House of Lords Journal Volume 27
June 1751, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: June 1751, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 578-585. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114329 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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June 1751, 1-10

DIE Martis, 4o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Exeter
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Strange
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Anson.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. to return Visc. Kilmorey's Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the settled Estate of Thomas Lord Viscount Kilmorey, in the Kingdom of Ireland, for raising Money, to discharge the Encumbrances affecting the same prior to his Marriage Settlement, and for laying out the Surplus thereof in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the Uses of the said Settlement," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and the D of Buccleugh & al Bill, for Sale of the E of Dalkeith's Estates.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for completing the Sale of the Estate late of Francis Scott, commonly called Earl of Dalkeith, deceased, in the County of Lincoln, and for applying the Money arising thereby, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose and for empowering the Guardians of the Heir of the said late Earl, for the Time being, to make Leases of Ground and Buildings in the County of Middlesex, during the Minority of such Heir," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Lambeth, &c. Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads, in the several Parishes of Lambeth, Newington, St George's Southwark, and Bermondsey, in the County of Surrey, and Lewisham, in the County of Kent," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Bishop of Bristol to preach the 11th Inst.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Bristol be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westm'r, on the 11th of this Instant June, being the Day on which His Majesty began His happy Reign.

D of Ancaster, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Peregrine Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, 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 to rectify and supply certain Defects and Omissions in a Settlement, dated the Twenty first of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty-five, therein mentioned, of the Family Estates of the most Noble Peregrine Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, by enabling the said Duke to raise Portions thereout for his Daughters, in the Manner therein mentioned."

Corporation of Stamford against Peterborough Road Bill,

A Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, Capital Bur gesses, and other Burgesses and Inhabitants, of the Town or Borough of Stamford, in the County of Lincoln, was presented, and read, praying, "In regard the Petitioners apprehend, that the Power given by the Bill depending in this House, relating to the Repair of the Road from Stilton, in the County of Huntingdon, to Peterborough, in the County of Northampton, will prejudice and injure them, and all other Travellers in Trading Towns lying North of Wandsford, that the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill passing into a Law, or grant them such other Relief as to this House shall seem meet"

Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, and that the Petitioners may be heard, as desired, before the said Committee; as may Counsel also be heard for the Bill, at the same Time, and that the Meeting of the said Committee, which was appointed for To-morrow, be put off to Thursday next.

and Wandsford and other Parishes against it,

A Petition of divers Inhabitants, Land Owners, and Occupiers of Lands, in the several Parishes of Wandsford, Sibson, Stivington, Warmington, Water Newton, Chesterton, Elton, Morbon, Folksworth, Stilton, Galdicot, Denton, Glatton, Sawtry, Great Gidding, Little Gidding, Upton, Alconbury, Wesson, Watton, Conington, Holme, Aldwater, and several other adjacent Towns and Vil lages, in the Counties of Huntingdon and Northampton, adjoining to or near the Great North Road leading from Alconbury White Post to Wandsford Bridge, in the aforesaid County of Huntingdon, was presented, and read; to the same Purpose.

And the like Order was made.

Treasurer of Stilton and Wandsford Turnpikes, to attend, &c.

Ordered, That the Treasurer of the Saltree and Wondsford Turnpikes do permit the Agent for the Petitioners against the Bill, in relation to the Repair of the Road from Stilton to Peterborough aforesaid, to inspect the Books and Accompts relating to the said Turnpikes, and to take Copies, or any Parts thereof, and that Mr. Samuel Addenbrook the Treasurer of the said Turnpikes do attend this House, or any Committee thereof, with such Books and Papers.

Tobacco Duties, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties on Tobacco"

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

Linen Yarn, Duties, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing the Duties now payable upon Foreign Linen Yarns, and for granting other Duties in Lieu thereof."

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

Dutchy of Cornwall, Leases, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same"

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

Michaelmas Term, to shorten, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Abbreviation of Michaelmas Term."

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

Small Debts, Westmir, 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 an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the City and Liberty of Westminster, and that Part of the Dutchy of Lancaster which adjoineth thereto, and for making the said Act more effectual"

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."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 5o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus Meneven
Epus Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S
Dux Argyll.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton
Comes Warwick
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Northumberland
Comes Hertford.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward.

PRAYERS.

Lambeth, &c. Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads, in the several Parishes of Lambeth, Newington, St. George's Southwark, and Bermondsey, in the County of Surry, and Lewisham, in the County of Kent."

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

L. President.
L Privy Seal.
D. Argyll
E. Exeter.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick
E Winchilsea
E Cholmondeley.
E Loudoun.
E Findlater.
E. Hyndford
E Macclesfield.
E Fitzwilliam.
E. Northumberland
E Hertford.
Vis. Fauconberg.
L B Worcester
L. B St. Davids
L B Peterborough.
L. B. Bristol.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Ward.

