House of Lords Journal Volume 28
March 1755, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 28: March 1755, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 28: 1753-1756 (1767-1830), pp. 362-381. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114385 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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March 1755, 11-20

DIE Martis, 11o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Glocestr.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Calverley Common, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes and Commons, in the Manor of Calverley, in the West Riding of the County of York," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House; and are as follow:

"Press 3. Line 37. After ["same"], insert ["and the Residue thereof"].

"Last Line of the same Press. After ["deducted"], insert ["shall be set out, assigned, and allotted."]

"Press 16. Line 23. After ["concerned"], insert Clause (A).

"(A) And whereas the setting out and allotting the said Common or Moor and Parcels of Waste Grounds into Shares, for the Persons to whom the same are to be allotted, and the ascertaining and determining any Claims or Disputes touching Right of Common in and upon the said Common or Moor and Parcels of Waste Grounds, may happen to be attended with great Trouble and Difficulty to the Commissioners herein before named; it is therefore hereby Enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That, if the said Commissioners shall think it requisite and necessary to have any further Assistance for those Purposes, it shall and may be lawful to and for the said Commissioners herein before named, by Writing under their Hands and Seals, to nominate and appoint Two other Persons, to be joined with them as Commissioners, for the Purposes of setting out and allotting into Shares, for the Persons to whom the same are to be allotted respectively, such Common or Moor, and Parcels of Waste Grounds, and settling and determining such Differences and Disputes relating to Right of Common in and upon the same; and in that Case the Award of the said Commissioners nominated and appointed, and to be nominated and appointed, by and in Pursuance of this Act, or of any Three or more of them, shall be final and conclusive to all the Parties concerned."

Ratcliffe to Rotherith Ferry, Bill.

The Earl of Northumberland reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and maintaining a Ferry across the River Thames, between the Hamlet of Ratcliffe in the County of Middlesex, and the Parish of Rotherhithe in the County of Surrey," 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."

Knighton Common Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to confirm and establish an Agreement, for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, and a Cow Pasture, in Knighton, in the County of Leicester."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Nunburnholme Common, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields and Pastures, or Commons, in the Township of Nunburnholme, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Thirsk and other Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Conyers D'arcy and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor, in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby, Quernhow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb, in the said County, to some other convenient Place, in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sharpe against Maxwell: Writ of Error Non pros'd.

Upon reading the Petition of William Sharpe Esquire, Defendant in a Writ of Error depending in this House, in which John Maxwell Esquire is Plaintiff; praying, In regard the Plaintiff hath not assigned Errors within the Time limited by the Standing Order of this House for that Purpose; that the same may be Non pros'd, with such Costs as to their Lordships shall seem meet:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner do forthwith enter a Non pros. on the said Writ of Error, as desired; and that the Record be remitted to the Court of King's Bench, to the End Execution may be had upon the Judgement given in that Court, as if no such Writ of Error had been brought into this House: And further, That the Plaintiff in Error do pay, or cause to be paid, to the Defendant in Error, the Sum of Fifty Pounds, for his Costs by reason of the Delay of the Execution of the said Judgement.

Passavant & al. take the Oaths for Naturalization.

John Ulric Passavant and Jacob Kirkman took the Oaths appointed, in order to their Naturalization.

Marsk and Redcarr Commons, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Houghton against West & al.

After hearing Counsel further, in the Cause wherein Arthur Houghton of the County of Wexford in the Kingdom of Ireland, Esquire, is Appellant, and Ann West and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and that the Cause which stands for To-morrow be put off to Friday; and the other Causes removed in Course.

Kirkman's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jacob Kirkman."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Newcastle.
D. Manchester.
D. Dorset.
E. Lincoln.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Thanet.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Holdernesse.
E. Loudoun.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Hyndford.
E. Strafford.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Northumberland.
E. Guilford.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Fauconberg.
L. B. Durham.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Glocester.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Strange.
L. Ward.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.
L. Raymond.
L. Montfort.
L. Sandys.
L. Feversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Passavant's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Ulric Passavant."

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.

Edingburgh Road, Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads in the County of Edinburgh, to and from the City of Edinburgh; and from Crammond Bridge to the Town of Queens Ferry, in the County of Linlithgow;" and for making the said Act more effectual."

Hawling Common Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, within the Manor and Parish of Hawling, in the County of Gloucester."

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 12o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Moray.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Gower.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

State of the National Debt delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Jennings, from the Exchequer, attended:"

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to an Address to His Majesty, of the 21st of February last,

"A State of the National Debt, provided or unprovided for by Parliament, as it stood on the 11th Day of January 1754, and on the 11th Day of January 1755; 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 has been applied."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

Ordered, That the same do lie on the Table.

Message from H. C. to return Lord Mansel & al. Bill for Sale of Sir Thomas Stradling's Estate.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate late of Sir Thomas Stradling Baronet, deceased, in the Counties of Glamorgan and Somerset, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same; and for a Division and Settlement of other Part thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Breaston Cow Pasture Enclosure, Bill.

Ordered, That the Meeting of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing Breaston Cow Pasture, in the County of Derby," stands committed, which is appointed for Friday next, be put off to Monday next.

Lord Middleton and Bird Exchange, Bill.

Ordered, also, That the Meeting of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Exchange of certain Lands in Little Lcake, in the County of Nottingham, pursuant to an Agreement between Francis Lord Middleton and Robert Bird; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, which is appointed for Saturday next, be put off till Monday.

Bramston's Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Edmund Bramston Esquire and Henrietta Maria his Wife in Trustees, for raising several Sums of Money, for discharging Portions charged upon the same; 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; 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.

Kirkman's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jacob Kirkman," 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.

Passavant's Nat. Bill.

The Earl of Warwick also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Ulric Passavant," 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.

Houghton against West & al.

After hearing Counsel, as well on Monday last as Yesterday and this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Arthur Houghton in the County of Wexford in the Kingdom of Ireland Esquire, complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer in the said Kingdom, of the 1st of December 1752, made in a Cause wherein the Appellant was Plaintiff, and Ann West, James West, Sir Henry Tuite, Anthony Malone, and Edmond Malone, were Defendants; and also complaining of a Decree of the said Court, of the 11th of May 1744; and of Two Reports, of the 19th of April 1746, and 3d of May 1748; and also of several Orders, of the 15th of November 1746, 8th of July 1748, 2d of June 1749, 15th of December and 5th of February 1749, and 20th of June 1750, made in another Cause, wherein the said Ann West and James West were Plaintiffs, and Sir Henry Tuite, Richard Malone, Thomas Magan, James Houghton, the Appellant, Euphenia Houghton, Nicholas Loftus, and Francis Annesley, were Defendants; and praying, "That the same, or so much thereof respectively as affects the Appellant, might be reversed, or varied and rectified; and that this House would grant the Appellant such further and other Relief in the Premises as the Nature and Circumstance of the Case might require, and as their Lordships in their great Wisdom should think proper:" As also upon the Answers of Ann West Widow, and James West Esquire, Sir Henry Tuite Baronet, Anthony Malone and Edmond Malone Esquires, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on all Sides in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Decree of the said Court of Exchequer of the 11th of May 1744, and the said Order of the said Court of the 8th of July 1748, be, and the same are hereby, affirmed: And as to the Orders of the 19th of April, 5th of May, and 2d of June, 1749, relating to the Application for re-hearing the Cause, it is hereby Declared, That there was not a sufficient Foundation for the said Court of Exchequer to require the Appellant to pay within a Week all the Costs incurred in Equity and at Law since the said Decree, as the Terms of granting such Re-hearing; but that it would have been sufficient for the said Court to have required the Appellant to give Security for, or to submit to pay, the said Costs, in case the said Decree should (fn. 1) have been materially varied upon such Re-hearing; but, considering the subsequent Proceedings, and that the Appellant hath appealed to this House against the said Decree, which is hereby affirmed, their Lordships do not think fit to reverse those Orders: And it is further Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Order of the 1st of December 1752, for setting aside the Appellant's Bill exhibited on the 12th of June 1752, be, and the same is hereby, reversed; it appearing that the said Bill, besides such Part thereof as prayed a Review and Reversal of the said former Decree and Orders, was also an Original Bill, praying Relief for the Appellant against the Respondents Sir Henry Tuite and the Representatives of Sir Joseph Tuite: And it is hereby further Ordered and Adjudged, That all the other Orders and Proceedings of the said Court of Exchequer, complained of in and by the said Appeal, be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Marsk and Redcarr Commons, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe."

Thirsk, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor, in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby, Quernhow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham, in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb in the said County, to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham."

Bradford, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads, from the West End of Toller Lane near Bradford, through Haworth in the County of York, to a Place called Blue Bell near Colne in the County of Lancaster, and from a Place called The Two Laws to Kighley in the said County of York."

Leeds, lighting Streets, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlightening the Streets and Lanes, and regulating the Pavements, in the Town of Leeds, in the County of York."

Stansfield's Estate Sale of, Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire, in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses,"

It is Ordered, That the said Bill may be read a 2d Time.

And the same being read accordingly:

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

L. Chamberlain.
D. Somerset.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Dorset.
E. Lincoln.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Plimouth.
E. Rochford.
E. Moray.
E. Home.
E. Loudoun.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Hyndford.
E. Halifax.
E. Gower.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Egremont.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Stormont.
Vis. Folkestone.
L. B. Oxford.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chester.
L. B. Glocester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Chichester.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cavendish.
L. Strange.
L. Cathcart.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 27th Instant, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Mackenzie to enter into a Recognizance for the Duke of Roxburgh;

The House being moved, "That Mr. Kenneth Mackenzie may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for the Duke of Roxburgh, on account of his Appeal depending in this House; his Grace being indisposed:"

It is Ordered, That the said Kenneth Mackenzie may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

and for Mrs. Trotter.

The House being moved, "That Mr. Kenneth Mackenzie may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Mrs. Jean Trotter, on account of her Appeal depending in this House; she being in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Kenneth Mackenzie may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 13o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Rutland, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Lothian.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Moray.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Ashburnham.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Orford.
Comes Bath.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Hertford.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Cadogan.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Vere.

PRAYERS.

E. of Leicester takes the Oaths.

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

Enrolment of Deeds, &c. made by Papists, further Time for, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Southwark Market to prevent the holding of in the High Street, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Ladbrooke and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the holding of any Market for the future in the High Street of the Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surry;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Basingstoke, &c. Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Griffin and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner in the Parish of Winterslow in the County of Wilts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horsham, &c. Road, Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Lionel Pilkington and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Gapel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watch-house in Ebbisham in the County of Surrey; and from Capel to Stone Street, in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surry;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Archibishop of York & al. Exchange of Lands in Myton, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing an Exchange of divers Lands and Tithes in Myton in the County of York, for other Lands and Hereditaments in the said County, pursuant to an Agreement between the Lord Archbishop of York as Appropriator, the Bishop of Norwich Lessee of the Rectory, and Henry Herd Clerk Vicar of the Parish Church, and Sir Brian Stapylton Lord of the Manor, of Myton aforesaid," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereto."

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

Ordered, That the Bill, with the Amendment, be engrossed.

Walter's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Edward Walter Esquire, and divers other Persons claiming under the Wills of his Grandfather and Brother respectively, to make Leases of the several Lands and Hereditaments purchased, and to be purchased, since the Will of Peter Walter the Grand father, and in Pursuance of the same," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; 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.

Bramston's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the settled Estates of Edmund Bramston Esquire and Henrietta Maria his Wife in Trustees, for raising several Sums of Money, for discharging Portions charged upon the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Passavant's Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Ulric Passavant."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Kirkman's Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jacob Kirkman."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Three preceding Bills.

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

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

Sheriffs Depute, &c. in Scotland, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act concerning the Offices of Sheriff Depute and Stewart Depute, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland:"

The said Bill was accordingly read a 2d Time.

And it being proposed, "To commit the Bill:"

After Debate;

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, To-morrow.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause which is appointed for To-morrow be put off to Monday next; and that the other Causes be removed in Course.

