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shall be to the use of his Majesty, his heirs and successors, and the other moiety to such officer or officers of the customs as (hall seize and prosecute such wine,

VIL Provided always, and it is hereby further enacted by the Exception in authority aforesaid, That any French wines may be imported in £\°TM\m portbottles, or that any wines may be imported in smaller casks than ec[ for private is herein-before limited, without fraud or concealment, for prU ute. vate use, and not by way of merchandize; any thing in this act, or any other law, custom, or usage, to the contrary notwithstanding.

CAP. XXVIII.

An a51 for repealing so much of an ad, made in the thirteenth year of his present Majesty s reign, intituled, An act to explain, amend, and reduce into one act of parliament, the general laws now in being for regulating the turnpike roads in that part of Great Britain called England, and for other purposes; as is to subject carriages, having the fellies of the wheels thereof of less breadth or gauge than fix inches, to the payment of double tolls -9 andfor vacating contrails for leafing tolls.

WHEREAS by an acl, made in the thirteenth year of his Preamble. present Majesty s reign, intituled, An act to explain, amend, The general and reduce into one act of parliament, the general laws now in turnpike act being for regulating the turnpike roads in that part of Great 13 Geo- 3* Britain caWed England, and for other purposes; it was enacled, rcCited» That, from and after the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-fix, a double toll should be paid for the passage through turnpike gates of all carriages having the fellies of the wheels thereof of less breadth or gauge than fix inches fromfide to fide; *; and for the horses, or beasts of draught, drawing the fame: and whereas, by an acl passed in the sixteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty^ the said double toll was suspended until the tiventy-ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight: and whereas great inconveniences will arise if the j aid provision be suffered to take place; may it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, That so much of the said act, made in the thirteenth year of his present Majesty's reign, as en- So much of acted, That the trustees appointed by virtue, or under the au- the rscited acl thority, of any actor parliament made for repairing oramending repealed as orturnpike roads, or such person or persons as they should autho- to\\*0 belaid rife, stiould and might, and were thereby required to demand for all carriaand take, for every waggon, wain, cart, or carriage, having the g^s whose fellies of t he wheels thereof of less breadth or gauge than fix wl?eels are of inches from.fide to fide, at the least, at the bottom or sole there- [h^sixi^ of, and for the horses, or beasts of draught, drawing the fame, from and after the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-six, doul^e the tolls or duties which

were

were or should be payable for the same respectively, by any act: or acts of parliament made for amending or repairing turnpike roads, before any such waggon, wain, cart, or carriage respectively, shall be permitted to pass through any turnpike gate or gates, bar or bars, where tolls should be payable by virtue of any such acts; and which, by an act made in the sixteenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, was suspended until the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand seven hundred and seventy.eight j ihali be, and the same is hereby declared to be repealed.

Trustees may H, Provided always, and be it further enacted by the autho^e$a^ ^lulsel- rity aforesaid, That it ihall and may be lawful for such trustees, from their anc^ tnev are hereby required, to release all lessees of tolls, within contraas at their respective jurisdictions, from their respective contracts at Michaelmas Michaelmas next; provided forty days notice shall have been next. given in writing, by any such lessee or lessees, to the treasurer or

clerk of any such trustees respectively.

CAP. XXIX.

An acl for impowering the commissioners and governors of the royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich, in the county of Kent, to exchange certain messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, belonging to them in the parishes of Alnwick, Embieton, and Warkworth, in the county of Northumberland, for other % lands belonging to themojl tf^Hugh Duke of Northumberland, in fo?ne one or ?nore of the open common f elds at Corbridge, in the said county; and to impower the said commissioners and governors to grant leases, in manner therein mentioned.

Preamble. TX WHEREAS by an acl of parliament, made and passed in the W twenty-second year ofthe reign ofhis late majesty King George aa^Geofz • the Seco"d> intituled, An act for vesting the several estates of James 'late Earl of Derwentwater and Charles Ratcliffe, deceased, comprized in several settlements therein mentioned, in trustees for an absolute estate of inheritance for the benefit of the royal hospital at Greenwich; and for raising certain sums ot money out of part of the said estates for the relief of the children of the said Charles Ratcliffe ; several baronies, manors, messuages, lands, teneHunts, tithes, and hereditaments (having been the ejlate of the said James late earl of Derwentwater and Charles Ratcliffe, and having become forfeited to his Majesty by virtue of the several attainders of the said James earl of Derwentwater tf/^Charles Ratcliffe,,) were by the said at! divested out of the crown, and vested in trustees for the his Majesty's use and benefit of the said royal hospital: and whereas, by virtue of his charter, dated Majesty s royal charter, bearing date the sixth day 0/December, one Dec. 6, 1775 j thousand seven hundred and feventystve, under the great seal of Great Britain, certain persons therein named were incorporated by the name of the commissioners and governors of the royal hospital for seaact 16 Geo • men at Greenivich, in the county of Kent: and whereas by an acl a 1 '3' of parliament, passed in the sixteenth year of the reign of his present MajeJ1y> intituled^ An act for vesting certain estates, now held La

