House of Lords Journal Volume 30
January 1761

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January 1761

DIE Martis, 13o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Argyll.
March. Lothian.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bath.
Comes Gower.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

Richard Lord Bishop of Landaff and John Lord St. John of Bletsoe took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Bp. of Bangor to preach the 30th Instant.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Bangor be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westminster, on Friday the 30th Day of this Instant January.

Bp. of Bristol to preach on the Fast-day.

Ordered, That the Lord Bishop of Bristol be, and he is hereby, desired to preach before this House, in the Abbey Church, Westm'r, on Friday the 13th Day of February next; being the Day appointed, by His Majesty's Royal Proclamation, to be observed as a General Fast.

Pool Common, Montgomeryshire, E Powis & al. Leave for a Bill to enclose.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Arthur Earl of Powis, and the Bailiffs, Aldermen, and Burgesses, of the Town of Pool, in the County of Montgomery; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for dividing, enclosing, and allotting, several Parcels of Moor, Common, or Waste Ground, called Pool Common, in the Parishes of Pool and Guilsfield, in the said County of Montgomery:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Tracy & Ux. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Tracy Esquire and Mary Tracy his Wife, only Daughter and Heir of Sir William Dodwell late of Sevenhampton in the County of Gloucester Knight, deceased, for themselves, and on the Behalf of Dodwell Tracy their only Child, an Infant; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of certain Estates therein mentioned, in London, Middlesex, Kent, Buckinghamshire, and Somersetshire; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Estates, in the County of Gloucester, or some adjacent County, to be settled to the same Uses:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Denison and Mr. Justice Wilmot; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Marine Forces, Regulation of, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Trustees of Tancred's Charity, Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Hugh Thomas Doctor in Divinity Master of Christ College in the University of Cambridge, Sir James Burrough Knight Master of Gonville and Cajus College in the same University, Thomas Recve Doctor of Physick President of the College of Physicians, Robert Harper Esquire Treasurer of the Society of Lincoln's Inn, Philip Bearcroft Doctor in Divinity Master of The Charterhouse or Sutton's Hospital, Isaac Townsend Esquire Master (but commonly called Governor) of the Royal Hospital at Greenwich, and Sir Robert Rich Baronet Governor of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea; the Masters, President, Treasurer, and Governor, of the said Colleges, Society, and Hospitals, for the Time being, respectively, being named, or intended, as Trustees, of and for the charitable Uses and Purposes mentioned in the Settlement and Will of Christopher Tancred Esquire, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting the Freehold and Leasehold Estates of the said Christopher Tancred, so settled, given, and devised, for the charitable Uses and Purposes aforesaid, in the said Masters, President, Treasurer, and Governor, of the said Colleges, Society, and Hospitals, respectively, for the Time being; and for qualifying and enabling them to take and hold the same, as One Body Corporate and Politick, in perpetual Succession, as Trustees, for the charitable Purposes aforesaid, subject to such Provisions and Regulations as shall be thought requisite and necessary for the Support of the said Charity, and to answer the Intention of the Donor:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Adams; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Rearsby Enclosure, Bill.

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

With a Bill intituled, "An Act for the dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Lands, and the Open Meadow Pasture, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rearsby, in the County of Leicester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Maisonneuve's Nat. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Benjamin Maisonneuve;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were read the First Time.

Clarke and Bouverie's petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Mary Clarke Widow, the Honourable William Bouverie for himself and on the Behalf of his Infant Children, and the Honourable Edward Bouverie Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of certain Estates therein mentioned, devised by the Will of Bartholomew Clarke and Hitch Young Esquires, respectively; and for laying out the Money arising thereby in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Clive and Mr. Baron Smythe; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill; do sign the same.

Lemon's Executors, Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Richard Hussey Esquire, Johnson Vivian Gentleman, John Richards Gentleman, and Thomas Daniell Merchant, the only acting Trustees and Executors of the last Will and Testament of William Lemon late of Truro in the County of Cornwall Esquire, deceased, for themselves, and on the Behalf of William Lemon and John Lemon, the Two Grandsons of the said William Lemon deceased, and also of Samuel Lemon, Brother of the said William Lemon deceased, for himself, and on the Behalf of Samuel Lemon the Younger, John Lemon, William Lemon, Charles Lemon, and Edward Lemon, his Five Sons, who are Infants; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for authorizing such Leases and Setts to be made of the Estates devised by the said Will as therein mentioned, for the Benefit of the Persons entitled to the same, for the Time being, respectively; and for the Preservation and Improvement of the said Estates, according to the Custom of the Country:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Smythe; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Staindrop Moor, E. Of Darlington & al. Leave for a Bill to enclose.

