Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 19, 1709-1714. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Lunæ, 3 Aprilis.
Act for Security of Her Majesty's Person, to explain, Bill:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and enlarging an Act of the Sixth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the Security of Her Majesty's Person and Government."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and enlarging an Act of the Sixth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the Security of Her Majesty's Person and Government."
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich Harbours, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in Trustees, for the better fortifying and securing the Harbours and Docks at Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich."
Printed Books, for vesting the Copies of in the Authors, &c. Bill.
Ordered, That the Consideration of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by vesting the Copies of Printed Books in the Authors or Purchasers of such Copies, during the Times therein mentioned," be referred to the Lords following; whose Lordships, having considered thereof, and heard such Persons concerning the same as they shall think fit, are afterwards to report to the House:
Bread, to regulate the Price of, Bill:
Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.
E. of Kildare's Executors versus Sir A. Shaen:
Upon reading the Petition of George Rodney Bridges and Richard Bagott Esquires, Executors and Devisees of John late Earl of Kildare, in the Kingdom of Ireland, deceased; shewing, "That, by an Order of this House, of the Four and Twentieth of March One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eight, Sir Arthur Shaen was forthwith, upon Sight of the said Order, to restore to the Petitioners the Possession of the Premises in Question, which were in the Possession of the late Earl of Kildare, or his Tenants, at the Time of his Decease; and all the Rents received by Sir Arthur, or any of his Agents, since the Attournment of the Tenants to him, were forthwith to be paid to the Petitioners: That the said Order only directs Sir Arthur to deliver the Possession, which was served on him; and he now pretends he had no Possession to give, although he has made Leases of the Premises, and the Tenants of the Premises were also served with the Order; yet, they not being particularly named or included therein by the Name of Tenants, the said Order hath proved ineffectual to the Petitioners:" And praying, "That some further Order may be made, directing the Right Honourable Robert Rochford Esquire Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Exchequer in Ireland, and the Reverend Dean Stephen Handcock, William Handcock, Leonard Hatfield, and Henry Fitzgerald, Esquires, who are Tenants of the Premises in Question, requiring them, severally, to attourn to the Petitioners and their Agents, and to pay their Arrears and growing Rents, and produce their Leases, that the Petitioners may be enabled to execute the Trust reposed in them:"
Upon Consideration whereof, it is this Day Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Rochford Esquire Lord Chief Baron, the Reverend Dean Stephen Handcock, William Handcock, Leonard Hatfield, and Henry Fitzgerald, Esquires, Tenants in Possession of the Premises in Question, shall and they are hereby forthwith required, severally, to attourn Tenants to the Petitioners and their Agents; and do pay their Arrears and growing Rents, and produce their Leases, that the Petitioners may perform the Trust reposed in them, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.
Message from H. C. to return the Bill for Security of Rents.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Security of Rents, and to prevent Frauds committed by Tenants;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.
Ball versus Coggs:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of George Ball, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, made the Twenty-sixth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Six; wherein an Account was directed to be taken by a Master of Chancery, which depended in that Court until the Nineteenth Day of January last, in certain Causes, wherein John Coggs Esquire was Plaintiff, against the Petitioner and others Defendants; and also wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, against John Coggs and others Defendants; and praying, "That that Part of the said Decree before mentioned may be amended, and the Petitioner allowed Three Shillings and Six Pence per Hundred, for all the Time since he was turned out from the Management of the Mills in the Petition mentioned, as well as for the Time he was employed to supervise the same; and that it be continued to him during his Life:" As also upon the Answer of John Coggs put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
Judgement, in Part, reversed.
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That such Part of the said Decree, whereby it is declared and decreed, That the said George Ball is not entitled to Three Shillings and Six Pence for every Hundred Weight of Brass Wire made at the said Mills since he supervised the same," shall be, and is hereby, reversed; and that the Appellant George Ball shall be allowed, and paid by the Respondents, Three Shillings and Six Pence for every Hundred Weight of Wire made at the Partners Mills during his Life; but if the Partners shall employ the Petitioner George Ball, then the said George Ball is to deduct the Three Shillings and Six Pence for every Hundred Weight which shall be made by him, or under his Management, of less Goodness than the Pattern, according to the Articles; and likewise to be at the extraordinary Charges in preparing the Metal, according to his Covenant.
Amory versus Luttrell.
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Amory Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer, the Eighth Day of February One Thousand Seven Hundred and Six, and other Orders; as also upon the Answer of Colonel Henry Luttrell put in thereunto: