House of Lords Journal Volume 18
23 March 1708

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 23 March 1708', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 548-549. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29658 Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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DIE Martis, 23 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Craston.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Schonburg.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Zueensberry.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Tweeddale.
Comes Dorset & Middl'x.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Holdernesse.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Sutherland.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Stair.
Comes Glasgow.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Lexington.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Colonel Sutton et al. Aids deCamp, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Colonel Richard Sutton and others, Aids de Camp."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time, on Thursday next, in a full House; and that all the Lords be summoned to attend.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Time for returning the Certificates of all Ecclesiastical Livings not exceeding the Yearly Value of Fifty Pounds, as also for discharging all Livings of that Value from the Payment of First Fruits; and for allowing Time to Archbishops, Bishops, and other Dignitaries, for Payment of their First Fruits;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ecclesiastical Livings, First Fruits, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enlarge the Time for returning the Certificates of all Ecclesiastical Livings not exceeding the Yearly Value of Fifty Pounds; as also for discharging all Livings of that Value from the Payment of First Fruits, and for allowing Time to Archbishops, Bishops, and other Dignitaries, for Payment of their First Fruits."

Messages from H. C. with Bills; and to remind the Lords of the one to prevent Mischiess by Fire.

A Message from the House of Commons, by Sir John Mordaunt and others:

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing the Act for ascertaining the Tithes of Hemp and Flax;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing John Affleck Esquire and Mary Dutry;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

To put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing Mischiefs that may happen by Fire."

Queen's Answer to the Address about Gregg et al.

The Lord Chancellor reported Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer to the Address of this House, presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, as follows; (videlicet,)

"My Lords,

"I am sorry that any who have been employed by those in My Service should have proved false to their Trust, and injurious to the Public.

"The Examples you lay before Me will, I do not doubt, be a sufficient Warning to keep all Matters of Importance as secret as may be; and to employ such only, as there shall be good Grounds to believe will be faithful."

Address and Answer to be printed.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Address of this House, and the Reports therein contained, with the several Examinations annexed, presented to Her Majesty Yesterday, and Her Majesty's most Gracious Answer thereunto, shall be forthwith printed and published.

Encouragement of Trade to America, Bill.

After hearing Counsel (pursuant to Order), upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of the Trade to America:"

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Encouragement of the Trade to America."

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 spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made several Amendments to the said Bill."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the Third Time To-morrow.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Mercurii, vicesimum quartum diem instantis Martii, hora decima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.