House of Lords Journal Volume 23
April 1727, 21-30

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 23: April 1727, 21-30', Journal of the House of Lords volume 23: 1727-1731 (1767-1830), pp. 110-121. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=113915 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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April 1726, 21-30

DIE Veneris, 21o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Kinaston's Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of William Kinaston Esquire, and for settling other Part thereof to the Uses therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and found the Allegations thereof to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the same, with some Amendments."

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

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

Birmingham Roads to repair, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act 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's Winsford, and to the further End of Brittell Lane, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford, and Worcester."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Transportation of Felons, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enforce the Laws for the Transportation of Felons, and for preventing their Return to Great Britain; and for carrying on Criminal Prosecutions at the Expence of the County where the Offence is committed."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the said Committee, "That they had made some Progress in the Bill; and directed him to move, That another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the said Bill, on Monday next; and that the Judges, or some of them, do then attend this House; and that the Cause appointed for that Day be put off to Tuesday; and the other Causes removed one Day in Course.

Message from H. C. to return the D. of Manchester's Bill to vest Rectories, &c. in new Trustees.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to vest several Rectories, Parsonages, Churches, and Chapels, of Breamore, South Charford, Hale, Rockbourn, Whitsbury, and Quidesley, with the Glebe Lands and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, in new Trustees, to put in Execution certain Trusts and Powers contained in an Indenture, dated the Fifteenth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred and Eighty-three;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

S. S. Company to deliver Negroes at Buenos Ayres, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Eyles Lord Mayor of London and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the South Sea Company, with the License and Consent of the East India Company, to take in Negroes within their Limits of Trade, and to deliver the same at Buenos Ayres;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return the Addington Rectory Exchange of Tythes, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for exchanging the Tithes and Glebe Lands of and belonging to the Rectory of the Church of Addington, in the County of Bucks, for other Lands in Addington aforesaid, to be settled on the Rector of the said Church and his Successors; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Roads from Wigan to Preston, to repair, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and amending, the Roads from Wigan to Preston, in the County of Lancaster."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bromsgrove Roads, to repair, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Bromsgrove, to the Town of Dudley, in the County of Worcester; and from the said Town of Bromsgrove, to the Town of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick."

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 Two preceding Bills.

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

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

Chevers' Petition, for Deeds and Writings to be produced:

Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Chevers, and Hyacinth Chevers his only Son and Heir Apparent; praying, "That the Respondent John Chevers may produce, at the Hearing the Petitioners Appeal, all Deeds, Papers, and Writings, confessed by him in his Answer to the Petitioners Bill, to be in his Hands or Custody:"

And thereupon the Petitioner, as also Michael Chevers, being called in, and examined at the Bar:

And the said Michael alledging, on Oath, "That One of the Deeds above-mentioned was lost, so that he had not the same to produce:"

And being withdrawn:

It is Ordered, That the Respondents to the said Appeal do produce, at the said Hearing, all the Deeds and Writings in their Custody, or Power, desired by the said Petition; and that they do forthwith deliver, or cause to be delivered, to the Petitioner, a true Copy of the Deed alledged by the said Michael Chevers to be lost, as aforesaid.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Sabbati, 22o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Kent.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

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

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Marquis of Hartington and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Elibu Yale Esquire, deceased, in the County of Denbigh, in Trustees, to be sold; and applying One Third Part of the Monies arising by Sale thereof according to the Will of Ursula Yale his Daughter, deceased; and the other Two-thirds for the Benefit of his Two other Coheirs;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Cranford Bridge Road to repair, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Cranford Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, to that End of Maidenhead Bridge which lies in the County of Bucks;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Messages from H. C. to return Goulston's Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing a Power of Revocation in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Francis Goulston Esquire, and for establishing and vesting a new Power instead thereof;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Conyer's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Conveyance of the Manor of the Rectory of Great Stoughton, in the County of Huntingdon, unto Sir Baldwyn Conyers Baronet, in Exchange for an Annuity granted by him to the Vicar of Great Stoughton aforesaid, and his Successors;" and to ac quaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Amphlett's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Copyhold and other Lands in John Amphlett Esquire, in Lieu of the Freehold Lands agreed to be purchased and settled on him by the Marriage Articles of Joseph Amphlett Esquire, his late Father, with Anne his Wife (both deceased); and for making Provision for the Younger Children of that Marriage;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Salt Owners at Northwich, &c. versus River Weaver:

