House of Lords Journal Volume 36
March 1782 1-10

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March 1782 1-10

DIE Veneris, 1o Martii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales presentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Northumberland.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Glencairn.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Gower.
Comes Temple.
Comes Northington.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Montford.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Sundridge.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.

PRAYERS.

Truro, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for extending the Provisions of an Act made in the Thirteenth Year of His present Majesty for more effectually amending several Roads leading from the Borough of Truro, in the County of Cornwall, to the Roads leading from Shortlanes End in the Parish of Kenwyn, to Callestock Burrow, and from the Two Burrows in the said Parish, to Perran Alms House, and from the Three Burrows in the said Parish, to Saint Agnes Alms House, in the said County," 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."

Acton to enter into Recognizance on the Bank of England's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That John Acton of Swithin's Lane, London, Gentleman, Solicitor to the Bank of England, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, on Account of their Appeal depending in this House:"

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

Army under E.Cornwallis, Papers respecting Capture of, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Jackson from the Admiralty Office attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 25th of February last,

"Copies and Extracts of Letters written between the Secretary of the Admiralty and Sir George Brydges Rodney, Vice Admiral Parker and Rear Admiral Graves," together with a Schedule thereof; which was read by the Clerk, as follows; (videlicet)

1. "Report respecting the Information from the Secretary of the Admiralty to Sir George Brydges Rodney, as far as relates to the Sailing of Monsieur de Grasse for the West Indies in March 1781."

2. "Extract of a Letter from Mr. Stephens to Sir George Rodney, dated 4th May 1781;" enclosing,

3. "Substance of Intelligence, giving an Account of the Sailing of Monsieur de Grasse for the West Indies."

4. "An Account of the several Reinforcements of Ships sent from Europe to the Commanders in Chief on the American Station in 1780 and 1781."

5. "An Account of the Number of Ships at Home and fit for Foreign Service on 17th May 1780 and 20th July 1781, being the Periods when any Reinforcements of Ships of the Line failed from Europe to the Commander in Chief on the American Station, within those Years."

6. "Extract of a Letter from Sir George Brydges Rodney to Mr. Stephens, dated Saint Eustatius, 3d May 1781."

7. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated at Sea, 6th May 1781."

8. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated at Saint Christophers, 9th May 1781."

9. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated Barbadoes, 22d June 1781."

10. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 29th June 1781;" enclosing,

11. "Copy of the State and Condition of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels under the Command of Sir George Brydges Rodney, transmitted by him to Mr. Stephens in his Letter aforementioned."

12. "Extract of a Letter from Sir George Brydges Rodney to Mr. Stephens, dated Barbadoes, 30th June 1781."

13. "Extract of a Letter from Captain Affleck, First Captain to Sir George Rodney, to Mr. Stephens, dated 26th July 1781."

14. "Extract of a Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, dated Port Royal Harbour 2d July 1781;" enclosing,

15. "Copy of the State and Condition of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels under the Command of Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker, transmitted in his Letter to Mr. Stephens aforementioned."

16. "Extract of a Letter from Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker to Mr. Stephens, dated 13th July, 1781."

17. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 27th July 1781."

18. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 20th August 1781."

19. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 30th September 1781."

20. "Extract of a Letter from Vice Admiral Arbuthnot, to Mr. Stephens, dated Staten Island, 6th May 1781;" enclosing,

21. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Swiney, of the Royal Oak, transmitted in his Letter aforementioned:" Also,

22. "Copy of a List of the Disposition and Condition of the Ships and Vessels under his Command:" Also,

23. "Copy of an Abstract of the State and Condition of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels under his Command."

24. "Copy of a Letter from Vice Admiral Arbuthnot to Mr. Stephens, dated Staten Island, 7th May 1781."

25. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 14th May 1781."

26. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, of the same Date."

27. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 30th May 1781."

28. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 12th June 1781;" enclosing,

29. "Copy of a List of the Disposition and Condition of His Majesty's Ships under his Command."

30. "Extract of a Letter from Vice Admiral Arbuthnot to Mr. Stephens, dated 4th July 1781."

31. "Extract of a Letter from Rear Admiral Graves to Mr. Stephens, dated Sandy Hook, 20th July 1781."

32. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 20th August 1781;" enclosing,

33. "Copy of the State and Condition of the Fleet which had arrived under the Command of Sir Samuel Hood."

34. "Extract of a Letter from Rear Admiral Graves to Mr. Stephens, dated Sandy Hook, 30th August 1781."

35. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated at Sea, 14th September 1781;" enclosing,

36. "Copies of several Letters relative to the State and Condition of the Terrible:" Also,

37. "Copy of the State and Condition of the Ships under his Command."

38. "Extract of a Letter from Rear Admiral Graves to Mr. Stephens, dated New York, 26th September 1781."

39. "Extract of another Letter from Ditto to Ditto, of the same Date;" enclosing,

40. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Symonds, dated York River, 16th September 1781."

41. "Extract of a Letter from Rear Admiral Graves to Mr. Stephens, dated New York, 13th October 1781."

42. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 16th October 1781."

43. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 19th October 1781."

44. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, of the same Date."

Ordered, That the said Copies and Extracts do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the several Papers delivered to the House this Day from the Admiralty, be referred to the Committee of the whole House appointed to enquire into the Capture of Earl Cornwallis's Army.

Army under E. Cornwallis, further Enquiry into the Capture of.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to resolve itself into a Committee, again to enquire into the Causes of the great Loss which this Nation has sustained by the Surrender of the whole Army under the Command of Lieutenant General Earl Cornwallis at York Town and Gloucester, in the Province of Virginia, as Prisoners of War; and for the Lords to be summoned:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed;

And the Lord Scarsdale reported from the Committee, That they had made a further Progress therein, and desired another Time might be appointed for the House to be put into a Committee again thereupon."

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee to consider further of the said Enquiry on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein Henry Erskine Advocate, is Appellant, and James Ferrier Writer to the Signet, is Respondent, which stands appointed for Monday next, be put off to Friday next; and that the rest of the Causes be removed in course.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, quartum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Lunæ, 4o Martii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Chandos.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Glencairn.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Gower.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Camden.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.

PRAYERS.

Army under E. Cornwallis, further Papers respecting Capture of, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Jackson from the Admiralty Office attended;"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty of the 25th of February last,

"Copies and Extracts of Letters," together with a Schedule thereof; which was read by the Clerk as follows; (videlicet)

1. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. Stephens to Vice Admiral Arbuthnot, dated 16th March 1780."

2. "Copy of an Order from the Lords of the Admiralty to Ditto, dated 16th March 1780."

3. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. Stephens to Ditto, dated 23d April 1780."

4. "Copy of an Order from the Lords of the Admiralty to Ditto, dated 2d May 1780."

5. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. Jackson to Ditto, dated 6th September 1780."

6. "Extract of an Order from the Lords of the Admiralty to Ditto, dated 3d October 1780."

7. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. Stephens to Ditto, dated 16th October 1780."

8. "Extract of a Letter from Mr. Stephens to Ditto, dated 5th April 1781."

9. "Extract from Ditto to Ditto, dated 22d May 1781."

10. "Copy from Ditto to Ditto, dated 24th July 1781."

11. "Substance of Information received the 4th, 11th, and 13th of March, and sent to Vice Admiral Arbuthnot, 5th April 1780."

12. "Ditto received 8th April 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

13. "Ditto received 27th March 1780, and sent to Ditto 15th April following."

14. "Substance of Information received 14th April 1780, and sent to Vice Admiral Arbuthnot the next Day."

15. "Ditto received 22d April 1780, and sent to Ditto the next Day."

16. "Ditto received 25th April 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

17. "Ditto received 25th April 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

18. "Ditto received 2d May 1780, and sent to Ditto on the 4th."

19. "Ditto received 12th May 1780, and sent to Ditto the next Day."

20. "Ditto received 4th October 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

21. "Ditto received 6th October 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

22. "Ditto received 11th October 1780, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

23. "Ditto received 3d November 1780, and sent to Ditto the next Day."

24. "Ditto received 4th May 1781, and sent to Ditto the same Day."

25. "Names and Rates of the several Ships which have been sent Home from Sir George Rodney, Vice Admiral Sir Peter Parker, or Rear Admiral Graves, either as Convoys, or from their State and Condition, between 1st May and 19th October 1781."

