquire, in the Parish of White Parish in the County of Wilts, to the Top of Dunwood Hill, and from thence, over Great-bridge and Middle-bridge, through Romsey-infra, to Hundred-bridge in the County of Southampton, and from thence to the County of the Town of Southampton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Old Street Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Trustees for repairing Old Street Road to repair, widen, and make, a Road, from the Sign of The Red Lion on Windmill Hill, through Worship Street, to the Ditch Side near the East Side of Holy Well Mount, and through a certain Ground, to the Sign of The London Apprentice, in the (fn. 1) Parishes of Saint Luke and Saint Leonard Shoreditch in the County of Middlesex, or to lay open, repair, and widen, a Road from the said Red Lion, through The Dog Bar, into The Old Street Road, in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were severally read the First Time.

Viscount Irwin & al. Leave to present a Petition for a Private Bill:

A Petition of Henry Viscount Irwin, and of George Ingram the Brother, and Charles Ingram the Nephew, of the said Henry Viscount Irwin, was presented, and read; setting forth, "That they have prepared and signed a Petition to this House, for Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned; but, as a Matter of so great Consequence and Importance to the Family required some Time for Consideration and Advice amongst the Petitioners, who live at a Distance from one another, the said Petition could not be prepared, signed, and exhibited, within the Time limited by Order of this House for receiving Petitions for Private Bills; and therefore praying, "That they may be at Liberty to present their said Petition, notwithstanding the Time so limited is expired."

Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to present their said Petition, as desired, accordingly.

Petition presented, and referred to Judges.

A Petition of Henry Viscount Irwin, and of George Ingram the Brother, and Charles Ingram the Nephew, of the said Henry Viscount Irwin, was presented, and read; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting several Estates of the Petitioner Henry Viscount Irwin in Trustees, in order for the making such Settlements and Dispositions thereof respectively as are therein mentioned.

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Clive; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Boughton and Pisford Commons, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the several Parishes of Boughton and Pisford, in the County of Northampton."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
E. Warwick.
E. Denbigh.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Holdernesse.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Coventry.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Findlater.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Strafford.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Temple.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Weymouth.
Vis. Folkestone.
L. B. Bath & Wells.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Bathurst.
L. Ducie.
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.
L. Ravensworth.

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

American Papers from the Secretary of State, delivered.

The Earl of Holdernesse (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House, pursuant to their Lordships Address of the 5th of December last, Extracts of Letters, and Copies of Memorials and Representations, relating to Encroachments committed by the French in North America; together with a List thereof, which was read as follows:

"1. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Colonel Yorke, Whitehall, January 17th, 1748/9; so far as relates to Encroachments committed by the French in North America."

"2. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, May 3d/14th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"3. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Colonel Yorke, Whitehall, May 11th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"4. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, May 23/24th, 1749; so far as relates, to, &c."

"5. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, May 20th/31st, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"6. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, May31st/June11th, 1749; so far as rerelates to, &c."

"7. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Colonel Yorke, Whitehall, June 8th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"8. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Colonel Yorke, Whitehall, July 6th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c. enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial of Monsieur Durand, relating to Nova Scotia, June 7th, 1749; and Translation."

"Copy of a Memorial, in Answer to that of Monsieur Durand of the 7th of June, 1749, relating to Nova Scotia; and Translation."

"9. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, August 17th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Governor Shirley to the Duke of Bedford, Boston, June 18th, 1749."

"Copy of a Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mascareen to the Duke of Bedford, Annapolis Royal, June 2d, 1749."

"10. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 26th/September 6th, 1749; so far as relates, to, &c."

"11. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, August 31st, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"12. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 2d/13th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"13. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 19/30th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"14. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, October 3d, N. S. 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"15. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, October 4/15th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"16. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, October 12th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"17. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, October 18/19th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"18. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 9th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"19. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 24th/December 5th, 1749; so far as relates to, &c."

"20. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 7/18th, 1749/50; so far as relates to, &c."

"21. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, February 12th, 1749/50; so far as relates to, &c."

"22. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, March 1st, 1749; relating to, &c."

"23. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, March 7/18th, 1749/50; so far as relates to, &c."

"24. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, March 21st/April 1st, 1749/50; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur de Puyzieulx to the Earl of Albemarle, March 31st, 1750; and Translation."

"Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Monsieur de Puyzieulx, March 25th, 1750; and Translation."

