House of Lords Journal Volume 19
29 June 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 29 June 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 734-736. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30241 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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DIE Martis, 29 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Dundonald.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Foley.

PRAYERS.

Enlisting Soldiers without Authority, to prevent, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to prevent the listing Her Majesty's Subjects to serve as Soldiers, without Her Majesty's Authority."

And an Amendment being made to the Title, by razing out the Word ["Authority"], and inserting the Word ["License"] instead thereof:

The Question was put, "Whether this Bill, with the Amendment, 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. Lovibond:

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

Papers concerning Trade with Spain, from Commissioners of Trade, delivered.

The Lord Guilford, from the Commissioners of Trade and Plantations, presented to the House (pursuant to the Order of Friday last) several Papers.

The Titles whereof were read, as follow:

"Report from the Council of Trade to the Right Honourable the House of Lords, relating to the Treaty of Commerce with Spain.

"1713, August 12th. Copy of the Minutes of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, relating to the Treaty of Commerce with Spain, from the 12th August 1713, to the 14th of October following.

"Copy of the Lord Lexington's Memorial to the King of Spain, relating to Commerce; with His Majesty's Answer, by the Marquis de Bedmar, dated 13th July 1713. 1
"Copy of a Draught of a Treaty of Commerce between Great Britain and Spain. 2
"August 18th. Copy of a Letter from Sir William Hodges, of the 15th Instant, to Mr. Popple; with several Papers relating to the Trade with Spain. 3
"Copy of such Articles of Commerce with Spain, as were proposed by the Merchants; also a Copy of the Bilboa Merchants Reply to my Lord Lexington, about settling our Trade in that Part of Spain. 4
"Sept. 24th. Letter from Mr. Secretary Bromley, dated the 24th of September 1713; referring to the Consideration of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations several Papers relating to a Treaty of Commerce with Spain. 14 Papers enclosed. 5
"25th. Letter to Mr. Secretary Bromley; returning the several Papers referred to the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations by his Letter of the 24th September 1713, relating to a Treaty of Commerce with Spain; with their Observations thereupon. 6
"29th. Letter to Mr. Secretary Bromley, relating to the 3d Article of the Draught of a Treaty of Commerce with Spain, from the Commissioners of Trade. 7
"30th. Copy of a Letter to the Lords of the Cabinet Council, relating to the Duties and Impositions in several Parts of Spain upon English Commodities, and Abatements thereupon, from the Commissioners for Trade. 8
"October 7th. Memorial from several Spanish Merchants; containing what they desired might be insisted on, in regulating the Duties payable upon English Goods in Spain. 9
"October 7th. Copy of a Representation from Mr. Pouldon, Consul at The Canaries, of several Particulars for the Advantage of the British Trade to those Islands, dated 20th October 1712. 10
"9th. Letter from Sir William Hodges, with a Memorial from several Spanish Merchants, relating to a Treaty of Commerce between Great Britain and Spain. 11
"Copy of a Letter to Mr. Secretary Bromley, from the Commissioners for Trade; with a Copy of the above Paper received from several Merchants, relating to the Draught of a Treaty of Commerce with Spain. 12
"14th. Several Queries relating to the Commerce with Spain, sent to the Commissioners for Trade, by Order of the Lords of the Cabinet Council, October 13th 1713. 13
"Report from the Commissioners of Trade, &c. to the Lords of the Cabinet Council, upon several Queries relating to the Treaty of Commerce with Spain." 14

Wise's Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 Robert Wise and his Sureties, for such Debts as he owes to Her Majesty, or stands bound for as Surety, for Customs of Tobacco."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, presently.

Then the House was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee thereupon.

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

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

Unwrought Incle, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to explain Part of an Act made in the Seventh Year of Her Majesty's Reign (for enlarging the Capital Stock of the Bank of England, and for raising a further Supply to Her Majesty for the Service of the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Nine), so far as the same relates to unwrought Incle imported into this Kingdom."

Morrison versus Nilbett:

Whereas this Day was appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein William Morison Esquire is Appellant, and William Nisbet and others are Respondents:

The House being informed, "That the Parties were treating of an Agreement, and therefore desired the Hearing might be deferred for some Time."

Hearing adjourned till next Session.

And thereupon the Counsel on both Sides were called in; and desiring severally, on Behalf of their Clients, "That the said Hearing might be put off till the next Session of Parliament:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the Hearing of the said Cause be, and is hereby, adjourned till the next Session of Parliament.

Canvas, Lawns, &c. Bill:

The House (according to Order) was adjourned during Pleasure, and put into a Committee, to consider further of the 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 Neckcloths."

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

And the Lord Guilford reported from the Committee, That they 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 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."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Wife's Bill:

Hodie 3a 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 Robert Wise and his Sureties, for such Debts as he owes to Her Majesty, or stands bound for as Surety, for Customs of Tobacco."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Message to H. C. that the Lords agree to the Two last Bills.

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

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

Johnston to enter into Recognizance for Heriot's Hospital.

Upon reading the Petition of the Gubernators of the Orphans Hospital, commonly called Heriot's Hospital, near to the City of Edinburgh, and James Young their Treasurer; praying, "That, in regard the Petitioners Residence being in Scotland, Mr. Robert Johnston, their Agent, may be allowed to enter into a Recognizance for them, upon their Appeal depending in this House:"

It is Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Robert Johnston may enter into a Recognizance for the Petitioners, as desired.

Adjourn.

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