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, 9 Julii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:
Exchequer Bills, &c. Bill:
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to raise Twelve Hundred Thousand Pounds, for Public Uses, by circulating a further Sum in Exchequer Bills; and for enabling Her Majesty to raise Five Hundred Thousand Pounds, on the Revenues appointed for Uses of Her Civil Government, to be applied for or towards Payment of such Debts and Arrears owing to Her Servants, Tradesmen, and others, as are therein mentioned."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.
Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.
And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.
And the Earl of Yarmouth reported from the Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to raise Twelve Hundred Thousand Pounds, for Public Uses, by circulating a further Sum in Exchequer Bills; and for enabling Her Majesty to raise Five Hundred Thousand Pounds, on the Revenues appointed for Uses of Her Civil Government, to be applied for or towards Payment of such Debts and Arrears owing to Her Servants, Tradesmen, and others, as are therein mentioned."
The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"
It was Resolved in the Affirmative.
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:
To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.
Shere to be attached, for Non-payment of Costs.
Upon reading the Petition of Joseph Cock, Respondent to the Appeal of Jonathan Shere; shewing, "That, upon hearing the said Appeal in this House, it was ordered, that the said Shere should pay, or cause to be paid, to the Petitioner, Forty Pounds, for his Costs:" And Oath being made, at the Bar, of the Personal Service of the said Order on the said Jonathan Shere, and Demand made of the said Costs; but that he hath not paid the same:
It is therefore Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, do forthwith attach the Body of the said Jonathan Shere, and bring him in safe Custody to the Bar of this House, to answer for his Disobedience to the said Order; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.
To Sir William Oldes, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.
Hannekenius versus Jacobsen.
Upon reading the Petition of Balthazar Meno Hannekenius and others, Respondents to the Appeal of Jacob Jacobsen; shewing, "That the said Appeal is brought for Delay, and not according to the Rules of this House; and praying, that either the same may be dismissed, or a short Day appointed for hearing thereof; or that the Petitioner may have Leave to proceed before the Master:"
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 Sixteenth Day of this Instant July, at Twelve a Clock.
Message from H. C. to return Sir Cha. Gresham's Bill, with an Amendment:
A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Finch and others:
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Charles Gresham Baronet to raise the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, and Interest, and Maintenance for Elizabeth the Daughter of his Brother Sir Edward Gresham Baronet, deceased, and to make Provision for his Younger Children;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with an Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Then the said Amendment was read, and agreed to.
Message to them, that the Lords agree to it.
And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks, to acquaint them therewith.
Wichalse versus Short:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Mary Wichalse, Widow and Executrix of John Wichalse her late Husband, deceased, from a Decree of the Court of Chancery, the Tenth of July One Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five, and several subsequent Proceedings in the said Cause; and from a Decree of Dismission made by the said Court, the Twenty-eighth of April last, on the 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 pay to the said Short what shall appear to be justly due to him:" As also upon the Answer of the said John Short put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Mary Wichalse shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decrees and other Proceedings therein complained of shall be, and the same are hereby, affirmed.
Dawson versus Franklyn.
Upon reading the Petition of William Franklyn, Respondent to the Appeal of William Dawson and others; shewing, "That the said Appeal now stands to be heard on Wednesday the Fifteenth Instant; and praying, that, in regard the Two Points complained of are very short, a sooner Day may be appointed for hearing the same, so that it may be determined before the End of this Session:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Appeal shall be heard, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday next, after the Cause that Day already appointed.
Perpetuating and reviving Laws, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making perpetual the Act made in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Years of the Reign of the late King Charles the Second, intituled, An Act for the better Relief of the Poor of this Kingdom; and that Persons bound Apprentices to, or being hired Servants with, Persons coming with Certificates, shall not gain Settlements by such Services or Apprenticeships; and for making perpetual the Act made in the Sixth Year of Her present Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for the Importation of Cochineal from any Ports in Spain, during the present War, and Six Months longer; and for reviving a Clause in an Act, made in the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of the late King William (intituled, An Act for settling the Trade to Africa), for allowing Foreign Copper Bars imported to be exported."
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum diem instantis Julii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.