House of Lords Journal Volume 36
June 1782 21-30

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 36: June 1782 21-30', Journal of the House of Lords volume 36: 1779-1783 (1767-1830), pp. 541-551. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116709 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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June 1782 21-30

DIE Veneris, 21o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Ds. Camden, Præses.
March. Rockingham.
March. Lothian.
Comes Glencairn.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Gower.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Bathurst.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Ashburton.

PRAYERS.

McAdam against Magistrates of Ayr:

Upon reading the Petition of Quintin McAdam Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which the Magistrates and Town Council of the Burgh of Ayr are Respondents, which stands appointed for Hearing; setting forth, "That the Appellant is advised to withdraw his Appeal," and therefore praying their Lordships, "That he may be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal on paying Twenty Pounds Costs to the Respondents, the Agents for the said Respondents having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

Appeal withdrawn with Costs.

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal as desired, upon Payment of Twenty Pounds Costs to the Respondents.

Flimwell Vent, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Flimwell Vent, in the County of Sussex, through Highgate, in the County of Kent, and the Parishes of Sandhurst, Newenden and Northiam, to Rye, in the said County of Sussex; and from Highgate aforesaid, to Cooper's Corner, in the said County of Sussex, and to Tubb's Lake, in the said County of Kent, as relates to the Road from Highgate to Tubb's Lake; and for enlarging the Term and Powers of the said Act with respect to the other Roads therein contained," 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."

Ireland Dependency Bill passed by Commission.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That His Majesty had been pleased to issue a Commission to several Lords therein named, for declaring His Royal Assent to an Act agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

Then Three of the Lords Commissioners, being in their Robes, and seated on a Form placed between the Throne and the Woolsack, the Lord Chancellor in the Middle, with the Archbishop of Canterbury on his Right Hand, and the Lord Ashburton on his Left, commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to signify to the Commons, "The Lords Commissioners desire their immediate Attendance in this House, to hear the Commission read."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

The Lord Chancellor said,

My Lords, and Gentlemen of the House of Commons,

His Majesty not thinking fit to be personally present here at this Time, has been pleased to cause a Commission to be issued under the Great Seal, and thereby given His Royal Assent to an Act, which has been agreed upon by both Houses of Parliament, the Title whereof is particularly mentioned; and by the said Commission hath commanded us to declare and notify His Royal Assent to the said Act, in the Presence of you the Lords and Commons assembled for that Purpose; which Commission you will now hear read."

Then the said Commission was read by the Clerk, as follows:

GEORGE R.

George the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth: To Our Right Trusty and Right Well-beloved the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and to Our Trusty and Well-beloved the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, and the Commissioners for Shires and Burghs of the House of Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, Greeting. Whereas We have seen and perfectly understood a certain Act agreed and accorded on by you Our loving Subjects, the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and the Commons, in this Our present Parliament assembled, and endorsed by you as hath been accustomed, the Title and Name of which Act hereafter doth particularly ensue; (that is to say) "An Act to repeal an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for the better securing the Dependency of the Kingdom of Ireland upon the Crown of Great Britain." "And albeit the said Act by you Our said Subjects the Lords and Commons in this Our present Parliament assembled, is fully agreed and consented unto, yet nevertheless the same is not of Force and Effect in the Law without Our Royal Assent given and put to the said Act; and forasmuch as for divers Causes and Considerations, We cannot conveniently at this Time be present in Our Royal Person in the Higher House of Our said Parliament, being the Place accustomed to give Our Royal Assent to such Acts as have been agreed upon by you Our said Subjects the Lords and Commons, We have therefore caused these Our Letters Patent to be made, and have signed the same; and by the same do give and put Our Royal Assent to the said Act, and to all Articles, Clauses, and Provisions therein contained, and have fully agreed and assented to the said Act; Willing that the said Act, and every Article, Clause, Sentence, and Provision therein contained, from henceforth shall be of the same Strength, Force, and Effect, as if We had been personally present in the said Higher House, and had openly and publickly in the Presence of you all assented to the same: And We do by these Presents declare and notify the same Our Royal Assent, as well to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons aforesaid, as to all others whom it may concern: Commanding also, by these Presents, Our right trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor Edward Lord Thurlow, Our Chancellor of Great Britain, to seal these Our Letters Patent with Our Great Seal of Great Britain; And also, commanding the most Reverend Father in God, Our right trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor Frederick Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate and Metropolitan of all England; Our said Chancellor of Great Britain; Our right trusty and Well-beloved Counsellor Charles Lord Camden, President of Our Council; Our right trusty and right-entirely beloved Cousins and Counsellors Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton, Keeper of Our Privy Seal; George Duke of Manchester, Chamberlain of Our Household; Charles Duke of Richmond, Hugh Duke of Northumberland; George Duke of Montagu; Our right trusty and entirely-beloved Cousin and Counsellor Charles Marquis of Rockingham, First Commissioner of Our Treasury; Our right trusty and right Well-beloved Cousin and Counsellor William Earl of Mansfield, Our Chief Justice assigned to hold Pleas before Us; Our right trusty and Well-beloved Cousins and Counsellors, Thomas Viscount Weymouth, Augustus Viscount Keppel, First Commissioner of Our Admiralty; Our right trusty and Well beloved Counsellors William Lord Wycombe, One of Our Principal Secretaries of State, and John Lord Ashburton, or any Three or more of them, to declare and notify this Our Royal Assent, in Our Absence in the said Higher House, in the Presence of you the Lords and the Commons of Our Parliament, there to be assembled for that Purpose; and the Clerk of Our Parliaments to endorse the said Act with such Terms and Words, in Our Name, as is requisite, and hath been accustomed for the same, and also to enroll these Our Letters Patent and the said Act, in the Parliament Roll; and these Our Letters Patent shall be to every of them a sufficient Warrant in that Behalf: And finally, We do declare and will, that after this Our Royal Assent given and passed by these Presents, and declared and notified as is aforesaid, then and immediately the said Act shall be taken, accepted, and admitted a good, sufficient, and perfect Act of Parliament, and Law to all Intents, Constructions, and Purposes, and to be put in due Execution accordingly; the Continuance or Dissolution of this Our Parliament, or any other Use, Custom, Thing or Things to the contrary thereof notwithstanding. In Witness whereof, We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent.

Witness Ourself at Westminster, the Twenty-first Day of June, in the Twenty-second Year of Our Reign.

By the King Himself, signed with His own Hand.

"Yorke."

Then the Lord Chancellor said,

In Obedience to His Majesty's Commands, and by virtue of the Commission which has been now read, We do declare and notify to you the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in Parliament assembled, That His Majesty hath given His Royal Assent to the said Act in the Commission mentioned; and the Clerks are required to pass the same, in the usual Form and Words."

1. "An Act to repeal an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act for the better securing the Dependency of the Kingdom of Ireland upon the Crown of Great Britain."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (videlicet)

"Le Roy le veult."

Then the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure.

The House was resumed.

E. Cornwallis takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Earl Cornwallis took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

More against McInnes.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause wherein Alexander More is Appellant, and Janet McInnes is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Monday next; and that the Counsel be called in at One o'Clock.

Artificers Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the seducing of Artificers or Workmen employed in printing Callicoes, Cottons, Muslins and Linens, or in making or preparing Blocks, Plates or other Implements used in that Manufactory, to go to Parts beyond the Seas; and to prohibit the exporting to Foreign Parts of any such Blocks, Plates or other Implements;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Phillips's Powder, Letter relative to, delivered.

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

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Address of the last Session of Parliament;

"Copy of a Letter from the Commissioners for Victualling His Majesty's Navy to Mr. Stephens, dated the 19th Instant; and of Three Reports which accompanied the same relative to Mr. Henry Phillips's Powder for preserving Bread and Dry Provisions from Damage of Weevils and other Insects."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk,

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

Colonies Offices Bill.

