House of Lords Journal Volume 18
22 February 1706

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 22 February 1706', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 117-120. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29439 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 22 Februarii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Ds. Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Comes Pembroke, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Graston.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Buckingham.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

L'Amazone to trade as a Free Ship, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship L'Amazone, taken and condemned as Prize, and sold in the Island of Barbadoes, free."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the Lords following; (videlicet,)

Dux Somerset.
Dux Beaufort.
Comes Derby.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Greenwich.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Rossen.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Ds. Bergevenny.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Grey W.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Granville.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Hervey.

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

Risley's Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Paul, Frances, and Catherine Risley."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

Edistone Light-house Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be referred to the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet at the same Time and Place.

Clyes' Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

Message from H. C. to return St. Bride's Tithes Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for settling the Impropriate Tithes of the Parish of St. Bridgett's, alias Bride's, London;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Message from thence, with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for supplying the Defects of a Common Recovery suffered by Philip Smith Esquire, Viscount Strangford of the Kingdom of Ireland, and George Smith Esquire, his Eldest Son, and of their Deed which declared the Uses of the said Recovery;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

L. Strangford's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for supplying the Defects of a Common Recovery suffered by Philip Smith Esquire, Viscount Strangford of the Kingdom of Ireland, and George Smith Esquire, his Eldest Son, and of their Deed which declared the Uses of the said Recovery."

Message from H. C. with Bills.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir Henry Dutton Colt and others:

Who brought up Two Bills;

One, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Lord Colerane, Baron of Colerane in the Kingdom of Ireland; and supplying the Want of Enrolment of a Deed, concerning other Part of his Estate."

The other, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of England, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Thomas Tomkins and John Chaigneau, and their Securities, for the Debt owing by them respectively to Her Majesty."

To which said Two Bills they desire the Concurrence of this House.

L. Colraine's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of Part of the Estate of Henry Lord Colerane, Baron of Colerane in the Kingdom of Ireland; and supplying the Want of Enrolment of a Deed, concerning other Part of his Estate."

Sir J. Humble's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Sir John Humble Baronet, and his Trustees, to settle several Messuages, Lands, and Hereditaments, lying in the Counties of Lincoln, Surrey, and Kent, pursuant to the Articles and Agreement made upon his Marriage with Dame Sarah his now Wife."

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 Bill, without any Amendment.

L. Drogheda's & al. Regiments, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Non-commission Officers and Private Soldiers of the Lord Drogheda's and Colonel Coot's Regiments."

Williams's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable John Williams, an Infant, notwithstanding his Infancy, to renew a Lease of the Parsonage of Bugden, held under One of the Prebendaries of the Cathedral Church of Lincoln."

Deane's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

Ordered, That the Consideration of the said Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act to make the Ship L'Amazone, taken and condemned as Prize, and sold in the Island of Barbadoes, free," is referred.

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

Litchfield Canons and Deanry, Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for augmenting the Number of Canons Residentiary in the Cathedral Church of Litchfield, and for improving the Deanry and Prebends of the said Cathedral," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

His Lordship also informed the House, "That the Queen had this Day sent Her Consent to the said Bill, by the Lord President, to the Committee."

Then the Amendments were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for augmenting the Number of Canons Residentiary in the Cathedral Church of Litchfield, and for improving the Deanry and Prebends of the said Cathedral."

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 Rich'd Holford:

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

Hicks's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to sell several Houses and Lands, in and near Portsmouth, late the Estate of Elizabeth Hicks, for Payment of a Debt and Interest charged thereupon; and for laying out the Residue of the Money in other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses,"

Thames Watermen, &c. Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and governing the Watermen and Lightermen upon the River of Thames."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Monday next.

Watermens Company to be heard to it.

Upon reading the Petition of Thomas Hilyard, John Clarke, Abraham Carter, Stephen Rogers, Thomas Cotterell, Thomas Wheeler, and Richard Higgs, Watermen and Lightermen, on Behalf of themselves and their whole Company; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, before the passing of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ordering and governing the Watermen and Lightermen upon the River of Thames:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners shall be heard, by their Counsel, as desired, at the Committee of the whole House, on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock, to whom the said Bill stands committed.

Conference, Cary and Hatley's Bill:

The Commons being come to the Conference, the Managers were named, as follow:

Dux Richmond.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Kingston.
Comes Sunderland.
Ds. Wharton.
Ds. Poulett.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Conway.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure; and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Duke of Richmond reported, "That the Commons do not agree to the Clause (A.) added to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Cary and George Hatley, of London, Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wine from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four;" and gave their Reasons for their Disagreement."

Then, it was proposed, "Not to insist on the Amendments made to the said Bill."

After Debate;

Lords do not insist on Amendments to it:

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall insist on their Amendments to the Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower Thomas Carey and George Hatley, of London, Merchants, to import the Remainder of a Quantity of French Wine from Copenhagen, contracted for before the First Day of January One Thousand Seven Hundred and Four?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Sir Rob't Legard and Sir Richard Holford:

To acquaint them, that the Lords do not insist on their Amendments made to the said Bill.

Message from thence, to return Forbes's Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Manor of Barwick Hall, and other Lands there, in the County of Essex, the Estate of William Forbes Esquire; and for purchasing other Lands, to be settled to the same Uses," and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Salmon, &c. in South'ton and Wilts, for Preservation of, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Increase and better Preservation of Salmon, and other Fish, in the Rivers within the Counties of Southampton and Wilts."

Barnhill and Hatton Heath Highways Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported, from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing the Highways between Barnehill and Hatton Heath, in the County of Chester," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

Viccary's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Sale of the Estate of John Viccary, deceased, in Rockbear, in the County of Devon, for Payment of his Debts charged thereupon, and for Maintenance of his Widow and Children."

Parton Harbour Bill.

After hearing Counsel, for and against the Bill, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Pier and Harbour of Parton, in the County of Cumberland:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Customs shall have a Copy of the said Bill; and that some of the said Commissioners do attend this House on Monday next, at Eleven a Clock, to give their Opinion concerning this Bill, as it relates to the Public Good.

Adjourn.

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