House of Lords Journal Volume 38
July 1789 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 38: July 1789 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 38: 1787-1790 (1767-1830), pp. 483-497. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=116863 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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July 1789 1-10

DIE Mercurii, 1o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Gloucestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Bridgewater.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Bagot.

PRAYERS.

Annuities Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Way of Annuities."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Lottery Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty a certain Sum of Money, to be raised by a Lottery."

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. Graves and Mr. Eames:

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

Pawnbrokers Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further regulating the Trade or Business of Pawnbrokers:"

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

Gaols Regulation Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Laws respecting Gaols:"

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

Northern Lighthouses Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to give further Powers to the Commissioners for erecting certain Lighthouses in the Northern Parts of Great Britain."

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.

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Franklyn, from the Commissioners of the Customs, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Gross Receipt, Debentures, Bounties, Certificates, Salaries, Incidents, and Net Produce of the Revenues of Customs in England for the Year ending 5th January 1789, and the Payments into the Exchequer."

Also, "An Account of the Total Net Produce of the Duties of Customs, distinguishing as far as possible, the Produce of every separate Article, the Duty on which has amounted to One thousand Pounds or upwards, between the 5th April 1788 and the 5th April 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Webb, from the Commissioners of Excise, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Net Produce of all the Taxes under the Head of Excise, from the 5th April 1786 to the 5th April 1789, distinguishing each Year, and distinguishing and deducting the Amount of any extraordinary Sums received, not properly belonging to the Income of the Year."

Also, "An Account of the Net Produce of all the Taxes under the Head of Excise, from 5th January 1786 to the 5th January 1789, distinguishing each Year, and distinguishing and deducting the Amount of any extraordinary Sums received, not properly belonging to the Income of the Year."

Also, "An Account of the Gross and Net Produce of the Annual Malt Tax in England for the Year 1786, stating the several Purposes to which the Difference between the Amount of the Gross and Net Produce of the said Duty has been applied."

Also, "An Account of the Gross and Net Produce of all the Taxes under the Head of Excise (in England), distinguishing the Sums paid out of the Gross Produce under each particular Head, to the latest Period to which the same can be made up, (videlicet) from 5th July 1787 to 5th July 1788."

Also, "An Account of the Total Net Produce of the Duties of Excise, distinguishing as far as possible the Produce of every separate Article, the Duty on which has amounted to £.1,000 or upwards, between 5th April 1788 and the 5th April 1789."

And also, "An Account of the Gross and Net Produce of all the Taxes under the Head of Excise (in England), together with the Totals, to the latest Period to which the same can be made up, (videlicet) from 5th July 1787 to 5th July 1788."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

Bp. Gloucester takes the Oaths.

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

Bury Road, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, turning, varying, altering, and keeping in Repair the Road from a certain Dwelling House in Bury, now or late in the Occupation of William Walker Gentleman, to Haslingden, and from thence to the East End of Salford Bridge, in Blackburn; and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, to the East End of Cockshut Bridge, in the Town of Whalley; and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, through New Church and Bacup, to Todmorden; and for making a Road from the said Road between Bury and Haslingden, in the Township of Walmersley, to the River Irwell, and for building a Bridge over the said River, all in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

D. Bridgewater. L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Sandys.
L. Brudenell.
L. Bagot.

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.

Committee for Privileges to meet.

Ordered, That the Committee for Privileges do meet To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, secundum diem instantis Julii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 2o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bridgewater.
March. Townshend.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Radnor.
Viscount Stormont.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Mount Edgcumbe & Valletort.
Ds. Audley.
Ds. Dacre.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Delaval.

PRAYERS.

Bath Streets Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for protecting and securing the Hot Baths and Springs within the City of Bath from Injury by Encroachments and Annoyances; for enlarging or re-building the present Pump Rooms there; for widening certain Streets, Lanes, and Public Passages; and for making certain new Streets and Passages to render the Approaches to the said Hot Baths, Springs, and Pump Rooms, more safe and commodious."

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. Graves and Mr. Eames:

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

Northern Lighthouses Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to give further Powers to the Commissioners for erecting certain Lighthouses in the Northern Parts of Great Britain."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Hereford Roads Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Three Acts passed in the Third and Twenty-second Years of His late Majesty King George the Second, and in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads leading into the City of Hereford; and for amending the Roads to Llancloudy Hill and Langua Bridge; and also for making and keeping in Repair the Roads from the said City of Hereford to Hoarwithy Passage, through the several Townships or Places 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."

Lecornu's Naturalization Bill.

The Lord Scarsdale made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Lecornu," was committed.

Ordered, That the said Bill be engrossed.

Tontine Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Way of Annuities, to be attended with the Benefit of Survivorship in Classes;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Indemnity Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations, and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors, or to pay the Duties on the Indentures and Contracts of Clerks, Apprentices, or Servants; and for indemnifying Deputy Lieutenants and Officers of Militia, who have neglected to transmit Descriptions of their Qualifications to the Clerks of the Peace within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for that Purpose;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Scotch Distillery Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and continuing for a limited Time an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for discontinuing for a limited Time the several Duties payable in Scotland upon Low Wines and Spirits, and upon Worts, Wash, and other Liquors there used in the Distillation of Spirits, and for granting to His Majesty other Duties in lieu thereof, and for better regulating the Exportation of British made Spirits from England to Scotland, and from Scotland to England, and to continue for a limited Time an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, "To discontinue for a limited Time the Payment of the Duties upon Low Wines and Spirits for Home Consumption, and for granting and securing the due Payment of other Duties in lieu thereof, and for the better Regulation of the making and vending British Spirits, and for discontinuing for a limited Time certain Imposts and Duties upon Rum and Spirits imported from the West Indies," and to revive and continue the said last mentioned Act;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Baron de Robeck's Naturalization Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir James Pennyman and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Henry Fock, called Baron de Robeck;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Hemmington Enclosure Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Open or Common Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Waste Grounds, within the Manor or Lordship of Hemmington, in the Parish of Lockington, and County of Leicester;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Pontefract Church Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for constituting the Church of Saint Giles, in the Parish of Pontefract, in the County of York, the Parish Church, and for other Purposes;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Alcock from the Treasury attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"North Britain.

