Journal of the House of Lords Volume 34, 1774-1776. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1767-1830.
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Die Mercurii, 21o Decembris 1774.
Allen et al. against Hanboro.
Sir John Edea et al. against E. Bute et al.
The Order of the Day being read for hearing Counsel in the Two Causes, wherein Sir John Eden Baronet and others are Appellants, and the Right Honourable John Earl of Bute and others are Respondents; the First being an Appeal from Part of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the 9th December 1773, and the other an Appeal from an Order of the said Court of the 21st January 1774.
Indian Corn and Maize, Importation of, Bill.
De Hahns Nat Bill.
Message to H. C. with it.
Kaysnford et al. Leave for a Bill:
After reading and considering the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Petition of Richard Raynsford Enquire and Frances his Wife, on Behalf of their infant Sons, and others; praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill, for the Purposes therein mentioned:
Hodie 1a vice, lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for vesting certain Estates and Chattels deviled by the Will of Richard Raynsford Enquire, deceased, and Part of certain Estates comprised in a Settlement made on the Marriage of Richard Raymford the younger, Esquire, in Trustees, to fell the fame; and for applying the Money to arise by such Sale in such Manner as in the said Act mentioned.
Lockss Petition resent to Judges.
Upon reading the Petition of William Lock Enquire, (on Behalf of himself, and of William Lock, Charles Lock, George Lock, and Mary Augusta Lock, his infant and only Children), John Lock, Daniel Lock, Thomas Lock, and James Lock, Gentlemen, praying Leave to bring in a Bill for the Purposes in the Petition mentioned:
It is Ordered, That the Confederation of the said Petition be and is hereby referred, to Mr. Justice Gould and Mr. Justice Nares who are forthwith to summon all Parties concerned in the Bill; and After hearing them, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands; and whether all Parties who may be concerned in the Consequences of the Bill, have signed the Petition; and also, that the Judges, having perused the Bill, do sign the fame.
Petition of Lloyd to enter into a Recognizance on Cult and Lothians App al, though out of Time.
Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Lloyd Gentleman, Solicitor for Peregrine Cust Enquire, and David Lothian Writer in Edinburgh, his Attorney, setting forth, That an Appeal was presented to this House on Behalf of the said Peregrine Cust and David Lothian, from an Interlocutor of the Court of Session in Scotland of the 17th of November 1774; that the Petitioner intended on Monday last to have entered into the usual Recognizance, but was prevented from so doing, and the Time limited by-the Standing Order is now expired; and therefore praying their Lordships, That he may be at Liberty to enter into a Recognizance for the said Peregrine Cust and David Lothian, the Agent for the Respondents to the said Appeal having signed the said Petition, as consenting thereto:
Allen et al. against Lincorn et al.
The House being moved, That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause, wherein John Bart lett Allen and Elizabeth his Wife, and others, are Appellants, and Frances Hancorn Widow, and others, are Respondents:
Good light against Hatwood, Writ of Error.
Mtyn against Allen, Writ of Error.
The House being moved, That a Day may be appointed for hearing Counsel, to argue the Errors assigned upon the Writ of Error, wherein Charles Martyn Gentleman, is Plaintiff, and Mundeford Allen is Defendant:
Malt, &e. Bill.
With a Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty, certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-five; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Hodie 1a &2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for continuing and granting, to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.
Suwes Nat. Bill.
Die Jovis, 22o Decembris 1774.
|Epus. Meneven.||Ds. Apsley, Cancellarius.||Ds. Bruce.|
|Comes Gower, Prses.||Ds. Mansfield.|
|Conies Abercorn.||Ds. Lyttelton.|
|Conies Galloway.||Ds. Boston.|
Sr John Eden et. al. against E. Bute et al:
The Order of the Day being read for hearing Counsel further in the Two Causes, wherein Sir John Eden and others are Appellants, and John Earl of Bute and others are Respondents; the First being an Appeal from Part of a Decree of the Court of Chancery of the 9th December 1773, and the other an Appeal from an Order of the said Court of the 21st January 1774.
