House of Lords Journal Volume 36
June 1780 1-10

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June 1780 1-10

DIE Jovis, 1o Junii 1780.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Montagu.
March. Lothian.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborough & Monmouth.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Ker.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Gower.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Hampden.
Ds. Le Despencer.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. De Ferrars.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. King.
Ds. Godolphin.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Sondes.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Beaulieu.
Ds. Camden.
Ds. Sundridge.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Foley.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Webb against Freemans, in Error.

The Earl of Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, in the usual Manner, delivered in at the Table a Writ of Error, wherein,

Thomas Webb is Plaintiff,

and,

Henry Freeman and Samuel Flower Freeman, are Defendants.

Exchequer Loans Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Isle of Man Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Duties upon certain Goods imported into the Isle of Man; and for better regulating the Trade, and securing the Revenues of the said Island."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Somerset House Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act made in the Fifteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign (for settling Buckingham House upon the Queen, in lieu of Somerset House, and for other Purposes) as enables the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury to apply the Sums necessary for completing Somerset House, out of the Aids granted for Naval Services, or out of any of the Revenues arising from the Receipt of the several Offices to be erected and established by virtue of the said Act."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Tobacco Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to admit to an Entry in this Kingdom, under certain Restrictions, Tobacco imported not directly from the Place of its Growth or Produce; and for granting an additional Duty on such Tobacco, during the present Hostilities."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Scotch Bankrupts Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue an Act, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for rendering the Payment of the Creditors of Insolvent Debtors more equal and expeditious; and for regulating the Diligence of the Law by Arrestment and Poinding; and for extending the Privilege of Bills to Promissory Notes, and for limiting Actions upon Bills and Promissory Notes, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

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 Five preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Pechell and Mr. Anguish:

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

Indemnity Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; and to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Levant Trade Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to permit Goods, the Product or Manufacture of certain Places within the Levant or Mediterranean Seas, to be imported into Great Britain or Ireland, in Brtish or Foreign Vessels, from any Place whatsoever; and for laying a Duty on Cotton and Cotton Wool imported into this Kingdom in Foreign Ships or Vessels, for a limited Time;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Winchester, &c. Elections Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for exempting the City of Winchester, the County of Southampton, the Town of Shrewsbury, and the County of Salop, out of the Provisions of an Act, made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Quartering of Soldiers during the Time of the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament," so far as the same relates to the Removal of Troops during the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for a limited Time;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

American Trade Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to allow the Exportation of Provisions, Goods, Wares and Merchandize from Great Britain, to certain Towns, Ports or Places in North America, which are or may be under the Protection of His Majesty's Arms, and from such Towns, Ports or Places, to Great Britain, and other Parts of His Majesty's Dominions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The last-mentioned Bill was read the First Time.

Humberston's and Mackenzie's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors and Hereditaments, situate in the County of Lincoln, (which by the Will of Thomas Humberston Esquire, deceased, were devised to Thomas Frederick Mackenzie Humberston Esquire, for his Life, with several Remainders over in strict Settlement) in Trustees, for the Purpose of selling the same, and laying out the Monies to arise from such Sale, in the Purchase of certain other Hereditaments, Part of the Estates of the Right Honourable Kenneth Mackenzie Earl of Seaforth, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to be settled to the Uses to which the Estates intended to be sold now stand limited."

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

Ld. President.
D. Richmond.
D. Grafton.
D. Beaufort.
D. Bolton.
D. Devonshire.
D. Queensberry.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
D. Northumberland.
D. Montagu.
M. Lothian.
M. Rockingham.
Ld. Steward.
Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Derby.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Pembroke & Montgomery.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Exeter.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Peterborough & Monmouth.
E. Sandwich.
E. Essex.
E. Carlisle.
E. Abingdon.
E. Jersey.
E. Poulet.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Eglintoun.
E. Cassillis.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Ferrers.
E. Tankerville.
E. Aylesford.
E. Sussex.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Ker.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Ashburnham.
E. Gower.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Harcourt.
E. Fauconberg.
E. Radnor.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Clarendon.
E. Mansfield.
V. Hereford.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Townshend.
V. Stormont.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.
V. Hampden.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Le Despencer.
L. Abergavenny.
L. De Ferrars.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. St. John Blet.
L. Clifton.
L. Craven.
L. Osborne.
L. Onslow.
L. King.
L. Godolphin.
L. Montfort.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Walpole.
L. Wycombe.
L. Sondes.
L. Boston.
L. Pelham.
L. Beaulieu.
L. Camden.
L. Sundridge.
L. Amherst.
L. Brownlow.
L. Foley.

