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“ of the said Court, bearing Date the ist Day of April “ the Lords of the Manors of Shalford Bradston and
1808 was directed, the last mentioned Order (relating “ Shalford Clifford, all the Copyhold Messuages, Lands, “ only to a Power of Leasing being inserted in the same “ Tenements, and Hereditaments, late of the said Tef“ Settlement) : That by Indentures of Lease, Release, “ tator Robert Auften, which are holden of the said “ and Settlement, bearing Date respectively the 12th “ Manors, to which Copyhold Premises they the said " and 13th Days of March in the Year 1802, the Re. “ Henry Halsey, Lannoy Richard Coussmaker, and Wil“ lease and Settlement made between the said Lannoy “ liam Bray, have been admitted as Devisees in Trust in “ Richard Cousmaker and William Bray, therein de " the said Will of the said Teftator Robert Austen, and “ scribed as the surviving Devisees in Trust named in “ would also surrender all and every other the Copy. “ the Will of the faid Robert Auften deceased, of the “ hold or Customary Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and " First Part; the said Henry Edmund Auften, Son of “ Hereditaments, late of the said Testator Robert Austen, “ the said Robert Austen, of the Second Part; and Westo " and which passed by his faid Will to the said Henry
garth Snaith Esquire, and Edward Bray Gentleman, “ Halsey, Lannoy Richard Coussmaker, and William “ of the Third Part; noticing therein that the said “ Bray, and to which they have been or are entitled to “ Master Harvey had approved of the Indenture now 6 be admitted, (if any such there be) into the Hands of .“ in recital as a proper Settlement to be made of the " the Lord or Lords, Lady or Ladies of the Manor or “ Freehold and Copyhold Estates of the said Teftator, “ Manors of which such Copyhold or Customary Pre" and of the Heir Looms assigned according to the Di “ mises are respectively holden, to the Use of the said " rections contained in his said Will; it was witnessed, “ Henry Edmund Auften, and his Assigns for his Life, " that, for the Consideration therein mentioned, they the « and after his Decease to the same Uses and in like “ faid Lannoy Richard Coussmaker and William Bray, in “ Manner as is before mentioned, with respect to the
pursuance of and in obedience to the said recited De “ Freehold Premises; and in the said Indenture of Rea
crees or Orders of the said Court of Chancery of the " lease and Settlement is also contained a Covenant, De“ 24th Day of November 1806, the ist Day of April claration, and Agreement, that the said Lannoy Ria “ 1808, the 2d Day of April 1809, and the 17th Day“ chard Coussmaker and William Bray, and the Survivor “ of February 1810, did grant, bargain, sell, alien, re “ of them, his Executors, and Administrators, would “ lease, and confirm unto the said Westgarth Snaith and “ stand and be possessed of the said Diamond Ring men“ Edward Bray, all and singular the Freehold Manors, « tioned in the said Will of the said Robert Austen, and of
Messuages, Lands, Tenements, Tythes, and Heredi “ the printed Books, Manuscripts, Pictures, Drawings, " taments of the said Teftator Robert Auften, not being " Medals, and Coins described in the Schedule thereto " in Settlement at the Time of his making his faid Will, “ annexed, being the same as passed by the Will of the " and over which he had any Power of Disposition, and “ faid Robert Austen, and are directed to be considered " which passed by his said Will, and also the Reversion “ as Heir Looms, and to go with his Mansion House at « in Fee of the Real Estates late of the said Robert Auf “ Shalford to his Children and their Issue, in Trust for “ ten, which were in Settlement at the Time of making his " the Person or Persons for the Time being entitled to “ faid Will, and all those the Manors or Lordships, or o the Possession of the said Mansion House at Shalford, “ reputed Manors or Lordships of Tyteing and Shalford“ under and by virtue of the Limitations therein-before " Heath, with their several Rights, Members, and Ap es contained : That the Coins and Medals so given by
purtenances, and the said Farm called Tyteing and - the Will of the said Rabert Auften as aforesaid, and “ Shalford Heath Farm, and the Messuages, Lands, and "s which are included in the said Indenture of Settle “ Hereditaments, to the same belonging; and all and ment, are of considerable Value, to be sold, but are
every other the Hereditaments and Premises by the “ wholly unproductive at present, and must continue « faid recited Indentures of the 21st and 22d Days of “ so during the Life of the said Henry Edmund Auften, “ June 1798, conveyed to and to the Use of the said or until there shall be a Tenant in Tail of the de “ Henry Halsey, Lannoy Richard Coussmaker, and Wil “ vised Estates competent to bar such Entail : That it " liam Bray, their Heirs and Assigns, in Manner afore “ would be considerable Relief to the said Henry Ed. 6 said, to hold the said Manors or Lordships, and Here 6 mund Austen, and not prejudical to those in Remainder, “ ditaments, with their and every of their Rights, Royal-“ if he might be permitted to sell the said Coins and Me “ ties, Members, and Appurtenances, unto the said “ dals, and lay out the Money to arise thereby in the “ Westgarth Snaith and Edward Bray, their Heirs and “ Purchase of Estates, to be settled to the fame Uses as
Assigns, to the Uses, upon the Trusts, and to and " the Estates devised by the faid Robert Auften afore" for the Ends, Intents, and Purposes, and under and « faid: That there is a Quantity of Timber standing
subject to the Powers, Provisoes, Declarations, and “ on different Parts of the Estates, limited to the faid
Agreements therein-after limited, expressed, declared, “ Henry Edmund Austen for his Life by the said recited " and referred to, of and concerning the fame; (that is “ Indenture of the 13th Day of March 1810, some of e to say); to the Use of the said Henry Edmund Auftens which ought to have been cut down several Years “ and his Afligns, during the Term of his natural Life, “ since, other Part is at its full Maturity, and some of “ with Remainder to the said Westgarth Snaith and Ed “ it is injurious to the Land, and stands fo thick, that it “ ward Bray, and their Heirs during his Life, upon “ would be of Advantage to the adjoining Trees, and “ Trust to preserve contingent Remainders, to the Use of “ to the Succession of Timber, to cut down under pro“ the first and other Sons of the said Henry Edmund « per Management a considerable Number of the Tim“ Austen successively in Tail General ; and fór Default " ber Trees now standing on the said Estates; and it is . “ of such Issue, to the Use of the first and other Daugh. “ desirable that the same should be cut down, and “ ters of the said Henry Edmund Austen successively in “ the Money applied in the Purchase of Estates, as “ Tail General; and for Default of such Issue, to the (6 before mentioned: That the Petitioners could not “ Use of the said Lannoy Richard Coussmaker and Wil. “ present their Petition, for Leave to bring in a Bill to “ liam Bray, the surviving Trustees named in the said “ effect the aforesaid Purposes, by the Time prescribed “ Will of the said Robert Auften, their Heirs and Af by their Lordships Order for receiving Petitions, on “ figns for ever, upon such Trusts, and for such Intents “ account of the faid Settlement not having been finally “ and Purposes as in the said Will of the said Robert “ approved by the Master in Chancery, to whom it was “ Austen are created, limited, or declared, of and con “ referred to settle the fame, till the 13th Day of this
cerning the Manors and other Hereditaments thereby “ Instant March; and therefore praying their Lordships, “ devifed to take Effect on failure of issue of the faid “ That Leave may be given them, notwithstanding the “ Henry Edmund Auften, or upon and for such and so “ said Order of their Lordships, and for the Reason “ many of the said Trusts, Intents, and Purposes, as “ before stated, to present a Petition for Leave to bring “ shall be existing and capable of taking Effect; and in “ in a Bill, to allow the Sale of the said Coins and Me“ the said Indenture of Release it contained a Covenant “ dals, and of the cutting down of the Timber before “ from the said Lannoy Richard Coussmaker and Williani “ mentioned, under such Regulations and in such Man“ Bray, that they or the Survivor of them, or the Heirs “ ner, as to their Lordships, in their great Wisdom, " of such Survivor, would surrender into the Hands of < shall seem meet :"
warr et al.
