House of Lords Journal Volume 26
March 1745, 21-31

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: March 1745, 21-31', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 464-473. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114208 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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March 1745, 21-31

DIE Jovis, 21o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Landavens..
Epus. Bath &Wells.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham.
Comes Malton.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Birmingham to Stone Bridge Road, Bill.

The Lord Ward reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham, in the County of Warwick (through Elmdon), to a Lane leading by the End of Stone Bridge, 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."

Tadcaster Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to repair the Road leading from Tadcaster Bridge, within the County of the City of York, to a Place near the said City, called Hobmoor Lane End;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ld. Archibald Hamilton and Count. of Ruglen and her Son:

Counsel (according to Order) were called in, to be further heard, upon the Appeals of Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton, and Anne Countess of Ruglen, and William Earl of March, her Infant Son.

And the Second Counsel for the Respondents to the Appeal of Lord Archibald Hamilton being fully heard:

And the First Counsel for his Lordship's Appeal having been also heard, by Way of Reply:

The Counsel were all directed to withdraw.

Ordered and Adjudged, as to the Interlocutor of the 26th of January 174½, concerning the Superiority and Non-entry Duties of the Lands of Ellistoun, it appearing in this Case, that, since the exhibiting of the Original Appeal, John Earl of Selkirk and Ruglen is dead without Issue Male, by Means whereof new Questions may arise between the Parties, as to that Part of the Estate in Question, it is hereby further Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Interlocutor and Affirmance thereof be, and the same are hereby, reversed; and that the Court of Session do re-hear this Cause, as to the said Superiority and Non-entry Duties of the Lands of Ellistoun, and proceed therein according to Law and the Course of the said Court: And it is further Ordered and Adjudged, That the rest of the Interlocutors complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

The entire Order and Judgement, on hearing the Causes on the several Appeals, is as follows; (videlicet,)

Judgement on all the Appeals.

"After hearing Counsel, as well on Monday and Tuesday last, as Yesterday and this Day, upon the amended Petition and Appeal of John Earl of Cassillis and Susan Countess of Cassillis; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 18th of February 1742/3 and of another Interlocutor of the same Lords, of the 18th of January 174¾, whereby they adhered to their former Interlocutor; and likewise of an Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the same Date; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the 25th of the same Month; and praying, "That the said Interlocutors might be reversed, varied, or amended, and such other Relief given the Appellants as to this House in their great Wisdom and Justice should seem meet:" And also upon the Petition and Appeal of Archibald Hamilton Esquire, commonly called Lord Archibald Hamilton; complaining of Part of an Interlocutor of the said Lords of Session, of the 22d of January 174½; and likewise of the Interlocutor of the same Lords, of the 4th of February following, affirming their former Interlocutor; and also of an Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 12th of November 1742; and praying, "That the same might be reversed:" And likewise upon the Petition and Appeal of Anne Countess of Ruglen and William Earl of March her Son, an Infant, by the said Anne Countess of Ruglen his Curator; complaining of the said Interlocutor of the 22d of January 174½; and also of an Interlocutor of the 18th of November 1743; and praying, "That the same might be reversed; and that the Appellants might have such Relief as to this House in their great Wisdom should seem meet:" As also upon the joint and several Answer of the said Countess of Ruglen and her said Son, and the Answer of the said Lord Archibald Hamilton, and the Answer of Mr. John Hamilton Writer to His Majesty's Signet at Edinburgh; and the joint and several Answer of Dunbar Hamilton Earl of Selkirk, and Mary Hamilton his Sister, only surviving Children of Basil Hamilton Esquire, deceased; which said Basil Hamilton was the only Son of Lord Basil Hamilton, also deceased, put in to the amended Appeal of the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis; and the several Answer of the said John Hamilton, the Answer of the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis, the Answer of the said Countess of Ruglen and her said Son, the several Answer of the said Earl of Selkirk, and the several Answer of the said Mary Hamilton put in to the Appeal of the said Lord Archibald Hamilton; and the several Answer of the said John Hamilton, the several Answer of the said Lord Archibald Hamilton, and the joint and several Answer of the said Earl of Selkirk and the said Mary Hamilton his Sister, put in to the Appeal of the said Countess of Ruglen and her said Son; and due Consideration had of what was offered on all Sides in these Causes: It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutors complained of in the Appeal of the said Earl and Countess of Cassillis be, and the same are hereby, affirmed: And it appearing, that the Question touching disburthening the Estate of Riccartoun of the Sum of Three Thousand Pounds and Interest, claimed by the Appellant, is now immaterial, and doth not properly come in Judgement in this Cause; it is hereby also Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Interlocutor of the 12th of November 1742, pronounced thereupon, be, and the same is hereby, reversed; but without Prejudice to that Question, when the same shall properly come in Judgement in any other Case: And as to the said Interlocutor of the 26th of January 174½, concerning the Superiority and Non-entry Duties of the Lands of Ellistoun, it appearing in this Case, that, since the exhibiting of the Original Appeal, John Earl of Selkirk and Ruglen is dead without Issue Male, by Means whereof new Questions may arise between the Parties as to that Part of the Estate in Question, it is hereby further Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Interlocutor and Affirmance thereof be, and the same are hereby, reversed; and that the Court of Session do re-hear this Cause, as to the said Superiority and Non-entry Duties of the Lands of Ellistoun, and proceed therein according to Law and the Course of the said Court: And it is further Ordered and Adjudged, That the rest of the said Interlocutors complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque at et in diem Veneris, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 22o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Malton.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Herbert.

PRAYERS.

Linen, &c. Stealing to prevent, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually preventing the stealing of Linen, Fustian, and Cotton Goods and Wares, in Buildings, Fields, Grounds, and other Places used for printing, whitening, bleaching, or drying the same;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bristol Hospital, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the several Acts passed, for the erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining of the Poor thereof;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Birmingham to Stone Bridge Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Birmingham, in the County of Warwick (through Elmdon), to a Lane leading by the End of Stone Bridge, in the said County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Elde and Mr. Sawyer:

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

Tadcaster Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repair the Road leading from Tadcaster Bridge, within the County of the City of York, to a Place near the said City, called Hobmoor Lane End."

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

L. President.
L. Steward.
D. Beaufort.
D. Bedford.
D. Argyll.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
M. Lothian.
E. Pembroke.
E. Lincoln.
E. Suffolk.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Thanet.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Oxford.
E. Graham.
E. Effingham.
E. Harrington.
E. Bath.
E. Leicester.
Vis. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Sarum.
L. Bp. Exon.
L. Bp. Worcester.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Romney.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Montfort.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.
L. Herbert.

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

Treaties delivered.

The Earl of Harrington (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House, Copies of several Treaties lately concluded; with Translations; the Titles whereof were read, as follow; (videlicet,)

"Copy of a Treaty, concluded the 11th Day of August, 1744, at London, with the Queen of Hungary."

"Copy of a Treaty, concluded at Whitehall, the 27th Day of April, 1744, with the Elector of Mentz."

"Copy of a Treaty of Alliance between His Majesty the King of Great Britain and their High Mightinesses The States General of the United Provinces of the Netherlands of the one Part, and his most Serene Electoral Highness of Cologn, Bishop and Prince of Munster, of the other Part; Hague, 4th July, 1744."

"Copy of a Treaty concluded between His Majesty, the Queen of Hungary, the King of Poland, and The States General, dated at Warsaw, the 8th Day of January, 1745."

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

County Elections, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto; which he would be ready to report, when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Monday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 25o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Malton.
Comes Bath.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Birmingham to Edghill, Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing, amending, and making more effectual, an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, for repairing the Roads leading from Birmingham to Edghill, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Westminster Bridge, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting further Powers to the Commissioners for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from the City of Westminster, to the opposite Shore in the County of Surrey; and for the better enabling them to finish the said Bridge, and to perform the other Trusts reposed in them;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were read the First Time.