Upon reading the Petition of Henry Earl of Darlington, Lord of the Manor of Raby with Staindrop, in the County of Durham, and the several Freeholders within the Township of Staindrop, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, on Behalf of themselves and others having a Right of Common on Staindrop Moor; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for dividing and enclosing the said Moor or Common, called Staindrop Moor, within the Manor and Township aforesaid:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

E. of Dartmouth, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Earl and Countess of Dartmouth; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth and Frances Katherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates now stand limited."

Baker against Lightburne, and Farrell against Crosbie & al.

The House being informed, "That Robert Fitzgerald attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings relating to Two Causes depending in this House; in one of which, Anderson Baker and others are Appellants, and Stafford Lightburne and others are Respondents; and in the other, Edward Farrell Esquire is Appellant, and Edward Crosbie and his Wife 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 was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Mercurii, decimum quartum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 14o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch & Cov.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Lothian.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Morton.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Powis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Lyttelton.

PRAYERS.

Lords take the Oaths.

The Lords following took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes:

Daniel Earl of Winchilsea and Nottingham.

John Peyto Lord Willoughby de Broke.

John Lord Clifton.

Anthony Lord Feversham.

Fraser against His Majesty's Advocate; & è contra.

A Petition of Captain James Fraser, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, wherein His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland is Respondent, & è contra, which stands appointed to be heard on Friday next, was presented, and read; alleging, "That the Petitioner, being in Germany, attending his Duty as an Officer in the Allied Army, hath not hitherto furnished his Agent with the necessary Materials for bringing this Cause to Hearing;" and praying, "In regard the Delaying of the said Hearing will occasion no Inconvenience to any Party, the Subject in Question being a Lease, whereof the Petitioner is in Possession, and which he is indisputably entitled to possess for Nineteen Years, that their Lordships would be pleased to put off the said Hearing till Monday the 9th Day of March next."

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

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off till Monday the 9th Day of March next, as desired.

Walter's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of John Walter of Farley Hill in the Parish of Swallowfield in the County of Berks Esquire, and Newton Walter his Wife, late Newton Walker; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for vesting certain Plantation Lands and Premises, in the Island of Barbadoes, in Trustees, for raising a Sum of Money, to be applied for the purchasing of Stock, and better Improvement of the said Estate, in such Manner as shall be thought proper:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Clive; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Williams & Ux. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of John Williams of Felix Hall in the County of Essex Esquire, and Charlotte Maria Williams his Wife, on Behalf of themselves and of John Williams and James Williams their Two Sons, who are both Infants; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of the Petitioners settled Estate in the County of Essex; and for applying the Money arising thereby in such Manner, and for such Purposes, as are therein mentioned:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Baron Adams; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Willis's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Frances Willis, Widow of Thomas Willis Esquire, deceased, Eldest Son and Heir of Brown Willis Esquire, also deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for Sale of a Messuage and Premises at Whaddon, in the County of Bucks; and for laying out the Money arising by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses, in Lieu thereof:

It is Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Petition be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Clive and Mr. Baron Adams; who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon under their Hands, and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Mrs Hampden, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Constantia Hampden, Wife of Robert Hampden Esquire; praying, "That Leave may be given to bring in a Bill for her Naturalization:"

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Whereupon the Lord Willoughby of Parham presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Constantia Hampden, Wife of Robert Hampden Esquire."

And the said Bill was read the First Time.

Then the said Constantia Hampden took the Oaths appointed, in order to her Naturalization.

Grampound, &c. Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Eastern End of the Borough of Grampound, in the County of Cornwall, through the Towns of St. Austell and Lostwithiel, and from thence to the East End of The Western Taphouse Lane, in the said County;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

E. of Rothes & al. against Philp.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein John Earl of Rothes and others are Appellants, and John Philp is Respondent:

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

Annuities and Lottery, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon Strong Beer and Ale; and for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions, by Way of Annuities and a Lottery, to be charged on the said Duty; and for further encouraging the Exportation of Strong Beer and Ale;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Veneris, decimum sextum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 16o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Elien.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Morton.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Hardwicke.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Sondes.

