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'House of Lords Journal Volume 39: April 1792 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 39: 1790-1793 (1767-1830), pp. 342-354. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116915 Date accessed: 16 September 2014.


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April 1792 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 2o Aprilis 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Comes Kellie.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Balcarras.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Norwich.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Fife.

PRAYERS.

Bp. Worcester takes the Oaths.

This Day Richard, Lord Bishop of Worcester, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration; pursuant to the Statutes.

Jameson et al. against Russell and Sawes.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein John Jameson and others are Appellants, and John Russell and John Sawes are Respondents:

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

Wilmot's Divorce Bill.

The Lord Cathcart (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Wilmot Esquire with Fanny Sainthill his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

And the same being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Sir G. Kynnyndmond et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Gilbert Elliot Murray Kynnyndmond of Minto, 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 the Lands and Estates of Melgund and Kynnyndmond, and other Lands and Estates comprized in the Deed of Entail, executed by the deceased Sir Alexander Murray, Baronet, upon the Thirteenth Day of September, One thousand seven hundred and ten, in Trustees in Trust, to sell the same and invest the Money arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands to be settled and secured to the same Series of Heirs, and under the same Conditions and Limitations as are contained in the aforesaid Deed of Entail."

Campbell, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Campbell Esquire, of Blythswood, 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 those Parts of the Lands and Estate of Blythswood, and others, which lie in the County of Lanerk, in Trustees, for the Purpose of selling or feuing the same; and for investing the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Estates, more commodious and contiguous to the other, and greater Part of the said Estate of Blythswood, which lies in the County of Renfrew, and for settling and securing the Lands and Estates so to be purchased, to and in Favour of the same Series of Heirs in FeeTail, and under the same Restrictions, Conditions, and Limitations, as are mentioned and contained in a Deed of Entail, made in the Year One thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine, by Colin Campbell of Blythswood, deceased."

E. Radnor, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Jacob, Earl of Radnor, 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 several Lands and Hereditaments, of which Jacob Earl of Radnor is Tenant for Life, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise therefrom, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof."

Daniel et Ux. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Edward Daniel, of the City of Bristol, Gentleman, and Catherine his Wife, on behalf of themselves and their Infant Children, 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 settled Leasehold Lands and Tenements of Edward Daniel, Gentleman, and Catherine his Wife, in that Part of the Parish of Clifton, which lies within the City of Bristol, in Trustees to be sold, and for applying the Money arising from the Sale thereof, in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled upon the Trusts of the said settled Estates."

Dean and Chapter of Bristol et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of Bristol, 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 enabling the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of the Holy and undivided Trinity of Bristol, to grant a Lease of Part of the Lands of the said Dean and Chapter, in the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel, in the City of Bristol, for the Purpose of building thereon."

Strahan, Leave for a Bill:

After hearing and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Reverend George Strahan, 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 Vicar of the Parish and Parish Church of Saint Mary Islington, in the County of Middlesex, to grant Building Leases of certain Glebe Lands belonging to the said Vicarage."

D. Norfolk, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Duke of Norfolk, 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 and establishing an Exchange agreed upon between Charles Duke of Norfolk, and Francis Ferrand Foljambe Esquire, of certain Lands and other Hereditaments, in the Counties of York, Nottingham, and Derby."

Leo et al. Petition to change a Judge.

Upon reading the Petition of Daniel Leo of Bath, in the County of Somerset, Esquire, and Letitia his Wife, and of Mary Puleston of Wrexham, in the County of Denbigh, Widow; setting forth, "That the Petitioners presented a Petition to the House on the 29th Day of March last, praying for Leave to bring in a private Bill, for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned, which Petition Their Lordships were pleased to refer to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Gould: That the Petitioners have not yet been able to attend the said Judges on their said Petition; and the said Lord Chief Baron being suddenly called on to attend the Assizes at Warwick, left London this Morning, and will not return before the Time limited by Their Lordships for receiving Reports from the Judges will be elapsed;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That their said Petition may be referred to Mr. Baron Hotham, in Lieu of the said Lord Chief Baron:"

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be and is hereby referred to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Hotham, who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands; and whether all Parties, who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Curtis et al. Petition to change a Judge.

Upon reading the Petition of Edward Curtis of Clifton, in the County of Gloucester, and of Hannah his Wife, and of the Reverend James Allen, and Margaret Willoughby his Wife; setting forth, "That the Petitioners presented a Petition to the House on the 23d Day of March last, which Petition Their Lordships were pleased to refer to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Gould: That the Petitioners have not yet been able to attend the said Judges on their said Petition, and the said Lord Chief Baron being suddenly called on to attend the Assizes at Warwick, left London this Morning, and will not return before the Time limited by Their Lordships for receiving Reports from the Judges will be elapsed:" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That their said Petition may be referred to Mr. Baron Hotham in Lieu of the said Lord Chief Baron:"

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby referred to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Hotham, who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and after hearing them are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands; and whether all Parties, who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Templer's Petition to enlarge Time for receiving Judges Report.