"25. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, April 16th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"26. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, April 21st/May 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"27. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, June 4th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to the Duke of Bedford, Halifax, May 1st, 1750."

"Copy of Instructions by Governor Cornwallis to Major Charles Lawrence, April 4th, 1750."

"Copy of Instructions by Governor Cornwallis to Major Lawrence, April 5th, 1750."

"Copy of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to Major Lawrence, at Grandepré, April 15th, 1750."

"Copy of a Journal of the Proceedings of the Detachment under the Command of Major Charles Lawrence, after entering the Bason of Chignecto, April 26th, 1750."

"28. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Duke of Newcastle, Whitehall, June 3d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"29. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, June 9/20th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"30. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Compeigne, June 13/24th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur de Puyzieulx to the Earl of Albemarle, June 23d, 1750; and Translation."

"31. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, June 18th, 1750; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur de la Jonquiere to Governor Cornwallis, April 2d, 1750; and Translation."

"Copy of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to Monsieur de la Jonquiere, May 5th, 1750; and Translation."

"32. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, June 21st, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"33. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, June 17/28th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"34. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, June 15/26th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"35. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Duke of Newcastle, Whitehall, June 26th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"36. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, June 23d/July 3d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"37. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Compeigne, June 27th/July 8th, 1750; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial delivered by the Earl of Albemarle to Monsieur de Puyzieulx, relating to Monsieur de la Jonquiere's Conduct in Nova Scotia, July 7th, 1750; and Translation."

"38. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, July 4/15th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"39. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, July 11th/22d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"40. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, July 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"41. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Compeigne, July 4/13th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"42. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, July 11th/22d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur Rouillé to Monsieur de la Jonquiere, July 11th, 1750; and Translation."

"43. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, July 24th/August 4th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"44. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, July 28/29th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of the Answer of the French Court to the Earl of Albemarle's Memorial, relating to Monsieur de la Jonquiere's Conduct in Nova Scotia, July 28th, 1750; and Translation."

"45. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 1st/12th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"46. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, August 8/19th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"47. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, July 30th/August 10th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"48. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Commissaries, Hannover, July 30th/August 10th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"49. Extract of Instructions to the Commissaries; so far as relates to, &c."

"50. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 8/19th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"51. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 22d/September 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"52. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 22d/September 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"53. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, August 16th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"54. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, August 22d/September 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"55. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 5/16th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial delivered to the Earl of Albemarle, by Monsieur de Puyzieulx, September 15th, 1750; and Translation."

"56. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 12th/23d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"57. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 12th/23d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

N. B. The Papers enclosed in the preceding Letter are in the printed Book of Memorials.

"58. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitchall, September 20th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"59. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 19/30th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"60. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 26th/October 7th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"61. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, September 27th/October 7th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"62. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, October 11th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Duke of Bedford, Hannover, September 23d/October 4th, 1750."

"63. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, Whitehall, October 4th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"64. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, October 10th/21st, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"65. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, Whitehall, October 25th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from the Board of Trade to the Duke of Bedford, October 11th, 1750."

N. B. The Letter from the Commissaries to the Board of Trade, referred to in the preceding Letter, is the same as that to the Duke of Bedford, of September 27th/October 7th, 1750.

"66. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 4/15th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"67. Copy of a Letter from the Commissaries to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 3d/14th, 1750; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of their Letter to the Lords Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, of the same Date.

"Draught of a Memorial, No 1.

"Draught of a Memorial, No 2."

"68. Copy of a Letter from Mr. Aldworth to Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, Whitehall, November 8th, 1750; relating to, &c."

69. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 6th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to the Duke of Bedford; without Date."

"Copy of a Letter from Captain Rous to Governor Cornwallis, Chinecto Road, September 6th, 1750."

"70. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November (fn. 2) 7/15th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

N. B. The Paper enclosed in the preceding Letter is printed.

"71. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 14/25th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"72. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 14/25th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"73. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 22d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"74. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 26th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"75. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 21st/December 2d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"76. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 28th/December 9th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"77. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 28th/December 9th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"78. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, December 6th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"79. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, December 13th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"80. Copy of a Letter from Mr. Shirley to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 7/18th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"81. Copy of a Letter from Mr. Shirley to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, November 9/20th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"82. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Commissaries, Whitehall, December 13th, 1750; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from the Board of Trade to the Duke of Bedford, Whitehall, November 29th, 1750."