PRAYERS.

Marine Forces, Regulation of, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

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, on Monday next.

Annuities and a Lottery, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon Strong Beer and Ale; and for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions, by Way of Annuities and a Lottery, to be charged on the said Duty; and for further encouraging the Exportation of Strong Beer and Ale."

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, on Monday next.

E. of Dartmouth's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth and Frances Katherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates now stand limited."

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

D. Leeds.
D. Argyll.
D. Newcastle.
E. Denbigh.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Morton.
E. Findlater.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Aylesford.
E. Hardwicke.
Ld. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Litch. & Cov.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Delamer.
L. Cathcart.
L. Onslow.
L. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 2d Day of February next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Barry against Wheatley & al.:

A Petition of James Barry, a Minor, by Henrietta Barry his Mother and Guardian, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, which stands appointed to be heard on Monday next, was presented, and read; praying, "That he may be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal."

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

And being withdrawn:

Appeal withdrawn, with £. 100 Costs.

Ordered, That the Appellant be at Liberty to withdraw his said Appeal, the Respondents consenting thereto; and that the said Appellant do pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Respondents, the Sum of One Hundred Pounds, for their Costs occasioned by the bringing of the said Appeal.

E. of Rothes & al. against Philp:

After hearing Counsel, as well on Wednesday last as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Earl of Rothes, Hannah Countess of Rothes, and William Viscount Barrington surviving Trustee for the Children of the said Earl and Countess; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 14th of December 1758; and of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary, of the 4th of January 1759; and also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords, of the 8th of March 1760; and praying, "That the same might be reversed or varied; or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships great Wisdom should seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of John Philp put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed.

It is Declared, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Entails created of Lands in Scotland, with prohibitive, irritant, and resolutive Clauses, before the making of the Act of Parliament concerning Tailzies in 1685, ought to be recorded in the Register of Tailzies, according to the said Statute: And it is therefore Ordered and Adjudged, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.

Edwyn & al. to sell Sherrard's and Freeman's Estates, Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering effectual an Agreement, for making a Partition of several Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Leicester, late the Estates of James Sherard Doctor of Physick, and Robert Freeman Gentleman, deceased, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, be revived; and meet on Monday next.

Morgan & al. against E. of Winchilsea & al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Thomas Morgan Esquire and others are Appellants, and the Earl of Winchilsea and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Wednesday next, be put off till Monday the Second Day of February next; and that the Judges do then attend the said Hearing.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 19o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Cornwallis.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Hanbury's Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Capel Hanbury Esquire and George Hanbury Esquire, for themselves and their respective Issue Male, to make an Exchange of their settled Estates in the County of Monmouth, 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 said Bill, with the Amendments, be engrossed.

Edwyn & al. to sell Sherrard's and Freeman's Estates, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering effectual an Agreement, for making a Partition of several Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Leicester, late the Estates of James Sherard Doctor of Physick, and Robert Freeman Gentleman, deceased; 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.

Cooke to take the Name of Molloy, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Molloy, an Infant (lately called Charles Cooke), and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Molloy, Pursuant to the Will of Sir Charles Molloy Knight, deceased," 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."

Mrs. Hampden's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Constantia Hampden, Wife of Robert Hampden Esquire."

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

E. Winchilsea.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Aylesford.
E. Cornwallis.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
Ld. Willoughby Par.
L. Delamer.
L. Foley.
L. Onslow.
L. Monson.
L. Sandys.

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.

Grampound, Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Eastern End of the Borough of Grampound, in the County of Cornwall, through the Towns of Saint Austell and Lostwithiel, and from thence to the East End of The Western Taphouse Lane, in the said County."

Theaud, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Nicholas Theaud; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Lord Willoughby of Parham presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Nicholas Theaud."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

And the said Nicholas Theaud took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Baker & al. against Lightburne & al.;

The House being informed, "That Mr. Willoughby Lightburne attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Papers and Proceedings relating to a Cause depending in this House, wherein Anderson Baker and others are Appellants, and Stafford Lightburne 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 was directed to withdraw.

Rearsby, Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the dividing and enclosing the Open, Arable Lands, and the Open Meadow, Pasture, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rearsby, 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 To-morrow Sevennight, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Maisonneuve's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Benjamin Maisonneuve."