Tadcaster Road, Bill:

The Earl of Carlisle reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repair the Road leading from Tadcaster Bridge, within the County of the City of York, to a Place near the said City called Hobmoor Lane End," 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."

Hobbes's Bill.

The Lord Willougby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Freehold and Copyhold Estates of Rodolph Hobbes Gentleman, deceased, in the County of Bucks, for discharging the Encumbrances affecting the same; and for making Provision for his Widow and Infant Children," 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; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Bristol Hospital, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the several Acts passed for the erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining of the Poor thereof."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Leeds.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Oxford.
E. Harborough.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwalter.
E. Effingham.
E. Bath.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Exon.
L. B. Norwic.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L. Strange.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Romney.
L. Ducie.
L. Raymond.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Sandys.

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

Sir Francis Skipwith & Ux. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir Francis Skipwith Baronet and his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appropriating the Sum of Six Thousand Pounds, Part of the Portion agreed on to be paid on the Marriage of Sir Francis Skipwith Baronet with Dame Ursula his Wife; and for Sale of Part of his settled Estate, for discharging his Debts, and securing an Equivalent to his Issue Male in respect thereof."

Worcester College, Oxon, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Provost, Fellows, and Scholars, of Worcester College, in the University of Oxford; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Leasehold Estates, late of Sarah Eaton, deceased, and by her devised to the Provost, Fellows, and Scholars, of Worcester College, in the University of Oxford; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of Fee Simple Estates; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

County Elections, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

Which, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House; and are as follow; (videlicet,)

"Press 1. Line 34. After ["else"], insert ["and if such Freehold Estate consists in Messuages, Lands, or Tithes, then specifying in whose Occupation the same are; and if in Rent, then specifying the Names of the Owners or Possessors of the Lands or Tenements out of which such Rent is issuing, or of some or One of them"].

"Press 2. Line 6. Leave out ["at this Election"].

"4. L. 20. Leave out ["nor"], and insert ["or"].

"5. L. 26 & 27. Leave out ["at such Election"].

"7. L. 23. Leave out ["ever"], and insert ["every"]."

Moore against Lynch & al.

After hearing Counsel in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of Garret Moore Esquire; complaining of an Order, or Decree of Dismission, of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, to which Henry Lynch Esquire and his Wife are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of this Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and that the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill for dissolving the Marriage of Daniel Mathew Esquire with Penelope Smith, and to enable him to marry again, on Thursday next.

Linen, &c. to prevent stealing, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually preventing the stealing of Linen, Fustian, and Cotton, Goods and Wares, in Buildings, Fields, Grounds, and other Places used for printing, whitening, bleaching or drying, the same," be printed.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 26o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Malton.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Bristol Hospital, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the several Acts passed, for the erecting Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining of the Poor thereof," 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."

Benson & al. against Captain Vernon.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein William Benson Esquire and Stephen Whatley Gentleman are Appellants, and Captain John Vernon is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the 8th Day of April next.

E. Halifax takes the Oaths.

George Earl of Halifax took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having first delivered a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Sir Francis Skipwith's Bill;

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appropriating the Sum of Six Thousand Pounds, Part of the Portion agreed on to be paid on the Marriage of Sir Francis Skipwith Baronet with Dame Ursula his Wife; and for Sale of Part of his settled Estate, for discharging his Debts, and securing an Equivalent to his Issue Male in respect thereof."

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

L. Privy Seal.
D. Bedford.
D. Argyll.
D. Manchester.
M. Lothian.
E. Pembroke.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Oxford.
E. Halifax.
E. Pomfret.
E. Graham.
E. Malton.
E. Harrington.
E. Bath.
Vis. Fauconberg.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Exon.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Chichester.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Conway.
L. Somerville.
L. Foley.
L. Ducie.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.

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

Motion to shorten the Time of meeting of the Committee.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee may meet, to consider of the said Bill, on an earlier Day than now appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced."

