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House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 29 January 1708

Pages 438-440

Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 18, 1705-1709. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.

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DIE Jovis, 29 Januarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Epus. Landaven.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Queensberry.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. d' Berkeley.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Brooke.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Barnard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Bath Highways, &c. Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing, amending, and enlarging the Highways, between the Top of Kingsdown Hill and the City of Bath, and also several other Highways leading to and through the said City; and for cleansing, paving, and lightening the Streets, and regulating the Chairmen there."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Bunker versus Cooke et al. in Error.

Upon reading the Petition of William Cooke and Robert Bokenham, Defendants in a Writ of Error now depending in this House, wherein Joseph Bunker is Plaintiff; praying a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Errors argued thereupon:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the Errors argued, in this Case, on Friday the Thirteenth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock.

Granger's Petition referred to Judges.

Upon reading the Petition of Sarah Granger, Widow and Relict of Nicholas Granger, Gilbert Granger, Sarah Collins, Ann Granger, Judith Granger, and Elizabeth Granger, Younger Children of the said Nicholas and Sarah, and of Sarah Granger, Widow and Relict of John Granger, Eldest Son of the said Nicholas, on Behalf of herself and George Granger, an Infant, Eldest Son of the said John; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable the Trustees, named in the Will of the said John Granger, to dispose of all the Premises in the Petition mentioned, as well in Putton, as Statfold; those in Statfold only not being sufficient for Performance of the several Trusts specified in the said Will, pursuant to the Intent thereof:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Petition shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Baron Bury; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned in the Bill; and after hearing them, to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands, and whether all Parties concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the same.

Stephens, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer, to whom was referred the Petition of Thomas Stephens Esquire; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner hath hereby Leave to bring in a Bill, according to the Prayer of his Petition.

Alibon et al. versus Attorney General.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Job Alibon Esquire, and Nevill Ridley, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Thirteenth Day of November last, on the Behalf of Her Majesty's Attorney General; and praying, "That the said Decree or Decretal Order, and the Judgement of the Court of Exchequer therein, may be reversed and set aside; and the Bill or Information, as far as concerns the Petitioners, may be dismissed out of the said Court of Exchequer:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Her Majesty's Attorney General may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and do put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Thursday the Twelfth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock.

Colt et Ux. versus Dutton Colt et al.

Whereas Monday next was appointed, for hearing of the Cause wherein Harry Colt and Anne his Wife are Appellants, and John Dutton Colt and Nicholas Arnold Esquires are Respondents:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday the Ninth Day of February next, at Eleven a Clock.

Complaint against Commodore Kerr, Resolution concerning it reported:

The Duke of Bolton, from the Lords Committees, appointed to consider the Petition of several Merchants, on Behalf of themselves and others, Traders of the City of London, to whom was referred the Complaint exhibited by Mr. Thomas Wood against Captain William Kerr, and the said Captain Kerr's Answer thereunto, acquainted the House, "That the Committee had come to a Resolution thereupon, which he was ready to report, when the House shall think fit."

Agreed, that the said Report be made presently.

Which his Grace accordingly did.

And the same being read, as follows; (videlicet,)

Complaint against him fully made out.

"That their Lordships have heard the said Mr. Wood and Captain Kerr, by themselves and Witnesses, upon the said Complaint and Answer; and are of Opinion, That the said Complaint of the said Mr. Wood, against the said Captain Kerr, in relation to The Neptune Sloop and Martha Galley, and also in relation to the other Three Sloops, which went under the Convoy of The Experiment Man of War, hath been fully made out, and proved to their Lordships Satisfaction."

It was proposed, "To agree with the Committee in this Resolution."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall agree with the Committee in this Resolution?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Address to be drawn concerning it.

Then, it being proposed, "That an Address of this House be presented to Her Majesty, humbly to lay before Her Majesty the Complaints of the Merchants against Captain Kerr, and the Resolution of this House in relation to those Complaints, and also upon the Debate of this House on that Matter:"

Upon Report from the Lords Committees, appointed to consider the Petition of several Merchants, on Behalf of themselves and others, Traders of the City of London, to whom was referred the Complaint exhibited by Mr. Thomas Wood against Captain William Kerr, and the said Captain Kerr's Answer thereunto:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That it be referred to the said Lords Committees, to draw an Address, to be presented to Her Majesty, from this House, humbly to lay before Her Majesty the Complaints of the Merchants against Captain Kerr, and the Resolution of the House in relation to those Complaints, and also upon the Debate of the House on that Matter.

Union more complete, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering the Union of the Two Kingdoms more entire and complete."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering the Union of the Two Kingdoms more entire and complete:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Thursday the Fifth Day of February next, at Twelve a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned to attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, tricesimum diem instantis Januarii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.