House of Lords Journal Volume 37
February 1787 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 37: February 1787 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 37: 1783-1787 (1767-1830), pp. 586-592. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116803 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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February 1787 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 5o Februarii 1787.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Lothian.
March. Buckingham.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Morton.
Comes Cassillis.
Comes Moray.
Comes Abercorn & Vic. Hamilton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Balcarres.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Howe.
Ds. Osborne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Teynham.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Suffield.

PRAYERS.

Campbells against Mac Neil:

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of Archibald Campbell of Inverneil, Knight of the Bath, Major General of His Majesty's Forces, and James Campbell Esquire, late Major of the West Fencible Regiment; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 15th of July 1784; also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 5th of February 1785, in so far as it adheres to the Interlocutor last-mentioned; and also of Two other Interlocutors of the said Lords, of the 16th of November, and 3d of December 1785; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or amended, or that the Appellants 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 John Macneil, Writer in Inverary, put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed with Costs.

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 Interlocutors therein complained of, be and the same are hereby affirmed; and it is further ordered, That the Appellants do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondent, the Sum of One hundred Pounds for his Costs, in respect of the said Appeal.

Convention with France, delivered.

The Lord Osborne (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House,

Copy of a Convention between His Majesty and the Most Christian King, signed at Versailles the 15th of January 1787;" and Translation.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

France, Accounts of British and Foreign Produce exported to, &c. ordered.

Ordered, That the proper Officer do lay before this House, "An Account of the foreign Produce and Manufactures exported from Great Britain to France, between the 5th of January 1714 and the 5th of January 1787, distinguishing each Year and the Species of Goods."

Also, "An Account of the Quantity and Value of the British Produce and Manufactures exported from Great Britain to France, between the 5th of January 1714 and the 5th of January 1787, distinguishing each Year and the Species of Goods."

Also, "An Account of the Quantity and Value of the Imports into Great Britain from France, between the 5th of January 1714 and the 5th of January 1787, distinguishing each Year and the Species of Goods."

Also, "An Account of the Stock of Wine in the Possession of Dealers on the 1st of September 1786, and also of Wine imported and consumed between the 5th of July and the 31st of August."

And also, "An Account of the Stock of Wine in the Possession of Dealers on the 5th of July and the 29th of November 1786, respectively, and also of Wine imported and consumed within the said Period."

Ld. Teynham takes his Seat:

This Day Henry Lord Teynham sat First in Parliament, after the Death of his Father Henry Lord Teynham: His Lordship having first at the Table taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Pedigree delivered.

Garter King at Arms delivered in at the Table his Lordship's Pedigree, pursuant to the Standing Order.

D. Queensberry et al. against Cullen:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Most Noble William Duke of Queensberry, the Right Honourable George Earl of Egremont, Sir Penniston Lamb Baronet, Lord Melbourne, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Sir George Macartney Knight of the Bath, Lord Macartney in the Kingdom of Ireland, Sir Charles Bingham Baronet, Lord Lucan in the Kingdom of Ireland; complaining of a Decree or Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery, of the 19th of July 1781; and praying, "That the same may be reversed or varied, 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 James Cullen may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Cullen may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Monday the 19th Day of this instant February; and Service of this Order upon the Clerk in Court of the said Respondent, in the said Court of Chancery, shall be deemed good Service.

Frogatt to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That William Frogatt of Castle Street, Leicester Square, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for the Most Noble William Duke of Queensberry, and others, on Account of their Appeal depending in this House:"

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

Bank of England against Pulteney:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Governor and Company of the Bank of England; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 14th of July 1783, the 21st of December 1784, and 25th of January 1785; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the 4th of March 1785; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, 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 William Pulteney Esquire, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said William Pulteney Esquire may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Monday the 5th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any of his Counsel or Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Acton to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

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

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

York Buildings Co. against Finch et al.:

Upon reading the Petition of the Governor and Company of Undertakers for raising Thames Water in York Buildings, Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which Doctor Robert Pool Finch and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Hearing; setting forth, "That some Time ago the Petitioners presented an Appeal to their Lordships, against certain Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, therein mentioned; that the Petitioners have since that Time entered into certain Agreements and Transactions with their Creditors, for the more effectually and speedily discharging their Debts, which makes it unnecessary to prosecute the present Appeal;" and therefore praying their Lordships, "That they may be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal, upon Payment of Twenty-five Pounds to the Respondents for their Costs, the Agent for the said Respondents having signed the said Petition as consenting thereto:"

Appeal withdrawn with Costs.

