House of Lords Journal Volume 30
March 1763, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 30: March 1763, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 30: 1760-1764 (1767-1830), pp. 351-361. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114529 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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March 1763, 11-20

DIE Veneris, 11o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsents fuerunt:

Epus. Duresin.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Exon.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Gower.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumb'land.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Milton.

PRAYERS.

The Lord Mansfield sat Speaker.

Coventry Streets, paving, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, lighting, and cleansing, the City of Coventry and its Suburbs; for preventing Annoyances therein; and for better ordering the publick Wells and Pumps there;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bethnal Green Poor, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor within the Parish of Saint Mathew Bethnal Green, in the County of Middlesex;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sutton in Holderness Enclosure, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Sutton in Holderness, in the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were severally read the First Time.

Evenwood Moor Enclosure, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Times appointed by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor, or Common, within the Manor of Evenwood and Chapelry of Saint Helen's Auckland and County of Durham, for certain Arbitrators therein named to make their Awards, and for certain Commissioners therein mentioned to set out, divide, and allot, the said Moor or Common," 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."

Draycott Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Manor of Draycott, in the Parish of Wilne, in the County of Derby," 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."

Greetham Common Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Heath, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Greetham, in the County of Rutland," 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."

Mackenzie & al. Magistrates of Dingwall against Col. Scott & al.

Counsel were called in, to be heard, in the Cause wherein John Mackenzie of Brae and Donald Marison are Appellants, and Colonel John Scott and others are Respondents.

And the Counsel for the Appellants having been fully heard:

The Counsel on both Sides were directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be adjourned till Monday next; and that the Counsel be called in precisely at Twelve o'Clock; and that, when the said Hearing is finished, their Lordships will also, on Monday next, proceed to hear the Cause upon the other Appeal of the same Parties, and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland Appellants, against the same Respondents; and that the Counsel be called in, and acquainted therewith.

Whereupon the Counsel were again called in, and acquainted therewith by the Speaker.

And then they were again directed to withdraw.

D. of Bedford, Lands in Tavistock to vest in him, Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands, Tenements, Rents, and Hereditaments, in the Parish of Tavistock, in the County of Devon, and elsewhere, in his Grace John Duke of Bedford; and for settling and assuring, in Lieu thereof, a Rent Charge of greater Value, to be issuing out of Lands and Tenements belonging to the said Duke, for the Purposes in the Bill mentioned."

Ordered, That the said Bill may be read a Second Time.

The said Bill was accordinly read a Second Time.

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

D. Grafton.
D. Argyll.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
E. Winchilsea.
E. (fn. 1) Abercorn.
E. Dunmore.
E. Marchmont.
E. Pomfret.
E. Gower.
E. Powis.
E. Hardwicke.
E. Delawar.
V. Weymouth.
L. Bp. Durham.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Lincoln.
L. Ward.
L. Delamer.
L. Cathcart.
L. Ducie.
L. Sandys.
L. Boston.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday the 28th Day of this Instant March, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Bread in Scotland, Price and Assize of, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act made in the Thirty-first Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, "An Act 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," so far as the same relates to that Part of Great Britain called Scotland; and for rendering the said Act more effectual in that Part of the United Kingdom.

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Totness Road, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening several Roads, from or near the North End of the Town and Borough of Totnes in the County of Devon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

Dominus Mansfield, Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regii, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, decimum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Lunæ, 14o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Portland.
Dux Devon.
March. Rockingham.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shastesbury.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Morton.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Kerr.
Comes Gower.
Comes Powis.
Comes Northumb'land.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Hardwicke.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Fortescue.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Ponsonby.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Sondes.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Milton.
Ds. Vernon.

PRAYERS.

Dunbar & al. against Wilson & al.

The joint and several Answer of Robert Wilson, Isaac Fernandes da Sylva, Michael Lejay, and Anthony Chamier, Four of the Respondents to the amended Appeal of John Dunbar, Christopher Scandrett, and Martin Goble, was this Day brought in.

Mackenzie et al. Magistrates of Dingwall against Col. Scott & al.

After hearing Counsel, as well on Friday last as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Mackenzie of Brae Baillie, and Donald Morison Treasurer, of the Borough of Dingwall for the Year immediately preceding Michaelmas 1758; complaining of Part of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 8th of August 1759; and of Six whole Interlocutors of the said Lords, of the 12th of December 1759, the 29th of February, the 13th of June, the 23d of July, and Two of the 5th of December 1760; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; or that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House should seem just:" As also upon the Answer of Colonel John Scott, Kenneth Bayne of Tulloch, Kenneth Mackenzie Provost, Andrew Robertson Treasurer and Town Clerk, Colin Mackenzie late Baillie, and Thomas Mackenzie of Highfield Baillie, Alexander Mackenzie late Baillie, John Mackenzie late Baillie, John Robertson late Dean of Guild, Donald Morison late Treasurer, John Dingwall Writer in Edinburgh, William Mackenzie of Balmaduthie Advocate, William Mackenzie of Struthgarvie, Alexander Mackenzie of Muirhouse, and Murdoch Mackenzie in Dingwall, Counsellors, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby; affirmed.

Ld. Maynard takes the Oaths.

This Day Charles Lord Maynard took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes; his Lordship having produced a Certificate of his receiving the Sacrament; to the Truth whereof Witnesses were sworn and examined.

Mackcnzie and His Majesty's Advocate et al. against Col. Scott & al.:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of John Mackenzie of Brae Baillie, and Donald Morison Treasurer, of the Borough of Dingwall, for the Year immediately preceding Michaelmas 1758, and His Majesty's Advocate for Scotland; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 13th of January 1762; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; or that the Appellants might have such Relief in the Premises as to this House should seem just;" As also upon the Answer of Colonel John Scott, Kenneth Bayne of Tulloch, Kenneth Mackenzie Provost, Andrew Robertson Treasurer and Town Clerk of Dingwall, Colin Mackenzie late Baillie, Thomas Mackenzie of Highfield Baillie, Alexander Mackenzie late Baillie, John Mackenzie late Baillie, John Robertson late Dean of Guild, Donald Morison late Treasurer, John Dingwall Writer in Edinburgh; William Mackenzie of Balmaduthie Advocate, William Mackenzie of Strathgarvie, Alexander Mackenzie of Muirton, and Murdoch Mackenzie in Dingwall, Counsellors, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors affirmed.

It is Ordered and Adjudeged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutor therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.

Coventry Streets, paving, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for paving, lighting, and cleansing, the City of Coventry, and its Suburbs; for preventing Annoyances therein; and for better ordering the publick Wells and Pumps there."

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

D. Leeds.
D. Portland.
E. Suffolk.
E. Denbigh.
E. Westmorland.
E. Winchilsea.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Gower.
E. Powis.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Hardwicke.
V. Stormont.
L. B. Durham.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Delamer.
L. Foley.
L. Ducie.
L. Sandys.

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.

Sutton in Holderness Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Sutton in Holderness, 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 Friday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Greetham Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open and Common Fields, Heath, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Greetham, in the County of Rutland."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Evenwood Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Times appointed by an Act passed in the Second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for dividing and enclosing a certain Moor, or Common, within the Manor of Evenwood and Chapelry of Saint Helen's Auckland, and County of Durham, for certain Arbitrators therein named to make their Awards, and for certain Commissioners therein mentioned to set out, divide, and allot, the said Moor or Common."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Draycott Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, Common Meadows, Common Pastures, Common Grounds, and Commonable Lands, in the Manor of Draycott, in the Parish of Wilne, in the County of Derby."

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. Montague and Mr. Pechell:

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

River Ludd Navigation, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a Navigation from the River Humber, by a Canal, or Cut, at or near Tetney Haven, to the River Ludd in the Parish of Alvingham in the County of Lincoln; and for continuing the said Navigation, in or near the said River, from thence to or near the Town of Louth 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."

Totness Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening several Roads leading from or near the North End of the Town and Borough of Totnes in the County of Devon."

