House of Lords Journal Volume 19
30 June 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 30 June 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 736-737. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30242 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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DIE Mercurii, 30 Junii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Arch. Ebor.
Epus. London.
Epus. Winton.
Epus. Sarum.
Epus. Eliens.
Epus. Bangor.
Epus. Lincoln.
Epus. Landaven.
Epus. Asaph.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Epus. Roffen.
Epus. Bristol.
Epus. Cestrien.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Comes Oxon. & Mortimer, Thesaurarius.
Dux Bucks & Nor. Præses.
Comes Dartmouth, Custos Privati Sigilli.
Dux Shrewsbury, Camerarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Ormonde.
Dux Northumberland.
Dux Bolton.
Dux Leeds.
Dux Devonshire.
Dux Montagu.
Dux Kent.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Poulet, Senescallus.
Comes Derby.
Comes Pembroke.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Radnor.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Berkeley.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Plymouth.
Comes Portland.
Comes Torrington.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Bradford.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Orford.
Comes Jersey.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Godolphin.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Dundonald.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Comes Portmore.
Viscount Say & Seale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Ds. Bergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. St. John.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Howard Escr.
Ds. Bruce.
Ds. Rockingham.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Ashburnham.
Ds. Weston.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Harvey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Masham.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bathurst.
Ds. Bingley.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor insolvent Debtors;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir George Beaumont and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Daniel Burr;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Public Accompts, for taking, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking, examining, and stating, the Public Accompts of the Kingdom."

Then it was proposed, "That the Bill be read a Second Time."

And a Question being stated thereupon;

The previous Question was put, "Whether that Question shall be now put?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then the Question was put, "Whether this Bill shall be read a Second Time?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Then it was proposed, "That the Bill be read a Second Time on Wednesday next."

After Debate;

The Question was put, "Whether the said Bill shall be read a Second Time on Wednesday next?"

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Wednesday next; and all the Lords summoned.

Papers concerning Ships for the South Sea Company, from the Admiralty, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Burchet, from the Admiralty, attended:"

He was called in; and delivered, at the Bar, a Bundle of Papers; and withdrew.

And the Title thereof was read, as follows:

"Admiralty-office, 30th June, 1714.

"An Account of all Orders that have been sent to the Lords of the Admiralty, for fitting any Ships, to attend the Service of the South Sea Company; and what Directions have been given for altering the Service for which such Ships were under Order; and what Representations have been made by the Admiralty upon that Account; prepared in Pursuance of the Queen's Command, upon an Address to Her Majesty from the Right Honourable House of Peers."

Message from H. C. with a Bill.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the preserving all such Ships, and Goods thereof, which shall happen to be forced on Shore, or stranded, upon the Coasts of this Kingdom, or any other of Her Majesty's Dominions;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

Ordered, That the said Bill be read the First Time on Friday next.

Queen's Answer concerning Ships for South Sea Company.

The Lord High Treasurer acquainted the House, That the Lords with White Staves had (according to Order) presented to Her Majesty the Address of this House of Monday last, in relation to what Orders have been given for Ships to attend the Service of the South Sea Company; and that Her Majesty was pleased to say, She would give immediate Orders, according to the Desire of this House."

Queen's Answer to Address of Thanks.

His Lordship also acquainted the House, "That they had likewise presented to Her Majesty the Address of this House, returning the humble Thanks of this House to Her Majesty, for Her most Gracious Answer to their Lordships Address of Thursday last; and that Her Majesty was pleased to receive the same very graciously."

Standing Orders to be read.

Ordered, That on Monday next the Roll of Standing Orders of this House shall be read.

Creditors Equivalent, against Paterson's Bill.

Upon reading the Petition of several of the Creditors on the Equivalent of Scotland, in Behalf of themselves and others who are likewise Creditors on the said Equivalent; shewing, "That, if the Bill for relieving William Paterson Esquire out of the Equivalentmoney, as to what is due to him, passes, the Petitioners and other Creditors on the Equivalent, who are about Fifteen Hundred in Number, will be defeated of their just Debts; 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 may be heard, by their Counsel, against the said Bill, To-morrow, before the Second Reading thereof.

Trade with Spain:

The House (according to Order) proceeded to take into Consideration the State of the Trade of this Kingdom with Spain and The West Indies.

And several of the Papers laid before this House from the Commissioners of Trade were read.

Spanish Merchants to attend:

Ordered, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That Sir William Hodges, Mr. Dolliffe, Mr. Mead, and Mr. Bowles, and all other Persons who attended the Board of Trade in relation to the Treaty of Commerce with Spain, do attend this House on Friday next.

Commissioners for Trade to attend:

Ordered, That some of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations; and William Popple Esquire their Secretary, do also attend this House at the same Time.

Representations of Merchants, to be laid before the House:

Ordered, That the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations do lay before this House, all Representations, or Applications, that have been made by the Spanish Merchants, since the Fourteenth of October last, in relation to the Trade with Spain.

Trade with Spain, &c. to be further considered.

Ordered, That on Friday next, this House will take into further Consideration the State of the Trade of this Kingdom with Spain and The West Indies; and the Lords to be summoned.

Proceedings, South Sea Company, delivered.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Pym, Secretary to The South Sea Company, attended;" he was called in, and delivered, at the Bar, pursuant to the Order of this House of the 28th Instant, a Book, intituled,

"An Account of all Proceedings in the South Sea Company, relating to the Assiento Trade; together with all Orders, Directors, Letters or Informations, which the Directors, or any Committee of Directors, have received, concerning the same."

And then he withdrew.

And the said Title was read.

River Trent, navigable, Bill.

Ordered, That the House be put into a Committee, upon the Bill, 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," on Tuesday next.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis, primum diem Julii jam prox. sequen. hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.

Die Jovis, 23 Junii, 1715.
Hitherto examined by us,
Clarendon.
Yarmouth.
Warrington.
A. Menev.