House of Lords Journal Volume 27
February 1752, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: February 1752, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 636-644. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114339 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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February 1752, 1-10

DIE Lunæ, 3o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Arch Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum
Epus Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Carlisle.
Epus Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Granville, Præses
Comes Gower, C P S.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Home
Comes Hyndford
Comes Brooke.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Onslow.
Ds Ducie.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Anson.
Ds Ravensworth.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Crowland Manor, to Orby Hunter, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Inheritance of the Manor of Crowland, in the County of Lincoln, to Trustees, in Trust for Thomas Orby Hunter Esquire and his Heirs, upon a full and valuable Consideration to be paid for the same," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wrotham Heath Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from The Royal Oak on Wrotham Heath to the Town of Wrotham, in the County of Kent, and from thence to the Village of Foots Cray, in the said County," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Whitehead's Composition, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners for executing the Office of Treasurer of His Majesty's Exchequer, or the Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with George Whitehead of Bristol Merchant, and his Sureties John Whitehead and Thomas Whitehead, a Debt due to the Crown, for Customs for Tobacco," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Fremeaux's Nat Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Fremeaux Merchant," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were all read the First Time.

His Majesty's Consent to Crowland Manor Bill.

The Duke of Newcastle acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been apprized of the Contents of the First mentioned Bill, was pleased to consent (so far as the Interest of the Crown was concerned) that then Lordships may do therein as they should think fit."

Sir W Harbord, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Sir William Harbord Baronet, 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 Estates, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Sir William Harbord Baronet, and for purchasing other Estates, to be settled to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof."

Wyndham Leave for Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of William Wyndham, of Dinton in the County of Wilts, Esquire, 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 empower the Guardians of William Wyndham Esquire, an Infant, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates, in the Manors of Uphaven, and in Lufton and Odcombe, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, during his Minority."

His Majesty's Advocate against D of Gordon.

A Petition of Cosmo George Duke of Gordon, Respondent to the Appeal of His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland, was presented, and read, praying, "In regard the Accommodation of the Matters in Difference is in great Forwardness, yet not likely to be compleated by the Time now appointed for hearing, which is on Friday next; that the same may be further put off."

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

And being withdrawn.

Ordered, That the said Hearing be further put off for Three Weeks.

Sir J Bland's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Manors and Lands, in the Counties of Lancaster and Chester, devised by the Will of the late Sir John Bland Baronet, deceased, in the present Sir John Bland, in Fee Simple, discharged of the Trusts of the said Will, and for settling an Estate, in the County of York, in Lieu thereof, and in Exchange for the same."

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

Ld. President.
L. Privy Seal.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
M. Tweeddale.
M Rockingham
E Derby
E Northampton
E Warwick
E. Winchilsea
E Shaftesbury
E Home
E Hyndford.
E Brooke
E Fitzwilliam
Ld. Abp. Cant.
L. Abp. York.
L Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Sarum
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp St. Asaph
L. Bp Bristol
Ld Willoughby Par
L. North.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow
L Ducie
L Sandys
L Anson
L Ravensworth.
L Archer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 18th Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Hopton's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Morety of the Manor of Icombe, Part of the settled Estate of Richard Hopton Esquire and others, and laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses"

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.

Preston's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower John Preston Merchant to make a Jointure on any future Marriage"

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

Stewart Mackenzie's Bill Motion to dispense with the Standing Order.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order, in relation 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 Sale of Part of the entailed Estate of Sir George Mackinzie Knight, deceased, lying in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, and for purchasing other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," 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"

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

And on Hopton's Bill.

The like Motion and Order was made, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Moiety of the Manor of Icombe, Part of the settled Estate of Richard Hopton Esquire and others, and laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

Chandler to take the Name of Cavendish, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower Richard Chandler Esquire and Elizabeth his Wife, and their Issue, to take and use the Surname of Cavendish."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H C with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Lane and Mr Holford

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

Clarke, to amend her Appeal.

A Petition of Jacobina Clarke, was presented, and read, setting forth, "That an Appeal was formerly depending in this House, wherein the Earl of Home was Appellant, and the Petitioner Respondent, and she, being advised that certain Writings, then brought before the Court of Session in Scotland, would be material at the hearing the said Appeal, did, on the 7th of December 1743, apply to this House, "That such Deeds and Writings as were produced in the said Court of Session might be properly transmitted to the Clerk of this House," which Order being made accordingly, the said Writings were transmitted hither, and carefully returned,' and further setting forth, "That she is still advised, it may be material for her to have the same Writings again transmitted hither," and praying, "That the said Order for that Purpose may be renewed, and also that, in the mean Time, she may amend her Appeal, by making the Tenants of the said Earl of Home Parties thereto, who were originally Parties in the Cause below, the Petitioner being willing to amend the Respondent's Copy"

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

And being withdrawn.

Ordered, That the Petitioner be at Liberty to amend her said Appeal, as desired, on the Condition above mentioned, and that the said Order, for transmitting the Deeds, Papers, and Writings, to the Clerk of this House, be renewed, as desired.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 4o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Bucks
Comes Powis
Ds Wentworth.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds Onslow.
Ds Sandys.
Ds. Anson.

PRAYERS.

Warminster Road, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Town of Warminster, in the County of Wilts, to the City of Bath, in the County of Somerset, and also the Road from the Town of Froome, in the said County of Somerset, to the Town of Beckington, in the same County, and for repairing the Road from Heytesbury to Anstrow Hill, in the County of Wilts," 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.

Commerell & al Nat Bill.

The same Lord made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick William Commerell, John Anthony Toepken, and Christian Gottlieb Moser," was committed.

Gelednekt's Nat Bill.

His Lordship made the same Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Christian Samuel Geledniki," was committed.

Denoyer's Nat Bill.

His Lordship also made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Philip Denoyer," was committed.

E Kerry against V Fitzmaurice.

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, in order to deliver in Copies of several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Francis Thomas Earl of Kerry and Lixnaw in the Kingdom of Ireland is Appellant, and John Viscount Fitzmaurice in the said Kingdom is Respondent"

Papers proved.

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, the said Copies, and attested upon Oath, "The same were true, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland"

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Whitehead's Composition, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners for executing the Office of Treasurer of His Majesty's Exchequer, or the Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with George Whitehead of Bristol Merchant, and his Sureties John Whitehead and Thomas Whitehead, a Debt due to the Crown, for Customs for Tobacco."

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

Crowland Manor, to Orby Hunter, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Inheritance of the Manor of Crowland, in the County of Lincoln, to Trustees, in Trust for Thomas Orby Hunter Esquire and his Heirs, upon a full and valuable Consideration to be paid for the same."

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

D Argyll
D Newcastle.
E. Lincoln.
E Northampton.
E Stamford
E. Shaftesbury.
E Hyndford.
E Halifax.
E Bucks.
E. Powis.
L Bp Lincoln.
L. Bp St. Davids
L Bp. Carlisle.
L Bp Bangor
L Bp Litch & Cov
L. Bp Bristol
Ld. Wentworth
L Willoughby Par.
L. Cornwallis.
L Onslow.
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.

Wrotham Heath Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from The Royal Oak on Wrotham Heath to the Town of Wrotham, in the County of Kent; and from thence to the Village of Foots Cray, in the said County."

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 this Day Sevennight, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Fremeaux's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Fremeaux Merchant."

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

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

Wyndham's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardians of William Wyndham Esquire, an Infant, to make Leases and Copyhold Grants of his Estates, in the Manors of Uphaven, and in Lufton and Odcombe, in the Counties of Wilts and Somerset, 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 Wednesday the 19th Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Hopton's Bill Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing 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 Sale of the Moiety of the Manor of Icombe, Part of the settled Estate of Richard Hopton Esquire and others; and laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of an entire Estate, to be settled to the same Uses," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not yet any Agreement made for the Purchase of other Lands, as is 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.

And on Stew Mackenzie's Bill.

The like Proceeding was had, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the entailed Estate of Sir George Mackinzie Knight, deceased, lying in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, and for purchasing other Estates, to be settled to the same Uses; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Sir W Harbord's Bill Motion for dispensing with the Standing Order.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Estates, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Sir William Harbord Baronet, and Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, and for purchasing other Estates, to be settled to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof."

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 Wednesday the 19th Instant, at the usual Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Then it being moved, "That the Standing Order, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place, and buying Lands in another, may be so far dispensed with, as that the said Committee 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"

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

Witnesses to attend on Benson's Divorce Bill.

