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Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on “proved that the said John Row was in Newfoundland,
Burton-uponTrent Road Bill.
“Proprietors had consented and figned the Bill; and “ that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and “ directed him to report the same to their Lordships, “ without any Amendment.” * * *
Which Report, being read by the Clerk;
ORDERED, That the said Report do lie on the Table.
The House being moved, “That Thomas Tilbury, of Bedford Row, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, may be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for John Willan, on Account of his Appeal, ioning in this House :”
It is ORDERED, That the said Thomas Tilbury may enter into Recognizance for the said Appellant, as desired.
The Lord Isasingham made the like Report from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An “ Aćt to continue the Term and enlarge the Powers of Two A&ts of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road leading from Reading, in the County of Berks, through Henley, in the County of Oxford, and Great Marlow, to Hatfield, in the County of Hertford; and also the Road leading out of the said Road at Marlow over Great Marlow Bridge, through Bysham, to or “ near the Thirty Mile Stone in the Road leading “from Maidenhead to Reading aforesaid,” was committed.
And the said Amendments, being read a Second Time, were agreed to by the House. .*
Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Edward Lord Thurlow and others; setting forth, “That “ the Petitioners presented a Petition to this House, on “ the 27th Day of March last, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned; which Petition their Lordships were pleased to refer to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Baron and Mr.Justice Heath : That Catherine Thurlow presented a Petition to this House on the 12th Day of this instant May, praying Leave to introduce certain Clauses and Provisions into the said Bill, which were not referred to in the said first-mentioned Petition: That the Petitioners have been delayed in proceeding upon the said 8 “ Reference
Q. “Do you recollect that we thought it best to con“fine our Case to the Evidence that had been given in “ the Court below 2°
A. “I do.”
Q. “As far as you know or believe, was that the “Reason why that Evidence was not tendered at this “ Bar;"
A. “I certainly understood that that was the only * Reason why it was not.”
The Witness was directed to withdraw.
Then Joan Barber was again called in, and examined, as follows: