House of Lords Journal Volume 18
15 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 15 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 709-710. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29758 Date accessed: 24 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Veneris, 15 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Shrewsbury.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Chandos.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Court of Exchequer, Scotland, for Alteration of Terms in, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for altering Whitsunday and Lammas Terms for the Court of Exchequer in Scotland."

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall pass?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Medlycott and Mr. Fellowes:

To carry down the said Bill, and desire their Concurrence thereunto.

Infants, to make Conveyances of Estates, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be considered, in a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Judges do then attend.

Acts to prevent coining; Act about Promissory Notes; and Bankrupt Laws to continue, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making perpetual an Act for the better preventing the counterfeiting the current Coin of this Kingdom; as also an Act for giving like Remedy upon Promissory Notes as is used upon Bills of Exchange, and for the better Payment of Inland Bills of Exchange; and also for continuing several Acts made in the Fourth and Fifth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, for preventing Frauds committed by Bankrupts."

Ordered, That the said Bill be considered, in a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow.

Bankrupts Pet. for a Clause to it.

Upon reading the Petition of several poor Persons that have been Bankrupts; praving a Clause may be added to the said Bill, for their Relief:

It is thereupon Ordered, That the Judges do peruse the said Petition, and bring in a Clause pursuant to the Prayer thereof.

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

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

E. of Clanriccard's Bill:

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Earl of Clanriccard (lately called Lord Bophin) of the Kingdom of Ireland, in relation to his Estate; and for the more effectual selling or setting the Estate of the said Earl to Protestants."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Delawarr 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 Thrice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Earl of Clanriccard (lately called Lord Bophin) of the Kingdom of Ireland, in relation to his Estate; and for the more effectual selling or setting the Estate of the said Earl to Protestants."

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. Fellowes and Mr. Meller:

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

Message from thence, to return Minshull's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir Francis Masham and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming a Term for Five Hundred Years, created by Richard Minshull Esquire and his Trustees, for securing the Payment of Eight Thousand Pounds and Interest;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Which Amendments were read Thrice, and agreed to; and Ordered, That the Commons have Notice thereof.

Adjourn.

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