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House of Lords Journal Volume 25: March 1741, 11-20

Pages 624-637

Journal of the House of Lords Volume 25, 1737-1741. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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March 1741, 11-20

DIE Jovis, 12o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Dunelm.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Hervey, C. P. S.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devon.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Rutland.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Athol, & Ds. Strange.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holderness.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Morton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Rockingham.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Effingham.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Falmouth.
Viscount Harcourt.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Walpole.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Talbot.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills;

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing new Commissioners and Trustees, for putting in Execution an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate and Effects of John Coggs and John Dann, Goldsmiths and Co-partners, in Trustees, for the speedier Payment of their Creditors; and for determining Differences thereupon;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Smith Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Farlington, in the County of Southampton, to supply the Town of Portsmouth, and Parts adjacent, with good and wholesome Water, at his own proper Costs and Charges;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Ealand, to the Town of Leeds, in the West Riding of the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for opening a Trade to and from Persia, through Russia;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

and to return Scawen's Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Colonel Onslow and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Tithes of Rygate, in the County of Surrey, in Robert Scawen Esquire, and his Heirs; and for settling another Estate to the Uses limited of the said Tithes, by the Will of Sir William Scawen Knight, deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Brinklow Common Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Charles Mordaunt and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enclosing and dividing the Common Fields, Common Pastures, Common Meadows, and Waste Grounds, in the Manor and Parish of Brincklow, in the County of Warwick;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Sherston Magna Common enclosing, Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for dividing and enclosing the Common Fields, lying in the Manor and Parish of Sherston Magna, in the County of Wilts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Burnaby to take the Name of Greene, Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Edward Burnaby an Infant, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take the Surname of Greene, pursuant to the Will of Thomas Greene Esquire, deceased; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Cadington Chapel, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a Chapel, lately built by John Coppin Esquire, at Market Street, in the Parish of Cadington, in the County of Hertford, a perpetual Cure and Benefice; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Protection to Harper, as a Witness on Vaughan's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Gwyn Vaughan Esquire; praying, "That the Protection of this House may be granted to one John Harper, he being a material Witness upon the Bill to enable the Petitioner to grant Leases; a Copy of the said Bill being referred by this House to the Judges:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner may have the Protection of this House, for the said John Harper, during the Time the said Bil depending.

Inhabitants in West Riding of York, Petition to be exampted from Tolls laid by Wakefield Road Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentlemen, Freeholders, Farmers, and divers Inhabitants, in Behalf of themselves and all other Inhabitants of the several Townships of Warmfield, Heath, Altofts, Sharlestone, Pontefract, Houghton, Purston, Jaglin, Normanton, and Castleforth, all in the West Riding of the County of York; praying, "They may be exempted from the Payment of all Tolls and Duties to be laid by the Bill depending in this House, for repairing the Roads from Wakefield to Pontefract, in the said County:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table till the Report from the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed, is received.

Petition of other Inhabitants to the like Purposes.

Upon reading the Petition of the Gentlemen, Freeholders, Farmers, and divers Inhabitants, in Behalf of themselves and all other the Inhabitants of Snaith, Rawcliffe, Armine, Cowick, Hook, Gool, Swinfleet, Reedness, Whitgift, Ousefleet, and Adlingfleet, in the West Riding of the County of York; praying likewise an Exemption from the Payment of Tolls; or, "That no Turnpike may be placed on the Road within Pontefract, or between that Town and Weeland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table till the Report from the Committee to whom the said Bill stands committed is received.

E. Arran's Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Charles Earl of Arran to raise Money, by Sale or Mortgage of Part of his Estate in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of Debts; and for other Purposes."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

L. Privy Seal.
L. Steward.
D. Richmond.
D. Bolton.
D. Marlborough.
D. Montagu.
D. Portland.
D. Bridgewater.
E. Warwick.
E. Thanet.
E. Sandwich.
E. Carlisle.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Litchfield.
E. Abingdon.
E. Loudoun.
E. Findlater.
E. Ilay.
E. Oxford.
E. Aylesford.
E. Halifax.
E. Malton.
Vis. Hereford.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Falmouth.
L. Abp. Cant.
L. B. Rochester.
L. B. St. Davids.
L. B. Oxford.
L. B. St. Asaph.
L. B. Bristol.
L. B. Landaff.
L. Delawarr.
L. North & Guil.
L. Clifton.
L. Brooke.
L. Poulet.
L. Bruce.
L. Ward.
L. Craven.
L. Carteret.
L. Gower.
L. Conway.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Romney.
L. Raymond.
L. Talbot.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the 27th Day of this Instant March, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Motion to shorten Committee.