"An Account of the Gross Produce of all the Taxes under the Head of Excise in Scotland, distinguishing the Sums paid out of the Gross Produce under each particular Head, to the latest Period to which the same can be made up, (videlicet) from 5th July 1787 to 5th July 1788."

And also, "An Account of the Gross Receipt, Debentures, Bounties, Certificates, Salaries, Incidents, and Net Produce of Customs in Scotland, for the Year ended the 5th of January 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Haworth from the Exchequer attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Net Produce of he Duties of Customs, Excise, Stamps, and Incidents, paid into the Exchequer between the 5th Day of April 1788, and the 5th Day of April 1789."

Also, "An Account of the Sums received at the Exchequer for the Public Use, between the 5th of January 1786 and 5th April 1789, not included in the Account of the Taxes."

Also, "An Account of the Total Sum paid into the Exchequer between the 5th of April 1788 and 5th of April 1789, on account of the Duties arising from Stamps."

Also, "An Account of all Sums granted for the Public Expenditure from the 5th of January 1786 to the 5th of January 1789, distinguishing each Year under the Heads of Interest and Charges of the Public Debts, Exchequer Bills, Civil List, Charges on the Aggregate Fund, Navy, Army, Ordnance, Militia, Miscellaneous Services, and appropriated Duties."

Also, "An Account of all Sums granted for the Public Expenditure from the 5th of April 1786 to the 5th of April 1789, distinguishing each Year under the Heads of Interest and Charges of the Public Debts, Exchequer Bills, Civil List, Charges on Aggregate Fund, Navy, Army, Ordnance, Militia, Miscellaneous Services, and appropriated Duties."

Also, "An Account of the Income of and Charges upon the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarter ended the 5th Day of July 1788."

Also, "An Account of the Income of and Charges upon the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarter ended the 10th Day of October 1788."

Also, "An Account of the Income of and Charges upon the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarter ended the 5th January 1789."

And also, "An Account of the Income of and Charges upon the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarter ended 5th April 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

Humane Society Bill rejected.

Moved, "That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for incorporating and well governing the London Humane Society," be now read a Second Time."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, ordered.

Ordered, That the proper Officer do lay before this House,

"An Account of the Net Produce of the Duties of Customs, Excise, Stamps, and Incidents between the 5th Day of January 1786 and 5th Day of January 1789, distinguishing each Year."

Also, "An Account of the Net Produce of the Duties of Customs, Excise, Stamps, and Incidents, between the 5th Day of April 1786 and the 5th Day of April 1789, distinguishing each Year."

Also, "An Account of the Interest paid upon Exchequer Bills, between the 5th Day of January 1786 and the 5th Day of January 1789, distinguishing each Year."

Also, "An Account of the several Times when the Exchequer Bills for the Five Millions five hundred thousand Pounds, granted in 1785, were issued."

And also, "An Account of the Amount of such Part of the Navy Debt as now bears Interest."

Chelworth Enclosure Bill:

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing a certain Common called Chelworth Common, and Eighty-four Acres of Land in Greens and Lanes, within the Manors and Tything of Great and Little Chelworth, or one of them, in the Parish of Cricklade Saint Sampson, in the County of Wilts," be read a Second Time on Thursday next.

Petitioners against to be heard.

Ordered, That the several Petitioners, praying to be heard by their Counsel against the said Bill, be at Liberty to be heard by their Counsel against the said Bill as desired, at the Second Reading thereof; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

Arabin's Divorce Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the Marriage of William John Arabin Esquire, with Henrietta Molyneux his now Wife, and to enable him to marry again; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Hastings' Trial:

The Order of the Day being read for the Proceeding further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order as on Tuesday last.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said, "Gentlemen, Managers for the Commons, and you, Gentlemen, who are of Counsel for the Defendant;

"The Lords have resolved, That the Letter of Mr. Goring of the 29th of June 1775, ought not to be read."

Then the Lord Chancellor acquainted the Managers for the Commons, "They might proceed to make good their Charge."

Then several Papers were read.

Then the Managers for the Commons proposed to read a Paper delivered by Sir Elijah Impey on the 7th of July 1775 in the Supreme Court, to the Secretary of the Supreme Council, in order to be transmitted to the Council as the Resolutions of the Court in respect to the Claim made for Roy Rada Churn, on Account of his being Vackeel of the Nabob Mobareck ul Dowlah; and which Paper was the Subject of the Deliberation of the Council on the 31st of July 1775, Mr. Hastings being then present, and was by them transmitted to the Court of Directors, as a Ground for such Instructions from the Court of Directors as the Occasion might seem to require.

The same was objected to by the Counsel for the Defendant.

The Managers for the Commons being heard in Answer to the Objection, and the Counsel in Reply:

The House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Question put to Judges.

Proposed, "That the following Question be put to the Judges; (videlicet)

"Whether the Paper delivered by Sir Elijah Impey on the 7th of July 1775, in the Supreme Court, to the Secretary of the Supreme Council, in order to be transmitted to the Council, as the Resolutions of the Court in respect to the Claim made for Roy Rada Churn, on account of his being Vackeel of the Nabob Mobareck ul Dowlah, and which Paper was the Subject of the Deliberation of the Counsel on the 31st of July 1775, Mr. Hastings being then present, and was by them transmitted to the Court of Directors, as a Ground for such Instructions from the Court of Directors, as the Occasion might seem to require, may be admitted as Evidence of the actual State and Situation of the Nabob, with Reference to the English Government."

