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'House of Lords Journal Volume 39: June 1792 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 39: 1790-1793 (1767-1830), pp. 458-470. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116921 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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June 1792 1-10

DIE Veneris, 1o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Norvicen.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Portland.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Salisbury, Camerarius.
March. Lansdown.
March. Stafford.
Comes Derby.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Moray.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Balcarras.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Dorchester.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Eliot.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Dorchester.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Kenyon.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.

PRAYERS.

His Majesty to be attended with Address.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Lords, with White Staves, had (according to Order) waited on His Majesty, humbly to know what Time His Majesty would please to appoint, to be attended with the Address of both Houses of Parliament; and that His Majesty had appointed To-morrow at Three o'Clock, at His Palace of St. James."

Stone Road Bill.

The Marquis of Stafford reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Stone to Lane End, and to the Road between Leek and Sandon, on Meir Heath, and from Meir to Trentham, and from thence to Stableford, in the County of Stafford, and for granting other Powers for those Purposes; and for repairing and improving the Road from a Place called Walton, in Stone aforesaid, to Eccleshall, in the said County of Stafford," 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."

Atcham, &c. Poor Bill.

The Lord Cathcart made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor within the several Parishes of Atcham, Wroxeter, Berrington, Cund, Eaton Constantine, Kenley, Leighton, Uffington, and Upton Magna, and the Chapelry of Cressage, in the County of Salop," was committed.

Vagrants Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Seventeenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Southleigh Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Commons, Heaths, Wastes and other Commonable Lands or Grounds, within the Manor and Chapelry of Southleigh, in the Parish of Stanton Harcourt, in the County of Oxford."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Whitchurch Poor Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of and within such Part of the Parish of Whitchurch, as maintains its own Poor, and lies within the County of Salop."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Whitchurch Bridge Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge at or near the Ferry, over the River Thames, from Whitchurch, in the County of Oxford, to the opposite Shore, in the Parish of Pangbourn, in the County of Berks."

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 Four preceding Bills.

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

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

Taunton Hospital Bill.

The Lord Viscount Stormont reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners to sell and dispose of a certain unfinished Building at or near Taunton, in the County of Somerset, intended for a public Hospital or Infirmary, and of a Piece of Ground belonging thereto, in case a sufficient Sum of Money shall not be raised by Subscription, within a limited Time, for finishing the said Building, and paying the Money due on Account thereof," 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 made some Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

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

Russell against Doe, in Error. Plaintiff's Petition to assign Errors:

A Petition of George Russell, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein John Doe, Lessee of George Nassau Esquire, is Defendant, was presented and read; setting forth, "That the Petitioner having applied to Counsel to advise on the Prosecution of the said Writ of Error, the Petitioner was advised to suggest Diminution in the Proceedings in the said Cause, and pray a Certiorari: That the Petitioner did accordingly suggest such Diminution, and pray such Writ of Certiorari, but the Petitioner hath been since informed that by the Practice and Orders of the House, he should at the same Time have assigned such Errors as he might be advised were in the Record and Proceedings transmitted to this House: That the Petitioner omitted assigning such Errors by the Advice of his Counsel, who informed the Petitioner that he might assign such Errors after a Return was made to the said Writ of Certiorari, so prayed by the Petitioner as aforesaid, wherein he since finds he was misled by his said Counsel;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "To permit him to withdraw his said Suggestion of Diminution and Prayer of a Writ of Certiorari, and that he may be at Liberty to assign such Errors as he shall be advised immediately, according to the Practice of the House."

Counter Petition.

Then, A Petition of John Doe, Lessee of George Nassau Esquire, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein George Russell is Plaintiff, was presented and read; setting forth, "That the Plaintiff in Error hath alledged Diminution, and prayed a Certiorari, and that the Petitioner humbly apprehends that the Diminution aforesaid, so alledged by the said Plaintiff, is merely for Delay, and to oppress the Petitioner, and in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session. The Petitioner humbly prays, that Their Lordships will be pleased to order the said Plaintiff to sue forth and return the said Writ of Certiorari, in such short Day, as to Their Lordships shall seem meet."

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

Edwick against Doe in Error, Defendant's Petition to return Writ of Certiorari:

A Petition of John Doe, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Quilter George Edwick is Plaintiff, was presented and read; setting forth, That the said Plaintiff hath assigned general Errors, and also alledged Diminution, and prayed a Certiorari, and that the said Writ of Error is brought merely for Delay, and to oppress the Petitioner;" and therefore praying, "Their Lordships will be pleased to order the said Plaintiff to sue out and return the said Writ of Certiorari, in such short Day, as to Their Lordships shall seem meet."

Counter Petition.

