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1778. 1 Term. Wednesday Jan. 7th.

The First day of the First Term 1778.
Wednesday Jan 17th
Sir Elijah Impey, knight, Chief Justice.
Sir Robert Chambers, knight.}
and } Justices.
John Hyde Esquire }

The Court sate exactly at Eleven o’Clock.
Sir E. Impey, as soon as the Court were sate, and the Term open’d: call’d on The Clerk of the Crown, Mr. Johnson, 2 The Register, Mr. Jackson, 3 The Prothonotary, Mr. Litchfeild, and told them, all togather, that his Majesty having been pleased to confer the honour of Knighthood, Robert Chambers Esquire one of the Justices of this Court, by Patent, he was in future to be stiled Knight.