House of Lords Journal Volume 33
April 1772, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 33: April 1772, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 33: 1770-1773 (1767-1830), pp. 331-356. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113561 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Die Mercurii, 1o Aprilis 1772.
King present. Bills paired. Saady’s Bill. Penwick’s Bill. Perott’s Bill; Motion to dispence with Standing Order. Pearce’s Bill. Motion to dispense with Standing Order on it. Baldwyn’s Bill. Motion to dispense with Standing Order on it. Kemeys et Ux. Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Cruttenden’s Bill. Lautier’s Nat. Bill. General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill. Ure Bridge Bill. Chatham Paving, &c. Bill. Ockbrook Enclosure Bill. Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill. Manchester, &c. Road Bill. Reedy Gate to Cherrybrook Road Bill. Minchin’s Bill. Halhed’s Bill: Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills. Tavistock, &c. Road Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 3o Aprilis 1772,
Duncans against Fowke and Stormonth. Shelley’s Bill. Sandy’s Estate Bill. Cruttenden’s Bill: Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills. Mills’s Bill. Reedy Gate to Cherrybrook Road Bill. Mills’s Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Chatham Paving, &c. Bill. Ockbrook Enclosure Bill. Manchester, &c. Road Bill. Kingsnorton Enclosure Bill. Tavistock, &c. Road Bill. Aubrey’s Bill. Sir Geo Colebrooke’s Estate Bill. D Grafton’s Estate Bill. Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill. Frome, &c. Road Bill. Petition of the Claimant to the Caithness Peerage, touching the Notice to be given to Mr. James Sinclair, who is gone to the East Indies. Arraignment for Felony and Piracy Bill. Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill. St Neots to Bell Lane Road Bill. Lords summoned. Stoke Prior Enclosure Bill. Tardebigg Enclosure Bill. Bourn Enclosure Bill. Message from H. C to return Draper’s Divorce Bill. Ure Bridge Bill; the King’s Consent signified to it; and to General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill. Carstairs against Bruce et e con. Perrott’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with. Hull’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with. Baldwyn’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with. Danvers’s ct Ux. Bill; Motion to dispense with Standing Order. Adjourn. Die Lunæ, 6o Aprilis 1772.
Deaa et al. against Magistrates of Edu burgh. Carstairs against Bruce et e con. Conference to be had with the Commons. Message from H. C. to return Jones’s Bill. Admission of Freemen in Corporations, Bill. We ton Enclosure Bill. Message from H. C. to return Sellon’s Nat Bill. Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill. Burlton, &c. Road Bill. Message from H C to return Skinn’s Divorce Bill. Birmingham, &c. Road Bill. Shelley’s Bitt: Message to H C. with it. Gladwin’s Bill. Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill. Frome, &c. Roads Bill. Ure Bridge Bill. Lautier’s Nat. Bill. Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill. St. Neots Road Bill. Kemeys Bill. General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill. Danvers et Ux. Bill; Standing Order dispensed with. Soutter against Green: Writ of Error nonpros’d with Costs. Jones’s Bill. Adjourn. Die Martis, 7o Aprilis 1772.
Carstairs against Bruce, et e con: Judgement. Perrott s Bill. Cazenove for a Nat. Bill. Bill read. St. Neots to Bell Lane Road Bill. Barbor et al Leave for a Bill. Bill read. Gladwin’s Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill. Admission of Freemen in Corporations, Bill. Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill. Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill. Stoke Prior Enclosure Bill. Bourn En closure, &c. Bill. Ayr Harbour. Holderness Drainage Bill. Deneage’s Bill Watford Church Yard Bill. Kemble and Pool Enclosure Bill. Message from H C. to return Bousquet’s Nat. Bill. Welton Enclosure Bill: The King’s Consent signified to it. Ure Bridge Bill. Frome, &c. Road Bill: City of Norwich to New Buckenham Road Bill. Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill: Lautier’s Nat Bill. Chatham Paving, &c. Bill. Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill. Reedy Gate to Cheirybrook Road Bill. Kingsnorton Common Bill: Ockbrook Enclosure Bill: Manchester, &c. Road Bill: Tavistock to Plymouth, &c. Road Bill: Mortgage to H. C. that the the Lords have agreed to the Twelve preceding Bills. Birmingham, &c. Road Bill. Burlton, &c. Road Bill. Tardebigg Enclosure Bill. Parkhill against Chalmers et al. Hearing ex parte. General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill. Adjourn. Die Mercurii, 8o Aprilis 1772.
E Home against Alcorn. E Hone against Steel and Wilson. E Home against Wilson et c con. St Neots Road Bill: General Brown’s Estate, Giant, Bill. Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills. Perrott’s Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Smith’s Bill. Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill. Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill. Tardebigg Enclosure Bill. Welton Enclosure Bill. Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill. Burlton, &c. Road Bill. Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill. Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill. Causes put off. Harries et al. Leave for a Bill: Bill read: King’s Content signified tvit. Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill; the King’s Consent signified to it. Pourtales Nat. Bill Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill. Solihull, &c. Road Bill. Adjourn. Die Jovis, 9o Aprilis 1772.
Coulter et al. against Macnair, et c con. E. Home against Alcorn: Interlocutors affirmed. E Home against Steel and Wilson Interlocutors affirmed. E Home against Wilson, et e contra: Interlocutors affirmed. Ayr Harbour Bill. Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill. Pourtales Nat. Bill. Solihull, &c. Road Bill. Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill. Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill. Bitson et al. Leave for a Bill for Buckley. Buckley’s Bill. Danvers et Ux. Bill. Heneage’s Bill. Lloyd’s et al. Bill. Welton Enclosure Bill. Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill. Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill. Dunstable and Hoekliffe, &c. Road Bill. Rashleigh et al Leave for a Bill tor Bassett: Bassett’s Bill. Holderness Drainage Bill. Payment of Debts, Bill. Ramsey, &c. Drainage Bill. Cazenove takes the Oaths tot his Naturalization. Whittlesey Dramage Bill. Dock Yards, &c. Bill. Cazcnove’s Nat. Bill. Adjourn. Die Veneris, 10o Aprilis 1772.
Deas et al. against Home et al. Interlocutor reversed, and Directions given. Ayr Harbour, &c. Bill. Tardebigg Enclosure Bill. Holderness Drainage Bill. D. Buccleugh Leave for a Bill: Bill read. Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill. Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it. Danvers et Ux. Bill: Message to H. C. with it. Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill. Welton Enclosure Bill: Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill. Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Five preceding Bill. Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill. Solihull, &c. Road Bill. Whittlesey Drainage Bill. Ramsey, &c. Drainage, &c. Bill. Scotch Carters, &c. Bill. Pourtales Nat. Bill. Dock Yards, &c. Bill. Burbor’s Bill. Basset’s Bill. Buckley’s Bill. Birmingham, &c. Road Bill. Rutherfoord et al. Against Hamilton. Adjourn. Footnotes

Die Mercurii, 1o Aprilis 1772.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Londin.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Masham.
Epus. Wigorrt.Dux St. Albans.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Bolton.Ds. Bruce.
Epus. Sarum.Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.Ds. Walpole.
Epus. Norvicen.Dux Chandos.Ds. Boston.
Epus. Oxon.Comes Talbot, Senescallus.Ds. Pelham.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Denbigh.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Westmorland.
Epus. Litch & Cov.Comes Stamford.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes De Lawarr.
Comes Northington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Courtenay.

PRAYERS.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present.

His Majesty being feated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State, (the Lords being in their Robes), commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, “It is His Majesty’s Pleasure they attend Him immediately in this House:”

Who being come, with their Speaker,

The Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of the Bills to be passed, severally, as follow:

Bills paired.

“1. An Act for the better regulating the future Marriages of the Royal Family.”

“2. An Act for explaining and amending an Act, made in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for taking off the Inland Duty of One Shilling per Pound Weight upon all Black and Singlo Teas consumed in Great Britain; and for granting a Drawback upon the Exportation of Teas to Ireland and the British Dominions in America for a limited Time, upon such Indemnification to be made in respect thereof, by the East India Company, as is therein mentioned; for permitting the Exportation of Teas, In smaller Quantities than One Lot, to Ireland or the said Dominions in America; and for preventing Teas seized and condemned from being consumed in Great Britain;” and for settling certain Doubts and Disputes which have arisen upon the said Act of Parliament.”

“3. An Act for destraying the Charge of the Pay and Cloathing of the Militia in that Part of Great Britain called England, for One Year, beginning the Twenty-fifth Day of March One thousand seven hundred and seventy-two.”

“4. An Act for further continuing Two Acts, made in the Sixth and Ninth Years of His Majesty’s Reign, for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters, in His Majesty’s Dominions in America.

“5. An Act for allowing further Time for Enrollment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists, and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers.”

“6. An Act for clearing, depthening, repairing, maintaining, and improving, the Haven and Piers of Great Yarmouth; and for depthening and making more navigable the several Rivers emptying themselves into the said Haven; and for preserving Ships wintering therein from Accidents by Fire.”

“7. An Act for making a navigable Cut or Canal from the River Dee, within the Liberties of the City of Chester, to or near Middlewich and Nantwich, in the County of Chester.

“8. An Act to explain and amend an Act, passed in the Tenth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for paving, lighting, and watching, the Town of Plymouth, in the County of Devon; and for regulating the Carmen and Porters within the said Town.”