Then, A Petitition of Quilter George Edwick, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein John Doe is Defendant, was presented and read; setting forth, "That the Petitioner hath alledged Diminution, and prayed a Writ of Certiorari, and that the Defendant hath given the Petitioner Notice that he intends to petition the House, that a short Day may be appointed for returning the said Writ of Certiorari: That by a Standing Order of the House, the Petitioner humbly conceives he is intitled to ten Days to return the said Writ;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "To grant him the Time allowed by the Standing Order of the House, to return the said Writ of Certiorari."

Ordered, That the Plaintiff in Error do return the Writ of Certiorari on Tuesday next.

Newspaper Printers, &c. Indemnity Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Persons, being Proprietors, Printers, and Editors of Newspapers and other Publications, from certain Penalties, incurred under several Acts therein mentioned, relative to Lotteries."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Lyon's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Rector of the Parish and Parish Church of Prestwichcum-Oldham, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, for the Time being, to grant Leases of the Glebe belonging to the said Rectory;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Leo's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, 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 Llanerth, Esquire; and for other Purposes therein mentioned:" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Dunstable Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and more effectually repairing the Road from the Black Bull Iun, in Dunstable, in the County of Bedford, to the King's Arms, in Hockliffe, in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

D. Norfolk's Exchange Bill.

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

To return the Bill, 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;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Shipton Sollers, &c. Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows and Pastures, Waste Grounds, Hills, Downs, and other Commonable and Waste Lands, within the several Manors of Lower otherwise Nether Hampen, Shipton Sollers, and Shipton Olliffe, in the Parishes of Shipton Sollers and Shipton Olliffe, in the County of Gloucester, and some Pieces of Land which extend into the Parishes of Whittington and Dowdeswell, in the same County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message to H. C. that His Majesty had appointed To-morrow to be attended with Address.

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

To acquaint them, That His Majesty had appointed To-morrow at Three o'Clock, at His Palace of St. James's, to be attended with the Address of both Houses; and that the Lords intend to be there at that Time.

New Forest Timber Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Increase and Preservation of Timber, within the New Forest, in the County of Southampton; and for the Sale of Rents, and the Enfranchisement of Copyhold Tenements, in the said Forest," be read a Second Time on Tuesday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

National Debt Commissioners Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Twentysixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for vesting certain Sums in Commissioners at the End of every Quarter of a Year, to be by them applied to the Reduction of the National Debt;" and to direct the Application of an additional Sum to the Reduction of the said Debt, in case of future Loans," be read a Second Time on Wednesday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Libel Juries Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to remove Doubts respecting the Functions of Juries in Cases of Libel:"

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

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."

Land Revenue, 12th and 13th Reports of Commissioners delivered.

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

They were called in, and delivered at the Bar,

"The Twelfth Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the State and Condition of the Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues of the Crown, and to settle or alienate Fee-Farm, and other unimproveable Rents."

Also, "The Thirteenth Report of the Commissioners appointed to enquire into the State and Condition of the Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues of the Crown, and to sell or alienate Fee-Farm, and other unimproveable Rents;" together with a Plan of Bere Forest, referred to in the said Report.

And then they withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Reports be printed.

Election of Peers for Scotland, Judges to attend Committee.

Ordered, That the Judges do attend the Committee for Privileges, to whom is referred the several Petitions relative to the late Election of the Peers chosen for Scotland, on Friday next.

The King against Amery in Error.

Ordered, That the Petition of the Relator, in the the Cause between the King against Amery, presented to the House on the 22d of December 1790, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be taken into Consideration on Saturday the 9th of this instant June; and that the Petitioner may then be heard by his Counsel in support of the Prayer of the said Petition, and that Counsel be heard on Behalf of the Defendant at the same Time; and that the Judges do then attend.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Sabbati, 2o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Norvicen.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Abercorn.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Moray.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Fortescue.
Comes Beverley.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Torphichen.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Eliot.
Ds. Bulkeley.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Harewood.

PRAYERS.

It was moved to adjourn.

Accordingly,

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 5o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Georgius Princeps Walliæ.

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Norvicen.
Dux York.
Dux Clarence.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Portland.
March. Salisbury, Camerarius.
March. Townshend.
Comes Derby.
Comes Winchelsea & Nottingham.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Balcarras.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Graham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Uxbridge.
Comes Digby.
Comes Dorchester.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. De Clifford.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Onslow & Cranley.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Cardiff.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Eliot.
Ds. Bulkeley.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Malmesbury.
Ds. Mulgrave.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Harewood.
Ds. Douglas of Lochleven.

PRAYERS.

His Majesty's Answer to Address.

The Lord Chancellor reported, "That both Houses of Parliament did on Saturday last present to His Majesty their Resolution and Address; to which His Majesty was pleased to return the following most gracious Answer.

