DIE Martis, 23 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes De Loraine.
Viscount Say & Seale.
|Ds. Willoughby Er.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Gravier and Boucher, Nat. Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Peter Gravier and
Theodore Boucher; praying Leave to bring in a Bill,
for their Naturalization:
It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a
Bill, according to the Prayer of the Petition.
River Kennet Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for making the River Kennet navigable, from Newbury to Reading, in the County of Berks."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Friday next; and
that the Petition of Rachael Jemmatt and William Estwick, as also the Petition of George Blagrave Esquire,
which on Monday last were ordered to lie on the Table,
be referred to the Consideration of the said Committee;
and that the said Petitioners be heard, by their Counsel,
before the said Committee, thereupon, if they think
The House (according to Order) proceeded to take
into further Consideration the Amendments made by the
Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Sale already made to Edmund Dummer Gentleman of some Part, and for vesting other Part, of
the Estate of John Bromfield Esquire, in the County
of Southampton, comprized in the Articles made upon
his Marriage with Anne his Wife, in Trustees, to
be sold, for the Payment of his Debts; and for
settling the remaining Part thereof as near as may
be to the Intent of the said Articles; and for making
thereby, and by other Means in the Act mentioned,
some Provision for the said John Bromfield and Ann
his Wife, and their Issue."
And the Remainder of the said Amendments were
And some of them were agreed to; one other agreed
to, with an Amendment; and others disagreed to.
Ordered, That this House will To-morrow take
into Consideration the Proceeding necessary to be had
in relation to this Matter.
Owen and Meyrick, for a Clause in the Bill for continuing Laws, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Arthur Owen Baronet and Owen Meyricke Esquire, on Behalf of themselves and several other Gentlemen and others, of the
County of Anglesey; praying, "That the Clause in
the Bill for continuing several Laws therein mentioned, &c. in relation to the Quarter Sessions for
the County of Anglesey, may pass as it is; or that
a further Day may be appointed, for Counsel to be
heard on both Sides; the Petitioners not hearing till
this Morning that Counsel were to be heard this Day
against the said Clause:"
It is Ordered, That on Saturday next this House
shall be put into a Committee on the said Bill; and that
Counsel may be then heard for the said Clause before
the said Committee; as may also Counsel be heard
against the said Clause, at the same Time.
Liverpool Church, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned
during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the
Bill, intituled, "An Act for building and endowing a
Church upon the Scite of the Castle of Liverpoole,
held by Lease from the Dutchy of Lancaster; and
for explaining a former Act for the building another
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was
And the Lord Bishop of Salisbury reported from the
Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill,
and made some Amendments thereunto; which they
had directed him to report, when the House will
please to receive the same."
And his Lordship further reported, "That the Committee, observing His Majesty's Interest to be concerned in the Bill, were of Opinion, the same ought
not to be read a Third Time till His Majesty's Pleasure therein be some Way signified."
Vernon's Pet. to be considered on Saturday next.
A Petition of Richard Vernon, in Custody of the
Serjeant at Arms attending this House, for a Breach of
Privilege, was presented to the House, and read; expressing his great Grief and Affliction for falling under
the Displeasure of this House; begging Pardon for his
Offence; and praying "to be discharged; and that the
Recognizances entered into by him, and his Bail may
be delivered up."
But the Earl of Abingdon not being in the House:
Ordered, That the further Consideration of the
said Petition be adjourned till Saturday next.
Goddard versus Swinton:
Whereas Friday next was appointed, for hearing the
Cause wherein John Goddard is Appellant, and Sir John
Swinton Respondent; the House being this Day moved,
with the Consent of both Parties, "That a further
Day may be appointed for hearing thereof:"
Cause put off.
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday next, at
Eleven a Clock.
Hamilton to enter into Recognizance.
The House being moved, "That Sir David Hamilton
may be allowed to enter into a Recognizance, upon
the Appeal of James Hamilton of Dalziel, Esquire,
depending in this House; the said Appellant's Affairs
requiring his Continuance in Scotland:"
It is Ordered, That the said Sir David Hamilton
may enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant,
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii,
vicesimum quartum diem instantis Augusti, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.