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House of Lords Journal Volume 32: March 1769, 11-20

Pages 289-301

Journal of the House of Lords Volume 32, 1768-1770. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lun, 13o Martii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales prsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Ds. Camden, Cancellarius. Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus Cestrien, Dux Bolton. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Landaven, Dux Bedford, Ds. Boyle.
Dux Athol. Ds. Bathurst.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. King.
March. Lothian. Ds. Sandys.
Comes Suffolk, Ds. Hyde.
Comes Stamford. Ds. Walpole,
Comes Marchmont, Ds. Boston.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Torrington.

PRAYERS.

Nullum Tempus Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act:, made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act for the general Quiet of the Subjects, against: all Pretences of Concealment whatsoever, be read a Second Time on Wednesday next, and that the Lords be summoned.

D Northumberland's Estate Bill; Standi ng Order dispensed with.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made on Friday last for dispensing with the Standing Order No. 126, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act: for selling the Capital Messuage or Mansion House called Percy Lodge, and divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Bucks, devised by the Will of the Most Noble Frances late Duchess Dowager of Somerset; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled in Lieu thereof, to the same Uses, stands committed; may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with in this Case.

Sutton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Town Fields, Common Balks, Stinted Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Township of Sutton and Parish of Norton, in the East Riding of the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bodmin Road Bill!

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act: for repairing and widening several Roads, leading to and through the Borough of Bodmin, in the County of Cornwall', to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Lelley Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commonsmons, by Mr. Thompson and others:

With a Bill, intituled, An Act: for dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Fields, Meadow and Pasture Grounds, in the Township of Lelley, in the Parish of Preston, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Waltham Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of Waltham, in the County of Lincoln; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

South Willingham Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act: for dividing, and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of South Willingham, in the County of Lincoln; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wolsingham Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Clavering and others:

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Wolsingham, in the County Palatine of Durham to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Belper Ward Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lord Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Actfor dividing and enclosing that Part or Share of Belter Ward which belongeth to Highedge, in the County of Derby, 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 Com mittee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.

Crosgate Moor Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Moor or Common called Crosgate Moor, in the Parish of Saint Oswald, in the County Palatine of Durham, and for extinguishing all Right of Common in certain enclosed Intercommon Lands there, was committed.

Message from H.C. to return Edward's et al Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming a Partition between John Edwards Esquire, John Freemantle Esquire and Frances his Wife, and Mary Edwards Spinster, of several Estates in the County of Middlesex and City of Bristol, devised by the Will of John Schoppens Esquire deceased, and, of the Residue of the Personal Estate of the said John Schoppens; and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Sir Bellingham Graham's Estate Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir George Saville and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act for discharging divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, Part of the Estate of Sir Bellingham Graham Baronet, in the County of York, from the Uses and Trusts limited and declared by the Will of the Honourable Mary Graham deceased; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments, other Part of the Estate of the said Sir Bellingham Graham, in the said County, of greater Value in Lieu thereof, to the like Uses; and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Montrose Two Pennies Scots Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for continuing Two Acts, made in the Sixth Year of King George the First and in the Seventh Year of His late Majesty, for laying a Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth Part of a Penny Sterling, upon every Pint of Ale or Beer that mail be vended or sold within the Town of Montrose and Privileges thereof, for supplying the said Town with Fresh Water, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Nafferton and Wansford Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Common Pastures, and Open Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Naffer ton and Wans ford, in the Parish of Nafferton, in the East Riding of the County of York.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill mail pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Cirencester, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for repairing the Road from the Town of Cirencester, in the County of Gloucester, to the Tenth Mile Stone from Cirencester, at or near the East End of the Town of Tetbury, and from the West End of the Churchyard in the said Town of Tetbury, to a Gate in the said County, near the Monument upon Lansdown.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Thwire Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing, enclosing, and allotting, the Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Thwing, in the East Riding of the County of York.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Atwick Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, Meadows, Pastures, Moors, Commons, and other Open Grounds, within the Township of Atwick, otherwise Attenwick, in Holderness, in the County of York.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Anguish and Mr. Pechell:

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

Wilkie against Simpson Petition to amend Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of John Wilkie of Foulden Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Samuel Simpson is Respondent; setting forth, That, since the presenting of the said Appeal, the Petitioner is advised, that it will be necessary to make John Buchanan Minister of the Parish of Foulden, a Party Respondent thereto; and therefore praying, That he may be at Liberty to amend the said Appeal by making the said John Buchanan a Respondent, he amending the Respondent's Copy; and that the said John Buchanan may be ordered to put in his Answer to the said Appeal, within the usual Time:

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to amend his said Appeal, by making the said John Buchanan a Respondent thereto, and that he do put in his Answer to the said Appeal, on or before Monday the 10th Day of April next.

