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House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 1 February 1703

Pages 263-265

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 17, 1701-1705. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Lunæ, 1 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresm. & Crew.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Gloucester.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Epus. Lincolne.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carlisle.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
March. Normanby, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Huntingdon.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Burlington.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Romney.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seal.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Raby.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Thanks to Bp. of Carlisle, for his Sermon.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House be, and are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Carlisle, for his Sermon, preached before this House, the Thirtieth of January last, in the Abbey Church at Westminster; and he is hereby desired to print and publish the same.

Thornwood Common to Woodford Highways, Bill.

The Lord Howard of Escrick reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better repairing and amending the Highways from the North End of Thornwood Common to Woodford, in the County of Essex," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better repairing and amending the Highways, from the North End of Thornwood Common to Woodford, in the County of Essex."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Freeman and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the encouraging the Consumption of Malted Corn; and for the preventing the Running of French and Foreign Brandy;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir William Hustler and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing former Acts, for exporting Leather; and for Ease of Jurors; and for reviving and making more effectual an Act relating to Vagrants;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Leather, Jururs, and Vagrants, Bill to continue Laws about.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing former Acts, for exporting Leather; and for Ease of Jurors; and for reviving and making more effectual an Act relating to Vagrants."

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to return Coleman's.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Gwyn and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Coleman Esquire, and others, to make Sale of Lands, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies of William Stawel Esquire, deceased;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Hicks and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in the Execution of their Office, and passing their Accompts;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Clayton and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing the Abuses and Frauds of Persons employed in the working up the Woollen, Linen, Fustian, Cotton, and Iron Manufactures of this Kingdom;" to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Hacket's Bill.

The Lord Viscount Weymouth reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Andrew Hacket Esquire to dispose of several Messuages and Lands, in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lichfield, for making Provision for his Younger Children, upon settling another Estate, in Stroxton, in the County of Lincoln, of better Value, to the same Uses as the Messuages and Lands in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lichfield, were settled," as fit to pass, with One Amendment; (videlicet,)

Pr. 7, Line 14. Leave out ["the"].

To which the House disagreed.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Andrew Hacket Esquire to dispose of several Messuages and Lands, in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lichfield, for making Provision for his Younger Children, upon settling another Estate, in Stroxton, in the County of Lincoln, of better Value, to the same Uses as the Messuages and Lands in the Counties of Stafford and Warwick, and City of Lichfield, were settled."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, The Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Commissioners of Accompts, to deliver Papers.

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Accompts do lay before this House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock, what further Observations they have made, in relation to the Accompts, since the Delivery of the General State of Receipts and Issues of the Public Revenue into this House.

Free Conference on Occasional Conformity Bill.

The Commons being come to the Free Conference; the Managers Names were read, and the Lords went to the Free Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

Report of it.

And the Lord Steward reported, "That the Lords had attended the Free Conference, as commanded, and delivered the Bill to the Commons; and acquainted them, that the Lords had receded from One of their Amendments, and adhered to all the rest."

River Darwent Bill, rejected.

After hearing Counsel this Day, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making the River Darwent, in the County of Derby, navigable:"

It was proposed, "To read the Bill a Second Time."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read a Second Time?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

ORDERED, That the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, rejected.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.