26. "Copy of the State and Condition of His Majesty's Ships under the Command of Rear Admiral Graves, transmitted in his Letter of 26th September 1781."

Ordered, That the said Copies and Extracts do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Papers be referred to the Committee of the whole House appointed to enquire into the Capture of Earl Cornwallis's Army.

Truro, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for extending the Provisions of an Act made in the Thirteenth Year of His present Majesty, for more effectually amending several Roads leading from the Borough of Truro, in the County of Cornwall, to the Roads leading from Shortlanes End, in the Parish of Kenwyn, to Callestock Burrow; and from the Two Burrows, in the said Parish, to Perran Alms House; and from the Three Burrows, in the said Parish, to Saint Agnes Alms House, in the said County."

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. Montagu and Mr. Reeves:

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

Minsterworth Exchange Bill:

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allotting Part of Minsterworth Ham, in the Parish of Minsterworth in the County of Gloucester, to Charles Barrow Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, in lieu of his Common Rights thereupon; and for allowing Exchanges within the said Parish;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Schmoll's Naturalization Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Schmoll;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Beverley Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons; by Sir James Pennyman, and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and amending the Road leading from White Cross, in the Parish of Leven, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Beverley, in the same County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tschiffeli's Naturalization Bill:

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir James Pennyman, and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick Tschiffeli;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Galley Corner Road Bills:

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to confirm and carry into Execution certain Articles of Agreement, entered into between the Right Honourable James Earl of Salisbury, and the Trustees appointed by and under several Acts of Parliament for repairing the Road leading from Galley Corner, adjoining to Enfield Chace, in the Parish of South Mims, in the County of Middlesex, to Lemnsford Mill, in the County of Hertford; and for turning and altering the said Road in the Manner mentioned in the said Agreement," 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."

Chaloner et al. against Travis.

A Petition of Thomas Chaloner, and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Travis Clerk, is Respondent, which stands appointed for Hearing, was presented and read; setting forth, "That the Petitioners are desirous to withdraw their said Appeal;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That they may be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal:"

And thereupon, the Agents on both sides were called in, and heard at the Bar; and being withdrawn:

Appeal with drawn with Costs.

Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal as desired, upon Payment of Five Pounds Costs to the Respondent.

Army under E. Cornwallis, further Enquiry into the Capture of.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to resolve itself again into a Committee, to enquire into the Causes of the great Loss which this Nation has sustained, by the Surrender of the whole Army under the Command of Lieutenant General Earl Cornwallis, at York Town and Gloucester, in the Province of Virginia, as Prisoners of War; and for the Lords to be summoned:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Scarsdale reported from the Committee, That they had made a further Progress therein, and desired, "That another Time might be appointed for the House to be put into a Committee again thereupon."

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee, to consider further of the said Enquiry on Wednesday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, sextum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 6o Martii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Chandos.
Dux Dorset.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Montagu.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborough & Monmouth.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Glencairn.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Gower.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Northingtor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Maynard.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. King.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Beaulieu.
Ds. Camden.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Porchester.

PRAYERS.

Bank of England against Pulteney.

The Answer of William Pulteney Esquire, to the Appeal of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, was this Day brought in.

Galley Corner Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm and carry into Execution certain Articles of Agreement entered into between the Right Honourable James Earl of Salisbury, and the Trustees appointed by and under several Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Road leading from Galley Corner adjoining to Enfield Chace, in the Parish of South Mims, in the County of Middlesex, to Lemnsford Mill, in the County of Hertford; and for turning and altering the said Road in the Manner mentioned in the said Agreement."

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. Montagu and Mr. Reeves:

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

Annuity and Lottery Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Grey Cooper, and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by way of Annuities; and for establishing a Lottery;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Oakhampton Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act made in the Thirty-third Year of His late Majesty, for repairing several Roads leading to the Town of Oakhampton, in the County of Devon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Littlegate, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from a Place called Littlegate at the Top of Leadenham Hill, in the County of Lincoln, to the West End of Barnby Gate, in Newark upon Trent, and from the Guide Post at the Division of Kelham and Muskham Lanes to Mansfield, and from Southwell to Oxton, in the County of Nottingham;" and for repairing the Road from the West Side of Newark Bridge to the said Guide Post;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Staindrop Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue and enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the Turnpike Road upon Gatherley Moor, in the County of York, to Staindrop, in the County of Durham, and from the said Turnpike Road near Smallways, across the River Tees, to Winston, in the said County of Durham; and for building a Bridge over the said River at or near Winston Ford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Minsterworth Exchange Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allotting Part of Minsterworth Ham, in the Parish of Minsterworth, in the County of Gloucester, to Charles Barrow Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, in lieu of his Common Rights thereupon, and for allowing Exchanges within the said Parish."

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

Ld. President.
D. Richmond.
D. Grafton.
D. Bolton.
D. Devonshire.
D. Rutland.
D. Gordon.
D. Queensberry.
D. Atholl.
D. Manchester.
D. Chandos.
D. Dorset.
D. Northumberland.
D. Montagu.
M. Rockingham.
Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Derby.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Pembroke & Montgomery.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Salisbury.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Peterborough & Monmouth.
E. Chesterfield.
E. Sandwich.
E. Essex.
E. Abingdon.
E. Plymouth.
E. Coventry.
E. Jersey.
E. Glencairn.
E. Eglintoun.
E. Cassillis.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Rosebery.
E. Oxford & Mortimer.
E. Tankerville.
E. Aylesford.
E. Bristol.
E. Sussex.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Kerr.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Ashburnham.
E. Harrington.
E. Brooke & Warwick.
E. Gower.
E. Bucks.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Egremont.
E. Temple.
E. Harcourt.
E. Fauconberg.
E. Northington.
E. Spencer.
E. Chatham.
E. Hillsborough.
E. Ailesbury.
E. Clarendon.
V. Townshend.
V. Stormont.
V. Wentworth.
V. Courtenay.
V. Dudley & Ward.
V. Maynard.
V. Hampden.
V. Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
V. Sackville.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Chester.
L. Bp. Oxford.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Abergavenny.
L. Percy.
L. Paget.
L. Craven.
L. Osborne.
L. Middleton.
L. Cadogan.
L. King.
L. Montfort.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Ponsonby.
L. Vere.
L. Wycombe.
L. Grantham.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Boston.
L. Pelham.
L. Beaulieu.
L. Camden.
L. Digby.
L. Hawke.
L. Amherst.
L. Brownlow.
L. Loughborough.
L. Gage.
L. Brudenell.
L. Walsingham.
L. Bagot.
L. Southampton.
L. Porchester.

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.

Beverley Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and amending the Road leading from White Cross, in the Parish of Leven in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Beverley, in the same County."

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

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

Tschiffeli's Naturalization Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick Tschiffeli."

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

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

Schmoll's Naturalization Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Schmoll."

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

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

Ayr Bank Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Advocate of Scotland, and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time to negotiate by Endorsement the Bonds issued in pursuance of an Act made in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for more effectually carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the Most Noble Henry Duke of Buccleugh, the Most Noble Charles Duke of Queensberry and Dover, and others, for redeeming the Annuities granted by the Company of the Bank of Ayr, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, known under the Firm of Douglas, Heron, and Company;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Feversham, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for contining the Term of an Act made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for amending and widening the Road leading from the High Post Road near the Town of Faversham, by Bacon's Water, through Ashford to the Town and Port of Hythe, in the County of Kent, and from Bacon's Water to a certain Lane called Holy Lane in Wincheap, near the City of Canterbury;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Willersley, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and keeping in Repair the Roads leading from the Willersley Turnpike Road near Parton to Monkland Mill, and from the Turnpike Road on Fair Mile Field to the Turnpike Road at Broad Heath, and from the Turnpike Road at or near the Fords Bridge to the Turnpike Road near Stockton, and from Kyre Common to the Turnpike Road at Grendon Green, in the Counties of Hereford and Worcester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Bank of England against Pulteney.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein the Governor and Company of the Bank of England are Appellants, and William Pulteney 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.

Army under E. Cornwallis, further Enquiry into the Capture of.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to resolve itself again into a Committee of the whole House, to enquire into the Causes of the great Loss which this Nation has sustained by the Surrender of the whole Army under the Command of Lieutenant General Earl Cornwallis at York Town and Gloucester, in the Province of Virginia, as Prisoners of War; and for the Lords to be summoned.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, octavum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 8o Martii, 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Gower.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Beaulieu.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Loughborough.