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

Motion for shortening Committee on it.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the last-mentioned Bill stands committed, may meet on the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session:"

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

Moss, &c. Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon acquainted the House, "That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Township of Moss otherwise Moseley, in the Parish of Campsall; and also the Open Arable Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Kirk Bramwith, in the West Riding of the County of York," was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein, as they shall think fit."

Navigation, Motion for Address for His Majesty's Declaration respecting, negatived.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

It was moved, "That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, beseeching His Majesty, that He will be graciously pleased to order to be laid before this House, "A Copy of His Majesty's Declaration published in the London Gazette on Tuesday the 18th of April last, suspending provisionally all the particular Stipulations respecting the Freedom of Navigation and Commerce in Time of War of the Subjects of the States General;" with Copies of all Memorials presented to His Majesty's Ministers by the Neutral Powers in Europe, respecting their Claims of free Navigation and Commerce with His Majesty's Enemies in Time of War, with the Answers given thereto; as also, Copies or Extracts of all Correspondence with His Majesty's Ministers, so far as relates to the same Subject, or to any Step taken, or Engagements entered into between the said Neutral Powers in Europe, from the 1st of May 1779, to the present Time."

Which being objected to,

After long Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Gloncester Gaol, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Radnor reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a New Gaol and House of Correction, and for removing certain Gateways in the City of Gloucester; and for amending the several Acts passed for the Maintenance and Support of the Poor of the said City, and lighting, paving and regulating the Streets there," 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.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, secundum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 2o Junii 1780.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Gloucester.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven.
Dux Portland.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Montagu.
March. Lothian.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Ker.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. De Ferrars.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. King.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Beaulieu.
Ds. Camden.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Foley.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Moss, &c. Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Walpole reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Township of Moss otherwise Moseley, in the Parish of Campsall; and also the Open Arable Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Kirk Bramwith, in the West Riding of the County of York," 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."

Mile End Poor, &c. Bill.

The Lord Walpole also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Hamlet of Mile End New Town, in the Parish of Stepney, in the County of Middlesex; for paving, cleansing, lighting and watching the Streets and other Open Passages and Places within the said Hamlet, and removing Nuisances and Annoyances therefrom, and preventing the like for the future; for consolidating the Highway Rates with other Rates within the said Hamlet; and for paving and regulating Great Garden Street, in the Parish of Saint Mary Matfellon otherwise Whitechapel, in the said County, and removing a Bar now standing across the same, and other Nuisances and Annoyances therefrom, and preventing the like for the future," 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."

Indemnity Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; and to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors."

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Tuesday next.

Levant Trade Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to permit Goods, the Product or Manufacture of certain Places within the Levant or Mediterranean Seas, to be imported into Great Britain or Ireland, in British or Foreign Vessels, from any Place whatsoever; and for laying a Duty on Cotton and Cotton Wool imported into this Kingdom in Foreign Ships or Vessels, for a limited Time."

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Tuesday next.

American Trade Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to allow the Exportation of Provisions, Goods, Wares and Merchandize from Great Britain, to certain Towns, Ports or Places in North America, which are or may be under the Protection of His Majesty's Arms; and from such Towns, Ports or Places to Great Britain, and other Parts of His Majesty's Dominions."

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Tuesday next.

Humberston's Bill, Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of the meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors and Hereditaments situate in the County of Lincoln, (which by the Will of Thomas Humberston Esquire, deceased, were devised to Thomas Frederick Mackenzie Humberston Esquire, for his Life, with several Remainders over in strict Settlement) in Trustees, for the Purpose of selling the same, and laying out the Monies to arise from such Sale, in the Purchase of certain other Hereditaments, Part of the Estates of the Right Honourable Kenneth Mackenzie Earl of Seaforth, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to be settled to the Uses to which the Estates intended to be sold now stand limited," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case, and that the Committee may meet to consider the said Bill on Tuesday next.

Gloucester Gaol, &c. Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a new Gaol and House of Correction, and for removing certain Gateways in the City of Gloucester; and for amending the several Acts passed for the Maintenance and Support of the Poor of the said City, and lighting, paving and regulating the Streets there," be read the Third Time on Wednesday next.

Winchester, &c. Elections Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for exempting the City of Winchester, the County of Southampton, the Town of Shrewsbury and the County of Salop, out of the Provisions of an Act, made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Quartering of Soldiers during the Time of the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament," so far as the same relates to the Removal of Troops during the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for a limited Time."

Moved, "That the said Bill be read a Second Time."

The same was agreed to, and ordered accordingly.

Then it was moved, "That the said Bill be read a Second Time on this Day Three Months."