Marsk and Redcarr Commons, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe."

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

L. Steward.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Manchester.
M. Lothian.
M. Rockingham.
E. Warwick.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Plimouth.
E. Rochford.
E. Coventry.
E. Rothes.
E. Moray.
E. Home.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Hyndford.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Bristol.
E. Halifax.
E. Bath.
E. Leicester.
E. Buckinghamshire.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Northumberland.
E. Egremont.
E. Hertford.
E. Guilford.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Darlington.
Vis. Say & Sele.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Falmouth.
L. B. Durham.
L. B. Ely.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chester.
L. B. Glocester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Chichester.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Ward.
L. Berkeley Str.
L. Cathcart.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Cadogan.
L. Raymond.
L. Edgecumbe.
L. Sandys.
L. Anson.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Feversham.
L. Archer.
L. Vere.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Edinburgh Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads in the County of Edinburgh, to and from the City of Edinburgh, and from Crammond Bridge to the Town of Queens Ferry in the County of Linlithgow;" 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 To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Bradford, &c. Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the West End of Toller Lane near Bradford, through Haworth, in the County of York, to a Place called Blue Bell near Colne in the County of Lancaster, and from a Place called The Two Laws to Kighley in the said 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 To-morrow, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Henley Bridge to Dorchester, &c. Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Roads leading from Henley Bridge in the County of Oxford to Dorchester Bridge, and from thence to Culham Bridge, and to a Place called Mile Stone in the Road leading to Magdalen Bridge in the said County, and for widening the said Roads; and also for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the End of Culham Bridge next to Culham in the County of Oxford, to the End of Burford Bridge next to Abingdon in the County of Berks, and from the Mayor's Stone at the End of The Boar Street in the Town of Abingdon aforesaid, to Shippon in the said County of Berks, and from thence to the West End of the Town of Fyfield in the same County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ratcliffe to Rotherith Ferry, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing and maintaining a Ferry across the River Thames, between the Hamlet of Ratcliffe in the County of Middlesex, and the Parish of Rotherhithe in the County of Surrey."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Cambridge Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts, for repairing the Road from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath and the Town of Cambridge: for repairing the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge; and for repairing other ruinous Parts of the Highways adjacent to the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Norton by Daventry Common Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Norton by Daventry, 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 Four 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 said Bills, without any Amendment.

Calverley Common Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes and Commons, in the Manor of Calverley, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

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

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Thirsk and other Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor, in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby, Quernbow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb in the said County, to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham."

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

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

Hawling Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, within the Manor and Parish of Hawling, in the County of 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 this Day Sevennight, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Leeds lighting Streets, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlightening the Streets and Lanes, and regulating the Pavements, in the Town of Leeds, 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 Wednesday next, 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 quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 14o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Meneven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Dorset.
March. Lothian.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Message from thence, to return Coxe & al. Bill for Partition of Northleigh's Estate;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming a Partition of the Estates late of Stephen Northleigh Esquire and Margaret his Wife, Susanna Yarde Widow, Dame Frances Chudleigh, and Tryphena Davie Spinster; and for settling the several specifick Shares and Allotments thereof upon, and for the Benefit of, the several Parties entitled to the several undivided Shares of the said Estates before the said Partition; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Ibbetson's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for selling Part of the entailed Estate of Sir Henry Ibbetson Baronet, and vesting other Part thereof in him in Fee Simple; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled, together with some other Lands whereof he is seised in Fee, in Lieu of the Lands so to be sold; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Abp. of York & al. Exchange of Lands in Myton, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing an Exchange of divers Lands and Tithes in Myton in the County of York, for other Lands and Hereditaments in the said County, pursuant to an Agreement between the Lord Archbishop of York as Appropriator, the Bishop of Norwich Lessee of the Rectory, and Henry Herd Clerk Vicar of the Parish Church, and Sir Brian Stapylton Lord of the Manor, of Myton aforesaid."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Walter's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower Edward Walter Esquire, and divers other Persons claiming under the Wills of his Grandfather and Brother respectively, to make Leases of the several Lands and Hereditaments purchased, and to be purchased, since the Will of Peter Walter the Grandfather, and in Pursuance of the same."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Edwards and Mr. Montague:

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

Edinburgh Road, Bill.

The Earl of Breadalbane reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads in the County of Edinburgh, to and from the City of Edinburgh, and from Crammond Bridge to the Town of Queen's Ferry in the County of Linlithgow," and for making the said Act more effectual," 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."

Bradford, &c. Roads, Bill.

The Earl of Breadalbane also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the West End of Toller Lane near Bradford, through Haworth, in the County of York, to a Place called Blue Bell near Colne in the County of Lancaster, and from a Place called The Two Laws to Kighley in the said County of York," 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."

Thirsk, &c. Roads, Bill.

The Earl of Breadalbane likewise reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor, in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby, Quernhow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb in the said County, to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham," 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."

Horsham, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Capel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watchhouse in Ebbisham in the County of Surrey, and from Capel to Stone Street in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surrey."

Southwark Market, to prevent the holding of in the High Street, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the holding of any Market for the future in The High Street of the Borough of Southwark in the County of Surry."

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

D. Somerset.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
D. Dorset.
M. Lothian.
E. Lincoln.
E. Warwick.
E. Holdernesse.
E. Loudoun.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Egremont.
E. Temple.
E. Guilford.
E. Darlington.
V. Fauconberg.
V. Stormont.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. B. Ely.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. Abergavenny.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cavendish.
L. Onslow.
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Feversham.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Stow on the Wold Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from The Hand and Post at the Top of Burford Lane in the County of Gloucester, to Stow on the Wold, and from thence to Halford Bridge in the County of Warwick, and also the Road from The Cross Hands on Salford Hill to The Hand and Post in the Parish of Dowdeswell in the County of Gloucester."

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

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

Basingstoke, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner, in the Parish of Winterslow in the County of Wilts."

Enrolment of Deeds by Papilts, further Time for, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers."

