House of Lords Journal Volume 36
June 1783 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 36: June 1783 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 36: 1779-1783 (1767-1830), pp. 692-700. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116731 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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June 1783 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 16o Junii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Meneven.
Viscount Stormont, Præses.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Mansfield.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sydney.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Kingston Gaol, &c. Bill.

Ordered, That all the Lords who have been present this Session, and are not named of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for building a new Gaol for the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull, for purchasing an additional Burial Ground for the Use of the Parish of the Holy Trinity in the said Town, for regulating the Fares of Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen and Porters, and the Prices of Carriage of Goods, for altering the Time of lighting Lamps, for ascertaining the Breadth of Party Walls, and for preventing certain Nuisances within the said Town, Liberties and Precincts thereof, for amending an Act of the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for making and establishing public Quays or Wharss at Kingston upon Hull, in respect to such as are or may be built opposite to certain Staiths in the said Act described; and for other Purposes," stands committed, be added to the said Committee.

Lambeth Poor Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and collecting the "Poor's Rate, and for better regulating the Poor in the Parish of Saint Mary Lambeth, in the County of Surrey; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," stands committed, be revived, and meet on Thursday next.

Gilpin or Power's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to effectuate a Partition or Division of certain Messuages, Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Wilts, heretofore the Estates of Jonathan Power Esquire, deceased."

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

Ld. President.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Bathurst.
E. Mansfield.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. St.David's.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Walsingham.
L. Rodney.
L. Rawdon.
L. Sydney.

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

Foleys against Grant et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Honourable Andrew Foley and Thomas Foley, an Infant of the Age of Four Years or thereabouts, by the said Andrew Foley his Father and next Friend, complaining of a Decretal Order of the Court of Chancery of the 24th of May 1783; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, or that the Appellants may have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that John Grant, Robert Dallas, John Battye, John Burnell, Henry Kitchen Esquire, Sheriff of Middlesex, and the Honourable Edward Foley, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said John Grant, Robert Dallas, John Battye, John Burnell, Henry Kitchen, and the Honourable Edward Foley, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer, or respective Answers thereunto, on or before Monday the 30th Day of this Instant June; and Service of this Order upon the Clerk in Court of the said Respondents in the said Court of Chancery, shall be deemed good Service.

Paddington Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Seventh Year of King George the First and the Eighth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne Bridge, and for paving Oxford Road; and also of an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of King George the Second, to enable the respective Trustees of the Turnpike Roads leading to Highgate Gate House and Hampstead, and from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne, to make a new Road from the Great Northern Road at Islington to the Edgeware Road near Paddington, so far as the same is by the said Act directed to be under the Management of the Trustees of the said Two first mentioned Acts."

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

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

Vagabonds Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon-the Bill, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act, made in the Fifth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, An Act for further Punishment of Vagabonds calling themselves Egyptians."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Elections Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Bribery and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

D. Norfolk's Estate Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Duke of Norfolk and others to grant Building or Repairing Leases of certain Tenements, Houses and Grounds in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes, in the County of Middlesex, and in or near the Town of Arundel, in the County of Sussex;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Johnby Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to establish an Agreement for extinguishing the Right of Common upon certain Waste Grounds, and for enfranchising certain Customary Estates within the Manor of Johnby, in the County of Cumberland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Whitechapel Paving Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving and regulating Church Lane, in and near the Parishes of Saint Mary, Whitechapel, and Saint George, in the County of Middlesex, and several other Streets, Avenues and Places, within the same Parish of Saint Mary, Whitechapel, and preventing Annoyances therein; and for enabling the Inhabitants of the said Parish of Saint Mary, Whitechapel, to raise Money to defray the Expences incurred in repairing the Parish Church;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bills of Exchange, &c. Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for charging a Stamp Duty upon Inland Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes or other Notes payable otherwise than upon Demand;" and for granting new Stamp Duties on Bills of Exchange, Promissory and other Notes, and also Stamp Duties on Receipts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Three Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Paymaster General's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, and the more regular Payment of the Army, and to repeal an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces."

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.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum septimum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 17o Junii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Dux Cumberland.
Viscount Stormont, Præses.
Comes Carlisle, C.P.S.
Dux Portland.
Comes Hertford, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Essex.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Glencairn.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Powis.
Comes Temple.
Comes Cornwallis.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Montague.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Viscount Maynard.
Viscount Keppel.
Ds. Abergavenny.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Montfort.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Sondes.
Ds. Grosvenor.
Ds. Digby.
Ds. Cardiff.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Thurlow.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Southampton.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sydney.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Bp. Bangor takes the Oaths.

This Day John Lord Bishop of Bangor took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

E. Pembroke's Estate Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Henry Earl of Pembroke, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the Hundred of Kynwardston, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parishes of Great Bedwyn and Burbage, in the County of Wilts; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in lieu thereof to the same Uses;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Housebreakers Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, intituled, "An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction," to certain Cases not therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Two Bills were, severally, read the First Time.

Ordered, That the last mentioned Bill be printed.

African Company's Accounts delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Ibbetson from the Admiralty attended:"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament of the 23d Year of King George the Second:

"Extract of a Letter from Captain Butchart, Commander of His Majesty's Ship Argo, to Mr. Stephens, Secretary of the Admiralty; dated English Harbour, Antigua, 15th September 1782, transmitting the State and Condition of the British Forts on the Coast of Africa."

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

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

Phillips's Powder, Papers respecting, delivered.

Mr. Ibbetson also delivered at the Bar, (pursuant to an Order of the 28th of May last) a further Account of the Result of such Experiments as have been made on board any of His Majesty's Ships of War, of the Efficacy of a certain Powder invented by Mr. Henry Phillips, for the preserving Bread and dry Provisions from Damages by Weevils and other Insects; together with a Schedule thereof.

Which was read by the Clerk as follows; (videlicet)

No. 1. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Thomas Pringle of His Majesty's Ship Dœdalus, to Mr. Henry Phillips; dated the 28th of January 1782."

2. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Anthony Hunt of His Majesty's Ship Diligente, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 18th of May 1782."

3. "Copy of a Letter from Captain William Cayley of His Majesty's Ship Edgar, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 20th March 1783."

4. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. T. Wharton, Purser of His Majesty's Ship Ganges, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 20th March 1783."

5. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Jonathan Faulknor of His Majesty's Ship the Ariadne, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 25th March 1783."

6. "Copy of a Letter from Lieutenant Robert Aitcheson of His Majesty's Ship Brune, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 25th March 1783."

7. "Copy of a Letter from Captain William Young of His Majesty's Ship Ambuscade, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 6th April 1783."

8. "Copy of a Letter from Captain H. Bromedge of His Majesty's Ship Princess Carolina, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 7th April 1783."

9. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Charles Hope of His Majesty's Ship Leocadia, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 8th April 1783."

10. "Copy of a Letter from Captain William Bennett of His Majesty's Ship Lenox, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 13th April 1783."

11. "Copy of a Letter from Mr. Thomas Farquhar, Purser of His Majesty's Ship Britannia, to Mr. Phillips; dated 15th April 1783."

12. " Copy of a Letter from Mr. William Maxwell Purser of His Majesty's Ship Iphigenia, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 17th April 1783."

13. "Copy of a Letter from Captain William P. Williams of His Majesty's Ship Flora, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 2d May 1783."

14. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Richard Boger of His Majesty's Ship Ocean, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 4th May 1783."

15. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Thomas Pringle of His Majesty's Ship Dædalus, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 14th May 1783."

16. "Copy of a Letter from Captain G. W. A. Courtenay of His Majesty's Ship Eurydice, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 16th May 1783."

17. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Benjamin Caldwell of His Majesty's Ship Agamemnon, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 26th May 1783."

18. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Richard Onslow of His Majesty's Ship Bellona, to Mr. Phillips; dated the 27th May 1783."

19. "Copy of a Letter from Captain Benjamin Caldwell of His Majesty's Ship Agamemnon, to the Commissioners of the Victualling; dated the 1st June 1783."

And then he withdrew.

Ordered, that the said Papers do lie on the Table.

Shrewsbury Small Debts Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts, within the Town and Liberties of Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Bills of Exchange, &c. Duty Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for charging a Stamp Duty upon Inland Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes or other Notes payable otherwise than upon Demand; and for granting new Stamp Duties on Bills of Exchange, Promissory and other Notes; and also Stamp Duties on Receipts."

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.

Elections Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Bribery and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament."

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.

Johnby Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to establish an Agreement for extinguishing the Right of Common upon certain Waste Grounds, and for enfranchising certain customary Estates within the Manor of Johnby, in the County of Cumberland."

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

Ld. President.
Ld. Privy Seal.
Ld. Chamberlain.
E. Derby.
E. Huntingdon.
E. Salisbury.
E. Essex.
E. Berkeley.
E. Glencairn.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Dunmore.
E. Bucks.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Powis.
E. Temple.
E. Cornwallis.
E. Bathurst.
E. Clarendon.
E. Mansfield.
V. Montague.
V. Townshend.
V. Weymouth.
V. Wentworth.
V. Dudley & Ward.
V. Maynard.
V. Keppel.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Abergavenny.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. Montfort.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Ravensworth.
L. Walpole.
L. Sondes.
L. Grosvenor.
L. Digby.
L. Cardiff.
L. Amherst.
L. Thurlow.
L. Loughborough.
L. Walsingham.
L. Southampton.
L. Rodney.
L. Rawdon.
L. Sydney.

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.

Vagabonds Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repeal an Act made in the Fifth Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, "An Act for further Punishment of Vagabonds calling themselves Egyptians."

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. Holford and Mr. Anguish:

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

White to enter into Recognizance on Foley's Appeal.

The House being moved, " That Thomas Jacob White of Whitley Court, in the County of Worcester, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for the Honourable Andrew Foley, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, he being in the Country:"

It is Ordered, That the said Thomas Jacob White may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Kingston Gaol, &c. Bill.

The Lord Sydney reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, " An Act for building a New Gaol for the Town and County of the Town of Kingston-upon-Hull; for purchasing an additional Burial Ground for the Use of the Parish of the Holy Trinity in the said Town; for regulating the Fares of Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen and Porters, and the Prices of Carriage of Goods; for altering the Time of lighting Lamps; for ascertaining the Breadth of Party Walls; and for preventing certain Nuisances within the said Town, Liberties and Precincts thereof; for amending an Act of the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for making and establishing public Quays or Wharfs at Kingston-upon Hull, in respect to such as are or may be built opposite to certain Staiths in the said Act described; and for other Purposes," 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."

Paddington Road Bill.

The Lord Sydney made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, " An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts made in the Seventh Year of King George the First and the Eighth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne Bridge, and for paving Oxford Road; and also of an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of King George the Second, to enable the respective Trustees of the Turnpike Roads leading to Highgate Gate House and Hampstead, and from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne, to make a New Road from the Great Northern Road at Islington to the Edgeware Road near Paddington, so far as the same is by the said Act directed to be under the Management of the Trustees of the laid Two first mentioned Acts," was committed.

Patrons Rights Bill, King's Consent signified to it.

The Duke of Portland acquainted the House, " That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for quieting Patrons under certain Circumstances in the Possession of their Rights of Patronage; and for indemnifying the Subject against certain Penalties, Forfeitures, Disabilities, and Ecclesiastical Censures," was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) That their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Paymaster General's Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, and the more regular Payment of the Army; and to repeal an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Patrons Rights Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for quieting Patrons under certain Circumstances in the Possession of their Rights of Patronage; and for indemnifying the Subject against certain Penalties, Forfeitures, Disabilities and Ecclesiastical Censures."

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.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum octavum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 18o Junii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Viscount, Stormont, Præses.
Dux Portland.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Derby.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborough & Monmouth.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Temple.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Mansfield.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Say & Sele.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Thurlow.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Sydney.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Elections Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Bribery and Expence in Elections of Members to serve in Parliament:"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Wednesday next.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Paymaster General's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of the Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces, and the more regular Payment of the Army; and to repeal an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for the better Regulation of the Office of Paymaster General of His Majesty's Forces."

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. Holford and Mr. Anguish:

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

Bills of Exchange, &c. Duty Bill, Petitions against, rejected.

Upon reading the Petition of a Committee appointed by a numerous and respectable Meeting of the Merchants, Bankers and Traders of the Cities of London and Westminster, and of the Borough of Southwark, on Behalf of themselves and others, taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for charging a Stamp Duty upon Inland Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes or other Notes payable otherwise than upon Demand; and for granting new Stamp Duties on Bills of Exchange, Promissory and other Notes; and also Stamp Duties on Receipts;" and praying their Lordships, for the Reasons therein mentioned, "That the said Bill may not pass into a Law:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen and Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled; also taking Notice of the last mentioned Bill; and praying, for the Reasons therein mentioned, "That the said Bill may not pass into a Law:"

It was moved, "That the Petition of the Lord Mayor, &c. of the City of London, against the Bill for laying Duties upon all inhabited Houses in Great Britain, might be now read."

The same was accordingly read by the Clerk.

Then it was moved, "That the said Petition be rejected.

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Rice Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to allow the Drawback of the whole Duty of Customs upon the Exportation of Rice;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scotch Corn Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners of Supply of the several Counties therein mentioned, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, to assess and levy certain Sum's for relieving such of the Inhabitants of the said Counties as have been reduced to Indigence by the Failure of the last Year's Crop of Corn; and to enable His Majesty, during the next Recess of Parliament, by and with the Advice of His Privy Council; to permit the Importation of Corn into the said Counties for a limited Time, and in Ships or Vessels belonging to any State in Amity with His Majesty navigated by foreign Seamen;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The last mentioned Bill was read the First Time.

Sheppard's Shord Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of Two Acts, made in the Second and Twenty-fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Highways between Sheppard's Shord and Horsley Upright Gate, leading down Bagdown Hill, in the County of Wilts, and other ruinous Parts of the Highways thereunto adjacent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rumbold and Perring's restraining Act continuing Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Ferguson and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust, and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellors and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George on the Coast of Coromandel in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of Parliament;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wale and Pemberton's Naturalization Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by General Harvey and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Margaretta Phillipina Wale and Mary Pemberton;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Housebreakers Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, intituled, "An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction," to certain Cases not therein mentioned."

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.

Kingston Gaol, &c. Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for building a new Gaol for the Town and County of the Town of Kingston upon Hull; for purchasing an additional Burial Ground for the Use of the Parish of the Holy Trinity in the said Town; for regulating the Fares of Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen and Porters, and the Prices of Carriage of Goods; for altering the Time of lighting Lamps; for ascertaining the Breadth of Party Walls; and for preventing certain Nuisances within the said Town, Liberties and Precincts thereof; for amending an Act of the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty; for making and establishing public Quays or Wharfs at Kingston upon Hull, in respect to such as are or may be built opposite to certain Staiths in the said Act described; and for other Purposes."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Paddington Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers of Two Acts, made in the Seventh Year of King George the First, and the Eighth Year of King George the Second, for repairing the Road from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne Bridge, and for paving Oxford Road; and also of an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of King George the Second, to enable the respective Trustees of the Turnpike Roads leading to Highgate Gate House and Hampstead, and from Saint Giles's Pound to Kilbourne; to make a new Road from the Great Northern Road at Islington to the Edgware Road near Paddington, so far as the same is by the said Act directed to be under the Management of the Trustees of the said Two first mentioned Acts."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

And Messages were, severally, 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.

County Gaols Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act, made in the Eleventh and Twelfth Years of the Reign of King William the Third, intituled, "An Act to enable Justices of the Peace to build and repair Gaols in their respective Counties," be read a Second Time on Wednesday next.

Shrewsbury Small Debts Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town and Liberties of Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop."

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

Ld. President.
D. Portland.
D. Chandos.
E. Derby.
E. Westmorland.
E. Peterborough & Monmouth.
E. Coventry.
E. Abercorn.
E. Galloway.
E. Ferrers.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Temple.
E. Bathurst.
E. Mansfield.
V. Townshend.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Say & Sele.
L. Chedworth.
L. Walpole.
L. Foley.
L. Thurlow.
L. Walsingham.
L. Rodney.
L. Sydney.

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.

E. Pembroke's Estate Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Henry Earl of Pembroke, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the Hundred of Kynwardston, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parishes of Great Bedwyn and Burbage, in the County of Wilts; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in lieu thereof to the same Uses."

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.

King's Consent to it.

The Duke of Portland acquainted the House, "That His Majesty, having been informed of the Contents of the last mentioned Bill, was pleased to consent, (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned,) That their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Hanwell Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Sydney reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming, establishing and making effectual the Enclosure of the Open and Common Fields, Commonable Lands, Cow Pasture, Heath and Waste Grounds, within the Manor and Parish of Hanwell, in the County of Oxford," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto."

Which Amendments were read by the Clerk as follow; (videlicet)

Pr. 7. L. 4. Leave out from ("Parish") to ("And") in Press 8. L. 35. and insert Clauses (A) and (B)

"And whereas it hath been agreed that Seventy-one Quarters of good marketable Wheat according to the Average Price of Wheat in the County of Oxford, during the last Seven Years, are equal in Value to the said Annual Rent or Yearly Sum of One hundred and forty-six Pounds, so stipulated to be paid in lieu of all "Tithes and other Payments, except Mortuaries, Easter Offerings, and Surplice Fees due and belonging to the said Edward Lockwood and the Rector of the said Parish, for the Time being; be it further enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, that if at any Time after the Expiration of Twenty-one Years from the said Twenty-eighth Day of October next, or at any Time after the Expiration of Twenty-one Years from the ascertaining and fixing the Average Price of Wheat within the said County of Oxford, by the Justices of Assize as herein-after mentioned, the said Rector or the Owners or Proprietors of the greatest Part of the Lands and Estates within the said Parish, shall by Writing, under their Hands, apply to the Justices of Assize at any of their Assizes, to be holden for the said County, and shall signify their Desire to have the Average Price of Wheat again enquired of and ascertained, that then the said Justices of Assize shall and are hereby required at the same Assize, or at the next Assize at the furthest, to be holden for the said County, to enquire of, ascertain, and fix the Average Price of good marketable Wheat within the said County, for the Term of Seven Years next preceding such Application, and after such Average Price shall have been so ascertained and fixed, the Amount of all future Payments of the said yearly Rent or Stipend, shall be equal to the Value of the said Quantity of Wheat according to the Average Price, which shall have been last ascertained and fixed thereon by the Justices of Assize, and so from Time to Time as often as any such Application shall be made as aforesaid, provided such Application be not made before the Expiration of Twenty-one Years from the Time any such Average Price shall have been ascertained and fixed in pursuance of this Act, and the said Rector shall and may have and exercise such and the same Powers and Penalties for recovering the said respective yearly Rents or Sums of Money, when the same shall be in Arrears as by Law are provided, and given to Landlords for the Recovery of Rack Rents in Arrear."