N. B. The Memorial enclosed in the preceding Letter is printed.

"83. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Commissaries, Whitehall, December 13th, 1750; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Draught of a Memorial, in relation to the Island of Canceaux."

"84. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, December 12th/23d, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"85. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, December 19/20th, 1750; so far as relates to, &c."

"86. Copy of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, December 18/29th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"87. Copy of a Letter from Mr. Aldworth to the Commissaries, Whitehall, December 27th, 1750; relating to, &c."

"88. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris December 22d/January 2d, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"89. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, December 26th/January 6th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Monsieur de Puyziculx, January 5th, 1751; and Translation."

"Copy of a Memorial delivered to the Earl of Albemarle, on the 5th of January 1751, concerning some French Vessels taken by English Ships in the Seas of Nova Scotia; and Translation."

"90. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 3d, 1750/1; relating to, &c."

"91. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 2d/13th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial delivered to the Earl of Albemarle, January 12th, 1751, concerning some French Vessels taken by English Ships on the Coast of New France; and Translation."

"Copy of a private Note from Monsieur Roullié to Monsieur de Puyzieulx, concerning the Memorial on the taking Two French Vessels by an English Frigate on the Coast of Nova Scotia; and Translation."

"92. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 2d/13th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"93. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 7th, 1750/1; relating to, &c."

"94. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 10th, 1750/1; relating to, &c."

"95. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 9th/20th, 1750/1; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial of the French Ambassador, on the Fishery of Acadia, presented to the King, January 16th, 1685; and Translation."

"96. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 16/27th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"97. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 16/27th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"98. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 21st, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"99. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 24th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"100. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 28th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"101. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 31st, 1750/1; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Memorial in Answer to the Memorial delivered by Monsieur de Puyzieulx to the Earl of Albemarle, January 1st/12th, 1750/1."

"Copy of a Letter from Captain Rous, Commander of His Majesty's Sloop Albany, in The Chebucto Harbour, Nova Scotia, dated October 31st, 1750, to Mr. Corbet."

"Extract of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to the Duke of Bedford, Halifax, November 27th, 1750."

"Copy of the Deposition of John Rous Esquire, Commander of His Majesty's Sloop Albany, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Deposition of Robert Dickie, Master of His Majesty's Sloop Albany, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Deposition of Mr. Robert Bond, Lieutenant of His Majesty's Sloop Albany, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Deposition of Stephen Tucker Pilot of the Sloop Endeavour, and Hugh Maclean Master, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Deposition of John Bruce Esquire, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Declaration of Monsieur Verger de Champbon, Commander of the Brigantine the St. Francis, October 10th, 1750."

"Copy of the Decree in the Court of Vice Admiralty, Nova Scotia, against the French Brigantine St. Francis."

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur Desherbier to Governor Cornwallis, Louisbourg, November 21st, 1750; and Translation."

"102. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, January 30th/February 10th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"103. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, February 4th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"104. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 2d/13th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"105. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 9th/20th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"106. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 10th/21st, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"107. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, February 14th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"108. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, February 18th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of the Invoice of Ammunition, &c. taken out of the King's Store Houses at Quebeck, and, by Order of Mr. Bigot Intendant of the Marine in New France, loaded on board the Ship London, James Jallin Master, to be carried and delivered to Monsieur Loutre, as Presents to the Savages; and Translation."

"Copy of Instructions to the Sieur Jallin, Master of the Ship London, freighted for the King, and designed for Ejadaick; and Translation."

"Extract of a Letter from the Abbé le Loutre to Monsieur Bigot, Bay Verte, August 15th, 1750; and Translation."

"109. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 13/24th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"110. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, February 20th/March 3d, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"111. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Bedford to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, March 4th, 1750/1; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of a Letter from Governor Glen to the Duke of Bedford, South Carolina, October 2d, 1750."

"112. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, March 6/17th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"113. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, March 13/24th, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"114. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Bedford, Paris, March 20th/31st, 1750/1; so far as relates to, &c."

"115. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to Colonel Yorke, Whitehall, August 5th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"116. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, August 21st/September 1st, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"117. Extract of a Letter from Colonel Yorke to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, September 26th/October 6th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"118. Extract of a Letter from Mr. Shirley to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, October 4/15th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"119. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, October 10th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"120. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, October 30th/November 10th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"121. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, November 6/17th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

N. B. The Memorial enclosed in the preceding Letter is printed.

"122. Extract of a Letter from Mr. Amyand to Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, Whitehall, November 14th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"123. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 7th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to the Duke of Bedford, Halifax, September 1st, 1751."

