House of Lords Journal Volume 18
13 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 13 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 706-707. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29756 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 13 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunel. & D. Crewe.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Middl'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Halifax.

PRAYERS.

Mischiess by Fire to prevent, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon 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."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Stamford 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.

Buildings it. London and Westminster, Officers of the Works to prepare a Bill &c regulating.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Officers of Her Majesty's Works do prepare a Bill, to be brought into this House, for the better regulating the Manner of Building in the Cities of London and Westminster and their Liberties, in relation to the beautifying the Streets, and the better paving and keeping in Repair the paving of the Streets of the said Cities and Liberties.

Whitaker's Bill;

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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

Fawler & al. to attend concerning it.

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Mr. Fawler, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Percival, Mr. Adam Baynes, Richard Crawley Esquire, Mr. Luke Bennet, Mr. Butler, Mr. Porter, Mr. Miller, and Mr. Wintour, shall and they are hereby required to attend this House on Saturday next, at Eleven a Clock, to be sworn, as Witnesses, to be examined, in relation to the 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."

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

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the 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."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Mohun reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, 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."

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.

Message from H. C. to return Bulkeley's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by the Lord William Powlet and others:

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Allowances upon Exportation of Fish, &c. from Scotland, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for ascertaining and directing the Payment of the Allowances to be made for or upon the Exportation from Scotland of Fish, Beef, and Pork, cured with Foreign Salt imported before the First Day of May One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seven; and for disposing such Salt still remaining in the Hands of Her Majesty's Subjects there; and for ascertaining and securing the Allowances for Fish and Flesh exported, and to be exported, from Scotland, for the future."

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 thereupon.

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Seafield reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Adjourn.

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