"And the better to enable the said Justices of Assize to ascertain the Average Price of the said Wheat; be it further enacted, that it shall be lawful for the said Justices of Assize, or any One of them, by Writing, under their Hands, to summon and call before them at such Time and Place as shall be mentioned in such Summons, all such Witnesses as they shall think necessary and proper to be examined, in order to the better ascertaining and fixing the Value of the said Wheat; and all Persons who shall be so summoned, shall and are hereby required to appear before the said Justices of Assize, or any One of them, pursuant to such Summons, and to be sworn and give Evidence, touching the Matters before mentioned."

"Pr. 9. L. 1. After ("Pounds") insert ("or the Value of Seventy-one Quarters of Wheat, as aforesaid")

"Pr. 12. L. 25. After ("Year") insert ("or the Value of Seventy-one Quarters of Wheat, as aforesaid")

And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House.

Gilpin or Power's Bill.

The House was moved, "That the Standing Order requiring Fourteen Days Notice to be given of the Meeting of Committees upon Private Bills, may be so far dispensed with as that the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to effectuate a Partition or Division of certain Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the County of Wilts, heretofore the Estates of Jonathan Power Esquire deceased," stands committed, may proceed in the said Bill on an earlier Day than is appointed, in regard of the approaching Conclusion of the Session."

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

Bills of Exchange, &c. Duty Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for charging a Stamp Duty upon Inland Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, or other Notes payable otherwise than upon Demand; and for granting new Stamp Duties on Bills of Exchange, Promissory and other Notes, and also Stamp Duties on Receipts."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Chedworth 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.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum nonum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 19o Junii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Viscount Stormont, Præses.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Pembroke & Montgomery.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Peterborough & Monmouth.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Hillsborough.
Comes Mansfield.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Ravensworth.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Sydney.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

Sir T. Rumbold and Perring's restraining Act continuing Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament, for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust, and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them whilst they respectively held the Office of Governor and President, Counsellors, and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George, on the Coast of Coromandel in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of Parliament."

Sheppard's Shord Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of Two Acts made in the Second and Twenty-fifth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty, for repairing the Highways between Sheppard's Shord and Horsley Upright Gate, leading down Bagdown Hill, in the County of Wilts, and other ruinous Parts of the Highways thereunto adjacent."

Rice Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to allow the Drawback of the whole Duty of Customs upon the Exportation of Rice."

E. Pembroke's Estate Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Henry Earl of Pembroke, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the Hundred of Kynwardston, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parishes of Great Bedwyn and Burbage, in the County of Wilts; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in lieu thereof, to the same Uses."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Housebreakers Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, intituled, "An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction, to certain Cases not therein mentioned."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Scotch Corn Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners of Supply of the several Counties therein mentioned in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, to assess and levy certain Sums for relieving such of the Inhabitants of the said Counties as have been reduced to Indigence by the Failure of the last Year's Crop of Corn, and to enable His Majesty during the next Recess of Parliament, by and with the Advice of His Privy Council, to permit the Importation of Corn into the said Counties for a limited Time; and in Ships or Vessels belonging to any State in Amity with His Majesty, navigated by Foreign Seamen."

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.

Gilpin or Power's Bill.

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 upon private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to effectuate a Partition or Division of certain Messuages, Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Wilts, heretofore the Estates of "Jonathan Power Esquire deceased," stands 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 To-morrow.

Hanwell Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming, establishing and making effectual the Enclosure of the Open and Common Fields, Commonable Lands, Cow Pasture, Heath and Waste Grounds within the Manor and Parish of Hanwell, in the County of Oxford."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H.C. with Amendments to it.

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

To return the said Bill, and acquaint them, That the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, to which their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Bills of Exchange, &c. Bill:

Moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repealing an Act made in the Twenty-second Year of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for charging a Stamp Duty upon Inland Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, or other Notes, payable otherwise than upon Demand; and for granting new Stamp Duties on Bills of Exchange, Promissory and other Notes; and also Stamp Duties on Receipts," be now read the Third Time."

Which being objected to;

After short Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the said Bill was read the Third Time.