Montgomery, &c. Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Roger Mostyn and others:

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening several Roads in the Counties of Montgomery, Merioneth, and Salop; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Lords present this Session added to the Sub Committee for pausing the Jounnas.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been, or mail be, present this Session, be added to the Lords Sub-Committees appointed to consider of the Orders and Customs of this House, and of the Privileges of the Peers of Great Britain, and Lords of Parliament, and to peruse and perfect the Journals, and to inspect over the printing the Rolls of Parliament and Journals.

Adjourn

Dominus cancellarius declaravit prsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum (fn. 1) tertium diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auror, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 14o Martii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales prsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Duresm. Ds. Camden, Cancellarius. Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Norvicen. Dux Bolton. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Landaven. Dux Athoi. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Meneven. Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Walpole.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Marchmont.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Lady Chabot et al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Lady Maria Appollonia Scholastica de Rohan Chabot and others, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for vesting the Estates of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Stafford deceased, in the Counties of Stafford and Salop, devised by his Will, in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of the Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes.

Atterby, &c Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the several Townships of Atterby, Snitterby, and Waddingham, in the County of Lincoln ; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Barnoldby le Beck Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Barnoldby le Beck, in the County of Lincoln ; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shawbury, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road, from the End of the Turnpike Road in Shawbury, in the County of Salop, to Drayton in Hales, in the said County, and from thence to the Newcastle-under-Lyne, in the County of Stafford, and from Shawbury aforesaid to the Turnpike Road in High Ercall, in the said County of Salop, and from Shawbury aforesaid to Wem, in the said County, and from thence to the Turnpike Road in Sandford, in the said County; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Cublington Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Common and Waste Grounds, in the Manor, Parish, Liberties, or Precincts, of Cublington, in the County of Buckingham, 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.

Lelley Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Fields, Meadow and Pasture Grounds, in the Township of Lelley, in the Parish of Preston, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of york.

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

D. Bolton. L. Bp. Durham. L. Willoughby Par.
D. Athol. L. Bp. Norwich. L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Landaff. L Sandys.
E. Westmorland. L. Bp. St. Davids. L. Walpole:
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Marchmont.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday next, at Ten 0'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince,'s Lodgings, near the House of Pees; and to adjourn as they please.

Harlow Bush Common to Woodford; Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of Two Acts, passed in the Tenth Year of King George the First, and the Sixteenth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from the North Fart of Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford, in the County of Essex.

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.

Montgomery, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening several Roads in the Counties of Montgomery, Merioneth, and Salop.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Considerations 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.

Belper Ward Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing that Part or Share of Belper Ward, which belongeth to Highedge, in the County of Derby.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

crosgate Moor Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Moor or Common, called Crosgate Moor, in the Parish of Saint Oswald, in the County Palatine of Durham, and for extinguishing all Right of Common in certain enclosed Intercommon Lands there.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Anguish and Mr. Pechell:

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

Gray and Stuart against Ogilvy et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William

Gray Merchant, and late Provost of Perth, and William Stuart Junior, Merchant there, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland of the 19th of November 1768, and 21st of February last, and of Two Interlocutors of the said Lords of the 7th of this instant March; and praying, That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellants may have such Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Alexander Ogilvy, Gilbert Meason, Andrew and Alexander Blackburns, may be required to answer said Appeal:

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Ogilvy, Gilbert Meason, Andrew and Alexander Blackburns, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer, or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the 11th Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon their known Agents or Counsel before the said Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit prsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quintum (fn. 2) diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Aurora, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 15o Martii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales prsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar. Dux Gloucester. Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Winton. Dux Cumberland. Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Cestrien. Ds. Camden, Cancellarius. Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Wigorn. Comes Gower, Prses. Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Norvicen. Comes Bristol, C. P. S. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Glouceseter. Dux Grafton, Ds. Trevor.
Epus. Landaven. Dux Bolton. Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Meneven. Dux Bedford. Ds. King.
Dux Athol. Ds. Monson.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius. Ds. Sandys.
Dux Portland. Ds. Bruce.
Dux Mancheste. Ds. Ponsonby.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. Hyde.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Wolpole.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius. Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Denbigh. Ds. Wycombe.
Comes Wesmorland. Ds. Sondes.
Comes Peterborough. Ds. Grosvenor.
Comes Stamford. Ds. Boston.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Digby.
Comes Scarborough. Ds. Sundridge.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosberry.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Delawarr.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Hurst et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Hurst Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for confirming and carrying into Execution certain Agreements entered into between William Hurst, William Powell Esquires, and others, for raising Money out of the Estates late of Thomas Herbert Esquire, in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Lucy Allen, and for settling the Residue of the said Estates to the Uses of her Will.