Upon reading the Petition of James Templer Esquire; setting forth, "That the Petitioner having presented his Petition to Their Lordships for Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned, Their Lordships were pleased to refer the same to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Gould; that the Petitioner having gone through the Bill, and the Evidence in Support of it, the Lord Chief Baron directed some Alterations to be made in the Form of the Bill, and also directed that he should be afterwards waited upon with the Bill so altered, and the Report to be made to Their Lordships thereon; that such Alterations were accordingly made, but before the Lord Chief Baron had perused the same, or signed the said Report, he was suddenly called into Warwickshire, and hath taken the Bill and Report along with him, and is not expected to return before the last Day appointed by Their Lordships for receiving Reports from the Judges upon Private Bills, so that the Petitioner will not be able to have his Bill and Report to present to Their Lordships on that Day;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That the Time for receiving the Report of the Judges upon the said Bill may be enlarged till the first Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter:"

It is Ordered, That the Time for receiving the Report of the Judges upon the said Bill be enlarged to the first Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, as desired.

Sunderland Keelmen Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing a permanent Fund for the Relief and Support of Skippers and Keelmen employed in the Coal Trade on the River Wear, in the County of Durham, who by Sickness or other accidental Misfortunes, or by Old Age, shall not be able to maintain themselves and their Families; and also for the Relief of the Widows and Children of such Skippers and Keelmen."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolk.
D. Somerset.
D. Leeds.
E. Kellie.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Balcarras.
E. Glasgow.
E. Darlington.
E. Bathurst.
E. Norwich.
E. Mount Edgcumbe.
L. Bp. Worcester.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Grenville.
L. De Clifford.
L. Cathcart.
L. Sandys.
L. Boston.
L. Walsingham.
L. Porchester.
L. Sommers.
L. Fife.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday the 16th Day of this Instant April, at Ten o'Cclock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Uffington Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Uffington, in the County of Lincoln."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Duke and Duchess of York's Establishment Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make a Provision for the Establishment of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York and Albany; and also to settle an Annuity on Her Royal Highness during the Time of her natural Life, to commence from the Decease of His said Royal Highness, in case her said Royal Highness shall survive him."

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."

Carr or Ibbettson's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to cut down and sell Timber upon the Estates devised and settled by the Will of Ralph Carr Esquire, and to invest the Monies arising therefrom in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the Will, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Hodges Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third, for repairing and widening the Road from Hodges to Beadles Hill, and from thence to the Town of Cuckfield, and from Beadle's Hill aforesaid to the Town of Lindfield, and from the Turnpike Road between Cuckfield and Cawley to the Town of Horsham; and also the Road from Swingate, in the Parish of Burwash, to Shover Green, in the Parish of Ticehurst, all in the County of Sussex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bowes Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging and altering the Terms and Powers of Two several Acts of Parliament made and passed in the Twenty-first and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the High Road from the Town of Bowes, in the County of York, to Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, and from thence, through Staindrop, to Newgate in Bishop Auckland, and from Newgate, along Gibb Chair, to Gaundless Bridge, and from thence, by Melderston Gill, otherwise Cowndon Gill, to the Turnpike Road near Sunderland Bridge, in the County of Durham; and for reducing the said Acts into One, and for the more effectually repairing and keeping in Repair the said Road;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hull Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and enlarging the Powers of two Acts passed in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late MaMajesty King George the Second, and the Fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road between the Town of Kingston-upon-Hull and the Town of Beverley, in the East Riding of the County of York; and for repairing the Road from Newland Bridge to the West End of the Town of Cottingham, in the said Riding;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Soap Manufacture Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Prevention of Frauds in the Revenue of Excise, with respect to the Manufacturing of Soap;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wood Enderby Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Ings, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands in the Parish of Wood Enderby, in the County of Lincoln;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Kinghorn, &c Harbour Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Communication between the County of Edinburgh and the County of Fife, by the Passages or Ferries cross the Frith of Forth, between Leith and Newhaven, in the County of Edinburgh, and Kinghorn and Bruntisland, in the County of Fife, and for rendering the Harbours and Landing Places more commodious," 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."

Middleton Tyas Lane Road Bill.

The Lord Cathcart made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the Term of two Acts of the Seventeenth Year of King George the Second, and the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road leading from the End of Middleton Tyas Lane over Gatherley Moor, to Greta Bridge; and from thence to Bowes, in the North Riding of the County of York," was committed.

Knooke Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Cathcart also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and allotting in Severalty, the Open and Common Fields and Downs, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Commonable Places, in the Parish of Knooke, in the County of Wilts," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Wyrley Canal Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from or from near Wyrley Bank, in the County of Stafford, to communicate with the Birmingham and Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, at or near the Town of Wolverhampton, in the said County; and also certain Collateral Cuts therein described, from the said intended Canal," 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 made one Amendment thereto:"

Which Amendment was read by the Clerk as follows; (videlicet)

Pr. 10. L. 24. After ("them") insert ("after such Water shall have been put to such Uses for the working of any Mills or Engines, as the Owners or Occupiers of such Lands or Mines respectively shall think proper to erect")

And the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, was agreed to by the House.

Ld. de Clifford et Ux., Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Edward Baron de Clifford and Mary Lady de Clifford 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 for discharging Part of the Leasehold Estates of Edward Baron de Clifford, in Spring Garden, in Middlesex, from the Pin Money Jointure, and younger Children's Portions secured thereon; and for making such Portions the first Charge upon the Residue of the Funds subjected thereto; and for empowering the Trustees of the said Baron de Clifford to sell the Remainder of the said Leaseholds, and apply the Produce upon the Trusts of His Marriage Settlement, and until Sale, to grant building and repairing Leases."

Goldsworthy Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Philip Goldsworthy 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 empower Philip Goldsworthy Esquire, Tenant for Life under the Will of Martha Gasbry, deceased, to grant building or repairing Leases."

Bank of Scotland Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Advocate of Scotland and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland further to increase the Capital Stock of the said Company;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Cramond Bridge Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, as relates to the repairing the Road from Cramond Bridge to the Town of Queensferry, in the County of Linlithgow;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Servants' Characters Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the forging and counterfeiting Certificates of Servants' Characters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Ordered, That the last-mentioned Bill be printed.

Elloughton Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Low Water Mark of the River Humber, at or near Brough Ferry, in the Parish of Elloughton, in the East Riding of the County of York, to the North End of the Town of Brough, and from thence through South Cave to Coney Clappers, in South Newbald Holmes, in the said Riding;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Downham Market Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road leading from the East End of the Bridge across the River Ouze, in Downham Market, to the Queen's Head, and from the Chequer Inn, in Downham Market aforesaid, to the East End of the Two Mile Close, in the Parish of Barton, and towards Watton to a Place called the Devil's Ditch, in the County of Norfolk; and for stopping up the Road leading from Stradset through Barton Layes towards Watton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bradford Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making, amending, and keeping in Repair a Road from the Bottom of Masons Lane near the Town of Bradford, in the County of Wilts, to join the Turnpike Road leading from the City of Bath to Kingsdown, at or near Bathford Bridge, in the County of Somerset;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Weldon Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds in Great Weldon and Little Weldon, in the County of Northampton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Scotch Episcopalians, Petitions respecting Toleration.

Upon reading the Petition of the Commissioners of Supply, and Heritors of the County of Stirling, whose Names are thereunto subscribed.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Council of the Borough of Brechin.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Royal Borough of Dingewall.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Freeholders, Justices of the Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Forfar, whose Names are thereunto subscribed.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council and Community of the Royal Borough of Nairn, North Britain.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Council of the Burgh of Crail.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Borough of Forres.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Town Council of the Burgh of Inverbervie, in Common Council assembled.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Provost, Magistrates, and Town Council of the City of Aberdeen, in Council convened.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Noblemen, Freeholders, Justices of Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Kincardine, whose Names are thereunto subscribed.

Also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates and Council of the Borough of Montrose.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Noblemen, Freeholders, Justices of the Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Aberdeen, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; severally praying, "That such a Toleration may be granted to the Scotch Episcopalians, by the Repeal of the Two Statutes passed in the Nineteenth and Twenty-first Years of His late Majesty King George the Second, as is enjoyed by all other Protestants, who in that Part of the Kingdom dissent from the Established Church:"

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

York Buildings Co. against Bremner.; 24th Dec. 1791.; 31st Jan. 1792.; 8th Feb. 1792.

Upon reading the Petition of James Bremner, Writer in Edinburgh, common Agent in the ranking of the York Buildings Company's Creditors, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, to which the Governor and Company of Undertakers for raising the Thames Water in York Buildings are Appellants; setting forth, "That the present Suit for ranking the Creditors of the York Buildings Company, and selling their Estates, was commenced before the Court of Session in the Year 1750, since which Time various Questions have been agitated between the Creditors themselves, and with the Company, respecting the Existence and Priority of different Debts, and the Court have pronounced sundry Interlocutors therein: That upon the 22d of January 1791, the Respondent was, by an Order of the Court of Session, appointed common Agent in this Suit, and upon the 24th of December last, the Court ordered the Appellants to give Inspection to Mr. Bremner of the Minute Books, and also of the Bond Books of the Company: That the Appellants reclaimed against the said Order, but the Court on the 31st January last, renewed the same: That Mr. Taylor, the Agent for some of the principal Creditors, having had some Reason to suspect that the Appellants intended to withdraw the Books from under the Jurisdiction of the Court; presented a Petition to the Court on that Subject, whereupon the following Order was made; the Court, "Order the Company and their Agent, to deliver up instanter, to the Clerk of this Process, the Books of which Inspection has been allowed by final Interlocutors of this Court; and prohibit and discharge the said Company and their Doers from withdrawing any of the Books and Papers of the Company from under the Jurisdiction of the Court:" The Appellants however did not pay Obedience to any of three Orders abovementioned, but have brought their Appeal to Their Lordships against the same: That the Respondent immediately appeared to this Appeal; and his printed Cases have been laid upon Their Lordships' Table a Fortnight ago, but the Appellants have not yet given in any Case on their Part: That the present Question is totally separate and distinct from all the others brought under the Review of Their Lordships, by Appeals at the Suit of the Company; and until it is determined the Respondent cannot proceed in the Business laid upon him by the Court, as common Agent in the ranking of the Creditors of the York Buildings Company: That the present Question is a very short one, and is no other than this, (videlicet) Whether the York Buildings Company, who have been declared Bankrupt, are not obliged to give Inspection of their Minute Books and Bond Books to the Respondent, who has been appointed by the Court common Agent for all concerned, as directed by three consecutive Interlocutors of the Court of Session: That the Respondent is now in London, attending the Issue of this Cause: That the Governor and Deputy Governor of the Company are also now in London, where it is believed the Books of the Company also are; and if Their Lordships shall be pleased to affirm the Interlocutors of the Court of Session, he could have the Opportunity of inspecting these Books while he remains here, and before the Commencement of the next Term of the Court of Session, and prevent that Delay, which the Appellants in this Cause, to the great Prejudice of their Creditors, are so anxious to obtain;" and therefore praying, "That this Cause may be appointed to be heard on Wednesday next, the 5th of this instant April:"

