April 1746, 1-10
DIE Martis, 8o Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
|Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Viscount St. John.
|Ds. Willoughby Par.|
E. Cholmondeley and Mr. Pitt's Bill.
The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Earl Cholmondeley and William Pitt Esquire
to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice
Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of
Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment
of the said Offices," 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
Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.
Hawksworth, Leave for a Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Walter Hawksworth Esquire, heretofore called Walter Ramsden; praying Leave
to bring in a Bill, for establishing and confirming in
and upon the Petitioner and the Heirs of his Body the
Surname of Hawksworth, pursuant to the Will of Sir
Walter Hawksworth, late of Hawksworth, in the County
of York, Baronet, deceased:
It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a
Bill, as desired.
Baur, Nat. Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for naturalizing Michael Baur."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by
Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Mountague:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Lady Lake against the Representatives of Mason.
Whereas To-morrow is appointed, for hearing Counsel, at the Bar, upon the Matter of the Petition of
Dame Mary Lake Widow, presented to this House the
6th of February last, relating to Proceedings formerly
had before their Lordships, on hearing the Appeal of
Charles Mason Esquire, to which Bybye Lake Baronet
Ordered, That the said Hearing be adjourned till
Pawnbrokers regulating, Bill.
Whereas Thursday next is appointed, for the House
to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An
Act for the better regulating of Pawnbrokers:"
Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee
thereupon, on Tuesday next.
Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill,
intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate late of Richard
Lechmere Junior, and Anne his Wife, in the County
of Essex, pursuant to Articles entered into for the
Purchase thereof; and for applying the Money arising by such Sale for discharging Encumbrances affecting the said Estate; and for other Purposes therein
mentioned," stands committed, which is appointed to
meet To-morrow, be put off to Friday next.
E. Plimouth's Bill.
The like Order was made, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardians of the
Earl of Plimouth, an Infant, to make Leases of his
Estate in the County of Glamorgan, during his Minority."
Swearing, to prevent, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
more effectually to prevent profane Cursing and
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Friday next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris,
undecimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.