The Lord Wycombe presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the granting in future any Office to be exercised in any Colony or Plantation now or at any Time hereafter, belonging to the Crown of Great Britain for any other Term than during such Time as the Grantee thereof or Person appointed thereto shall discharge the Duty thereof and behave well therein."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Royal Hospitals Agreement Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to render valid and effectual certain Articles of Agreement between the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, Governors of the Possessions, Revenues, and Goods of the Hospitals of Edward King of England the Sixth, of Christ, Bridewell and Saint Thomas the Apostle, and of the Hospitals of Henry the Eighth King of England, called The House of the Poor, in West Smithfield, near London, and of the House and Hospital called Bethelem, and the Presidents, Treasurers, and acting Governors of the said several Hospitals."

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

Ld. President.
M. Rockingham.
M. Lothian.
E. Glencairn.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Ferrers.
E. Waldegrave.
E. Gower.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Bathurst.
V. Dudley & Ward.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Paget.
L. Say & Sele.
L. Chedworth.
L. Wycombe.
L. Scarsdale.

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.

Stanhope Street Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the most Noble Henry Duke of Newcastle, his Heirs, Executors, or Administrators, to open a Street from the Strand at or near the East End of the New Church to the South End of Stanhope Street, in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes within the City and Liberty of Westminster; and to make a more commodious Communication between the North End of Stanhope Street aforesaid, and Wylde Street, in the Parish of Saint Giles in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex."

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.

Norwood Common Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a certain Piece of Ground, Part of the Common of Norwood, in the Parish of Batcombe, in the County of Somerset, to the Rector of the said Parish; and for vesting the same together with an additional Piece of Ground, other Part of the said Common, in him and his Successors, in lieu of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the Rectory of Batcombe, in or within the said Common of Norwood; and for confirming all the several other Parts of the said Common to the several Proprietors thereof, discharged of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the said Rectory."

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

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

Sir T. Rumbold and Perring's Penalty Bill, continuing Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament, for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellors, and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George, on the Coast of Coromandel, in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of the Parliament."

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 Monday next.

Highland Dress Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Marquis of Graham and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act made in the Nineteenth Year of King George the Second, for the more effectually disarming the Highlands in Scotland, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, as restrains the Use of the Highland Dress;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Marsh Enclosure Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and leasing a Piece of Waste Land called The Marsh, within the Borough of Newcastle under Lyme, in the County of Stafford, and applying the Profits thereof in Aid of the Poor's Rates of the said Borough;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made hereto.

Militia Substitutes Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for raising and training the Militia, as relates to Persons paying the Sum of Ten Pounds, being liable to serve again in the Militia at the Expiration of Three Years, and also to oblige Substitutes to make Oath respecting their Place of Settlement."

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 Monday next.

Fowler's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estates late in Jointure, to Dame Sarah Fowler Widow, in Trustees, to be sold, conveyed, and settled, pursuant to a Decree of the Court of Exchequer."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Eggers Naturalization Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Henry Eggers."

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, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Pepys and Mr. Hett:

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

Eastington Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Common Downs, in the Hamlet or Tything of Eastington, otherwise Northleach Foreign, in the Manor of Eastington and Parish of Northleach, in the County of Gloucester."

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 ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

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

Corps Disciplining Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement and disciplining of such Corps or Companies of Men as shall voluntarily enroll themselves for Defence of their Towns or Coasts, or for the general Defence of the Kingdom during the present War."

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.

Whitehill's Return Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for compelling John Whitehill Esquire to return into this Kingdom, and for restraining him, in case of his Return, from going out of this Kingdom for a limited Time, and for discovering his Estate and Effects, and preventing the transporting or alienating of the same."

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Receivers of Stolen Goods Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Discovery and effectual Punishment of Buyers and Receivers of Stolen Goods."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 24o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Manchester, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Gower.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Ashburton.

PRAYERS.

More against McInnes.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause, wherein Alexander More is Appellant, and Janet McInnes is Respondent:

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

St. George, Hanover Square, Paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for better paving, cleansing, and lighting Part of the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex, and such Part of Old Bond Street, as lies within the Parish of Saint James, in the said County, and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein," 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."