Exchequer Loans Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return L Camden's Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Parish of Chislehurst, in the County of Kent, devised by the Will of Thomas Farrington Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to convey the same to Charles Lord Camden, and for settling Lands to be taken in Exchange, and for laying out the Money arising by Sale thereof in other Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, to be conveyed to the same Uses; and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Nullum Tempus Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act for the general Quiet of the Subjects, against all Pretences of Concealment whatsoever.

The said Bill was accordingly read the 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 Tomorrow.

Sir Rob. Gordon's, Petition claiming the Barony of Gordon of Dornoch.

The Earl of Rochford (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House, a Petition of Sir Robert Gordon Baronet to His Majesty, claiming the Title, Honours, and Dignity, therein mentioned; with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House.

Which Petition and Reference were read by the Clerk, and are as follows; (videlicet),

To the King's Most Excellent Majesty.

The humble Petition of Sir Robert Gordon Baronet (claiming the Titles, Honours, and Dignity of) Earl of Sutherland, and Lord Strathnaver,

Most humbly sheweth,

That Your Petitioner, since his most humble Petition to Your Majesty, for declaring his Right to the above Honours and Dignity, has discovered authentic Evidence of another Peerage and Barony, under the Name and Title of Lord Gordon of Dornoch, vested in his Accentors the Earls of Sutherland of the Name of Gordon: And as his said Petition, which Your Majesty was graciously pleased to refer to the Considerations of the Right Honourable the House of Peers, stands appointed to be heard on Thursdays 16th March instant:

Your Petitioner most humbly prays Your Majesty also to declare his Right to the said Title, Dignity, and Honour, of Lord Gordon of Dornoch, in such Manner as to Your Majesty shall seem proper.

And your Petitioner shall ever pray, & c.

Robert Gordon.

Whitehall, 7th March 1769.

His Majesty being moved upon this Petition, is graciously pleased to refer the same to the Right Honourable the House of Peers, to examine the Allegations thereof as to what relates to the Title and Dignity mentioned therein, and to inform His Majesty how the same shall appear to their Lordships;

Rochford.

Ordered, That the said Petition and Reference be referred to the Considerations of the Lords Committees for Privileges, to whom the Petition of the said Sir Robert Gordon, claiming the Earldom of Sutherland; and the Petition of Elizabeth, claiming the Title of Countess of Sutherland; and also of Captain Sutherland, claiming the Title of Earl of Sutherland, stand referred.

Ordered, That Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland,

Alex Len nox's Petition claiming the Title of Eail of Lennox.

The Earl of Rochford also (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House, a Petition of Alexander Earl of Lennox to His Majesty, claiming the Title, Honour, and Dignity, of Earl of Lennox, with His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House.

Which Petition and Reference were read by the Clerk, and are as follow; (videlicet),

To the King's Most Excellent Majesty.

The humble Petition of Alexander Earl of Lennox,

Most humbly sheweth,

That Donald Sixth Earl of Lennox dying without Male Issue, his only Daughter was married to Walter Lord Foslane; they had Issue, Two Sons, Duncan and Alexander:

That King Robert the Second, in grateful Remembrance of the many and (fn. 3) imminent Services performed to the Kings his Predecessors, by the Family of Lennox, conferred, de novo, upon the said Duncan and Heirs Male whatsoever, the Dignity of Earl of Lennox: He died in 1425, leaving Issue Three Daughters, who inherited the Estate of Lennox:

That Alexander, immediate younger Brother of said Duncan Seventh Earl, though entitled to the Honours as nearest Heir Male, yet as the Estate passed to Earl Duncan's Three Daughters and their Posterity, and his Fortune not being sufficient to support the Dignity of his Title, declined assuming it, as his Defendants have continued to do till lately, by which Means the Title is left out of the Rolls many Years:

That your Petitioner, being lineally descended from the said Alexander, was, in 1765, served nearest Heir Male to the afore said Duncan Seventh Earl of Lennox, and on the 26th of April 1768, made legal Claim accordingly, before the Peers of the Realm of Scotland, at Holyrood House:

Your Petitioner most humbly prays Your Majesty will be graciously pleased to give the proper Directions to have his Name and Title of Earl of Lennox enrolled among the Peers of the Kingdom of Scotland.

