House of Lords Journal Volume 19
1 April 1710

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 1 April 1710', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 136-138. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29857 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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DIE Sabbati, 1 Aprilis.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Duresme.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Lich. & Cov.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Norwic.
Ds. Cancellarius.
Comes Godolphin, Thesaurarius.
Ds. Sommers, Præses.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Devonshire, Senescallus.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Buckingham.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Roxburghe.
Dux Dover.
March. Kent, Camerarius.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorsett & Midd'x.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Thanet.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Warrington.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Grantham.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulett.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Crafurd.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Wemyss.
Comes Leven.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Seafield.
Comes I'lay.
Ds. Delawarr.
Ds. Ferrers.
Ds. Fitzwalter.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Howard Esc.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley Str.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Dartmouth.
Ds. Lempster.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Herbert.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.

PRAYERS.

Additional Impositions, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for continuing several Impositions, additional Impositions, and Duties, upon Goods imported, to raise Money, by Way of Loan, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ten; and for taking off the Over-sea Duty on Coals exported in British Bottoms; and for better preventing Frauds in Drawbacks upon Certificate Goods; and for ascertaining the Duties of Currants imported in Venetian Ships; and to give further Time to Foreign Merchants, for Exportation of certain Foreign Goods imported; and to limit a Time for Prosecutions upon certain Bonds given by Merchants; and for continuing certain Fees of the Officers of the Customs, and to prevent Embezzlements by such Officers; and for appropriating the Monies granted to Her Majesty; and for replacing Monies paid, or to be paid, for making good any Deficiencies on the Annuity Acts; and for Encouragement to raise Naval Stores in Her Majesty's Plantations; and to give further Time for registering Debentures, as is therein mentioned."

Security of Rents, Bill:

The Earl of Rochester reported from the Lords Committees, the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Security of Rents, and to prevent Frauds committed by Tenants," as fit to pass, with some Amendments.

Which were read Twice, and agreed to.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Security of Rents, and to prevent Frauds committed by Tenants."

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. Gery and Fellows:

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

Bread, for regulating the Price of, Bill.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to regulate the Price and Assize of Bread."

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 One Amendment."

Which was read Twice, and agreed to.

Messages from H. C. to return Tremayne's Bill;

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable Trustees to grant, renew, and fill up, Leases of the Estate of Arthur Tremayne Esquire (an Infant), during his Minority;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment.

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

and to remind the Lords of the Bill to prevent Gaming.

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

To put this House in Mind of the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better preventing of excessive, immoderate, and deceitful Gaming."

Hammersmith Inhabitants, Att. General, & al. versus Bp. of London & al.:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir James Mountague Knight, Her Majesty's Attorney General, at the Relation of Littleton Burton Clerk, and others, from an Order or Decree of the Court of Exchequer, made the Fourteenth of February last past; as also upon the Answer of Henry Lord Bishop of London and others, Respondents, put in thereunto; and due Consideration had thereupon:

The Question was put, "Whether this Decree shall be reversed?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Judgement affirmed.

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir James Mountague Knight, Her Majesty's Attorney General, at the Relation of Littleton Burton Clerk, and of the Inhabitants of the Hamlet of Hammersmith, in the Parish of Fulham, in the County of Midd'x; and also of the said Littleton Burton, John Carter, William Attle, Joseph Speer, John Charlwood, Edmund Nealer, Robert Nutkins, William West, Roger Garth, John Hulet, and John Wheeler, on Behalf of themselves and of the rest of the Inhabitants of the said Hamlet of Hammersmith, from an Order or Decree of the Court of Exchequer, made the Fourteenth of February last past, for the Dismission of the Petitioners Bill in the said Court; and praying, "That the said Order or Decree may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of Henry Lord Bishop of London, Phillip Dwite, and Michael Hutchinson, put in thereunto:

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal of the Inhabitants of Hammersmith shall be, and is hereby, dismissed; and that the Order or Decree in the said Petition and Appeal complained of shall be, and is hereby, affirmed.

Message from H. C. with Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich Harbours, Bill.

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

Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for vesting certain Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in Trustees, for the better fortifying and securing the Harbours and Docks at Portsmouth, Chatham, and Harwich;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Edistone Light-house Bill, Lords do not insist on their Amendment to it:

Then the House (pursuant to Order) took into Consideration what was offered by the Commons, for their disagreeing to the Amendment made by this House to the Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and making more effectual an Act for the better enabling the Master, Wardens, and Assistants, of Trinity House, to re-build the Light-house on the Edistone Rock."

After Debate;

It was proposed, "To insist on the said Amendment."

And, it being also proposed to adjourn;

The Question was put, "Whether this House shall be now adjourned?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this House shall insist on their Amendment made to the said Bill?"

It was Resolved in the Negative.

Message to H. C. to acquaint them with it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Gery and Mr. Fellows:

To acquaint them, that the Lords do not insist on their Amendment made to the said Bill.

D. of Buckingham and E. Wharton, Injunction to prevent a Quarrel.

The House taking Notice, that some Words had passed between the Duke of Buckingham and the Earl of Wharton:

The Lord Chancellor, by Order, laid the Injunction of the House on their Lordships, not to take any further Notice of the Matter.

To which they declared their Submission.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this House shall be now adjourned?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad & in diem Lunæ, tertium diem instantis Aprilis, hora nona Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.