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal as desired, upon Payment of Twenty-five Pounds Costs to the Respondents.

Inglis against Douglas and Co., Appellant's Petition to postpone Hearing, rejected.

A Petition of Lawrence Inglis, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Douglas, Heron and Company are Respondents, was presented and read, setting forth; "That the Petitioner has lately entered into a Treaty with the Respondents in this Cause, for compromising and settling the Matters at Issue, and there is great Reason to believe that the Terms he has offered them will be accepted of, as appears from the Petitioner's Letter to his Agent of 24th January last hereto annexed; that as the Cause stands in Course for Hearing on Friday next, he humbly requests the Indulgence of their Lordships for a few Days longer, that the Issue of his Propositions to the Respondents may be known, and whether they will accept of them or not;" and therefore praying, That the Hearing of this Cause may be postponed till the 20th Day of this Instant February."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in and heard at the Bar:

And being withdrawn;

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Rose and Russel against Rose.

Upon reading the Petition and Cross Appeal of James Rose an Infant, Heir Male of Hugh Rose, late of Kilravock Esquire, deceased, and of Francis Russell of Westfield Esquire, the Tutor of the said James Rose, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 11th of March and 26th of November 1784; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or amended, 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 Mrs. Elizabeth Rose, Sister of the said Hugh Rose, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Elizabeth Rose may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in her Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Monday the 5th Day of March next, and Service of this Order upon any of the Counsel or Agents of the said Respondent in the Court of Session in Scotland shall be deemed good Service.

Whitefoord against Whitefoord.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Miss Jean Whitefoord, (only Child of the deceased Bryce Whitefoord of Dunduff Esquire,) complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 23d of June 1786, and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there of the 7th of July 1786, 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 James Whitefoord, Son of Sir John Whitefoord of Whitefoord Baronet, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said James Whitefoord may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing, on or before Monday the 5th Day of March next, and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any of his known Counsel or Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Notice taken that D. Queensberry and E. Abercorn are inserted in Garter's List.

Notice being taken, "That in the List of Nobility delivered by Garter King at Arms the 23d of January last, there is inserted William Duke of Queensberry amongst the Dukes, and James Earl of Abercorn amongst the Earls," and the House being informed, "That a Patent has lately passed the Great Seal for creating the said Duke of Queensberry Baron Douglas, and also that a Patent has lately passed, creating the said James Earl of Abercorn Viscount Hamilton:"

And a Debate arising thereupon:

Enrolments of Patents of V. Hamilton and L. Douglas, ordered.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the proper Officer do lay before this House, a Copy of the Enrolment of the Patent creating the Earl of Abercorn Viscount Hamilton:

And also a Copy of the Enrolment of the Patent creating the Duke of Queensberry Baron Douglas.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Tuesday the 13th Day of this Instant February.

Appeals, Time limited for presenting, extended.

It being proposed, "To adjourn beyond the Time limited by their Lordships' standing Order for presenting Appeals, (being Fourteen Days from the first Day of every Session):"

It is Ordered, That all such Appeals as shall be left at the Parliament Office with the Clerk within the Time limited by the said standing Order during the Adjournment of the House, be read the next sitting Day of the House.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 7o Februarii 1787.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
Dux Portland.
March. Buckingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Abercorn & Vic. Hamilton.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Rawdon.

PRAYERS.

Inglis against Douglas and Co.

Upon reading the Petition of Lawrence Inglis Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, and of Messieurs Douglas, Heron and Company, and the Representatives and Trustees for the Creditors of William McGhie deceased, Respondent thereto, which stands appointed for Hearing this Day; setting forth, "That by Letters received from Edinburgh by the Post of Yesterday, the Petitioners' Agents are informed that Offers have been made by the Appellant to compromise the Subject in Dispute in this Cause, which a Majority of the Creditors of Mr. McGhie who are the Parties principally interested have resolved to accept of, but that the Agreement cannot finally be made till the other Creditors are consulted, and that a Meeting for that Purpose was to be held as this Day; and therefore instructing the Petitioners' said Agents to apply to their Lordships for a short Delay;" and therefore praying, "That their Lordships will be pleased to postpone the Hearing of this Cause till after all those already appointed:"

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

East India Regulation Bill, Petitions respecting.