And your Petitioner will ever pray, &c.

Lennox.

Whitehall, 14th March 1769.

His Majesty being moved upon this Petition, is graciously pleased to refer the same to the Right Honourable the House of Peers, to examine the Allegations thereof as to what relates to the Title and Dignity mentioned therein, and to inform His Majesty how the same shall appear to their Lordships.

Rochford.

Ordered, That the said Petition and Reference be referred to the Considerations of the Lords Committees for Privileges.

Ordered, That Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland.

Atterby, &c. Enclosure Bill; the King's Consent signified to it.

The Earl of Rochford acquainted the House, That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the several Townships of Atterby, Snittterby, and Waddingham, in the County of Lincoln ; was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.

E.Donegall and Barry against L. Knapton.

After hearing counsel in Part in the Cause wherein the Right Honourable Arthur Chichester Earl of Donegall and the Honourable Richard Barry are Appellants, and Thomas Lord Knapton is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said cause be adjourned till Tomorrow.

Atterby, &c. Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the several Townships of Atterby, Snitterby, and Waddingham, in the County of Lincoln.

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

Ld. President. L. Abp. Canterbury. L. Abergavenny.
Ld. Privy seal. L. Bp. Winchester. L. Willoughby Br.
D. Grafton. L. Bp. Chester. L. Willoughby Par.
D. Bolton. L. Bp. Worcester. L. Clifton.
D. Bedford. L. Bp. Norwich. L. Delamer.
D. Athol. L. Bp. Gloucester. L. Trevor.
D. Ancesler. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Cadogan.
D. Portland. L. Bp. St. David. L. King.
D. Manchester. L. Monson.
D. Bridgewater. L. Sandys.
M. Rockingham. L. Bruce.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. Ponsonby.
E. Suffolk. L. Hyde.
E. Denbigh. L. Walpole.
E. Westmorland. L. Mansfield.
E. Peterborough. L. Lyttelton.
E. Stamford. L. Wycombe.
E. Winchilsea. L. Sondes.
E. Scarborough. L. Grosvenor.
E. Rochford. L. Boston.
E. Loudoun. L. Digby.
E. Marchmont. L. Sundridge.
E. Roseberry.
E. Strafford.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Pomfret.
E. Bucks.
E. Temple.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Ilchester.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Radnor.
V. Hereford.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Torrington.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at Ten 0'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Sutherland Claim of Peerage.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee of Privileges on the Sutherland Peerage, which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be put off to Friday next.

Causes putoff.

Ordered, That the Cause which stands appointed for Friday next be put off to Monday next, and that the Rest of the Causes (except the Four appointed to be heard in Course after the Recess at Easter) be removed in Course.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit prsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum sextum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auror, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Jovis, 16o Martii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales prsens fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar. Ds. Camden, Cancellarius. Ds. Abergavenny.
Epus. Duresm. Dux AthoL Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Glocestr Dux Portland. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Landaven. Dux Manchester, Ds. Trevor.
Dux Bridgewater. Ds. King.
March. Rockingham. Ds. Monson.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius. Ds. Sandys.
Comes Suffolk. Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Denbigh, Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Wesmorlandt Ds. Lyttelton.
Comes Stamford. Ds. Grosvenor.
Comes Winchilsea. Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich. Ds. Baston.
Comes Doncaster. Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarborough,
Comes Rochford.
Comes Abercorn,
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Roseberry.
Comes Dartmouth,
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Viscount Weymouth,
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

E. Donegall and Barry against L. knapton:

After hearing Counsel as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of the Right Honourable Arthur Chichester Earl of Donegall, in the Kingdom of Ireland, Nephew and Heir of Arthur late. Earl of Donegall deceased, and of the Honourable Richard Barry deceased, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the 11th Day of December 1766; and praying, That the same might be reversed, or 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 Thomas Lord Knapton put in to the said Appeal; and due Considerations had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree affirmed.

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 Decree therein complained of be, and the same is hereby affirmed.

Petition of Mr, Wemyss et Ux. to be heard before the Committee of Privileges, touching the Sutherland Claim of Peerage.

