House of Lords Journal Volume 27
March 1749, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: March 1749, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 290-297. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114288 Date accessed: 18 September 2014.


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March 1749, 1-10

DIE Jovis, 2o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Glocestr.
Epus Bristol.
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol.
Epus Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Jersey
Comes Launderdale.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North.
Ds Strange.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Ducie.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Whitefoord against Sir D Cunninghame.

The Answer of Sir David Cunninghame Baronet, to the amended Appeal of James Whitefoord Esquire, was brought in.

Lynch's Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Robert Lynch Esquire to assume and take upon him the Name of Blosse," 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Whit-foord against Sir D Cunninghame & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein James Whitefoord Esquire is Appellant, and Sir David Cunninghame Baronet and others are Respondents"

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.

Steuart & al against Heron.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Mrs. Agnes Steuart of Phisgill and John Hathorn of Overaries her Husband, for his Interest, complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 9th of February last, and also of another Interlocutor of the same Lords, of the 22d of the same Month, whereby they adhered to their former Interlocutor, made on the Behalf of Christian Heron, and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or amended; and that the Appellants may have such other Relief as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom shall seem meet."

It is Ordered, That the said Christian Heron may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and she is hereby required to put in her Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the 30th Day of this Instant March, and that Service of this Order on any of her Procurators or Agents be deemed good Service.

Hawksworth, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Walter Hawksworth Esquire 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 vesting the settled Estate of Walter Hawksworth Esquire, in the County of York, in him and his Heirs, and for settling the Manor of Hawksworth, in the same County, in Lieu thereof, to the like Uses"

Aldworth's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Aldworth."

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

Ld. President.
D. Argyll
D Manchester
M. Tweeddale.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E Carlisle
E Shaftesbury.
E Jersey.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Harborough.
E. Fitzwalter.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam.
V. Fauconberg.
L B. Gloucester.
L. B Bristol.
L. B Lincoln.
L. B. St Davids.
L. B Bangor.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L. Strange.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Ducie.
L Feversham.

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

Sir R Vyvyan's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the making of Leases and Setts of Mines of the Estates of Sir Richard Vyvyan Baronet, an Infant, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, during his Minority."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday the 17th Instant, and to adjourn as they please.

Norton Commons enclosing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles of Agreement and an Award, for enclosing and dividing the Heaths, Wastes, Fields, and Common Grounds, in the Township of Norton juxta Twicross, in the County of Leicester."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

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

Address for State of the National Debt.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That He will be graciously pleased to order the proper Officer to lay before this House a State of the National Debt, provided or unprovided for by Parliament, as it stood on the 31st of December 1747, and 31st of December 1748; together with an Accompt of the Produce of the Sinking Fund in that Year; and to the Payment of what Debts, contracted before the 25th of December 1716, the said Fund hath been applied."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 6o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Bristol
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Ds Wentworth.
Ds. (fn. 1) Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie
Ds. Montfort
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Campbell against Sir P. Halket.

The Answer of Sir Peter Halket of Pitfirran Baronet, to the Petition and Appeal of John Campbell Cashier of the Royal Bank of Scotland, was brought in.

Sir L. Grant against Sutherland & al.

As was also, the Answer of James Sutherland and Daniel Forbes, to the Appeal of Sir Eudovick Grant Baronet and others.

The King's Answer to the Address for a State of the National Debt.

The Earl Fitzwalter reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had (according to Order) presered to His Majesty the Address of this House, of Thursday last, for a State of the National Debt, and that His Majesty was pleased to say He will give Orders accordingly"

L. Napier's Pet. rejected.

Upon reading the Petition of Francis Lord Napier, Respondent to the Appeal of Francis Scott, setting forth, "That he is advised that, if he should apply to this House to appoint a Day for hearing the said Appeal, it could not, by the usual Courie, be proceeded in till all the Plaintiffs and Defendants in the Court of Session in Scotland are made Parties," and praying, "That such Order may be made, for the Petitioner's Relief, towards bringing this Cause to a speedy Hearing, as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom and Justice shall seem meet, the Appellant's Agent being served with Notice of this Petition"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Newcastle upon Tyne, Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons by Mr. Rydley and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from The West Cowgate, near the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, through the West End of Kenton, Pont Eland, Higham Dykes, Newham Edge, Belsay Mill, and South Middleton, to the North Side of the River Wanspeck, in the County of Northamberland," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bllennfoot Harbour, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir John Pennington and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, enlarging, and preserving, the Harbour of Ellenfoot, in the County of Cumberland," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

North Shields Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, to the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ely Fens draining, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the several Parishes of Sutton, Mepall, Witcham, Chatteris, Doddington, and a Place called Byal Fen, in the Isle of Ely, and County of Cambridge, and also in the Parishes of Somersham and Pidley with Fenton, in the County of Huntingdon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were all read the First Time.

