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 Lunæ, 16 Februarii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Cruizers and Convoys, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better securing the Trade of this Kingdom, by Cruizers and Convoys."
Land Forces, &c. for recruiting, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better recruiting Her Majesty's Land Forces, and the Marines, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock.
E. of Roseberie versus Sir J. Inglis.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Archibald Earl of Roseberie, from a Sentence or Decree made before the Lords of the Council and Session in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, on the First Day of February One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five, in Two Causes there then depending, on the Behalf of Sir John Inglis, in relation to a Fishing in Common with the Petitioner in the Water of Cramond, in that Part of Great Britain; and praying the Reversal of the said Sentence or Decree, and such other Order and Decree made for the Petitioner's Relief as shall be just:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Sir John Inglis may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on Monday the Fifteenth Day of March, next, at Eleven a Clock in the Forenoon.
Militia Scotland, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Militia of that Part of Great Britain called Scotland."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to supply a Defect in an Act of Parliament in the First Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Anne, intituled, An Act for raising Fifteen Hundred Pounds, by Mortgage of Lands, in the County of Dorsett, for Payment of Debts, and for a further Provision and Maintenance for the Younger Children of Phillip Caldecott Esquire."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. with it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Fellowes:
To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.
Salt Duties, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain the Act of the last Session of Parliament, for the Ease of Her Majesty's Subjects, in relation to Allowances out of the Duties upon Salt carried Coastwise; and also an Act of the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, in relation to certain Salt-works, near the Sea-side, and Bay of Holyhead, in the County of Anglesey."
Report to be made upon Merchants Pet. &c.
The Duke of Bolton acquainted the House, "That he was ready to make the Report, from the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Merchants Petition, and the several other Papers and Matters to that Committee referred, when the House will receive the same."
Ordered, That the said Report be made To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock.
Watchet Harbour Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Harbour and Key of Watchett, in the County of Somersett."
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Roger Tuckfield Esquire several Lands purchased for him by Sir William Davye Baronet, deceased."
Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Roger Tuckfield Esquire several Lands purchased for him by Sir William Davye Baronet, deceased."
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to Mr. Baron Price and Mr. Justice Dormer; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned therein; and, after hearing them, and perusing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.
War in Spain.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Friday next, at Twelve a Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee, to consider further of the State of the Nation, in relation to the War in Spain, and the Papers relating thereunto.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, decimum septimum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.