A Petition of James Wemyss of Wemyss Esquire, for himself and on Behalf of Lady Elizabeth his Wife, Sister of William late Earl of Sutherland, and of their, Infant Children, was presented and read; setting forth, That by a Marriage Settlement in 1706, and by another Marriage Settlement in 1734, the Petitioner's Wife, Lady Elizabeth, is called to the Succession of the Estate of Sutherland next after the Issue of her Brother William late Earl of Sutherland, who died in 1766, leaving an only Child, lady Elizabeth, an Infant now Four Years of Age: That the said William late Earl of Sutherland, by his Marriage Settlement in 1761, settled the Estate of Sutherland upon himself and the Heirs Male of that or any other Marriage, and the Heirs whatsoever of their Bodies; Remainder to the Daughters of the said Marriage, and the Heirs whatsoever of their Bodies; Remainder to the Earl's other Heirs succeeding to him in the Dignity of Earl of Sutherland: That upon the Death of William late Earl of Sutherland, the Dignity was claimed by Sir Robert Gordon Baronet and George Sutherland Esquire, most manifestly (as now appears) with a View to the Succession of the Family Estate provided by the Marriage Settlement 1761, to the late Earl's Heirs succeeding to him in the Dignity, upon the Failure of His Infant Daughter and her Issue: That the Question therefore concerning the Dignity now appointed to be heard before the Committee of Privileges may most materially affect the Rights of the Petitioner and his Wife and their Infant Children, the Petitioner has been advised, since the Publication of the Cases of the several Claimants, within these few Days past, to make this humble Application to their Lordships, that he may be at Liberty to appear on Behalf of himself and his said Wife and their Infant Children, and to oppose the Claims of all or any of the Parties so far as they may affect the Rights of Succession to the Family Estate of Sutherland: And therefore praying, That Leave may be given to him to be heard by Counsel on Behalf of himself, his Wife Lady Elizabeth, and their Infant Children, in the Question concerning the Title and Dignity of Earl of Sutherland, now standing, appointed to be heard before the Committee of Privileges; and that the Hearing of the said Question may be delayed for such Time as their Lordships shall judge reasonable, so as the Petitioner may be able to make proper Searches into the Records, and provide the necessary Evidence and Instructions to be laid before his Counsel.

And thereupon the Agents for Mr. Wemyss and Sir Robert Gordon were called in, and heard at the Bar:

And being withdrawn,

Sitting of the Committee put off.

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee of Privileges to whom the Claims of the Sutherland Peerage stand referred, with Liberty for the Petitioners to be heard by their Counsel before the said Committee; and that the Sitting of the said Committee, which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be put off to Tuesday the 25th Day of April next; and that Notice thereof be given to His Majesty's Attorney General and the Lord Advocate for Scotland.

and Notice of the Meeting to be given to the Earls of Crauford and Enol.

Ordered, That Notice be given by Elizabeth (claiming the Dignity of) Countess of Sutherland, and her Guardians, to the Earl of Crauford and the Earl of Errol, or to their known Agents or Procurators before the Court of Session in Scotland, of the Meeting of the Committee of Privileges, appointed to consider of the Petitions of Sir Robert Gordon Baronet, the said Elizabeth, and George Sutherland Esquire, claiming the Earldom of Sutherland; and also the Petition of James Wemyss of Wemyss Esquire, for himself and on Behalf of Lady Elizabeth his Wife, Sister of William late Earl of Sutherland, and of their Infant Children; praying to be heard by Counsel before the said Committee, that they may appear before the said Committee for their Interests, in case they shall be so advised.

Montgomery &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening several Roads in the Counties of Montgomery, Merioneth, and Salop 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.

Harlow Bush Common to Woodford, Road Bill.

The Lord Delamer made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of Two Acts, passed in the Tenth Year of King George the First and the Sixteenth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from the North Part of Harlow Bush Common, in the Parish of Harlow, to Woodford, in the County of Essex, was committed.

York and Kingston upon Hull Playhouse Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for enabling His Majesty to license a Playhouse in the City of York, and in the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, was committed.

Atterby, &c. Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Delamer reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, in the several Townships of Atterby, Snitterby, and Waddingham, in the County of Lincoln, 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."

Queen's College Bill.

The Lord Delamer also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for the better Establishment of the Foundation of John Michell Esquire in the Queen's College, in the University of Oxford; and for other the Purposes therein mentioned," was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Lelley Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Fields, Meadow and Pasture Grounds, in the Township of Lelley, in the Parish Preston in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York, was committed.

Nallum Tem parish Bill.

The House (according to Order) was, adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act for the general Quiet of the Subjects, against all Pretences of Concealment whatsoever.