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 3o Aprilis 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Portland.
Comes Moray.
Comes Kellie.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Balcarras.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Torphichen.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Onslow & Cranley.
Ds. King.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Fife.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.

PRAYERS.

Pulteney against E. Darlington et al.:

The Answer of Henry Earl of Darlington and others, to the Appeal of William Pulteney Esquire, and Henrietta Laura Pulteney Spinster, was this Day brought in.

Churchill et al., Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Churchill Esquire, and Lady Maria Churchill his Wife, 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 Heir or Heirs at Law, of the surviving Trustee of Lands and Hereditaments, in the Parishes of Chalfont Saint Peters, and Iver, in the County of Bucks, purchased with Part of the personal Estate of Charles Churchill Esquire, deceased, by virtue of an Act of Parliament made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, to sell and convey the same Lands and Hereditaments, for a Consideration to be paid into the Hands of the Trustees of the Personal Estate of Charles Churchill Esquire, deceased; and also to enable the said Trustees to invest the said Purchase Money and other the said Personal Estate in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses and with the Limitations mentioned in the said Act of Parliament, and again to sell and dispose of the same Lands and Hereditaments, and any other Lands that may be purchased under the same Act or by virtue of this Act, and to invest the Purchase Monies arising therefrom either in the Public Funds or upon Securities, or in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be conveyed to the same Uses."

E. Fitzwilliam et al.: Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Right Honourable William Wentworth Fitzwilliam Earl Fitzwilliam 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 certain Exchanges between the Right Honourable the Earl Fitzwilliam and Francis Ferrand Foljambe Esquire, and the Right Honourable the Lord Hawke, and the said Francis Ferrand Foljambe; and to enable Trustees to make future Exchanges of a detached Part of the Estates of the said Francis Ferrand Foljambe."

Wyndham & Edwin et al., Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of George Wyndham and Charles Edwin Esquires; 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 Messuages, Lands, and other Hereditaments, in the Counties of Berks and Bucks, (being the Estates devised and settled by the Will of Catherine Edwin, Spinster, deceased), in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed to John Martindale Esquire, and his Heirs; and for laying out the Money arising by such sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses, as the said settled Estates now stand settled by the said Will."

Kekewichs, Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Kekewich and Robert Kekewich Esquires; 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 in Trustees the legal Estate, in Fee-simple, of divers Manors and other Hereditaments mortgaged or conveyed in Trust to John Trehawke Esquire, deceased, after the Date of his Will."

Sir G. Kynnyndmond's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Lands and Estates of Melgund and Kyn nyndmond, and other Lands and Estates comprized in the Deed of Entail, executed by the deceased Sir Alexander Murray Baronet, upon the Thirteenth Day of September One thousand seven hundred and ten, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same; and invest the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled and secured to the same Series of Heirs and under the same Conditions and Limitations as are contained in the aforesaid Deed of Entail."

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

D. Norfolk.
D. Portland.
E. Moray.
E. Kellie.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Balcarras.
E. Glasgow.
E. Aylesford.
E. Mount Edgcumbe.
V. Stormont.
V. Falmouth.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Grenville.
L. De Clifford.
L. Cathcart.
L. Torphichen.
L. Hay.
L. Middleton.
L. Onslow & Cranley.
L. King.
L. Amherst.
L. Sommers.
L. Fife.
L. Douglas of Douglas.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 18th Day of this instant April, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Campbell's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting those Parts of the Lands and Estate of Blythswood, and others which lie in the County of Lanark, in Trustees, for the Purpose of selling or feuing the same, and for investing the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Estates, more commodious and contiguous to the other, and greater Part of the said Estate of Blythswood, which lies in the County of Renfrew; and for settling and securing the Lands and Estates so to be purchased to and in favour of the same Series of Heirs, in Fee-tail, and under the same Restrictions, Conditions, and Limitations, as are mentioned and contained in a Deed of Entail, made in the Year One thousand seven hundred and thirty-nine, by Colin Campbell of Blythswood, deceased.

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.

D. Norfolk's Exchange Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for effectuating and establishing an Exchange agreed upon between Charles Duke of Norfolk and Francis Ferrand Foljambe Esquire, of certain Lands and other Hereditaments in the Counties of York, Nottingham, and Derby."

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.