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

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

Lemon's Executors, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Trustees and Executors of William Lemon Esquire, deceased; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the acting Trustees and Executors of William Lemon Esquire, deceased, to make Leases for Lives, or Years determinable on Deaths, of the Estates in the County of Cornwall, devised by his Will, or purchased in Pursuance thereof, respectively, during the Minority of his Grandsons and Nephews entitled to the same, for the Time being; and for enabling the said Grandsons and Nephews when of Age, and the said Trustees during their Infancy, respectively, to make and grant Setts and Leases of Mines, according to the Custom of the Country."

Annuities, and a Lottery, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon Strong Beer and Ale; and for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions, by Way of Annuities and a Lottery, to be charged on the said Duty; and for further encouraging the Exportation of Strong Beer and Ale."

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."

Marine Forces, Regulation of, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

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 et in diem Martis, vicesimum diem instantis Januarii, hora undecima Auroræ Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 20o Januarii.

REX.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Elien.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Comes Temple, C. P. S.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Kingston.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Gower.
Comes Buckingham.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Fauconberg.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Talbot.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Anson.
Ds. Vere.
Ds. Hyde.
Ds. Lyttelton.

PRAYERS.

Mrs. Hampden's Nat. Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Constantia Hampden, Wife of Robert Hampden Esquire," 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.

Annuities and Lottery, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon Strong Beer and Ale; and for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions, by Way of Annuities and a Lottery, to be charged on the said Duty; and for further encouraging the Exportation of Strong Beer and Ale."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Marine Forces, Regulation of, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Cooke to take the Name of Molloy, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Molloy, an Infant (lately called Charles Cooke), and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Molloy, pursuant to the Will of Sir Charles Molloy Knight, deceased."

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 Three preceding Bills.

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

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

E. of Pembroke and L. Romney take the Oaths.

Henry Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery and Robert Lord Romney took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, to robe.

The House was resumed.

The King present:

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

Who being come, with their Speaker; he, after a short Introduction in relation to the Money Bill to be passed, delivered it to the Clerk; who brought it to the Table; where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Titles of that and the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follow; videlicet,

Bills passed.

"1. An Act for granting to His Majesty an additional Duty upon Strong Beer and Ale; and for raising the Sum of Twelve Millions, by Way of Annuities and a Lottery, to be charged on the said Duty; and for further encouraging the Exportation of Strong Beer and Ale."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy remercie ses bons Sujets, accepte leur Benevolence, et ainsi le veult."

"2. An Act for the Regulation of His Majesty's Marine Forces while on Shore."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk Assistant, in these Words; (videlicet,)

"Le Roy le veult."

"3. An Act to enable Charles Molloy, an Infant (lately called Charles Cooke), and the Heirs of his Body, to take and use the Surname and Arms of Molly, pursuant to the Will of Sir Charles Molloy Knight, deceased."

To this Bill the Royal Assent was pronounced, by the Clerk Assistant, 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.

Hanbury's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Capel Hanbury Esquire, and George Hanbury Esquire, for themselves and their respective Issue Male, to make an Exchange of their settled Estates in the County of Monmouth; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Edwyn & al. to sell Sherrard's and Freeman's Estates, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering effectual an Agreement, for making a Partition of several Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Leicester, late the Estates of James Sherard Doctor of Physick, and Robert Freeman Gentleman, deceased; 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 the Two preceding Bills.

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

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

Grampound Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Eastern End of the Borough of Grampound, in the County of Cornwall, through the Towns of Saint Austell and Lostwithiel, and from thence to the East End of The Western Taphouse Lane, in the said County."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Ancaster.
D. Kingston.
E. Pembroke.
E. Denbigh.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Findlater.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Buckingham.
E. Egremont.
E. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. Worcester.
Ld. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Berkeley Str.
L. Delamer.
L. Sandys.

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

Theaud's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Nicholas Theaud."

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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 23o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Petriburg.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bridgewater.
March Lothian.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bath.
Comes Gower.
Comes Buckingham.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Fauconberg.
L. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Clifton.
L. Delamer.
L. Onslow.
L. Sandys.
L. Ponsonby.
L. Lyttelton.

PRAYERS.

Bp. of Carlisle takes the Oaths.

Richard Lord Bishop of Carlisle took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Farrell against Crosbie & Ux.

