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, 3 Junii.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking away the new additional Duty of Thirty Pounds per Centum ad Valorem, imposed upon all Books and Prints imported into Great Britain by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Anne;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Duty on Books, to take off, Bill.
Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking away the new additional Duty of Thirty Pounds per Centum ad Valorem, imposed upon all Books and Prints imported into Great Britain by an Act made in the Tenth Year of the Reign of Her present Majesty Queen Anne."
Morison versus Nisbet & al.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein William Morison of Preston Grange Esquire is Appellant, and William Nisbett of Dirlton Esquire and others are Respondents:"
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 Friday the Eleventh Day of this Instant June, at Eleven a Clock.
Dupree, Nat. Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting Part of the Estate of William Brown, an Infant, lying in the Parishes of Bridgwater, Northpetberton, and Western Zoyland, in the County of Somerset, in Trustees, to be sold, for Payment of a Mortgage, and other Debts and Legacies."
Message to H. C. with the Two last Bills.
Ambrose Brown's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Ambrose Browne Esquire and others to make Sale of the Manor of Bayham, in the Counties of Sussex and Kent; and to settle other Lands and Tenements, in the County of Surrey, to the same Uses as the said Manor of Bayham now stands settled."
Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Thursday the Seventeenth Day of this Instant June, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Wallace versus Hope:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Hugh Wallace, of Engleston, Esquire; complaining of an Interlocutor, or Decree, of the Lords of Council and Session in Scotland, on the Sixteenth Day of February last, on the Behalf of Sir Alexander Hope, of Kersey; praying, "That the same may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of the said Sir Alexander 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 Hugh Wallace be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutor, or Decree, therein complained of, be, and is hereby, affirmed.
Queen's Bounty to poor Clergy, Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual Her Majesty's gracious Intentions for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the poor Clergy: