House of Lords Journal Volume 37
March 1786 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 37: March 1786 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 37: 1783-1787 (1767-1830), pp. 409-414. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116787 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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March 1786 11-20

DIE Lunæ, 13o Martii 1786.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Chandos, Senescallus.
Dux St. Albans.
Comes Abercorn.
Comes Balcarres.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Hawke.

PRAYERS.

Inglis against McGhie et. al.

The Answer of John McGhie of Balmaghie, and others, Representatives and Creditors of William McGhie deceased, to the Appeal of Lawrence Inglis, Writer in Edinburgh, was this Day brought in.

Liverpool Streets Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for opening, making, widening and altering certain Streets, Passages and Places within the Town of Liverpool, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; for supplying the said Town with Fresh and wholesome Water; for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein; for appointing additional Market Places; and for extending so much of the Powers of an Act of the Second Year of His present Majesty as relates to Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen, Carters, and Porters to a certain Distance beyond the Liberties of the said Town;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

D. St. Alban's takes his Seat:

This Day George Duke of St. Albans sat First in Parliament, after the Death of his Cousin George Duke of St. Albans; His Grace having First at the Table taken the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Pedigree delivered.

Garter King at Arms delivered in at the Table his Grace's Pedigree, pursuant to the Standing Order.

Dover Harbour Bill.

The Lord Hawke reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of several Acts of Parliament for the Repair of Dover Harbour," 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."

Great Torrington Roads Bill.

The Lord Hawke made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair several Roads in and near Great Torrington in the County of Devon," was committed.

Liverpool to Preston Road Bill.

The Lord Hawke also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Liverpool to Preston in the County of Lancaster," was committed.

Hederstedt's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Clitheroe Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Borough or Township of Clitheroe, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
Ld. Steward.
D. St. Albans.
E. Abercorn.
E. Balcarres.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Sydney.
L. Hawke.

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.

Wisbeach Roads Bills.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act of the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the Little Bridge over the End of the Drain next Wisbeach River, lying between Roper's Fields and the Bell Inn in Wisbeach in the Isle of Ely, to the Sign of the Bear in Walsoken in the County of Norfolk, and from Walsoken Bridge (lying over the same Drain) to the said Sign of the Bear, and to Lord's Bridge in Islington, and from thence to the West Ends of Maudlin Bridge and German's Bridge in the County of Norfolk, and from the East End of German's Bridge aforesaid, to the West End of Long Bridge in South Lynn in the Borough of King's Lynn in the said County of Norfolk, and from Islington aforesaid, to Cross Keys Wash in the said County."

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.

Dod et al. Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Dod of the Foreign of Reigate in the County of Surrey Yeoman 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 Part of the devised Estate of Robert Bishopp deceased, in the County of Surrey, in Trustees to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising from the Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

Liverpool Rectory Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for augmenting and ascertaining the Income of the Rectors of the Parish Church and Parochial Chapel of Liverpool;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Wilkinson Leave for a Bill:

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Reverend James Wilkinson Clerk, 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 Vicar of the Parish and Parish Church of Sheffield in the County of York, to grant Leases of the Glebe Land, and otherwise improve the Estate belonging to the said Vicarage."

Inglis against Douglas and Co.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Lawrence Inglis is Appellant, and Messrs. Douglas, Heron and Company 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.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum quartum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 14o Martii 1786.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Exon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Derby.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Hawke.

PRAYERS.

Clitheroe Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Hawke reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Borough or Township of Clitheroe 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 Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Wisbeach Roads Bill.

The Lord Hawke also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act of the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the Little Bridge over the End of the Drain next Wisbeach River, lying between Roper's Fields and the Bell Inn in Wisbeach in the Isle of Ely, to the Sign of the Bear in Walsoken in the County of Norfolk, and from Walsoken Bridge (lying over the same Drain) to the said Sign of the Bear, and to Lord's Bridge in Islington, and from thence to the West Ends of Maudlin Bridge and German's Bridge in the County of Norfolk, and from the East End of German's Bridge aforesaid, to the West End of Long Bridge in South Lynn in the Borough of King's Lynn in the said County of Norfolk, and from Islington aforesaid to Cross Keys Wash 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."