Ordered, That the Reverend Mr. John Grierson, Samuel Swift, Charles Freshwater, John Glidd, John Lewis, and Edward Hore, do attend this House, as Witnesses, upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Thomas Benson Gentleman with Jane Board, his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," which is appointed for Tuesday the 11th Instant.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 5o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln
Epus Meneven.
Epus Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
March Tweeddale.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Hyndford
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds Sandys.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Cochran alias Campbell against Campbell.

The Answer of Mrs. Jean Campbell, to the Appeal of Magdalen Cochran, who pretends to be the Widow of Captain Campbell, was brought in.

Wicker, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Wicker of Horsham in the County of Sussex 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 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Stepney, and divers Lands and Hereditaments in the Parish of Stepney, in the County of Middlesex, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of John Wicker Esquire, in him and his Heirs, and for settling Lands, in the Counties of Sussex, Surrey, and Kent, in Lieu thereof, to the Uses of that Settlement."

Bateman against Conway & al.

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, in order to deliver in Copies of several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Rowland Bateman Esquire is Appellant, and Hugh Conway and others are Respondents"

Pleadings proved.

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, the said Copies; and attested upon Oath, "The same were true, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Sir W Harbord's Bill Standing Order dispensed with.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing 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 Sale of certain Estates, in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of Sir William Harbord Ba ronet, and Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, and for purchasing other Estates, to be settled to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not yet any Agreement made for the Purchase of other Lands, as is 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.

Whitehead's Composition Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners for executing the Office of Treasurer of His Majesty's Exchequer, or the Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with George Whitehead of Bristol Merchant, and his Sureties John Whitehead and Thomas Whitehead, a Debt due to the Crown, for Customs for Tabacco"

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"

Warminster Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Town of Warminster, in the County of Wilts, to the City of Bath, in the County of Somerset, and also the Road from the Town of Froome, in the said County of Somerset, to the Town of Beckington, in the same County, and for repairing the Road from Heytesbury to Anstrow Hill, in the County of Wilts"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Commerell & al Nat Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick William Commerell, John Anthony Toepken, and Christian Gottlieb Moser."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Geledneki's Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Christian Samuel Geledneki"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Denoyer's Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Philip Denoyer."

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 Four preceding Bills.

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

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

Cochran alias Campbell against Campbell.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Magdalen Cochran, alias Campbell, is Appellant, and Jean Campbell Respondent"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Friday the 21st Day of this Instant February.

Message from H C to return Lascelles' Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of Daniel Lascelles of London Merchant with Elizabeth Southwicke his now Wise, and to enable him to marry again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 6o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch. Cant.
Epus Roffen
Epus Bath & Wells
Epus Lincoln
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol.
Epus Asaphen
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C P S
Dux Devon, Senescallus
Dux Somerset.
Dux Gordon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester
March. Tweeddale.
March Rockingham
Comes Derby
Comes Lincoln
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Coventry
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Waldegrave
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Bath
Comes Brooke.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam
Comes Northumberland
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds Cavendish.
Ds Berkeley.
Ds Cornwallis.
Ds Foley
Ds Bathurst.
Ds Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds Montfort.
Ds Ilchester.
Ds Chedworth.
Ds Sandys.
Ds Fortescue.
Ds Anson.

PRAYERS.

Wicker's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Stepney, and divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Parish of Stepney, in the County of Middlesex, comprized in the Marriage Settlement of John Wicker Esquire, in him and his Heirs, and for settling Lands, in the Counties of Sussex, Surrey, and Kent, in Lieu thereof, to the Uses of that Settlement"

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

Ld Privy Seal
L. Steward.
D. Somerset.
D. Argyll.
D. Portland.
M Rockingham.
E Derby.
E Warwick.
E Stamford
E Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E Poulet.
E Halifax
E Effingham
E Bath
E. Bucks
E Fitzwilliam.
E Northumberland.
V. Fauconberg.
L Abp Cant
L Bp. Rochester.
L Bp St Davids
L Bp St Asaph.
L. Bp. Bristol.
Ld Wentworth
L Willoughby Par.
L. Cavendish.
L. Cornwallis.
L Foley
L. Bathurst.
L Onslow.
L Ducie
L Montfort
L Ilchester
L Chedworth.
L Sandys.
L. Anson

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Friday the 21st Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Greenwich Church, burying in, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishoners of the Parish of East Greenwich, in the County of Kent, to deposite Corps in the Vaults or Arches under the Church in the said Parish, and to ascertain the Fees that shall be paid for the same," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ombersley Manor, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to extinguish the Right of the Lord of the Manor of Ombersley, in the County of Worcester, of keeping a Warren for Coneys on Linall Common, The Birchin Valley, and The Lyth, and for securing to the said Lord the Rent now paid for the same, and for annexing and uniting the said Brichin Valley to several ancient Copyholds, of Customary Tenements, within the said Manor," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were both read the First Time.

