House of Lords Journal Volume 37
February 1785 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 37: February 1785 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 37: 1783-1787 (1767-1830), pp. 185-190. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116762 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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February 1785 11-20

DIE Veneris, 11o Februarii 1785.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
March. Buckingham.
Comes Morton.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Clarendon.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Chedworth.

PRAYERS.

Sir J. Grant against Grove et al.

The Answer of Sir James Grant of Grant Baronet, to the Appeal of Mrs. Martha Grove and others, Creditors of the York Buildings Company, was this Day brought in.

E. Cassillis takes the Oaths.

This Day David Earl of Cassillis took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration; and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Collins against Gough et al.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause, wherein Daniel Collins Clerk is Appellant, and Sir Henry Gough Baronet and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Causes be put off to Monday next; and that the rest of the Causes on Cause Days be removed in Course.

Pensions granted since June 1784, List of, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Mitford from the Treasury attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar,

List of Pensions, together with the Names of the Persons to whom the same are granted since the 8th Day of June 1784, made out pursuant to the Directions of an Act passed in the 22d Year of His Majesty's Reign, 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."

Also, "List of Pensions, together with the Names of the Persons to whom the same are granted since the 8th Day of June 1784, (being the Date of the last Return,) who have served the Crown in Foreign Courts; made out pursuant to the Directions of an Act passed in the 22d Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, 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."

Whale Fishery, Account of Scotch Ships employed in, delivered.

Mr. Mitford also (from the Commissioners of the Customs in Scotland) delivered at the Bar;

An Account of what Number of Ships from Scotland have been employed in the Whale Fishery to Davis's Streights and the Greenland Seas, with their respective Names and Burthens; from whence they were fitted out, and at what Port they were discharged; and also what Quantity of Oil and Whale Fins each Ship has imported, from the 10th of October 1783 to the 10th of October 1784."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Lists and Account do lie on the Table.

Coke's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas William Coke of Holkham in the County of Norfolk Esquire, 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. Baron Hotham, 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.

Osborne et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Elizabeth Osborne of the Parish of Wootton Underedge in the County of Gloucester, Widow and Relict of John Osborne late of Wootton Underedge aforesaid Esquire, deceased, and only Child and Heir at Law of George White late of New Weare in the County of Hereford Esquire, deceased, who was the surviving Executor and Trustee named in the last Will and Testament of John Smith late of Eaton Bishop in the said County of Hereford Esquire, deceased, William Symmonds of the City of Hereford Esquire; Thomas Symmonds Powell of Pengethly in the said County of Hereford Esquire, and John Moore Green of Cagebrooke in the Parish of Eaton Bishop in the said County of Hereford Esquire; which said Elizabeth Osborne, William Symmonds, Thomas Symmonds Powell, and John Moore Green, are the present Trustees for certain charitable Purposes mentioned in the said last Will and Testament of the said John Smith, William Jones, and Joseph Baker, the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Parish of Clifford, in the said County of Hereford, on Behalf of the Poor of the said Parish of Clifford, and Richard Aubrey of Clehonger in the said County of Hereford Esquire; 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 Nares 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.

Longlands to enter into Recognizance on Gordon and Paterson's Appeal.

The House being moved, "That Thomas Longlands of Brewer Street Gentleman may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for George Alexander Gordon and Alexander Paterson, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 14o Februarii 1785.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchelsea & Nottingham.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Moray.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sommers.

PRAYERS.

Collins against Sir H. Gough et al.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause, wherein Daniel Collins Clerk is Appellant, and Sir Henry Gough Baronet and others are Respondents :

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Wednesday next; and that the Cause which stands for Wednesday next be put off to Friday next ; and that the rest of the Causes be removed in Course.

Stonor et al. Petition, to present Appeal.

A Petition of Messieurs Stonor and Hunter, and Messieurs Stonor Hunter and Ker, Merchants in St. Lucar, in the Kingdom of Spain, was presented and read, setting forth, "That the Petitioners being advised to appeal against several Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, pronounced between them and Messieurs John Richardson and Company, and Robert Scott Moncrief and Company, their Trustees, had their Appeal prepared and settled by Counsel: That the last Interlocutor appealed from was pronounced the 5th of August last, and the Petitioners' Agent in Scotland being unacquainted with the Orders of this House limiting the Time of presenting Appeals, did not transmit the same to his Agent here in due Time, he not receiving the said Appeal till Saturday last, when he immediately prepared the same to be presented to their Lordships; but which could not be presented in the regular Manner: That the Time for receiving Appeals expiring only on Wednesday last; and forasmuch as it will be attended with great Hardship to the Petitioners if their Appeal is not presented this Session," the Petitioners therefore humbly pray, "Their Lordships will be pleased to receive their said Appeal, notwithstanding the Time limited is expired."