Tewkesbury Paying Bill.

The Lord Hawke made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for paving, repairing, cleansing, lighting, and watching the Streets, Lanes, Ways, Passages, and Places within the Town of Tewkesbury, and the Precincts thereof in the County of Gloucester; for the Removal of present and Prevention of future Encroachments, Nuisances, and Annoyances therein; for regulating Carts and other Carriages, and ascertaining the Rates of Carriage; and for widening some Part of the Street called Church Street, within the said Town," was committed.

Liverpool Streets Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for opening, making, widening, and altering certain Streets Passages, and Places within the Town of Liverpool in the County Palatine of Lancaster; for supplying the said Town with fresh and wholesome Water; for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein; for appointing additional Market Places; and for extending so much of the Powers of an Act of the Second Year of His present Majesty as relates to Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen, Carters, and Porters, to a certain Distance beyond the Liberties of the said Town."

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

E. Derby.
V. Dudley & Ward.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Hawke.

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

Liverpool Rectory Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for augmenting and ascertaining the Income of the Rectors of the Parish Church and Parochial Chapel of Liverpool."

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.

Dover Harbour Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term of several Acts of Parliament for the Repair of Dover Harbour."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Liverpool to Preston Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for more effectually repairing the Road from Liverpool to Preston in the County of Lancaster."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Great Torrington Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act passed in the Fifth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing, widening, and keeping in Repair several Roads in and near Great Torrington in the County of Devon."

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, sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Thomson:

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

Bishopp's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the devised Estate of Robert Bishopp deceased, in the County of Surrey, in Trustees, to be sold, and for laying out the Money arising from the Sale in the Purchase of another Estate, to be settled to the same Uses."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on Wednesday the 29th Day of this instant March, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Sheffield Vicarage Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Vicar of the Parish, and Parish Church of Sheffield, in the County of York, to grant Leases of the Glebe Land, and otherwise improve the Estate belonging to the said Vicarage."

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.

Hederstedt's Naturalization Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Gustaf Hederstedt."

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

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

Wardens, &c. of All Souls College, Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Wardens and Fellows of All Souls College, in the University of Oxford, and the Reverend Peter Rashleigh Vicar of Barking, in the County of Essex, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Cuninghame against Cuningham et al.

Upon reading the Petition of William Cuninghame Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, and of Henry Cuningham Esquire and others Respondents thereto; setting forth, "That this Cause stands for Hearing on an early Day; but the Counsel engaged on both Sides being at present upon the Circuits;" the Petitioners therefore pray, "That their Lordships will be pleased to postpone the Hearing of this Cause till Wednesday the 12th Day of April next:"

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Wednesday the 12th Day of April next, as desired.

York Buildings Company against Ld. Elphinston, Appellants' Petition to postpone Hearing rejected.

A Petition of the Governor and Company of Undertakers, for raising the Thames Water in York Buildings; Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which John Lord Elphinston is Respondent, was presented and read; setting forth, "That this Cause some Time since was set down for Hearing by the Respondent for Wednesday the 22d Instant: That ever since the Cause was set down the Appellants' Agent has been pressing in his Correspondence for the necessary Papers, in order to draw his Case against the Time fixed by their Lordships for the said Hearing: That he has received several Answers to his Letters; that the whole Papers had been laid before one of the Lawyers in the Cause in Edinburgh for the Purpose of drawing the Case; but that the same could not be here by the Day appointed for the said Hearing, and hoping their Lordships would indulge them with a Fortnight's Delay: That the Petitioner's Agent has not a single Paper in the Cause except one given into the Court of Session on Behalf of the Respondent, which his Agent had furnished him with Three Days since; but from that he cannot undertake to make out a Case to do Justice to his Client's Cause, or give Information to their Lordships;" and therefore praying, "That their Lordships will postpone the Hearing of this Cause for a Fortnight, and appoint the same to be heard on Wednesday the 5th Day of April next."