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

Small Debts, Westminster, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of small Debts, within the City and Liberty of Westminster, and that Part of the Dutchy of Lancaster which adjoineth thereto, and for making the said Act more effectual"

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 Lane and Mr Waple

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

E. of Hertford takes the Oaths.

Francis Earl of Hertford 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 in a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament, to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Webb against St Lawrence & al.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Noah Webb Esquire is Appellant, and Robert St Lawrence and George Woods Gentlemen are Respondents.

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

Towns in the Hundred of Normancross, Petition referred to Committee Peterborough Road Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of several Inhabitants of several Parishes and Villages in the Hundred of Normancross, in the County of Huntingdon, setting forth, That they have been prevailed with to sign a Petition to this House, without knowing the true Contents thereof, and that, should the same contain any Thing against the Bill for repairing the Roads from Stilton, in the County of Huntingdon, to Peterborough, in the County of Northampton, the Petitioners beg Leave, on Behalf of themselves, to withdraw the said Petition, they being sincerely of Opinion that the said Road Bill will be of public Use and Advantage, and praying such Relief as to the House shall seem meet"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 6o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Wigorn.
Epus Sarum
Epus Meneven.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Bedford
Dux Devon.
Dux Gordon
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Kingsion
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March Rockingham
Comes Lincoln
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Sandwich
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Moray.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Oxford
Comes Halifax.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bath
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward.
Ds. Hay.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Linen Yarn Duties, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing the Duties now payable upon Foreign Linen Yarns, and for granting other Duties in Lieu thereof"

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."

Dutchy of Cornwall Leases, Bill.

The like Proceeding was had in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same."

And the same Report was made.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Abbreviation of Michaelmas Term."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, on this Day Sevennight.

The other Orders of the Day being read.

Tobacco Duties, Bill.

Justices of Peace, Safety, Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties upon Tobacco," and also upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the rendering Justices of the Peace more safe in the Execution of their Office, and for indemnifying Constables and others acting in Obedience to their Warrants," To morrow.

Webb against St Lawrence and Woods.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Noah Webb, of Dunsaghlin in the County of Meath in Ireland, Esquire, complaining of a Decree of the Court of Chancery in that Kingdom, of the 7th of December last, made in a Cause wherein Robert St Lawrence and George Woods Gentlemen were Plaintiffs, and the Appellant Desendant, and praying, "That the same might be reversed and set aside, and that the Injunction thereby granted might be dissolved, and the Plaintiffs Bill dismissed with Costs, or that this House would be pleased to make such other Order for the Appellant's Relief as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom should seem meet" As also upon the Answer of the said Robert St. Lawrence and George Woods 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 Decree therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 7o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Sarum
Epus Petriburg.
Epus Asaphen
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus Bristol
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses
Comes Gower, C P. S
Dux Bedford
Dux Devon
Dux Rutland.
Dux Gordon
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester
March. Rockingham
Comes Lincoln
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Corlisle
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Northumberland
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Townshend
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Leinster.
Ds Abergavenny.
Ds Delawarr
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds Ward
Ds Hay
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Monson
Ds Montfort.
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds Anson.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Warrants of Commitment in another County, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and making more effectual a Clause in an Act passed in the last Session of Parliament, for the apprehending of Persons in any County or Place, upon Warrants granted by Justices of the Peace of any other County or Place," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sinking Fund and other Purposes, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Six Hundred Thousand Pounds out of the Sinking Fund, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-one, and for Allowances to the poor Widows of Commission and Warrant Officers of the Royal Navy, and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted this Session of Parliament, and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, Certificates, Orders of Loan, or Annuity Orders, payable at the Exchequer, in Lieu of such as shall be lost, burnt, or destroyed, and also for making forth new Orders of Loan or Annuity Orders, in Lieu of such as shall become defaced, obliterated, or otherwise encumbered with Assignments or Endorsements thereon," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Continuing Laws, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned, for preventing Thest and Rapine on the Northerin Borders of England, for the more effectual punishing wicked and evil disposed Persons going armed in Disguise, and doing Injuries and Violences to the Persons and Properties of His Majesty's Subjects, and for the more speedy bringing the Offenders to Justice, for continuing Two Clauses, to prevent the cutting or breaking down the Bank of any River or Sea Bank, and to prevent the malicious cutting of Hop Binds, for the more effectual Punishment of Persons maliciously setting on Fire any Mine, Pit, or Delph of Coal, or Cannel Coal, and of Persons unlawfully hunting or taking any Red or Fallow Deer, in Forests or Chases, or beating or wounding the Keepers or other Officers in Forests, Chases, or Parks, for granting a Liberty to carry Sugars, of the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture, of any of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America, from the said Colonies, directly into Foreign Parts, in Ships built in Great Britain, and navigated according to Law, for preventing the committing of Frauds by Bankiupts, for giving further Encouragement for the Importation of Naval Stores from the British Colonies in America, and for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Admeasurement of Coals, in the City and Liberty of Westminster, and to make some further Provisions in relation to the signing of Certificates for the Discharge of Bankrupts," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horned Cattle, Laws continuing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Laws therein mentioned, more effectually to prevent the sprending of the Distemper which now pages amongst the Horned Cattle in this Kingdom," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Turnpike Roads Preservation, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Preservation of the Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britain called England, and for the Disposition of Penalties given by Acts of Parliament relating to the Highways in that Part of Great Britain called England, and for enforcing the Recovery thereof, and for the more effectual preventing of Mischiess occasioned by the Divers riding upon Carts, Drays, Cars, and Waggons, in the City of London, and within Ten Miles thereof," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were read the First Time, and that last mentioned was ordered to be printed.

