Middlesex Sessions:
General Orders of the Court

24th February 1763 - 13th January 1774

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May. 3d

named Gentlemen with the thanks of this Court accordingly

Ordered that the thanks of this Court be given to the said Thomas Lane< no role >
Esquire Chairman of the Sessions for his great care of and attention to the Welfare
of this County and for his prudent advise and Assistance in the above mentioned
Application And the thanks of this Court are hereby given to the said Mr Lane,

Ordered that the Thanks of this Court be given to the Gentlemen of the,
said Committee of Justices for their Assistance and diligent Attendance.
on the said Business and the thanks of this Court are given accordingly

And his Majestys said Justices here present being perfectly sensible
of the Singular Services of the said Mr Hawkins done this County in preparing
the above mentioned Petition to Parliament and therein representing with
such Skill and Judgment the true Merits of the Point in dispute between this
County and the City of London in the most just and clear light and plainly
demonstrating the unreasonableness of the Citys claim on the County such
care and diligence of Mr Hawkins this Court is satisfyed was one great,
means of producing the happy Consequences to this County Do Order
that the Particular thanks of this Court be therefore given to the said Mr.
Hawkins And the thanks of this Court are hereby given to the said Mr
Hakwins accordingly

Ordered that an Account of the proceedings on the Newgate
Petitions before the Committee of the Honorable House of Commons be,
drawn up and entered in a Book to be kept by the Clerk of the Peace as an
Instruction for a proper defence of the County against any future attempt
And that John Hawkins< no role > Esqr be and he is hereby requested to prepare
such Account

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