Upon reading the Petition of the Proprietors and Dealers in Rock and White Salt, in and about Northwich and Middlewich, in the County of Chester; praying, "That no larger Duty may be laid on Trade, than what is necessary for perfecting and supporting the Navigation of the River Weaver:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Petition of all the Proprietors of Salt, for River Weaver, Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of all the Proprietors of Salt Rock and White Salt, inhabiting in and near the Town of Northwich, Middlewich, and Nantwich, in the County of Chester; praying, "That the Bill for repealing an Act passed in the Seventh Year of His present Majesty's Reign, for making the River Weaver navigable, may pass:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Consideration of the Lords Committees to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Jevers versus Barker:

The House was informed, "That a Person attended at the Door, and desired to deliver in several Papers and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Thomas Jevers Esquire is Appellant, and Sir William Barker Baronet Respondent:"

Papers proved.

And thereupon Rosse Fox Esquire being called in, and sworn; he delivered in, at the Bar, the said Papers and Proceedings; and attested, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland:

And then he withdrew.

Barker versus Gyles & al.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Robert Barker Gentleman; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made about the Fourth Day of June One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twentyfive, in a Cause, wherein the Appellant was Plaintiff, and Nathaniel Gyles and Lawrence Smith Executors of Robert Barker Esquire deceased, Martha Barker, John Blake and Penelope his Wife, were Defendants; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:" As also upon the several Answers of the said Nathaniel Gyles, Lawrence Smith, and the other Defendants put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Decree affirmed, with a Direction.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree complained of in the said Appeal be, and is hereby, affirmed, with this Direction; That the Appellant may be at Liberty to apply to the Court of Chancery, for to receive to his own Use the Surplus of the Rents and Profits of the Real Estate, over and above what shall be sufficient, together with the Personal Estate, to pay off the Testator's Debts and Legacies, and other Payments directed by the Will, in case it shall appear upon the Accompt, that there is, or before Sale shall be, any such Surplus; and likewise to apply to the said Court, that no more of the said Estate be sold than is necessary to make good the Payments aforesaid; whereupon such Direction shall be given as shall be just.

Harrison, for Books and Papers to be produced.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Harrison Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Moses Hart and Isaac Franks are Respondents; praying, "That the proper Officers or Clerks belonging to The South Sea House may attend this House, at the Hearing the said Appeal, with the Books and Particulars following; (videlicct), Leidger, marked H. No 4.; Leidger, marked 1. K. No 4.; Transfer Book, marked H. No 1. and 2. for the Year 1720; Mr. Robert Knight's Cash Book for the same Year 1720: And that the said Franks may then produce the Exhibits following; (videlicct,) Copy of the said Franks's Accompt, as given Appellant, marked Letter A; Accompt of Entries in some of the Leidgers of the South Sea Company, marked Letter B.; Copy of other Accompts, taken from the Leidger of the South Sea Company, marked Letter C.:"

It is Ordered, That the said Officers or Clerks do attend this House, with the said Books and Leidgers, at the Hearing the said Appeal; and that the said Franks do then produce the said Exhibits, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

S. S. Company to delaver Negroes at Buenos Ayres, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the South Sea Company, with the License and Consent of the East India Company, to take in Negroes within their Limits of Trade, and to deliver the same at Buenos Ayres."

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

Kinaston's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of William Kinaston Esquire; and for settling other Part thereof to the Uses 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. Thomas Bennet and Mr. Elde:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 24o Aprilis.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Georgius Princeps Walliæ.

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Kent.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Carterct.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. to return Southcott's Bill

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Albury, in the Parish of Mestham, and the Manor of Chaldon, and other Lands, in the County of Surrey, Part of the Estate of John Southcott Esquire, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling the Capital Messuage of Witham Place, and other Lands, in the County of Essex, of the same Value, Part of the Estate of Sir Edward Southcott Knight, Father of the said John Southcott;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments; whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. John Bennet and Mr. Thomas Bennet, to acquaint them therewith.