The House being moved, "That the Standing Order in relation to the Commitment of Private Bills be so far dispensed with, as that the said Committee may meet on a sooner Day, in regard to the approaching Recess at Easter:"

It is Ordered, That the said Motion be taken into Consideration on Monday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Waterbeach Level, Bill.

The Earl of Oxford reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the effectual Draining and Preservation of Waterbeach Level, in the County of Cambridge; and to establish an Agreement made between the Lord of the Manor of Waterbeach cum Denny, and the Commoners within the said Manor," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Persia Trade, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for opening a Trade to and from Persia, through Russia."

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Reports from Committees on Turnpike Bills.

The Order of the Day being read, for receiving the Reports from the several Committees to whom the Bills relating to Turnpikes were committed:

Horseley Upright Gate Road, Bill.

The Earl of Findlater accordingly reported from the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, "An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Horseley Upright Gate, leading down Bowden Hill, in the County of Wilts, to the Top of Kingsdown Hill, in the Parish of Box, in the said County," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

Then it was moved, "To insert in the said Bill, after the Words ["Trustees appointed, or to be appointed, to put the said former and this present Act into Execution,"] these Words, videlicet, ["and the most Noble Charles Duke of Somerset"]."

Which being objected to:

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether those Words shall be there inserted?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Royston Road, Bill.

The Duke of Leeds made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Term and Powers granted by Three several Acts, made in the Ninth and Twelfth Years of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, and in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon, so far as the same relate to the Roads lying in the Middle and South Divisions of the said Highways," was committed.

Chatteries Ferry Road, Bill.

The Earl of Findlater made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Terms and Powers granted by an Act, made in the First Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for repairing the Road leading from Chatteris Ferry (which divides the Isle of Ely from the County of Huntingdon) to Hammonds Eau, and from thence to Somersham Bridge, at Somersham Town's End, in the said County," was committed.

Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road, Bill.

His Lordship also reported from the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Roads leading from Sevenoaks to Woodsgate and Tunbridge Wells, and from Woodsgate to Kippings Cross, in the County of Kent; and also for repairing the Roads from Kippings Cross aforesaid, to Lamberhurst Pound and Pullens Hill, in the said County, and to Flimwell Vent, in the County of Sussex," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made One Amendment thereunto; which was read by the Clerk, and is as follows; (videlicet,)

"Press 4. Line 17. After ["John Foster"], insert ["John Fullerton"]."

Then the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, was disagreed to by the House.

Kensington Road, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick, reported to the same Effect, from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act, made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing the Roads, in the Parishes of Kensington, Chelsea, and Fulham, and other Parishes therein mentioned, in the County of Middlesex; and for repairing some other Roads, in the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, and the said Parishes of Kensington and Chelsea," was committed.

And the Amendment made by the said Committee was read, as follows:

"Press 4. Line 28. After ["that"], insert ["the most Noble Scroop Duke of Bridgewater, the Right Honourable John Earl of Westmorland, Philip Earl of Chesterfield, Sackville Earl of Thanet, Anthony Earl of Shaftesbury, Montagu Earl of Abingdon, William Earl of Albemarle, William Earl of Coventry, Edward Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, the Right Reverend Edward Lord Bishop of Durham, Benjamin Lord Bishop of Winchester, the Right Honourable John Lord Delawarr, Thomas Lord Foley, Robert Lord Romney."]."

Then the said Amendment, being read a Second Time, the same was likewise disagreed to.

Wakefield Road, Bill.

The Duke of Leeds reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Wakefield to Pontcfract, and from thence to a Place called Weeland, in the Township of Hensall; and from Pontefract to Wentbridge, in the Township of Darrington, in the West Riding of the County of York," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

And it being moved, "That the said Bill be recommitted."

The same was objected to.

After Debate;

The Question was put, upon the said Motion.

And it was Resolved in the Negative.

Gainsborough Church, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for finishing and compleating the Parish Church of Gainsborough, 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 at the usual Time and Place, on Monday next; and to adjourn as they please.

Doncaster Road, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Doncaster, through Ferry Bridge, to the South Side of Tadcaster Cross, and also from Ferry Bridge to Weatherby, and from thence to Burrough Bridge, in the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the same Committee:

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

Vernon against Vernon & al.

The House being informed, "That a Person attended, in order to deliver in several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Jane Vernon Widow is Appellant, and Captain John Vernon and others are Respondents:"

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers; and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Lunæ, 16o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Athol, & Ds. Strange.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Willoughby Br.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.

