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the British dominiohs in America, for a limited time ; and for extending the provisions of the said acts to potatoes, and all kinds of pulse.

Cap. 8. For defraying the charge of the pay and cloathing of the militia in that part of Great Britain called England, for one year, beginning the twenty-fith day of March, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.

Cap. 9. To amend an act, made in the ninth year of the reign of his present Majesty, for '

making and maintaining a navigable canal from the Coventry canal navigation to the city of Oxford.

Cap. 10. To restrain the trade and commerce of the provinces of Massachuset's Bay and New Hampshire, and colonies of Connecticut, and Rhode Isand, and Providence Plantation, in North America. to Great Britain, Ireland, and the Britih islands in the Weft Indies; and to prohibit such provinces and colonies from carrying on any fishery on the banks of Newfoundland, or other places therein mentioned, under certain conditions and limitations.

Cap. 11. To amend an act, made in the eleventh year of his present Majesty's reign, for improving and compleating the navigation of the rivers Thames and Ifis, from the city of London to the town of Cricklade, in the county of Wilts.

Cap. 12. To enable the commissioners, acting by virtue of an act made in the twenty-seventh year of the reign of his Ma. jesty King George the Second, for draining and preserving the north level, part of the great level of the fens, called Bedford Level, and divers laras adjoining thereto, in the manor of Crowland ; to charge further taxes upon the said north level, and the said adjoining lands.

Cap. 13. For the better relief and employment of the poor within the hundreds of East and West Flegg, in the county of Norfolk.

Čap. 14. To explain and amend an act, made in the fourteenth year of his present Majesty, intituled, An act to amend an ait, made in the twenty-second year of the reign of his late majesty King George the Second, intituled, An act for the more effectual preventing of frauds and abuses committed by persons employed in the manufacture of bats, and in the woollen, linen, fustian, cotton, iron, leathir, fur, hemp, flax, mohair, and silk manufaclures; and for preventing unlawful combinations of journeymen dyers and journeymen hot pressers, and of all persons employed in the said several manufactures; and for the better payment of their wages.

Cap. 15. To amend and render more effectual in his Majesty's dominions in America an act, passed in the present sellion of parliament, intituled, An all for punishing muting and desertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters, and for extending the provisions of the said act to his Majesty's marine forces in America.

Cap. 16. To enable Sir Nigel Grefley Baronet, and Nigel Bowyer Gresley Esquire, his son, to make and maintain a navigable cut or canal from certain coal mines in Apedale to New

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Cap. 17. To indemnify such persons as have omitted to qualify themselves for offices and employments; and to indemnify juftices of the peace, or others, who have omitted to register or deliver in their qualifications within the time limited by law, and for giving further time for those purposes; and to indemnify members and officers, in cities, corporations, and borough towns, whose admissions have been omitted to be stamped according to law, or, having been stamped, have been lost or mislaid; and for allowing them time to provide admissions duly kamped; and to give further time to such persons as have omitted to make and file affidavits of the execution of indentares of clerks to attornies and solicitors.

Cap. 18. To restrain the trade and commerce of the colonies of New Jersey, Pensylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and South Carolina, to Great Britain, Ireland, and the British Islands in the West Indies, under certain conditions and limitations,

Cap. 19. To enable the commissioners for executing the office of treasurer of his Majesty's exchequer, or the lord high treasurer for the time being, to compound with the representatives of Hugh Barlow, Herbert Lloyd, and William Skyrme, a debt due to his Majesty from William Williams, deceased.

Cap. 20. To amend and render more effectual two acts, passed in the fixth and tenth years of the reign of his present Majesty, for making a navigable cut or canal from the river Trent, at or near Wilden-Ferry, in the county of Derby, to the river Mersey, at or near Runcorn-Gap:

Cap. 21. For the better relief and employment of the poor within the parish of Saint Mary le Bone, in the county of Middlesex; and for building a workhouse in the said parish.

Cap: 22. For vesting part of the garden of the society of Lincoln's Inn, in the county of Middlesex, in the accountant general of the court of chancery, and his fucceffors, for ever, for the purpose of erecting thereon offices for the accountant general, and for the register of the said court,

Cap. 23. For building a workhouse, and for the better relief and employment of the poor, within the parish of Saint James, Clerkenweil

, in the county of Middlesex. Cap. 24. For incorporating certain perions, for the relief of poor widows and children of clergymen within the county of Huntingdon.

Cap. 25. For taking down the common gaol of the county of Hertford, and for building a new gaol in a more commodious situation.

Cap. 26. For appointing commissioners for putting in execution an act of this session of parliament, intituled, An act for granting an aid to his Majesty by a land tax, to be raised in Great Britain, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.

Cap. 27. For admeasuring waggons and other carriages used in loading coals on board ships at the several ports of this kingdom, in the same manner as at the ports of Newcastle and Sunderland.

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Cap. 28. For altering, explaining, and amending several acts of the parliament of Scotland, respecting colliers, coal bearers, and falters.

Cap. 29. To repeal two acts, made in the parliament of Scotland, the twenty-eighth day of June, one thousand fix hundred and thirty-three, intituled, Aa anent the clan Gregour, and the fifteenth day of June, one thousand fix hundred and ninety-three, intituled, Aet for the jufficiary in the highlands, fo far as relates to the Mac Gregours; and to revive an act of the said parliament of the twenty-sixth day of April, one thousand fix hundred and fixty-one, relative to the people called Mac Gregours,

Cap. 30. For allowing the officer appointed to mark or stamp the weights to be made use of in weighing the gold and silver coin of this kingdom, in pursuance of an act made in the Jast session of parliament, to take certain fees in the execution of his office.

Cap: 31. For the encouragement of the fisheries carried on from Great Britain, Ireland, and the British dominions in Europe, and for securing the return of the fithermen, failors, and others employed in the said fisheries, to the ports thereof, at the end of the fishing season.

Cap. 32. To repeal an act, passed in the thirty-first year of the reign of her majesty Queen Elizabeth, (intituled, An alt against the erelling and maintaining of cottages.)

Cap. 33. For settling Buckingham House with the appurtenances upon the Queen, in case the fall survive his Majesty, in lieu of his Majesty's palace of Somerset House ; for enabling the lords commissioners of his Majesty's treasury to sell and dispose of Ely House in Holborn, and for applying the money to arise by fale thereof, together with other inonies, in erecting and eftablishing publick offices in Somerset House, and for embanking certain parts of the river Thames lying within the bounds of the manor of the Savoy, and for other purposes therein mentioned.

Cap. 34. For encouraging the manufactures of rape oil, and other vegetable oils, in this kingdom, by reducing the duties on rape seed, and other feeds producing oil, imported from Ireland; and for allowing the free importation of rape cakes for manure from Ireland to this kingdom.

Cap. 35. To permit the free inportation of raw goat skins into this kingdom for a limited time,

Cap. 36. To explain and amend an act, made in the tenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intiruled, An act to enohle the speaker of the house of commons to issue his warrants to make out new writs for the choice of members to serve in parliament, in the room of such members as fhall die during the recess of parliament ; and for enabling the speaker of the house of commons to make out new writs for the choice of members to serve in parliament, in the room of such members as Thall during the recess of parliament become peers of Great Britain, and be fummoned to parliament; and for suspending the execution of the said act with respect to the borough of Shaftsbury, in the county of Dor

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Cap. 37. To permit the importation of painted earthen ware, (except galley tiles,) the manufacture of Europe, to be sold in Great Britain, and for charging the same with a duty ad valorem.

Cap. 38. For raising a certain sum of money by loans or exchequer bills, for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.

Cap. 39. To impower justices of the peace to administer paths where any penalty is to be levied, or distress to be made, in pursuance of any act of parliament, wherein the fame is not expressly directed.

Cap. 40. For amending and explaining an ad, paffed in the fourteenth year of his Majesty's reign, intituled, An aɛt to efiablish a fund towards further defraying the charges of the adminiftration of justice, and support of the civil government within the province of Quebec in America.

Cap. 41. For redeeming the fum of one million of the capital stocks of three pounds per centum annuities, in the manner and on the terms therein mentioned; and for establishing a lottery.

