House of Lords Journal Volume 36
December 1782 21-30

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 36: December 1782 21-30', Journal of the House of Lords volume 36: 1779-1783 (1767-1830), pp. 583-584. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116716 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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December 1782 21-30

DIE Sabbati, 21o Decembris 1782.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Manchester, Camerarius.
Comes Denbigh.
Ds. Wycombe.

PRAYERS.

Malt Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three."

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

Ships, to prevent Supply of, to Enemies, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act more effectually to prevent His Majesty's Enemies from being supplied with Ships or Vessels from Great Britain."

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

Corn Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to permit the Importation of Wheat, Wheat-Flour, Rye, Rye-Flour, Barley, and all Sorts of Corn, Grain and Meal, upon Payment of the low Duties therein mentioned, for a limited Time."

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

Land Tax Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three."

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

Ruete's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Denbigh.
L. Bp. St. David's. L. Wycombe.

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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 23o Decembris 1782.

R E X.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Meneven.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Carlisle, Senescallus.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Ailesbury.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Keppel.
Ds. De Ferrars.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Wycombe.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Ashburton.

PRAYERS.

McAdam against Magistrates, &c. of Ayr.

The Answer of the Magistrates and Town Council of Ayr, to the Appeal of Quintin McAdam Esquire, was this Day brought in.

Land Tax Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax, to be raised in Great Britain for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Malt Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eightythree."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Corn Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to permit the Importation of Wheat, Wheat-Flour, Rye, Rye-Flour, Barley, and all Sorts of Corn, Grain, and Meal upon Payment of the low Duties therein mentioned, for a limited Time."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ships, to prevent Supply of, to Enemies, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act more effectually to prevent His Majesty's Enemies from being supplied with Ships or Vessels from Great Britain."

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 Four preceding Bills.

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

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

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to Robe.

The House was resumed.

The King present.

His Majesty being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State (the Lords being in their Robes) commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, to let the Commons know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him immediately in this House;"

Who being come with their Speaker,

He, after a Speech in relation to the Money Bills to be passed, delivered them to the Clerk, who brought them to the Table, where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of those, and the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follows; (videlicet)

Bills passed.

1. "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty by a Land Tax to be raised in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three."

2. "An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three."

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

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

3. "An Act to permit the Importation of Wheat, Wheat-Flour, Rye, Rye-Flour, Barley, and all Sorts of Corn, Grain and Meal, upon Payment of the low Duties therein mentioned, for a limited Time."

4. "An Act to continue an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act more effectually to prevent His Majesty's Enemies from being supplied with Ships or Vessels from Great Britain."

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

"Le Roy le veult."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire, and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Williams for a Divorce Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of John Williams of the City of Exeter, Gentleman; praying Leave, to bring in a Bill to dissolve his Marriage with Elizabeth Melhuish his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:

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

D. Atholl & al Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Most Noble John Duke of Atholl, Lord of Mann and the Isles, the Right Honourable Edward Earl of Derby, Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum of the County Palatine of Lancaster, on Behalf of himself and the Honourable Edward Lord Stanley his Son, an Infant; the Right Reverend Father in God George Lord Bishop of Sador and Mann, the Reverend William Mylrea Archdeacon of the Isle of Mann, the Reverend William Clucas Vicar General and Vicar of Maylew in the said Isle of Mann, the Reverend Charles Crebbin Clerk, Vicar General and Vicar of Saint Anne in the said Isle, John Clague Vicar of Rushin in the said Isle, William Crebbin Vicar of Turby in the said Isle, Samuel Gell Vicar of Lowran in the said Isle, Thomas William Joseph Woods Vicar of Kirk Braddan in the said Isle, Thomas Quayle Vicar of Comhan in the said Isle, Henry Corlett Vicar of German in the said Isle, John Crellin Vicar of Michael in the said Isle, Evan Christian Vicar of Kirk Patrick in the said Isle, Thomas Cubbon Vicar of Manghold in the said Isle, Thomas Corlett Vicar of Lezayre in the said Isle, Thomas Christian Vicar of Marown in the said Isle, and John Moore Vicar of Arbory in the said Isle, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for ratifying and confirming certain Articles of Agreegreement entered into and executed by them, bearing Date the 1st of February last, and for other Purposes:

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

Seehl for a Naturalization Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Ephraim Rinhold Seehl Son of Ephraim Seehl, by Maria his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

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

Bill presented.

Accordingly, the Lord Montfort presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Ephraim Rinhold Seehl."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

McAdam against Magistrates of Ayr.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Quintin McAdam Esquire is Appellant, and the Magistrates and Town Council of Ayr are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause by Counsel at the Bar, on the Second Cause Day after the Recess at Christmas.

Ruete's Naturalization Bill.

The Lord Viscount Dudley and Ward reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Daniel Frederick Ruete," 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."

Sir E. Hughes and Sir E. Coote, Thanks of the House to.

Ordered, Nemine Dissentiente, That the Thanks of this House be given to Vice Admiral Sir Edward Hughes Knight of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, for the important Services performed by the Squadron under his Command in the East Indies, on the 17th of February and 12th of April 1782.

Ordered, That the Lord Chancellor do transmit the above Resolution of this House to Sir Edward Hughes.

Ordered, Nemine Dissentiente, That the Thanks of this House be given to Lieutenant General Sir Eyre Coote Knight of the Bath, for the Services he has performed during his Command upon the Coast of Coromandel.

Ordered, That the Lord Chancellor do transmit the above Resolution of this House to Sir Eyre Coote.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum primum diem Januarii, jam prox. sequen. horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.