PRAYERS.

Vernon against Vernon.

The Answer of Captain John Vernon, of Clontarffe, in the Kingdom of Ireland:

And also the Answer of George Venables Vernon, Esquire, to the Appeal of Jane Vernon Executrix and Devisee of Thomas Vernon Esquire, deceased:

Were put in.

E. Arran's Bill, Committee shortened.

The Order of the Day being read, for taking into Consideration the Motion made on Thursday last, for dispensing with the Standing Order of this House in relation to the Commitment of Private Bills, so far as that the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Arran to raise Money, by Sale or Mortgage of Part of his Estate in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Payment of Debts, and for other Purposes," was committed, may meet on a sooner Day than was at first appointed:

Ordered, That the said Standing Order be so far dispensed with in this Case, as that the said Committee may meet upon the Consideration of the said Bill Tomorrow Sevennight.

Veitch against Carruthers.

A Petition of William Veitch, was presented to the House, and read; praying, "That the Hearing of his Appeal, to which John Carruthers and others are Respondents, which stands for Wednesday next, may be further put off, in regard the Arbitrators of the Matters in Difference have not yet made their Award."

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

And being withdrawn:

Ordered, That the Hearing of the said Appeal be put off to this Day Three Months.

Murray & al. against Mckay & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of John Murray of Pulrossie, Alexander Sutherland of Kilminnity, John Sutherland of Forse, William Gray of Dalchorck, William Mckay of Knockintoshick, Andrew Sutherland of Breagrudie, John Sutherland of Rearguhar, James Mclean of Capernack, William Sutherland of Little Torbell, Hew Sutherland of Riechalmie, Sir John Gordon of Embo Baronet, David Sutherland of Cambusavie, John Clunies of Neilstoun, Hew Gray of Kintrade, John Sutherland of Pitgrudie, John Gordon the Younger of Embo, Hugh Gordon of Carrell, William Sinclair of Freswick, William Sutherland of Wester, James Sutherland of Langwell, John McKay of Tordarroch, Alexander Gray of Inverbroray, and Kenneth Sutherland of Meikle Torbell; complaining of several Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 18th of November 1740, the 14th, 16th, 25th, and 26th of February 1740/1; and praying, "That the same may be reversed; and that the Appellants may have such Relief as to the House shall seem meet; and that James Mckay, Patrick Dowel, Andrew Monro, John Mckay, Donald Mckay, William Mckay, Robert Mckay, William Mckay, and George Mckay, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the Parties last mentioned may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and they are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Monday the 13th Day of April next; and that Service of this Order on their Procurators or Agents before the said Court of Session be deemed good Service.

Pemberton's Bill:

The Lord Bishop of Norwich reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Francis Pemberton Esquire, in the County of Cambridge, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging the Encumbrances thereon; and settling another Part of his Estate to the Uses, and for the Purposes, of his Marriage Settlement," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Visc. Barrington's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in William Wildman Lord Viscount Barrington in the Kingdom of Ireland, for Life, certain Messuages and Tenements, in the City of London, late the Estate of Mary Lady Viscountess Barrington his Wife, upon the Terms mentioned in their Marriage Settlement;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Doncaster to Saltersbrooke Road, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Stapylton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Doncaster (through the Parish of Peniston), in the County of York, to Saltersbrooke, in the County of Chester; and also the Road from Rotherham, in the said County of York, to Hartcliffe Hill, in the said Parish of Peniston;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Gainsborough, Church, Bill:

The Lord Bishop of St. Asaph reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for finishing and compleating the Parish Church of Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Miles Stapylton and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds; and from thence (in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey) to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to supply some Defects in the Laws for repairing and re-building County Bridges, for repairing, enlarging, erecting, and providing Houses, of Correction; and for passing Rogues and Vagabonds;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Wakefield to Pontefract Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Wakefield to Pontefract, and from thence to a Place called Weeland, in the Township of Hensall, and from Pontefract to Wentbridge, in the Township of Darrington, in the West Riding of the County of York."

Then a Debate arose in the House, in relation to the said Bill.

And it was moved, "That the same be adjourned to Thursday next."

Which being objected to;

The Question was put, upon the said Motion.

And it was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether the said 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. Sawyer and Mr. Montague:

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

E. Ross against Worsop & al.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Earl of Ross in the Kingdom of Ireland, to which Elizabeth Worsop and others are Respondents:

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

Trade to Persia, Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for opening a Trade to and from Persia, through Russid," be read a Second Time on Friday next; and the Lords to be summoned.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 17o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Grafton, Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Viscount Hereford.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. North.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Onslow.
Ds. Romney.

PRAYERS.

Account of Woollen Manufactures exported to Turkey, to be laid before the House.

Ordered, That the Commissioners of the Customs do lay before this House, an Account of what Quantities of Woollen Manufactures have been exported to Turkey, from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740; and the Value thereof; distinguishing each Year.

Also, an Account of what Quantity of Raw Silk has been imported from Turkey, from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740; distinguishing each Year.

And also, an Account of what Quantity of Raw Silk has been imported from all Countries (exclusive of Turkey) from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740; distinguishing each Year.

D. Beaufort and D. Portland's Bill.

The Earl of Oxford reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming a Partition, agreed to be made, between Henry Duke of Beaufort and William Duke of Portland, of the several Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Southampton and Wilts, whereof they are seised as Tenants in Common; and for settling their specific Shares and Allotments to such Uses as their undivided Moieties thereof now stand limited; and for other Purposes therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Visc. Garnock's Bill.

The Earl of Findlater made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Viscount of Garnock to sell Lands, in the Counties of Dunbarton and Air, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled," was committed.

And the same Order was made.

Aldgate Church to re-build, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of Saint Botolph without Aldgate, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Doncaster to Tadcaster, Road Bill.

The Earl of Malton reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from Doncaster, through Ferrybridge, to the South Side of Tadcaster Cross; and also from Ferry-bridge to Wetherby, and from thence to Borough Bridge, in the County of York," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

E. Ross against Worsop & al.

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Earl of Ross in the Kingdom of Ireland; complaining of a Decree of the Court of Exchequer in that Kingdom, of the 2d Day of July last, made in certain Causes, wherein Elizabeth Worsop, otherwise Wood, Widow, Worsop Bush, and Noah Webb Esquires, by Bill of Revivor and Supplemental Bill, were Plaintiffs, and the Appellant Defendant; and wherein the same Persons, by Original Bill, were Plaintiffs, and the Apellant likewise was Defendant; and praying, "That the said Decree might be reversed; and that the said several Bills against him and his late Father Richard late Lord Ross, deceased, in the said Court of Exchequer, might be dismissed, with Costs:" As also upon the Answer of the said Elizabeth Worsop, otherwise Wood, Worsop Bush, and Noah Webb, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Decree therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the Appellant do pay, or cause to be paid, to the Respondents, the Sum of One Hundred Pounds, of lawful Money of Great Britain, for their Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Enlarging the Time for taking the Oaths, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Persons who have omitted to qualify themselves for Offices and Employments within the Time limited by Law; and for allowing further Time for that Purpose."

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. Sawyer and Mr. Montague:

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

Doncaster to Saltersbrooke, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Doncaster (through the Parish of Peniston), in the County of York, to Saltersbrooke, in the County of Chester; and also the Road from Rotherham, in the said County of York, to Hartcliffe Hill, in the said Parish of Peniston."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

L. Chamberlain.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
E. Warwick.
E. Thanet.
E. Carlisle.
E. Jersey.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Sutherland.
E. Loudoun.
E. Findlater.
E. Ilay.
E. Oxford.
E. Harborough.
E. Fitzwalter.
E. Malton.
Viscount Hereford.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Landaff.
L. Delawarr.
L. North & Guil.
L. Poulet.
L. Bruce.
L. Ward.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Carteret.
L. Gower.
L. Mansel.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Onslow.
L. Romney.

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

Pemberton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of Francis Pemberton Esquire, in the County of Cambridge, in Trustees, to be sold, for discharging the Encumbrances thereon; and settling another Part of his Estate to the Uses, and for the Purposes, of his Marriage Settlement."

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 thereunto.

Selby to Leeds, Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence (in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey) to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding."

County Bridges repairing, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to supply some Defects in the Laws for repairing and re-building County Bridges; for repairing, enlarging, erecting, and providing, Houses of Correction; and for passing Rogues and Vagabonds.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Coggs and Dann, new Trustees, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing new Commissioners and Trustees for putting in Execution an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate and Effects of John Coggs and John Dann Goldsmiths and Copartners, in Trustees, for the speedier Payment of their Creditors;" and for determining Differences thereupon."

Portsmouth Water, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Smith Esquire, Lord of the Manor of Farlington, in the County of Southampton, to supply the Town of Portsmouth and Parts adjacent with good and wholesome Water, at his own proper Cost and Charges."