"Copy of a Letter from the Count de Raymond, Governor of Louisbourg, to Governor Cornwallis, Louisbourg, August 18th, 1751; and Translation."

"Copy of a Letter from Governor Cornwallis to the Count de Raymond, Governor of Louisbourg, August 27th, 1751; and Translation."

"124. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, November 13/24th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"125. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 21st, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"126. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to Mr. Amyand, Paris, November 20th/December 1st, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"127. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, November 20th/December 1st, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"128. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 28th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"129. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, November 30th/December 11th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"130. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay, Whitehall, December 12th, 1751; relating to, &c."

"131. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Shirley and Mildmay to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, December 18/29th, 1751; so far as relates to, &c."

"132. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, February 13th, 1752; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copies of Three Letters from Colonel Johnson, Lieutenant Lindesay Commissary of Oswego, and Mr. Stoddert a Trader there, giving an Account of the Designs of the French of Canada, dated in July 1751."

"Copy of Governor Clinton's Letter to the Governor of Canada, dated June 12th, 1751."

"Copy of a Letter from Monsieur de la Jonquiere Governor of Canada, to the Governor of New York, dated at Montreal, August 10th, 1751; and Translation."

"Copy of Governor Clinton's Notes on the Governor of Canada's Letter to him, dated at Montreal, August 10th, 1751."

"Extracts from the Register of Indian Affairs in Albany, dated August 16th, 1694."

"133. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, February 19th/March 1st, 1752; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Note from Monsieur Rouillé to Monsieur de St. Contest, delivered to the Earl of Albemarle, February 1st, 1752; and Translation."

"134. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, February 26th/March 8th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"135. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, February 26th/March 8th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of Representations against the Proceedings of the French in The West Indies, March 7th, 1752; and Translation."

"136. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, March 4/15th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of the Declaration of John Patten and Thomas Bourke, taken Prisoners by the French in America, and sent from Canada to France, March 8th, 1752; and Translation."

"137. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, March 12th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"138. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, March 11th/22d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"139. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, April 2d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"140. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, April 8/19th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"141. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, April 16th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"142. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, April 18/29th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"143. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, April 22d/May 3d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"144. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, April 29th/May 10th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"145. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, May 6/17th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"146. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, May 13/24th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"147. Extract of a Letter from Mr. de Cosne to Mr. Amyand, Paris, May 15/26th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"148. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, May 28th/June 8th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"149. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Hannover, May 6/17th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"150. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, May 4/13th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"151. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, May 13/24th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"152. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, May 24th/June 4th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"153. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Duke of Newcastle, Whitehall, May 15th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"154. Extract of a Minute, dated March 27th, 1752; so far as relates to Encroachments committed by the French in North America; which Minute is referred to in the Earl of Holdernesse's Letter to the Duke of Newcastle, of May 15th, 1752."

"155. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, June 4/15th, 1752; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"A Map."

"156. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Hannover, June 10th/21st, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"157. Copy of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, June 10/21st, 1752; relating to, &c."

"158. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, June 11th/22d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"159. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, June 19th, 1752; relating to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Duke of Newcastle, Whitehall, June 19th, 1752."

"Remarks on the Fort built by the French at Crawn Point in America."

"160. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle, to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, June 18/29th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"161. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Mildmay and de Cosne, to the Duke of Newcastle, Paris, June 18/29th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"162. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, July 2d/13th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"163. Extract of a Letter from the Duke of Newcastle to the Earl of Albemarle, Hannover, July 1st/12th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"164. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Compeigne, July 11th/22d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"165. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Duke of Newcastle, Compeigne, July 22d/August 2d, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"166. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Mildmay and de Cosne to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, August 6/17th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"167. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Commissaries, Whitehall, December 14th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"168. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarke, Whitehall, December 21st, 1752; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of the Minute taken between the Duc de Mirepoix and the Duke of Newcastle, December 20th, 1752; and Translation."

"169. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, December 27th, 1752; so far as relates to, &c."

"170. Copy of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Commissaries, Whitehall, December 28th, 1752; relating to, &c."