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Exchequer Loans Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money, by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine.

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.

Barnoldby le Beck Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Barnoldby le Beck, in the County of Lincoln.

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

D. Athol L. Abp. Canterbury. L. Abergavenny.
D. Portland. L. Bp. Durham. L. Willoughby Par.
D. Manchester. L. Bp. Gloucester. L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Landaff. L. Trevor.
M. Rockingham. L. King.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. Monson.
E. Suffolk. L. Sandys.
E. Denbigh. L. Ponsonby.
E. Westmorland. L. Mansfield,
E. Stamford. L. Lyttelton.
E. Winchilsea. L. Grosvenor.
E. Sandwich. L. Scars dale.
E. Doncaster. L. Boston.
E. Shaftesbury. L. Lovel & Holland.
E. Scarborough.
E. Rochford.
E. Abercorn.
E. Loudoun.
E. Marchmont.
E. Roseberry.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Ilchester.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday next, at Ten 0'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Wolsingham Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for, dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Arable, Meadow, and Pasture Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Wolsingham, in the County Palatine of Durham.

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.

Bodmin Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening several Roads leading to and through the Borough of Bodmin, in the County of Cornwall.

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

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

Shawbury,&c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the End of the Turnpike Road in Shawbury, in the County of Salop, to Drayton in Hales, in the said County, and from thence to Newcastle under Line, in the County of Stafford, and from Shawbury afore said to the Turnpike Road in High Ercall, in the said County of Salop; and from Shawbury afore said to Went, in the said County, and from thence to the Turnpike Road in Sandford, 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Hurst et al Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for confirming and carrying into Execution certain Agreements entered into between William Hurst, William Powell Esquires, and others, for raising Money out of the Estates late of Thomas Herbert Esquire, in the Counties of Glamorgan and Monmouth, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of Lucy Allen, and for settling the Residue of the said Estates to the Uses of her Will.

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the First Day of Meeting after the Recess at Easter, at the usual Time and Place and to adjourn as they please.

E Stafford's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for vesting the Estates of the Right Honourable William late Earl of Stafford deceased, in the Counties of Stafford and Salop, devised by his Will, in Trustees, to be sold for the Payment of the Debts and Incumbrances affecting the same, and for other Purposes.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Confederation 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:

Waltham Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of Waltham, in the County of Lincoln.

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

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

Bishop Wilton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Common Pastures, and Parcels of Land and Grounds, within the Township of Bishop Wilton, in the East Riding of the County of York.

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

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

South Willingham Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of South Willingham, in the County of Lincoln

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

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

Sutton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Town Fields, Common Balks, Stinted Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Township of Sutton and Parish of Norton, in the East Riding of the County of York.

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.

Cublington Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Common and Waste Grounds, in the Manor, Parish, Liberties, or Precincts, of Cublington, in the County of Buckingham

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. Anguish and Mr. Graves:

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

Dolman et al. Leave for a Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Robert Dolman Doctor in Physick, and others; praying Leave to bring in a private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for revoking and making void Part of the Trusts declared by an Act of Parliament, passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for selling Part of the Settled Estates of Robert Dolman Esquire, in Pocklington and elsewhere in the County of York, for discharging the Debts and Incumbrances of himself and Robert Dolmen the Younger his eldest Son, affecting the same; and for making Provision for Robert Dolman the Younger, and for the younger Children of Robert Dolman the Elder, and for declaring other Trusts relative thereto; and for making Provision for Payment of other Debts and Incumbrances of the said Robert Dolman the Elder, and Robert Dolman the Younger, not provided for by the said Act; and for making a Recompence and Provision for the First: and other Sons in Succession, or other Heir of the Bodies of the said Robert Dolman the Younger and Peggy his Wife, during the Lives of their said Father and Mother, and the Survivor of them, and for the better Security of Purchasers under the said Act.

Mackintosh et al against Baxter et al. to be heard ex parte.

The House being moved, That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Robert Mackintosh Advocate and others are Appellants, and John Baxter and others are Respondents, ex parte, the Respondents not having put in an Answer, though peremptorily ordered so to do:

It is is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, ex parte, on the Frist vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed, unless the Respondents put in an Answer in the mean Time.

Spottiswoode to enter into Recognizance on Gray at et al Appeal.