Sheriffs Depute in Scotland, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act concerning the Offices of Sheriff Depute and Stewart Depute in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Grimston to take the Name of Luckyn, Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Honourable Harbottle Grimston Esquire and the Heirs of his Body to take and use the Surname and Arms of Luckyn, pursuant to the Wills of Sir Harbottle Luckyn Baronet and Edward Luckyn Esquire, deceased."

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

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

Crowle, Exchange of Lands with the Crown, Bill: King's Consent signified.

The Earl of Holdernesse acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been apprized of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable His Majesty to grant the Reversion of divers Lands and Hereditaments in the County of York, in Trust for Richard Crowle Esquire, in Exchange for Houses and Lands near His Majesty's Palace of Windsor, and for other Consideration to be paid for the same," was pleased to consent (as far as the Interest of the Crown is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Then the said Bill was read a 2d Time.

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.

Stansfield's Bill; Motion to shorten the Time of the Meeting of the Committee.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced:"

Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 17o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Elien.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Lothian.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Darlington.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

Sheriffs Depute in Scotland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act concerning the Offices of Sheriff Depute and Stewart Depute, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Edinburgh Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads in the County of Edinburgh, to and from the City of Edinburgh, and from Crammond Bridge to the Town of Queen's Ferry in the County of Linlithgow;" and for making the said Act more effectual."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bradford, &c. Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the West End of Toller Lane near Bradford, through Haworth, in the County of York, to a Place called Blue Bell near Colne in the County of Lancaster, and from a Place called the Two Laws to Kighley in the said County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Thirsk, &c. Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor in the Way to Ripon, and through Ainderby, Quernhow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb in the said County to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham."

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 Four preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Montague and Mr. Lane:

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

Basingstoke, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner in the Parish of Winterslow in the County of Wilts."

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

D. Newcastle.
D. Manchester.
D. Dorset.
M. Lothian.
E. Stamford.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E. Jersey.
E. Home.
E. Holdernesse.
E. Loudoun.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Dartmouth.
E. Pomfret.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Egremont.
E. Temple.
E. Guilford.
E. Darlington.
V. Fauconberg.
V. Stormont.
L. B. Worcester.
L. B. Ely.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Peterborough.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chester.
L. B. Glocester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Cavendish.
L. Clifton.
L. Strange.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Ducie.
L. Raymond.
L. Sandys.
L. Feversham.
L. Archer.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet To-morrow, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Ibbetson's Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendment made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for selling Part of the entailed Estate of Sir Henry Ibbetson Baronet, and vesting other Part thereof in him in Fee Simple; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled, together with some other Lands whereof he is seised in Fee, in Lieu of the Lands so to be sold; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

And the said Amendment, being read Three Times by the Clerk, was agreed to.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers to acquaint them therewith.

Horsham, &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Capel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watchhouse in Ebbisham in the County of Surry, and from Capel to Stone Street in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surrey."

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

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

Stansfield's Estate, Sale of, Bill:

The Order of the Day was read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Friday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire, in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard the Session is far advanced.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Committee shortened.

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

Messages from H. C. to return the E of Berkeley's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Executors of Augustus late Earl of Berkeley to make Leases of his Estates in Glocestershire, during the Minority of his Children;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

and Calverley Common, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wasles and Commons, in the Manor of Calverley in the West Riding of the County of York;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Hill & al. against Sir A. Grant; et è contra.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Edward Hill Esquire and others are Appellants, and Sir Archibald Grant is Respondent; et è contra:

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

Enrolment of Deed, &c. by Papists, further Time for, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers."

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

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, To-morrow.

E. of Berkeley's Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Executors of Augustus late Earl of Berkeley to make Leases of his Estates in Glocestershire, during the Minority of his Children."

And the said Amendments, being read Three Times by the Clerk, were agreed to.

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 18o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Dorset.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton.
Comes Home.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Bath.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Guilford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Lucas against Byrne & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of William Lucas of the City of Dublin Esquire; complaining of an Order of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, of the 1st Day of February 1755; and praying, "That the same may be reversed and set aside; and that this House will grant the Appellant such further and other Relief in the Premises as the Nature and Circumstances of the Case may require; and that Henry Byrne, and Francis Lucas and Charles Lucas, Minors, by Richard Mullegan their Guardian, Richard Williams and Catherine Williams otherwise Lucas his Wife, and also the said Richard Mullegan, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Henry Byrne, and Francis Lucas and Charles Lucas Minors, by Richard Mullegan their Guardian, Richard Williams and Catherine Williams otherwise Lucas his Wife, and also the said Richard Mullegan, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the 22d Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon their respective Clerks in the said Court of Exchequer shall be deemed good Service.

Horsham, &c. Roads, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Capel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watch-house in Ebbisham in the County of Surry, and from Capel to Stone Street in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surry," 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."

Basingstoke, &c. Roads, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner in the Parish of Winterslow 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."

Stansfield's Estate, for Sale of, Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire, in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; 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 Blewitt Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying and supplying a Mistake and Omission in a Settlement made of the Estate of Mary Blewitt Widow, on the Marriage of Edmond Blewitt her Eldest Son; and for settling the said Estate on his Issue Male, and for raising Portions for his Younger Brothers;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Insolvent Debtors; Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Insolvent Debtors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Houses and Tenements at Wendover in the County of Bucks, late the Estate of John Hampden Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Purchase-money in such Manner as the Residue of his Personal Estate is, by his Will, directed to be applied;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

L. Middleton and Bird, Exchange, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Exchange of certain Lands in Little Leake in the County of Nottingham, pursuant to an Agreement between Francis Lord Middleton and Robert Bird; 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made several Amendments thereto."