It is ORDERED, That the said Petition be now re: with
His Majesty's Reference thereof to this House, and ceived.
the Report of His Majesty's Attorney General thereunto
annexed. Petition reAccordingly, Upon reading the Petition of Henry
Which Petition and Reference were read by the ferred to Edmund Auften of Shalford House, in the County of Judges.
) Surrey, Esquire, on Behalf of himself and his Infant Clerk, and are as follow; (videlicet) Children; and of the said Henry Edmund Austen, Charles
6. To the King's most Excellent Majesty: Bedford Esquire, and George Bedford Esquire, the “ The humble Petition of Sir George Jerningham Guardians of and on Behalf of Edward Henry Bedford
“ of Colley, in the County of Norfolk, Baronet, an Infant; praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Pur.
“ claiming to be Baron of Stafford; poses therein mentioned :
- Sheweth, It is ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said
" That Sir William Jerningham late of Coffey, in the Petition be, and is hereby referred to the Lord Chief
“ County of Norfolk, Baronet, but now deceased, in or Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice
« about the Month of July 1807, presented his humble Heath, who are forthwith to fummon all parties concerned in the Bill, and, after hearing them, are to report « various Facts and Circumstances to thew his Right by
“ Petition to Your Majesty, and thereby, after stating to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion « Heirship, and under a restitutionary Act of Parlia . thereupon, under their Hands; and whether all Parties, who be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill
, « Sixth, to the ancient Barony of Stafford, in respect of
ment, passed in the First Year of King Edward the may have signed the Petition ; and also, that the Judges, hav
“ which Edmund De Stafford, an Ancestor of the said ing perused the Bill, do sign the fame.
“ Sir William Jerningham, was summoned by Writ to Guardians of After reading and considering the Report of the
“ Parliament in the Twenty-seventh Year of the Reign E. De La
" of King Edward the Firit; and also his Right by Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of William Leave for a Wyndham Lord Grenville and others, praying Leave to
“ Heirship to the new Barony of Stafford, under certain Bill :
“ Letters Patent, bearing Date the 12th Day of Septembring in a Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned :
“ ber, in the Sixteenth Year of the Reign of King. It is ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a “ Charles the First, and creating the said Sir William Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.
“ Jerningham's Ancestors, Sir William Howard and
“ Mary his Wife, Baron and Baroness of Stafford, he Bill read. Hodie 1vice lecta est Billa, intituled, “ An Aa for “ the said Sir William Jerningham prayed, "That his
“ vesting certain Estates in the County of Kent, late of “ Right by Heirship to both of the said Baronies of
Henry Lyell Esquire, deceased, in Trustees to be sold,“ Stafford might be recognized by Your Majesty, and “ and for applying the Money arising from the Sale “ that he might be accordingly summoned as a Peer to “ thereof for defraying the Expences of enclosing cer “ Parliament in respect of the same Baronies. “ tain Lands in the County of Cambridge; and for in “ That upon receiving such Petition, Your Majesty
vesting the Surplus Money in the Purchase of other was graciously pleased, on the 21st Day of July 1807, « Estates, to be settled to the subsisting Uses of the " through Lord Hawkesbury, One of Your Majesty's « Will and Codicils of the said Henry Lyell.”
Principal Secretaries of State, to refer it to Your Maa
jesty's Attorney General Sir Vicary Gibbs, to consider Commons The Messengers sent to the House of Commons Yes. “ and report his Opinion, what might be properly done Answer to
terday, to request, That they will be pleased to com therein, whereupon Your Majesty would declare Your Mellage for municate to this House, “ A Copy of the Correspon Majesty's further Pleasure. tive to the
“ dence and Statements relative to the Scotch Distilleries, - That the Petition was accordingly proceeded upon Scots Distil. presented to the House of Commons on the 21st of “ before Your Majesty's faid Attorney General, who kries. “ February 1798, together with the Report from the “ having been attended by Counsel on Behalf of the said
“ Committee, appointed by that House to examine the “ Sir William Jerningham, and by his Solicitor, and “ Matters contained in the said Papers," informed the “ having received Evidence in Support of the Allega. House, “ That the Commons will send an Answer by“ tions of the Petition, made his Report thereon to Your “ Messengers of their own."