A Petition of John Cowper, Agent for Edward Farrell Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, wherein Edward Crosbie Esquire and Frances his Wife are Respondents, which stands for hearing this Day, was presented, and read; praying, "In regard Mr. Forrester, One of the Appellant's Counsel, is so very ill that he cannot possibly attend the said Hearing this Day; that their Lordships would be pleased to postpone the said Hearing till Wednesday next, or such other Day as their Lordships shall please to appoint."

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

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off till Wednesday next, as desired.

Mrs Hampden's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Constantia Hampden, Wife of Robert Hampden Esquire."

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. Holford and Mr. Harris:

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

Rasch and Siebel's Nat. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick Rasch and John Roger Siebel;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

L. Belingbroke, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Frederick Lord Viscount Bolingbroke and Henry St. John Esquire his Brother; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Frederick Viscount Bolingbroke, in the County of Kent; and for settling an Estate in the County of Surry, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof; and for empowering him to sell other Part of the said Kentish Estate, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Walter, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Walter Esquire and Newton his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Plantation and Estate of John Walter Esquire and Newton his Wife (late Newton Walker Spinster), in the Island of Barbadoes, in Trustees, for raising Money, to be applied in purchasing of Stock; and for other Purposes, for the Improvement of the same Plantation and Estate."

Turner and Pieschel, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Jan Turner and August Gottlieh Pieschel; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for their Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Whereupon, the Lord Willoughby of Parham presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jan Turner and August Gottlieh Pieschel."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Baratty, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Simon Baratty; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Lord Willoughby of Parham presented to the House, a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Simon Baratty."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

And the said Simon Baratty took the Oaths appointed, in order to his Naturalization.

Doghouse Bar, Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and repairing, a Road from the North East Side of Goswell Street Road, next Islington, in the County of Middlesex, and near to the Road called The New Road, over the Fields and Grounds to Old Street Road, opposite to The Doghouse Bar, and at and from The Doghouse Bar to the End of Chiswell Street by The Artillery Ground;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Farrell against Tomlison:

The House being informed, "That George Cannon attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings relating to a Cause depending in this House, wherein Edward Farrell Esquire is Appellant, and Samuel Tomlison Esquire Respondent:"

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 was directed to withdraw.

Lemon's Executors, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling the acting Trustees and Executors of William Lemon Esquire, deceased, to make Leases for Lives, or Years determinable on Deaths, of the Estates in the County of Cornwall, devised by his Will or purchased in Pursuance thereof, respectively, during the Minority of his Grandsons and Nephews entitled to the same, for the Time being; and for enabling the said Grandsons and Nephews when of Age, and the said Trustees during their Infancy, respectively, to make and grant Setts and Leases of Mines, according to the Custom of the Country."

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

D. Bolton.
D. Bridgewater.
M. Lothian.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Bath.
E. Gower.
E. Buckingham.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Fauconberg.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Delamer.
L. Sandys.
L. Lyttelton.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 9th Day of February next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Hinton Walrish Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common or Waste Ground, and other Commonable Places, in the Parish of Hinton, otherwise Hinton Walrish, in the County of Berks;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 26o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux. Lecds.
March. Lothian.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Gower.
Comes Powis.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Cornwallis.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Wentworth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Feversham.

PRAYERS.

Grampound, Road Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Eastern End of the Borough of Grampound in the County of Cornwall, through the Towns of Saint Austell and Lostwithiel, and from thence to the East End of The Western Taphouse Lane; in the said County," 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."

Theaud's Nat. Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Nicholas Theaud," 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.

Doghouse Bar, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making, widening, and repairing, a Road from the North East Side of the Goswell Street Road, next Islington, in the County of Middlesex, and near to the Road called The New Road, over the Fields and Grounds to Old Street Road, opposite to The Doghouse Bar, and at and from The Doghouse Bar to the End of Chiswell Street by The Artillery Ground."

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

D. Leeds.
M. Lothian.
E. Denbigh.
E. Marchmont.
E. Aylesford.
E. Gower.
E. Powis.
E. Egremont.
E. Cornwallis.
Vis. Weymouth.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Gloucester.
Ld. Wentworth.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Foley.
L. Sandys.

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

Rasch and Siebel's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Frederick Rasch and John Roger Siebel."

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.

Jan Turner and August Gottlieh Pieschel took the Oaths appointed, in order for their Naturalization.

Turner and Pieschel, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Jan Turner and August Gottlieh Pieschel."

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.

Hinton Walrish Common, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common or Waste Ground, and other Commonable Places, in the Parish of Hinton, otherwise Hinton Walrish, in the County of Berks."