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

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

Hill & al. against Sir A Grant; et è contra.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Edward Hill Esquire and Catherine his Wife, Mary Burroughs Widow and sole Executrix of Lieutenant Colonel William Burroughs, deceased, and John Powlet Esquire and Frances his Wife, which said Catherine, Mary, and Frances, are the only Daughters and Coheiresses of Henry Cartwright Esquire, deceased, and of John Hamilton Writer to His Majesty's Signet, their Attorney; complaining of Part of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 27th of January 1750; and also of Part of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session, of the 24th of July 1752; and of an Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 25th of July 1752; and also of Part of another Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 11th of July 1754; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; and that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises as this House shall think fit:" As likewise upon the Cross Appeal of Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk Baronet; complaining of the Third and Sixth Articles or Propositions of the said Interlocutor of the Lords of Session, of the 25th of July 1752; and also of the Second, Third, and Fifth Articles or Propositions of the other Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 11th of July 1754; and likewise of Two other Interlocutors of the said Lords, of the 26th of July and 19th of November 1754; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; and that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as this House shall think fit:" As also upon the Answer of the said Sir Archibald Grant put in to the said Original Appeal; and the joint and several Answer of the said Edward Hill and Catherine his Wife, Mary Burroughs Widow, and Frances Powlet Widow, put in to the said Cross Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on both Sides in this Cause:

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That so much of the said several Interlocutors as is complained of in and by the Original Appeal be, and the same is hereby, reversed: And it is further Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Cross Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the several Interlocutors and Parts of Interlocutors in and by the said Cross Appeal complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Enrolment of Deeds, &c. by Papists, further Time for, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the 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 & in diem Mercurii, decimum nonum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 19o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Lothian.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Home.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Waldegrave.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Cornwallis.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Archer.

PRAYERS.

L. Cathcart against Shaw and Stuart.

The Answer of John Stuart Shaw and Sir Michael Stuart, to the Appeal of Charles Lord Cathcart, was brought in.

Leeds, lighting Streets, &c. Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlightening the Streets and Lanes, and regulating the Pavements, in the Town of Leeds, in the County of York," 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."

Southwark Market, to prevent the holding of in the High Street, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the holding of any Market for the future in The High Street of the Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surry," 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."

Stow on the Wold Road, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from The Hand and Post at the Top of Burford Lane in the County of Gloucester, to Stow on the Wold, and from thence to Halford Bridge in the County of Warwick; and also the Road from The Cross Hands on Salford Hill to The Hand and Post in the Parish of Dowdeswell in the County of Gloucester," 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."

Marsk and Radcarr Commons, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe," 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, to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

L. Middleton and Bird, Exchange, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing an Exchange of certain Lands in Little Leake, in the County of Nottingham, pursuant to an Agreement between Francis Lord Middleton and Robert Bird; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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. Montague and Mr. Lane:

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

Basingstoke and other Roads, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner in the Parish of Winterslow in the County of Wilts."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Enrolment of Deeds, &c. by Papists, further Time for, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Horsham and other Roads, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for widening and repairing the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Capel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watchhouse in Ebbisham in the County of Surry, and from Capel to Stone Street in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surry."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Stansfield's Estate, Sale of, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire, in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Marsk and Redcarr Commons, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in the North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Leeds, lighting Streets, &c. Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlightening the Streets and Lanes, and regulating the Pavements, in the Town of Leeds, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Southwark Market, to prevent the holding of in the High Street, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the holding of any Market for the future in The High Street of the Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surry."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Stow on the Wold Road, Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from The Hand and Post at the Top of Burford Lane in the County of Gloucester, to Stow on the Wold, and from thence to Halford Bridge in the County of Warwick, and also the Road from The Cross Hands on Salford Hill to The Hand and Post in the Parish of Dowdeswell in the County of Gloucester."

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 Eight 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 said several Bills, without any Amendment.

Stuart and Shaw against L. Cathcart: Cross Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition and Cross Appeal of John Stuart Shaw of Greenock, an Infant of tender Years, by Sir Michael Stuart Baronet, his Father and next Friend; complaining of Parts of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 10th of August 1754, and 31st of January 1755; and also of Part of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the 13th of February 1755; and praying, "That the same may be reversed; and that this House will please to grant the Appellant such other Relief as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom and Justice shall seem meet; and that Charles Lord Cathcart may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That Charles Lord Cathcart may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the 15th Day of April next; and Service of this Order on his Lordship's Procurator or Agent in the Court below shall be deemed good Service.

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

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Fraunceis Kirkham and Damaris his Wife in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Encumbrances affecting the same prior to their Marriage Settlement; and for laying out the Surplus (if any) in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the Uses of the same Settlement;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Addingham and Kildwick Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Conyers D'Arcy and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and amending, the Road from Cocking End near Addingham in the West Riding of the County of York, through Kildwick, to Black Lane End in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from H. C. to return Sir J. Chichester & al. Bill, for Partition of Chudleigh's Estate.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming and establishing the Partition of the Estates late of Sir George Chudleigh and Dame Frances his Wife, Tryphena Davie, and John Pollexsen Esquire; and for settling the several specifick Shares thereof, resulting from the said Partition, to and for the several Uses and Purposes for which the several undivided Parts thereof were vested and settled before the said Partition; and for authorizing Leases to be made of divers Parts of the Premises;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Sir J. Cockburn against Sir J. Cockburn & al.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein Sir James Cockburn Baronet, Apparent Heir Male of the Family of Langtoun, is Appellant, and Sir James Cockburn of that Ilk and others are Respondents:

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 20o Martii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales Præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Meneven.
Comes Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Dorset.
March. Lothian.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Home.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Hyndford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Bristol.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Bath.
Comes Buckinghamshire.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Northumberland.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Harcourt.
Comes Guilford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Folkestone.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cavendish.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Bor against Bor.

The Answer of Jacob Bor Esquire, to the Appeal of Gerard Bor a Minor, by William Cooper Esquire, his Guardian, was brought in.

Insolvent Debtors, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Insolvent Debtors."

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Addingham and Kildwick Road, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and amending, the Road from Cooking End near Addingham in the West Riding of the County of York, through Kildwick, to Black Lane End in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

The House was adjourned during Pleasure; to robe,

The House was resumed.

The King present:

His Majesty, being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State (the Lords being in their Robes); the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod received His Majesty's Commands to let the Commons know, "It is His Majesty's Pleasure, that they attend Him immediately; in this House."

Who being come, with their Speaker; the Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of the Bills ready for the Royal Assent, as follow, videlicet;

Bills passed.