My Lords, and Gentlemen,

I thank you very warmly for this loyal, dutiful, and seasonable Address.

My utmost Endeavours shall never be wanting to maintain among My People a just Sense of the Advantages of Our present Constitution, the Source of legal and well regulated Freedom; and at the same Time to secure to them, by a due Execution of the Laws, a Continuance of all the unexampled Blessings which they now enjoy. It is the greatest Satisfaction to me to reflect, that in those Endeavours I shall receive the firm and united Assistance of My Parliament, and I feel the same Conviction and Confidence which is expressed by you, that all Our Exertions for this Purpose will be seconded by the Zeal and Public Spirit of My People, whose Happiness forms the first Object of all My Wishes."

Ordered, That the said Resolution and Address of both Houses to His Majesty, and His Majesty's most gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

Slave Trade, &c., further considered:

The Order of the Day being read for taking into further Consideration the present State of the Trade to Africa, and particularly the Trade in Slaves; and also for taking into Consideration the Nature, Extent, and Importance of the Sugar, Coffee, and Cotton Trade, and the general State and Condition of the West India Islands, and the Means of improving the same; and for the Lords to be summoned; and for the Agents of the several Petitioners to be heard by their Counsel at the Bar of the House, in support of their several Petitions against the Abolition of the Slave Trade:

Counsel were accordingly called in.

And John Barnes Esquire, and Mr. Thomas Sharpless, were, severally, called in, and being sworn, were examined, in Support of their said Petitions.

The Witnesses were directed to withdraw.

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Further Consideration put off to next Session.

Ordered, That the House do proceed to take into further Consideration the present State of the said Trade to Africa, and particularly the Trade in Slaves; and also the Nature, Extent, and Importance of the Sugar, Coffee, and Cotton Trades, and the general State and Condition of the West India Islands, and the Means of improving the same, the next Session of Parliament.

Taunton Hospital Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners to sell and dispose of a certain unfinished Building at or near Taunton, in the County of Somerset, intended for a public Hospital or Infirmary, and of a Piece of Ground belonging thereto, in Case a sufficient Sum of Money shall not be raised by Subscription, within a limited Time for finishing the said Building, and paying the Money due on Account thereof."

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.

Newspaper Printers, &c. Indemnity Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Persons, being Proprietors, Printers and Editors of Newspapers and other Publications, from certain Penalties incurred under several Acts therein mentioned, relative to Lotteries."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Atcham, &c. Poor Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor within the several Parishes of Atcham, Wroxeter, Berrington, Cund, Eaton Constantine, Kenley, Leighton, Uffington, and Upton Magna, and the Chapelry of Cressage, in the County of Salop."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Stone Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Stone to Lane End, and to the Road between Leek and Sandon, on Meir Heath, and from Meir to Trentham, and from thence to Stableford, in the County of Stafford, and for granting other Powers for those Purposes; and for repairing and improving the Road from a Place called Walton, in Stone aforesaid, to Eccleshall, in the said County of Stafford."

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 the former Messengers:

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

Shipton Sollers, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, Common Meadows and Pasture, Waste Grounds, Hills, Downs, and other Commonable and Waste Lands within the several Manors of Lower, otherwise Nether Hampen, Shipton Sollers, and Shipton Olliffe, in the Parishes of Shipton Sollers and Shipton Olliffe, in the County of Gloucester; and some Pieces of Land which extend into the Parishes of Whittington and Dowdeswell, in the same County."

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

Ld. President.
Ld. Steward.
D. Richmond.
D. Leeds.
D. Portland.
Ld. Chamberlain.
M. Townshend.
E. Derby.
E. Chesterfield.
E. Thanet.
E. Sandwich.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Elgin.
E. Balcarras.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Glasgow.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Stanhope.
E. Graham.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Radnor.
E. Bathurst.
V. Stormont.
V. Sydney.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Grenville.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Walpole.
L. Boston.
L. Hawke.
L. Walsingham.
L. Rawdon.
L. Sommers.
L. Hawkesbury.
L. Douglas of Lochleven.

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 adjournas they please.

Dunstable Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and more effectually repairing the Road from the Black Bull Inn, in Dunstable, in the County of Bedford, to the King's Arms, in Hockliffe, in the said County."

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.

Sugar and Coffee Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Allowance of the Drawback and Payment of the Bounty on the Exportation of Sugar, and for permitting the Importation of Sugar and Coffee into the Bahama and Bermuda Islands, in foreign Ships."

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."

Coasting Trade Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Coast Trade of Great Britain; for exempting certain Coast Documents from Stamp Duties; for abolishing the Bond usually called The Isle of Man Bond; and for permitting Corn and Grain brought Coastwise to be transhipped into Lighters, for the Purpose of being carried through the Canal from the Forth to the Clyde."

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."