Ld. de Clifford's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging Part of the Leasehold Estates of Edward Baron de Clifford, in Spring Garden, in Middlesex, from the Pin Money Jointure and younger Children's Portions secured thereon; and for making such Portions the first Charge upon the Residue of the Funds subjected thereto; and for empowering the Trustees of the said Baron de Clifford to sell the Remainder of the said Leaseholds, and apply the Produce upon the Trusts of His Marriage Settlement; and until Sale, to grant building and repairing Leases."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 19th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wilmot's Divorce Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Wilmot Esquire, with Fanny Sainthill his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:"

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. Walker:

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

National Debt Reduction Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, to be issued and paid to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, to be by them placed to the Account of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt."

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 it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

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

Duke and Duchess of York's Establishment Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Provision for the Establishment of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York and Albany; and also to settle an Annuity on Her Royal Highness during the Time of Her Natural Life, to commence from the decease of His said Royal Highness in case Her said Royal Highness shall survive him."

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. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Hotham:

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

Petitions of Magistrates and Council of Banff, &c. for Relief from Disabilities.

Upon reading the Petition of the Noblemen, Freeholders, Justices of the Peace, and Commissioners of Supply of the County of Banff.

And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Magistrates, Town Council, and Community of the Royal Burgh of Banff; severally praying, "That such Relief may be granted from the Hardships and Disabilities which they at present lie under by certain Laws, as may seem expedient:"

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

Canvey Embankment Bill.

The Lord King reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually embanking, draining, and otherwise improving the Island of Canvey, in the County of Essex," 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."

Bank of Scotland Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Governor and Company of the Bank of Scotland, further to encrease the Capital Stock of the said Company."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 19th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 4o Aprilis 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Kellie.
Comes Graham.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Fife.

PRAYERS.

Keith against Sir W. Forbes et al.

The Answer of Sir William Forbes and others, to the Appeal of William Keith, was this Day brought in.

Douglas against Balfour.

As was also, the Answer of John Balfour Esquire, Merchant in Edinburgh, to the Appeal of Samuel Douglas Merchant in Glasgow.

Black and Grant against Auchindachy et al.

And also, the Answer of Alexander Auchindachy Esquire, of Kincraigie, and his Creditors, to the Appeal of William Black of Netherden, and Isaac Grant, Writer to the Signet.

Jameson et al. against Russell and Sawes.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause wherein John Jameson, and others, are Appellants, and John Russel and John Sawes are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further hearing of the said Cause, be put off to Monday the 16th Day of this instant April.

York Buildings Co. against Bremner:

Counsel were called in to be heard upon the amended Petition and Appeal of the Governor and Company of Undertakers, for raising Thames Water in York Buildings, to which Appeal James Bremner is Respondent; complaining of three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland of the 24th of December 1791, and 31st of January, and 8th of February 1792, appointing the Appellants to give Inspection to James Bremner the common Agent, and John Taylor the Agent for several of the Creditors, of the Minute Books and Bond Books of the Company, that existed at the passing of the Act of Parliament One thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, and ordaining the Appellants to deliver up the Books instanter, prohibiting them from carrying the Books and Papers of the Company from under the Jurisdiction of the Court of Session, and granting Warrant for Letters of first and second Diligence; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in Their Lordships' great Wisdom, should seem meet;" and Counsel appearing for the Appellants and Respondent:

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Interlocutors affirmed, with Costs.

Ordered and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appeal in so far as respects the said Interlocutors complained of, be and is hereby dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors 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 Fifty Pounds, for his Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Leeds and Wakefield Road Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of two Acts of the Thirty-first Year of King George the Second, and Tenth Year of His present Majesty, so far as relates to the Road from Leeds to Wakefield, in the County of York," 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."

Redmile Enclosure Bill.

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

Uffington Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Cathcart made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Uffington, in the County of Lincoln," was committed.

North Grimston Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Cathcart also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of North Grimston, in the East Riding of the County of York," was committed.

Scotch Episcopalians Bill.

The Earl of Kellie presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting Relief to Pastors, Ministers, and Lay Persons of the Episcopal Communion in Scotland."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Bowes Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging and altering the Terms and Powers of two several Acts of Parliament, made and passed in the Twenty-first and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the High Road from the Town of Bowes in the County of York, to Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, and from thence through Staindrop to Newgate in Bishop Auckland, and from Newgate, along Gibb Chair, to Gaundless Bridge, and from thence by Melderston Gill, otherwise Cowndon Gill, to the Turnpike Road near Sunderland Bridge, in the County of Durham, and for reducing the said Acts into one; and for the more effectually repairing and keeping in Repair the said Road."

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

D. Leeds.
E. Kellie.
E. Graham.
E. Darlington.
V. Stormont.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Cathcart.
L. Fife.

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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, quintum diem instantis Aprilis, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis fic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 5o Aprilis 1792.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Dux York.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Kellie.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Dumfries.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Ailesbury.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Carleton.
Ds. Fife.

PRAYERS.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present:

His Majesty, being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State, (the Lords being in their Robes,) commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure that they attend him immediately in this House."