"1. An Act concerning the Offices of Sheriff Depute and Stewart Depute, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."

"2. An Act for allowing further Time for Enrolment of Deeds and Wills made by Papists; and for Relief of Protestant Purchasers."

"3. An Act for taking away Mortuaries in the Archdeaconry of Chester; and giving a Recompense therefor to the Bishop of Chester, as Archdeacon of Chester, who holds and enjoys the said Archdeaconry in Right of his See."

"4. An Act for making navigable the River or Brook called Sankey Brook, and the Three several Branches thereof, from the River Mersey, below Sankey Bridges, up to Boardman's Stone Bridge on the South Branch, to Gerrard's Bridge on the Middle Branch thereof, and to Penny Bridge on the North Branch thereof, all in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and also for adjusting the Measure of Coal to be brought down the said River or Brook, and sold within the Town of Liverpool in the said County."

"5. An Act for establishing and maintaining a Ferry across the River Thames, between the Hamlet of Ratcliffe in the County of Middlesex, and the Parish of Rotherbithe in the County of Surrey."

"6. An Act to prevent the holding of any Market for the future in The High Street of the Borough of Southwark, in the County of Surry."

"7. An Act for establishing, maintaining, and wellgoverning, a Nightly Watch within the City of Bristol."

"8. An Act for the better enlightening and cleansing the open Places, Squares, Streets, Lanes, Alleys, Passages, and Courts, within the Parish of Saint Bartholomew the Great, London; and regulating the Nightly Watch and Beadles within the said Parish."

"9. An Act for explaining, amending, and making more effectual, several Acts of Parliament, relating to the Maintenance and Employment of the Poor of the Town of Kingston upon Hull; and for better paving, preserving, and cleansing, the Streets, Squares, Lanes, and Alleys, in the said Town, and preventing Obstructions therein; and for preserving the Lamps which shall be set up to enlighten the Streets of the said Town, and securing the Property of such Lamps to the Owners."

"10. An Act for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the Borough of Dunheved, otherwise Launceston, and Parish of Saint Mary Magdalen, in the County of Cornwall."

"11. An Act for erecting and building a new Chapel, in the Town of Wolverhampton, in the County of Stafford."

"12. An Act for enlightening the Streets and Lanes, and regulating the Pavements, in the Town of Leeds, in the County of York."

"13. An Act for continuing, and rendering more effectual, an Act passed in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Duty of Two Pennies Scots, or One Sixth of a Penny Sterling, on every Pint of Ale and Beer that shall be vended or sold within the City of Glasgow;" and for extending the same over the Villages of Gorbells and Port Glasgow, and Privileges thereof, for the Benefit of the said City and Villages."

"14. An Act to continue, and render more effectual, Two Acts of Parliament, passed in the Sixth and Twelfth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George, for repairing the Roads from Stevenage in the County of Hertford, to Bigleswade in the County of Bedford; and for repairing the Roads from the North End of the said Roads to the Toll Gate at the North End of the said Town of Bigleswade."

"15. An Act for repairing the Road from a certain Place in Bury, in the County of Huntingdon, through Warboys, Old Hurst, Saint Ives, Hilton, Eltisley, Waresley, Gamlingay, and Potton, to a House called The Spread Eagle in Stratton, within the several Counties of Huntingdon, Cambridge, and Bedford."

"16. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Sutton in the County of Surrey, through the Borough of Reigate, by Sidlow Mill, to Povey Cross; and from Sutton aforesaid, through Cheam and over Howell Hill, to Ewell; and also the Road from Tadworth, by the Windmill, to the Bottom of Pebble Hill in the said County."

"17. An Act for repairing and widening the several Roads therein mentioned, leading to, through, and from, the Town of Monmouth."

"18. An Act for repairing the Road from the North End of Brown's Lane in Great Stoughton in the County of Huntingdon, through Kimbolton and Higham Ferrers, to The Way Post near Wellingborough Bridge in the County of Northampton; and from The Pound in Kimbolton to The Way Post in Great Catworth Field, near Brington Bridge, in the said County of Huntingdon."

"19. An Act for repairing and widening the Roads therein mentioned, lying within the Borough of Droitwich, in the County of Worcester; or leading from the said Borough to the several Places therein mentioned, in the said County."

"20. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the Town of Market-Harborough in the County of Leicester, through the Town of Lutterworth in the said County, to the City of Coventry."

"21. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Chudleigh Bridge, in the Parish of Hennock in the County of Devon, through the Town and Borough of Ashburton, to Brent Bridge, in the Parish of South Brent in the said County."

"22. An Act for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the Cross of Hand near Finford Bridge in the County of Warwick, through the Town of Southam in the same County, to the Borough of Banbury in the County of Oxford; and from The Guide Post in the Village of Adderbury in the same County, through Kidlington, to the Mile Way leading towards the City of Oxford; and also the Road leading from a Place called The Two Mile Tree near the City of Oxford, over Gosford otherwise Gossard Bridge, to a certain Gate entering upon Weston on the Green in the said County."

"23. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the Roads leading from Henley Bridge in the County of Oxford, to Dorchester Bridge, and from thence to Culham Bridge, and to a Place called Mile Stone, in the Road leading to Magdalen Bridge, in the said County, and for widening the said Roads; and also for repairing and widening the Roads leading from the End of Culham Bridge next to Culham in the County of Oxford, to the End of Burford Bridge next to Abingdon in the County of Berks; and from The Mayor's Stone at the End of The Boar Street in the Town of Abingdon aforesaid, to Shippon in the said County of Berks, and from thence to the West End of the Town of Fyfield in the same County."

"24. An Act to continue, and render more effectual, several Acts, for repairing the Road from Stump Cross to Newmarket Heath and the Town of Cambridge; for repairing the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge; and for repairing other ruinous Parts of the Highways adjacent to the Road from Foulmire to Cambridge."

"25. An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act of the Twenty-fourth Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the High Roads in the County of Edinburgh, to and from the City of Edinburgh; and from Crammond Bridge to the Town of Queen's Ferry, in the County of Linlithgow;" and for making the said Act more effectual."