Ranl's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Two undivided Third Parts of the Manor of Weeton, and other Lands in Holderness, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Rand; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

River Dunn Navigation Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Dunn, from a Place, called Holmestile, in the Township of Doncoster, in the County of York, to Wilsick House, in the Parish of Barmby Dunn, in the said County;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

and Warminster Roads to repair, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the several Roads leading from the Town of Warminster, in the County of Wilts," was committed: "That they had gone through the said Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

The said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. John Bennet and Mr. Thomas Bennet:

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

Transportation of Felons, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee again, to consider further of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enforce the Laws for the Transportation of Felons, and for preventing their Return to Great Britain; and for carrying on Criminal Prosecutions at the Expence of the County where the Offence is committed."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the said Committee, "That they had made some further Progress in the said Bill; and directed him to move, that another Time may be appointed, to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That, on this Day Three Weeks, this House shall be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the said Bill.

S S. Company to deliver Negroes at Buenos Ayres, Bill.

The House also (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill intituled, "An Act to enable the South Sea Company, with the Licence and Consent of the East India Company to take in Negroes within their Limits of Trade, and to deliver the same at Buenos Ayres."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

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

The said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being 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. John Bennet and Mr. Thomas Bennet:

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

Message from thence to return Wall's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Wall, for Payment of Debts; and for settling other Part of his Estate, for the Education and Maintenance of his only Son;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. John Bennet and Mr. Thomas Bennet, to acquaint them therewith.

Highway between Hockliffe and Wooburn to amend, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual amending the Highway between Hockliffe and Wooburn, in the County of Bedford; and for repairing the Road leading through Wooburn to Tickford Bridge, in Newport Pagnell, in the County of Bucks;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Cranford Bridge Road to repair, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Cranford Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, to that End of Maidenhead Bridge which lies in the County of Bucks."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Trevor, C. P. S.
Dux Kent.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Epus. London.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.

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

Message from H. C. to return Norton's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Real and Personal Estate of William Norton Esquire deceased, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Sainthill Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling certain Lands and Tenements of Edward Sainthill the Elder Esquire, therein mentioned, pursuant to an Agreement made on the Marriage of Edward Sainthill his Son, with Frances the Daughter of Sir Walter Yonge Baronet;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

King present:

His Majesty, being seated on His Royal Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended with His Officers of State; the Prince of Wales, in his Robes, sitting in his Place on His Majesty's Right Hand; and the Lords being also in their Robes; commanded the Deputy 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; he, after a short Introduction, in relation to the Malt Bill to be passed, delivered the same to the Clerk; who brought it to the Table, where the Clerk of the Crown read the Title of that and the Titles of the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follow:

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for continuing the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, in that Part of Great Britain called England; and for granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-seven; and for appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, and Orders, lost, burnt, or otherwife destroyed; and for giving further Time to Clerks and Apprentices to pay Duties omitted to be paid for their Indentures and Contracts."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced in these Words; (videlicet,)

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

"2. An Act to enable the South Sea Company, with the Licence and Consent of the East India Company, to take in Negroes within their Limits of Trade, and to deliver the same at Buenos Ayres."

"3. An Act for repairing, widening, and amending, the Roads from Wigan to Preston, in the County of Lancaster."

"4. An Act for repairing, widening, and amending, the Road from Warrington to Wigan, in the County of Lancaster."

"5. An Act for repairing the Roads leading from Cirencester Town's-end to St. John's Bridge, in the County of Gloucester."

"6. An Act for amending the several Roads leading from the City of Bristol."

"7. An Act for repairing the Road leading from Studley Bridge, through Chippenham, in the County of Wilts, to the Top of Toghill, in the County of Gloucester."

"8. An Act 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 adjoining to the Township of Bilson, and from Great Bridge, through Dudley, to King's Winsford, and to the further End of Brittell Lane, in the Counties of Warwick, Stafford, and Worcester."

