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 Sabbati, 30 Maii.
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Warwick and Bedford, (late the Estate of Sir Roger Burgoyne Baronet, deceased,) in Trustees, for divers Purposes therein mentioned."
E. Nottingham & al. Marquis of Halifax's Executors, Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Reversion and Inheritance of the Manor of Morley, in the County of York, together with a Term of Five Hundred Years therein, decreed to be sold, for Payment of Debts; and also for exchanging a Fee-farm Rent of the Coheirs of William late Marquis of Halifax, issuing out of Part of Leffield Forrest, in Rutlandshire, for a Fee-farm Rent of Daniel Earl of Nottingham, issuing out of Hertingfordbury, in Hertfordshire; and for settling the same to such Uses as the said Fee-farm Rent in Rutlandshire was settled."
Parry to change his Name to Symes, Bill:
E. of Coventry's Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Five Thousand Pounds Portion, out of several Lands in Middlesex and Warwickshire charged therewith, being the Estate of the Right Honourable Gilbert Earl of Coventry; and for paying the same to the Lady Anne Coventry his Daughter, at her Marriage, though the same should be before her Age of Eighteen Years."
Message to H. C. with these Bills.
Thanks to the Bp. of St. David's.
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Thanks of this House be given to the Lord Bishop of St. David's, for his Sermon preached before this House Yesterday, in the Abbey Church, Westminster; and he is desired to print and publish the same.
Potts & al. versus Everard & al.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Peter Potts Gentleman, and Thomas Benlowes Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Exchequer Chamber, the 22d Day of February which was in the Year of our Lord 1709, and several Orders and Reports grounded thereupon, and made subsequent thereto, in a Cause wherein Mary Everard Widow, Thomas Collingwood and Mary his Wife, Daughter of the said Mary Everard, were Complainants, and the Appellants and others Defendants; praying the Reversal of the said Decrees, Reports, Orders, and Proceedings:
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mary Everard, Thomas Collingwood and Mary his Wife, may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and are hereby required to put in their Answer or respective Answers thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the Thirteenth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
Manchester Inhabitants, for the River Douglas, Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of the Inhabitants of the Town of Manchester, in the County of Lancaster; praying, "That the Bill for making the River Douglas, alias Asland, in the said County, navigable, may pass:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition do lie upon the Table, until the Second Reading of the said Bill; and that the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, before the Second Reading thereof, if they think fit.
Papers relating to Trade, read.
Commissioners of Trade to give an Account of Answer to Lord Bolingbroke's Letters.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations do lay before this House, an Account whether any or what Answer was sent, or what Return was made, or what was done by them, in Answer to the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke's Letter to them, of the 8th of May, 1712; and to his Lordship's Letter to them, of the 24th of July following.
Address for Rule for Payment of Duties not mentioned in the Tariff of 1664.
Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, "That Her Majesty will be pleased to order the proper Officer to lay before this House the Rule mentioned in the Ninth Article of the Treaty of Commerce with France, for Payment of any Duties in any Provinces not particularly mentioned in the Tariff of 1664."
Trade between England and France to be considered.
Ordered, That on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock, this House will take into Consideration how the Trade between England and France stood, at the Time of the Revolution in the Year 1688; how it stood at the making of the Peace at Ryswick, and from thence to the Declaration of the late War; and how it will stand by the Treaty now made, if the same should take Place.
Merchants to be heard.
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable such Officers and Soldiers as have been in Her Majesty's Service during the late War to exercise Trades; and for Officers to accompt with their Soldiers;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Wichalls versus Short.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Mary Wichalls Widow, and Executrix of John Wichalls her late Husband deceased, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, the 10th of July 1695, and several subsequent Proceedings in the said Cause, and from a Decree of Dismission made by the said Court the 28th of April last, on Behalf of John Short; praying, "That the same may be set aside and reversed; and that the Petitioner may be let into the Redemption of the mortgaged Estate in the Appeal mentioned, upon giving Security to redeem and to pay to the said Short what shall appear to be justly due to him:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Short may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Ninth Day of June next, at Eleven a Clock.
Lawless versus Shee; Cross Appeal.
Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of Thomas Lawless Gentleman, from several Orders and Decrees made and pronounced by the Court of Exchequer in Ireland, the 19th of July 1712, the 2d of December 1712, and the 16th and 26th Days of February following, in certain Causes, wherein the Petitioner was Plaintiff, and Richard Shee Esquire Defendant, et è contra; praying "That the same may be reversed; and that the said Richard Shee may answer the said Appeal; and that the Service of the Order of this House upon his Agent here may be good Service, in order thereunto; and that this Appeal may be heard at the same Time with the Appeal of the said Richard Shee depending in this House:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Richard Shee may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and he is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Saturday the 20th of June next, at Eleven a Clock; and that the Service of this Order upon the Respondent's Agent here may be good Service; and that both the said Appeals shall be heard at the same Time.