House of Lords Journal Volume 19
4 June 1713

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 4 June 1713', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 560-562. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30134 Date accessed: 19 September 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 4 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Dunelm. & Ds. Crew.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor. Præses.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux St. Albans.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Kent.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Salisbury.
Comes Bridgewater.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Peterborow.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Plimouth.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Coventry.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Eglintoun.
Comes Linlithgow.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes I'lay.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Hereford.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Colepeper.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Ossulstone.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Conway.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Montjoie.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Middleton.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.

PRAYERS.

Sir C. Gresham's Bill.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enabling Sir Charles Gresham Baronet to raise the Sum of Five Thousand Pounds, and Interest, and Maintenance for Elizabeth the Daughter of his Brother Sir Edward Gresham Baronet, deceased; and to make Provision for his Younger Children."

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. Hiccocks and Mr. Lovybond:

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

Brownlowe's Bill:

The Earl of Scarsdale reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles, and vesting the Manor of Kirby Underwood, in the County of Lincoln, and other Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, thereby agreed to be sold, in Trustees, for discharging the Debts of Sir John Brownlowe Baronet, deceased, and his Daughters Portions, and other Purposes in the said Articles mentioned," was committed: "That they had considered thereof; and the Parties concerned had given their Consents; and that the Committee had gone through the Bill, and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for confirming Articles, and vesting the Manor of Kirby Underwood, in the County of Lincoln, and other Manors, Lands, and Hereditaments, thereby agreed to be sold, in Trustees, for discharging the Debts of Sir John Brownlowe Baronet, deceased, and his Daughters Portions, and other Purposes in the said Articles mentioned."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords have agreed to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Lovybond:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, without any Amendment.

Messages from thence, with a Bill; and to return Hervey's:

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual preventing and punishing Robberies that shall be committed in Houses;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

To return the Bill, intituled, "An Act to enable William Harvey the Elder, Esquire, and William Harvey Esquire his Son, to settle a Jointure, and grant a Lease; and for vesting the Inheritance, after a Term of Five Hundred Years, of Lands in Suffolk, in Trustees, to be sold, for raising Portions for his Daughters;" and to acquaint this House, that they have agreed to the same, with One Amendment, to which they desire their Lordships Concurrence.

Then the said Amendment was read, and agreed to.

Message to them, that the Lords have agreed to it.

And a Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Hiccocks and Mr. Lovybond, to acquaint them therewith.

Commissioners for Trade, Minutes delivered.

The Lord Guilford, from the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, laid before the House, pursuant to the Order of Tuesday last, Copies of the Minutes of all the Proceedings of the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, from the 9th of May 1712 to the 24th of July following, inclusive.

And the Title thereof was read.

Accounts of Exports and Imports delivered.

Then the House being informed, "That some of the Commissioners of the Customs attended," they were called in; and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to former Orders of this House, several Papers, intituled as follows:

1. "Return of the Commissioners of the Customs to an Order of the Right Honourable the House of Lords."

2. "Answer of the Patent Officers relating to the Accounts of Imports, from Michaelmas 1662 to Michaelmas 1663, from Ditto 1665 to Ditto 1666, and from Ditto 1685 to Ditto 1686, which last only could be done."

3. "Answer of the Surveyor of the Out Ports about the Accounts of Exports and Imports, from Michaelmas 1662 to Michaelmas 1663, from Ditto 1665 to Ditto 1666, and from Ditto 1685 to Ditto 1686, which last only could be done."

4. "Answer of the Searchers relating to the Account of Exports; and that only the Account from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686 could be done."

5. "Foreign subsidiary and free Goods, exported from the Port of London to France, from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686."

6. "Foreign subsidiary and free Goods, exported from the Port of London, to Hambro, Holland, Portugal, and Italy, from Michaelmas 1685 to Miehaelmas 1686."

7. "An Account of Goods exported from all the Out Ports of England, except Deale, Dartmouth, Whitby, and Milford, from Michaelmas Quarter 1686, to France, Holland, Hamborough, Portugal, and Italy, from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686; wherein the Quantities to each Country are distinguished."

8. "An Account of Goods imported into the Port of London, from France, from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686."

9. "An Account of Goods imported into the Port of London, from Holland, Hamburgh, Portugal, and Italy, from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686; wherein the Quantities from each Country are distinguished."

10. "An Account of Goods imported into all the Out Ports of England, except Deale, Dartmouth, Whitby, and Milford, per Michaelmas Quarter 1686; from France, Holland, Hamborough, Portugal, and Italy, from Michaelmas 1685 to Michaelmas 1686; wherein the Quantities from each Country are distinguished."

And then they withdrew.

And the said Titles were read.

Excommunication too frequent, to prevent, Bill.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act to prevent the too frequent Denunciation of Excommunication, in the Exercise of Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House shall be put into a Committee thereupon, on Wednesday next.

Petitions relating to the Treaty of Commerce with France.

A Representation and Petition of the Bailiffs, Wardens, Assistants, and Commonalty, of the Trade, Art, and Mystery of Weavers, London, on Behalf of themselves and Trade:

Also, a Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, Bay makers, Perpetuana-makers, and other Inhabitants, of the Town of Colchester, in the County of Essex:

Also, a Petition of the Clothiers concerned in the Woollen Manufacture:

Also, a Petition of the Dyers, Clothworkers, Packers, Calenders, Setters, and others concerned in the Woollen Manufactures, in Behalf of themselves and many Thousand others living in and about the City of London:

Also, a Petition of the Mayor, Aldermen, Saymakers, and Bay-makers, of the Borough of Sudbury, in the County of Suffolk, in Behalf of themselves and many Thousands more employed in the said Manufacture:

And also, a Petition of the Say-makers, and others concerned in the Woollen Manufacture, in the Towns of Clare, Cavendish, and Parts adjacent, in the County of Suffolk, in Behalf of themselves and many Thousands employed in the said Manufactures:

Were severally presented to the House, and read; relating to the Trade and Manufactures of this Kingdom, with respect to the Treaty of Navigation and Commerce between Great Britain and France.

And the said Petitions were severally ordered to lie on the Table.

Turky Merchants heard.

Then the Merchants trading into The Levant Seas were (according to Order) called in; and heard upon the Matters contained in their Petition to this House on the Second Instant.

And withdrew.

Trade between England and France, to be considered.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That on Tuesday next, at Twelve a Clock, this House will take into Consideration how the Trade between England and France stood at the Time of the Revolution in the Year 1688; how it stood at the making of the Peace at Ryswick, and from thence to the Declaration of the late War; and how it will stand by the Treaty now made, if the same should take Place.

Sir John Holland's Bill.

After reading, and considering, the Report of the Judges, to whom was referred the Bill relating to the Estate of Sir John Holland, in the County of Norfolk:

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for discharging the Manors and Lordships of Bexwell and Tinworth, in the County of Norfolk, from the several Uses, Trusts, and Estates thereof, limited in and by the Marriage Settlement of Sir John Holland Baronet with the Lady Rebecca his Wife; and for settling divers other Manors, Messages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, of a greater Value, and which lie more convenient, in the same County, in Lieu thereof."

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

Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
Comes Dorset.
Comes Manchester.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Sussex.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Dartmouth.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Hatton.
Viscount Longueville.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Cestrien.
Epus. Norwic.
Epus. Hereford.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.

Their Lordships, or any Five of them; to meet on Friday the Nineteenth Day of this Instant June, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.

Vanden Enden, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 2a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Lewis Vanden Enden."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to the Lords Committees aforenamed.

Their Lordships to meet at the same Place, on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon; and to adjourn as they please.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris, quintum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.