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 Mercurii, 7 Septembris.
Copy of E. of Oxford's Answer sent to H. C.
The House being informed, "That a true Copy of the Answer of Robert Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, to the Articles of Impeachment of High Treason, and other high Crimes and Misdemeanors, exhibited against him by the House of Commons, was prepared, pursuant to the Direction of the House:"
Princess of Wales's Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling His Majesty to settle a Revenue for supporting the Dignity of Her Royal Highness the Princess, in case she shall survive his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales."
Tobacco and Wine Merchants Bill.
The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be put into a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Merchants, Importers of Tobacco and Wine, concerned in Bonds given for Part of the Duties on the same:"
Yule Vacance in Scotland, Bill.
The Lord Rosse reported from the Committee of the whole House, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for shortening the Time of the Yule Vacance, in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland," was committed, the Amendments made by the Committee to the said Bill.
"In the Title of the Bill, 1st Line, leave out from ["for"] to the End of the Title; and insert ["repealing an Act, intituled, An Act for repealing Part of an Act passed in the Parliament of Scotland, intituled, Act for discharging the Yule Vacance."]
Naval Stores, &c. Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent Disturbances by Seamen and others, and to preserve the Stores belonging to His Majesty's Navy Royal; and also for explaining an Act for the better preventing the Embezzlement of His Majesty's Stores of War; and preventing Frauds, Cheats, and Abuses, in paying Seamens Wages; and for the reviving and continuing an Act for the more effectual Suppression of Piracy."
Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.
Ministers, Fifty new Churches, Bill.
Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making Provision for the Ministers of the Fifty new Churches which are to be built in and about the Cities of London and Westminster and Suburbs thereof; and for re-building and finishing the Parish Church of Saint Mary Woolnoth, in the said City of London:"