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Warrington aforesaid, to the tollbars in Wallgate, in Wigan aforesaid. Cap. 9. For repairing the high road leading from the north end of the Cow Cawfey, near the town of Newcastle upon Tyne, to the town of Belford, and from thence to Button Burn, in the county of Northumberland. Cap. 1 o. For granting to hisMajesty several rates and duties upon coaches, and other carriages therein mentioned; and for raising the sum of one million, by way of lottery, to be charged upon the said rates and duties. Cap. 11. For punishing mutiny and desertion; and for the better payment of the army and their quarters. Cap. 12. For repairing the high road leading from the city of Durham, in the county of Durham, to Tyne Bridge in the said county. Cap. 13. For repairing the road from Sunderland near the Sea, to the city of Durham, in the county of Durham. Cap. 14. For opening, cleansing, repairing, and improving the haven of Southwould in the county of Suffolk. ■ Cap. 15. For repairing, improving, and maintaining the publick conduits, and other water-works, belonging to the town of Southampton. Cap. 16. For enlarging the term and powers granted by several acts of parliament passed for repairing the highways between Wymondham and Attlehorcugh, and from Wymondham to Hetherfet, and from the mouth of Wigmore Lane to Hall Walk Gate in Attleborough, in the county of Norfolk; and for amending the other roads adjoining to the highways directed to be repaired by the said former acts, and making the said acts more effectual. .
Cap. 17. For enlarging the term and powers granted by two acts of parliament, for laying a duty of two pennies Scots upon every pint of ale and beer brewed and vended within the town of Dundee, and the liberties and suburbs thereof, for the purposes in the said acts and this present act mentioned. Cap. 18. For the better preservation and improvement of the river Wear, and port and haven of Sunderland, in the county of Durham. Cap. 19. For the better adjusting and more easy recovery of the wages of certain servants; and for the better regulations of such servants, and of certain apprentices. Cap. 20. For relief of such of his Majesty's loyal subjects, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland, whose title deeds and writings were destroyed or carried off by the rebels, in the late rebellion. Cap. 21. For holding the summer assizes, and sessions of the peace, for the county of Norfolk, in the city and county of Norwich, until a new (hire house can be built for the said county of Norfolk; and for building a new stiire house on the castle hill in the same county; and , for raising money on the said county for that purpose. Cap. 22. For building a bridge cross the river Thames, from the parish of Walton upon Thames in the county of Surrey, to Shcpperton in the county of Middlesex. Cap. 23. For repairing the road lead • ingfrom Cirencester in the county of Gloucester, to Birdlip's Hill in the said county. Cap. 24. For the better securing the payment of shares of prizes taken from the enemy, to the royal hospital at Greenwich; and for preventingthe embezzlement of goods and stores belonging to the said hospital. Cap. 25. For repairing the high road
leading leading from the town of Stockton upon Tees, to Darlington, and from thence through Winston to Barnard Castle, in the same county. Cap. 26. For reviving and continuing an act passed in the sixth year of the reign of hislate majesty King George the First, intituled, An act for laying a duty of two penny Scots, or one sixth part os a penny Sterling, upon ever Scots pint os beer or ale vended or sold within the town of Bruntifland, and liberties thereof, for increasing the publich revenue os the said town, and for other purposes therein. mentioned. Cap. 27. For founding and building a chapel in Wtdnesfield, in the parish of JVolverhampton, in the «ounty of Stafford. Cap. 28. For repairing the road leading from Catherici Bridge, in the county of York, to Tarm in the said county; and from thence to Stockton m the county of Durham; and from thence through Sedgefield, in the said county of Durham, to the city of Durham. Cap. 29. To confirm an agreement made by the rector and vestry-men of the parish of Saint fames, within the liberty of Wejimtnjler, for enlarging the churchyard of the said parish; and for other purposes therein mentioned. Cap. 30. For allowing persons impeached of high treason, whereby any corruption of blood may be made, or for misprision of such treason, to make their full defence by council. Cap. 31. For continuing the term, and enlarging the powers granted an act pasted in the twelfth year his lateMajesty'sreign, intituled, An actfor repairing and widening the roads from the city of Gloucester to the city of Hereford; and for repairing other roads in the county of Gloucester. Cap. 32. For uniting the two colleges
of Saint Salvatormd Saint Leonard, in the university of Saint Andrews, pursuant to an agreement for that purpose.
Cap. 33. To enable the parishioners of the parish of Saint Andrew Holborn, in the city of Londonand county of Middlesex, to purchase a convenient piece of ground, for an additional burying-ground, for the use of the said parish; and to enable the said parishioners to raise such sum and sums of money, as shall be necessary for that purpose.
Cap. 34. To enable his Majesty to allow to the residuary legatees of Sir Joseph Jekyll knight, late master of the rolis, deceased, part of the legacy given by his will to the use of the Sinking fund.