Eland to Leeds, Road Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Eland to the Town of Leeds, in The West Riding of the County of York."

Cadington Chapel, Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendment made by the Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a Chapel lately built by John Coppin Esquire, at Market Street, in the Parish of Cadington, in the County of Hertford, a perpetual Cure and Benefice; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

And the same was read, as follows:

"Press 29. Line 16. Before ["Provided"], add ["Saving nevertheless, to the King's most Excellent Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, and to all Bodies Politick and Corporate, and all other Persons whatsoever, their Heirs, Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, other than the said John Coppin the Elder, William Pittman, John Howard, Sir John Napier, Sir Samuel Garrard, John Crawley, Thomas Ashby, Peter Warburton, John Coppin the Younger, William Hatfield, Richard Byrchmore, Daniel Seare, Edward Taylor, William Wescombe, William Taylor, Charles Seare and John Goddes, their Heirs and Assigns, and all such Estate, Right, Title, and Interest, as they, or any of them, might have or claim, in as ample Manner and Form as if this Act had not been made."]"

And the same being read a Second and Third Time, it was agreed, in the 12th Line, to leave out ["and"]; and in the same Line, after ["Assigns"], to insert ["and Successors respectively"].

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

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to their Amendment made thereto, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Redhouse to Wakefield, Road Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Lowther and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from a Place called Redhouse, near Doncaster, to Wakefield, and through the said Town of Wakefield to Dewsbury, Hightoun, and Lightcliff, to the Town of Halifax, in the West Riding of the County of York;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Mackay & al. against Maclean & al.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of James Mackay of Strankery, Peter Dowle of Winterfield, Andrew Munro of Ardvan, John Mackay of Rithony, Donald Mackay of Arderavach, William Mackay of Kinloch, Robert Mackay Tutor of Farr, William Mackay of Balllgill, George Mackay of Braill, Adam Gordon of Dalpholiy, Mr. George Mackay and Mr. Charles Gordon, Advocates, for themselves, and on Behalf of several other Barons and Freeholders of the Shire of Sutherland; complaining of Part of Two Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 12th and 14th of February 1740/1; and of another Interlocutor, of the 26th of the same February, whereby the said Lords adhered to their former Interlocutors; and praying, "That so much of the said Interlocutors whereby the Appellants conceive themselves to be aggrieved may be reversed; and that they may have such Relief as to this House in their great Wisdom shall seem meet; and that the several Persons who are Respondents to the Appellants Supplication to the said Lords of Session, complaining of several undue Proceedings of a Michaelmas Head Court in the said Shire of Sutherland, in September last, may be required to answer the said Appeal:"

It is Ordered, That the several Persons who are Respondents to the Appellants said Supplication may have a Copy or Copies of the said Appeal; and do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the 14th Day of April next; and that Service of this Order upon the Appellants Counsel, Procurators, or Agents, before the Court of Session, be deemed good Service.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Mercurii, 18o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Athol, & Ds. Strange.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Portland.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Morton.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Cowper.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Talbot.

PRAYERS.

Salt Duties, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting and continuing the Duties upon Salt, and upon Red and White Herrings, for the further Term of Seven Years; and for allowing Rock Salt to be used, in making of Salt from Sea Water, at the Salt Works at Neath, in the County of Glamorgan;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Protestant Purchasers Relief, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Protestant Purchasers of Estates of Papists, against the Penalties or Forfeitures Papists are liable to, for not having enrolled their Estates, in Pursuance of an Act of the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for that Purpose;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bills were read the First Time.

D. Beaufort and D. Portland's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for establishing and confirming a Partition agreed to be made, between Henry Duke of Beaufort and William Duke of Portland, of the several Manors, Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Southampton and Wilts, whereof they are seised as Tenants in Common; and for settling their specific Shares and Allotments to such Uses as their undivided Moieties thereof now stand limited; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Visc. Garnock's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled; "An Act to enable George Viscount of Garnock to sell Lands in the Counties of Dunbarton and Air, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

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

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Cadington Chapel, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making a Chapel, lately built by John Coppin Esquire, at Market Street, in the Parish of Cadington, in the County of Hertford, a perpetual Cure and Benefice, and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments to their Amendment to the said Bill.

Message from H. C. to return the Common Recoveries Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to amend the Law concerning Common Recoveries; and to explain and amend an Act made in the Twenty-ninth Year of the Reign of King Charles the Second, intituled, "An Act for Prevention of Frauds and Perjuries," so far as the same relates to Estates pur auter Vie;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments, with an Amendment to One of them; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Amendment, being in the 39th Line of Clause (B), was read, as follows:

"After ["Term"], insert ["Great Session, Session or Assizes"].

