House of Lords Journal Volume 19
22 June 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 22 June 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 724-726. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30236 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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DIE Martis, 22 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Dartmouth. Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Denbigh.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Orford.
Comes Greenwich.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Dundonald.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Berkeley.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Sommers.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Trevor.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.

PRAYERS.

E. Huntingdon against River Trent Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Theophilus Earl of Huntingdon a Minor, of the Age of Seventeen Years and upwards; shewing, "That in an Act passed in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of King William the Third, intituled, An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable, there were several Clauses in Favour of the Petitioner's Father, and all who should claim under him; but that, in the Bill now depending before this House, for making the said Act more effectual, there are several Clauses, not only detrimental to the Estate and Property of the Petitioner (which was preserved by the said First Act;) but also affecting other Part of his Estate very much to his Prejudice; and praying to be heard, by his Counsel, before the said Bill be passed, to make such Objections thereunto, or any Matters contained in it, as he shall be advised to:"

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.

French Time to answer Daly's Appeal.

Upon reading the Petition of Mary French, Respondent to the Appeal of Denis Daly Junior Esquire and Ellin his Wife; praying, "That, in regard of the Shortness of Time allowed her for answering, and her great Poverty and Disability, she may be indulged with such further Time, as this House shall think fit:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Mary French hath hereby Time allowed for answering the said Appeal, until Tuesday the Sixth Day of July next, at Eleven a Clock.

Heriot's Hospital versus Hepburne.

Upon reading the Petition and Appeal of the Gubernators of the Orphans Hospital, commonly called Heriot's Hospital, near to the City of Edinburgh, and James Young their Treasurer; complaining of an Interlocutor, or Sentence, of the Lords of Council and Session in Scotland, dated the Thirteenth of February last; and the Affirmance thereof on the Ninth of June Instant, on the Behalf of Robert Hepburne, of Bearfcord; and praying, "That the same may be reversed:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Hepburne may have a Copy of the said Appeal; and shall and is hereby required to put in his Answer thereunto, in Writing, on or before Tuesday the Third Day of August next, at Eleven a Clock.

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Thomas Edwin, of London, Merchant, for such Debts as he stands bound for, as Surety for Thomas Coleman Tobacco Merchant;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Edwin's Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to empower the Lord High Treasurer of Great Britain, or Commissioners of the Treasury, for the Time being, to compound with Thomas Edwin, of London, Merchant, for such Debts as he stands bound for, as Surety for Thomas Coleman Tobacco Merchant."

L. Paget against River Trent Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of the Right Honourable Henry Lord Paget and Burton; praying, "That, for the better retaining the Privileges and Advantages to him and his Tenants granted in and by an Act of Parliament, made in the Tenth and Eleventh Years of King William the Third, intituled, An Act for making and keeping the River Trent, in the Counties of Leicester, Derby, and Stafford, navigable; the Petitioner may be heard, by his Counsel, against the Bill now depending in this House, intituled, An Act for making the said Act more effectual:"

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.

Bristol Poor Bill:

The Lord Bishop of Bristol reported from the Lords Committees, to whom the Bill, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act, passed in the Seventh and Eighth Year of His late Majesty King William the Third, intituled, An Act for erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof," was committed: "That they had considered the said Bill, gone through the same; and think it fit to pass, without any Amendment."

Then, it being proposed, "That the Bill be now read the Third Time:"

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether the said Bill shall be now read the Third Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for making more effectual an Act, passed in the Seventh and Eighth Year of His late Majesty King William the Third, intituled, An Act for erecting of Hospitals and Workhouses within the City of Bristol, for the better employing and maintaining the Poor thereof."

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. Holford and Mr. Lovibond:

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

Acts to prevent Dangers from Recusants; and for settling Presentations to the Benefices of Papists; Bill to render more effectual.

Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to be in a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for rendering more effectual an Act, made in the Third Year of the Reign of King James the First, intituled, An Act to prevent and avoid Dangers which may grow by Popish Recusants; and also of one other Act, made in the First Year of the Reign of Their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled, An Act to vest in the Two Universities the Presentations of Benefices belonging to Papists;" and for the Judges to attend the said Committee:

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the House be put into a Committee upon the said Bill, on Thursday next; and that the Judges do then attend.

Appeals, Time limited for receiving.

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That after Saturday next this House will not receive any Petition of Appeal, during this Session of Parliament.

Causes removed.

Ordered, That the Cause appointed to be heard on Thursday next be put off to Friday, and the other Causes removed One Day in Course.

Lawns, Canvas, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, 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 Neckcloths."

Royston to Wansford, Highways, Bill:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee upon the Bill, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual (fn. *) repairing and amending the Highways, leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon."

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

And the Lord North and Grey reported from the said Committee, "That they had gone through the said Bill; and directed him to report the same to the House, without any Amendment."

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the more effectual (fn. *) repairing and amending the Highways, leading from Royston, in the County of Hertford, to Wandsford Bridge, in the County of Huntingdon."

Then an Amendment being agreed to be made in the Title;

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. with an Amendment to it.

A Message was sent to the House of Commons, by Mr. Holford and Mr. Lovibond:

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the said Bill, with One Amendment, whereunto they desire their Concurrence.

Adjourn.

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

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