Stanhope Street Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Most Noble Henry Duke of Newcastle, his Heirs, Executors, or Administrators, to open a Street from the Strand, at or near the East End of the New Church to the South End of Stanhope Street, in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes, within the City and Liberty of Westminster, and to make a more commodious Communication between the North End of Stanhope Street aforesaid and Wylde Street, in the Parish of Saint Giles in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex," was committed.

Royal Hospitals Agreement Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render valid and effectual certain Articles of Agreement between the Mayor and Commonalty, and Citizens of the City of London, Governors of the Possessions, Revenues, and Goods of the Hospitals of Edward King of England the Sixth, of Christ, Bridewell and Saint Thomas the Apostle; and of the Hospitals of Henry the Eighth King of England, called The House of the Poor, in West Smithfield near London, and of the House and Hospital, called Bethelem, and the Presidents, Treasurers, and acting Governors of the said several Hospitals," 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 made one Amendment thereto;" which Amendment, being read Twice by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendment, be engrossed.

Sir T. Rumbold and Perring's Penalty Bill, continuing: Sir T. Rumbold's Petition relative to.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, setting forth, "That the Petitioner hath seen a Bill depending in this Right Honourable House, to provide, that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament, for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on the Petitioner and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them, whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellors and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George, on the Coast of Coromandel, in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of the Parliament; that Thomas Shippey Esquire, at present in England, and a material Witness for the Petitioner, being in the Military Service of the Honourable East India Company, is under Orders to return to his Duty in India, and for that End is now about to depart from this Kingdom;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That Provision may be made in the said Bill now depending, to enable the Petitioner to examine the said Thomas Shippey, by Interrogatories on Oath, in such Manner, and under such Regulations, as to this Right Honourable House shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Colonies Offices Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the granting in future any Office to be exercised in any Colony or Plantation now or at any Time hereafter belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any other Term than during such Time as the Grantee thereof, or Person appointed thereto, shall discharge the Duty thereof, and behave well therein."

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

Highland Dress Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, made in the Nineteenth Year of King George the Second, for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, as restrains the Use of the Highland Dress."

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 To-morrow.

Artificers Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the seducing of Artificers or Workmen employed in printing Callicoes, Cottons, Muslins and Linens, or in making or preparing Blocks, Plates, or other Implements used in that Manufactory, to go to Parts beyond the Seas, and to prohibit the exporting to foreign Parts of any such Blocks, Plates, or other Implements."

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 To-morrow.

Whitehill's Return Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for compelling John Whitehill Esquire to return into this Kingdom; and for restraining him, in case of his Return, from going out of this Kingdom for a limited Time; and for discovering his Estate and Effects, and preventing the transporting or alienating of the same."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Receivers of Stolen Goods Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy Discovery and effectual Punishment of Buyers and Receivers of Stolen Goods."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Flimwell Vent, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Flimwell Vent, in the County of Sussex, through Highgate, in the County of Kent, and the Parishes of Sandhurst, Newenden and Northiam, to Rye, in the said County of Sussex, and from Highgate aforesaid to Cooper's Corner, in the said County of Sussex, and to Tubb's Lake, in the said County of Kent," as relates to the Road from Highgate to Tubb's Lake, and for enlarging the Term and Powers of the said Act, with respect to the other Roads therein contained."

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 the Three preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Pepys and Mr. Hett:

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

Sir T. Rumbold and Perrings Bill, continuing.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament, for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them, whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellors and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George, on the Coast of Coromandel, in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of the Parliament."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Militia Substitutes Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act, made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for raising and training the Militia, as relates to Persons paying the Sum of Ten Pounds, being liable to serve again in the Militia at the Expiration of Three Years; and also to oblige Substitutes to make Oath respecting their Place of Settlement."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Davis et Ux. against Oliver:

Upon reading the Petition of George Davis and Barbara his Wife, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which Thomas Oliver is Respondent; setting forth, "That the Petitioners some Time since presented their Appeal to their Lordships, to reverse an Order of the Court of Chancery of Ireland made in the above Cause; and their said Appeal now stands for Hearing; that the Petitioners observe, that an Act hath lately past which respects the Jurisdiction exercised by their Lordships over Matters of Law arising in Ireland, and removed by Appeal to their Lordships from the Courts of Law there; and the Petitioners are therefore desirous to withdraw their said Appeal;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That they may be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal without Costs, and without Prejudice to their proceeding, otherwise to review the said Order of the said Court of Chancery of Ireland as they shall be advised, the Agent for the said Respondent having signed the said Petition, submitting to what their Lordships shall think proper to determine upon the Prayer of this Petition:"

Appeal withdrawn.

It is Ordered, no Papers having been delivered in this Cause, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal without Costs, according to the the Prayer of the said Petition.

Browning et al. against Napier:

Upon reading the Petition of Robert Browning and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which the Honourable Charles Napier is Respondent, which stands appointed for hearing; setting forth, That the Parties in this Cause having come to an Agreement, the Appellants are desirous to withdraw their Appeal;" and therefore praying their Lordships, That they may be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal without Costs, the Agent for the said Respondent having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

Appeal withdrawn.

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal without Costs as desired.

Causes, Limitation of.

Ordered, That this House will hear no more Causes this Session, after the Cause wherein the Right Honourable Brownlow Lord Brownlow is Appellant, and the Reverend James Devie Clerk is Respondent.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 25o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Manchester, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Carlisle, Senescallus.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Gower.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Bathurst.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Keppel.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Grosvenor.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Beaulieu.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Ashburton.
Ds. Grantley.

PRAYERS.

More against McInnes.

After hearing Counsel as well on Friday last as Yesterday and this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander More, Second Son of Gilbert More, Merchant in Aberdeen, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Commissaries of Edinburgh in Scotland, of the 2d of July 1781; also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 27th of July 1781; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the 19th of December 1781; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or amended, or that the Appellant 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 Janet McInnes put into the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause: The Pursuer not having alledged in her original Libel or subsequent Condescendance, any Marriage or Matrimonial Contract previous to the written Acknowledgement mentioned in her Libel, as dated on the First of May 1780, but written in Fact in the latter End of November following, and no Proof of that or any other Circumstance of the Transaction having been produced in the Cause, but from the judicial Declaration of the Defender; whereby it appears that such Acknowledgement was not given by the Defender or accepted by the Pursuer, or understood by either as a Declaration of the Truth, but merely as a Colour to serve another and different Purpose which had been mutually concerted between them; and the other Circumstances of the Case concurring to prove the same Thing:

Interlocutors reversed.

It is Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said written Acknowledgement is not sufficient Proof of any Marriage or Matrimonial Contract having passed between the Pursuer and Defender; and it is therefore Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same are hereby reversed; and it is further Ordered, That the Court of Session do remit the Cause to the Commissaries, with Directions to find that the said written Acknowledgement is not sufficient Proof of any Marriage or Matrimonial Contract having passed between the Pursuer and Defender, and to proceed accordingly.

Royal Hospitals Agreement Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to render valid and effectual certain Articles of Agreement between the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, Governors of the Possessions, Revenues and Goods of the Hospitals of Edward King of England the Sixth, of Christ, Bridewell, and Saint Thomas the Apostle, and of the Hospitals of Henry the Eighth King of England, called The House of the Poor, in West Smithfield, near London, and of the House and Hospital called Bethelem, and the Presidents, Treasurers and acting Governors of the said several Hospitals."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Pepys and Mr. Hett:

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

Stanhope Street Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Most Noble Henry Duke of Newcastle, his Heirs, Executors or Administrators, to open a Street from the Strand, at or near the East End of the New Church, to the South End of Stanhope Street, in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes, within the City and Liberty of Westminster; and to make a more commodious Communication between the North End of Stanhope Street aforesaid, and Wylde Street, in the Parish of Saint Giles in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Hackney, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of several Acts passed in the Eleventh, Twenty-sixth and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from Shoreditch Church, through Hackney, to Stanford Hill, and cross Cambridge Heath, over Bethnal Green, to the Turnpike at Mile End, in the County of Middlesex."

