House of Lords Journal Volume 38
April 1789 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 38: April 1789 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 38: 1787-1790 (1767-1830), pp. 391-394. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116855 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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April 1789 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 20o Aprilis 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux St. Alban's.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven.
Comes Salisbury, Camerarius.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Ailesbury.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Hampden.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Howard de Walden.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Vernon.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Dover.

PRAYERS.

Grant against E. Morton.

The Answer of George Earl of Morton to the Appeal of Alexander Grant, Writer in Edinburgh, was this Day brought in.

Foley against Burnell and Armstrong in Error.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Errors argued, assigned upon the Writ of Error, wherein Andrew Foley Esquire is Plaintiff, and John Burnell and James Armstrong are Defendants, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Monday the 27th Day of this Instant April; and that the Judges do then attend.

D. Leeds and Ld. Clifford take their Seats.

This Day Francis Duke of Leeds sat first in Parliament after the Death of his Father Thomas Duke of Leeds; his Grace 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.

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

This Day Edward Lord Clifford sat first in Parliament after the Death of his Father Edward Lord Clifford; 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.

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

Hertfordbridge Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing and rendering more effectual several Acts for repairing the Road from Hertfordbridge Hill to the Town of Basingstoke, and also the Road from Hertfordbridge Hill aforesaid to the Town of Odiham, in the County of Southampton; and for extending the Limits of the said last-mentioned Road, from the present Termination thereof in the said Town of Odiham, to the Road leading from thence through the said Town, to the Great Western Road at Bartley Heath, in the said County."

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

Ld. President.
Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolk.
D. St. Alban's.
D. Leeds.
D. Ancaster & Kesteven.
Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Hopetoun.
E. Sussex.
E. Pomfret.
E. Ailesbury.
V. Wentworth.
V. Hampden.
L. Bp. Hereford.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Sydney.
L. Clifford.
L. Howard de Walden.
L. Kinnaird.
L. Middleton.
L. Sandys.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Boston.
L. Vernon.
L. Digby.
L. Hawke.
L. Amherst.
L. Sommers.
L. Heathfield.
L. Dover.

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

Odiham Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Odiham, in the County of Southampton, to Farnham, in the County of Surrey."

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.

Moland's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Richard Moland Esquire, natural Guardian of his Infant Daughters Elizabeth Moland, Anna Maria Moland, Lœtitia Martha Moland, and Margaret Lucy Moland, and in case of his Death, the future Guardian or Guardians of his said Daughters, during their Minorities, to grant building Leases of one undivided Moiety of certain Lands, in the Parishes of Birmingham, and Aston near Birmingham, in the County of Warwick; and to lay out convenient Streets, Ways, and Passages to the Buildings to be erected thereon."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 5th Day of May next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Fitzherbert's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Parts of the settled Estates of Bazil Fitzherbert Esquire, in Trustees to be sold; and for applying the Money arising from the Sale thereof, in discharge of the Incumbrances affecting the same; and for laying out the Residue in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the Uses of the Parts of the settled Estates remaining unsold."

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 Wednesday the 6th Day of May next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sir M. le Fleming et Ux. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Michael le Fleming Baronet, and his Wife, on Behalf of themselves and their Infant Daughter; 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 of Ashted, otherwise Great Ashted, and several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Surrey, therein mentioned, in Trustees to be sold and conveyed, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose; and for investing Part of the Money to arise by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the several Uses therein mentioned or referred unto; and for other Purposes therein expressed."

Northey et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Northey of Lower Grosvenor Street, Esquire, and others; 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 Part of the Settled Estates of William Northey Esquire, in the County of Wilts, in Trustees to be sold; and for laying out the Purchase Money in other Estates to be settled to the same Uses."

Rann et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of James Rann of Ladywood, in the Parish of Birmingham, Gentleman, and others; 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 divers undivided Parts of certain Estates in Staffordshire, the Settled Property of the Reverend Jonas Slaney and Mary his Wife, in Trustees to be sold; and for laying out the Purchase Money in entire Estates to be settled to the same Uses."

Lloyd et Ux. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Reverend William Lloyd of the Charter House, in the City of London, and Elizabeth his Wife; 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 to enable the Reverend William Lloyd to complete his Contract with Jacob Bosanquet Esquire, for Sale of Part of his Settled Estates, and vesting the remaining Part of the same Estates in Trustees for Sale."

Crispin et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Robert Crispin of Chancery Lane, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, and others; 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 effectuating the Sale of certain Estates late of John Foster deceased."

Pierrepont, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Pierrepont (formerly called Charles Medows) of Thoresby, in the County of Nottingham, Esquire; 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 to enable Charles Pierrepont Esquire, and his Issue Male, and also the several Tenants for Life, under the Will of the Duke of Kingston, and their respective Issue Male, to grant Building Leases."

