House of Lords Journal Volume 29
April 1759, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 29: April 1759, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 29: 1756-1760 (1767-1830), pp. 486-488. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114465 Date accessed: 21 November 2014.


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April 1759, 11-20

DIE Mercurii, 11o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hyde.

PRAYERS.

Vis. Arbuthnot against Tulloch.

The Answer of James Tulloch, to the Appeal of John Viscount of Arbuthnot, was brought in.

Count Lessie against Grant.

As was also, the Answer of Peter Grant and David Orme, to the Appeal of Charles Cajetan Count Leslie, and Anthony Leslie of Balquhain.

Rolle's Bill.

The Earl of Shaftesbury reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon, settled and entailed on Denys Rolle Esquire and his Issue, in him in Fee Simple; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in the said County of Devon, of greater Value, to the same 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Everton Common, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Fields, Meadows, Pastures, Common and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Everton, in the County of Nottingham," 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."

Harmston Common, Bill.

The Earl of Scarbrough reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields and Common Grounds of and in the Manor and Parish of Harmston, in the County of Lincoln," 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."

Wetherby Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the High Road from Wetherby to Grassington, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

South Malling, &c. Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from the South End of the South Street in the Parish of South Malling near the Town of Lewes, to Glyndbridge, and from thence, through Firle Street under the Hill, to Longbridge, in the Parish of Alfriston, in the County of Sussex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sileby Common, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Fields, and Open Meadows, and Common Pasture Grounds, in the Parish of Sileby, in the County of Leicester."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Plunkett's Estate, to enlarge the Time for Sale of, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving further Time to Trustees therein named to execute certain Trusts vested in them in and by an Act of Parliament, made in the Sixteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for vesting the Remainder in Fee of several Lands in Ireland in Trustees, in order to sell the same to Protestant Purchasers."

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. Burroughs and Mr. Holford:

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

Sir Edward Blackett's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for carrying into Execution the Articles made on the Marriage of Sir Edward Blacket Baronet with Dame Ann his Wife, by a Settlement to be made with and under certain Variations and Provisions more beneficial for the Issue of the said Marriage."

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

E. Stamford.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Findlater.
E. Breadalbane.
E. Marchmont.
E. Oxford.
E. Strafford.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Bangor.
L. B. Peterborough.
Ld. Willoughby Par.
L. Cathcart.
L. Hyde.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 26th Day of this Instant April, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

River Clyde Navigation and Glasgow Bridge, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for improving the Navigation of the River Clyde to the City of Glesgow; and for building a Bridge cross the said River, from the said City to the Village of Gorbells."

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

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

Burstall Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open, Common, and Arable Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor of Burstall, in the Parish of Belgrave, in the County of Leicester."

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.

Slapton Common, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Grounds, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Slapton, in the County of Northampton."

Oadby Common, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields of Oadby, in the County of Leicester; and all the Lands and Grounds within the same Fields."

Modbury and Plympton Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Modbury, through the Town of Plympton, to the North End of Lincotta Lane, in the County of Devon."

Chippenham Road, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue and amend Two Acts, one made in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, and the other in the Seventeenth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing certain Roads leading from Chippenham; and for repairing several Roads leading from Chippenham Bridge; and to repeal so much of an Act made in the Twentyninth Year of His present Majesty, as relates to the Road between the said Bridge and Lower Stanton, in the County of Wilts."

Suhrings, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Christian Subring and John Henry Suhring."

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 the 26th Day of this Instant April, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Act for punishing Persons acting against the Laws of Customs and Excise, to continue, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue so much of an Act made in the Nineteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to the further Punishment of Persons going armed or disguised, in Desiance of the Laws of Customs or Excise; and to the Relief of the Officers of the Customs in Informations upon Seizures; and to appropriate certain Penalties, mentioned in an Act made in the last Session of Parliament for the due making of Bread, and to regulate the Price and Assize thereof; and to punish Persons who shall adulterate Meal, Flour, or Bread."

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 Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum quartum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.