Who being come, with their Speaker;

He, after a Speech in relation to the Money Bills to be passed, delivered them to the Clerk, who brought them to the Table, where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of those, and the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follows; (videlicet)

Bills passed.

1. "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Provision for the Establishment of Their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York and Albany; and also to settle an Annuity on Her Royal Highness during the Time of Her Natural Life, to commence from the Decease of His said Royal Highness, in case Her said Royal Highness shall servive him."

2. "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Four hundred thousand Pounds, to be issued and paid to the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, to be by them placed to the Account of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant in these Words; (videlicet)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

3. "An Act for the better Execution of certain Warrants issued for the apprehending and committing Persons convicted of Offences against the Excise Laws."

4. "An Act for repealing certain Regulations with respect to Certificates on exporting Tea to Ireland or America."

5. "An Act for the more effectual preventing of Frauds in the Revenue of Excise by Common Brewers."

6. "An Act to compel Auctioneers to declare whether Sales have been held under the Notices now required to be given by Law."

7. "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair the Road leading from the Hoodgate, at the West End of the Town of Middleton, in Teesdale, in the County of Durham, to the Gate in the new Enclosure called The Edge, near the Collieries called West Pitts, in the Parish of Saint Andrew's Auckland, in the same County, and also a Branch from the said Road, at or near the Head of the Town of Egleston to Egleston Bridge, over the River Tees."

8. "An Act for repairing and improving the Road from the Town of Chapel-en-le-Frith, to or near to Enterclough Bridge, in the County of Derby; and also the Road from the Village of Hayfield to Marple Bridge, in the said County; and also the Road from the Village of Glossop, to a certain Gate called Claylands Gate, in the Township of Longdendale, on or near to the Side of the Turnpike Road leading from Mottram to Woodhead, in the County Palatine of Chester."

9. "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair the Road leading from Swanspool Bridge, in the City of Peterborough, in the Town of Thorney, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge, and for altering the Course of some Part of the said Road."

10. "An Act for continuing and amending two Acts of the Twenty-sixth Year of King George the Second, and the Eighteenth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing, amending, and widening the Road leading from the Red Post, in the Parish of Fivehead, through the Towns of Langport and Somerton to Butwell, and several other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Somerset; and for repairing, amending, and widening certain other Roads within the said County."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant in these Words; (videlicet)

"Le Roy le veult."

11. "An Act to enable Trustees to cut down and sell Timber upon the Estates devised and settled by the Will of Ralph Carr Esquire; and to invest the Monies arising therefrom, in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the Will, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

12. "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Commons, and Waste Grounds within the Parish of Walton-in-the-Woulds, in the County of Leicester."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, by the Clerk Assistant in these Words; (videlicet)

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire, and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

E. Ailesbury takes the Oaths.

This Day Thomas Earl of Ailesbury took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration; and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; His Lordship having first at the Table delivered in a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament; to the Truth whereof, Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Bowes Road Bill.

The Earl of Darlington reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging and altering the Terms and Powers of Two several Acts of Parliament, made and passed in the Twenty-first and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for repairing the High Road from the Town of Bowes, in the County of York, to Barnard Castle, in the County of Durham, and from thence through Staindrop, to Newgate in Bishop Auckland, and from Newgate, along Gibb Chair, to Gaundless Bridge, and from thence by Melderston Gill, otherwise Cowndon Gill, to the Turnpike Road near Sunderland Bridge, in the County of Durham; and for reducing the said Acts into one; and for the more effectually repairing and keeping in Repair the said Road," 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."

Leo et Ux., Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of David Leo Esquire, and Letitia 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 for confirming and rendering effectual a Partition between Daniel Leo Esquire, and Letitia his Wife, and Mary Puleston Widow, of several Estates in the Counties of Flint, Denbigh, and Caernarvon, late the Estates of John Davies, of Llanerch, Esquire; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Curtis et al., Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Edward Curtis, and Hannah 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 Edward Curtis, during his Life, and after his Death, the Guardians of his Children, during their Minority, to make Grants of certain Pieces of Ground at Clifton, in the County of Gloucester, to be built on under Fee-Farm Rents."

Mainwaring for a Naturalization Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of James Mainwaring, of Bromborow in the County Palatine of Chester, Esquire, as Guardian to his Infant Son James Mainwaring, and of Anne Marie, the Wife of the said James Mainwaring of Bromborow, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for naturalizing the said Anne Marie Mainwaring, and the said James Mainwaring the Infant.

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

Bill presented.

Accordingly, the Lord Cathcart presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Anne Marie Mainwaring, and James Mainwaring."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Lyon's Agents Petition to receive Judges Report:

Upon reading the Petition of Messieurs White, Agents for James Lyon Clerk, Rector of the Parish of Prestwichcum Oldham, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; setting forth, "That in consequence of a Petition presented to this House, by the said James Lyon, and an Order thereupon, referring the same to two Judges to consider and report, a Report was made and signed by two Judges on the 2d of this instant April, which, together with the Bill, was intended to be presented to this House Yesterday, being the last Day for receiving Judges' Reports, but happening to be mislaid, could not be offered to be presented till the House was adjourned;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That the said Report and Bill may be received now:"

It is Ordered, That the said Report from the Judges be now received.