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

And being withdrawn;

Ordered, That the said Petition be rejected.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, decimum quintum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 15o Martii 1786.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Derby.
Ds. Grey de Wilton.
Ds. Hawke.

PRAYERS.

Tewkesbury Paving Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for paving, repairing, cleansing, lighting, and watching the Streets, Lanes, Ways, Passages, and Places within the Town of Tewkesbury, and the Precincts thereof, in the County of Gloucester; for the Removal of present and Prevention of future Encroachments, Nuisances, and Annoyances therein; for regulating Carts and other Carriages, and ascertaining the Rates of Carriage; and for widening some Part of the Street called Church Street, within the said Town."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Wisbeach Roads Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and altering and enlarging the Powers of an Act of the Fifth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening the Roads from the Little Bridge over the End of the Drain next Wisbeach River, lying between Roper's Fields and the Bell Inn in Wisbeach in the Isle of Ely, to the Sign of the Bear in Walsoken in the County of Norfolk, and from Walsoken Bridge (lying over the same Drain) to the said Sign of the Bear, and to Lord's Bridge in Islington, and from thence to the West Ends of Maudlin Bridge and German's Bridge in the County of Norfolk, and from the East End of German's Bridge aforesaid to the West End of Long Bridge in South Lynn in the Borough of King's Lynn, in the said County of Norfolk, and from Islington aforesaid to Cross Keys Wash in the said County."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Clitheroe Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Commons and Waste Grounds within the Borough or Township of Clitheroe in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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 Three preceding Bills.

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

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

Ld. Stourton et al. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Charles Philip Lord Stourton, Baron of Stourton in the County of Wilts, and the Right Honourable Mary Lady Stourton his Wife, the Right Honourable Hugh Lord Clifford, Baron of Chudleigh in the County of Devon, and the Right Honourable Appollonia Lady Clifford his Wife, Robert Butler of Ballyragget in the County of Kilkenny in the Kingdom of Ireland Esquire, but now residing at Holme in the East Riding of the County of York, and the Honourable Elizabeth Butler his Wife, which said Mary Lady Stourton, Appollonia Lady Clifford, and Elizabeth Butler are the only surviving Children and Coheiresses at Law of the Right Honourable Marmaduke late Lord Langdale, deceased, by the Right Honourable Constantia Lady Langdale his Wife; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Gordon against Gordon et. al.

Upon reading the Petition of George Alexander Gordon, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, and of Janet Gordon and others, Respondents thereto, which stands appointed for Hearing; setting forth, "That both Parties are desirous that the Hearing of this Cause may be put off till after all the Causes already appointed;" and therefore praying their Lordships, To put off the Hearing of this Cause till after all the Causes already appointed:"

It is Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Cause be put off till after all the Causes already appointed, as desired.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum sextum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 16o Martii 1786.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsents fuerunt:

Epus. Exon.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Dartmouth.
Comes Effingham.
Ds. Hawke.

PRAYERS.

Liverpool Streets Bill.

The Lord Hawke reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for opening, making, widening, and altering certain Streets, Passages and Places within the Town of Liverpool in the County Palatine of Lancaster; for supplying the said Town with fresh and wholesome Water; for removing and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein; for appointing additional Market Places; and for extending so much of the Powers of an Act of the Second Year of His present Majesty as relates to Hackney Coachmen, Chairmen, Carters, and Porters to a certain Distance beyond the Liberties of the said Town," 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."

Liverpool Rectory Bill.

The Lord Hawke made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for augmenting and ascertaining the Income of the Rectors of the Parish Church and Parochial Chapel of Liverpool," was committed.

Hederstedts' Naturalization Bill.

The Lord Hawke also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Gustaf Hederstedt," was committed.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum septimum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 17o Martii 1786.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bath. & Wells.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Chandos, Senescallus.
Comes Abercorn.
Viscount Dudley & Ward.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
D. Scarsdale.
Ds. Hawke.