And thereupon the Agent for the Petitioners was called in and heard at the Bar; and no Person appearing for the Respondents;

He was directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Petition be put off to Wednesday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 16o Februarii 1785.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Clarendon.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Sommers.

PRAYERS.

Jones et al. against Morgan.

The joint and several Answer of William Jones Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife and others, to the Appeal of Charles Morgan Esquire, was this Day brought in.

Collins against Sir H. Gough et al.

After hearing Counsel as well on Friday the 11th and Monday the 14th, as this Day, upon the amended Petition and Appeal of Daniel Collins Clerk, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the 4th of March 1782, made in a certain Cause, wherein Sir Henry Gough Baronet, eldest Son and Heir of Sir Henry Gough Baronet, deceased, was Plaintiff, and the said Daniel Collins Clerk, Vicar of the Vicarage of Claverdon in the County of Warwick, with the Chapelry of Norton Lindsey annexed, in the Diocese of Worcester, the Reverend Doctor John Warren, Archdeacon of Worcester and Rector of the Rectory of Claverdon aforesaid, and also Patron of the said Vicarage and Chapelry, and the Honourable Sarah Archer, Ann Elizabeth Archer, Maria Archer, and Harriet Archer, Spinsters, Infants, Daughters and Co-heiresses of Andrew Lord Archer, deceased, by Sarah Lady Archer their Mother and Guardian, William Oakley and William Canning, and the Right Reverend Richard Lord Bishop of Worcester were Defendants, and praying, "That the same might be reversed, and the Petitioner's Bill dismissed with Costs; or that their Lordships would make such other Order in the Premises, as to them, in their great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of Sir Henry Gough Baronet, Sarah Archer, Ann Elizabeth Archer, Maria Archer, Harriet Archer, William Oakley, and William Canning, put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be and is hereby dismissed this House; and that the said Decree therein complained of be and the same is hereby affirmed.

Walwyn et Ux. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of James Walwyn of Longworth in the County of Hereford Esquire, and Sarah his Wife, 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 Nares 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.

Innes against Duff.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Innes of Breda Esquire, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 19th of January and 4th of February 1785, and also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary there of the 9th of Feb ruary 1785, and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships' great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that James Duff, Sheriff-Clerk of the County of Banff, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Duff may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Wednesday, the 16th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon any of the known Counsel or Agents of the said Respondent in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Grove et al. against Sir J. Grant.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein Mrs. Martha Grove and others are Appellants, and Sir James Grant Baronet is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause by Counsel at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes, after those already appointed.

Sir James Naesmith against Samson.

Upon reading the Petition of John Samson Shipmaster in Leith, setting forth, "That the Appeal lately brought into this House by Sir James Naesmith Baronet, against David Samson, and the Proceedings had thereupon, are become abated by the Death of the said David Samson, of whom the Petitioner is the Brother and Heir at Law;" and therefore praying their Lordships, That the said Appeal may stand revived in the Name of the Petitioner, as Respondent in the Place and Stead of the said David Samson his Brother, deceased:"

It is Ordered, That the said Appeal do stand revived in the Name of the Petitioner John Samson, as Respondent thereto, in the Place and Stead of the said David Samson his Brother, deceased, as desired.

Sir James Naesmith against Samson.

The Answer of John Samson Shipmaster in Leith, and others, to the Appeal of Sir James Naesmith of Posso Baronet, was this Day brought in.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein Sir James Naesmith of Posso Baronet, is Appellant, and John Samson and others are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause by Counsel at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes, after those already appointed.

Stonor et al. Petition to receive Appeal considered and leave given:

The House proceeded to take into further Consideration the Petition of Messieurs Stonor and Hunter, and Messieurs Stonor Hunter and Ker, Merchants in Saint Lucar in the Kingdom of Spain, praying, "That their Appeal may be received, though the Time limited for receiving Appeals is expired."

And thereupon the Agent for the Petitioners was called in, and heard at the Bar; as also the Agent for the Respondents;

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to present their said Appeal, as desired.

Appeal presented.