Dumfries Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Grateney by Annan, Dumfries, and Sanquhar, in the County of Dumfries, to the Confines of the County of Ayr, and the Road from Corsenarget to Wanlockhead, in the said County of Dumfries;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Bine et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Elizabeth Bine, on Behalf of herself and her Infant Children, and others; 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 certain Parts of the Real Estates late of Francis Bine, of the Town and County of the Town of Kingstonupon-Hull, Merchant, deceased, in Trustees to sell and convey the same; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Manner and upon the Trusts therein mentioned."

Jones et al. against Roe in Error.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for arguing the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error wherein Owel Jones Esquire, and others, are Plaintiffs, and Richard Roe is Defendant:"

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

Grant against E. Morton.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Grant, Writer in Edinburgh, is Appellant, and George Earl of Morton 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 J. Ingilby's Estate Bill.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Ingilby Baronet to charge his Settled Estates in the County of York, in the Manner therein mentioned," stands committed, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off to Wednesday the 6th Day of May next.

Robbins et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Robbins of Birmingham, and Mary his Wife, on Behalf of themselves and their Infant Children, and others; 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 to enable the Tenants for Life, and other Persons in Possession or entitled to the Rents of the Estates comprized in certain Indentures of Settlement, One made pursuant to Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Benjamin Parker of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick, Gentleman, with Ann his Wife; and the others made pursuant to Articles entered into upon the Marriage of John Robbins of Birmingham aforesaid, Gentleman, with Mary his Wife, to grant Leases, and for other Purposes."

Dickinson et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Baron Dickinson Esquire, and others; 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 carrying into Execution an Agreement for Sale of the Brewhouse and Hereditaments in and near Golden Lane, London, lately belonging to Joseph Dickinson Esquire, deceased; and for applying Two Thirds of the Money agreed to be paid for the Purchase of the Freehold Part of the said Brewhouse and Hereditaments, in the Purchase of Freehold Hereditaments to be settled in Manner in the said Act mentioned, and for such other Purposes as in the said Act mentioned."

Arabin for a Divorce Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of William John Arabin Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill to dissolve his Marriage with Henrietta Molyneux his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again:

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

Public Thanks giving, Surveyor of Works attends touching the Accommodation for the Lords in St. Paul's:

The Order of the Day being read for the Attendance of Sir William Chambers, His Majesty's Surveyor of the Works:

He was called in, and appearing at the Bar, produced,

"A Plan of the Preparations made in Saint Paul's Church for the Accommodation of the Lords."

He was directed to withdraw.

Orders for the greater Solemnity of the Day.

Ordered, That the Heralds and Marshall's Men do attend this House on Thursday the Twenty-third Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon; and that the Marshall's Men do call the Coaches as directed by the Herald.

Ordered, That the Clerk of the Parliaments, the Clerk Assistant, and the Reading Clerk, being the Clerks attending in this House according to the Order of 6th February 1723, do attend this House to Saint Paul's Church on Thursday the 23d Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ordered, That the Masters in Chancery do attend this House to Saint Paul's Church, on Thursday the 23d Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ordered, That all the Judges do attend this House to Saint Paul's Church, on Thursday the 23d Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ordered, That the Gentleman Usher or his Deputy, the Yeoman Usher, and Door Keepers, do attend at Saint Paul's Church, on Thursday the 23d Instant.

Ordered, That the Lords be summoned to attend here on Thursday the 23d Instant, at Eight of the Clock in the Forenoon.

Ordered, That the High Steward of the City of Westminster, or his Deputy, together with the Justices of Peace of the said City, shall by their Care and Directions to the Constables and other Officers within the said Limits, take special Order, that no Hackney Coaches be suffered to make any Stay between the Old Palace Yard at Westminster, and Temple Bar, from Eight o'Clock on Thursday the 23d Instant, in the Forenoon, to Six o'Clock in the Afternoon of the same Day; and that no Carriages, Carts, or Drays, be permitted to pass through any of the Streets between the Old Palace Yard Westminster, and Temple Bar, between the Hours aforesaid, on Thursday the 23d Instant; and herein special Care is to be taken by the High Steward, Deputy Steward, and Justices of the Peace, as the contrary will be answered to this House.

Ordered, That the Lord Chancellor do write to the Lord Mayor of the City of London, to give Order and take Care to prevent any Stoppages between Temple Bar and the Old Exchange in London, on Thursday the 23d Instant, from Eight o'Clock in the Forenoon to Six o'Clock in the Afternoon; and that no Carts or Drays be permitted to pass through the Streets between the Hours aforesaid.

Ordered, That the Lords Coaches go in the same Places they are called.

Ordered, That no Lord of this House shall go to Saint Paul's Church with more than Two Horses to his Coach the Twenty-third Instant.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum primum diem instantis Aprilis, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.