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.

Sir W. Maynard and Jesus College, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of Jesus College in the University of Cambridge and Sir William Maynard Baronet; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Counties of Essex and Cambridge, belonging to the Master, Fellows, and Scholars of the College called Jesus College in the University of Cambridge, in Sir William Maynard Baronet and his Heirs."

Lightburne et al. against Gill and Colles.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Willoughby Lightburne and others are Appellants, and Mary Gill and Henrictta Colles are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Sir O. Croston & Ux. against Conner:

The House was informed, "That Mr. Patrick Matthews attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings relating to a Cause depending in this House, wherein Sir Oliver Croston Baronet and Dame Abigail his Wife are Appellants, and George Connor Gentleman is Respondent."

Pleadings proved.

And thereupon 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.

Dunbar & al. against Wilson & al.

The joint and several Answer of Andrews Harrison, John Harrison, and Robert Bagshaw, to the amended Appeal of John Dunbar, Christopher Scandrett, and Martin Goble, was brought in.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Martis, decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic Decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 15o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Gower.
Comes Northumb'land.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Milton.

PRAYERS.

Certificate of the Election of the E. of Sutherland to be One of the Sixteen Scots Peers.

This Day the Deputy Clerk of the Crown in Chancery delivered a Certificate of the Name of the Peer of Scotland, who, by virtue of His Majesty's Proclamation, is chosen to sit and vote in this House; which is as follows; (videlicet,)

"May it please your Lordships,

"We do hereby certify, that, by virtue of His Majesty's Royal Proclamation, dated the Tenth Day of January 1763, a Certificate under the Hands and Seals of Thomas Gibsone and Alexander Tait Esquires, Two of the Principal Clerks of Session attending the Election after-mentioned, in virtue of the Lord Clerk Register's Commission to them granted, hath been delivered into the Crown Office in Chancery; whereby it appears, that the Right Honourable William Earl of Sutherland was elected and chosen to sit and vote in the House of Peers, in this present Parliament, in the room of John Marquis of Tweeddale, deceased.

"Given under our Hands, this 15th Day of March, 1763.

"Charles Yorke,
John Yorke,
Clerk of the Crown in Chancery."

Lowton Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor and Township of Lowton, in the County of Lancaster," 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."

Astley Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, enclosing, and allotting, the Commons and Waste Grounds, Moss Rooms, and Parcels of Moss Grounds, within the Manor and Township of Astley, in the County Palatine of Lancaster," 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 Commit tee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Scropton Enclosure, Bill.

The Lord Sandys reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Scropton, in the County of Derby," 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."

Carmarthenshire Roads, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the High Road leading from the Fourteen Mile Stone in the Parish of Mothvey in the County of Carmarthen, through Llandovery, to Llydiad y Gwyn in the Parish of Llandilo-vawr, and from thence, by Cledsulch and over Duless Bridge, to the Town of Llandilovawr, and from the said Town, along the Post-Road by Rhwyradar, through the County Botough of Carmarthen, and Village of Saint Clears, to Tavern Spite in the Parish of Kiffig at the Borders of the County of Pembroke," 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."

Barnstaple Roads, Bill.

The Lord Sandys also reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading from the Town of Barnstaple in the County of Devon," 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."

River Ludd Navigation, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making a Navigation from the River Humber, by a Canal, or Cut, at or near Tetney Haven, to the River Ludd in the Parish of Alvingham in the County of Lincoln; and for continuing the said Navigation, in or near the said River, from thence to or near the Town of Louth 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 Mr. Montague and Mr. Lane:

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

Sir W. Maynard's and Jesus College, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Counties of Essex and Cambridge, belonging to the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College called Jesus College, in the University of Cambridge, in Sir William Maynard Baronet and his Heirs."

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

E. Stamford.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Rothes.
E. Marchmont.
E. Pomfret.
E. Gower.
E. Northumb'land.
L. B. Sarum.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Chichester.
L. B. Norwich.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. St. John Blet.
L. Delamer.
L. Cathcart.
L. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Wednesday the 30th Day of this Instant March, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Dashwood & al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Samuel Dashwood 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 Part of the settled Estate of Samuel Dashwood Esquire in Trustees, for raising Money, to pay Debts and Encumbrances; and for providing an Equivalent or Compensation for the same, to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement."

Woods against Daly.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Woods Merchant is Appellant, and Catherine Daly is Respondent:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Dunbar & al. against Wilson & al.

The House being moved, "That a short Bye-day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein John Dunbar and others are Appellants, and Robert Wilson and others Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday next, the 22d Instant.

Pleadings, &c. in Four Causes delivered.

The House was informed, "That Mr. George Cannon attended, in order to deliver in Copies of Pleadings and Proceedings relating to Four Causes depending in this House; in One of which, George Rochfort Esquire and Alice his Wife are Appellants, and Smith Earl of Clanrickard and others are Respondents; in another, William M'Murtrie is Appellant, and Robert Blackwood and others are Respondents; in another, Willoughby Lightburne and others are Appellants, and Mary Gill and Henrietta Colles are Respondents; and in the other, Alexander Woods is Appellants, and Catherine Daly is Respondent."

And thereupon 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.

Bethnal Green Poor, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor, within the Parish of Saint Mathew Bethnal Green, in the County of Middlesex."

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.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 16o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestrien.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Devon.
Dux Portland.
Comes Suffolk.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Egremont.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Hyde.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Milton.

PRAYERS.

Coventry Streets, paving, &c. Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, lighting, and cleansing, the City of Coventry, and its Suburbs; for preventing Annoyances therein; and for better ordering the publick Wells and Pumps there," 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."

Mutiny Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wellingore Common, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields and Pasture Ground in the Manor and Parish of Wellingore, in the County of Lincoln;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Highgate, &c. Roads, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Road from Highgate Gate-house in the County of Middlesex to Barnet Block-house in the County of Hertford, and the Road from The Bear Inn in Hadley to The Angel in Enfield Chace, and also Canewood Lane leading from Highgate to Hampstead, in the said County of Middlesex; and for repairing and widening the Road being Part of the Great North Road from London, beginning at Barnet Block-house, and ending at The Bear Inn in Hadley aforesaid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were severally read the First Time.

E of Sutherland takes the Oaths.

This Day William Earl of Sutherland took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Two more Causes only to be heard this Session.

Ordered, That this House will hear no more Causes this Session, after the Cause wherein John Spottiswoode is Appellant, and James Burnett is Respondent, which stands appointed for Friday next; and that wherein John Dunbar and others are Appellants, and Robert Wilson and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Tuesday next.

Grosett against Sir J. Murray.

After hearing Counsel in Part, in the Cause wherein James Grosett of London Merchant is Appellant, and Sir James Murray Baronet is Respondent:

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

Dashwood's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Samuel Dashwood Esquire in Trustees, for raising Money, to pay Debts and Encumbrances; and for providing an Equivalent or Compensation for the same to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement."

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

D. Devon.
D. Portland.
E. Suffolk.
E. Denbigh.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Plimouth.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Abercorn.
E. Halifax.
E. Pomfret.
E. Egremont.
V. Stormont.
L. B. London.
L. B. Litch. & Cov.
L. B. Norwich.
L. B. Carlisle.
L. St. John Blet.
L. Clifton.
L. Delamer.
L. Cathcart.
L. Hay.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the 31st Day of this Instant March, at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 17o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Gower.
Comes Ilchester.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Cliston.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Archer.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Sondes.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Ds. Milton.

PRAYERS.

Astley Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing, enclosing, and allotting, the Commons and Waste Grounds, Moss Rooms, and Parcels of Moss Grounds, within the Manor and Township of Astley, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Coventry Streets, Paving; &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for paving, lighting, and cleansing, the City of Coventry and its Suburbs, for preventing Annoyances therein, and for better ordering the publick Wells and Pumps there."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Barnstaple Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading from the Town of Barnstaple in the County of Devon."

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 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.