PRAYERS.

Mercer against Williamson:

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of Charles Mercer Esquire, of Lethindy, complaining of certain Parts of Three Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 17th of February, the 8th of July, and 10th of August 1784, also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the 25th of January 1785, also of Three other Interlocutors of the said Lord Ordinary of the 27th of January, the 3d of February, and 8th of March 1785, also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords of the 11th of March 1785, and also of another Interlocutor of the said Lord Ordinary of the 11th of June 1785; and praying, "That the same might be reversed in so far as the same are complained of, or that the Appellant might have such other Relief in the Premises as to this House in their Lordships' great Wisdom should seem meet;" and also upon the Answer of Robert Williamson Minister of the Parish of Lethindy, put in to the said Appeal, and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause.

Interlocutors affirmed with Costs.

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 several Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby affirmed; and it is further ordered, That the Appellant do pay or cause to be paid to the said Respondent, the Sum of One hundred Pounds for his Costs, in respect of the said Appeal.

Bodmin Roads Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third, for repairing and widening several Roads leading to and through the Borough of Bodmin in the County of Cornwall;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Oddington Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows and Pastures, and Commonable or Waste Lands within the Parish of Oddington, in the County Gloucester;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Hederstedt's Naturalization Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Gustaf Hederstedt."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Liverpool Rectory Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for augmenting and ascertaining the Income of the Rectors of the Parish Church and Parochial Chapel of Liverpool."

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Manors, Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Stafford and Salop, late the Estate of Elizabeth Parson deceased, Wife of John Parson Esquire, in Trustees to be sold, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, duodecimum diem instantis Maii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 12o Maii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Oxon.
Dux Gloucester.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Townshend.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Pomfret.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Brooke & Warwick.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Ilchester.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Talbot.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Wentworth.
Viscount Hampden.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Ds. Sydney, Unus Primariorum Secretariorum.
Ds. Clifford.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Boston.
Ds. Pelham.
Ds. Lovel & Holland.
Ds. Milton.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Harrowby.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Lovaine.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Dover.

PRAYERS.

Sir P. Hales' Estate Bill.

The Earl of Radnor, reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate late of Sir Thomas Pym Hales Baronet deceased, in the County of Kent, in Trustees to be sold and disposed of, for the Payment of certain Incumbrances affecting the same; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto."

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

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

Sir M. le Fleming's Estate Bill.

The Earl of Radnor also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Manor of Ashted, otherwise Great Ashted, and several Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the County of Surrey, therein mentioned, in Trustees to be fold and conveyed, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose; and for investing Part of the Money to arise by such Sale, in the Purchase of other Lands and Hereditaments to be settled to the several Uses therein mentioned or referred unto, and for other Purposes therein expressed," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto."

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

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

Congleton Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, and keeping in Repair the Road leading from Congleton to Colley Bridge, and from the said Bridge to Smithy Green, in the Parish of Prestbury, in the County of Chester; and for setting out and making new Roads from Smithy Green aforesaid, to join a Branch from the Leek Turnpike Road at Thatchmarsh Bottom, in the Parish of Hartington, in the County of Derby, and from the first mentioned Road, to the Havannah Mills," 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."

Brandon Bridge Road Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of an Act of the Tenth Year of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from the Bridge on the Old River at Barton, to Brandon Bridge, in the County of Suffolk," was committed.

Stourbridge Roads Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for more effectually amending and keeping in Repair several Roads leading from the late Market House in Stourbridge, in the County of Worcester, and for repealing certain Acts of Parliament, so far as relates to the said Roads; and for amending the Road from Coalbourne Brook, through Wollaston, to Churchill Field Corner, in the Counties of Worcester and Stafford," was committed.

Old Street Road, &c. Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of Three Acts made in the Twenty-sixth and Twenty-ninth Years of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, and the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing and widening Old Street Road, in the Parishes of Saint Luke, and Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the County of Middlesex; and also for repairing and keeping in Repair the Road leading from Worship Street to Crown Street, along the East Side of Moorfields," was committed.