Oak Bark Importation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing the Importation of Quercitron, or Black Oak Bark, when the Price of Oak Bark shall be under the Price mentioned in an Act of the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty, and for lowering the Duty payable on Red Mangrove Bark imported into this Kingdom."

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."

Middlesex Sessions continuing Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Justices of the Peace for the County of Middlesex to continue a Session of the Peace, and of Oyer and Terminer, begun to be holden before the Essoign Day of Term, and Sitting of the King's Bench at Westminster, notwithstanding the happening of such Essoign Day, or the Sitting of the said Court of King's Bench at Westminster, or elsewhere, in the said County of Middlesex."

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."

Slaves carrying Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue for a limited Time several Acts of Parliament for regulating the Shipping, and carrying Slaves in British Vessels from the Coast of Africa."

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."

Scotch Episcopalian's Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting Relief to Pastors, Ministers, and Lay Persons of the Episcopal Communion in Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Newfoundland Judicature Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing Courts of Judicature in the Island of Newfoundland, and the Islands adjacent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stamp Duty Exemption Bill.

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

With a Bill intituled, "An Act to exempt certain Letters passing between Merchants, or other Persons carrying on Trade or Commerce in this Kingdom, containing Agreements with respect to Merchandize, Notes, or Bills of Exchange, from the Stamp Duty now imposed on written Agreements;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shelton Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Edward Littleton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of an Act passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Shelton to the Road between Cheadle and Leek, and from Bucknall to Weston Coyney, and from the Road between Cheadle and Leek to the Turnpike Road above Frogall Bridge; and from the same Road to the Road between Blyth Marsh and Thorp, at or near Ruehill Gate, in the County of Stafford, so far as the same relates to the Road from Shelton to Blakley Lane Head, and from Bucknall to Weston Coyney;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Medway Navigation Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Medway, from the Town of Maidstone, through the several Parishes of Maidstone, Boxley, Allington, and Aylesford, in the County of Kent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Penge Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing a Common or Parcel of Waste Ground called Penge Common, lying within the Hamlet of Penge, in the County of Surrey;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of several Owners and Occupiers of Estates in the Parish of Battersea, in the County of Surrey, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, taking Notice of the last-mentioned Bill; and praying, "That the said Bill may not pass into a Law, or if it should, that due Consideration will be had of the Estates and Interests of the Petitioners:" and they further pray, "That they may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, against the whole of the said Bill, and particularly against such Parts thereof by which they will be aggrieved:"

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

Downham Market Road Bill.

The Duke of Portland reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the 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," 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."

Lane End Chapel Bill.

The Duke of Portland made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for re-building the Chapel, and enlarging the Chapel Yard of Lane End, within the Parish of Stokeupon-Trent, in the County of Stafford," was committed.

Basford Enclosure Bill.

The Duke of Portland also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Forest Commons, and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Basford, in the County of Nottingham," 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."

Derby Paving Bill.

Ordered, That the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, and otherwise improving the Streets, Lanes, and other public Passages and Places, within the Borough of Derby; and for selling a certain Piece of Waste Ground, situate within the said Borough, called Nun's Green, towards defraying the Expence of the said Improvements," which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Friday next; and that Council be then heard for and against the same.

Debtor and Creditor Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend Relief in certain Cases between Debtor and Creditor," be read a Second Time To-morrow.

Middlesex Police Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Administration of the Office of a Justice of the Peace in such Parts of the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey as lie in and near the Metropolis, and for the more effectual Prevention of Felonies:"

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

Libel Juries Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to remove Doubts respecting the Functions of Juries in Cases of Libel," be read the Third Time on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Edwick against Doe, in Error.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing Counsel to argue the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error, wherein Quilter George Edwick is Plaintiff and John Doe is Defendant:"

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

Russell against Doe, in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of John Doe, Lessee of George Nassau Esquire, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein George Russell is Plaintiff; setting forth, "That the said Plaintiff has not assigned Errors within the Time limited by Their Lordships' standing Order;" and therefore praying, "That the said Writ of Error may be Non-pros'd with such Costs as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

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

Soldiers and Mariners Bill.

The Earl of Radnor presented to the House, a Bill, intituled. "An Act for the Protection of Soldiers, Mariners, and Sea-faring Men, going to the Places in which they are respectively settled, or have usually been employed, or resided."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

New Forest Timber Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Increase and Preservation of Timber within the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, and for the Sale of Rents, and the Enfranchisement of Copyhold Tenements in the said Forest;" and for the Lords to be summoned:

It was moved, That the said Bill be now read a Second Time.

Which being objected to;

An Amendment was proposed to be made to the said Motion, by leaving out the Word ("now") and inserting ("on this Day Two Months").