“9. An Act to enable the Governor, Bailiffs, and Commonalty of the Company of Conservators of the Great Level of the Fens, commonly called Bedford Level, to borrow upon Bonds further Money, upon Account of the Middle and South Levels, Part of the said Great Level; and for establishing a further certain Fund for Payment of the Bonds the said Corporation, out of the said Middle and South Levels.”

“10. An Act for deepening, cleansing, scouring, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour of Port Glasgow, for enlarging and improving the Quays and Piers, for erecting New Breasts, Jetties, and Piers; and for regulating Ships, Lighters, and other Vessels, trading into and going out of the said Harbour; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

“11. An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for improving the Navigation of the River Loyne, otherwise called Lune; and for building a Quay or Whars near the Town of Lancaster, in the County Palatine of Lancaster.”

“12. An Act for lighting, cleansing, and watching, the Streets, Lanes, and other Passages, of the Burgh of Canongate, and the Liberties of Pleasance and Leith-wynd, adjoining to the Royalty of the City of Edinburgh.”

“13. An Act for the more effectual assessing and collecting of the Rates for Relief of the Poor in the Parish of Saint Botolph Bishopgate, in the Liberties of the City of London.”

“14. An Act for lighting such Part of the Town of Islington, as lies in the Parish of Saint Mary Islington, in the County of Middlesex; and for establishing a regular Nightly Watch therein.”

“15. An Act to amend an Act of the Sixth” Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Stone Bridge, in the Town of Shrewsbury; and for appropriating Part of the Tolls collected upon certain Roads leading to the said Bridge, towards finishing the same; and for granting additional Terms to the several Acts for repairing the said Roads.”

“16. An Act to continue and enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing and widening the Roads leading from Lobcombe Corner, in the Parish of Winterslow, to Harnham Bridge, in the County of Wilts; and from the West Corner of Saint Ann’s Street, in the City of New Sarum, to the Parishes of Landford and Brook, and from thence to Ealing, and from Landford aforesaid, through Ower and Testwood to Ealing aforesaid, in the County of Southampton; and for repairing and widening the Road from the Rumsey and Ringwood Turnpike Road near the House of Francis Fry, to Lindhurst; and from a Place, called Hampton Ford, to Lamb’s Corner, in the said County of Southampton; and for repairing the Footways within the said City.”

“17. An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Roads from the Parish of Enfield, in the County of Middlesex, to the Town of Hertford, and other Roads in the said Acts mentioned, and also for repairing the Road from the End of the Town of Hertford, to Amwell End near Ware, in the said County of Hertford.

“18. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act for repairing and widening the Road from the City of Norwich to Scole Bridge, in the County of Norfolk.

“19. An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers, of an Act made in the Tenth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the Borough of Bury Saint Edmunds to the Town of Newmarket, in the Counties of Suffolk and Cambridge; and from the South End of The Ferry Street in Brandon to Bury Saint Edmunds, in the said County of Suffolk:.”

“20. An Act to continue and render more effectual an Act, passed in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Road from the North Queen’s Ferry, through the Towns of Inverkeithing and Kinross, to the Town of Perth; and also the Road from the said Queen’s Ferry to the Towns of Dumfermline, Torryburn, and Culross; and also the Road from the said Queen’s Ferry, through Inverkeithing, to Bruntisland and Kirkcaldie.”

“21. An Act for repairing and widening several Roads leading through the County of Lanerk; and for building a Bridge over the River Clyde, at or near a Place, called The Howford, in the said County.”

“22. An Act for repairing and widening several Roads from Aldermaston, in the County of Berks, to Basingstoke, and from Aldermaston aforesaid to the Turnpike Road from Basingstoke to Andover, at or near Worting, and to the Turnpike Road leading to Winchester, at Fophani Lane, in the County of Southampton.”

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

Le Roy le veidt.”

“23. An Act for Sale of a Capital Freehold Messuage in Saint James’s Square, in the County of Middlesex, Part of the Entailed Estate of the Right Honourable Allen Lord Bathurst, unto Sir Watkin Williams Wynne Baronet, pursuant to an Agreement and for settling an Estate, in the County of North ampton, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof.”

“24. An Act for annulling and making void certain Articles of Agreement, made previous and in Order to the Marriage of George Wilson Esquire and Ann Sybelle his now Wife, and the Settlement made after their Marriage, in pursuance of the said Articles, in Confirmation of a Decree and Order of the High Court of Chancery.”

“25. An Act for establishing and regulating a Charity, called Foxley Charity, in the County ot Northampton, founded by Lady Catharine Leveson.”

“26. An Act for enclosing the Common Fields, Break Lands, Half-Year Lands, Lammas Meadows, Heaths, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Roudham, in the County of Norfolk.”

“27. An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, the Open Fields and Commonable Places, in the Parish of Skeffington and County of Leicester.”

“28. An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, the Common Fields, Half-Year Enclosures, and Commons and Waste Lands, within the Parish of Fincham, in the County of Norfolk.”

“29. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Great Ormside, in the Parish of Ormside, in the County of Westmorland.

“30. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Lands and Grounds, in the Township of Scaftworth, in the County of Nottingham.”

“31. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Woolley, in the County of Huntingdon.

“32. An Act for allotting, dividing, and enclosing, the Open and Common Fields, and Common or Commonable Meadows, Pastures, Lands, and Grounds, and Common or Waste Land, of and within the Manor of Little Kington, Combrooke, and Brookehampton, in the County of Warwick.”

“33. An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Moors or Commons, called Rigg Moor and Brearton Moor, within the Manor of Brearton, in the Parish of Knaresborough, in the County of York.”

“34. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, within the Hamlet of Denshanger, in the Parish of Passenham, in the County of Northampton.”

“35. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Commonable places, in the Parish of Handborough, in the County of Oxford.”

“36. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands and Grounds, within the Manor and Liberties of Soulbury, with the Hamlet of Hollington, in the County of Bucks.”

”37. An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Rushton James, in the Parish of Leek, in the (Jounty of Stafford.”

“38. An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Common Fields, Ings, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, within the Manor of Moorby cum Wilksby, in the Townships of Moorby and Wilksby, in the County of Lincoln.”

“39. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Grounds, and Stinted Pasture, within the Manor of Sandford, in the Parish of Warcop, in the County of Westmorland.”

“40. An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Liberty of Buxton, in the Parish of Bakewell and County of Derby.”

“41. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, within the Parish of Manton, in the County of Rutland.”

“42. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Fields and Commoilable Places in the Parish, Lordship, or Liberties, of Lew Toynton, in the County of Lincoln.”

“43. An Act for dividing and enclosing a certain Open and Common Field, and Commonable Lands, in the Township, Liberties, and Precincts, of Epwell, in the County of Oxford.”

“44. An Act for dividing, enclosing, and allotting, the Open Common Fields, Commonable Lands and Meadow Ground, within the Manor and Parish of Great Farringdon, in the County of Berks.”

“45. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, and other Commonable Meadows, Pastures, and Grounds, within the Parish of Cavenham, in the County of Suffolk.”

“46. An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Moors, and Common Pastures, in the Lordship of Middle Raisin, in the County of Lincoln.”

“47. An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Follifoot, in the County of York.

“48. An Act for dividing and enclosing all the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, in the Liberties of Stainby, in the County of Lincoln.”

“49. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, and Commonable Lands, within the Parish of Quinton, in the County of Gloucester.”

“50. An Act for dividing and enclosing the” Open and Common Fields, and all other Commonable Lands, within the Precincts of the Hamlet of Throckmorton, in the County of Worcester.”

“51. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open, Common, Arable Fields, and the Common Meadows, Pasture Grounds, Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Townships of Follington, Bain, Whitley and Whitley Thorpe, Great Heck and Little Heck, in the Parishes of Snaith and Kellington, in the County of York.”

“52. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Common Fields, in the Parish of Hammeringham, in the County of Lincoln.”

“53. An Act for dividing and enclosing all the Open Fields, Meadows, Common Pastures, and other Commonable Lands, in the Liberties of Stafford, in the County of Leicester.”

“54. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields and Commonable Lands, within the Parish of Kemerton, in the County of Gloucester.”

“55. An Act for dividing and enclosing a Moor, called Carlton Moor or Common, and an Open Field, called The Town Field, in the Manor and Township of Carlton, in the Parish of Gurseley, in the West Riding of the County of York.”

“56. An Act to dissolve the Marriage of the Right Honourable Edward Viscount Ligonier with Penelope Pitt, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

“57. An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Sir John Colleton Baronet with Ann Fullford his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

“58. An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Hugh Lewis with Susannah Hale, otherwise Heale, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

“59. An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Ambrose Godfrey Hanckwitz with Dorothy Ashcroft his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

“60. An Act for making the Exemplification of the last Will and Testament of James Macartney Esquire deceased, Evidence in all the Courts of Law and Equity in Great Britain and Ireland.

“61. An Act to enable Mary and William Hutton, and the other Persons therein described, to take and use the Surname, Arms, and Crest, of Long, pursuant to the Will of James Long deceased.”

“62. An Act to enable Reginald Pole Esquire to take, use, and bear, the Surname and Arms of Carew, pursuant to the Will of Sir Coventry Carew Baronet deceased.”

