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House of Lords Journal Volume 29: April 1757, 21-30

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Journal of the House of Lords Volume 29, 1756-1760. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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April 1757, 21-30

DIE Jovis, 21o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Brooke.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Shire Hall at Warwick, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rebuilding and keeping in Repair the Shire Hall of the County of Warwick," 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."

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 22o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Lyttelton.

PRAYERS.

Aynscombe's Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Lillie Smith Aynscombe Esquire and Valentina his Wife in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Freehold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be settled and limited to the like Uses; and for other Purposes in the said Act mentioned," 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Molineux's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for carrying into Execution Articles of Agreement, entered into before, and in Consideration of, the Marriage of Crisp Molineux Esquire with Katherine Montgomerie his now Wife," 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Shire Hall at Warwick, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for re-building and keeping in Repair the Shire Hall of the County of Warwick."

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. Edwards and Mr. Harris:

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

Messages from thence, to return Fysher's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming the Title of William Welby Esquire to certain Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Lincoln, purchased of Francis Fysher Esquire; and for vesting and settling other Estates of the said Francis Fysher, in the said County, upon the Trusts, and for the Purposes, therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Montgomerie's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Lilias Montgomerie of Skelmorley to sell Lands in the County of Renfrew; and to lay out the Monies arising thereby in the Purchase of Lands contiguous to other Lands of the said Lilias Montgomerie in the County of Air; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

University of Glasgow, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and improving certain Benefactions vested in the Rector, Principal, Professors, and Masters, of the University and College of Glasgow;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Glasgow and other Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow," so far as the same relates to certain Roads mentioned in the said Act; and also to enlarge the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual, an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow; and to repair several other Roads leading into the said City; and for building a Bridge cross the River of Inchinnan;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C. to return Durade's Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Durade;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

E. of Dartmouth's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Partition between William Earl of Dartmouth and Frances Catherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, and Sir William Maynard Baronet, of several Estates, in the Counties of Bucks, Middlesex, Surry, Suffolk, and Hertford, and in the City of London; and for vesting and settling the entire Premises to the several Uses therein mentioned."

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

D. Leeds.
D. Argyll.
D. Dorset.
E. Warwick.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Halifax.
E. Egremont.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Hardwicke.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Bangor.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 9th Day of May, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocate against Dundase.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein John Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocate are Appellants, and John Dundass of Newhall is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Monday next; and that the Cause which stands appointed for that Day be put off till Thursday next.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Sharpe Esquire is Appellant, and John Lord Farnham of the Kingdom of Ireland is Respondent, which stands appointed for Wednesday next, be put off till Friday next; and that the other Causes be removed in Course.

Carr, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Elizabeth Carr, Wife of Henry Thomas Carr Esquire, a Lunatick; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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 Elizabeth Carr, the Wife of Henry Thomas Carr Esquire, a Lunatick, to make an Appointment of a Sum of Three Thousand Pounds, towards the Payment of the said Lunatick's Debts; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum quintum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Lunæ, 25o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocester.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Hertford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Edgecumbe.

PRAYERS.

Petworth Road, Bill.

The Earl of Egremont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surry, through Petworth, to the Top of Dunckton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge, in the County of Sussex," 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."

Guildford to Arundell, Road Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the North End of Dapdon Wharf in the Parish of Stoke next Guldeford, through Guldeford, to Andrew's Cross and to Alford Bars in the County of Surry, and from thence to Saint Mary's Gate in Arundel in the County of Sussex," 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."

Bridge at Jeremy's Ferry, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Lea, at or near a Place called Jeremy's Ferry; and for making, repairing, and widening, Roads from thence into the Great Roads at Snarcsbrooke in the County of Essex, and at Clapton in the County of Middlesex," 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."

Molinenx's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for carrying into Execution Articles of Agreement, entered into before, and in Consideration of, the Marriage of Crisp Molineux Esquire with Katherine Montgomerie his now Wife."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Aynscombe's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Lillie Smith Aynscombe Esquire and Valentina his Wife in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Freehold Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be settled and limited to the like Uses; and for other Purposes in the said Act mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Burroughs and Mr. Edwards:

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

Carr's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower Elizabeth the Wife of Henry Thomas Carr Esquire, a Lunatick, to make an Appointment of a Sum of Three Thousand Pounds, towards the Payment of the said Lunatick's Debts; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Bedford.
D. Devonshire.
D. Argyll.
E. Warwick.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Marchmont.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Northumberland.
E. Egremont.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Hardwicke.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chichester.
Ld. Willoughby Par.
L. Ward.
L. Cathcart.
L. Onslow.
L. Romney.
L. Ducie.
L. Edgecumbe.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday the 10th Day of May next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

University of Glasgow, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating and improving certain Benefactions vested in the Rector, Principal, Professors, and Masters, of the University and College of Glasgow."

