House of Lords Journal Volume 38
March 1790 11-20

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March 1790 11-20

DIE Jovis, 11o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Glocestr. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius. Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Scarsdale.

PRAYERS.

Tin Exportation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking off the Duties upon unwrought Tin, exported to any of the Countries beyond the Cape of Good Hope."

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.

Money's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Freehold Estates, devised by the Will of James Money Esquire, deceased, in Trustees to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses, as the Estates to be sold, now stand limited to."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Graves:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Goudhurst Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act of the Eighth Year of His present Majesty, for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading to and through the Town of Goudhurst, in the County of Kent."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Royston Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of certain Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Roads from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandesford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon, and from the Town of Huntingdon, to the Causeway, at or near the West End of the Town of Somersham, in the County of Huntingdon, so far as relates to the Middle and South Divisions, and separate District of the said Roads."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Tavernspite Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of an Act of the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty, for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading from Tavernspite, to the Towns of Pembroke and Tenby, and to Hubberston Haking, in the County of Pembroke."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills.

And Messages were, severally, sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

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

D. Bolton et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Most Noble Harry Duke of Bolton, for and on Behalf of himself, and of the Right Honourable Thomas Orde, of Sudbury Green, in the County of Middlesex, and Jean Mary his Wife, as well for and on the Behalf of themselves, as for and on the Behalf of William Powlett Orde, Manners Powlett Orde, and Thomas Powlett Orde, their Infant Children, and of James Graham, of Lincoln's Inn, in the County of Middlesex, 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 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.

D. Newcastle's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Most Noble Henry Duke of Newcastle, 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 Gould, and Mr. Justice Grose, 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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 12o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Bathurst.
Viscount Courtenay.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. King.
Ds. Milton.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Bagot.

PRAYERS.

Sinclair et al. against Sir R. Sinclair.

The Answer of Sir Robert Sinclair, of Murkle, Baronet, to the Appeal of James Sinclair, of Harpsdale, and others, was this Day brought in.

Stirling against Drummond.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause, wherein John Stirling of Kippendavie, Esquire, is Appellant, and Robert Drummond Esquire is Respondent:

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

V. Courtenay takes his Seat:

This Day William Lord Viscount Courtenay sat first in Parliament after the Death of his Father William Lord Viscount Courtenay; 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.

Dibden Enclosure Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and allotting the Intermixt or Commonable Lands and Grounds, and Common Pastures or Waste Lands within the Manor and Parish of Dibden, in the County of Southampton;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendment made thereto.

Newport and Caerleon Bridges Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for re-building the Bridges over the River Uske at Newport and Caerleon, in the County of Monmouth," stands committed, be revived, and meet on Monday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 15o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Glocestr. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Abergavenny.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Hawkesbury.

PRAYERS.

Stirling against Drummond:

After hearing Counsel as well on Friday last as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Stirling of Kippendavie Esquire, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 5th of July and 15th of December 1786; also of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 21st of June and 7th and 10th of July 1787; also of Two other Interlocutors of the said Lord Ordinary of the 27th of July and 4th of August 1787; and also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords of the 18th of June 1788; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem proper;" as also upon the Answer of Robert Drummond Esquire, late of the Island of Jamaica, now of Edinburgh, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed with Variations.

It is Ordered and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said several Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be and the same are hereby affirmed, with the following Variations, (videlicet)

"In the said Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary of the 5th of July 1786, after the Words ("several Sums from the") to leave out ("Thirtieth of May One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three, the Date of the Release") and instead thereof insert ("Fourth of September One thousand seven hundred and eighty-three") and in the said Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary of the 27th of July 1787, after the Words ("finds that") to leave out ("in Terms of the Award") and after the Words ("due to him") to leave out ("accumulated Yearly") and after the Words ("from the") to leave out ("Date of the Releases, and in respect that the said Balance ought to have been paid in Jamaica, finds that the Rate of Interest in Jamaica being Six per Cent. must be the Rule of charging") and instead thereof insert ("Fourth of September One thousand seven hundred and eightythree, after the Rate of Five per Cent.") and in the said Interlocutor of the said Lords of the 18th of June 1788, after the Words ("these Points") to leave out ("adhere also to the Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary as to the Rate of Interest")."