Leave for a Bill:

Accordingly, After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of James Lyon Clerk, 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 Rector of the Parish and Parish Church of Prestwich-cum-Oldham, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, for the Time being, to grant Leases of the Glebe belonging to the said Rectory."

Griffith's Agents' Petition to receive Judges Report:

Upon reading the Petition of Messieurs White, Agents for Thomas Griffith Esquire; setting forth, "That in consequence of a Petition presented to this House by the said Thomas Griffith, and an Order thereupon referring the same to two Judges, to consider and report, a Report was made and signed by two Judges, on the 31st of March last, which, together with the Bill, was intended to be presented to this House Yesterday, being the last Day for receiving Judges' Reports, but happening to be mislaid, could not be offered to be presented till the House was adjourned;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That the said Report and Bill may be received now."

It is Ordered, That the said Report of the Judges be now received.

Leave for a Bill:

Accordingly, After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Griffith Esquire, and Henrietta Maria his Wife, for and 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 for vesting the settled Estates of Thomas Griffith Esquire, and Henrietta Maria his Wife, in the Parish of Kiddington alias Cuddington, in the County of Chester, and in the Parishes of Llanvilling and Penant, in the County of Montgomery, in Sir Richard Brooke Baronet, as Mortgagee in Fee-simple; and for vesting the Equity of Redemption thereof, in the said Thomas Griffith, and His Heirs, and for settling an Estate of the said Thomas Griffith, in the Parish of Mold, in the County of Flint, in Lieu thereof."

Churchill's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Heir, or Heirs at Law, of the surviving Trustee of Lands and Hereditaments, in the Parishes of Chalfont Saint Peters, and Iver, in the County of Bucks, purchased with Part of the Personal Estate of Charles Churchill Esquire, deceased, by virtue of an Act of Parliament, made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, to sell and convey the same Lands and Hereditaments, for a Consideration to be paid into the Hands of the Trustees of the Personal Estate of Charles Churchill Esquire, deceased, and also to enable the said Trustees to invest the said Purchase Money, and other the said Personal Estate, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses, and with the Limitations, mentioned in the said Act of Parliament; and again to sell and dispose of the same Lands and Hereditaments, and any other Lands that may be purchased under the same Act, or by virtue of this Act, and to invest the Purchase Monies arising therefrom either in the Public Funds, or upon Securities, or in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be conveyed to the same Uses."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
Ld. Steward.
D. Somerset.
D. Leeds.
E. Kellie.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Dumfries.
E. Strafford.
E. Sussex.
E. Darlington.
E. Spencer.
E. Ailesbury.
E. Uxbridge.
E. Mount Edgcumbe.
V. Falmouth.
V. Courtenay.
V. Sydney.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. Grenville.
L. Audley.
L. Cathcart.
L. Hay.
L. Middleton.
L. Boston.
L. Hawke.
L. Harrowby.
L. Walsingham.
L. Bagot.
L. Southampton.
L. Sommers.
L. Carleton.
L. Fife.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday the 20th Day of this instant April, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Goldsworthy's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower Philip Goldsworthy Esquire, Tenant for Life under the Will of Martha Gashry deceased, to grant Building or Repairing Leases."

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.

E. Fitzwilliam's Exchange Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for effectuating certain Exchanges between the Right Honourable the Earl Fitzwilliam and Francis Ferrand Foljambe Esquire, and the Right Honourable the Lord Hawke and the said Francis Ferrand Foljambe; and to enable Trustees to make future Exchanges of a detached Part of the Estates of the said Francis Ferrand Foljambe."

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 the 23d Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Tonge's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Trustees in the Settlement executed on the Marriage of Henry Tonge Esquire, and Ann Eliza his Wife, to sell and dispose of a Capital Messuage or Mansion House, and other Hereditaments, in the County of Somerset, and to lay out the Money arising from the Sale thereof, in the Purchase of Old South Sea Annuities, upon the Trusts of the said Settlement."

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.

Daniel's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain settled Leasehold Lands and Tenements of Edward Daniel, Gentleman, and Catherine his Wife, in that Part of the Parish of Clifton, which lies within the City of Bristol, in Trustees to be sold, and for applying the Money arising from the Sale thereof, in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled upon the Trusts of the said settled Estates."

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 24th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Trehawke or Keckwich's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the legal Estate in Fee-Simple, of divers Manors and other Hereditaments, mortgaged or conveyed in Trust to John Trehawke Esquire, deceased, after the Date of his Will."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 26th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Dean and Chapter of Bristol's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of the Holy and undivided Trinity of Bristol, to grant a Lease of Part of the Lands of the said Dean and Chapter, in the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel, in the City of Bristol, for the Purpose of building 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 Friday the 27th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Strahan's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Vicar of the Parish and Parish Church of Saint Mary, Islington, in the County of Middlesex, to grant building Leases of certain Glebe Lands belonging to the said Vicarage."

