House of Lords Journal Volume 26
May 1746, 21-30

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 26: May 1746, 21-30', Journal of the House of Lords volume 26: 1741-1746 (1767-1830), pp. 585-587. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114237 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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May 1746, 21-30

DIE Martis, 27o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Macclesfield.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Ward.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Lovel.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.

PRAYERS.

Foreign Sail Cloth, Duties Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual securing the Duties now payable on Foreign-made Sail Cloth imported into this Kingdom; and for charging all Foreign-made Sails with a Duty; and for explaining a Doubt concerning Ships being obliged, at their first setting out to Sea, to be furnished with One complete Set of Sails made of British Sail Cloth."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Suspected Persons in Scotland, to appear at Edinburgh, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for calling any suspected Person or Persons, whose Estates or principal Residence are in Scotland, to appear at Edinburgh, or where it shall be judged expedient, to find Bail for their good Behaviour."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to the preceding Bills.

And Messages were severally ordered to be sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Spicer and Mr. Edwards:

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

Cities and Towns that are Counties, Elections, regulating, Bill.

The Order of the Day being read, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for such Cities and Towns, in that Part of Great Britain called England, as are Counties of themselves."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee thereupon, To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum octavum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Mercurii, 28o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Portland.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Bath.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Ducie.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

E. of Cholmndeley and Sir W. Yonge, Leave for a Bill:

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable George Earl of Cholmondeley and Sir William Yonge Baronet, Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath; praying Leave to bring in a Bill, to enable them to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, for the Employment His Majesty has lately granted them in Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment thereof:

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, as desired.

Bill read.

Accordingly, the Earl of Warwick presented to the House a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable George Earl of Cholmondeley and Sir William Yonge Baronet, Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treafurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

And the same was read the First Time.

Message from H. C. to return Manners's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Liddell and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting divers Lands and Tenements, in the County of Northumberland, late the Estate of John Manners Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, to enable them to make an effectual Conveyance thereof to the Purchasers under a Decree of the Court of Chancery, for the Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Cities and Towns that are Counties, Elections, regulating, Bill.

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for such Cities and Towns, in that Part of Great Britain called England, as are Counties of themselves."

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 et in diem Jovis, vicesimum nonum diem instantis Maii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

DIE Jovis, 29o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Comes Harborough.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

In order to solemnize this Day; being, by Act of Parliament, appointed to be observed as a Day of Thanksgiving, for the Restitution of King Charles the Second and Royal Family, and the Restoration of the Government;

Adjourn.

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

DIE Veneris, 30o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Litch. & Cov.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Ds. Gower, C. P. S.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Argyll.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Portland.
Dux Chandos.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Chesterfield.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Stair.
Comes Halifax.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Orford.
Comes Harrington.
Viscount Fauconberg.
Viscount Lonsdale.
Viscount Torrington.
Ds. Clinton.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Hobart.
Ds. Raymond.
Ds. Fitzwilliam.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Thanks to the Bp. of Landaff, for his Sermon.

Ordered, That the Thanks of this House be, and they are hereby, given to the Lord Bishop of Landaff, for the Sermon by him preached before this House, Yesterday, in the Abbey Church, Westminster; and he is hereby desired to cause the same to be printed and published.

Messages from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Labelye Nat. Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Charles Labelye;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Sugar Colonies, better Encouragement, Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Calvert and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Encouragement of the Trade of His Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

E. of Cholmondeley and Sir W. Yonge's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, "intituled, An Act to enable George Earl of Cholmondeley and Sir William Yonge Baronet, Knight of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, to take, in Great Britain, the Oath of Office, as Vice Treasurer and Receiver General and Paymaster General of all His Majesty's Revenues in the Kingdom of Ireland; and to qualify themselves for the Enjoyment of the said Offices."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Ld. President.
Ld. Privy Seal.
D. Bolton.
D. Newcastle.
D. Portland.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Chesterfield.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Harborough.
E. Fitzwalter.
Vis. Fauconberg.
Vis. Torrington.
L. Bp. Bristol.
L. B. Landaff.
L. B. Bangor.
L. B. St. Asaph.
Ld. Clinton.
L. Berkeley.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Hervey.
L. Foley.
L. Bathurst.
L. Hobart.
L. Raymond.
L. Fitzwilliam.
L. Sandys.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Tuesday next, at the usual Time and Place; and to adjourn as they please.

Cities and Towns that are Counties, Elections, regulating, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better regulating of Elections of Members to serve in Parliament, for such Cities and Towns, in that Part of Great Britain called England, as are Counties of themselves."

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. Edwards and Mr. Sawyer:

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

D. of Cumberland's additional Revenue, Bill.

"A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Henry Pelham Esquire Chancellor of the Exchequer and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling an additional Revenue of Twenty-five Thousand Pounds upon His Royal Highness William Duke of Cumberland, and the Heirs Males of his Body, for the signal Services done by his Royal Highness to his Country;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill being Twice read:

Ordered, That the same be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque at et in diem Lunæ, secundum diem Junii jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.