House of Lords Journal Volume 18
19 April 1709

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 18: 19 April 1709', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 18: 1705-1709 (1767-1830), pp. 713-714. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29761 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 19 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaphen.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Buckingham & Normanby.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Roxburghe.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Mar.
Comes Rothes.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

PRAYERS.

Acts for Encouragement of Coinage, to continue, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing the former Acts for the Encouragement of the Coinage; and to encourage the bringing Foreign Coins, and British or Forign Plate to be coined; and for making Provision for the Mints in Scotland; and for the prosecuting Offences concerning the Coin in England."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Eleven a Clock.

Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich, Harbours, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners to treat and agree for such Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, as shall be judged proper to be purchased, for the better fortifying Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich."

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

Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Roxburgh.
March. Dorchester.
March. Annandale.
Comes Lincolne.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Leicester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cicestr.
Epus. Carliol.
Epus. Asaph.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Pagett.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Byron.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Hervey.

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

Mackenzie versus Sir Alexander Brand.

The House having this Day heard Counsel, upon the Petition of Mr. George Mackenzie, Son to George Mackenzie, Grantee from Her Majesty, in a Decree of Exchequer of North Britain, pronounced against Sir Alexander Brand, relating to his Appeal in this House; as also Counsel on the Petition of Sir Alexander Brand:

The following Order was made; (videlicet,)

"It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That, after an Appeal shall be received by this House, from any Sentence or Decree given or pronounced in any Court in Scotland, and an Order made by this House for the Respondent to answer the said Appeal, and Notice of such Order duly served on the Respondent; the Sentence or Decree so appealed against, from such Time, ought not to be carried on into Execution by any Process whatsoever."

Several Duties to continue, Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, 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 circula ting 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."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, To-morrow, at Twelve a Clock.

Messages from H. C. that they agree to the Amendments to the Bill for Improvement of the Union, with other Amendments:

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for improving the Union of the Two Kingdoms;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to their Lordships Amendments, with some Amendments, whereunto they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The Amendments made by the Commons to the Lords Amendments, in Clauses (A.) and (B.), were read.

Then the Commons Amendment to Clause (A.) was read again.

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall agree to the Commons Amendment made to the Lords Amendment, in Clause (A.)?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Commons Amendment to Clause (B.) was read again.

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall agree to the Commons Amendment made to the Lords Amendment, in Clause (B.)?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Lords agree to them.

Then the Amendments, being read the Third Time, were agreed to.

Ordered, That the Commons have Notice, that the Lords have agreed to their Amendments made to their Lordships Amendments to the said Bill.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for raising the Militia for the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine, although the Month's Pay formerly advanced be not re-paid."

Middlesex Register Bill.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the public registering of Deeds, Conveyances, and Wills, and other Incumbrances, which shall be made of, or that may affect, any Honours, Manors, Lands, Tenements, or Hereditaments, within the County of Midd'x, after the Twenty-ninth Day of September One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine;" 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.

Message from H. C. with Hastings's Bill.

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

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

Adjourn.

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