House of Lords Journal Volume 17
18 March 1704

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 18 March 1704', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 487-488. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14762 Date accessed: 28 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 18 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Bath & Well.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Bucks, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Southampton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Carlisle, Marescallus.
Comes Kent.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Culpeper.
Ds. Lucas.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawel.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Gower.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Bank Annuities, 31. per Cent. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better and more regular paying and assigning the Annulties, after the Rate of Three Pounds per Centum per Annum, payable to several Bankers and other Patentees, and those claiming under them."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the said Bill.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Gower reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Accomptants to be charged with Interest money, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for better charging several Accomptants with Interestmonies by them received, and to be received."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Warrington reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Barbier & al. Nat. Bill.

The House proceeded to take into Consideration the Amendments, made by the House of Commons to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to naturalize Daniel Barbier, John Kerron du Chesne, and others."

Which said Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Public Accompts, for taking, &c. Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the said Bill on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Mathew versus Philips:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of George Mathew Junior, Gentleman, and Martha his Wife, from a Decree of Dismission of the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Seventeenth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and One, of the Petitioners Bill there, in a certain Cause, wherein the said Appellants, being then under the Age of One and Twenty Years, by George Mathew the Elder, Esquire, their Parent and next Friend, were Complainants; against Chichester Philips, Dame Susannah Eaton, the Widow and Relict of Sir Simon Eaton Baronet, Thomas Brown and Margaret his Wife, Henry Johnston Esquire, and others, were Defendants; and praying the Reversal of the said Decree: As also upon the Answer of the said Chichester Philips, Thomas Browne and Margaret his Wife, and Henry Johnston Esquire, and others, put in thereunto:

Judgement affirmed, with Costs.

It is ORDERED and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of George Mathew and Martha his Wife shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree of Dismission made in the Court of Chancery in Ireland, the Seventeenth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and One, therein complained of, shall be, and is hereby, affirmed: And it is farther ORDERED, That the Appellants George Mathew and his Wife shall pay, or cause to be paid, unto the Respondents Chichester Philips, Thomas Browne and Margaret his Wife, and Henry Johnston Esquire, and others Respondents, the Sum of Forty Pounds Costs in defending the said Appeal in this House.

Scotch Conspiracy, Report about to be made.

The Duke of Somerset this Day acquainted the House, "That the Lords Committees appointed to consider of the Scotch Conspiracy are now ready to make their Report, when the House shall think fit to receive the same."

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Report shall be made on Monday next, at Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned to attend.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, (videlicet,) vicesimum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Lunæ, 17° die Aprillis, 1704, hitherto examined by us,

Stamford.
Jo. Bangor.
Bergevenny.
Halifax.