Majesty, bearing Date the 20th Day of May 1808,
“ and thereby, after stating the Case alledged by the Lambeth A Message was brought from the House of Commons,“ Petition, and representing a full and particular AcPoor Bill. by Mr. Holme Sumner and others :
count of the Proofs he had received in Support of its With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act for better assessing
Allegations, and also stating certain Observations “ and collecting the Poor and other Rates in the Parish
“ which had occurred to him, Your Majesty's said At« of Lambeth, in the County of Surrey, and regulating
torney General humbly advised Your Majesty to refer e the Poor thereof;" to which they desire the Concur
“ the fáid Petition of the said Sir William Jerningham to
66 the House of Lords: rence of this House.
“ That upon this Report of Your Majesty's Attorney The said Bill was read the First Time.
“ General, Your Majesty, upon being moved upon the
“ Petition of the said Sir William Jerningham, was graEast India The House being informed, “ That Mr. Farran, Se ciously pleased, on the 23d Day of May 1808, to refer Dock Com
cretary to the East India Dock Company, attended;" “ such Report to the Right Honourable the House of counts de He was called in, and delivered at the Bar, pursuant
“ Peers, to examine the Allegations of the Petition, as lirered. to the Directions of an Act of Parliament;
" to what related to his the then Petitioner's Title therein
“ mentioned, and to inform Your Majesty how the “ Account of the Receipts and Application of Monies “ fame should appear to their Lordships.
by the Court of Directors of the East India Dock - That this Reference to the House of Lords being “ Company, for the Year ending the 29th September “ communicated to them by Lord Hawkesbury, by Your
Majesty's Command, their Lordships were pleased, on And then he withdrew.
" the 25th Day of May 1808, to make an Order, re. And the Title thereof, being read by the Clerk;
ferring the Matter to their Committee of Privileges.
“ That in pursuance of the said Order, the Committee ORDERED, That the said Account do lie on the “ of Privileges met on several Days, namely, on the oth Table.
“ and 25th Days of May, and the 6th and 13th Days of
“ June 1809, on the Matter of the said Reference, and Sir G. Jer The Earl of Liverpool (by His Majesty's Command) “ heard the Case of the said Petitioner Sir William Jerningham's
presented to the House, a Petition of Sir George Jerning- “ ningham opened and stated by his Counsel, and rePetition claiming the bam of Coffey, in the County of Norfolk, Baronet, claim 66 ceived various Evidences and Proofs in Support of his Barony
of ing to be Baron of Stafford, to His Majesty, together “ Claim and Pedigree. Stafford.
clied boat the faid Deticionar uit William eavirmingham D'e Mercurii, 14Martii 1810.
• Petitioner Sir Jerningham IE 5 died on 14th Day of August 1809, leaving Your
Majesty's now Petitioner, Sir George Jerningham, his Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Epus. Ceftrien. Ds. Eldon, Cancella. Ds. Napier.
Ds. Walsingham. “ That by reason of the Death of the now Petitioner's
Ds. Grantley. 66 faid Father the said Sir William Jerningham, the said
Ds. Mulgrave. • Proceedings before the Houfe of Lords, on Your
Comes Aylesford, Se. Ds. Hood of Cather“ Majesty's Reference to them of the Claim so made by
ington. “ him of the said Two Baronies, are, as the now Peti
Ds. Anden. « tioner is advised, become so abated, as not to be re
Comes Aboyne. Ds. Erskine. “ gularly continuable in favour of the now Petitioner, as
Comes Buckingham“ Heir to the said Baronies through his said Father,
hire. “ without a new Reference from Your Majesty to the
Comes Spencer. 66 House of Lords.
Right to the said Two Baronies of Stafford, The Answer of James White of Ballynahown, in the E. Mount.