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

Bertie & al. Leave for a Bill, to sell Morse's Estates:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Peregrine Bertie Esquire and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting and settling the Real and Personal Estate of John Morse, late Citizen and Goldsmith of London, deceased, for the Benefit of the several Persons entitled under his Will; and for the better answering and effecting the Intents and Purposes of the same Will."

E. of Dartmouth's Bill; Motion to dispense with Standing Order.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place and buying Lands in another, may be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth, and Frances Katherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates now stand limited," stands committed, may proceed on the said Bill, notwithstanding there is not an actual Agreement yet made for the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled in Lieu of that to be sold, as required by the said Standing Order."

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

Farrell against Crosbie & Ux.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Edward Farrell Esquire is Appellant, and Edward Crosbie and his Wife are Respondents, which is appointed for Wednesday next, be put off to Thursday the next Day.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 27o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Lauderdale.
Comes Aberdeen.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Powis.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Rearsby, Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open Arable Lands, and the Open Meadow, Pasture, and Waste Grounds, in the Parish of Rearsby, in the County of Leicester," 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."

Maisonneuve's Nat. Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Benjamin Maisonneuve," 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."

E. of Dartmouth's Bill:

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order in relation to Bills for selling Lands in one Place and buying Lands in another, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of the Right Honourable William Earl of Dartmouth, and Frances Katherine Countess of Dartmouth his Wife, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise thereby in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments, to be settled to the same Uses as the said settled Estates now stand limited," stands committed, may proceed thereupon, notwithstanding there is not an actual Agreement yet made for the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled in Lieu of that to be sold, as required by the said Standing Order.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Standing Order dispensed with.

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

Theaud's Nat. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Nicholas Theaud."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

Liskeard and other Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from the East End of West Taphouse Lane to the Borough of Liskeard, and from thence to Coomb Row House, and also the Road from the said Borough of Liskeard to Crafthole, and from thence to Crimble Passage and Tarr Point, and from Crafthole aforesaid to Saint German's Beacon, in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Morgan & al. against E. of Winchilsea & al.

Whereas Monday the Second Day of February next is appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Thomas Morgan Esquire and others are Appellants, and the Earl of Winchilsea and others Respondents; and for the Judges to attend:

It is Ordered, That the hearing of the said Cause be put off to the Friday following; and that the Judges do then attend.

Farrell against Crosbie & al.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Edward Farrell Esquire is Appellant, and Edward Crosbie and Frances his Wife are Respondents, which stands appointed for Thursday, be put off till Monday next.

Grampound, Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road leading from the Eastern End of the Borough of Grampound in the County of Cornwall, through the Towns of Saint Austell and Lostwithiel, and from thence to the East End of The Western Taphouse Lane, in the said County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

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

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

L. Bolingbroke's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of Frederick Viscount Bolingbroke, in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for settling an Estate, in the County of Surry, of greater Value, in Lieu thereof; and for empowering him to sell other Part of the said Kentish Estate, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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

D. Bridgewater.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Litchfield.
E. Lauderdale.
E. Aberdeen.
E. Marchmont.
E. Powis.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chichester.
Ld. Abergavenny.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. Delamer.
L. Onslow.
L. (fn. 1) Sandes.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 11th Day of February next, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Villion, Leave for a Nat. Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of Anthony Villion; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for his Naturalization:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Earl of Marchmont presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Anthony Villion."

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Committees adjourned.

Ordered, That all Committees upon Private Bills, which are appointed for Thursday, do stand adjourned till Monday next.

Respondents peremptorily to answer Baker's Appeal.

The House was informed, "That Patrick Walsh, Thomas Howell, James Sinclair, George Walker, Daniel Jackson, George Johnston Esquire, Thomas Murphy, Thomas Burroughs, Elizabeth Harrop, and Michael Swift, Ten of the Respondents to the amended Petition and Appeal of Anderson Baker and others, had not put in their Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose."

And thereupon an Affidavit of Alexander Smithwick of the City of Dublin, of the due Service of the said Order, being read:

Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their Answer to the said amended Appeal, peremptorily, in a Week.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, tricesimum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 30o Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.

PRAYERS.

Then, in order to solemnize this Day; being appointed, by Act of Parliament, to be observed as a Day of Fasting and Humiliation, for the Martyrdom of King Charles the First;

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Februarii jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

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