Accordingly, upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Messieurs Stonor and Hunter, and Messieurs Stonor Hunter and Ker, Merchants in Saint Lucar in the Kingdom of Spain, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 19th of December 1782, and 24th of January 1783, and also of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 20th of November 1783, and 5th of August 1784; and praying, That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, and that the Interlocutor pronounced by the said Lords on the 29th of January 1784, may be affirmed, or that the Appellants may have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships' great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Messieurs John Richardson and Company, and Robert Scott Moncrief and Company, their Trustees, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Messieurs John Richardson and Company, and Robert Scott Moncrief and Company, their Trustees, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto in Writing, on or before Wednesday the 16th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon their known Agent or Solicitor in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein Alured Pincke Esquire and Ann Thornycroft Spinster are Appellants, and Edward Thornycroft Esquire and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Friday next be put off to Monday next; and that the rest of the Causes on Cause Days be removed in Course.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 18o Februarii 1785.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Ds. Camden, Præses.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Brandon.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Buckingham.
March. Lansdown.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchelsea & Nottingham.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Morton.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Moray.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Balcarras.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Northington.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Mansfield.
Comes Abergavenny.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Sackville.
Ds. Osborne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Elphinstone.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Onslow & Cranley.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Cardiff.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Camelford.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Bulkeley.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Berwick.

PRAYERS.

Patersons against Broomfield.

The Answer of Stephen Broomfield of Hassington Mains Esquire, to the Appeal of Mrs. Ann Paterson of Eccles, and Philip Anstruther Paterson Esquire, her Husband, was this Day brought in.

V. Townshend takes the Oaths.

This Day George Viscount Townshend took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Newfoundland Trade Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for confining for a limited Time, the Trade between the Ports of the United States of America, and His Majesty's Subjects in the Island of Newfoundland, to Bread, Flour, and Live Stock, to be imported in none but British built Ships, actually belonging to British Subjects, and navigated according to Law, clearing out from the Ports of His Majesty's European Dominions, and furnished with a Licence according to the Form hereunto annexed;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Whitchurch Roads Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Salisbury Cotton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of an Act made in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, to repair and widen the Roads from Whitchurch, in the County of Salop, to the Turnpike Road between Nantwich, in the County of Chester, and Newcastle under Lyne, and from Hinstock to Nantwich aforesaid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Holden to take the Name of Rose, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Harley and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Lucas Holden to take and use the Surname of Rose;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wiple's Naturalization Bill:

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

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

Van Hagan's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

Faversham Small Debts Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts, within the Town and Port of Faversham, the Hundreds of Faversham and Boughton, and the several Parishes of Ospringe, Seasalter, and Whitstable, in the County of Kent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Salop Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for repairing several Roads leading from the Buck's Head at Watling Street to Beckbury and the New Inn, and from the Birches Brook to the Hand Post in the Parish of Kemberton, in the County of Salop, and for making the same more effectual;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Malt Bill.

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

With a Bill, 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-five;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

V. Falmouth et al. Petition referred to the Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable George Evelyn Lord Viscount Falmouth, George Boscawen Esquire, William Boscawen Esquire, William Augustus Spencer Boscawen Esquire, Nicholas Boscawen Doctor in Divinity, and Nicholas Boscawen the Younger Esquire his Son; 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.

Jones et al. against Morgan.

Upon reading the Petition and Cross Appeal of William Jones Esquire, and Elizabeth his Wife, which Elizabeth is Administratrix of her late Mother Lady Rachael Morgan, deceased, and the Right Honourable George Augustus Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord George Augustus Cavendish, the Right Honourable Frederick Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord Frederick Cavendish, and the Right Honourable John Cavendish Esquire, commonly called Lord John Cavendish; complaining of certain Parts of Three Orders of the Court of Chancery, of the 30th of April 1783, the 14th May 1784, and 4th of August 1784, made in a certain Cause wherein Charles Morgan Esquire was Plaintiff, and the Petitioners were Defendants; and praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to vary the said Orders, in such Respects or Particulars as are complained of, or that the Appellants may have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships' great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that the said Charles Morgan Esquire may be required to Answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Charles Morgan Esquire may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Friday the 18th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon the Respondents' Clerk in Court, in the said Court of Chancery, shall be deemed good Service.

Beckett against Iveson et al.

Upon reading the Petition of Oliver Beckett Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which George Iveson and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Hearing, setting forth, "That the Petitioner presented his Appeal to their Lordships, in the last Session of Parliament, from Part of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, bearing Date the 26th Day of February 1783: that by the said Decree the Estate was ordered to be sold before One of the Masters of the said Court of Chancery, for the Benefit of the several Parties therein named: that as the Money which the Petitioner and the Respondents claim to be due to them is to be paid out of the Purchase Money to arise by Sale of the said Estate, provided there shall be sufficient for that Purpose, the Petitioner and the Respondents are very desirous that the Hearing of this Cause may be adjourned until the Sale of the said Estate is completed;" the Petitioner therefore humbly prays their Lordships, "That the hearing of this Cause, may be adjourned to Friday the 29th of April next, or such other Day, as to their Lordships' shall seem proper, the Agent for the said Respondents, having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Friday the 29th Day of April next, as desired.

