House of Lords Journal Volume 19
1 July 1714

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 19: 1 July 1714', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 19: 1709-1714 (1767-1830), pp. 738-740. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=30243 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 1 Julii.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Hereford.
Epus. Meneven.
Ds. Harcourt, Cancellarius.
Dux Somerset.
Dux Grafton.
Dux Bolton.
March. Dorchester.
Comes Derby.
Comes Lincoln.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Sunderland.
Comes Scarsdale.
Comes Cardigan.
Comes Anglesey.
Comes Yarmouth.
Comes Nottingham.
Comes Rochester.
Comes Abingdon.
Comes Scarbrough.
Comes Rochford.
Comes Wharton.
Comes Mar.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Findlater.
Comes Northesk.
Comes Dundonald.
Comes Dunmore.
Comes Orkney.
Comes Roseberie.
Viscount Say & Soale.
Viscount Townshend.
Viscount Weymouth.
Viscount Longueville.
Viscount Kilsyth.
Viscount Bolingbroke.
Ds. Bergavenny.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Paget.
Ds. North & Grey.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Osborne.
Ds. Carteret.
Ds. Guilford.
Ds. Haversham.
Ds. Halifax.
Ds. Gernsey.
Ds. Cowper.
Ds. Balmerino.
Ds. Boyle.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Montjoy.
Ds. Mansel.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Bingley.

PRAYERS.

Messages from H. C. with Bills.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for reducing the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants, into One Act of Parliament; and for the more effectual punishing such Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants, and sending them whither they ought to be sent;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to discharge and acquit the Commissioners of Equivalent for the Sum of Three Hundred Eighty-one Thousand Five Hundred and Nine Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence Half-penny, by them duly issued out of the Sum of Three Hundred Ninety-eight Thousand Eighty-five Pounds, Ten Shillings, which they received;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Sir William Withers and others:

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act, passed in the Tenth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for regulating and improving, and encouraging, the Woollen Manufacture of mixed or medley Broad Cloths; and the better Payment of the Poor employed therein;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the better Maintenance of Curates within the Church of England; and for preventing any Ecclesiastical Persons from buying the next Avoidance of any Church Preferment;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual preserving the Navigation of the River of Thames, by stopping the Breach in the Levels of Havering and Dagenham, in the County of Essex; and for ascertaining the Coal Measure;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

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

The Lord Guilford, from the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, presented to the House, pursuant to their Lordships Order of Yesterday, several Papers; the Titles whereof were read, as follows:

"1713. Minutes of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, relating to the British Trade in Spain, from the 14th of October 1713.

"Nov. 13th. Copy of a Letter from the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, of the 12th November 1713, to the Commissioners for Trade; enclosing the Extract of One from Mr. Herne, Consul at Alicant, complaining of the Discouragements given there to the British Woollen and Tobacco Trade. 1
"Copy of a Letter to the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, in Answer to his of Yesterday's Date; enclosing the Extract of One from Mr. Herne; Consul at Alicant, about Discouragements given there to our Woollen and Tobacco Trade, &c. From the Commissioners for Trade. 2
"1714, April 27th. Copy of a Letter from the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, dated 22d of April 1714; requiring the Commissioners for Trade to prepare such Instructions as they think proper, to be given the Lord Bingley, relating to the Treaty of Commerce with Spain. 3
May 20th. Copy of a Letter from the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, dated the 15th of May 1714, relating to Instructions to be dispatched for the Lord Bingley, appointed Ambassador in Spain, to the Commissioners for Trade. 4
Copy of a Letter to Mr. Pym, Secretary to the South Sea Company, for what they may have to offer in relation to Instructions to be prepared for the Lord Bingley, Ambassador to Spain. 5
"Copy of some Instructions, which Mr. Gilligan judges necessary to be given to Her Majesty's Commissaries, who are to treat with those of Spain, about settling a new Book of Rates. 6
"Particulars of Customs used to be paid in the Custom-house of Cadiz, on English Goods; received from Sir William Hodges. 7
"Copy of a Letter to the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, upon his Lordship's of the 22d April and 15th May 1714, relating to Instructions for the Lord Bingley, appointed Ambassador to Spain; from the Commissioners for Trade. 8
"24th. Copy of a Letter from Sir William Hodges, of the 24th of May 1714, relating to a Consultation to be had among the Spanish Merchants, in order to Instructions for the Lord Bingley; and enclosing an Accompt of the Duties on Spanish Wool. 9
"26th. Copy of a Letter to the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke and Mr. Secretary Bromley, about the Spanish Merchants attending, in relation to their Trade, and Instructions for Lord Bingley. 10
27th. Copy of a Memorial from several Spanish Merchants; relating to Customs, Valuation of Goods, Commerce, Conservators in Spain, Commissaries, and Place of Meeting there. 11
Copy of a Memorial from Mr. Roe, for settling a Custom-house at St. Ander, in Spain. 12
31st. Letter from Sir William Hodges, dated 31st May 1714, relating to the Spanish Merchants meeting, in order to attend the Commissioners for Trade, about Duties in Spain, Appointment of Commissaries, &c. 13
June 4th. Copy of a Memorial from the Spanish Merchants; relating to Imports and Exports from Spain, the Duty of Millones, and Persons to be appointed Commissaries, the Place of their Meeting, and Judge Conservators. 14
8th. Copy of a Letter from the Lord Viscount Bolingbroke, of the 5th of June 1714, requiring the Commissioners for Trade to dispatch their Report about Instructions for the Lords Bingley, Ambassador to Spain." 15

