House of Lords Journal Volume 18
21 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 21 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 674-675. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29737 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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DIE Lunæ, 21 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Cantuar.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Marlborough.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Berkshire.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Glasgow.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Malet's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable the Lord High Treasurer, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with William Malet Esquire, for the Debt of his Father, for whom he was Surety, while Receiver General of the County of Somerset and City of Bristol."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Mutiny Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and false Musters; and for the better Payment of the Army and Quarters."

Message from H. C. with a Bill; and to return Penne's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Richard Howe and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for further enabling George Penne Esquire to sell Lands, for Payment of his Debts, by enlarging a Trust for that Purpose, contained in a former Act, intituled, An Act for enabling George Penne Esquire to sell Lands, for the Payment of his Debts, and other Purposes therein mentioned;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincolne, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlett Esquire, commonly called the Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater, and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton deceased, relating to such Incumbrance;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Morison's Haven Bill.

The Earl of Rochford reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for repairing and improving of Morison's Haven, and the Fort there, in the Shire of East Lothian, alias Hadingtoun," as fit to pass, without any Amendment.

E. of Kildare versus Arth. Shaen, Proceedings to be reported.

The House being informed, "That the Committee (to whom it was referred to state Matters of Fact, formerly ordered and adjudged in this House, upon the Appeal of the late Earl of Kildare, and the Answer of Sir Arthur Shaen) is ready to make their Report:"

It is thereupon Ordered, That the said Report be made on Wednesday next.

Pacey's Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, to compound with the Sureties of Samuel Pacey, deceased, late Receiver General for the County of Suffolke."

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

Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Feversham.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Arch. Cant.
Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Cestr.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

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.

Ld. William Powlett's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for vesting some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincolne, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlett Esquire, commonly called the Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater, and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton, deceased, relating to such Incumbrance."

Upon the First Reading of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting some Part of the Estate, in the County of Lincolne, included in the Marriage Settlement of the Right Honourable William Powlett Esquire, commonly called the Lord William Powlett, in Trustees, to be sold, for the raising Money, to discharge an Incumbrance fallen on the same, by virtue of a Decree of the High Court of Chancery; and to confirm an Agreement made by the said Lord William Powlett with the Right Honourable the Countess Dowager of Bridgewater; and the Executor of the late Duke of Bolton, deceased, relating to such Incumbrance:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Consideration of the said Bill shall be, and is hereby, referred to the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Tracy; who are forthwith to summon all Parties that are to be concerned therein; and, after hearing them, and perusing a Copy of the Bill, attested by the Clerk of the Parliaments, are to report to the House the State of the Case, with their Opinion thereupon, under their Hands.

Bill for Improvement of the Union.

Then the House (pursuant to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Union of the Two Kingdoms."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some further Progress in the Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again, to proceed therein."

Ordered, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, to proceed further on the said Bill, Tomorrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that all the Lords be summoned.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Martii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Lunæ, 9 Die Maii, 1709. Hitherto examined by us,
J. Ely.
Ric. Petere.
Halifax.