Peterborough Road, Bill.

The Earl Fitzwilliam reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers, and making more effectual, several Acts of Parliament, for repairing and amending the Highways leading from Rosston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon, so far as relates to the amending of that Part of the Road as lies between a Place called The White Post on Alconbury Hill, in the County of Huntingdon, and Wandsford Bridge, in the same County, called The North Division, and that the Tolls taken at Saltree and Wandsford Toll Gates may, from and after a certain Time, be lowered, and for repairing the Road leading from Stilton, in the said County of Huntingdon, to Peterborough, in the County of Northampton," was committed "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, and likewise considered the several Petitions to them referred, and also heard Counsel, and examined Witnesses as well for as against the Bill, and had gone through the same, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next, and the Lords to be summoned, and that the Hearing of the Cause appointed for that Day be put off to Wednesday next, and the Judges then to attend.

Lambeth, &c Roads, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads, in the several Parishes of Lambeth, Newington, St George's Southwark, and Bermondsey, in the County of Surrey, and Lewisham, in the County of Kent," 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"

Message from H C to return L Chedworths Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Right Honourable John Thynne Lord Chedworth to settle a Jointure on Martha Parker Spinster, upon their Intermarriage, and for making Provision for their Younger Children, and for explaining the Will of Sir Philip Parker Long Baronet, deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Jugla &al Nat Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Jugla and Stephan Cogigian," and to requaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

E of Powis's Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming Articles entered into upon the Marriage of Henry Arthur Earl of Powis with Barbara Countess of Powis his Wife, an Intant, and for the more effectually carrying the same into Execation," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Newland's Bill,

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

To return the Bill intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estates late of William Newland Esquire, deceased, in Gatton, Rygate, and Meastham, in the County of Surry, for discharging Encumbrances," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the said several Bills.

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

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Bennet and Mr. Holford, to acquaint them therewith.

Geo Courtenay's Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for selling Part of the settled Estate of George Countenay Esquire, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same, and for enabling him to make a Provision for his Wife and Children, pursuant to his Marriage Articles," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Wood's Bill,

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Estates, in the County of Stafford, of Christopher Wood Esquire, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same, and for settling other Lands in Lieu thereof," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Stubblefield, to take the Name of King, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Richard King Stubblefield Gentleman, and his Issue, to take and use the Surname of King," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and the Baron de Rhynwick's Nat Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the same Gentleman and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Philip Jacob Baron de Soesdyk Van Cloon, Lord of Rhynwick," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Tobacco Duties, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties upon Tobacco."

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."

Justices of Peace Safety, Bill.

The like Proceeding was had, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the rendering Justices of the Peace more safe in the Execution of their Office, and for indemnifying Constables and others acting in Obedience to their Warrants"

And the same Report was made.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 10o Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus Sarum
Epus Meneven
Epus Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus Asaphen
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Grafton, Camerarius
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl
Dux Kingston
Dux Manchester.
March Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborough.
Comes Winchilsea
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford
Comes Bristol
Comes Halifax.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Orford
Comes Bath
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Fauconberg
Ds Delawarr.
Ds Dudley.
Ds North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds Hay.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Spirituous Liquors additional Duty, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty on Spirituous Liquors, and upon Licenses for retailing the same, and for repealing the Act of the Twentieth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for granting a Duty to His Majesty, to be paid by Distillers, upon Licenses to be taken out by them for retailing Spiritious Liquors, and for the more effectually restraining the retailing of distilled Spirituous Liquors, and for allowing a Drawback upon the Exportation of British made Spirits, and that the Parish of Saint Mary le Bon, in the County of Middlesex, shall be under the Inspection of the Head Office of Excise," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bankrupts, in Scotland Creditors Relief,

