term of years, and for enabling the commissioners of the trea-
sury to nominate lives for the shares so converted,
Cap. 46. For settling and securing a certain annuity for the
use of the heirs and descendants of William Penn esquire, the
original proprietor of the province of Pennsylvania, in confidera-
tion of the meritorious services of the said William Penn, and of
the losses which his family have sustained in consequence of the
unhappy diffentions in America.
Cap. 47. For enabling his Majesty to authorise his governor
or lieutenant governor of such places beyond the seas, to which
felons or other offenders may be transported, to remit the sen-
tences of such offenders,
Cap. 48. For discontinuing the judgement which has been
required by law to be given against women convicted of certain
crimes, and substituting another judgement in lieu thereof.
Cap. 49. To impower justices, and other persons, to visit
parish workhouses or poor houses, and examine and certify the
itate and condition of the poor therein to the quarter regions.
Cap. 50. To continue and amend an act, made in the swen-
ty-sixth year of the reign of his present Majesty, intituled, An
ait for appointing commissioners to enquire into the plate and condition
of the woods, forests, and land revenues belonging 10 the crown; and
to sell or alienate fee farm, and other unimproveable rents.
Cap. 51. For divesting out of the crown the reversion in fee
of and in certain hereditaments, heretofore the estate of fir
Roger Strickland knight, deceased, in Catterick and Tunstall, in the
county of York; and for vesting the same in the several persons
entitled to the said hereditaments; and for extinguishing and de-
Itroying a certain term of one hundred years, for which the said
hereditaments were limited in trust for his late majesty King
George the First, his heirs and successors.
Cap. 52. For improving, continuing, and extending the navi,
gation of the river Ouse, froin Lewes Bridge, at the town of
Lewes, to Hammer Bridge, in the parish of Cuckfield, and to the
extent of the said parish of Cuckfield, and also of a branch of the
faid river to Shortbridge, in the parish of Fletching, in the county
Cap. 53. To alter, explain, amend, and render more effectual,
several act made for paving, cleansing, and lighting the squares,
streets, lanes, and other places, within the city and liberty of West-
minster, and parts adjacent; and for putting certain streets therein
mentioned, commonly called Optional Streets, under the inanage-
ment of parochial committees, subject to the controul of the
commissioners appointed by or in pursuance of the said several
acts; and for removing and preventing nuisances, annoyances,
obstructions, and incroachments in the said streets, and other
places; and for other purposes.
Cap. 54. For vesting the estate and property of the trustees of
Weliminler fish market in the marine society, for the purposes
therein mentioned; and for discontinuing the powers of the said