Then an Amendment was proposed to be made to the said Motion by leaving out the Words ("this Day Three Months") and inserting instead thereof the Words ("on Tuesday next").

Which being objected to,

After Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether the Words ("this Day Three Months") shall stand Part of the Motion?"

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Tuesday next.

Notice taken of a tumult at the Doors of the House:

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

Notice was taken of a tumultuous Assembly of People being assembled at the Doors of this House and the Avenues thereto:

Justices examined, and ordered to dispeise the Mob.

Ordered, That such of the Justices of the Peace as are about this House be called in:

They were accordingly called in:

And Two Justices appearing at the Bar, they were examined as to what Orders had been given and Steps taken to prevent the Lords from being interrupted in their coming to and going from this House.

Then the said Justices were ordered immediately to go, and by all legal Methods disperse the Mob assembled at the Doors and Avenues of this House, and return and acquaint the House with what they have done.

And then they withdrew.

After some Time the House being informed, "That the Justices desired to be heard at the Bar;"

They were accordingly called in; and acquainted the House, "That they had been to Guildhall, that the Mob had assembled there and broke the Windows; and that they had not been able to send for any more Justices; that Mr. Addington was the sitting Justice for the Day, and had come down in the Morning early."

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, tertium diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Sabbati, 3o Junii 1780.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Ceftrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Gloucester.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Dartmouth, C.P.S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Montagu.
March. Lothian.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Talbot, Senescallus.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Ker.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Hampden.
Ds. Le Despencer.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. De Ferrars.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Onflow.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Edgcumbe.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Sondes.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Sundridge.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Moss. &c. Enclosure Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Moss otherwise Moseley, in the Parish of Campsall; and also the Open Arable Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Kirk Bramwith, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Mile End Poor, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Hamlet of Mile End New Town, in the Parish of Stepney, in the County of Middlesex; for paving, cleansing, lighting and watching the Streets and other Open Passages and Places within the said Hamlet, and removing Nuisances and Annoyances therefrom, and preventing the like for the future; for consolidating the Highway Rates with other Rates, within the said Hamlet; and for paving and regulating Great Garden Street, in the Parish of Saint Mary Matsellon otherwise Whitechapel, in the said County, and removing a Bar now standing across the same, and other Nuisances and Annoyances therefrom, and preventing the like for the future."

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 Messages were, severally, ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Eames and Mr. Montagu:

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

Address to prosecuts the Authors of the Riots near the House.

Ordered, Nemine Dissenticnte, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, that He would be graciously pleased to give immediate Directions for prosecuting, in the most effectual Manner, the Authors, Abettors and Instruments of the Outrages committed Yesterday in Old Palace Yard, Guildhall Westminster and Places adjacent, and upon the Houses and Chapels of several of the Ministers from Foreign States.

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

Wright and Chamberlain to attend immediately.

Ordered, That Mr. Wright, one of the Justices of the Peace, who attended at the Bar of this House Yesterday, do immediately attend.

Ordered, That Mr. Chamberlain, Solicitor to the Treasury, do attend this House immediately.

Sir Geo. Rodney's Dispatches, Motion for, negatived.

Moved, "That the proper Officers be ordered to lay before this House, the late Dispatches from Sir George Rodney, those Particulars only excepted which concern the future Operations of the Fleet, and which by being made Public might be of Service to the Enemies of this Country."

Which being objected to;

After Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Wright and Chamberlain examined.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Wright and Mr. Chamberlain were attending, they were called in."

Then Mr. Chamberlain was examined as to what Steps had been taken and Directions given to prevent the ill Consequences of an Advertisement in the News Papers of Thursday last, for assembling the People in Saint George's Fields Yesterday, to attend the Petition to the House of Commons, for the Repeal of an Act lately passed in favour of Papists.

Mr. Wright was also examined to the same Matter.

Then they were directed to withdraw.

Representation in Parliament, Bill, presented and rejected.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned;

The Duke of Richmond presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for declaring and restoring the natural, unalienable and equal Right of all the Commons of Great Britain (Infants, Persons of insane Mind and Criminals incapacitated by Law only excepted) to vote in the Election of their Representatives in Parliament; for regulating the Mode and Manner of such Elections; for restoring annual Parliaments; for giving an Hereditary Seat to the Sixteen Peers which shall be elected for Scotland; and for establishing more equitable Regulations concerning the Peerage of Scotland."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Then it was moved, "To reject the said Bill."

Which being objected to;

After Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, sextum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 6o Junii 1780.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Gloucester.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Dartmouth, C.P.S.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Le Despencer.
Ds. De Ferrars.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Amherst.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

King's Answer to Address.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Lords with white Staves had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty with their Lordships Address of Saturday last; and that His Majesty was pleased to say, "He would give Directions accordingly."

Levant Trade Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to permit Goods, the Product or Manufacture of certain Places within the Levant or Mediterranean Seas, to be imported into Great Britain or Ireland, in British or Foreign Vessels, from any Place whatsoever; and for laying a Duty on Cotton and Cotton Wool imported into this Kingdom in Foreign Ships or Vessels, for a limited Time."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Indemnity Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped, have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped ; and to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

American Trade Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to allow the Exportation of Provisions, Goods, Wares and Merchandize from Great Britain, to certain Towns, Ports or Places in North America, which are or may be under the Protection of His Majesty's Arms; and from such Towns, Ports or Places to Great Britain, and other Parts of His Majesty's Dominions."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Chatham Dock Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Sutton, and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments in Trustees, for the better securing His Majesty's Dock, Ships and Stores at Chatham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the first Time.

Winchester &c. Elections Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for exempting the City of Winchester, the County of Southampton, the Town of Shrewsbury and the County of Salop, out of the Provisions of an Act, made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Quartering of Soldiers during the Time of the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament," so far as the same relates to the Removal of Troops during the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for a limited Time;"

The said Bill was accordingly read the Second Time.

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Thursday next.

Halifax, &c. Small Debts Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, made in the Seventeenth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, as relates to the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Parishes of Halifax, Bradford, Kighley, Bingley, Guiseley, Calverley, Batley, Birstal, Mirfield, Hartishead cum Clifton, Almondbury, Kirkheaton, Kirkburton and Huddersfield, and the Lordship or Liberty of Tong, in the West Riding of the County of York, and for granting other Powers for those Purposes; and for extending the Jurisdiction of the Court Baron of the Manor of Kighley, in the said County;" and for the Lords to be summoned; and for hearing Counsel for and against the same:

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday the Fifteenth Day of this Infant June; and the Lords summoned; and that Counsel be then heard for and against the same:

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, septimum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 7o Junii 1780.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven. Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Hillsborough.
Ds. Amherst.

PRAYERS.

Ld. President Speaker protempore.

The House was informed, "That the Earl of Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, the Speaker of this House, appointed by His Majesty's Commission, being ill, and not able to attend here this Day, and no Person having been appointed by His Majesty to supply his Place, it is necessary that their Lordships should proceed to the Choice of a Speaker for this Day."

Which done,

The Lords unanimously chose the Lord President to be Speaker pro tempore.

Winchester &c. Elections Bill.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee of the whole House, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for exempting the City of Winchester, the County of Southampton, the Town of Shrewsbury, and the County of Salop, out of the Provisions of an Act, made in the Eighth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for regulating the quartering of Soldiers during the Time of the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament," so far as the same relates to the Removal of Troops during the Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for a limited Time," which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off to Monday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant June.

Mackenzie Humberston's Bill.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors and Hereditaments situate in the County of Lincoln, (which by the Will of Thomas Humberston Esquire, deceased, were devised to Thomas Frederick Mackenzie Humberston Esquire, for his Life, with several Remainders over in strict Settlement) in Trustees for the Purpose of selling the same, and laying out the Monies to arise from such Sale, in the Purchase of certain other Hereditaments, Part of the Estates of the Right Honourable Kenneth Mackenzie Earl of Seaforth, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to be settled to the Uses to which the Estates intended to be sold now stand limited," which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off to Monday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant June.

Gloucester Gaol, &c. Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for erecting a New Gaol and House of Correction, and for removing certain Gateways in the City of Gloucester; and for amending the several Acts passed for the Maintenance and Support of the Poor of the said City, and lighting, paving and regulating the Streets there;"

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant June.

Halifax, &c. Small Debts Bill.

Ordered, That the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, made in the Seventeenth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, as relates to the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Parishes of Halifax, Bradford, Kighley, Bingley, Guiseley, Calverley, Batley, Birstal, Mirfield, Hartishead cum Clifton, Almondbury, Kirkheaton, Kirkburton and Huddersfield, and the Lordship or Liberty of Tong, in the West Riding of the County of York, and for granting other Powers for those Purposes; and for extending the Jurisdiction of the Court Baron of the Manor of Kighley, in the said County;" which stands appointed for Thursday Sevennight, be put off to Tuesday the Twentieth Day of this Instant June, and the Lords summoned; and that Counsel be then heard for and against the same.

Adjourn.

Comes Bathurst Præses Orator Procerum pro tempore, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum nonum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.