Sinclair et al. against Sir R. Sinclair.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein James Sinclair of Harpsdale and others are Appellants, and Sir Robert Sinclair, of Murkle, 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 R. Sinclair against Sutherland and Macdonald:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Sir Robert Sinclair, of Murkle, Baronet, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland of the 5th of March 1790; 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 proper;" and that John Sutherland of Wester and John Macdonald of Carsgoe, may be required to answer the said Appeal:

It is Ordered, That the said John Sutherland and John Macdonald may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto in Writing, on or before Monday the 12th Day of April next; and that Service of this Order upon any of the known 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 Abingdon Street, Westminster Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Sir Robert Sinclair of Murkle Baronet, 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.

Fife Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and repairing the Road from Newmiln Bridge by Foodie's Mill, Inverkeithing, Aberdour, Kirkcaldy, Gallatown, and Cameron Bridge, to Craill, and other Roads, in the County of Fife;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scotch Bankrupts Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Tin Exportation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking off the Duties upon unwrought Tin, exported to any of the Countries beyond the Cape of Good Hope."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Hawkesbury reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Scotch Terms Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for altering the Time appointed for holding the Summer Session in the Court of Session in Scotland, and for altering Whitsuntide and Lammas Terms, in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

American Trade Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Marquis Graham and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend Two Acts made in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, the one intituled, "An Act for regulating the Trade between the Subjects of His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in North America, and in the West India Islands, and the Countries belonging to the United States of America, and between His Majesty's said Subjects and the Foreign Islands in the West Indies; and the other intituled, "An Act to allow the Importation of Rum or other Spirits from His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in the West Indies, into the Province of Quebec, without Payment of Duty, under certain Conditions and Restrictions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Norwich Water Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for better supplying the City of Norwich, and the Parts adjacent with Water;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stowmarket and Ipswich Navigation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Communication between Stowmarket and Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Davidson against Sir W. Dunbar et al.

A Petition of Sir William Dunbar Baronet and others, Freeholders of the County of Caithness, Respondents, in a Cause depending in this House, to which John Davidson, an Officer in the Revenue of the Customs, is Appellant, was presented and read; setting forth, "That this Appeal is taken from a Decree directing the Court of Session, directing the Appellant's Name to be expunged from the Roll of Freeholders of the County of Caithness, for not taking the Oath of Possession when required: The Appellant's Object is to keep the Question in Dependance as long as possible for obvious Purposes; but the Respondents having put in their Answer immediately, and set down the Cause for hearing, gave Notice to the Appellant's Agent on the 22d Day of February last, that they meant to pray their Lordships to hear this Appeal on an early Bye-Day, that he might be prepared; and as it has been customary for their Lordships to follow this Course in the summary Proceedings relative to Elections;" the Petitioners humbly pray, "That their Lordships will be pleased to order this Cause to be heard on Tuesday the 23d Day of March Instant, or on such other early Day as the House thinks most proper."

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar; and being withdrawn,

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

Hamilton and Co.'s Petition to receive their Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of Messieurs Hamilton, Garden, and Company, Merchants in Greenock; setting forth, "That the Agent of the Petitioner in Edinburgh, by the Post which left that Place on Wednesday last, transmitted to their Agent in London, a Petition and Appeal of the Petitioners against certain Interlocutors of the Court of Session in Scotland, the last of which is dated the 18th Day of February last, and the said Appeal arrived in London on Saturday the 13th Instant: That by a Standing Order of their Lordships, every Appeal from an Interlocutor or Decree of any Court in Scotland, must be presented to their Lordships, within Twenty Days after the Date of such Interlocutor or Decree, if the same should have been pronounced in the Session of Parliament in which such Appeal is brought: That the said Appeal did not arrive till Saturday last, Three Days after the Twenty Days from the Date of the last Interlocutor appealed from, had expired: That the above Delay proceeded entirely from the Ignorance of the Petitioner's Agent in Edinburgh, concerning the Time limited for presenting such Petitions of Appeal, and not from any Disrespect to the House, or any Desire in the Petitioners to put off the Decision of the Question;" and therefore praying, "Their Lordships to dispense with the Standing Order in this Case, and permit the Petitioner's Appeal to be received."