trust trust for the benefit of the royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich, in the commissioners and governors of the said hospital, incorporated by his Majesty's letters patent, after recking several letters patent, and the ad of parliament of the twenty-second year of the reign of his late Majesty, herein-before recited, it was eiiaded, That all and every the barony, mamr, messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, <ind hereditaments, and light-house duties, with their several rights, members, and oppurienances, thentofore given, granted, devised, fettled upon, or vested in, or conveyed, or limited, or demised, or assigned to, any person or persons whomsoever, in trust for, or for the use or benefit of, the said hospital, or given, granted, or devised, to the said hospital, by any gift, grant, letters patent, will, letters of administration, acl of parliament, indentures, deed poll, or other deed in writing, or otherwise howsoever, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof, should, from and after the first day of May, one thousand seven hundred and seventyfix, be divested out of all and every such person and persons, his, her, and their heirs, executors, and administrators, and the fame should be, and should be deemed to be, and they were accordingly from thenceforth settled upon and vested in the said corporation, being the commissioners and governors of the royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich, in the county 0/~Kent, their successors and assigns, to the use of the said commissioners and governors of the said royal hospital, their successors and assigns, for ever, freed and absolutely discharged of and from all juch right, title, interest, claim, and demand, as any person or persons whatjoever had, or might or could have, in or to the /aid barony, manors, messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, and light-house duties, or in or to any part or parcel thereof, upon any account howsoever, save as therein mentioned: and whereas the several messuages, lands, teneme?its, tithes, a?id hereditaments, herein-after particularly mentioned, being part of the said estate so vested in the said commissioners and governors, and situate in the parishes of Alnwick, Embleton, and Warkwortb,, -in the county of Northumberland, are inconveniently situated zvitb re sped to the other estates of and belonging to the said royal hospital; but the situation thereof is very commodious to the estates of'i?is grace the duke ^Northumberland : and whereas his grace the duke ^Northumberland is oivner of certain lands in the open common fields situate and being at Corbridge, in the said county os Northumberland, which lie very commodious to the estates of and belonging to the said hospital; and whereas the said duke ^Northumberland, being desirous to exchange a part of his said lands lying in the said open common fields at Corbridge aforesaid, for the said mestuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, belonging to the /aid commissioners and governors, in the said parishes of Alnmck, Embleton, and W arkworth, a treaty hath been thereupon had, when it appeared manifestly for the benefit, advantage, and convenience of the said royal hospital that such exchange should take place and be completed: and whereas by an ad of parha- an(j ment, made and pasted in the eighth year of the reign of his late Ma- A61 8 Geo. 2, jesty, intituled, An act for the application of the rents and profits -of the estates forfeited by the attainders of James earl of Der

wentwater

The Governors of Greenwich hospital impowcred to exchange certain lands, tithes, etc. for other lands, belonging to the duke of Northumberland.