Cap. 35. To indemnify persons who have omitted to register their letters of attorney, appointing them agents for prizes, within the time limited by law; and for allowing further time for that purpose.
Cap. 36. For granting to his Majesty a certain sum of money out of the Sinking fund, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and forty seven; and also for enabling his Majesty to raise a further sum of money for the uses and pur* poses therein mentioned; and for the further appropriating the sup
[ilies granted in this session of pariament; and for applying a certain sum of money, for defraying the charge of the allowances to several officers and private gentlemen of the two troops of horse guards, and three regiments of horse, lately reduced, for the year one thousand seven hundred and forty seven; and for continuing the bounties on the exportation oiBriti/h and Irish coarse linens.
Cap. 37. For the ease of sheriffs with regard to the return of process.
Cap. 38. For the relief and support of maimed and disabled seamen, a 2 and
and the widows and children of such as (hall be killed, slain, or drowned, in the merchants service. Cap. 39. For granting a duty to his Majesty to be paid by distillers, upon licences taken out by them for retailing spirituous liquors. Cap. 40. To revive, continue, and amend an act made in the ninth year of the reign of his late majesty King George the First, intituled, An ail for clearing., depthening, repairing, extending, maintaining, and improving the haven and piers of Great Yarmouth; andfor depthening and making more navigable the several rivers emptying themselves at the said town; and also for preserving ships wintering in the said haven, from accidents by fire. Cap. 41. For vesting in his Majesty the estates of certain traitors, and for more effectually discovering the same, and applying the produce thereof to the use of his Majesty, and for ascertaining and satisfying the lawful debts and claims thereupon.
Cap. 42. To enforce the execution of an act of this session of parliament, for granting to his Majesty several rates andduties upon houses, windows, or lights.
Cap. 43. For taking away and abolishing the heretable jurisdictions in that part of Great Britain called Scotland; and for making satisfaction to the proprietors thereof; and for restoring such jurisdictions tQ the crown; and for making more effectual provision for the administration of justice throughout that part of the united kingdom, by the King's courts and judges there; astd for obliging all persons acting as procurators, writers, or agents in the law in Scotlandtotakethe oaths; and for rendering the union of the two kingdoms more complete. Cap. 44. To extend the provisions of an act made in the thirteenth year
of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, An ac! for naturalizing such foreign protestants, and others therein mentioned, as are fettled, or stall fettle in any of his Majesty's colonies in America, to other foreign protestants who conscientioully scruple the taking of an oath. Cap. 45. To continue several laws relating to the manufactures of sailcloth and silk ; to give further time for the payment of duties omitted to be paid for the indentures or contracts of clerks and apprentices, and for better securing the payment of the said duties; and declaring that prize (hips lawfully condemned shall be deemed British built ships ; and for allowing prize goods to be landed and secured in proper ware-houses, without payment of any duty, until it can be determined whether they are fit for exportation or home consumption. Cap. 46. To prevent the return of such rebels and traitors concerned in the late rebellion, as have been, or (hall be pardoned on condition of transportation; and also to hinder their going into the enemies country.
Cap. 47. To continue several laws for prohibiting the importation of books reprinted abroad, and first composed or written and printed in Great Britain; for preventing exactions of the occupiers of locks and wears upon the river of Thames westward, and for ascertaining the rates of water carriage upon the said river; and for better securing the lawful trade of his Majesty's subjects to and from the East Indies; and for the more effectuas preventing all his Majesty's subjects, trading thither under foreign commissions; and relating to rice,to frauds in the customs, to the clandestine running of goods, and to copper ore of the British plantations; and for the free importation of cochineal and indico; and for punishment of persons destroying turnpikes, or locks or other works erected by authority of parliament. Cap. 48. To indemnify persons Who have omitted to qualify themselves for offices and promotions within the time limited by law, and for allowing further time for that purpose.
Cap. 49. For declaring valid such acts as have been done by Thomas Paulin, as one of the principal land coal-meters of the city and liberty of Westminster, between the twenty ninth day of September last and the eighth day of November following.
Cap. 50. For taking away the tenure of ward holding in Scotland, and for converting the fame into blanch and feu holdings; and for regulating the casualty of non-entry in. certain cases; and for taking away the casualties of single and life-rent escheats, incurrred there by horning and denunciation for civil causes; and forgiving to heirs and successors there a summary process against superiors; and for discharging the attendance of vassals at head courts there; and for ascertaining the services of tenants there; and for allowing heirs of tailzie there to fell lands to the crown for erecting buildings, and making settlements in the highlands.
Cap. 5'. To enlarge the time limited by an act of the last session of parliament for restraining the use of the highland dress, and to enable heirs of tailzie, guardians, tutors, curators, and trustees in Scotland to fell lands to the crown.