"9. An Act for repairing the Roads leading from the Town of Bromsgrove to the Town of Dudley, in the County of Warcester, and from the said Town of Bromsgrove to the Town of Birmingham, in the County of Warwick."

"10. An Act for repairing the several Roads leading from the Town of Warminster, in the County of Wilts."

"11. An Act for amending and repairing the Road from Luton, in the County of Bedford, to Westwood Gate, in the said County."

"12. An Act for the effectual Draining and Preservation of Haddenham Levell, in the Isle of Ely."

"13. An Act for repealing Part, and making more effectual the Residue, of an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for the incorporating certain Persons, for the better providing for, and setting at Work, the Poor in the City of Gloucester."

"14. An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Dunn, from a Place called Holmestile, in the Township of Doncaster, in the County of York, to Wilsick House, in the Parish of Barmby Dunn, in the said County."

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

"Le Roy le veult."

"15. An Act to enable an Exchange to be made between Lionel Duke of Dorset, and the Trustees of Henry Smith Esquire, deceased, of Sixteen Acres Seventeen Perches and an Half of Land and Coppice, lying near Knole Park, in the County of Kent, of the Value of Eight Pounds per Annum, for a Rent Charge of Ten Pounds a Year, Part of a Fee Farm Rent of Forty Pounds per Annum, issuing out of the Manor of Heddington, with the Hundred of Bullingdon, in the County of Oxford."

"16. An Act to vest the several Rectories, Parsonages, Churches, and Chapels, of Breamore, South Charford, Halc, Rockbourn, Whitsbury, and Quidesley, with the Glebe Land and Appurtenances thereunto belonging, in new Trustees, to put in Execution certain Trusts and Powers contained in an Indenture dated the Fifteenth Day of May One Thousand Six Hundred and Eighty-three."

"17. An Act for appointing Commissioners, to make a Division of certain Common Fields and Wastes, in the Townships of Scarcliffe and Palterton, in Derbyshire, among the Proprietors, in order to enclose the same."

"18. An Act for enclosing the Common Fields in Hucklecott, in the Parish of Churchdowne, in the County of Gloucesier."

"19. An Act to vest the Manors of Great Hallingbury and Little Hallingbury, Wallbury, and Monkbury, and the Forest or Chace in the Parish of Hatfield, in the County of Essex; and also the Manor or Lordship of Bluntshall in the County of Suffolk, and the Manor or Lordship of Winterton in the County of Norfolk, in Trustee, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, to which the same are subject by virtue of the Will of Sir Edward Turnour Knight, deceased; and for laying out the Surplus of the Money, if any, arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of Lands, to be settled to the Uses mentioned in the Will of the said Sir Edward Turnour."

"20. An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Moyle Breton Esquire in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Three Thousand Pounds, charged on other Part of the same Estate; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"21. An Act for the Sale of certain Houses and Lands, in the Town and Liberties of Bridgnorth, in the County of Salop, contained in the Marriage Settlement of John Yate Gentleman; and for the purchasing and settling other Lands, of as great Yearly Value, to the same Uses."

"22. An Act for exchanging the Tithes and Glebe Lands of and belonging to the Rectory of the Church of Addington, in the County of Bucks, for other Lands in Addington aforesaid, to be settled on the Rector of the said Church and his Successors; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"23. An Act for vesting the Real Estate late of Elihu Yale Esquire deceased, in the County of Denbigh, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying One Third Part of the Monies arising by Sale thereof, according to the Will of Ursula Yale his Daughter, deceased; and the other Two Thirds for the Benefit of his Two other Coheirs."

"24. An Act for repealing a Power of Revocation in the Settlement made on the Marriage of Francis Goulston Esquire; and for establishing and vesting a new Power instead thereof."

"25. An Act for confirming a Conveyance of the Manor of the Rectory of Great Stoughton, in the County of Huntingdon, unto Sir Baldwyn Conyers Baronet, in Exchange for an Annuity granted by him to the Vicar of Great Stoughton aforesaid, and his Successors."

"26. An Act for vesting certain Copyhold and other Lands in John Amphlett Esquire, in Lieu of the Freehold Lands agreed to be purchased and settled on him by the Marriage Articles of Joseph Amphlett Esquire, his late Father, with Anne his Wife, both deceased; and for making Provision for the Younger Children of that Marriage.

