House of Lords Journal Volume 27
May 1747, 1-10

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 27: May 1747, 1-10', Journal of the House of Lords volume 27: 1746-1752 (1767-1830), pp. 108-111. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=114257 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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May 1747, 1-10

DIE Veneris, 1o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus Roffen.
Epus Norwic.
Epus Cicestriens.
Epus Meneven.
Epus Exon.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Argyll
March. Tweeddale.
March. Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln
Comes Coventry.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Poulet
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun
Comes Findlater.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Bath
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Ds Dudley.
Ds Strange.
Ds Ward
Ds Berkeley.
Ds Hervey.
Ds Monson.
Ds Raymond.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Message from H C to return Powys's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Real Estate of Richard Powys Esquire, deceased, for Payment of his Debts and Daughters Portions, and for other Purposes therein mentioned," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

and Mitchell's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the same Gentleman and others.

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Guardians of William Mitchell and other Infants to make Leases of their Estates, in the several Counties of Huntingdon, Surrey, Middlesex, Cambridge, Leicester, Kent, Somerset, and Norfolk, during their Minorities," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Drew's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting a Farm and Lands in Cullumpton, in the County of Devon, late the Estate of Robert Drew Gentleman, deceased, in Trustees, in order to convey the same to Henry Cruwys Gentleman, pursuant to an Agreement with Mary Drew Widow, and for discharging a Mortgage on the said Estate."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Liotard & al Nat Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Mark Liotard and Henry Uhthoff"

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Messages to H C with the Two preceding Bills.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr Holford and Mr. Bennett

To carry down the Two last mentioned Bills, and desire their Concurrence to them.

Cave discharged.

Edward Cave, in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for printing and publishing, in The Gentleman's Magazine for March last, an Account of the Trial of Simon Lord Lovat, was (according to Order) brought to the Bar, where he, on his Knees, receiving a Reprimand from the Lord Chancellor for his said Offence, was discharged out of Custody, paying his Fees.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Martis, 5o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Cicestriens.
Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Asaphen.
Epus Meneven.
Epus. Exon.
Ds Hardwicke, Cancellarius.
Dux Dorset, Præses
Dux St. Albans
Dux Argyll
Dux Manchester.
March. Tweeddale.
March Lothian.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Warwick.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford
Comes Granville.
Comes Harborough.
Comes Graham
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Clinton.
Comes Bucks
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Falmouth.
Ds Willoughby Br
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North.
Ds Strange
Ds Berkeley
Ds Cornwallis
Ds Hervey.
Ds Hay
Ds Ducie.
Ds Monson.
Ds Raymond
Ds Edgecumbe.
Ds. Sandys.

PRAYERS.

Garden against Rigg.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Alexander Garden Esquire is Appellant, and Thomas Rigg Respondent"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Monday Sevennight next.

E Anglesey peremptorily to answer.

The House was informed, "That Richard Earl of Anglesey had not put in his Answer to the Appeal of Anne Countess of Anglesey his Wife, though duly served with the Order of this House for that Purpose"

And thereupon an Affidavit, made by Mathew Barnewall of Stoneybatter in the County of Dublin Gentleman, of the due Service of the said Order, being read.

Ordered, That the said Earl do peremptorily put in his Answer to the said Appeal in a Week.

Rose & al. against Countess of Roscommon:

The House being informed, "That Mr Edward Clancy attended, in order to deliver in several Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, in the Cause wherein George Rose Esquire is Appellant, and Angel Countess Dowager of Roscommon Respondent"

Pleadings proved.

He was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, the said Papers, Pleadings, and Proceedings, and attested upon Oath, "The same were true Copies, he having examined them with the Originals in the proper Offices in Ireland"

And then he was directed to withdraw.

Message from H C to return Kemeys's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of certain Estates, in Tewin and Datchworth, in the County of Hertford, belonging to Jane, Anne, Mary, and Susanna Awdrey Kemeys, Infants, pursuant to an Agreement entered into by their Trustees for that Purpose," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Uniting Colleges in the University of St Andrews, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for uniting the Two Colleges of Saint Salvator and Saint Leonard, in the University of Saint Andrews, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Gloucester Roads repairing, Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and enlarging the Powers, granted by an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the City of Gloucester to the City of Hereford, and for repairing other Roads in the County of Gloucester," to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Two last mentioned Bills were both read a First Time.

Adjourn.

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

DIE Jovis, 7o Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt.

Epus. Landavens.
Epus. Bangor.
Ds. Hardwicke, Cancellarius
Dux Dorset, Præses.
Dux Argyll.
March Tweeddale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Warwick
Comes Shaftesbury
Comes Coventry
Comes Morton.
Comes Moray.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Oxford
Comes Harborough.
Comes Fitzwalter.
Comes Clinton.
Comes Bucks
Comes Fitzwilliam.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Lonsdale
Ds Willoughby Br.
Ds Willoughby Par.
Ds North
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hervey.
Ds Romney.
Ds Ducie.
Ds. Monson
Ds. Raymond
Ds. Edgecumbe.

PRAYERS.

Campbell against Campbell & al.

The joint and several Answers of Elizabeth Campbell and others, to the Appeal of Mary Campbell, was brought in.

Wight against Stewart.

As was also, the Answer of Rachael Stewart, to the Appeal of Andrew Wight and others.

Masters Harris, Leave for a Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges to whom was referred the Petition of Joseph Harris, for and on the Behalf of his Son Edward Masters Harris an Infant, and others, praying Leave to bring in a Private Bill.

It is Ordered, That Leave be given to bring in a Bill, pursuant to the said Petition and Report.

Bill read.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of Edward Masters, deceased, for Payment of his Debts, and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Gloucester Roads, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Term, and enlarging the Powers, granted by an Act passed in the Twelfth Year of His late Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for repairing and widening the Roads from the City of Gloucester to the City of Hereford, and for repairing other Roads in the County of Gloucester."

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

Ld. President.
D. Argyll.
M. Tweeddale.
E. Northampton.
E. Warwick.
E. Shaftesbury.
E. Coventry.
E Morton
E Moray
E Findlater
E Oxford
E Harborough
E. Fitzwalter.
E Clinton.
E Bucks
E. Fitzwilliam.
V. Townshend.
V. Lonsdale
L. B. Landaff.
L. B. Bangor.
L. Willoughby Br.
L. Willoughby Par.
L. North.
L. Cornwallis.
L. Hervey.
L Romney.
L. Ducie.
L Monson.
L Raymond.
L Edgecumbe.

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

Uniting Colleges in the University of St Andrew, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for uniting the Two Colleges of Saint Salvator and Saint Leonard, in the University of Saint Andrews, pursuant to an Agreement for that Purpose."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Consideration of the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them, to meet on the same Day, at the same Place, and to adjourn as they please.

Wight & al. against Stewart.

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein Andrew Wight and others are Appellants, and Rachael Stewart is Respondent"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on the First vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Campbell against Campbell, et e contra.

The like Motion and Order was made, for hearing the Cause wherein Elizabeth Campbell and others are Appellants, and Mary Campbell is Respondent, et è contra, after those already appointed.

Adjourn.

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