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Cap. 12. For the more easy assigning or transferring certain redeemable annuities, payable at the exchequer, by endorsements on the standing orders for the fame.

Cap. 13. For the enlarging the term granted by an act, passed in the eighth year of the reign of her late majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An a 51 for repairing the highways, betivecn the house commonly called the Horstioc-House, in the parifi of Stoke-Goldington, in the county of Bucks, and the town of Northampton ;. mid for repairing the road from the north-bridge 0/Newport-Pagnel in the county of Bucks, to the said Horlhoe-Houfe.

Cap. 14. For enlarging the term granted by an act made in the third year of his Majesty's reign (for continuing the duty of two pennies Scots upon every pint of ale and beer fold in the city of Edinburgh, for the purposes therein mentioned; and for discontinuing payment of

. the Petty-Port Customs there) and for making the said act more effectual.

Cap. 15. To inflict pains and penalties on John Plunket,

Cap. 16. To inflict pains and penalties on George Kelly, alias Johnson,

Cap. 17. To inflict pains and penalties on Francis lord bishop of Roches er.

Cap. 18. For granting an aid to his Majesty by laying a tax upon papists, and for making such other persons, as upon due summons shall refuse or neglect to take the oaths therein mentioned, to contribute towards the said tax, for reimbursing to the publiek part of the great expences occasioned by the late conspiracies; and for discharging the estates of papists from the two third parts of the rents and profits thereof for one year, and all arrears of thesame, and from such forfeitures as are therein more particularly described,

Cap. 19. To continue the duties for encouragement of the coinage of monies; and for relief of William late lord Widdrington\ and to prevent foreign lotteries being carried on in this kingdom; and for ascertaining the duties on bound books imported; and for issuing certificates and debentures for arrears due to five regiments, to be satisfied by annuities therein mentioned; and for discharging the duties of rocksalt lost on the rivers Weaver and Mercy \ and for limiting the times of continuance of commissioners for forfeited estates in England and Scotland respectively; and for appropriating the supplies granted to hisMajesty in this session of parliament; and to rectify misnomers and omissions of commissioners for the land tax in the year 1723.

Cap. 20. For laying a duty of two

. pennies Scots, or one sixth part of a penny Sterling, upon every Scots pint of ale and beer brewed and ibid within the town of Linlithgoiv, and liberties thereof, in the county as Wefi-Lothian, for paying the debts of the said town, and other purposes therein mentioned.

Cap. 21. For enabling his Majesty to put the customs of Great Britain under the management of one or more commissions, and for better securing and ascertaining the duties on tobacco, and to prevent frauds in exporting tobacco, and other goods and merchandizes, or carrying the fame coastwise.

Cap. 22. For the more effectual punishing wicked and evil-disposecj persons going armed in disguise, and doing injuries and violences to the persons and properties of his Majesty's subjects, and for the more speedy bringing the offenders to justice.

Cap. 23. For further enlarging the times for entring, hearing, and determining claims, on the estates

vested vested in the trustees of the SouthSea company, and for obliging persons to claim stock by the time therein mentioned for money-subscriptions, and for other the purposes therein mentioned.

Cap, 24. To oblige all persons, being papists, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland^ and all persons in Great Britain refusing or neglecting to take the oaths appointed for the security of his Majesty's person and government, by several acts herein mentioned* to register their names and real estates.

Cap. 25. For making more effectual an act pasted in the eighth year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, An aft for supplying the records of the commissary court of Aberdeen burnt or loft in the late fire there.

Cap, 26. To prevent his Majesty's subjects from subscribing or being concerned in encouraging or promoting any subscription for an East-India company in the Austrian Netherlands-, and for the better securing the lawful trade of his Majesty's subjects to and from the East-Indies.

Cap. 27. For preventing journeymen lhoemakers selling, exchanging, or pawning boots, stioes, flippers, cut leather, or other materials for making boots, (hoes, or slippers, and for better regulating the said journeymen.

Cap. 28. For more effectual execution of justice in a pretended privileged place in the parish of St. George in thecounty of Surrey % commonly called the Mint 1 and for bringing to speedy and exemplary justice such offenders as are therein mentioned; and for giving relief to such persons as are proper objects of charity and compassion there.

Cap. 29. To enable lords of manors more easily to recover their fines, and to exempt infants and femes tovert from forfeitures of their

copyhold estates in particular cafes* Cap. 30. Forcompleating the repair5 of the harbour of Dover, in the county of Kent; and for restoring the harbour of Rye, in the county of Sussex, to its ancient goodness. Cap. 31. For repairing the highways from the city of Gloucester, to the top of Birdlip-Hill, (being the road to London) and from the foot of the said hill to the top of CrickkyHill, (being the road to Oxford) and to oblige those concerned in the receipt or payment of any monies, by virtue of an act of the ninth and tenth years of his late majesty King William, touching the repairing the said highways, to account for the fame to the trustees.appointed by this act.

Cap. 32. For confirming articles of agreement between the principal officers of the ordnance, and Thomas Misting, efq; for exchange of some lands at Portsmouth, for the service of his Majesty,

Private Acts.

Anno 9 Gcorgii L

1. An act to enable Darcy Dawes, efq; and Sarah Roundell, to make settlements, upon their inter-marriage, of their several estates, notwithstanding their respective minorities.

2. An act for naturalizing Luder Mello, Benjamin Berkenhout, and others.

3. An act for naturalizing John Anthony Loubier, Henry Loubier, and others.

4. An act to enable William Sheppard to change his sir name of Sheppard to Hall, according to the wilt of William Hall, serjeant at law, deceased.

5. An act to enable Timothy Watts, of Burbage in the county of Leicester, esq; and his heirs, to change or alter their names to Saint Nicholas, according to the will of Bazil Saint Nicholas of Knowle in the county of Warwick, efq-, deceased,

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6. An act to enable John Smith, gent, and his heirs, to take and use the iirname of Diclenson, according to the will of John Dicke?ison, gent, deceased.

7. An act to vest in trustees for William Bounds, efq; the reversion in fee, expectant upon a term of fourscore and nineteen years now in being, of and in certain pieces of ground and building thereupon, in the parish of St. James within the liberty of Westminster, and of and in a certain messuage and land at or near Knightsbridge, upon paying the value thereof into the exchequer.

8. An act to confirm certain exchanges, conveyances, and other assurances, made by John Jenyns, esq; and others, of some parts of the estates comprized in the articles and settlement made on his marriage with Dorothy his late wife, and to supply some defects in the said articles and settlement; and to enable him to make a settlement on any future marriage.

9. An act for vesting in trustees the estates of George Bennet, gent, and of Henry Bennet, his only son and heir, in the county of Devon, to be sold for the purposes therein mentioned.

10. An act to naturalize Elizabeth Burr, and others.

11. An act to naturalize John Berhenhout and Jacob Hanfen Bust.

12. An act for compieating the sale of the manors of Croxton, alias Croxden, and Great Tate, and other lands and tenements, late the estate of the most noble Evelyn duke of King/ion (lord privy seal) in the county of Stafford; and ascertaining and augmenting the stipend os the minister of Croxton aforesaid, out os the said estate, and for charging one annuity given to the poor of Croxton aforesaid, wholly upon the said estate, and discharging the same estate from other annuities

given to the minister and poor of Tong in the county of Salop, by a deed and will of Gervas, lord Pierrepont, deceased, and thereby charged upon his estate in the counties of Salop and Stafford.

13. An act for confirming and establishing articles of agreement between the most noble John, duke of Montagu, and William, duke of Manchester, and others, upon a marriage intended between the.faid duke of Manchester and the lady Isabella, eldest daughter os the said duke of Montagu.*

14. An act for the vesting seyeral woods, lands and coppices in Stanierne and Geddington 'vc\ the county of Northampton, and belonging to the right honourable George, earl of Cardigan, in the most noble John7 duke of Montagu, and his heirs; and for vesting and settling other woods, lands and coppices, lying in the parishes of Oatley Parva and Stanierne in the said county of Northampton, iri and upon the said George, earl of Cardigan, with remainders over, and in the manner herein mentioned.

15. An act to enable Richard Edgcombe, esq; to sell lands, not exceeds ing twenty acres, to and for thq use of his Majesty, for building a victualling office for the service of the royal navy at Plymouth; and to purchase other lands to be settled to the same uses,, as the lands to be fold now stand limited by his marriage-fettlement.

16. An act to enable trustees, with the consent of Mary, the wisp of Thomas Horton, esq; a lunatick, to execute the powers in the marriagesettlement of the said lunatick, for raising any sum, not exceeding three thousand pounds, for Elizabeth Horton, and Eleanor Horton his daughters, and for other purposes herein mentioned.

17. An act for vesting certain lands,

tenetenements, and hereditaments of Richard Somers, esq; in the county of Kent, in trustees, to be sold for payment of a debt now owing and charged thereon, on account of his late brother and sisters portions.

18. An act: for naturalizing John Baring,

19. An act for vesting part of the estate of Richard Clayton, esq; in the county of Salop, in trustees to be fold for payment of his debts.

20. An act for vesting the estates of fir Gervas Clifton, bart. in trustees, and to enable him to an estate for life, by way of purchase, in settlements intended to be made of his estates on the marriage of Robert Clifton, esq; his son and heir apparent.

21. An act for vesting part of the estate of sir Richard Anderson, bart. deceased, in trustees, to be fold for the payment of his debts, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

22. An act for sale of the manor of g)ueenhill, and other the hnds therein mentioned in the county of Worcester, for raising monies for and towards payment of the debts of William Gower, esq; and of John Goiver, his son, deceased; and for discharging the said manor and lands of and from the fame.