After long Debate,

The Question was put, "Whether the Word ("now") shall stand Part of the Motion?"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the said Bill was read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Commiteee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Thursday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 6o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Norvicen.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Portland.
March. Townshend.
Comes Derby.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Dorchester.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Torphichen.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Onslow & Cranley.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Dorchester.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Douglas of Lochleven.

PRAYERS.

Ramsgate, &c. Harbour Bill.

The Lord Walpole reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Maintenance and Improvement of the Harbour of Ramsgate, in the County of Kent; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving the Haven of Sandwich, in the same County," 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."

Sugar and Coffee Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating the Allowance of the Drawback and Payment of the Bounty on the Exportation of Sugar; and for permitting the Importation of Sugar and Coffee into the Bahama and Bermuda Islands, in foreign Ships."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Coasting Trade Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Coast Trade of Great Britain, for exempting certain Coast Documents from Stamp Duties; for abolishing the Bond usually called The Isle of Man Bond; and for permitting Corn and Grain brought Coastwise, to be transhipped into Lighters, for the Purpose of being carried through the Canal, from the Forth to the Clyde."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Oak Bark Importation Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing the Importation of Quercitron or Black Oak Bark, when the Price of Oak Bark shall be under the Price mentioned in an Act of the Twelfth Year of His present Majesty, and for lowering the Duty payable on Red Mangrove Bark imported into this Kingdom."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Middlesex Session continuing Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Justices of the Peace for the County of Middlesex, to continue a Session of the Peace, and of Oyer and Terminer, begun to be holden before the Essoign Day of Term, and sitting of the King's Bench at Westminster, notwithstanding the happening of such Essoign Day, or the sitting of the said Court of King's Bench at Westminster, or elsewhere, in the said County of Middlesex."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Slaves carrying Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue for a limited Time, several Acts of Parliament for regulating the Shipping, and carrying Slaves in British Vessels from the Coast of Africa."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Downham Market Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Lane End Chapel Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for re-building the Chapel, and enlarging the Chapel Yard of Lane End, within the Parish of Stoke-uponTrent, in the County of Stafford."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Basford Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields, Meadows, Forest, Commons, and Waste Lands within the Parish of Basford, in the County of Nottingham."

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 Eight preceding Bills.

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

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

Scotch Episcopalians Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting Relief to Pastors, Ministers, and Lay Persons, of the Episcopal Communion 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 To-morrow.

Newfoundland Judicature Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing Courts of Judicature in the Island of Newfoundland, and the Islands adjacent."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Stamp Duty Exemption Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to exempt certain Letters passing between Merchants or other Persons, carrying on Trade or Commerce in this Kingdom, containing Agreements with respect to Merchandize, Notes, or Bills of Exchange, from the Stamp Duty now imposed on written Agreements."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Medway Navigation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Medway, from the Town of Maidstone, through the several Parishes of Maidstone, Boxley, Allington, and Aylesford, in the County of Kent."

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

Ld. Steward.
D. Leeds.
D. Portland.
E. Derby.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Coventry.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Elgin.
E. Stanhope.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Brooke & Warwick.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Radnor.
E. Chatham.
E. Mount Edgcumbe.
E. Dorchester.
V. Hereford.
V. Stormont.
V. Falmouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Sydney.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. Bp. Salisbury.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Grenville.
L. Dacre.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. Cathcart.
L. Torphichen.
L. Hay.
L. Onslow & Cranley.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Walpole.
L. Hawke.
L. Amherst.
L. Brownlow.
L. Walsingham.
L. Rawdon.
L. Sommers.

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

Shelton Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of an Act, passed in the Eleventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Road from Shelton, to the Road between Cheadle and Leek, and from Bucknall to Weston Coyney, and from the Road between Cheadle and Leek, to the Turnpike Road above Frogall Bridge, and from the same Road to the Road between Blyth Marsh and Thorp, at or near Ruehill Gate, in the County of Stafford, so far as the same relates to the Road from Shelton to Blakely Lane Head, and from Bucknall to Weston Coyney."

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.

Ogilvie against Gordon.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Mrs. Anne Ogilvie is Appellant, and Miss Mary Gordon is Respondent Ex-parte, the Respondent not having put in her 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 her Answer thereto in the mean Time.

Edwick against Doe, in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of John Doe, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein Quilter George Edwick is Plaintiff; setting forth, "That the Plaintiff hath assigned general Errors alledged Diminution, and prayed a Certiorari, and the Petitioner hath rejoined; and that the said Writ of Error is brought merely for Delay, and to harrass and oppress the Petitioner;" and therefore praying, "That Their Lordships will be pleased to appoint a short Bye-Day for hearing the Errors assigned by the Plaintiff, or that Their Lordships will be pleased to make such other Order in the Premises, as to them shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Errors argued by Counsel at the Bar, on Friday next.