Napier against Macfarlane.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Gabriel Napier is Appellant, and George Macfarlane 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.

Campbell against Sir P Halket.

The like Motion and Order, for hearing the Cause wherein John Campbell is Appellant, and Sir Peter Halket Baronet Respondent.

Blackwood against Marshall & al.

The like Motion and Order, for hearing the Cause wherein Robert Blackwood Esquire is Appellant, and William Marshall and Benjamin McKell are Respondents.

Sir L Grant & al against Sutherland & al.

The like Motion and Order, for hearing the Cause wherein Sir Ludovick Grant Baronet and others are Appellants, and James Sutherland and Daniel Forbes Respondents.

Scott against L Napier.

The like Motion and Order, for hearing the Cause wherein Francis Scott is Appellant, and Francis Lord Napier Respondent.

Messages from H C to return Rash's Divoice Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Samuel Rash Gentleman with Dorothy Iuller his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Luther's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending a Power given by the Marriage Settlement of Richard Luther Esquire and Charlotte his Wife, and for making the same more effectual for the Benefit of the Children of that Marriage," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The said Amendment was read Thrice, and agreed to.

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

Ross to enter into Recognizance for Steuart & al.

The House being moved, "That Mr. George Ross may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Mrs Agnes Steuart and her Husband, on account of their Appeal depending in this House, they being in Scotland"

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 7o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln
Epus Meneven.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

E Northampton takes the Oaths.

James Earl of Northampton 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.

Maidstone Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Ninth, Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and enlarging the Road leading from the House called The Sign of the Bells, in the Parish of Saint Margaret, in Rochester, to Maidstone, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Kent, and for rendering the same more effectual," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Fitzioy, to take the Name of Scudamore, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr Horsemonden Turner and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable and oblige Charles Fitz Roy Esquire and Frances his Wife, and the Issue of her Body, to take and use the additional Surname and bear the Arms of Scudamore," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Broughton, Rector of, Yearly Payment to, Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling a certain Yearly Payment to the Rector of Broughton, in the County of Bucks, for the Time being, in Lieu of Tithes, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Aldworth's Nat Bill.

The same Earl made the like Report from the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Aldworth," was committed.

Campbell & al. against Campbell.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Margaret Campbell and others are Appellants, and Alexander Campbell is Respondent"

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

Dr Cotton's Bill.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order, in relat on to Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Nathamel Cotton Doctor in Physic, King in the County of Hertford, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, and to by out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not yet any Agreement made for the Purchase of other Lands, in which the Money that may arise from the said Sale may be invested."

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

Hawksworth's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estate of Walter Hawksworth Esquire, in the County of York, in him and his Hens, and for settling the Monor of Howksworth, in the same County, in Lieu thereof, to the like Uses.'

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

Ld President
D Manchester
E. Northampton.
E Warwick
E Shaftesbury.
E Litchfield.
E Oxford
E Pomfret
E Waldegrave
E. Fitzwihant
L B Bath & Wells
L B Lincoln.
L B. St Davids.
L B. Bangor
L B St Asaph.
L. Willoughby Par.
L North
L Cornwallis.
L Sandys
L Ravensworth.
L Feversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 22d Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Ely Fens draining, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for draming and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the several Parishes of Sutton, Mepall, Witcham, Chatteris, Doddington, and a Place called Byal Fen, in the Isle of Ely, and County of Cambridge, and also in the Parishes of Somersham and Pidley with Fenton, in the County of Huntingdon"

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

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

Newcastle upon Tyne, Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from The West Cowgate, near the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, through the West End of Kenton, Pont Eland, Higham Dykes, Newham Edge, Bedsay Mill, and South Middleton, to the North Side of the RiverWanspeck, in the County of Northumberland."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the same Committee.

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

North Shields Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, to the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee.

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

Ellenfoot Harbour, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, enlarging, and preserving, the Harbour of Ellenfoot, in the County of Cumberland"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee.

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

L Teynham & al Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement between Henry Lord Teynham and Sir Francis Curson Baronet, for a Partition of the Estate of John Powell Esquire, deceased, and for rendering the said Agreement more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed, be revived, and meet on Thursday next.