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

Ld. Chamberlain.
D. Richmond.
D. Chandos.
Ld. Steward.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Sandwich.
E. Coventry.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Ferrers.
E. Kerr.
E. Gower.
E. Radnor.
E. Spencer.
E. Bathurst.
V. Montague.
V. Stormont.
V. Dudley & Ward.
V. Keppel.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Paget.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Ponsonby.
L. Walpole.
L. Wycombe.
L. Grosvenor.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Beaulieu.
L. Digby.
L. Brownlow.
L. Harrowby.
L. Loughborough.
L. Walsingham.
L. Ashburton.
L. Grantley.

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.

Borough Court of Record Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for diminishing the Fees payable and altering the Mode of Proceeding in the Court of Record of the Town and Borough of Southwark, with respect to Debts and Damages under a certain Value; and for extending the Jurisdiction of the said Court as to the Recovery of such Debts and Damages to the several Parishes and Places within the Eastern Half of the Hundred of Brixton, in the County of Surrey."

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been or shall be present this Session be added to the said Committee.

Sandiacre Enclosure Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Commons and Commonable Places within the Lordship or Liberty of Sandiacre, in the County of Derby;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Raskelf Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Commons or Waste Grounds and other Commonable Lands within the Township of Raskelf, in the Parish of Easingwold, in the North Riding of the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Corps Disciplining Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement and disciplining of such Corps or Companies of Men as shall voluntarily enroll themselves for Defence of their Towns or Coasts, or for the general Defence of the Kingdom during the present War."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Scarsdale reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow.

Colonies Offices Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the granting in future any Office to be exercised in any Colony or Plantation now or at any Time hereafter belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any other Term than during such Time as the Grantee thereof, or Person appointed thereto, shall discharge the Duty thereof and behave well therein."

After some Time the House was resumed:

And the Lord Scarsdale reported from the Committee, That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow.

Poor Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Houses of Correction Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for the amending and rendering more effectual the Laws in being relative to Houses of Correction."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Highland Dres Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act made in the Nineteenth Year of King George the Second, for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, as restrains the Use of the Highland Dress."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Artificers Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the seducing of Artificers or Workmen employed in printing Callicoes, Cottons, Muslins, and Linens, or in making or preparing Blocks, Plates, or other Implements used in that Manufactory, to go to Parts beyond the Seas; and to prohibit the exporting to Foreign Parts of any such Blocks, Plates, or other Implements."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 26o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Manchester, Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Senescallus.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Northington.
Comes Bathurst.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Brownlow.

PRAYERS.

Bees Wax Duty Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an additional Duty upon White or manufactured Bees Wax imported into Great Britain;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Milton Bryant Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds within the Parish of Milton Bryant, in the County of Bedford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

St. George, Hanover Square, Paving &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better paying, cleansing, and lighting Part of the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex, and such Part of Old Bond Street, as lies within the Parish of Saint James, in the said County; and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir T. Rumbold and Perring's Penalty Bill continuing:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament, for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellors, and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George, on the Coast of Coromandel in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of the Parliament."

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, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Leeds and Mr. Hett:

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

Colonies Offices Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the granting in future any Office to be exercised in any Colony or Plantation now, or at any Time hereafter, belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any other Term than during such Time as the Grantee thereof or Person appointed thereto, shall discharge the Duty thereof in Person, and behave well therein."

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

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Corps disciplining Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale (also) according to Order reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement and disciplining of such Corps or Companies of Men, as shall voluntarily enroll themselves for Defence of their Towns or Coasts, or for the general Defence of the Kingdom during the present War."

The said Amendments were read by the Clerk as follows; (videlicet)

"Pr. 1. L. 17. Leave out from ("Majesty") to ("and") in the 21st Line of the same Press."

"L. 24. After ("Towns") insert ("or Counties")

"L. 26. After ("Kingdom") leave out ("they") and insert ("having Permission so to do from proper Authority")

"L. 32. Leave out ("that they")

"L. 33. After ("above") insert ("or during Six Months in case such Rebellion or Invasion shall so long continue")

"L. 36. After ("Troops") insert ("Provided always, that no Officer or Soldier of any Volunteer Corps shall be liable to be tried or punished by any Court Martial at any Time, unless such Court Martial be composed entirely of Officers serving in the Volunteer Corps, if a sufficient Number can be obtained to constitute such Court Martial")

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were, severally, agreed to by the House.