Whitehead's Composition Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners for executing the Office of Treasurer of His Majesty's Exchequer, or the Lord High Treasurer, for the Time being, to compound with George Whitehead of Bristol Merchant, and his Sureties John Whitehead and Thomas Whitehead, a Debt due to the Crown, for Customs for Tobacco."

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 Montague and Mr Lane

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

D of Ancaster's Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for supplying certain Defects in a Settlement of the Family Estates of Peregrine Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, by enabling him to raise Portions thereout for his Daughters, in the Manner therein mentioned," and for hearing Counsel, as well for as against the same.

Counsel were accordingly called in.

And the said Bill was read a Second Time.

Then the Petition of Robert Bertie Esquire, commonly called Lord Robert Bertie, against the Bill, was also read.

And Mr. Forrester was heard at large thereupon.

Next, Mr Evans was heard at large, for the Bill.

Which done,

The Counsel against the Bill proposed, "To call Robert Harper Esquire, who prepared the Settlement mentioned in the said Bill, in order to inform the House what Instructions he received for preparing the same"

And he, being produced accordingly, was sworn, and examined thereupon.

Then Mr. Pratt, Second Counsel for the Bill, was heard.

As was likewise Mr. Forrester, by Way of Reply.

And then the Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Proposed, "To put off the further Consideration of the said Bill for a Week"

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Bill be adjourned to this Day Sevennight.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 7o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus Litch & Cov.
Epus Bristol
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale
Comes Lincoln
Comes Northampton.
Comes Stamford
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Holdernesse
Comes Home.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Fitzwilliam
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Onslow
Ds Ducie.
Ds Sandys

PRAYERS.

Cirencester Road, repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the Town of Cirencester to the Town of Stroud, and that Part of Rodborough Hill which leads to Dudbridge, and also the Road leading from Cirencester towards Bisley, so far as to the Bottom of Gulph Hill, all in the County of Gloucester," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Snaith, &c Common enclosing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and rendering effectual certain Articles of Agreement, for the enclosing and dividing the Commons and Waste Grounds, in the Townships of Snaith, Cowick, and Rawcliffe, in the County of York," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Edinburgh, Duty on Beer, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term granted by Two several Acts of the Third and Ninth Years of His late Majesty's Reign, for continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots upon every Pint of Ale and Beer sold in the City of Edinburgh, for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for discontinuing Payment of the Petty Port Customs there," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were all read the First Time.

His Majesty's Consent to Snaith, &c Common Bill.

The Duke of Newcastle acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been apprized of the Contents of the Bill for enclosing Commons, in the Townships of Snaith, Cowick, and Rawcliffe, in the County of York, had no Objection to then Lordships proceeding thereupon, so far as the Interest of the Crown is concerned'

Ombersley Manor, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extinguish the Right of the Lord of the Manor of Ombersley, in the County of Worcester, of keeping a Warren for Coneys, on Linall Common, The Birchin Valley, and The Lyth, and for securing to the said Lord the Rent now paid for the same, and for annexing and uniting the said Birchin Valley to several ancient Copyholds, (fn. 1) or Customary Tenements, within the said Manor."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D Argyll
D Newcastle
D Manchester
M Tweeddale
E Lincoln
E Northampton
E. Stamford
E Shaftesbury
E Holdernesse.
E Home
E. Hyndford
E Halifax
E Fitzwilliam.
L Bp Rochester.
L Bp Bangor
L. Bp Litch & Cov
L. Bp. Bristol.
Ld Strange
L Onslow
L Ducie
L. Sandys

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Tuesday the 25th Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Greenwich Church, burying in, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of East Greenwich, in the County of Kent, to deposite Corps in the Vaults or Arches under the Church in the said Parish, and to ascertain the Fees that shall be paid for the same"

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 Wednesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Fremaux's Nat Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Fremeaux Merchant," 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."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 10o Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Arch Ebor
Epus Meneven.
Epus Carliol
Epus Asaphen
Epus Bristol.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Comes Gower, C P. S.
Dux Portland.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Derby
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Carlisle
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Home
Comes Hyndford
Comes Halifax
Comes Cowper
Comes Bath
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds Cavendish.
Ds Cornwallis
Ds Bathurst
Ds Onslow
Ds Ducie
Ds Edgecumbe
Ds. Sandys.
Ds Fortescue

PRAYERS.