Marlow's Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Fifth Part of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Sussex, the Estate of Ebenezer Marlow and William Marlow his Son, an Infant, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, for the Purposes therein mentioned," was committed, which was appointed to meet To-morrow, do meet on Thursday next.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 9o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus Roffen.
Epus. Glocestriens
Epus Eliens
Epus Sarum
Epus Bath & Wells.
Epus Lincoln
Epus Meneven
Epus. Carliol.
Epus Petriburg.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Argyll
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Stamford
Comes Sandwich
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Aberdeen
Comes Oxford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Willoughby Br
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds Onslow
Ds. Romney.
Ds Ducie
Ds Montfort.
Ds. Ilchester
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Sandys
Ds Anson
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

E Albemarle takes the Oaths.

William Earl of Albemarle took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

His Majesty to be congratulated on the Burth of a Princess.

Ordered, That the Lords with White Staves do, from this House, wait on His Majesty, to congratulate Him on the Joyful Occasion of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales's happy Delivery of a Princess.

The Prince and Princess of Wales also.

Ordered also, That a Message be sent from this House, to congratulate their Royal Highnesses the Prince and Princess of Wales, on the same Joyful Occasion, and that the Marquis of Rockingham and Lord Montfort do carry the said Message.

Ely Fens draining, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the several Parishes of Sutton, Mepall, Witcham, Chatteris, Doddington, and a Place called Byal Fen, in the Isle of Ely, and County of Cambridge, and also in the Parishes of Somersham and Prdley with Fenton, in the County of Huntingdon," 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."

Newcastle upon Tyne Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for repairing the Road from The West Cowgate, near the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, through the West End of Kenton, Pont Eland, Higham Dykes, Newham Edge, Belsay Mill, and South Middleton, to the North Side of the River Wanspeck, in the County of Northumberland," was committed.

Ellenfoot Harbour, Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, enlarging, and preserving, the Harbour of Ellenfoot, in the County of Cumberland," was committed.

North Shields Road, Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, to the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne," was committed.

Broughton, Rector of, Yearly Payment to, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling a certain Yearly Payment to the Rector of Broughton, in the County of Bucks, for the Time being, in Lieu of Tithes, and for other Purposes therein mentioned"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Aldworth's Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Magdalen Aldworth."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Elde and Mr. Thurston

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

L Teynham & al Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement between Henry Lord Teynham and Sir Francis Curson Baronet, for a Partition of the Estate of John Powell Esquire, deceased, and for rendering the said Agreement more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true, 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.

Marlow's Bill.

The Lord Sandys made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Fifth Part of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Sussex, the Estate of Ebenezer Marlow and William Marlow his Son, an Infant, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, for the Purposes therein mentioned," was committed.

And the like Order was made.

Wakerley Common enclosing, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields and Lands, in the Manors of Wakerley and Wittering, in the County of Northampton," was committed.

Stanford Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for effectually amending and repairing the Road leading from Wansford Bridge, in the County of Northampton, to the Town of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Leominster Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Harley and others.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, leading into the Town of Leominster, in the County of Hereford, and for making the said Act more effectual," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Pritzler to be added to Renner's Nat Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Christopher Frederick Pritzler, praying, "That his Name may be inserted in the Bill now depending, for naturalizing George William Renner"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do he on the Table, till the said Bill be read a Second Time.

Then the said Christopher Frederick Pritzler took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Renner's Nat Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing George William Renner."

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

Ld. President.
D. Leeds.
D. Argyll
D. Manchester.
M. Rockingham.
E Lincoln.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Poulet.
E. Harborough.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam.
V. Fauconberg.
L. Abp. Cant.
L Bp Rochester.
L B. Ely.
L. B Sarum.
L B. Lincoln.
L. B St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Montfort.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.
L. Feversham.

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

Ordered, That the Petition of Christopher Frederick Pritzler, praying to be added to the said Bill, be referred to the said Committee.

Dr. Cotton's Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for depensing with the Standing Order of this House, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Nathaniel Cotton Doctor in Physic, lying in the County of Hertford, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, and to lay out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not yet any Agreement made for the Purchase of other Lands, as directed by the said Standing Order.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly.

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

Fitzroy to take the Name of Scudamore, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable and oblige Charles Fitz Roy Esquire and Frances his Wife, and the Issue of her Body, to take and use the additional Surname, and bear the Arms, of Scudamore."

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.

Maidstone Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue Two Acts of Parliament, One of the First, and the other of the Ninth, Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and enlarging the Road leading from the House called The Sign of the Bells, in the Parish of Saint Margaret, in Rochester, to Maidstone, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Kent, and for rendering the same more effectual."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee.