The House being moved, That John Spottiswoode of the Inner Temple, London, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for William Gray and others, on Account of their Appeal depending in this House, they Residing in Scotland:

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

Message from H C to return D Mirlbo rough's Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement, and for effecting an Exchange of Lands between the Most Noble George Duke of Marlborough, and the Warden and Scholars of Merton College in Oxford; and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

saint Nicholas Church, Bristol, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. (fn. 4) Brickdale and others:

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for raising Money to discharge Debts contracted for rebuilding the Parish Church and Tower of Saint Nicholas, in the City of Bristol, and to rebuild the Spire, and complete the said Church, and for other Purposes; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Chick after's Bill.

Ordered, That the Meeting of the Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting the Real Estates, late of Richard Chichester esquire deceased, in England, in Trustees, to be sold, to raise Money to be applied to pay off the Legacies charged upon and affecting the same, and the Interest thereof, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned;" which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be adjourned till Monday next.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit praesens Parliament Adjourn. turn continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lun, vicesimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auror, Dominis sic decernentibus

Die Lun 20o Martii 1769.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales prsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar. Ds. Camden, Cancellarius. Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Londin. Comes Gower, prses. Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Duresm. Dux Grafton. Ds. Delamer.
Epus. Litch. & Cov. Dux Athol. Ds. King.
Epus. Cestrien. Dux Bndgewater. Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Wigorn. Dux Newcastle. Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Norvicen. March. Lothian. Ds. Mansfield.
Epus. Glouceseter. Comes Hertford, Camerarius. Ds. Scarsdale.
Epus. Carliol. Comes Westmorland. Ds. Boston.
Comes Stamford. Ds. Digby.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Carlisle takes the Oaths.

Edmund Lord Bishop of Carliol took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Exchequer Loans Bill.

The House (according to Order was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine.

After some Time the House was resumed;

And the Lord Delamer reported from the Committee, That thy had gone through the Bill, and dirced him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Loans or Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and sixty-nine.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Nullum Tempus Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual, an Act, made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act for the general Quiet of the Subjects against all Pretences of Concealment whatsoever.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Harris and Mr. Montague:

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

Queen's College Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for the better Establishment of the Foundation of John Michell Esquire, in the Queen's College, in the University of Oxford, and for other the Purposes therein mentioned.

The Question was put, Whether this Bill shall pass ?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

Saint Nicho las Churcho Bristol, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for raising Money to discharge Debts contracted for rebuilding the Parish Church and Tower of Saint Nicholas, in the City of Bristol, and to rebuild the Spire, and complete the said Church, and for other Purposes.

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

Ld. President. L. Abp. Cantebury. L. Harwich.
D. Grafton. L. Bp. London. L. Willoughty Pr.
D. Athol L. Bp. Durham. L. Delamer.
D. Bridgewater. L. Bp. Litch. & Cov. L. King.
D. Newcastle. L. Bp. Chester. L. Sandys.
M. Lothian. L. Bp. Worcester, L. Walpole.
Ld. Chamberlain. L. Bp. Norwich. L. Mansfield.
E Westmorland. L. Bp Gloucester, L. Scarsdale,
E. Stanford. L. Bp. Carlisle. L. Boston.
E. Shaftebury. L. Digby.
E. Rochford.
E. Aecrcorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Bucks.
E. Guilford.
E. Ilchester.
E. Radnor.
V. Hereford.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet Tomorrow, at Ten 0'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please,.

Score Bridge to Bury Saint Edmurd's Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Stole Bridge, to the Place where the East Gate lately stood in the Town of Bury Saint Edmunds, in the County of Suffolk; to which they desire the Concurrence this House.

Norwich to Caister Cause way, Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for amending the Road from Bishopsgate Bridge, in the City of Norwich, to a Stone formerly called The Two Mile Stone, where the Norwich Road joins the Casfter Casfeway, Two Miles and a Halfshort of the Town of Great Yarmouth , to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Norwich to Scole Bridge Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the City of Norwich to Scole Bridge, in the County of Norfolk; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Macclesfield, &c Road Bill.