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Relief of the Creditors of such Merchants as shall become Bankrupts, in that Put of Great Britain called Scotland, and for extending the Privileges of Bills of Exchange to Promisory Notes, and for limiting Actions upon such Bills and Notes," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Peterborough Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlauging of the Term and Powers, and making more estectual, several Acts of Parliament, for reparing and amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon, so far as relates to the amending of that Part of the Road as lies between a Place called The White Post on Alconbury Hill, in the County of Huntingdon, and Wandsford Bridge, in the same County, called The North Division, and that the Tolls taken at Saltree and Wandsford Toll Gates may, from and after a certain Time, be lowered, and for repairing the Road leading from Stilton, in the said County of Huntingdon, to Peterborough, in the County of Northampton"

After Debate,

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Linen Yarn Duties, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing the Duties now payable upon Foreign Linen Yarns, and for granting other Duties in Lieu thereof"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Tobacco Duties, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties upon Tobacco."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Dutchy of Cornwall Leases, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to make Leases and Copies of Offices, Lands, and Hereditaments, Parcel of His Dutchy of Cornwall, or annexed to the same"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Justices of Peace Safety, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering Justices of the Peace more safe in the Execution of their Office, and for indemnifying Constables and others acting in Obedience to their Warrants'

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Lambeth, &c. Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads, in the several Parishes of Lambeth, Newington, St George's Southwark, and Bermondley, in the County of Surrey, and Lewisham, in the County of Kent"

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 Six preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Edwords and Mr Sawyer

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

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

Pall Mall paving, &c Bill.

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, cleansing, enlightening, and keeping in Repan, the Street called Pall Mall, as an Experiment towards the paving, cleansing, enlightening, and keeping in Repair, the Streets of the City and Liberty of Westminster, and Precincts of The Savoy, and that Part of the Dutchy of Lancaster which adjourneth thereto, and for preventing Damage being done to the Pavements of the Streets, within the Limits of the Weekly Bills of Mortality, by the Wheels of Carts, Cars or Drays," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Warrants of Commitment in another County, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act so amending and making more effectual a Clause in ar Act passed in the last Session of Parliament for the apprehending of Persons, in any County or Place, upon Warrants granted by Justices of the Peace of any other County or Place"

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on this Day Sevennight.

Sinking Fund and other Purposes, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Six Hundred Thousand Pounds, out of the Sinking Fund, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty-one, and for Allowances to the Poor Widows of Commission and Warrant Officers of the Royal Navy, and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted this Session of Parliament, and for making forth Duplicates of Exchequer Bills, Lottery Tickets, Certificates, Orders of Loan, or Annuity Orders, payable at the Exchequer, in Lieu of such as shall be lost, burnt, or destroyed; and also for making forth new Orders of Loan, or Annuity Orders, in Lieu of such as shall become desired, obliterated, or otherwise encumbered with Assignments or Endorsements thereon."

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

Continuing Laws, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned, for preveuting Thest and Rapine on the Northern Borders of England for the more effectual punishing wicked and evil disposed Persons going armed in Disguise, and doing Injuries and Violences to the Persons and Properties of His Majesty's Subjects, and for the more speedy bringing the Ostenders to Justice, for continuing Two Caules, to prevent the cutting or breaking down the Bank of any River, or Sea Bank, and to prevent the malicious cutting of Hop-binds, for the more effectual Punishment of Persons malicroust, setting on Fire any Mine, Pit, or Delph of Coal, or Cannel Coal, and of Persons unlawfully hunting or taking any Red or Fallow Deer, in Forests or Chases, or beating or wounding the Keepers or other Officers in Forests, Chases, or Parks, for granting a Liberty to carry Sugars, of the Growth, Produce, or Manufacture, of any of His Majesty's Sugar Coronies in Americe, from the said Colonies directly into Foreign Parts, in Ships built in Great Britain, and navigated according to Law, for preventing the committing of Frauds by Bankrupts, for giving further Encouragement for the Importation of Naval Stores from the British Colonies in America, and for preventing Frauds and Abuses in the Admeasurement of Coals, in the City and Liberty of Westminster, and to make some further Provisions in relation to the signing of Certificates for the Discharge of Bankrupts"

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

Horned Cattle Laws continuing, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining, continuing, and enforcing, several Laws therein mentioned, more effectually to prevent the spreading of the Distemper which now rages amongst the Horned Cattle in this Kingdom."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on this Day Sevennight.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, undecimum diem instantis Junii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.