Russell against Doe.

It was moved, "That the Petition of John Doe, Lessee of George Nassau Esquire, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein George Russell is Plaintiff, presented to the House Yesterday, praying, That the said Writ of Error may be Non-pros'd with such Costs, as to Their Lordships shall seem meet," be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

And thereupon the Agents were ordered to be called in; and not appearing:

Writ of Error Non-pros'd with Costs.

Ordered, That the Petitioner do forthwith enter a Non-pros on the said Writ of Error as desired, and that the Record be remitted to the Court of King's Bench, to the end Execution may be had upon the Judgement given by that Court, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House; and further, that the Plaintiff in Error do pay or cause to be paid to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Forty Pounds for his Costs, by reason of the Delay of the Execution of the said Judgement.

Whitehaven Harbour Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for further enlarging and improving the Harbour of Whitehaven, in the County of Cumberland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Lewknor Enclosure Bill, Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of several Persons, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, being Owners and Proprietors of Lands and Estates within the Manor and Parish of Lewknor, in the County of Oxford; taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Waste and other Commonable Lands or Grounds, within the Divisions of Lewknor and Postcomb, in the Manor and Parish of Lewknor; and for the Exchange of Lands and Estates within the respective Parishes of Lewknor and Adwell, in the County of Oxford;" and praying Their Lordships, "That they may be heard by themselves, their Counsel or Agents before the Committee, to whom the said Bill stands committed; and that they may have such Relief in the Premises as to Their Lordships shall appear just and reasonable:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners be at Liberty to be heard by their Counsel against the said Bill, before the said Committee; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

Hastings' Trial:

The Order of the Day being read for the further proceeding in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order as on Wednesday last.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said,

Gentlemen, you who are of Counsel for Mr. Hastings may now proceed in his Defence, and the Lords will be pleased to give Attention."

Then several Witnesses were called in, sworn, and examined.

Then the House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire To-morrow Morning, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

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

Soldiers and Mariners Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Protection of Soldiers, Mariners, and Seafaring Men, going to the Places in which they are respectively settled, or have usually been employed, or resided."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Debtor and Creditor Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend Relief in certain Cases between Debtor and Creditor:"

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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.

National Debt Commissioners Bills.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Sums in Commissioners, at the End of every Quarter of a Year, to be by them applied to the Reduction of the National Debt;" and to direct the Application of an additional Sum to the Reduction of the said Debt, in case of future Loans;" and for the Lords to be summoned:

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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.

Middlesex Police Bill.

It was moved, "That the Order made Yesterday for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Administration of the Office of a Justice of the Peace in such Parts of the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey as lie in and near the Metropolis, and for the more effectual Prevention of Felonies," To-morrow, be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, septimum diem instantis Junii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 7o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Norvicen.
Dux Clarence.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Portland.
March. Salisbury, Camerarius.
March. Townshend.
March. Abercorn.
Comes Derby.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Moray.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Aytesford.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Graham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Talbot.
Comes Grosvenor.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Digby.
Comes Dorchester.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Torphichen.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Cardiff.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Dorchester.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Mulgrave.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Douglas of Lochleven.

PRAYERS.

Ramsgate, &c. Harbour Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Maintenance and Improvement of the Harbour of Ramsgate, in the County of Kent, and for cleansing, amending, and preserving the Haven of Sandwich, in the same County."

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. Holford and Mr. Graves:

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

Whitehaven Harbour Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further enlarging and improving the Harbour of Whitehaven, in the County of Cumberland."

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

Ld. Steward.
D. Richmond.
D. Leeds.
D. Portland.
Ld. Chamberlain.
M. Townshend.
M. Abercorn.
E. Derby.
E. Carlisle.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Coventry.
E. Poulett.
E. Moray.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Aylesford.
E. Stanhope.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Graham.
E. Effingham.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. De la Warr.
E. Spencer.
E. Chatham.
E. Bathurst.
E. Talbot.
E. Grosvenor.
E. Mount Edgcumbe.
E. Digby.
E. Dorchester.
V. Stormont.
V. Wentworth.
V. Sydney.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. David's.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Grenville.
L. Cathcart.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Walpole.
L. Boston.
L. Hawke.
L. Brownlow.
L. Harrowby.
L. Rawdon.
L. Sommers.
L. Hawkesbury.
L. Fisherwick.
L. Douglas of Douglas.
L. Douglas of Lochleven.

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

Scotch Episcopalians Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting Relief to Pastors, Ministers, and Lay Persons of the Episcopal Communion in 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."

Newfoundland Judicature Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing Courts of Judicature in the Island of Newfoundland, and the Islands adjacent."

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."

