House of Lords Journal Volume 18
16 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 16 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 710-711. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29759 Date accessed: 30 August 2014.


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DIE Sabbati, 16 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Roxburgh.
Dux Dover.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Mohun.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. to return the Bill for preserving the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to preserve the Rights of Patrons to Advowsons;" 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.

and the Eul of Clanriccard's Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Dolben and others:

To return 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;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments made to the said Bill.

Whitaker's Bill.

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

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, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Infants, to make Conveyances of Estates, Bill:

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

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, with some Amendments."

Which were read Thrice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a 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."

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.

Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Anth. Stafford's Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Impositions and Duties, to raise Money by Way of Loan; and for exporting British Copper and Brass Wire, Duty free; and for circulating a further Sum in Exchequer Bills, in case a new Contract be made in that Behalf; and concerning the Oaths to be administered in relation to Italian Thrown Silks; and touching Oils and Plantation Goods of Foreigners, taken, or to be taken, as Prize; and concerning Drugs of America to be imported from Her Majesty's Plantations; and for appropriating the Monies given in this Session of Parliament; and for making out Debentures for Two Transport Ships, in this Act named; and to allow a further Time for registering certain Debentures; and for Relief of Persons who have lost such Tickets, Exchequer Bills, Debentures, Tallies, or Orders, as in this Act are mentioned;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Swinfen and others:

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Anthony Stafford Gentleman to sell or mortgage some Part of his Lands and Hereditaments, in the Counties of Derby and Chester, for the Payment of his Father's Debts and his own; and the better settling and securing the rest, for the Benefit of his Wife and Family;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, without any Amendment.

Bank of England, and Supply, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England; and for raising a further Supply to Her Majesty, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine."

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

Act to prevent coining; Act about Promissory Notes, &c.; and Bankrupt Laws, Bill to continue.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making perpetual an Act for the better preventing the counterseiting 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."

After some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Lord Halifax reported, "That the Committee of the whole House had gone through the said Bill, and think it fit to pass, with the Addition of a Clause at the End thereof, relating to Bankrupts."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Adjourn.

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