“63. An Act for naturalizing Arnold Meyer, Peter Boeteseur, John Gotthelff Rucker, and John Adam Guth.”

“64. An Act for naturalizing John Luke Iselin.”

“65. An Act for naturalizing Conrad Rucker.”

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

“Soit salt comme il est desire”

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire.

And the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Saady’s Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Guardians of the Infant Children of the Honourable Mary Sandys deceased, to make Leases of their Settled Estates in England and Ireland during their respective Minorities,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto:”

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

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

Penwick’s Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session be added to the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to vest, in Trustees, certain Estates, in the Counties of York, Westmorland, and Lancaster, which belonged to Ann Fenwick Widow, before her Intermarriage; and for the Relief of the said Ann Fenwick, in such Manner as in the said Act is mentioned,” stands committed.

Ordered, That it be an Instruction to the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to vest, in Trustees, certain Estates, in the Counties of York, Westmorland, and Lancaster, which belonged to Ann Fenwick Widow, before her Intermarriage; and for the Relief of the said Ann Fenwick, in such Manner as in the said Act is mentioned,” stands committed: “That they fee proper Notice be given to Thomas Fenwick Esquire of the Day on which the Committee meets to consider the said Bill.”

Perott’s Bill; Motion to dispence with Standing Order.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, No. 126, concerning Bills for selling Lands in One Place, and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting a Messuage called Highfield House, and divers Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Gloucester, the Settled Estates of Benjamin Jason Perrott Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, and conveyed as therein mentioned, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses,” stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, not with standing the said Order should not be complied with:”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Friday next, and the Lords summoned.

Pearce’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting Part of the Estates, late of Elizabeth Pearce Widow deceased, and William Hall Esquire, otherwise Pearce, her eldest Son, in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of the Portions of her younger Children, and other Incumbrances, and for settling other Part of her Estates to the same Uses; and for other Purposes.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Willoughby Par.
D. St. Albans.L. Bp. London.L. Masham.
D. Bolton.L, Bp. Worcester.L. Edgecumbe.
D. Ancaster.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Bruce.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. Saltsbury.L. Walpole.
Ld. Steward.L. Bp. Norwich.L. Boston.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Oxford.L. Pelham.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. St. Asaph.
E. Stamford.L. Bp. Chester.
E. Litchfield.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
E. Scarborough.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Pomfret.
E. De Lawarr.
E. Northington.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Courtenay.

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

Motion to dispense with Standing Order on it.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, No. 126, concerning Bills for selling Lands in One Place, and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in Lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee, to whom the last mentioned Bill stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order Ihould not be complied with:”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Friday next, and the Lords summoned.

Baldwyn’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, both Freehold and Leasehold, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Charles Baldwyn Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses which are now subsisting with Regard to the said Freehold Settled Estate.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 16th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to dispense with Standing Order on it.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, No. 126, concerning Bills for selling Lands in one Place and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in Lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee, to whom the last mentioned Bill stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with:”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Friday next, and the Lords summoned.

Kemeys et Ux. Leave for a Bill.

After reading dnd considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of John Gardner (fn. *) Kemys and Jane his Wife, for themselves and on Behalf of their Infant Children; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estates and Unsettled Estates of John Gardner (fn. *) Kemeys Esquire in Trustees, in Trust, by Sale or Mortgage, to raise Money to pay off Portions and Debts, and redeem Annuities charged upon and affecting the same; and for resettling the Remainder thereof, and Lands to be purchased, as in the Act is directed, to the Uses to which the said Settled Estates do now (land settled and limited.”

Cruttenden’s Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Freehold and Leasehold Estates of Edward Holden Cruttenden Esquire deceased, in the Parishes of Putney and Roehampton, in the County of Surry, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein 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 gwen 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.

Lautier’s Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Lewis Lautier.”

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

General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to grant certain Houses in Fenchurch Street and Addle Street, in the City of London, escheated to the Crown by the Death of Lieutenant General John Brown without Heir, unto Frederick Montagu Esquire and his Heirs, upon the Trusts therein mentioned.”

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.

Ure Bridge Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge cross the River Ure from Great Ouseborn to Aldwork, in 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 Monday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Chatham Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching, the Streets and Lanes in the Town and Parish of Chatham, in the County of Kent; and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein.”

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

Ockbrook Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadow, Pasture, Common, and Waste Grounds, within the Liberties of Ockbrook, in the County of Derby.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening ttoe Road from the End of the present Turnpike Road from Besselsleigh to Hungerford, in the County of Berks, to Leckford, otherwise Sousley Water, in the County of Wilts.”

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

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

Manchester, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual Two several Acts, for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, through the Town of Ashton under Line and Parish of Mottram Longdendale, and from thence to Salter’s Brook, in the County Palatine of Chester.”

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

Reedy Gate to Cherrybrook Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Exeter Turnpike at Reedy Gate, in the Parish of Dunsford, in the County of Devon, to Cherrybrook in the Forest of Dartmoore, in the said County.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Minchin’s Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estates of Humphry Minchin Esquire, in the County of Tipperary, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in Trustees, to sell the same; and for laying out the Money arising thereby, in the Purchase of other Estates in that Part of Great Britain called England, or in the Principality of Wales, to be settled to the same Uses.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Halhed’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estate of William Halhed Esquire, in the County of Hereford, in Trustees, in Trust to sell and convey the same to James King Esquire and his Heirs, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose; 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.”

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. Anguish and Mr. Pechell:

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

Tavistock, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, passed in the Second Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for repairing, widening, and altering, several Roads leading from Tavistock to Plymouth, and other Places in the County of Devon; and for repairing and widening the Road from the Guildhall in Tavistock aforesaid, through Matthew Street and Lower Brook Street to Cherrybrook, and to Dumabridge Pound; and from the Callington Turnpike Road to Morwellham, and New Quay, in the said County.”

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

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

Adjourn.

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

Die Veneris, 3o Aprilis 1772,

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Chandos,Ds. Craven.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Sandys.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Sandwich.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Loudoun.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Rosebery.Ds. Boston.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Montegue.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

Duncans against Fowke and Stormonth.

The Answer of Francis Fowke and James Stormonth, to the Appeal of Margaret and Elizabeth Duncans, was this Day brought in.

Shelley’s Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable Trustees, with the Consent of the Persons claiming under the Will of Edward Shelley Esquire, to cut down and sell Timber upon the Settled Estates of the said Edward Shelley, in the County of Sussex, and to invest the Monies arising therefrom in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the said Will and other Purposes,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the, Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto:”

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

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

Sandy’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Guardians of the Infant Children of the Honourable Mary Sandys deceased, to make Leases of their Settled Estates in England and Ireland, during their respective Minorities.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Cruttenden’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Freehold and Leasehold Estates of Edward Holden Cruttenden Esquire deceased, in the Parishes of Putney and Roehampton, in the County of Surrey, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein 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. Anguish and Mr. Pechell:

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

Mills’s Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Lands and Tenements, in the County of Southampton, late the Estate of John Mills Esquire deceased, in Trustees to be sold; and for applying the Money arising from the Sale thereof towards discharging his Debts and Legacies,” 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.

Reedy Gate to Cherrybrook Road Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Exeter Turnpike at Reedy Gate in the Parish of Dumford, in the County of Devon, to Cherrybrook in the Forest of Dartmoore, 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, ana directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Mills’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting certain Lands and Tenements in the County of Southampton, late the Estate of John Mills Esquire deceased, in Trustees to be sold; and for applying the Money arising from the Sale thereof, towards discharging his Debts and Legacies.”

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 kill, and desire their Concurrence thereto.

Chatham Paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled; “An Act for the better paving, cleansing, lighting, and watching “the Streets and Lanes in the Town and Parish of Chatham, in the County of Kent; and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein,” 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.”

Ockbrook Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadow, Pasture, Common, and Waste Grounds, within the Liberties of Ockbrook, 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 Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Manchester, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual Two several Acts for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, through the Town of Ashton wider Line and Parish of Mottram Longdendale,” and from thence to Salter’s Brook, in the County Palatine of Chester” 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.”

Kingsnorton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Lands within the Manor and Parish of Kingsnorton, in the County of Worcester” 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.”

Tavistock, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, passed in the Second Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for repairing, widening, and altering several Roads leading from Tavistock to Plymouth, and other Places in the County of Devon; and for repairing and widening the Road from The Guildhall in Tavistock aforesaid, through Matthew Street and Lower Brook Street, to Cherrybrook and to Dunnabridge Pound; and from the Callington Turnpike Road to Morwellham and New Quay, 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.”

Aubrey’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for making a Partition of divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Surrey, and Middlesex, and in the City of London; and of Four-fifth Parts or Shares of a Plantation in the Island of Barbadoes, in the West Indies; and of Two Shares in the New River Water-Works; and of an Annual Rent of One thousand Pounds, issuing out of the Revenues of the Post Office, devised by the Will of Thomas Walker Esquire deceased; and also of a Manor, and divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Suffolk, Essex, and Gloucester, comprized in the Settlements executed upon the Marriage of Stephen Skynner Esquire deceased; and also of divers Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the several Counties of Suffok, Essex, and Surrey, devised by the Will of the said Stephen Skynner between the several Persons entitled to the said Estates, according to their respective Interests therein.”

