House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 10 June 1712

Pages 476-477

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, 10 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bangor. Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Devonshire.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Foley.


Palmer's Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease made by Geffery Palmer and Robert Palmer Esquires, for a further Provision for Payment of the Debts of the said Geffery Palmer."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Pitts:

To carry down the said Bill; and acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto their Lordships desire their Concurrence.

Nevis and St. Christopher Sufferers, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining several Clauses in an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for the Relief of the Sufferers of the Islands of Nevis and St. Christopher, by reason of the Invasion of the French there, in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Five."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Winchilsea reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and had directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

D. of Ormond's Bill.

The Earl of Clarendon reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Duke of Ormond, and Charles Earl of Arran his Brother, to convey to Her Majesty the Regalities, Franchises, Liberties, and Jurisdictions, in the County of Tiperary, in the Kingdom of Ireland, in order to their being extinguished in the Crown; and to enable Her Majesty to grant an Equivalent for the same: That they had examined the Allegations thereof, and gone through the Bill; and had agreed to a Clause to be added thereunto."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to, and ordered to be engrossed; and an Amendment was made, by the House, to the Title of the Bill.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad horam secundam post meridiem hujus instantis diei, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Martis, 10 Junii, post meridiem.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Meneven. Ds. Harcourt, Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Devonshire.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Home.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Blantyre.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.


The Lord Keeper reported, "That the House had presented to Her Majesty their humble Address; and that Her Majesty was pleased to give this Gracious Answer; (videlicet,)

Queen's Answer to Address about the Peace:

"My Lords,

"I most heartily thank you for this Address. The Satisfaction you express, in what I have laid before you, will contribute very much to remove the Difficulties which have arisen in the Course of this Negotiation; and the Confidence you place in Me, will enable Me better to finish this great Work, for the Advantage of My own People, and the Safety and Interest of My Allies."

Address and Answer to be printed.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House presented to Her Majesty, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, be forthwith printed and published.

South-Sea Company, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Trade to The South-Seas, granted by an Act of the last Session of Parliament, although the Capital Stock of the said Corporation should be redeemed."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at One a Clock.


Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, undecimum diem instantis Junii, hora duodecima, Dominis sic decernentibus.