Crowland Manor, to Orby Hunter, Bill.

The Earl Cowper reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Inheritance of the Manor of Crowland, in the County of Lincoln, to Trustees, in Trust for Thomas Orby Hunter Esquire and his Heirs, upon a full and valuable Consideration to be paid for the same," 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."

Edinburgh, Duty on Beer, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term granted by Two several Acts of the Third and Ninth Years of His late Majesty's Reign, for continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots upon every Pint of Ale and Beer sold in the City of Edinburgh, for the Purposes therein mentioned, and for discontinuing Payment of the Petty Port Customs there"

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

L Privy Seal.
D Portland.
M Rockingham.
E Derby
E Northampton
E Warwick.
E Carlisle.
E Shaftesbury.
E Home
E Hyndford
E Halifax.
E. Cowper.
E Bath
E Fitzwilliam.
L Abp York
L Bp St Davids
L Bp Carlisle
L Bp St Asaph.
L. Bp Bristol
L. Willoughby Par.
L Cavendish
L Cornwallis.
L Bathurst
L Onslow.
L Ducie.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys
L Fortescue.

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

Cirencester Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the Town of Cirencester to the Town of Stroud, and that Part of Rodborough Hill which leads to Dudbridge, and also the Road leading from Cirencester towards Bisley, so far as the Bottom of Gulph Hill, all in the County or Gloucester."

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 Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Girardot, Leave for Nat Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Andrew Girardot, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Bill read.

Accordingly the Duke of Portland presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Andrew Girardot"

And the same was read the First Time.

Then the said Andrew Girardot took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Message from H C to return the Attestation of Wills, &c Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for avoiding and putting an End to certain Doubts and Questions relating to the Attestation of Wills and Codicils, concerning Real Estates, in that Part of Great Britain called England, and in His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in America," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Mercers Company, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to rectify a Mistake in an Act passed in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Twenty-first Year of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for the Relief of the Annuitants of the Wardens and Commonalty of the Mystery of Mercers, in the City of London, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Pusey's Exchange Bill.

The Duke of Portland presented to the House, pursuant to their Lordships Order of the 23d of January last, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Tithes and Part of the Glebe Land of the Rectory of Pusey, in the County of Berks, in John Allen Pusey Esquire, and his Heirs, and for settling a Yearly Rent, in Lieu thereof, on the Rector and his Successors"

And the same was read the First Time.

Snaith Common, &c Bill, Petition against,

Upon reading the Petition of the Owners and Occupiers of ancient Messuages and Mease Steads, situated within the Townships and Manors of Snaith, Rawcliffe and Cowick, in the West Riding of the County of York, setting forth, "That the Petitioners are informed, that there is a Bill depending in this House, for enclosing certain Commons, within the said Townships and Manors, and hoping that their Lordships will not pass any Bill into a Law, for enclosing the said Commons, before the Right of the Petitioners, and all others claiming Common Right in the same, has, by Agreement or due Course of Law, been ascertained, and that the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill"

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

Bill committed.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing and rendering effectual certain Articles of Agreement, for the enclosing and dividing the Commons and Waste Grounds, in the Townships of Snaith, Cowick, and Rawcliffe, in the County of York."

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 Tuesday the 25th Instant, at the usual Time and Place, and to adjourn as they please, and that the said Petition be referred to the Consideration of the same Committee, and that the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, before the said Committee, if they think fit, as may also Counsel for the Bill be heard at the same Time.

Fremeaux, Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing James Fremeaux Merchant."

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 Montague and Mr Lane

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

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Origin Copyhold and, vide p 641 a 662 b and 707 a And the Journals of H C where it invariably occurs Copyholds, or Customary Tenement.