. Earl of Mountnorris, of the King- White. 6 of Lords, and enable the now Petitioner to dom of Ireland, was this Day brought in. o have the Benefit of all Proofs taken before
As was also, The Answer of John Saunders of Sackville, Meredith et “ the House of Lords on their Committee of in the County of Kerry, Efquire, to the Appeal of Richard al, againft
, “ of Lords of the said Petition and Claim of the Meredith, William Meredith, and Alicia his Wife, and Saunders.
others. " said Sir William Jerningham, and all such other “ Benefit as the Nature of the Case shall pro And also, The Answer of Morley Saunders Esquire, Jackson
against perly allow, and at the same Time to prove the to the Appeal of Robert Jackson Esquire.
Saunders. “ present Right of the now Petitioner to the faid " Baronies.
Hodie 2* vice leta ef Billa, intituled, « An Ad for Lambeth « George Jerningham.” “ better assessing and collecting the Poor and other Pour Bill.
“ Rates in the Parish of Lambeth, in the County of
Surrey, and regulating the Poor thereof.”
declare His M. Buckingham. L. Bp. Chefter.
L. Hood of Cather. “ graciously pleased to refer the fame (together with
ington. “ the Report of the Attorney General thereunto an E. Spencer.
Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet
66 R. RYDER.'
on Friday next, at Ten o'clock in the Fore.
noon, in the Prince's Lodgings, near the House
The Lord Steward reported, “ That the Lords with King's An-
to Ada for Privileges Fourth Article of the A& for the Union of Great Britain
“ White Staves had (according to Order) waited on
“ His Majesty with their Lordfhips Addresses of Monday the Form of and Ireland, as relates to the Form and Manner to be
“ last; and that His Majesty was pleased to say, He Claims of prescribed by the House of Lords, in which any Claim “, would give Directions accordingly.” Peerage of
to any Title, Dignity, or Honour of the Peerage of that Ireland.
Part of the United Kingdom called Ireland, may be made Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Gilbert Crichton to this Houfe, be referred to the Committee of Privi. Crichton, residing in Alyth, complaining of Eight Inter- again
of leges to consider and report; and that the Committee do locutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 7th of
Sellion ; meet on Thursday next.
July, the 6th and 24th of December 1808, and the 17th of
February and the ist of July 1809, and the 3d, 17th,
tum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, “ fame 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 the Clerks of the Court of 66 Session
may be required to answer the said Appeal :" It is ORDERED, That the said Clerks of the Court of Session may have a copy of the faid Appeal, and do put in their Answer, or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the 11th Day of April next; and Service of this Order upon the said Respon. dents, or upon any of their Procurators or Agents in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good Service.
Mundell to The House being moved, “ That Alexander Mundell “ Redington of Ryehill Esquire, had not put in their enter into Reo “ of Parliament Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may
“ Answer to the said Appeal, though duly served with
“ be permitted to enter into a Recognizance for Gilbert “ the Order of this House for that Purpose :"
And thereupon an Affidavit of Hugh Clare of Henry
Street, in the City of Dublin, Gentleman, of the due
ORDERED, That the said Respondents do put in their
Answer to the said Appeal peremptorily in a Week.
Upon reading the Petition of the Debtors confined in Surrey and corporation
the Gaol of the County of Surrey :
Bristol Debtof Wrights
, plaining of Twelve Interlocutors of the Lord Ordinary &c. of Canon. in Scotland, of the 4th of February and 19th of November confined in the Prison of Newgate, in the City of Bristol,
And also, Upon reading the Petition of the Debtors ors Petitions. gate: 16th of February, the 18th and 25th of June, and 4th of severally complaining of their Distress, and praying
Relief: July 1805; the 4th of March 1808; the 28th of January, the 16th of February, and 7th of March 1809; and also It is ORDERED, That the said Petitions do lie on the of Three Interlocutors of the Lords of Session there, of Table. the 18th of November 1807, the 16th and signed the 17th of November 1809, and the 27th of February 1810; The Lord Grantley reported from the Lords Commit- Blechingley, and praying, “ That the same may be reversed, varied, tees appointed to consider of the Bill
, intituled, “ An A& &c. Enclose
may be required to answer the faid Appeal :"> “ Bill referred to them, and had also heard the Parties
" in Favour of the Bill; that the Committee had exa-
“ mined the Allegations, which were found to be true; do put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto,
us and that the Parties had given their Consents to the in Writing, on or before Wednesday the 11th Day of
“ Satisfaction of the Committee, (except the Owners of April next; and Service of this Order upon the said
" Estates affefled to the Land Tax at £ 246. 195. Icd. Respondents, or upon any one of their Counsel or Agents
“ who refused to sign the Bill, and also the Owners of in the Court of Session in Scotland, shall be deemed good
“ Estates assessed at £22. 25. 8d. who were Neuter, and Service.