"27. An Act for Sale of Two undivided Third Parts of the Manor of Weeton, and other Lands in Holderness, Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Rand; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale, in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

"28. An Act for vesting the Real and Personal Estate of William Norton Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

"29. An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Albury, in the Parish of Mestham, and the Manor of Chaldon, and other Lands, in the County of Surrey, Part of the Estate of John Southcott Esquire, for the Purposes therein mentioned; and for settling the Capital Messuage of Wirham Place, and other Lands, in the County of Essex, of the same Value, Part of the Estate of Sir Edward Southcott Knight, Father of the said John Southcott, to the like Uses."

"30. An Act for settling certain Lands and Tenements of Edward Sainthill the Elder Esquire, therein mentioned, pursuant to an Agreement made on the Marriage of Edward Sainthill his Son, with Frances the Daughter of Sir Walter Yonge Baronet."

"31. An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of John Wall, for Payment of Debts; and for settling other Part of his Estate, for the Education and Maintenance of his only Son."

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

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire:

And the Commons withdrew:

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

Thornton's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees a Messuage and Garden, in the Parish of St. Catherine Coleman, London, the Estate of Robert Thornton and Hannah his Wife, to be sold, on settling an Estate of a greater Value, to the same Uses," was referred:

The said Bill was read a Second Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees before-named:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 25o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Kent.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

E. Albermarle and E. of Deloraine take the Oaths.

This Day William Anne Earl of Albemarle and Henry Earl of Deloraine came to the Table; and took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; their Lordships having first delivered Certificates of their receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Highway between Hockliste and Wooburn, to amend, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual amending the Highway between Hockliffe and Wooburn, in the County of Bedford; and for repairing the Road leading through Wooburn to Tickford Bridge, in Newport Pagnell, in the County of Bucks."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ds. Trevor, C. P. S.
Dux Kent.
Dux Greenwich.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Macclesfield.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Cobham.
Viscount Falmouth.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Ducie.

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

Causes put off.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Humphrey Skerret Gentleman is Appellant, and John Nisbet Esquire and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and the other Causes removed One Day in Course.

Woollen Manufacture to regulate, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Woollen Manufacture, and for preventing Disputes among the Persons concerned therein; and for limiting a Time for prosecuting for the Forfeiture appointed by an Act of the Twelfth Year of His Majesty's Reign, in case of Payment of the Workmen's Wages in any other Manner than in Money."

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

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Ouze, in the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Hopkins and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Dying Trade;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Shipwrecked Mariners, Relief, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more equal paying and better collecting certain small Sums of Money, for the Relief of Shipwrecked Mariners and distressed Persons, His Majesty's Subjects, in the Dominions of the Great Duke of Tuseany; and for other pious and Charitable Purposes, usually contributed to by the Merchants trading to Leghorn."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawarr reported from the said Committee, "That they had made some Progress in the said Bill; and directed him to move, That another Time may be appointed, to proceed further therein."

Ordered, That on this Day Sevennight this House shall be put into a Committee again, to consider further of the said Bill.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and promoting Fisheries, and other Manufactures and Improvements, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 26o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Ds. Trevor, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Selkirk.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Graham.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Ds. Percy.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Causes put off.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Humphrey Skerret Gentleman is Appellant, and John Nisbet Esquire and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and the other Causes removed One Day in Course.

River Owze Navigation Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Ouze, in the County of York."

Frauds in Dying Trade to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Dying Trade."

Scotland Fisheries, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and promoting Fisheries, and other Manufactures and Improvements, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

D. of Somerset's Privilege:

Complaint being made to the House, and Oath made at the Bar, "That John Heather Senior of Bignor Miller, and his Son John Heather, have broke down, or caused to be broken down, certain Banks, Dams, or Sluices, in the Lands or Grounds belonging to a Farm called Glatten Farm, in the County of Sussex, in the Possession of Charles Duke of Somerset, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament, in Breach of his Grace's Privilege, and the Privilege of this House:"

Heather and his Son to be attached, for breaking down Banks, &c.

It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Serjeant at Arms attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Bodies of the said John Heather Senior and John Heather Junior, and bring them in safe Custody to this House, to answer for their said Offences; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

Rivers Wye and Lugg Navigation Bill:

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King William the Third, intituled, "An Act for making navigable the Rivers Wye and Lugg, in the County of Hereford, and for making the same more effectual," was committed: That they had gone through the said Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

The said Bill was read the Third Time.

And the Question being put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendments, 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. John Bennet and Mr. Thurston:

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Lowndes, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom the Petition of Charles Lowndes Gentleman and Rebecca his Wife was referred; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Quantities and Parcels of South Sea Stock, and South Sea Annuities, for Payment of the Debts of Charles Lowndes Gentleman; and for the Benefit and Relief of him and Rebecca his Wife."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen tum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, vicesimum septimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 27o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. King, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Cobham.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Ducie.

PRAYERS.

Frauds in the Dying Trade to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Dying Trade."

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

Skerret versus Nisbet & al.:

Counsel (according to Order) were called in, to be heard, upon the Petition and Appeal of Humphrey Skerret Gentleman; complaining of a Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, of the Two and Twentieth of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twenty-three, and of several subsequent Proceedings of the said Court: As also upon the Answer of John Nisbet, William Slack, and Joseph Hall, put in to the said Appeal.

And the Appellant's Counsel being directed to proceed.

The Respondents Counsel objected, "That Christopher Rind. a Party in the Cause below, was not made a Respondent to the said Appeal."

And being heard thereunto:

The Appellant's Counsel were heard, in Answer to the Respondents Objections.

And the Respondents Counsel being heard, by Way of Reply, in Support of their said Objections:

They were all directed to withdraw.

And being withdrawn:

Adjourned till next Session, for Want of proper Parties.

It is Ordered, That the Hearing this Cause be adjourned till the next Session of Parliament; and that the Appellant be at Liberty, in the mean Time, to amend the said Appeal, by adding proper Parties, as he shall think fit or be advised; and that the Consideration of Costs, with respect to this Matter, be adjourned till the Hearing of this Cause.

River Owze Navigation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Owze, in the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Greenwich.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Cobham.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Maynard.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Ducie.

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

Cranford Bridge Road to repair, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Cranford Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, to that End of Maidenhead Bridge which lies in the County of Bucks, was committed: That they had gone through the same, and made some Amendments thereunto."

Which were read by the Clerk.

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

And the last Amendment being also read a Second Time:

It is Ordered, That the said Bill be re-committed to the same Lords Committees:

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

Scotland Fisheries, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging and promoting Fisheries, and other Manufactures and Improvements, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

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

Lowndes's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting several Quantities and Parcels of South Sea Stock and South Sea Annuities, for Payment of the Debts of Charles Lowndes Gentleman; and for the Benefit and Relief of him and Rebecca his Wife."

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

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 28o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Asaphens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Menevens.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestriens.
Ds King, Cancellarius.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Kent.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
2. Comes Warrington.
1. Comes Cardigan.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Buchan.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Deloraine.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Harborough.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Tadcaster.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Lynne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Waldegrave.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.
Ds. Cadogan.

PRAYERS.

Orlebar versus Paxton & al.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Orlebar Esquire, Son and Administrator of John Orlebar Esquire, deceased, late One of the Masters of the High Court of Chancery; complaining of an Order of the said Court, of the Fifth of July last, made upon the Petition of Nicholas Paxton, Solicitor on the Behalf of the Suitors of the Court of Chancery, whereby the Appellant is ordered to be examined upon Interrogatories, as Mr. Holford One of the Masters of the said Court should direct, concerning the several Matters contained in the said Mr. Paxton's Petition; and the Payments made by the said Mr. Orlebar, the Appellant's Father, or the Appellant, to Mr. Edward Conway; and praying, "That the said Order may be reversed:" As also upon the Answers of the said Nicholas Paxton and Edward Conway, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration and Debate had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Order 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 Order therein complained of be, and is hereby, affirmed.