"26. An Act for amending and widening the Roads from the West End of Toller Lane, near Bradford, through Haworth, in the County of York, to a Place called Blue Bell near Colne in the County of Lancaster, and from a Place called The Two Laws to Kighley in the said County of York."

"27. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Thirsk, over Skipton Bridge, through Baldersby, to Baldersby Gate adjoining to Hutton Moor in the Way to Ripon; and through Ainderby, Quernbow, and Nosterfield, by Well Flashes Gate, to Masham in the County of York; and likewise for removing the Toll House and Turnpike Gates at Busby Stobb in the said County to some other convenient Place in the Road leading from Boroughbridge to the City of Durham."

"28. An Act for widening and repairing the Road leading from Horsham in the County of Sussex, through Capel, Dorking, Mickleham, and Leatherhead, to the Watch-house in Ebbisham in the County of Surry, and from Capel to Stone Street in the Parish of Ockley in the said County of Surry."

"29. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Basingstoke, through Wortin, Overton, Whitchurch, Hursborn Pryors, Andover, and Middle Wallop, in the County of Southampton, to a Place called Lobcomb Corner in the Parish of Winterslow in the County of Wilts."

"30. An Act for repairing and widening the Road from The Hand and Post at the Top of Burford Lane in the County of Gloucester to Stow on the Wold, and from thence to Halford Bridge in the County of Warwick, and also the Road from The Cross Hands on Salford Hill to The Hand and Post in the Parish of Dowdeswell in the County of Gloucester."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, in these Words; videlicet,

"Le Roy le veult."

"31. An Act for vesting Montagu House in Trustees and their Heirs, freed and discharged from all the Estates, Uses, and Agreements, to which at present it stands limited and appointed, upon Trust, to convey the same to the Trustees of The British Museum, for a general Repository and upon such other Trusts as therein are mentioned."

"32. An Act to empower the Executors of Augustus late Earl of Berkeley to make Leases of his Estates in Glocestershire, during the Minority of his Children."

"33. An Act for vesting a Copyhold Messuage, or Tenement, in the County of Middlesex, with the Appurtenances, devised by the Will of Mary late Dutchess of Northumberland, in Trustees, to enable them to sell and convey the same to the Lady Jane Coke, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the Uses appointed by the said Will."

"34. An Act for confirming and establishing an Agreement, between the Principal of Saint Mary Magdalen Hall, in the University of Oxford, and Ellis St. John Clerk, for exchanging the Advowson of the Church of South Moreton, in the County of Berks, for the alternate Presentation of the Church of Finchamstead, in the said County."

"35. An Act for exchanging of Lands, between the Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London, Governors of Christ's Hospital, and John Leman Esquire."

"36. An Act for explaining and making more effectual a Power contained in the Will of Sir William Morice Baronet, for making Leases of his several Estates in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall."

"37. An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate late of Sir Thomas Stradling Baronet, deceased, in the Counties of Glamorgan and Somerset, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same; and for a Division and Settlement of other Part thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"38. An Act for selling Part of the entailed Estate of Sir Henry Ibbetson Baronet, and vesting other Part thereof in him in Fee Simple; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled, together with some other Lands whereof he is seised in Fee, in Lieu of the Lands so to be sold; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"39. An Act for confirming and establishing the Partition of the Estates late of Sir George Chudleigh and Dame Frances his Wife, Tryphena Davie, and John Pollexfen Esquire; and for settling the several specifick Shares thereof, resulting from the said Partition, to and for the several Uses and Purposes for which the several undivided Parts thereof were vested and settled before the said Partition; and for authorizing Leases to be made of divers Parts of the Premises."

"40. An Act for establishing and confirming a Partition of the Estates late of Stephen Northleigh Esquire and Margaret his Wife, Susannah Yarde Widow, Dame Frances Chudleigh, and Tryphena Davie Spinster; and for settling the several specifick Shares and Allotments thereof upon and for the Benefit of the several Parties entitled to the several undivided Shares of the said Estates before the said Partition; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"41. An Act for vesting divers Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Cambridge, settled on the Marriage of Peter Leheup the Younger Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold and conveyed pursuant to Articles; and for laying out the Purchase-money in another Estate, to be settled to the Uses of his Marriage Settlement."

"42. An Act for vesting certain Houses and Tenements at Wendover, in the County of Bucks, late the Estate of John Hampden Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold; and for applying the Purchase-money in such Manner as the Residue of his Personal Estate is by his Will directed to be applied."

"43. An Act for the Sale of several Estates of Robert Stansfield Esquire, in the County of York; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Estates, in the said County of York, to be settled to the like Uses."

"44. An Act for Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments in the County of Worcester, late the Estate of Thomas Mason, deceased, pursuant to an Agreement; and for applying the Money arising thereby, for discharging Encumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

"45. An Act for rectifying and supplying several Defects and Omissions in certain Common Recoveries suffered by Edward Spelman Esquire."

"46. An Act for rectifying and supplying a Mistake and Omission in a Settlement made of the Estate of Mary Blewitt Widow, on the Marriage of Edmond Blewitt her Eldest Son; and for settling the said Estate on his Issue Male; and for raising Portions for his Younger Brothers."

"47. An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Fraunceis Kirkham and Damaris his Wife in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of Encumbrances affecting the same prior to their Marriage Settlement; and for laying out the Surplus, if any, in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the Uses of the same Settlement."

"48. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Field and Brecks, in the Manor and Parish of Brancaster, in the County of Norfolk; and for extinguishing the several Rights of Common and Sheepwalk over the said Field and Brecks, and over certain Half-year Closes and Pieces of Common in the said Manor and Parish; and for granting another Right of Common to the Owners of certain Dwellinghouses in the Manor and Parish aforesaid."

"49. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, and certain Lands, lying dispersed in the Half-year Closes belonging to the Manor of Swanton with Worthing, within the Parishes of Swanton, Morley, and Worthing, in the County of Norfolk; and for extinguishing the several Rights of Common and Sheep-walk over the said Fields and Half-year Closes, and over certain Lands called The Brecks, lying within the said Manor and Parishes."