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

Worcester College, Bill;

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Leasehold Estates, late of Sarah Eaton deceased, and by her devised to the Provost, Fellows, and Scholars, of Worcester College, in the University of Oxford; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of Fee Simple Estates; 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 the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to shorten the Time of meeting.

The like Motion and Order was made as on the former Bill.

Birmingham to Edghill Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing, amending, and making more effectual, an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, for repairing the Roads leading from Birmingham to Edghill, in the County of Warwick."

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

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

Justices of Peace qualifying, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the further Qualification of Justices of the Peace;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Friday next; and the Lords to be summoned; and that it be in the mean Time printed.

County Elections, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

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

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

Hobbes's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Freehold and Copyhold Estates of Rodolph Hobbes Gentleman, deceased, in the County of Bucks, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same; and for making Provision for his Widow and Infant Children."

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 thereunto.

Westminster Bridge, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting further Powers to the Commissioners for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from the City of Westminster, to the opposite Shore in the County of Surrey; and for the better enabling them to finish the said Bridge, and to perform the other Trusts reposed in them."

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

Moore against Lynch & al.

After hearing Counsel further, in the Cause wherein Garret Moore Esquire is Appellant, and Henry Lynch Esquire and his Wife are Respondents:

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

E. Peterborow's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Charles Earl of Peterborow and his Two Daughters; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the succeeding Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 27o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Granville.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Birmingham to Edghill Road, Bill.

The Earl of Northampton reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing, amending, and making more effectual, an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, for repairing the Roads leading from Birmingham to Edghill, in the County of Warwick," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Sir Francis Skipwith's Bill, Committee shortened.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for appropriating the Sum of Six Thousand Pounds, Part of the Portion agreed on to be paid on the Marriage of Sir Francis Skipwith Baronet with Dame Ursula his Wife; and for Sale of Part of his settled Estate, for discharging his Debts, and securing an Equivalent to his Issue Male in respect thereof," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than was at first appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced:

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

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

Worcester College, Oxon, Bill.

The like Proceeding was had, on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Leasehold Estates, late of Sarah Eaton, deceased, and by her devised to the Provost, Fellows, and Scholars, of Worcester College, in the University of Oxford; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of Fee Simple Estates; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

E. Peterborow's Bill;

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the succeeding Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled."

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

L. President.
L. Privy Seal.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Beaufort.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Warwick.
E. Berks.
E. Ailesbury.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Loudoun.
E. Granville.
E. Pomfret.
E. Malton.
L. B. Gloucester.
L. B. Worcester.
L. B. Landaff.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Hervey.
L. Somerville.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Raymond.
L. Montfort.
L. Ilchester.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 11th Day of April next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to shorten the Time of meeting.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with, as that the said Committee may meet on an earlier Day (fn. 1) than that now appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced."

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

Wood against Wilson.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein George Wood is Appellant, and Janet Wilson Respondent:"

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

Tadcaster Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repair the Road leading from Tadcaster Bridge, within the County of the City of York, to a Place near the said City, called Hobmoor Lane End."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bristol Hospital Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the several Acts passed for the erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining of the Poor thereof."

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 ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Bennet:

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

Moore against Lynch & Ux.

After hearing Counsel, as well on Monday last, as Yesterday and this Day, upon the amended Petition and Appeal of Garret Moore Esquire; complaining of an Order, or Decree of Dismission, of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the 30th of June 1740, made in a Cause wherein Michael Moore Esquire, by Bill in Nature of a Bill of Revivor, was Plaintiff, and Henry Lynch Esquire, commonly called Sir Henry Lynch Baronet, and Dame Mary his Wife, and Frances Moore, by her Guardian Laughlin Naghton, were Defendants; and praying, "That the same might be reversed and set aside; and that this House would make such other Order for the Appellant's Relief as to their Lordships great Wisdom and Justice should seem meet:" As also upon the joint and several Answer of the said Henry Lynch and his Wife put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

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

Lords to be summoned on Mathew's Divorce Bill.