The same was agreed to, and the said Question was accordingly put to the Judges.

And the Judges desiring Time to consider the said Question:

Ordered, That the Judges do attend to deliver their Opinions upon the said Question on Tuesday next.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on Tuesday Morning next, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 3o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Londin.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Stafford, C. P. S.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Norfolk, Marescallus.
March. Townshend.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Morton.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Lonsdale.
Viscount Sydney.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Sundridge.
Ds. Bagot.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Kenyon.

PRAYERS.

Marston Enclosure Bill, King's Consent signified.

The Lord Hawkesbury acquainted the House, "That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Common or Moor within the Liberties of Marston upon Dove, Hatton, Hoon, and Hoon Hay, in the Parish of Marston upon Dove, in the County of Derby," was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Tontine Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Way of Annuities, to be attended with the Benefit of Survivorship in Classes."

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.

Indemnity Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments, and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations, and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors, or to pay the Duties on the Indentures and Contracts of Clerks, Apprentices, or Servants; and for indemnifying Deputy Lieutenants and Officers of the Militia, who have neglected to transmit Descriptions of their Qualifications to the Clerks of the Peace within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for that Purpose."

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 Distillery Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending and continuing for a limited Time an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for discontinuing for a limited Time the several Duties payable in Scotland upon Low Wines and Spirits, and upon Worts, Wash, and other Liquors there used in the Distillation of Spirits, and for granting to His Majesty other Duties in lieu thereof; and for better regulating the Exportation of British made Spirits from England to Scotland, and from Scotland to England; and to continue for a limited Time an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, "To discontinue for a limited Time the Payment of the Duties upon Low Wines and Spirits for Home Consumption, and for granting and securing the due Payment of other Duties in lieu thereof, and for the better Regulation of the making and vending British Spirits, and for discontinuing for a limited Time certain Imposts and Duties upon Rum and Spirits imported from the West Indies," and to revive and continue the said last mentioned Act."

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.

Hereford Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers of Three Acts passed in the Third and Twenty-second Years of His late Majesty King George the Second, and in the Ninth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, for repairing the several Roads leading into the City of Hereford, and for amending the Roads to Llancloudy Hill and Langua Bridge, and also for making and keeping in Repair the Roads from the said City of Hereford to Hoarwithy Passage, through the several Townships or Places therein mentioned."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Northern Lighthouses Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to give further Powers to the Commissioners for erecting certain Lighthouses in the Northern Parts of Great Britain."

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. Graves and Mr. Eames:

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

Lecornu's Naturalization Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Lecornu."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

St. James's Burial Ground Bill.

After reading and considering the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing an additional Burial Ground for the Parish of Saint James, Westminster, and erecting a Chapel adjoining thereto, and also a House for the Residence of a Clergyman to officiate in burying the Dead:"

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

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

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

Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Norfolk.
D. Leeds.
M. Townshend.
E. Sandwich.
E. Abingdon.
E. Morton.
E. Hopetoun.
E. Stanhope.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Radnor.
E. Bathurst.
E. Lonsdale.
V. Sydney.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. London.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. Bp. Carlisle.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Sundridge.
L. Loughborough.
L. Bagot.
L. Rawdon.
L. Hawkesbury.
L. Kenyon.

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

Gaols Regulation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Laws respecting Gaols."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Chedworth reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto, which he was ready to report when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Monday next.

Pawnbrokers Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further regulating the Trade or Business of Pawnbrokers."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Chedworth reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereto, which he was ready to report when the House will please to receive the same."

Ordered, That the said Report be received on Monday next.

Bakers Company Bill rejected.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining the Powers, and limiting the Jurisdiction of the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of the Company of Bakers of the City of London, for preventing any undue Exercise of the Trade or Business of a Baker; and for amending an Act passed in the Thirty-first Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the Second, intituled, An Act for the due making of Bread, and to regulate the Price and Assize thereof; and to punish Persons who shall adulterate Meal, Flour, or Bread:"

Moved, "That the said Bill be now read a Second Time."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Corn, &c. Regulation Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for further regulating and ascertaining the Importation and Exportation of Corn and Grain within the several Ports and Places therein mentioned;" and for further regulating the Exportation of Starch, and the Importation of Rape Seed."

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."

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

Wyberton Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing, the several Parcels of Common Fen, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds, within or belonging to the Parish of Wyberton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln."

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

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

The King's Consent signified to it.

The Lord Chancellor 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."

Pontefract Church Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for constituting the Church of Saint Giles, in the Parish of Pontefract, in the County of York, the Parish Church, and for other Purposes."

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

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

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Cooke, from the Exchequer, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Interest paid upon the Exchequer Bills between the 5th Day of January 1786 and the 5th Day of January 1789, distinguishing each Year." Also, "An Account of the Interest paid upon the Exchequer Bills between the 5th Day of April 1786 and the 5th Day of April 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

Elections Bill rejected.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend the several Acts passed in the Seventh and Eighth Years of the Reign of King William the Third, the Eighteenth Year of King George the Second, and the Twentieth Year of King George the Third, touching the Election for Knights of the Shire to serve in Parliament, for that Part of Great Britain called England."

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Moved, "That the said Bill be committed."

Which being objected to;

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Ecclesiastical Tythes Bill rejected.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing vexatious Proceedings with respect to Tythes, Dues, or other Ecclesiastical or Spiritual Profit;" and for the Lords to be summoned:

The said Bill was accordingly read a Second Time.

Moved, "That the said Bill be committed."

Which being objected to;

After Debate,

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 6o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
March. Townshend.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Bathurst.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Scarsdale.
Ds. Hawkesbury.

PRAYERS.

