House of Lords Journal Volume 17
17 February 1704

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 17 February 1704', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 439-440. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14736 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Bernard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Harvey.

PRAYERS.

Ferrar's Bill.

The Earl of Manchester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer of England, or Commissioners of the Treasury for the Time being, to compound with John Ferrar Esquire, for a Debt due from him, as Surety for John Mason Gentleman, late Receiver General for the County of Cambridge and Isle of Ely," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer of England, or Commissioners of the Treasury for the Time being, to compound with John Ferrar Esquire, for a Debt due from him, as Surety for John Mason Gentleman, late Receiver General for the County of Cambridge and Isle of Ely."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Bowes's Bill.

The Earl of Manchester also reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees, Part of the Estate late of Thomas Harlackenden Bowes Esquire, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies wherewith the said Estate is charged; and for preserving the Residue, clear of all Charges, for the Benefit of Thomas Bowes Esquire, an Infant," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees, Part of the Estate late of Thomas Harlackenden Bowes Esquire, for Payment of the Debts and Legacies wherewith the said Estate is charged; and for preserving the Residue, clear of all Charges, for the Benefit of Thomas Bowes Esquire, an Infant."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to the abovesaid Two Bills, without any Amendment.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dolben and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Time for the Purchasers of the forfeited Estates in Ireland to make the Payments of their Purchase-money;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Brewer and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to establish and confirm a Partition and Agreement of and touching the Estate of Sir Thomas Style, of Wateringbury, in the County of Kent, Baronet;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sir Thomas Style's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to establish and confirm a Partition and Agreement of and touching the Estate of Sir Thomas Style, of Wateringbury, in the County of Kent, Baronet."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. Cross and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Rene Ranc, Mathew Decker, and others;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Rane. et al. Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Rene Ranc, Mathew Decker, and others."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Mr. More and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for prolonging the Time by an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for importing Thrown Silk, of the Growth of Sicily, from Leghorn; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Sicilian Thrown Silk, Bill to continue the Importation of.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for prolonging the Time by an Act of Parliament, made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for importing Thrown Silk, of the Growth of Sicily, from Leghorn."

Harnage versus Barrington;

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Richard Harnage, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Eleventh Day of June last past, and an Order of the Seven and Twentieth of November, for confirming the Decree on the Behalf of Mary Barrington Widow; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree and Order: As also upon the Answer of Mary Barrington put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement affirmed.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of Richard Harnage shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree and Order therein complained of shall be, and they are hereby affirmed: And it is further ORDERED, That the said Richard Harnage shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the said Mary Barrington, the Sum of Forty Pounds, for her Costs, in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Answers to Observations of Commissioners of Accompts:

Mr. Phillip Papillion, late Cashier of the Victualing, delivered his Answer, at the Bar, to so much of the Report and Observations of the Commissioners, for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, as relates to him; and then withdrew.

Mr. Wm. Bourk, late Agent for victualing the Navy, at Leverpool, delivered his Answer, at the Bar, to the Observations made by the Commissioners of Accompts, for taking, examining, and stating the Public Accompts of the Kingdom; and then withdrew.

Committee to consider of them.

Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Report of the Commissioners, appointed by One Act of Parliament, passed Primo Annæ Reginæ, intituled, "An Act for taking, examining, and stating the Public Accompts of the Kingdom, delivered into this House, on the Two and Twentieth of January last;" as also the Answer of the Earl of Orford and several others, put in thereunto; whose Lordships, having considered of the said Report and Answers, are afterwards to report their Opinions thereupon to the House; (videlicet,)

Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Newcastle.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Jersey, Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. St. Asaph.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Bernard.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Harvey.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Saturday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Admiralty Papers.

After reading the Title of several Papers, delivered into this House by Mr. Burchct, from the Admiralty Office, the Eighth Day of this Instant February:

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said several Papers be referred to the Lords Committees abovenamed; their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum octavum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.