Grosett against Sir J. Murray:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Grosett of London Merchant; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 16th of February 1762; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied, or altered; or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House should seem just:" As also upon the Answer of Sir James Murray, Receiver General of His Majesty's Customs in Scotland, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors reversed.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutor complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same is hereby, reversed: And it is hereby Declared and Adjudged, That the Respondent is liable to the Appellant, as Representative of his Father deceased, for the Sum of Two Hundred and Five Pounds Six Shillings, lost by the Insolvency of James Drummond, the Accepter of the Bill of Exchange in Question in this Cause; but is not liable for any Interest on Account thereof.

Cambridge, &c. Roads, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Royston and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, turning, and keeping in Repair, the Road from the Town of Cambridge to Ely, and from thence to Soham; and for building a Bridge cross the River Ouze, at or near a Place called Stretham Ferry, in the County of Cambridge;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return D'Orville & al. Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John D'Orville and Michael Wiegand;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Spottiswoode against Burnett.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein John Spottiswoode is Appellant, and James Burnett is Respondent, which is appointed for To-morrow, be put off till Monday next.

Lowton Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Commons and Waste Grounds within the Manor and Township of Lowton, in the County of Lancaster."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Scropton Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Scropton, in the County of Derby."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Carmarthenshire Roads, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair, the High Road leading from the Fourteen Mile Stone in the Parish of Mothvey in the County of Carmarthen, through Llandovery, to Lydiad y Gwyn in the Parish of Llandilo-vawr, and from thence by Cledfulch, and over Duless Bridge to the Town of Llandilo-vawr, and from the said Town along the Post Road by Rhwyradar, through the County Borough of Car marthen and Village of Saint Clears, to Tavern Spite in the Parish of Kiffig at the Borders of the County of Pembroke."

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 the former Messengers:

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

Totness Roads, Bill.

The Earl of Marchmont reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening several Roads leading from or near the North End of the Town or Borough of Totnes in the County of Devon," 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."

Mutiny, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."

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.

D. of Marlborough's Bill; Motion to shorten the Time of Meeting of the Committee:

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to discharge certain Manors and Lands in the County of Bedford, the Estates of the most Noble George Duke of Marlborough, from certain Trusts and Agreements created and entered into by the said Duke, whereby the said Estates were to be settled on Lord Charles Spencer, Brother to the said Duke, and his Issue, in strict Settlement, and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Oxford in Lieu thereof; and likewise for varying and carrying into Execution certain other Trusts and Agreements of the said Duke for the making a Settlement of certain Manors and Lands in the County of Lincoln, upon Lord Robert Spencer, now an Infant, another Brother of the said Duke, and his Issue, in like strict Settlement; and for other Purposes," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

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

The like on Jesus College and Sir Wm. Maynard's Bill;

The House was also moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Counties of Essex and Cambridge, belonging to the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College called Jesus College in the University of Cambridge, in Sir William Maynard Baronet and his Heirs," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session."

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

and on Mr. Dashwood's Bill.

The House was also moved, "That the Standing Order of this House, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, might be so far dispensed with, as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Samuel Dashwood Esquire in Trustees, for raising Money to pay Debts and Encumbrances; and for providing an Equivalent, or Compensation for the same, to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement," stands committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session."

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

Bethnal Green Poor, Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session, who are not named of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor within the Parish of Saint Matthew Bethnal Green, in the County of Middlesex," stands committed, be added to the said Committee.

Ld. Napier against Livingstone.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Francis Lord Napier; complaining of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 3d of March and 11th of August 1762, and 2d of this Instant March; and praying, "That the same may be reversed or altered, or that the Appellant may have such Relief in the Premises as to this House shall seem just; and that Captain William Livingston may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Captain William Livingston may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Thursday the 14th Day of April next; and Service of this Order on his Agent or Attorney before the Court of Session in Scotland shall be deemed good Service.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 18o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Duresm.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norvicen.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Exon.
Ds. Henley, Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
Comes Exeter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Morton.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Marchmont.
Comes Bute.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Gower.
Comes Northumb'land.
Comes Egremont.
Comes Temple.
Comes Hardwicke.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Delawar.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. St. John Blet.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Delamer.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Feversham.
Ds. Hyde.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Mansfield.
Ds. Lyttelton.
Ds. Grantham.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Milton.

