House of Lords Journal Volume 17
13 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 13 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 659-660. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14851 Date accessed: 21 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 13 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cant.
Epus. London.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Newcastle.
Comes Kent, Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Carnarvon.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Eff.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Craven.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Trafford's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Explanation of the Settlement of the Estate of William Trafford Gentleman and Clare his Wife, and William their Eldest Son; and for making more effectual a Provision for Younger Children, according to Agreements between them."

Baines's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Edward Baines Gentleman, for Discharge of a Mortgage thereupon, and making Provision for his Daughters."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hooper's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising Money, by Mortgage of a Plantation in The Barbado's, to pay the Debts of Robert Hooper."

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 said last mentioned Two Bills, without any Amendment.

Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for giving like Remedy upon Promissory Notes as is now used upon Bills of Exchange; and for the better Payment of Inland Bills of Exchange."

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 Herbert reported, "That the Committee had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Thrice, and agreed to; and ordered to be engrossed.

Ld. Halifax, Privilege:

Upon reading the humble Petition of John Danvers Esquire; shewing, "That he is heartily sorry for his Offence to this House and the Lord Halifax, by ordering a Summons to be sent to the Lord Halifax, to answer an English Bill in the Exchequer, within the Time of Privilege of Parliament; and praying to be discharged:"

Danvers discharged;

It is thereupon ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said John Danvers shall be, and he is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

and Johnson.

Upon reading the humble Petition of William Johnson; shewing, "That he is heartily sorry for his Offence committed against this House and the Lord Halifax, in leaving at the House of the Lord Halifax a Letter to appear to an English Bill, in the Exchequer, at the Suit of John Danvers Esquire; and praying to be discharged:"

It is ORDERED, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said William Johnson shall be, and he is hereby, discharged, paying his Fees; and this shall be a sufficient Warrant on that Behalf.

To the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod attending this House, his Deputy or Deputies, and every of them.

Adjourn.

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