Marston Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Chedworth reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Common or Moor, within the Liberties of Marston upon Dove, Hatton, Hoon, and Hoon Hay, in the Parish of Marston upon Dove, in the County of Derby," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Haddlesey Drainage Bill.

The Lord Chedworth made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining the Open Fields, Ings, Pastures, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Townships of West Haddlesey, Chapel Haddlesey, and East Haddlesey, and Temple Hirst, in the Parish of Birkin, in the West Riding of the County of York," was committed.

Bury Road Bill.

The Lord Chedworth also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, turning, varying, altering, and keeping in Repair, the Road from a certain Dwelling House in Bury, now or late in the Occupation of William Walker, Gentleman, to Hastingden, and from thence to the East End of Salford Bridge, in Blackburn, and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, to the East End of Cockshut Bridge, in the Town of Whalley, and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, through New Church and Bacup to Todmorden; and for making a Road from the said Road between Bury and Haslingden, in the Township of Walmersley, to the River Irwell, and for building a Bridge over the said River, all 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; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Pawnbrokers Bill.

The Lord Chedworth (according to Order) reported the Amendment made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further regulating the Trade or Business of Pawnbrokers."

The said Amendment was read by the Clerk as follows; (videlicet)

Pr. 42. L. 34. At the End of the Bill, insert ("And be it further enacted, by the Authority aforesaid, That this Act shall be in force for one whole Year, and from thence to the End of the then next Sessions of Parliament, and no longer")"

And the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, was agreed to by the House.

Gaols Regulation Bill.

The Lord Chedworth (according to Order) reported the Amendments made by the Committee of the whole House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Laws respecting Gaols."

And the same, being read Twice by the Clerk, were agreed to by the House.

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

Scotch Ministers Relief Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting Relief to Pastors or Ministers, and Lay Persons of the Episcopal Communion in Scotland," be read a Second Time on Tuesday the 29th Day of September next.

Tontine Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Way of Annuities, to be attended with the Benefit of Survivorship, in Classes."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Indemnity Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register and deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers in Cities, Corporations, and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped, have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors, or to pay the Duties on the Indentures and Contracts of Clerks, Apprentices, or Servants; and for indemnifying Deputy Lieutenants and Officers of the Militia, who have neglected to transmit Descriptions of their Qualifications to the Clerks of the Peace within the Time limited by Law; and for giving further Time for that Purpose."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

And the Lord Scarsdale 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 Distillery Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and continuing for a limited Time an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for discontinuing for a limited Time the several Duties payable in Scotland, upon Low Wines and Spirits, and upon Worts, Wash, and other Liquors there used in the Distillation of Spirits, and for granting to His Majesty other Duties in Lieu thereof; and for better regulating the Exportation of British made Spirits from England to Scotland, and from Scotland to England; and to continue for a limited Time an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, "To discontinue for a limited Time the Payment of the Duties upon Low Wines and Spirits for Home Consumption; and for granting and securing the due Payment of other Duties in lieu thereof; and for the better Regulation of the making and vending British Spirits; and for discontinuing for a limited Time certain Imposts and Duties upon Rum and Spirits imported from the West Indies;" and to revive and continue the said last-mentioned Act."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

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

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Speir, from the Treasury, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d June last,

"An Account shewing how the Money given for the Service of the Year 1788, has been disposed of; distinguished under the several Heads until the 8th Day of May 1789, and the Parts remaining unsatisfied with the Deficiency thereupon."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Account be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Haworth, from the Exchequer, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of Thursday last,

"An Account of the several Times when the Exchequer Bills for the £.5,500,000 granted in 1785, were issued."

Also, "An Account of the Net Produce of the Duties of Customs, Excise, Stamps, and Incidents, between the 5th Day of January 1786 and the 5th Day of January 1789."

And also, "An Account of the Net Produce of the Duties of Customs, Excise, Stamps, and Incidents, between the 5th Day of April 1786 and the 5th Day of April 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Nelson, from the Receiver General of the Customs, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Payments made by the Receiver General of His Majesty's Customs into the Exchequer, from 5th January 1786 to 5th January 1789."

And also, "An Account of the Payments made by the Receiver General of His Majesty's Customs into the Exchequer from 5th of April 1786 to 5th April 1789."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

Harston Enclosure Bill, King's Consent signified.

The Lord Chancellor acquainted the House, "That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, a Common Pasture, and several Waste Grounds within the Parish of Harston, in the County of Leicester," was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned) that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Poor Relief Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Relief of the Poor:"

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Tuesday the 29th Day of September next.

Expiring Laws Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned, relative to the better Encouragement of the making of Sail Cloth in Great Britain; to the Encouragement of the Silk Manufactures; and for taking off several Duties of Merchandize exported, and reducing other Duties; to the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo; to the prohibiting the Importation of Books re-printed abroad, and first composed, written, and printed in Great Britain; to securing the Duties upon Foreign made Sail Cloth, and charging Foreign made Sails with a Duty; to the prohibiting the Importation of Foreign Wrought Silks and Velvets; to the discontinuing the Duties payable upon the Importation of Tallow, Hogs Lard, and Grease; to the prohibiting the Exportation of Tools and Utensils made Use of in the Iron and Steel Manufactures of this Kingdom; and to prevent the seducing of Artificers and Workmen employed in those Manufactures to go into Parts beyond the Seas; and to the ascertaining the Strength of Spirits by Clarke's Hydrometer;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Horses and Carriages Duty Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Rates and Duties upon Horses, and Carriages with Four Wheels; and for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, as far as relates to certain Carriages with Two or Three Wheels therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Whale Fishery Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fisheries;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Saladin's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

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

Navy Debt, Account of delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Prestwood, from the Navy Office, attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of Thursday last,

"An Account of the Amount of such Part of the Debt of the Navy as now bears Interest."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Account be printed.

Causec put off.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause, wherein the Stirling Banking Company and others are Appellants, and Messieurs Allan, Steuart, and Company, are Respondents et e contra, which stands appointed for this Day, be put off to Monday the 13th of this Instant July; and that the rest of the Causes on Cause Days be removed in Course.

Heywood Road Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale Lane End, in the Village of Heywood, in the Parish of Bury, to a Place called the Land's End, in the Parish of Prestwich, in the County Palatine of Lancaster;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 7o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
Dux Leeds.
March. Townshend.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Lonsdale.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Delaval.
Ds. Hawkesbury.
Ds. Kenyon.

PRAYERS.

Horses and Carriages Duty Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Rates and Duties upon Horses, and Carriages with Four Wheels; and for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, as far as relates to certain Carriages with Two or Three Wheels, 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.

Knaresborough Forest Enclosure Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing such of the Open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough, in the County of York, as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and by an Act of the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for amending the said former Act, and for making the said Two Acts more effectual;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Whale Fishery Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fishery."

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 Thursday next.

Expiring Laws Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned, relative to the better Encouragement of the making of Sail Cloth in Great Britain; to the Encouragement of the Silk Manufactures; and for taking off several Duties on Merchandize exported, and reducing other Duties; to the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo; to the prohibiting the Importation of Books re-printed abroad, and first composed, written, and printed in Great Britain; to securing the Duties upon Foreign made Sail Cloth, and charging Foreign made Sails with a Duty; to the prohibiting the Importation of Foreign wrought Silks and Velvets; to the discontinuing the Duties payable upon the Importation of Tallow, Hogs Lard, and Grease; to the prohibiting the Exportation of Tools and Utensils made use of in the Iron and Steel Manufactures of this Kingdom, and to prevent the seducing of Artificers and Workmen employed in those Manufactures, to go into Parts beyond the Seas; and to the ascertaining the Strength of Spirits by Clarke's Hydrometer."

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.

Saladin's Naturalization Bill.

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

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

Ld. President.
D. Leeds.
M. Townshend.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Scarbrough.
E. Morton.
E. Galloway.
E. Hopetoun.
E. Stanhope.
E. Macclesfield.
E. Radnor.
E. Lonsdale.
V. Stormont.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. Kinnaird.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Sandys.
L. Amherst.
L. Loughborough.
L. Walsingham.
L. Porchester.
L. Delaval.
L. Hawkesbury.
L. Kenyon.

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.

Heywood Roads Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale Lane End, in the Village of Heywood, in the Parish of Bury, to a Place called The Land's End, in the Parish of Prestwich, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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.

Tontine Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising a certain Sum of Money by Way of Annuities, to be attended with the Benefit of Survivorship in Classes."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Indemnity Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify such Persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments; and to indemnify Justices of the Peace or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their Qualifications within the Time limited by Law, and for giving further Time for those Purposes; and to indemnify Members and Officers, in Cities, Corporations, and Borough Towns, whose Admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to Law, or having been stamped, have been lost or mislaid, and for allowing them Time to provide Admissions duly stamped; to give further Time to such Persons as have omitted to make and file Affidavits of the Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Attornies and Solicitors, or to pay the Duties on the Indentures and Contracts of Clerks, Apprentices, or Servants; and for indemnifying Deputy Lieutenants and Officers of the Militia, who have neglected to transmit Descriptions of their Qualifications to the Clerks of the Peace within the Time limited by Law; and for giving further Time for that Purpose."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Haddlesey Drainage Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing, enclosing, and draining the Open Fields, Ings, Pastures, Commons, and Waste Grounds, within the Townships of West Haddlesey, Chapel Haddlesey, and East Haddlesey, and Temple Hirst, in the Parish of Birkin, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Marston Enclosure Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common and Open Fields, Meadows, Pastures, and Common or Moor, within the Liberties of Marston upon Dove, Hatton, Hoon, and Hoon Hay, in the Parish of Marston upon Dove, in the County of Derby."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Bury Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for amending, widening, turning, varying, altering, and keeping in Repair the Road from a certain Dwelling House in Bury, now or late in the Occupation of William Walker Gentleman, to Haslingden, and from thence to the East End of Salford Bridge, in Blackburn; and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, to the East End of Cockshut Bridge, in the Town of Whalley; and also the Road from Haslingden aforesaid, through New Church and Bacup, to Todmorden; and for making a Road from the said Road between Bury and Haslingden, in the Township of Walmersley, to the River Irwell; and for building a Bridge over the said River, all in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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 Five preceding Bills.

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

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

Pawnbrokers Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further regulating the Trade or Business of Pawnbrokers."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

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

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

Gaols Regulation Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual Execution of the Laws respecting Gaols."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

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

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

St. James's Burial Ground Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing an additional Burial Ground, and erecting a Chapel adjoining thereto, and also a House for the Residence of a Clergyman to officiate in burying the Dead," stands committed, be revived, and meet To-morrow.

Harston Enclosure Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, a Common Pasture, and several Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Harston, in the County of Leicester," stands committed, be revived, and meet To-morrow.

Hastings' Trial, Judges Opinion delivered on Question put to them:

The Order of the Day being read for the Judges to deliver their Opinions upon the Question put to them on Thursday last:

The Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer delivered the unanimous Opinion of the Judges upon the said Question, in the Affirmative; and gave his Reasons.

Resolution thereupon:

Then it was moved to resolve, "That the Paper sent by Sir Elijah Impey to the Governor General and Council, and by them transmitted to the Court of Directors, as part of their Representation to the said Directors, of the actual Situation of the Nabob Mobareck ul Dowlah, with Reference to the East India Company, ought to be read in Evidence."

The same was agreed to, and resolved accordingly.

Managers for H. C. to be informed thereof:

Ordered, That the Managers for the Commons be informed, "That the Lords have resolved, that the Paper sent by Sir Elijah Impey to the Governor General and Council, and by them transmitted to the Court of Directors, as part of their Representation to the said Directors, of the actual Situation of the Nabob Mobareck ul Dowlah, with Reference to the East India Company, ought to be read in Evidence."

Trial proceeded in:

The Order of the Day being read for the proceeding further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order as on Thursday last.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said, "Gentlemen, Managers for the Commons, and you, Gentlemen, who are of Counsel for the Defendant;

"The Lords have resolved, That the Paper sent by Sir Elijah Impey to the Governor General and Council, and by them transmitted to the Court of Directors, as part of their Representation to the said Directors, of the actual Situation of the Nabob Mobareck ul Dowlah, with Reference to the East India Company, ought to be read in Evidence."

Then the Lord Chancellor acquainted the Managers for the Commons, "They might proceed to make good their Charge."

Then several Papers were read.

Then Mr. Goring was called in again; and the following Question put to him by the Managers for the Commons; (videlicet)

"Whether he made use of any coercive Measures towards the Begum to draw from her any of the Letters read in Evidence?"

The same was objected to by the Counsel for the Defendant.

The Managers for the Commons being heard in Answer to the Objection, and the Counsel in Reply:

The House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Moved, to resolve, "That the Question proposed to be asked the Witness by the Managers for the Commons, ought not to be put."

The same was agreed to, and resolved accordingly.

Ordered, That the Managers for the Commons be informed, "That the Lords have resolved, that the Question proposed to be asked the Witness by the Managers for the Commons, ought not to be put."

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, To-morrow Morning, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, octavum diem instantis Julii, horâ decimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 8o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Archiep. Cantuar.
Archiep. Ebor.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Dux Gloucester.
Dux Cumberland.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Comes Camden, Præses.
Dux Leeds.
March. Townshend.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Morton.
Comes Galloway.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Lonsdale.
Viscount Stormont.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Amherst.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Kenyon.

PRAYERS.

Harston Enclosure Bill:

The Lord Rawdon reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the several Open and Common Fields, a Common Pasture, and several Waste Grounds, within the Parish of Harston, in the County of Leicester," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Heywood Road Bill.

The Lord Rawdon also reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale Lane End, in the Village of Heywood, in the Parish of Bury, to a Place called The Land's End, in the Parish of Prestwich, 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; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

St. James's Burial Ground Bill.

The Lord Rawdon made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for providing an additional Burial Ground for the Parish of Saint James, Westminster, and erecting a Chapel adjoining thereto, and also a House for the Residence of a Clergyman to officiate in burying the Dead," was committed.

Pontefract Church Bill.

The Lord Rawdon made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for constituting the Church of Saint Giles, in the Parish of Pontefract, in the County of York, the Parish Church, and for other Purposes," was committed.

Saladin's Naturalization Bill.

The Lord Rawdon also made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for naturalizing Anthony Charles Benjamin Saladin," was committed.

Wyberton's Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Bishop of Bangor reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing the several Parcels of Common Fen, and other Commonable Lands, and Waste Grounds, within or belonging to the Parish of Wyberton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents to the Satisfaction of the Committee; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereto."

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

Pr. 63. L. 19. Leave out ("Fourteen") and insert ("Ten")

L. 23. Leave out ("Fourteen") and insert ("Ten")"

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

Expiring Laws Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned, relative to the better Encouragement of the making of Sail Cloth in Great Britain; to the Encouragement of the Silk Manufactures; and for taking off several Duties on Merchandize exported, and reducing other Duties; to the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo; to the prohibiting the Importation of Books re-printed abroad, and first composed, written, and printed in Great Britain; to securing the Duties upon Foreign made Sail Cloth, and charging Foreign made Sails with a Duty; to the prohibiting the Importation of Foreign wrought Silks and Velvets; to the discontinuing the Duties payable upon the Importation of Tallow, Hogs Lard, and Grease; to the prohibiting the Exportation of Tools and Utensils made use of in the Iron and Steel Manufactures of this Kingdom, and to prevent the seducing of Artificers and Workmen employed in those Manufactures, to go into Parts beyond the Seas; and to the ascertaining the Strength of Spirits by Clarke's Hydrometer."

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."

Horses and Carriages Duty Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty several additional Rates and Duties upon Horses, and Carriages with Four Wheels; and for explaining and amending an Act passed in the Twenty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, as far as relates to certain Carriages with Two or Three Wheels therein mentioned."

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."

Knaresborough Forest Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing such of the Open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough, in the County of York, as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and by an Act of the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for amending the said former Act; and for making the said Two Acts more effectual."

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

Ld. President.
D. Leeds.
M. Townshend.
E. Sandwich.
E. Abingdon.
E. Morton.
E. Galloway.
E. Hopetoun.
E. Effingham.
E. Fitzwilliam.
E. Lonsdale.
V. Stormont.
L. Abp. Canterbury.
L. Abp. York.
L. Bp. Bangor.
L. Bp. Gloucester.
L. King.
L. Chedworth.
L. Amherst.
L. Kinnaird.
L. Loughbrough.
L. Walsingham.
L. Porchester.
L. Rawdon.
L. Kenyon.

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

Scotch Distillery Bill:

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for amending and continuing for a limited Time an Act made in the last Session of Parliament, intituled, "An Act for discontinuing for a limited Time, the several Duties payable in Scotland upon Low Wines and Spirits, and upon Worts, Wash, and other Liquors there used in the Distillation of Spirits, and for granting to His Majesty other Duties in lieu thereof; and for better regulating the Exportation of British made Spirits from England to Scotland, and from Scotland to England; and to continue for a limited Time, an Act made in the Twenty-sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, "To discontinue for a limited Time the Payment of the Duties upon Low Wines and Spirits for Home Consumption; and for granting and securing the due Payment of other Duties in lieu thereof; and for the better Regulation of the making and vending British Spirits; and for discontinuing for a limited Time, certain Imposts and Duties upon Rum and Spirits imported from the West Indies;" and to revive and continue the said last mentioned Act."

