DIE Lunæ, 21 Junii.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Dartmouth, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. St. John.
Bishop of Gloucester takes the Oaths.
This Day Edward Lord Bishop of Gloucester took the
Oaths, and made and subscribed the Declaration, and
also took and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.
Message from H. C. with a Bill.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. London and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to explain a Clause
in an Act of Parliament of the Tenth Year of Her
Majesty's Reign, for laying several Duties upon all
Soap and Paper made in Great Britain, or imported
into the same; and upon chequered and striped Linens imported; and upon certain Silks, Callicoes,
Linens, and Stuffs, printed, painted or stained; and
upon several Kinds of stamped Vellum, Parchment,
and Paper; and upon certain printed Pamphlets and
Advertisements, for raising the Sum of Eighteen
Hundred Thousand Pounds, by Way of a Lottery;
and for other Purposes in the said Act mentioned; so
far as the said Act relates to Lawns, Canvas, Buckrams, Barras, and Silesia Neckloths;" to which they
desire the Concurrence of this House.
Trent River Navigable, Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for
making more effectual an Act of the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign of King William, intituled,
An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in
the Counties of Leicester, Derby and Stafford, navigable."
Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a
Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next.
Ordered, That the Petition of John Gery, which
was ordered to lie on the Table till the Second Reading
of the said Bill be referred to the Consideration of the
said Committee; and that the Petitioner may be heard,
by his Counsel, before their Lordships; as may also
Counsel be heard for the Bill, at the same Time.
Faulconer & al. versus Mushet & al.
The House being moved, (with the Consent of both
Parties) "That the Hearing of the Cause wherein John
Faulconer Esquire and others are Appellants, and
John Mushet and others are Respondents, which was
appointed to be heard on Friday next, may be put off
to some further Day:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That this House will hear
the said Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Tuesday the
Twenty-ninth Day of this Instant June, at Eleven a
Brown versus Mitton:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of Jeremiah Brown Gentleman, from a Decree of the
Master of the Rolls, the 13th of November 1711, and
the Confirmation thereof by the then Lord Keeper of
the Great Seal of Great Britain, upon re-hearing the
Cause, the Tenth of May 1712, on the Behalf of John
Mitton, since deceased; praying, "that the Decree and
Proceedings thereupon may be reversed:" As also upon
the Answer of Thomas Mitton, put in thereunto, and
due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:
It is Ordered and Adjudged by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the
said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby, dimissed
this House; and that the Decree and Confirmation
thereof therein complained of be, and the same is hereby, affirmed.
Queen's Bounty to poor Clergy, Bill.
Ordered, That on Thursday next, the House be put
into a Committee to take into further Consideration, the
Bill, intituled, "An Act for the making more effectual
Her Majesty's Gracious Intentions, for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the poor Clergy;" and
that some of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer do
then attend their Lordships.
Coke against River Trent Bill.
Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable
Thomas Cooke Esquire, Vice Chamberlain to Her Majesty, shewing; "That, in the Bill depending in this
House, intituled, An Act for making more effectual
an Act of the Tenth and Eleventh Years of the Reign
of King William, intituled, An Act for making and
keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester,
Derby, and Stafford, navigable; he is advised, there
are several Clauses tending manifestly to the Prejudice of his Estate adjoining to the said River; and
praying, that he may be heard, by his Counsel, against
the said Bill:"
It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition
be referred to the Consideration of the Committee
of the whole House to whom the said Bill is committed;
and that the Petitioner may be heard by his Counsel
thereupon, before the said Committee.
Barker versus Barker.
Ordered, That the Cause wherein Sir William Barker is Appellant, and William Barker and others are
Respondents, which was appointed to be heard Tomorrow be put off to Wednesday, and the other Causes
removed one Day in Course.
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Martis, vicesimum secundum diem instantis Junii, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.