Blyth Marsh, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of Two Acts passed in the Second and Eleventh Years of His present Majesty's Reign, so far as the same relate to the Road from Blyth Marsh, to the Road leading from Ashborne to Buxton, near Thorp, and from the Road between Cheadle and Leek to the Turnpike Road above Frogall Bridge, and from the same Road to the Road at or near Ruehill Gate, in the Counties of Stafford and Derby."

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

Ld. Chamberlain.
D. Chandos.
Ld. Steward.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Sandwich.
E. Ferrers.
E. Northington.
E. Bathurst.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Brownlow.

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.

Highland Dress Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act made in the Nineteenth Year of King George the Second, for the more effectual disarming the Highlands in Scotland, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, as restrains the Use of the Highland Dress."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Hackney, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of several Acts passed in the Eleventh, Twenty-sixth and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from Shoreditch Church, through Hackney, to Stanford Hill; and cross Cambridge Heath over Bethnal Green, to the Turnpike at Mile End, in the County of Middlesex," 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."

Norwood Common Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a certain Piece of Ground, Part of the Common of Norwood, in the Parish of Batcombe, in the County of Somerset, to the Rector of the said Parish; and for vesting the same, together with an additional Piece of Ground, other Part of the said Common, in him and his Successors in lieu of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the Rectory of Batcombe in or within the said Common of Norwood; and for confirming all the several other Parts of the said Common to the several Proprietors thereof, discharged of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the said Rectory," 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."

Poor Relief Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Houses of Correction Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the amending and rendering more effectual the Laws in being relative to Houses of Correction."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Artificers Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the seducing of Artificers or Workmen employed in printing Callicoes, Cottons, Muslins and Linens; or in making or preparing Blocks, Plates or other Implements used in that Manufactory to go to Parts beyond the Seas; and to prohibit the exporting to Foreign Parts of any such Blocks, Plates, or other Implements."

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Poor Relief Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor," be read the Third Time on Tuesday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Militia Substitutes Bill.

Ordered, That the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty for raising and training the Militia, as relates to Persons paying the Sum of Ten Pounds being liable to serve again in the Militia at the Expiration of Three Years; and also to oblige Substitutes to make Oath respecting their Place of Settlement," be put off till To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 27o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius. Ds. Chedworth.

PRAYERS.

Colonies Offices Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the granting in future any Office to be exercised in any Colony or Plantation now or at any Time hereafter belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, for any longer Term than during such Time as the Grantee thereof, or Person appointed thereto, shall discharge the Duty thereof, and behave well therein."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Leeds and Mr. Hett:

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

Corps disciplining Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement and disciplining of such Corps or Companies of Men as shall voluntarily enroll themselves for Defence of their Towns or Coasts, or for the general Defence of the Kingdom during the present War."

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 the former Messengers:

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

Militia Substitutes Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act, made in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for raising and training the Militia, as relates to the Persons paying the Sum of Ten Pounds being liable to serve again in the Militia at the Expiration of Three Years; and also to oblige Substitutes to make Oath respecting their Place of Settlement."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Highland Dress Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act, made in the Nineteenth Year of King George the Second, for the more effectually disarming the Highlands in Scotland, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, as restrains the Use of the Highland Dress."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Artificers Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the seducing of Artificers and Workmen employed in printing Callicoes, Cottons, Muslins and Linens, or in making or preparing Blocks, Plates or other Implements used in that Manufacture, to go to Parts beyond the Seas; and to prohibit the exporting to foreign Parts of any such Blocks, Plates or other Implements."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Hackney, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of several Acts, passed in the Eleventh, Twenty-sixth and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the Roads from Shoreditch Church, through Hackney to Stanford Hill, and cross Cambridge Heath over Bethnal Green, to the Turnpike at Mile End, in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Norwood Common Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a certain Piece of Ground, Part of the Common of Norwood, in the Parish of Batcombe, in the County of Somerset, to the Rector of the said Parish; and for vesting the same, together with an additional Piece of Ground, other Part of the said Common, in him and his Successors, in lieu of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the Rectory of Batcombe in or within the said Common of Norwood; and for confirming all the several other Parts of the said Common to the several Proprietors thereof, discharged of all Right of Common and Tithes belonging to the said Rectory."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Houses of Correction Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the amending and rendering more effectual the Laws in being relative to Houses of Correction."