PRAYERS.

Sutton in Holderness Enclosure, Bill.

The Earl of Winchilsea reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing several Lands and Grounds in the Parish of Sutton in Holderness, 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; 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."

Bethnal Green Poor, Bill.

The Lord Willoughby of Parham reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for maintaining, regulating, and employing, the Poor within the Parish of Saint Matthew Bethnal Green, in the County of Middlesex," 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."

Jesus College, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of Jesus College in the University of Cambridge; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of Jesus College in the University of Cambridge, to alter and vary the Benefaction of Doctor Edmund Proby and Sir Thomas Proby; and to appropriate the same, for the Benefit of the said College, in the Augmentation of several small Rectories and Vicarages."

Clarehall College, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College of Clarehall in the University of Cambridge; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College of Clarehall in the University of Cambridge, to alter and vary the Benefaction of Doctor Blyth; and to appropriate the same, for the Benefit of the said College, in the Augmentation of the Vicarages of Everton with Tetworth and Great Gransden, in the Counties of Bedford and Huntingdon."

List of the Officers of the Army, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Francis, from the Office of Secretary at War, attended:"

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to their Lordships Address to His Majesty,

"List of the Commissioned Officers composing each separate Regiment of His Majesty's Land Forces, as they stood on the First Day of January 1763, with the Dates of their several Commissions."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

Ordered, That the said List do lie on the Table.

Paterson, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of John Paterson Esquire and Jane his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Executors of John Hope to assign to Trustees Twenty Thousand Pounds of the Stock or Capital therein mentioned, Part of the Marriage Portion of Jane the Wife of John Paterson Esquire, to be employed in Manner and for the Purposes therein expressed."

Joye, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Mary Joye Widow, and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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 several Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, late the Estate of James Joye Esquire, deceased, situate in the Parish of Saint Mary le Strand in the County of Middlesex, in new Trustees; and to enable them to make Building Leases thereof."

Rich, Leave for a Bill:

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Rich; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:

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

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Messuages, Lands, and Tenements, in North Cerney in the County of Gloucester, late the Estate of Edward Pickering Rich, pursuant to an Agreement; and for applying the Purchase-money in discharging Encumbrances affecting the same, and for the Benefit of Thomas Rich his Son and Heir, an Infant."

Highgate &c. Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue and render more effectual several Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Road from Highgate Gate-house in the County of Middlesex to Barnet Block-house in the County of Hertford, and the Road from The Bear Inn in Hadley to The Angel in Enfield Chace, and also Canewood Lane leading from Highgate to Hampstead, in the said County of Middlesex; and for repairing and widening the Road, being Part of the Great North Road from London, beginning at Barnet Block-house, and ending at The Bear Inn in Hadley aforesaid."

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

D. Richmond.
D. Leeds.
D. Argyll.
E. Exeter.
E. Denhigh.
E. Stamford.
(fn. 2) E. Winchilsea.
E. Abercorn.
E. Marchmont.
E. Aylesford.
E. Hertford.
Viscount Say & Sele.
Viscount Stormont.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. St. John Blet.
L. Ward.
L. Delamer.
L. Hay.

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.

Cambridge and Ely Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, widening, turning, and keeping in Repair, the Road from the Town of Cambridge to Ely, and from thence to Soham; and for building a Bridge cross the River Ouze, at or near a Place called Stretham Ferry, in the County of Cambridge."

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

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

Wellingore Enclosure, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields and Pasture Ground in the Manor and Parish of Wellingore, in the County of Lincoln."

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.

Totness Enclosure, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and widening several Roads leading from or near the North End of the Town and Borough of Totnes, in the County of Devon."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Rochfort & Ux. against E. of Clanrickard & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein George Rochfort Esquire and Alice his Wife are Appellants, and Smith Earl of Clanrickarde and others Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, in Course, after the Causes already appointed.

