House of Lords Journal Volume 18
21 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 21 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 116-117. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29438 Date accessed: 24 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 21 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Lindsey, Magnus Camerarius.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Berkeley Ber.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Lovelace.
Ds. Poulet.
Ds. Vaughan.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Cholmondeley.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Colston, Nat. Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of Francis Colston; praying, "That he may be admitted to be naturalized, and to be added to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Paul, Frances and Katherine Risley," now depending in this House:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioner may be added to the said Bill, according to the Prayer of the said Petition.

Tithes of St. Bride's, London, Bill:

The Lord Sommers reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Impropriate Tithes of the Parish of St. Bridgett's, alias Bride's, London," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for settling the Impropriate Tithes of the Parish of St. Bridget's, alias Bride's, London."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with Amendments to it

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To return the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence to their Lordships Amendments made thereto.

Palmes versus Barstow.

After hearing Counsel upon the Petition and Appeal of William Palmes Esquire, from a Decree made in the Court of Chancery, the Seven and Twentieth Day of November One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four, on the Behalf of Thomas Barstow; praying the Reversal of the said Decree: As also upon the Answer of the said Thomas Barstow 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 William Palmes shall be, and is hereby, dismissed this House; and that the Decree therein complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Private Bills. Order for Fourteen Days Notice of the Commitment, if not to be dispensed with.

The House, pursuant to Order, taking into Consideration the Commitment of Private Bills; and it being moved, "To dispense with the Standing Order relating thereunto:"

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether the Standing Order of this House, of the Twentieth of April One Thousand Six Hundred Ninetyeight, in relation to Fourteen Days Notice of Commitment of Private Bills, shall be now dispensed with?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Pawlet and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to rectify a Mistake, and explain an Act passed in the last Session, to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman, Receiver General for the County of Southampton and Isle of Wight;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to rectify a Mistake, and explain an Act passed in the last Session, to empower the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with Richard Cobb Esquire, as One of the Sureties for Thomas Cobb Gentleman, Receiver General for the County of Southampton and Isle of Wight."

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of England, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Francis Clyes, as Surety for William Penneck, late of Exon, Merchant, in Six several Bonds for Duties on Tobacco, which the said William Penneck had at the Port of Falmouth in December, One Thousand Seven Hundred and One;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Message from thence, for a Conference on Cary and Hatley's Bill.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir William Strickland and others:

To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the Amendments made by this House to the Bill, in tituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Cary and George Hatley, of London, Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wines from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four."

To which the House agreed.

Answer.

Then the Commons were called in; and told, by Order of the House, "That the Lords agree to a Conference, as desired; and appoint it To-morrow, at One a Clock, in the Painted Chamber."

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting in Trustees the Estate of Morris Goulston Esquire, for the raising his Sister's Portions, and Payment of Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Davers and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House, to re-build the Light-house on The Edystone Rock;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Edistone Light-house Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants of Trinity House, to re-build the Lighthouse on The Edystone Rock."

Sperman versus Wilkinson.

Upon reading the Petition of Gilbert Sperman and his Wife; shewing, "That William Wilkinson hath put in his Appeal, in which he complains of other Parts of the Decree than the Joint-tenancy complained of in their Appeal:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall answer to Wilkinson's Appeal, only as to the Jointtenancy; and that this House will hear both the Causes on Saturday next, at Eleven a Clock.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Lands, in the Counties of Southampton and Dorsett, late the Estate of Thomas Deane Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies charged thereupon; and for other Purposes therein mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Deane's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Lands, in the Counties of Southampton and Dorsett, late the Estate of Thomas Deane Esquire, deceased, for the Payment of the Debts and Legacies charged thereupon; and for other Purposes therein mentioned."

Thornhill's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to vest certain Lands and Tenements, in the County of Kent, the Estate of Richard Thornhill Esquire, in Trustees, to be sold, for the Payment of Debts, and his Sisters Portions charged thereupon; and for securing the Residue of the Purchase-money to the Use of his Marriage Settlement."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Ballet's Bill;

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Lands late of John Ballett Gentleman, for the more speedy Payment of his Debts, and raising Portions for his Younger Children."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Robert Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto:

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Februarii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.
Sabbati, 20° die Julii, 1706, Hitherto examined by us,
Bolton.
Sunderland.
Lovelace.
Somers.