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

D. Chandos.L. Bp. London.L. Willoughby Br.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Craven.
E. Sandwich.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Sandys.
E. Rochford.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Ravensworth.
E. Abercorn.L. Hyde.
E. Loudoun.L. Walpole.
E. Marchmont.L. Mansfield.
E. Rosebery.L. Scarsdale,
E. Oxford.L. Boston.
E. Aylesford.L. Beaulieu.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Radnor.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Courtenay.
V. Dudley & Ward.

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

Sir Geo Colebrooke’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in Sir George Colebrooke Baronet, and his Heirs, so much of the Manor or Lordship of Stebunhith, otherwise Stebunheath, otherwise Stepney, in the County of Middlesex, Part of the Estate of the said Sir George Colebrooke, as is limited and settled in and by an Act of Parliament, which passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in Lieu thereof; and also for vesting other Settled Estates of the said Sir George Colebrooke, in the Counties of Middlesex and Surrey, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

D Grafton’s Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting in the Most Noble Augustus Henry Duke of Grafton and his Heirs, the Manor or reputed Manor and Redory and Parsonage Appropriate of Potterspury, otherwise Eestpury, in the County of Northampton, (except the Presentation to the Advowson of the Church there), and certain Messuages, Lands, Tithes, and Hereditaments, situate and arising in the same County, the Estate of Robert Brydges Esquire a Lunatic; and for vesting in. Thomas Hancox Esquire, and his Heirs, a certain Wood and Wood Land, called Darvell, otherwise Darvell Wood, in the County of Gloucester; also the Estate of the said Lunatic, on Payment by the said Duke and Thomas Hancox, of their respective Purchase Money, in such Manner, and for such Purposes, as in the said Act is mentioned.”

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.

Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Commons, and Common Grounds,” within the Hamlet of Barlythorpe, in the Parish of Oakham, in the County of Rutland.”

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.

Frome, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening several Roads leading to, through, and from, the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset, and several other Roads in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts.”

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.

Petition of the Claimant to the Caithness Peerage, touching the Notice to be given to Mr. James Sinclair, who is gone to the East Indies.

Upon reading the Petition of William Sinclair of Ratter Esquire, Claimant of the Peerage of Caithness; setting forth, “That their Lordships were pleased, upon the 16th of March last, to order the Petitioner to give Notice to James Sinclair, who lately maintained a Competition, before the Court of Session in Scotland, against the Petitioner, for having himself served the nearest lawful Heir Male of Alexander the last Earl of Caithness deceased; that, for the Purpose of giving Notice to the said James Sinclair, pursuant to their Lordships said Order, the Petitioner caused due Enquiry to be made about him, and is truly informed, that the said James Sinclair left Scotland some Months ago, and came to London, and there procured an Appointment for himself of Cadet in the East India Company’s Service, and failed for the East Indies, on Board The Anson East Indiaman, Captain Lennox, upon the 5th of February last, as will be proved, to their Lordships Satisfaction, by the Affidavit of a Gentleman now attending to be called upon; that as it is impossible for the Petitioner to give Notice to the said James Sinclair personally within Great Britain, he humbly hopes their Lordships will allow him to give such Notice to any of the Procurators or Agents for the said James Sinclair in the Court of Session in Scotland; and the Procurators or Counsel, who appeared for and on Behalf of the said James Sinclair in the said Court of Session, were David Rae, Patrick Murray, Cosmo Gordon, and George Ogihy Esquires, as appears from the Extract of the Proceedings, under the Hand of the proper Officer;” and therefore praying, “Their Lordships will be pleased to order, That Notice to be given to any One of the said James Sinclair’s Procurators or Agents, in the said Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed sufficient Notice:”

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to give Notice of the Meeting of the Committee of Privileges, appointed to consider of the Petition of William Sinclair of Ratter Esquire, claiming the Peerage of Caithness, to the Agent or Agents of James Sinclair, in the Cause before the Court of Session in Scotland.

Arraignment for Felony and Piracy Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual proceeding against Persons standing mute on their Arraignment for Felony and Piracy;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Cecil Wray and others:

“With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglesthorne, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

St Neots to Bell Lane Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the West End of Saint Ives Lane, in the Town of Saint Neots, in the County of Huntingdon, to the Pavement at the End of Bell Lane, in the Town of Cambridge;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned for Monday next.

Stoke Prior Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds, within the Parish and Manor of Stoke Prior, in the County of Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Tardebigg Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing such Part of the Commons and Waste Lands in the Parish of Tardebigg, as lies in the County of Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bourn Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, a certain Parcel of Land, called or known by the Name of The Cow Pasture, lying in the South Fen in the Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln; and for amending and rendering more effectual an Act made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste, and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House;

Message from H. C to return Draper’s Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Richard Draper with Elizabeth Hartnell his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Ure Bridge Bill; the King’s Consent signified to it;

The Lord Hyde, as Chancellor of the Dutchy of Lancaster, acquainted the House, “That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge cross the River Ure from Great Ouseborn to Aldwork, in the County of York,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned), that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

and to General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill.

The Earl of Rochford acquainted the House, “That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to grant certain Houses in Fenchurch Street and Addle Street, in the City of London, escheated to the Crown by the Death of Lieutenant General John Brown without Heir, unto Frederick Montagu Esquire and his Heirs, upon the Trusts therein mentioned,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Carstairs against Bruce et e con.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein James Bruce Carstairs Esquire of Kinross is Appellant, and Miss Anna Bruce of Arnott is Respondent, et e con.:

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

Perrott’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, No. 126, so tar as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting a Messuage, called Highfield House, and divers Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Gloucester, the Settled Estates of Benjamin Jason Perrott Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed as therein mentioned; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof:

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

Hull’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, No. 126, so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting Part of the Estates late of Elizabeth Pearce Widow deceased, and William Hall Esquire otherwise Pearce her eldest Son, in Trustees, to be sold for Payment of the Portions of her younger Children, and other Incumbrances, and for settling other Part of her Estates to the same Uses, and for other Purposes,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof:

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

Baldwyn’s Bill; Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Wednesday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order, No. 126, so far as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for vesting the Manors, Lands, and Tenements, both Freehold and Leasehold, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Charles Baldwyn Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses which are now subsisting with regard to the said Freehold Settled Estate,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof:

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

Danvers’s ct Ux. Bill; Motion to dispense with Standing Order.

The House being moved, “That the Standing Order of this House, No. 126, concerning Bills for selling Lands in one Place and buying Lands in another Place, to be settled in Lieu thereof, may be so far dispensed with as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for empowering and enabling the Trustees, named in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Daniel Danvers Esquire and Mary his Wife, or the Survivors or Survivor of them, or the Heirs of such Survivor, to make Sale of certain Leasehold Estates veiled in them upon divers Trusts mentioned in the said Settlement, and to lay out the Money arising from such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled in such Manner as the said Leasehold Estates stand settled,” stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.”

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Monday next, and the Lords summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Die Lunæ, 6o Aprilis 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.Comes Gower, PræsesDs. Le Despencer.
Epus. Londin.Dux Bolton.Ds. Willoughby Br.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Gordon,Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Manchester.Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Chandos.Ds. Masham.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Hertford, Camerarius.Ds. Romney.
Epus. Petriburg.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Cadogan.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Exeter.Ds. G dolphin.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Montfort.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Edgecumbe.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Doncaster.Ds. Bruce.
Comes Litchfield.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Ponsonby.
Comes Coventry.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Poulet.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Loudoun.Ds. Boston.
Comes Marchmont.Ds. Pelham.
Comes Rosebery.Ds. Beaulieu.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Camden.
Comes Dartmouth.Ds. Digby.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Spencer.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Courtenay.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Deaa et al. against Magistrates of Edu burgh.

The Answer of the Magistrates and Council of the City of Edinburgh, to the amended Appeal of John Deas and others, was this Day brought in.

Carstairs against Bruce et e con.

After hearing Counsel further in the Cause, wherein James Bruce Carstairs Esquire of Kinross is Appellant, and Miss Anna Bruce of Arnott is Respondent, et e contra:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow.

Conference to be had with the Commons.

The Order of the Day being read for the Lords to be summoned:

It was moved, “That a Conference be desired with the Commons, on Matters concerning a good Correspondence between the Two Houses.”

Which being objected to:

After short Debate:

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Message from H. C. to return Jones’s Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for granting to William Jones Esquire, on certain Contingencies therein mentioned, a Term for Ninety-nine Years, if he shall so long live, in the Real Estates late of William Jones Esquire deceased, in the several Counties of Wilts and Berks, upon such Terms as are therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments; to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Admission of Freemen in Corporations, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for giving Relief in Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus for the Admission of Freemen into Corporations; and for” other Purposes therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

We ton Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, in the East Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C. to return Sellon’s Nat Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Henry Francis Sellon;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockliffe, in the County of Bedford, and from the Sign of The White Horse to the Sign of The King’s Arms in Hockliffe aforesaid; and alio for making Provision for the more effectual repairing the Road leading from the Sign of The Waggon and Horses, to The Bull Inn in Dunstable aforesaid;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Burlton, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from Burlton, in the County of Salop, through Knocking to Llanymynech, in the same County; and from Knockin to the East End of the Llanriader Road; and from Place Carrick Lane to the Turnpike Road from Llanymynech to Oswestry near Cord Issa Mountain;, and from Oswestry Turnpike Road on Knockin Heath, to the East End of Knockin Lane;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H C to return Skinn’s Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, “An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William Skinn with Ann Shnn his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Birmingham, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the several Roads leading from Birmingham, through the Town of Wednesbury, to a Place called High Bullen, and to Great Bridge; and from thence to the End of Gibbet Lane next adjoining to the Township of Bilson; and from Great Bridge, through Dudley, to Kingswinford, and to the further End of Brittel Lane, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford, and Worcester;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shelley’s Bitt:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable Trustees, with the Consent of the Persons claiming under the Will of Edward Shelley Esquire, to cut down and sell Timber upon the Settled Estates of the said Edward Shelley, in the County of Sussex, and to invest the Monies arising therefrom in the Purchase of Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the said Will, and other Purposes.”