Stamp Duty Exemption Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to exempt certain Letters passing between Merchants, or other Persons carrying on Trade or Commerce in this Kingdom, containing Agreements with respect to Merchandize, Notes, or Bills of Exchange from the Stamp Duty now imposed on written Agreements."

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."

Servants Characters Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing the counterfeiting of Certificates of the Characters of Servants;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Writs of Mandamus, &c. Bill respecting.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for rendering the Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus and Informations in the Nature of a Quo Warranto, more speedy and effectual; and for the more easy trying and determining the Rights of Offices, and Franchises in Corporations and Boroughs;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to Their Lordships' Amendments made thereto.

Hastings' Trial.

The Order of the Day being read for the proceeding further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order, as Yesterday.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said,

"Gentlemen, You who are of Counsel for Mr. Hastings, may now proceed in his Defence, and the Lords will be pleased to give Attention."

Then several Witnesses was called in, sworn, and examined.

Then the House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on Saturday Morning next, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

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

Dunstable Road Bill.

The Earl of Lauderdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and more effectually repairing the Road from the Black Bull Inn in Dunstable, in the County of Bedford, to the King's Arms in Hockliffe, in the said County," 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."

Medway Navigation Bill, Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of John Collins, on Behalf of himself and his Father William Collins, both of Brenchley, in the County of Kent; taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Medway, from the Town of Maidstone, through the several Parishes of Maidstone, Boxley, Allington, and Aylesford, in the County of Kent;" and praying Their Lordships, "To take their Case into Consideration, and that they may be heard by themselves or Counsel before the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, in Support of their said Petition:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners be at Liberty to be heard by their Counsel against the said Bill before the said Committee, and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time if they think fit.

Booth's Patent Bill.

The Earl of Lauderdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually securing to Joseph Booth and to the Public, the Benefit of a certain Invention or Discovery therein mentioned, for which he hath obtained Letters Patent under the Great Seal of Great Britain," 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 some Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments were read by the Clerk, as follow; (videlicet)

Pr. 1. L. 16. After ("Assigns") insert ("for the Term of Fourteen Years")

Pr. 2. L. 36. Leave out ("Four") and insert ("Eight Calendar")

Pr. 6. L. 26. After ("notwithstanding") insert Clause (A)

Clause (A) "And whereas humble Application hath been made to His Majesty by the said Joseph Booth for further Letters Patent, granting to him, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, for the Term of Fourteen Years, the sole Use, Benefit, and Advantage of his said Invention and Discovery, not only in Great Britain but also in all His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations abroad: And whereas His Majesty has been graciously pleased to sign a Warrant accordingly, dated the Fourth Day of June, in the Year aforesaid, with a Proviso as to the Enrolment of the particular Description of the Nature thereof; Beit therefore further enacted, that the Delivery of the particular Description or Specification required by such further Letters Patent as shall be granted as aforesaid under the Great Seal of Great Britain, and under the Seal appointed to be used in Lieu of the Great Seal of Scotland, shall and may be made in Manner aforesaid, and such Delivery thereof within the Time to be limited in such Letters Patent, shall be held, deemed, and taken as a full and sufficient Performance of such Proviso contained in such further Letters Patent, which thereupon shall be as good, firm, valid, sufficient and effectual in the Law, as if such particular Description or Specification were actually enrolled in the Manner specified in such further Letters Patent."

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Turner's Patent Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in James Turner, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, the sole Use and Property of a certain Yellow Colour of his Invention, throughout that Part of Great Britain called England, the Dominion of Wales, and Town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, for a limited Time."

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

Pr. 4. L. 15. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

Pr. 5. L. 7. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

L. 14. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

L. 20. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

Pr. 6. L. 18. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

Pr. 7. L. 30. Leave out ("Eighteen") and insert ("Eleven")

The same were agreed to, and ordered accordingly.

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments 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 some Amendments, to which Their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Edwick against Doe:

Upon reading the Petition of Quilter George Edwick, Plaintiff in a Writ of Error depending in this House, wherein John Doe is Defendant; setting forth, "That the Petitioner having assigned certain Matters for Error, and the same being appointed to be argued on Friday next, the Petitioner hath been advised to withdraw his said Assignment of Errors, and not to prosecute the said Writ any further;" and therefore praying Their Lordships, "That he may be at Liberty to withdraw the said Assignment of Errors, and that the said Writ of Error may be Non-pros'd with such Costs as to Their Lordships' shall seem meet; the Agent for the said Defendant having signed the said Petition, as consenting thereto:"

Writ of Error, Non-pros'd with Costs.

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to withdraw his said Assignment of Errors, as desired; and that the Defendant in Error do forthwith enter a Nonpros on the said Writ of Error, as desired; and that the Record be remitted to the Court of King's Bench, to the end Execution may be had upon the Judgment given by that Court, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House; and further that the Plaintiff in Error do pay or cause to be paid to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Forty Pounds for his Costs by reason of the Delay of the Execution of the said Judgment.

