House of Lords Journal Volume 26
April 1745, 11-20

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: April 1745, 11-20', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 482-485. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114210 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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April 1745, 11-20

DIE Jovis, 11o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Sandwich.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Home.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. North.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Cambridgeshire Road, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to repair and widen the Road leading from Godmanchester, in the County of Huntingdon, through FenStanton and Cambridge, to the First Rubbing-house on Newmarket-Heath, in the County of Cambridge."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Thurston and Mr. Spicer:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Message from thence, to return Sir P. Boteler's Bill:

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cornewall and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands and Hereditaments, Part of the settled Estate of Sir Philip Boteler Baronet, in the several Counties of Bedford and Kent, in the said Sir Philip Boteler and his Heirs; and for settling other Estates, in the several Counties of Kent and Hereford, of greater Value, to the like Uses, in Lieu thereof;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Hobbes's Bill;

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Lowndes and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Freehold and Copyhold Estates of Rodolph Hobbes Gentleman, deceased, in the County of Bucks, for discharging the Encumbrances affecting the same; and for making Provision for his Widow and Infant Children;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

and Sir R. Sutton's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Plumptree and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rectifying a Mistake in a Settlement made by Sir Robert Sutton Knight of the Bath, and also in an Act passed the last Session of Parliament, for Sale of the settled Estate of the said Sir Robert Sutton, in the County of Nottingham, for discharging Encumbrances;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the said Bill, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

The Amendments to both the said Bills, being severally read Thrice, were agreed to.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by the former Messengers, to acquaint them therewith.

Sinking Fund, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Fane and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds, out of the Sinking Fund; and for granting a Sum remaining in the Exchequer, arisen by the Surplus of the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-five; and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and for giving further Time for the Payment of Duties omitted to be paid for the Indentures or Contracts of Clerks and Apprentices, and for the further enforcing the Payment of the said Duties;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Foreign Linens Exportation, to prevent, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Limerick and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for effectually preventing the Exportation of Foreign Linens, under the Denomination of British or Irish Linens;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Bounties on Exportation of Linens, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord Limerick and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing certain additional Bounties on the Exportation of British and Irish Linens;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Three last mentioned Bills were all read the First Time.

Catanach & al. against H. Gordon:

After hearing Counsel, as well Yesterday as this Day, upon the Petition and Appeal of James Catanach Doctor of Laws and Advocate in Aberdeen, and of Mr. Alexander Burnet Sub-principal, Doctor James Gregory Professor of Medicine, both of The King's College of Old Aberdeen, and Mr. Alexander Rait, Mr. Daniel Broadfoot, and Mr. John Chalmers, Regents or Professors and Teachers in the said College; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 20th of July 1744; and also of an Interlocutor of the 4th of December last, whereby they adhered to their former Interlocutor, made on the Behalf of Charles Hamilton Gordon Advocate at Edinburgh; and praying, "That the same might be reversed; and that this House would be pleased to afford the Appellants such other Relief as to their Lordships in their great Wisdom should seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of the said Charles Hamilton Gordon put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutors complained of in the said Appeal be, and the same are hereby, reversed: And it is hereby further Adjudged, That the Appellant James Catanach was duly qualified to be elected a Professor of Civil Law in The King's College of Aberdeen, and was duly elected: And it is also Ordered and Adjudged, That the Appellant Catanach be preferred to the said Office accordingly.

Wood against Wilson.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein George Wood is Appellant, and Janet Wilson Respondent, which stands to be heard on the next Cause-day, be put off to this Day Sevennight.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, decimum octavum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 18o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Berks.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Dudley.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Sinking Fund, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds, out of the Sinking Fund; and for granting a Sum remaining in the Exchequer, arisen by the Surplus of the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty-five; and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and for giving further Time for the Payment of Duties omitted to be paid for the Indentures or Contracts of Clerks and Apprentices; and for the further enforcing the Payment of the said Duties."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Bounties on Exportation of Linens, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for allowing certain additional Bounties on the Exportation of British and Irish Linens."

Ordered, (fn. 1) That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Foreign Linens Exportation, to prevent, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for effectually preventing the Exportation of Foreign Linens, under the Denomination of British or Irish Linens."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

E. Peterborow's Bill.

Ordered, That the Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Charles Earl of Peterborow, or the succeeding Heirs of Entail, to sell Lands in the Counties of Kincarden and Aberdeen, for Payment of Debts charged thereupon; and to purchase other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses as the Estate to be sold is settled," stands committed, be revived; and meet on Monday next.

Wood against Wilson:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of George Wood in Garpell; complaining of certain Interlocutors of the Lords of Session in Scotland, of the 17th and 28th of July 1744, and 9th of November last, made on the Behalf of Janet Wilson; and praying, "That the same might be reversed; and that the Appellant might have such other Relief as to the Wisdom of this House should seem meet:" As also upon the Answer of the said Janet Wilson put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Judgement.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of be, and the same are hereby, affirmed: And it is further Ordered, That the said Appellant do pay, or cause to be paid, to the said Respondent (fn. 2) , the Sum of Fifty Pounds, for her Costs in respect of the said Appeal.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum nonum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Veneris, 19o Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bath & Wells.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Home.
Comes Oxford.
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Malton.
Ds. Willoughby Par.
Ds. Strange.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Somerville.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Raymond.

PRAYERS.

Sinking Fund, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for granting to His Majesty the Sum of Eight Hundred Thousand Pounds, out of the Sinking Fund; and for granting a Sum remaining in the Exchequer, arisen by the Surplus of the Duties upon Malt, Mum, Cyder, and Perry, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fortyfive; and for the further appropriating the Supplies granted in this Session of Parliament; and for giving further Time for the Payment of Duties omitted to be paid for the Indentures or Contracts of Clerks and Apprentices, and for the further enforcing the Payment of the said Duties."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Bounties on Exportation of Linens, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing certain additional Bounties on the Exportation of British and Irish Linens."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Foreign Linens, Exportation to prevent, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill for effectually preventing the Exportation of Foreign Linens, under the Denomination of British or Irish Linens.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warwick reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Footnotes

1 Origin, Respondents.
2 Bis in Originali.