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Upon reading the Petition of Richárd Levett and Frances his Wife, and others, setting forth, “That the “ Petitioners presented a Petition to this House on the
Twenty-sixth Day of †". last, praying for Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned; which Petition their Lordships were pleased to refer to the Consideration of the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Heath : That soon after the said Petition was referred to the said Judges, the Petitioners applied for Permission to attend them; but the said Judges being on the Circuit, no such Appointment could be obtained till after the Time limited by this House for receiving Judges Reports was expired : That the said Judges have now gone through the said Bill, and have signed the same, together with their Report thereon; and therefore praying, that in Confideration of the Circumstances above mentioned, the said Report may be now received :”
It is ORDERED, That the said Report be now received.
Accordingly, After reading and confidering the Re
port of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of
Richard Levett and Frances his Wife, and others, praying Vol. XLVII.
ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday the 3d Day of May next, and that Notice thereof be affixed on the Doors of this House, and the Lords summoned; and that the said William Guard Esquire may be heard by his Counsel at the said Second Reading to make out the Truth of the Allegations of the Bill; and that the said Margaret Letitia may have a Copy of the Bill, and that Notice be given her of the said Second Reading; and that she be at Liberty to be heard by her Counsel what she may have to offer against the said Bill at the same Time.
ORDERED, That William Guard Esquire do attend this House on Thursday the 3d Day of May next, in order to his being examined upon the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, “ An Aćt to dissolve the Mar. “riage of William Guard Esquire, with Margaret Le“ titia his now Wife, and to enable him to marry “ again, and for other Purposes therein mentioned,” if the House shall think fit, whether there has or has not been any Collusion directly or indirectly on his Part relative to any A&t of Adultery that may have been committed by his Wife; or whether there be any Collusion, directly or indirectly, between him and his Wife, or any other Person or Persons, touching the said Bill of Divorce, , or touching any Pro
Guard to attend.
ceedings or Sentence of Divorce had in the Eccle
An Aćt for granting a Duty on Foreign Plain Linen taken out of Warehouse, and exported to Forei * Parts.” “An Aćt to continue, until the Twenty-fifth * Day of March Qne thousand eight hundred and thirty“ one, certain Aćts made in the Parliament of Ireland, “for the better Regulation of the Silk Manufacture.” “An Aćt to amend an Aćt passed in the last Session of “Parliament, for completing the Militia of Great Bri. “ tain, and to make further Provision for completin “ the said Militia.” “An Aćt to amend several A&s “ relating to the Local Militia of Great Britain.” “An Act for paving and otherwise improving the “Streets and other public Passages within the Town “ of Pontefrači, in the County of Tork, for better “ supplying the said Town with Water, and for al“tering and amending an Aćt passed in the Twentieth “Year of His present Majesty, intituled, “An Aćt “ for dividing the Park of Pontefract, in the County “ of Tork, and for other Purposes therein mentioned.” An Aët for watching, and more effectually lighting, cleansing, and otherwise improving the Town of “ Kingston upon Hull, and the Liberty of Trippett, and “ the Lordship or Precinét of Myton, in the Parish “ of the Holy Trinity, in the said Town, and for pre* venting Nuisances therein; and also for preventing “Frauds and Impositions in the Quality, Measure, and “Carriage of Coals sold in the said Town, and the Neigh“bourhood thereof.” “An Aćt to repeal an Aćt made “ in the Thirteenth Year of His present Majesty, for * paying, lighting, and cleansing the Town of Bright* helmstone, in the County of Sussex, and for removing “ and preventing Nuisances and Annoyances therein, for “regulating the Market, for building and repairing * Groyns to render the Coast safe and commodious for “landing Coal and Culm, and laying albuty thereon, and “for making other Provisions in lieu thereof; and for “regulating, Weights and Measures, and building a “Town Hall.” “An Aćt for paving, lighting, cleans. “ing, watching, and otherwise improving the Town of “Lowestoft, in the County of Suffolk.” “An Aćt for “ providing an additional Burial Ground for the Parish “ of Saint Luke, Chelsea, in the County of Middlesex.” “An Aćt for further enlarging the Church Yard of the “Parish of Paddington, in the County of Middlesex.” “An Aćt for better affessing and colle&ting the Poor and “ other Rates in the Parish of Saint George the Martyr, “in the Borough of Southwark, in the County of “Surrey, and regulating the Poor thereof.” “An A&t “ for improving