Cap. 42. For granting to his Majesty a certain sum of money out of the finking fund, and for applying certain monies therein mentioned for the service of the year one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five; and for further appropriating the supplies granted in this session of parliament.

Cap. 43. For lighting and watching the hamlet of Highgare in the county of Middlesex.

Cap. 44. To continue, for a limited time, fo much of an act made in the thirteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An act for granting to his Majesty a sum of money, to be raised by exchequer bills, and to be advanced and applied in the manner and upon the terms therein mentioned, for the relief of the united company of merchants of England trading to the East Indies, as obligės the said company to export annua!ly goods and merchandises of the growth, product, or manufacture of Great Britain to their settlements in the East Indies to a certain value.

Cap. 45. For allowing the cloathing and accoutrements necefiary for his Majesty's forces, paid out of his Majesty's reve. nues arising in the kingdom of Ireland, to be exported from thence to the places where such forces are ordered to serve, and for granting a bounty upon fax seed imported into Ireland för a limited time.

Cap. 46. For amending and rendering more effectual an act, passed in the eleventh year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, An act for regulating and improving the fisheries in the river Tweed, and the rivers and streams running into the same, and also within the mouth or entrance of the said river.

Cap 47. For enabling his Majesty to license a playhouse in the town of Manchester, in the county palatine of Lancafer.

Cap. 48. To contir.ue the term of an act, made in the twenty-second year of the reign of his late majelty King George the Second, for laying a duty of two pennies Scots upon every Scois pint of beer and ule which fall be fold or vended, brewed, brought in,

or tapped, for sale, within the town of Anftruther Easter, and liberties thereof.

Cap. 49. For taking down the church of All Saints, in the town of Fulbourne, and county of Cambridge; and for the better repairing, and keeping in repair, the church of Saint Vigors in the said town.

Cap. 50. To enable the inhabitants of the parish of Saint Paul Covent Garden, in the county of Middlesex, to purchase or hire a convenient piece of ground, for the purpose of erecting a workhouse thereon for the reception and employment of the poor of the said parith; and for providing an additional burial ground for the use of the said parish.

Cap. 51. To restrain the negotiation of promissory notes and inland bills of exchange under a limited sum, within that part of Great Britain called England.

Cap. 52. For enlarging the term of letters patent, granted by his present Majesty to William Cookworthy of Plymouth, Chymist, for the role use and exercise of a discovery of certain materials for making porcelain, in order to enable Richard Champion of Brillol, merchant, (to whom the said letters patent have been assigned) to carry the laid discovery into effectual execution for the benefit of the publick.

Cap. 53. For enabling the two universities in England, the four universities in Scotland, and the several colleges of Eton, Westminster, and Winchester, to hold in perpetuity their copy right in books, given or bequeathed to the faid universities and colleges for the advancement of useful learning and other purpo.es of education, and for amending so much of an act of the e ghth year of the reign of Queen Anne, as relates to the delivery of books to the warehouse keeper of the stationers company, for the use of the several libraries therein mentioned.

Cap. 54. For paving and regulating, and for preventing nuisances and obstructions within New Gravel Lane, and the several streets, lanes, passages, and places, within the pari.h of Saint Paul Shadwell, in the county of Middlesex, not comprised in an act passed in the eleventh year of his present Majesty's reign, for paving and regulating Rosemary Lane, and the other places therein mentioned.

Cap. 55. To explain and amend an act, passed in the fourteenth

year of his present Majesty's reign, intituled, An act for the better relief and employment of the poor within the parish of Saint Leonard, Shoreditch, in the county of Middlesex; and for building a workhouse; and for purchasing a piece of land for a burial ground, for the use of the jaid parish.

Cap. 56. For applying the funds provided for rebuilding the offices of the fix clerks of the King's court of chancery, by an act inade in the fourteenth year of the reign of his present Ma. jesty, intituled, An act for rebuilding the office of the six clerks of the King's court of chancery, and for freeting offices for the register and accountant-general of the said court, for the better preserving the records, decrees, orders, and books of account, kept in such offices; in building offices for the said tix clerks in the garden of Lin

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