St Catherine Cree Church, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Hopkins and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing a certain Provision, for maintaining the Curate of St. Catherine Cree Church, alias Christ Church, London, and for repairing and supporting the Chancel of the said Church;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Barnes & al. versus Otway, in Error;

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error brought into this House the Thirteenth Day of February last, wherein Benjamin Barnes and Christopher Frederick Kreinberg are Plaintiffs, and Charles Otway is Defendant, in order to reverse a Judgement given in the Exchequer Chamber for the Defendant in Error:

Counsel accordingly appearing at the Bar; and acquainting the House, "That the Matters in Difference were agreed between the said Parties; and did therefore desire the Judgement might be affirmed:"

Judgement affirmed, by Consent.

It is thereupon Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgement given in the Exchequer Chamber be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that the Record be remitted, to the End Execution may be had thereupon as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House.

The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Transcript of the Record to be remitted, follows:

"Postea, scilicet, Decimo Tertio Die Februarii, Anno Regni Domini Georgii nunc Regis Magn. Britann. &c. Decimo Tertio, Transcript. Record. et Process. inter præfat. Carolum Otway et præd. Benjamin. Barnes et Xpofcr. Fredericum Kreienberg, cum omnibus ea tangen. Prætextu cujusdam Brevis de Error, corrigend. pre præd. Benjanun. Barnes et Xpofer. Fredericum Kreienberg in Præmissis prosecut. præfato Domino Regi in præsenti Parliamento suo, a præ. Cur. Scaccarri ejusdem Domini Regis miss. suit; prædictique Benjamin et Xpofer. Frederic. in Cur. Parliamenti comparentes, diversas Causas et Materias pro Error. in Record. et Process. præd. necnon in Adjudication. Execution. Judic. præd. pro Revocatione et Adnullatione Record. præd. et Adjucatione Executionis Judic. præd. assignaverunt; ad quas præfat. Carolus in eadem Cur. Parliamenti comparens placitavit, quod nec in Recordo et Processu præd. ncc in Adjudicatione Execution. Judic. præd. in ullo suit Erratum: Et postea, scilicet, Vicesimo Octavo Die Aprilis, Anno Regni dictr Domini Regis nunc Decimo Tertio, in præd. Cur. Parliamenti, visis et per Cur. ibidem diligenter examinatis et plenius intellectis tam Record. et Process. præd. ac Adjudication. Execution. super præd. Breve de Scire Facias e præd. Cur. Scaccarii, versus ipsos Benjamin. Barnes et Xpoferum Fredericum Kreienberg super Recogn. præd. necnon Judic. præd. per præd. Dominum Cancellarium in Forma præd. reddit. quam præd. Causis et Materiis per præfat. Benjamin. et Xpoferum Fredericum superius pro Error. assignat. et allegat. pro eo quod videtur Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod in Record. ill. et Process. præd. ac in Adjudicatione Executionis super Breve de Scire Facias præd. versus præfat. Benjamin. et Xpoferum Fredericum super Recogn. præd. in Forma præd. adjudicat. in nullo vitiosum et defectivum existit; et quod nec in Record. et Process. ill. nec in Adjudicatione Executionis illius in ullo est Erratum: Ideo consideratum est per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Adjudication. Executionis præd. super Breve de Scire Facias præd. versus ipsos. Benjaminum et Xpoferum Fredericum super Recogn. præd. et Judic. præd. per præfat. Dominum Cancellarium in Forma præd. reddit. in omnibus affirmentur, et starent in omni suo Robore et Effectu, dictis Causis et Mater. superius pro Error. assignat. in aliquo non obstan.; et quod Record. et Process. præd. cum omnibus ea tangen. remitterentur præd. Cur. dicti Domini Regis de Scaccario suo, ad Executionem inde faciend. juxta Formam Statuti præd. &c."

Erle & al. versus Otway, in Error:

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Errors argued upon the Writ of Error brought into this House the Thirteenth Day of February last, wherein Thomas Erle and George Pepper are Plaintiffs, and Charles Otway is Defendant, in order to reverse a Judgement given in the Exchequer Chamber for the Defendant in Error:

Counsel accordingly appearing at the Bar; and acquainting the House, "That the Matters in Difference were agreed between the said Parties, and did therefore desire the Judgement might be affirmed:"

Judgement affirmed, by Consent. (fn. 1)

It is thereupon Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Judgement given in the Exchequer Chamber be, and is hereby, affirmed; and that the Record be remitted, to the End Execution may be had thereupon, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House.