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 10o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Ebor
Epus Roffen
Epus Sarum
Epus Lincoln.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol.
Epus Petriburg.
Epus Bangor
Epus. Asaphen.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bedford
Dux Montagu.
Dux Gordon
Dux Argyll
Dux Newcastle
Dux Manchester
March Rockingham
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Albemarle.
Comes Jersey
Comes Poulet
Comes Home
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Oxford
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Bath.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Harcourt.
Ds Willoughby Br
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Bathurst
Ds Onslow
Ds Romney.
Ds Ducie
Ds Raymond
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Sandys
Ds Anson
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Lord Teynham & al Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement between Henry Lord Teynham and Sir Francis Curson Baronet, for a Partition of the Estate of John Powell Esquire, deceased, and for rendering the said Agreement more effectual for the Purposes thereby intended, and for other Purposes therein mentioned"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Marlows Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the undivided Fifth Part of divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Sussex, the Estate of Ebenezer Marlow and William Marlow his Son, an Infant, in Trustees, in Trust to sell the same, and to lay out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with the preceding Bills.

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

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

His Majesty's Answer to the Congratulatory Message.

The Lord Chamberlain reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had (pursuant to the Order of this House Yesterday) waited on His Majesty, to congratulate Him on the joyful Occasion of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales's happy Delivery of a Princess, and that His Majesty was pleased to receive the same very graciously, and said, He looked upon it as a fresh Instance of their Lordships Duty and Affection to His Person and Family"

and the Prince of Wales's Answer to it.

The Marquis of Rockingham reported, "That he and the Lord Montfort had (according to Order) attended his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, with the Congratulatory Message from this House, on the joyful Occasion of her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales's happy Delivery of a Princess; and that his Royal Highness was pleased to return their Lordships his Thanks, for this new Instance of their Duty to the King, and of their Regard to him."

Countess Kildare & al against Burton & al.

Upon reading the Petition of Robert, Charles, and Frances Burton, Respondents to the Appeal of Mary Countess of Kildare and others, setting forth, "That the said Appeal stands to be heard on Wednesday next, and that the Petitioners are advised they cannot safely proceed to the Hearing, without having the attested Copies of the Proceedings, Books, and Exhibits, produced at the Hearing below," and praying, "That the said Hearing may be adjourned till after Easter."

It is Ordered, That the said Hearing be accordingly put off to the First vacant Day for Causes after the approaching Recess, and that the other Causes do come on in Course, after that abovementioned.

Blackwood's Petition rejected.

A Petition of Robert Blackwood Esquire, was presented, and read, praying Liberty to amend his Appeal, by adding an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session, of the 22d of February last, whereby they refused the Desire of a Petition, of the Petitioner, to stop an Inhibition therein mentioned, he being willing to amend the Respondents Copy.

And thereupon the Agents on both Sides were called in, and heard at the Bar.

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Mutiny Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Fox Secretary at War and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a 2d Time on Wednesday next, the Lords to be summoned, and the Judges in Town to attend.

Ordered, That the said Bill be in the mean Time printed.

Address for Articles of War.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That He will be graciously pleased to give Order to the proper Officer, to lay before this House, the Articles of War intended to be established for the Year ensuing"

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Stamford Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for effectually amending and repairing the Road leading from Wansford Bridge, in the County of Northampton, to the Town of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln."

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

L. President.
D. Montagu.
D. Argyll.
D. Manchester.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E Poulet.
E. Oxford.
E. Halifax.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Bath.
E. Fitzwilliam.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Harcourt.
L. Abp York.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B Sarum.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Bangor.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L Willoughby Br.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Edgecumbe.
L Sandys.
L. Anson.

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

Leominster Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads therein mentioned, leading into the Town of Leominster, in the County of Hereford, and for making the said Act more effectual."

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.

Newcastle upon Tyne Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from The West Cowgate, near the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, through the West End of Kenton, Pont Eland, Higham Dykes, Newham Edge, Belsay Mill, and South Middleton, to the North Side of the River Wanspeck, in the County of Northumberland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ellenfoot Harbour, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, enlarging, and preserving, the Harbour of Ellenfoot, in the County of Cumberland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ely Fens draining, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for draining and preserving certain Fen Lands and Low Grounds, in the several Parishes of Sutton, Mepall, Witcham, Chatteris, Doddington, and a Place called Byal Fen, in the Isle of Ely and County of Cambridge, and also in the Parishes of Somersham and Pidley with Fenton, in the County of Huntingdon"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

North Shields Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, to the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wakerley Common enclosing, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement, for dividing and enclosing certain Open Fields and Lands, in the Manors of Wakerley and Wittering, in the County of Northampton."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers.

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Five last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin Willougby.