PRAYERS.

Cooper et al. against Ogilvy et al.

The Answer of Sir John Ogilvy Baronet and others to the Appeal of James Cooper and others was this Day brought in:

Thomson against Buchanan et al.

As was also, The Answer of Messieurs Buchanan and others to the Appeal of John Thomson Junior, Merchant, in Leith.

Erskine against Ferrier.

This Day being appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein Henry Erskine, Advocate, is Appellant, and James Ferrier, Writer to the Signet is Respondent, ex parte:

Counsel were accordingly called in:

And the Lord Advocate for Scotland and Mr. Erskine appearing as Counsel for the Appellant, but no Counsel appearing for the Respondent:

They were asked, "Whether they wished that the Hearing of the Cause might be postponed, in order to give them an Opportunity to make further Enquiries into the Merits of the Appeal:"

Whereupon, The Lord Advocate for Scotland desiring that the Hearing might be postponed,"

The Counsel were ordered to withdraw.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Caus be adjourned to the First Cause Day after the Recess at Easter.

Downes's Divorce Bill.

Ordered, That the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Edward Downes Esquire with Caroline Hervey his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Friday the 15th Day of this Instant March, and the Lords summoned, and that the several Witnesses who were ordered to attend on this Day do then attend.

Minsterworth Exchanges Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for allotting Part of Minsterworth Ham, in the Parish of Minsterworth, in the County of Gloucester, to Charles Barrow Esquire, his Heirs and Assigns, in lieu of his Common Rights thereupon, and for allowing Exchanges within the said Parish," 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."

Beverley Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty for repairing and amending the Road leading from White Cross, in the Parish of Leven in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Beverley, in the same County," 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."

Schmoll's Naturalization Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Charles Frederick Schmoll," was committed.

Annuity and Lottery Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by way of Annuities, and for establishing a Lottery:"

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next.

Stourbridge Canal Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Lewisham and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual an Act made in the Sixteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from or near the Town of Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, to join the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at or near Stourton, in the County of Stafford; and also Two Collateral Cuts therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stourbridge, &c. Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Lewisham and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act of the Second Year of His present Majesty, for amending and widening the Road from the Market House in Stourbridge to Colley Gate, in Cradley, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Worcester, Stafford, and Salop, so far as the same relates to the Roads leading from the Market House in Stourbridge to Colly Gate, and from Pedmore to Holly Hall, and from Colly Gate to Halesowen; and for opening a more commodious Communication with the Birmingham Turnpike Road;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were severally read the First Time.

Littlegate, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Thirty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from a Place called Littlegate, at the Top of Leadenham Hill, in the County of Lincoln, to the West End of Barnby Gate, in Newark-upon-Trent, and from the Guide Post at the Division of Kelham and Muskham Lanes to Mansfield, and from Southwell to Oxton, in the County of Nottingham;" and for repairing the Road from the West Side of Newark Bridge to the said Guide Post."

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

Ld. President.
D. Chandos.
E. Coventry.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford & Mortimer.
E. Gower.
V. Dudley & Ward.
V. Sackville.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Say & Sele.
L. Middleton.
L. Chedworth.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Beaulieu.
L. Brownlow.
L. Loughborough.

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.

Staindrop, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue and enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the First Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the Turnpike Road upon Gatherley Moor, in the County of York, to Staindrop, in the County of Durham; and from the said Turnpike Road near Smallways, across the River Tees, to Winston, in the said County of Durham; and for building a Bridge over the said River at Winston Ford."

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

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

Ayr Bark Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing a further Time to negotiate by Indorsement the Bonds issued in pursuance of an Act made in the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for more effectually carrying into Execution certain Proposals made by the Most Noble Henry Duke of Buccleugh, the Most Noble Charles Duke of Queensberry and Dover and others, for redeeming the Annuities granted by the Company of the Bank of Ayr, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, known under the Firm of Douglas, Heron and Company."

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

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

More against McIanes.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Alexande Moore is Appellant, and Janet McInnes 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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, undecimum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.