Glasgow and other Roads, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow," so far as the same relates to certain Roads mentioned in the said Act; and also to enlarge the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual, an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow; and to repair several other Roads leading into the said City; and for building a Bridge cross the River of Inchinnan."

Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocate against Dundass.

After hearing Counsel, as well on Friday last as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Marquis of Tweeddale, and of Robert Dundas His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland, in Behalf of His Majesty; complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, as Commissioners appointed by Act of Parliament for Plantation of Kirks, Valuation and Sale of Tiends, of the 25th of July 1753, and 14th of January 1756, made on the Behalf of John Dundass of Newhall; and praying, "That the said Interlocutors might be reversed or varied; and that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom should seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of the said John Dundass put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum sextum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 26o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Granville, Præses.
Dux Rutland, Senescallus.
Dux Devon, Camerarius.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Dorset.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

D. of Bedford takes the Oaths.

John Duke of Bedford took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Grace having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Morton Morrell Common, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Mordaunt and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, lying within the Parish and Township of Morton, otherwise Morton Morrell, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Baumber, Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Grounds, and Meadows, in the Manor and Parish of Baumber, otherwise Bamburgh, in the County of Lincoln;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bagshot to Hertford Bridge, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from a Place called The Golden Farmer near Bagshot in the County of Surrey, to Hertford Bridge Hill in the County of Southampton;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were severally read the First Time.

Thomson's Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of William Thomson Esquire, in the County of Berks, to raise Money, towards discharging Debts and Encumbrances affecting other Parts of his settled Estates in the same County," 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Message from H. C. to return the E. of Coventry's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Cordell Firebrace and others,

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of George William Earl of Coventry, in the County of Cambridge, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same; and to lay out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, lying nearer to his Estate in the Counties of Worcester, Gloucester, and Warwick, to be settled to the Uses therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Southwold Haven, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term, and amending and altering several Powers, granted by an Act made in the Twentieth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for opening, cleansing, repairing, and improving, the Haven of Southwould, in the County of Suffolk," 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."

University of Glasgow, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for regulating and improving certain Benefactions vested in the Rector, Principal; Professors, and Masters, of the University and College of Glasgow."

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

Ld. President.
D. Leeds.
D. Bedford.
D. Devon.
E. Warwick.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Halifax.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Bangor.
Ld. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Ducie.
L. Montfort.
L. Ravensworth.

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

Glasgow and other Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, so far as the same relates to certain Roads mentioned in the said Act;" and also to enlarge the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual, an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow; and to repair several other Roads leading into the said City; and for building a Bridge cross the River of Inchinnan."

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.

Message from H. C. to return Hearle's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Mary Hearle Widow, Thomas Hearle Clerk, and John Rogers, Guardians of Margaret Hearle, Jane Hearle, Betty Hearle, and Harriet Hearle, Infants, to make Leases of several Estates in the County of Cornwall, and also Setts and Leases of Mines therein, and to carry on Adventures during the Minority of the said Infants;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Guildford to Arundel, Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the North End of Dapdon Wharf, in the Parish of Stoke next Guldeford, through Guldeford, to Andrew's Cross and to Alford Bars in the County of Surrey, and from thence to Saint Mary's Gate in Arundel in the County of Sussex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bridge at Jeremy's Ferry, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a Bridge over the River Lea, at or near a Place called Jeremy's Ferry; and for making, repairing, and widening, Roads from thence into the great Roads at Snaresbrooke in the County of Essex, and at Clapton in the County of Middlesex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Petworth Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Roads leading from the Village of Milford in the County of Surrey, through Petworth, to the Top of Duncton Hill, and from Petworth to Stopham Bridge in the County of Sussex."

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 ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Burroughs and Mr. Edwards:

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

Plunkett against Knox & al.:

A Petition of James Plunkett Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, wherein John Knox Esquire and others are Respondents, was presented, and read; praying, "In regard there is a Treaty on Foot, to compromise and settle all Matters in Dispute between the Petitioner and the Respondents, which is likely to take Effect; that the Hearing of this Cause may be put off till next Session of Parliament, the Respondents Agent consenting thereto."