Anno 10 Georgii I.

Cap. 1. For granting an aid to his Majesty by a land-tax in Great Britain, to be railed for the service of the year 1724.

Cap. 2. For continuing the duties on malt, mum, cyder and perry, to raise money by way of a lottery, for the service of the year 1724, and touching lost bills, tickets, certificates, or orders^ and for giving further time for payment of the duties on money given with apprentices 3 and for appropriating

the supplies granted in this session of parliament.

Cap. 3. For the punishing mutiny and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.

Cap. 4. For explaining and amending an act of the last session of parliament, intituled, An aft to oblige all persons, being papists, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, and all persons in Great Britain, refusing or neglecting 'to take the oaths appoint ed for the security of his Majefy's person and government, by several acls herein mentioned, to register their names and real estates; and for enlarging the time for taking the said oaths, and making such registers, and for allowing farther time for the inrollment of deeds or wills made by papists, which have been omitted to be enrolled, pursuant to an act of the third year of his Majesty's reign; and also for giving relief to protestant lessees.

Cap. 5. For redeeming certain annuities after the rate of five pounds per centum per annum; and for payment of the principal and interest on the standing orders for the blank tickets in the lottery granted for the service of the year 1714. and for making good the loss, which happened in the treasury of his Majesty's exchequer, by the reduction of guineas; and for granting relief to Catherine Collingwood, widow.

Cap. 6. For enlarging the term granted by an act, passed in the third year of his Majesty's reign, intituled, An acl for repairing tie highways, from that part of Counters Bridge, which lies in the parish 0/* Kensington in the county ^/"Middlesex, to the powder-mills in the rood to Staines, and to Cranford Bridge in the said county in the road to Colnebrooke; and for making the said act more effectual.

Cap. 7. For making more effectual an act made in the ninth year of a 3 his his Majesty's reign, intituled, An

aft for compleating the repairs ef the harbour of Dover, in the county of Kent; and for restoring the harbour of Rye in the county of Sussex, to its ancient goodness, so far as the fame relates to the harbour of Rye.

Cap. 8. For reviving an act passed in the tenth year of her late Majesty's reign, intituled, An aft to make a causey over the Denes from Great Yarmouth to Caister in the county of Norfolk; and for making the said act more effectual.

Cap. 9. For repairing and amending the highways from the north part of Harlow-bufl) common, in the parish of Harlozv, to Woodford in the county of Essex.

Cap. 10. For repealing certain duties therein mentioned, payable upon coffee, tea, cocoa-nuts, chocolate and cocoa-paste imported; and for granting certain inland duties in lieu thereof; and for prohibiting the importation of chocolate ready made, and cocoa-paste; and for better ascertaining the duties payable upon coffee, tea, and cocoa-nuts imported; and for granting relief to Robert. Dalzell, late earl of Carnivath.

Cap. ir. To prevent multiplicity of prosecutions upon an act made in the eleventh and twelfth years of the reign of his late majesty King William the Third; intituled, An aft for the more effeftual employing the poor, by encouraging the manufaftnres of this kingdom.

Cap. 12. For repairing the roads leading from Stump-Cross, in the parish of Che/le? ford, in the county of Essex', to Neivmarket-Heath, and the town of Cambridge, in the county of Cambridge.

Cap. 13. For amending theroads from the stones-end in Soutbwark,10 Highgate, at the entrance of Afidown Forest, in the paristi of Eajl-Grin(lead, in the county of Sussex, and

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from Kingston to Burton-Commony and also the lane leading from Wood-Hatch to Sidlow-Mill.md the lanes called Horsehllls, Bonehurjl^ alias Boners, and Peteridge lanes, in the county of Surry, by enlarging the term granted by two former afts, one of the foyrth, and the other of the sixth year of his Majesty's reign.

Cap. 14. For enlarging the times for hearing and determining claims by the trustees for raising money upon the estates of the late directors of the South-Sea company, and others; and for reviving and continuing the provision formerly made against requiring special bail in actions or suits upon contracts for stock or subscriptions, between the first day of December, 1719. and the first day of December, 1720. and for other purposes therein mentioned.

Cap. 15. For repairing the road leading from Dunchurch, in the county of Warwick, to the to'torn of Meriden-Hill in the fame county.

Cap. 16. For encouraging the Greenland fishery.

Cap. 17. For continuing acts for preventing theft and rapine upon the northern borders of England; and for better regulating of pilots; and for regulating the price and assize of bread; and for better encouragment of the making of sail-cloth in Great Britain.

Cap. 18, To explain and amend an act passed in the sixth year of his Majesty's reign, intituled, An aft for ascertaining the breadths, arid preventing frauds and abuses in -manufafturing serges, pladdings, and fingrums, and for regulating the manufaftnres of fockings in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, so far as the fame relates to serges.

Cap. 19. For explaining the law concerning the trial and admission of the ordinary lords of session.

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