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 Jovis, 8 Septembris.
Princess of Wales's Dignity to support, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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 Princess of Wales."
E. Clarendon's Privilege; Williams et al. to attend, for arresting Sunmans, his Servant.
Complaint being made to the House, "That John Williams Serjeant, Moor Yeoman, and Richard Blake who keeps a Spunging-house, have been concerned in arresting Peter Sunmans, menial Servant to the Right Honourable the Earl of Clarendon, during the Time of Privilege of Parliament:"
It is thereupon Ordered, That the said John Williams, Moor, and Richard Blake, do attend this House To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Keeper of The Poultry Compter do also attend this House at the same Time, and bring with him the said Peter Sunmans, said to be arrested, and now in his Custody.
Ministers, Fifty new Churches, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, 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 Westm'r and Suburbs thereof; and for re-building and finishing the Parish Church of St. Mary Woolnoth, in the said City of London."
Message from H. C. to return the Bill for continuing Laws.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Laws therein mentioned, relating to Coals, Hemp, and Flax, Irish and Scotch Linen, and the Assize of Bread; and for giving Power to adjourn the Quarter Sessions for the County of Anglesea, for the Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.
Gravier et al. Nat. Bill.
To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Peter Gravier, Theodore Boucher, and Francis Masson;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.