the Upper End of the Barrier Bank on “ the North Side of the Wash of the Hundred Feet “River, in the Isle of Ely and Counties of Cambridge and “ Huntingdon.” “An Aćt for improving the Lower ** Fnd of the Barrier Bank between Salter’s Lode and “Welche's Dam Bridge, in the Isle of Ely and Counties “ of Cambridge and Norfolk.” “An Aćt for altering, “ amending, and enlarging the Powers of an A&t, passed “ in the Forty-fifth Year of His present Majesty, for “building a Bridge over that Part of the River Rum“ney, which divides the Parish of Rumney, in the “ County of Monmouth, and the Parish of Roath, in “ the County of Glamorgan.” “An Aćt for building “ a Bridge over the River Wensum, in the City of * Norwich, to the Hamlet of Thorpe, in the County of “ the said City.” “An Aćt to amend an Aćt, passed “ in the Thirty-second Year of His present Majesty, for “building a Bridge over the River South EA, at or near “ Montrose.” “An Aćt for enlarging the Powers “ granted by His Majesty to the Royal Institution of “Great Britain, and for extending and more effectually “ promoting the Objects thereof.” “An Aćt to continue “ the Term, and alter and enlarge the Powers of several “ A&ts of His present Majesty, for repairing certain “Roads in the Counties of Carnarvon and Denbigh, and “ for more effectually repairing, improving, and keep“ing in Repair, certain other Roads in the County of “ Carnarvon.” “An Aćt to continue the Terms and “ enlarge the Powers of Two A&s of the Seventh and “Twenty-ninth Years of His present Majesty, for re“ pairing the Road leading from the High Road between “ Bromley and Farnborough, in the County of Kent, to “Beggars
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23. “An Aćt for more effectually repairing, widening, improving, and amending the Road from Liver“pool to Preston, in the County Palatine of Lancaster.” 24. “An Aćt for more effectually repairing and keeping in Repair, several Roads leading to and from the Town of Abergavenny, in the County of Monmouth.” 25. “An Aćt for making and keeping in Repair a Carriage Road from the Turnpike Road leading from Rotherham in the County of Tork, to Mansfield in the County of Nottingham, at or near the Clown, in the County of Derby, to the Turnpike Road leading from Worksop to Kelham, at or near Budby, in the County of Nottingham.” 26. “An A&t to amend so much of an Aćt made in the Parliament of Ireland, in the Twenty-sixth Year of His present Majesty, for making and repairing Public Roads in the County of Dublin, as relates to “ the Roads within the Barony of Rathdown.” 27. “An A&t for amending an Aćt of the Fortysecond Year of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from Buckton Burn through Berwick-upon-Tweed to Lammerton Hill, and several other Roads therein mentioned, in the County of Durham and Liberties of Berwick-upon-Tweed.” 28. “An Aćt to amend several A&ts for repairing Roads, leading to and through the Town of Frome, in the County of Somerset, and for paving the Foot“ ways and lighting the Streets within the said Town, “ and for removing Part of the present Market Place in the said Town.” 29. “An Aćt for more effectually repairing the Road from Hardingston to Old Stratford, in the County of Northampton.” 3o. “An Aćt to continue and amend Three A&s, passed in the Twenty-second Year of His late Majesty, and the Fourteenth and Thirty-fixth Years of His present Majesty, for repairing the Road from North Shields, in the County of Northumberland, to the Town of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and to make and repair certain additional Branches of Road communicating therewith.”
Hodie 3' vice letta oft Billa, intituled, “An Aćt for “ continuing the Term and altering and enlarging the “Powers of several A&s, for repairing the Roads “ therein mentioned, so far as the same relate to the “ Road from the Red House near Doncaster to the South “ End of Wakefield Bridge, and from Wakefield to Pon“ tefract, and from thence to Weeland, and from Pon“ tefract to Wentbridge, all in the West Riding of the “ County of Tork.”
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“ of Parliament, for widening and altering Ouze Bridge “ over the River Ouze, and Fos, Bridge over the River “ Foss, in the City of Tork; for widening, raising, and “improving certain Streets, Lanes, and Passages leading “ and near to the said Bridges; and for making certain “ other Improvements in the said City.”
The Lord Walsingham reported from the Lords Com- Bedford.
mittees, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Act for *go Bill: “ amending and enlarging the Powers of an Aćt of His “ present Majesty, intituled, “An Aćt for the Improve“ ment of the Town of Bedford, in the County of Bed‘ford, and for rebuilding the Bridge over the RiverOuse, * in the said Town,” was committed : “That they had * considered the said Bill, and examined the Allega“ tidns thereof, which were found to be true; and that “ the Committee had gone through the Bill, and di“ rected him to report the same to the House, without “any Amendment.”
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“ing the Time appointed for receiving Petitions for
Private Bills had elapsed: That on the said Nineteenth Day of March last the usual Order was made, referring the principal Petition to the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer: That the Judges have made and signed their Report, and have perused and signed the Bill : That the said Bill contains numerous Allegations, for the Proof whereof much Time and Pains have been bestowed, and many long Journies have been taken, and great Expence incurred; and the recent Death of Robert Wyner Esquire, one of the Parties interested, has occasioned further Delay, whereby the Report of the Judges could not be obtained before the Time appointed for receiving the Reports of the Judges on Private Bills had elapsed; and therefore praying, That the Report of the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and of the Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer, in pursuance of their Lordships Order of the Nineteenth Day of March last, may be received, or that such other Relief may be given in the Premises, as to this House ** shall seem meet :”
It is ORDERED, That the said Report be received.
Accordingly, after reading and confidering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of the Right Honourable Amabell Grey Baroness Lucas and others, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned:
It is ORDERED, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.
Hodie I" vice letta es: Billa, intituled, “An Aćt for “ exchanging the Entailed Estate of the Right Honourable Amabell Grey Baroness Lucas, in the County of Wilts, for other Estates of the said Baroness Lucas, the “Right Honourable Mary Jemima Dowager Lady Grantham, and the Right Honourable Thomas Philip Lord Grantham, in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk, and for varying the Powers of leasing and inserting Powers of Sale and Exchange in the Settlement of the “ said Estates in the Counties of Essex and Suffolk.”
Upon reading the Petition of Jane PlayerWidow, and others; setting forth, “That the Petitioners presented a “ Petition to this House on the 28th Day of February “ last past, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill for the Purposes therein mentioned; which Petition their Lordships were pleased to refer to the Consideration of Mr. Justice Grose and Mr. Baron Graham; That on applying for an Appointment to attend the said Judges upon the said Bill, it was found that they were gone upon their respective Circuits, in consequence of which they could not receive the Petitioners until their return to Town: That the said Judges have now gone through the said Bill, and have signed the same, together with their Report thereupon, and therefore praying that the said Report may be now received :”
It is ORDERED, That the said Report be now received.
ORDERED, That the Sitting of the Committee, to
ORDERED, That the Sitting of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “ An Aćt to enable Robert “Gordon Esquire and Elizabeth Anne his Wife, not“withstanding the Minority of the said Elizabeth Anne “ Gordon, to make a Settlement of her Estates, pursuant “to Articles entered into previous to their Marriage,” stands committed, which stands appointed for Tuesday the 1st of May next, be put off to Friday the 4th of May next.
ORDERED, That the Sitting of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Aćt for confirming and “carrying into Effect an Agreement entered into on behalf of Alexander Duke of Gordon, and by Sir Alexander Penrose Cumming Gordon Baronet, and Charles Lennox Cumming Esquire, and their respective Heirs, to make Exchanges of certain Parts of their “respective entailed Estates, under the Authority and “ by the Direétions of the Court of Session in Scotland,” stands committed, which stands appointed for Tuesday the 1st of May next, be put off to Friday the 4th of May next.
ORDERED, That the Sitting of the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Aćt for empowering “ the Judges of the Court of Session, to sell certain * Parts of Lands contained in a Deed of Entail made by the late John Earl of Hyndford, dated the 19th Day of March 1784, and to apply the Price to be received for the said Parts in the Purchase of the Lands of Scotstown lying contiguous to the said Entailed Estates, and to apply any Surplus of the said Price that may remain in the Purchase of other Lands lying contiguous or near to the Manfion House and Pleasure Grounds of Castle Craig, and in redeeming Burdens affecting the said Entailed Estates, and in purchasing the Superiorities of Part thereof, or of the Lands of Scotstown, holden of subjećt Superiors, all to be entailed on the same Series of Heirs, and under the same Conditions and Limitations as are contained in the said Deed of Entail,” stands committed, which stands appointed for Tuesday the 1st of May next, be put off to Monday to 7th of May next.
ORDERED, That the Sitting of the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, “An Aćt for empowering “ the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury and their Lessees Edmund White, John White, and William Parker Terry, ‘to grant Building and Repairing Leases of Lands and * Buildings at South Lambeth, in the County of Surrey, “ pursuant to an Agreement entered into for those Pur“ poses,” stands committed, which stands appointed for