DIE Jovis, 25 Augusti.
Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes
|Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Comes Nottingham, Præses.
Dux Devon, Senescallus.
2. Comes Orford.
1. Comes Bradford.
Comes De Loraine.
Ds. Willughby Br.
Morison versus Nisbet.
The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed, for hearing the Cause wherein William Morison of Preston Grange Esquire is Appellant, and
William Nisbett of Dirlton Esquire and others are
It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said
Cause, by Counsel, at the Bar, on Wednesday next, at
Eleven a Clock.
Evans & Ux. versus Jackson:
After hearing Counsel, upon the Petition and Appeal
of John Evans and Mary his Wife; complaining of a
Decree of the Court of Chancery, made the Twentyfifth Day of April in the Tenth Year of the Reign
of the late Queen Anne; and of an Order on Rehearing, and subsequent Proceedings of the said Court,
in certain Causes there depending, wherein John Jackson was Plaintiff, and Thomas Traunter, John Evans and
Mary his Wife, were Defendants; and wherein the said
John Evans and his Wife were Plaintiffs, and the said
John Jackson and Thomas Traunter Defendants; and
praying to be relieved, as to this House shall seem
meet: As also upon the Answer of the said John
Jackson 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, dismissed
this House; and that the Decree, Order, and subsequent Proceedings, therein complained of, be, and are
Messages from H. C. with Bills.
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by Mr. Secretary Stanhope and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for encouraging all
Superiors, Vassals, Landlords, and Tenants, in Scotland, who do and shall continue in their Duty and
Loyalty to His Majesty King George; and for discouraging all Superiors, Vassals, Landlords, and Tenants there, who have been, or shall be, guilty of
rebellious Practices against His said Majesty; and for
making void all fraudulent Entails, Tailzies, and
Conveyances, made there, for barring or excluding
the Effect of Forfeitures that may have been, or shall
be, incurred there on any such Account; as also for
calling any suspected Person or Persons, whose Estate
or principal Residence are in Scotland, to appear at
Edinburgh, or where it shall be judged expedient, to
find Bail for their good Behaviour;" to which they
desire the Concurrence of this House,
A Message was brought from the House of Commons,
by the Lord Coningsby and others:
With a Bill, intituled, "An Act for allowing a Time
for Two Hundred and Thirteen Families of Protestant Palatines, now settled in Ireland, to take the
Oaths, in order to entitle them to all the Benefits
intended them by the Act of the Seventh Year of
Her late Majesty's Reign, for naturalizing Foreign
Protestants;" to which they desire the Concurrence
of this House.
Loyalty in Scotland, for encouraging, Bill.
The First-mentioned Bill was read the First Time,
and ordered to be read a Second Time To-morrow
Wine and Tobacco Merchants Bill.
Whereas this Day was appointed, for the House to
be in a Committee on the Bill, intituled, "An Act for
Relief of Merchants, Importers of Tobacco and
Wine, concerned in Bonds given for Part of the
Duties on the same:"
It is Ordered, That this House be put into a Committee thereupon, on Tuesday next; and that the Officers of the Customs concerned in the Revenue, and the
Merchants for whose Relief the Bill is desired, do then
attend the said Committee; and also that the Secretary
of the Treasury be desired to attend their Lordships at
the same Time.
Gravier, &c. Nat. Bill.
vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act
for naturalizing Peter Gravier and Theodore Boucher."
Massion's Pet. to be added to it.
A Petition of Francis Masson; praying to be added
to the said Bill, was presented to the House, and
Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the
Table, till the Bill be read a Second Time.
The said Peter Gravier, Theodore Boucher, and Francis Masson, took the Oaths appointed, in order to their
Ordered, That the Committee, to whom the Bill,
intituled, "An Act to enable Sir Hungerford Hoskins
Baronet to raise Monies, to discharge his Brothers
and Sisters Portions, and to settle a Jointure on a
Wife," was referred, be revived; and meet on Monday Morning next.
Porteous' Appeal rejected, not being brought in Time.
A Petition and Appeal of Andrew Porteous, in Deboig,
was offered to the House.
But, the last Interlocutory Sentence or Decree complained of being dated the 30th of July last, and the
said Appeal not being brought within the Time limited
by the Standing Order, the same was rejected.
Bromfield's Bill, Committee to draw Reasons for disagreeing to the Commons Amendments:
The House, taking into Consideration what Proceeding
is necessary to be had, touching their Lordships Disagreement to some of the Amendments made by the
Commons, to the Bill relating to the Estate of John
Bromfield Esquire, in the County of Southampton, appointed the Lords following to be a Committee, to draw
Reasons, to be offered at a Conference with the House
of Commons, for disagreeing to some of the said
Amendments; and report the same to the House:
Their Lordships, or any Three of them; to meet
on Monday next, at Ten a Clock in the Forenoon, in the Prince's Lodgings near the House
of Peers; and to adjourn as they please.
Message to H. C. for a Conference about them.
And a Message was sent to the House of Commons,
by Mr. Meller and Mr. Dormer:
To desire a Conference, upon the Subject-matter of
the Amendments made by them to the above mentioned
Bill, at One a Clock on Tuesday next, in the Painted
Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Veneris,
vicesimum sextum diem instantis Augusti, hora undecima
Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.