House of Lords Journal Volume 17
24 February 1705

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 24 February 1705', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 17: 1701-1705 (1767-1830), pp. 674-675. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=14860 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Sabbati, 24 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Buckingham, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Marlborough.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstane.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Emes & al. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of Fulke Emes Gentleman, and others, who had elapsed their Times, either for paying their Money, or naming their Nominees, for purchasing Annuities; and also for Relief of Sir John Mead Knight and Baronet, who had elapsed his Time for paying Part of his Purchase-money for a forfeited Estate in Ireland; and also for Relief of Dorothy Ireland and others, in respect of several Tickets for Payment of Annuities, and of several Million Lottery and Malt Lottery Tickets, and Exchequer Bills, and Debentures to the Army, which have been burnt or lost."

ORDERED, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following:

Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Duresme, & Crew.
Epus. Wigorn.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Oxon.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.

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.

Subsidy Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for granting to Her Majesty a further Subsidy on Wines and Merchandizes imported."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Thursday next.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the Importation of Naval Stores from Her Majesty's Plantations in America;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Naval Stores from America, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for encouraging the Importation of Naval Stores from Her Majesty's Plantations in America."

ORDERED, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Monday next.

Message from H. C. to remind the Lords of the Justices of Peace Qualification Bill.

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

To put this House in Mind of the Bill, sent up some Time since, intituled, "An Act for Qualification of Justices of the Peace;" being a Bill of great Consequence to Her Majesty's Subjects.

Message to them, to remind them of Amendments to the Bill for excluding Persons in new Offices out of H. C.

Then, a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Mr. Rogers:

To put them in Mind of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for excluding out of the House of Commons all Persons in any Offices or Employments erected since the Sixth Day of February, One Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-four, or to be erected;" it being a Bill highly tending to impartial Proceedings in Parliament.

Message from H. C. to return the Promissory Notes and Inland Bills of Exchange, Bill:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for giving like Remedy upon Promissory Notes as is not used upon Bills of Exchange;" and for the better Payment of Inland Bills of Exchange;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Sir Tho. Cooke's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Lease hereofore made, of certain Messuages and Lands in Epsom, by Sir Joseph Shelden and Sir James Edwards, to Humphry Bean, and agreed to be assigned to Sir Thomas Cooke Knight; and for enabling a Lease of other Lands adjoining to the same to be made to him;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which Amendment was read Thrice, and agreed to; and ORDERED, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

and Worsopp's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate late of Sir Thomas Worsopp Knight, and John Worsopp Esquire his Son deceased, in Finsbury Fields, or Moor Fields, in the Parish of Shoreditch, in the County of Middl'x, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts and Legacies; and the Overplus of the Money remaining to be laid out for the purchasing of Messuages, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments of Inheritance, in the Kingdom of Ireland, to be settled as in the Act is particularly mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

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

Sheriffs Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Ease of Sheriffs, in the Execution of their Offices, and passing their Accompts."

After some Time, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Herbert reported, "That the Committee had made some further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be put into a Committee again, to proceed therein."

ORDERED, That the House shall be put into a Committee again, on Monday next, upon the said Bill; and no other Business to intervene.

Poor's Bills.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the Second Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief, Employment, and Settlement of the Poor;" and also the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the further and better Relief, Employment, and Maintenance of the Poor:"

It is ORDERED, That the First Bill shall be read the Second Time on Tuesday next, and the House also put into a Committee on the latter Bill that Day.

Adjourn.

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