Ordered, That the Lords be summoned, to attend the Service of this House To-morrow, when the Bill for dissolving the Marriage of Daniel Mathew Esquire with Penelope Smith, and to enable him to marry again, is appointed to be considered in a Committee of the whole House.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 28o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Home.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Granville.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount St. John.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Lord Mansel takes his Seat.

Bussy Lord Mansel sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Brother Christopher Lord Mansel; having, at the Table, first taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the County Elections Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the Laws touching the Elections of Knights of the Shire, to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Surgeons and Barbers of London distinct Corporations, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the Surgeons of London and the Barbers of London Two separate and distinct Corporations;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

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

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate late of William Robinson Esquire and Dame Dorothy Jeffries, in Wales and Shropshire, for Payment of their respective Debts and Encumbrances;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Amendments, being read Thrice, were agreed to.

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

Catanach & al. against Hamilton Gordon.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein James Catanach Doctor of Laws and others are Appellants, and Charles Hamilton Gordon is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the 5th Day of April next.

Countess Roscommon against Fowke; et è contra: Judges to attend.

Ordered, That the Judges do attend this House on Monday next, at the Hearing of the Cause wherein Angel Countess Dowager of Roscommon is Appellant, and Thomas Fowke Esquire Respondent, et è contra.

Birmingham to Edghill Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing, amending, and making more effectual, an Act, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of King George the First, for repairing the Roads leading from Birmingham to Edghill, in the County of Warwick."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

E. Peterborow's Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, so as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the succeeding Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands, in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than was at first appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced:

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be so far dispensed with in this Case, as that the said Committee may meet, to consider of the said Bill, on Tuesday next.

Westminster Bridge, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting further Powers to the Commissioners for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from the City of Westminster, to the opposite Shore in the County of Surrey, and for the better enabling them to finish the said Bridge, and to perform the other Trusts reposed in them."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Sir Robert Sutton's Bill.

The Lord Ducie reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a Settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath; and also in an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for Sale of the settled Estate of the said Sir Robert Sutton, in the County of Nottingham, for discharging Encumbrances," 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; 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.

Mathew's Divorce, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Daniel Mathew Esquire with Penelope Smith his now Wife; and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Ordered, That the said Report be received Tomorrow.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 29o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Berks.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Aylesbury.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Stair.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Granville.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Comes Harrington.
Comes Bath.
Comes Portsmouth.
Comes Leicester.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Ilchester.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecunbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Linen, &c. stealing, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually preventing the stealing of Linen, Fustian, and Cotton Goods and Wares, in Buildings, Fields, Grounds, and other Places, used for printing, whitening, bleaching, or drying, the same."

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

Westminster Bridge, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting further Powers to the Commissioners for building a Bridge cross the River Thames, from the City of Westminster, to the opposite Shore in the County of Surrey; and for the better enabling them to finish the said Bridge, and to perform the other Trusts reposed in them."

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. Bennet:

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

Sir Robert Sutton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a Settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath; and also in an Act, passed the last Session of Parliament, for Sale of the settled Estate of the said Sir Robert Sutton, in the County of Nottingham, for discharging Encumbrances."

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 thereunto.

Surgeons and Barbers, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Surgeons of London and the Barbers of London Two separate and distinct Corporations."

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

Ld. President.
L. Chamberlain.
D. Bolton.
D. Montagu.
D. Argyll.
D. Manchester.
M. Lothian.
E. Suffolk.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Oxford.
E. Malton.
E. Bath.
E. Portsmouth.
E. Leicester.
Vis. Say & Seale.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Exon.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. Delawarr.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Hervey.
L. Hay.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Romney.
L. Ducie.
L. Monson.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.

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

Mathew's Divorce, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick (according to Order) reported from the Committee of the whole House to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Daniel Mathew Esquire with Penelope Smith his now Wife; and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.

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

Ordered, That the said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed; and that the same be read the Third Time on Wednesday next.

Justices of Peace, Qualification, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend and render more effectual an Act passed in the Fifth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the further Qualification of Justices of the Peace."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Thursday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Deest in Originali.