Sir R. Home versus Sir Patrick Home:

After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal of Sir Robert Home Baronet, from Two Decrees, or Interlocutors, of the Lords of Council and Session in Scotland, of the 7th and 16th Days of July 1713, made on the Behalf of Sir Patrick Home; praying, "That the said Sir Patrick, who hath enjoyed the Benefit of the Appellant's Real Estate, may be decreed effectually to come to an immediate Accompt and Reckoning with the Petitioner; and that the said Decrees, or Interlocutors, may be reversed:" As also upon the Answer of the said Sir Patrick put in thereunto; and due Consideration of what was offered thereupon:

Judgement reversed, with Directions.

It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Interlocutor of the 16th of July 1713 be reversed; and that the Receipt of George Home of Kaimes, of the Contents of the Disposition made by Sir John Home to Sir Alexander, which were disposed of by Sir Alex'r, with the Respondent's Consent, to the said George Home, be taken to be the Receipt of the Respondent; and that the Respondent do therefore accompt for the Contents of the Disposition made by the said Sir John Home to the said Sir Alexand'r, which were disposed of by the said Sir Alexand'r, with the Respondent's Consent, to the said George Home: And it is further Ordered, That the Lords of Session do appoint a Receiver of the Profits of the Trust Estate in Question, until such Time as the Accompt shall be taken in Pursuance of this Order, and the former Order of this House of the 27th of May 1712; and do likewise order, that the Tenants of the Trust Estate do pay the Rents now in Arrear, and the Rents which shall grow due for the future, to such Receiver; and that such Arrears of Rent, and growing Rents, as shall be paid to such Receiver, be duly accompted for, and placed forth at Interest, with Approbation of the Lords of Session, as soon as conveniently may be, for the Benefit of such of the said Parties as shall appear to be entitled thereunto upon the Event of the said Accompt.

Vagrants Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for reducing the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants, into One Act of Parliament; and for the more effectual punishing such Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants, and sending them whither they ought to be sent."

Equivalent Commissioners Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act to discharge and acquit the Commissioners of Equivalent for the Sum of Three Hundred Eighty-one Thousand Five Hundred and Nine Pounds, Fifteen Shillings, Ten Pence Halfpenny, by them duly issued out of the Sum of Three Hundred Ninety-eight Thousand Eighty-five Pounds, Ten Shillings, which they received."

Mixed Cloths Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for explaining and amending an Act, passed in the Tenth Year of Her Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for regulating and improving, and encouraging the Woollen Manufacture of mixed or medley Broad Cloths; and the better Payment of the Poor employed therein."

Insolvent Debtors Bill:

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor insolvent Debtors."

L. Mayor. &c. of London, against it.

Upon reading the Petition of the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, of the City of London; praying to be heard, by their Counsel, against the Bill for Relief of insolvent Debtors, before the same doth pass:

It is Ordered, That the said Bill be read a Second Time on Tuesday next; and that the Petitioners may be heard, by their Counsel, before the Second Reading thereof; as may Counsel be heard for the Bill at the same Time; and that the Judges do attend.

Burr, Nat. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for naturalizing Daniel Burr."

Unwrought Incle, Bill.

Hodie 2a 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 1709) so far as the same relates to unwrought Incle imported into this Kingdom."

Ordered, That the said Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House, on Saturday next.

Curates Maintenance, &c. Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the better Maintenance of Curates within the Church of England; and for preventing any Ecclesiastical Persons from buying the next Avoidance of any Church Preferment."

Havering and Dagenham Level, and Coal Measure, Bill.

Hodie 1a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for the speedy and effectual preserving the Navigation of the River of Thames, by stopping the Breach in the Levels of Havering and Dagenham, in the County of Essex; and for ascertaining the Coal Measure."

Queen's Bounty to poor Clergy, Bill.

Ordered, That on Monday next this House shall be put into a Committee upon 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.

Paterson's Bill.

Ordered, That the Bill, intituled, "An Act for relieving William Paterson Esquire, out of the Equivalent-money, for what is due to him," be read a Second Time on Saturday next; and that Counsel may be heard for and against the same, before the Second Reading thereof.

Adjourn.

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