House of Lords Journal Volume 19
17 May 1711

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 17 May 1711', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 302-303. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=29964 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 17 Maii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Petriburg.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Custos Magni Sigilli.
Dux Newcastle, C. P. S.
Dux Buckingham, Senescallus.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Beaufort.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Bedford.
Dux Devon.
Dux Hamilton.
Dux Atholl.
Dux Dover.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Rivers.
Comes Stamford.
Comes Winchilsea.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Carlisle.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Poulet.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Cholmondeley.
Comes Marischall.
Comes Home.
Comes Kinnoull.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes I'lay.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Blantyre.

PRAYERS.

Insolvent Debtors, Bill.

Hodie Ia vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor insolvent Debtors, who do not owe above Twenty Pounds Principal Money to any One Person."

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on this Day Sevenight, at Twelve a Clock; and that the Judges of Her Majesty's Court of Common Pleas do attend this House at that Time.

Mine Adventurers, Bill:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for Relief of the Creditors and Proprietors of the Company of Mine Adventurers, by establishing a Method for settling the Differences between the Company and their Creditors; and for uniting them, in order to an effectual working the Mines of the said Company."

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

Persons to be heard against it.

Upon reading the Petition of several Creditors and Proprietors of or in the Company of Mine Adventurers of England, on Behalf of themselves and others; shewing, "That a Bill is now depending in this House, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of the Creditors and Proprietors of the Company of Mine Adventurers, by establishing a Method for settling the Differences between the Company and their Creditors; and for uniting them, in order to an effectual working the Mines of the said Company," which, if passed, will deprive the Petitioners of their just Rights; and praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Petitioners, or any others, may be heard, by their Counsel, for and against any Part or Parts of the said Bill, before the Committee of the whole House to which the said Bill stands referred.

Message from H. C. for a Conference, on the Game Bill:

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

To desire a Conference with this House, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference.

To which the House agreed.

Conference appointed;

And the Commons were called in; and told, "That the Lords do agree to a Conference, as is desired; and appoint it presently, in the Painted Chamber."

Ordered, That the Lords who were appointed Managers of the last Conference do manage this Conference.

The Commons being come to the Conference; the Managers Names were read.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

and reported:

And the Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Managers had been at the Conference; and that the Commons delivered the Bill for Preservation of the Game; and gave farther Reasons in relation to their Disagreement to their Lordships Amendment thereto."

Heads for a further Conference on the Subject:

Upon Consideration thereof, it is Ordered, That the Lords Committees appointed on Saturday last, in relation to this Matter, do meet presently, in the Prince's Lodgings; and consider what may be farther proper to be offered to the Commons, at a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference; and report to the House.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Committee.

After some Time, the House was resumed.

Then the Earl of Dorset reported from the said Committee, as follows; (videlicet,)

"The Lords find it necessary to acquaint the Commons, that what was offered by them at the last Conference doth not sufficiently remove the Difficulty their Lordships are under, as to the Form and Manner of Proceedings between the Two Houses upon Amendments to Bills; the Commons not having as yet expressly told their Lordships whether they agree or disagree to Clause (A), as sent down by their Lordships: Until that be done, the Lords are of Opinion, they cannot regularly proceed to consider whether their Lordships shall insist or not insist upon the said Amendment."

To which the House agreed.

Message to H. C. for the Conference.

Then, a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Rogers and Mr. Hiccocks:

To desire a present Conference, in the Painted Chamber, upon the Subject-matter of the last Conference.

Naval Stores from North Britain, Bill.

The House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to encourage the Transportation of Naval Stores from North Britain into South Britain."

And, after some Time spent therein, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Scarsdale reported, "That the Committee had made some Progress in the said Bill; and desire another Time may be appointed, for the House to be in a Committee again thereupon.

Ordered, That this House shall be put into a Committee again, upon the said Bill, on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock; and all the Lords summoned.

Answer from H. C.

The Messengers sent to the House of Commons return Answer:

That the Commons agree to a present Conference, as desired.

Conference on the Game Bill.

The Commons being come to the Conference; the former Managers Names were read.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and the Lords went to the Conference.

Which being ended, the House was resumed.

And the Earl of Dorset reported, "That the Managers had been at the Conference; and delivered to the Commons the Bill, with their Lordships further Reasons."

Clerk's Bill.

The Lord Delawar reported from the Lords Committees, to whom was referred the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Sale of the Manor of Frognall, and other Lands and Hereditaments in the County of Kent, the Estate of George Clerk Esquire, for Payment of Debts, and settling an Estate in the County of Leicester and City of London to the same Uses as the Estate in Kent was settled: That they had considered the said Bill, and made some Amendments thereunto."

Which, being read Twice, were agreed to; and the Bill ordered to be engrossed, with the said Amendments.

Adjourn.

Dominus Custos Magni Sigilli declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, decimum octavum diem instantis Maii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.