After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Morton Davison Esquire, since deceased, which was brought into this House on the 25th Day of January 1774; and which hath since been revived in the Names of Sir John Eden Baronet, Robert Eden Enquire, and Frederick Eden, Son of the said Robert Eden, Esquire, by the said Robert Eden his Father and next Friend, Jonathan Davison, of Norson in the County of Durham, and George Hartley, of Richmond in the County of York, Esquires; complaining of so much of an Order of the Court of Chancery of the 21st Day of January 1774, made in a Cause wherein the said Morton Davison was Plaintiff, and the Right Honourable John Earl of Bute and others, Defendants, as orders that the Evidence on both Sides be entered as read; and praying, That the fame might be reversed, or that the Appellants might have such other Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet: As also upon the joint and several Answer of the Right Honourable John Earl of Bute, the Right Honourable Henry Lord Ravensworth, Mary Bowes Widow, the Right Honourable John Bowes Earl of Strathmore, the Right Honourable Mary Eleanor Bowes Countess of Strathmore his Wife, and the Right Honourable John Bowes, commonly called Lord Glamis, an infant, by the said Earl of Strathmore his Father and Guardian, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:
It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, in Parliament assembled, That the said Order of the 21st of January 1774, complained of in the said Appeal, so far as it directs the Evidence on both Sides, to be entered as read, be, and the fame is hereby revered; and that the Respondents to the said Appeal be at Liberty to apply to the said Court of Chancery, to re-hear the said Cause: And it is further Ordered, That the said Sir John Eden Baronet, Robert Eden Enquire, and Frederick Eden, Son of the said Robert Eden Enquire, by the said Robert Eden, his Father and next Friend, Jonathan Davison, of Norton in the County of Durham, and George Hartley, of Richmond in the County of York, Esquires, Appellants in another revived Appeal of the said Morton Davison Enquire, presented to this House on the 19th Day of January 1774; to which the said John Earl of Bute, Henry Lord Ravensworth, John Bowes Earl of Strathmore, Mary Eleanor Bowes Countess of Strathmore, John Lord Glamis, and Mary Bowes, are Respondents, be at Liberty to withdraw their said Appeal, without Prejudice.
Petitions for Private Bills, Time limited for receiving.
Malt, &c, Bill.
The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.
Indian Com and Maize. Importation of, Bill.
Suwes Nat, Bill.
|Ld. President.||L. Bp. St. Davids.||L. Bruce.|
|E. Abercorn.||L. Mansfield.|
|E. Galloway.||L. Lyttelton.|
|E. Bucks.||L. Boston.|
Malt, &c. Bill:
Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, An Act for continuing and granting to His Majesty certain Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One thousand seven hundred and seventy-five.
Indian Corn and Maize, Importation or, Bill.
Message to H C. that the Lords have agreed to the Two preceding Bills.
Cox against Nash, in Error.
Power against Windis.
Causes put off.
Ordered, That the Hearing of the Cause wherein Ann Salter Spinster is Appellant, and Francis Hite and others are Respondents, which stands appointed for Tomorrow, be put off to the First Cause Day After the Recels at Christmas ; and that the Rest of the Causes be removed in Course.
Die Veneris, 23o Decembris 1774.
Lords take the Oaths.
Snwes Nat. Bill:
The Lord Boston reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, An Act for naturalizing Jacob Henry Suwe was committed: That they had considered the said Bill, and examined the Allegations thereof, which were found to be true; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the fame to the House, without any Amendment.
Message to H. C that the Lords have agreed to it.
His Majesty being seated on the Throne, adorned with His Crown and Regal Ornaments, and attended by His Officers of State, (the Lords being in their Robes), commanded the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod to let the Commons know, It is His Majestys Pleasure they attend Him immediately in this House:
He, After a Speech in relation to the Money Bill to be passed, delivered it to the Clerk, who brought it to the Table, where the Deputy Clerk of the Crown read the Title of that and the other Bills to be passed, severally, as follow 5 (videlicet),