House of Lords Journal Volume 18
25 March 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 25 March 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 684-686. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29741 Date accessed: 25 July 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 25 Martii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Graston.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Bulkeley's Bill.

The Earl of Derby reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Thomas Bulkeley Gentleman to sell Part of the Estate comprized in his Marriage Settlement, to pay off Debts which were precedent to, and do affect, the said Settlement," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Stopford's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable James Stopford Esquire to sell Lands, in the County of Nottingham, for Payment of Debts and Portions," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Parochial Libraries, Bill:

The Earl of Derby reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Preservation of Parochial Libraries, in that Part of Great Britain called England," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Preservation of Parochial Libraries, in that Part of Great Britain called England."

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 Richard Holford and Mr. Pitt:

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

Messages from thence, with Bills.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Non-commission Officers and Soldiers of the respective Companies of the Three Regiments of Colonel Thomas Handasyde, Colonel John Livesay, and Lieutenant General Erle, and the Four Independent Companies at New York, in America;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Laws concerning Commissions of Sewers;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Privileges of Ambassadors, &c. Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for preserving the Privileges of Ambassadors, and other Public Ministers, of Foreign Princes and States."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Winchilsea reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had made some 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 the House be put into a Committee again, to proceed further on the said Bill, on Monday next.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better ascertaining the Lengths and Breadths of Woollen Cloth, made in the County of Yorke;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Yorkshire Cloth Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better ascertaining the Lengths and Breadths of Woollen Cloth, made in the County of Yorke."

Bill for Improvement of the Union.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the 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 further therein."

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee again, to proceed further on the said Bill, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock; and that all the Lords and Judges be summoned.

Ld. Wm. Powlett's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Lord Chief Baron of Her Majesty's Court of Exchequer and Mr. Justice Tracy, to whom was referred the Consideration 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 said Bill may be read a Second Time.

Hodie 2a 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."

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

Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham. & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe. Marclio Dorchefter.
March. Annandak.
Comes Derby.
Comes Dorfett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgeter.
Comes Leicefter.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilfea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Ellex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochfordo.
Comes Jerfey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes oulett.
Comes Bindon.
Comes Mar.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Play.
Viscount Townshend.
Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Petrib.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Carliol.Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Exon.
Epuso Norwico.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Stawell.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gemsey.

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

Adjourn.

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