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. Montagu and Mr. Cuddon:

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

Gladwin’s Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governor, and Assistants to the said Governors in the Rule and Government of the Possessions, Revenues, and Goods, of the Free Grammar School of Elizabeth Queen of England, in the Town of Ashburne, in the County of Derby, in their Corporate Capacity, and the said Governors and Assistants, as Trustees of Six Alms Houses in Asheburne aforesaid, founded and endowed by Christopher Pegg Esquire deceased, to convey certain Lands and Possessions of the said School and Alms Houses respectively, in the Parishes of Wingerworth and Ashover, in the said County, to Henry Gladwin of Wingerworth in the said County Esquire, in Exchange for other Lands in the Parish of Brailsford in the said County, of greater Value, to be conveyed to and held by them respectively to the Uses and upon the Trusts therein 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.

Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Knd ot the present Turnpike Road from Besselsleigh to Hungerford, in the County of Berks, to Leckford, otherwise Sousley Water, in the County of Wilts,” was committed: “That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Frome, &c. Roads Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Thirtieth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing. and widening several Roads leading to, through, and from, the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset, and several other Roads in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts” was committed.

Ure Bridge Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge cross the River Ure from Great Ouseborn to Aldwork, in the County of York,” was committed.

Lautier’s Nat. Bill.

The Lord Boston also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Lewis Lautier,” was committed.

Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Commons, and Common Grounds, within the Hamlet of Barlythorpe, in the Parish of Oakham, in the County of Rutland,” 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 gofle through the Bill, and directed him to report the same the House, without any Amendment.”

St. Neots Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice Leila est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the West End of Saint Ives Lane, in the Town of Saint Neots, in the County of Huntingdon, to the Pavement at the End of Bell Lane, in the Town of Cambridge.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. York.L. Le Despencer.
D. Bolton.L. Bp. London.L. Willoughby Br.
D. Gordon.L. Bp. Worcester.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Manchester.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Clifton.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. St. Davids,L. Masham.
Ld. Chamberlain.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Romney.
E. Suffolk.L. Bp. Peterborough.L. Cadogan.
E. Exeter.L. Bp. Chester.L. Godolphin.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Montfort.
E. Westmorland.L. Edgecumbe.
E. Sandwich.L. Sandys.
E. Doncaster.L. Bruce.
E. Litchfield.L. Ravensworth.
E. Rochford.L. Ponsonby.
E. Coventry,L. Hyde.
E. Poulet.L. Walpole.
E. Abercorn.L. Mansfield.
E. Loudoun.L. Boston.
E. Marchmont.L. Pelham.
E. Rosebery.L. Beaulieu.
E. Oxford.L. Camden.
E. Dartmouth.L. Digby.
E. Tankerville.
E. Aylesford.
E. Bristol.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Bucks.
E. Ilchester.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
E. Spencer.
V. Montague.
V. Say & Sele.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.
V. Courtenay.
V. Dudley & Ward.

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.

Kemeys Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the Settled Estates and Unsettled Estates of John Gardner Kemeys Esquire, in Trustees, in Trust, by Sale or Mortgage, to raise Money to pay off Portions and Debts, and redeem Annuities charged upon and affecting the same; and for resettling the Remainder thereof, and Lands to be purchased as in the said Act is directed, to the Uses to which the said Settled Estates do now stand settled, and limited.”

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 21st Day of this instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill.

Ordered, That the Sitting of the Committee of the whole House upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to grant certain Houses in Fenchurch Street and Addle Street, in the City of London, escheated to the Crown on the Death of Lieutenant General John Brown without Heir, unto Frederick Montagu Esquire and his Heirs, upon the Trusts therein mentioned,” which stands appointed for this Day, be adjourned till To-morrow.

Danvers et Ux. Bill; Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read for taking 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 empowering and enabling the Trustees, named in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Daniel Danvers Esquire and Mary his Wife, or the Survivors or Survivor of them, or the Heirs of such Survivor, to make Sale of certain Leasehold Estates vested in them upon divers Trusts mentioned in the said Settlement, and to lay out the Money arising from such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled in such Manner as the said Leasehold Estates stand settled,” stands committed, may proceed upon the said Bill, notwithstanding the said Order should not be complied with.

And Consideration being had thereof:

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

Soutter against Green:

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Green, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, to which David Soutter is Plaintiff; setting forth, “That the Plaintiff” has not assigned Errors within the Time limited by the Standing Order;” and therefore praying, “That the said Writ of Error may be nonpros’d, with such Costs as to their Lordships shall seem meet:”

Writ of Error nonpros’d with Costs.

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

Jones’s Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, “An Act, for granting to William Jones Esquire, on certain Contingencies therein mentioned, a Term for Ninety-nine Years, if he shall so long live, in the Real Estates late of William Jones Esquire deceased, in the several Counties of Wilts “and Berks, upon such Terms as are therein mentioned:”

And the Purport of the said Amendments being to grant a Power of leasing the Premises described in the Bill, pursuant to a Power in the Will of William Jones deceased, dated the 8th of June 1753:

Mr. Michael Ewin was called in; and, being sworn, produced at the Bar the said Will, and read the Power of Leasing contained therein.

And then he withdrew.

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

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

To acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, septimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Martis, 7o Aprilis 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Petriburg.Dux Chandos.Ds. Craven.
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Suffolk,Ds. Ravensworth.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Denbigh,Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Wejlmorland.Ds. Boston.
Comes Doncaster.
Comes Strathmore.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Say & Sele.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker, by virtue of a former Commission.

Carstairs against Bruce, et e con:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Friday last as Yesterday and this Day, upon the Original Petition and Appeal of James Bruce Carstairs Esquire of Kinross, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland of the 31st of February and 29th of November 1769; and also of Part of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there of the 6th of December 1770; and praying, “That the same (fn. *) may be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” and likewise, upon the Cross Appeal of Miss Anna Bruce of Arnott, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 6th of December 1770; and praying, “That the same might be “reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant 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 Miss Anna Bruce of Arnott, put in to the said Original Appeal; and the Answer of James Bruce Carstairs Esquire, put in to the said Cross Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on both Sides in these Causes:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Interlocutors of the 21st of February and 29th of November 1769; and also so much of the Interlocutor of the 6th of December 1770, as is complained of by the Original Appeal, be, and the same are hereby affirmed; and that Part of the Interlocutor of the 6th of December 1770, complained of by the Cross Appeal, be varied, as follows: After [ “That the Defender has”], leave out [” condescended on Acts of Homologation”], and insert [ “alledged Matter”]; after [“sufficient to”], leave out [ “remove]”, and insert L” Answer”].

Perrott s Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for vesting a Messuage called Highfield House, and divers Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Gloucester, the Settled Estates of Benjamin Jason Perrott Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed as therein mentioned; and for laying out the Money, arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses,” 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.

Cazenove for a Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Frederick Cazenove; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

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

Bill read.

Accordingly, The Lord Boston presented to the House a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Frederick Cazenove.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

St. Neots to Bell Lane Road Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the West End of Saint Ives Lane, in the Town of Saint Neots, in the County of Huntingdon, to the Pavement at the End of Bell Lane, in the Town of Cambridge,” 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.”

Barbor et al Leave for a Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Robert Barbor of Somerford in the County of Stafford 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 reinvesting divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Stafford, late the Estate of Robert Barbor Esquire deceased, in the several Persons now in being, and for such Estates as they are severally entitled under the Will of the said Robert Barbor; and for enabling James Meyo and Charles Mayo to join in such Conveyances as mail be necessary for those Purposes.”

Gladwin’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable the Governors, and Assistants to the said Governors in the Rule and Government of the Possessions, Revenues, and Goods, of the Free Grammar School of Elizabeth Queen of England, in the Town of Asheburne, in the County of Derby, their Corporate Capacity, and the said Governors and Assistants, as Trustees of Six Alms Houses in Asheburne aforesaid, founded and endowed by Christopher Pegg Esquire deceased, to convey certain Lands and Possessions of the said School and Alms Houses respectively, in the Parishes of Wingerworth and Ashover, in the said County, to Henry Gladwin of Wingerworth in the said County Esquire, in Exchange for other Lands in the Parish of Brailsford in the said County, of greater Value, to be conveyed to and held by them respectively to the Uses and upon the Trusts therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Montagu and Mr. Cuddon:

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

Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockliffe, in the County of Bedford; and from the Sign of The White Horse, to the Sign of The King’s Arms in Hockliffe aforesaid; and also for making Provision for the more effectual repairing the Road leading from the Sign of The Waggon and Horses, to The Bull Inn in Dunstable aforesaid.”

Admission of Freemen in Corporations, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for giving Relief in Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus for the Admission of Freemen into Corporations, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual proceeding against Persons standing mute on their Arraignment for Felony and Piracy.”

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglesthorne in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Stoke Prior Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Parish and Manor of Stoke Prior, in the County of Worcester.”

Bourn En closure, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, a certain Parcel of Land, called or known by the Name of The Cow Pasture, lying in the South Fen, in the Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln; and for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln.”

Ayr Harbour.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for deepening, cleaning, scouring, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour of Ayr; for enlarging and maintaining the Quays and Piers; for erecting Docks, Breasts, Jetties, and Piers; and for regulating Ships, Lighters, and other Vessels, trading into and going out of the said Harbour; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Holderness Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for draining the Low Grounds and Carrs lying in the several Parishes, Townships, and Places, of Keyingham, Keyingham Marsh, Ryhill and Camerton, Burstwick and Skeckling, Burton Pidsea and Ridgmont, Ottingham, Halsham, Owstwick, Roos, Rimswell, Tunstall, Waxholme, Elsternwick, Lelley, Humbleton, Fitling, Hilston, Gorton, Albrough, Filnton, and Tansterne, within the Seigniory of Holderness, and East Riding of the County of York;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Deneage’s Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to amend and enlarge the Powers and Authorities given to George Fieschi Heneage Esquire, by an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of Benniworth, in the County of Lincoln, “to charge certain Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Manor of Benniworth, in the County of Lincoln, of which he is now strict Tenant for Life, with a certain Sum of Money for reimbursing to him the Expences which he has been at in the enclosing the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Watford Church Yard Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to enlarge the Cemetery or Church Yard of the Parish of Watford, in the County, of Hertford; and to make an additional Building to the present Workhouse, for the Reception of the Poor of the said Parish; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Kemble and Pool Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for enclosing the Open Common Fields, and a Common of Pasture, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, in the Manors and Parishes of Kemble and Pool, in the County of Wilts;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Message from H C. to return Bousquet’s Nat. Bill.

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

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

Welton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

The King’s Consent signified to it.

The Earl of Suffolk 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 Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Ure Bridge Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for building a Bridge cross the River Ure, from Great Ouseborn to Aldwork, in the County of York.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative,

Frome, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, made in the Thirtieth year of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing and widening several Roads leading to, through, and from, the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset; and several other Roads in the Counties of Somerset and Wilts.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

City of Norwich to New Buckenham Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and amending the Road from Berstreet Gates, in the City of Norwich, to New (fn. *) Buckenham in the County of Norfolk.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Besselsleigh, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the End of the present Turnpike Road from Besselsleigh to Hungerford, in the County of Berks, to Leckford, otherwise Sousley Water, in the County of Wilts.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Lautier’s Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing John Lewis Lauher,’

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Chatham Paving, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better paving, cleaning, lighting, and watching, the Streets and Lanes, ih the Town and Parish of Chatham, in the County of Kent; and for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Barlythorpe Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Commons, and Common Grounds, within the Hamlet of Barlythorpe, in the Parish of Oakham, in the County of Rutland.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Reedy Gate to Cheirybrook Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Exeter Turnpike at Reedy Gate, in the Parish of Dunsford, in the County of Devon, to Chetrybrook, in the Forest of Dartmoore, in the said County.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Kingsnorton Common Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Waste Lands, within the Manor and Parish of Kingsnorton, in the County of Worcester.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Ockbrook Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, Meadow, Pasture, Common, and Waste Grounds, within the Liberties of Ockbrook, in the County of Derby.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Manchester, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual Two several Acts for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster, through the Town of Ashton under Line and Parish of Mottram Longdendale, and from thence to Salter’s Brook, in the County Palatine of Chester.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Tavistock to Plymouth, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act, passed in the Second Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, for repairing, widening, and altering, several Roads leading from Tavistock to Plymouth and other Places, in the County of Devon; and for repairing and widening the Road from The Guildhall in Tavistock aforesaid, through Matthew Street and Lower Brook Street, to Cherrybrook and to Dunnabridge Pound; and from the Callington Turnpike Road to Morwellham and New Quay, in the said County.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Mortgage to H. C. that the the Lords have agreed to the Twelve preceding Bills.

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

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

Birmingham, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King George ths Second, for repairing the several Roads leading from Birmingham, through the Town of Wednesbury, to a Place called High Bullen, and to Great Bridge; and from thence to the End of Gibbet Lane, next adjoining to the Township of Bilson; and from Great Bridge, through Dudley, to King Swinford, and to the further End of Brittel Lane, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford, and Worcester.”

Burlton, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from Burlton, in the County of Salop, through Knockin, to Llanymynech, in the same County; and from Knockin to the East End of the Llanriader Road; and from Place Carrick Lane to the Turnpike Road from Llanymynech to Oswestry near Cord Issa Mountain; and from Oswestry Turnpike Road on Knockin Heath, to the East End of Knockin Lane.”

Tardebigg Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing such Part of the Commons and Waste Lands, in the Parish of Tardebigg, as lies in the County of Worcester

Parkhill against Chalmers et al. Hearing ex parte.

The House being moved, “That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Captain David Parkhill is Appellant, and Robert Chalmers and others are Respondents, ex-parte, the Respondents not having put in their Answer though peremptorily ordered so to do:”

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

General Brown’s Estate, Grant, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to grant certain Houses in Fenchurch Street and Addle Street, in the City of London, escheated to the Crown by the Death of Lieutenant General John Brown without Heir, unto Frederick Montagu Esquire and his Heirs, upon the Trusts therein mentioned.”

After some Time the House was resumed:

And the Earl of Westmorland reported from the Committee, “That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment.”

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroroe, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Mercurii, 8o Aprilis 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Dux Bolton.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Eliens.Dux Portland.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Cicestrien.Dux Chandos.Ds. Craven.
Epus. Meneven.Comes Denbigh.Ds. Montfort.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Ravensworth.
Comes Poulet.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Loudoun.Ds. Boston.
Comes Oxford.Ds. Milton.
Comes Dartmouth.Ds. Camden.
Comes Ilchester,Ds. Digby.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Falmouth.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker, by virtue of a former Commission.

E Home against Alcorn.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Alexander Earl of Home is Appellant, and James Alcorn is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and that the Counsel be called in at Twelve o’Clock.

E Hone against Steel and Wilson.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Alexander Earl of Home is Appellant, and Janet Steel and William Wilson are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow.

E Home against Wilson et c con.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Alexander Earl of Home is Appellant, and William Wilson Writer to the Signet is Respondent et e contra:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow.

St Neots Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the West End of Saint Ives Lane, in the Town of Saint Neots, in the County of Huntingdon, to the Pavement at the End of Bell Lane, in the Town of Cambridge.

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

General Brown’s Estate, Giant, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to enable His Majesty to grant certain Houses in Fenchurch Street and Addle Street in the City of London, escheated to the Crown by the Death of Lieutenant General John Brown without Heir, unto Frederick Montagu Esquire and his Heirs, upon the Trusts therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

If 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. Montagu and Mr. Cuddon:

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

Perrott’s Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting a Messuage called Highfield House, and divers Lands, with the Appurtenances, in the County of Gloucester, the Settled Estates of Benjamin Jason Perron Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed as therein mentioned; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the like Uses.”

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.

Smith’s Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, “An Act to enable the Trustees of the Estate of Henry Smith Esquire deceased, to apply certain Sums of Money to the Relief of his poor Kindred; and to enable the said Trustees to grant Building Leases of an Estate in the Parishes of Kensington, Chelsea, and Saint Martin in the Fields, in the County of Middlesex.”

Ordered, That the said Bill may be read a Second Time.

The said Bill was read a Second Time accordingly.

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

D. Bolton.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Harwich.
D. Portland.L. Bp. Ely.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. Chichester.L. Craven.
E. Denbigh.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Montfort.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Sandys.
E. Rochford.L. Ravensworth.
E. Poulet.L. Mansfield.
E. Abercorn.L. Scarsdale,
E. Loudoun.L. Boston.
E. Oxford.L. Milton.
E. Dartmouth.L. Camden.
E. Ilchester.L. Digby.
E. Radnor.
V. Weymouth.
V. Falmouth.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Thursday the 23d Day of this Instant April, at Ten o’Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince’s Lodgings, near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual proceeding against Persons Handing mute on their Arraignment for Felony and Piracy.”

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

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

Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for giving Relief in Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus for the Admission of Freemen into Corporations; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

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

Tardebigg Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing such Part of the Commons and Waste Lands, in the Parish of Tardebigg, as lies in the County of Worcester.”

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

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

Welton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, 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.

Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, a certain Parcel of Land, called or known by the Name of The Cow Pasture, lying in the South Fen, in the Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln; and for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, 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 the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Burlton, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the Road from Burlton, in the County of Salop, through Knockin, to Llanymynech, in the same County; and from Knockin to the East End of the Llanriader Road; and from Place Carrick Lane to the Turnpike Road from Llanymynech to Oswestry near Cord Issa Mountain; and from Oswestry Turnpike Road on Knockin Heath, to the East End of Knockin Lane.”

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.

Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockliffe, in the County of Bedford; and from the Sign of The White Horse to the Sign of The King’s Arms, in Hockliffe aforesaid; and also for making Provision for the more effectual repairing the Road leading from the Sign of The Waggon and Horses to The Bull Inn, in Dunstable aforesaid.”