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 16o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Glocestr. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Strange.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.

PRAYERS.

Scotch Bankrupts Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in that Part of Great Britain, called Scotland."

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 Thurday next.

American Trade Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend Two Acts made in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, the one intituled, An Act for regulating the Trade between the Subjects of His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in North America, and in the West India Islands, and the Countries belonging to the United States of America, and between His Majesty's said Subjects, and the Foreign Islands in the West Indies;" and the other, intituled, An Act to allow the Importation of Rum or other Spirits from His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in the West Indies, into the Province of Quebec, without Payment of Duty, under certain Conditions and Restrictions."

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 Friday next.

Norwich Water Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better supplying the City of Norwich, and the Parts adjacent with Water."

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

E. Strange. L. Bp. Gloucester. L. Cathcart.
L. Kinnaird.

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.

Leicester and Westford Road Bill

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from the Leicester and Welford Turnpike Road, in the Counties of Leicester and Northampton, near Foston Lane, to the Turnpike Road, leading from Hinckley to Ashby de la Zouche, in the said County of Leicester; and for repairing and widening Two Pieces of Road, called Hunt's Lane and Wood Lane, in the Parishes of Desford and Newbold Verdon."

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.

Stowmarket and Ipswich Navigation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Communication between Stowmarket and Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk."

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.

Hamilton and Co.'s Petition to receive their Appeal, Agent examined there on.

Moved, "That the Petition of Messieurs Hamilton, Garden, and Company, Merchants in Greenock, praying, "Their Lordships to dispense with the Standing Order, and permit the Petitioners Appeal to be received, though out of Time," presented to this House Yesterday, be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Then the Agent for the Petitioners was called in, and heard at the Bar, in relation thereto; and being withdrawn;

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

Mercers Company, Accounts delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Cawne, from the Mercers Company, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to Acts of Parliament,

"The Accounts of the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers of the City of London, from the 10th of October 1788, to the 10th of October 1789, directed to be laid before each House of Parliament by Two Acts, one of the 21st Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Annuitants of the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers of the City of London;" and the other of the 4th Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Bond, and other Creditors of the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers of the City of London."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Peers Pedigrees referred to Committee.

Ordered, That the Pedigrees of Aubrey Duke of St. Alban's, Francis Duke of Bedford, George Grenville Nugent Marquis of Buckingham, William Marquis of Lansdown, James Marquis of Salisbury, Thomas Marquis of Bath, Thomas Henry Earl of Peterborough, George Earl of Winchelsea, George Augusta Lumley, Earl of Scarbrough, John Earl Poulet, Robert Earl Ferrers, Heneage Earl of Aylesford, Frederick Earl of Bristol, Charles Earl Stanhope, 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 Earl De La Warr, John Earl of Chatham, Thomas Earl of Clarendon, Henry Earl of Abergavenny, James Earl of Lonsdale, Edward Earl Beaulieu, Richard Earl Howe, George Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, Hugh Earl Fortescue, George Viscount Hereford, George Richard Viscount Bolingbroke, William Viscount Courtenay, William Viscount Dudley and Ward, Thomas Viscount Hampden, Charles Viscount Sackville, John James Viscount Hamilton, Thomas Lord Le Despencer, Edward Lord Clifford, George Lord Audley, John Lord Howard de Walden, John Lord Clifton, Charles Sloane Lord Cadogan, Peter Lord King, John Lord Monson, John James Lord Lovell and Holland, Thomas Lord Foley, William Lord Grantley, Henry Frederick Lord Carteret, James Lord Sherborne, William Lord Douglas, Lloyd Lord Kenyon, and James Lord Malmesbury, be referred to the Lords Committees for Privileges.

Rochied against Kinloch et al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein James Rochied, of Inverleith, Esquire, is Appellant, and David Kinloch, of Gilmerton, Baronet, and others, are Respondents, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be put off to Thursday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 18o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Strange.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Hawkesbury.

PRAYERS.

Sutherland and Macdonald against Sir R. Sinclair.

The Answer of John Sutherland, of Wester, and John Macdonald, of Carsgoe, to the Appeal of Sir Robert Sinclair, of Murkle, Baronet, was this Day brought in.

Rochied against Kinloch et al.

After hearing Counsel in Part in the Cause, wherein James Rochied, of Inverleith, Esquire, is Appellant, and David Kinloch, of Gilmerton, Baronet, and others, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off till To-morrow, and that the Cause which stands for To-morrow, be put off to Monday next; and that the rest of the Causes be removed in course.

Fife Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and repairing the Road from Newmiln Bridge, by Foodies Mill, Inverkeithing, Aberdour, Kirkcaldy, Gallatown, and Cameron Bridge, to Craill, and other Roads, in the County of Fife."

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

D. Leeds.
E. Radnor.
E. Strange.
V. Falmouth.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Cathcart.
L. Brownlow.
L. Hawkesbury.

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.

Tin Exportation Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking off the Duties upon unwrought Tin exported to any of the Countries beyond the Cape of Good Hope."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Eames and Mr. Leeds:

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

Scotch Terms Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for altering the Time appointed for holding the Summer Session in the Court of Session in Scotland, and for altering Whitsuntide and Lammas Terms, in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland."

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.

Corn Laws, Representation of Committee of Council respecting, to be printed.

Ordered, That the Representation of the Lords of the Committee of Council appointed for the Consideration of all Matters, relating to Trade and Foreign Plantations upon the present State of the Laws, for regulating the Exportation and Importation of Corn, presented to the House on the 10th of this Instant March, be printed.

Falzieff and Sir W. Forbes against Elphinstone:

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Major Michael Falzieff, of Saint Petersburg, Merchant, and Sir William Forbes Baronet, his Attorney; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 9th and 27th of February, and 8th of March 1787; also of Five Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary there, of the 11th of March, 18th of July, 9th of August, and 25th of November 1788, and 11th of March 1789; also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords of the 18th of November 1789, and also of another Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary of the 8th of March 1790; and praying, "That the same in so far as the several Sums claimed by the Petitioners original Action, and in the Condescendancies put in by him, are not decreed to be paid to him, or are in any way modified or restricted, 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 proper; and that the Honourable Captain William Elphinstone may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Captain William Elphinstone may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereunto in Writing on or before Thursday the 15th Day of April 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.

Chalmer to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That James Chalmer of Abingdon Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Major Michael Falzieff of Saint Petersburgh Merchant, and Sir William Forbes Baronet, his Attorney, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they not residing in England:"

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

Sir R. Sinclair against Sutherland and Macdonald.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Robert Sinclair of Murkle Baronet is Appellant, and John Sutherland of Wester and John Macdonald of Carsgoe 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.

Scotch Bankrupts Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Cathcart reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Watson to take the Name of Samwell, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Samwell Watson Samwell Esquire, (lately called Thomas Samwell, Watson) and his Heirs Male, to take the Surname and use the Arms of Samwell, pursuant to the Will of Sir Thomas Samwell Baronet, deceased." to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stump Cross Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of several Acts made for repairing the Roads from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, and from Stump Cross aforesaid to the End of the Town of Trumpington next to Shelford, and from Shelford Pound to Wittlesford; and for making more effectual Provision for repairing the said Roads, and also One Mile of the Road between Trumpington and Cambridge, commencing at the South End of Trumpington aforesaid; and for amending the Road from Chesterford Bridge to the End of Wittlesford next to Shelford, all in the County of Cambridge;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dorchester Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of so much of an Act made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the amending, widening, altering, clearing, and keeping in Repair several Roads leading from the Borough of Dorchester, in the County of Dorset;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Norwich Water Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for better supplying the City of Norwich and the Parts adjacent with Water," 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."

Leicester and Welford Road Bill

The Lord Cathcart made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from the Leicester and Welford Turnpike Road in the Counties of Leicester and Northampton near Foston Lane, to the Turnpike Road leading from Hinkley to Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in the said County of Leicester; and for repairing and widening Two Pieces of Road, called Hunt's Lane and Wood Lane, in the Parishes of Desford and Newbold Verdon," was committed.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 19o Martii 1790.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Glocestr. Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Comes Morton.
Comes Lonsdale.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Hawkesbury.

PRAYERS.

Rochied against Kinloch et al.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein James Rochied of Inverleith Esquire is Appellant, and David Kinloch of Gilmerton Baronet and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further hearing of the said Cause be put off to Monday next.

Fife Roads Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and repairing the Road from Newmiln Bridge, by Foodie's Mill, Inverkeithing, Aberdour, Kirkcaldy, Gallatown, and Cameron Bridge, to Craill, and other Roads in the County of Fife," 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."

Watson to take the Name of Samwell, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Samwell Watson Samwell Esquire (lately called Thomas Samwell Watson) and his Heirs Male, to take the Surname and use the Arms of Samwell, pursuant to the Will of Sir Thomas Samwell Baronet, deceased."

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

D. Beaufort.
E. Morton.
E. Lonsdale.
Bp. Gloucester. L. Cathcart.
L. Kinnaird.
L. Walpole.
L. Hawkesbury.

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.

Stump Cross Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of several Acts made for repairing the Roads from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath, and from Stump Cross aforesaid, to the End of the Town of Trumpington next to Shelford, and from Shelford Pound to Wittlesford, and for making more effectual Provision for repairing the said Roads, and also One Mile of the Road between Trumpington and Cambridge, commencing at the South End of Trumpington aforesaid; and for amending the Road from Chesterford Bridge to the End of Wittlesford next to Shelford, all in the County of Cambridge."

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.

Scotch Bankrupts Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the rendering the Payment of Creditors more equal and expeditious in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Leicester and Welford Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty for repairing and widening the Road from the Leicester and Welford Turnpike Road, in the Counties of Leicester and Northampton, near Foston Lane, to the Turnpike Road leading from Hinckley to Ashby-dela-Zouch, in the said County of Leicester, and for repairing and widening Two Pieces of Road, called Hunt's Lane and Wood Lane, in the Parishes of Desford and Newbold Verdon."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Norwich Water Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better supplying the City of Norwich and Parts adjacent with Water."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Three preceding Bills.

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

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

American Trade Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend Two Acts made in the Twenty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, the one intituled, An Act for regulating the Trade between the Subjects of His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in North America and in the West India Islands, and the Countries belonging to the United States of America, and between His Majesty's said Subjects and the Foreign Islands in the West Indies;" and the other intituled, "An Act to allow the Importation of Rum or other Spirits from His Majesty's Colonies or Plantations in the West Indies into the Province of Quebec, without Payment of Duty, under certain Conditions and Restrictions."

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

Dorchester Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of so much of an Act made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the amending, widening, altering, clearing and keeping in Repair several Roads leading from the Borough of Dorchester, in the County of Dorset."

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

Militia Pay Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for defraying the Charge of Pay and Cloathing of the Militia in that Part of Great Britain called England, for One Year, beginning the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and ninety;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Colneis and Carlford Poor Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Wodehouse and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor within the Hundreds of Colneis and Carlford, in the County of Suffolk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

North Collingham Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, enclosing, and regulating the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Moors, Commons, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of North Collingham, in the County of Nottingham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Killingworth Moor Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Common, Moor, or Tract of Waste Ground, called Killingworth Moor, in the Parish of Long Benton, in the County of Northumberland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Blaauw's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

Adjourn.

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