"50. An Act to confirm and establish an Agreement, for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Moors, and Greens, in the Lordship of Stillingfleet, in the County of York; and for settling certain Yearly Payments to the Impropriators of the Rectory and to the Vicar of Stillingfleet aforesaid, in Lieu of the Great and Small Tithes belonging to the said Rectory and Vicarage."

"51. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Waste Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Parish of Kenilworth, in the County of Warwick."

"52. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Ground, in the Manor and Parish of Churchover, in the County of Warwick."

"53. An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, and Pastures or Commons, in the Township of Slingsby, in the County of York."

"54. An Act to confirm and establish an Agreement, for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, and a Cow Pasture, in Knighton, in the County of Leicester."

"55. An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open Fields, and Pastures or Commons, in the Township of Nunburnholme, in the County of York."

"56. An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Norton by Daventry, in the County of Northampton."

"57. An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Wastes and Commons, in the Manor of Calverley, in the West Riding of the County of York."

"58. An Act for the enclosing, dividing, and exchanging, the Common Fields, Common Meadows, and other Grounds, in the Townships of Marsk and Redcarr, within the Manor of Marsk, in Cleveland, in The North Riding of the County of York; and for providing a certain Recompense to the Vicar of Marsk, in Lieu of his Tithes and the greatest Part of his Glebe."

"59. An Act to enable John Freston Esquire, and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Scrivener."

"60. An Act to enable Samuel Blackwell, heretofore called Samuel Killican, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname of Blackwell only, pursuant to the Will of Jonathan Blackwell, deceased; and to bear the like Arms which were borne by the said Jonathan Blackwell."

"61. An Act to enable Alexander Ready Esquire, and his Issue by Sophia his Wife (late Sophia Edwards), to take and use the Surname of Colston, pursuant to the Will of Edward Colston Esquire, deceased, and to bear the like Arms which were borne by the said Edward Colston."

"62. An Act to enable Theodore Henry Brinckman Esquire to take and use the Surname of Broadhead, pursuant to the Will of Henry Broadhead Esquire, deceased."

"63. An Act to enable Wenman Coke, heretofore called Wenman Roberts Esquire, and his Issue Male, to take the Surname of Coke only, pursuant to the Direction of the Will of Sir Edward Coke Baronet, deceased; and that the said Wenman Coke and his Issue Male may bear the Arms of the said Sir Edward Coke."

"64. An Act to enable William Lowndes Stone Esquire, lately called William Lowndes the Younger Esquire, and Catharine his Wife, and others therein named, to take and use the Surname and bear the Arms of Stone, pursuant to the Will of Francis Lowe Esquire, deceased."

"65. An Act to enable Christopher Soulsby Esquire, now called Christopher Reed, and his Heirs, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Reed."

"66. An Act to enable the Honourable Harbottle Grimston Esquire, and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname of Luckyn, pursuant to the Wills of Sir Harbottle Luckyn Baronet and Edward Luckyn Esquire, deceased."

"67. An Act for naturalizing Otto Ewald Setler, Albert Mahlstede, and John Conrad Heinzelmann."

"68. An Act for naturalizing Frederick Nussen."

To these Bills the Royal Assent was pronounced, severally, in these Words; videlicet,

"Soit fait comme il est desiré."

Then His Majesty was pleased to retire; and the Commons withdrew.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to unrobe.

The House was resumed.

E. Stanhope takes the Oaths.

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

Lucas against Byrne & al.:

The House being informed, "That Charles Farran attended, in order to deliver in Copies of certain Orders and Proceedings, relating to a Cause depending in this House, wherein William Lucas Esquire is Appellant, and Henry Byrne and others are Respondents:"

Pleadings proved.

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

And then he withdrew.

Sir J. Cockburn against Sir J. Cockburn & al.

After hearing Counsel further, in the Cause wherein Sir James Cockburn Baronet, Apparent Heir Male of the Family of Langtoun, is Appellant, and Sir James Cockburn of that Ilk and others are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till To-morrow; and that the Cause which stands appointed for To-morrow be put off to Monday next; and the other Cause removed in Course.

M'Leod & al. against Sir W. Dunbar & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Captain John Mc.Leod Provost, James Dunbar and John Fraser Baillies, Alexander Brodie Dean of Guild, and George Anderson Treasurer of the Borough of Forres, for this current Year, from Michaelmas 1754, to Michaelmas 1755; as also of the said Alexander Brodie as Dean of Guild, George Cumming of Altyre, the said Captain John Mc.Leod, James Sutherland of Kinsterry, the said James Dunbar, Charles Brodie, George Brodie, James Brodie, and John Finlay, Counsellors of the said Borough of Forres, from Michaelmas 1753, to Michaelmas 1754; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 25th of January, 11th and 14th of February 1755; and of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session, of the 20th and 21st of the same February; and likewise of another Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the 28th of the same Month; and praying, "That the same may be reversed or varied; and that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom shall seem meet; and that Sir William Dunbar of Westfield pretended Provost, Alexander Tulloch, James Warrand, and Alexander Watson, Baillies, Robert Roy Treasurer, Alexander Forsyth Dean of Guild, William Main, John Warrand, William Dunbar, Alexander Mackie, Alexander Tulloch, James Fraser, Alexander Dick, John Murdoch, William Gordon, and James Roy, Counsellors, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the several Parties last mentioned may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Seventeenth Day of April next; and that Service of this Order upon their Agents or Counsel in the Court below shall be deemed good Service.

Grant against Stewart.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Aaron Grant in Allachy in the County of Bamff; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 15th of December 1753; and of another Interlocutor of the same Lords, of the 6th of December 1754; and also of Two other Interlocutors, of the 10th of the same Month of December; and likewise of another Interlocutor, of the 1st of this Instant March; and praying, "That the same may be reversed or varied; and that this House will give the Appellant such other Relief as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom shall seem meet; and that Elspeth Stewart may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Elspeth Stewart may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in her Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the Seventeenth Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon any of her Counsel or Agents in the Court of Session shall be deemed good Service.

Adjourn.

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

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