M'Murtrie against Blackwood & al.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein William McMurtrie is Appellant, and Robert Blackwood and others are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, in Course, after the Causes already appointed.

D. of Marlborough's Bill; Committee shortened.

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the Standing Order, requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Time of the Meeting of Committees on Private Bills, so far as that the Commitee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to discharge certain Manors and Lands in the County of Bedford, the Estates of the most Noble George Duke of Marlborough, from certain Trusts and Agreements created and entered into by the said Duke, whereby the said Estates were to be settled on Lord Charles Spencer, Brother to the said Duke, and his Issue, in strict Settlement; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments, in the County of Oxford, in Lieu thereof; and likewise for varying and carrying into Execution certain other Trusts and Agreements of the said Duke, for the making a Settlement of certain Manors and Lands in the County of Lincoln upon Lord Robert Spencer, now an Infant, another Brother of the said Duke and his Issue, in like strict Settlement; and for other Purposes," is committed, may meet on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session.

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with, in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Thursday next.

Sir Wm. Maynard's and Jesus College, Bill:

The House also (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the like Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the said Standing Order, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands in the Counties of Essex and Cambridge, belonging to the Master, Fellows, and Scholars, of the College called Jesus College in the University of Cambridge, in Sir William Maynard Baronet and his Heirs."

And Consideration being had thereof accordingly:

Committee shortened.

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with, in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Wednesday next.

Dashwood's Bill:

The House also (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the like Motion made Yesterday, for dispensing with the said Standing Order, in relation to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estates of Samuel Dashwood Esquire in Trustees, for raising Money to pay Debts and Encumbrances; and for providing an Equivalent or Compensation for the same to the Issue inheritable under his Marriage Settlement."

And Consideration being had thereof, accordingly:

Committee shortened.

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be dispensed with, in this Case; and that the Committee may meet, to consider the said Bill, on Wednesday next.

Mutiny Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion; and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters."

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."

Address for Estimate of the Charge of the Land Forces for 1763.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That He will be graciously pleased to give Directions, that the proper Officer do lay before this House the Estimate of the Charge of His Majesty's Land Forces for the Year 1763."

Ordered, That the said Address be presented to His Majesty by the Lords with White Staves.

Pirton Enclosure, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing several Open and Common Fields, Lands, and Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Pirton, in the County of Worcester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

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

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Jarrit Smith and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the settled Estate of John Lade the Younger and Hester his Wife, situate at Barham in the County of Kent, in Trustees, to be sold; and for laying out the Money to arise by such Sale in the Purchase of other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

The Earl of Egremont (by His Majesty's Command) presented to the House,

Definitive Treaty of Peace, &c. laid before the House.

"Copy of the Definitive Treaty, and Three Separate Articles, between His Majesty, the Most Christian King, and the Catholick King; signed at Paris, the 10th February 1763; with the full Powers of the respective Ministers; and Translation."

"Copy of the Declaration of His Most Christian Majesty's Plenipotentiary, with regard to the Debts due to the Canadians; dated Paris, February 10th, 1763; and Translation."

"Copy of the Declaration of His Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with regard to the Limits of Bengal in The East Indies; dated Paris, February 10th, 1763; and Translation."

"Copy of the Definitive Treaty, and Three Separate Articles, between His Majesty, the Catholick King, and the Most Christian King; signed at Paris, the 10th February 1763; with the full Powers of the respective Ministers; and Translation."

"Copy of the Most Faithful King's Accession to the Definitive Treaty, and Three Separate Articles; signed at Paris, the 10th February 1763; with the full Powers of the respective Ministers; and Translation."

"Copy of the Declaration of His Most Faithful Majesty's Ambassador and Minister Plenipotentiary, with regard to alternating with Great Britain and France; dated Paris, February 10th, 1763; and Translation."

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

Ordered, That the said Copies do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

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

Footnotes

1 Bis in Originali.
2 Bis in Originali.