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.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis, declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 20o Junii 1783.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes suerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Meneven.
Viscount Stormont, Præses.
Dux Portland.
Dux Chandos.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Bucks.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Mansfield.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Cardiff.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Rodney.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Sydney.

PRAYERS.

The Earl of Mansfield sat Speaker by virtue of a former Commission.

E. Pembroke's Estate Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Henry Earl of Pembroke, his Heirs and Assigns for ever, the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the Hundred of Kynwardston, and certain Lands and Hereditaments in the Parishes of Great Bedwyn and Burbage, in the County of Wilts; and for settling other Lands and Hereditaments in lieu thereof, to the same Uses."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Housebreakers Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to extend the Provisions of an Act, intituled, "An Act to amend and make more effectual the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly Persons, and to Houses of Correction;" to certain Cases not therein mentioned."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

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

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

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

Rumbold and Perring's restraining Act continuing Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to provide that the Proceedings on the Bill now depending in Parliament for inflicting certain Pains and Penalties on Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, for certain Breaches of Public Trust, and High Crimes and Misdemeanors committed by them whilst they respectively held the Offices of Governor and President, Counsellor and Members of the Select Committee of the Settlement of Fort Saint George on the Coast of Coromandel, in the East Indies, shall not be discontinued by any Prorogation or Dissolution of Parliament."

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.

Rice Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to allow the Drawback of the whole Duty of Customs upon the Exportation of Rice."

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.

Scotch Corn Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Commissioners of Supply of the several Counties therein mentioned in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, to assess and levy certain Sums for relieving such of the Inhabitants of the said Counties as have been reduced to Indigence by the Failure of the last Year's Crop of Corn; and to enable His Majesty during the next Recess of Parliament by and with the Advice of His Privy Council, to permit the Importation of Corn into the said Counties for a limited Time; and in Ships or Vessels belonging to any State in Amity with His Majesty, navigated by Foreign Seamen."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Lambeth Poor Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Saint David's reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and collecting the Poor's Rate, and for better regulating the Poor in the Parish of Saint Mary, Lambeth, in the County of Surrey; 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; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Shrewsbury Small Debts Bill.

The Lord Chedworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more easy and speedy Recovery of Small Debts within the Town and Liberties of Shrewsbury, in the County of Salop," was committed.

Johnby Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Chedworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to establish an Agreement for extinguishing the Right of Common upon certain Waste Grounds, and for enfranchising certain customary Estates within the Manor of Johnby, in the County of Cumberland," 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."

Writs of Error delivered:

The Earl of Mansfield Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, in the usual Manner, delivered in at the Table Three Writs of Error:

Chamberlin against Cranwell et al.

In the First of which, John Chamberlin is Plaintiff,

and

Thomas Cranwell and others are Defendants;

Edwards against Sir J. Warren.

In the Second,

William Edwards is Plaintiff,

and

Sir John Borlase Warren Baronet is Defendant;

Nelson against Wright and Dupree.

And in the last,

Thomas Nelson is Plaintiff,

and

Stephen Wright and Noah Dupree are Defendants.

Mutiny Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by General Conway and others:

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

Hodie 1a & 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters within the Realm of Great Britain."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Monday next.

Rumbold and Perring's restraining Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Adam Ferguson and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for further continuing so much of an Act, passed in the Twenty-second Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for restraining Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, from going out of this Kingdom for a limited Time, and for discovering their Estates and Effects, and preventing the transporting or alienating the same," as relates to restraining the said Sir Thomas Rumbold Baronet, and Peter Perring Esquire, from alienating or otherwise disposing of their respective Real Estates;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Prize Goods Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of Prize Goods secured in Warehouses in this Kingdom, for which the Duties are not paid, or the Goods exported within a limited Time;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Lords summoned.

Ordered, That all the Lords be summoned to attend the Service of the House on Monday next.

Adjourn.

Comes Mansfield Capitalis Justiciarius Banci Regis declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, vicesimum tertium diem instantis Junii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.