And the same, being read Thrice, was agreed to by the House.

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

Levant Company to be heard, against Persia Trade Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Governor and Company of Merchants trading to The Levant-Seas; setting forth, "That, if the Bill for opening a Trade to and from Persia, through Russia, should pass into a Law, it will be greatly prejudicial to the Petitioners, and very much diminish their Exportation of the Woollen Manufactures of this Kingdom into the Dominions of the Grand Seignior, as well as be detrimental to the Navigation of Great Britain;" and praying, That they may be heard, by Counsel, against the said Bill:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioners may be heard, by themselves or Counsel, at the Second Reading of the said Bill, if they think fit; as may also the Russia Company be heard, by their Counsel, or the Members of their Company, at the same Time, if they think fit.

Ordered, That the Second Reading of the said Bill, appointed for Friday next, be put off to the Tuesday following; and the Lords to be summoned.

Lewis's Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Freehold and Leasehold Estates late of Thomas Lewis of Soberton Esquire, deceased, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Money, to discharge his Debts and Legacies;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Message from H. C. to return the D. of Manchester's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Robert Duke of Manchester to make a Jointure on his present Dutchess; and to make Leases of certain Parts of his Estate; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

E. Cowper's Bill.

The Lord Delawarr reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for discharging Part of the settled Estate of William Earl Cowper, in the County of Hertford, from the Uses and Limitations of a former Settlement; and for settling and securing an Equivalent for the same, to the like Uses," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Horseley Upright Gate Road, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Road from Horseley Upright Gate, leading down Bowden Hill, in the County of Wilts, to the Top of Kingsdown Hill, in the Parish of Box, in the said County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Doncaster to Tadcaster Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from Doncaster, through Ferrybridge, to the South Side of Tadcaster Cross; and also from Ferrybridge to Wetherby, and from thence to Boroughbridge, in the County of York."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Waterbeach Level, Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the effectual Draining and Preservation of Waterbeach Level, in the County of Cambridge; and to establish an Agreement made between the Lord of the Manor of Waterbeach cum Denny and the Commoners within the said Manor."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Gainsborough Church, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for finishing and compleating the Parish Church of Gainsborough, in the County of Lincoln."

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 Four preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Four last-mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, to return Hudleston's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Manors, Lands, and Tenements, of William Hudleston Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of his Debts;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Selby to Leeds, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds; and from thence (in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey) to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

L. Steward.
D. Montagu.
D. Athol.
D. Ancaster, L. G. C.
D. Portland.
D. Bridgewater.
E. Pembroke.
E. Warwick.
E. Thanet.
E. Radnor.
E. Berkeley.
E. Coventry.
E. Jersey.
E. Cholmondeley.
E. Morton.
E. Loudoun.
E. Findlater.
E. Oxford.
E. Cowper.
E. Harborough.
E. Malton.
L. Bp. Rochester.
L. Bp. St. Davids.
L. Bp. St. Asaph.
L. Bp. Norwich.
L. Bp. Chichester.
L. Delawarr.
L. Poulet.
L. Bruce.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Mansel.
L. Masham.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Ducie.
L. Monson.
L. Raymond.
L. Talbot.

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

Aldgate Church, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Bottolph without Aldgate, in the City of London and County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish."

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

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

Sir H. Clopton's Bill.

The Lord Delawarr reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vacating a Term of One Hundred Years in a voluntary Settlement made by Sir Hugh Clopton Knight; and for creating a new Term of One Thousand Years in Lieu thereof, for the Purposes therein mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Coggs and Dann, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing new Commissioners and Trustees for puting in Execution an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate and Effects of John Coggs and John Dann, Goldsmiths and Co-partners, in Trustees, for the speedier Payment of their Creditors;" and for determining Differences thereupon."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named:

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

Redhouse to Wakefield, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads, from a Place called Redhouse, near Doncaster, to Wakefield, and through the said Town of Wakefield to Dewsbury, Hightoun, and Lightcliff, to the Town of Halifax, in the West Riding of the County of York."

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

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Eland to Leeds, Road Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Eland, to the Town of Leeds, in the West Riding of the County of York."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees afore-named:

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on the same Day, at the same Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Kensington Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted by an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, intituled, An Act for repairing the Roads, in the Parishes of Kensington Chelsea, and Fulham, and other Parishes therein mentioned, in the County of Middlesex; and for repairing some other Roads, in the Parish of Saint George, Hanover Square, and the said Parishes of Kensington and Chelsea."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Tunbridge Wells, &c. Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Terms and Powers granted by Two Acts of Parliament, for repairing the Roads leading from Sevenoaks to Woodsgate and Tunbridge Wells, and from Woodsgate to Kippings Cross, in the County of Kent; and also for repairing the Roads from Kippings Cross aforesaid, to Lamberhurst Pound and Pullens Hill, in the said County, and to Flimwell Vent, in the County of Sussex."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Royston Road Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Terms and Powers granted by Three several Acts, made in the Ninth and Twelfth Years of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, and in the Thirteenth Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon, so far as the same relate to the Roads lying in the Middle and South Divisions of the said Highways."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Chatteris Ferry Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Terms and Powers granted by an Act made in the First Year of His present Majesty's Reign, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Chatteris Ferry (which divides the Isle of Ely from the County of Huntingdon) to Hammonds Eau, and from thence to Somersham Bridge, at Somersham Town's End, in the said County."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Four preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Four last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Ferguson & al. against Crie & al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Ferguson and others are Appellants, and James Crie and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Monday next, be put off to the First Cause-day after the Recess at Easter.

Papers about opening a Trade through Russia, to be brought;

Ordered, That the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations do lay before this House, Copies of all Papers relating to the Opening of a Trade through Russia to Persia, which are with them; together with a Copy of their Report thereupon.

and a Report and Memorials of the Levant Company:

And also, That the said Commissioners do lay before this House, a Copy of their Report on the Two Memorials of the Levant Company, of 28th of June 1739, and 9th September 1740; dat. 9th October 1740.

Address to His Majesty, for Papers.

Ordered, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty, "That He will be graciously pleased to order the proper Officer to lay before this House, Copy of a Memorial of the Levant Company, to the Duke of Newcastle, June 28th, 1739."

"As also, Copy of a Memorial of the Levant Company, to the Duke of Newcastle, September 9th, 1740."

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

Mercer against Butler & al.

The House being informed, "That one Hugh Greden attended, in order to deliver in several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein Thomas Mercer Gentleman is Appellant, and Thomas Butler Esquire and others are Respondents:"

Pleadings proved.

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers; and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Count Leslie's Appeal dismissed.

The House was informed, "That an Appeal of Charles Cajetan Count Leslie was lodged the Third Instant; and that no Recognizance has been entered into for answering Costs, according to the Standing Order."

Which being read:

Ordered, That the said Appeal do stand dismissed accordingly.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 19o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Glocestriens.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Manchester.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Litchfield.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Aylesford.
Comes Harborough.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

E. Strafford's Bill.

The Lord Delawarr reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Earl of Strafford, an Infant of about the Age of Nineteen Years, to make a Settlement of his Estate upon his Marriage with the Lady Anne Campbell," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they found to be true; that the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

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

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

Aldgate Church, Bill.

The Earl of Warwick reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate, in the City of London, and County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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."

Selby to Leeds, Road Bill.

His Lordship made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence (in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey), to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding," was committed.

Messages from H. C. to return Neale's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of John Neale Esquire, in the County of Bucks; and for settling another Estate, in the County of Warwick, in Lieu thereof;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Thistlethwaite to take the Name of Whithed, Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Francis Thistlethwaite Esquire, and the Heirs Male of his Body, to take and use the Surname of Whithed, pursuant to the Will and Codicils of Richard Whitbed Esquire, deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Account of Woollen Manufactures, &c. exported to Turkey, and of Raw Silk imported.

The House being informed, "That a Person from the Custom-house attended:"

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of this House, of the 17th Instant,

"The Return of the Commissioners of the Customs; with several Accounts, required by the said Order."

And then he was directed to withdraw.

And the said Return was read; and is as follows:

"To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled.

"In Obedience to your Lordships Order of the 17th Instant, we herewith humbly lay before you the following Accounts, by the Hand of the Inspector General, who is the proper Officer; (to wit,)

"An Account of what Quantities of Woollen Manufactures have been exported to Turkey, from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740, and the Value thereof; distinguishing each Year.

"Also, An Account of what Quantity of Raw Silk has been imported from Turkey, from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740; distinguishing each Year.

"And also, An Account of what Quantity of Raw Silk has been imported from all Countries (exclusive of Turkey), from Christmas 1720, to Christmas 1740; distinguishing each Year.

"Which are most humbly submitted.

"Custom-house, London, 18th March, 1740.

"J. Evelyn.
John Hill.
B. Fairfax.
R. Chandler."

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

County Bridges for repairing, &c. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to supply some Defects in the Laws for repairing and re-building County Bridges; for repairing, enlarging, erecting, and providing, Houses of Correction; and for passing Rogues and Vagabonds."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next.

Salt Duties, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting and continuing the Duties upon Salt, and upon Red and White Herrings, for the further Term of Seven Years; and for allowing Rock Salt to be used, in making of Salt from Sea-water, at the Salt Works at Neath, in the County of Glamorgan."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

E. Cowper's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled, An Act for discharging Part of the settled Estate of William Earl Cowper, in the County of Hertford, from the Uses and Limitations of a former Settlement; and for settling and securing an Equivalent for the same, to the like Uses."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Sir H. Clopton's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vacating a Term of One Hundred Years in a voluntary Settlement made by Sir Hugh Clopton Knight; and for creating a new Term of One Thousand Years in Lieu thereof, for the Purposes therein mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Montagu:

To carry down the said Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Protestant Purchasers Relief, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Protestant Purchasers of Estates of Papists, against the Penalties or Forfeitures Papists are liable to, for not having enrolled their Estates, in Pursuance of an Act of the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for that Purpose."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House To-morrow.

Baillie to enter into Recognizance for M'Kay and others.

The House being moved, "That Mr. Alexander Baillie may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for James M'kay and others, on account of their Appeal depending in this House; they being in Scotland:"

It is Ordered, That the said Alexander Baillie may enter into a Recognizance for the Appellants, as desired.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 20o Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landav.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Senescallus.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Ancaster & Kesteven, Magnus Camerarius Angl.
Dux Greenwich.
Dux Bridgewater.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Ilay.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Batburst.
Ds. Raymond.

PRAYERS.

Eland to Leeds Road, Bill.

The Duke of Leeds reported from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road leading from Eland to the Town of Leeds, in the West Riding of the County of York," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which they 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.

Doneaster to Saltersbrooke Road, Bill.

The said Duke made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Road from Doncaster (through the Parish of Peniston), in the County of York, to Saltersbrooke, in the County of Chester; and also the Road from Rotherham, in the said County of York, to Hartcliffe Hill, in the said Parish of Peniston," was committed.

Redhouse to Wakefield, Road Bill.

His Grace made the same Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Roads from a Place called Redhouse, near Doncaster, to Wakefield, and through the said Town of Wakefield, by Dewsbury, Hightown, and Lightcliff, to the Town of Halifax, in the West Riding of the County of York," was committed.

Coggs and Dann, Bill.

The same Duke made the like Report from the Lords Committees to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for appointing new Commissioners and Trustees, for putting in Execution an Act passed in the Eighth Year of the Reign of Her late Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Estate and Effects of John Coggs and John Dann Goldsmiths and Copartners, in Trustees, for the speedier Payment of their Creditors," and for determining Differences thereupon," was committed.

King's Answer to Address for Papers concerning the Turkey Trade.

The Lord Steward reported, "That the Lords with White Staves had, pursuant to the Order on Wednesday last, presented to His Majesty their Lordships Address, for Copies of Memorials of the Levant Company to the Duke of Newcastle; and that His Majesty was pleased to say, "He would give Order, that the same should be laid before the House accordingly."

Aldgate Church, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Parishioners of the Parish of St. Botolph without Aldgate, in the City of London, and County of Middlesex, to re-build the Church of the said Parish."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Selby to Leeds, Road Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and enlarging the Roads from the Town of Selby, in the West Riding of the County of York, to the Town of Leeds, and from thence (in Two several Branches, one through Bradford and Horton, and the other through Bowling and Wibsey), to the Town of Halifax, in the same Riding."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceeding Bills.

And Messages were sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Sawyer and Mr. Montague:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Salt Duties, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting and continuing the Duties upon Salt, and upon Red and White Herrings, for the further Term of Seven Years; and for allowing Rock Salt to be used, in making of Salt from Sea Water, at the Salt Works at Neath, in the County of Glamorgan."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

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

Protestant Purchasers Relief, Bill.

The like Proceeding was had, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to indemnify Protestant Purchasers of Estates of Papists against the Penalties or Forfeitures Papists are liable to, for not having enrolled their Estates, in Pursuance of an Act of the Third Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King George the First, for that Purpose."

Adjourn.

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

3d June, 1742. Hitherto examined by us,

Portland.
Findlater & Seafield.
Tho. Norwich.