“ that the Whole of the Property belonging to Persons
“ interested in the Enclosure is aflefled to the Land Tax Campbell to The House being moved, “ That James Campbell of
at £ 545. os. 8d.); and that the Committee had gone enter into Re. « Duke Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be per
through the Bill, and directed him to report the same cognizance on « mitted to enter into a Recognizance for Francis
“ to their Lordships, without any Amendment.”
to by the House.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Cadell and others, Cadell et al. Chalmer to The House being moved, “ That James Chalmer of Appellants in a Cause depending in this House, to which against Roenter into
. Abingdon Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be James Robertson is Respondent, which stands appointed Recogni.
permitted to enter into a Recognizance for William for hearing ; setting forth, “ That the Petitioners have zance on Scott's Ap
“ Scott Esquire, on account of his Appeal depending in " recently learned that the Respondent in this Cause has peal. “ this House, he residing in Scotland :"
“ become Bankrupt, and that Peter Scott, Insurance It is Ordered, That the said James Chalmer may
“ Broker in Edinburgh, has been appointed Trustee on enter into a Recognizance for the said Appellant, as
“ his sequestrated Estate: That the Petitioners being desired.
" advised that it is proper to make the said Peter Scott a
“ Party to their Appeal; the Petitioners therefore pray, Richardsone The House being moved, “ That John Richardsone of
" That they may have Leave to amend their faid Appeal, to enter into “ Fludyer Street, Westminster, Gentleman, may be
by making the said Peter Scott a Party thereto; and
per. Recogni“ mitted to enter into a Recognizance for Thomas
" that their Lordships will be pleased to grant their Buchanan's " Buchanan Merchant, on account of his Appeal de
“ Order upon the said Peter Scott to answer the said Appeal. pending in this House, he residing in Scotland :"
« Appeal in the usual Form :"
It is ORDERED, That the Petitioners be at Liberty to
Respondent thereto, and that he do put in his Answer
thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wednesday the 11th Bernal The House being informed, “ That George Augustus Day of April next. against
“ Marquis of Donegal and others, Respondents to the Ñ. Donegal " Appeal of Isaac Bernal the younger of Great Prescott A Message was brought from the House of Commons, Neuman's
To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for naturaliz-
" ing Charles William Neuman ;” and to acquaint this
House, That they have agreed to the same, without any
A Message was brought from the House of Coinmons, Wakefield
Road Bill, Ordered, That the said Respondents do put in their by Sir James Graham and others:
Answer to the faid Appeal peremptorily in a Week. To return the Bill, intituled, “ An Act for continuing Redington
" the Term, and altering and enlarging the Powers of against
The House being informed, “ That Thomas Redington “ Two Aēts passed in the Twenty-ninth and Thirty-third Redington “ and others, Respondents to the Appeal of Thomas “ Years of His present Majesty, for repairing and widenVol. XLVII.
Hamilton et al. against Conway.
« ing the Road from Wakefield to Abberford, in the " of Equipment for the fame; together with the actual
“ Stores (of every Description except Vi&tualling) ex
" pended, and of Wear and Tear sustained by each A Message was brought from the House of Commons, “ Ship and Vessel of War employed in Conveyance of by Mr. Foster and others :
“ Troops, during the Years 1800 and 1801, calculated With a Bill, intituled, “ An Act to continue and
“ for the whole Period such Ships were employed as « amend Three Ads for the Improvement of the Port
“ Troop Ships; distinguishing Ordnance." " and Harbour of Drogheda ;" to which they desire the
Also, “ A Return of the Number of Transports, (if Concurrence of this House.
