House of Lords Journal Volume 36
February 1783 21-30

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 36: February 1783 21-30', Journal of the House of Lords volume 36: 1779-1783 (1767-1830), pp. 601-603. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116720 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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February 1783 21-30

DIE Lunæ, 24o Februarii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituals quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Portland.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Gower.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Sackville.
Viscount Keppel.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Grosvenor.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Rodney.

PRAYERS.

Rice, &c. Importation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing the Importation of Rice, Paddy, Indian Corn, Indian Meal and Maize, free from Duty, for a limited Time;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Seehl's Naturalization Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Ephraim Rinhold Seehl;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Renaud's Naturalization Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Stephen Gideon Renaud, and John Francis Daniel Renaud;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Hatfield Chace Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually draining and preserving certain Lands and Grounds within the Level of Hatfield Chace and Parts adjacent, in the Counties of York, Lincoln, and Nottingham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stafford Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Bridgeman and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing and amending an Act of the Third Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Town of Stafford to Sandon, in the County of Stafford, and several other Roads in the Counties of Salop and Stafford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Gilpin et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition, as well of Jonathan Power Gilpin Esquire, for and on Behalf of himself, and his Son James Gilpin Esquire, as of Elizabeth Glenn Widow, and James Mascall Gentleman, and Sarah Martha his Wife; and also of Thomas Coller Gentleman, and Elizabeth Coleman Widow of Walter Coleman Gentleman, deceased, for and on Behalf of Walter Coleman an Infant, her eldest Son by the said Walter Coleman, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consederation of the said Petition be and is hereby referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Gould, 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.

L. Ongley Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Robert Henley Ongley, Baron Ongley of the Kingdom of Ireland on Behalf of himself, and Robert Henley Ongley and Samuel Henley Ongley his Sons, who are both Infants; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be and is hereby referred to Mr. Justice Ashurst and Mr. Justice Buller, 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.

Tourneisen for a Naturalization Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of John James Tourneisen, 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 Scarsdale presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John James Tourneisen."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Williams's Divorce Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Williams of the City of Exeter, Gentleman, with Elizabeth his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned:"

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

Somerton Roads 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, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Dyed Way to Somerton, and from Gawbridge to Tintinhull Fords, and from a Stream of Water called Ford to Cartgate, in Mortock, in the County of Somerset."

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

D.Grafton.
D. Beaufort.
D. Devonshire.
D. Atholl.
D. Portland.
E. Derby.
E. Pembroke & Montgomery.
E. Salisbury.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Sandwich.
E. Abingdon.
E. Rochford.
E. Cassillis.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Dunmore.
E. Oxford & Mortimer.
E. Ferrers.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Sussex.
E. Gower.
E. Bucks.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
E. Bathurst.
E. Clarendon.
V. Montague.
V. Townshend.
V. Stormont.
V. Hampden.
V. Sackville.
V. Keppel.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Winchester.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Salisbury.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
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. Bp. Bristol.
L. Paget.
L. Say & Sele.
L. Craven.
L. Middleton.
L. Talbot.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Vere.
L. Grosvenor.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Digby.
L. Hawke.
L. Brownlow.
L. Harrowby.
L. Gage.
L. Walsingham.
L. Bagot.
L. Rodney.

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

Silk Importations Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further continuing an Act made in the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for allowing the Importation of fine organzined Italian thrown Silk in any Ships or Vessels for a limited Time."

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

Marine Mutiny Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

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

Lastage and Ballastage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Acts passed for the better Regulation of Lastage and Ballastage in the River Thames."

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

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

Barnard Castle Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields within the Township of Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham."

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 Thursday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to adjourn:

Moved, "To adjourn to Thursday next;" Accordingly,

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 27o Februarii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Mcneven.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Landaven.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisic.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Grosvenor.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Ashburton.

PRAYERS.

Barnard Castle Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields within the Township of Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Somerton Roads 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, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from Dyed Way to Somcrton, and from Gawbridge to Tintinhull Fords, and from a Stream of Water called Ford to Cartgate in Martock, in the County of Somerset" 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."

Dunnington Beath Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing Dunnington Heath, within the Manor of Priors Salford, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Rice, &c. Importation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing the Importation of Rice, Paddy, Indian Corn, Indian Meal and Maize, free from Duty, for a limited Time."

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

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

Hatfield Chace Drainage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually draining and preserving certain Lands and Grounds within the Level of Hatfield Chace, and Parts adjacent, in the Counties of York, Lincoln and Nottingbam."

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

D.Richmond.
D. Beaufort.
E. Westmorland.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Abingdon.
E. Cassillis.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Oxford & Mortimer.
E. Ferrers.
E. Strafford.
E. Tankerville.
E. Bucks.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
V. Montague.
V. Townshend.
V. Stormont.
V. Hampden.
V. Sackville.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Salisbury.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Paget.
L. Say & Sele.
L. Middleton.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Grosvenor.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Vernon.
L. Hawke.
L. Walsingham.
L. Southampton.
L. Ashburton.

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.

Stafford Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and amending an Act of the Third Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Town of Stafford to Sandon, in the County of Stafford, and several other Roads in the Counties of Salop and Stafford."

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.

L. Ongley Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Right Honourable Robert Henley Ongley, Baron Ongley of the Kingdom of Ireland, on Behalf of himself and his Two Infant Sons, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor, or reputed Manor, of Vintners, otherwise Vinters, the Mansion House, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Kent, being Part of the Settled Estates of the Right Honourable Robert Lord Ongley of the Kingdom of Ireland, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Monies arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Messuages, Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in lieu thereof, to the like Uses."

Piffard takes the Oaths in order to his Naturalization.

David Piffard took the Oaths appointed in order to his Naturalization.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing David Piffard."

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

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

Lastage and Ballastage Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Acts, passed for the better Regulation of Lastage and Ballastage in the River Thames."

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."

Marine Mutiny Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

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."

Silk Importation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further continuing an Act, made in the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for allowing the Importation of fine organzined Italian thrown Silk, in any Ships or Vessels, for a limited Time."

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."

Williams's Divorce Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Williams of the City of Exeter Gentleman, with Elizabeth his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:"

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time the House was resumed:

And the Lord Scarsdale reported from the Committee, "That they had been in Consideration of the said Bill, and made a Progress therein."

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, tertium diem Martii, jam prox. sequen. horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.