Irving to enter into Recognizance on Stonor's and others Appeal.

The House being moved, "That John Irving of the Inner Temple, London, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Messieurs Stonor and Hunter, and Messieurs Stonor Hunter and Ker, Merchants in Saint Lucar in the Kingdom of Spain, on Account of their Appeal depending in this House, they residing in Scotland:"

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

Tod et al. against Macpherson and Mac-Intosh.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Tod, Factor for Alexander Duke of Gordon, and others, Creditors of Edward Mac-Intosh of Borlum, complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 25th of January and 24th of December 1784, and 29th of January 1785; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, altered, or amended, or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships' great Wisdom, shall seem meet, and that Marjory Macpherson, Spouse to Edward Mac-Intosh, and Margaret Mac-Intosh their Daughter, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Marjory Macpherson and Margaret Mac Intosh may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto in Writing, on or before Friday the 18th Day of March next, and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon any of their Counsel or Agents, in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Campbell against Walsh et al.:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Walter Campbell of Shawfield Esquire; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 13th of February, 10th of August, and 30th of November 1779; and also of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 27th of July, and 7th of December 1780, and 4th of February 1785; and praying, That the same may be reversed, varied, or amended, or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships' great Wisdom, shall seem just; and that John Walsh of Chesterfield Street in the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, in the County of Middlesex, Esquire, Martha Grove, only Child of Mr. Samuel Grove Batchelor of Laws St. James Westminster, and other Creditors of the Governor and Company of Undertakers for raising Thames Water in York Buildings, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Walsh, and the said Martha Grove, and other Creditors of the said Governor and Company, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer, or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Friday the 18th Day of March next; and that Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or their known Agents or Counsel in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Chalmer to enter into a Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That James Chalmer of Buckingham Street in the County of Middlesex Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Walter Campbell Esquire, on Account of his Appeal depending in this House, he living in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Chalmer may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant as desired.

Paterson against Broomfield.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein Mrs. Ann Paterson and Philip Anstruther Paterson, her Husband, are Appellants, and Stephen Broomfield Esquire is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause by Counsel at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes, after those already appointed.

Gammill against Wright.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein James Gammill Merchant is Appellant, and George Wright Merchant is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Bushby against Copland et al.

Upon reading the Petition of John Bushby, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which William Copland Esquire and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Hearing, setting forth, "That the Matters in Difference in this Cause, being under Terms of Compromise, the Petitioner and the Respondents are desirous that the Hearing of this Cause may be adjourned;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That the Hearing of this Cause may be adjourned till after the Causes already appointed:"

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off till after the Causes already appointed, as desired.

Writs of Error delivered.

The Earl of Mansfield, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, in the usual Manner, delivered in at the Table Three Writs of Error;

Freeland against Greenaway.

In the first of which,

Robert Freeland, Mainpernor of William Johnston, is Plaintiff,
and
Martha Greenway Spinster, Administratrix of John Greenway deceased, is Defendant.

Brantingham against Collins:

In the second,

Thomas Brantingham is Plaintiff,
and
John Collins is Defendant.

Wilkinson against Douglas.

And in the last,

Joshua Wilkinson the Younger is Plaintiff,
and
William Douglas is Defendant.

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

East India Company, Motion for Papers respecting, negatived.

Moved, "That the proper Officer do lay before this House, "Copies or Extracts of all Letters and Orders of the Court of Directors of the United East India Company, in pursuance of the Injunctions contained in the 37th and 38th Clauses of an Act, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation and Management of the Affairs of the East India Company, and of the British Possessions in India, and for establishing a Court of Judicature for the more speedy and effectual Trial of Persons accused of Offences committed in the East Indies."

Then it was moved, "That the 37th and 38th Clauses in the said Act might be read."

And being read by the Clerk accordingly;

The said Motion first proposed was objected to.

After long Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Thursday next.

Newfoundland Trade Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confining for a limited Time the Trade between the Ports of the United States of America and His Majesty's Subjects in the Island of Newfoundland, to Bread, Flour, and Live Stock, to be imported in none but British built Ships, actually belonging to British Subjects, and navigated according to Law, clearing out from the Ports of His Majesty's European Dominions, and furnished with a Licence according to the Form hereunto annexed," be read a Second Time on Tuesday next, and the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

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