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

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

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglethorne, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed td 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.

Causes put off.

Ordered, That the Cause which stands for Tomorrow, be put off to Friday next; and that the Cause which stands for Friday next, be put off to Monday next; and that the Rest of the Causes on Cause Days be removed in Course.

Harries et al. Leave for a Bill:

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

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

Bill read:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to veil in Walter Lloyd Esquire and others a small Quantity of Ground, Parcel of the Glebe of the Rectory of Manerdivy, in the County of Pembroke, in Consideration of a certain Yearly Rent thereby secured; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

King’s Content signified tvit.

The Earl of Rochford acquainted the House, “That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the last mentioned Bill, was pleased td consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they mall think fit.”

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill; the King’s Consent signified to it.

The Earl of Rochford also acquainted the House, That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglesthorne, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty’s Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit.”

Pourtales Nat. Bill

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Jaques Louis Pourtoles;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving the Haven of Sandwich;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Solihull, &c. Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Warwick Road near Solihull, to the Guide Post in Kenilworth; and “from Stone Bridge to meet the aforesaid Road on Belsall Common, in the County of Warwick;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield Capitalis justiciarius Banci Regii declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis lie decernentibus;

Die Jovis, 9o Aprilis 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. (fn. *) Londin.Comes Gower, Præses.Ds. Le Despencer.
Epus. Asaphen.Dux Chandos.Ds. Willoughby Pan
Epus. Cestrien.Comes Westmorland.Ds. Craven.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Doncaster.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Coventry.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Potdet.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Abercorn,Ds. Boston.
Comes Loudoun.Ds. Camden.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Northington.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Weymouth.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker, by virtue of a former Commission.

Coulter et al. against Macnair, et c con.

The Answer of Robert Macnair Merchant in Glasgow, to the Cross Appeal of James Coulter and others, was this Day brought in.

E. Home against Alcorn:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Earl of Home, complaining of Four Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 31st of January, 24th of July, 7th of August, and 19th of November 1766; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant 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 Alcorn, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors 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 several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed.

E Home against Steel and Wilson

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Earl of Home, complaining of several Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 24th of December 1740, 2d of July 1741, 22d of July and 9th of December 1760, 21st of January 1764, 23d of February and 27th of June 1765; of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary there, of the nth of August. 1767; and of several other Interlocutors of the said Lords of Session, of the 24th of December 1767, 10th of February, 25th of June, 4th of August, and 15th of November, 1768, the 25th of January and 1st of August 1769; and praying, That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant 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 Janet Steel and William Wilson, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors 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 several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed.

E Home against Wilson, et e contra:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Original Petition and Appeal of Alexander Earl of Home, complaining of Four Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 31st of January, 24th of July, 7th of August, and 19th of November 1766; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;” and likewise, upon the Cross Appeal of William Wilson Writer to the Signet, complaining of Two Interlocutors, of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 2d of July 1741 and 9th of December 1760; of Four Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of the 21st of January and 2d of August 1764, the 23d of February and 27th of June 1765; of Six Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary, of the 11th of August and 24th of December 1767, the 10th of February, 25th of June, 4th of August, and 18th of November 1768; of another Interlocutor of the said Lords of Session, of the 25th of January 1769; and of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the same 25th of January 1769; of another Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the est of August 17695 and also of Two separate Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary, of the 16th of February; 768, and 1st of August 1769; and praying, “That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant 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 William Wilson, put in to the said Original Appeal, and the Answer of Alexander Earl of Home, put in to the said Cross Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on both Sides in these Causes:

Interlocutors affirmed.

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

Ayr Harbour Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for deepening, cleaning, scouring, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour of Ayr; for enlarging and improving the Quays and Piers; for erecting Docks, Breasts, Jetties, and Piers; and for regulating Ships, Lighters, and other Vessels, trading into and going out of the said Harbour; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

Ld. President.L. Bp. London.L. Le Despencer.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Willoughby Far.
E. Westmorland.L. Bp. Chester.L. Craven.
E. Doncaster.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Hyde.
E. Coventry,L. Mansfield.
E. Poulet.L. Scarsdale.
E. Abercorn.L. Boston.
E. Loudoun,L. Camden.
E. Rosebery.
E. Oxford.
E. Strafford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Northington.
V. Montague.
V. Weymouth.

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.

Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich.”

Pourtales Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Jaques Louis Pourtales.”

Solihull, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Ast for repairing and widening the Road from the Warwick Road, near Solihull, to the Guide Poll in Kenilworth; and from Stone Bridge to meet the aforesaid Road on Balsall Common, in the County of Warwick.”

Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for giving Relief in Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus for the Admission of Freemen into Corporations; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Proceeding against Persons standing mute on their Arraignment for Felony and Piracy.”

After some Time the House was resumed:

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

Bitson et al. Leave for a Bill for Buckley.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of James Batson 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.

Buckley’s Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower James Batson and Edward Buckley Batson Esquires, Testamentary Guardians of the Person and Estate of Edward Pery Buckley an Infant, to grant Leases of the Estate of Pery Buckley Esquire deceased.”

Danvers et Ux. Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for empowering and enabling the Trustees, named in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Daniel Dangers Esquire and Mary his Wife, or the Survivors or Survivor of them, or the Heirs of such Survivor, to make Sale of certain Leasehold Estates vetted in them upon divers Trusts mentioned in the said Settlement, and to lay out the Money arising from such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, to be settled in such Manner as the said Leasehold Estates stand settled,” was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto.”

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

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

Heneage’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act to amend and enlarge the Powers and Authorities given to George Fieschi Heneage Esquire by an Act, made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields and Grounds, within the Parish of Benniworth, in the County of Lincoln, to charge certain Lands and Hereditaments, Parcel of the Manor of Benniworth, in the County of Lincoln, of which he is now strict Tenant for Life, with a certain Sum of Money for reimbursing to him the Expences which he has been at in the enclosing the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

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

Lloyd’s et al. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to vest in Walter Lloyd Esquire, and others, a small Quantity of Ground, Parcel of the Glebe of the Rectory of Manerdivy, in the County of Pembroke, in Consideration of a certain Yearly Rent thereby secured; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

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

Welton Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, in the East Riding of the County of York,” 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.”

Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, a certain Parcel of Land, called or known by the Name of The Cow Pasture, lying in the South Fen, in the Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln; and for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln,” was committed.

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglesthorne, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was committed.

Dunstable and Hoekliffe, &c. Road Bill.

The Lord Boston also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockcliffe, in the County of Bedford; and from the Sign of The White Horse to the Sign of The King’s Arms in Hockcliffe aforesaid; and also for making Provision for the more effectual repairing the Road leading from the Sign of The Waggon and Horses to the Bull Inn in Dunstable aforesaid,” 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.”

Rashleigh et al Leave for a Bill tor Bassett:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Philip Rashleigh 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.

Bassett’s Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to vest in the Trustees named in the Will of Francis Basset Esquire deceased, such Powers of leasing and granting Sets of and on the Estates comprized in the Settlement made upon the Marriage of John Pendarves Basset Esquire deceased, as by the said Settlement were given to the Trustees therein named.”

Holderness Drainage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for draining the Low Grounds and Carrs, lying in the several Parishes, Townships, and Places, of Keyingham, Keyingham March, Ryhill and Camerton, Burstwick and Skeckling, Burton Pidsea and Ridgmont, Ottringham, Halsham, Owstwick, Roofs, Rimswell, Tunstall, Waxholme, Elsternwick, Lellcy, Humbleton, Fitting, Hilston, Garton, Albrough, Flinton, and Tansterne, (fn. *) within the Seigniory of Holderness, and 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 To morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Payment of Debts, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for more effectually securing the Payment of Debts;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Friday the 8th Day of May next, and that the Lords be summoned.

Ramsey, &c. Drainage Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for embanking, draining, and preserving, certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the Parish of Ramsey, in the County of Huntingdon, and in the Parishes of Doddington, March, Benwick, Wimblington, and Chatteris, within the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge; and for amending the Road from a certain Bridge in the Parish of Chatteris aforesaid, called Carter’s Bridge, by a Drain called Vermuydens, or The Forty Feet Drain, to a Bridge called The Forty Feet Bridge, in the said Parish of Ramsey;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Cazenove takes the Oaths tot his Naturalization.

Frederick Cazenove took the Oaths, in order to his Naturalization.

Whittlesey Dramage Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Sampson Gideon and others:

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, made in the Twenty-Second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual draining and preserving of several Fen Lands and Field Lands, in the Bounds and Precincts of Whittlesey, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge” so far as the same relates to the several Fen and Field Lands lying in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Districts, described in the said Act;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Dock Yards, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, “An Act for the better securing and preserving His Majesty’s Dock Yards, Magazines, Ships, Ammunition, and Stores;” to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Cazcnove’s Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Frederick Cazenove.”