Cap. 52. For the King's most gracious, general, and free pardon.
Private A£ls. Anno 20 Georgii II. I. An act to enable Richard JVaynhoufe, and his heirs male, to take and use the surname of Emmott,
and no other, pursuant to the will of Christopher Emmott, esquire, deceased.
z. An act for sale of part of the settled estate of Harry earl of Stamford, in order to discharge several incumbrances affecting the fame.
3. An act for settling the estates of Thomas earl of Leicester, and Edward Coke esquire, commonly called lord Coke, his only son, in the county of Norfolk, on the marriage of the said Edward lord Coke with the lady Mary Campbell, one of thednuchters of John late duke of Argyll, deceased.
4. An act for settling the estates of William lord Byron and Elizabeth Shaw spinster, an infant, on their intermarriage.
5. An act to enable Sir Thomas Parkyns baronet, and Jane Parkyns (with the consent of their guardians and trustees) to make a conveyance by way of settlement, on their intermarriage, notwithstanding their minority.
6. An act for raising money by leasing or sale of the estates late of Thomas Taylor esquire the father, and Thomas Taylor esquire the son,deceased, to discharge the debts and incumbrances affecting the fame, and for making a partition of such estates, or so much thereof as shall not be sold for the purposes aforesaid.
7. An act to enable Lillie Smith, and his heirs by Valentino his wife (formerly Valcntina Aynscombe) to take and use the surname of Aynscombe^ pursuant to the will of Thomas Aynscombe esquire, deceased.
8. An act to enable Edmund Garforth, formerly called Edmund Dring, and his heirs, to take, use, and bear the surname and arms of Garforth.
9. An act to confirm a decree of the court of the dutchy of Lancaster, concerning certain marstt lands, called Sutton Marjh, in the county of Lincoln, and a conveyance, from
a 3 La/ceils La/cellsMetcalfee(q\i\re,o( the same to the corporation of the president and governors of the hospital founded at the sole costs and charges of Thomas Guy esquire.
10. An act for the sale of the rectory of Saint Botolph without Aldgate, London, the estate of Thomas Kynajlon clerk, comprized in his marriage settlement, and for purchasing another estate, to be settled to the uses of the said settlement.
11. An act for vesting the.estates of doctor Simon Burton deceased, in the counties of Wilts and Southampton, in trustees, to raise money for the payment of several debts and incumbrances, and for other purposes therein mentioned.
ti. An act for confirming and establishing certain articles of agreement between the heirs at law and devisees of Joceline late earl of Leicester, deceased, for the settlement and disposition of the real estate of the said earl, and for rendering the said agreement more effectual for the purposes thereby intended.
13. An act for raising money out of the settled estates of Richard Oakeley esquire, in the counties of Salop and Oxford, for the payment of several debts and incumbrances, and for providing a recompence for the fame, in such manner as is therein mentioned.
14. An act for vesting part of the settled estate of Henry Talbot esquire, in the county of Warwick, in him, in fee simple, discharged of the uses of his marriage settlement, upon his settling other lands, of greater value, to the fame uses.
15. An act for sale of the estates of William Moore esquire, in the counties of Suffix, Surrey, and Stafford, for payment of debts and legacies.
16. An act to impower Anne Colemore widow, and her assigns, during the life of Thomas Colemore merchant, to make building leases of lands in
and near Birmingham, in the county of Warwick.
17. An act to enable the guardian of Elizabeth Sambrooke and Diana Sambrooke, infants, to join with Mary Sambrooke their sister in making building leases of divers houses and tenements in the county of Middlesex.
18. An act to impower the guardians of William Mitchell, and other infants, to make leases of their estates in the several counties of Huntingdon, Surrey, Middlesex, Cambridge, Leicester, Kent, Somerset, and Norfolk, during their minorities.
19. An act for making a settlement of the real and personal estate of Thomas Garrard esquire, deceased, pursuant to his intention declared in his life-time, and at the desire, and with the consent of his fix sons.
20. An act for vesting several estates of Thomas Rolt esquire, in trustees, to be fold for raising money, to discharge incumbrances affecting the fame, and other debts; and for securing an equivalent, in respect of the settled part of such estates, for the benefit of his wife and infant son; and for the providing portions for his daughters, and for other purposes.
21. An act for sale of the real estate of Richard Pewys esquire, deceased, for payment of his debts and daughters portions, and for other purposes therein expressed.
22. An. act for sale of certain estates in Tewin and Datchworth in the county of Hertford, belonging to Jane, Anne, Mary, and Susanna Awdrey, Kemeys, infants, pursuant to an agreement entered into by their trustees for that purpose.
23. An act for sale of the settled and other estate of John Curtis, in the county of Norfolk, and applying part of the money arising thereby in payment of legacies and debts,