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 Jovis, 12 Aprilis.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Royston Highways, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing and amending the Highways leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandesford Bridge, in the County of Huntington."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.
Sir Alexander Cairnes' Bill.
The Lord President reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the establishing a Purchase of certain Feefarms, Lands, and Hereditaments, in the Kingdom of Ireland, made by Sir Alexander Cairnes Baronet, of his Grace James Duke of Ormonde, in Pursuance of a Power given him by an Act of Parliament passed in this Kingdom in the Twelfth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, notwithstanding an Act passed in Ireland in the Ninth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty, or a Deed dated the Twenty-fifth of April One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten, therein mentioned: That they had gone through the said Bill, and had made some Amendments thereunto."
Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.
Assize of Billet, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act of the Forty-third Year of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, intituled, an Act concerning the Assizes of Fuel, so far as it relates to the Assize of Billet."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at One a Clock.
Sir And. Kennedy versus Sir Alex. Cumming.
Upon reading the Petition of Sir Andrew Kennedy Baronet; praying, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing his Appeal depending in this House, to which Sir Alexander Cumming is Respondent, and hath answered thereto:"
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 Thursday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant April, at Eleven a Clock.
Viscount Mountague's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Henry Arundell Esquire, and his Heirs, the Trust in the Estate of the Lord Viscount Mountagu, which is vested in Her Majesty by the Attainder of John Caryll Esquire for High Treason."
Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Twenty-seventh Day of this Instant April, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to return the Bp. of Rapho's.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Compton and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reviving and continuing an Act made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the more effectual preventing Abuses and Frauds of Persons employed in the working up the Woollen; Linnen, Fustian, Cotton, and Iron Manufactures of this Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Gilbert Dolben and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for discharging John Lord Bishop of Rapho, in the Kingdom of Ireland, from all Penalties, Disabilities, and Incapacities, incurred by him, in omitting to take the Oath of Abjuration on or before the First Day of August One Thousand Seven Hundred and Three; and for making all Ecclesiastical and Civil Acts done by him as Bishop of Rapho, after such Omission, to be of the same Validity as they would have been if he had taken the said Oath in due Time;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Buildings in London, &c. for regulating, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Regulation of Buildings in London and Westminster."
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Chapman and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockley, in the County of Bedford;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Dunstable and Hockley Highways, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Dunstable and Hockley, in the County of Bedford."
American Pine Trees, for Preservation of, Bill.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Monday next, at One a Clock, this House shall be put into a Committee, upon the Bill for the Preservation of White and other Pine Trees growing in Her Majesty's Colonies, for the masting Her Majesty's Navy.
Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, decimum sextum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.