wentwater and Charles Rat cliffe, it was enabled, That the said com*
mijjioners and governors Jhould give publick notice in the London
Gazette of the time and place when and where the said estates were
intended to be let, fix months at least before the expiration of the term
for ivhich the said estates were then or should thereafter be let: and
ivhereas there are many mines and minerals in and under the said
estates j the value of ivhich would be greatly reduced and diminijhed, if
they ivere to be let by publick advertisement: and ivhereas there are also
lands so conneSfed with several of the said mines and minerals, that it
would be inconvenient to have them in the possession of tenants not oc-
cupying such mines and minerals, which ?nay frequently happen, unless
the said commissioners and governors are impoivered to let the said mines
and minerals, and the lands connected therewith, without advertise-
ment \ but as the said mines and minerals, and the lands so connected
therewith, cannot be let without advertising the same, nor can the said
exchange so proposed to be made with his grace the duke of Northum-
berland be carried into execution, without the authority of parliament >
may it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted;
and be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and
with the advice and consent of the Jords spiritual anc! temporal,
and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the
authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful to and
for the said commissioners and governors of the said royal hos-
pital, and they are hereby authorised and impowered to exchange"
to and with the said duke of Northumberland, for and in lieu of
certain lands and grounds of and belonging to the said duke of
Northumberland\\\ the open common fields at Corbridge aforesaid,
the several messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and heredita-
ments, hereafter particularly mentioned; that is to fay, one
messuage or tenement, with the appurtenances, situate in Alnwick,
in the said county of Northumberland, with a garth or garden to
the same belonging or appertaining, boundering on the east upon
the King's high street or road, and on the south upon a street
called BaiUy or Bailiff Gate, on the west by a messuage and build-
ings belonging to Mary Davidson spinster, and on the north by
lands belonging to the said Mary Davidson and the said duke of
Northumberland-, two parcels of ground, with the appurtenances
called Ratcliffe's Closes, situate near the said town of Alnwick,
boundered on the south and east by lands belonging to the said
duke of Northumberland, on the north by lands belonging to
Michael Double day esquire, and on the west by the King's high
road; a parcel of ground, with the appurtenances, called Bar-
bards Bank, situate near the town of Alnwick aforesaid, boun-
dered on the east by waste ground belonging to the said duke of
Northumberland, on the west and no; th by lands belonging to the
said Michael Doubledoy, and on the south by the river Alne, or by
other the right metes and bounds; one other parcel of ground,
with the appurtenances, situate near the town of Almvick, being
part and parcel of a close or parcel of land called the Goose Close,
and boundered on all fides by the lands of the said duke of Nor*
thumberlandy and which said messuage or tenement, garth, gar-
u den.

den, and several parcels of grounds, with the appurtenances, are situate, lying, and being in the parish of Alnwick^ in the said county of Northumberland* and contain together by estimation nineteen acres, two roods, and twenty-seven perches, be the fame more or less; the tithes of corn and grain, and the tithes of hay yearly coming, growing, and renewing, within the stead fields of Broxfield) called or known by the name of the Porefields, in the parish of Embleton, in the said county of Northumberland, and the tithes of hay yearly coming, growing, and renewing, in Le Stank, and the meadow thereunio adjoining, called or known by the name of Ginfield^ otherwise Gynfen Meadow, in the parish of Alnivick^ \a the said county of Northumberland^ (all which said tithes were formerly belonging to the monastery of Alnivick aforesaid \) and a messuage, burgage-house, or tenement, and garth, with the appurtenances, and half an acre of ground, more or less, in a field called the Hath er Leazes, situate at Warkworth, in the parish of Warkworth, in the said county of Northumberland.

II. And be it further enacted, That all and every the said The said messuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, so to lands, tithes, be exchanged with the said duke of Northumberland as aforesaid, frontal smith {hall be and enure to, for, upon, and subject to such and the and limitatisames uses, estates, trusts, powers, provisoes, declarations, re- cms expressed strictions, and limitations, as are now subsisting of and concern- 311 former ac's ing the estates of the late duke of Somerset, in the said parishes rliatYn^wThe of Alnivick and JVarhworth respectively, freed and discharged, and fold hospital*, absolutely acquitted, exempted, and exonerated of, from, and

. against, all the uses, estates, titles, trusts, powers, provisoes, and limitations, expressed and declared in any act or acts of parliament heretofore made concerning any estates vested in trustees for the use of the said hospital, or in the said commissioners and governors of the royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich, in the county of Kent.

III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That Other lands all and every the lands and grounds at or in the parish of Cor- ±° be. given Ut bridge aforesaid, to be exchanged with the said commissioners and fo^vfitecHri governors of the said royal hospital, for and in lieu of the several the comm\slimessuages, lands, tenements, tithes, and hereditaments, in oners and goAlnwick) Emhleton^ and IFarkivorth aforesaid, (hall be vested in vernors4etcthe corporation beins; the commissioners and governors of the .

royal hospital for seamen at Greenwich^ in the county of Kenty their successors arfd assigns, to the use of them the said commissioners and governors of the said royal hospital, and their successors and assigns for ever, freed and discharged, and absolutely acquitted, exempted, and exonerated, of, from, and against all and every the uses, estates, titles, trusts, powers, provisoes, and limitations, in and by any will, deed, or settlement, by which the same is or are now held or enjoyed, or now or at any time heretofore hath or have been made, created, or declared of and concerning the fame; but nevertheless to, for, upon, and subject to such and the same trusts, limitations, and uses, as are by any act or acts of parliament or otherwise limited, expressed, and declared,

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