A message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lee and others:

With a Bill, intituled, An Act to repair and widen the Road from the Broken Cross in Macclesfield, in the County of Chester, over the Long Moss and Monk's Heath, to the Turnpike Road in Nether Tabley, in the said County, and for turning and exchanging Part of the said Road; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Osbaldwick, &c. Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Grounds lying in Osbadwick, with Gate Helmsley, and Peterland Row, in the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Pengate to Latchett's Budge, &c. Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Southwell and others;

With a Bill, intituled, An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act, passed in the Thirty-first Year of His late Majesty, for amending the Road from Pengate to Latchett's Bridge, and other roads, in the County of Wilts, and for amending several Roads near adjoining to the said Roads; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Stevenage &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts, passed in the Sixth and Twelfth Years of King George the First, and the Twenty-eighth Year of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from Stevenage, in the County of Hertford, to Biggleswade, in the County of Bedford, and other Roads therein mentioned, and for repairing and widening the Road from Radwell Corner to the Turnpike Road at Arlesey, in the County of Bedford, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Nottingham Shire Hall Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act to rebuild the Shire Hall of the County of Nottingham, and for using the Guildhall of the Town and County of the Town of Nottingham for the Purposes of a Shire Hall in the mean Time; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sheriff Hutton and West lilling Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, certain Open Fields, Lands, and Commons, within the Townships of Sheriff Button and West Lilling, in the Parish of Sheriff Hutton, in the County of York; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Lewis et al. against Burslem et Ux:

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of David Lewis Esquire, Benjamin Palmer Esquire, and Henry Greswold Lewis, an Infant, by the said David Lewis his Father and Guardian; complaining of a Decree or Order of the Court of Chancery of the 14th Day of July 1767; and praying, That the same might be reversed, and that a Decree of the same Court, of the 9th of July 1765, might be affirmed, or 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 James Burslem Clerk, and Sarah his Wife, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree affirmed.

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 Decree or Order therein complained of be, and the same is hereby affirmed.

American Mutiny Bill .

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

With a Bill, intituled, An Act for amending and further continuing an Act of the Sixth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, oo An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America an Act, passed in this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill Was read the First Time.

Waltham Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say & Sele reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of Waltham, in the County of Lincoln," 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.

South Willingham Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say & Sele also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish ,of South Willingham, in the County of Lincoln was committed.

Chapman's Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act to empower Anthony Chapman Esquire to grant Leases of Part of his Settled Estates in the County of Middlesex and City of London, was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Chichester's Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting the Real Estates late of Richard Chichester Esquire deceased, in England, in Trustees, to be sold to raise Money to be applied to pay off the Legacies charged upon and affecting the same, and the interest thereof, under the Direction of the Court of Chancery, and for the other Purposes therein mentioned, was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Sutton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing the Town Fields, Common Balks, Stinted Pastures, and Waste Grounds, in the Township of Sutton and Parish of Norton, in the East Riding of the County of York was committed.

Barnoldby le Beck Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Lands and Grounds, in the Parish of Barnoldby le Beck, in the County of Lincoln, was committed.

Shawbury,&c Road Bill.

The Lord Viscount Say & Sele reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the End of the Turnpike Road in Shawbury, in the County of Salop, to Drayton in Hales, in the said County, and from thence to Newcastle under line, in the County of Stafford, and from Shawbury aforesaid, to the Turnpike Road in High Ercall, in the said County of Salop, and from Shawbury aforesaid to Wem, in the said County, and from thence to the Turnpike Road in Sandford, 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.

Hepburn against E. Portmore.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Reverend Mr. Thomas Hepburn, the King's Presented to the Parish of Aberlady, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland of the 19th of November and 15th of December 1768; and Also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there of the 9th of this instant March; and praying, That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem just; and that Charles Earl of Portmore may be required to answer the said Appeal:

It is Ordered, That the said Charles Eail of Portmore may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in his Answer thereto in Writing, on or before Monday the 17th Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondent, or upon his respective known Counsel, Agents, or Solicitors, in the said Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Dolman's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for revoking and making void Part of the Trusts declared by an Act of Parliament, paused in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for selling Part of the Settled Estates of Robert Dolman Esquire, in Pocklington and elsewhere, in the County of York, for discharging the Debts and Incumbrances of himself and Robert Dolman the Younger his eldest Son, affecting the same, and for making Provision for Robert Dolman the Younger, and for the younger Children of Robert Dolman the Elder, and for declaring other Trusts relative thereto; and for making Provision for Payment of other Debts and Incumbrances of the said Robert Dolman the Elder and Robert Dolman the Younger, not provided for by the said Aft; and for making a Recompence and Provision for the First and other Sons in Succession, or other Heir of the Bodies of the said Robert Dolman the Younger and Peggy his Wise, during the Lives of their said Father and Mother, and the Survivor of them, and for the better Security of Purchasers under the said Act.

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Monday the 10th Day of April next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit prsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum (fn. 5)primum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auror, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

  • 1. Sic in Origin.
  • 2. Deest in Orig.
  • 3. Sic.
  • 4. Org Bugdale.
  • 5. Deest in Originali.