Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 20, 1714-1717. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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DIE Sabbati, 7 Maii.
The Earl of Warrington reported from the Committee, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in Ireland to grant a Commission to some of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in England, to administer to Thomas Hopkins Esquire the usual Oaths, for the due Execution of the Office, or Offices, of Searcher, Packer, and Gauger, in the Port of Dublin," was committed: "That they had gone through the Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it:
Message from thence, with a Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifteen;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Land Tax Bill.
Hodie. 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting an Aid to His Majesty, to be raised by a Land Tax in Great Britain, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifteen."