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 Martis, 22 Maii.
The Lord Delawar reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Philip Saltmarshe Esquire, for Payment of his Debts and Incumbrances, and laying out the Surplus in other Purchases; and also for confirming an Agreement for a Partition, Division, and Exchange, of other Part of his Estate, in the Counties of Nottingham and Dorset: That they had considered the said Bill, and made several Amendments thereunto."
Coal Trade, Bill:
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to dissolve the present, and prevent the future, Combination of Coal Owners, Lightermen, Masters of Ships, and others, to advance the Price of Coals, in Prejudice of the Navigation, Trade, and Manufactures of this Kingdom; and for the further Encouragement of the Coal Trade."
D. of Richmond to be heard against it;
Upon reading the Petition of the most Noble Charles Duke of Richmond and Lenox; shewing, "That he is entitled to a Duty of Eight Pence for every Chaldron of Coals exported from the Port of Newcastle upon Tine; and that, by a Bill now depending before this House, relating to the Coal Trade, he will be greatly injured;" and praying to be heard, by his Counsel, before the Second Reading of the said Bill:
and Clavering to be heard.
Upon reading the Petition of John Clavering Esquire, an Infant, by Anne Clavering Spinster, his Guardian; shewing, "That he is seised and possessed of divers Collieries upon the River Tyne, of very great Yearly Value; and that a Bill now depending before this House, relating to the Coal Trade, will put him under insuperable Difficulties in working of his Collieries, and very great Inconveniencies in other respects;" and praying, "That he may be heard, by his Counsel, before the Second Reading of the said Bill:"
Naval Stores from North Britain, Bill.
The House was (according to Order) adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Transportation of Naval Stores from North Britain into South Britain."