The said Bill was accordingly read the Third Time. Moved, "That the said Bill do pass."

Which being objected to;

After a short Debate,

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. Montagu and Mr. Leeds:

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

Lecornu's Naturalization Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Peter Lecornu;" and to acquaint this House, That they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Trees, &c. Preservation Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the Cultivation, and for the better Preservation of Trees, Roots, Plants, and Shrubs."

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.

York and Craike Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term and altering and enlarging the Powers of so much of an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, as relates to amending and widening the Road from the City of York to the Top of Oswaldkirk Bank; and for discharging the Trustees from the Care of the Road, from the said Road in Sutton Field, through Craike, towards Oulston, to the Extent of the Lordship of Craike, in the County of York."

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.

Hastings' Trial:

The Order of the Day being read for the proceeding further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, upon the Articles of Impeachment brought up against him by the Commons, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors:

The House was adjourned into Westminster Hall, whither the Lords and others went in the same Order as Yesterday.

And the Lords being there seated; and the House resumed:

Leave was asked for the Judges to be covered, which was granted.

Then Proclamation was made for Silence; also, Proclamation for the Defendant's Appearance:

Who, coming to the Bar, kneeled till he was bid by the Lord Chancellor to rise.

Then the other Proclamation, for all Persons concerned to come forth, was made.

Then the Lord Chancellor said, "Gentlemen, Managers for the Commons, and you, Gentlemen, who are of Counsel for the Defendant;

"The Lords have resolved, That the Question proposed to be asked the Witness by the Managers for the Commons, ought not to be put."

Then the Lord Chancellor acquainted the Managers for the Commons, "They might proceed to make good their Charge."

Then the Managers for the Commons acquainted the House, "That they had finished their Evidence upon this Part of the Sixth Article of Charge."

Then the House adjourned to the Chamber of Parliament; and being returned:

The House was resumed.

Ordered, That this House do proceed further in the Trial of Warren Hastings Esquire, on the First Tuesday in the next Session of Parliament, at Ten o'Clock, in Westminster Hall.

Message to H. C. that this House will proceed in the Trial, next Session.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 9o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Morton.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Bathurst.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Walsingham.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Eliot.
Ds. Hawkesbury.

PRAYERS

Expiring Laws Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to continue several Laws therein mentioned relative to the better Encouragement of the making of Sail Cloth in Great Britain; to the Encouragement of the Silk Manufactures, and for taking off several Duties on Merchandize exported, and reducing other Duties; to the free Importation of Cochineal and Indigo; to the prohibiting the Importation of Books reprinted abroad, and first composed, written, and printed in Great Britain; to securing the Duties upon Foreign made Sail Cloth, and charging Foreign made Sails with a Duty; to the prohibiting the Importation of Foreign Wrought Silks and Velvets; to the discontinuing the Duties payable upon the Importation of Tallow, Hogs Lard, and Grease; to the prohibiting the Exportation of Tools and Utensils made use of in the Iron and Steel Manufactures of this Kingdom, and to prevent the seducing of Artificers and Workmen employed in those Manufactures to go into Parts beyond the Seas; and to the ascertaining the Strength of Spirits by Clarke's Hydrometer."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Harston Enclosure Bill:

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

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Pontefract Church Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for constituting the Church of Saint Giles, in the Parish of Pontefract, in the County of York, the Parish Church; and for other Purposes."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

St. James's Burial Ground Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for providing an additional Burial Ground for the Parish of Saint James, Westminster, and erecting a Chapel adjoining thereto; and also a House for the Residence of a Clergyman to officiate in burying the Dead."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Heywood Roads Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Rochdale Lane End, in the Village of Heywood, in the Parish of Bury, to a Place called The Land's End, in the Parish of Prestwich, in the County Palatine of Lancaster."

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

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Saladin's Naturalization Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Anthony Charles Benjamin Saladin."

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 Six preceding Bills.

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

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

Wyberton Enclosure Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing the several Parcels of Common Fen, and other Commonable Lands and Waste Grounds within or belonging to the Parish of Wyberton, in the Parts of Holland, in the County of Lincoln."

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 the former Messengers:

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.

Stewart against Colquhoun et al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Charles Stewart of Dalguise, complaining of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session of Scotland of the 17th and 29th of January 1789, also of Two Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary there of the 19th of February and 11th of March 1789; and also of another Interlocutor of the said Lords of the 1st of July 1789; and praying, "That the same may be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Appellant may have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, shall seem meet; and that Sir James Colquhoun Baronet, George Home, Alexander Menzies, Robert Sinclair, Charles Gordon, and Samuel Mitchelson Esquires, present principal Clerks of Session, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the said Sir James Colquhoun and the said several other Persons last named, may have a Copy of the said Appeal, and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto in Writing, on or before Thursday the 6th Day of August next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respondents, or upon any of their known Agents or Procurators in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.

Suttie to enter into Recognizance on said Appeal.

The House being moved, "That William Suttie of the Strand, London, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Charles Stewart, on account of his Appeal depending in this House, he residing in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said William Suttie may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.

Whale Fishery Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fisheries."

After some Time, the House was resumed:

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

Knaresborough Forest Enclosure Bill, King's Consent signified.

The Lord Hawkesbury acquainted the House, "That His Majesty having been informed of the Contents of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing such of the Open Parts of the District called the Forest of Knaresborough, in the County of York, as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and by an Act of the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for amending the said former Act, and for making the said Two Acts more effectual, was pleased to consent (as far as His Majesty's Interest is concerned), that their Lordships may proceed therein as they shall think fit."

Public Income and Expenditure, further Accounts respecting, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Brent from the Tax Office attended:"

He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of the 22d of June last,

"An Account of the Net Produce of Assessed Taxes under the Head of Incidents, from the 5th April 1786 to the 5th April 1789, distinguishing each Year, and also distinguishing the Amount of any Sums received not properly belonging to the Income of the Year."

Also, "An Account of the Net Produce of Assessed Taxes under the Head of Incidents, from the 5th of January 1786 to the 5th January 1789, distinguishing each Year, and also distinguishing the Amount of any Sums received not properly belonging to the Income of the Year."

And also, "An Account of the Gross and Net Produce of the within mentioned Duties, distinguishing the Sums paid out of the Gross Produce for the Year 1786, being the latest Period the same can be made up."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk:

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

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

Chelworth Enclosure Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing a certain Common, called Chelworth Common, and Eighty-four Acres of Land in Greens and Lanes, within the Manors and Tything of Great and Little Chelworth, or one of them, in the Parish of Cricklade Saint Sampson, in the County of Wilts;" and for hearing Counsel for and against the same:

Counsel were accordingly called in; and the several Petitions praying to be heard by Counsel against the said Bill were read.

Then Mr. Stratford was heard on Behalf of the Petitions against the Bill.

And several Witnesses were called in, sworn, and examined in Relation thereto.

Then Mr. Plumer and Mr. Const were, severally, heard in support of the Bill.

And several Witnesses were called in, sworn, and examined in Relation thereto.

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Bill be put off till To-morrow.

Corn, &c. Regulation Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the Third Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty-first Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for further regulating and ascertaining the Importation and Exportation of Corn and Grain, within the several Ports and Places therein mentioned;" and for further regulating the Exportation of Starch, and the Importation of Rape Seed:"

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

Trees, &c. Preservation Bill.

The Order of the Day being read for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend an Act made in the Sixth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the Cultivation, and for the better Preservation of Trees, Roots, Plants, and Shrubs:"

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

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 10o Julii 1789.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Glocestr.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Thurlow, Cancellarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Leeds.
March. Townshend.
Comes Suffolk & Berkshire.
Comes Winchelsea & Nottingham.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Morton.
Comes Breadalbane.
Comes Hopetoun.
Comes Stanhope.
Comes Macclesfield.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Chatham.
Comes Bathurst.
Comes Lonsdale.
Ds. Cathcart.
Ds. Kinnaird.
Ds. King.
Ds. Chedworth.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Loughborough.
Ds. Brudenell.
Ds. Porchester.
Ds. Grantley.
Ds. Rawdon.
Ds. Eliot.
Ds. Kenyon.

PRAYERS.

Knaresborough Forest Enclosure Bill.

The Lord Rawdon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving certain Powers granted by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing such of the Open Parts of the District called The Forest of Knaresborough, in the County of York, as lie within the Eleven Constableries thereof, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and by an Act of the Fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, for amending the said former Act, and for making the said Two Acts more effectual," 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."

Whale Fishery Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fisheries."

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. Montagu and Mr. Leeds:

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

Reed against Cox, in Error.

The Lord Kenyon, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench, in the usual Manner, delivered in at the Table a Writ of Error, wherein

Nehemiah Reed Esquire is Plaintiff,
and
James Cox is Defendant.

Chelworth Enclosure Bill rejected.

The Order of the Day being read for the further Consideration of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing, allotting, and enclosing a certain Common called Chelworth Common, and Eighty-four Acres of Land in Greens and Lanes, within the Manors and Tything of Great and Little Chelworth, or one of them, in the Parish of Cricklade Saint Sampson, in the County of Wilts," and for hearing Counsel for and against the same:

Counsel were accordingly called in; and Mr. Stratford was heard to reply.

The Counsel were directed to withdraw.

Moved, "That the said Bill be now read a Second Time."

The Question was put thereupon?

It was resolved in the Negative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be rejected.

Cromford Canal Bill:

The Earl of Sandwich reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from or from near to Cromford Bridge, in the County of Derby, to join and communicate with the Erewash Canal, at or near Langley Bridge; and also a Collateral Cut from the said intended Canal at or near Codnor Park Mill, to or near Pinxton Mill, 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."

Petitions against it:

Upon reading the Petition of David Woodhouse, Thomas Woodhouse, and others, Land Owners in the County of Derby, whose Names are thereunto subscribed, taking Notice of the last-mentioned Bill; and praying their Lordships, "That the said Bill may not pass into a Law:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Upon reading the Petition of Jedediah Strutt and Sons, on Behalf of themselves and others, Owners of Mills and Works on the River Derwent, in the County of Derby, taking Notice of a Bill depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for making and maintaining a Navigable Canal from or from near to Cromford Bridge, in the County of Derby, to join and communicate with the Erewash Canal, at or near Langley Bridge; and also a Collateral Cut from the said intended Canal, at or near Codnor Park Mill, to or near Pinxton Mill, in the said County;" and praying their Lordships, "That they may be heard by themselves or Counsel against the Third Reading of the said Bill, and that it may not pass into a Law, unless altered and amended, in such Manner as to their Lordships shall seem proper, to protect the Property of the Petitioners from essential Injury."

The Question was put, "Whether the Petitioners shall be heard by their Counsel against the Third Reading of the said Bill?"

It was resolved in the Affirmative.

Petitioners to be heard.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time on Wednesday next; and that the Petitioners be at Liberty to be then heard by their Counsel against the said Bill; and that Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time, if they think fit.

Stirling Banking Company et al. against Allan and Company.

Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein the Stirling Banking Company and others are Appellants, and Messieurs Allan, Steuart, and Company, are Respondents, et e contra, which stands appointed for Monday next, be put off to Tuesday next.

Lords summoned.

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum tertium diem instantis Julii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.