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 Six preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

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

Bees Wax Duty Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an additional Duty upon White or Manufactured Bees Wax imported into Great Britain."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Lord Brownlow against Devie. Mr. Justice Willes to attend with his Notes.

Ordered, That Mr. Justice Willes do attend this House To-morrow, with his Notes of the Evidence taken at the Trial of the Issues directed by the Court of Chancery, in the Cause wherein James Devie Clerk was Plaintiff, and the Right Honourable Lord Brownlow Defendant; and which was tried at the Summer Assizes 1780 for the County of Huntingdon.

Ordered, That the Counsel be called in to be heard in the Cause, wherein the Right Honourable Lord Brownlow is Appellant, and James Devie Clerk is Respondent, To-morrow at Two o'Clock.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 28o Junii 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Richmond.
Comes Derby.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Mansfield.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Walsingham.

PRAYERS.

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

Lord Brownlow against Devie.

Counsel (according to Order) were called in to be heard in the Cause, wherein the Right Honourable Brownlow Lord Brownlow is Appellant, and James Devie Clerk is Respondent, being an Appeal from an Order of the Court of Chancery of the 28th May 1782.

Mr. Serjeant Hill was heard for the Appellant.

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Monday next.

Bees Wax Duty Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an additional Duty upon White or Manufactured Bees Wax imported into Great Britain."

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. Leeds and Mr. Hett:

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

Civil List Debt Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling His Majesty to discharge the Debt contracted upon His Civil List Revenues, and for preventing the same from being in Arrear for the future, by regulating the Mode of Payments out of the said Revenues, and by suppressing or regulating certain Offices therein mentioned, which are now paid out of the Revenues of the Civil List;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Gaming Prevention Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act more effectually to prevent the pernicious Practice of Gaming;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Corps disciplining Bill, Conference on, desired by H. C.

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

To desire a Conference with this House, touching the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement and disciplining of such Corps or Companies of Men as shall veluntarily enroll themselves for Defence of their Towns or Coasts, or for the general Defence of the Kingdom during the present War."

Who being withdrawn,

The Messengers were again called in, and acquainted, "That this House will send an Answer by Messengers of their own."

Hungarian and German Drugs, &c. Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons' by Mr. Strachey and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to permit Drugs, the Product of Hungary or Germany, to be imported from the Austrian Netherlands, or any Part of Germany, upon Payment of the Single Duty; to allow the Importation of Hungary or German Wines and organzined thrown Silk from the Austrian Netherlands, or any Part of Germany, into Great Britain; and of Timber and other Goods from any Part of Europe, in Ships the Property of Subjects under the same Sovereign as the Country of which the Goods are the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scotch Tobacco Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, "An Act for prohibiting the planting, setting or sowing of Tobacco in England or Ireland"; and to permit the Use and Removal of Tobacco, the Growth of Scotland, into England, for a limited Time, under certain Restrictions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Silks Importation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing so much of an Act of the Sixth Year of His present Majesty, as relates to prohibiting the Importation of foreign wrought Silks and Velvets;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Commissioners Meetings Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Times appointed for the First Meetings of Commissioners, or other Persons, for putting in Execution certain Acts of this Session of Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ships, to prevent Enemy's Supply of, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act more effectually to prevent His Majesty's Enemies from being supplied with Ships or Vessels from Great Britain;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Blyth Marsh, &c. Road Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of Two Acts, passed in the Second and Eleventh Years of His present Majesty's Reign, so far as the same relate to the Road from Blyth Marsh to the Road leading from Ashborne to Buxton near Thorp, and from the Road between Cheadle and Leek, to the Turnpike Road above Frogall Bridge, and from the same Road to the Road at or near Ruehill Gate, in the Counties of Stafford and Derby," stands committed, be revived, and meet on Monday next.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, primum diem Julii, jam prox. sequen. horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.