House of Lords Journal Volume 18
8 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 8 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 701-702. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29753 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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DIE Veneris, 8 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Dux Graston.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Dover.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Hastings's Bill.

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting the Equity of Redemption of the Manor of Backwell, in the County of Somerset, in Trustees, to be sold, pursuant to the Will of Caroletta Nettles, deceased, and a Decree in Chancery," 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.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain an Act made in the First Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act to oblige Edward Whitaker to accompt for such Sums of Public Money as hath been received by him;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Infants to make Conveyances of Estates, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to enable Infants, who are seised of Estates in Fee in Trust, or by Way of Mortgage, to make Conveyances of such Estates."

Frauds in Stamp Duties, to prevent, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for redressing and preventing several Frauds and Practices, relating to Her Majesty's Duties upon Stamped Vellum, Parchment, and Paper; and regulating the Clerks and Attornies of the Courts of Queen's Bench and Common Pleas at Westminster."

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 Mr. Pitt and Mr. Medlycott:

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

Barclay Castle and Montross, free Ships, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making the Ships The Barclay Castle and James of Montross free Ships."

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

Dux Ormonde.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Annandale.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Marr.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Seafield.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Lawarr.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Gernsey.

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

Relief of Noncommission Officers and Soldiers, &c. Bill:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of 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," on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Mischiefs by Fire, to prevent, Bill.

After hearing Counsel (pursuant to Order) against a Clause in the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act made in the Sixth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for the better preventing of Mischiefs that may happen by Fire;" as also Counsel for the Bill:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House shall be put into a Committee on the said Bill, on Wednesday next, at Twelve a Clock.

Commissions of Sewers; Bill:

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Laws concerning Commissions of Sewers."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Scarbrough reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, with some Amendments."

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual the Laws concerning Commissions of Sewers."

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 Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Medlycott:

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

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Lunæ, undecimum diem instantis Aprilis, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.