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 the 30th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Lottery Office Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal so much of an Act made in the Twenty-seventh Year of His present Majesty, as relates to the Sale of the House in Privy Garden, heretofore used as an Office for the Commissioners of the Lottery; and to enable His Majesty to grant the said Premises;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Greenland, &c. Fisheries Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue and amend several Laws relating to the Encouragement of the Fisheries carried on in the Greenland Seas and Davis's Streights; and to amend the Laws now in Force for the Encouragement of the Fisheries carried on in the Seas to the Southward of the Greenland Seas and Davis's Streights;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Isle of Wight Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to revive and continue so much of an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the Conveyance of Sheep between Cowes, in the Isle of Wight, and the Ports of Southampton and Portsmouth, and to extend the same to Horses and Lambs;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Ordered, That the last-mentioned Bill be printed.

Raybould's Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Raybould with Joannah Pearsall, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Larking's Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of John Larking Esquire, with Elizabeth Marcon his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Coombe Hill Canal Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from the Foot of Coombe Hill, in the Parish of Leigh, in the County of Gloucester, to join the River Severn, at or near a Place called Fisher's otherwise Fletcher's Leap, in the Parish of Deerhurst, in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Montrose Bridge Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River South Esk, at or near the Town of Montrose, in the County of Forfar; and for making suitable Approaches thereto;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Hull Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and enlarging the Powers of two Acts passed in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, and the Fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road between the Town of Kingstonupon-Hull and the Town of Beverley, in the East Riding of the County of York; and for repairing the Road from Newland Bridge to the West End of the Town of Cottingham, in the said Riding."

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 17th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Cramond Bridge Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of so much of an Act made in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, as relates to the repairing the Road from Cramond Bridge to the Town of Queensferry, in the County of Linlithgow."

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 18th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Elloughton Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the low Water-mark of the River Humber, at or near Brough Ferry, in the Parish of Elloughton, in the East Riding of the County of York, to the North End of the Town of Brough, and from thence through South Cave to Coney Clappers, in South Newbald Holmes, in the said Riding."

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.

Weldon Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in Great Weldon and Little Weldon, in the County of Northampton."

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 Friday the 20th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Wood Enderby Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Ings, Common Meadows, and other Commonable Lands in the Parish of Wood Enderby, in the County of Lincoln."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 19th Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Leeds and Wakefield Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Two Acts of the Thirty-first Year of King George the Second, and Tenth Year of His present Majesty, so far as relates to the Road from Leeds to Wakefield, in the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Knooke Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and allotting in Severalty, the Open and Common Fields and Downs, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and Commonable Places, in the Parish of Knooke, in the County of Wilts."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Redmile Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields and other Commonable Lands within the Parish of Redmile, in the County of Leicester."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Middleton Tyas Lane Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue the Term of Two Acts of the Seventeenth Year of King George the Second, and the Eleventh Year of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road leading from the End of Middleton Tyas Lane over Gatherly Moor to Greta Bridge, and from thence to Bowes, in the North Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

North Grimston Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields and Grounds within the Parish of North Grimston, in the East Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Canvey Embankment Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually embanking, draining, and otherwise improving the Island of Canvey, in the County of Essex."

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 Six preceding Bills.

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

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

Wyrley Canal Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from or from near Wyrley Bank, in the County of Stafford, to communicate with the Birmingham, and Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, at or near the Town of Wolverhampton, in the said County, and also certain Collateral Cuts therein described, from the said intended Canal."

Then the following Amendments were proposed to be made to the Amendment made by the Committee to the said Bill.

L. 2. After ("been") leave out ("put to such")

L. 3. Leave out ("Uses") and insert ("used") and in the same Line, leave-out ("any") and insert ("such")."

The same were agreed to, and ordered accordingly.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same with one Amendment, to which Their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Pulteney against E. Darlington et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein William Pultetey Esquire, and Henrietta Laura Pulteney are Appellants, and the Right Honourable Henry Earl of Darlington, and others, are Respondents:"

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

Sir J. Duff against Skene.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Sir James Duff is Appellant, and George Skene Esquire, is Respondent, Ex-parte, the Respondent not having put in his Answer thereto, though peremptorily ordered so to do:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, Ex-parte, by Counsel at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes, after those already appointed, unless the Respondent puts in his Answer thereto in the mean Time.

Black and Grant against Auchindachy et al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein William Black and Isaac Grant are Appellants, and Alexander Auchindachy, and others, are Respondents:"

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

Douglas against Balfour.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Samuel Douglas is Appellant, and John Balfour Esquire, is Respondent:"

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

Hastings' Trial deferred:

It was moved, "That the Order made on the first of March last, for the House to proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on Tuesday the 17th Day of this instant April:" be now read.

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on Tuesday the 24th Day of this instant April, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them therewith.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons by the former Messengers, To acquaint them therewith.

Dean and Chapter of Bristol's Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been or shall be present this Session, and are not named of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Dean and Chapter of the Cathedral Church of the Holy and undivided Trinity of Bristol, to grant a Lease of Part of the Lands of the said Dean and Chapter, in the Parish of Saint Michael the Archangel, in the City of Bristol, for the Purpose of building thereon;" stands committed, be added to the said Committee.

Weldon Enclosure Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been or shall be present this Session, and are not named of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds in Great Weldon and Little Weldon, in the County of Northampton;" stands committed, be added to the said Committee.

Adjourn.

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