House of Lords Journal Volume 20
15 September 1715

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 20: 15 September 1715', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 20: 1714-1717 (1767-1830), pp. 231. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38492 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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DIE Jovis, 15 Septembris.

Domini tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Epus. London.
Epus. Landav.
Epus. Menev.
Ds. Cowper, Cancellarius.
Dux Montrose.
Dux Ancaster, Magnus Camerarius.
Dux Newcastle.
March. Tweddale.
March. Annandale.
Comes Northampton.
Comes Clarendon.
Comes Loudoun.
Comes Strafford.
Comes Tankerville.
Comes Aylesford.
Ds. Delawar.
Ds. Hunsdon.
Ds. Compton.
Ds. Cornwallis.
Ds. Hay.
Ds. Foley.
Ds. Saunderson.
Ds. Harborough.
Ds. Cobham.

PRAYERS.

Wrigglesworth discharged.

William Wriglesworth, an Attorney of the Court of Common Pleas, in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod for a Breach of Privilege, in being concerned in arresting a menial Servant of the Earl of Clarendon, was this Day (according to Order) brought to the Bar; where he, on his Knees, receiving a Reprimand from the Lord Chancellor for his said Offence, was discharged (paying his Fees.)

Equivalent Debts, Scotland, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for taking and stating the Debts due, and growing due, to Scotland, by Way of Equivalent, in the Terms of the Union; and for Relief of the Creditors of the Public in Scotland, and the Commissioners of Equivalent."

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. Fellows and Mr. Holford:

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

Ormston to be brought to the Bar.

Upon reading the Petition of Joseph Ormston, in Custody of the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, for a Breach of Privilege, in causing Peter Sonmans, a menial Servant of the Earl of Carendon, to be arrested; expressing his Sorrow for falling under the Displeasure of the said Earl, as well as the Displeasure of this House; and praying to be discharged out of Custody:

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be brought to the Bar of this House To-morrow, in order to his Discharge.

Commissioners, Debts of the Army, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for appointing Commissioners, to take, examine, and state, the Debts due to the Army."

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

It was Resolved in the Affirmative.

South Sea Stock, Bill:

Hodie 3a vice lecta est Billa, intituled, "An Act for enlarging the Capital Stock and Yearly Fund of the South Sea Company; and for supplying thereby Eight Hundred Twenty-two Thousand Thirty-two Pounds, Four Shillings, and Eight Pence, to public Uses; and for raising One Hundred Sixty-nine Thousand Pounds, for the like Uses, by Sale of Annuities, upon divers Encouragements therein mentioned; and for appropriating several Supplies granted to His Majesty."

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 the Two preceding Bills.

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

To acquaint them, that the Lords have agreed to the Two last mentioned Bills, without any Amendment.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Sabbati, decimum septimum diem instantis Septembris, hora undecima Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.