N. B. The Memorial enclosed in the preceding Letter is printed.

"171. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Holdernesse to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, January 4th, 1753; so far as relates to, &c."

"172. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, January 3d, 1753; so far as relates to, &c."

"173. Copy of a Letter from Messieurs Mildmay and de Cosne to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, January 3d, 1753; so far as relates to, &c."

"174. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, January 17th, 1753; so far as relates to, &c."

"175. Extract of a Letter from Messieurs Mildmay and de Cosne to the Earl of Holdernesse, Paris, January 24th, 1753; so far as relates to, &c."

"176. Extract of a Letter from Mr. de Cosne to Mr. Amyand, Paris, February 7th, 1753; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Copy of a Declaration of James Devoy, JosStephens, John Evans, Geo. Henery, Owen Nicholson, from Philadelphia, taken at Paris, February 3d, 1753."

"177. Extract of a Letter from Mr. de Cosne to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, August 7th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"178. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, August 21st, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"179. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, August 28th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"180. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, September 2d, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"181. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, September 4th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"182. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, September 12th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"183. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, September 11th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"184. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, September 18th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"185. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, October 3d, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"186. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, October 16th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"187. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, October 24th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"188. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Fontainebleau, October 23d, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"189. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, November 4th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"190. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, November 27th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"191. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to the Earl of Albemarle, Whitehall, December 5th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c."

"192. Extract of a Letter from the Earl of Albemarle to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, December 18th, 1754; so far as relates to, &c." enclosing,

"Extract of a Letter from Monsieur du Quesne to the Garde des Sceaux, Quebec, October 28th, 1754;" and Translation.

"193. Extract of a Letter from Mr. de Cosne to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, January 1st, 1755; so far as relates to, &c."

"194. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to Mr. de Cosne, Whitehall, January 9th, 1755; so far as relates to, &c."

"195. Extract of a Letter from Sir Thomas Robinson to Mr. de Cosne, Whitehall, January 23d, 1755; so far as relates to, &c."

"196. Extract of a Letter from Mr. de Cosne to Sir Thomas Robinson, Paris, January 29th, 1755; so far as relates to, &c."

"197. A printed Book, intituled, "The Memorials of the English and French Commissaries, concerning the Limits of Nova Scotia, or Acadia."

"198. Copy of the Memorial of the Duc de Mirepoix, delivered by his Secretary Monsieur Boutet to Sir Thomas Robinson, January 15th, 1755;" and Translation.

"199. Copy of the Answer delivered to the Duc de Mirepoix, January 22d, 1755;" and Translation.

"200. Copy of the Draught of a Reply to the Memorial of Sir Thomas Robinson, delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, February 6th, 1755;" and Translation.

"201. Copy of a Project of a Preliminary Convention, delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, February 23d, 1755;" and Translation.

"202. Copy of a Counter Project of a Preliminary Convention, delivered to the Duc de Mirepoix, March 7th, 1755;" and Translation.

"203. Copy of the Extract of a Letter from Monsieur Rouillé to the Duc de Mirepoix, March 27th, 1755, delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, March 31st, 1755;" and Translation.

"204. Copy of a Note delivered to the Duc de Mirepoix, April 5th, 1753;" and Translation.

"205. Copy of the Extract of Monsieur Rouillé's Letter to the Duc de Mirepoix, April 13th, 1755; delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, April 17th, 1755;" and Translation.

"206. Copy of a Note delivered to the Duc de Mirepoix, April 24th, 1755;" and Translation.

"207. Copy of a Note delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, May 6th, 1755;" and Translation.

"208. Copy of the Answer to the French Ambassador's Note, delivered to the Duc de Mirepoix, May 9th, 1755;" and Translation.

"209. Copy of the Memorial delivered by the Duc de Mirepoix, May 14th, 1755;" and Translation.

"210. Copy of the Answer, delivered June 6th, to the Memorial given in by the Duc de Mirepoix, on the 14th May, 1755;" and Translation.

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

Warthill Common Fields to enclose, Bill.

The Lord Viscount Fauconberg (pursuant to an Order of the 26th of January last) presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the undivided Parts of the several Common Fields in the Township of Warthill, in the Connty of York; and for giving Compensations to the Rector of Holtby, in the same County, and the Vicar of Warthill aforesaid, in Lieu of Tithes and certain Ecclesiastical Dues."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin. Parish; vide p. 489. a. b. & 497. b.
2 Origin, 7/8th.