Upon reading the Petition of the several Persons whose Names are thereunto subscribed, the Civil and Military Servants of the united Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies, and other the British Inhabitants of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, and of the Forts, Factories, and Places subordinate thereto, taking Notice of an Act of Parliament made in the 24th Year of His Majesty's Reign, 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;" and the Petitioners in Conclusion most earnestly beseech the Interference of this House, to repeal the oppressive Clauses of the said Act:

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

Upon reading the Petition of the several Persons, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, by and on the Behalf of themselves and as Agents of the Civil and Military Servants of the United Company of Merchants of England trading to the East Indies, and other the British Inhabitants of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, and of the Forts, Factories, and Places subordinate thereto, taking Notice of the last-mentioned Petition; and praying, on their own Behalf, and for the several Persons whom they represent, which in their former Petition was through Inadvertence omitted to be done, "That they may be heard by their Counsel in Support of the said Petition; and likewise against all those Clauses of the Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, which only alter and do not repeal the Clauses contained in the former Act, and complained of in the original Petition, and further against such new Regulations as in the Petition are mentioned:"

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

Macdougall against Thriepland:

Upon reading the Petition of Alexander Macdougall, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Doctor Stewart Thriepland is Respondent, which stands appointed for Hearing; setting forth, "That the Petitioner, in the last Session of Parliament, presented his Appeal from Three Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, of the 16th and 24th of December 1785 and 27th of April 1786, whereby he was decreed to remove from certain Farms held under the Respondent, called the Hule Baldhill and Frankladon, and being now advised to withdraw his said Appeal;" he humbly prays, "That their Lordships will be pleased to allow him to withdraw his said Appeal, upon Payment of £10 Costs to the Respondent, the Agent for the said Respondent 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 £10 Costs to the Respondent.

Morris against Wright:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Mary Morris, Widow and Relict of Corbyn Morris Esquire, late a Commissioner of His Majesty's Customs in Scotland, likewise Relict of John Wright, Merchant in London, her first Husband, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 19th of January 1784, and also of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 29th of July and the 16th and 22d of December 1786; 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 Robert Wright, Son of the said John Wright, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Robert Wright may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing on or before Wednesday the 7th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon any of his known Counsel or Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Troward to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That Richard Troward, of Norfolk Street in the Strand Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Mary Morris Widow, on account of her Appeal depending in this House, she residing in the Country:"

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

Bolton et al. against Mansfield and Co. et al.:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Matthew Bolton Esquire, Alexander Baxter of Odiham Esquire, Sir James Maxwell, James Ritchie and Company, Bankers in Glasgow, the Representatives of the deceased James Campbell of Auchlyne, the Representatives of the late William Chace, Banker in Derby, and the Representatives of the late John Barker Banker in Lichfield, Creditors of Samuel Garbet of Birmingham, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 21st of November 1786; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 13th of December 1786; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or amended, 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 Mansfield, Ramsay and Company, Bankers in Edinburgh; Messieurs Douglas, Heron and Company, late Bankers in Ayr; and Walter Hogg, Trustee for the Creditors of Francis Garbet and Company, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Messieurs Mansfield, Ramsay and Company, and the said several other Respondents, 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 7th Day of March next; and Service of this Order upon any of the Counsel or Agents of the said Respondents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Chalmer to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That James Chalmer of Buckingham Street York Buildings Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Matthew Bolton Esquire, and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they living in the Country:"

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

Judges' Reports, Limitation of.

Ordered, That this House will not receive any Report from the Judges upon Petitions presented to this House for private Bills, after Monday the 16th Day of April next.

Pensions, List of, delivered.

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

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar,

"A List of Pensions, together with the Names of the Persons to whom the same are granted, since the 6th of February 1786 (being the Date of the last Return), made out pursuant to the Directions of an Act passed in the Twenty-second 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. Alcock, from the Commissioners of the Customs, also delivered at the Bar,

"An Account of what Number of Ships 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 1785 to the 10th of October 1786."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Land Revenues of the Crown, First Report of Commissioners, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Fordyce, from the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the State and Condition of the Land Revenues of the Crown, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar,

"The First Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the State and Condition of the Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues of the Crown, and to sell or alienate Fee-farm and other un-improvable Rents, dated 25th January 1787; together with a Schedule of Estates held by Lease from the Crown, referred to in the said Report."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Lottery Regulation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws now in Force for suppressing unlawful Lotteries;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 8o Februarii 1787.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Salisbury, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Morton.
Comes Abercorn & Vic. Hamilton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fauconberg.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Lonsdale.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Howe.
Ds. Osborne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Hawkeshury.
Ds. Suffield.

PRAYERS.

Rolt's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir Edward Bayntun Rolt, of Spye Park in the County of Wilts Baronet, and Andrew Bayntun Rolt Esquire, his eldest 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 Ashhurst and Mr. Baron Perryn, 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.

East Indies, List of Offices in Establishments in delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Morton, from the East India Company, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty,

List of all Offices, Places, and Employments, in the Civil and Military Establishments of the East India Company in the East Indies, with the Salaries or Pay and Emoluments belonging thereto, or allowed or paid by the said Company in respect thereof, according to the latest Advices received from India."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Enrollments of V. Hamilton and Ld. Douglas's Patents delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Fleming James, from the Petty Bag Office, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of Monday last,

"Office Copy of Enrollment of Patent, creating the Earl of Abercorn Viscount Hamilton."

Also, "Office Copy of Enrollment of Patent, creating the Duke of Queensberry Baron Douglas."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges do meet on Tuesday next.

Referred to Committee for Privileges.

Ordered, That the said Copies of the said Patents be referred to the said Committee.

Portugal, Accounts of Imports and Exports delivered.

The Lord Osborne (by His Majesty's Command) laid before the House,

1. "An Account of Imports to and Exports from Portugal, in the Year 1772."

2. Also, "An Account of Imports to and Exports from Portugal, in the Year 1773."

3. And also, "State of the Trade between the British Dominions and Portugal, in the Year 1785."

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Coals, Account of, exported to France, &c. ordered.

Ordered, That the proper Officer do lay before this House,

"An Account of the Coals exported from Great Britain to France, Holland, and Germany, for the last Fifteen Years, distinguishing each Year."

Lottery Regulation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws now in Force for suppressing unlawful Lotteries."

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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 9o Februarii 1787.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Portland.
Dux Queensberry & Ds. Douglas.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Buckingham.
Comes Salisbury, Camerarius.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Oxford & Mortimer.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Effingham.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Viscount Howe.
Ds. Osborne, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Suffield.

PRAYERS.

Pagan against Campbell:

The House being informed, "That a Cause wherein Alexander Pagan is Appellant and Margaret Campbell otherwife McGill is Respondent, stands for Hearing this Day, and that no Cases had been delivered by the Appellant, pursuant to the Standing Order:"

The Agents on both Sides were called in.

And the Appellant's Agent delivering at the Bar a Petition, stating, "That the Appellant having brought an Appeal into this House against certain Judgements of the Court of Session in Scotland, his Agent in October last transmitted to his Solicitor in Scotland a Copy of the Draught of his Case to be settled by his Counsel there, and also an Affidavit of the Dependance of the Appeal, and that the Receipt referred to in the Proceedings was material and necessary to be produced at the Hearing of the Cause, in order to found an Application to the Court of Session for having the said Receipt produced: That by the Advice of Counsel the Appellant's Agent afterwards wrote to the Solicitor in Edinburgh, for the Purpose of bringing about a Compromise, to which, as well as repeated subsequent Letters to the Appellant and his Solicitor, he never received any Answer, and therefore believed that the Matter was compromised by the Parties themselves, and under this Belief he took no Step for hearing the Cause: That on the Evening of the 7th instant, the Appellant's Agent received the Copy of his Case, with Instructions to proceed, but by the above-mentioned Delay, he has not been able to lay a printed Case on their Lordships' Table;" and praying, "That he may be permitted to be heard by his Counsel in Support of this Cause."

The same was read; and the Agents were directed to withdraw.

Appeal dismissed, with Costs.

Ordered, That the said Appeal be dismissed; and that the Appellant do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondent the Sum of Eighty Pounds for his Costs, in respect of the said Appeal.

France, Accounts of British and Foreign Produce exported to, &c. delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Irving, from the Commissioners of the Customs, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of Monday last,

1. "An Account of the Foreign Produce and Manufactures exported from Great Britain to France, between the 5th January 1714 and the 5th January 1787, distinguishing each Year, and the Species of Goods."

2. Also, "An Account of the Quantity and Value of British Produce or Manufacture exported from Great Britain to France, from 5th January 1714 to 5th January 1787, distinguishing each Year, and the species of Goods."

3. And also, "An Account of the Quantity and Value of Imports into Great Britain from France, between the 5th January 1761 and the 5th January 1787, distinguishing each Year, and the Species of Goods."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Portugal, Accounts of Imports and Exports, ordered.

Ordered, That the proper Officer do lay before this House, "An Account of the Value of the Imports and Exports to and from Great Britain and Portu gal from 1703 to 1786 inclusive, distinguishing each Year."