“ any) which accompanied any of His Majesty's Ships
“ employed for conveying Troops during the Years The said Bill was read the First Time.
1800 and 1301, stating the Tonnage and actual Ex
pence of such Transports, and distinguishing the ProUpon reading the Petition of Anne Hamilton Widow
“ portion of such Transports as were applied, either to and others, Appellants in a Cause depending in this
“ the Accommodation of Troops, or to the Convey. House, to which Richard Conway, Administrator of of Ştores, Ordnance, or Baggage. Adam Nixon, fince deceased, was Respondent, which
Also, “ An Account of the different Rates of Price stands appointed for hearing ex parte; setting forth, « allowed for Transport Tonnage in the Course of the “ That on or about the 27th Day of January 1808, the “ Years 1 800 and 1801." « Petitioners preferred their Appeal to their Lordships,
And also, “ An Account, lhewing the Names and “ complaining of a Decree or Decretal Order of the
“ Tonnage of His Majesty's Ships and Vessels of War, “ Court of Exchequer in Ireland ; and praying, That
« which at any Time in the Course of the Years 1808 “ the fame might be reversed, and that Adam Nixon,and 1809 were in a State of Ordinary, and could “ since deceased, might answer the said Appeal, which “ have been fitted for the Service of conveying Troops; “ was ordered by their Lordships accordingly : That
specifying the earliest Period at which they could have “ the faid Adam Nixon, though duly served with their
“ been respectively prepared, without Interruption 10 Lordships Order to answer the said Appeal, never put
“ the necessary Equipment of Ships of War required « in any Answer to the same: That the said Adam Nixon
“ for the Service of the Navy; the Number of Guns departed this Life on or about the 30th of May 1808;
6 and Complement of Men allotted to each on her ori. « and in the Month of August following, Letters of Admi
ginal Establishment, with the Number of Guns, the " nistration of the Goods and Chattels of the said Adam
“ Complement of Men, and Class of Rigging which “ Nixon were granted by His Majesty's Prerogative Court
“ would be sufficient when fitted as a Troop Ship, the « in Ireland to Richard Conway, who is thereby become
“ Number of Troops which each would be calculated " the legal Personal Representative of the said Adam
“ to carry, together with an Estimate of the probable “ Nixon : That the said Appeal having by the Death of
“ Expence of fitting each Ship for this Service, the “ the faid Adam Nixon become abated as to him, the Pe
“ Number of Years which each Ship might be expected " titioners are advised that they are entitled to have the
« to last after such Outfit, the Expence of the Wages “ fame revived as against the said Richard Conway; and
to the Crews, and an Estimate of the probable Value “ therefore praying their Lordships, That the said Ap
“ of the Stores which would be expended, and Wear “ peal may be revived against the said Richard Conway « and Tear sustained by each Ship while fo employed, as Administrator of the said Adam Nixon, and that the
distinguishing Ordnance; and specifying also whether " said Richard Conway may answer the fame :"
any and which of the said Ships, applicable as aforesaid It is ORDERED, That the faid Appeal do stand re “ to the Conveyance of Troops, have been fitted or vived against the said Richard Conway, and that he do put
" ordered to be fitted for Commission, or for in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Wed
66 what other Services." nesday the 18th Day of April next.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamen- Adjoure.
mum quintum diem instantis Martii, horà undecimâ Au.
Troops which each Ship was calculated to carry, distin- Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
Archiep. Cantuar. Dux CUMBERLAND. Ds. Napier. specifying on what Services employed during the Pe- Epus. Ceftrien. Ds. Eldon, Cancel.
Ds. Walsingham. riod, and to what Purpose applied, or how disposed
Ds. Redesdale. “ of thereafter ; thewing also the Expence actually in
Comes Wefimorland, Ds. Ellenborough. “ curred in the fitting out and Equipment of cach of the
Dux Norfolk Maref-
Comes Buckingham“ Yard Officers upon the State and Condition of any of
flire. 6 the Ships and Vessels of War employed in the Con
Comes Liverpool. “ veyance of Troops in the Years 1800 and 1801, subse.
Transport Ships, &c. Accounts respecting, ordered.