The Parliamentary Register: Or, History of the Proceedings and Debates of the House of Commons

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Page 342 - That the order of the day, for the Houfe to refolve itfelf into a Committee of the whole Houfe, to confider of die Supply granted
Page 445 - King George the Second, intituled "An Act to amend and make more effectual " the laws relating to rogues, vagabonds, and other idle and disorderly persons, and to " houses of correction," and shall be punishable as such rogue and vagabond accordingly.
Page 692 - Then the lord chancellor, by his majefty's command, faid : My lords, and gentlemen, It is his majefty's royal will and pleafure, that this parliament be prorogued to Tuefday, the fifth day of September next, to be then here holden ; and this parliament is accordingly prorogued to the fifth day of September next.
Page 1 - happy event of the marriage which has been celebrated between " my fon, the Duke of York, and the eldeft daughter of my good...
Page 3 - ... of any of the annuities which are now redeemable. My lords and gentlemen, The continued and progreffive improvement in the internal' fituation of the country will, I am confident, animate you in the purfuit of every meafure which may be conducive to the public iutereft.
Page 3 - ... time giving additional efficacy to the plan for the reduction of the national debt...
Page 692 - My Lords and Gentlemen, By virtue of his majesty's commission under the great seal, to us and other lords directed, and now read, we do, in his majesty's name, and in obedience to his commands, prorogue this parliament to Thursday the 22d day of August, next, to be then here holden ; and this parliament is accordingly prorogued to Thursday the 22d day of August next.
Page 655 - Lord Camden successfully opposed the amendment, "as an attempt indirectly to convert the bill into the very opposite of what it was intended to be, and to give the judges a power ten times greater than they had ever yet exercised ; " and said, " He must contend, that the jury had an undoubted right to form their verdict themselves according to their consciences, applying the law to the fact; if it were otherwise, the first principle of the law of England would be defeated and overthrown. If the twelve...
Page 445 - ... Living, and it shall also appear to the Satisfaction of the said Justice, that there is just ground to believe that such Person...
Page 490 - Ame" rica ; and for more elfectually preventing the " clandeftine running of goods in the faid colonies " and plantations;" might be read. And the fame being read accordingly; he moved, " That this houfe will, upon this day feven" night, refolve itfelf into a committee of the " whole houfe, to take into confideration the duty " of 3d. per pound weight upon tea, payable in all " his majefty's dominions in America, impofed by " the faid act ; and alfo the appropriation of the

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