And also, "An Account of the Quantity and Value of the Imports and Exports to and from Great Britain and Portugal, distinguishing the several Articles and the Years, from 1760 to 1786 inclusive."

Wine, Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Waring from the Commissioners of Excise attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of Monday last,

No. 1. "An Account of the Stock of Wine in the Possession of Dealers on the 1st of September 1786; and also of Wine imported and consumed between the 5th of July and 31st August 1786."

And also, No. 2. "An Account of the Stock of Wine in the Possession of Dealers on the 5th of July and the 29th of November 1786 respectively; and also of Wine imported and consumed within that Period."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Portugal, Accounts of Exports to, to be printed.

Ordered, That the Accounts of Imports to and Exports from Portugal in the Years 1772 and 1773, and also the State of the Trade between the British Dominions and Portugal in the Year 1785, laid before the House Yesterday, be printed.

Peers Pedigrees referred to Committee.

Ordered, That the Pedigrees of Charles Duke of Norfolk, Charles Duke of Rutland, George Grenville Nugent Marquis of Buckingham, William Marquis of Lansdown, Charles Henry Earl of Peterborough, George Earl of Winchelsea, George Augustus Lumley Earl of Scarbrough, Heneage Earl of Aylesford, Frederick Earl of Bristol, Robert Earl of Harborough, George Earl Waldegrave, Charles Earl of Harrington, George Earl of Egremont, George Simon Earl Harcourt, Henry Thomas Fox Earl of Ilchester, John Richard Earl De le Warr, John Earl of Chatham, Henry Earl of Abergavenny, George Earl of Leicester, Henry Earl of Uxbridge, James Earl of Lonsdale, Edward Lord Beaulieu, John Earl Strange, George Viscount Hereford, John Viscount Dudley and Ward, Thomas Viscount Hampden, John Griffin Lord Howard de Walden, Henry Lord Teynham, Charles Sloane Lord Cadogan, Peter Lord King, Hugh Lord Fortescue, Aubrey Lord Vere, John James Lord Lovell and Holland, Thomas Lord Foley, Edward Lord Thurlow, William Lord Gage, James Lord Brudenell, Charles Lord Southampton, Henry Lord Porchester, James Lord Sherborne, John Hussey Lord Delaval, Charles Lord Hawkesbury, and Harbord Lord Suffield, be referred to the Committee for Privileges.

Lottery Regulation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws now in force for suppressing unlawful Lotteries."

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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Sabbati, 10o Februarii 1787.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Queensberry & Ds. Douglas.
Comes Effingham.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Rawdon.

PRAYERS.

Lottery Regulation Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and rendering more effectual the Laws now in Force for suppressing unlawful Lotteries."

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

Pr. 9. L. 32. After ("Ticket") leave out to ("so as") in Line 37, and insert ("for the indemnisying himself or herself against any Loss which he or she may sustain by adventuring in the said Lottery for or by reason of such Ticket")

Pr. 10. L. 21. After ("notwithstanding") insert ("Provided always that no such Insurance shall be for a less Time than shall then remain of the Drawing of the said Lottery; and that every such Ticket so Insured shall be deposited by the Person so Insuring the same in an Office to be appointed by the Commissioners of the Lottery for that Purpose. Provided also that every such Ticket so deposited may be Assignable, together with such Insurance")"

And the first of the said Amendments, being again read by the Clerk, was agreed to by the House.

The second Amendment, being again read, the following Amendment was proposed to be made thereto:

"After ("Office") leave out to ("provided") and insert ("established or to be established by the Commissioners for managing the Duties upon stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper, for the Time being, for the Deposit of Tickets intended to be for in Shares, by virtue of an Act passed in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for licencing Lottery Office Keepers, and regulating the Sale of Lottery Tickets;" and shall be there left with the Receiver General of His Majesty's Stamp Duties, or some Person or Persons to be appointed by him to receive the same, and who is and are hereby authorized and required to receive the same")"

The same was agreed to, and ordered accordingly.

Then the following Amendments were proposed to be made by the House to the said Bill:

Pr. 4. L. 2. Leave out ("tenth") and insert ("fourteenth")

Pr. 6. L. 22. Leave out ("tenth") and insert ("fourteenth")

Pr. 9. L. 23. Leave out ("tenth") and insert ("fourteenth")

Pr. 10. L. 10. After ("Condition") leave out to ("to") in Line 13th.

"L. 28. Leave out ("tenth") and insert ("fourteenth")"

The same were agreed to, and ordered accordingly.

Adjourn.

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