Shoreham Harbour Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for altering the Powers of an Act made in the Thirty-third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, for erecting Piers and other Works for the Security and Improvement of the Harbour of New Shoreham, in the County of Suffex, and for keeping the same in Repair," was committed.

Bp. of St. Asaph takes the Oaths.

This Day Samuel Lord Bishop of Saint Asaph, took the Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration; and also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

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

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

Bodmin Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers of an Act made in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty King George the Third for repairing and widening several Roads leading to and through the Borough of Bodmin, in the County of Cornwall."

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
Ld. Steward.
D. Queensberry.
D. Portland.
D. Manchester.
M. Buckingham.
E. Suffolk & Berkshire.
E. Carlisle.
E. Abingdon.
E. Morton.
E. Abercorn.
E. Balcarres.
E. Hopetoun.
E. Kerr.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Effingham.
E. Fauconberg.
E. Bathurst.
E. Ailesbury.
E. Clarendon.
V. Townshend.
V. Stormont.
V. Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Bath & Wells.
L. Bp. Salisbury.
L. Bp. Peterborough.
L. Bp. Ely.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. Oxford.
L. Bp. Exeter.
L. Bp. Lincoln.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Sydney.
L. Howard de Walden.
L. Montfort.
L. Scarsdale.
L. Ducie.
L. Cardiff.
L. Hawke.
L. Amherst.
L. Rivers.
L. Walsingham.
L. Porchester.
L. Rodney.
L. Rawdon.
L. Camelford.
L. Grey de Wilton.
L. Sommers.

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.

Oddington Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Open and Common Fields, Common Meadows, and Pastures, and Commonable or Waste Lands within the Parish of Oddington, in the County of Gloucester."

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

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

Pagan against Campbell.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be apappointed for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Pagan is Appellant, and Margaret Campbell otherwise McGill, 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.

Robertson against Inglis.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Robertson is Appellant, and Helen Inglis 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.

Shop Duty Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act of the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty certain Duties on Shops within Great Britain;" for repealing several of the Duties granted by the said Act, and for granting other Duties in Lieu thereof."

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.

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; and that the Lords be summoned.

Rolle's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Denys Rolle of Hudscott, in the County of Devon Esquire, and of John Rolle of Tydwell, in the same County Esquire, his only Son and Heir-apparent, and of Judith Maria Rolle, the Wife of him the said John Rolle; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Sir W. Wolseley et Ux. Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sir William Wolseley Baronet, and Dame Charlotte Barbara his Wife, on behalf of themselves and their nine Children, who are all Infants, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the said Petition mentioned:

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

Shottery Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing certain Common Fields, Common Meadows, Pastures, and other Commonable Lands within the Hamlet of Shottery, in the Parish of Old Stratford, otherwise Stratford upon Avon, in the County of Warwick;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Alloa Harbour Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Thomas Dundas and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue and render more effectual so much of an Act passed in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, as imposes a Duty on Ships and Vessels anchoring in the Harbour of Alloa, in the County of Clackmannan, for repairing the Pier of the said Harbour;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

L. Ducie to take the Name of Moreton Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Right Honourable Francis Lord Ducie and his Issue to take the Surname of Moreton, and to bear and use the Arms of Honour of the Right Honourable Matthew Lord Ducie deceased, pursuant to the Will of the said Matthew Lord Ducie;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Crathorne to take the Name of Tasburgh, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Tasburgh Esquire (lately called George Crathorne) and his Heirs Male to take and bear the Surname and Arms of Tasburgh only, pursuant to the Will, and also to a certain Settlement made by George Tasburgh Esquire deceased;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Surrey Coal Meters' Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Joseph Mawbey and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent Frauds and Abuses in the Admeasurement of Coals sold by Wharf Measure within the several Parishes lying between Putney and Rotherhithe, both inclusive, in the County of Surrey;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum primum diem instantis Martii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.