The Tenor of which Judgement, to be affixed to the Transcript of the Record to be remitted, follows:

"Postea, scilicet, Decimo Tertio Die Februarii, Anno Regni Domini Georgu nunc Regis Magn. Britann. &c. Decimo Tertio, Transcript. Record. & Process. inter præfat. Carolum Otway et præd. Thomam Erle, cum omnibus ea tangen. Prætextu cujusdam Brevis de Error. corrigend. per præd. Thomam Erle in Præmiss. prosecut. præfat. Domino Regi, in præsenti Parliamento suo a præd. Cur. Scaccarii ejusdem Domini Regis miss. fuit prædictusque Thomas Erle, in Cur. Parliamenti comparens, diversas Causas & Materias pro Error. in Record. et Process. præd. necnon in Adjudication. Execution. Judic. præd. pro Revocation. & Adnullation. Record. præd. & Adjudication. Execution. Judic. præd. affignaverunt; ad quas præfat. Carolus, in eadem Cur. Parliamenti comparens, placitavit, quod nec in Record. & Process. præd. nec in Adjudication. Execution. Judic. præd. in ullo fuit Erratum; & postea, scilicet, Vicesimo Octavo Die Aprilis, Anno Regni dicti Domini Regis nunc Decimo Tertio, in præd. Cur. Parliamenti, visis & per Cur. ibidem diligenter examinatis & plenius intellectis tam Record. & Process. præd. ac Adjudication. Execution. super præd. Breve de Scire Facias e præd. Cur. Scaccarii, versus ipsum Thomam Erle, super Recogn. præd. necnon Judic. præd. per præfat. Dominum Cancellarium in Forma præd. reddit. quam præd. Causis & Materiis per præfat. Thomam Erle superius pro Error. assign. & allegat. pro eo quod videtur Cur. Parliamenti præd. quod in Record. ill. & Process. præd. ac in Adjudication. Execution. super Breve de Scire Facias præd. versus præfat. Thomam Erle, super Recogn. præd. in Forma præd. adjudicat. in nullo vitiosum & defectivum existit, & quod nec in Record. & Process. ill. nec in Adjudication. Execution. ill. in ullo est Erratum; ideo consideratum est per eandem Cur. Parliamenti, quod Adjudicatio Execution. præd. super Breve de Scire Facias præd. versus ipsum Thomam, super Recogn. præd. & Judic. præd. per præfat. Dominum Cancellarium in Forma præd. reddit. in omnibus affirmentur, & starent in omni suo Robore & Effectu, dictis Causis & Materiis superius pro Error. assign. in aliquo non obstantibus; & quod Record. & Process. præd. cum omnibus ea tangen. remitterentur præd. Cur. dicti Domini Regis, de Scaccario suo, ad Executionem inde faciend. juxta formam Statut. præd. &c."

Cranford Bridge Road, to repair, Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Cranford Bridge, in the County of Middlesex, to that End of Maidenhead Bridge which lies in the County of Bucks," was recommitted: "That they had considered further of that Part of the Bill upon which the Re-commitment was made; and had agreed to the Two Clauses directed before to be left out of the said Bill, with some Amendments."

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

Wollen Manufacture, to regulate, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Woollen Manufacture, and for preventing Disputes among the Persons concerned therein; and for limiting a Time for prosecuting for the Forfeiture appointed by an Act of the Twelfth Year of His Majesty's Reign, in case of Payment of the Workmen's Wages in any other Manner than in Money:"

It is Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Tuesday next.

Frauds in the Dying Trade, to prevent, Bill.

The other Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Dying Trade:"

It is Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Tuesday next.

Causes put off.

Whereas To-morrow is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Elizabeth Lady Dowager Effingham is Appellant, and Sir John Napier Baronet and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the Hearing thereof be adjourned till Monday next; and the other Causes removed One Day in Course.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

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