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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield Capitalis Justiciaries Banci Regii declaravit praesens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Veneris, 10o Aprilis 1772.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.Comes Gower, Præsses.Ds. Harwich, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Epus. Londin.Dux Grafton, C. P. S.Ds. Willoughby Par.
Epus. Wigorn.Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.Ds. Clifton.
Epus. Meneven.Dux Chandos.Ds. Craven.
Epus. Asaphen.Comes Hertford, Camerarius.Ds. Godolphin.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.Comes Suffolk.Ds. Sandys.
Comes Denbigh.Ds. Bruce.
Comes Westmorland.Ds. Hyde.
Comes Sandwich.Ds. Walpole.
Comes Doncaster.Ds. Mansfield.
Comes Rochford.Ds. Scarsdale.
Comes Strathmore.Ds. Boston.
Comes Abercorn.Ds. Camden.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Northington.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Deas et al. against Home et al.

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the amended Petition and Appeal of John Deas Esquire, Alexander Wight Esquire Advocate, Andrew Crosbie Esquire Advocate, Alexander Ferguson Esquire Advocate, Mr. Alexander Gray Writer to the Signet, Mr. John Thompson Writer in Edinburgh, Mr. Hugh Maxwell Writer, and Mr. James Inglis Junior, Merchant in Edinburgh, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 15th of February 1772; and praying, That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered, 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 John Home Messieurs Toung and Trotter, John Reid, Richard Thomson, and the Magistrates and Council of the City of Edinburgh, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Causes:

Interlocutor reversed, and Directions given.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the Interlocutor complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same is hereby reversed: And if is further ordered, That the Court of Session do pass the Bill of Suspension, that the Question of Right may be decided when the Suspension shall be conjoined with the Action of Declarator.

Ayr Harbour, &c. Bill.

The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for deepening, cleaning, scouring, preserving, and maintaining, the Harbour of Ayr; for enlarging and improving the Quays and Piers; for erecting Docks, Breasts, Jetties, and Piers; and for regulating Ships, Lighters, and other vessels, trading into and going out of the said Harbour; and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” 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.”

Tardebigg Enclosure Bill.

The Earl of Westmorland reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing such Part of the Commons and Waste Lands, in the Parish of Tardebigg, as lies in the County of Worcester” 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.”

Holderness Drainage Bill.

The Lord Boston made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for draining the Low Grounds and Carrs, lying in the several Parishes, Townships, and Places, of Keyingham, Keyingham March, Ryhill and Camerton, Burstwick and Skeckling, Burton Pidsea and Ridgmont, Ottringham, Halsham, Owstwick, Roofs, Rimswell, Tunstall, Waxholme Elsternwick, Lelley, Humbleton, Fitling, Hilston, Garton, Albrough, Flinton, and Tansterne, within the Seigniory of Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York,” was committed.

D. Buccleugh Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of his Grace the Most Noble Henry Duke of Buccleugh; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for vesting the legal Estate and Interest of and in certain Freehold Lands, at Adderbury, in the County of Oxford, now vested in Charles Townsend Esquire an Infant Trustee, in the Most Noble Henry Duke of Buccleugh and his Heirs, and in certain Copyhold Lands in Kenneth Mackenzie Esquire and his Heirs, in Trust for the said Duke and his Heirs.”

Admission of Freemen into Corporations, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for giving Relief in Proceedings upon Writs of Mandamus for the Admission of Freemen into Corporations; and for other Purposes therein mentioned.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Danvers et Ux. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for empowering and enabling the Trustees, named in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Daniel Danvers Esquire and Mary his Wife, or the Survivors or Survivor of them, or the Heirs of such Survivor, to make Sale of certain Leasehold Estate, vested in them upon divers Trusts mentioned in the said Settlement, and to lay out the Money arising from such Sale in the Purchase of other Estate, to be settled in such Manner as the said Leasehold Estate stand settled.”

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.

Arraignment for Felony and Piracy, Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual Proceeding against Persons standing mute on their Arraignment for Felony and Piracy.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Dunstable and Hockliffe, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockliffe, in the County of Bedford; and from the Sign of The White Horse, to the Sign of The Kings Arms, in Hockliffe aforesaid; and also, for making Provision for the more effectual repairing the Road leading from the Sign of The Waggon and Horses, to the Bull Inn, in Dunstable aforesaid.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Welton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields, Lands, and Waste Grounds, within the Township of Welton, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bourn Enclosure, &c. Bill

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining, a certain Parcel of Land, called or known by the Name of The Cow Pasture, lying in the South Fen, in the Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln; and for amending and rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Sixth Year of His present Majesty’s Reign, intituled, An Act for allotting, dividing, enclosing, and draining, several Open and Common Fields, Meadows, Waste and Fen Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Bourn, in the County of Lincoln,.”

The Question was put, “Whether this Bill shall pass ?”

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Sigglesthorne Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Township of Sigglesthorne, in Holderness, in the East Riding of the County of York.”

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 Five preceding Bill.

And Messages were, severally, ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former messengers:

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

Ramsgate Harbour, &c. Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, “An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for enlarging and maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate; and for cleansing, amending, and preserving, the Haven of Sandwich,” be printed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday the Fourth Day of May next, and that the Lords be summoned.

Solihull, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Warwick Road, near Solihull, to the Guide Post in Kenilworth; and from Stone Bridge to meet the aforesaid Road on Balsall Common, in the County of Warwick.”

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

Ld. President.L. Abp. Canterbury.L. Harwich.
Ld. Privy Seal.L. Bp. London.L. Willoughby Par.
D. Ancaster.L. Bp. Worcester.L. Clifton.
D. Chandos.L. Bp. St. Davids.L. Craven.
Ld. Chamberlain.L. Bp. St. Asaph.L. Godolphin.
E. Suffolk.L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.L. Sandys.
E. Denbigh.L. Bruce.
E. Westmorland.L. Hyde.
E. Sandwich.L. Walpole.
E. Doncaster.L. Mansfield.
E. Rochford.L. Scarsdale.
E. Strathmore.L. Boston.
E. Abercorn.L. Camden.
E. Lottdoun.
E. Rosebery.
E. Oxford.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Northington.
E. Radnor.
V. Weymouth.
V. Dudley & Ward.

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

Whittlesey Drainage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act, made in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, “An Act for the more effectual draining and preserving of several Fen Lands and Field Lands in the Bounds and Precincts of Whittlesey, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge” so far as the same relates to the several Fen and Field Lands, lying in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth, Districts, described in 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 the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Ramsey, &c. Drainage, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for embanking, draining, and preserving, certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the Parish of Ramsey in the County of Huntingdon, and in the Parishes of Doddington, March, Benwick, Wimblington, and Chatteris, within the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge; and for amending the Road from a certain Bridge, in the Parish of Chatteris aforesaid, called Carter’s Bridge, by a Drain, called Vermuyden’s, or The Forty Feet Drains to a Bridge called The Forty Feet Bridge, in the said Parish of Ramsey.

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Scotch Carters, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better Regulation of Carters, Carriages, Loaded Horses, Pedlars, Tinkers, and Petty Chapmen; and for filling up or enclosing Coal and other Pits and Sinks; and for removing of Obstructions and Nuisances within that Part of Great Britain, called Scotland.”

Moved, “To commit the Bill.”

Which being objected to:

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Pourtales Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for naturalizing Jaques Louis Pourtales.”

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.

Dock Yards, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for the better securing and preserving His Majesty’s Dock Yards, Magazines, Ships, Ammunition, and Store.”

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.

Burbor’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for reinvesting divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, situate and being in the County of Stafford, late the Estate of Robert Barbor Esquire deceased, in the several Persons now in being, and for such Estates as they are severally entitled under the Will of the said Robert Barbor; and for enabling James Mayo and Charles Mayo to join in such Conveyances as shall be necessary for those Purposes.”

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 27th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Basset’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to vest in the Trustees, named in the Will of Francis Basset Esquire deceased, such Powers of leasing and granting Setts of and on the Estates comprized in the Settlement made upon the Marriage of John Pendarves Basset Esquire deceased, as by the said Settlement were given to the Trustees therein named.”

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.

Buckley’s Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act to empower James Boston and Edward Buckley Boston Esquires, Testamentary Guardians of the Person and Estate of Edward Pery Buckley an Infant, to grant Leases of the Estate of Pery Buckley Esquire deceased.”

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

Their Lordships, or any five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Birmingham, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of King George the First, and the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of King George the Second, for repairing the several Roads leading from Birmingham, through the Town of Wednesbury, to a Place called High Bullen, and to Great Bridge; and from thence to the End of Gibbet Lane, next adjoining to the Township of Bilson; and from Great Bridge, through Dudley, to Kingswinford; and to the further End of Brittel Lane, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford, and Worcester.

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.

Rutherfoord et al. Against Hamilton.

The House being informed, “That Robert Hamilton, Respondent to the Appeal of James Rutherfoord Writer in Kinghorn, and others, had not put in his Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose:”

And thereupon, An Affidavit of George Andrew of the due Service of the said Order being read:

Ordered, That the said Respondent do put in his Answer to the said Appeal, peremptorily, in a Week.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield Capitalis Justiciaries Banci Regii declaravit praesens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Luna, decimum tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

May 8th 1787.

Hitherto examined by us,

Moray.

John Bangor.

Scarsdale.

Hawke.

Footnotes

1 Sic.
2 Sic.
3 Sic.
4 In every other Entry this has been New Buckingham, but in the Journal of the H. C. it is as here. Vide Journals of H. C. Vol. 33 P. 565, b.
5 Origin. London.
6 Origin. with. In every other Entry it is within. Vide Journals of H. C. Vol 33. P. 669.