Soldiers and Mariners Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Protection of Soldiers, Mariners, and Seafaring Men, going to the Places in which they are respectively settled, or have usually been employed, or resided."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Cathcart reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow.

New Forest Timber Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Increase and Preservation of Timber within the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, and for the Sale of Rents, and the Enfranchisement of Copyhold Tenements in the said Forest;" and for the Lords to be summoned:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Cathcart reported from the Committee, "That they had made a Progress in the said Bill, and desired another Time might be appointed for the House to be in a Committee again to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That the House be again put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next; and that the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 8o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Norvicen.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven.
Dux Portland.
March. Salisbury, Camerarius.
March. Townshend.
Comes Derby.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Moray.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Graham.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes De la Warr.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Comes Digby.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. Grenville, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Torphichen.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Dorchester.
Ds. Heathfield.
Ds. Fisherwick.
Ds. Mulgrave.
Ds. Douglas of Douglas.
Ds. Douglas of Lochleven.

PRAYERS.

Election of Peers for Scotland, Judges to attend Committee.

Ordered, That the Judges do attend the Committee for Privileges, to whom is referred the several Petitions relative to the late Election of the Peers chosen for Scotland, on Thursday next.

New Forest Timber Bill, King's Consent signified.

The Lord Grenville acquainted the House, "That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further Increase and Preservation of Timber within the New Forest, in the County of Southampton, and for the Sale of Rents, and the Enfranchisement of Copyhold Tenements in the said Forest;" was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that Their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Servant's Characters Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing the counterfeiting of Certificates of the Characters of Servants."

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.

Soldiers and Mariners Bill.

The Lord Cathcart (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House, to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Protection of Soldiers, Mariners, and Seafaring Men, going to the Places in which they are respectively settled, or have usually been employed or resided."

And the said Amendments being read by the Clerk:

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

National Debt Commissioners Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to render more effectual an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Sums in Commissioners, at the End of every Quarter of a Year, to be by them applied to the Reduction of the National Debt; and to direct the Application of an additional Sum to the Reduction of the said Debt, in case of future Loans:"

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

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."

The King against Amery in Error.

Ordered, That the Petition of the Relator in the Cause between the King against Amery, presented to the House on the 22d of December 1790, which stands appointed for To-morrow, be taken into Consideration on Saturday the 16th of this instant June; and that the Petitioner may then be heard by his Counsel in Support of the Prayer of the said Petition, and that Counsel be heard on Behalf of the Defendant at the same Time.

Medway Navigation Bill.

The Earl of Aylesford reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Medway, from the Town of Maidstone, through the several Parishes of Maidstone, Boxley, Allington, and Aylesford, in the County of Kent," 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."

Debtor and Creditor Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend Relief in certain Cases between Debtor and Creditor:"

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill To-morrow.

Derby Paving Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, cleansing, lighting, and otherwise improving the Streets, Lanes, and other public Passages and Places, within the Borough of Derby; and for selling a certain Piece of Waste Ground situate within the said Borough, called Nun's Green, towards defraying the Expence of the said Improvements:"

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next; and that Counsel be then heard for and against the same; and that the Counsel be called in, at Eleven o'Clock.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, nonum diem instantis Junii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Sabbati, 9o Junii 1792.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Norvicen.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Portland.
March. Townshend.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Elgin.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Brook & Warwick.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Mount Edgcumbe.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Hawke.
Ds. Brownlow.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Gage.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Douglas of Lochleven.

PRAYERS.

Whitehaven Harbour Bill.; Petition against.

Upon reading the Petition of Mordaunt Lawson Clennell, Agent for Charles Cobbe Church, Clerk, taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for further enlarging and improving the Harbour of Whitehaven, in the County of Cumberland;" and praying on Behalf of the said Charles Cobbe Church, that he may be heard by his Counsel against the said Bill, so far as he shall be affected thereby:

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee, to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the said Charles Cobbe Church may be heard by his Counsel against the said Bill before the said Committee, and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

Hastings' Trial:

The Order of the Day being read for the proceeding further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order as on Thursday last.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said,

Gentlemen, You who are of Counsel for Mr. Hastings may now proceed in his Defence, and the Lords will be pleased to give Attention."

Then several Papers were produced and read.

Then Mr. Dallas was heard to sum up the Evidence in Part produced by the Defendant in Answer to the First Article of Charge.

Then the House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on Monday Morning next, at Ten o'Clock in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

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

Debtor and Creditor Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend Relief in certain Cases between Debtor and Creditor:"

Ordered, That the said Order be discharged.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, undecimum diem instantis Junii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.