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

And being withdrawn:

Hearing put off till next Session.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off till the next Session of Parliament, as desired.

Loxley, Enlosure Bill; King's Consent signified.

The Earl of Holdernesse acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Arable Meadow and Pasttire Grounds, in the Parish of Loxley, in the County of Warwick," was pleased to consent (as far as the Interest of the Crown is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Then the said Bill was read a Second Time.

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

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

Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocare against Anstruther:

A Petition of Philip Anstruther of Inverkeithing Esquire, Respondent in a Cause depending in this House, wherein John Marquis of Tweeddale and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland are Appellants, was presented, and read; setting forth, "That the Petitioner obtained Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 13th of February and 17th of July 1751, finding the Tithes of his Lands of Inverkeithing saleable; and the Price thereof having been ascertained to be Nine Years Purchase, the Petitioner thereupon obtained a Charter under the Great Seal of Scotland, giving, granting, and confirming to him, the said Tithes, and was duly infeofed in the same; that an Appeal was lately brought by the said Appellants against the said Two Interlocutors; and that an Appeal was also brought by the same Appellants against Two other Interlocutors of the Lords of Session, ordaining the Tithes of the Lands of Ferryhill, belonging to John Dundass of Newhall, to be sold to him at Nine Years Purchase; and that, the Petitioner having put in his Answer to the said first mentioned Appeal, the Cause came on to be heard before this House on Monday the 21st of March last; but, in regard it was admitted by the Counsel on both Sides that the general Question was precisely the same in both these Causes, their Lordships were pleased to postpone the hearing the Petitioner's Cause till the other Appeal was determined; and that, Counsel having been heard on the said last mentioned Appeal, their Lordships were pleased to dismiss the said Appeal, and to affirm the Interlocutors complained of;" and therefore praying, In regard the Question in the Petitioner's Cause is admitted to be the same with what is already determined, with an additional Circumstance in Favour of the Petitioner, whose Right was compleated by the Grant abovementioned, that the said Interlocutors of the 13th of February and 17th of July may be affirmed, and the said Appeal dismissed."

And thereupon Mr. William Gordon Agent for the Petitioner, and Mr. George Ross Agent for the Appellants, were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Judgement by Consent.

Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled (by Consent of the Agents on both Sides signified at the Bar), That the said Appeal be dismissed; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 27o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kest'n, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Kingston.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Buckinghamsh.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Harwich.
Ds. Lyttelton.

PRAYERS.

Bowes against Sir T. Webb.

The Answer of Sir Thomas Webb Baronet, to the Appeal of George Bowes Esquire, was brought in.

Ward's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Guardian of Charles Ward, an Infant, to sell and convey Part of his Estate in the County of Warwick, pursuant to an Agreement with the Right Honourable Francis Earl Brooke; and for applying the Purchasemoney in Discharge of Encumbrances affecting the same," 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Thomson's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of William Thomson Esquire, in the County of Berks, to raise Money, towards discharging Debts and Encumbrances affecting other Parts of his settled Estat in the same County."

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. Burroughs and Mr. Lane:

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

Southwold Haven, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term, and amending and altering several Powers, granted by an Act made in the Twentieth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for opening, cleansing, repairing, and improving, the Haven of Southwould, in the County of Suffolk."

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 the same Messengers:

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

Baumber, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Grounds, and Meadows, in the Manor and Parish of Baumber, otherwise Bamburgh, in the County of Lincoln."

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

D. Leeds.
D. Bedford.
D. Devon.
D. Portland.
E. Warwick.
E. Denbigh.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Tankerville.
E. Halifax.
E. Egremont.
E. Harcourt.
E. Fauconberg.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Falmouth.
Vis. Folkestone.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chester.
L. Wentworth.
L. Ward.
L. Cathcart.
L. Foley.
L. Ducie.
L. Ravensworth.

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

Morton Morrell, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, lying within the Manor or Township of Morton, otherwise Morton Morrell, in the County of Warwick."

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

Militia Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering of the Militia Forces in the several Counties of that Part of Great Britain called England."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the Committee, "That they had made a Progress in the said Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee, to consider further of the said Bill, To-morrow; and the Lords to be summoned.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein Mary Monypenny and others are Appellants, and Thomas Ayton is Respondent, which is appointed to be heard To-morrow, be put off to Tuesday next; and that the Cause which stands appointed for Friday be put off to Wednesday next; and the other Causes removed in Course.

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 28o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kest'n, Magnus Camerarius Ang.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Buckingham.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Anson.

PRAYERS.

Ward's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Guardian of Charles Ward, an Infant, to sell and convey Part of his Estate in the County of Warwick, pursuant to an Agreement with the Right Honourable Francis Earl Brooke; and for applying the Purchase-money in Discharge of Encumbrances affecting the same."

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. Harris:

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

Bagshot Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from a Place called The Golden Farmer near Bagshot in the County of Surrey, to Hertford Bridge Hill in the County of Southampton."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Richmond.
D. Leeds.
D. Bedford.
D. Devon.
E. Lincoln.
E. Warwick.
E. Denbigh.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Egremont.
E. Hertford.
E. Guilford.
E. Cornwallis.
V. Folkestone.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Worcester.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Bristol.
L. B. Bangor.
L. Delawar.
L. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Ducie.
L. Bruce.
L. Fortescue.

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.

E. Caithness against C. of Caithness.

The House being moved, "That a Bye-day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Earl of Caithness is Appellant, and Lady Caithness Respondent, in regard of the great Inconvenience the Respondent will be put to if the same is not heard this Session; the Appeal being brought against a Deeree for Aliment:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the 10th Day of May next.

Carr's Bill: Motion to dispense with the Standing Order.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Elizabeth the Wife of Henry Thomas Carr Esquire, a Lunatick, to make an Appointment of a Sum of Three Thousand Pounds, towards the Payment of the said Lunatick's Debts; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced:"

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration To-morrow; and the Lords to be summoned.

Militia Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider further of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Ordering of the Militia Forces, in the several Counties of that Part of Great Britain called England."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the Committee, "That they had made a further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the said Bill, To-morrow; and the Lords to be summoned.

University of Glasgow, Bill: King's Consent signified.

The Duke of Devonshire acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and improving certain Benefactions vested in the Rector, Principal, Professors, and Masters, of the University and College of Glasgow," was pleased to consent (as far as the Interest of the Crown is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 29o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Bangor.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Buckingham.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Darlington.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Hyde.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyitelton.

PRAYERS.

Glasgow University, Bill.

The Lord Cathcart reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for regulating and improving certain Benefactions, vested in the Rector, Principal, Professors, and Masters, of the University and College of Glasgow," 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."

Glasgow, and other Roads, Bill.

The Lord Cathcart also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow," so far as the same relates to certain Roads mentioned in the said Act; and also to enlarge the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twentyseventh Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act to explain, amend, and render more effectual, an Act passed in the Twenty sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for repairing several Roads leading into the City of Glasgow, and to repair several other Roads leading into the said City, and for building a Bridge cross the River of Inchinnan," 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."

Act to prevent distilling from Corn to continue, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act of this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act to prohibit, for a limited Time, the making Low Wines and Spirits from Wheat, Barley, Malt, or any other Sort of Grain, or from any Meal or Flour;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Act to discontinue the Duties on Corn imported, to continue, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing an Act of this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act to discontinue, for a limited Time, the Duties upon Corn and Flour imported; and also upon such Corn, Grain, Meal, Bread, Biscuit, and Flour, as have been, or shall be, taken from the Enemy, and brought into this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Sir J. Shaw's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Cordell Firebrace and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Sir John Shaw Baronet to make a Partition, during the Minority of John Shaw his Infant Son, of certain Premises, devised by the Will of Dame Anna Maria Shaw Widow, deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Carr's Bill; Committee shortened.

The Order of the Day was read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Elizabeth the Wife of Henry Thomas Carr Esquire, a Lunatick, to make an Appointment of a Sum of Three Thousand Pounds, towards the Payment of the said Lunatick's Debts; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Monday next.

Message from H. C. to return L. Arundell's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardians of Henry Lord Arundell of Wardour and Thomas Arundell his Brother, both Infants, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of their several Estates, during their respective Minorities;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

River Ivelnavigable, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Ivel and the Branches thereof navigable, from the River Ouze, at Tempsford in the County of Bedford, to Shotling Mill otherwise called Burnt Mill in the Parish of Hitchin in the County of Hertford, and to Black Horse Mill in the Parish of Bygrave in the said County of Hertford, and to the South and North Bridges in the Town of Shefford in the said County of Bedford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Militia Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee, to consider further of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Ordering of the Militia Forces, in the several Counties of that Part of Great Britain called England:"

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

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto; which he was directed to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Sandys declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Maii jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.